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Unravelling the Code By Joe Flood
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What do the sinking of the Bismarck, the Monmouth Rebellion, artificial stone statues, the Battle of Algiers, revolt in Maryland, rotten borough corruption, temperance agitation, eccentric... More > millionaires, the Victorian Poor laws, Peak Frean biscuits, boll weevil control, bell ringing, theatre criticism, pregnant dairymaids, suicidal poets, African shellfish, corrupt and treacherous nobles, lavish goldfields funerals, vagrant ex-publicans, escaped lunatics, and the doping of racehorses have in common? People called Coad or Coode were involved, quietly doing their jobs. This book tells the story of the ancient surname of Code and how a network of descendants unravelled the descent of unrelated Coads and their Coode cousins, who have lived as neighbours wherever the Cornish congregated. It has a comprehensive genealogy and geography of the 5000 or so people of West Country descent who have borne the name up till 1911. It gives brief biographies of thirty or so eminent or eccentric individuals.< Less
Unravelling the Code hardback By Joe Flood
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What do the sinking of the Bismarck, the Monmouth Rebellion, artificial stone statues, the Battle of Algiers, revolt in Maryland, rotten borough corruption, temperance agitation, eccentric... More > millionaires, the Victorian Poor laws, Peak Frean biscuits, boll weevil control, bell ringing, theatre criticism, pregnant dairymaids, suicidal poets, African shellfish, corrupt and treacherous nobles, lavish goldfields funerals, vagrant ex-publicans, escaped lunatics, and the doping of racehorses have in common? People called Coad or Coode were involved, quietly doing their jobs. This book tells the story of the ancient surname of Code and how a network of descendants unravelled the descent of unrelated Coads and their Coode cousins, who have lived as neighbours wherever the Cornish congregated, throughout England, North America and Australasia. It has a comprehensive genealogy and geography of the 5000 or so people of West Country descent who have borne the name up till 1911.< Less
The Rose and the Ring By William Makepeace Thackeray
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The Rose and The Ring is a satirical work of fantasy fiction written by William Makepeace Thackeray, originally published at Christmas 1854 (though dated 1855). It criticises, to some extent, the... More > attitudes of the monarchy and those at the top of society and challenges their ideals of beauty and marriage.Set in the fictional countries of Paflagonia and Crim Tartary, the story revolves around the lives and fortunes of four young royal cousins, Princesses Angelica and Rosalba, and Princes Bulbo and Giglio. Each page is headed by a line of poetry summing up the plot at that point and the storyline as a whole is laid out, as the book states, as "A Fireside Pantomime". Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Rose_and_the_Ring Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Book VI of the Locket Saga: The Anvil By Cygnet Brown
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Robert McCray dreamed of the day when he would marry Lillian O’Hare. He went north with his father, Uncle Luke, and Cousin Isaac to Northwestern Pennsylvania. He built a shed behind the cabin... More > to set up his blacksmith shop. The only tool that he needed was the anvil. Little did he know that in a matter of hours, all his dreams would come crashing down. Judith Campbell was the eldest of Duncan Campbell’s three daughters. After her father lost his farm in a rigged land grab, he decided to take up the US government’s offer to Revolutionary War veterans to settle on lands at no cost in unsettled parts of the country. Duncan and his family become neighbors to the Thorton and McCray families. There the three families bind together to survive the hardships of the wilderness. What is Robert and Judith's future?< Less
"Somalis Will Rule" By METERE ABDULLAHI MOHAMED
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Sumeya a lady who hails from a marginalised community is determined to be the president of her nation. She is faced by difficult situations including , the lack of believe of her own community.Many... More > people are pessimistic about her idea of vying for the presidential seat.Luckily enough ,Sumeya wins the general election but what happpens ? The opposition party leaders are unwilling to concede defeat . Violence erupts the nation . Chaos everywhere . The citizens start killing each other.Blood is shed countrywide . The chairman of the electoral commission is found butchered mercilessly in his house . Later on , Suumeya is assassinated by her bodyguard . The country is in political turmoil. DEDICATION WORDS ( i dedeicate this book to my late grandfather Muktar Haji Bare, my loving aunt DR. Saadia Muktar and my clever cousin Saadia Hussein Muhumed. )< Less
Helen Penny Davidson Album circa 1912-1932 By Leah Walthery
