Felix Von Luckner: The Life and Times of a Sea-Devil

Slider Lars Von Luckner

One of my visits to a second hand book store rewarded me with a 1923 volume of a book with the imaginative title The Sea-Devil Conquers America. A book written by the German sea-captain Count Felix Von Luckner. A quick peruse of the Wikipedia-entry about Count Von Luckner, aka “The … Continue reading

Heroines of the ashes

Lars 5 Assepoester

Cinderella versus Assepoester Everybody knows Cinderella. Who did not grow up with the story with the wicked stepsisters and the glass slipper? What you should know however is that the version you learned as a child is only one of 700 variations of the story that are available worldwide.1 Dutch … Continue reading