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Deadly Verdict

Written By: Andrew Neiderman
  • ID Book : 1626817871
  • Publisher : Diversion Books
  • Number of Pages : 259
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reads : 653
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A near-future legal thriller from the bestselling author of The Devil’s Advocate, “an expert weaver of suspense” (Fresh Fiction). In this dizzying novel of speculative fiction, the legal system is picked apart for all the fault lines upon which justice quakes. Imagine a system wherein a pool of professional jurors is trained to judge evidence objectively. It’s clean, it’s fair, it’s infallible. But when the jury foreman goes missing, the FBI puts agents Holland Byron and new recruit Wyatt Ert on the case. Soon other jurors go missing and turn up dead—as do their wives and husbands. Is the entire program under attack or is it just guilty defendants exacting their revenge? The shocking discoveries Byron and Ert make about the new legal system turn a sci-fi detective story into a challenge on the nature of man and the pursuit of good and evil in an increasingly impersonal world. “Neiderman’s forte has always been his intricate, suspenseful stories.” —Booklist “Neiderman never lets his audience down.” —West Coast Review of Books

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  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 4992
  • Category : Philosophy
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This extraordinary collection contains all the major works of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, including the criticism of his work, his biography and all other information necessary to understand and contemplate the works of the father of absolute idealism._x000D_ Contents:_x000D_ Introduction:_x000D_ The Life and Work of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel_x000D_ Books:_x000D_ The Phenomenology of Mind _x000D_ The Science of Logic_x000D_ The Philosophy of Mind_x000D_ The Philosophy of Right_x000D_ The Philosophy of Law_x000D_ The Philosophy of Fine Art_x000D_ Lectures on the Philosophy of History_x000D_ Lectures on the History of Philosophy_x000D_ Lectures on the Proofs of the Existence of God_x000D_ The Criticism of Hegel's Work and Hegelianism:_x000D_ The Basis of Morality by Arthur Schopenhauer _x000D_ Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche _x000D_ Key to Understanding Hegel by William Wallace

The Ultimate Hegel Collection

By Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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  • Publisher : DigiCat
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 4685
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This edition includes: Introduction: The Life and Work of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel Books: The Phenomenology of Mind The Science of Logic The Philosophy of Mind The Philosophy of Right The Philosophy of Law The Philosophy of Fine Art Lectures on the Philosophy of History Lectures on the History of Philosophy Lectures on the Proofs of the Existence of God The Criticism of Hegel's Work and Hegelianism: The Basis of Morality by Arthur Schopenhauer Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche Key to Understanding Hegel by William Wallace

The Collected Works of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

By Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : 8027304679
  • Pages : 4992
  • Category : Philosophy
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This meticulously edited collection has been formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Introduction: The Life and Work of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel Books: The Phenomenology of Mind The Science of Logic The Philosophy of Mind The Philosophy of Right The Philosophy of Law The Philosophy of Fine Art Lectures on the Philosophy of History Lectures on the History of Philosophy Lectures on the Proofs of the Existence of God The Criticism of Hegel's Work and Hegelianism: The Basis of Morality by Arthur Schopenhauer Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche Key to Understanding Hegel by William Wallace

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By Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: Introduction: The Life and Work of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel Books: The Phenomenology of Mind The Science of Logic The Philosophy of Mind The Philosophy of Right The Philosophy of Law The Philosophy of Fine Art Lectures on the Philosophy of History Lectures on the History of Philosophy Lectures on the Proofs of the Existence of God The Criticism of Hegel's Work and Hegelianism: The Basis of Morality by Arthur Schopenhauer Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche Key to Understanding Hegel by William Wallace

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By Arthur Schopenhauer
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  • Publisher : Jovian Press
  • Isbn : 1537817221
  • Pages : 261
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 338
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In 1837 the Danish Royal Society of Sciences propounded, as subject for a prize competition, the question with which this treatise opens; and Schopenhauer, who was glad to seize the opportunity of becoming better known, prepared, and sent to Copenhagen, the earliest form of "The Basis of Morality." In January, 1840, the work was pronounced unsuccessful, though there was no other candidate. In September of the same year it was published by the author, with only a few unimportant additions, but preceded by a long introduction, which, cast in the form of an exceedingly caustic philippic, is, in its way, a masterpiece.

