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Four Stories About Death: A Sage, a Monk, a Ballerina and a Tyrant
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You set the price! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This artistic meditation on death is derived from the factual historic material. It shows death as a reflection of one’s life.
After the Rosy-Fingered Dawn: A Memoir of Greece
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,230. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Greece has always been regarded as the birthplace of western civilization and a Mediterranean paradise. In The Iliad and The Odyssey Homer uses the magical epithet rosy-fingered dawn to describe the sunrise over a land of myth, fascination, and mystery. But when preconceptions and illusions are swept aside, what is Greece really like?
Pale Eyes
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Price: Free! Words: 98,240. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When the invincible Zeus is killed, his daughter Athena must rally her chaotic family of gods against a rising darkness, one that will not stop until Greece’s beauty is in ashes.
The Mysteries, A Novel of Ancient Eleusis
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Price: Free! Words: 132,180. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Available for the first time complete in one volume. Previously published in two volumes as Daughter of Darkness and The Dadouchos. In 480 BC, fifteen-year-old Melaina's biggest worry, she thinks, is wishing to follow Artemis and remain virgin when her mother and grandfather want her to marry and became a priestess. But when the Persians invade, the gods themselves have plans for Melaina.
The Ideal in the West
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,810. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Idealism
Plato defined the Ideal as "the universal author of all things beautiful and right." This book traces its history from before Plato through Imperial Rome, the Renaissance, and 19th century America, and its influence on artists such as Michelangelo, Shakespeare and Whitman. In addition it shows how the Ideal's timeless principles can benefit people in the 21st century
Tales of Phalerus the Achaean
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
From Greece in 1200BC, where gods still take a hand in mortals’ bloody struggles for supremacy, comes Phalerus the Achaean to strive and slay from the green hills of Atica to the blood-red waters of the Nile.
Charade of the Debt Crisis
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Price: Free! Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
A rampant blunder in the marketplace is a mix-up between the destination and the journey. A showcase arose with the financial crisis of 2008 and its aftermath: frantic politicians wasted mounds of public funds even as they crippled the financial markets and the real economy. More generally, a solid grasp of means and ends is the first step toward thrashing out a cogent agenda in any domain.
WhereSheGoes - Chronicles of a Modern World Nomadess
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,890. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
WhereSheGoes is an epic journey of self-discovery detailing one brave young woman’s adventures, with innocence and wonder as her only companions. She travels abroad with reckless abandon in this inspiring account taken directly from her diaries. Her solo quest encompasses love on the run, fun in sand, snow, and water, and the personal revelations that can only come from global exploration.
Border Lines: Short Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,400. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012 by doirepress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Border Lines introduces us to characters who are vivid, yet understated. This polarity makes them compelling. Most notable is Ian, the link throughout the collection, often in discordance with himself and the world around him. From his early years, Ian struggles with issues of self-doubt and disappointment, though ultimately his quest for self-discovery moves him forward on a path to understanding
Athens Walking Tour
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Series: Walking Tours. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Take a walk through the birthplace of Olympic Games and western civilization. The guide offers more than 25 sights and covers almost all the places to see in Athens.