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English Idioms PDF Book By Ahmed Abouleel

English Idioms

  • Author: Ahmed Abouleel
  • ISBN Code: : 1304984923
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Page : pages
  • Genre : Education
  • Reviews : 881 Readers
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Would you like to give a new meanings for your language, do you think you know every thing about english language. OK, Read this book than think again. This book provide vary range of idiom in english arranged in alphabet to easy access. when you reading this book you will rich your english with new meaning and unique touch. Challenge your self and see if you can understand this idiom from the first look.

Every Dog Has Its Day PDF Book By Max Cryer

Every Dog Has Its Day

  • Author: Max Cryer
  • ISBN Code: : 1921966289
  • Publisher : Exisle Publishing
  • Page : 195 pages
  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reviews : 598 Readers
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Why has Fido become a generic term for all dogs? Why did hundreds of people collect dog faeces – and sell it?Dogs never eat other dogs, so why is it a dog-eat-dog world? Did any dogs survive the 'Titanic'?What is a Yorkipoo?Do mad dogs really go out in the midday sun? 'Every Dog Has Its Day' pays homage to man’s best friend, telling the stories of famous dogs in history, tracing the origins of some of our favourite breeds, showing how dogs have become a significant part of our language, and describing the amazing range of activities in which dogs are involved. Written with Max Cryer’s characteristic light touch and sense of humour, this is a fascinating – and sometimes surprising – collection of historical facts and eccentricities of language. It will delight all dog-lovers and anyone with a morsel of interest in the world around them.

Thesaurus of Traditional English Metaphors PDF Book By P.R. Wilkinson

Thesaurus of Traditional English Metaphors

  • Author: P.R. Wilkinson
  • ISBN Code: : 1134474148
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Page : 896 pages
  • Genre : Foreign Language Study
  • Reviews : 434 Readers
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This fascinating collection of traditional metaphors and figures of speech, groups expressions according to theme. The second edition includes over 1,500 new entries, more information on first known usages, a new introduction and two expanded indexes. It will appeal to those interested in cultural history and the English language.

Agricultural English PDF Book By Georgeta Raţă,Florin Sala,Ionel Samfira

Agricultural English

  • Author: Georgeta Raţă,Florin Sala,Ionel Samfira
  • ISBN Code: : 1443839612
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Page : 385 pages
  • Genre : Foreign Language Study
  • Reviews : 324 Readers
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Agricultural English is a collection of essays on the English of Agriculture. The approach is a linguistic one: the different aspects of the English used in the field of agriculture (agricultural practices, agricultural systems) and in some fields related to agriculture (agricultural zoology, agri-tourism, biology, botany, ecology, entomology, gastronomy, land measurement, plant pathology, zoology) are analysed from a morphological (combination, derivation), syntactical (nominal phrases, verbal phrases), lexical and lexicographical, semantic (homonymy, semantic fields, synonymy, terminology), pragmatic (academic discourse, idiom, metaphor), etymological (etymon, Latin heritage), and contrastive (English–Croatian, English–French, English–German, English–Romanian, Romanian–English) points of view. The book will appeal to agriculturists, animal breeders, professors, researchers, students, and translators from Croatian-, English-, French-, German-, and Romanian-speaking countries, active in their own countries or abroad. The types of academic readership it would appeal to include academic teaching staff, researchers and students in the fields of agriculture and related fields – agricultural zoology, agri-tourism, biology, botany, ecology, entomology, gastronomy, land measurement, plant pathology, and zoology.

The Dogs and the Fleas PDF Book By Frederic Scrimshaw

The Dogs and the Fleas

  • Author: Frederic Scrimshaw
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan
  • Page : pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 823 Readers
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Henry Ward Beecher, in a sermon shortly before his death, said America was going through a period of disgrace. This was true; for there had come to pass, what the prophetic Lincoln had foretold, that, as the result of the war, monopolies had been enthroned, that had filled the land with corruption and imperilled the liberties of the people. To-day the period of disgrace is worse than then, for the corrupt tree which was then bearing so luxuriant a crop has had several years more in which to develop its fruit-bearing capacity.

From Brown to Bunter PDF Book By P. W. Musgrave

From Brown to Bunter

  • Author: P. W. Musgrave
  • ISBN Code: : 1317365682
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Page : 276 pages
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Reviews : 711 Readers
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Originally published in 1985. This is a fascinating account of the life cycle of a minor literary genre, the boys’ school story. It discusses early nineteenth-century precursors of the school story – didactic works with such revealing titles as The Parents’ Assistant – and goes on to examine in detail the two major examples of the genre - Hughes’s Tom Brown’s School Days and Farrar’s Eric. The slow development of the genre during the 1860s and 1870s is traced, and its institutionalisation by Talbot Baines Reed in, for example, The Fifth Form at St Dominic’s, is described. Many similar works were subsequently published for adults and adolescents, and the author shows how they differ from the originals in being critical in tone and written to a formula in plot and style. This development is discussed in relation to the changing social structure of Britain up to 1945, by which time to life of the genre was almost ended.