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  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Isbn : 0765392488
  • Pages : 576
  • Category : Fiction
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Dynasties battle for the crown in Tessa Gratton's debut adult epic fantasy, The Queens of Innis Lear. Three Queens. One crown. All out war. Gaela. Ruthless Commander. I am the rightful heir of Innis Lear. No more will I wait in the shadows and watch my mother’s murderer bleed my island dry. The King’s hold on the crown must end—willingly or at the edge of my sword. Regan. Master Manipulator. To secure my place on the throne, I must produce an heir. Countless times I have fed the island’s forests my blood. Yet, my ambition is cursed. No matter what or whom I must destroy, I will wield the magic of Innis Lear. Elia. Star-blessed Priest. My sisters hide in the shadows like serpents, waiting to strike our ailing king. I must protect my father, even if it means marrying a stranger. We all have to make sacrifices. Love and freedom will be mine. "Amazing. Just Amazing."--Robin McKinley At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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  • Publisher : DigiCat
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 312
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 177
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DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "Cruel As The Grave" by Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new modern format. The books are available in print, as well as ebooks. DigiCat hopes you will treat this work with the acknowledgment and passion it deserves as a classic of world literature.

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  • Publisher : DigiCat
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 11331
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 146
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This edition includes: Novels: The Trail of the Serpent Lady Audley's Secret Aurora Floyd The Captain of the Vulture John Marchmont's Legacy Eleanor's Victory Henry Dunbar The Doctor's Wife Birds of Prey Charlotte's Inheritance Run to Earth Fenton's Quest The Lovels of Arden A Strange World The Cloven Foot Vixen Mount Royal Phantom Fortune The Golden Calf Wyllard's Weird Mohawks All Along the River Gerard (The World, the Flesh, and the Devil) London Pride His Darling Sin The Infidel Beyond These Voices Short Stories: Ralph the Bailiff and Other Stories: Ralph the Bailiff Captain Thomas The Cold Embrace My Daughters The Mystery of Fernwood Samuel Lowgood's Revenge The Lawyer's Secret My First Happy Christmas Lost and Found Eveline's Visitant – A Ghost Story Found in the Muniment Chest How I Heard my Own Will Read Flower and Weed and Other Tales: Flower and Weed George Caulfield's Journey The Clown's Quest Dr. Carrick If She Be Not Fair to Me The Shadow in the Corner His Secret Thou Art the Man Milly Darrell Good Lady Ducayne At Chrighton Abbey Children's Book: The Christmas Hirelings My First Novel by M. E. Braddon

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By Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 11908
  • Category : Fiction
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This carefully crafted ebook: "MARY ELIZABETH BRADDON – Ultimate Collection: Sensation Novels, Detective Mysteries, Victorian Romances & Supernatural Tales" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Introduction: My First Novel by M. E. Braddon Novels: The Trail of the Serpent Lady Audley's Secret Aurora Floyd The Captain of the Vulture John Marchmont's Legacy Eleanor's Victory Henry Dunbar The Doctor's Wife Birds of Prey Charlotte's Inheritance Run to Earth Fenton's Quest The Lovels of Arden A Strange World The Cloven Foot Vixen Mount Royal Phantom Fortune The Golden Calf Wyllard's Weird Mohawks All Along the River Gerard (The World, the Flesh, and the Devil) London Pride His Darling Sin The Infidel Beyond These Voices Short Stories: Ralph the Bailiff and Other Stories: Ralph the Bailiff Captain Thomas The Cold Embrace My Daughters The Mystery of Fernwood Samuel Lowgood's Revenge The Lawyer's Secret My First Happy Christmas Lost and Found Eveline's Visitant – A Ghost Story Found in the Muniment Chest How I Heard my Own Will Read Flower and Weed and Other Tales: Flower and Weed George Caulfield's Journey The Clown's Quest Dr. Carrick If She Be Not Fair to Me The Shadow in the Corner His Secret Thou Art the Man Milly Darrell Good Lady Ducayne At Chrighton Abbey Children's Book: The Christmas Hirelings

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  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Isbn : 1501722824
  • Pages : 348
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 544
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In Stanley Corngold’s view, the themes and strategies of Kafka’s fiction are generated by a tension between his concern for writing and his growing sense of its arbitrary character. Analyzing Kafka’s work in light of "the necessity of form," which is also a merely formal necessity, Corngold uncovers the fundamental paradox of Kafka’s art and life. The first section of the book shows how Kafka’s rhetoric may be understood as the daring project of a man compelled to live his life as literature. In the central part of the book, Corngold reflects on the place of Kafka within the modern tradition, discussing such influential precursors of Cervantes, Flaubert, and Nietzsche, whose works display a comparable narrative disruption. Kafka’s distinctive narrative strategies, Corngold points out, demand interpretation at the same time they resist it. Critics of Kafka, he says, must be aware that their approaches are guided by the principles that Kafka’s fiction identifies, dramatizes, and rejects.

