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Dr. Faust's Last Day

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Maurice Baring (1874-1945) was an English travel writer, novelist and war correspondent during World War I.

'Dr. Faust's Last Day' tells the story of a 70-year-old scholar who lives a regular studious life. On his birthday he invites his friends over for lunch, but he is puzzled by a strange note written in red ink which arrives from an unknown gentleman. The writer says he cannot make the lunch party but will call just after midnight.

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