!!> BOOKS ✯ The Street Called Straight ⚡ Author Basil King – Tanitiyor.us

!!> BOOKS ✯ The Street Called Straight ⚡ Author Basil King – Tanitiyor.us
  • Paperback
  • 328 pages
  • The Street Called Straight
  • Basil King
  • English
  • 18 February 2017
  • 9781426477850

The Street Called StraightThis Is A Pre 1923 Historical Reproduction That Was Curated For Quality Quality Assurance Was Conducted On Each Of These Books In An Attempt To Remove Books With Imperfections Introduced By The Digitization Process Though We Have Made Best Efforts The Books May Have Occasional Errors That Do Not Impede The Reading Experience We Believe This Work Is Culturally Important And Have Elected To Bring The Book Back Into Print As Part Of Our Continuing Commitment To The Preservation Of Printed Works Worldwide.

William Benjamin Basil King was born 26 February, 1859, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island He had a stormy childhood and strict religious upbringing, alluded to in his The Conquest of Fear 1921 , inspired by his fears of becoming blind As an adolescent who had already for some years been losing his sight along with having thyroid gland problems, the young King was deemed not fit for work.

9 thoughts on “The Street Called Straight

  1. says:

    This is a short story stretched to the breaking point to make it into a novel Not much really happens, not even enough to make a decent novella.Olivia Guion is an American heiress or so she believes who is preparing for her upcoming wedding to a British colonel She learns that her father has been embezzling money to keep up the lifestyle to which they have become accustomed His house of cards is about to collapse, though, and he s looking at a possible trip up the river.Enter Peter Davenant, a self made man who offers to lend give a huge amount of money over to the Guions so the scandal can be averted Peter is no stranger to Olivia as years ago he proposed to her but she turned him down Come to think of it I don t recall it ever being explained why she turned him down Olivia is now torn between accepting the money to save her father and not wanting to be beholden to an outsider And what about her marriage ...

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