The Taming of the Tights PDF Book By Louise Rennison

The Taming of the Tights

  • Author: Louise Rennison
  • ISBN Code: : 0062226223
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Page : 320 pages
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reviews : 698 Readers
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Teens who adore Louise Rennison's heroine Georgia Nicolson will love her cousin Tallulah Casey even more! Meg Cabot, New York Times bestselling author of the Princess Diaries series, raved, "Tallulah is even funnier, warmer, and sweeter than her cousin Georgia Nicolson." In The Taming of the Tights, the third book in the (Mis)Adventures of Tallulah Casey series, Tallulah and her mates are back to finish their winter term at the Dother Hall performing arts program. And Tallulah is determined to finally show the world she's a true star of the stage! Out of the spotlight, Tallulah's life is filled with just as much drama. She's distracted by bad-boy Cain and trying her best to keep her accidental snog-session with him a secret. And although she is slowly beginning to think that maybe he's not so bad after all, she also continues to wonder about unavailable Charlie and dreamy Alex. Who would make the perfect leading man?

The First Man PDF Book By Eugene O'Neill

The First Man

  • Author: Eugene O'Neill
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Page : 144 pages
  • Genre : Drama
  • Reviews : 624 Readers
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"The First Man" by Eugene O'Neill. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Ardlamont Mystery PDF Book By Daniel Smith

The Ardlamont Mystery

  • Author: Daniel Smith
  • ISBN Code: : 1782438475
  • Publisher : Michael O'Mara Books
  • Page : 254 pages
  • Genre : True Crime
  • Reviews : 505 Readers
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The real-life mystery featuring the two men - Joseph Bell and Henry Littlejohn - who inspired the creation of Sherlock Holmes. December 1893. Arthur Conan Doyle shocks his legions of fans by killing off the world's favourite fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes. Meanwhile, in Scotland, a sensational real-life murder trial is playing out. Alfred Monson, a scion of the aristocracy, is charged with killing a young army lieutenant, Cecil Hambrough, on the sprawling Ardlamont estate. The worlds of crime fiction and crime fact are about to collide spectacularly. Among the key prosecution witnesses that the Ardlamont case brought together were two esteemed Edinburgh doctors, Joseph Bell and Henry Littlejohn. Bell - Doyle's tutor when the author studied medicine in the 1870s - had recently been unmasked as the inspiration behind the creation of Sherlock Holmes (Doyle said of Bell, 'It is most certainly to you that I owe Sherlock Holmes.'). But what the public did not know was that Bell and Littlejohn - a pioneer in the emerging field of forensic detection - had actually been investigating crimes together for more than twenty years. Largely unacknowledged, Littlejohn deserves equal billing as the prototype of Baker Street's most famous resident. In The Ardlamont Mystery, author Daniel Smith re-examines the evidence of the case that gripped Victorian Britain, putting forward his own theory as to why Cecil Hambrough was murdered. Outlining the key roles of the men whose powers of deduction and detection had so inspired Doyle, Smith explores the real-world origins of Sherlock Holmes through the prism of a mystery as engrossing as any case the Great Detective ever tackled. Will Bell and Littlejohn's shared faith in science and reason be enough to see justice win out?

The Essential Works of Lord Byron PDF Book By Lord Byron

The Essential Works of Lord Byron

  • Author: Lord Byron
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Page : 3085 pages
  • Genre : Literary Collections
  • Reviews : 217 Readers
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Musaicum Books presents to you this unique collection of the greatest works written by Lord Byron. This carefully crafted and meticulously edited collection is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Hours of Idleness: To George, Earl Delawarr Damœtas To Marion Oscar of Alva Translation from Anacreon From Anacreon The Episode of Nisus and Euryalus Translation from the Medea of Euripides Lachin y Gair To Romance The Death of Calmar and Orla To Edward Noel Long, Esq To a Lady English Bards and Scotch Reviewers The Giaour: A Fragment of a Turkish Tale The Bride of Abydos: A Turkish Tale The Corsair: A Tale Lara Hebrew Melodies: She walks in Beauty The Harp the Monarch Minstrel swept If that High World The Wild Gazelle Oh! weep for those On Jordan's Banks Jeptha's Daughter Oh! snatched away in Beauty's Bloom My Soul is Dark I saw thee weep Thy Days are done Saul Song of Saul before his Last Battle "All is Vanity, saith the Preacher" When Coldness wraps this Suffering Clay Vision of Belshazzar Sun of the Sleepless! Were my Bosom as False as thou deem'st it to be Herod's Lament for Mariamne On the Day of the Destruction of Jerusalem by Titus By the Rivers of Babylon we sat down and wept "By the Waters of Babylon" The Destruction of Sennacherib A Spirit passed before me The Siege of Corinth Parisina The Prisoner of Chillon The Dream Darkness Prometheus Manfred: A Dramatic Poem The Lament of Tasso Beppo: A Venetian Story Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Don Juan Mazeppa The Prophecy of Dante Marino Faliero The Vision of Judgment Sardanapalus: A Tragedy The Two Foscari: An Historical Tragedy Cain: A Mystery Heaven and Earth; A Mystery Werner; or, The Inheritance: A Tragedy The Deformed Transformed: A Drama The Age of Bronze; or, Carmen Seculare et Annus haud Mirabilis The Island; or, Christian and his Comrades Biographies: Byron by John Nichol The Life of Lord Byron by John Galt

