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Beast
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011 by Happily Ever After Romances. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Cristobelle loved the Beast and was the beauty that broke his curse. Once back to his human form, he remains a beast on the inside as he dallies with the women of the kingdom. She seeks out the help of a local witch to return Eric to the Beast, but the spell goes horribly awry. Her only hope of a happily ever after lies with finding a true love of her own.
The Acharnians In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 50. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,430. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When it comes to absurd humor Aristophanes was the master! Aristophanes?! Yes! "The Acharnians" is one of the earliest plays of Aristophanes and also one of his funniest. BookCaps puts a fresh spin on Aristophanes' classic work witht his modern retelling. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
A Midsummer Night's Dream Companion (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)(Annotated)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,050. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
A Midsummer Night's Dream is one of the greatest plays ever written--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. This annotated book includes a summary of each scene, an overview of themes and characters, and the full-text of the play. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to
The Merchant of Venice Companion (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)(Annotated)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,500. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction » Classics
The Merchant of Venice is one of the greatest plays ever written--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. This annotated book includes a summary of each scene, an overview of themes and characters, and the full-text of the play. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to
The Tempest Companion (Includes Study Guide, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,000. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction » Classics
The Tempest is one of the greatest plays ever written--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. This annotated book includes a summary of each scene, and an overview of themes and characters. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We
The Snow Queen In Modern English (Translated)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 121. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,040. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Hans Christian Andersen fairytales are magical; but how do you get kids excited about the stories when most translations were written over 100 years ago in a dated English? This is a retelling of one of Anderson’s most beloved stories: The Snow Queen. This book is also available as a larger anthology with even more Andersen stories. KidLit-o is a new publishing house just for kids! From reimagi
Julius Caesar: The Novel (Shakespeare’s Classic Play Retold As a Novel)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Have you ever thought of Shakespeare as a fast-paced, action-filled, page-turning…novel?! Shakespeare plays on stage make for fantastic theatrics! But when you read it as a book…some of it’s glory can be lost. This novelization of Julius Caesar uses a more modern language and narration to capture the story as a novel. The story portrays the 44 BC conspiracy against the Roman dictator Julius Cae