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Voyagers and Voyeurs
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Travels in 19th Century France A treasure-chest from the golden age of travel writing. Annotated, humorous highlights from over 100 eye-witness travel accounts (diaries, journals, collected letters,... More > reports, travel guides) written between 1750 and 1918. English and American authors, including some of the most famous literary figures of the 18th and 19th centuries: Dickens, RL Stevenson, James Fenimore Cooper, Mark Twain, Henry James, plus an eccentric host of itinerant parsons, amateur antiquarians, well-heeled aristocrats and ladies of independent spirit. A huge read. Long before Peter Mayle grumbled his way through A Year in Provence, or Stephen Clarke traced his slippery path through A Year in the Merde, travellers from the English-speaking world were amazed by the curious customs, the strange sights, sounds and smells of France. Complaining about the waiters, the plumbing, admiring the cheeseboards and pretty girls. < Less
Baudelaire's Paris, an ebook literary tour
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A guided tour through 19th century Paris, evocatively illustrated, with suggested poems for each of the important locations from the life of bohemian poet Charles Baudelaire. - A virtual... More > Biographical Tour, chronologically organised. - A suggested Left Bank Walking Tour through the French capital, geographically organised, with clear instructions for visiting the sites on foot and by public transport. - Each tour has its own Table of Contents (hyperlinked, according to ebook format) Locations include Montmartre, Pigalle, Montparnasse, the Isle Saint-Louis, and Latin Quarter. Also: Baudelaire's birthplace, grave and monuments. At each of these literary landmarks, one of Baudelaire’s best poems is presented, in the original French, and with an English translation.< Less
Kill Or Curare
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A historical novel featuring Oscar Wilde and his decadent friends in Dieppe, 1897... May 1897. A suicidal Wilde, released from two years in prison, arrives in Dieppe, Normandy, under the assumed name... More > of Sebastian Melmoth. On the same ferry is Captain Drake Hastings, sent by British Prime Minister Lord Salisbury, ostensibly to “protect national interests”, and to investigate conspiracies amongst the large British ex-pat community in Dieppe. But there's worse beneath the skin of the chic resort than mere political intrigue: against a “Naughty Nineties” backdrop of disease and drugs, of vice and violence, a serial killer appears to be responsible for the abductions and murders of several English prostitutes working in the town, as well as the detectives sent by mysterious third parties. Crimes which echo those of the Whitechapel (Ripper) murders of 1888, and others Hastings recalls from his tour of duty in India< Less
Ebook Publishing - The Guerilla Guide
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How to create and market e-book titles on a shoestring budget! Tips and secrets for novice ebook authors and aspiring electronic self-publishers. Learn how to produce, publish and sell your own... More > electronic books, using all the common digital ebook file formats. Save yourself 100s of dollars by avoiding tools you don't need, and by using tried and proven guerilla net marketing techniques. The self-publishing manual is packed with clickable links to free software providers, downloads and instructional sites. Using this guide it's possible to convert Word documents to sophisticated ebooks, for Adobe Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Reader, Palm Reader, Mobipocket and other popular formats, and to upload and market them on the internet in a matter of hours, for free! Ebooks demystified. Joining the electronic publishing revolution, and profiting from e-commerce, is far easier than you thought! Assumes no advanced software or programming knowledge< Less
Accepting Online Payments - E-Commerce Made Easy For Small Businesses, Startups & Sole Traders
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How to automate online sales of digital & physical products & services... A beginner's guide... Low-cost, low-hassle ways to sell goods, products and services via the internet. An... More > independent, expert overview and review of the available options, it provides easy-to-read advice and decision criteria to help you: - Select the payment service(s) you need - PayPal and alternatives, credit card merchant accounts... - Set up instant online billing and payment on your site, via Buy Now and Shopping Cart buttons - Choose and leverage “Plug-and-Pay” digital download services such as ClickBank, PayLoadz and TradeBit - Exploit powerful marketing tools provided with your new services - Automate links and listings with marketplaces such as ebay, and search engine directory listings such as Froogle and Google Base. By reading this boot-strap guide you will be able to: - Boost your sales by offering your clients instant purchases 24x7 - Capture "impulse sales" **Updated & Extended February 2007 **< Less
Sell Info-Products Online - Trade software, games, music, images, ebooks…
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How to sell all "intangible" digital goods or info-products - such as software, games, shareware, ebooks, images or MP3 files - via the net. An independent, expert review of the available... More > options, it provides easy-to-read advice to help you: - Select the online payment service(s) you need - PayPal, credit card merchant accounts... - Set up instant online Buy Now and Shopping Cart buttons - Leverage “Plug-and-Pay” digital download services such as ClickBank, PayLoadz and TradeBit - Exploit powerful marketing tools provided with your new services - Self-publish your own digital content - Create and grow your own digital product catalog via affiliate marketing and resell rights - Boost your sales by offering your clients instant purchases 24x7 Using this manual as a jumping-off point it's possible to set up an account with an online payment provider and to start receiving payments via the internet in a matter of hours, at low or even no cost! ** Updated & Extended, February 2007 ***< Less
Internet TV Channel Guide (interactive ebook)
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An interactive e-book guide to the best free broadband internet TV stations and webcasts! This directory features 100s of the television and radio channels that are now available via the net, 24 x... More > 7, without the need for a digital receiver, set-top box, digibox, satellite dish, etc. Finding these channels and tuning is another matter though. Features the best, tested, content-reviewed links to cult TV stations and channel portals from the English-speaking world. Plus bonus links to music and other “universal interest” global channels: - news and current affairs, - movies, - comedy, - entertainment, - documentaries, - world music, - sport and live events... ...as well as some of the world's strangest and most original programming: public access TV, gurus, new talent... ** All channels are available via hotlinks from the TV Guide ** ** All links sucessfully verified March 2006 **< Less
Beastly Child - A Supernatural Novel
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In the ancient shire town of Summerwell, trade in occult goods is brisk. Something has been awakened in their midst. A great crime from long ago. And a lonely child. The town's sleepy face belies... More > its buried powers. Why are its children afraid of the dark? What do they see that adults cannot, or will not? Who is the terrible Gimlet Boy, who appears to each new generation, but never grow old? Only the town’s children can glimpse his terrible secret. He knows your fears and phobias – crawling stinging things, burial alive, suffocation, unspeakable terrors… The adults turn a blind eye, try to forget. Most of them. It’s time to awaken your childhood fears. Something very ancient. And something very young. Neither possess a language, both have a message. The Gimlet Boy wants you to come out to play… in the dark place, under the stones… Everything you wanted to forget. Everything you thought you’d forgotten. It is time to apply the old remedies. An eye for an eye...< Less
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