Fifty Years in the Fiction Factory PDF Book By Julia Jones

Fifty Years in the Fiction Factory

  • Author: Julia Jones
  • ISBN Code: : 1899262156
  • Publisher : Golden Duck UK Ltd
  • Page : 390 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 130 Readers
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Herbert Allingham was one of 'the men who wrote for the Million'. His melodramatic serial stories ran week after week in the ha'penny papers a hundred years ago. But was he an author? He didn't think so.This biography seeks to change that. Herbert Allingham's daughters were proud of their father. They kept boxful of his stories, diaries, account books and letters from his editors. Julia Jones has used this archive to investigate the conditions of Allingham's working life and to glimpse some of his readers.

Jordan’s Proverbs as a Window into Arab Popular Culture PDF Book By Mohammed Farghal

Jordan’s Proverbs as a Window into Arab Popular Culture

  • Author: Mohammed Farghal
  • ISBN Code: : 152753233X
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Page : 148 pages
  • Genre : Art
  • Reviews : 708 Readers
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This book offers an insightful account of Arab popular culture through the lens of about four hundred annotated Jordanian proverbs. The collection touches on almost every aspect of daily life (including animals, kinship, religion, weather, generosity, money, food, and love). The proverbs cover a wide spectrum of morals related to competence, appearance, ignorance, naivety, corruption, wisdom, experience, courage, and kindness, among many others. Specialized readers, including linguists, translators, anthropologists, psychologists, diplomats, and military persons, among others, will find significant material and insights relevant to their work in this book. It serves to provide the reader with a better, deeper understanding of Jordanian/Arab mentality and behaviour, which will encourage intercultural communication and help remove several socially-biased stereotypes, in addition to enriching the culture of proverbs in human language.

Shooting and Stalking in the Manors and Wilds of Scotland - With Notes on Hunting, Shooting, Game Keeping, Vermin, Poaching, Stalking, and Game Birds for the Dining Table PDF Book By Various Authors

Shooting and Stalking in the Manors and Wilds of Scotland - With Notes on Hunting, Shooting, Game Keeping, Vermin, Poaching, Stalking, and Game Birds for the Dining Table

  • Author: Various Authors
  • ISBN Code: : 1473390834
  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Page : 152 pages
  • Genre : Sports & Recreation
  • Reviews : 173 Readers
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This book contains many articles and anecdotes of shooting and stalking in the wilds and estates of Scotland. Contains chapters on Grouse Shooting, Deer Stalking, Scottish Red Deer, Grounds and Gamekeepers, Vermin of the Moors and Manor, Poaching, and Game in the Larder, Kitchen and Dining-room. A fine addition to the bookshelf of anyone interested in country sports in Scotland.

Outdoor Sports In Scotland: Deer Stalking, Grouse & Pheasant Shooting, Fox Hunting, Salmon & Trout Fishing, Golf, Curling Etc. PDF Book By Ellangowan

Outdoor Sports In Scotland: Deer Stalking, Grouse & Pheasant Shooting, Fox Hunting, Salmon & Trout Fishing, Golf, Curling Etc.

  • Author: Ellangowan
  • ISBN Code: : 1447487664
  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Page : 408 pages
  • Genre : Sports & Recreation
  • Reviews : 283 Readers
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This fascinating book of Scottish field sports was first published in London 1889 and is now extremely scarce in the first edition. We are now republishing it from the original text and illustration. The author, although an expert and experienced shooting man and salmon angler, did not write this book with any intention of teaching his readers "How to Sport.". Rather, its 406 pages are devoted to a comprehensive chronicle of the facts and figures, sporting records and natural history relating to the field sports of that period. Twenty four detailed chapters include: - Scotland's Most Famous Out of Door Sports. - Scotland's Deer and Grouse Grounds. - Deer. Natural History and Stalking. - Hare Coursing. - Rabbits for Sport and Food. - The Grouse Family. - Natural Economy of a Grouse Moor. - Pheasants and Partridges. - Other Birds of Sport. - Poaching. - Gamekeepers. - Supply and Value of Game. - Game in Larder, Kitchen, and Dining Room. - Salmonia. Natural History and Fishing. - Troutiana. - Trout and Sport in the Borders. - Vermin of the Moors and Manors. - The Fox and Foxhunting. - Golf. - Curling. - Patrons and Parasites of Sport. Etc. This unusual and eminently readable book can be thoroughly recommended for inclusion in the library of all true country sportsmen. Many of the earliest sporting books, particularly those dating back to the 1800s, are now extremely scarce and very expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

