Year of publication: 1999
THE TAPESTRIED CHAMBER by Sir Walter Scott INTRODUCTION. This is another little story from The Keepsake of 1828. It was told to me many years ago by the late Miss Anna Seward, who, among other accomplishments that rendered her an amusing inmate in a country house, had that of recounting narratives of this sort with very considerable effectmuch greater, indeed, than any one would be apt to guess from the style of her written performances. There are hours and moods when most people are not ...
Keywords: 1771-1832 Ghost stories Scotland -- Social life and customs -- Fiction Scott Sir Walter
Doris May Lessing
Year of publication: 1972
Doris Lessing The Temptation of Jack Orkney His father was dying. It was a telegram, saying also: YOU UNOBTAINABLE TELEPHONE. He had been on the telephone since seven that morning. It was the housekeeper who had sent the telegram. Did Mrs Markham not know that she could have asked the telephone authorities to interrupt his conversations for an urgent message The irritation of the organizer who is manipulating intractable people and events now focussed on Mrs Markham, but he tried to alleviate it ...
Keywords: temptation of jack orkney walter kenting mona elizabeth carry rosemary missis markham