By Richard Ellis

Well known marine conservationist Richard Ellis offers a desirable account of the vampire squid. Named Vampyroteuthis infernalis (“the vampire squid from Hell”) via its nineteenth-century discoverer as a result of its sinister visual appeal, it's neither a vampire nor a real squid, and lives within the deep ocean the place few people ever trap sight of it. a different, gorgeous creature, it really is also known as a “living fossil,” and it could possibly remove darkness from or flip inside of out at a moment’s become aware of.

Ellis’s narrative of the vampire squid’s historical past, evolution, and features is introduced into context by means of his vast wisdom of alternative squid, octopus, and marine species. greater than thirty magnificent pictures illustrate the e-book. The Little Blue-Eyed Vampire from Hell is an exciting trip into the ocean’s abyss, boldly illuminating one of many earth’s such a lot elusive creatures.

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ABOUT LOUIS L’AMOUR “I think of myself in the oral tradition—as a troubadour, a village taleteller, the man in the shadows of the campfire. That’s the way I’d like to be remembered—as a storyteller. ” It is doubtful that any author could be as at home in the world recreated in his novels as Louis L’Amour. ” His personal experiences as well as his lifelong devotion to historical research combined to give Louis L’Amour the unique knowledge and understanding of people, events, and the challenge of the American frontier that became the hallmarks of his popularity.

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He has that infinite capacity for taking pains, which Carlyle, I believe it was, gave as a definition of genius. And he has the ability to take punishment which only a trained fighter (which he is, along with all his other accomplishments) could stand. ” Because of Smoke From This Altar, Louis was able to move into a different phase as a writer. He began to receive requests to speak, read his poetry, and autograph. He had published his first book, and it served to move his career along. About the same time a few of his short stories sold and he was on his way as a writer of note.

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