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A Matter Of Interest

Auhtor: Robert William Chambers

Language: english
Published: 1897

Genres:

fiction,  short stories
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Review by Beth Cholette, September 2007


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Matter Of Interest':

... as Sand Point, I believe, but anybody at West Oyster Bay can direct you to it. Captain McPeek, who keeps the West Oyster Bay House, drives duck shooters ...
... James. I glanced timidly at her. She's thinking of the same thing, said I to myself. What an ass I must appear! However, the young lady seemed ...
... not familiar with sporting goods. If I knew your name I should ask permission to present myself. Why, I am Daisy Holroyd, she said. What! Jack Holroyd's ...
... influence on Jack was evil. The contrary was the case, too. Fossils, he said, worrying the edges of the excavation with his spade, fossils are not ...
... see our conservatory. Daisy, come, dear! you must put on a heavier frock it is getting toward sundown. At that moment, over a near dune, two ...
... mildly. Just the thing! he cried, beaming at us all in turn. Now I can see no reason why we should not progress rapidly. McPeek, you and Frisby ...
... you and Jack studied too hard. That may be, said I, looking meek. Especially about fossils. I couldn't stand that. Miss Holroyd, I said, I ...
... the whole thing until I met you an hour or so ago. There was something that had a ring not entirely genuine in this speech. I noticed it, but forgot ...
... and iridescent. Then, as we climbed a little hill, the sea wind freshened in our faces, and lo! the ocean lay below us, far-stretching as the eye could ...
... excitedly it's a real one. This was pleasant news. I glanced instinctively at my rifle and then at the ocean. Well, said I at last, it strikes ...
... to sit on this sand hill as long as I live???until a Thermosaurus appears???if that is your wish, Miss Holroyd. Our eyes met for an instant. She did ...
... a bill is folded in two halves. And what do you do then? I asked, disgusted. Swipe twice, said Frisby with enthusiasm. And you ...
... I at last, that I knew why Miss Holroyd asked me not to walk on the beach. It's much less fatiguing. That, said the professor, is a matter that ...
... have been killed by the ancestors of the kree, but the favourite food of these birds was undoubtedly the Thermosaurus It is believed that the ...
... when her father observed quietly, You don't seem to think of me, Daisy. Of course I do, she said, getting up and putting both arms around her ...
... it late? she asked dreamily. It is midnight, little daughter. I stood up, still holding her hand, and aided her to rise. And when, at the door, ...
... noise. Out across the waves it blundered, rising little by little from the water, and now, to my horror, I saw another monstrous bird swinging ...
... of that innocent embrace, the close impress of her arms around my neck, gave me a strength and recklessness that neither fear nor fatigue could subdue. ...
... the film that covered them. A shudder passed across the undulating body, the great scaled belly heaved, and one leg feebly clawed at the air. The thing ...
... In the Quarter (written in 1887 in Munich ) . His most famous, and perhaps most meritorious, effort is The King in Yellow, a collection of weird fiction ...