The House of the Scissors e-book
by Isobel Chace
A Swahili poet, referring to the vanished glories of Pate, one of the ruined cities of the East African coast, in 1815.
The only women who interested Lucien Manners, they told Arabella, were long-dead ones-like Cleopatra and Dido and Sappho-none of whom had anything in common with an empty-headed model girl, far too young for her age, whom Lucien had described as a street arab Madakaya nyambaya zisahani Sasa ivalalive wanaya nyuni. A Swahili poet, referring to the vanished glories of Pate, one of the ruined cities of the East African coast, in 1815. CHAPTER ONE. ARABELLA BURNETT surveyed her grubby jeans and thin cotton shirt with a certain satisfaction. She had had enough of high fashion for a few hours.
The House of Scissors book. Why couldn't he see she wasn't a child? Arabella was annoyed that. Elizabeth wrote under the pseudonym of Isobel Chace, and under her real names: Elizabeth Elizabeth Mary Teresa de Guise, née Hunter on 24 October 1934 in Nairobi, Kenya. She spent much of her years in Kenya and South Africa, and studied at the Open University. Her brother Alexander also wrote Western novels. After their parents' divorce, she and her sister, decided change their surname by de Guise.
She looked round the assembled group. It will be fun having you around all the time! Sammy Silk patted her shoulder with a pudgy hand. We’re looking forward to it, sweetheart. for getting Arab out of trouble at Mambrui, you know that? Hilary preened herself. You’ll love Lucien’s house! she said. Sammy did. Arab watched him uncertainly as he prowled round the ruined rooms at the back of the house.
The House of the Scissors. The only women who interested Lucien Manners, they told Arabella, were long-dead ones - like Cleopatra, Dido and Sappho - none of whom had anything in common with an empty-headed model girl, far too young for her age, whom Lucien had described as a "street arab"
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