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Tom Derringer in the Tunnels of Terror By Lawrence Watt-Evans
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A would-be conqueror had accused Tom Derringer of being a part of Gabriel Trask's cabal of spies and assassins.Tom had never heard of Gabriel Trask.The experts of the Pierce Archives knew only that... More > Mr. Trask had some connection with the late Emperor Norton, self-proclaimed Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico, so Tom set out across the continent in pursuit of the truth. Did Trask truly control spies and assassins?And if so, had Tom made himself their target? Someone was certainly taking an unwelcome interest in Tom's activities...< Less
New Escapologist Issue 5 By Robert Wringham
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New Escapologist's Fifth Issue celebrates the artists and eccentrics of history who have chosen to live as Bohemians, plus lots of practical articles on how to live the Bohemian life. Featuring... More > writing on beards, entropy, rambling, bedsits, Quentin Crisp, garrets, Buddhism, digital work ethics, Erik Satie, Emperor Norton, Bohemian love, and more. Includes a special interview with Alain de Botton. 106 pages.< Less
Majestic Madness By Kyle Turk
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Joshua Norton returns to South Africa in 1848 after his parents and sister succumb to smallpox. As he sorts through their affairs, he discovers a locket, a gift his mother never received before... More > their untimely deaths. He follows the masses to the California Gold Rush, where he seeks fortune but loses his mind in the process. He exiles to an abandoned shack, returning several months later with delusions of grandeur, proclaiming his majestic authority over an obliging population. One Winter evening, Norton collapses and gifts the locket to a young boy, Nep. His daughter Emma is orphaned when Nep and her mother perish in an earthquake. The locket is discovered in the rubble and makes its way to Nathan, a friend of Emma's at the orphanage. When World War I ends, Nathan gifts Emma the locket. She discovers a cryptic clue inside and quickly becomes obsessed with solving its mystery. Against his better judgement, Nathan agrees to accompany Emma to South Africa in search of possible treasure.< Less
New Escapologist Issue Five (Digital) By Robert Wringham
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New Escapologist's Fifth Issue celebrates the artists and eccentrics of history who have chosen to live as Bohemians, plus lots of practical articles on how to live the Bohemian life. Featuring... More > writing on beards, entropy, rambling, bedsits, Quentin Crisp, garrets, Buddhism, digital work ethics, Erik Satie, Emperor Norton, Bohemian love, and more. Includes a special interview with Alain de Botton. 106 pages.< Less