The Dog Trainer's Resource PDF Book By Mychelle Blake

The Dog Trainer's Resource

  • Author: Mychelle Blake
  • ISBN Code: : 1929242956
  • Publisher : Dogwise Publishing
  • Page : 339 pages
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Reviews : 121 Readers
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Today's professional dog trainer needs to develop expertise in a wide variety of fields: learning theory, training techniques, classroom strategies, marketing, community relations, and business development and management. This collection of articles from APDT's "Chronicle of the Dog" will prove a valuable resource for trainers and would-be trainers. Learn what you need to know from experts like Bob Bailey, Jean Donaldson, Ian Dunbar, Nicole Wilde, Sue Sternberg, and Karen Overall.

The Best of Byron PDF Book By Lord Byron

The Best of Byron

  • Author: Lord Byron
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Page : 3085 pages
  • Genre : Literary Collections
  • Reviews : 896 Readers
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e-artnow presents to you this unique collection of the greatest works written by Lord Byron. This carefully crafted and meticulously edited collection is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Hours of Idleness: To George, Earl Delawarr Damœtas To Marion Oscar of Alva Translation from Anacreon From Anacreon The Episode of Nisus and Euryalus Translation from the Medea of Euripides Lachin y Gair To Romance The Death of Calmar and Orla To Edward Noel Long, Esq To a Lady English Bards and Scotch Reviewers The Giaour: A Fragment of a Turkish Tale The Bride of Abydos: A Turkish Tale The Corsair: A Tale Lara Hebrew Melodies: She walks in Beauty The Harp the Monarch Minstrel swept If that High World The Wild Gazelle Oh! weep for those On Jordan's Banks Jeptha's Daughter Oh! snatched away in Beauty's Bloom My Soul is Dark I saw thee weep Thy Days are done Saul Song of Saul before his Last Battle "All is Vanity, saith the Preacher" When Coldness wraps this Suffering Clay Vision of Belshazzar Sun of the Sleepless! Were my Bosom as False as thou deem'st it to be Herod's Lament for Mariamne On the Day of the Destruction of Jerusalem by Titus By the Rivers of Babylon we sat down and wept "By the Waters of Babylon" The Destruction of Sennacherib A Spirit passed before me The Siege of Corinth Parisina The Prisoner of Chillon The Dream Darkness Prometheus Manfred: A Dramatic Poem The Lament of Tasso Beppo: A Venetian Story Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Don Juan Mazeppa The Prophecy of Dante Marino Faliero The Vision of Judgment Sardanapalus: A Tragedy The Two Foscari: An Historical Tragedy Cain: A Mystery Heaven and Earth; A Mystery Werner; or, The Inheritance: A Tragedy The Deformed Transformed: A Drama The Age of Bronze; or, Carmen Seculare et Annus haud Mirabilis The Island; or, Christian and his Comrades Biographies: Byron by John Nichol The Life of Lord Byron by John Galt

Harlequin Historical July 2015 - Box Set 1 of 2 PDF Book By Ann Lethbridge,Louise Allen,Elizabeth Beacon

Harlequin Historical July 2015 - Box Set 1 of 2

  • Author: Ann Lethbridge,Louise Allen,Elizabeth Beacon
  • ISBN Code: : 1460392337
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Page : 288 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 267 Readers
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Harlequin® Historical brings you three new Regency titles for one great price, available now! This box set includes: THE DUKE'S DARING DEBUTANTE (Regency) by Ann Lethbridge When Frederick, Duke of Falconwood, is caught in a very compromising position with a coquettish debutante, he does the only thing that will salvage her reputation—he proposes marriage! A ROSE FOR MAJOR FLINT (Regency) Brides of Waterloo • by Louise Allen Major Adam Flint may be a roughened soldier and an incorrigible rake—but can he help vulnerable Rose, rendered memoryless by the traumas of war, recover her past? LORD LAUGHRAINE'S SUMMER PROMISE (Regency) A Year of Scandal • by Elizabeth Beacon Nine years ago, beautiful Callie Sommers eloped with wild young Gideon Laughraine. But their passionate romance ended in tragedy. Now, at the behest of his godmother, Gideon has promised to reclaim the wife he loved and lost. Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin® Historical!

