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Countess Daisy By Arne Handberg Jakobsen
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A historical novel about the young Danish Countess' dramatic life, which brought her to St. John in the Danish West Indies to grow coffee like her cousin Karen Blixen did in Kenya.
Countess in Exile By Ross Richdale
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Countess in Exile is a thriller, a love story and the story of human endurance. These are wrapped in a journey that reaches across the world from war torn Europe in World War Two to New Zealand... More > through the second half of the twentieth century and into the new millennium.< Less
Countess in Exile By Ross Richdale
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Countess in Exile is a thriller, a love story and the story of human endurance. These are wrapped in a journey that reaches across the world from war torn Europe in World War Two to New Zealand... More > through the second half of the twentieth century and into the new millennium.< Less
Countess Daisy By Arne Handberg Jakobsen
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A historical novel about the young Danish Countess dramatic life, which brought her to St. John West Indies to grow coffee like her cousin Karen Blixen did in Kenya.
TANESIA AND THE COUNTESS By Gerald Firth
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Tanesia Cleopatra Jones is a twenty-two year old music tutor at the local collage. She gets a surprise visit from a solicitor who tells her that her great great-aunt, who she has never met has... More > bequeathed all her worldly possessions to her. The great great-aunt, she learns, fought with the Resistance in France during the Second World War, behind enemy lines. There she met a Polish Count, whom she married at the wars end and went to live in his country. After her husband’s early demise, she moved back to England. She was discovered dead one morning in mysterious circumstances. Tanesia learns that the Countess had been involved in espionage whilst she was in Poland, and was being hounded by her enemies. Tanesia is visited by thugs trying the get their hands on the Countess papers. She and her best friend, Dawn are beat up. Then, her family home is attacked by the thugs. A gun battle ensuses involving British Special Forces.< Less
Countess Caroline By Todd Van Buskirk
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Countess Caroline Esterhazy of Galantha (1811-1851) lived in Zseliz Castle (in Hungary) and went down in music history because Franz Schubert gave her piano lessons during the summers of 1818 and... More > 1824. According to a contemporary of Schubert, Eduard Bauernfeld, Schubert was "head over heals in love with one of his pupils, a young Countess Esterhazy, to whom he also dedicated one of his most beautiful piano pieces, the Fantasy in F Minor for piano duet". To construct the text Van Buskirk utilized three novels (different authors) written in the 19th century. He consolidated the texts in a fanciful (or irregular form) arranged with florid embellishments considered to be unreal, weird, exotic, or grotesque. The House of Esterházy is a Hungarian noble family beginning in the Middle Ages. Since the 17th century they were among the great landowner magnates of the Kingdom of Hungary, during the time it was part of the Habsburg Empire and later Austria-Hungary. They received the title of count in 1626.< Less
The Countess Cathleen By Methuen & Co.
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The Countess Cathleen is a verse drama by William Butler Yeats in blank verse (with some lyrics). It was dedicated to Maud Gonne, the object of his affections for many years.The play was first... More > published in 1892 in The Countess Kathleen and Various Legends and Lyrics (the spelling was changed to "Cathleen" in all future editions). Its text underwent many changes until the final version performed in 1911 and published in 1912 ("a complete revision to make it suitable for performance at the Abbey Theatre" and "all but a new play," according to Yeats). The variorum editor, Russell K. Alspach, remarks, "The revision for the second printing, Poems (1895), was so drastic that intelligible collation was virtually impossible." Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Countess_Cathleen Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Countess and the Lesbians By Carolyn Gage
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A one-act play by Carolyn Gage. Three lesbian actors are rehearsing an historical play about Countess Markiewicz and the aftermath of her participation in the Easter Week Rising in Dublin. The play... More > is about her political differences with her sister, who was a pacifist. As the women take up the issues of the play, the power dynamics of their own lesbian relationships are called into question.< Less