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The Real Blithedale Romance: The Love and Marriage of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Sophia Peabody
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Rising from relative obscurity, Nathaniel Hawthorne became one of the most celebrate and original authors of his generation. Along the way, he crossed paths with a young woman of equally remarkable talents. Others may have considered Sophia Peabody an invalid destined for a spinster’s life, but Hawthorne saw someone special. This is the story of their relationship. LifeCaps is an imprint of Boo
Orbit: JRR Tolkien - The True Lord of the Rings: spanish edition
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70. Language: Spanish. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This edition is translated in spanish! He imagined realms of wizards, orcs, and hobbits and elevated fantasy from pulp to respected literature. J.R.R. Tolkien, the iconic author who captivated generations with his rich and complex mythology of Middle Earth.
Byron: The Impossible Hero
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Price: $5.55 USD. Words: 35,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
George Gordon, Lord Byron became famous because of a poem - then became notorious because of his private life. Those who have never read a line of his poetry think of him as a dashing lover whose mistresses included his half-sister, and half the women in Italy. This short biography follows him from London to Venice and on to his death fighting for freedom in Greece.
Frankenstein In Love: The Marriage of Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Shelley
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
She was the 17 year-old daughter of noted philosophers William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft; he was a 22-year-old trapped in an unhappy marriage. Their love was forbidden...that didn't matter. They inspired each other and became one of the most memorable literary couples of all time. For a short time in the late 1810s and early 1820s, they were the epicenter of an expatriate colony of artists
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.