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The Hand in the Dark

The Hand in the Dark

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by Arthur John Rees

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 10/06/2019

RRP  $41.99 $39.50
Seen in the sad glamour of an English twilight, the old moat-house, emerging from the thin mists which veiled the green flats in which it stood, conveyed the impression of a habitation falling into senility, tired with centuries of existence. Houses grow old like the race of men; the process is not less inevitable, though slower; in both, decay is hastened by events as well as by the passage of Time.The moat-house was not so old as English country-houses go, but it had aged quickly because of its past. There was a weird and bloody history attached to the place: an historical record of murders and stabbings and quarrels dating back to Saxon days, when a castle had stood on the spot, and every inch of the flat land had been drenched in the blood of serfs fighting under a Saxon tyrant against a Norman tyrant for the sacred catchword of Liberty.
ISBN:
9781072924678
9781072924678
Category:
Crime & Mystery
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
10-06-2019
Language:
English
Publisher:
Independently Published
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
279.4x215.9x14.22mm
Weight:
0.62kg

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