The Wonderful Visit

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Most of the inhabitants of Sidderton were asleep that night so they never knew what had happened. Some might have guessed from the howling wind of the previous day, one or two heard its noise, but no one actually saw it. If they had they might have been more prepared for what was to follow. At first they thought those who reported sightings of the Strange Bird the next morning had gone mad, or were drunk. But they soon got used to the idea -- for since that night, Sidderton ...
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Most of the inhabitants of Sidderton were asleep that night so they never knew what had happened. Some might have guessed from the howling wind of the previous day, one or two heard its noise, but no one actually saw it. If they had they might have been more prepared for what was to follow. At first they thought those who reported sightings of the Strange Bird the next morning had gone mad, or were drunk. But they soon got used to the idea -- for since that night, Sidderton would never be the same again.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780766163379
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 6/28/2003
  • Pages: 260
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The Night of the Strange Bird 1
2 The Coming of the Strange Bird 3
3 The Hunting of the Strange Bird 7
4 The Vicar and the Angel 13
5 Parenthesis on Angels 25
6 At the Vicarage 27
7 The Man of Science 35
8 The Curate 43
9 After Dinner 53
10 Morning 65
11 The Violin 69
12 The Angel Explores the Village 73
13 Lady Hammergallow's View 87
14 Further Adventures of the Angel in the Village 93
15 Mrs Jehoram's Breadth of View 101
16 A Trivial Incident 105
17 The Warp and the Woof of Things 107
18 The Angel's Debut 111
19 The Trouble of the Barbed Wire 127
20 Delia 133
21 Doctor Crump Acts 137
22 Sir John Gotch Acts 143
23 The Sea Cliff 147
24 Mrs Hinijer Acts 149
25 The Angel in Trouble 153
26 The Last Day of the Visit 159
The Epilogue 171
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