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Ixora: A Mystery (1888)

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General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1888 Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to where you can select from more than a million books for free. You can also previe...more
Hardcover, 290 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by Kessinger Publishing
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[These notes were made in 1981. I read it in the 1888 edition, where there was no attribution to an author:]. Source - Robarts. Finished June 22/81. A mystery indeed. Largely poetic flights of fancy, much of it highly influenced by The Ancient Mariner. About a number of people dying but not dying and losing their souls all over the pace. Ixora, who also is, allegorically, Love, is a Jewess, actually a closet Christian. The book doesn't seem to be anti-Semitic, but my understanding of the poem wa...more
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