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A Life For A Life

Auhtor: Dinah Craik

Language: english

Genres:

classic
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Review by Dr. Bojan Tunguz, March 2007


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

A Life in Pieces is a Big Finish original novella collection featuring Bernice Summerfield a character from the spin-off media based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. Like all Doctor Who spin-off media its relationship to the ongoing story of the television series is open to interpretation.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Life For A Life':


... himself right between Francis and Penelope, and was actually going to take Penelope down to dinner, a light seemed to break upon him. He laughed-gave ...
... who, I must say, is behaving rather badly, that I am not breaking my heart about him, nor mean to do it. But I thought you liked him? ...
... to my extreme satisfaction, seems really reforming. His wife told me he has not taken a drop too much since he came out of hospital. She says this ...
... for him to be only a wedding-guest and Penelope only a bridesmaid. But I am ceasing to laugh at even Francis and Penelope. I myself in my ...
... you, if one hasn't the gout or the blues we have kept to it ever since the poor mother died, and Henrietta married. I sometimes tell Tom he ought ...
... more. To begin. I was sitting about eleven at night, over the fire, in my hut. I had been busy all day, and had had little rest the night ...
... were all married, cheerfully and comfortably. It was suggested, from my side of the table, that this play had not an uncomfortable ending, though ...
... so far as concerned myself to whom everything seemed so delicious, after this month of sorrow. Ah, yes, I understand, said Dr. Urquhart, ...
... to them, who are well used to tolerate drunken sweethearts, and lead about and pacify drunken husbands. It makes me sick at heart sometimes to see ...
... and absolutely free. Pardon me, but after the first surprise of this communication I rejoiced that you were thus free. Even were I other than ...
... Granton, some-times alone. He told me of all his doings and plans, and gradually brought me out of the narrow sick-room world into which I was falling, ...
... to the scene of our celebrated golfing-match, calling over the names of the principal players, including his who won it-a fine fellow he was, too! ...
... up, one by one, until they broke into a perfect chorus of chirping and singing. I thought, was ever grief like this of mine? Yes-one grief would have ...
... with less faith than fear. It might not be so if I could see you now and then-but oftentimes this absence feels like death. Theodora, if I should ...
... but this brief contrast to my daily life made the impression particularly strong. You need have no anxiety for your youngest sister she ...
... I doubt, to be 'Found Drowned,'-a mere body, drifted ashore with cocoanut husks and cabbages at Waterloo, or brought in as I once saw at these very ...
... for him. Besides, he seemed really fond of the boy. To see how patiently he let Franky clamber up him, and finally mount on his shoulder, riding ...
... and ever. I stole up into my own rooms, and laid myself down on my bed, as motionless as if it had been my coffin. Fear not, my love one ...
... that, I remember nothing till I found myself lying in my own bed with Penelope beside me. No words can tell how good my sister Penelope was ...
... Faith, I must be very hard up for occupation when I thus continue this journal of my cases into a personal diary of the worst patient I have ...