- Author:Christopher Morley
- Publisher:BiblioBazaar (July 17, 2006)
- Pages:178 pages
- Subcategory:Genre Fiction
- FB2 format1422 kb
- ePUB format1955 kb
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The haunted bookshop. By. Christopher morley. The Haunted Bookshop.
The haunted bookshop. Be pleased to know, most worthy, that this little book is dedicated toyou in affection and respect. If you are ever in Brooklyn, that borough of superb sunsets andmagnificent vistas of husband-propelled baby-carriages, it is to behoped you may chance upon a quiet by-street where there is a veryremarkable bookshop. This bookshop, which does business under the unusual name "Parnassus atHome," is housed in one of the comfortable old brown-stone dwellingswhich have been the joy of several generations of plumbers andcockroaches.
The Haunted Bookshop is a 1919 novel by Christopher Morley, now in the public domain in the United States. This is a suspenseful novel set in Brooklyn around the time of the end of World War I. It continues the story of Roger Mifflin, the book seller in Parnassus on Wheels. It also details an adventure of Miss Titania Chapman and a young advertising man named Aubrey Gilbert.
The Haunted Bookshop takes place in Brooklyn. Named Parnassus at Home, it is a second hand bookstore owned by Roger Mifflin and his wife Helen and their terrier Bock
The Haunted Bookshop takes place in Brooklyn. Named Parnassus at Home, it is a second hand bookstore owned by Roger Mifflin and his wife Helen and their terrier Bock. The story opens with a visit from young Mr. Aubrey Gilbert, employee of the Grey-Matter Advertising Agency, come to sell Mr. Mifflin on the idea of paying for advertising.
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Mifflin, who hawked books out of the back of his van in Christopher Morley’s beloved Parnassus on Wheels, has finally settled down with his own secondhand bookstore in Brooklyn. There, he and his wife, Helen, are content to live and work together, prescribing literature to those who hardly know how much they need it. When Aubrey Gilbert, a young advertising man, visits the shop, he quickly falls under the spell of Mifflin’s young assistant, Titania
his cook-book a narrow stairway rose on each side, running up to the gallery. Behind these stairs a short flight of steps led to the domestic recesses. Morley is more than a good writer.
his cook-book a narrow stairway rose on each side, running up to the gallery. The visitor found himself ushered into a small room on the left, where a grate of coals glowed under a dingy mantelpiece of yellowish marble. His characters are quirky and interesting, his dialogue is bright and seems reflective of Washington Irving and Mark Twain. He holds an all encompassing knowledge of American literature which would put Van Wyck Brooks to shame, his literary opinions are always interesting and his reading recommendations are a much welcome gift.
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Books Should Be Free is now Loyal Books Free Public Domain Audiobooks & eBook Downloads. By: Christopher Morley (1890-1957). Be pleased to know, most worthy, that this little book is dedicated to you in affection and respect. The faults of the composition are plain to you all. I begin merely in the hope of saying something further of the adventures of ROGER MIFFLIN, whose exploits in "Parnassus on Wheels" some of you have been kind enough to applaud.
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