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The Pirate of the Mediterranean: A Tale of the Sea By W. H. G. Kingston
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The Pirate of the Mediterranean, a Tale of the Sea, by W.H.G. Kingston, first published in 1851. Full of adventure and tense situations. The Mediterranean Pirate preyed mostly upon Italian, Greek... More > and Turkish vessels in the Eastern Mediterranean Another admirable book from the pen of a great author, and I recommend it to you. William Henry Giles Kingston (1814-1880), was a writer of tales for boys. He was born in London, but spent much of his youth in Oporto, Portugal. His first book for boys, Peter the Whaler, was published in 1851, and had such success that he retired from business and devoted himself entirely to the production of this kind of literature, in which his popularity was deservedly great. He was also interested in emigration, volunteering, and various philanthropic schemes. For services in negotiating a commercial treaty with Portugal he received a Portuguese knighthood, and for his literary labours a Government pension.< Less
Mediterranean Diet By Gunnar Berglund
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As the evidence points out, the Mediterranean diet is definitely a healthier way to eat. This diet is actually based on the diet of a region and not just one country. The Mediterranean is the... More > world’s largest inland sea which borders Europe, Africa and Asia. Around fifteen countries including France, Spain, Greece, Portugal and Italy among others call this region home.< Less
Fae Visions of the Mediterranean: An Anthology of Horrors and Wonders of the Sea By Djibril al-Ayad & Valeria Vitale
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The Mediterranean is a liquid road connecting places and people. Ships, words and stories travel on its waves. Sometimes fantastic creatures, hidden in the hold. The Mediterranean speaks many... More > languages; some of them we don’t recognize anymore. They are ancient, but never really dead. This speculative fiction anthology collects twenty-four pieces of fiction and poetry, new and old, and some things that are in between, because we don’t believe in boundaries. It gathers Mediterranean stories with a horror twist and horror stories with a Mediterranean flavour—caring sea monsters, still dripping and briny; brave mermaids, merciless ghosts and bizarre creatures—with exerpts in nine different languages and many different styles.< Less
2030: Mediterranean Burning: Operation Sea Lion By Winston Shaldrake
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What if the Islamic radicals were to invade Europe to create a new caliphate on Christian soil? What if they were to reconquer an old island that was the pearl of the caliphate of Bagdad in the 9th... More > century? We are in 2030. Europe has failed to deliver its dream of political union. Immigration and economic crisis has brought severe recession across Europe. Italy collapsed and broke off in five independent states. Southern Italy becomes a wealthy new state where the ‘families’ run the country and people are finally happy. But a threat coming from across the Mediterranean throws them under the fiercest attack any Christian country ever saw since the crusades. The jihadists have landed in Sicily to build a new caliphate. This is the story of a young couple of Sicilians who live though a nightmare of blood and war where only their determination will keep them alive. The future of Europe depends from Sicily and its resilience. Will it resist or will it surrender to become the first Islamic state of Europe?< Less
2030: Mediterranean Burning: Operation Sea Lion By Winston Shaldrake
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What if the Islamic radicals were to invade Europe to create a new caliphate on Christian soil? What if they were to reconquer an old island that was the pearl of the caliphate of Bagdad in the 9th... More > century? We are in 2030. Europe has failed to deliver its dream of political union. Immigration and economic crisis has brought severe recession across Europe. Italy collapsed and broke off in five independent states. Southern Italy becomes a wealthy new state where the ‘families’ run the country and people are finally happy. But a threat coming from across the Mediterranean throws them under the fiercest attack any Christian country ever saw since the crusades. The jihadists have landed in Sicily to build a new caliphate. This is the story of a young couple of Sicilians who live though a nightmare of blood and war where only their determination will keep them alive. The future of Europe depends from Sicily and its resilience. Will it resist or will it surrender to become the first Islamic state of Europe?< Less
Afterthought On A Heady Mediterranean Afternoon By Jacqueline Mariani
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As she walks down Tinker Street in Woodstock, New York Julia stops short. In the florist’s window a plant with tiny round leaves captures her attention. “Baby Tears – native of... More > Corsica”. In a flash she crosses over Ocean and Sea and is catapulted in the outburst of summer in Corsica. The slow summer of her 14th year, when, by the brook, she tries to overcome her father’s death.< Less
Afterthought On A Heady Mediterranean Afternoon By Jacqueline Mariani
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As she walks down Tinker Street in Woodstock, New York Julia stops short. In the florist’s window a plant with tiny round leaves captures her attention. “Baby Tears – native of... More > Corsica”. In a flash she crosses over Ocean and Sea and is catapulted in the outburst of summer in Corsica. The slow summer of her 14th year, when, by the brook, she tries to overcome her father’s death.< Less
Tax Law and the Mediterranean Area By Marco Greggi
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This book is the collection of papers delivered during the 2011 edition of the Mediterranean research Meetings, held in Montecatini terme under the aegis of the European Universitary... More > Institute. Despite the fact that the economic systems of the Mediterranean states are so connected to each other, remarkable differences remains for what concerns the application of taxes, the taxpayer's rights, the fundamental principles taxation is based on. After the first volume (Bridging a Sea, Aracne, 2010) Yoseph Edrey and Marco Greggi bring their attention, in particular to the effect of the global crisis on the mediterranean tax systems, and on the way and means to overtake it.< Less
A Fantasy of Mediterranean Travel By S. G. Bayne
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Taking my cue from this short, spasmodic dream I had one evening in a steamer chair, of what I imagined was to happen on our coming voyage, I started to scribble; and following the fantastic idea in... More > the vision, I shall adopt the abbreviated name of _The Cork_, for our good ship--although some of the passengers preferred to call her _The Corker_, as she was big and fine, and justly celebrated among those who go down to the sea in fear and trembling. The fame of this ship and her captain spread so far and wide that a worthy band of male and female pilgrims besought him to take them to foreign parts, for a consideration.< Less
Mediterranean Diary - Jan 2011 edition By sheila weston
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A transcription of my grandfather's diary for February and March 1878, when he travelled on the SS Dido to the Mediterranean. It contains lovely descriptions of Venice and other places, and includes... More > a vivid description of a bull fight in Valencia.< Less

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