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The Sponge Diver
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"The Sponge Diver" features the young Romanian vagabond Adrien Zograffi, this time in Greece, as he listens to the harrowing tale of a fellow Romanian drifter's season of forced labor aboard a small ship plying the Eastern Mediterranean in search of rich sponge beds. Panait Istrati (1884-1935) was once among the most popular writers in Europe.
On the Docks in Brăila
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In Panait Istrati's 1929 novella, now translated into English, fourteen-year-old Adrien Zograffi begins an apprenticeship in a toolmaking workshop on the docks of the Danube River port in Brăila, Romania. Progress, in the form of floating grain elevators, threatens to destroy the livelihoods of a large community of dockworkers. Genre: novella
The Thüringer House
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Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 45,130. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
_The Thüringer House_ is the first of a cycle of novels written by the Romanian Panait Istrati in the early 1930's, shortly after his return, bitterly disillusioned, from a long stay in the Soviet Union. Adrien, servant in a bourgeois household headed by rich grain exporters, must reconcile his socialist ideals and his growing attraction to Madame Anna Thüringer, mistress of the house.
Tales from the Balkans: Cold diving
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Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lieutenant David Black has the wolr most interesting and most dangerous job: he is hunting fro illegal immigrants under the Danube's toxic water. But one day the roles are exchanged when somebodies kill his men...
City Breaks - Tour 3 - 3 Days In Budapest
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Series: City Breaks, Book 3. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
An inexpensive travel guide for those wanting to maximise their stay. It gives a well planned 3 day itinerary discovering the beautiful city of spa’s... Budapest; with its fabulous buildings, excellent inexpensive food & wine, thermal baths, galleries & museums full of treasures & the ambiance of welcome that this city exudes. This illustrated guide gives directions, map,location info,travel tips
The Accidental Sailor
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 60,090. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
In 1976 Rod Heikell set off in Roulette, a 20 foot boat that should probably have never left the Solent, for the Mediterranean. Via the French Canals and Biscay he somehow got to the Mediterranean and sailed to Corsica, Italy and onto Greece. It records the near disasters and highs and lows of a voyage which shaped his life in ways he never imagined.He became the accidenta