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 1137407301
  • Pages : 199
  • Category : Fiction
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This book offers a critically informed yet relaxed historical overview of the legal thriller, a unique contribution to crime fiction where most of the titles have been written by professionals such as lawyers and judges. The legal thriller typically uses court trials as the suspense-creating background for presenting legal issues reflecting a wide range of concerns, from corporate conflicts to private concerns, all in a dramatic but highly informed manner. With authors primarily from the USA and the UK, the genre is one which nonetheless enjoys a global reading audience. As well as providing a survey of the legal thriller, this book takes a gender–focused approach to analyzing recently published titles within the field. It also argues for the fascination of the legal thriller both in the way its narrative pattern parallels that of an actual court trial, and by the way it reflects, frequently quite critically, the concerns of contemporary society.

Delphi Collected Works of Arthur Schopenhauer (Illustrated)

By Arthur Schopenhauer
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  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Isbn : 1786560887
  • Pages : 2822
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Reads : 448
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The German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer is best known for his 1818 work ‘The World as Will and Idea’, which characterises the phenomenal world as the product of a blind and insatiable metaphysical will. Proceeding from the transcendental idealism of Kant, Schopenhauer developed an atheistic metaphysical and ethical system that is viewed by many as an exemplary manifestation of philosophical pessimism. His works on aesthetics, morality and psychology would exert a major influence on existential philosophy and Freudian thinking. This comprehensive eBook presents Schopenhauer’s collected works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Schopenhauer’s life and works * Concise introductions to the major treatises * The complete essays, translated by T. Bailey Saunders in seven volumes, with individual contents tables * Major works include their original hyperlinked footnotes – ideal for students * Excellent formatting of the texts * ‘The World as Will and Idea’ translated by R. B. Haldane and J. Kemp, in the much expanded sixth edition of 1909 * Special Essays alphabetical contents list – find the essay you want to read easily * Features three biographies - explore Schopenhauer’s intriguing life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Books ON THE FOURFOLD ROOT OF THE PRINCIPLE OF SUFFICIENT REASON THE WORLD AS WILL AND IDEA THE ART OF BEING RIGHT ON THE WILL IN NATURE ON THE BASIS OF MORALITY WISDOM OF LIFE COUNSELS AND MAXIMS RELIGION: A DIALOGUE THE ART OF LITERATURE STUDIES IN PESSIMISM ON HUMAN NATURE THE ART OF CONTROVERSY The Essays LIST OF ESSAYS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Biographies SCHOPENHAUER by Thomas Whittaker SCHOPENHAUER by Elbert Hubbard ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER by William Wallace Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles or to purchase this eBook as a Parts Edition of individual eBooks

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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Isbn : 1599908158
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 315
  • File Pdf: ghost-letters.pdf

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When two modern-day kids discover a grotesque secret in an abandoned mailbox, they have no idea they are about to be drawn into a mystery that began on the other side of the world. Through the help of an English genie and a phantom postman, the two children begin to communicate with another boy, a young calligrapher's apprentice who lived 125 years ago in an Indian village. Writing back and forth, across continents and centuries, the three children eventually realize the possibility of changing history by delivering three letters that were never received. If they can make sure these lost letters reach those for whom they were intended, love may be restored, the life of a kidnapped child could be saved, and a secret agent might be able to prevent a pointless war.

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By Francesca Capaldi
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  • Publisher : Hera books Ltd
  • Isbn : 1912973413
  • Pages : 387
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 609
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Shortlisted for The Romantic Novelists' Association Historical Romantic Novel Award 2021 The world was crumbling, but her love stayed strong November 1915. For young housemaid, Anwen Rhys, life is hard in the Welsh mining village of Dorcalon, deep in the Rhymney Valley. She cares for her ill mother and beloved younger sister Sara, all while shielding them from her father’s drunken, violent temper. Anwen comforts herself with her love for childhood sweetheart, Idris Hughes, away fighting in the Great War. Yet when Idris returns, he is a changed man; no longer the innocent boy she loved, he is harder, more distant, quickly breaking off their engagement. And when tragedy once again strikes her family, Anwen’s heart is completely broken. But when an explosion at the pit brings unimaginable heartache to Dorcalon, Anwen and Idris put their feelings aside to unite their mining community. In the midst of despair, can Anwen find hope again? And will she ever find the happiness she deserves? A beautiful, emotional and heart-breaking saga set in the Welsh Valleys of the Great War that fans of Rosie Goodwin and Sheila Newbury will love. Readers are falling in love with Francesca Capaldi's debut novel: ‘this is a really emotional book...I really enjoyed this book and fully recommend it. Worth all the stars’ ☆☆☆☆☆ Reader Review ‘worthy of a 5 star rating... a good book that commands your attention and emotions.’ ☆☆☆☆☆ Reader Review 'A lovely debut saga!... Great story line and wonderful period details.’ ☆☆☆☆☆ Reader Review ‘I loved this book... I would heartily recommend it for anyone who enjoys family saga or historical fiction.’ Reader Review ‘an all-engrossing story that swept me along with it. It is a wonderful historical saga... With a hint of romance... It had me go through an array of emotions’ ☆☆☆☆☆ Reader Review ‘this is such a warm-hearted book... I would ask all readers to read this book. I loved it’ ☆☆☆☆☆ Reader Review

