Geoffrey Fox


A Gift for the Sultan


A Byzantine princess is snatched and entrusted to a fierce Ottoman warrior to deliver to the sultan as part of a surrender package of the city, until an unexpected overturn of the political chessboard changes all their fates.

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4. If any person shall have called another “fox,” he shall be sentenced to 3 shillings. …

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Building a Stairway


One of my earliest emblematic accomplishments was the building of a stairway in a barrio of Caracas, just months after graduation from Harvard, when I was a community development volunteer in ACCION en Venezuela (now ACCION International). This is something that has made and continues to make life easier for many people, and was a defining event for my life.

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