real life-stories of real pirates
grim Australian horror
Russian officers Zhilin and Kostilin captured by the mountain tribe during Caucasus War. This is a classical short story made very modern by the situations in Iraq, Afghanistan and Chechnya.
Captain Bob makes fortune crossing Africa on foot, loses all, and makes another as a pirate
Horrors and humour of the real revolutionary civil war. Jewish officer sent to join platoon of revolutionary Cossacks.
poem about ship made famous by Turner's picture
Romans and Ancient Feminists. Very funny story.
Short historical story. Slightly naive but very amusing interpretation of the ancient history .