Delphi Collected Works of M. E. Braddon (Illustrated)

By Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 6485
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 451
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Since the first publication of her groundbreaking sensation novel 'Lady Audley's Secret' in 1862, M. E. Braddon's works have gripped the imagination of readers across the world for over one hundred and fifty years. This comprehensive eBook presents the many diverse works of M. E. Braddon, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 2) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Braddon's life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * 27 novels, with individual contents tables * Rare novels appearing here for the first time, including Braddon's first novel, last novel and her supernatural masterpiece GERARD, OR THE WORLD, THE FLESH AND THE DEVIL * Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * The children's book THE CHRISTMAS HIRELINGS is also included, with all of the original festive illustrations * Braddon's first collection of short stories RALPH THE BAILIFF AND OTHER TALES, featuring many of the author's seminal tales — available in no other collection * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories * Easily locate the short stories you want to read * Includes one of Braddon's scarce plays * Features a memoir by the author, concerning the composition of her first novel * Ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres * UPDATED with 5 more novels and improved texts CONTENTS: The Novels Three Times Dead (1860) Lady Audley’s Secret (1862) Captain of the Vulture (1863) Aurora Floyd (1863) John Marchmont’s Legacy (1863) The Doctor’s Wife (1864) Henry Dunbar (1864) Birds of Prey (1867) Charlotte’s Inheritance (1868) Run to Earth (1868) Fenton’s Quest (1871) The Lovels of Arden (1872) A Strange World (1875) The Cloven Foot (1879) Vixen (1879) Mount Royal (1882) Phantom Fortune (1883) The Golden Calf (1883) Wyllard’s Weird (1885) Mohawks (1886) Gerard (1891) All along the River (1893) London Pride (1896) His Darling Sin (1899) The Infidel (1900) Beyond These Voices (1910) Mary (1916) The Children’s Book The Christmas Hirelings (1894) The Shorter Fiction Ralph the Bailiff and Other Tales (1862) Milly Darrell (1873) Flower and Weed, and Other Tales (1884) The Short Stories List of Short Stories in Chronological Order List of Short Stories in Alphabetical Order The Play Marjorie Daw (1885) The Memoir My First Novel: ‘The Trail of the Serpent’ (1897) Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles

Personal Knowledge

By Michael Polanyi
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  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Isbn : 022623276X
  • Pages : 464
  • Category : Philosophy
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The publication of Personal Knowledge in 1958 shook the science world, as Michael Polanyi took aim at the long-standing ideals of rigid empiricism and rule-bound logic. Today, Personal Knowledge remains one of the most significant philosophy of science books of the twentieth century, bringing the crucial concepts of “tacit knowledge” and “personal knowledge” to the forefront of inquiry. In this remarkable treatise, Polanyi attests that our personal experiences and ways of sharing knowledge have a profound effect on scientific discovery. He argues against the idea of the wholly dispassionate researcher, pointing out that even in the strictest of sciences, knowing is still an art, and that personal commitment and passion are logically necessary parts of research. In our technological age where fact is split from value and science from humanity, Polanyi’s work continues to advocate for the innate curiosity and scientific leaps of faith that drive our most dazzling ingenuity. For this expanded edition, Polyani scholar Mary Jo Nye set the philosopher-scientist’s work into contemporary context, offering fresh insights and providing a helpful guide to critical terms in the work. Used in fields as diverse as religious studies, chemistry, economics, and anthropology, Polanyi’s view of knowledge creation is just as relevant to intellectual endeavors today as when it first made waves more than fifty years ago.

The Damned and the Destroyed

By Kenneth Orvis
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1440539774
  • Pages : 100
  • Category : Fiction
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In this fascinating, frighteningly realistic novel Maxwell Dent becomes enmeshed in the harrowing world of narcotics. His desperate quest to get to the The Man, to somehow shut off the supply that has hooked lovely, wealthy Helen Ashton takes him into the center of one of the most viciously successful crime syndicates in the world. Before you finish this book, you will now the degradation, the debasement, the lust for just one more fix that drives the junkie into a nether world of living death.

