Max

A Novel

Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 82,043 / 249 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,083
Added to site: 2005.12.18
mnybks.net#: 7910
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Romance
Buy new from: Amazon or Barnes & Noble
Find it used: eBay or AbeBooks
Get as AudioBook: Audible or AudioBooks.com

"It's charm is in its spirit of adventure. The central figure is 'that free and fascinating creature, the born adventurer--high of courage, prodigal of emotion, capturer of the world's heart.'"--Chicago Evening Post

Show Excerpt

f, but one may get a side-light anywhere. In diplomacy nothing's too insignificant to notice."

Again Blake laughed. "The principle on which it offers you a living?"

"Oh, come," said Billy, "that's rather rough! You know very well what I mean. 'Tisn't always in the serious reports you get the color of a fact, just as the gossip of a dinner-table is often more enlightening than a cabinet council."

"Apropos?"

"I was thinking of this Petersburg affair."

"What? The everlasting Duma business?" McCutcheon drew in a long breath of smoke.

Billy looked superior, as befitted a man who dealt in subtler matters than mere politics. "Not at all," he said. "The disappearance of the Princess Davorska."

Here Blake made a murmur of impatience. "Oh, Billy, don't!" he said. "It's so frightfully banal."

McCutcheon took his cigar from his mouth. "The woman who disappeared on the eve of her marriage?"

"Yes," broke in Blake, "disappeared on the eve of her marriage to elop

Reviews

Add a review for this title.
Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2012.03.13
Fiona
****.

Very interesting story about a girl trying to throw off the bounds of society and be free.


Cover image for

Download


show mobile phone QR code

Donate a small amount via Paypal below or read about some other ways that you can support ManyBooks.