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A Prisoner In Fairyland

Auhtor: Algernon Blackwood

Language: english
Published: 1913

Genres:

horror,  fantasy
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Review by Timothy B. Riley, September 2007


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Prisoner In Fairyland':

... on. His wife noticed the new enthusiasm in his manner, and was puzzled by it. Something was up, she divined. 'Do you think he'll raise your salary ...
... their hands to him as the train hurried away, and the last thing he saw was the station lamp where he had lit the cigar that made three of them, himself included, ...
... feet were on the cushions???disgracefully. They were talking together, heads forward, laughing, even???singing. And he could have sworn that they were ...
... was a dancing brilliance in her movements, and her eyes, brown like her mother's, sparkled with fun and wickedness. Taking the knee Jimbo left unoccupied, ...
... and a fringe of pointed fingers. Past this the river of starlight poured its brilliant golden stream. Its soft brightness shone yellow as a shower ...
... yet distant: 'Cousinenry.' And she used it with an explosive directness that was almost challenge???he could accept which half he chose. But all accepted ...
... then,' said Rogers earnestly, showing, by taking the information seriously, that he possessed the correct instinct. 'Oh yes, it's quite easy. You'll soon ...
... on let's go in. We shall find all the others inside, I suspect, hard at it.' 'At what?' asked two breathless voices. 'Collecting, of course???for ...
... we stand,' having discovered at the end of laborious calculation concerning the cost of the proposed Geneva schooling for Jinny that they had reckoned ...
... garden their father had stolen the lot for his story. It was most extraordinary. And then he remembered Minks, and all his lunatic theories ...
... of the family tried on everything in turn, but yielded the treasures instantly at a word from Mother???'That will do for so and so this will fit Monkey ...
... would follow. 'We'll go to the Wind Wood.' Jimbo took his hand then, and they went. Corners of the forest had names now, born of stories and adventures ...
... she mopped up the mess. Daddy was making a note on his shirt sleeve:??? The Sweep, the Laugher and the Tramp, The running man who lights the lamp, The ...
... the 'common people' were in the streets on Saturday it was cleaning-day and the Pension smelt of turpentine Monday was for letter-writing, and other ...
... meaning, 'It came out all right, I'm satisfied,' and took his seat between Jinny and Mlle. Vuillemot, the governess who had earned her meal by giving ...
... a pattering step startled him behind, and Jimbo came scurrying up. Rogers kissed him and lifted him bodily upon the top of his portmanteau, then ...
... explode. He heard instead this curious question:??? 'And that's something???it reminds me now???something I particularly wanted to ask you about, ...
... all one way, He remembered again where he was, and what was going on. 'I do,' he answered, happy as a boy. 'I am at home. It is perfect.' 'Do you, ...
... face came close as he said it. He saw it clear a moment. The figure grew defined against the big stone fountain???the little hands in summer cotton gloves, ...
... daytime? Was this intimate knowledge due to long acquaintance? Had her thought been feeding him perhaps since childhood even? In the pause of his temporary ...