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Flowers of Transylvania by David Ely
1741, Transylvania. A young woman finds herself a prisoner of Count Dracula. The good news: Dominic, her first love, is a guard in the castle. But can she trust him?
vampire  vampires  character:dracula  horror  ebooks  books  romania  historicalfiction 
7 weeks ago by davextreme
Paprikahendl Recipe from Dracula
Recipe for the chicken dish Jonathan Harker eats in the first chapter of Dracula.

The one quoted by Leonard Wolf in The Annotated Dracula, from The Art of Viennese Cooking by Marcia Colman Morton.
food  dracula  books 
november 2018 by davextreme
Hayao Miyazaki Picks His 50 Favorite Children's Books | Open Culture
The Borrowers -- Mary Norton
The Little Prince -- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Children of Noisy Village -- Astrid Lindgren
When Marnie Was There -- Joan G. Robinson
Swallows and Amazons -- Arthur Ransome
The Flying Classroom -- Erich Kästner
There Were Five of Us -- Karel Poláček
What the Neighbours Did, and Other Stories -- Ann Philippa Pearce
Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates -- Mary Mapes Dodge
The Secret Garden -- Frances Hodgson Burnett
Eagle of The Ninth -- Rosemary Sutcliff
The Treasure of the Nibelungs -- Gustav Schalk
The Three Musketeers -- Alexandre Dumas, père
A Wizard of Earthsea -- Ursula K. Le Guin
Les Princes du Vent -- Michel-Aime Baudouy
The Flambards Series -- K. M. Peyton
Souvenirs entomologiques -- Jean Henri Fabre
The Long Winter -- Laura Ingalls Wilder
A Norwegian Farm -- Marie Hamsun
Heidi -- Johanna Spyri
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer -- Mark Twain
Little Lord Fauntleroy -- Frances Hodgson Burnett
Tistou of the Green Thumbs -- Maurice Druon
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes -- Arthur Conan Doyle
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler -- E. L. Konigsburg
The Otterbury Incident -- Cecil Day-Lewis
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland -- Lewis Carroll
The Little Bookroom -- Eleanor Farjeon
The Forest is Alive or Twelve Months -- Samuil Yakovlevich Marshak
The Restaurant of Many Orders -- Kenji Miyazawa
Winnie-the-Pooh -- A. A. Milne
Nihon Ryōiki -- Kyokai
Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio -- Pu Songling
Nine Fairy Tales: And One More Thrown in For Good Measure -- Karel Čapek
The Man Who Has Planted Welsh Onions -- Kim So-un
Robinson Crusoe -- Daniel Defoe
The Hobbit -- J. R. R. Tolkien
Journey to the West -- Wu Cheng'en
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea -- Jules Verne
The Adventures of the Little Onion -- Gianni Rodari
Treasure Island -- Robert Louis Stevenson
The Ship that Flew -- Hilda Winifred Lewis
The Wind in the Willows -- Kenneth Grahame
The Little Humpbacked Horse -- Pyotr Pavlovich Yershov (Ershoff)
The Little White Horse -- Elizabeth Goudge
The Rose and the Ring -- William Makepeace Thackeray
The Radium Woman -- Eleanor Doorly
City Neighbor, The Story of Jane Addams -- Clara Ingram Judson
Ivan the Fool -- Leo Tolstoy
The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle -- Hugh Lofting
books  miyazaki 
june 2017 by davextreme

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