Not Quite Nice

Author: Celia Imrie
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408846888
Size: 11,39 MB
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Theresa is desperate for a change. Forced into early retirement, fed up with babysitting her bossy daughter's obnoxious children, she sells her Highgate house and moves to the picture-perfect town of Bellevue-sur-Mer, just outside Nice. With its beautiful villas, its bustling cafes and shimmering cerulean sea, the village sparkles like a diamond on the French Mediterranean coast. Once the hideaway of artists and writers, it is now home to the odd rock icon and Hollywood movie star, and, as Theresa soon discovers, a close-knit set of expats. There's Carol, the infinitely glamorous American and her doting husband David; the erstwhile British TV star Sally; the ferocious Sian and her wayward Australian poet husband; the sharply witty Zoe with her strangely youthful face and penchant for white wine – and the suave Brian who catches Theresa's eye... As Theresa settles to the gentle rhythm of seaside life she embraces her new-found friendships and freedom. However, life is never quite as simple as it seems and as skeletons start to fall out of several closets, Theresa begins to wonder if life on the French Riviera is quite as nice as it first appeared...

The Quite Nice And Fairly Accurate Good Omens Script Book

Author: Neil Gaiman
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472261240
Size: 20,76 MB
Format: PDF
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The Quite Nice and Fairly Accurate Good Omens Script Book contains much that is new and revelatory and even several scenes that are not actually in the final television series. 'One of the most hotly anticipated TV shows of the year' Independent 'Even if you're very familiar with the original novel, this is a different experience... so damned charming and quirky that it feels like a must' Starburst Neil Gaiman's glorious reinvention of the iconic bestseller Good Omens is adapted from the internationally beloved novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman and is soon to be a massive new TV launch on Amazon Prime Video and the BBC. The series is written and show-run by Neil himself and stars David Tennant, Michael Sheen, Jon Hamm and Miranda Richardson, to name but a few. **Includes an introduction by Neil Gaiman about bringing Good Omens to the screen** Before he died in 2015, Terry Pratchett asked Neil Gaiman to make a television series of the internationally beloved novel they wrote together about the end of the world. And so, Neil began to write. And continued to write until he had six episodes that brought an angel, Aziraphale, and a demon, Crowley, (the only things standing between us and the inevitable Armageddon) to life for the screen. Contained between the covers of this book are the scripts that Neil wrote, which later turned into some of the most extraordinary television ever made. Take a tour behind the scenes with a text that reveals the secrets of the show, still has the missing bits and, sometimes, asks for the impossible. Step backstage and see the magic for yourself. You may just learn as much from the scenes that never made the final cut as from those that did.

Teaching The Spoken Language

Author: Gillian Brown
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521273848
Size: 15,92 MB
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Teaching the Spoken Language is about teaching the spoken language. It presents in a highly accessible form the results of the author's important research on teaching and assessing effective spoken communication. The authors examine the nature of spoken language and how it differs from written language both in form and purpose. A large part of it is concerned with principles and techniques for teaching spoken production and listening comprehension. An important chapter deals with how to assess spoken language. The principles and techniques described apply to the teaching of English as a foreign and second language, and are also highly relevant to the teaching of the mother tongue.

Delphi Complete Works Of John Galsworthy Illustrated

Author: John Galsworthy
Editor: Delphi Classics
ISBN: 1909496359
Size: 18,42 MB
Format: PDF
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The complete works of the great Edwardian novelist and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature appear here for the first time in publishing history. This attractive eBook presents John Galsworthyís novels, short story collections, essays and many rare texts, with numerous illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Galsworthy's life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * ALL 23 novels, with individual contents tables * Includes Galsworthy's first novel JOCEYLN, which he later refused to reprint ñ appearing for the first time in digital format * Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the Edwardian texts * Excellent formatting * Unique contents table for the Forsyte Saga novels and their sequels * Chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the essays, poetry and short stories * The complete plays, fully indexed, with a special introductory essay by Leon Schalit * Rare short story, poetry and essay collections available nowhere else * Special criticism section, with essays by writers such as Joseph Conrad, evaluating Galsworthyís contribution to literature * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Forsyte Saga The Novels JOCELYN VILLA RUBEIN THE ISLAND PHARISEES THE MAN OF PROPERTY THE COUNTRY HOUSE FRATERNITY THE PATRICIAN THE DARK FLOWER THE FREELANDS BEYOND INDIAN SUMMER OF A FORSYTE SAINTS PROGRESS THE BURNING SPEAR TATTERDEMALION IN CHANCERY AWAKENING TO LET THE WHITE MONKEY THE SILVER SPOON SWAN SONG MAID IN WAITING FLOWERING WILDERNESS OVER THE RIVER The Novellas A MAN OF DEVON A KNIGHT SALVATION OF A FORSYTE THE SILENCE The Short Story Collections FROM THE FOUR WINDS A COMMENTARY A MOTLEY THE INN OF TRANQUILLITY MEMORIES THE LITTLE MAN AND OTHER SATIRES FIVE TALES CAPTURES The Short Stories LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Plays INTRODUCTION TO GALSWORTHY'S PLAYS by Leon Schalit INDEX OF PLAYS The Poetry Collections EARLY POEMS DEVON AND OTHER SONGS FOR MUSIC IN TIME OF WAR FOR LOVE OF BEASTS THE ENDLESS DREAM The Poems LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Non-Fiction A SHEAF ANOTHER SHEAF ADDRESSES IN AMERICA CASTLES IN SPAIN STUDIES AND ESSAYS THE CREATION OF CHARACTER IN LITERATURE FORSYTES, PENDYCES AND OTHERS (Essays) GLIMPSES AND REFLECTIONS The Essays LIST OF ESSAYS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF ESSAYS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Criticism JOHN GALSWORTHY: AN APPRECIATION by Peter Thomason JOHN GALSWORTHY by Joseph Conrad A GLANCE AT TWO BOOKS by Joseph Conrad GALSWORTHY: A SURVEY by Leon Schalit Please visit to browse through our range of exciting titles

