Books tagged: classics

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A Field Guide for the Hero’s Journey
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,960. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Do you feel like something big is missing from your life? Do you feel trapped, bored, stuck in a meaningless routine? It may be you think you're too ordinary to ever do something special. Perhaps you're afraid that if you try, you'll fail. The startling truth is this: Just about anyone can do great things, can live a life that's remarkable, purposeful, excellent, and yes, even heroic.
Farewell to the Master
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,060. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Classics
The famous 1940 short story that inspired the movies "The Day the Earth Stood Still." The humanoid alien Klaatu and the giant robot Gnut suddenly materialize in Washington, D.C., in a time-travel spaceship. The murder of Klaatu ruins Earth’s attempt to peacefully welcome the first interstellar visitors. And one man tries to solve the mystery of why Gnut remains silent, imperious, and unassailable.
Story 2: The Talking Pupils
Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. This publisher attempted to edit them with a more modern format, including punctuation and styling, to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 1: Examination for the Post of Guardian Angel
Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. This publisher attempted to edit them with a more modern format, including punctuation and styling, to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Zachania
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 188,090. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
ZACHANIA (Pronounced 'Za-Kane-e-are' in the English language) 'Only those who have been hunted can truly value survival' Lord Talon Tome One. An Epic tale of revenge filled with secret realms, heroism, wizardry, witchcraft, romance and chivalry. A 'coming of age saga' for its main character: Talon of Tallasian.
Opaque Window
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic
(5.00)
Opaque Window is a book of poems touching on Politics, Greed, Hypocrisy, Parenting, Love, Hope, and maybe some Aliens.
Cicero Against Verres (The Much Shorter Version)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,780. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Neither a translation nor a commentary nor in any way respectful towards our great classical heritage, this is a concise, explanatory-note-free summary of Cicero's speeches against Verres that aims to capture the spirit rather than the letter of Cicero's oratory. He probably wouldn’t approve. But who knows? and does it matter anyway?
The Classic Crusade of Corbin Cobbs
Price: Free! Words: 265,930. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
Join Corbin Cobbs as he embarks on an unprecedented journey into thirty works of classic literature. In the process, he will interact with some of the most beloved and reviled characters ever created for the page or stage. It is an excursion of a lifetime, transpiring in the course of a single day that will change Corbin's perception of his world forever.
Ready Reference Treatise: Things Fall Apart
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 19 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 40. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Reference
Guide books or book notes are primarily written to make students understand the original text better, especially from all those angles which are often overlooked by a casual reader.
Northanger Abbey and Angels and Dragons
Series: Supernatural Jane Austen. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,660. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012 by Norilana Books. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Romance » Regency
From the critically-acclaimed author of MANSFIELD PARK AND MUMMIES... Dragons in the skies of Regency England! Gothic horrors collide with high satire in this elegant, hilarious, witty, insane, and unexpectedly romantic supernatural parody of Jane Austen's classic novel.