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The Man on Horseback

(1919)
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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1919. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... chapter xxxix B. E. D. That afternoon, it was the second of July, a little over five weeks before the Germans tore up the Scrap of Paper and plunged the world into a cauldron of blood, Tom Graves was free once more. At the door he was met by Baron von Gotz-Wrede, whose right wrist had healed and whose left was still in a sling, and who acted as if nothing out of the way had happened, as if the whole episode, from the original insult to his faked-up death, had been nothing but an amiable idiosyncrasy--on the Westerner's part, well understood. He told Tom that all officers' private residence permits had been canceled. "You'll have to live at barracks with the rest of us, old fellow. The army is frightfully busy, putting a polish on itself." "I know." The other had spoken the truth, and Tom was aware of it. It was not because he was under suspicion that he had to move his traps to a bare ten-bytwelve square of cement, varnished wood, and iron cot in the Uhlan barracks. For all the other officers lived there too, from the Colonel down to the youngest Ensign just gazetted from the Lichterfelde Cadets School. Drill was continuous, pitiless, as he had watched it from his window at Spandau. Long, dusty rides in the morning. Knock off at noon for a bite, followed by lance and saber drill. Then special instruction in various subjects, examinations in French, map making, and kindred topics. More drill until supper time, and nearly every night, after taps, a final lecture by picked, spectacled Staff officers on the technique and tactics of war. There was little time even for talk. Yet, underlying the silent, steady, harsh grinding, Tom caught the faint note of terrible, bitter excitement, the stinking, sulphurous smoke of a hidden combustion soon to leap into crimson and or...

 
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Hardback Editions

August 2016 : Hardback
Title: The Man on Horseback
Author(s): Achmed 1881-1945 Abdullah
ISBN: 1-371-43475-1 / 978-1-371-43475-5
Publisher: Wentworth Press
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December 2015 : Hardback
Title: The man on Horseback
Author(s): Achmed Abdullah
ISBN: 1-347-25724-1 / 978-1-347-25724-1
Publisher: Palala Press
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September 2010 : USA Hardback
Title: The Man on Horseback
Author(s): Achmed Abdullah
ISBN: 1-163-74021-7 / 978-1-163-74021-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
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August 2007 : USA Hardback
Title: The Man On Horseback
Author(s): Achmed Abdullah
ISBN: 0-548-42603-1 / 978-0-548-42603-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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Paperback Editions

August 2016 : Paperback
Title: The Man on Horseback
Author(s): Achmed 1881-1945 Abdullah
ISBN: 1-371-43473-5 / 978-1-371-43473-1
Publisher: Wentworth Press
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September 2015 : UK Paperback
Title: The Man on Horseback (Classic Reprint)
Author(s): Achmed Abdullah
ISBN: 1-332-51260-7 / 978-1-332-51260-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Forgotten Books
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September 2013 : USA Paperback
Title: The Man on Horseback
Author(s): Achmed Abdullah
ISBN: 1-230-33306-1 / 978-1-230-33306-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: TheClassics.us
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August 2012 : UK Paperback
Title: The Man on Horseback
Author(s): Achmed Abdullah
ISBN: 1-290-94646-9 / 978-1-290-94646-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: HardPress Publishing
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April 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: The Man On Horseback...
Author(s): Achmed Abdullah
ISBN: 1-279-44477-0 / 978-1-279-44477-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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January 2012 : Canada Paperback
Title: The Man on Horseback
Author(s): Achmed Abdullah
ISBN: 0-217-80242-7 / 978-0-217-80242-0 (Canada edition)
Publisher: General Books LLC
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July 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: The Man On Horseback
Author(s): Achmed Abdullah
ISBN: 1-173-64328-1 / 978-1-173-64328-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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September 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: The Man On Horseback
Author(s): Achmed Abdullah
ISBN: 1-163-71903-X / 978-1-163-71903-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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August 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: The man on horseback
Author(s): Achmed Abdullah
ISBN: 1-177-58394-1 / 978-1-177-58394-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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August 2007 : USA Paperback
Title: The Man On Horseback
Author(s): Achmed Abdullah
ISBN: 0-548-40294-9 / 978-0-548-40294-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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