Come Rack! Come Rope! is the most vivid and gripping novel ever written about how the Reformation happened. In this book, the appalling events come to life.
This novel tells of the struggles and sufferings of Catholic Recusants under Queen Elizabeth I of England. One such Recusant, Robin Audrey, is shocked to learn his father has decided to leave the Catholic Church for the safety of the Church of England. The narrative follows Robin's struggle with the call of faith, as he is torn between his dream of marriage and a priestly vocation, which would entail further persecution and might even end in martyrdom. [mehr][weniger]
Roy J. Snell (1878-1959) US author of at least eighty-five Young Adult novels under his own name and as by David O'Hara, James Craig and Joseph Marino, most of them specifically directed to boys, though he wrote at least one associational series of mysteries for girls; his tales for younger children, beginning with Little White Fox and his Arctic Friends.... [mehr][weniger]
There Should Be No Sight More Happy Than A Young Man Riding To Meet His
Love. His Eyes Should Shine, His Lips Should Sing; He Should Slap His
Mare Upon Her Shoulder And Call Her His Darling. The Puddles Upon His
Way Should Be Turned To Pure Gold, [mehr][weniger]