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The Zeppelins Passenger

Auhtor: Edward Phillips Oppenheim

Language: english
Published: 1918

Genres:

fiction,  mystery detective,  war military
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Review by Joanna Daneman, August 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'The Zeppelins Passenger':

Excerpt:Never heard a sound the younger of the afternoon callers admitted getting rid of his empty cup and leaning forward in his low chair. No more tea thank you Miss Fairclough. Done splendidly thanks. No I went to bed last night soon after eleventhe Colonel had been route marching us all off our legsand I never awoke until reveille this morning. Sleep of the just and all that sort of thing but a jolly sell all the same! You hear anything of it sir? he asked turning to his companion who was seated a few feet away.

Excerpts from the Book 'The Zeppelins Passenger':


... journey, deep-set hazel eyes, a delicate, almost porcelain-like complexion, and a sensitive, delightfully shaped mouth. Her figure was small and ...
... she had almost the appearance of a framed cameo. Her voice was quite steady, although its inflection betrayed some indignation. Will you kindly ...
... you reach my age? Thinks I ought to be a special constable, don't you, Philippa? Need we discuss this before Mr. Lessingham? she asked, without looking ...
... whistling softly to himself, his eyes fixed upon the door through which his wife had vanished. He swung round at last towards the telephone. Stand ...
... He drew a key from his watch chain, opened the book, and ran his fingers down the O's. Odino, he muttered to himself. Here it is: 'We have trustworthy ...
... would like it. I shall leave it with the estimable Mills, on my return. You must come and share it, Philippa insisted. Those boys of Nora's are coming ...
... then opened the glass front and touched the spring. With the aid of a little electric torch which he took from his pocket, he studied particularly a ...
... weigh a codling, he added, pointing scornfully to the scales, whilst the funeral march of heroes is beating throughout the world? The thing is insensate, ...
... are so particular as to localities, he complained. You could not see your way clear, I suppose, to suggest what you would consider a suitable environment? Philippa ...
... wonder if New York would not do? he ventured. I expect I should like New York, she murmured. I think, he said, in fact, I am almost sure ...
... Norfolk downstairs, when you're at liberty. Sir Henry nodded. I'll see him presently. Shut him up somewhere where he can smoke. The young man withdrew, ...
... inquisitive, but I am so interested in military affairs. Lessingham bowed courteously. I do not remember alluding to my soldiering at all, he said coolly, ...
... think that I am ungrateful, Philippa begged. Of course, it is all some absurd mistake, and I'm sure we shall get to the bottom of it presently???Tell ...
... that I shall prove to those who have interfered with me in the execution of my duty. This is not the end. He left the room without even a word or ...
... on the couch in the library, the rain dripping from him in little pools, and he knew that he had succeeded. He had not fainted. I am all right, he ...
... stop to arrest him. I shall shoot him on sight and chance the consequences. They'll hang you! she declared savagely. He laughed at her. Hang me for ...
... alarmed. Wait! she begged. I can hear Dick's voice. Wait till he has crossed the hail. They both stood, for a moment, quite silent. Then they heard ...
... see, she told him, here I am. His face was suddenly transformed. She was almost afraid of the effect of her words. She found herself struggling ...
... Your turn will come later, Captain Griffiths. I can countenance no discussion with such men as that, Griffiths declared scornfully. I am here in ...
... Henry continued. You see, you are about as fit to be a spy as Philippa, my wife here, is to be a detective. You possess the one insuperable obstacle ...