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The Cask of Amontillado By Edgar Allan Poe
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"The Cask of Amontillado" (sometimes spelled "The Casque of Amontillado") is a short story, written by Edgar Allan Poe and first published in the November 1846 issue of Godey's... More > Lady's Book. The story is set in a nameless Italian city in an unspecified year (possibly sometime during the eighteenth century) and concerns the deadly revenge taken by the narrator on a friend who he claims has insulted him. Like several of Poe's stories, and in keeping with the 19th-century fascination with the subject, the narrative revolves around a person being buried alive – in this case, by immurement.< Less
The Cask of Amontillado By Edgar Allan Poe
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The Cask of Amontillado" (sometimes spelled "The Casque of Amontillado") is a short story, written by Edgar Allan Poe and first published in the November 1846 issue of Godey's Lady's... More > Book. The story is set in a nameless Italian city in an unspecified year (possibly sometime during the eighteenth century) and concerns the deadly revenge taken by the narrator on a friend who he claims has insulted him. Like several of Poe's stories, and in keeping with the 19th-century fascination with the subject, the narrative revolves around a person being buried alive – in this case, by immurement.< Less
Cask Oak By James Circe
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Tale of the early days of a small village in Texas.
Sherry Casks 2nd Edition By Akiva Niehaus
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Sherry Casks: A Halachic Perspective researches the complete Scotch production process, focusing on maturation in sherry and other wine casks. The first full treatment on the usage of wine casks and... More > its impact on the kosher status of Scotch. Paperback, cream pages, black and white photos. Originally published in March 2012.< Less
Edgar Allan Poe's: The Cask of Amontillado By India M. Van Camp
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This is a short play adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's famous short story of the same title. A band of gypsies narrate and set the scene. Speaking in rhyme they act as puppeteers and speak directly to... More > the audience. The story follows a man seeking revenge on an unsuspecting victim. They travel deep below the rivers bed in search of a barrel, or cask, of Amontillado. The play is approximately 12 minutes.< Less
Greatest Works of Guy de Maupassant: Boule De Suif, The Horrible, Miss Harriet, The Trip of Le Horla, Clair De Lune, The False Gems, The Little Cask & Other Selected Short Stories By Guy de Maupassant
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Guy de Maupassant (1850–1893) was a French writer, one of the finest exponents of the modern short story. Many of his stories, describe the futility of war, especially the Franco-Prussian War... More > of the 1870s. Maupassant's stories are characterized by their economy and efficient. The stories "Boule de Suif" and "Le Horla", accounted his masterpieces. This collection, contains most of his best stories, in their original english editions: Boule De Suif, The Horrible, Miss Harriet, The Trip of Le Horla, Clair De Lune, The False Gems, The Little Cask & more than 180 stories.< Less
A History of Wine in France from the Gauls to the Eighteenth Century By Jim Chevallier & Pierre Jean-Baptiste Le Grand d'Aussy
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One of the most complete histories of wine in France was written in the eighteenth century, a long chapter within Le Grand d'Aussy's work on French food and wine, the “History of the private... More > life of the French from the origin of the nation until our days”. Le Grand starts with the Gauls, Greeks and Romans and the introduction of wine into France before discussing its development over the centuries and the appearance of the retail trade. Starting with the first earthen vessels and wineskins used to transport wine, he traces the appearance of that useful microtechnology, the bottle. Drawing (as he does throughout) on a wealth of earlier authors, Le Grand lists the various wines that had been most popular over the centuries and then gives a brief look at some of the most commonly used grapes. He looks at some foreign wines before describing the ways in which wine could be used as a gift or payment and the celebrations associated with it.< Less
The Works of Edgar Allen Poe Volume II By Edgar Allen Poe & Rolando Cartright
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Includes The Purloined Letter, The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade, A Descent into the Maelström, Von Kempelen and his Discovery, Mesmeric Revelation, The Facts in the Case of M.... More > Valdemar, The Black Cat, The Fall of the House of Usher, Silence--a Fable, The Masque of the Red Death, The Cask of Amontillado, The Imp of the Perverse, The Island of the Fay, The Assignation, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Premature Burial, The Domain of Arnheim, Landor's Cottage, William Wilson, The Tell-Tale Heart, Berenice, Eleonora< Less
A Presentation of the Literary Works of Edgar Allan Poe By Daniel Zimmermann
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These reviews are a good introduction to the works of Edgar Allan Poe. They give all the essentials of the plots of many of his stories and aptly explain the character of his works. This second... More > edition treats three extra stories: Hop-frog. A Descent into the Malström, and The Imp of the Perverse. Also treated are The Raven, Anabelle Lee, The Black Cat, The Cask of Amontillado, Ligeia, The Gold Bug. The Pit and the Pendulum, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, Berenice, The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar, The Mask of Red Death, and The Fall of the House of Usher. For each selection, I briefly retell the story and add critical comments.< Less
Knots, Splices and Rope Work By John Fitzgerald
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This treasury of practical and ornamental knots ranges from easy half-hitches and bow-lines to intricate rope-work projects, such as rope buckles and cask slings. Detailed instructions accompany the... More > 148 drawings, which show how each knot, tie, or splice is formed as well as its appearance when complete.< Less

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