And Yet I Am Here

Author: Halina Nelken
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Based on her own diary kept during the Nazi occupation of her native Poland, one of the few surviving diaries written at the time, the author recounts her experiences in the Jewish ghetto of Krakow and in eight concentration camps, including Auschwitz. UP.

Here And Here

Author: Vasilis Papageorgiou
Editor: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443818283
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Important to the essays here is the possibility of using logos without the negative, restricting and violent aspects of logos. In this respect I speak about affirmation and about tragic awareness rather than about the tragic itself or tragic conflict, as I read texts of a literary democracy that is already here, texts by Don DeLillo, Tomas Tranströmer, John Ashbery and Thanasis Valtinos, or see arrangements by Lo Snöfall. Indeed it is all about arrangements, about knowing how to affirm and doing it rather than using language and its codes in order to transcribe, however accurate this might be. Arrangements say yes, since they do not raise any absolute boundaries. The arrangement is a logos without logos: it is a cosmos, where affirming is a tragically aware cosmetics. Cosmos is neither the world nor any ordering or embellishment of this world, but an openness as the incalculable accumulation of arrangements that say yes in their awareness that they do not amount to an ontology.

Driftwood Memories

Author: Mel O'Dea
Editor: Arena books
ISBN: 1909421723
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The story of John, who, devastated at the loss of his girlfriend goes on a self-destructive rampage in the bad company of others through the less salubrious areas of London's East End before finding redemption and hope for the future.

We Are Of Eternal Love

Author: Miya Lusions
Editor: BalboaPress
ISBN: 1452588619
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We Are of Eternal Love is an adventure through time and space. Compiling daily channeling over the course of a year, the author shares with us her discovery of experiencing multidimensional, parallel lives. She presents a remarkable and thought-provoking description of three entities, how they are connected, and how they influence each other’s lives. This is a “living” book that the author continues to experience, for as the author discovered, it is in the unlimited flow of the Spirit that resides within us, that has no boundaries, no limitations, no conditions to meet. It simply is, and it flows freely without restrictions. But in order for us to recognize and experience the same, we must put ourselves within that flow to allow it to be so. We must let go of the rock on the river bank, let go of our conditions, and allow ourselves to flow freely down that river of life. In doing so, we will round the corner which is currently out of sight, but which will present us with all that we have ever dreamed. We are never alone. We are of eternal love.

Chronicles Of Capstan Cabin Or The Children S Hour

Author: James Jackson Wray
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Bleak House

Author: Charles Dickens
Editor: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191605476
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Bleak House, Dickens's most daring experiment in the narration of a complex plot, challenges the reader to make connections - -between the fashionable and the outcast, the beautiful and the ugly, the powerful and the victims. Nowhere in Dickens's later novels is his attack on an uncaring society more imaginatively embodied, but nowhere either is the mixture of comedy and angry satire more deftly managed. Bleak House defies a single description. It is a mystery story, in which Esther Summerson discovers the truth about her birth and her unknown mother's tragic life. It is a murder story, which comes to a climax in a thrilling chase, led by one of the earliest detectives in English fiction, Inspector Bucket. And it is a fable about redemption, in which a bleak house is transformed by the resilience of human love. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

Transition

Author: Iain M. Banks
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316075965
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There is a world that hangs suspended between triumph and catastrophe, between the dismantling of the Wall and the fall of the Twin Towers, frozen in the shadow of suicide terrorism and global financial collapse. Such a world requires a firm hand and a guiding light. But does it need the Concern: an all-powerful organization with a malevolent presiding genius, pervasive influence and numberless invisible operatives in possession of extraordinary powers? Among those operatives are Temudjin Oh, of mysterious Mongolian origins, an un-killable assassin who journeys between the peaks of Nepal, a version of Victorian London and the dark palaces of Venice under snow; Adrian Cubbish, a restlessly greedy City trader; and a nameless, faceless state-sponsored torturer known only as the Philosopher, who moves between time zones with sinister ease. Then there are those who question the Concern: the bandit queen Mrs. Mulverhill, roaming the worlds recruiting rebels to her side; and Patient 8262, under sedation and feigning madness in a forgotten hospital ward, in hiding from a dirty past. There is a world that needs help; but whether it needs the Concern is a different matter.

The Laws Of Nature For A Better Relationship

Author: Christopher Walker
Editor: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1425175406
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A great book that deals with the masculine side of relationships. A great read for men who want to evolve in their relationships. It's catch up time for men "Evolve-ya-bastards"

John Donne The Critical Heritage

Author: A.J. Smith
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1134905130
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Contains writings about John Donne from 1873 to 1923, including Henry Morley, Edmund Gosse, W.F. Collier, Rudyard Kipling, Charles Eliot Norton, Henry Augustin Beers, Thomas Hardy, W.B. Yeats, Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, and many others. Together these works present a record of how, from the nineteenth century onwards, critics viewed Donne, and how he became part of today's literary canon.

A Haunting Of Shadows

Author: Kaiser Jamal
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1450064965
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This novel is about a character whose disillusionment begins soon after he arrives into contemporary culture and finds it almost impossible to cope. He is at odds with a dark uninviting City in which he lives and his work which he does in the Tower. The Tower is my synonym for all that he believes controls society and politics. Throughout, he falls back to compare his life to the life he remembers as a child. Most of them are memories of childhood adventures full of warmth and longing but he also remembers difficult times with his father. As he ages he begins to dream of a return to the past but eventually accepts that there is no going back. There is no escape for him as he has become far too deeply meshed into the City and the Tower. It is a story of unresolved struggle and internal conflict and a journey that poses questions, each one throwing up far too many answers to do anything other than to confuse. There is a great deal of anger at historical injustices perpetrated around the world, all of which has been sanitized by modern historical writing. His life ends in failure but that is what he always expected. It is also an intense love story and his love for a woman with whom he had an affair for only 24 weeks. Its failure haunts him throughout his life and he becomes quite unable ever to love again. His frustration leads him into several unrewarding sexual encounters, real and imagined, some with graphic scenes and some that mean nothing at all. Behind all this is a character I have named the Custodian. He is a mentor and his conscience, often by his side, critical and unforgiving but I never make it clear if he is a real person. In essence it is an analysis of internal conflict of a man who ultimately realizes he has failed at everything, having struggled throughout to stop himself from tearing apart. It is unusual in literary style combing a touch of poetry within prose. It is haunting in the sense that it a mix of past and present, always simmering in a cauldron of confusion. Sepulchral in silence this tranquil home in which I turn from side to side end to end. No challenge to my thoughts or voices with demands no calls upon my love or pilfering of my time No hunger I feed or thirst I meet, through these rooms I walk lips unspeaking eyes unsmiling answered in full my call to be free.