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AN OUTCAST OF THE ISLANDS

AN OUTCAST OF THE ISLANDS x AUTHOR'S NOTE made for myself by my pen it was but natural that he should be the recipient, at that time, of my confidences. One evening when we had dined together and he had listened to the account of my perplexities (I fear he must have been growing a little tired of them) he pointed out that there was no need to determine my future absolutely. Then he added: "You have the style, you have the temperament; why not write an- other?" I believe that as f.....

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Mansfield Park, by Jane Austen (1775-1817)

Mansfield Park, by Jane Austen (1775-1817) CHAPTER I About thirty years ago Miss Maria Ward, of Huntingdon, with only seven thousand pounds, had the good luck to captivate Sir Thomas Bertram, of Mansfield Park, in the county of Northampton, and to be thereby raised to the rank of a baronet’s lady, with all the comforts and consequences of an handsome house and large income. All Huntingdon exclaimed on the greatness of the match, and her uncle, the lawyer, himself, allowed her to be at l.....

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The Mysterious Affair at Styles, by Agatha Christie

The Mysterious Affair at Styles, by Agatha Christie THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STYLES AGATHA CHRISTIE CHAPTER I. I GO TO STYLES The intense interest aroused in the public by what was known at the time as "The Styles Case" has now somewhat subsided. Nevertheless, in view of the world-wide notoriety which attended it, I have been asked, both by my friend Poirot and the family themselves, to write an account of the whole story. This, we trust, will effectually silence the sensational rum.....

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