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miracle_braxenholm

Book Title Year published Characters See Pages…
Miracle at Braxenholm 1911 Ariadne (boat) ix, 11, 28, 29, 74, 90, 93, 99, 174, 180, 346
The Cordillera ? Zarate (concertina player) 117, 138, 295
The Square ? Franzel 70, 75, 88, 95
The Painted Cave 1919 ix, 4, 148, 167, 179, 343
The Santana March ? Jerry Frost vi, vii, 31, 37, 41, 43, 58-59, 101, 114, 349
Triptych of Mirrors ? Hjaarn (industrialist) 145, 182, 269, 334
The Spotted Cat 1924 Priest, Spider God xi, 4, 55, 90
The Black Nineteen 1925 xi, 4, 55, 90
A Hundred Aprils in Amritsar ? 365, 378
The Viper’s Humor ? Dr. Hull 433
Washington & Greene 1929 xi, 163, 365
Hanging the Dead ?
Lopevi 1932 348, 416
The Night Palisades 1934 xi, 247, 378
The Brigade ? 353
Wineblood’s Mine 1939 Hobo Preacher, Big Jurek, Hieronymus Wineblood (Evil Mine Owner) xi, 8, 57, 90, 93, 122, 204, 133-134, 296, 327, 334, 346
The Winged Shoes of Emydio Alves 1942 Emydio Alves, The Viscount, The fifth daughter of the Prince of Santiago vii, xi, xiv, 61, 119, 178, 259, 347, 351, 418, 422
Coriolis 1944 Captain Erasmus, Sunderman (visits the Island of Threefolds), Viktor, Sophia iv, vii, xi, 3, 16-17, 24, 84, 99, 214, 269, 274, 278, 309-310, 351, 440
Ship of Theseus 1949 S, Sola, and many more vii, 18, 28, 67, 70, 126, 149, 167

Miracle at Braxenholm

  • Huge celebration of the city’s first Streetlights in Ch6 (p11)
    Contrasted with the mischievous boys who throw rocks at the streetlights in the Old Quarter
  • Ariadne is the name of a ship (p28)
  • The crew of the Ariadne has “one big party” until “the wreck” (p29)
  • A torn page from Miracle at Braxenholm was on the Santorini Man in 1936 (p74)
  • A scene takes place in catacombs (p99)
  • The S symbol first appeared on the title page (p180)
  • Ekstrom helped “a little” in writing (Summersby Confession)

The Cordillera

  • The character Zarate played the concertina (p138)
  • There is a slaughterhouse scene (p295)

The Square

  • The character Franzel emerges from Lake Michigan 10 days prior to the Haymarket Square Riot (p70)
  • The phrase They radiate an unmistakable potential – and perhaps even a taste – for violence on p75 of Ship of Theseus is also on p88 of The Square, verbatim.
  • The policeman’s grip on the cudgel on p95 of Ship of Theseus is also shown three different ways in The Square on pages 63, 101, 119.

The Painted Cave

  • The details of the cave must have come from Amarante Durand, indicating that she and VMS knew each other (ix, 179)
  • The Chapter Down, and Out draws heavily from The Painted Cave (167)
  • The petroglyphs in The Territory resemble images in The Painted Cave (343)
  • The Painted Cave was written by someone with detailed knowledge of archaeological sites in the south of France

A Hundred Aprils in Amritsar

  • Sindu Signh may have collaborated with Straka on this work. (365,378)

(more to come on the rest)

A big thanks to @anabramsfan for helping me compile all this information.

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