Marsena (and other stories of wartime)

Marsena (and other stories of wartime)

by Harold Frederic

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Overview

Those who have read Mr. Harold Frederic's novels and short stories will need no commendation of this book. The tale of the progress of Marsena Pulford, a young man with an artistic temperament in embryo (and absolutely, as his office boy would have said, " without no show"), is told with acuteness through the times when Marsena was a village photographer, having failed as a painter, and through the period of his service in the war, straight on to the hopeless tragedy at the last. It scarcely seems possible that any young woman could be both a hospital nurse and such a wicked fool as Miss Julia Parmalee is represented to be; but as the red-nosed man once said to Mr. Peter Magnus : " Rum creeters is women." There are three other stories in the book - all "of the wartime," and all well told.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783849649364
Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag
Publication date: 06/23/2017
Sold by: Bookwire
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 172
File size: 262 KB

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