by Compton MacKenzie
Publisher: D. Appleton and Company 1912
Number of pages: 418
In the novel Carnival, celebrated author Compton MacKenzie offers historical fiction fans the best of both worlds: a sweeping drama that brings to life the rural Scottish countryside and a gripping emotional account of the coming of age of one remarkable young girl, Jenny Pearl. Deemed shocking in its realism by critics at the time of the novel's publication, this slice of Scottish life is sure to please even the most discerning historical fiction enthusiasts.
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by Compton MacKenzie - ManyBooks
Here is the riveting classic from famed Scottish novelist Compton Mackenzie; the original crime thriller which was adapted in the Hollywood hit movie. Sylvia Scarlett and her father, Henry, flee France one step ahead of the police...
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The slow train puffed away into the unadventurous country; and the bees buzzing round the wine-dark dahlias along the platform were once again audible. The last farewell that Guy Hazlewood flung over his shoulder to a parting friend was casual ...
by Compton MacKenzie - M. Secker
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