Don Juan (With Byron's Biography) PDF Book By Lord Byron

Don Juan (With Byron's Biography)

  • Author: Lord Byron
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Page : 919 pages
  • Genre : Poetry
  • Reviews : 102 Readers
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Don Juan is a satiric poem by Lord Byron, based on the legend of Don Juan, which Byron reverses, portraying Juan not as a womanizer but as someone easily seduced by women. As a young man he is precocious sexually, and has an affair with a friend of his mother. The husband finds out, and Don Juan is sent away to Cádiz. On the way, he is shipwrecked, survives and meets the daughter of a pirate, whose men sell Don Juan as a slave. A young woman, who is a member of a sultan's harem, sees that this slave is purchased. She disguises him as a girl and sneaks him into her chambers. Don Juan escapes, joins the Russian army and rescues a Muslim girl named Leila. Don Juan meets Catherine the Great, who asks him to join her court. Don Juan becomes sick, is sent to England, where he finds someone to watch over Leila. Moving from one place to the next, Don Juan encounters new women and new adventures.

Notorious Murders of the Twentieth Century PDF Book By Stephen Wade

Notorious Murders of the Twentieth Century

  • Author: Stephen Wade
  • ISBN Code: : 1844684083
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword
  • Page : 192 pages
  • Genre : True Crime
  • Reviews : 875 Readers
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The word 'murder' has always attracted widespread local and national media coverage. Once known, the story becomes the subject of discussion in a variety of places throughout the land. Some grisly tales become part of a culture that lives on for generations, whilst others, even by some of the worst serial killers, are soon forgotten. In this book experienced crime historian Stephen Wade has gathered together a collection of murders covering the entire twentieth century. Although famous in their own day, most are now forgotten by the general public, apart from the best true crime enthusiasts. The first conviction for fingerprint evidence, the last hanging in England and murderous husbands and wives are included; but there are also mysteries, unsolved killings and peculiar confessions. Meet the man who poisoned his rival's scones, a wrongful arrest and the acquittal of a good wife who shot her man dead. There are even tales from the Isle of Man, whose legislators continued to issue death penalties in the 1990s.

King John of Jingalo PDF Book By Laurence Housman

King John of Jingalo

  • Author: Laurence Housman
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Page : 345 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 838 Readers
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"King John of Jingalo" by Laurence Housman. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Monsieur Pamplemousse Takes the Train PDF Book By Michael Bond

Monsieur Pamplemousse Takes the Train

  • Author: Michael Bond
  • ISBN Code: : 074901802X
  • Publisher : Allison & Busby
  • Page : 320 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 395 Readers
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When Le Directeur suggests Le Guide's food inspector Monsieur Pamplemousse take a brief jaunt to sample the gastronomy of Rome, Pamplemousse knows the offer is too good to be true. But when the only string attached seems to be that on the return journey he escourt the Director's schoolgirl niece Caterina from her Rome convent school to her uncle's Paris home, Monsieur Pamplemousse begins to relax. Until, that is, he sees the schoolgirl in question ... and spots her every-present shadow, an Al Capone-lookalike whose hostility Pamplemousse senses even across a crowded restaurant car. However, it is when the Rome-Paris Express pulls into Gare de Lyon and his charge apparently disappears into thin air that Pamplemousse really begins to worry. Especially when he discovers the lustrous Caterina is the daughter of one of Sicily's most powerful mafiosi, a man who will not take the loss of his cherished daughter at all kindly...

His Promised Land: The Autobiography of John P. Parker, Former Slave and Conductor on the Underground Railroad PDF Book By John P. Parker

His Promised Land: The Autobiography of John P. Parker, Former Slave and Conductor on the Underground Railroad

  • Author: John P. Parker
  • ISBN Code: : 0393348016
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Page : 168 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 341 Readers
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"Surpasses all previous slave narratives…Usually we need to invent our American heroes. With the publication of Parker's extraordinary memoir, we seem to have discovered the genuine article." —Joseph J. Ellis, Civilization In the words of an African American conductor on the Underground Railroad, His Promised Land is the unusual and stirring account of how the war against slavery was fought—and sometimes won. John P. Parker (1827—1900) told this dramatic story to a newspaperman after the Civil War. He recounts his years of slavery, his harrowing runaway attempt, and how he finally bought his freedom. Eventually moving to Ripley, Ohio, a stronghold of the abolitionist movement, Parker became an integral part of the Underground Railroad, helping fugitive slaves cross the Ohio River from Kentucky and go north to freedom. Parker risked his life—hiding in coffins, diving off a steamboat into the river with bounty hunters on his trail—and his own freedom to fight for the freedom of his people.

