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Profiles of English Writers: Volume Three of Three
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,310. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
You know their works, but do you know their lives? Do you know what inspired them to write some of the greatest literature the world has ever known? This book contains profiles of five different English writers. Included are biographies on: Jane Austen George MacDonald Arthur Conan Doyle The Bronte Family James Joyce Each profile may also be purchased separately.
Profiles of English Writers: Volume Two of Three
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,650. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
You know their works, but do you know their lives? Do you know what inspired them to write some of the greatest literature the world has ever known? This book contains profiles of five different English writers. Included are biographies on: H.G. Wells Oscar Wilde D.H. Lawrence Joseph Conrad Rudyard Kipling Each profile may also be purchased separately.
Profiles of English Writers: Volume One of Three
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,660. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
You know their works, but do you know their lives? Do you know what inspired them to write some of the greatest literature the world has ever known? This book contains profiles of seven different English writers. Included are biographies on: P.G. Wodehouse Charles Dickens Thomas Hardy Robert Louis Stevenson J.M. Barrie William Shakespeare Elizabeth Gaskell Each profile may also be purchased sep
Profiles of American Writers: Volume Three of Three
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,440. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
You know their works, but do you know their lives? Do you know what inspired them to write some of the greatest literature the world has ever known? This book contains profiles of five different American writers. Included are biographies on: Nathaniel Hawthorne Henry David Thoreau F. Scott Fitzgerald Edgar Rice Burroughs Jack London Each profile may also be purchased separately.
Profiles of American Writers: Volume Two of Three
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,790. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
You know their works, but do you know their lives? Do you know what inspired them to write some of the greatest literature the world has ever known? This book contains profiles of five different American writers. Included are biographies on: Herman Melville Edgar Allan Poe H.P. Lovecraft Mark Twain O. Henry Each profile may also be purchased separately.
Profiles of American Writers: Volume One of Three
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
You know their works, but do you know their lives? Do you know what inspired them to write some of the greatest literature the world has ever known? This book contains profiles of five different American writers. Included are biographies on: Mary Roberts Rinehart Thomas Paine Edith Wharton Kate Chopin Louisa May Alcott Each profile may also be purchased separately.
Profiles of Women Writers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,200. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
You know their works, but do you know their lives? Do you know what inspired them to write some of the greatest literature the world has ever known? This book contains profiles of eight different female writers. Included are biographies on: Edith Wharton Kate Chopin Louisa May Alcott Mary Roberts Rinehart Jane Austen Bronte Sisters L.M. Montgomery Elizabeth Gaskell Each profile may also be purc
Nosotros los salvados
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Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: Spanish. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
En «Nosotros los salvados» el testimonio se convierte en Poesía documental a partir de las dolorosas voces de supervivientes de la Shoá radicados en Venezuela. Los poemas buscan el registro de una belleza diferente, en la que desaparecen entrevistador, transcriptor, escritor y autor para despejar el cauce de una escritura venida del desastre, de lo esencial, de lo más terrible.
Tan fugaz como un sueño
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,360. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2013 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
La autora nos adentra en el rico y misterioso campo de las emociones, abriéndonos de par en par las puertas de su corazón y haciéndonos a todos un anhelado llamamiento al "Amor". Ahora es el momento de regresar a nuestra fuente de inspiración, porque quizás más tarde ya no tengamos tiempo.
King of the Sun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,350. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I’m sure you’ve heard this cliché: “Think of your life’s journey as a river.” Therapists and Self-help gurus use it all the time. Well, I have my own cliché: “Rivers are created by God’s tears.” I believe in both cliches. I grew up encircled by rivers – the Missouri and the Sun. I grew up fly-fishing. I grew up dreaming and grew older destroying. For drunks destroy both dreams and lives.
The Lonely House: A Biography of Emily Dickinson
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Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
During her lifetime, Emily Dickinson did not seek out recognition or attempt to change the world around her, even in the smallest way. A private but not antisocial person, she kept her life’s work, and her innermost feelings, almost entirely to herself. Her life was rich in intellectual pursuits, and she had many friends with whom she exchanged witty and brilliant letters, but she rarely left the
The Real Life Mary Poppins: The Life and Times of P.L. Travers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Among twentieth century authors, P. L. Travers was by far the most productive and famous to hail from the British colony of Australia. After a brief and modestly successful acting career, she moved to London and pursued her own brand of journalism. She was a well-regarded drama critic and travel author, and she became friends with many influential writers and thinkers on both sides of the
Sartre y Simone de Beauvoir. Atados por la libertad
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,270. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
La historia que narra este libro es una relación atípica, que no evita detalles escabrosos ni deja de resaltar lo extraordinario y duradero de un amor. Esta es la historia de dos de los más importantes y controversiales escritores y pensadores del Siglo XX: Sartre y Simone de Beauvoir.
You've Got To Read This: A Beginner's Guide to Great Writers and the History of Books
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,220. Language: British English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
An entertaining, fact-filled introduction to literature, from cave paintings to the present day: greats like Dickens and Shakespeare; genre favourites like Tolkien and Conan Doyle. An easy-to-read guide to great authors, and topics like story structure, the history of gothic horror, even the world of comic book superheroes. A handbook for anyone who wants to find out more about literary history.
Auf dem Weg zu West Egg: Die flüchtige Beziehung von F. Scott und Zelda Fitzgerald
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: German. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Glamour, Alkohol, rücksichtsloses und sorgloses Verhalten - alle Themen von einem großen F. Scott Fitzgerald Roman? Ja. Aber im Fall von Fitzgerald imitiert die Romanliteratur das Leben. Fitzgeralds Ehe mit Zelda war flüchtig von Anfang an - es wurde durch Alkoholmissbrauch, Schulden und psychische Krankheit geplagt. "Der große Gatsby" könnte Fitzgeralds am meisten gelesene Geschichte sein,
Margaret Forster: A Life in Books
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Price: $3.70 USD. Words: 24,300. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Margaret Forster is one of the UK's most prolific and respected authors. Born in Cumbria to working class parents in 1938, she wrote her first novel at the age of twenty two. Since then she has published 24 novels as well as 9 non-fiction titles - a mixture of award-winning biography and memoir. A Life in Books sets out to answer many of the questions that readers most often want to ask.
Katherine Mansfield: The Story-Teller
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 215,570. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The compelling, intimate, and often controversial, story of Katherine Mansfield - one of the world's greatest short story writers – the only writer Virginia Woolf confessed to being afraid of. Using previously unavailable material Jones vividly evokes the tragic, but courageous, drama of this fragile yet feisty author: her life, loves and her passion for writing.
Clean White Pants
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,060. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
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Joe Armstrong was born to illiterate parents in a deprived area of Glasgow in the year 1955. From a very early age he suffered the trauma and shame associated with abject poverty and ignorance and it never left him. Despite his parents indifference towards him and his inherent inferiority complex Joe quickly realised he was the quintessential ‘square peg in round hole’ and he just has to get out
On my way to Samarkand - memoirs of a travelling writer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,560. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by infinity plus. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Garry Kilworth is a varied and prolific writer who has travelled widely since childhood, living in a number of countries, especially in the Far East. His books include SF and fantasy, historical novels, literary novels, story collections, children's books and film novelisations. This autobiography covers family history, travels and his experiences in publishing. 'a master of his trade' (Punch)
Inspirations: Alice, Pooh, and Peter Too
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Literary
This publication provides informative accounts touching on the lives of Lewis Carroll, Alan Alexander Milne and James Matthew Barrie, and what inspired them to create some of the most endearing and enduring characters of Children's literature.