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Archie's Old Desk
     

Archie's Old Desk

by Sarah Doudney
 
Archie inherited an old desk from his sailor uncle, and moved to London. He decided he liked a fast lifestyle and had contempt for his more disciplined roommate Martin Willis. He befriended Arnold Huntlie and had many unhealthy late night adventures. Archie stole from Martin, to cover his debts, and during a scuffle, the secret of Archie's desk was revealed. Published

Overview

Archie inherited an old desk from his sailor uncle, and moved to London. He decided he liked a fast lifestyle and had contempt for his more disciplined roommate Martin Willis. He befriended Arnold Huntlie and had many unhealthy late night adventures. Archie stole from Martin, to cover his debts, and during a scuffle, the secret of Archie's desk was revealed. Published in 1872, this is one of Sarah Doudney's early popular stories. This edition has five illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935626152
Publisher:
Curiosmith
Publication date:
10/28/2010
Pages:
84
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
10 Years

Meet the Author

SARAH DOUDNEY (1841-1926) was born in Portsmouth, England. Her family was in the candle business. She grew up in rural areas and went to Madame Dowell's College. She wrote, starting from an early age, numerous novels, poetry, hymns and stories. She wrote the hymn, "Sleep on Beloved," sung at Charles Spurgeon's funeral.

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