The Winter Guest

Author: Sharman Macdonald
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ISBN: 9780571194797
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"The sea's frozen. Most of the population of a small Scottish seaside town huddle indoors. Some brave the elements." "A mother fights for a daughter's survival. A boy and girl become lovers. Two old ladies set off for a funeral. Two boys bunk off school. The day changes them all." "Sharman Macdonald and Alan Rickman have crafted a screenplay that's both funny and lyrical. The winter guest of the title never announces itself, but remains an enigmatic presence in the lives of all the characters."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

The Winter Guest

Author: Pam Jenoff
Editor: MIRA
ISBN: 1488049777
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A stirring novel of first love in a time of war and the unbearable choices that could tear sisters apart, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Orphan’s Tale Life is a constant struggle for the eighteen-year-old Nowak twins as they raise their three younger siblings in rural Poland under the shadow of the Nazi occupation. The constant threat of arrest has made everyone in their village a spy, and turned neighbor against neighbor. Though rugged, independent Helena and pretty, gentle Ruth couldn’t be more different, they are staunch allies in protecting their family from the threats the war brings closer to their doorstep with each passing day. Then Helena discovers an American paratrooper stranded outside their small mountain village, wounded, but alive. Risking the safety of herself and her family, she hides Sam—a Jew—but Helena’s concern for the American grows into something much deeper. Defying the perils that render a future together all but impossible, Sam and Helena make plans for the family to flee. But Helena is forced to contend with the jealousy her choices have sparked in Ruth, culminating in a singular act of betrayal that endangers them all—and setting in motion a chain of events that will reverberate across continents and decades. Originally published in 2014. Look for Pam Jenoff’s new novel, The Woman with the Blue Star, an unforgettable story of courage and friendship during wartime. Read these other sweeping epics from New York Times bestselling author Pam Jenoff. The Lost Girls of Paris The Orphans Tale The Diplomat’s Wife The Kommandant’s Girl The Last Summer at Chelsea Beach The Ambassador's Daughter

The Winter Guest

Author: W. C. Ryan
Editor: Bonnier Zaffre Ltd.
ISBN: 1838771522
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Winter 1920. Though the war has been over for two years, many are still struggling to pick up their lives again when so much has been lost. In Ireland too, other terrible troubles are taking hold. Then Tom Harkin, a former officer, arrives in the dead of night at a deserted railway platform. He has been summoned to Kilcolgan House, a grand old estate, to work as a tutor. When Tom reaches the house it gradually becomes clear that this is not the imposing residence it once was. Half abandoned and filled with ghosts - both real and imagined - the noble family within co-exist only as the balance of their secrets is kept. For there are mysteries at the heart of this family. And Tom's arrival will set into motion a series of events that may become deadly . . . A gripping mystery packed with twists and turns, The Winter Guest is the perfect chilling read this winter.

South

Author: James H. Street
Editor: eNet Press
ISBN: 1618864874
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James Street was born and raised in the South and was one of its most passionate and eloquent voices. Through this collection of articles from Holiday and the Saturday Evening Post the people and the cities of the South come to life ― legends are explored, contradictions examined, historical milestones noted, personal anecdotes retold, and quips and quotes of a 1950's generation recorded. Flowing through his stories are the great rivers of the South, which although sometimes merry and sometimes gloomy, wind and roll and tumble through the collection like liquid poetry. To James Street the South was heaven and :contained everything good and big and wonderful in life" ― the things that made people human. The South was a love he cherished to himself and championed to the nations. For him, it was "the measure of life, the temper of men, and the crucible of artistic sensibility."

A Concise Dictionary Of Old Icelandic

Author: Geir T. Zoega
Editor: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802086594
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First published in England in 1910 and last printed in 1975, Geir T. Zoega's A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic has long been the foremost reference source for the Icelandic language.

Vacation Travel Business In New Hampshire

Author: New Hampshire. Division of Economic Development
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The Golden Picture Book

Author: Golden picture book
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Icelandic Legends

Author: Jón Árnason
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Icelandic Legends Translated By G E J Powell And E Magn Sson With Illustrations

Author: Jón ÁRNASON (of Reykjavík.)
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Icelandic Legends Collected By J N Rnason

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Alan Rickman The Unauthorised Biography

Author: Maureen Paton
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 1448132649
File Size: 52,28 MB
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In this revised and updated biography, Maureen Paton encompasses the private, professional and political life of this most enigmatic, charismatic and intensely private of actors.

The United States Army And Navy Journal And Gazette Of The Regular And Volunteer Forces

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Annals Of Bird Life

Author: Charles Dixon
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Armed Forces Journal

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Scotland

Author: David Martin-Jones
Editor: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748686541
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Scotland: Global Cinema focuses on the explosion of filmmaking in Scotland in the 1990s and 2000s. It explores the various cinematic fantasies of Scotland created by contemporary filmmakers from all over the world who braved the weather to shoot in Scotla

Rage And Reason

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing
Editor: A&C Black
ISBN: 1472538013
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Women playwrights speak about their art and the theatre in this collection of interviews about a key decade of British drama. Twenty leading contemporary dramatists discuss their work from the perspective of being both writers and women. Each talks about the state of the theatre now, the craft of playwrighting, and the pressures of working within a male dominated environment. The book also features Sarah Kane's very last public interview. 'What I think is so exciting about the response to a number of the plays written by women in the last ten years is that they are popular with audiences - because they've got this quality, this energy and this culture that hasn't been seen much on stage before: a humour, sexiness and wit that's been missing' - Charlotte Keatley