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Mon Apr 03 04:35:52 2017 1 The Project Gutenberg EBook of Hurricane Hurry, by W.H.G.
Kingston This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.
You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.org Title: Hurricane Hurry Author: W.H.G.
Kingston Illustrator: Charles J.
de Lacy Release Date: May 15, 2007 [EBook #21465] Language: English Character set encoding: ASCII *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK HURRICANE HURRY *** Produced by Nick Hodson of London, England Hurricane Hurry, by W.H.G.
Kingston. ________________________________________________________________________ This rather long book is definitely an historical novel.
In the edition used there are 470 pages, not above size for one of Kingston’s books, but the text on the pages is tall and wide, while the font is small. All this builds up to 1.1 megabytes of text.
In addition the inking was not always good, though the type in the corners of the page was not particularly damaged, as is common in Victorian printings.
As a result producing this e-text was rather difficult, and there may still remain some errors, though not, we hope, many. The main action takes place in the years around 1780. There are some rather strange aspects to the narration.
For example, the hero’s name is Hurry, except that on two occasions in Chapter 8 and one in Chapter 9, his name is mysteriously change to Poynder.
Also in Chapter 9, the young Miss Carlyon is referred to as having gone to live with her aunt, Mrs Tarleton, on the death of her father.
Yet the latter figures strongly in the later stages of the book, so we conclude that Kingston wrote the book with parts being pulled in from previous notes, but that he did not go back and re-read the book with a critical eye. However, those are but passing observations which it is necessary to make.
The book is about the war between th...


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