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The Tale of a Field Hospital By Frederick Treves
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During the Second Boer War (1899–1902), Treves volunteered to work at a field hospital in South Africa treating the wounded. He later published an account of his experiences in The Tale of a... More > Field Hospital, based on articles written at the time for the British Medical Journal. This book was published in 1916.< Less
The Book of Seven By Cal Treves
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Enter a world far different to our own, where magic is commonplace and humans live in comparative peace with its users, and with a host of demons. Not all such beings are benevolent, however, and a... More > small number of warriors keep the darkness at bay. A great and terrible alliance is rising, and it is down to two such warriors to quell it. If the courage in their hearts is as great as the love that they have for each other, they will triumph. if they do not, then the world shall fall.< Less
The Book of Seven By Cal Treves
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Enter a world far different to our own, where magic is commonplace and humans live in comparative peace with its users, and with a host of demons. Not all such beings are benevolent, however, and a... More > small number of warriors keep the darkness at bay. A great and terrible alliance is rising, and it is down to two such warriors to quell it. If the courage in their hearts is as great as the love that they have for each other, they will triumph. if they do not, then the world shall fall.< Less
Cielo clemente By Silvia Treves
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Quando un Umano viene infettato dai Simbionti subisce trasformazioni irreversibili. Il sistema immunitario si rafforza rendendolo più resistente, la pelle, se esposta alla luce, assume una... More > sfumatura argentea dovuta alla luminescenza dei Simbionti. Alla luce diretta del sole, però, il piacere si trasforma in dolore crescente, sino alla morte. Il contagio si trasmette per via esclusivamente sessuale. Un semplice test può rilevare l'immunità o meno del soggetto. Gli Argento sono confinati nella notte, l'effimera bellezza della loro pelle li rende soggetti ideali per esibizioni e spettacoli; chi non ha particolari talenti esercita forme più o meno dirette di prostituzione. Nei confronti degli Argento gli Immuni si dividono in Indifferenti – che si si tengono alla larga da loro – Collezionisti – che li cercano per farne amanti e protégé – e Veriuomini che li odiano e li perseguitano. Da dove vengono i Simbionti? E se qualcuno inventasse una cura…< Less
Cielo clemente By Silvia Treves
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Quando un Umano viene infettato dai Simbionti subisce trasformazioni irreversibili. Il suo sistema immunitario si rafforza rendendolo più resistente alle malattie, la sua pelle, se esposta a... More > luce poco intensa, assume una sfumatura argentea dovuta alla luminescenza dei Simbionti che le trasmettono sensazioni di intenso piacere. Alla luce diretta del sole il piacere si trasforma in un dolore crescente, sino alla morte. Il contagio si trasmette per via esclusivamente sessuale. Un semplice test può rilevare l'immunità o meno del soggetto. Gli Argento sono confinati nella notte, la bellezza della loro pelle li rende soggetti ideali per esibizioni e spettacoli. O, per i meno dotati, per la prostituzione. Nei confronti degli Argento gli Immuni si dividono in Indifferenti – che si si tengono alla larga da loro – Collezionisti – che li cercano per farne amanti e protégé – e Veriuomini che li odiano e li perseguitano. Da dove vengono i Simbionti? E se qualcuno inventasse una cura…< Less
Melanie & MERRICK By Audrey Kantrowitz
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A feisty girl named Melanie Bell befriends Joseph Merrick, the gentle Elephant Man of Victorian London. Soon an alarming number of deaths at the London Hospital has everyone worried. Could Merrick be... More > the next victim? It's up to Melanie to find out.< Less
Melanie & Merrick By Audrey Kantrowitz & Mae Stroshane
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Melanie Bell is a feisty ward maid at the London Hospital. She befriends the gentle Elephant Man, Joseph Merrick, and soon finds herself caught up in a deadly web of murder and mystery. From high... More > attic wards to dark back alleys of Victorian London, "Melanie & Merrick" is a tale of friendship and lasting loyalty you won't want to miss. Audrey Kantrowitz is the Artist in Residence and Historian of the Friends of Joseph Carey Merrick. Mae Stroshane is the author of a biography called "Measured by the Soul: The Life of Joseph Carey Merrick." Both authors are members of the Friends of Joseph Carey Merrick. To read more about Joseph's life, visit www.josephcareymerrick.com< Less
Behind the Mask By Colette Copeland
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A methodical and highly successful Victorian surgeon must re-evaluate all he knows when he stumbles upon the medical marvel of the century: Joseph Merrick, the Elephant Man. In order to study the... More > creature, Dr. Frederick Treves provides Merrick with lodgings, but he quickly learns that behind the Elephant Man's monstrous exterior is an intelligent young man with a refined appreciation for beauty. And when Dr. Treves' daughter, Colette, takes a special interest in Merrick, the young pair form a bond that will last a lifetime. Experience the memorable and touching story of Joseph Merrick like never before and join Dr. Treves and Colette as they discover that true treasure hides in the most unlikely of places. "The mind's the standard of a man"< Less
Behind the Mask By Elizabeth Hall
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A methodical and highly successful Victorian surgeon must re-evaluate all he knows when he stumbles upon the medical marvel of the century: Joseph Merrick, the Elephant Man. In order to study the... More > creature, Dr. Frederick Treves provides Merrick with lodgings, but he quickly learns that behind the Elephant Man's monstrous exterior is an intelligent young man with a refined appreciation for beauty. And when Dr. Treves' daughter, Colette, takes a special interest in Merrick, the young pair form a bond that will last a lifetime. Experience the memorable and touching story of Joseph Merrick like never before and join Dr. Treves and Colette as they discover that true treasure hides in the most unlikely of places. "The mind's the standard of a man"< Less
Measured by Soul: The Life of Joseph Carey Merrick (also known as 'The Elephant Man') By Jeanette Sitton & Mae Siu-Wai Stroshane
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Joseph Merrick, the Elephant Man, was a 19th century Englishman who suffered disfigurement from an extremely rare disorder, which is believed to be Proteus Syndrome. Though his physical and mental... More > suffering was great, he remained courageous. 'Measured by the Soul,' is lavishly illustrated with never-seen-before photographs of Joseph's life and Victorian times. This book also features interviews with modern patients who live with Proteus Syndrome, as well as exciting news from Dr. Leslie Biesecker of the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Thanks to Dr. Biesecker's research, there is hope for new treatment of Proteus Syndrome and its ultimate cure. Proceeds from this book will benefit Proteus Syndrome treatment and research.< Less