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Barbarossa By Conrad von Bolanden
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«Towards the middle of the 12th century, Milan had conquered for herself a powerful supremacy throughout all of Upper Italy, and with the exception of the proud Genoa and the maritime Venetian... More > republic, all the cities of Lombardy acknowledged her sovereignty. Lodi, Pavia, and some few of the neighboring towns, had made bold attempts to assert their rights, but all their efforts were unsuccessful; and had only resulted in riveting more tightly their fetters, while the pride of the Milanese, and a desire for more extended power, increased in proportion to the failing strength of their adversaries...» This historical novel of Conrad v. Bolanden plays in the Northern Italy of the 12th century under the reign of the German Emperor Frederic Barbarossa.< Less
1938 By Howard Colyer
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Late in the evening on 11 March, 1938, a man sits in a Jewish bar in Vienna as the German army invades Austria. The other guests flee, as does the owner, but he remains to contemplate his past and... More > his future - bleak though that may be. "With this dramatic monologue, Colyer has continued to do what he does so skilfully—to take a noteworthy piece of writing and adapt it freely to create something new which has the essence of the original but is a compelling stage work in its own right." British Theatre Guide. Freely adapted from Joseph Roth's novel, The Emperor's Tomb.< Less
A Journey to the Center of the Earth By Jules Verne
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A Journey to the Center of the Earth (French: Voyage au centre de la Terre, also translated under the titles Journey to the Centre of the Earth and A Journey to the Interior of the Earth) is a... More > classic 1864 science fiction novel by Jules Verne. The story involves a German professor (Otto Lidenbrock in the original French, Professor Von Hardwigg in the most common English translation) who believes there are volcanic tubes going toward the center of the Earth. He, his nephew Axel (Harry), and their guide Hans encounter many adventures, including prehistoric animals and natural hazards, eventually coming to the surface again in southern Italy. Includes a biography of the Author< Less
Men, Women and Guns By Sapper
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This collection of short stories are generally written from the point of view of British Army officers during the First World War. The story lines are conventional, sentimental and often propelled... More > by improbable coincidences, much like the style of O. Henry. As a circa 1916 wartime collection the Germans are uniformly found to be 'villainous Hun.' A great value of the book is the insight the stories provide into life in the fighting trenches and how the brutality of trench warfare affects the characters. McNeile, a serving officer on the Western Front, takes great patience to explain this to the presumably unknowledgeable reader. After the war McNeile became a best-selling author, writing the melodramatic Bulldog Drummond series of novels and plays.< Less
A Journey to the Center of the Earth By Jules Verne
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A Journey to the Center of the Earth (French: Voyage au centre de la Terre, also translated under the titles Journey to the Centre of the Earth and A Journey to the Interior of the Earth) is a... More > classic 1864 science fiction novel by Jules Verne. The story involves a German professor (Otto Lidenbrock in the original French, Professor Von Hardwigg in the most common English translation) who believes there are volcanic tubes going toward the center of the Earth. He, his nephew Axel (Harry), and their guide Hans encounter many adventures, including prehistoric animals and natural hazards, eventually coming to the surface again in southern Italy.< Less
A Journey to the Center of the Earth By Jules Verne
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Journey to the Centre of the Earth is the classic 1864 science fiction novel by Jules Verne. It features German professor Von Hardwigg who is convinced that there are volcanic tubes going toward the... More > center of the planet. Hardwigg and his nephew travel with a guide named Hans through various epochs of geological time as they descend further into the earth, encountering strange monsters, beasts, and insects--all of which get older as they go deeper. As Hollywood is wont to do, they made a movie out of Journey to the Center of the Earth, which is pretty lousy. The book is way better than the movie. So get down (lol) with professor Hardwigg as he explores the interior of the Earth.< Less
ONCE UPON AN ISLAND By Stephanie Sebastian
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Set on the island of Crete, this multi-layered novel is of landscapes and lives shaped by an ancient ethos. When Michael, a Greek-American, visits his father's village, he comes to believe that his... More > grandmother, the proud Efpraxsia, has poisoned a German man to avenge the murder of her father during the war. As Michael struggles to deal with his sense of betrayal, his mind spins within an age-old memory. And Polly, a tourist befriended by the family, is caught in the coils of this haunting past as she weaves a tangled web of her own making and ultimate demise.< Less
Once Upon an Island, By Stephanie Sebastian
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Set on the island of Crete this multi-layered novel is of landscapes and lives shaped by an ancient ethos. When Michael, a Greek-American, visits his father's village, he comes to believe that his... More > grandmother, the proud Efpraxsia,has poisoned a German man to avenge the murder of her father during the war. As Michael struggles to deal with his sense of betrayal, his mind spins within an age-old memory. And Polly, a tourist befriended by the family, is caught in the coils of this haunting past as she weaves a tangled web of her own making and ultimate demise.< Less
A Journey to the Center of the Earth By Jules Verne
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A Journey to the Center of the Earth (French: Voyage au centre de la Terre, also translated under the titles Journey to the Centre of the Earth and A Journey to the Interior of the Earth) is a... More > classic 1864 science fiction novel by Jules Verne. The story involves a German professor (Otto Lidenbrock in the original French, Professor Von Hardwigg in the most common English translation) who believes there are volcanic tubes going toward the center of the Earth. He, his nephew Axel (Harry), and their guide Hans encounter many adventures, including prehistoric animals and natural hazards, eventually coming to the surface again in southern Italy. Includes a biography of the Author< Less
A Handful of Blossoms By Lara Biyuts
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Written in the form of a diary, the novella may be called a love story. A story of a young bride, one of German princesses of her time, and her weird marriage. Time: 1764, a year after the Seven... More > Years War. Set in Europe, the story is historical fiction, in which Author studies the interesting case when a gay man is enforced to get married to a female (dynastic marriage). Nothing ever so much playful, but the book is a story of a young thing, who learns the world. Nothing ever so much unworldly, but the mysterious and mighty undead, who appears in the winter tale of the novel Silver Thread Spinner, by Lara Biyuts, appears in this new story as well.< Less

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