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Beowulf In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,820. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Beowulf is arguably one of the greatest epics ever wrote, but it is rarely appreciated because the Old English is...well--old! If you don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading the ancient classic, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation with a fresh spin.
The Classics of Literature In Plain and Simple English - Volume 2
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 41. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 205,460. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
We've all had moments where we've sat down and said, "I'm finally going to read that great work of literature!" And then we crack it open--it's not a pleasure read...you have to struggle to make sense of every single line! If you just want to enjoy the story of the book, then let BookCaps help!
Persuasion In Modern English (Translated)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 85. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 246,540. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Jane Austen is a brilliant writer. So why is she so hard to understand! If you’ve always wanted to read Austen, but find yourself getting lost in her words, let us help with this modern edition of Austen’s classic novel. This book is a modern translation with a fresh spin. This version is not abridged; it is a line-by-line retelling, so you don’t miss any of the plots or character development.
Thompson Revisited Digital
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 and represented by Charlene Bays Rothenberger. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
A digital rendition of the original publication of 1788. Published by Thompson in London for use by English country dancers. Containing dances from the annual assemblies of 1781 through 1788. Translated from the original period dance and music notation into that used today by country dance masters by Boyd Rothenberger, a retired dance master for historical re-enactors, and contra dancers today.