The Romantic Adventures of Mr. Darby and of Sarah His Wife

The Romantic Adventures of Mr. Darby and of Sarah His Wife

by Martin Armstrong
     
 

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Mr. Darby is a thoroughly agreeable gentleman of modest circumstances and romantic leanings who suddenly inherits a fortune of millions.Here at last he has a chance to indulge his tastes and fancies; he can smoke the most expensive cigars, drink champagne and become a patron of the arts. But, best of all, he is able, after all these years, to fulfill his dream of…  See more details below

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Mr. Darby is a thoroughly agreeable gentleman of modest circumstances and romantic leanings who suddenly inherits a fortune of millions.Here at last he has a chance to indulge his tastes and fancies; he can smoke the most expensive cigars, drink champagne and become a patron of the arts. But, best of all, he is able, after all these years, to fulfill his dream of travel in the remote and fascinating parts of the world, beneath the tropic suns, through the jungle and beside the azure seas. Life has suddenly become very important and beautiful and exciting to Mr. Darby.

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ISBN-13:
9781448205622
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
09/28/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
463
File size:
2 MB

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Martin Donisthorpe Armstrong (October 2, 1882 - February 24, 1974) was an English writer and poet, known for his stories. He was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and educated at Charterhouse and Pembroke College, Cambridge. He served in World War I in the British Army in France - a Private in the Artists' Rifles, he was commissioned into the Middlesex Regiment in 1915 and promoted Lieutenant in 1916. He was included in the final Georgian Poetry anthology.

He married in 1929 Canadian writer Jessie McDonald after she had divorced Conrad Aiken, making Armstrong the stepfather of the young Joan Aiken. He appears in disguised form as a character in Conrad Aiken's Ushant.
Martin Donisthorpe Armstrong (October 2, 1882 - February 24, 1974) was an English writer and poet, known for his stories. He was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and educated at Charterhouse and Pembroke College, Cambridge. He served in World War I in the British Army in France - a Private in the Artists' Rifles, he was commissioned into the Middlesex Regiment in 1915 and promoted Lieutenant in 1916. He was included in the final Georgian Poetry anthology.

He married in 1929 Canadian writer Jessie McDonald after she had divorced Conrad Aiken, making Armstrong the stepfather of the young Joan Aiken. He appears in disguised form as a character in Conrad Aiken's Ushant.

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