The Second Class Passenger

The Second Class Passenger

by Perceval Gibbon
     
 

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The party from the big German mail-boat had nearly completed their inspection of Mozambique, they had walked up and down the main street, admired the palms, lunched at the costly table of Lazarus, and purchased "curios"-Indian silks, Javanese; knives, Birmingham metal-work, and what not-as mementoes of their explorations. In particular, Miss Paterson had invested in a…  See more details below

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The party from the big German mail-boat had nearly completed their inspection of Mozambique, they had walked up and down the main street, admired the palms, lunched at the costly table of Lazarus, and purchased "curios"-Indian silks, Javanese; knives, Birmingham metal-work, and what not-as mementoes of their explorations. In particular, Miss Paterson had invested in a heavy bronze image- apparently Japanese-concerning which she entertained the thrilling delusion that it was an object of local worship. It was a grotesque thing, massive and bulky, weighing not much less than ten or twelve pounds. Hence it was confided to the careful porterage of Dawson, an assiduous and favored courtier of Miss Paterson; and he, having lunched, was fated to leave it behind at Lazarus' Hotel.

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ISBN-13:
2940000882269
Publisher:
B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date:
03/01/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
191 KB

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