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wrong box

Harry Dacre

wrong box

a dramatic sketch in one act.

by Harry Dacre

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published in Manchester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesOriginal dramas, farces, operettas for amateur entertainments -- 69
The Physical Object
Pagination16p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18534234M

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The Wrong Box This is a git repository of the source files for the book The Wrong Box by Stevenson, Robert Louis Osbourne, Lloyd. This book is in the Public Domain, see the LICENSE file for details. "The Wrong Box" is a black comedy novel co-written by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne, first published in The story is about two elderly brothers Masterman and Joseph Finsbury, who are the last two surviving members of a tontine, an investment scheme set up many years before, in which the last member stands to receive a fortune.


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