Twain Mark - A Double Barrelled Detective Story

Twain Mark - A Double Barrelled Detective Story

Twain Mark - A Double Barrelled Detective Story



Título: A Double Barrelled Detective Story

El autor: Twain Mark

Editor: Mark Twain

Publicado: 01.02.2019

Género: Literatura

ISBN: 9788892551756

Tamaño: 5.50MB

Idiomas: Español

Formato : PDF, EPUB

A Double Barrelled Detective Story por Twain Mark

The first scene is in the country, in Virginia; the time, 1880. There has been a wedding, between a handsome young man of slender means and a rich young girl—a case of love at first sight and a precipitate marriage; a marriage bitterly opposed by the girl's widowed father. Jacob Fuller, the bridegroom, is twenty-six years old, is of an old but unconsidered family which had by compulsion emigrated from Sedgemoor, and for King James's purse's profit, so everybody —some maliciously— the rest merely because they believed it. The bride is nineteen and beautiful. She is intense, high-strung, romantic, immeasurably proud of her Cavalier blood, and passionate in her love for her young husband. For its sake she braved her father's displeasure, endured his reproaches, listened with loyalty unshaken to his warning predictions, and went from his house without his blessing, proud and happy in the proofs she was thus giving of the quality of the affection which had made its home in her heart.

22.03.2019