Monthly Archives: July 2003

“It was a dark and stormy night” – Edward George Bulwer-Lytton The results of the annual Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest for 2003 are now out and, in the interest of preserving the best of purple prose everywhere, here are several of … Continue reading

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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex – Nathaniel Philbrick “From the ship’s bows, nearly all the seamen now hung inactive; hammers, bits of plank, lances, and harpoons, mechanically retained in their hands, just as … Continue reading

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Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World’s Greatest Outlaw – Mark Bowden Somewhere, probably in some dusty back-alley private house in Pesawar or Quetta or some country farmhouse, is a quiet team of Delta Force operatives, patiently and relentlessly running … Continue reading

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