Jamaica Inn

Author: Daphne du Maurier
Publisher: Virago
ISBN: 1405518057
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After the death of her mother, Mary Yellan crosses the windswept Cornish moors to Jamaica Inn, the home of her Aunt Patience.

Daphne Du Maurier Omnibus 3

Author: Daphne Du Maurier
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1405523816
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Set in the 17th century at Menabilly in Cornwall, The King's General is the story of a country and a family riven by war. The French Revolution is the backdrop to The Glass Blowers, a tale of family tragedy.

Secret Jamaica Resorts Of The Rich Famous

Author: Brooke Comer
Publisher: Hunter Publishing, Inc
ISBN: 1588439127
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Jamaica Inn The Jamaica Inn, Ocho Rios Elegant, understated and highly
civilized, the Jamaica Inn has always attracted a certain kind of clientele. Sir
Winston Churchill, for instance. Erroll Flynn, Noel Coward and Ian Fleming, who
all had homes nearby, were big fans of the Jamaica Inn. Sir Winston used to say
that the light was perfect for his watercolors. Ian Fleming claimed he got
inspirations for his James Bond stories as he gazed over the idyllic cove of
golden sand. Other famous ...

Jamaica In 1866

Author: Thomas Harvey
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Some go sixteen miles to get work on sugar estates in St. Mary's. ... On the
immense class of small freeholders the drought fell with crushing severity, for in
this " land of springs," as the word Jamaica is said to mean, there are districts
twenty miles in length and breadth, without a spring or stream, and ... At the
obscure little town of Ocho Rios, near the eastern boundary of the parish,
originated the famous petition to the Queen from " the poor people of St. Ann's." It
was set on foot ...

Jamaica In Pictures

Author: Janice Hamilton
Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books
ISBN: 9780822523949
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BOB MARLEY (1945-1981) The reggae superstar was born in tiny Nine Mile to a
black mother and a British father who soon abandoned them. He spent much of
his youth in a Kingston ghetto. He gained fame with his first hit song with his band
, the Wailers, in 1963. Performing solo in the 1970s, he became world famous.
He wrote songs that reflected the struggles of the urban poor, his rural roots, and
his Rastafarian beliefs. Shortly before he died of cancer, he received Jamaica's ...

Jamaica In 1866 A Narrative Of A Tour Through The Island With Remarks On Its Social Educational And Industrial Condition With Map

Author: Thomas HARVEY (of the Society of Friends and BREWIN (William))
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Some go sixteen miles to get work on sugar estates in St. Mary's. An intelligent,
elderly black man, a deacon of the Buptist church, told us they had suffered much
from want of work and the low price of pimento, which was now hardly worth
collecting. Two of his own sons got so discouraged with the difficulty of getting
employment that they enlisted, and were sent with their regiment to Sierra Leone,
where both died. St. Ann's, whose open glades and park-like undulating pastures
more ...

Three Months In Jamaica In 1832

Author: Henry Whiteley
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But while the Jamaica Assembly was congratulating themselves that they had
accomplished all that was required of them, and were rejoicing in the hope of
resting from their wearisome labours on the Slave bill, a sudden change of policy
had taken place at home, and they were destined to find all their sacrifices and
submissions unavailing. On the 10th December 1831, Lord Goderich transmits a
circular dispatch to the Colonies, accompanied by the famous Order in Council of

Exploring The River Fowey

Author: John Neale
Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1445623412
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Inthe eighteenth century, Jamaica Inn was a regular stop for coaches where
thehorses were changed on the arduous routefrom Launceston to Bodmin. When
a memberofthe Roddfamily who had held the post of Governor of Jamaica retired
and returned to his family home at North Hill,the innthen took on its
exoticsounding name, Jamaica Inn, inhishonour. It isbelieved thatthe famous
Jamaica Inn sign isprobably themost photographed innsign in thecountry, ifnot
the world.

The Civil And Natural History Of Jamaica In 3 Parts Illustrated With Fifty Copperprates

Author: Patrick Browne
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... example of those who had frequently brought in immense riches with impunity,
soon gave in to the same methods; so that the place became another colony of
pirates, which far exceeded the former both in numbers and resolution; and with
whom they still continued in friendship, frequently uniting their forces upon
occasion. In this state did the greatest part of the inhabitants of jamaica continue
for many years; chiefly under the command and guidance of the famous Morgan (
n), who, ...

A New History Of Jamaica In Thirteen Letters From A Gentleman To His Friend By Charles Leslie

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In Thirteen LETT E RS from a GENT LE MAN to his FR I END. ** --
C O N T A I N I N G. I. The Author's Voyage to that Island ; with an Account
offeveral curious Particulars which he met with in his Paffage. II. A Description of
Jamaica; its natural Advantages, Manners of the People, &c. III. Spanish Cruelty
on-first Settling there. Expedition of Sir Anthony Sbirley, and Col. jackfon, against
them. Its Conquest by the English. IV. The Enterprizes of the famous Buccaneers.
V. The Life and ...