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The Great Impersonation by  E. Phillips [22 October 1866 - 3 February 1946] Oppenheim - Hardcover - 1930 - from Little Stour Books PBFA and Biblio.com

The Great Impersonation

by Oppenheim, E. Phillips [22 October 1866 - 3 February 1946]

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton Limited, London circa 1930 edition not stated. 1930., 1930. Hard back binding in publisher's original orange cloth covers, black title and author lettering to the spine and to the front cover. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 318 printed pages of text. Without any foxing and in Very Good clean condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

From the book:The trouble from which great events were to come began when Everard Dominey, who had been fighting his way through the scrub for the last three quarters of an hour towards those thin, spiral wisps of smoke, urged his pony to a last despairing effort and came crashing through the great oleander shrub to pitch forward on his head in the little clearing. It developed the next morning, when he found himself for the first time for many months on the truckle bed, between linen sheets, with a cool, bamboo-twisted roof between him and the relentless sun. He raised himself a little in the bed. "Where the mischief am I?" he demanded. A black boy, seated cross-legged in the entrance of the banda, rose to his feet, mumbled something and disappeared. In a few moments the tall, slim figure of a European, in spotless white riding clothes, stooped down and came over to Dominey's side.




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On Feb 8 2017, said:
  "This book is one of my favourite books of all time!!!! Not only does Oppenheim masterfully weave the threads of the plot together in a startling climax, he also keeps the reading guessing throughout as to the characters' real identities. Mystery, intrigue, romance, adventure, murder, impersonation... this book has it all. "


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