THE NURNBERG STOVE
August lived in a little town called Hall. Hall
is a favorite name for several towns in Austria and
in Germany; but this one especial little Hall, in
the Upper Innthal, is one...
If Ouida is now remembered at all, three-quarters of a century after her death, it is probably only as the author of Under Two Flags (1867). Even that small measure of fame owes something to the drama...
Sensational, romantic, sentimental, and eccentric as her self-coined name "Ouida" would indicate, Marie Louise de la Ramée must surely have envisioned for herself a more prominent position amon...