A series of tales supposed to be told to a portrait-painter by his sitters; the framework tells us how he came to think of publishing the stories thus collected; the introductions describe the circumstances under which the tales were told. These portions have a delicate every-day interest. The tales are stories of adventure, well varied, and often striking in the incidents, or with thrilling situations; and are as pleasant reading as a novel reader could desire.
- 2012 Start Classics
- Book Quality:
- Start Classics
- Date of Addition:
- Literature and Fiction, Mystery and Thrillers,
- Usage Restrictions:
- This is a copyrighted book.
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