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Mabel Helton single work   short story   romance  
  • Author:agent Roderic Quinn
Issue Details: First known date: 1893... 1893 Mabel Helton
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A mature man recalls his youthful love for the mother of Mabel Helton and her love for another darkly mysterious man whom she married, only to discover he had seduced another woman by pretending marriage. That woman killed him, all three dying close together. The narrator raised the daughter, and loving her with the peace of middle age and not the passion of youth, wins her consent to their marriage. Philosophical musings fill the tale - air of mystery and tragedy leading to a hard won peace. Interesting even bizarre in some of its implications; includes a curiously overdrawn quality too. (PB)

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    y separately published work icon The Australian Journal vol. 29 no. 342 November 1893 Z1048236 1893 periodical issue 1893 pg. 135-139
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    United Kingdom (UK),
    Western Europe, Europe,
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