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On Land and Sea - The life and work of Roald Kverndal...so far By The Family Kverndal
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Biography of Roald Kverndal, the author of Seamen's Missions: Their Origin and Early Growth (1986), The Way of the Sea (2008), and George Charles Smith of Penzance (2012). He was born in England of... More > Norwegian parents. After years as merchant seafarer and marine lawyer, he entered the ministry as seafarers' chaplain in ports around the world. He has a Doctorate of Theology, has served as pastor at several churches in the U.S. and abroad, and was executive secretary of the North American Maritime Ministry Association, as well as maritime ministry consultant for the Lutheran World Federation and Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He and his wife, Ruth, raised four children and now reside in Washington State.< Less
The Old Tile House By Daphne Neville
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Anna Greenwood had never been to Cornwall, yet she’d had a strong desire to visit the county for as long as she could remember. As her twenty-third birthday was drawing near, she decided to... More > satisfy that yearning by booking a fortnight’s holiday. After searching the internet, she finally chose to stay at The Old Tile House in Penzance, for no other reason than she was fascinated by an old picture of the building and in particular its three tall chimneys. Her holiday began well. The weather was kind, she made friends and enjoyed the sights, but then new guests arrived at The Old Tile House and things changed in a most peculiar way. The Old Tile House is a standalone novella of 43,000 words and an introduction to Pentrillick, a village situated on the south coast of Cornwall which will feature in a new series of mystery books.< Less
Elements of Chemical Philosophy [Christmas Summary Classics] By Sir Humphry Davy
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Christmas Summary Classics This series contains summary of Classic books such as Emma, Arne, Arabian Nights, Pride and prejudice, Tower of London, Wealth of Nations etc. Each book is specially... More > crafted after reading complete book in less than 30 pages. One who wants to get joy of book reading especially in very less time can go for it. About the Book Humphry Davy, the celebrated natural philosopher, was born Dec. 17, 1778, at Penzance, England. At the age of seventeen he became an apothecary's apprentice, and at the age of nineteen assistant at Dr. Beddoes's pneumatic institution at Bristol. During researches at the pneumatic institution he discovered the physiological effects of "laughing gas," and made so considerable a reputation as a chemist that at the age of twenty-two he was appointed lecturer, and a year later professor, at the Royal Institution.< Less
The Incredibly Adventurous Island of the Blue Booted Bobbies By Christopher Beattie
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George Stanley was an English gentleman who left the quiet town of Penzance England for the western coast of the United States, along with his buddies, in search of their fortune in the California... More > Gold Rush. Tierney Butler was an Irishman who sailed to the United States. Through the aid of the political machine known as Tammany Hall, Tierney was able to attend a prestigious institute of higher learning. He left for California with a degree in civil engineering. Together they forged a company to pan for gold using advanced engineering methods. When George Stanley’s wife died in childbirth, George and Tierney founded an orphanage for young girls on a remote desert island in the Pacific Ocean, near South America (known as the Galapagos). Years later the orphanage would be visited by pirates who would become noblemen of a new nation state, where constables wear bright blue boots!< Less
Elements of Chemical Philosophy By SIR HUMPHRY DAVY
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SIR HUMPHRY DAVY Elements of Chemical Philosophy Humphry Davy, the celebrated natural philosopher, was born Dec. 17, 1778, at Penzance, England. At the age of seventeen he became an apothecary's... More > apprentice, and at the age of nineteen assistant at Dr. Beddoes's pneumatic institution at Bristol. During researches at the pneumatic institution he discovered the physiological effects of "laughing gas," and made so considerable a reputation as a chemist that at the age of twenty-two he was appointed lecturer, and a year later professor, at the Royal Institution. For ten years, from 1803, he was engaged in agricultural researches, and in 1813 published his "Elements of Agricultural Chemistry." During the same decade he conducted important investigations into the nature of chemical combination, and succeeded in isolating the elements potassium, sodium, strontium, magnesium, and chlorine. In 1812 he was knighted, and married Mrs. Apreece,née Jane Kerr.< Less
