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A Dangerous Mission: A Tale of Russia in Revolution

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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published 1918 by Blackie & Son
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Louise / Daisy May Johnson
The more I read of Bessie Marchant, the more I enjoy her. She is a writer who hybridises Elinor M. Brent-Dyer at her Ruritanian best and the entirety of the Boy's Own Genre, and makes it her own. She is rather fabulous, and her books are a joy.

Here's the Wikipedia summary for A Dangerous Mission: Tatna is a young school teacher in Petrograd, Russia. She gets caught up in a bread riot and escapes, disguised as another teacher who is bound for a school in the remote countryside, where she discove
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Elizabeth Marchant was born in Petham in Kent in 1862 and attended the local primary school. She preferred to be known as Bessie and moved to London in her early 20s when she taught at a Baptist School. She married Jabez Ambrose Comfort, a clergyman in 1889 and became Mrs J A Comfort. the couple lived in Charlebury in Oxfordshire and had one daughter.

She is reputed to have written over 150 adventu
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