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Ready Reference Treatise: The Book of the City of Ladies
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 77 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 99. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Book of the City of Ladies, published in 1405, is said to be the most famous literary work of the author Christine de Pizan.
The Young Are Desperate: two novels
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,550. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by A. & A. Farmar. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The young are the heroes of these two boisterous novels by the renowned poet Brendan Kennelly. The Crooked Cross tells the dramatic story of a village in the south west of Ireland as it endures a prolonged drought, while The Florentines follows a young man who has left Ireland to go to an English university. Sharply unsentimental, these novels are told in attractive, spare and supple prose.
Romeo und Julia: Eine moderne Übersetzung (Translated)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,890. Language: German. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
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Romeo und Julia ist bekanntlich eines der berühmtesten Dramen der Weltliteratur – aber wie kann man das würdigen, wenn man es nicht versteht? Für diejenigen, die sich bis jetzt mit der Shakespeare-Lektüre schwergetan haben, können wir Abhilfe schaffen. Das vorliegende Buch ist eine moderne Fassung von Romeo und Julia.
From the Iliad to the Odyssey: A Retelling in Prose of Quintus of Smyrna’s Posthomerica
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
Quintus of Smyrna told the story of the Trojan War from the burial of Hector until the Greeks set sail for home after the fall of Troy. In other words, he told the story of the Trojan War from the end of the Iliad to when Odysseus sets sail for home in the Odyssey after Troy has fallen.
The Succession
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
School head teacher Thomas Jefferson must choose a successor to fill the vacant post of deputy head at his mission school. Three senior teachers see this as an opportunity and they engage in a fierce and often humorous suitability competition in order to catch the attention of the appointing authority.
Motivational Stories: Part Six
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Series: Motivational Stories, Book 6. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
In this fast paced world, people hardly get time to pause and think about the forces which motivate or retard them. They are immersed in their works so deeply, earning and arranging that there is hardly any time for them to read the stories which children used to read in the past.
Charlotte Hart
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,300. Language: British English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
Set in the 1800s - this well-written, truly classical masterpiece, takes the reader back in time to a wealthy English country estate. A young nurse from a poor village takes up residence to be both nurse and governess in a wealthy neighbourhood. Love and matters of human compassion encourage the heroine, Charlotte Hart, to become more than what she intended to be.
Motivational Stories: Part Five
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Series: Motivational Stories, Book 5. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 8,580. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
In this fast paced world, people hardly get time to pause and think about the forces which motivate or retard them. They are immersed in their works so deeply, earning and arranging that there is hardly any time for them to read the stories which children used to read in the past.
Motivational Stories: Part Four
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Series: Motivational Stories, Book 4. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
In this fast paced world, people hardly get time to pause and think about the forces which motivate or retard them. They are immersed in their works so deeply, earning and arranging that there is hardly any time for them to read the stories which children used to read in the past.
A Quick Guide to Shardik
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Shardik” is the second novel written by Richard George Adams. The story revolves around Kelderek, a lonely hunter.
Studienanleitung und Unterrichtsplan: Wer die Nachtigall stört
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,670. Language: German. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
Der perfekte Begleiter für Harper Lees "Wer die Nachtigall stört", dieses Studium Handbuch enthält eine kapitelweise Analyse des Buches, eine Zusammenfassung der Handlung und eine Einführung zu den wichtigsten Romanfiguren und Themen. BookCaps™ Study Guides enthalten keinen Text aus dem aktuellen Buch, und sind nicht dazu gedacht, als Alternative zu der Lektüre des Buches erworben zu werden.
Ein Sommernachtstraum: Eine moderne Übersetzung (Translated)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,070. Language: German. Published: February 8, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction » Classics
Ein Sommernachtstraum ist eine von Shakespeares beliebtesten Komödien – also, warum lacht ihr nicht? Die Wahrheit ist: wenn ihr Shakespeare nicht verstehst, seid ihr damit nicht alleine. Wer das Lesen von Shakespeare immer schon schwierig gefunden hast, dem können wir dir helfen. Dieses Buch ist eine moderne Übersetzung von Ein Sommernachtstraum. Ein Sommernachtstraum wurde in der Mitte der
War and Peace: The Third Epilogue
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Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 23,650. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
War and Peace: The Third Epilogue extends Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace about Imperial Russia to the period from 1820 to 1826, relating what happens to the characters in the book before and during the Decembrist Revolt of 1825. Anyone who enjoyed Tolstoy’s book will find that “The Third Epilogue” captures the essence and tone of the original work
La piazza
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Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2013 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Fiction » Classics
La piazza è un messaggio che arriva agli occhi. Un racconto che s'incastra nelle similitudini interpretative dell'autore. Pochi personaggi che s'alternano in cent'anni, ed un solo protagonista: il lettore, che dovrà scegliere se fermarsi alla parola “fine” o voltare pagina ad un nuovo inizio.
A pie' di Parigi
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Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 26,360. Language: Italian. Published: February 3, 2013 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Fiction » Classics
Questo romanzo breve ha lo stile e l’intreccio del vecchio feuilleton, dalle ambientazioni passionali e sognanti della Parigi d’un tempo. La fascinosa città francese intesa e interpretata sull’idea di un immenso teatro all’aperto in cui tutto è possibile, dove ogni storia è prossima allo sbocciare.(
Ready Reference Treatise: The Black Prince
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 71 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 93. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Black Prince” by Iris Murdoch was first published in the year 1973. It was the author’s fifteenth novel. The title alludes to Hamlet.
Persuadable
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,320. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013 by Peaks Island Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
This unique take on Jane Austen's "Persuasion" records the major events of the novel from the perspective of the novel's nemeses: the scheming Mrs. Clay and the wily Mr. Elliot. Exploring their uneven path to love, "Persuadable" challenges assumptions about class, money, and marriage that still persist two hundred years later. Who says a couple of gold diggers can't find true love?
Nosotros. Prologo de Julio Travieso Serrano
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,700. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Una novela "antiutópica", similar a 1984 y Un mundo feliz. Aqui hallamos una sociedad donde, aparentemente, reina la felicidad, bajo la ferrea tutela de un estado unico, regido por una sola persona, al que todos deben obediencia ciega. El proyecto utopico se ha desarrollado, pero el resultado es terrible y cruel.
אכזבות
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Price: Free! Words: 41,920. Language: Hebrew. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
'סיפור מושבה' מחיי הארץ בתקופה סוערת, המתחילה בתום מלחמת העולם השניה ונגמרת במלחמת תש"ח. זהו סיפורו של ספרן במושבה, המגנה את חברו השמאלן- 'קומוניסט בסתר' שהוא אדריכל המועצה המקומית. האיש בוגד באשתו עם אשת חברו מנוער, הריהו הספרן עצמו. האדריכל, שהוא קומוניסט שרוף, מרגיש דחף שעליו לעזור לקומוניזם להשתלט על ארץ ישראל בעקבות ניצחונה האדיר של רוסיה את גרמניה הנאצית... הוא מסיים את פרשת האהבים
Dante's Purgatory In Plain and Simple English
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 83. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 148,200. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
Taking a literary journey through hell certainly sounds intriguing enough--and it is! If you can understand it! If you don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading the ancient classic, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation with a fresh spin. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of