7 edition of The Luck of the Vails found in the catalog.
|Statement||E.F. Benson ; new introduction by Stephen Knight.|
|Series||Gaslight crime, Gaslight crime|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||320 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||320|
|LC Control Number||86020633|
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The Luck of the Vails is an exquisite gold cup, encrusted with precious jewels. On the eve of his twenty-first birthday, Harry Vail, twelfth baronet, discovers the chalice hidden in soft leather folds up in the attic/5.
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But this treasure, the Luck of the Vails, has brought the family nothing but ruin and death. On the eve of his 21st birthday, when Harry Vail discovers the Luck hidden in the attic of his ancestral home, the family curse is reawoken, and a tale of madness, avarice, and murder unfolds/5(9).
"'The Luck of the Vails,'" she said to herself, and the phrase shaped itself to her steps, a step to a syllable. Still, with her letters in her hand, she looked in at Evie's room, and, finding her "betwixt and between," went on to her own; and, as her maid did her hair, she opened them.
The first was from Harry. "The greatest luck," it ran. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Benson, E.F. (Edward Frederic), Luck of the Vails. London: Heinemann, (OCoLC) COVID Resources. Reliable The Luck of the Vails book about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.
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On the eve of his twenty-first birthday, Harry Vail discovers the Luck hidden in the attic of his ancestral home, the family curse is reawoken, and a tale of madness, avarice and murder : Random House. But this treasure, the Luck of the Vails, has since brought the family nothing but ruin and death.
On the eve of his twenty-first birthday, Harry Vail discovers the Luck hidden in the attic of his ancestral home, the family curse is reawoken, and a tale of madness, avarice and murder unfolds.
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Like to comment on this review. Just send us an email and we'll put the best up on the site. The Luck of the Vails, E.F. Benson The Luck of the Vails is fairly slow, taking its time to build up an atmosphere to set the characters against. Harry Vail is the heir to his family, and he’s just found the most miraculous treasure: a cup called the Luck of the Vails, originally owned by a rather wicked ancestor and said to give the owner luck — whilst putting them in peril of fire, frost.
One might begin to read The Luck of the Vails lying back in a comfortable chair, and chuckling over the natural talk of Mr. Benson's pleasant people. But after an hour or so, assuming that it is a hot day, and that you turn the leaves without great energy, you find yourself sitting up and gripping the arms of the chair, and glancing uneasily over your shoulder at the sound of a step upon the Author: Ewie.
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The Luck of the Vails by E. Benson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(39). But this treasure, the Luck of the Vails, has since brought the family nothing but ruin and death. On the eve of his twenty-first birthday, Harry Vail discovers the Luck hidden in the attic of his ancestral home, the family curse is reawoken, and a tale of madness, avarice and murder unfolds.4/5(1).
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There is an ordinary pleasant love story, and there is some light, bantering dialogue, enough to give it the flavour of a society novel. But we pay little heed to these. The setting might just as well have been mediaeval, for it is the jewelled Luck.
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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Luck of the Vails.4/5(1). The Luck of the Vails is slow moving, especially at the beginning, and Benson makes a point of carefully signaling any possible surprises well in advance, preventing the least build up of tension or suspense.
As a result it is unlikely to have wide appeal to modern audiences. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : With Lucky, Rachel Vail begins a powerful sisterhood trilogy, comprised of one book for each of the three fascinating Avery sisters, with all their secrets laid bare during the year that completely changes their lives.
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London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, n.d. Small octavo, pp. original orange cloth stamped in black. Later edition. "Luck" is a jeweled goblet bringing fortune and misfortune both to owner; supernatural element minor, serving to initiate criminous developments in plot. "A fairly good mystery, surprisingly modern Book Edition: Later Edition.
But this treasure, the Luck of the Vails, has since brought the family nothing but ruin and death. On the eve of his twenty-first birthday, Harry Vail discovers the Luck hidden in the attic of his ancestral home, the family curse is reawoken, and a tale of madness, avarice and murder unfolds.
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Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Luck of the Vails at nd: E F Benson. “Another winner by Rachel Vail. At times laugh-out-loud funny, and other times heartbreaking., Unfriended is the kind of book I wish there were more of: emotionally complex, beautifully written, and impossble to put down.
I never wanted it to end.”–Meg Cabot “Rachel Vail should be required reading for all middle-schoolers. Benson - The Luck of The Vails, William Heinemann, Sept1st Edition, 2nd Impression.
Hardback, Yellow Cloth, Black Lettering on front board and spine, illustrated goblet on front board with red and green gems, crest in black on the black board, white endpapers, unusual uncut advert page and front sheet, pages + 30 pages of adverts at the back.
Benson was born at Wellington College in Berkshire, the fifth child of the headmaster, Edward White Benson (later Chancellor of Lincoln Cathedral, Bishop of Truro and Archbishop of Canterbury), and his wife born Mary Sidgwick ("Minnie").
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