By Carolyn Keene
Little does Nancy Drew notice the adventures forward while she makes an attempt to forestall a guy from stealing a woman's handbag. Nancy turns into entangled in a global of toxic dolls, stolen possessions, and hazardous gypsies.
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Nancy requested her. “No, it isn't allowed,” the girl spoke back. She became and whispered to some of kids. one of many kids scurried clear of the tent, and a second later the violin taking part in ended all of sudden. “At least let us know the identify of your talented musician,” Nancy prompt. the girl shrugged her shoulders and went into the tent. “Nice, sociable humans! ” Ned commented. He and Nancy wandered on and attempted to trap a glimpse of the violinist. obviously the kid had warned him and he had fled. because the couple walked alongside the row of tents, they have been scrutinized via each person round. nobody back provided to inform Nancy’s fortune. whilst a bit boy got here to Ned and begged for cash, his mom spoke sharply to him. the kid scampered off with no taking the coin Ned provided him. “What’s the problem with every body? ” he requested, questioned. “It’s as though they’re afraid we’ll discover whatever they wish to maintain mystery! ” The longer Nancy and Ned stayed, the extra demanding the ambience turned, so ultimately they left and again to the most part of the carnival. There they requested one of many concessionaires the place the gypsies had come from. “Spain, I believe,” the fellow spoke back. “Guess they’re solving to depart the carnival a number of days after the marriage. ” “What marriage ceremony? ” Nancy inquired. “Why, the single this night at ten o’clock. Didn’t you notice the signal? They’re marrying off a baby bride. ” “No, we didn’t,” Nancy stated. “I’d like to visit the rite. yet i presumed gypsy weddings have been for gypsies basically. ” “They often are,” the guy agreed. “This one may were too, basically the carnival supervisor obtained their leader, Zorus, to comply with enable the general public attend. ” “For a cost, no doubt,” Ned extra. “Oh, definite, a excessive one at that. yet it’s simply this night that outsiders can pass. A gypsy marriage ceremony occasionally is going on for 6 or seven days, with dancing and feasting. ” “Where will we get tickets? ” Ned requested. “At the 1st tent from the following. I’ve been instructed it won’t be well worth the rate, even though. All that occurs is the executive speaks a couple of phrases, and so they provide the kid bride a doll. Then the dancing starts off. That’s the easiest half. ” Nancy’s eyes kindled at point out of a rite concerning a doll. She may possibly choose up a clue. Then her keen expression became to 1 of dismay. “Ned,” she stated, “maybe the gypsies won’t allow us to in! ” “We’ll quickly locate out,” he responded. the 2 purposely stayed clear of the gypsy component to the carnival till approximately ten o’clock. Then Nancy acknowledged, “If we pass in individually, might be they won’t spot us. ” She was once correct. keen last-minute attendants on the functionality jostled them they usually weren't spotted by way of the price ticket vendor or the other gypsies. track for the marriage used to be provided by means of 3 good-looking younger fiddlers. Nancy cherished their homosexual, colourful costumes. as a result of the men’s a while she knew none of them may be Rose’s father. After hearing the track, she additionally concluded that none of the musicians had the fantastic contact of the violinist who had performed the Hungarian Rhapsody a short time prior to. “That different violinist might have been Romano Pepito,” Nancy inspiration.