A Tale of Two Tunnels
by William Clark Russell
Publisher: Chatto & Windus 1899
Number of pages: 220
The ship Lovelace lay in the East India Docks, being newly arrived from an East India voyage. Her commander, Jackman, stood in her cabin and gazed in his glass; he looked at his face, and seemed to study it. There was a mark as of a blow close under the left eye, and he examined this mark with care...
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