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Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
French Sketches: Cap Ferrat and Somerset Maugham
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Series: French Sketches, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In 1928, world famous author Somerset Maugham moved into a sumptuous villa on twelve gardened acres on Cap Ferrat on the French Riviera. Maugham’s marriage to his wife Syrie was behind him; his secretary and companion Gregory Haxton was with him. And so Maugham lived at his beloved Villa Mauresque until his death in 1965. This essay highlights an adventurous life lived amongst great splendor.
With The Tiger
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,770. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
With The Tiger is a retelling of the Somerset Maugham novel the Razor’s Edge (1944), which popularised the idea of the Westerner’s search for meaning in “spiritual India”. With The Tiger opens in 1979; it’s the story of Larry, an Australian who travels to India many times over 20 years. First published in India by HarperCollins in 2008.
Whispering Crates
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,550. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Action thriller, science fiction, horror, historical romance – what kind of author could write them all? The title comes from an early computer-generated poem, so is the author human? Napoleon, ancient Egypt, Scottish punks, zombie monks, a long-lost Marlowe play and a CIA database going haywire are just some of the ingredients of this phantasmagoria.