LORD BYRON Ultimate Collection: 300+ Poems, Verses, Dramas & Tales PDF Book By Lord Byron

LORD BYRON Ultimate Collection: 300+ Poems, Verses, Dramas & Tales

  • Author: Lord Byron
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Page : 4610 pages
  • Genre : Poetry
  • Reviews : 306 Readers
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This meticulously edited collection is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: The Works of Lord Byron, Vol. 1: Fugitive Pieces Poems on Various Occasions Hours of Idleness: Damœtas To Marion Oscar of Alva From Anacreon Lachin y Gair To Romance The Death of Calmar and Orla Poems Original and Translated Early Poems from Various Sources The Works of Lord Byron, Vol. 2: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage The Works of Lord Byron, Vol. 3: Poems 1809–1813 The Giaour The Bride of Abydos The Corsair Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte Lara Hebrew Melodies: She walks in Beauty The Harp the Monarch Minstrel swept If that High World The Wild Gazelle Oh! weep for those On Jordan's Banks Jeptha's Daughter Oh! snatched away in Beauty's Bloom My Soul is Dark I saw thee weep Thy Days are done Saul Song of Saul before his Last Battle "All is Vanity, saith the Preacher" When Coldness wraps this Suffering Clay Vision of Belshazzar Sun of the Sleepless! Were my Bosom as False as thou deem'st it to be Herod's Lament for Mariamne On the Day of the Destruction of Jerusalem by Titus By the Rivers of Babylon we sat down and wept "By the Waters of Babylon" The Destruction of Sennacherib… A Spirit passed before me Poems 1814–1816 The Siege of Corinth Parisina Poems of the Separation The Works of Lord Byron, Vol. 4: The Prisoner of Chillon Poems of July—September, 1816: The Dream Darkness Churchill's Grave Prometheus Monody on the Death of the Right Hon. R. B. Sheridan Manfred The Lament of Tasso Beppo Ode on Venice Mazeppa The Prophecy of Dante The Morgante Maggiore of Pulci Francesca of Rimini Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice The Vision of Judgment Poems 1816-1823 The Blues The Works of Lord Byron, Vol. 5: Sardanapalus The Two Foscari Cain Heaven and Earth Werner; or, The Inheritance The Deformed Transformed The Age of Bronze The Island The Works of Lord Byron, Vol. 6: Don Juan The Works of Lord Byron, Vol. 7: Jeux d'Esprit and Minor Poems, 1798–1824: Letters and Journals of Lord Byron Biographies: Byron by John Nichol The Life of Lord Byron by John Galt

The Vast Abyss PDF Book By George Fenn

The Vast Abyss

  • Author: George Fenn
  • ISBN Code: : 5040480016
  • Publisher : Litres
  • Page : pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 133 Readers
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Wedge-tailed Eagle PDF Book By Penny Olsen

Wedge-tailed Eagle

  • Author: Penny Olsen
  • ISBN Code: : 0643099808
  • Publisher : CSIRO PUBLISHING
  • Page : 120 pages
  • Genre : Science
  • Reviews : 838 Readers
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Australia’s Wedge-tailed Eagle belongs to the family of eagles, which together span the world. Eagles are powerful predators, with exceptional powers of flight and sight. They may kill to survive, but they also sleep, play, enjoy a bath, make tender parents, and form lasting relationships. This book gives a comprehensive overview of Australia’s largest true eagle and one of the country’s few large predators and scavengers. First appearing in Aboriginal rock-paintings more than 5000 years ago, the Wedge-tailed Eagle was little more than a curiosity to the early European settlers. The book traces the subsequent changes in perception—from its branding as a vicious sheep killer to an iconic species worthy of conservation—and covers distribution, habitat, hunting, relationships, reproduction and chick development. A final section deals with threats to the existence of this magnificent bird. Winner of the 2006 Whitley Award for Best Natural History of an Iconic Species.

Some Desperate Glory PDF Book By Edwin Campion Vaughan

Some Desperate Glory

  • Author: Edwin Campion Vaughan
  • ISBN Code: : 1783031123
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword
  • Page : 240 pages
  • Genre : History
  • Reviews : 99 Readers
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Some Desperate Glory charts the progress of an enthusiastic and patriotic young officer who marched into battle with Palgraves Golden Treasury in his pack. Intensely honest and revealing, his diary evokes the day-to-day minutiae of trench warfare: its constant dangers and mind-numbing routine interspersed with lyrical and sometimes comic interludes. Vividly capturing the spirit of the officers and men at the front, the diary grows in horror and disillusionment as Vaughans company is drawn into the carnage of Passchendaele from which, of his original happy little band of 90 men, only 15 survived.

Such is Life PDF Book By Joseph Furphy

Such is Life

  • Author: Joseph Furphy
  • ISBN Code: : 1922148288
  • Publisher : Text Publishing
  • Page : 400 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 642 Readers
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A classic of the Australian outback, Such Is Life is the farcical, tragic reminiscences of Tom Collins, philosopher and rogue. As Tom drives his team across the plains of the Riverina and northern Victoria, he gets entangled in the fate of others like Rory O'Halloran, the two Alfs (Nosey and Warrigal) and Hungry Buckley of Baroona recreating the humour, the pathos, the irony of life in the bush. His is the tough-talking, law-dodging world of the 1880s, where swagmen and bullockies slept under the stars with 'grandeur, peace and purity above; squalor, worry and profanity below'. These inspired yarns, 'fatally governed by an inveterate truthfulness', are woven into one of the greatest books of Australian literature, combining a genius for story-telling with a wry wit and a deep feeling for the harsh sun-baked land and the people who worked it. Joseph Furphy was born at Port Phillip, Victoria, in 1843. 'Half bushman and half bookworm', Furphy worked as a goldminer, labourer and farmer before coming to the profession that would inspire Such Is Life, bullock driving. In 1904 he settled in Fremantle, Western Australia, to join his children. Such Is Life was originally published in 1903 and was soon regarded as one of Australia's great novels. Furphy's three other books - Poems, Rigby's Romance and The Buln Buln and the Brolga - were all published after his death in 1912.

