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The Sword and the Pen: Two Swashbuckling Stories By Egerton Castle
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Egerton Castle, famous as a pioneer of the late-Victorian revival of Elizabethan swordsmanship, was also a very accomplished novelist. "The Sword and the Pen" compiles Castle's two greatest... More > short stories of swashbuckling romance and intrigue, both set at the turn of the 1600s. "My Rapier and My Daughter" is a witty, lighthearted tale of star-crossed lovers, played out almost entirely within the rapier fencing academy of Master Vincentio Saviolo. "The Great Todescan's Secret Thrust" concerns the quest of a young English bravo to learn the invincible killing stroke of a mysterious master swordsman. As a bonus, Tony Wolf's biographical essay "Egerton Castle, the Romantic Swordsman" describes Castle's many achievements as a Renaissance man of the late 19th century. Highly recommended for all lovers of fencing fiction!< Less
The Sword and The Pen: Two Swashbuckling Stories By Egerton Castle
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Egerton Castle, famous as a pioneer of the late-Victorian revival of Elizabethan swordsmanship, was also a very accomplished novelist. "The Sword and the Pen" compiles Castle's two... More > greatest short stories of swashbuckling romance and intrigue, both set at the turn of the 1600s. "My Rapier and My Daughter" is a witty, lighthearted tale of star-crossed lovers, played out almost entirely within the rapier fencing academy of Master Vincentio Saviolo. "The Great Todescan's Secret Thrust" concerns the quest of a young English bravo to learn the invincible killing stroke of a mysterious master swordsman. As a bonus, Tony Wolf's biographical essay "Egerton Castle, the Romantic Swordsman" describes Castle's many achievements as a Renaissance man of the late 19th century. Highly recommended for all lovers of fencing fiction!< Less
A Dog Day By Walter Emanuel
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A day in the life of an Edwardian dog, told from the dog's perspective! A charming read for children and adults alike.
For King and Kipling By Harriet Mulhearn
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A comparative study that looks at the Edwardian perceptions of warfare and how they were challenged and represented in the First World War.
Liberalism By L.T. Hobhouse
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One hundred years old and still one of the best, concise outlines of the social liberal political philosophy. A brilliant book for anyone interested in the origins of not just British new liberalism,... More > but political science as well. A great insight into Edwardian liberal thought and the Edwardian liberal's thoughts about their own origin and aims.< Less
Liberalism By L.T. Hobhouse
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One hundred years old and still one of the best, concise outlines of the social liberal political philosophy. A brilliant book for anyone interested in the origins of not just British new liberalism,... More > but political science as well. A great insight into Edwardian liberal thought and the Edwardian liberal's thoughts about their own origin and aims.< Less
A Room With a View By E. M. Forster
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A Room with a View is a 1908 novel by English writer Edward Morgan Forster, about a young woman in the repressed culture of Edwardian era England. Set in Italy and England, the story is both a... More > romance and a critique of English society at the beginning of the 20th century. Merchant-Ivory produced an award-winning film adaptation in 1985. In 1998, the Modern Library ranked A Room with a View 79th on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. The first part of the novel is set in Florence, Italy, and describes a young English woman's confusion at the Pensione Bertolini over her feelings for an Englishman staying at the same hotel. Lucy Honeychurch is touring Italy with her overbearing older cousin and chaperone, Charlotte Bartlett, and the novel opens with their complaints about the hotel, "The Pension Bertolini." Their primary concern is that although rooms with a view of the River Arno have been promised for each of them, their rooms instead look over a courtyard.< Less
The Case of 'The Murder on Appleby Road' By Nathan Hunt
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“Mrs Gooding, of 28 Appleby Road, was found dead this morning in her own house…When officers rushed to the scene Mrs Gooding was already dead for she had been brutally beaten. In her... More > chest lay a blood stained dagger…” The year is 1901, and a series of murders have been committed in and around Central London. The murderer is at large, and not even Scotland Yard know who’s behind the crimes. If the best can’t solve this mystery, then who can? Read the first in a series of Sherlock Holmes-style short stories by Nathan Hunt; ‘The Case of: The Murder on Appleby Road’.< Less
The Case of 'The Murder on Appleby Road' By Nathan Hunt
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“Mrs Gooding, of 28 Appleby Road, was found dead this morning in her own house…When officers rushed to the scene Mrs Gooding was already dead for she had been brutally beaten. In her... More > chest lay a blood stained dagger…” The year is 1901, and a series of murders have been committed in and around Central London. The murderer is at large, and not even Scotland Yard know who’s behind the crimes. If the best can’t solve this mystery, then who can? Read the first in a series of Sherlock Holmes-style short stories by Nathan Hunt; ‘The Case of: The Murder on Appleby Road’.< Less
Garden Oats By Alice Herbert
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"Garden Oats" Depicts the development of Olive Latimer, daughter of an Indian Army Colonel, from early school days to marriage (and a little after). The whole story is a concrete argument... More > for the equal moral and emotional rights of men and women. Semi-autobiographical novel of Alice Herbert(nee Baker).< Less

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