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The Little Nugget
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First published in UK: August 28 1913 by Methuen & Co, London
First published in US: February 10 1914 by W.J.Watt and Co., New York
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Russian translation

  • Zolottse ty nashe by I. Mitrofanova: 2004, 2013
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Characters

(Nesta) Mrs. Elmer Ford A wealthy divorced American who tries to kidnap her son Ogden
Lord Mountry 28 year old amiable drone who went to Oxford with Peter
(The Little Nugget) Ogden Ford 14 year old precocious and unpleasant son of Nesta's
Miss Cynthia Drassilis Mercenary, callous fiancee of Peter's
Reggie Broster Ogden's tutor at Mr. Ford's home
Mennick Mr. Ford's private secretary
Audrey Blake - Mrs. Sheridan Heroine who is a small, gracefully pretty girl of 25
Peter Burns Hero engaged to Cynthia but only love was Audrey. Kind, good-looking and rich, becomes acting assistant master at Sanstead House. Tries to kidnap Ogden.
Mrs. Drassilis Cynthia's hard, avaricious mother
Parker Mrs. Drassilis' butler
Smith Peter's valet
Arnold Abney Owner and Headmaster of Sanstead House
Glossop Gloomy assistant master at Sanstead House
White Smooth Sam posing as butler at Sanstead House. Tries to kidnap Ogden.
Smooth Sam Fisher Charming crook who tries to kidnap Ogden
Augustus Beckford Lord Mountry's younger brother attending Sanstead House
Mrs. Attwell Matron at Sanstead House
Buck MacGinnis Crook from the Bowery who tries to kidnap Ogden
Miss Benjafield Barmaid at The Feathers
Lefty Crook with Buck's gang
Elmer Ford (*)
Tankerville Gifford (*)
William Stanborough (*)
Lady Wroxham (*)

Synopsis
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