A droll story, narrated by an insufferably pretentious son of an insufferably pretentious English father after their relocation to Australia. The son's social climbing and snobbishness set him up nic... more.
A very uneven account of the various methods of killing or torturing and mutilating people throughout the history of England. Hanging, pressing, burning at the stake, boiling, beheading, branding, wh... more.
This is such a classic in style.An early example of the really cool hero.
Sword fights, misunderstandings dramatic verbal and physical duals,and a plot that moves so that you can\'t see the complete ... more.