by Thomas Hoover
Publisher: Booktrope 2010
Barbados, 1648. The lush and deadly Caribbean paradise, domain of rebels and freeholders, of brigands, bawds and buccaneers. CARIBBEE is the untold story of the first American revolution, as English colonists pen a Declaration of Defiance against Parliament and fight a full-scale war for freedom against an English fleet -- with cannon, militia, many lives lost -- over a century before 1776.
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by Jennie Hall - The Macmillan Company
I knew a boy who was digging a cave in a sandy place, and he found an Indian grave. With his own hands he uncovered the bones and skull of some brave warrior. That brown skull was more precious to him than a mint of money.
by Leo Tolstoy - Project Gutenberg
Tolstoy's epic novel War and Peace is a study of 19th-century Russian society. Concerned with the histories of aristocratic families during the war against Napoleon, realistic details and psychological analysis. One of the greatest classic novels.
by A. P. Herbert - Methuen & co
A novel which draws upon author's experiences as a junior infantry officer in the WWI, and has been praised for its accurate and truthful portrayal of the mental effects of the war on the participants. It contains a detailed description of Gallipoli.
by Nathan Gallizier - L.C. Page & Company
The darkness of the tenth century is dissipated by no contemporary historian. Monkish chronicles alone shed a faint light over the chaos of the Italian world. The seat of empire had shifted from the banks of the Tiber to the shores of the Bosporus.