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Moon-Face and Other Stories

Moon-Face and Other Stories

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Mystery & ThrillerClassic FictionGeneral Fiction

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ISBN13: 9798686870949
Publisher: Independently Published
Published: Jan 4 2021
Pages: 132
Weight: 0.41
Height: 0.28 Width: 5.98 Depth: 9.02
Language: English
Book Excerpt: ...ritated me, maddened me, as nothing else under the sun could irritate or madden me. It haunted me, gripped hold of me, and would not let me go. It was a huge, Gargantuan laugh. Waking or sleeping it was always with me, whirring and jarring across my heart-strings like an enormous rasp. At break of day it came whooping across the fields to spoil my pleasant morning revery. Under the aching noonday glare, when the green things drooped and the birds withdrew to the depths of the forest, and all nature drowsed, his great Ha! ha! and Ho! ho! rose up to the sky and challenged the sun. And at black midnight, from the lonely cross-roads where he turned from town into his own place, came his plaguey cachinnations to rouse me from my sleep and make me writhe and clench my nails into my palms.I went forth privily in the night-time, and turned his cattle into his fields, and in the morning heard his whooping laugh as he drove them out again. It is nothing, he said; the poor, dumb beasties are not to be blamed...

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