Historians have offered many theories to explain what could drive Alexander the Great to so rapidly conquer much of the known world. Some suggest Alexander was an idealistic visionary who sought to unite the world,...
At the end of Chapter Six we left Doug standing on the docks at Cape Town, waiting to be transported to his posting as a Leading Telegraphist at an undisclosed location.
He is the insignia of the Spanish era in the Philippines. He fought for freedom in a silent way with the use of a quill and paper. He's none other than the victor of Philippines, Jose Rizal.
Plutarch’s Lives of Cato the Younger and Brutus examine the roles of philosopher-politicians in the turbulent atmosphere in Rome around the time of the Civil War. Both Lives function as examples of how good Stoics...
This is a short biography of James Travis Reeves also known as Gentleman Jim who was an American country and pop music singer and songwriter popular in the 1950s and 1960s. He was the biggest male star to emerge from...
Chapter 1 ended when Doug was sent to live with an aunt and uncle for two years after the death of his father. The story resumes in the early nineteen thirties. Doug is back home in St. Marks Lane.
Wilkes was the only mind driving the Lincoln assassination forward. His twisted determination and star status brought in the luckless, professionals and even childhood friends. Engrossing & detailed.
At the end of Chapter 2 we left Doug in 1932, aged of nine, fatherless, and hovering between life and death on account of pneumonia, for which there was no treatment, antibiotics as yet unknown.
By the age of 11 Douglas had experienced a lot of upheaval. His father had died, family fortunes had deteriorated, and he had almost died from pneumonia. More hardship was to come between 1934-1939.
A brief biography of Nicolae Ceausescu: Romania's tyrant political leader from 1967 to 1989.