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Ron Mills By Frank Coppins
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A brief description of the time Leading Stoker Ronald W Mills spent on board the ill-fated Submarine HMS Trooper, lost in the Mediterranean October 1943.
Victoria Mill By Denis Montgomery
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A book of fine photographs illustrating one of the last great traditional cotton mills of Lancashire. Victoria Mill in Horwich was founded in 1904 by W.T.Taylor and finally closed at the beginning of... More > the 21st century. Today, it has disappeared to be replaced by a housing estate. This book depicts the workings of the mill and its people in 1981 when it was still producing to full capacity. These images are a rare historical record, and a nostalgic glimpse of times long gone.< Less
The Mill On the Floss By George Eliot
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The Mill on the Floss tells the devastating story of young Maggie Tulliver, and how her struggles against the constraints of her community nearly destroy her relationship with her beloved brother... More > Tom. The novel spans a period of 10 to 15 years and details the lives of the two siblings growing up at Dorlcote Mill on the River Floss at its junction with the more minor River Ripple near the English village of St. Ogg's in Lincolnshire. Like other novels by George Eliot, 'The Mill on the Floss' articulates the tension between circumstances and the spiritual energies of individual characters struggling against those circumstances.< Less
Maggie of the Mill By John Robertson
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Maggie of the Mill is a story about immigrants from northern Europe, rich and poor, legal and illegal, arriving during the 20th century. It describes their family’s struggle to integrate... More > themselves into the America that we know. The story is told through the daughter of an illegal immigrant who arrives in 1906 and settles in a Massachusetts mill town. It is a romantic tale of the successes and tragedies that befall old Jock and Maggie the fiddle player, their rejection and then acceptance by the society in which they live.< Less
Lord of the Mill By Henry Harvey
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A strange man clanks and clatters in the alleyways at 4am, picking up the relics and trash from the town of Potter's Mill. Among the children, it's said that he's the Lord of the Mill, Potter's... More > Mill, which is an abandoned ruin that squats in the O'Hanley River. He talks to the fireflies and has a snapping turtle for his watchdog. But his kingdom is troubled. A woman, perhaps a witch, is intruding into his domain. The sign on her Model A truck says: The Cake Lady, and she delivers her cakes door-to-door... But the children know that her pastries change people...forever. So far, she's changed half the lawyers in Potter's Mill into snapping turtles. Two boys, Charlie and Bobby, must weigh the danger between confiding in the Lord of the Mill, and being turned into turtles by the witch. Harvey spins a modern day classic. Magic is magic, whether in the minds of children or grownups. This is a scary, funny, charming book for kids from five to ninety-five. Beautifully illustrated.< Less
The Mill on the Floss By GEORGE ELIOT
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The Mill on the Floss In "The Mill on the Floss," published in 1860, George Eliot went to her own early life for the chief characters in the story, and in the relations of Tom and Maggie... More > Tulliver we get a picture of the youth of Mary Ann Evans and her brother Isaac. Lord Lytton objected that Maggie was too passive in the scene at Red Deeps, and that the tragedy of the flood was not adequately prepared. To this criticism George Eliot answered, "Now that the defect is suggested to me, if the book were still in manuscript I should alter, or rather expand, that scene at Red Deeps." She also admitted that there was "a want of proportionate fulness" in the conclusion. But, with all its faults, "The Mill on the Floss" deserves the reputation it has won. The reception of the story at first was disappointing, and we find the authoress telling her publisher that "she does not want to see any newspaper articles." But the book made its way, and prepared an ever-growing public for "Silas Marner."< Less
Lord of the Mill By Henry Harvey
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Among the children, it is said that he is the Lord of the Mill...Potter’s Mill, which is an abandoned ruin that squats in the middle of the O’Hanley River. He talks to the fireflies and... More > has a snapping turtle for his watchdog. But his kingdom is a troubled one. A woman, perhaps a witch, has intruded into his domain. The sign on her Model A truck says, The Cake Lady. She delivers her cakes and candies and pastries door-to-door. But the children know differently. A vulture follows along behind her, watching and guarding. Her cottage in the woods is a repository not only of chocolates, sugar, and flour, but also of beetles’ legs and jars of moss, and the scales of butterfly wings. Her pastries change people forever. Charlie and Bobby follow the Lord of the Mill back to his ruins on the river. Though they’re frightened, they must warn him of his impending doom.< Less
The Mill on the Floss By George Eliot
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Rebellious and affectionate, Maggie Tulliver is always in trouble. Recalling her own experiences as a girl, George Eliot describes Maggie's turbulent childhood with a sympathetic engagement that... More > makes the early chapters of The Mill on the Floss among the most immediately attractive she ever wrote.< Less
Carver's Mill By H.R. Harvey
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Harvey’s funny and bittersweet novel follows the life of Bert Emmerling, Carver’s Mill’s one and only veterinarian. Even his cows don’t like him. His one and only friend... More > since childhood, Cubby Dixon, is even worse than his enemies. When Channel 89’s new weather woman, Charlotte McKeon, moves to town, having nearly been tarred and feathered at her job in Tucson, she grates on Bert’s nerves so much, it’s worth moving away. With heart and humanity, Carver’s Mill puts a lump in your throat on one page, only to make you blow your coffee on the next..< Less
The Whining Mill By David I Schoen & David I Schoen
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Veterinarian Mark Canis has a special gift that makes him one of the best at what he does... But the gift has a price - and that price is about to go way up. Fast-paced and exciting, The Whining... More > Mill offers a glimpse into the human condition from a new perspective. Can Mark make it all work out when his world is ripped apart? Ask the dogs. If you are like Mark, they will answer you. The debut novel from mad grammarian David I. Schoen, this gripping tale will keep you turning pages until the surprising finish. The Whining Mill is a triumph of love, loss, courage, and lots and lots of dogs.< Less

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