Strange & Curious: Unusual Newfoundland Stories

by Otto Kelland | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 1895387922 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingGoryDetailswing of Nashua, New Hampshire USA on 8/12/2017
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Journal Entry 1 by wingGoryDetailswing from Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Saturday, August 12, 2017
I found this good-condition softcover at a local thrift shop. I'd expected ghost stories and famous-pirate-or-shipwreck-type tales, and there are some of these, but there are lots of lesser tales of oddities - fishermen hauling up some bizarre creature, lead shot falling from no perceptible source, that kind of thing - as well as some humorous poems on local topics. There *was* an incident involving Springheel Jack, a character that had been notorious in London as well; how he got to Newfoundland isn't clear {wry grin}.

Journal Entry 2 by wingGoryDetailswing at Little Free Library, South St. in Milford, New Hampshire USA on Sunday, June 24, 2018

Released 7 mos ago (6/24/2018 UTC) at Little Free Library, South St. in Milford, New Hampshire USA


I left this in the Little Free Library; hope someone enjoys it!

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*** Released for the 2018 Canada Days release challenge. ***

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