Books tagged: asia

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St. Petersburg Walking Tour
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Series: Walking Tours. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Walk through the city what locals call it ‘Piter’, this is the birthplace of Russian ballet and home to literary giants, including Pushkin and Dostoevsky.
Evaluation Lessons of a Global Financial Crisis for Asia and ADB
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
This brief discusses the potential risks to Asia from a crisis in Europe, and provides lessons from evaluations of crisis response support prepared by the Asian Development Bank and other international financial institutions.
The Ottoman Turks Against Europe (16th c.)
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This is the story of the Ottoman Turks and their conquests during the 15th and 16th c.
453 Days In Korea
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,370. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Bright and early on a humid August morning, Jake Hollingsworth boarded an airplane bound for the other side of the world. With his wife of 14 days, he was headed for a land called South Korea. They knew next to nothing about where they were going and what they were getting themselves into. But who cares? They were young. They were carefree. And, well...you'll see.
Of Battles Past (Amgalant #1)
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Series: Amgalant, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 108,470. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
China has executed Ambaghai, the Mongols’ khan, on a hurdle with donkey ears and tail from the theatre, in mockery of the horse peoples of the steppe. It cries for hachi.
When I am King (Amgalant #2)
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Series: Amgalant, Book 2. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 104,290. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
“Imagine you had a prophecy you’re the advent of the Promised One, the Right Guide and the Champion of Light. You’d believe that, right? And if you didn’t, you’d love to meet people who do.”
Me and Atrocity (Amgalant #3)
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Series: Amgalant, Book 3. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 81,740. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
‘Jamuqa had witnessed, aged fifteen, his tribe strung up on trees. Perhaps you have to go one further.’ Jamuqa is mad, and commits an atrocity in challenge of Temujin.
The Sheep from the Goats (Amgalant #4)
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Series: Amgalant, Book 4. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 165,530. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Is he Saint Tchingis? Has he grown a monster? Perceptions differ. From the arse end of the steppe, out of nowhere, now he towers over other kings.
The End Of An Age: A Ramayana
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Price: Free! Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In the time of myth, gods and demons walk the world. Exquisite Sita, wife of heroic Prince Rama, is kidnapped by the Demon Prince Ravana and held in his mercurial mirrored Demon City. Her husband wages an epic war to win her back ... but will he want her when he finds her? In this short story, feminist writer Clarisse Thorn has created a unique retelling of a Southeast Asian legend: The Ramayana.
Battling Burnaby: The Awe-Inspiring Exploits Of A Great Adventurer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Colonel Fred Burnaby is one of the greatest adventurers who ever lived and he was the kind of man on which romantic legends are built. A fearless dare-devil and intrepid traveller, he made two perilous journeys across Asia, and he became the first person to cross the English Channel single-handedly in a balloon. However, his first love was fighting and he was killed in action in the Sudan.