Saint Martin's Summer

Saint Martin's Summer

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Saint Martin's Summer by Rafael Sabatini

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1909

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222

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ggesting an inarticulate imprecation.

My Lord the Seneschal moved. The noise of his slumbers culminated in a sudden, choking grunt, and abruptly ceased. His eyelids rolled slowly back, like an owl's, revealing pale blue eyes, which fixed themselves first upon the ceiling, then upon Anselme. Instantly he sat up, puffing and scowling, his hands shuffling his papers.

"A thousand devils! Anselme, why am I interrupted?" he grumbled querulously, still half-asleep. "What the plague do you want? Have you no thought for the King's affairs? Babylas" - this to his secretary - "did I not tell you that I had much to do; that I must not be disturbed?"

It was the great vanity of the life of this man, who did nothing, to appear the busiest fellow in all France, and no audience - not even that of his own lackeys - was too mean for him to take the stage to in that predilect role.

"Monsieur le Comte," said Anselme, in tones of abject self-effacement, "I had never dared intrude had the matter been of

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Of the books I have read by Rafael Sabatini, this is my favorite. It was well written with a great plot, the characters were easy to keep track of, plenty of action, and ends the way a good romance should.
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