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Amusement Only By Richard Marsh
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Famed dark novelist Richard Marsh collections a series of stories that are interlinked, dark, mysterious yet with an air of romance. Reviewed by some as folly and others as pure genius. Exciting... More > and fast paced, this is an easy book to read through even at nearly three hundred pages.< Less
Amusement Only By Richard Marsh
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Famed dark novelist Richard Marsh collections a series of stories that are interlinked, dark, mysterious yet with an air of romance. Reviewed by some as folly and others as pure genius. Exciting... More > and fast paced, this is an easy book to read through even at nearly three hundred pages.< Less
A Master of Deception By Richard Marsh
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Rodney Elmore has inherited criminal tendencies from his father, but his charm always wins through. He adds to his income through various means, including swindling and theft, and is simultaneously... More > courting four women: the rich one (Stella) he promises to marry, his bubbly cousin (Gladys) is intended for a free union, the mischievous one (Mary) he plans to marry once they have both secured some money, and his landlady’s daughter (Mabel) is pregnant. When his uncle, who knows of Rodney’s family background, gets difficult, Rodney poisons him on a train. As the authorities begin to close in, Rodney vanishes together with a good deal of money and Mary. Includes a biography of the Author< Less
The Beetle: A Mystery By Richard Marsh
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Heldmann's greatest commercial success came with one of his earliest novels, The Beetle (1897). A story about a mysterious oriental figure who pursues a British politician to London, where he wreaks... More > havoc with his powers of hypnosis and shape-shifting, Heldmann/Marsh's novel is of a piece with other sensational turn-of-the-century fictions such as Stoker's Dracula, George du Maurier's Trilby, and Sax Rohmer's Fu Manchu novels. Like Dracula and many of the sensation novels pioneered by Wilkie Collins and others in the 1860s, The Beetle is narrated from the perspectives of multiple characters, a technique used in many late nineteenth-century novels (those of Wilkie Collins and Stoker, for example) to create suspense and to confuse gender boundaries< Less
A Woman Perfected By Richard Marsh
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A Woman Perfected By Richard Marsh Excerpt: "Herbert! How are we going to get married?" "How soon can you get some of your aunt's money?" "I've got enough by me to go on... More > with." "How much do you call enough?" "Oh, about ninety pounds." "You sly little thing! Who'd have thought you were stuffed with money like this? It's not so long ago since I pointed out a big hole in your glove, and you said you had to wear old gloves, because you couldn't afford to buy yourself a pair of new ones." "I dare say; that was a hint to you." "Was it? then it was thrown away, because if I possessed the price of a pair of gloves it was as much as I did have; though in the sweet by and by I'm going to be a millionaire." "You haven't said how we're going to get married." "I'm going to get the licence the other end, and we're going to be married to-morrow." Story includes a biography of the Author< Less
A Woman Perfected By Richard Marsh
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A Woman Perfected By Richard Marsh Excerpt: "Herbert! How are we going to get married?" "How soon can you get some of your aunt's money?" "I've got enough by me to go on... More > with." "How much do you call enough?" "Oh, about ninety pounds." "You sly little thing! Who'd have thought you were stuffed with money like this? It's not so long ago since I pointed out a big hole in your glove, and you said you had to wear old gloves, because you couldn't afford to buy yourself a pair of new ones." "I dare say; that was a hint to you." "Was it? then it was thrown away, because if I possessed the price of a pair of gloves it was as much as I did have; though in the sweet by and by I'm going to be a millionaire." "You haven't said how we're going to get married." "I'm going to get the licence the other end, and we're going to be married to-morrow." Story includes a biography of the Author< Less
A Second Coming By Richard Marsh
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The story is not really a religious one, however; rather, it seems to me to be a commentary on the morality, lifestyles, and politics of the people of London. Though one would expect that most... More > Londoners circa 1900 considered themselves Christians, in Marsh’s London most of them do not even have the capability to recognize their savior.< Less
A Second Coming By Richard Marsh
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'If,' asked the Man in the Street, 'Christ were to come again to London, in this present year of grace, how would He be received, and what would happen?' 'I will try to show you,' replied the... More > Scribe. * * * * * Christ has finally returned to Earth, and he has come amongst the citizens of post-Victorian London. The first third of the book, The Tales Which Were Told, shares a variety of essentially unconnected anecdotes about The Lord’s reappearance, in which he rights wrongs, heals the sick and injured and imparts wisdom. In the second third, The Tumult Which Arose, the people become aware of the Lord’s presence and take pains to welcome him. As one might expect in a story about Christ, the final third of the book, The Passion of the People, describes what happens when the Lord doesn’t match, or abide by, the people’s preconceived notions.< Less

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