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Hazard of New Fortunes - Volume 1


Hazard of New Fortunes - Volume 1



von: William Dean Howells

2,99 €

Verlag: Pub One Info
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 06.11.2010
ISBN/EAN: 9782819947882
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 153

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pubOne.info present you this new edition. The following story was the first fruit of my New York life when I began to live it after my quarter of a century in Cambridge and Boston, ending in 1889; and I used my own transition to the commercial metropolis in framing the experience which was wholly that of my supposititious literary adventurer. He was a character whom, with his wife, I have employed in some six or eight other stories, and whom I made as much the hero and heroine of 'Their Wedding Journey' as the slight fable would bear. In venturing out of my adoptive New England, where I had found myself at home with many imaginary friends, I found it natural to ask the company of these familiar acquaintances, but their company was not to be had at once for the asking. When I began speaking of them as Basil and Isabel, in the fashion of 'Their Wedding Journey, ' they would not respond with the effect of early middle age which I desired in them. They remained wilfully, not to say woodenly, the young bridal pair of that romance, without the promise of novel functioning

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