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Nuts and Nutcrackers By Charles James Lever
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Hablot Knight Browne (10 July 1815 – 8 July 1882) was an... More > English artist. Well-known by his pen name, Phiz, he illustrated books by Charles Dickens, Charles Lever, and Harrison Ainsworth.Of Huguenot ancestry, Hablot Knight Browne was born in England, in Lambeth (near London) on Kennington Lane. He was the fourteenth of Catherine and William Loder Browne's fifteen children. According to Valerie Browne Lester, Phiz was in fact the illegitimate son of his putative eldest sister Kate and Captain Nicholas Hablot of Napoleon's Imperial Guard. There is some uncertainty regarding the exact date of birth. 10 July 1815 is the date given by Valerie Browne Lester, his great-great-granddaughter. John Buchanan-Brown in his book Phiz! : illustrator of Dickens' world says 12 July 1815. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hablot_Knight_Browne< Less
A Casual Conquest By Derek Walker
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In an ‘alternative history’ scenario in which Eighteenth Century Europe is reminiscent of South Asia in the dying years of the Mughal Empire, a young man from Japan starts his first job... More > in a distant colony at the Honourable West Europa Company in Antwerp. Soon he is accompanying his boss on a mission to Hamburg, where he listens to the itinerant Mozart Minstrels and is seduced by the Duchess of Holstein (Catherine the Great in ‘real time’). His next journey takes him to the Shantungese colony of Britain, where he sees an altarpiece painted by Gainsborough and helps a young runaway nun escape to Antwerp. At a Council meeting he hears his bosses debate whether a trading company ought to take responsibility for governing failed states. Before long he is sent to observe a war between ambitious rulers of petty principalities; and he meets a famous native poet and philosopher. Soon he begins to miss the British girl he left in Antwerp, and wonders if she will welcome his return.< Less
The Works of George Bernard Shaw (36 Books) By George Bernard Shaw
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This collection has the following books: Drama: The Philanderer, Mrs Warren's Profession, Arms and the Man, Candida, The Man of Destiny, You Never Can Tell, The Devil's Disciple, Caesar and... More > Cleopatra, Captain Brassbound's Conversion, Man and Superman: A Comedy and a Philosophy, John Bull's Other Island, How He Lied to Her Husband, Major Barbara, The Doctor's Dilemma, Getting Married, The Glimpse of Reality, Press Cuttings, The Shewing Up of Blanco Posnet, Dark Lady of the Sonnets, Overruled, Androcles and the Lion, Pygmalion, The Great Catherine, The Inca of Perusalem: An Almost Historical Comedietta, O'Flaherty V.C., Augustus Does His Bit, Annajanska, the Bolshevik Empress, Heartbreak House: A Fantasia in the Russian Manner on English Themes, Back to Methuselah, Saint Joan Novels: The Irrational Knot: Being the Second Novel of His Nonage, Cashel Byron's Profession, An Unsocial Socialist Essays: The Perfect Wagnerite, Commentary on the Ring, 2nd Edition, Treatise on Parents and Children< Less
A Casual Conquest By Derek Walker
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In an ‘alternative history’ scenario in which Eighteenth Century Europe is reminiscent of South Asia in the dying years of the Mughal Empire, a young man from Japan starts his first job... More > in a distant colony at the Honourable West Europa Company in Antwerp. Soon he is accompanying his boss on a mission to Hamburg, where he listens to the itinerant Mozart Minstrels and is seduced by the Duchess of Holstein (Catherine the Great in ‘real time’). His next journey takes him to the Shantungese colony of Britain, where he sees an altarpiece painted by Gainsborough and helps a young runaway nun escape to Antwerp. At a Council meeting he hears his bosses debate whether a trading company ought to take responsibility for governing failed states. Before long he is sent to observe a war between ambitious rulers of petty principalities; and he meets a famous native poet and philosopher. Soon he begins to miss the British girl he left in Antwerp, and wonders if she will welcome his return.< Less
Karle and Kaiser of the German-Russian Volga Colonies: Origin and Ancestors Families By Darrel Philip Kaiser
