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by John P. Marquand
The long, brown rows of books still lined the walls of the morning room. 326. 0. Published: 2003.
The long, brown rows of books still lined the walls of the morning room. The long mahogany table in the center was still littered with maps andpapers. There were the same rusted muskets and small swords in the rackby the fireplace, and in front of the fire in a great, high-backedarmchair my father was sitting. Other author's books: The Unspeakable Gentleman.
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The unspeakable gentlema. It was an odd contradiction of the lesson books that of all the men inthe room, he should appear the most prepossessing. Though many of themwere younger, his clothes were more in fashion, and time had touched himwith a lighter hand. If I had come on them all as strangers, I shouldhave expected kindness and understanding from him first of any. Hisforehead was broader, and his glance was keener. Indeed, there was nonewho looked more the gentleman. There was no man who could have displayedmore perfect courtesy in his gravely polite salute.
In 1925, Marquand published his first important book, Lord Timothy Dexter, an exploration of the .
In 1925, Marquand published his first important book, Lord Timothy Dexter, an exploration of the life and legend of eighteenth-century Newburyport eccentric Timothy Dexter (1763–1806). By the mid-1930s he was a prolific and successful writer of fiction for slick magazines like the Saturday Evening Post. Some of these short stories were of an historical nature as had been Marquand's first two novels (The Unspeakable Gentleman and The Black Cargo).
Read online books written by Marquand John Phillips in our e-reader absolutely for free. John Phillips Marquand (November 10, 1893 – July 16, 1960) was a 20th-century American novelist. Author of The Unspeakable Gentleman at ReadAnyBook. He achieved popular success and critical respect, winning a Pulitzer Prize for The Late George Apley i. .1938, and creating the Mr. Moto spy series. One of his abiding themes was the confining nature of life in America's upper class and among those who aspired to join it. Marquand treated those whose lives were bound by these unwritten codes with a characteristic mix of respect and satire.
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I understand," I said, and my voice seemed unsteady, "that you are a very brave and upright gentleman. The devil!" cried my father. And then he started and whirled toward the door. He said he'd be damned if he would, Monsieur Mon Dieu! Do you not know what he said! Can you not guess?.
The Unspeakable Gentleman. by. Marquand, John . 1893-1960. Book from Project Gutenberg: The Unspeakable Gentleman. gutenberg etext 10109.
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John Phillips Marquand (1893-1960) was a 20th-century American novelist. In 1925, Marquand published his first important book, Lord Timothy Dexter. He achieved popular success and critical respect, winning the 1938 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for The Late George Apley and creating the Mr. One of his abiding them. A prolific and successful writer of fiction for slick magazines like the Saturday Evening Post, in the mid-1930s, he began producing a series of novels on the dilemmas of class, most centered on New England.