The Story of a Lie
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Turner 1904
Number of pages: 297
Young Dick Naseby abroad in Paris meets 'The Admiral', a failed artist,drunkard and reprobate. On return to his fathers estate, he chances to meet the beautiful Esther-who happens to be the Admirals daughter. Falling in love he is loath to despoil her romantic notions of her long lost father. But when he returns, things start to fall apart...
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