Bastion Stoneharte By Craven Grayv
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-  A V.E.U. NOVELLA - SHORT FICTION Bastion Stoneharte A piece of short fiction to facilitate the introduction of a new character, herein presented within the framework of Grayv's V.E.U:... More > Vampyric Extended Universe. That, hitherto, already includes Logan Crane and the Dust of the Vampire, and the soon-to-be-launched Astraphel. Set in Penzance, Great Britan of the calender year: 1512 Over successive Parts, capturing the lonely, tormented and courageous chronicling of a Vampire fighting for his crown, his honour, and his own secrets, Craven Grayv delivers breathtaking human drama. And in tales seething with madness, desire, and political intrigue, Grayv once again proves that their authorship can bring history to life in a way few novelists ever have. Bastion Stoneharte by Craven Grayv< Less
Bastion Stoneharte By Craven Grayv
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-  A V.E.U. NOVELLA - SHORT FICTION Bastion Stoneharte With accompanying pictorial representations. A piece of short fiction to facilitate the introduction of a new character, herein... More > presented within the framework of Grayv's V.E.U: Vampyric Extended Universe. That, hitherto, already includes Logan Crane and the Dust of the Vampire, and the soon-to-be-launched Astraphel. Set in Penzance, Great Britain of the calendar year: 1512 Over successive Parts, capturing the lonely, tormented and courageous chronicling of a Vampire fighting for his crown, his honour, and his own secrets, Craven Grayv delivers breathtaking human drama. And in tales seething with madness, desire, and political intrigue, Grayv once again proves that their authorship can bring history to life in a way few novelists ever have.< Less
The Slings and Arrows By Norman Ross
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The book is the 11th of a diary about the varied & daily life in a community of retired seniors in Florida. The first book of the eleven begins in August 2007, and "The Slings and... More > Arrows" runs from February 2012 to September 2012. This volume discusses the philosophy, the politics, the joys, the conflicts and the ills of people who had varied careers and who come from the many cities of this country. The author, a Ph.D graduate of Columbia University taught English for 30 years in high school and college. A veteran of WWII flew 60 combat missions while serving in the Naval Air Force and was awarded two DFC's (Distinguished Flying Crosses) and eleven Air Medals. In his community's theatre he performed leading roles in HMS Pinafore, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, Fiddler, My Fair Lady, & Music Man. Norman Ross is truly a Renaissance Man.< Less
One Man and LEJOG By Antony Last
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On Friday May 14th 2010, Antony Last boarded the Riviera Sleeper service from Paddington to Penzance and, nine or so hours later, got on his bike, set off on a nine-mile pootle to Lands End before... More > turning round and heading up to John O’Groats. 1,056 miles end to end (and a journey commonly abbreviated to LEJOG), topped and tailed with stops at Britain’s most southerly and northerly points. A collection of pieces from his blog and photos taken along the way, this book charts his progress as he made his way up England’s green and pleasant land (taking in bits of Wales along the way) and through Scotland’s Lochs and Highlands. Whilst David Walliams’ Sport Relief team had a satellite van, executive coaches, support vehicles, a pacemaker alongside them as they cycled and motorcycle outriders to assist them on their journey in 2009, Antony’s attempt was solo and unsupported. This is a book about One Man and LEJOG.< Less
One Man and LEJOG By Antony Last
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On Friday May 14th 2010, Antony Last boarded the Riviera Sleeper service from Paddington to Penzance and, nine or so hours later, got on his bike, set off on a nine-mile pootle to Lands End before... More > turning round and heading up to John O’Groats. 1,056 miles end to end (and a journey commonly abbreviated to LEJOG), topped and tailed with stops at Britain’s most southerly and northerly points. A collection of pieces from his blog and photos taken along the way, this book charts his progress as he made his way up England’s green and pleasant land (taking in bits of Wales along the way) and through Scotland’s Lochs and Highlands. Whilst David Walliams’ Sport Relief team had a satellite van, executive coaches, support vehicles, a pacemaker alongside them as they cycled and motorcycle outriders to assist them on their journey in 2009, Antony’s attempt was solo and unsupported. This is a book about One Man and LEJOG.< Less

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