Allen's Dictionary of English Phrases PDF Book By Robert Allen

Allen's Dictionary of English Phrases

  • Author: Robert Allen
  • ISBN Code: : 0141917687
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Page : 832 pages
  • Genre : Reference
  • Reviews : 756 Readers
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Allen’s Dictionary of English Phrases is the most comprehensive survey of this area of the English language ever undertaken. Taking over 6000 phrases, it explains their meaning, explores their development and gives citations that range from the Venerable Bede to Will Self. Crisply and wittily written, the book is packed with memorable and surprising detail, whether showing that 'salad days' comes from Antony and Cleopatra, that 'flavour of the month' originates in 1940s American ice cream marketing, or even that we’ve been 'calling a spade a spade' since the sixteenth century. Allen’s Dictionary of English Phrases is part of the Penguin Reference Library and draws on over 70 years of experience in bringing reliable, useful and clear information to millions of readers around the world – making knowledge everybody’s property.

Essential Novelists - Joseph Furphy PDF Book By Joseph Furphy,August Nemo

Essential Novelists - Joseph Furphy

  • Author: Joseph Furphy,August Nemo
  • ISBN Code: : 3967991792
  • Publisher : Tacet Books
  • Page : 413 pages
  • Genre : Literary Collections
  • Reviews : 505 Readers
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Welcome to the Essential Novelists book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. For this book, the literary critic August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels ofJoseph Furphywich areSuch is Life and Rigby's Romance. Joseph Furphy novels combine an acute sense of local Australian life and colour with the eclectic philosophy and literary ideas of a self-taught workingman. Novels selected for this book: - Such is Life. - Rigby's Romance. This is one of many books in the series Essential Novelists. If you liked this book, look for the other titles in the series, we are sure you will like some of the authors.

The truth about wolves and dogs PDF Book By Toni Shelbourne

The truth about wolves and dogs

  • Author: Toni Shelbourne
  • ISBN Code: : 1845845536
  • Publisher : Veloce Publishing Ltd
  • Page : 112 pages
  • Genre : Dogs
  • Reviews : 217 Readers
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The Collected Works of William MacLeod Raine PDF Book By William MacLeod Raine

The Collected Works of William MacLeod Raine

  • Author: William MacLeod Raine
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Page : 1570 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 439 Readers
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This carefully crafted ebook: "The Collected Works of William MacLeod Raine" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Novels: A Daughter of Raasay Wyoming Ridgway of Montana A Texas Ranger Bucky O'Connor Mavericks Brand Blotters Crooked Trails and Straight The Vision Splendid The Pirate of Panama A Daughter of the Dons The Highgrader Steve Yeager Yukon Trail The Sheriff's Son A Man Four-Square The Big-Town Round-Up Oh, You Tex! Gunsight Pass Tangled Trails Man Size The Fighting Edge Troubled Waters Colorado Texas Man

The Walls of Jericho PDF Book By Paul Iselin Wellman

The Walls of Jericho

  • Author: Paul Iselin Wellman
  • ISBN Code: : 177323854X
  • Publisher : Rare Treasure Editions
  • Page : pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 347 Readers
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The story is set in the fictional town of Jericho, Kansas. David Constable comes to Jericho to practice law. He becomes fast friends with Tucker Wedge, owner of the newspaper. David meets and marries Belle Dunham. The friendship between David and Tucker continues until Tucker returns from Illinois with a wife of his own, Algeria Wedge. The Walls of Jericho is essentially the story of the ambitious Algeria Wedge who breaks the friendship between the two men. Paul Wellman uses no subtleties or shaded comparisons. He has painted a full-bodied canvas of a locale and an era which have been neglected in American fiction. There are many Jerichos in the sunflower state and few better novels have ever been written of them.—The New York Times, February 2, 1947. The book was made into a movie in 1948 and starred Cornel Wilde, Kirk Douglas, Linda Darnell and Anne Baxter.

