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Famous Men of the 16th & 17th Century
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,830. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
28 biographies from Queen Elizabeth I (who came to the throne in 1560) through King Louis XIV who died in 1715. The 17th century was an age of religious wars and revolutions. It was also the century in which the English and French established colonies in North America. Key biographies are James I, Charles I, Cromwell, Champlain, Captain John Smith, William Bradford, and John Winthrop.
Descartes' Devil: Three Meditations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,680. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Essay » Literature
"Descartes’ Devil" is a moving and beautifully constructed book that opens our eyes to the fantasy, humor, and imagination of Descartes. Grünbein’s thought-provoking reflections on the poetry and modernity of the philosopher — this man "chosen to set the course for all of us" — are heightened and made whole by his own playful poems, which conclude each meditation.
My Favourite Muse
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Price: Free! Words: 83,460. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Pam is a bitter girl. Life she thinks, is vaguely unfair especially to her. She’s only sixteen and could probably be dead before her seventeenth birthday. She hates life; she hates everything. Brad lives in a world where only his art and mother reign supreme. When Pam snatches off his sketch and goes off to burn it, he feels his world is threatened. He declares WAR on the threat: Pam!
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East
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Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East is a short story about two brothers living at a brook near the Dutch town of Delft during the eighteen century. During their stay in a Church run orphanage, the two van der Beek brothers dreamt of adventure and fortune that could be made in the Far East. It is a typical bittersweet tale depicting human courage, self-preservation and destiny.
Vermeer: Girl with a Pearl Earring
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Series: Paint with Pete: Paint the Masterworks, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
How good a painter are you? How would you like to answer" "I can paint the Girl with the Pearl Earring!" This book will guide you through the process of painting this baroque masterpiece by Vermeer.