The Blonde Hurricane

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Author: Jeno Rejto (P. Howard)
Published: 1968
Language: English
Wordcount: 63,709 / 182 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.9
LoC Category: PG
Downloads: 2,291
Added to site: 2009.01.17
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In spite of all the trouble she had brought him he had become dangerously accustomed to the company of this harum-scarum but infinitely sweet girl who was always in such a state of alarm, rushing about and getting excited about her chief enemy -- his toilet case. The Blonde Hurricane.

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a walnut-sized diamond which was presented to me as a gift. This may sound rather improbable and extraordinary, but then it was at a time of improbable and extraordinary happenings when it came into my possession. At the end of the war, in 1919, together with certain other British servicemen, I joined General Kolchak's counter-revolutionary army. When the campaign in Siberia had ended, I managed to make my way back to the European part of Russia after incredible hardships and suffering. Armed with the papers of a dead Austrian prisoner-of-war, I managed to get into a POW train and in this manner reached Moscow. Here, I ganged up with a number of people of my ilk and floated a company whose main line of business concerned the robbing of panic-stricken propertied types who were trying to flee the country. Our custom was to nose out a few such people and offer to smuggle them across the border into Poland for which purpose we had thoughtfully provided ourselves with an army lorry. Then, at some out-of-the-way pl

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2012.09.11
Chas
*****

Thoroughly enjoyed this book. Read it in one afternoon. One of those book that could transfer straight to cinema screen. Humour and adventure rolled into one.


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