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Heart of Winter
Series: Shakespeare´s Moon. Price: Free! Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
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A creepy winter´s tale which forms a prelude to the upcoming novel The Invisible Hand, first in the Shakespeare´s Moon series of books. For lovers of the macabre, the gothic, the unexplained and the unexaplainable.
An Absey Buke o' the Worulde
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,260. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Language
When is to be 'Amused' a thing of 'Terror'? And does 'Desire' really come from the stars, as the word suggests? Can 'Violence' be a sort of virtue? This is a book of enquiries, through the traces a word can leave. A light tread through the past, following the thread of words we use today...
The Sonorous World Of Dante's Commedia
Price: Free! Words: 27,650. Language: British English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Medieval
This work investigates exhaustively the musical references in Dante's Commedia. It is a critical survey of their literal and symbolical significance within Dante's narrative. This investigation of the sonorous references in the Commedia has taken into account a historical-musical perspective, as is applied by musicians and musicologists specialized in Early Music.
Claridade - La coscienza illuminata di Capo Verde
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: Italian. Published: February 26, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Saggio sulla storia della letteratura capoverdiana e le sue sperimentazioni culturali.
The World's Oldest Professions (A Dictionary)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,630. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history, Nonfiction » History » Reference
The dictionary of "Old Pros" revives 1,647 old professions, dating from pre-history to the 20th century, bringing them to life with funny, biting, heart-breaking observations about work. Including essays on ancient economic mayhem, this definitive reference work is a word lover’s feast. History buffs will find its thousand views on the trouble with toil enthralling.
The Rowan Tree
Price: Free! Words: 145,680. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
THE ROWAN TREE is an unflinching novel of ideas that reaches from the rebellious American '60s into humanity’s global future.
The Ostraka Plays - A Companion
Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature
A short guide to the works in The Ostraka Plays collection. Here you will find some thoughts and observations behind the plays.