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In view that Edgar Allan Poe invented the fashionable secret novel within the mid-19th century, the variety of authors writing during this box has gradually elevated in addition to a requirement for such literature. As a reaction to such development, this article gains articles on a hundred of crucial writers of the style.
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The qualities of Margery Allingham’s later works are best illustrated in The China Governess (1962). ” Thus, the conflict of good and evil, which is to constitute the action of the book, is introduced. Although the Turk Street Mile has been replaced by a huge housing project, the history of that street will threaten the happiness and the life of Timothy Kinnit. Kinnit, who has recently become engaged, wishes to know his real origins. He was a child of the war, a man who had appeared as a baby among a group of evacuees from Turk Street and was casually adopted by the kindly Eustace Kinnit.
Les députés, 1841; Monographie de la presse parisienne, 1842; Lettre sur Kiew, 1847; Correspondance, 1819-1850, 1876 (The Correspondence, 1878); Pensées, sujets, fragments, 1910; Critique littéraire, 1912; Le Catéchisme social, 1933; Journaux à la mer, 1949; Lettres à l’Ètrangère, 1899-1950 (The Letters to Mme Hanska, 1900); Lettres à Mme Hanska, 1967-1970; Correspondance, 1960-1969. miscellaneous: OEuvres complètes d’Horace de Saint-Aubin, 1836-1840; Théâtre, 1865 (Theater, 1901); OEuvres complètes, 1869-1876, 1912-1940, 19681971, 1972-1976; Letters to His Family, 1934.
The latter is very much a product of the “phony war” of the winter of 1939-1940, when a certain measure of civilized behavior still prevailed and the struggle against Fascism could still be understood in personal terms. The ship upon which the innocent hero sails from Istanbul to Genoa is a microcosm of a Europe whose commitment to total war is as yet only tentative. Ambler perfectly captures this ambiguous moment, and Graham, his English hero, is, in a sense, an almost allegorical representation of Great Britain itself, seeking to discover allies in an increasingly hostile world.