Books tagged: asia

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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.
Zapizapu Crosses the Sea
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
Zapizapu Crosses the Sea is a fascinating children's book. The script and colourful illustrations work together to simplify the concept of international trade and personify those involved around the world from grower to consumer. In its rawness we discover that the simple yet important concept of 'playing fair' is important for children and grown ups alike.
Waiting for the Lady
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 111,690. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sloan Wolcott, an American expat in Bangkok, a part-time art dealer and smuggler and a full-time rogue, comes into possession of a camera belonging to a Japanese newspaper reporter killed in a suspicious car crash. Inside the camera, he finds several images of the Lady, Aung San Suu Kyi, one of her riding in an automobile with a bullet hole in the rear window and one lone picture of a mysterious..