Uncle Bernac

A Memory of the Empire: Easyread Super Large 18pt Edition

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle, Sir

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 328

View: 882

Uncle Bernac

A Memory of the Empire

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

Publisher: The Floating Press

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 261

View: 517

Though acclaimed as the writer of the Sherlock Holmes series of detective stories, Arthur Conan Doyle also wrote a series of mysteries set in past historical eras. Uncle Bernac: A Memory of the Empire offers an insightful glimpse into the manners and mores of the Napoleonic age, as well as a heaping helping of the suspense for which the author is best known.

Uncle Bernac

The Best Story for Readers (Annotated) By Arthur Conan Doyle.

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sir

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 114

View: 328

At this unexpected announcement Talleyrand and Berthier looked at each other in silence, and for once the trained features of the great diplomatist, who lived behind a mask, betrayed the fact that he was still capable of emotion. The spasm which passed over them was caused, however, rather by mischievous amusement than by consternation, while Berthier--who had an honest affection for both Napoleon and Josephine-- ran frantically to the door as if to bar the Empress from entering.

Uncle Bernac

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: France

Page:

View: 156

Returning to France at the false invitation of his Uncle Bernac, Louis finds himself in personal danger as well as involved in bitter intrigue against Napoleon.

Uncle Bernac Annotated

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 194

View: 641

Doyle is evidently gifted with the remarkable talent to successfully stand with the peers in the arena of book writing. " Sherlock Holmes " was his master creation among the mysterious in character delineation. Then came "The Refugees," "Micah Clark," "Rodney Stone" and other works of an entirely different character. "Uncle Bernac" is an historical romance dealing with Napoleon's threatened invasion of England. The hero crosses from England into France and has many dramatic and remarkable experiences. In the field of fiction Conan Doyle's books are among the best sellers. "Uncle Bernac," a Memory of the Empire, makes no exeception there.

The Great Shadow and Uncle Bernac

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 406

View: 799

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Uncle Bernac (1897) by Arthur Conan Doyle

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 291

View: 964

I dare say that I had already read my uncle's letter a hundred times, and I am sure that I knew it by heart. None the less I took it out of my pocket, and, sitting on the side of the lugger, I went over it again with as much attention as if it were for the first time. It was written in a prim, angular hand, such as one might expect from a man who had begun life as a village attorney, and it was addressed to Louis de Laval, to the care of William Hargreaves, of the Green Man in Ashford, Kent. The landlord had many a hogshead of untaxed French brandy from the Normandy coast, and the letter had found its way by the same hands.