Dark Frigate, The by HAWES, Charles Boardman

The frigate Rose of Devon rescues from a wreck in mid-ocean twelve men who show their gratitude by seizing the Rose, killing her captain and sailing toward the Caribbean where they hope to plunder Spanish towns and galleons. Mistaking an English man-of-war for a merchantman, they are captured and brought back to England for trial. Only one, an English lad, Philip Marsham, a member of the original crew of the Rose, (altro…)

Night-Side of Nature; Or, Ghosts and Ghost-Seers, The by CROWE, Catherine

The stories in Volume 1 centre on dreams, psychic presentiments, traces, wraiths, doppelgängers, apparitions, and imaginings of the after-life. Crowe’s vivid tales, written with great energy and imagination, are classic examples of nineteenth-century spiritualist writing and strongly influenced other authors as well as providing inspiration for later adherents of ghost-seeing and psychic culture. – Summary by Cambridge University Press
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Indian Boyhood by EASTMAN, Charles Alexander

Indian Boyhood is a lively and appealing first-person recounting of the life of a Sioux child in the last days of the tribe’s “wild” life in the 19th century, before they succumbed to fences, boundaries, and other constrictions of civilization. Charles Eastman, born in 1858 in Minnesota, spent his childhood first in the forests of the land of lakes and later in the wide-open prairies of the Dakota territory. He describes (altro…)

Trivia, or The Art of Walking the Streets of London by GAY, John

John Gay’s Trivia is a satirical guide to walking the streets of London, written in mock heroic style. Learn how to avoid pickpockets, wig thieves, falling masonry and the contents of chamber pots, and above all else how to dress well for all weathers and avoid mud splatters. Your daily walk will never be the same again! ( Phil Benson)
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Error 402 ¿Terrorismo Cibernético en Guatemala?

Hablar de terrorismo cibernético en Guatemala me hace pensar en una novela de ficción de Margaret Atwood situada en el año 3000. Luego recuerdo que vivo en el país de las distopías y me tranquilizo. La Iniciativa de Ley 5239, contra actos terroristas, se dio a conocer ante el Congreso el 23 de febrero de 2017; fue analizada por la comisión de Gobernación y recibió dictamen favorable en noviembre del mismo (altro…)

Marion de Lorme by HUGO, Victor

Marion de Lorme is a play about a famous French courtesan with the same name, known for her relationships with the important men of her time. ( Kristingj)

Cast list:
Marion de Lorme: Kristin Gjerløw
Didier: KHand
Louis XIII: Ted Delorme
Marquis de Nangis: ToddHW
Marquis de Saverny: Beth Thomas
L’Angely: John Burlinson
M. de Laffemas: davidpr
Duke de Bellegarde: AnttiV
Marquis de Brichanteau: Joseph Tabler
Count de Gassé: Peter Tucker
Viscount de Bouchavannes: Jennifer Fournier
Chevalier de Rochebaron: ToddHW
Count de Villac: alanmapstone
Chevalier (altro…)

Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, version 3, The by BAUM, L. Frank

L. Frank Baum takes us through the adventures of Santa Claus beginning with his adoption as an infant by Necile the nymph. As a youth, Claus discovers fellow humans on earth and returns to their world where we decides his duty is to make children happy through the gift of toys. Claus has to fight Awgwa’s and eventually gets help from the Flossie and Glossie, the first reindeers. (altro…)

Inside the Lines by BIGGERS, Earl Derr and RITCHIE, Robert Welles

As World War I commences, a plucky young American woman in Europe on a business trip begins to realize that she may have remained too long. She and others anxious to leave for home are caught up in events swirling about them. A mysterious British officer becomes involved. This romance-tinged spy thriller begins on a train in Calais bound for Paris and ends in Gibraltar.

Based on a 1915 play of (altro…)

Book of the Ocean, The by INGERSOLL, Ernest

The Book of the Ocean is precisely what its tite promises. It contains a rather broad overview of all topics connected to the ocean, such as its geography and the history of the exploration of the oceans. Besides the oceans themselves, the book contains several chapters on the different aspects of seafaring: building ships and seafaring, war ships, merchant ships and voyages, piracy, and yachting. – Summary by Carolin
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Cittadinanza politica per i nuovi lavoratori e le nuove forme del lavoro

Stories From The Operas by DAVIDSON, Gladys

“Owing to the appreciation which has been accorded to my three series of “Stories from the Operas,” it has been decided to re-issue the collection in one volume, and to include in this additional stories of new and popular operas recently produced in England.

The plan of the work, as before, is to present all the incidents of each libretto in the clear, readable form of a short story; and it is (altro…)

World’s Story Volume II: India, Persia, Mesopotamia and Palestine, The by TAPPAN, Eva March

This is the second volume of the 15-volume series of The World’s Story: a history of the World in story, song and art, edited by Eva March Tappan. Each book is a compilation of selections from prose literature, poetry and pictures and offers a comprehensive presentation of the world’s history, art and culture, from the early times till the beginning of the 20th century.

Topics in Part II include India, Siam, (altro…)


The Book of Joshua (Yehoshua) is the first of the former prophets and the beginning of Nevi’im. The book of Joshua retells the conquest of Canaan and the division of the land among the Twelve Tribes. The conclusion includes Joshua’s address to the people and the witnessing of his death and burial. – Summary by Wikipedia and Linette Geisel
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Haunted Palace, The by POE, Edgar Allan

“The Haunted Palace” originally issued in the Baltimore American Museum for April, 1888, was subsequently embodied in that much admired tale, “The Fall of the House of Usher,” and published in it in Burton’s Gentleman’s Magazine for September, 1839. It reappeared in that as a separate poem in the 1845 edition of Poe’s poems.
(Note on The Haunted House from The Complete Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe)
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Song: Eternity of Love Protested by CAREW, Thomas

Thomas Carew (pronounced “Carey”) (1595 – 1640) was one of the Cavalier poets, a group associated with the unfortunate King Charles I, who was a notable connoisseur of poetry. Other poets in this school included Robert Herrick, Richard Lovelace. John Suckling and Ben Jonson. Carew’s verse generally eschews epic and grandiose subjects, and focuses on more intimate and profane matters. In the words of Edmund Gosse: “Carew’s (altro…)

Half a Century by SWISSHELM, Jane Grey

In the spring of 1850, while the United States was polarized over the slavery debate and Daniel Webster was negotiating the compromise of that year, the outspoken abolitionist, feminist, and journalist, Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815-1884) unleashed a congressional sex scandal. Frustrated by what she saw as the Massachusetts senator’s surrender to the Southern Slave Power, she published an article alleging Webster’s marital infidelities with women of color. As a result of (altro…)

From Sail to Steam: Recollections of Naval Life by MAHAN, Alfred Thayer

Alfred Thayer Mahan, American historian and author, whose The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660–1783 became instrumental in the formation of naval strategy by many nations in the 20th century, here recounts his observations and experiences over forty years of active duty as a naval officer. (Summary by Delmar H. Dolbier)
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We are not Charlie and we will never be.