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The Seven Who Were Hanged

Author : Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev
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Seven Hanged

Author : Leonid Andreyev
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'It was like walking along the knife-edge of the highest possible mountain range, seeing life on one side and death on the other in the form of two deep, gorgeous and gleaming seascapes.' This astonishing novella from 1908, newly translated for Little Black Classics by War and Peace translator Anthony Briggs, probes the emotions and experiences of seven people condemned to death in Tsarist Russia. A powerful and subtle exploration of the morality of capital punishment, it was a bestseller at the time, and, in a strange quirk of history, influenced the conspirators in the cataclysmic assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914. One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

The Seven That Were Hanged

Author : Leonid Andreyev
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Leonid Nikolaievich Andreyev (1871-1919) was a Russian playwright and short-story writer who led the Expressionist movement in the national literature. He was active between the revolution of 1905 and the Communist revolution.

The Seven Who Were Hanged

Author : Leonid Andreyev
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Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - I am very glad that "The Story of the Seven Who Were Hanged" will be read in English. The misfortune of us all is that we know so little, even nothing, about one another-neither about the soul, nor the life, the sufferings, the habits, the inclinations, the aspirations of one another. Literature, which I have the honor to serve, is dear to me just because the noblest task it sets before itself is that of wiping out boundaries and distances. As in a hard shell, every human being is enclosed in a cover of body, dress, and life. Who is man? We may only conjecture. What constitutes his joy or his sorrow? We may guess only by his acts, which are oft-times enigmatic; by his laughter and by his tears, which are often entirely incomprehensible to us. And if we, Russians, who live so closely together in constant misery, understand one another so poorly that we mercilessly put to death those who should be pitied or even rewarded, and reward those who should be punished by contempt and anger - how much more difficult is it for you Americans, to understand distant Russia? But then, it is just as difficult for us Russians to understand distant America, of which we dream in our youth and over which we ponder so deeply in our years of maturity.

The Hanged Man s Song

Author : John Sandford
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“Hard-boiled computer hacker Kidd and his sometime girlfriend LuEllen make for a refreshingly roguish couple” (Entertainment Weekly). Now they’re back in #1 New York Times bestselling author John Sandford’s electrifying novel of murder, intrigue, and revenge—Kidd style. When Kidd’s superhacker friend Bobby is murdered and his laptop is stolen, Kidd knows it’s panic time. The secrets stashed in Bobby’s computer are enough to hang Kidd and everyone else in Bobby’s criminally ingenious cyber-circle. It’s up to Kidd and his partner LuEllen to track it down, find Bobby’s killer, and save their own necks—because the secrets are downloading faster than anyone anticipated. And they’re far more staggering than anyone imagined.

The Hanged Man

Author : David Skibbins
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The cops have jailed the wrong person: dominatrix Thérèse de Farge. Sally McLaughlin, a feisty paraplegic hacker, sets out to save her friend and ropes Warren Ritter, sarcastic tarot card reader and general overall eccentric, into yet another murder investigation. To solve this one, everyone has to go undercover. Sally puts on a business suit and tries to get a corporate job. Heather Tallbridge, Sally's teenage roommate, passes herself off as a journalist. And Warren sets off to the Academy of Correction to become Master Ritter, a bondage and discipline specialist. As they get closer to uncovering the murderer, Sally, Heather, and Warren face extreme peril, and a confrontation with their darkest fears as well as their own buried hungers. In the fourth book of the Tarot Card Mystery series, the peaceful Marin countryside provides a sharp contrast to the scandalous alternative lifestyles of some of its inhabitants, and David Skibbins takes readers deep inside the minds of all three of his odd and unforgettable characters.