I Do, I Do...For Now

By JoAnn Ross
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  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Isbn : 1459274148
  • Pages : 192
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 270
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HIS FATAL FLAW His problem, Mitch Cudahy told himself yet again as he hung upside down in a tree rescuing a cat, was that he always had to be the hero. Which was fine on the job, but he had to learn to leave his work at the fire station. Maybe he needed to get little cards to hand out when the urge overtook him: Stop me before I help again! But it was too late. He'd married a perfect stranger. Temporarily. So she could stay in America. The only thing he knew about Sasha Mikhailova was not to let her into a kitchen or she'd burn it down. Playing with fire was dangerous, but too late Mitch realized he'd jumped out of the frying pan….

The Decameron First Day in Perspective

By Elissa B. Weaver
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  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Isbn : 1487586744
  • Pages :
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 326
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Giovanni Boccaccio's Decameron is the best known and most read work in Italian literature next to Dante's Divine Comedy. In the tradition of Lectura Dantis, the practice of story-by-story critical readings of Dante's work, Elissa Weaver has collected essays from some of the most prominent American Boccaccio scholars to provide critical readings of the Decameron Proem, Introduction, and the ten stories that constitute the first of the ten 'days' of storytelling. The first of the twelve essays opens the volume with a consideration of the Proem, demonstrating the importance of Boccaccio's literary subtexts (Ovidian and Dantean) for understanding his poetics. The second essay, on the Introduction, discusses the title of the work and the framing tale. The remaining ten contributions treat in detail each story, examining the literary, ethical, and social concerns embodied in the short narratives and in the context provided by the comments and discussions of the story-tellers, and exploring the intertextual relations within the Decameron and with sources and analogues. This inaugural book in a new series of critical essays on the Decameron will provide an important guide to reading the complex series of narratives that constitute the opening of the Decameron and will serve as a guide to reading the entire work.

A Psychoanalytic Exploration of the Body in Today's World

By Vaia Tsolas,Christine Anzieu-Premmereur
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1351660284
  • Pages : 196
  • Category : Psychology
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A Psychoanalytic Exploration of the Body in Today's World: On the Body examines the importance of the body in everyday psychoanalytic practice and beyond. Written by world leading clinicians and international scholars, this important book aims to relocate the psychoanalytic body in the modern, more challenging world. Bringing together perspectives from across the range of psychoanalytic schools of thought, it covers essential analytic topics such as family and parenting, sex and gender, illness and psychosomatics, and concepts of the body in infancy. Though in Freud’s writing the intertwining of body and psyche is fundamental, psychoanalytic thought has sometimes downplayed or ignored this idea. This book returns the body to its rightful place in psychoanalysis, and brings the body into the contemporary world of technology and change, offering fresh insight into the sick body, the sexual body, the speaking body, the body of the changing family in which the traditional gendered labels no longer fit seamlessly, gender dynamics and much more. A Psychoanalytic Exploration of the Body in Today's World gives renewed and increased emphasis to an essential tenant of psychoanalysis. With contributions from some of the most important modern psychoanalysts, this book will prove an essential work for both psychotherapists and academics.

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By Pauline E. Hopkins
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  • Publisher : Graphic Arts Books
  • Isbn : 1513287931
  • Pages : 590
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Reads : 972
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The Essential Pauline E. Hopkins (2021) compiles several iconic works of fiction by a pioneering figure in American literature. Contending Forces was Hopkins’ first major publication as a leading African American author of the early twentieth century. Originally published in The Colored American Magazine, America’s first monthly periodical covering African American arts and culture, Winona: A Tale of Negro Life in the South and Southwest is a groundbreaking novel that addresses themes of race and colonization from the perspective of a young girl of mixed descent. Hagar’s Daughter: A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice is thought to be the first detective novel written by an African American author. Also included in this collection is “Talma Gordon,” an influential short story, and Of One Blood, Hopkins’ final novel. Winona: A Tale of Negro Life in the South and Southwest opens on an island in the middle of Lake Erie, where White Eagle—recently displaced after the dissolution of the Buffalo Creek reservation—has built a home for himself and his African American wife. Adopting her son Judah, White Eagle establishes a life for his family apart from the prejudices and violence of American life. Their daughter Winona grows to be proud of her rich cultural heritage. Set just before the outbreak of the American Civil War, Hagar’s Daughter: A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice takes place on the outskirts of Baltimore. When Hagar Sargeant returns home after four years of study at a seminary in the North, she meets Ellis Enson, an older gentleman and self-made man who resides at the stately Enson Hall. After a brief courtship, the pair are engaged to be married. As the wedding approaches, Hagar’s mother dies unexpectedly, leaving Hagar the family estate. When a man from the deep south arrives claiming the young woman was born a slave, their lives are changed forever. Contending Forces is the story of Charles Montfort, a planter from Bermuda who moves with his family and slaves to North Carolina. There, he plans to free his slaves, drawing condemnation from his neighbors and risking violent retaliation. When a rumor spreads regarding his wife’s ancestry, Montfort suspects Anson Pollack, a former friend, of planning to dispossess him. In these wide-ranging tales of race, class, and social convention, Hopkins proves herself as a true pioneer of American literature, a woman whose talent and principles afforded her the vision necessary for illuminating the injustices of life in a nation founded on slavery and genocide. With a beautifully designed cover and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of The Essential Pauline E. Hopkins is a classic work of African American literature reimagined for modern readers.