Not Quite Married

Author: Christine Rimmer
Editor: Harlequin
ISBN: 1460381017
Size: 10,20 MB
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A BRAVO BABY BRINGS SECOND CHANCES It was hard enough for Clara Bravo to face gorgeous Dalton Ames after he ended their idyllic fling. But confessing that she was pregnant took real guts! Oh, Clara didn't lack the fortitude to notify Dalton of his impending fatherhood. It was turning down the irresistible banker's proposal—just for their baby's sake—that she found difficult. Dalton pushed Clara away because he couldn't risk his heart again after his recent divorce—not because he didn't feel anything for the brunette beauty! When he discovered her pregnancy, Dalton was determined to create the picture-perfect home with the one woman he could never forget. Now, if only he could convince Clara that their family was forever…

Stop What You Re Doing And Read To Your Partner Jane Eyre Anna Karenina

Author: Charlotte Bronte
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 1448130603
Size: 10,50 MB
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To mark the publication of Stop What You're Doing and Read This!, a collection of essays celebrating reading, Vintage Classics are releasing 12 limited edition themed ebook 'bundles', to tempt readers to discover and rediscover great books. JANE EYRE As an orphan, Jane's childhood is not an easy one but her independence and strength of character keep her going through the miseries inflicted by cruel relatives and a brutal school. However, her biggest challenge is yet to come. Taking a job as a governess in a house full of secrets, for a passionate man she grows more and more attracted to, ultimately forces Jane to call on all her resources in order to hold on to her beliefs. ANNA KARENINA Set against the backdrop of Russian high society, Tolstoy charts the course of the doomed love affair between Anna, a beautiful married woman, and Count Vronsky, a wealthy army officer. Although she initially resists his charms Anna eventually succumbs, falling passionately in love and setting in motion a chain of events that lead to her downfall.

Coeur D Alene

Author: Linnea Larsson
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469107635
Size: 18,18 MB
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Coeur dAlene is a city on the north end of Coeur dAlene Lake, a hundred miles from the Canadian border. In 1930, prohibition was in force, and the mines to the east and logging camps to the south were filled with men who were paid on Saturday night and where a fellow was served at a bar if he was tall enough to order across it. Grag Bergman, a widower and father of two, was a banker in Coeur dAlene. Gary Madison brought whiskey across the border from Canada, owned a few clubs, supplied red-light establishments, the police, doctors, lawyers, bankers, and private citizens. This is a story of that special time of probation, of Depression, a time between world wars in that special part of the north Idaho, where homesteads were still new and civilization as we know it today was only a dream.

The Barretts Of Wimpole Street

Author: Rudolf Besier
Editor: Dramatists Play Service Inc
ISBN: 9780822200963
Size: 16,34 MB
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THE STORY: The scene is Elizabeth Barrett's room. Here she lives with her father, sisters and brothers. Never too healthy, she has been kept prisoner by her domineering father, who rules his family with unbelievable severity. Her brothers and siste

The Evolution Of Sexuality

Author: Todd K. Shackelford
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3319093843
Size: 15,51 MB
Format: PDF
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Attraction, mating, reproduction: it is a given that as a species, human beings are concerned with sex. And whether the study compares sexual behaviors of men and women or considers the proportions between nature and nurture, most roads lead back to our distant ancestors and/or our fellow animals. The Evolution of Sexuality collects stimulating new empirical findings and theoretical concepts regarding both familiar themes and emerging areas of interest. Following earlier titles in this series, an interdisciplinary panel of contributors examines topics specific to the whys of male and female sex-related behavior, here ranging from biological bases for male same-sex attraction to the seemingly elusive purpose of the female orgasm. This vantage point between biology and psychology gives readers profound insights not just into human differences and similarities, but also why they continue to matter despite our vast understanding of culture and socialization. And intriguing dispatches from the humanities review sexual themes in classic works of literature and explore the role of parent-offspring conflict in the English Revolution of the seventeenth century. Among the topics covered: Sexual conflict and evolutionary psychology: toward a unified framework. Assortative mating, caste, and class. The functional design and phylogeny of female sexuality. Is oral sex a form of mate retention behavior? Two behavioral hypotheses for the evolution or male homosexuality in humans. Sperm competition and the evolution of human sexuality. The Evolution of Sexuality will attract evolutionary scientists across a variety of disciplines. Faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and researchers interested in sexuality will find it a springboard for discussion, debate, and further study.

The Freelands

Author: John Galsworthy
ISBN: 1427067058
Size: 13,72 MB
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