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The Tidal Wave

(1919)
And Other Stories
A novel by

 
STILL WATERS Rufus the Red sat on the edge of his boat with his hands clasped between his knees, staring at nothing. His nets were spread to dry in the sun; the morning's work was done. Most of the other men had lounged into their cottages for the midday meal, but the massive red giant sitting on the shore in the merciless heat of noon did not seem to be thinking of physical needs. His eyes under their shaggy red brows were fixed with apparent concentration upon his red, hairy legs. Now and then his bare toes gripped the moist sand almost savagely, digging deep furrows; but for the most part he sat in solid contemplation. There was only one other man within sight along that sunny stretch of sand - a small, dark man with a shaggy, speckled beard and quick, twinkling eyes. He was at work upon a tangled length of tarred rope, pulling and twisting with much energy and deftness to straighten out the coil, so that it leaped and writhed in his hands like a living thing. He whistled over the job cheerily and tunelessly, glancing now and again with a keen, birdlike intelligence towards the motionless figure twenty yards away that sat with bent head broiling in the sun. His task seemed a hopeless one, but he tackled it as if he enjoyed it. His brown hands worked with a will. He was plainly one to make the best of things, and not to be lightly discouraged - a man of resolution, as the coxswain of the Spear Point lifeboat needed to be

 
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Hardback Editions

September 2010 : USA Hardback
Title: The Tidal Wave: And Other Stories
Author(s): Ethel M Dell
ISBN: 1-163-65156-7 / 978-1-163-65156-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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September 2007 : USA Hardback
Title: The Tidal Wave and Other Stories
Author(s): M Ethel Dell
ISBN: 1-4353-5009-X / 978-1-4353-5009-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: IndyPublish
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June 2007 : USA Hardback
Title: The Tidal Wave: And Other Stories
Author(s): Ethel M Dell
ISBN: 0-548-33749-7 / 978-0-548-33749-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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June 2006 : USA Hardback
Title: The Tidal Wave and Other Stories
Author(s): M Ethel Dell
ISBN: 1-4280-1311-3 / 978-1-4280-1311-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: IndyPublish
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March 2005 : USA Hardback
Title: The Tidal Wave and Other Stories
Author(s): Ethel M Dell
ISBN: 1-4142-5029-0 / 978-1-4142-5029-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: IndyPublish.com
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Paperback Editions

August 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: The Tidal Wave and Other Stories
Author(s): Ethel M Dell
ISBN: 1-153-72354-9 / 978-1-153-72354-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: RareBooksClub.com
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November 2011 : Paperback
Title: The Tidal Wave and Other Stories (TREDITION CLASSICS)
Author(s): Ethel M (Ethel May) Dell
ISBN: 3842473656 / 978-3842473652
Publisher: tredition
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October 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: The Tidal Wave: And Other Stories
Author(s): Ethel M Dell
ISBN: 1-172-21481-6 / 978-1-172-21481-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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September 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: The Tidal Wave: And Other Stories
Author(s): Ethel M Dell
ISBN: 1-163-62455-1 / 978-1-163-62455-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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November 2007 : UK Paperback
Title: The Tidal Wave and Other Stories (Dodo Press)
Author(s): Ethel M Dell
ISBN: 1-4065-9768-6 / 978-1-4065-9768-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Dodo Press
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September 2007 : USA Paperback
Title: The Tidal Wave and Other Stories
Author(s): M Ethel Dell
ISBN: 1-4353-5016-2 / 978-1-4353-5016-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: IndyPublish
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June 2007 : USA Paperback
Title: The Tidal Wave: And Other Stories
Author(s): Ethel M Dell
ISBN: 1-4326-9668-8 / 978-1-4326-9668-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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June 2006 : USA Paperback
Title: The Tidal Wave and Other Stories
Author(s): M Ethel Dell
ISBN: 1-4280-1327-X / 978-1-4280-1327-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: IndyPublish
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March 2005 : USA Paperback
Title: The Tidal Wave and Other Stories
Author(s): Ethel M Dell
ISBN: 1-4142-5030-4 / 978-1-4142-5030-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: IndyPublish
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Kindle Editions

December 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Tidal Wave and Other Stories
Author(s): Ethel M Dell
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
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