The Best Western Novels of William MacLeod Raine PDF Book By William MacLeod Raine

The Best Western Novels of William MacLeod Raine

  • Author: William MacLeod Raine
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Page : 1576 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 500 Readers
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Musaicum Books presents to you this unique collection with adventure novels of the Old American West. This meticulously edited book is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Wyoming Ridgway of Montana A Texas Ranger Bucky O'Connor Mavericks Brand Blotters Crooked Trails and Straight The Vision Splendid A Daughter of the Dons The Highgrader Steve Yeager Yukon Trail The Sheriff's Son A Man Four-Square The Big-Town Round-Up Oh, You Tex! Gunsight Pass Tangled Trails Man Size The Fighting Edge

The Vultures PDF Book By Henry Seton Merriman

The Vultures

  • Author: Henry Seton Merriman
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Page : 286 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 600 Readers
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"The Vultures" by Henry Seton Merriman. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Nineteenth-Century British Music Studies PDF Book By Peter Horton,Bennett Zon

Nineteenth-Century British Music Studies

  • Author: Peter Horton,Bennett Zon
  • ISBN Code: : 0429627173
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Page : 310 pages
  • Genre : Music
  • Reviews : 901 Readers
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Originally published in 2003 and selected from papers given at the third biennial conference on Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain, this volume, in common with its two predecessors, reflects the interdisciplinary character of the topic. The introductory essay by Julian Rushton considers some of the questions that are key to this area of study: what is the nineteenth century, what is British music, and did London influence the continent? The essays that follow are divided into broad thematic groups covering aspects of gender, church music, national identity, and local and national institutions. This collection illustrates that while nineteenth-century British music studies is still in its infancy as a field of research, it is one that is burgeoning and contributing to our understanding of British social and cultural life of the period.

Lord Laughraine's Summer Promise PDF Book By Elizabeth Beacon

Lord Laughraine's Summer Promise

  • Author: Elizabeth Beacon
  • ISBN Code: : 1460384636
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Page : 288 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 364 Readers
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A vow to heal the past Nine years ago, beautiful Callie Sommers eloped with wild young Gideon Laughraine. But their passionate romance ended in tragedy. Now, at the behest of his godmother, Gideon has promised to reclaim the wife he loved and lost. Callie never thought she'd see Gideon again, but his return reminds her how she blossomed under his touch. With her husband fighting for a second chance, now could be the time for Callie to forget scandal and trust in the man she once held so dear…

The Tower Rooms PDF Book By Mary Grant Bruce

The Tower Rooms

  • Author: Mary Grant Bruce
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Page : 151 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 329 Readers
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"The Tower Rooms" by Mary Grant Bruce. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Boys Will Be Boys PDF Book By E. S. Turner

Boys Will Be Boys

  • Author: E. S. Turner
  • ISBN Code: : 0571287883
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Page : 304 pages
  • Genre : History
  • Reviews : 118 Readers
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E.S. Turner's first book, published in 1948, is a wholly original, richly researched and uncommonly insightful study of a somewhat disreputable genre: the 'Boys' Weekly' papers commonly known as 'penny dreadfuls.' 'A classic of its kind... [Turner] ploughed through back numbers of the old blood-and-thunder adventure magazines specialising in cliffhanger serials; the young hero would be left hanging over a cliff in a totally impossible situation, which would be easily resolved in the next issue: 'With one bound Jack was free.' Social history had never been as much fun or, with three extra printings in its first week - such was the demand - as profitable.' Jonathan Sale, Guardian 'Some people felt that E.S. Turner may have invented a new kind of book - the popular social history, very British, very funny, but written with a glistening elegance.' Andrew O'Hagan, London Review of Books

THE WILD WILD WEST – William MacLeod Raine Collection PDF Book By William MacLeod Raine

THE WILD WILD WEST – William MacLeod Raine Collection

  • Author: William MacLeod Raine
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Page : 1576 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 781 Readers
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e-artnow presents to you this unique collection with adventure novels of the Old American West. This meticulously edited book is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Wyoming Ridgway of Montana A Texas Ranger Bucky O'Connor Mavericks Brand Blotters Crooked Trails and Straight The Vision Splendid A Daughter of the Dons The Highgrader Steve Yeager Yukon Trail The Sheriff's Son A Man Four-Square The Big-Town Round-Up Oh, You Tex! Gunsight Pass Tangled Trails Man Size The Fighting Edge

WILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE Ultimate Collection: 25 Western Novels & Adventure Books PDF Book By William MacLeod Raine

WILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE Ultimate Collection: 25 Western Novels & Adventure Books

  • Author: William MacLeod Raine
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Page : 1570 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 610 Readers
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This meticulously edited western collection is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Novels: A Daughter of Raasay Wyoming Ridgway of Montana A Texas Ranger Bucky O'Connor Mavericks Brand Blotters Crooked Trails and Straight The Vision Splendid The Pirate of Panama A Daughter of the Dons The Highgrader Steve Yeager Yukon Trail The Sheriff's Son A Man Four-Square The Big-Town Round-Up Oh, You Tex! Gunsight Pass Tangled Trails Man Size The Fighting Edge Troubled Waters Colorado Texas Man