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Star Pattern Doily By Unknown Author from late 1800s
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A fine doily from the Victorian era.
Eye of the Storm: Lewis Franklin's Story By Melanie Dent
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Warning: This book is not suitable for children and young adults as it contains adult material as well as dealing with adult themes such as domestic abuse and violence, illegitimacy, suicide, and... More > the varying response to the death of loved ones. When his father and brother drown at sea, nineteen-year-old Lewis Franklin is forced to grow up fast as he faces the new challenges and responsibilities of looking after his widowed mother, Anna, sister in law, Alice, and infant nephew, Daniel. In London, Lewis befriends retired merchant sea-man, Abraham “Abe” Fleming, and the two men forge a bond of friendship that matures through the years much as Lewis becomes a hero to his nephew, Daniel, as the boy grows to manhood. Lewis is forced to learn some of life’s harsher lessons, yet retains his dignity and spirit throughout. This is a tale of the enduring friendship between men and women as they suffer loss, discover dark secrets and survive the harsh realities of life in the late Victorian era.< Less
Dahlia's Music By Caitlyn Quirk
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Dahlia’s Music is historical literary fiction set in the late Victorian era in England and Scotland that features mystery, murder, and music. Dahlia Talbot is a renowned music prodigy. For... More > Dahlia, everything and everyone has a musical aura which provides Dahlia with an intuition on which she relies like a sixth sense. Dahlia’s voice and musical genius have an extraordinary impact on the people she meets, from inspiring adoration to fueling envy and obsession. Dahlia’s Music is the tale of this young woman’s seemingly idyllic and musical life that is transformed by a series of tragedies foretold by a gypsy when she is just a child. Join Dahlia on her unexpected journey from adolescence to womanhood during which she loses her music, discovers the light and dark aspects of love and human nature, and realizes how three murders over two decades are inextricably tied to the fabric of her destiny as she struggles to regain her music that will complete her once again.< Less
The Toilers of the Field By Richard Jefferies
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This book is a collection of essays, articles and letters of Richard Jefferies on the topics of agriculture, farming, farming folk and labourers, and the rural lifestyle as it was in the late... More > Victorian era in England.< Less
The Toilers of the Field By Richard Jefferies
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This book is a collection of essays, articles and letters of Richard Jefferies on the topics of agriculture, farming, farming folk and labourers, and the rural lifestyle as it was in the late... More > Victorian era in England.< Less
The Way of All Flesh By Samuel Butler
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The Way of All Flesh (1903) is a semi-autobiographical novel by Samuel Butler that attacks Victorian-era hypocrisy. Written between 1873 and 1884, it traces four generations of the Pontifex... More > family The story is narrated by Overton, godfather to the central character. The novel takes its beginnings in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries to trace Ernest's emergence from previous generations of the Pontifex family. John Pontifex was a carpenter; his son George rises in the world to become a publisher; George's son Theobald, pressed by his father to become a minister, is manipulated into marrying Christina, the daughter of a clergyman; the main character Ernest Pontifex is the eldest son of Theobald and Christina.< Less
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
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The Importance of Being Earnest. Set in England during the late Victorian era, the play's humour derives in part from characters maintaining fictitious identities to escape unwelcome social... More > obligations. It is replete with witty dialogue and satirizes some of the foibles and hypocrisy of late Victorian society. It has proved Wilde's most enduringly popular play. The successful opening night marked the climax of Wilde's career. The play, despite its success, was closed after only 83 performances. Wilde never wrote another play.< Less
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
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The Importance of Being Earnest. Set in England during the late Victorian era, the play's humour derives in part from characters maintaining fictitious identities to escape unwelcome social... More > obligations. It is replete with witty dialogue and satirizes some of the foibles and hypocrisy of late Victorian society. It has proved Wilde's most enduringly popular play. The successful opening night marked the climax of Wilde's career. The play, despite its success, was closed after only 83 performances. Wilde never wrote another play.< Less
A Mad Love By Charlotte M. Brame
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Under a variety of pen names, author Charlotte M. Brame wrote hundreds of romance short stories and novels in the mid- to late-nineteenth century. "A Mad Love" is a wonderful tale of... More > against-all-odds romance that will enthrall fans of classic Victorian-era love stories.< Less
Vintage Stage Beauties (PDF Photo Album / Slideshow) By Ben Acton
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A digital scrapbook of early photo portraits featuring some of the prettiest lady actresses, and dancers from the late 19th and early 20th century stage. Many of these images are taken from early... More > picture postcards, which acted as souvenirs and promotional publicity materials. Glamorous girls, glitzy fashion costumes... many in hand-tinted color. Over 150 images! An unusual and highly collectible photo album of beautiful artistes from the Burlesque era. In PDF ebook format, with optional rolling slideshow functionality! In presentation mode this e-book makes a novel alternative to a screensaver. Enjoy a night in the front row at the theatre, on your computer screen, anytime and anywhere! Of special interest to all collectors of theatrical nostalgia and memorabilia. This unusual and highly collectible photo anthology also includes tasters from other titles in our ebook series. Formatted in Landscape / Widescreen format (16 x 9 aspect), optimized for laptop / HDTV screens!< Less