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Book Review: The Fencing Master by Arturo Perez-Reverte

Arturo Perez-Reverte’s The Fencing Master is something of a change of pace– historical fiction, and possibly even literary fiction. Gasp! And while it doesn’t have any spaceships or dragons, at least it has a couple of swordfights, as one would expect from a book called The Fencing Master. 487 more words

The Serpent's Map Part V

Being a continuation from here.

The first part can be found here (yes, I still haven’t gone back and renamed all the pieces, but then this wasn’t originally envisioned as a serialized long piece, either). 1,596 more words

Fiction

Book Review - Hope and Red by Jon Skovron

Hope and Red (Empire of Storms Trilogy #1) by Jon Skovron

Published June 30th 2016 by Orbit Books

The book blurb;

‘IN A FRACTURING EMPIRE SPREAD ACROSS SAVAGE SEAS, TWO PEOPLE FIND A COMMON CAUSE. 837 more words

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Zilyana Irithyl Part 2

Zilyana felt pressure on her face and realized she was laying face down on the table in her cabin.  Whatever poison the treacherous Forcythe had used hadn’t finished her off, but it was making her limbs feel as though they were made of dead eels.  2,064 more words

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The days of swashbuckling hedge fund managers are over

(Source: www.businessinsider.sg)

Hedge funds have gone from fighting the establishment to being a part of it.

That’s according to contrarian hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry, who cofounded Eclectica Asset Management. 434 more words

Money Matters

The Black Pirate (1926)

Through the Internet Archive, you can follow Douglas Fairbanks’ career pretty well. From one of his earliest bit parts in The Martyrs of the Alamo… 319 more words

Internet Archive

The days of swashbuckling hedge fund managers are over

(Source: www.businessinsider.sg)

Hedge funds have gone from fighting the establishment to being a part of it.

That’s according to contrarian hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry, who cofounded Eclectica Asset Management. 434 more words

Money Matters