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The Autobiography of a Cornish Smuggler By John B. Cornish
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The existence of the Autobiography which is published in the following pages came to my knowledge in the course of a chance conversation with a distant relative of the writer's family. The original... More > manuscript has been carefully preserved, and has been for many years in the possession of Mr. G. H. Carter, of Helston. He received it from his father, the G. Carter mentioned on page 1, who was a nephew of Harry Carter himself. The memoir of the writer, which will be found in the "Wesleyan Methodist Magazine" for October, 1831, was based upon information supplied by G. Carter, partly from the manuscript and partly from his own knowledge. It is now printed from the manuscript which was kindly lent to me for the purpose by Mr. G. H. Carter.< Less
Dark Cornish By Chaim Loike
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A pictorial overview of the Cornish Chicken strain of Murray McMurray.
Cornish Witchcraft By Jason Semmens & William H. Paynter
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Presumed lost in the years since William Henry Paynter's death 40 years ago, this book is the first publication of Paynter's manuscript work on Cornish Witchcraft and folk magic. In the inter war... More > years of the 1920s and '30s Paynter set about recording witch narratives and folklore in Cornwall and Devon, capturing stories and narratives of witchcraft and witch beliefs before they vanished as the 'old folks' died. Paynter was unable to find a publisher for his manuscript in 1939, and the papers were not among his archive when he died in 1976. The manuscript of Paynter's Cornish Witchcraft was recovered in 2009 and became available for study. In publishing this edition, Paynter's rich store of witch stories and folk beliefs becomes widely available for the first time.< Less
Cornish Cream By Steve Geoffreys
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Prepare yourself for an erotic roller-coaster of a read from the very first chapter in the novel Cornish Cream by Steve Geoffreys. In the story a lottery winning couple, Jeff and Sarah Stevenson rent... More > a cottage in Cornwall, England for their first anniversary and to act out their own top ten sex fantasies on each other. But, when they arrive back home in London after their debauched week away a nasty surprise drops through their letterbox. The owner of the cottage, Lord Smedley has sent them a rather large bill that will rock their perfect world if they don't pay up. It opens a can of worms and during the drama that ensues, surprises and revelations surface that bring on a final twist.< Less
The Cornish Wheel By Molly Cutpurse
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1965. As a young man, Jack Webber is friendless and not the most popular of men, despite belonging to a wealthy London family. Shy and slightly dysfunctional from a lifetime of abuse, and recovering... More > from pneumonia, he is sent to convalesce at Kelynek House in Western Cornwall, which is owned by his estranged uncle and his young wife, a passionless, yet mysterious native of the area. Jack quickly falls in love with Jacqueline, a twenty-seven year old reclusive woman artist and writer of children's novels who lives, apparently in 1946, in an isolated cottage. However, this is not just a regular time-travel fantasy love story. For what Jack ultimately uncovers is immeasurably far more bizarre, abnormal and disturbing. From the pen of Molly Cutpurse, who brought you the perverse, Sacerdotis terribilis, comes an unorthodox story of abnormal love.< Less
Cornish Kin By Carolina Perkins
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Richard Bryar and his son Thomas and their families migrate to South Australia to work in the Burra Burra Copper Mine. At the end of an arduous journey they find themselves spending the winter of... More > 1857 living in a dugout on the Burra Creek. After several years working the mine they move down the coast to work in the newly opened mines at Wallaroo. Not long after settling in Kadina, Thomas accepts a job offer to work in the coal mines of Newcastle. He and his family board a ship bound for Newcastle, however Tom is arrested at the first port of call for failing to pay his debts. The rest of the family blame his wife Jenni for the shame he has brought upon them, and when he confronts them his younger brother attacks him with disastrous consequences. Based on the true story of the Bryar family.< Less
Dead Beats By Sam Cornish
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Starting with Allen Ginsberg and ending with Charlie Parker, Sam Cornish takes us on a whirlwind tour of some of the livelier segments of 1950s and early ’60s American culture. With non-stop... More > energy, syncopated rhythms, and a fast pace that keeps you humming as you turn the pages, Cornish visits a wide array of writers, musicians, and films, stopping along the way to visit local poetry scenes and pay tribute to the homeless and poor. Calling on Jack Kerouac, Langston Hughes, Marlon Brando, Miles Davis and a host of others, Cornish makes us feel the excitement of those times, even as he and his companions absorb the complex and often disturbing history of what he aptly calls “My Young America.” — Martha Collins< Less
Possibly Paranormal By Peter Cornish
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30 ghost stories, which may, or may not have anything to do with the paranormal.
Idor Ganydon Private Detective By Peter Cornish
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1930's-1950's crime from a lawyer's perspective
Possibly Paranormal By Peter Cornish
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30 ghost stories, which may, or may not have anything to do with the paranormal.