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The House on the Strand

The House on the Strand

by Daphne du Maurier

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
ISBN: 9780812217261
Pages: 312
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 8 Mb
Date posting: 2020-09-26
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In this haunting tale, Daphne du Maurier takes a fresh approach to time travel. A secret experimental concoction, once imbibed, allows you to return to the fourteenth century. There is only one catch: if you happen to touch anyone while traveling in the past you will be thrust instantaneously to the present. Magnus Lane, a University of London chemical researcher, asks his friend Richard Young and Young's family to stay at Kilmarth, an ancient house set in the wilds near the Cornish coast. Here, Richard drinks a potion created by Magnus and finds himself at the same spot where he was moments earlier—though it is now the fourteenth century. The effects of...