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Beautiful Words: a Dictionary
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Series: Dictionaries, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
As English has evolved, words that were once in common usage have slipped out of usage. Some are delightful, others not so much. This eBook blows the dust off over a thousand delightful words, bringing them back to life for a whole new audience. So if you enjoy words for their own sake, or know someone who does, this is the book for you. Makes a great gift.
Aliens in Celtic History and Legends: Cases from Britain
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
Are there descriptions of aliens in medieval Welsh literature? Could Celtic legends hold memories of modern or futuristic pieces of technology? Melissa Westwind, an academic from the UK examines the evidence from medieval Welsh literature and comes to some startling conclusions.
Beowulf Companion (Includes Study Guide, Historical Context, and Character Index)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Beowulf is epic in every way--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. This annotated book includes a summary of each section, an overview of themes and characters. It does not include the book. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help.
Sol In Extremis: Volume I
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Series: Sol In Extremis. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,200. Language: British English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Earth is lost. Consumed by a blackness known only to legend. A thousand years have passed, and the remnants of humanity now sail a burning sea - a whirlpool of fire, an accretion disc, left in the wake of the Earth's demise. There, a young man's dreams of adventure shall be answered by a living nightmare, and fate will give and take far more than he could ever have imagined...
Dictionary of Old-fashioned Words: Vocabulary Building
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Series: English Word Power, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Non-formal education
Old-fashioned Words: Words that were common in the past but are passing out of ordinary use | Examples: dandified [adjective] - (of a man) too careful about his look or clothes; vamoose [verb] - to leave fast | Besides Old-fashioned words, there are some Idioms and Phrasal Verbs which are now considered as Old-fashioned | 500 Old-fashioned words and their meanings