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Incredible Honeymoon - The Original Classic Edition von Nesbit, Edith (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 14.03.2013
  • Verlag: Emereo Publishing
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Incredible Honeymoon - The Original Classic Edition

Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of The Incredible Honeymoon. It was previously published by other bona fide publishers, and is now, after many years, back in print. This is a new and freshly published edition of this culturally important work by E. (Edith) Nesbit, which is now, at last, again available to you. Get the PDF and EPUB NOW as well. Included in your purchase you have The Incredible Honeymoon in EPUB AND PDF format to read on any tablet, eReader, desktop, laptop or smartphone simultaneous - Get it NOW. Enjoy this classic work today. These selected paragraphs distill the contents and give you a quick look inside The Incredible Honeymoon:Look inside the book: He dreamed his pastoral dreams in the deafening clangor of the shops at Crewe, but not ten thousand hammers could beat out of his brain the faith that life was really-little as one might suppose it, just looking at it from Crewe-full of the most beautiful and delicate possibilities, and that, somehow or other, people got from life what they chose to take. ...Then back to Eastbourne, to call again at the unusual shops, as well as at one of the more usual character, where the stranger bought toffee and buns and cake and peppermint creams, to get a parcel from the station, and so home round the feet of the downs in the pleasant-colored evening, with the dust white on the hedges, and the furze in flower, and the skylarks singing 'fit to bu'st theirselves,' as Tommy pointed out when the stranger called his attention to the little, dark, singing specks against the clear sky, the old white horse going at a spanking pace. About E. (Edith) Nesbit, the Author: Her sister Mary's ill health meant that the family moved around constantly for some years, living variously in Brighton, Buckinghamshire, France (Dieppe, Rouen, Paris, Tours, Poitiers, Angoulme, Bordeaux, Arcachon, Pau, Bagnres-de-Bigorre, and Dinan in Brittany), Spain and Germany, before settling for three years at Halstead Hall in Halstead in north-west Kent, a location which later inspired The Railway Children (this distinction has also been claimed by the Derbyshire town of New Mills). ...According to her biographer Julia Briggs, Nesbit was 'the first modern writer for children': '(Nesbit) helped to reverse the great tradition of children's literature inaugurated by Lewis Carroll, George Macdonald and Kenneth Grahame, in turning away from their secondary worlds to the tough truths to be won from encounters with things-as-they-are, previously the province of adult novels.'

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    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 14.03.2013
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781486497119
    Verlag: Emereo Publishing
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