Chronicles of Lucifer Jones Vol 1 1922-1926 Adventures by Mike Resnick

By Mike Resnick

Show description

Read Online or Download Chronicles of Lucifer Jones Vol 1 1922-1926 Adventures PDF

Best history_1 books

River of Enterprise: The Commercial Origins of Regional Identity in the Ohio Valley, 1790-1850

"Gruenwald's publication will make an identical contribution to historic wisdom of the Ohio Valley as Lewis Atherton's Frontier service provider did for our knowing of the mercantile Midwest within the mid-nineteenth century. .. . a finely crafted narrative that shall we the reader keep in mind that the Ohio River consistently served extra as an artery, that's, a river of trade, than a dividing line or boundary.

Additional info for Chronicles of Lucifer Jones Vol 1 1922-1926 Adventures

Example text

Well, it might make a pleasant change,” I answered. “I am in need of a certain amount of venture capital: fourteen hundred pounds, to be exact. You won considerably more than that last night. ” I asked. “Yes, I have,” he replied. ” He nodded vigorously. “There must be a prejudice against Hollanders in Tanganyika. I can conceive of no other reason for it. ” “Jesus only threw the money-lenders out of the Temple,” I said with a smile. ” said the Dutchman. “Well, now, that's putting the cart just a little bit ahead of the horse,” I said.

You know, I think about Herbie and some of the others I met, and I'd have to say that even without the animals—and I never did see all that many of them anyway, except for the time I was an ivory poacher—Africa was a pretty interesting place to be back then. I had my flock and my tabernacle, and of course there was Herbie, who came smack-dab between my little business excursions into opium and brothels, and there were Long Schmidt and Short Schmidt, a pair of brothers who became gods, and there was Capturin’ Clyde Calhoun and a batch of others.

Finally the leader walked over to us and sat himself down, cross-legged. ” “Rourke,” said Burley, tapping himself on the chest. ” Kitunga solemnly extended his hand, kind of upside down, and shook each of ours. ” asked Rourke. ” said Kitunga, and laughed. “No. No. ” said Rourke. "Chumbi-chumbi," said Kitunga. “Sounds like some kind of ritual,” said Rourke. ” Kitunga flashed every tooth in his head. “Make babies,” he said. He shook our hands again, spat in the fire, and began walking away. ” I said, jumping up.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.58 of 5 – based on 13 votes