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A Lost Story

Auhtor: Frank Norris

Language: english

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Review by M. Erb, July 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Lost Story':

Atla (1886) is a fantasy novel by Ann Eliza Smith. It is a tale about the discovery of the Atlantis civilization by the Phoenicians.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Lost Story':


... and for the sake of the time when her books could be considered safe investments was willing to lose a few dollars during the time of her apprenticeship. ...
... with him as to doubtful points in her stories or as to ideas for those as yet unwritten. To her his opinion was absolutely final. This old gentleman, ...
... harmony between idea and word. There was much in mere effect of words and more important than mere plot was the feeling produced by the balancing ...
... day's batch not one would prove available. The manuscripts were tagged and numbered in the business office before they came to her, and the number ...
... speaking to herself and shutting her eyes - now about the next page the 'portly burgess' will address the heroine as 'Mistress,' and will say, ...
... A note of pipes was in the air, sheep bleated, and Daphne, knee-deep in the grass, surging an answer to the pipes, went down to meet her shepherd. ...
... find that she sat lax in her place, with open, upturned palms, and eyes vacantly fixed upon the opposite wall. The Last Dryad, read to the final ...
... genius of Ash Fork, Arizona, had the prior claim. Her Patroclus must remain unwritten. The sob caught and clutched at her throat at last. ...
... frankly Arizona. And he was diffident, constrained, sitting uncomfortably on the chair as a mark of respect, smiling continually, and, as he talked, ...
... and as destructible in Rosella's hands. Yes, she said at length, I have read your manuscript. She paused a moment, then: But I am not ...
... loophole of evasion for her, some devious passage through which tortuously she might escape. But amid the shattered panes of her glass pavilion ...
... approve? Would they agree? Yes, they would, she cried the instant the thought occurred to her. Yes, they would, they would, they would ...
... preferred to delay. I will drop it in some ash-can or down some sewer on the way to the office, she said to herself. She slipped it into ...
... drop she called up again the entire situation, the identity of the stories, the jeopardizing - no, the wrecking - of her future career by this chance-thrown ...
... held it there. By now Rosella knew if she let it fall she would do so deliberately, with full knowledge of what she was about. She could ...
... always cared to inquire. But once the pen in her hand, once Patroclus begun, and the absorption of her mind, her imagination, her every faculty, ...
... groceryman. Yet touch him upon the subject of his profession, and the bonhomie lapsed away from him at once. Then he became serious. Literature was ...
... book (never had it seemed so insignificant, so presumptuous as now) had been on trial before a relentless tribunal, had indeed undergone the ordeal ...
... wasted. Even though 'Patroclus' is - not what we expected of it, your effort over it will help you in something else. You did work hard at it. ...
... McTeague. A man's woman. c1899.-4. Blix. Moran of the Lady Letty. Essays on authorship. c1899.Frank Norris : A Deal In Wheat And Other StoriesIncludes ...