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The Break

The Break

Sean Gabb

ISBN: 9781310247996
Year of publication: 2014

Sean Gabb THE BREAK Chapter One Though it could hold a dozen oarsmen, the longboat had a draft shallow enough to get it within a few yards of the shore. Jennifer had to clutch hard to steady herself as a sudden ebbing of the waves made it scrape on the shingle. With an easy motion, Count Robert was straight over the side. For a moment, the sea came up to his waist. Then it dropped below his knees. Come on, my Little Bear he cried in Latin. He laughed and said more, but the massive roar of the ...

Keywords: byzantium catholic church disaster apocalyptic dystopian apocalyptic Horror norman conquest police state Political thriller Satire Science Fiction st margarets time slip Young Adult
The Children of Men

The Children of Men

P D James

ISBN: 0446679208
Year of publication: 1992

The Children of Men BOOK ONE Omega JanuaryMarch Friday 1 January Early this morning, 1 January 2021, three minutes after midnight, the last human being to be born on earth was killed in a pub brawl in a suburb of Buenos Aires, aged twenty-five years, two months and twelve days. If the first reports are to believed, Joseph Ricardo died as he had lived. The distinction, if one can call it that, of being the last human whose birth was officially recorded, unrelated as it was to any personal virtue ...

Keywords: Carl Inglebach Cast Museum Chief Inspector Council of England Five Fishes Foreign Office Harriet Marwood High Street Isle of Man John Street Lathbury Road Local Council Man Penal Colony Margaret's Church Martin Woolvington Pitt Rivers Museum Port Meadow Pusey Lane Roaring Roger State Security Police Warden of England Wytham Wood Xan Lyppiatt