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Spun-yarn and Spindrift   By: (1876-1925)

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Spun-yarn and Spindrift by Norah M. Holland is a captivating and beautifully written collection of short stories. The book offers readers a delightful journey through various tales, each with its own unique charm and elegant storytelling.

Holland's writing style is both poetic and engaging. Her intricate descriptions effortlessly transport readers to different time periods and settings, making it easy to get lost in the stories. From the vivid details of bustling seaside towns to the quiet serenity of rural landscapes, the author paints each scene with great finesse.

One of the standout aspects of the book is the well-developed characters. Every protagonist is distinctly crafted, with their own quirks and flaws that make them relatable and endearing. Additionally, Holland skillfully explores human emotions and relationships, presenting them in a way that resonates deeply with readers.

The collection covers a wide range of themes, including love, loss, and the complexities of human nature. From heartwarming tales of friendship to poignant stories about sacrifice, each narrative offers its own thought-provoking twist or moral lesson.

Furthermore, Holland's attention to detail and meticulous research shine through in every story. Whether it's historical accuracy or accurate portrayal of various professions or hobbies, the author's commitment to authenticity is commendable and adds an extra layer of richness to the reading experience.

However, at times, the pacing of certain stories can feel a bit slow, which might deter readers seeking more action-packed narratives. Additionally, some stories may leave you wanting more, as the author's talent for creating immersive worlds and engaging characters often leaves readers yearning for a deeper exploration of those elements.

Overall, Spun-yarn and Spindrift is a delightful and enchanting collection of short stories. Norah M. Holland's writing is a true testament to her talent as a storyteller, leaving readers captivated and eager to discover more. Whether you're a fan of historical fiction, romance, or simply cherish well-crafted narratives, this book is sure to leave a lasting impression.

First Page:

SPUN YARN

AND

SPINDRIFT

BY

NORAH M. HOLLAND

1918

LONDON & TORONTO

J. M. DENT & SONS LTD.

NEW YORK: E. P. DUTTON & CO.

All rights reserved

CONTENTS

The Little Dog Angel Shule Aroon A Song Of Erin The Road Across Slieve Rue To W. B. Yeats A Fairy Tale The King of Erin's Daughter Kitty O'Neil Spring in the City The Wild Geese A Song of Memory In Memory of a Failure The Unchristened Child To Audrey, Aged Four A Lullaby O Littlest Hands and Dearest A Love Song A Song of Love Dead Love The Wife from the Sea A Storm at Night Kitty's Feet The Port o' Missing Ships The Ride of the Shadows Ghosts Our Lady of Darkness Daluan Dead and Living The Master of Shadows Diane au Bois The Red Horse The Adventurers The Watcher of the Threshold The Grey Rider Joan the Maid Newbury Town A Christmas Hymn The Shepherds' Song A Christmas Carol De Profundis The Cry of the Damned Our Lady of Remembrance Maid Mary The Two Crowns A Sparrow in Church Sea Gulls My Dog and I Snowdrops Spring October Wind October In Arcadie James Whitcomb Riley The Sandman The Remittance Men The Last Voyage Ballade of Dreams Ships of Old Renown Sea Song The Sea Wind My Philosophy Easter, 1917 "Home Thoughts from Abroad" The Kaiser Captains Adventurous Drake's Drum Our Dead New Year's Eve, 1916 To Ireland's Dead A Song Of Exile The Air Men The Defeated The Gentlemen of Oxford

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