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The Twelfth Enchantment

The Twelfth Enchantment

David Liss

ISBN: 9781588369628
Year of publication: 2011

David Liss THE TWELFTH ENCHANTMENT For Eleanor and Simon 1 THE HOUSE WAS ASTIR WITH ACTIVITY, WHICH WAS SOMETHING most unusual, for its owner, Mr. Richard Lowell, preferred his home to remain a very dour and torpid place. Accordingly, what transpired was activity without delightthat of a graveyard in which the sexton erects a particularly large or novel tombstone. Metaphors of this sort came easily to Miss Lucy Derrick, on whose behalf this commotion centered, for it was her intended husband ...

Keywords: Baron Byron George Gordon Byron