By Roger Zelazny

The bestselling writer of the Amber sequence creates a pleasant and dramatic interval delusion populated by way of speaking canines and characters from renowned legend. Accompanying and amplifying the textual content are a sequence of 31 full-page illustrations through one of many masters of surprising and awful art.

Originally released in 1993.

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Martin; 599 for Dutch St. Martin) plus the on-island nine-digit number, which means dialing 590 twice. When calling the islands from Great Britain, dial 00 to get international service, then the area code plus the on-island nine-digit number, which means you will dial 590 twice. ) The number for directory assistance on Dutch St. Martin is 542-2211; on French St. Martin and St. Barts it is 1012. Travel Information Public phone booths don’t accept coins. Use a Télécarte, which looks like a credit card, to make local and international calls when you’re in French territory.

The tradition of electing a king to reign over Carnival began in ancient Rome and Greece, where the week before the holy season of Lent was spent eating, drinking, and making merry. All societal rules were abandoned, and people, whether slaves or masters, disguised themselves with masks and marched through the streets in immodest clothes, sang raunchy songs, and defied laws. The King of Carnival mocked authority by suspending all rules and commanding everyone to enjoy themselves. Today, the king is the winner of a music competition held to select Carnival’s official “road song,” or theme song.

If you do pay for goods or services with cash in US dollars, expect change in local currency, and assume the exchange rate will not be in your favor. Also, before you make a purchase, be sure you know which currency prices are quoted in. At publication, one euro was equal to $1. 20, and a Netherlands Antilles florin was worth about 55¢. The prices given in this book are in US dollars. com. n ATMs & Banks ATMs are located outside the arrival terminal at Princess Juliana Airport on St. Martin, at the cruise-ship dock and Bobby’s Marina in Philipsburg, and at most banks in Philipsburg, Marigot, and Grand Case.

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