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Tales from Arabia
Tales from Arabia
RIVER OF INK by Paul M. M. Cooper An historical fable, full of rich exoticism, this book uses the tradition of epic saga and brilliant storyteller — like Scherazade. Asanka is the royal poet...
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Weekly Wrap-up: Jan 29
Weekly Wrap-up: Jan 29
Cool articles and links from the week Quirky History: The Hatpin As A Lady’s Weapon Of Choice, Posted by E.H. Kern, Quirk Books In advance of the release of Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, learn about...
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Making a Murderous Film
Making a Murderous Film
When Alfred Hitchcock was searching for his next film idea, he came across the book She Who Was No More by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac. He inquired about the rights and found someone had...
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