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The Trimmed Lamp

And Other Stories of the Four Million

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Free from the too common trick of embellishing actuality with traditional cant, this author wins the intelligent reader through a sympathetic cynicism denoting experience and honesty, the whole expressing itself in most humorous form. Shopgirls and bartenders and pseudo-Bohemians and "that sad company of mariners known as Jersey commuters"--such types are hit off with immense cleverness.

  • Publisher: Start Classics (May 23, 2014)
  • Length: 169 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781633551770

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