The Firefly of France
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The Firefly of France

By Marion Polk Angellotti
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The restaurant of the Hotel St. Ives seems, as I look back on it, an odd spot to have served as stage wings for a melodrama, pure and simple. Yet a melodrama did begin there. No other word fits the case. The inns of the Middle Ages, which, I believe, reeked with trap-doors and cutthroats, pistols and poisoned daggers, offered nothing weirder than my experience, with its first scene set beneath this roof.

Table of Contents
  • THE FIREFLY OF FRANCE
    • TO
      • THE MEMORY OF THE HEROIC GUYNEMER "THE ACE OF THE ACES"
  • THE FIREFLY OF FRANCE
    • CHAPTER I
      • ALARUMS AND EXCURSIONS
    • CHAPTER II
      • DEUTSCHLAND UBER ALLES
    • CHAPTER III
      • ON THE RE D'ITALIA
    • CHAPTER IV
      • "EXTRA"
    • CHAPTER V
      • MR. VAN BLARCOM. U. S. A.
    • CHAPTER VI
      • THUMBSCREWS
    • CHAPTER VII
      • THE TIGHTENING WEB
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • WHAT A THIEF CAN DO
    • CHAPTER IX
      • THE BLACK BUTTERFLIES
    • CHAPTER X
      • DINNER FOR TWO
    • CHAPTER XI
      • IN THE RUE ST.-DOMINIQUE
    • CHAPTER XII
      • THE GRAY CAR
    • CHAPTER XIII
      • AT THE THREE KINGS
    • CHAPTER XIV
      • THE PLOT THICKENS
    • CHAPTER XV
      • GEORGES THE CHAUFFEUR
    • CHAPTER XVI
      • "I MUST GO ON"
    • CHAPTER XVII
      • I BURN MY BRIDGES
    • CHAPTER XVIII
      • IN THE HIGH GEAR
    • CHAPTER XIX
      • THE CASTLE AT PREZELAY
    • CHAPTER XX
      • INTRODUCING HERR FRANZ VON BLENHEIM
    • CHAPTER XXI
      • IN THE DARK
    • CHAPTER XXII
      • THE GUEST OF PREZELAY
    • CHAPTER XXIII
      • THE FIREFLY OF FRANCE
    • CHAPTER XXIV
      • THE OBUS
    • CHAPTER XXV
      • AT RAINCY-LA-TOUR
    • CHAPTER XXVI
      • AN UNEXPECTED VISIT
    • CHAPTER XXVII
      • A THUNDERBOLT OF WAR
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