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In his memoirs, Casanova describes the notorious execution of Robert Damiens as an ‘offence to our common humanity’. The sentence called for Calas to be questioned while tortured in two ways, then broken on the wheel, then burned. The assumption was that in the throes of agony, Calas would confess and implicate the four others, in addition to any other conspirators yet unknown.
The following day, the sentence was carried out. This practice of being broken on the wheel was reported on by an Irish gentleman visiting Paris, France, ina year before the French Revolution broke out and five years before Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette would be executed by the wrote a letter to a friend in Ireland dated July 23rd, and, in the letter, he described the torturous punishment that one Parisian criminal.
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Sara Lindqvist from Sweden has corresponded with Amy Harris of Broken Wheel, Iowa for two years. A wonderful friendship sprang from an Internet sale of a book. They are book lovers of the first order, exchanging books and Amy gave Sara the history of Broke Wheel and its residents through her letters which you will get to read.
Broken on the Wheel of Sex Before there was Jack Ketchum there was Jerzy Livingston, a writer new at his craft but thoroughly jazzed to it, living in a very strange time in a very strange New York City, going straight to hell in a handbasket and loving every minute, writing stories for the likes of Swank, Cavalier, Genesis, Nugget, and High.
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Hope visitors shop the aisles and even the weather cooperates.