Cover of The Eyes Have It

The Eyes Have It

Auhtor: Randall Garrett

Language: english
Published: 1964

Genres:

fiction,  fantasy,  science fiction
Downloads: 93
eBook size: 343Kb

Review by Beth Cholette, June 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'The Eyes Have It':

The Crusades Through Arab Eyes is a French-language historical essay by Lebanese author Amin Maalouf. It is a narrative retelling of primary sources drawn from various Arab chronicles that seeks to provide an Arab perspective on the Crusades.

Excerpts from the Book 'The Eyes Have It':


... if he had heard the Count's voice telling him to come in. Good morning, my lord, he said, as he always had for seventeen years. But the room was empty, ...
... the Devil knew what. If only he would come out. If he would only stop whatever it was he had been doing for all these long hours-or at least finish ...
... nose and square chin which had given her brother the Count a look of aggressive handsomeness only made her look very solemn and rather sexless, although ...
... that would be placed aboard the evening trans-Channel packet, and then turned in his chair to look at the lean, middle-aged man working at a desk ...
... Duke's Investigators have arrived. My Lady Alice, Countess D'Evreux, was seated in a gold-brocade upholstered chair in the small receiving room off ...
... your lordship, Sir Pierre said with equal sharpness. I said I was not sure. I still am not, but it can be checked easily enough. If your lordship will ...
... at first like ordinary oak paneling, but Sir Pierre fitted the small key into an inconspicuous hole and turned. Or, rather, tried to turn. That's ...
... the arras until Sir Pierre had slid it aside, and was still showing only a part of itself. It lay on the floor a foot or so from the secret door. Darcy ...
... if she knew of that door- His voice trailed off. Yes, your lordship, said Sir Pierre. I did not approve, but I was in no position to disapprove. I ...
... him, and stuck there as though it had been sewed on by an expert. Ha! said Master Sean. As I thought! He gave the other three men a broad, beaming ...
... are strongly relevant. But this dress would still be pretty much what it is if it had stayed in the closet instead of being worn. No ...
... between Laird Duncan and this gun. Eh? Come, come, Master Sean, said Lord Darcy, rather impatiently. We haven't all the time in the world. Patience, ...
... that betrayed an inner nervousness, but Father Bright realized that he and the Countess had been doing the same thing. The Duncan of Duncan ...
... knew the priest would not lie, and he wondered what sort of arrangement had been made with Sir Pierre. Not that it mattered except that Lord Darcy ...
... some good. Master Sean shook his head dolefully. His Reverence has the Talent, there's no doubt of that, but now he's pitted against another man ...
... on the arm of his chair with an explosive sound. My lady, youwilllisten to what I have to say! He was taking a devil of a chance, he knew. The Countess ...
... by the arm and 'escorted' her down the stairway. He threw her out. Lady Duncan, hysterical, ran to her husband. And then, when he had succeeded ...
... means, and was propelled from the gun. Then what was it Laird Duncan did? the Countess asked. Tertius: said Lord Darcy. Believing what his wife had ...
... he handed one of the goblets to Lord Darcy. Very well done, my lord, he said. Very well done. I am gratified to hear Your Highness say so, said ...
... can use-and that would, for another society, be most nastily deadly! Randall Garrett A World by the Tale This is about the best-hated author on ...