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Free E-book: Black London: Life before Emancipation by Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina
Black London: Life Before Emancipation - Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina

I saw this mentioned on Twitter (@medievalpoc). You can read online or download a PDF, Kindle file, or EPUB.

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text 2017-09-18 12:38
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Most of the online lending companies promise to offer viable deals on bad credit loans with instant decision. In order to offer same-day lending solutions, they have kept their online application procedures simple and paper-free. With no documents to review, a lender is able to take instant decisions and hence quickly approve the requests without considering other factors. Online lenders want all applicants to fill their bank details in the online form so that the required funds are disbursed directly into their bank accounts with no time delay.

 

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In this uncertain world, it is impossible to survive without being flexible. Our job, budget, expenses, and the rest of the things should be flexible enough to face sudden financial problems. Online direct lenders offer flexible bad credit loans with instant decision without going tough on the tenure. They don’t put an upper limit on the loan amount. You can quote any amount that you need and choose the tenure while filling the online loan application. By availing quick funds and making monthly repayments, a bad credit customer gain speedy financial recovery from a crisis.

 

Are you confused from where to get these funds? You can explore the most affordable and reliable deals here.

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text 2017-09-18 08:37
Bad Credit Loans with Instant Decision: Quick Funds for All

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All prospective borrowers look for quick financing options in order to defeat their financial problems in the minimal time. Amidst a sudden financial crisis, it is wrong to approach traditional banks and lending companies, as they take more than 7 days to approve an application. Moreover, they don’t entertain funding requests of poor score applicants. Hence, it is useless to waste time by seeking funds from them. Offered by the online lenders, bad credit loans with instant decision allow such people to fulfil their financial needs and recover without going anywhere and submitting any documents.

 

All bad credit people who are 18 years old and reside in the UK are eligible to get these unsecured personal funds. Even CCJs and bankrupt can access these funds without submitting their assets or arranging guarantors.

 

Guarantors have NO Role to Play

 

Gone are the days when even not a single financing option was accessible to the bad credit people without the help of guarantors. Co-signing by the guarantors was mandatory. With the advent of FinTech (financial technology), the lending scenario has changed a lot in the UK. More and more online direct lenders are ready to offer quick personal funds without the need of a guarantor. Loans with no credit check and no guarantor are one of the most feasible funds that can be availed in less than 3 days of submitting the online application.

 

Credit Check Has Gone

 

These loans are so quick and feasible thanks to no credit check. Credit screening was one of the reasons due to which bad credit people were reluctant to apply for typical personal loans. They had no options except pledging or selling their valuable assets. Now, people happily borrow funds despite their poor credit scores. They are not required to pay any extra charges for availing these innovative lending solutions. All they have to do is search a reliable lender and select the best deal.

 

Instant Decisions Allow you to Recover Fast

 

Most of the online lending companies promise to offer viable deals on bad credit loans with instant decision. In order to offer same-day lending solutions, they have kept their online application procedures simple and paper-free. With no documents to review, a lender is able to take instant decisions and hence quickly approve the requests without considering other factors. Online lenders want all applicants to fill their bank details in the online form so that the required funds are disbursed directly into their bank accounts with no time delay.

 

Flexibility is the New Rule of Repayments

 

In this uncertain world, it is impossible to survive without being flexible. Our job, budget, expenses, and the rest of the things should be flexible enough to face sudden financial problems. Online direct lenders offer flexible bad credit loans with instant decision without going tough on the tenure. They don’t put an upper limit on the loan amount. You can quote any amount that you need and choose the tenure while filling the online loan application. By availing quick funds and making monthly repayments, a bad credit customer gain speedy financial recovery from a crisis.

 

Are you confused from where to get these funds? You can explore the most affordable and reliable deals here.

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review 2017-09-17 14:57
Magic Realism Square
Nights at the Circus - Angela Carter

- A story about stories and illusion.



Magic and reading have something in common. It’s that thin wedge that question of what is real and what is fantasy. We know that the magician is doing some trick, but we just can’t get it, can’t figure it out. With books, good ones at least, the trick is the writing taking you someplace else. Books aren’t the only thing that can do this – a good movie, painting, music. 
It’s this line between reality and fantasy that Carter explores in this novel about a circus performer who may actually have real wings. At first glance it seems as if Fevvers is the only character with this problem, but every character in the book comes into contact with this question. Even the tigers, which may or may not really be jealous lovers.
In many ways, this is the human condition, the search for ourselves. Is our work face our real face? It might not be the wings that Fevvers has, but the question of reality and fantasy is one we change and fight in some way every day

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review 2017-09-17 11:05
Stalking Jack
Stalking Jack - Madison Kent

by Madison Kent

 

I have mixed feelings about this book. The prologue was pure info dump and there were many signs of an amateur writer; shoehorning too many subplot lines into the first chapter, showing a limited knowledge of Victorian convention, dialect, British English or proper use of apostrophes, yet the writing was strangely engaging and I took a liking to the main character, Madeleine, early in the story.

 

Madeleine Donovan is a fan of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and fancies herself an amateur sleuth. She lost her family in tragedy and in the process of looking for purpose, travels to London. All the papers are full of stories about Jack the Ripper and a group of English ladies whom she meets shipboard become concerned about a niece who has gone wayward in Whitechapel and could be in danger. Madeleine vows to find her, despite the danger.

 

The premise is actually rather unlikely in Victorian England and the author uses American English for English character's dialogue, but the story itself is engaging and I ignored the occasional cringe and let myself enjoy the story. I think a few words didn't mean what the author thought they meant and the idea of finding bourbon in a 19th century Whitechapel pub just boggles the mind, especially contrasted with an almost encyclopedic history of the nationalities and religions of people who settled in the area shoehorned into a conversation, but I liked the main character and with Alternative History being a popular genre these days, I started treating this as Fantasy and ignored anomalies like decent women casually going out for a drink in a pub in that era.

 

Of all the things technically wrong with this novel, the thing that bothered me most was the attempt to have lower class characters talk in dialect. It read like something out of the hills of Arkansas rather than anywhere in all the history of England. Old ladies wearing pillbox hats (invented in 1930) in 1888 London pales by comparison. Other dialogue was sometimes stilted too. Yet despite all the historical inaccuracies and other problems, the characters were brought to life skilfully and the plot moved along in a way that kept me interested.

 

The editorial mistakes increased later in the book, yet the story itself took on relevance, looking into issues of obsession and addiction in a Victorian setting where opium use was rife. Madeleine is a headstrong character and I found it easy to feel sympathy for her, yet she walks into trouble on many levels and I felt needed rescuing from her own impulses.

 

I actually liked the way the story ended. The explanation of what happened to Jack the Ripper was as plausible as any of the popular theories and there was a wonderfully poetic passage about the way London leaves its mark on a person's soul. Just before the poinsettias all bloom in November English weather (poinsettias are native to Mexico and an old association with Christmas travelled to America when the plants were first cultivated in the U.S. in the early 1900s, long after this story takes place. The tradition never travelled to England and the plants don't survive in under 58 degrees Fahrenheit.)

 

Apparently there is a series and Madeleine becomes a female detective in her native Chicago, but the ripper's story is finished so I won't be following the other books. Perhaps someone who likes detective stories would enjoy them. Hopefully they'll be set in America where the language and cultural references will fit!

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