Books: Grateful Thrills

Graceful Thrills

PORTRAIT OF A MAN WITH RED HAIR—Hugh Walpole—Doran ($2).

On the coast of Cornwall in the strange little town of Tereliss; from late one afternoon to breakfast time the next morning; a hypersensitive, idealistic bachelor from Oregon, a forthright young Englishman, a charming young girl, a stout little man with red hair and charming manners, a melodious voice, a thirst for power over others and a mania for torture. These are the ingredients of a sentimental thriller, gracefully told, inspiring shivers up and down the white-skinned backs of gentle readers.


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