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The Day of the Dog

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1905. And decorations by Margaret and Helen Maitland Armstrong. The book begins: I'll catch the first train back this evening, Graves. Wouldn't go down there if it were not absolutely necessary; but I have just heard that Mrs. Delancy is to leave for New York tonight, and if I don't see her today there will be a pack of troublesome complications. Tell Mrs. Graves she can ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published March 1st 2005 by Kessinger Publishing
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Phil Syphe
Apr 26, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This short story, first published in 1904, is a romantic comedy with a touch of the thriller.

A lawyer walks onto farmland to discuss business with a young widow, however, an encounter with a savage bulldog results in him climbing up a ladder in a barn and sitting on a beam. The arrival of fellow humans does not solve the lawyer's predicament.

This brief tale is face-paced, with no pointless digressions, and features some quality dialogue. I like the originality of this story. George Barr
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Feb 03, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: humor, romance
Cute, funny little book.
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George Barr McCutcheon was an American popular novelist and playwright. His best known works include the series of novels set in Graustark, a fictional East European country, and the novel Brewster's Millions, which was adapted into a play and several films.