The Man Who Would Be King

Autore: Rudyard Kipling
Editore: Xist Publishing
ISBN: 1681952564
Grandezza: 64,88 MB
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The Quest of Two Commoners To Become Kings “If I want a crown I must go and hunt it for myself.” - Rudyard Kipling, The Man Who Would Be King A British journalist meets two interesting adventurers in India ruing their plan of blackmailing a Rajah. They return to him several months later asking for maps and books of the area. They have a new quest in mind now: to become kings in the remote Afghanistan and rule over a unified nation. Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes

English Is Not Easy

Autore: Luci Gutiérrez
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 0698405676
Grandezza: 59,41 MB
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A cheeky, sophisticated, and strikingly illustrated guide that leaves generic English reference books in the dust When prominent Barcelona-based illustrator Luci Gutiérrez found herself tuning out in English class, she used her love of drawing to help retain what she’d learned. Ditching the kind of bland and useless phrases that fill most English textbooks, Gutiérrez uses whimsical characters, cheeky dialogue, and even insults to bring vocabulary, grammar, and usage topics to life. Nearly forty-seven million people in the United States speak a language other than English at home, and even most native speakers struggle with subtle distinctions, such as when to use “whether” as opposed to “if.” (For example: I wonder whether I should have added a little more poison to his tea.) Already published to wide acclaim abroad, English Is Not Easy is sure to delight grammar mavens and students of English in America.

A Poet In New York

Autore: Federico García Lorca
Editore:
ISBN: 9780802143532
Grandezza: 35,29 MB
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A bilingual collection of surrealistic poems with English translations reflects García Lorca's response to the vitality, beauty, violence, poverty, and social turbulence of New York City during a prolonged visit in 1930. Reprint.

The Mortal Immortal

Autore: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1609778774
Grandezza: 26,46 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 799
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Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, often known as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley) was a British novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, travel writer, and editor of the works of her husband, Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley. She was the daughter of the political philosopher William Godwin and the writer, philosopher, and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft. Mary Shelley was taken seriously as a writer in her own lifetime, though reviewers often missed the political edge to her novels. After her death, however, she was chiefly remembered only as the wife of Percy Bysshe Shelley and as the author of Frankenstein. It was not until 1989, when Emily Sunstein published her prizewinning biography Mary Shelley: Romance and Reality, that a full-length scholarly biography analyzing all of Shelley's letters, journals, and works within their historical context was published. The well-meaning attempts of Mary Shelley's son and daughter-in-law to "Victorianise" her memory through the censoring of letters and biographical material contributed to a perception of Mary Shelley as a more conventional, less reformist figure than her works suggest. Her own timid omissions from Percy Shelley's works and her quiet avoidance of public controversy in the later years of her life added to this impression. The eclipse of Mary Shelley's reputation as a novelist and biographer meant that, until the last thirty years, most of her works remained out of print, obstructing a larger view of her achievement. She was seen as a one-novel author, if that. In recent decades, however, the republication of almost all her writings has stimulated a new recognition of its value. Her voracious reading habits and intensive study, revealed in her journals and letters and reflected in her works, is now better appreciated. Shelley's recognition of herself as an author has also been recognized; after Percy's death, she wrote about her authorial ambitions: "I think that I can maintain myself, and there is something inspiriting in the idea". Scholars now consider Mary Shelley to be a major Romantic figure, significant for her literary achievement and her political voice as a woman and a liberal.

Birds Art Life Death A Field Guide To The Small And Significant

Autore: Kyo Maclear
Editore: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0008210012
Grandezza: 63,66 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 9748
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‘Now when I hear birdsong, I feel an entry to that understory. When I am feeling too squeezed on the ground, exhausted by everything in my care, I look for a little sky. There are always birds flying back and forth, city birds flitting around our human edges, singing their songs.’

Miracle Mongers And Their Methods

Autore: Harry Houdini
Editore:
ISBN:
Grandezza: 65,67 MB
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The Taste Of Colombia

Autore: Antonio Montaña
Editore: Villegas Asociados
ISBN: 9589138985
Grandezza: 47,15 MB
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It is hard to find a corner of the world where celebrations are not linked to food in one way or another. Sharing a meal, cooking special dishes, and eating symbolic foods are rituals-almost inadvertent ones-that are present in all cultures and that make up the gamut of what is known as culinary specialties or ethnic food. This 224-page book is a complete tour through Colombian cuisine, illustrated with 199 exceptional color photographs by Hans Doring that enable us to appreciate the succulent appearance of each dish and of its various ingredients. Due to Colombia's geographical and cultural variety, this country has a vast culinary repertoire that is deep rooted in its history: the native Indian and the Spaniard traditions finely seasoned at times by a pinch of African and by the various influences of immigration. This book is a treasure chest of more than 133 recipes form the diverse regions of Colombia, described with just the right amount of detail to obtain a perfect meal.

Motril Siglo Xix

Autore: Gabriel Medina Vílchez
Editore: Gabriel Medina Vílchez
ISBN:
Grandezza: 30,59 MB
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Vista: 1411
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Información cronológica de Motril, motrileños y temas relacionados directamente con ambos durante el siglo XIX.

The Roman Missal

Autore: U. S. C. C. B.
Editore: Catholic Book Publishing Corporation
ISBN: 9780899420738
Grandezza: 39,89 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 9175
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"English translation according to the third typical edition."

Canon Alberic S Scrapbook Fantasy And Horror Classics

Autore: M. R. James
Editore: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1473379199
Grandezza: 71,53 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 8446
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M. R. James was born in Kent, England in 1862. James came to writing fiction relatively late, not publishing his first collection of short stories – Ghost Stories of an Antiquary (1904) – until the age of 42. Modern scholars now see James as having redefined the ghost story for the 20th century and he is seen as the founder of the 'antiquarian ghost story'. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions with a brand new introductory biography of the author.