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Richard Carvel - Complete

Winston Churchill

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. . .I sat still, barely conscious of the rising and falling voices beyond the footlights, feeling only her living presence at my side. She spoke not another word until the playhouse servants had relighted the chandeliers, and Dr. Courtenay came in, flushed with triumph, for his mead of praise.

"And how went it, Miss Manners?" says he, very confident.

"Why, you fell over the orchard wall, doctor," retorts my lady. "La! I believe I could have climbed it better myself."

And all he got was a hearty laugh for his pains, Mr. Marmaduke joining in from the back of the box. And the story was at the Coffee House early on the morrow.


My grandfather and I were seated at table together. It was early June, the birds were singing in the garden, and the sweet odours of the flowers were wafted into the room.

"Richard," says he, when Scipio had poured his claret, "my ill. . . Read More

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I thought I would check out an old classic from the bookshelf. The end leaf was inscribed with Brett's great grandmother's signature and I was curious about what an author Winston Churchill could be. I would not have guessed that the gentleman would not only write historical fiction like he had been

I have already read this book once. It is the "Diary of Richard Carvel" referred to in my favorite novel "The Crisis", also by Winston Churchill.

The hero, Richard Carvel narrates his sympathy for the cause of American Independance before and during the American Revolution, and of his enduring love f

Richard Carvell is an enchanting novel told in the old story telling style before movies and TV occupied most of our limited attention. I thought the book had been written by the late prime minister of Great Britain but instead this Winston Churchill was his American cousin, and in his prime a best

This was a truly beautiful book. The story, set as the posthumous diary published by the title character's grandson, follows Richard Carvel through his coming of age during the late 18th Century. This young, upstart noble of Maryland finds himself conflicted between love of his loyalist grandfather

If you like historical epics and tales of adventure on the high seas, you will enjoy this book, which was a huge best seller when it was published in 1899. Richard Carvel weaves strands of fiction (the story of a young boy/man from colonial Maryland) with a carefully researched and polished presenta

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