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The Black Knight

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1927. Dell, British writer, began writing at a young age. Most of her stories are ones of passion and love set in India and other British colonial possessions. The story begins: Ermine, my dear, you don't say you refused him Oh, don't be silly, Joyce Of course I did I'm not going to the White Rabbit to please anybody. But, Ermine, you did encourage him, you know you did. W ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Kessinger Publishing (first published 2005)
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Nov 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Ermine is a headstrong orphan girl, opinionated, flighty, and too outspoken to get along with her sister's new husband, so when the offer is made to live with an elderly female relative, all involved feel this an ideal answer to a problem.

A year or so later, the relative passes away and it is revealed that Ermine has not lived there in over a year but instead has gone abroad where she experiences many adventures through the school of hard knocks.

After one particular hard knock she is rescued by
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Another book of Dell's I just couldn't put down. Grand!
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Ethel M. Dell (2 August 1881 – 19 September 1939) was a British writer of over 30 popular romance novels and several short stories from 1911 to 1939.

Ethel May Dell was born on 2 August 1881 in Streatham, a suburb of London, England. Her father was a clerk in the City of London and she had an older sister and brother. Her family was middle class and lived a comfortable life. Ethel Dell was a very s
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