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Salvage from the Cynthia by Paschal Grousset
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Salvage from the Cynthia

by André Laurie, Jules Verne

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Jules Verne, how I wish he or someone like him were writing today. ( )
  brone | Jan 30, 2015 |
Waif of the Cynthia

The Scandinavian setting of this novel was unusual and quite refreshing. The plot revolved around a dark haired boy called Erik in a family of blond Norwegians, who turns out to have been discovered as a baby tied to a ship's buoy. The plot concerns Erik's of his efforts to chase round the world trying to track down a sailor who supposedly knows the secret of his abandonment. He turns out to be the son of a French industrialist. 4/5 ( )
  john257hopper | Dec 21, 2011 |
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This ebook, first published by Frank & Cecil Palmer in 1914, is a pamphlet addressing the anti-war and pacifist elements in Britain entitled "The War That Will End War." Its title became proverbial almost instantly and is used to refer to the First World War even today. Table of contents : Chapter I. Why Britain Went to War Chapter II. The Sword of Peace Chapter III. Hands Off the People's Food Chapter IV. Concerning Mr. Maximilian Craft Chapter V. The Most Necessary Measures in the World Chapter VI. The Need of a New Map of Europe Chapter VII. The Opportunity of Liberalism Chapter VIII. The Liberal Fear of Russia Chapter IX. An Appeal to the American People Chapter X. Common Sense and the Balkan States Chapter XI. The War of the Mind… (more)

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