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THE MEZZOTINT EXPERIENCE
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Old sailor buys a mezzotint print with the scene of the Mayflower sailing ship in Sutton Harbour in Plymouth, Devon only to discover the picture changes scene at certain moments of the day and night. Whilst walking on the harbour, old man is transported back in time momentarily to the year 1620 when the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth for the New World, becoming part of the scene.
Voyages Through Life: The Story of John Dunlop Allison
Price: Free! Words: 50,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The true adventure story of life at sea in the 19th century, of wars and wives, of gold fever and greed, of death and disease, of storms and shipwrecks all over the world. John Dunlop Allison appears to have written his memoirs in 1909, as he approached ‘the allotted life of man, three score and ten’, which were discovered and transcribed over 100 years later by his great-grandson.