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Olympian Nights - John Kendrick Bangs

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Published: 22nd May 2006
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While travelling through the classic realms of Greece some years ago, sincerely desirous of discovering the lurking-place of a certain war which the newspapers of my own country were describing with some vividness, I chanced upon the base of the far-famed Mount Olympus. Night was coming on apace and I was tired, having been led during the day upon a wild-goose chase by my guide, who had assured me that he had definitely located the scene of hostilities between the Greeks and the Turks. He had promised that for a consideration I should witness a conflict between the contending armies which in its sanguinary aspects should surpass anything the world had yet known. Whether or not it so happened that the armies had been booked for a public exhibition elsewhere, unknown to the talented bandit who was acting as my courier, I am not aware, but, as the event transpired, the search was futile, and another day was wasted.

ISBN: 9781421817682
ISBN-10: 1421817683
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 120
Published: 22nd May 2006
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.12
Weight (kg): 0.29