Jimbo: A Fantasy

Jimbo: A Fantasy

by Algernon Blackwood
     
 

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Jimbo's governess ought to have known better-but she didn't. If she had, Jimbo would never have met with the adventures that subsequently came to him. Thus, in a roundabout sort of way, the child ought to have been thankful to the governess; and perhaps, in a roundabout sort of way, he was. But that comes at the far end of the story, and is doubtful at best;… See more details below

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Jimbo's governess ought to have known better-but she didn't. If she had, Jimbo would never have met with the adventures that subsequently came to him. Thus, in a roundabout sort of way, the child ought to have been thankful to the governess; and perhaps, in a roundabout sort of way, he was. But that comes at the far end of the story, and is doubtful at best; and in the meanwhile the child had gone through his suffering, and the governess had in some measure expiated her fault; so that at this stage it is only necessary to note that the whole business began because the Empty House happened to be really an Empty House-not the one Jimbo's family lived in, but another of which more will be known in due course.

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ISBN-13:
9781484981009
Publisher:
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date:
05/15/2013
Pages:
92
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.19(d)

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