Crowner's Quest

By Bernard Knight
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Canelo
  • Isbn : 1800329555
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 862
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Sometimes the most sinister of cases have the simplest of origins... Christmas Eve, 1194. County coroner Sir John de Wolfe gratefully escapes his wife Matilda’s party to examine the body of a canon who has been found hanged. Suicide is suspected, but it is soon apparent there’s more to this case than meets the eye. As always, John's investigations are hampered by his unpleasant brother-in-law, Sheriff Richard de Revelle. But when a local lord is killed, John begins to suspect the cases are linked – and that Sir Richard’s reasons for delaying the investigation may be more serious than his usual acts of petty vengeance. Desperately trying to deflect Sir Richard’s plots against him, John is soon at loggerheads with both Matilda and his beloved mistress Nesta. But as he digs deeper, he uncovers a deadly conspiracy that could cost him far more than the women in his life. A medieval mystery adventure with a shocking twist, ideal for readers of Edward Marston, Laura Shepherd-Robinson and Ellis Peters.

I Die by This Country

By Fawzia Zouari
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : University of Virginia Press
  • Isbn : 0813940249
  • Pages : 164
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 437
  • File Pdf: i-die.pdf

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The first novel available to English readers by Fawzia Zouari, one of the most important North African authors writing today, begins with an emergency crew’s arrival at a Parisian apartment. Two emaciated young women, sisters, are brought out on stretchers. To the crowd of onlookers the women’s condition is mystifying; for the two sisters, this is the inescapable end to a tragic series of events. Inspired by an actual news story from the French headlines, I Die by This Country introduces us to Nacéra and Amira. Casting her mind back in the midst of the opening pages’ upheaval, Nacéra pieces together her fragmentary knowledge of her parents’ lives in rural French Algeria and their immigration to Paris in the years following Algeria’s war for independence. Her memories of how both she and Amira struggled to find their place as children of immigrants reveals the enormous stress of social exclusion and identity conflicts facing immigrant youth. Nacéra and her family yearn for acceptance, but the reader sees this dream becoming increasingly unattainable. Zouari’s frank prose and penetrating storytelling deftly relates the multigenerational experience of Franco-Algerian immigration during the last quarter of the twentieth century. As France continues, like so many western countries, to struggle with questions regarding national identity, immigration, and its colonial past, the experiences depicted in this novel resonate more than ever.

The Old Man's Tale

By Ian Curwood
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : eBookIt.com
  • Isbn : 1456637312
  • Pages : 100
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 989
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Book Summary:

An old man, happy but wanting more, finds he has the power to travel back to his youthful years, to relive his life and improve on it. He loves his wife and intends to meet her again, but only once he has become rich, and has had affairs with numerous women. Such a move would be irrevocable, cancelling his current life and wiping out his children, but the temptation becomes irresistible. This is a story about greed and lust, and the betrayal of youth by selfish old age. It is about the dangers of overturning the natural order, and has echoes of The Picture of Dorian Gray, Dracula, and Dr Faustus.

The Farthest Star

By A. R. Knight
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Black Key Books
  • Isbn : 1946554634
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 554
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In the far future, a dormant android awakes on a vast starship to find humanity's last hopes rest with him. Launched to carry the human species across the galaxy, Starship's generations-long journey has crumbled as machines took everything from their human creators, including life itself. Given a mission by humanity's last digital remnants, Gamma must traverse Starship's vast, dangerous bulk in search of a way to preserve Starship's original purpose. Yet Gamma isn't the only intelligent machine on Starship, and some want a very different end as the spacecraft approaches its final destination. As he confronts the mechs that've claimed Starship as their own, the key to Gamma's survival will come not only from his metal fists, but from figuring out why Starship's humans fell in the first place. A far-future science fiction action adventure that blends the real and virtual worlds, The Farthest Star kicks off a series that will have you wondering whether what makes us human comes from our biology, or our beliefs.

