The Man Who Could Not Lose

By: Richard Harding Davis
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Man Who Could Not Lose" by Richard Harding Davis is a thrilling short story that transports readers into the high-stakes world of gambling and adventure. In this captivating work of fiction, Davis masterfully crafts a narrative brimming with luck, risk, and intrigue. Set against the backdrop of society's elite, the story follows a charismatic protagonist known as "The Man Who Could Not Lose." With a penchant for gambling and a seemingly unbreakable winning streak, he navigates through a web of excitement and danger, captivating readers with each twist and turn. As the stakes grow higher and the tension mounts, Davis skillfully develops the protagonist's character, revealing layers of complexity beneath his outward bravado. Through the protagonist's interactions with others in high society, themes of wealth and societal expectations emerge, adding depth to the narrative. Driven by a sense of thrill and anticipation, readers are drawn deeper into the story, eager to uncover the secrets that lie beneath the surface. With its blend of suspense and excitement, "The Man Who Could Not Lose" is a gripping tale that leaves readers on the edge of their seats until the very end.

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Richard Harding Davis

Richard Harding Davis was an American journalist, fiction and drama writer who is best remembered for becoming the first American war correspondent to cover the Spanish-American War, the Second Boer War, and WWI. His writing considerably helped Theodore Roosevelt's political career. He also played a significant effect in the evolution of American magazines. His impact extended to the world of fashion, and he is credited with popularizing the clean-shaven style among males at the start of the twentieth century. Davis was born April 18, 1864, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His mother, Rebecca Harding Davis, was a well-known writer in her day. His father, Lemuel Clarke Davis, was a journalist who edited the Philadelphia Public Ledger. Davis attended Episcopal Academy when he was a young man. After an unsatisfactory year at Swarthmore College, Davis relocated to Lehigh University, where his uncle, H. Wilson Harding, was a professor. Davis' first book, a collection of short stories titled The Adventures of My Freshman (1884), was published while he was at Lehigh. Many of the tales had previously appeared in the student magazine, the Lehigh Burr. Davis attended Johns Hopkins University after transferring in 1885.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 38pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363058999
  • ISBN-13: 9789363058996
  • Item Weight: 49.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 2.63mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Short Stories