Books tagged: lake district

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Richard Brathwait The First Lakeland Poet
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,830. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Richard Brathwait was a businessman his neighbours would have been wise to treat with sensible caution. He was devout in his faith but worldly in his ambition. His wild and promiscuous behaviour did not cease at the end of his adolescence or with his marriage vows. The author of 'Drunken Barnaby' had more than a passing resemblance to the riotous hero of his most famous poem.
In the Shadow - Glimpsing the Creative Unconscious
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,290. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Blogging
Volume 1 - The DGM Diaries (1999 - 2002) by Andrew Keeling edited by Mark Graham
The Girl From Poor House Lane
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Series: Poor House Lane, Book 1. Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 95,010. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Poor House Lane is no place to bring up a child, and since the death of her husband, Kate has struggled to feed her beloved baby son. So when the wealthy, childless Tysons offer to adopt Callum, and employ Kate as his nursemaid, she feels compelled to accept. But Kate is not prepared for the jealousy this provokes in Eliot Tyson’s brother, Charles, who sees Callum as a threat to his inheritance.
The Child From Nowhere
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Series: Poor House Lane, Book 2. Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 71,070. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Events have taken an unexpected turn and Kate finds herself back in Poor House Lane with some heartrending decisions to be made, not least how to find her missing son. Somehow she must also make a living for herself and help the women being abused by the hated Swainson. But nothing is straightforward, and her sister-in-law Lucy isn’t done with her yet.
The Woman From Heartbreak House
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Series: Poor House Lane, Book 3. Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 99,700. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Great War is over and Kate is eager to welcome her husband home. But he’s a changed man and Eliot’s return creates tensions both at work and with Kate’s son, Callum. It tears her apart to see such strife between the two men she loves most. And her sister-in-law is determined to stir up the animosity. But when tragedy strikes, Lucy’s ambition runs out of control.
Hunting Songs Volume One: The Lakeland Fell Packs
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Most of the songs in this book have been passed down from generation to generation, each an important part of Lakeland oral history. Hence there is no conventional spelling, punctuation or grammar for these written versions, many containing words of dialect. A glossary of terms & dialect words has been added to help with understanding the characters, events & journeys described within the verses.
Kosovo Resurrection
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,510. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The death of a Serbian monk in the English Lake District begins a search for a medieval Icon that holds the key to modern Kosovo. Spin-doctor Charles Rennie is chased by KLA killers in a fast-paced adventure through the modern Balkans. The trail is spiced with romance, and a spine-tingling final battle at Decani monastery in Kosovo shows that even in death, love triumphs over evil.
Points of Contact: On the Practice, Philosophy, and Pleasures of Fell Walking
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Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 59,530. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Are you passionate about walking and climbing, perhaps in areas such as Scotland and the English Lake District? Or do you simply have a curiosity about those activities and those places? Points of Contact is the book for you. Knitting geology, history, and meteorology into an illuminating exploration of the world of fell and hill walking, it is by turns descriptive, humorous, and poetic.
Contour Lines: On the Path to a Thousand Mountains
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Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 75,090. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Mick Harney returns with more unique perspectives on fell and hill walking in Scotland and the English Lake District. He offers a fresh crop of new and compelling insights, including many detailed descriptions of individual mountains, the paths we take to them, and what they reveal to and about us.
A Passionate Sisterhood
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,710. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
The relationships of the Lake Poets, Wordsworth, Coleridge and Southey have become a romantic literary myth. The letters and journals of their sisters, wives and daughters form the basis for this illuminating new account of their interconnected lives - their passionate attachments, petty jealousies, and deaths of children - and contribute to a greater understanding of the poets.