The holy Bible in Hebrew with the Engl tr to which is added the notes of D Levi Corrected and revised by L Alexander 5 vols

Author : Levy Alexander
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Exhumed Tried and Hanged

Author : Charles Alobwede D'Epie
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Exhumed, Tried and Hanged elucidates the abuse of folk good faith and ignorance by a conceited, ruthless and grasping leadership that sows carnage among the natives of Etambeng, culminating in unprecedented exodus, untold suffering and death of the people in neighbouring villages. Upon the death of the perpetrator the few returnees are made to listen to the gruesome stories of how the aggrieved children of his victims took revenge on his corpse.

The London Hanged

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Peter Linebaugh's groundbreaking history has become an inescapable part of any understanding of the rise of capitalism. In eighteenth-century London the spectacle of a hanging served the purpose of forcing the poor population of London to accept the criminalization of customary rights and new forms of private property. In this new edition Peter Linebaugh reinforces his original arguments with detailed responses to his critics based on an impressive array of historical sources.

Hanged at Auschwitz

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A Jewish member of the French Resistance, Sim Kessel lived for almost three years in Nazi captivity. The bulk of his time was at the Auschwitz concentration camp, where he survived torture, starvation, and even his own public execution through extraordinary luck. His remarkable and terrifying story shows in knowing and intimate detail how guards and kapos under the Nazi system degenerated into conscienceless killers, and how the desperate scramble to survive dehumanized Kessel's fellow prisoners.

Chinese Fiction of the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

Author : Patrick Hanan
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It has often been said that the nineteenth century was a relatively stagnant period for Chinese fiction, but preeminent scholar Patrick Hanan shows that the opposite is true: the finest novels of the nineteenth century show a constant experimentation and evolution. In this collection of detailed and insightful essays, Hanan examines Chinese fiction before and during the period in which Chinese writers first came into contact with western fiction. Hanan explores the uses made of fiction by westerners in China; the adaptation and integration of western methods in Chinese fiction; and the continued vitality of the Chinese fictional tradition. Some western missionaries, for example, wrote religious novels in Chinese, almost always with the aid of native assistants who tended to change aspects of the work to "fit" Chinese taste. Later, such works as Washington Irving's "Rip Van Winkle," Jonathan Swift's "A Voyage to Lilliput," the novels of Jules Verne, and French detective stories were translated into Chinese. These interventions and their effects are explored here for virtually the first time.

The History of the Troubles and Memorable Transactions in Scotland and England from M C XXIV To M DC XLV

Author : John Spalding
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The History of the Troubles and Memorable Transactions in Scotland in the Reign of Charles I

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The holy Bible

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The Hanged Poems

Author : Charles F. Horne
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Popular Protest in Late Medieval Europe

Author : Samuel Kline Jr Cohn
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The documents in this fascinating volume focus on the "contagion of rebellion" that followed the Black Death, which ravaged Europe in the years between 1355 and 1382. They comprise a diversity of sources and cover a variety of forms of popular protest in different social, political and economic settings. Their authors include revolutionaries, the artistocracy, merchants and representatives from the church. Of more than 200 documents presented here, most have been translated into English for the first time, providing students and scholars with a new opportunity to compare social movements across Europe over two centuries.

The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments

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Dublin Hanged

Author : Brian Henry
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"Behind the glorious facade of Georgian Dublin lurked a massive crime problem. In the late eighteenth century as the wealth of the city increased, so too did burglary and violent crime. The Hibernian Journal reported in 1780 that "murder in this city has become so common, that it has lost all its horrors; every day teems with new instances of the most horrid barbarity." The city was faced with a stark choice: either eliminate the armed footpads and highway robbers or be crushed by them. The authorities embarked on a crusade to sentence hundreds of convicted felons to death. Hundreds more were transported abroad. Dublin Hanged traces the source of the problem to the first wave of crimes and it follows up on the solution to the last wave of hangings. The author examines the horrific and violent industrial conflicts as well as the catastrophic policy of sending convicts to the Americas long after England had stopped this practice."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

The Holy Bible Etc

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Seven Tempest

Author : Vaughan Wilkins
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A picture of the early Victorian period in England. Seven Tempest is the illegitimate son of a ruthless British financier.