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Thames my river By Joan Barrett
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Joan Barrett has, until two years ago when she moved to New Zealand, lived by her great love, the Thames. In her anthology 'Thames my river' her poems arising from her many interests, tumble over... More > each other in the cascading weirs, the dank locks, the rippling streams of life's flow from source to estuary.< Less
The River Thames - Vintage Print and Photo Album (PDF ebook / slideshow) By Nigel Woodhead
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England's great river captured in a fascinating anthology of vintage prints, photos, and early postcards - savour the country villages, quaint bridges, locks, weirs, historic riverside pubs, boats...... More > Includes London, Oxford, Eton, Windsor, Richmond, Hampton Court, Greenwich, Kingston, Westminster, Southend, Greenwich, and views from the Thames Path in a rolling journey from the source to the estuary. Dozens of nostalgic images, many in color, and from famous sources such as Victorian photographer Henry Taunt. In PDF ebook format for Acrobat Reader, with optional rolling slideshow functionality and random transition effects! In presentation mode this e-book makes a novel alternative to a screensaver. New, improved and extended version, February 2010: formatted in Landscape / Widescreen format (16 x 9 aspect), optimized for laptop / HDTV screens!< Less
Adverse Camber : An incomplete walk to the seaside By Mike Newman
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Walking a road from origin to end-point was difficult enough – but it may have seemed a little out-of-character too. After all, it would necessitate my engaging with open countryside –... More > terrain to which I was unaccustomed and ill-equipped for walking. However, it felt like a project worth undertaking – not least because the road was there to be walked. And so, on a blustery but strangely warm December morning, my trudge began…< Less
Tide of Terror (pb) By Terence Smith
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The ultimate Terrorist thriller- 605 pages of a race against time to prevent a ruthless Al Qaeda cell carrying out an unconventional, multiple attack on targets along the shores of the River Thames... More > into London; a three pronged attack that would result in the deaths of over thirty thousand people and create economic chaos.Led by a ruthless, long-time British resident, physcopath,the 'Invisible' cell is barely known to Anti-Terrorist forces. A kidnapped boatowner and crewman, former SBS, are the only barrier between their success and failure.An explosive ending, or is it? The clock is ticking.....can they be stopped in time?< Less
Tide of Terror (pb) By Terence Smith
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The ultimate Terrorist thriller- 605 pages of a race against time to prevent a ruthless Al Qaeda cell carrying out an unconventional, multiple attack on targets along the shores of the River Thames... More > into London; a three pronged attack that would result in the deaths of over thirty thousand people and create economic chaos.Led by a ruthless, long-time British resident, physcopath,the 'Invisible' cell is barely known to Anti-Terrorist forces. A kidnapped boatowner and crewman, former SBS, are the only barrier between their success and failure.An explosive ending, or is it? The clock is ticking.....can they be stopped in time?< Less
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
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Heart of Darkness is a novella written by Polish-born writer Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski). Before its 1902 publication, it appeared as a three-part series (1899) in... More > Blackwood's Magazine. It is widely regarded as a significant work of English literature and part of the Western canon. This highly symbolic story is actually a story within a story, or frame narrative. It follows Marlow as he recounts, from dusk through to late night, his adventure into the Congo to a group of men aboard a ship anchored in the Thames Estuary.< Less
Heart of Darkness By joseph conrad
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Heart of Darkness is a novella written by Polish-born writer Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski). Before its 1902 publication, it appeared as a three-part series (1899) in... More > Blackwood's Magazine. It is widely regarded as a significant work of English literature and part of the Western canon. This highly symbolic story is actually a story within a story, or frame narrative. It follows Marlow as he recounts, from dusk through to late night, his adventure into the Congo to a group of men aboard a ship anchored in the Thames Estuary. fiction general< Less
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
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The story tells of Charles Marlow, an Englishman who took a foreign assignment from a Belgian trading company as a ferry-boat captain in Africa. Although Conrad does not give the name of the river,... More > at the time, Congo Free State, the location of the large and important Congo River was a private colony of Belgium's King Leopold II. Marlow is employed to transport ivory downriver. However, his more pressing assignment is to return Kurtz, another ivory trader, to civilization, in a cover-up. Kurtz has a reputation throughout the region.This symbolic story is a story within a story or frame narrative. It follows Marlow as he recounts from dusk through to late night, to a group of men aboard a ship anchored in the Thames Estuary his Congolese adventure. The passage of time and the darkening sky during the fictitious narrative-within-the-narrative parallel the atmosphere of the story.< Less
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
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The story tells of Charles Marlow, an Englishman who took a foreign assignment from a Belgian trading company as a ferry-boat captain in Africa. Although Conrad does not give the name of the river,... More > at the time, Congo Free State, the location of the large and important Congo River was a private colony of Belgium's King Leopold II. Marlow is employed to transport ivory downriver. However, his more pressing assignment is to return Kurtz, another ivory trader, to civilization, in a cover-up. Kurtz has a reputation throughout the region.This symbolic story is a story within a story or frame narrative. It follows Marlow as he recounts from dusk through to late night, to a group of men aboard a ship anchored in the Thames Estuary his Congolese adventure.< Less
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
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Heart of Darkness is a novella written by Polish-born writer Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski). Before its 1902 publication, it appeared as a three-part series (1899) in... More > Blackwood's Magazine. It is widely regarded as a significant work of English literature and part of the Western canon. This highly symbolic story is actually a story within a story, or frame narrative. It follows Marlow as he recounts, from dusk through to late night, his adventure into the Congo to a group of men aboard a ship anchored in the Thames Estuary. The story details an incident when Marlow, an Englishman, took a foreign assignment as a ferry-boat captain, employed by a Belgian trading company. Although the river is never specifically named, readers may assume it is the Congo River, in the Congo Free State, a private colony of King Leopold II. Marlow is employed to transport ivory downriver; however, his more pressing assignment is to return Kurtz, another ivory trader, to civilization in a cover up. Kurtz< Less

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