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Q 6 A And Other Places

Auhtor: Francis Buckley

Language: english

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Review by Stephen M. Charme, March 2007


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'Q 6 A And Other Places':

Lonesome Places is a collection of fantasy and horror short stories by American author August Derleth. It was released in 1962 by Arkham House in an edition of 2201 copies and was Derleths fifth collection of weird tales. The collection contains the stories that Derleth believed to be his best of the preceding 15 years.

Excerpts from the Book 'Q 6 A And Other Places':


... being to get ready and out to France or elsewhere before the war should be over. Little did we know what the future had in store. There is nothing ...
... included an extra haversack and some morphia pills. The latter had been strongly recommended for certain kinds of wounds and they were still sold ...
... the trenches. A very curious life in the trenches, a very small world but every bit of it packed full of interest and novelty to me. From the trenches, ...
... of prisoners coming back past Bedford House, the first time I had seen any live Boches. The bombardment by our guns started again soon after the attack, ...
... had joined the 6th N.F. at the outbreak of war and got his company and the M.C. at the Battle of St. Julien. In January 1916 he was appointed G.S.O. III ...
... through the recruits' course and over 1700 grenades were fired. Later on I had to be content with much less elaborate bombing grounds. Sometimes ...
... over and testing the grenades to be fired next day, or in baling out the bombing trench, which filled very rapidly in wet weather. And so it went on ...
... 12, the Brigade took over the front line, with a view to renewing the attack whenever the weather should permit. Our H.Q. were established at Seven ...
... framework erected.[13] I remember that we struck two buried Germans in excavating the emplacement and had to treat them with some very powerful corrosive ...
... of which they knew nothing, but to teach them to hand their knowledge on to others. The training went on from March 12 to 17, and thirty-four section ...
... This was done by emptying the boxes into the nearest shell-holes so that the ground outside was littered with German ammunition. In one of these shell-holes, ...
... there were many old German trenches about, and the villages were all smashed to bits, giving a realistic touch to field training. B.H.Q. were under ...
... during a relief nearly half a mile away from the scene of the two raids. For example, the Germans were burying dead all day in the neighbourhood of St. ...
... me a lot about the early Stone Age, which interested me greatly and set me looking for these interesting relics wherever we happened to be quartered.[15] ...
... and close to the ground General Riddell preferred to stand outside. After that we paid a visit to Dan Cottages, and returned back along the wooden ...
... of one officer and nine trained observers: but later on it was increased by the inclusion of signallers and one or two additional men. On March 15, ...
... warriors in the 7th N.F. I knew that I need not worry about my right flank. No smoke from fires could be allowed in the trenches, and cooking had to ...
... battalion reserve camp, and was able to lie down and sleep till well on into the next day. Souastre was not a bad place to rest, for it was shelled only ...
... These parties were engaged by H.A. with great success. Casualties caused being estimated to be at least fifty four direct hits were obtained on a ...
... German does not behave nicely when his nerves are shaken, and we heard stories of ill-treatment of women in Solesmes. Next day we went towards Romeries ...