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People Like That

People Like That by Kate Langley Bosher
By: (1865-1932)

A single woman from a family that is well-off, buys a house at a place that is looked down upon and disapproved by her family and friends alike. Her reason - she wants to live the life of and know people like that. (This book's got one of the cutest romantic endings I've ever read). What is surprising is this book is in the PD - there are quite a few modern expressions and comparatively less quaint, out-of-fashion expressions.

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E text prepared by Al Haines

PEOPLE LIKE THAT

A NOVEL

by

KATE LANGLEY BOSHER

Author of "Mary Cary" etc.

Illustrated

1916

BOOKS BY

KATE LANGLEY BOSHER

PEOPLE LIKE THAT. Illustrated. Post 8vo HOW IT HAPPENED. Frontispiece. Post 8vo THE HOUSE OF HAPPINESS. Frontispiece. Post 8vo MARY CARY. Frontispiece. Post 8vo MISS GIBBIE GAULT. Frontispiece. Post 8vo THE MAN IN LONELY LAND. Frontispiece. Post 8vo

TO

LUCY BOSHER JANNEY

CHAPTER I

One of the advantages of being an unrequired person of twenty six, with an income sufficient for necessities, is the right of choice as to a home locality. I am that sort of person, and, having exercised said right, I am now living in Scarborough Square.

To my friends and relatives it is amazing, inexplicable, and beyond understanding that I should wish to live here. I do not try to make them understand; and therein lies grievance against me. Because of my failure to explain what they are pleased to call a peculiar decision on my part, I am at present the subject of heated criticism. It will soon stop... Continue reading book >>


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