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That Affair Next Door
     

That Affair Next Door

by Anna Katharine Green
 

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I am not an inquisitive woman, but when, in the middle of a certain warm night in September, I heard a carriage draw up at the adjoining house and stop, I could not resist the temptation of leaving my bed and taking a peep through the curtains of my window.
First: because the house was empty, or supposed to be so, the family still being, as I had every reason

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I am not an inquisitive woman, but when, in the middle of a certain warm night in September, I heard a carriage draw up at the adjoining house and stop, I could not resist the temptation of leaving my bed and taking a peep through the curtains of my window.
First: because the house was empty, or supposed to be so, the family still being, as I had every reason to believe, in Europe; and secondly: because, not being inquisitive, I often miss in my lonely and single life much that it would be both interesting and profitable for me to know.
Luckily I made no such mistake this evening. I rose and looked out, and though I was far from realizing it at the time, took, by so doing, my first step in a course of inquiry which has ended--

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781117905396
Publisher:
BCR (Bibliographical Center for Research)
Publication date:
03/11/2010
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.84(d)

Meet the Author

Anna Katharine Green (November 11, 1846 - April 11, 1935) was an American poet and novelist.

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