Books tagged: amolibros

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Poussin's Humour
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 73,250. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
This book hopes it will pose some critical questions of method for the study of the arts. These essays reveal a Nicolas Poussin that has rarely been noticed before. Is that because he has been so honoured as a great classical master – serious painter of serious histories and neo-stoic philosopher – that almost nobody has noticed his humour, or wit.
Rembrandt Sings
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 82,290. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ambitious art historian Bill Maguire searches Paris for a subject for his doctoral thesis and follows up faint clues about once famous abstract painter Alexander Golden. He finds himself in Carmel listening to the death-bed confessions of Joe Rembrandt, an art forger on an industrial scale, and meets beautiful Anna Glover whose life seems somehow connected with the dying man.
A Long Road Home
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,140. Language: British English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
1940. Major Peter Hoffa, Luftwaffe ace is shot down a few weeks before the Battle of Britain. He crash-lands his Messerschmitt 109 Emil in a Sussex field. On the run in the land of his enemy, he has one distinct advantage. He speaks perfect English. This is his story and his bid to escape, and return to Nazi Germany to carry on the fight.
Goodbye, Mummy Darling
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 91,190. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
In 1952, the author of this book, and her brother, Roy, were sent to Australia by their mother under the Child Migrant Scheme. Sue and Roy’s mother had remarried, and she had been bullied by their new stepfather into getting rid of them, since he only wanted his own children. As you read Sue’s story, many unanswered questions arise.
Family Ghosts
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 105,570. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
You love or hate genealogy. Hepsie Anderson sets out to undermine her father Eb’s obsession for genealogy. Blind Eb believes his ancestors are trying to get in touch with him. Professional genealogist, Mike Johnson, wishes he wasn’t a genealogist. In Amberley 1894, Zennor Anderson has more stressful family concerns on her mind: can she find the courage to tell her husband George the truth?
Two's Company
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,320. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
Poignant, whimsical, funny, this chronicle describes what it feels like to be looking for love in your sixties, through The Sunday Times ads, when you look back at your past experiences and wonder: could I live up to a new challenge? Would I make the same mistakes? Could I be happy with a man at last?
Cobwebs in Time
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 85,160. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » General
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Murder, abduction, and family tragedy mixed with extraordinary psychic happenings give this story a fantastical quality as it follows in the footsteps of The Magic Mooncat. Lois Fenn has a wonderful gift for creating believable characters as she deftly interweaves the threads of this family tale to create a compelling yet comforting picture of rural life through the generations.
The Magic Mooncat
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 112,220. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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It is September 1941 and nine-year-old Hannah Flynn is about to leave her native Hull and become one of that illustrious number known as ‘them townies’. Standing at the station, with few possessions in the little case she is clutching, she is ready to leave that scarred city to experience life as an evacuee in rural Lincolnshire, an environment as far removed as any foreign country.
Some Lessons In Gaelic
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
When an eleven-year-old English boy arrives in Southern Ireland, walking on his hands and quoting Shakespeare, the natives begin to treat him with suspicion. The town he finds himself in is a small mid-century (1950) maelstrom of snobbery, nationalism, sexual repression and quaint quintessential Irish intolerance, presided over by a clergy, discharging duties of guidance and tutelage.
Fall
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,340. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Seven apprehensive thirteen-year-olds enter a famous Public School as members of Ansell’s, the most prestigious House. The reader is inducted with them into claustrophobic, arcane, degenerated traditions which educate them intellectually, morally and sexually into ruined senior boys who precipitate the shocking tragedy and its shameful aftermath which still haunts the narrator.