Sword and Light. Impetuous Youth and skeptical Senescence. The meeting between a King of Kings, teenager still, and one of the most respected Thinkers of Antiquity. A multivalent philosophical parable, but at the same time a bizarre, stirring tale, published under a pen name by an atypical Author, who chose to remain incognito.
For the newcomer to Miles' body of work, Rats, his classic tale of a street corner, provides a wonderful introduction. For those already familiar with his intimate style of incorporating both the context, and the raw honesty of his characters, this piece remains a firm favorite.
North and South is a great Victorian novel of social conflict and romance, set in the industrial north of England. This abridgement of Elizabeth Gaskell's humane and thoughtful work is two thirds of its original length. It makes her classic novel more approachable for the modern reader, and includes a section explaining the historical context.
Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novel of treasure hunting on a remote island has been completely rewritten with all the characters regendered. Now follow Jill Hawkins as she’s caught up in a voyage to treasure island, while avoiding the machinations of the suspicious Long Jane Silver.
Working in her parent’s tavern, Jill Hawkins befriends an old sailor. When the sailors past confederates catch up
Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale of hidden personalities has been rewritten with all the characters regendered. Now read how it is the wild and impetuous Miss Edwina Hyde who causes mayhem for the venerable Dr Harriet Jekyll.
No longer content to hide her passionate personality, Dr Harriet Jekyll creates a potion which allows her to unleash her wilder side in the form of her alter ego: Miss
Charles Dickens’ "Bleak House" is a true classic that people have appreciated for over a hundred years. The fact that it is a classic doesn’t mean every reader will breeze through it with no problem at all. If you need just a little more help with Dickens’ classic, then let BookCaps help with this simplified study guide!
This book contains a comprehension study of Dickens’ classic work (includin
Charles Dickens’ "David Copperfield" is a true classic that people have appreciated for over a hundred years. The fact that it is a classic doesn’t mean every reader will breeze through it with no problem at all. If you need just a little more help with Dickens’ classic, then let BookCaps help with this simplified study guide!
This annotated edition contains a comprehension study of Dickens’ cla
Christmas 1928. A mysterious man emerges from a blizzard and arrives at the hopeless town of Winterhaven. When he tries to rekindle lost hope, change the lives of the townsfolk and turn around the fortunes of the town, one stubborn problem remains: greed. Only the mysterious man can stand in greed’s way and save Winterhaven from eternal despair…