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From an album originally owned by Helen Davidson Penny of Cass County, Indiana. Helen was born in 1912. The album shows Helen, her immediate family and a gaggle of classmates and cousins living in... More > rural farm country durring the Great Depression years. The original album is literally falling apart and many of the images were quite faded to the point that many subjects were lost... The album pages were scanned and the digital files archived and restored to the point where enough features are visible that family can identify subjects. The files were then re-assembled in a new album faithful in look and appearance to the original. Notations are provided where possible by Helen and her daughter Sara Penny Walthery. Blank label spaces are provided for further image identification. The new album was presented to Helen's youngest daughter, Sara, on her 64th birthday, June 2012.< Less
OVER DRIVEN SIBLING RIVALRY By Dr. Alhasan Sisawo Ceesay, MD
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Competition is innate in animals but more so in humans. This work is about extreme sibling rivalry being predominant in some families and communities. Competition itself is a positive contribution to... More > growth of the person, community, and country. This work tries to shed reason why we need ignite the spirit and embers of giving not only to illuminate an others’ life but to remove dark and despondent moments from those needy hearts. It is about extreme rivalries between brothers and sisters, cousins or in-laws and the Jones’ syndrome that will blow your shocks off if not your minds out. It is indeed rivalry that points desire to have what the other has or even more and better. I write to raise funds for building of Njawara village hospital.< Less
Gulliver's Travels By Jonathan Swift
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Jonathan Swift (1667 – 1745) Born in Dublin Ireland, was was an Anglo – Irish satirist, and Essayist. He wrote many Letters and Essays to people in high Society in Ireland. Born in... More > Dublin, Swift was well connected to upper society and literary circles through family ties. His Grandmother was married to Sir Erasmus Dryden, Grandfather to the Poet John Dryden. His Cousin was married to Sir Walter Raleigh. In 1702 Swift got his Doctorate of Divinity from Trinity college in Dublin. It was during this time on visits to England that he published A Tale of a Tub and Battle of the Books. He had a mysterious relationship with a woman named Ester Johnson, nicknamed "Stella. Swift spent another twenty years in England as a Political adviser, returning home to Ireland in 1720. He spent the rest of his days “Pampleting” for noble causes in his home country, writing Gulliver,s Travels, and other prose works. He died of an eye infection in 1745.< Less
Gulliver's Travels By Jonathan Swift
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Jonathan Swift (1667 – 1745) Born in Dublin Ireland, was was an Anglo – Irish satirist, and Essayist. He wrote many Letters and Essays to people in high Society in Ireland. Born in... More > Dublin, Swift was well connected to upper society and literary circles through family ties. His Grandmother was married to Sir Erasmus Dryden, Grandfather to the Poet John Dryden. His Cousin was married to Sir Walter Raleigh. In 1702 Swift got his Doctorate of Divinity from Trinity college in Dublin. It was during this time on visits to England that he published A Tale of a Tub and Battle of the Books. He had a mysterious relationship with a woman named Ester Johnson, nicknamed "Stella. Swift spent another twenty years in England as a Political adviser, returning home to Ireland in 1720. He spent the rest of his days “Pampleting” for noble causes in his home country, writing Gulliver,s Travels, and other prose works. He died of an eye infection in 1745.< Less
A Modest Proposal(Article) By Jonathan Swift
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Jonathan Swift (1667 – 1745) Born in Dublin Ireland, was was an Anglo – Irish satirist, and Essayist. He wrote many Letters and Essays includin "A Modest Proposal" in 1829, to... More > people in high Society in Ireland. Born in Dublin, Swift was well connected to upper society and literary circles through family ties. His Grandmother was married to Sir Erasmus Dryden, Grandfather to the Poet John Dryden. His Cousin was married to Sir Walter Raleigh. In 1702 Swift got his Doctorate of Divinity from Trinity college in Dublin. It was during this time on visits to England that he published A Tale of a Tub and Battle of the Books. He had a mysterious relationship with a woman named Ester Johnson, nicknamed Stella. Swift spent another twenty years in England as a Political adviser, returning home to Ireland in 1720. He spent the rest of his days “Pampleting” for noble causes in his home country, writing the Drapier's Letters, and other prose works.He died of an eye infection in 1745.< Less

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