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A Strange Story

Auhtor: Edward Bulwer Lytton

Language: english

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Review by Bob Tobias, January 2005


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

Strange Highways is a collection of 12 short stories and two novellas by best-selling American suspense author Dean Koontz released in 1995. Cemetery Dance Publications printed a limited edition hardcover of the book. It was slipcased and limited to 750 signed and numbered copies.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Strange Story':


... is fond of reading, wished to fit up as her own morning-room, or study. I left her here and went into the drawing-room below with Mr. Vigors. When ...
... round her: she had evidently quick perception of the sunny sides of life an infantine gratitude for kindness an infantine joy in the trifles ...
... only that knowledge of medicine which, by report, Sir Philip possessed, but the insight into various truths of nature, on the promulgation of which, ...
... came of age I received an anonymous letter, informing me that a sum-I need not say what, but more than enough for all I need-was lodged at an English ...
... trust he has placed in its patronage. I told him that all my friends, when they were in want of a doctor, would send for him those who are my friends ...
... on the spark, I became vaguely aware that it was not the soul, but the halo around the soul, as the star we see in heaven is not the star itself, ...
... to have some superstitious notion that the murderer might be more secure from justice if his victim were thrust unavenged into the tomb. ...
... I had done with it, and be sure to lock the desk and take charge of the key, which he took off the bunch and gave me, went upstairs, yawning. ...
... some relations of the name of Walls, who formerly resided at L-, and afterwards removed to a village ten miles distant,-two brothers, tradesmen of ...
... felt that he could best break to Miss Ashleigh information she might receive elsewhere, for that he was the only man in the town who treated the charge ...
... as well as ideas, have passed on to deductions from which poor Locke, humble Christian that he was, would have shrunk in dismay,-has it never ...
... to the control imposed upon it, and my lips commenced the formula again whispered into my ear, when I heard distinctly a voice of warning and ...
... sent to congratulate Mrs. Ashleigh on her return, or to inquire after Lilian herself during her struggle between life and death. How I missed ...
... down all that the letter expressed or implied, to wither the orange blossoms in a bride's wreath. The heart that took in the venom cast its poison ...
... take interest in the changes that pass without. Poyntz still has his weather-glass I have no longer my Jane. I cannot linger with you on this ...
... gone. Faber sought constantly to sustain my courage and administer to my hopes by reminding me of the prediction he had hazarded,-namely, that ...
... like Aristippus, would have socially charmed would have been welcome to the orgies of a Caesar or a Clodius, to the boudoirs of a Montespan or a Pompadour ...
... crystal bestowed! And then-and then-I remember no more till the night on which Ayesha came to my couch and said, 'Rise.' And I rose, leaning ...
... the room he spoke first to Mrs. Ashleigh,-meaningless soothings, familiar to the lips of all who pass from the chamber of the dying to the presence ...
... scorn and forsake her, that in death I should die in her arms! Sorceress, avaunt! Art thou useless and powerless now when I need thee most? Go! ...