A Second Coming
by Richard Marsh
Publisher: John Lane 1900
Number of pages: 298
'If,' asked the Man in the Street, 'Christ were to come again to London, in this present year of grace, how would He be received, and what would happen?' 'I will try to show you,' replied the Scribe. These following pages represent the Scribe's attempt to achieve the impossible.
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