The Four Feathers

A. E. W. Mason


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"Lieutenant Sutch used to be the 1st of normal Feversham's site visitors to arrive wide position. He arrived approximately 5 o'clock on a day of light in mid June, and the outdated red-brick condominium, lodged on a southern slope of the Surrey hills, used to be sparkling from a dismal wooded area intensity of pines with the heat of a unprecedented jewel. Lieutenant Sutch limped around the corridor, the place the images of the Fevershams rose one above the opposite to the ceiling, and went out directly to the stone-flagged terrace on the again. There he came upon his host sitting erect like a boy, and watching southward towards the Sussex Downs..."

opposed to the history of the Mahdist conflict, a tender guy disgraces himself through quitting the military, which neighbors understand as cowardice, symbolized via the 4 white feathers they provide him. He redeems himself, feather via feather, with acts of actual braveness to avoid wasting his acquaintances. He additionally wins again the guts of the lady he loves.

A. E. W. Mason's vintage has been the root for varied winning movie variations, together with the acclaimed 2002 model starring Heath Ledger.

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