A House Boat on the Styx by John Kendrick Bangs

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .

Written in English

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  • Fantasy,
  • Fiction - Fantasy,
  • Fiction,
  • Fantasy - General

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8464822M
ISBN 101417983426
ISBN 109781417983421
OCLC/WorldCa144389863

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A HOUSE-BOAT ON THE STYX I CHARON MAKES A DISCOVERY. CHARON, the Ferryman of renown, was cruising slowly along the Styx one pleasant Friday morning not long ago, and as he paddled idly on he chuckled mildly to himself as he thought of the monopoly in ferriage which in the course of years he had managed to build up.

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