Complete Works

By Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 11908
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 576
  • File Pdf: complete-works.pdf

Book Summary:

Musaicum Books presents to you a meticulously edited Mary Elizabeth Braddon collection. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: Novels: The Trail of the Serpent Lady Audley's Secret Aurora Floyd The Captain of the Vulture John Marchmont's Legacy Eleanor's Victory Henry Dunbar The Doctor's Wife Birds of Prey Charlotte's Inheritance Run to Earth Fenton's Quest The Lovels of Arden A Strange World The Cloven Foot Vixen Mount Royal Phantom Fortune The Golden Calf Wyllard's Weird Mohawks All Along the River Gerard (The World, the Flesh, and the Devil) London Pride His Darling Sin The Infidel Beyond These Voices Short Stories: Ralph the Bailiff and Other Stories: Ralph the Bailiff Captain Thomas The Cold Embrace My Daughters The Mystery of Fernwood Samuel Lowgood's Revenge The Lawyer's Secret My First Happy Christmas Lost and Found Eveline's Visitant – A Ghost Story Found in the Muniment Chest How I Heard my Own Will Read Flower and Weed and Other Tales: Flower and Weed George Caulfield's Journey The Clown's Quest Dr. Carrick If She Be Not Fair to Me The Shadow in the Corner His Secret Thou Art the Man Milly Darrell Good Lady Ducayne At Chrighton Abbey Children's Book: The Christmas Hirelings My First Novel by M. E. Braddon

The Greatest Works of Mary Elizabeth Braddon

By Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 11908
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 115
  • File Pdf: the-greatest-works-of-mary-elizabeth-braddon.pdf

Book Summary:

Musaicum Books presents to you a meticulously edited Mary Elizabeth Braddon collection. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: Introduction: My First Novel by M. E. Braddon Novels: The Trail of the Serpent Lady Audley's Secret Aurora Floyd The Captain of the Vulture John Marchmont's Legacy Eleanor's Victory Henry Dunbar The Doctor's Wife Birds of Prey Charlotte's Inheritance Run to Earth Fenton's Quest The Lovels of Arden A Strange World The Cloven Foot Vixen Mount Royal Phantom Fortune The Golden Calf Wyllard's Weird Mohawks All Along the River Gerard (The World, the Flesh, and the Devil) London Pride His Darling Sin The Infidel Beyond These Voices Short Stories: Ralph the Bailiff and Other Stories: Ralph the Bailiff Captain Thomas The Cold Embrace My Daughters The Mystery of Fernwood Samuel Lowgood's Revenge The Lawyer's Secret My First Happy Christmas Lost and Found Eveline's Visitant – A Ghost Story Found in the Muniment Chest How I Heard my Own Will Read Flower and Weed and Other Tales: Flower and Weed George Caulfield's Journey The Clown's Quest Dr. Carrick If She Be Not Fair to Me The Shadow in the Corner His Secret Thou Art the Man Milly Darrell Good Lady Ducayne At Chrighton Abbey Children's Book: The Christmas Hirelings

Hagar's Daughter

By Pauline E. Hopkins
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Graphic Arts Books
  • Isbn : 1513285157
  • Pages : 220
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 769
  • File Pdf: hagar-s-daughter.pdf

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Hagar’s Daughter: A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice (1901-1902) is a novel by African American author Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins. Originally published in The Colored American Magazine, America’s first monthly periodical covering African American arts and culture, Hagar’s Daughter: A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice is a groundbreaking novel. Addressing themes of race and slavery through the lens of romance, Hopkins’ novel is thought to be the first detective novel written by an African American author. Set just before the outbreak of the American Civil War, Hagar’s Daughter: A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice takes place on the outskirts of Baltimore where, on neighboring estates, a man and woman fall in love. When Hagar Sargeant returns home after four years of study at a seminary in the North, she meets Ellis Enson, an older gentleman and self-made man who resides at the stately Enson Hall. After a brief courtship, the pair are engaged to be married. As the wedding approaches, Hagar’s mother—who has controlled the family estate since her husband’s death—dies unexpectedly, leaving Hagar the home and its accompanying grounds. Despite this tragic loss, Ellis and Hagar look forward to starting a family together—but when a man from the deep south arrives claiming the young woman was born a slave, their lives are changed forever. Hagar’s Daughter: A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice is a thrilling work of romance and detective fiction from a true pioneer of American literature, a woman whose talent and principles afforded her the vision necessary for illuminating the injustices of life in a nation founded on slavery and genocide. With a beautifully designed cover and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins’ Hagar’s Daughter: A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice is a classic work of African American literature reimagined for modern readers.

