The Shape of Fear: And Other Ghostly Tales (Classic Reprint)

The Shape of Fear: And Other Ghostly Tales (Classic Reprint)

by Elia W. Peattie
     
 

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Tim O'Connor - who was descended from the O'Conors with one N - started life as a poet and an enthusiast. His mother had designed him for the priesthood, and at the age of fifteen, most of his verses had an ecclesiastical tinge, but, somehow or other, he got into the newspaper business instead, and became a

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Excerpt from The Shape of Fear: And Other Ghostly Tales

Tim O'Connor - who was descended from the O'Conors with one N - started life as a poet and an enthusiast. His mother had designed him for the priesthood, and at the age of fifteen, most of his verses had an ecclesiastical tinge, but, somehow or other, he got into the newspaper business instead, and became a pessimistic gentleman, with a literary style of great beauty and an income of modest proportions. He fell in with men who talked of art for art's sake, - though what right they had to speak of art at all nobody knew, - and little by little his view of life and love became more or less profane.

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ISBN-13:
9781331116554
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/10/2015
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

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