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Giorgi's Greek Tragedy
By Pauline Hager
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,660. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Fiction
A tale of revenge ensues as Giorgi's parents are murdered by agents of the Ottoman Sultan's elite Janissary Corps. Seeking revenge, he and brother Yianni scour the rugged mountains aspiring to join forces with the outlawed Greek freedom fighters. Tale is set in the Taygetos Mts. in the Peloponnese peninsula of Southern Greece during the Greek War of Independence 1821-1829 from Turkey.
The Storyteller
By Lizabeth Zaehringer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,020. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
Her name is Sheker Pare, she might be 18 years old and she is definitely more than 330 pounds, she reads her tarot cards every day and she makes her living telling stories. She also comes with a little baggage. The Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, more commonly known as “Ibrahim the Mad", has a taste for all things sweet, especially his storyteller Sheker Pare. An exotic adventure for the senses.
Τετράδιο βιογραφίας
By George Ksinos
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 68,670. Language: Greek. Published: November 28, 2011 by .ParkerStergis.. Category: Fiction
Τo «Τετράδιο βιογραφίας» είναι η μυθιστορηματική ανάπλαση του βίου και της δράσης του Βαρθολομαίου Κουτλουμουσιανού και ταυτόχρονα μια σκιαγραφία του καιρού και των τόπων όπου έζησε και δίδαξε τα ελληνικά γράμματα.
Seâdet-i Ebediyye Endless Bliss First Fascicle
By Hüseyn Hilmi Işık
Series: Seâdet-i Ebediyye Endless Bliss, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 119,900. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011 by Hakîkat Kitâbevi. Category: Nonfiction
Subjects relating to belief of ahl as-Sunnat are quoted from famous Ahl as-Sunnat scholars' books.
Seâdet-i Ebediyye Endless Bliss Second Fascicle
By Hüseyn Hilmi Işık
Series: Seâdet-i Ebediyye Endless Bliss, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 156,380. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by Hakîkat Kitâbevi. Category: Nonfiction
Translations of letters from Imam-i Rabbani's Maktubat and Sayyid Abdulhakim Arwasi's books. Subjects include kinds of hadiths, justice, qada, qadar, madhhabs, bid'ats, fiqh, shafa'at, corrupt religions, Islam&Science and various aspects of sufism.
The Sunni Path
By Ahmed Cevdet Pâşa
Price: Free! Words: 43,980. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011 by Hakîkat Kitâbevi. Category: Nonfiction
The beginning of (The Sunni Path), the book by a statesman of the Ottoman Empire Ahmet Cevdet Pâşa (Ma’lûmat-ı Nâfia = Beneficial Information), gives a succinct information about how to believe in the religion of Islam and makes the classification of the science of Islam.
Toilets, Bathtubs, Sinks, and Sewers: A History of the Bathroom
By Penny Colman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A fascinating, lively account of toilets, tubs, and sanitation systems with intriguingly catchy chapter titles from "Splish, Splash, the First Bath," "The Queen's Toilet," "Ugh, Gross!" to "Bathrooms Beyond Belief." This updated ebook edition underscores the need to raise global awareness that 2.6 billion people live without proper and sustainable sanitation.
The Haiduks
By Panait Istrati
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 34,190. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction
It is Romania in the time of the Ottoman occupation. A band of brigands--the haiduks--has taken up arms against the Turk. Led by the lovely Floarea Codrilor, the haiduks do battle not only with the armies of mercenaries sent by the Sublime Porte, the bashi-bazouks, but also with debased Romanian aristocrats, the boyars and gospodars who would betray their native land to the foreign occupier.
Diaspora to the Sun
By Jack R. Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,080. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
This is my family saga across the anti-podal easterly flow of twentieth century history. My family characters are light and they always considered themselves ironically to be in the best of worlds, reminiscent of Voltaire’s Dr. Pangloss.
The Gathering Place: Stories from the Armenian Club in Old Shanghai
By E.G. Sergoyan
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 60,980. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Nonfiction
The personal histories in The Gathering Place offer a fresh take on the immigrant experience during a time of momentous change in Asia. Their travels coincide with war, economic depression, revolution, banditry and military occupation during the most turbulent period in modern history—a period that covers what some call the ‘Modern Dark Age’—the first half of the twentieth century.