• Twin Hells

    Twin Hells


    The following pages treat of hell—A Kansas hell and a Missouri hell. I was an inmate of the Kansas penitentiary for sixteen months, and make mention of what came under my own observation in connection with what I experienced. While an inmate of this prison I occupied cells at various times with...

  • Ireland, A Very Peculiar Histo

    Ireland, A Very Peculiar Histo


    Great Britain can be accused of many things; a proliferation of queuing, a fondness of the demon drink; but it's not without more than its fair share of important historical and modern people. 'Great Britons: A Very Peculiar History' looks at a myriad brillliant Britons and their...

  • An account of Egypt

    An account of Egypt


    HERODOTUS was born at Halicarnassus, on the southwest coast of Asia Minor, in the early part of the fifth century, B. C. Of his life we know almost nothing, except that he spent much of it traveling, to collect the material for his writings. He died in 424 B. C. Among these descriptions of...

  • History of Florence

    History of Florence


    Niccolo Machiavelli, the first great Italian historian, and one of the most eminent political writers of any age or country, was born at Florence, May 3, 1469. He was of an old though not wealthy Tuscan family, his father, who was a jurist, dying when Niccolo was sixteen years old. We know...

  • How I Found Livingstone

    How I Found Livingstone


    Sir Henry Morton Stanley is famously quoted for saying “Dr Livingstone, i Presume?”. Born in Wales, he migrated over to the United States at the age of 18, and eventually became an overseas correspondent for the New York Herald. In 1869 Stanley was told by James Gordon Bennett Jr to find...

  • The Asteroids

    The Asteroids


    The rapid progress of discovery in the zone of minor planets between Mars and Jupiter, the positions of their orbits, their small size as well as great number are all subject covered in this book. Part 1 looks at the methods of discovery whilst part 2 looks at the general characteristics of the...

  • Fishing, A Very Peculiar Histo

    Fishing, A Very Peculiar Histo


    Fishing, A Very Peculiar History' explores one of the most ancient and popular pastimes in the world in the unique Peculiar History style, packed full of fascinating facts, quirky trivia and mind-boggling statistics. Rob Beattie tackles everything from the history of fish and chips to fish...

  • The Limits of Political Theory

    The Limits of Political Theory


    This book examines Oakeshott’s political philosophy within the context of his more general conception of philosophical understanding. The book stresses the underlying continuity of his major writings on the subject and takes seriously the implications of understanding the world in terms of...

  • Pure Inspiration - Book 1

    Pure Inspiration - Book 1


    Pure Inspiration is a book of great quotes along with photography from around the world. This book has been designed so that you can either read it from front to back or back to front or you can go to the contents and pick a number at random to give you a burst of inspiration on a daily basis....

  • Whispers From Behind The Cella

    Whispers From Behind The Cella


    Tales to send chills down your spine, raise goosebumps and stand your hair on end. Tales to terrify and disturb, to intrigue and unsettle. Fans of horror and the supernatural will relish this collection of original stories, featuring among much else… - a haunted swimming pool - something horrible...

  • Project Reaper

    Project Reaper


    What would a British Scientific Nobel prize winning Professor and the head of a South American Drugs Cartel have in common? Professor Winston Alexander Hooke is the head of the Advanced Genetic Biotechnology (AGB) Research Centre that is the largest agricultural research centre in the United...

  • The Doughnut Man

    The Doughnut Man


    A surreal story for children. Joe Osborne was an orphan. He was eleven years of age and could not wait to grow up quickly enough. He wanted to be a man, not tomorrow or the day after. He wanted to be a man, NOW and his wish was granted when he met BERTIE, who sold doughnuts outside the...

  • Invisible Scars

    Invisible Scars


    Liz Henderson has managed to escape from an abusive husband. But only because James Brandwell has been sentenced to six years in prison for Grievous Bodily Harm and Rape. The last attack put Liz in hospital with a fractured spine and skull. She then began rehabilitation, with the help of her...

  • Sucking Sherbet Lemons-Book

    Sucking Sherbet Lemons-Book


    The classic and classy gay comedy about how Benson comes out after many experiences first in the garage where the gear he is interested is not mechanical or chemical. Then he is sent to learn to be a monk which makes him a permanent temptation for the older brothers who lust for fresh meat in a...

  • The Landscape of Humanity

    The Landscape of Humanity


    The fourteen essays in this book develop a conception of human culture, which is humane and traditionalist. Focusing particularly on notions of beauty and the aesthetic, it sees within our culture intimations of the transcendent, and in two essays the nature of religion is directly addressed. A...

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