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Modern Library, 1932 - Fiction - 385 pages
Swedish baron, Axel Heyst, rescues Lena, a young English musician, from the clutches of Schomberg, a brutish German hotel owner. Seeking refuge at Heyst's remote island retreat on Samburan, the couple is soon besieged by villains dispatched by the enraged hotelier. The arrival on the island paradise of these fiends sets off a terrifying series of events that ultimately ends in catastrophe.

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Peter Lancelot Mallios is an assistant professor of English and American Studies at the University of Maryland.

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