Need to write, or I'm lots of talk. Need to rest, need to eat. Need to read so I can get these books back to the library, and need to call bus line and a Queenstown backpackers and Bill tomorrow so I can have a vacation happen.
Here's a list of books and stuff I intend to read, on my literal "books to read" list:
Jane Austen - Emma,
Rudyard Kipling - Kim
Emily Brönte - Wuthering Heights
Night Falls Fast by Kay Jamesson
Role of the physical environment in ancient Greek seafaring / by Jamie Morton.
Walter Scott - Rob Roy
Eyre affair : a novel / Jasper Fforde.
Thursday Next in Lost in a good book : a novel / Jasper Fforde.
Well of lost plots / Jasper Fforde.
Oscar Wilde - Picture of Dorian Gray
Thackery - Vanity Fair
Thomas Hughes - Tom Brown's Schooldays
Dumas - Count of Monte Cristo
Three Musketeers & sequels
Jules Verne - 20k Leagues Under the Sea
Edmund Burke - Reflectiond on the Revolution in France
Somerset Maugham's "Ashenden"
Arthur J. Marder, THE ROYAL NAVY IN THE FISHER ERA
Robert K. Massie, DREADNOUGHT and CASTLES OF STEEL
Douglas Robinson, THE ZEPPELIN IN COMBAT
John Julius Norwich's _History of Byzantium_ (3 vol.; there's also
an abridged edition) is worth reading, as a start.
Anna Comnenia's _Alexiad_
L. F. Haber's - _The Poisonous Cloud_
Barbary Hambly's _Search the Seven Hills_
Kevin Alan Brook: The Jews of Khazaria
Unknown Prime Minister; the life and times of Andrew Bonar Law, 1858-1923.
Sir Harry Hinsley
Power and the pursuit of peace : theory and practice in the history of relations between states / by F.H. Hinsley.
William Roger Louis
Michael E. Howard
Richard Ollard - Pepys: A Biography
Robert O'Neill - Australia in the Korean War
Security in East Asia / edited by Robert O'Neill. 1984
WSC - History of the English Speaking Peoples
John Buchan - Something
Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider), 1856-1925
Allan Quatermain : being an account of his further adventures and discoveries in company with Sir Henry Curtis, Bart., Commander John Good, R.N., and one Umslopogaas.