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The Wrong Box A Black Comic Novel About The Last Remaining Survivors Of A Tontine A Group Life Insurance Policy In Which The Last Surviving Member Stands To Receive A Fortune It Is A Farcical, Eccentric And Brilliantly Written Piece Of Work.

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[Reading] ➷ The Wrong Box  Author Robert Louis Stevenson – Pandorajewelry70off.us
  • Paperback
  • 188 pages
  • The Wrong Box
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
  • English
  • 19 February 2018
  • 1406505706

10 thoughts on “The Wrong Box

  1. says:

    21 JUL 2014 download here JUL 2014 in looking forinformation about William Dent Pitman, author of The Quincunx Case, I discovered this exact name, William Dent Pitman, featured as a character in The Wrong Box by Robert Louis Stevenson and his step son, Lloyd Osbourne I have a feeling this author is a combinat...

  2. says:

    giggles absurd mayhem pure entertainment

  3. says:

    THE WRONG BOX 1889 Robert Lewis Stevenson and Lloyd OsbourneStevenson wrote three novels in collaboration with his step son This was one of them It can be classified as a farce or black comedy The story line is rather simple Two men, cousins, are in line to inherit the contents of a tontine Their respective fathers are brothers and are the last two surviving investors On a lark, one of the cousins decides to change all the labels on the shipping crates that are in the mail car on THE WRONG BOX 1889 Robert Lewis Stevenson and Lloyd OsbourneStevenson wrote three novels in collaboration with his step son This was one of them It can be classified as a farce or black comedy The story line is rather simple Two men, cousins, are in line to inherit the contents of a tontine Their respective fathers are brothers and are the last two surviving investors On a lark, one of the cousins decides to change all the labels on the shipping crates that are in the mail car on which they are riding Of course, they have had too much to drink Then, the train is in an accident, and one of the uncles is killed in the crash supposedly That means that one of the cousins is the winner One of the cousins decides that to protect their interests they will hide his death, so they crate up the body and slap a label on it Unfortunately, ...

  4. says:

    Muchhumorous and to the point than The Wrecker While totally unbelievable, it was still quite quite funny Point in case Morris s enumerations of good and bad things in chapter six was hilarious Bad Good 4 I have almost no money 4 But there is plenty in the bank 5 Yes, but I can t get the money in the bank 5 But well, that seems unhappily to be the case 6 I have left the bill for eight hundred pounds in Uncle Joseph s pocket 6 But if Pitman is only a dishonest ma Muchhumorous and to the point than The Wrecker While totally unbelievable, it was still quite quite funny Point in case Morris s enumerations of good and bad things in chapter six was hilarious Bad Good 4 I have almost no money 4 But there is plenty in the bank 5 Yes, but I can t get the money in the bank...

  5. says:

    THE READER OF THIS REVIEW, if this should meet the eye of, he will hear of SOMETHING TO HIS ADVANTAGE on the next paragraphHilarious mayhem, too bad the ending was somewhat rushed and surely wasn t up to the prevailing jocularity which characterized the remainder of the story Preferred character Michael Finsbury Best chapter CHAPTER VII In Which William Dent Pitman takes Legal AdviceIt seems very wild, said Pitman And what will become of the poor young gentleman whom you know by sight THE READER OF THIS REVIEW, if this should meet the eye of, he will hear of SOMETHING TO HIS ADVANTAGE on the next paragraphHilarious mayhem, too bad the ending was somewhat rushed and surely wasn t up to the prevailing jocularity which characterized the remainder of the story Preferred character Michael Finsbury Best chapter CHAPTER VII In Which William Dent Pitman takes Legal AdviceIt seems very wild, said Pitman And what will become of the poor young gentleman whom you know by sight It will do him good, said Michael cheerily Just what he wants to steady him But, my dear sir, he might be involved in a charge of a charge of murder, gulped the...

  6. says:

    This black comedy isn t what you d expect from Robert Louis Stevenson, but it is hilarious Here s the teaser I gave our book club Suppose your only hope of coming into your very large inheritance was for your guardian whom you can t stand to outlive your uncle, whom you haven t seen in years And suppose that despite your best efforts to keep your guardian in good health, the two of you are in a train accident Then imagine that your guardian, who likes you even less than you like him, escap This black comedy isn t what you d expect from Robert Louis Stevenson, but it is hilarious Here s the teaser I gave our book club Suppose your only hope of coming into your very large inheritance was for your guardian whom you can t stand to outlive your uncle, whom you haven t seen in years And suppose that despite your best efforts to keep your guardian in good health, the two of you are in a train accident Then imagine that your guardian, who likes you even less th...

  7. says:

    Opening How very little does the amateur, dwelling at home at ease, comprehend the labours and perils of the author, and, when he smilingly skims the surface of a work of fiction, how little does he consider the hours of toil, consultation of authorities, researches in the Bodleian, correspondence with learned and illegible Germans in one word, the vast scaffolding that was first built up and then knocked down, to while away an hour for him in a railway train Thus I might begin this tale with Opening How very little does the amateur, dwelling at home at ease, comprehend the labours and perils of the author, and, when he smilingly skims the surface of a work of fiction, how little does he consider the hours of toil, consultation of authorities, researches in the Bodleian, correspondence with learned and illegible Germans in one word, the vast scaffoldi...

  8. says:

    Humor from RLS This is a comedy based on the notionof a tontine, in which a group of people invest money and the last surviving member takes it all But what if there is some ambiguity on who is alive and wh...

  9. says:

    This comic novel by R.L Stevenson better known as the author of Treasure Island and Kidnapped is a lot of very silly fun Most of the action involves a much mislaid corpse, but, instead of being a gruesome tale, it s hilarious The disappointment is the finale, which really doesn t quite hold up It doesn t really end It simply stops.The book was adapted as a motion picture, and, unlike so many movies based on books, this film is actually far better than the book Should you want to laugh un This comic novel by R.L Stevenson better known as the author of Treasure Island and Kidnapped is a lot of very silly fun Most of the action involves a much misla...

  10. says:

    When I read the title of this book, I thought it would be a dark horror story but I was wrong This book is extremely humorous and funnny I had never imagined It is very well written and has a mischievous tone and ironic because the author makes fun of the misfortunes that happen to the characters Also entertains the reader and it invites y...

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