New Release Books by Catherine Spence

Catherine Spence is the author of A Week in the Future (2021) and Earl Rognvald and His Forebears, Or Glimpses of Life in Early Norse Times in Orkney and Shetland (1988).

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A Week in the Future

release date: Mar 31, 2021
A Week in the Future
Book Excerpt: ...interesting to me, I feel sure. And Florrie, my affections strike back to remote ancestors and would strike onward to remote collateral descendants, which are all that an old maid can have. Why, Florrie, I might see little Hugh's children and grand-children in the flesh.""Then," said Dr. Brown, "you elect to overleap a complete century. And how would you like to see the world of the latter end of the twentieth century. Like Asmodeus, by unroofing the houses and spying on the doings and misdoings of the post nati, or like a beneficent spirit, hovering over the cities and fields, watching the human ants in the nest, or the bees in the hive, or the butterflies among the flowers, and listening to the words you hear them speak, yourself invisible and unheard.""No, not like a spirit at all, but just in this habit as I am, like a middle-aged or rather an elderly single woman, who surely can never be altogether out of date in any century""And where would you prefer to have..

Earl Rognvald and His Forebears, Or Glimpses of Life in Early Norse Times in Orkney and Shetland

release date: Jan 01, 1988


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