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"Join me in this book as I stumble my way across das Mutterland to learn all I can about my maternal and paternal surnames, Karle & Kaiser, and my other forty-five ancestral surnames (Adolf,... More > Andreas, Arp, Arnst, Becker, Bopp, Burbach, Dagenheim, Foht, Freund, Geringer, Grun, Hart, Heiland, Hermann, Hess, Heylmann, Hieronymus, Horn, Ikstadt, Kohler, Kramer, Lieders, Maurer, Michel, Neumann, Nicolausen, Nillmayer, Popp, Roth, Rudolph, Schaeffer, Scherer, Schiller, Schmiedt, Schneider, Schutz, Simon, Steitz, Trieber, Trippel, Vogt, Werner, Will, Zeichmann). Read how the Black Death, and the 30 Years and 7 Years Wars plagued them. Learn of the Catherine the Great "Scam" and its effect on the Volga Germans. Share their fear as the Russians close in. Travel with them to their new homeland in the Americas." Traces the origins of Karle & Kaiser from about 50,000BC. Covers DNA tracking,pre-German history,religion,the Volga life and villages,and escape to the Americas. Over 560 pages,200 pictures,80 maps.< Less
Origin & Ancestors Familes Karle & Kaiser of the German-Russian Volga Colonies By Darrel P. Kaiser
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“Join me in this book as I stumble my way across das Mutterland to learn all I can about my maternal and paternal surnames, Karle & Kaiser, and my other forty-five ancestral surnames... More > (Adolf, Andreas, Arp, Arnst, Becker, Bopp, Burbach, Dagenheim, Foht, Freund, Geringer, Grun, Hart, Heiland, Hermann, Hess, Heylmann, Hieronymus, Horn, Ikstadt, Kohler, Kramer, Lieders, Maurer, Michel, Neumann, Nicolausen, Nillmayer, Popp, Roth, Rudolph, Schaeffer, Scherer, Schiller, Schmiedt, Schneider, Schutz, Simon, Steitz, Trieber, Trippel, Vogt, Werner, Will, Zeichmann). Read how the Black Death, and the 30 Years and 7 Years Wars plagued them. Learn of the Catherine the Great “Scam” and its effect on the Volga Germans. Share their fear as the Russians close in. Travel with them to their new homeland in the Americas.” Traces the origins of Karle & Kaiser from about 50,000BC. Covers DNA tracking,pre-German history,religion,the Volga life and villages,and escape to the Americas. Over 560 pages,200 pictures,80 maps.< Less
Verde Que Te Quiero Verde: Poems after Federico Garcia Lorca By Natalie Peeterse
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Verde Que Te Quiero Verde is an anthology of poems after Federico Garcia Lorca, the great Spanish poet. The authors reflect on Lorca or embody his spirit as they consider what is happening in the... More > world around them right now. Lorca himself was assassinated in 1936 for being who he was--an artist and a rabble-rouser. He refused to conform. Let's refuse with him. Contributors include: Jim Harrison, Sandra Alcosser, Ralph Angel, Arlene Biala, Lorna Knowles Blake, Jolene Brink, Heather Cahoon, Eduardo Chirinos, Chris Dombrowski, Annie Finch, Henrietta Goodman, Tami Haaland, Katherine Hastings, Claire Hibbs, Bob Kaufman, Adrian Kien, Keetje Kuipers, Romy LeClaire Loran, Antonio Machado, Kaylen Mallard, Tod Marshall, Rachel Mindell, Sharon Olds, Natalie Peeterse, Amy Ratto Parks, Shann Ray, Ryan Scariano, Karin Schalm, Daniel E. Shapiro, Sharma Shields, ML Smoker, Catherine Theis, Nance Van Winkle, Miles Waggener, and Ellen Welcker.< Less
La fille du capitaine [French] By Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (/ˈpʊʃkɪn/;... More > Russian: Алекса́ндр Серге́евич Пу́шкин, tr. Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin; IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksandr sʲɪˈrɡʲejɪvʲɪtɕ ˈpuʂkʲɪn] ( listen); 6 June [O.S. 26 May] 1799 – 10 February [O.S. 29 January] 1837) was a Russian poet, playwright, and novelist of the Romantic era who is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature.Pushkin was born into Russian nobility in Moscow. His matrilineal great-grandfather was Abram Gannibal, who was brought over as a slave from what is now Cameroon. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Pushkin< Less
The Monster of St. Petersburg By Ekaterina Graff
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A Historic Novel in Russian language about 3 couples: Empress Catherine II the Great and Potemkin, leo Tolstoi and Sonia, Stasov and Tatiana. it is a best seller in Greece
Bukvi By Alexandra Sviridova
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This is a story of a child seeking answers as to the disappearance of what was a large Jewish family in Ukraine. The story takes you from the reign of Catherine the Great, through the Russian... More > Revolution, the Second World War, and to the present day New York. The book is in Russian.< Less

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Referral Mastery Referral Mastery By Joe Stumpf
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