Wartime in the Valleys

By Francesca Capaldi
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Hera books Ltd
  • Isbn : 1804363367
  • Pages : 1531
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 277
  • File Pdf: wartime-in-the-valleys.pdf

Book Summary:

Let yourself be transported back in time with the captivating Wartime in the Valleys series. Includes all four sagas; the RNA Historical Romantic Novel Award 2021 shortlisted Heartbreak in the Valleys, War in the Valleys, Hope in the Valleys and Trouble in the Valleys. Heartbreak in the Valleys: November 1915. For young housemaid, Anwen Rhys, life is hard in the Welsh mining village of Dorcalon. She cares for her ill mother and beloved younger sister Sara, all while shielding them from her father’s drunken, violent temper. Anwen comforts herself with her love for childhood sweetheart, Idris Hughes, away fighting in the Great War. Yet when Idris returns, he is a changed man – harder, more distant – and quickly breaks off their engagement. But when an explosion at the pit brings unimaginable heartache to Dorcalon, Anwen and Idris put their feelings aside to unite their mining community. In the midst of despair, can Anwen find hope again? War in the Valleys: July 1916. Young mother, Violet Jones, lives a tough life in the Rhymney Valley, caring for 4-year-old Clarice and baby Benjy on her own while soldier husband Charlie fights on the Front Line. The Great War takes its toll on the nation – with very little money coming in, and two babies to care for, Violet takes in a relative to help make ends meet. But far from easing her burden, it might turn out to be the worst decision she’s made. All alone in the world, can she protect her children, and herself? And will she ever find joy out of the depths of despair? Hope in the Valleys: August 1917. WW1 continues to take a toll. The villagers of Dorcalon, a mining village in the Rhymney Valley, try to keep hope alive; but every day brings fresh tragedy as more of their sons and fathers are killed on foreign battlefields. Elizabeth Meredith, daughter of mine manager Herbert, enjoys a privileged position in the village, but she longs to break free of society’s expectations. Falling in love with miner, Gwilym Owen, brings more joy to her life than she’s ever known... until she’s forced to choose between her love and her disapproving family. Seeking an escape, Elizabeth signs up as a VAD nurse and is swiftly sent to help the troops in France, even as her heart breaks at leaving Gwilym behind. Separated by society and the Great War, can Elizabeth and Gwilym find their way back together again? Or will their love become another casualty of war? Trouble in the Valleys: Spring 1919: WW1 might be over, but the inhabitants of Dorcalon in the Welsh Valleys still feel the pain of the war that took so many of their men. Polly Smith is trying to survive her own battle at home. After her abusive husband, Gus, was finally jailed, Polly has been raising her two-year-old son, Herby alone. Lonely and struggling for money, Polly retreats as she becomes the subject of cruel gossip. A job offer throws her a lifeline, and as she grows closer to soldier, Henry Austin, it seems that Polly might finally be changing her life – until dark secrets from her past emerge, threatening her new happiness. Will the mistakes of the past ruin her future? An emotional wartime saga series set in the Welsh valleys. Perfect for fans of Rosie Goodwin, Katie Flynn and Sheila Newberry. Praise for Francesca Capaldi ‘Rich with well-drawn characters, twists and turns, sense of history and place... hard to put down!’ Rosie Hendry, author of the East End Angels series ‘Heart-wrenching, highly emotional and hard to put down...saga writing at its mesmerizing best.' Reader Review ‘Worthy of a 5 star rating... a good book that commands your attention and emotions.’ Reader Review ‘An all-engrossing story that swept me along. It is a wonderful historical saga... With a hint of romance... It had me go through an array of emotions.’ Reader Review

Kings of Bidonville

By Patrick Jean-Pierre
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Isbn : 1664200460
  • Pages : 176
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 346
  • File Pdf: kings-of-bidonville.pdf

Book Summary:

The author takes the reader through a theoretical world where as the times change, the cyclical events remain the same. The people of Folium are besieged by a curse from which they must be rescued before it is too late. Throughout the years, several attempts are made to free them with each generation, but are met with opposition. It is now up to decedents of the lost tribes to free them before Folium’s final harvest. Explore this world through the eyes of Folium, the proverbial wondering bee who climbs out from her hive, circles around and then declares there is no God. Trapped by the wrinkles of times, the truth remains hidden to her until she decides to become free. It is now up to two young men, Raymond and Dan to show her the way to freedom.