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By: BUTLER, Paul
Publisher: Pennywell Books, St. John's, NF, 2008, ISBN:9781897317280:
Seller ID: 78778
BUTLER, Paul. 1892 : A novel . St. John's, NF: Pennywell Books, 2008. Pp. (12),1-165,(15). 8vo, illustrated dark card covers. A novel set in late-nineteenth-century St. John's. "An obscure servant, Kathleen, yearns for her home in Ireland. A mysterious scientist, Dr Glenwood, belives he can be the first to bring a new photographic discovery to the world. A stable hand, Tommy Fitzpatrick, battles inner demons as he tries to win Kathleen's heart. These collective struggles will soon erupt to change the fate of an entire city." - from the rear cover. Vg. 10.00 View more info
By: CHAULK, Bob.
Publisher: Killick Press, St. John's, Nfld., 2010, ISBN:9781897174555: 2010
Seller ID: 99676
CHAULK, Bob. The Chain Locker : A Novel. (St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador : Killick Press, 2010). First Edition. Pp [i]-vii,(1),1-275,(1). Map. 8vo, photo-illustrated blue and orange cardcovers, white lettering to spine. Robert 'Bob' Chaulk (b. Notre Dame Bay, Newfoundland). “The Chain Locker is a powerful novel based on the tragic loss of the SS Viking off Newfoundland in 1931. In a bold re-creation of the drama, author Bob Chaulk begins his story when 13-year-old Jackie Gould stows away on a sealing ship. All is well until the ship is mysteri... View more info
By: WAKEHAM, P.J.
Publisher: Dicks & Co., St. John's, 1957,:
Seller ID: 13119
WAKEHAM, P.J. A Newfoundland Story Collection. St. John's : Dicks & Co. Ltd., copyright 1957. Pp (4),1-304,(4). Sm 8vo, gold card covers, with map of Newfoundland on front cover. Several local adverts in the text. O'Dea 3290,Laugher p.585 (with incorrect title), Rhodenizer p.702. Not in Watters. On Wakeham (1910-1990) see ENL V:496. Contents: "St. Brendan's New World Voya ge"; "The Vikings' Discovery of North America" [including Biarni, Leif the Lucky, Thorvald]; "John Cabot's Discovery of Newfoundland"; "Sir Humphrey Gilbert Claimed Newfoundland for Queen Elizabeth... View more info