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The Man In the Iron Mask By Alexandre Dumas
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The Man in the Iron Mask is a name given to a prisoner arrested as Eustache Dauger in 1669 or 1670, and held in a number of jails, including the Bastille and the Fortress of Pignerol. The Man in the... More > Iron Mask is one of the most famous prisoners in the history of France, but also a great mystery. Today, we still do not know his identity. We know he was imprisoned by order of King Louis XIV and it remained locked for 34 years, until his death in 1703. He wore a mask so that no one recognizes it, but whether it was actually iron mask and he wore it constantly. This prisoner became famous after his death in 1703, and there are many hypotheses about its real identity. Voltaire claimed that he was the twin brother of Louis XIV, while others claimed that it was his son. I was also told that this man was, Jean Fouquet, Molière or D'Artagnan ... In 1998, a movie was filmed with Leonardo Di Caprio in the role of Louis XIV and his twin brother prisoner. This title is part of the D'Artagnan Romance Series.< Less
LIFE GOES ELSEWHERE By Richard Stanford
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LIFE GOES ELSWHERE is a collection of true stories: about an outlaw who becomes a national hero, a prisoner who becomes a writer and artists who set themselves afire. You will meet a filmmaker who... More > documents his neighbourhoods, a landscape that creates artists, and a country that creates filmmakers. Most of all, these essays are about journeys, about life going elsewhere.< Less
See Ya By Cheryl Kerr
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Literature & Fiction, published 2009-07-01. © Cheryl Kerr, publisher: Chanter Press
The Mind of the Marathon Man By Jack Francis
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The mistake; the court; prison; the marathon - it's pain for John Spencer who recalls the life which put him into the marathon this hot Sunday in London.
The Mind of the Marathon Man By Jack Francis
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The mistake; the court; prison; the marathon - it's pain for John Spencer who recalls the life which put him into the marathon this hot Sunday in London.
The Solitary of Juan Fernandez or the Real Robinson Crusoe: Joseph Xantier Saintine By LogoStar Press
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Joseph Xavier Saintine is an unjustly forgotten French novelist and dramatist, whose real family name was Boniface. Saintine was born in Paris, in 1793. In 1823 he produced a volume of poetry in the... More > manner of the Romanticists, entitled "Poèmes," odes, épitres." In 1836 appeared "Picciola," the story of the comte de Charney, a political prisoner in Piedmont, whose reason was saved by his cult of a tiny flower growing between the paving stones of his prison yard. He produced many other novels, "The Real Robinson Crusoe" being perhaps his masterpiece, having been translated into most European languages. Saintine was also a prolific dramatist, and collaborated in some hundred pieces with Scribe and others, usually under the name of Xavier.< Less
The Solitary of Juan Fernandez or the Real Robinson Crusoe: Joseph Xantier Saintine By LogoStar Press
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Joseph Xavier Saintine is an unjustly forgotten French novelist and dramatist, whose real family name was Boniface. Saintine was born in Paris, in 1793. In 1823 he produced a volume of poetry in the... More > manner of the Romanticists, entitled "Poèmes," odes, épitres." In 1836 appeared "Picciola," the story of the comte de Charney, a political prisoner in Piedmont, whose reason was saved by his cult of a tiny flower growing between the paving stones of his prison yard. He produced many other novels, "The Real Robinson Crusoe" being perhaps his masterpiece, having been translated into most European languages. Saintine was also a prolific dramatist, and collaborated in some hundred pieces with Scribe and others, usually under the name of Xavier.< Less
Charlotte and Alice By Anne Johnson
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If you are interested in Czech history, US history, feminism, prison, or mother-daughter relationships, you will love this story. Charlotte Garrigue was an American citizen who married... More > Tomáš Masaryk in 1878. Masaryk became the founder and first president of Czechoslovakia in 1918. Before he became president, the family endured difficult times; in 1915, their daughter Alice was arrested for treason against the Austro-Hungarian monarchy. This book is a collection of the letters between Charlotte and Alice during her imprisonment in Vienna. It’s an interesting behind-the-scenes look at two strong and brilliant women. Their letters feature reflections on literature and religion that provide a window into that time. The book features an introduction by the historian Marie Neudorflová and has footnotes providing facts and context.< Less
Charlotte and Alice By Anne Johnson
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If you are interested in Czech history, US history, feminism, prison, or mother-daughter relationships, you will love this story. Charlotte Garrigue was an American citizen who married... More > Tomáš Masaryk in 1878. Masaryk became the founder and first president of Czechoslovakia in 1918. Before he became president, the family endured difficult times; in 1915, their daughter Alice was arrested for treason against the Austro-Hungarian monarchy. This book is a collection of the letters between Charlotte and Alice during her imprisonment in Vienna. It’s an interesting behind-the-scenes look at two strong and brilliant women. Their letters feature reflections on literature and religion that provide a window into that time. The book features an introduction by the historian Marie Neudorflová and has footnotes providing facts and context.< Less
Light In Darkest Days By Christine Kiefer
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Tim Rutger writes his diary from prison. After killing the wife he still adored, he’s on a one-man, isolated mission to redefine himself in the eyes of his family, and of his son who he... More > hasn’t seen since he was lead away from the murder scene, five years ago. A gut-wrenching, gritty story of love, loss, grief, and redemption.< Less

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