Books: Green Hat*

Michael Arlen's Rare Way —Iris, Napier, Venice

The Story. Near Sutton Marie, in England, there was a great ash tree, very old and Smelling of fairies and moonlight. Forking away from that tree there were two roads. Iris March and Napier Harpenden went there often as they grew up together, and they said goodbye there when Sir Maurice Harpenden parted them young because the March line was poor and running down. They said goodbye and took their two ways.

Napier, whose face was that of an acolyte, took the way of old England and the...

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