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The Glory of Egypt by Louis Moresby

Moresby, Louis. The Glory of Egypt. London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, Ltd., 1926, pp. 281. Christopher (Kit) Ross, our narrator, is a cog in the Indian Civil Service.  He has quarrelled with his girl-friend, Joan Boston, and now finds himself … Continue reading

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Captain Java by Louis Moresby

Moresby, Louis. Captain Java. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1928, pp. 368. Captain Herbert Dixon, after 40 years work at sea is retired and pensioned off. He has to now live at his home, Paradise Place in Gravesend, with … Continue reading

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Rubies by Louis Moresby

Moresby, Louis. Rubies. New York: George H. Doran Company, 1927, pp. 287. Roger Pendarvis is a clean cut, strapping young lad growing up on a farm in Cornwall.  Life is good, filled with honest hard work and simple pleasures.  Late … Continue reading

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