Parrot & Co by Harold MacGrath Page 1 of 194

CONTENTS

CHAPTER
I EAST IS EAST
II A MAN WITH A PAST
III THE WEAK LINK
IV TWO DAYS OF PARADISE
V BACK TO LIFE
VI IN THE NEXT ROOM
VII CONFIDENCES
VIII A WOMAN'S REASON
IX TWO SHORT WEEKS
X THE CUT DIRECT
XI THE BLUE FEATHER
XII THE GAME OF GOSSIP
XIII AFTER TEN YEARS
XIV ACCORDING TO THE RULES
XV A BIT OF A LARK


XVI WHO IS PAUL ELLISON?
XVII THE ANSWERING CABLE
XVIII THE BATTLE
XIX TWO LETTERS
XX THE TWO BROTHERS
XXI HE THAT WAS DEAD

I
EAST IS EAST

It began somewhere in the middle of the world, between London which is the beginning and New York which is the end, where all things are east of the one and west of the other.

To be precise, a forlorn landing on the west bank of the muddy turbulent Irrawaddy, remembered by man only so often as it was necessary for the flotilla boat to call for paddy, a visiting commissioner anxious to get away, or a family homeward-bound.



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