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The Golden Spiders by Rex Stout
Barbarian Europe (The Making of the Past) by Philip Willis Dixon
Folklore by the Fireside: Text and Context of the Tuscan Veglia by Alessandro Falassi
Cotton Country (The Fingers of Night) by Hubert Creekmore
Three Witnesses by Rex Stout
The Neapolitan Recipe Collection: Cuoco Napoletano by Terence Peter Scully
Elizabeth's Spy Master: Francis Walsingham and the Secret War That Saved England by Robert Hutchinson
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CollectionsYour library (1,004), Medieval/Renaissance (399), Historical Cookery (86), Alchemy (39), Ancient History (21), History (51), Rex Stout (44), Agatha Christie (26), Brother Cadfael (23), True Crime (27), Crime Mystery (100), EBooks (222), Supernatural Mystery (49), Fiction (40), Non-Fiction (37), Sci-Fi (22), Erotica/Sexploitation (12), Currently reading (1), All collections (1,004)
About meMusician, writer, & cook, I have a heavy academic background in medieval & Renaissance history; my main expertise is in translating medieval recipes & re-creating the food of that period. My musical tastes include Swing, Jazz, Classical, & medieval/Renaissance. My favorite drinks are lambic & vins d'Alsace. I currently spend time in both Ohio & Pennsylvania & actively participate in historical reenactments, where I teach medieval cookery. I have a partner of 22 years & a devoted cat, a lot of pottery, & an excessive amount of books.
About my libraryThe library primarily is composed of nonfiction medieval & Renaissance publications suitable for historical research. There is a large section devoted to the philosophy of Alchemy, a collection of Golden Age Mystery, some early sci-fi, and Historical Culinary manuscripts. Above sll, the library contains a wondetful selection of books regarding medieval and Renaissance cooking and food preparation.
GroupsAncient and Medieval Manuscripts, Ancient History, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Food History, History Fans, Kingdom of AEthelmearc, Kingdom of Atlantia, Medieval Europe, Old Mystery & Detective Club, SCA —show all groups, The Black Orchid (A Nero Wolfe Group), The Drones Club (all things P.G. Wodehouse)
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Real nameJ. Lewis Matterer
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceJan 2, 2013
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