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A Stuga On the Cusp of the Orust Riviera, tucked away next to a hobbit hole in the woods.

A Hero of Our Time - Paul Foote, Mikhail Lermontov read here: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/913Opening - All the luggage I had in my cart consisted of one small portmanteau half filled with traveling-notes on Georgia; of these the greater part has been lost, fortunately for you; but the portmanteau itself and the rest of its contents have remained intact, fortunately for me.Ossete n. A member of a people of mixed Iranian and Caucasian origin inhabiting Ossetia.Pechorin is not quite Flashman but you get the gist. These five adventures are seemingly plucked at random from (fictional, of course) bequeathed diaries. The longest section being entitled Princess Mary and it is set in the month of May so it is pertinent that this is an entry in Spring bookshelf.NB - The Gutenberg version has only 138 pages