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A Stuga On the Cusp of the Orust Riviera, tucked away next to a hobbit hole in the woods.

Dorothy Dale's Great Secret - Margaret Penrose Opening: CHAPTER IAN AUTOMOBILE RIDE“There is one thing perfectly delightful about boarding schools,” declared Tavia, “when the term closes we can go away, and leave it in another world. Now, at Dalton, we would have to see the old schoolhouse every time we went to Daly’s for a pound of butter, a loaf of bread—and oh, yes! I almost forgot! Mom said we could get some bologna. Whew! Don’t your mouth water, Dorothy? We always did get good bologna at Daly’s!”“Bologna!” echoed Dorothy. “As if the young ladies of Glenwood School would disgrace their appetites with such vulgar fare!”