Books tagged: renaissance

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Know One Dared to See - RNM Series :Remote Neural Monitoring
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 157,980. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
There is a reason why we are all blessed with the capacity for maintaining our private thoughts – to keep both our most treasured and embarrassing secrets hidden from others. Imagine if one day you learned that your thoughts were no longer private because they are being sold to the highest bidder? Get a glimpse of such a world through the eyes of a master artist named Josiah Chisom.
Une Odyssée Martienne, et Autres Histoires de Science-Fiction
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,480. Language: French. Published: October 26, 2011 by Éditions de l'Âge d'Or. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » General
Tome 1 des nouvelles de SF. Stanley G. Weinbaum (1902-1935) est un écrivain qui a marqué la génération des auteurs de l'âge d'or de la science-fiction. Sa nouvelle Une Odyssée Martienne, qui fut la première à présenter des extra-terrestres à la fois amicaux et incompréhensibles, est considérée comme l'une des plus célèbres de toute l'histoire de ce genre littéraire.
Tapestry Lion (Book Two of the Landers Saga)
Series: The Landers Saga, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 211,230. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
When Queen Jazmene of Sarneth takes an interest in Safire's sketches, it would seem to be an artist's dream come true. After all, who doesn't want a royal patron? But Jazmene is no ordinary patron, and Safire is no ordinary artist. Suddenly entangled in an intrigue of international proportions, Safire and Merius struggle to escape the web of deception before their situation becomes deadly.
The Scribe's Family
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,480. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
An historical novel of unprecedented scope, a family saga enacted on an evolving stage of ten settings, ten eras, ten Golden Ages, spanning five millennia. gilded by a fascinating variety of customs, mores and taboos, trades and religions, traditions and temptations to cunningly beguile the scribe's lively, growing family.
Exploring da Vinci’s Last Supper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
How did Leonardo paint his Last Supper mural? Why is it so famous? Why is it in such bad shape? This short e-book attempts to give the reader a look at those questions and numerous other ones. A great intro those who want "just a little bit more" on this intriguing topic.
Thoinot & Nicolette sauvent le Roy
Series: Dans l'ombre de Léonard de Vinci, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,610. Language: French. Published: December 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Deuxième volume d'une série pour les jeunes à partir de 10/11 ans. Thoinot (recueilli à Cloux par Leonardo, le célèbre peintre ami du Roy) & Nicolette son amie, déjouent une fois de plus les intrigues du futur Charles Quint qui cherche à mettre la main sur le Royaume de France... Mystères à éclaircir, messages codés, Poursuites mouvementées des conspirateurs jusqu'en Normandie…
Venice in History, The Remarkable Story of the Serene Republic for Travel ers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,150. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Venice in History, the Remarkable Story of the Serene Republic for Travelers is a fresh, engaging introduction to Venice's glorious past. It will appeal to anyone who is planning to visit or who has already visited this captivating place. It will also appeal to anyone who is simply interested in history well written.
Après le capitalisme : la primauté de l'Homme
You set the price! Words: 1,850. Language: French. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Renaissance philosophy
Quatrième et dernier billet de notre série "Après le capitalisme" : après la primauté de la force et celle de la religion, la primauté de l'Homme ? Mais ne l'aurions-nous pas déjà vécu, fut-ce fugacement ? Sur quoi se base cette primauté ? Comment la faire renaître ? Quel peut-être le rôle de la France dans cette entreprise ?
The Lost Journals of Michelangelo: Volume I
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,770. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
This journal is Michelangelo's record of his life: from an eleven year old wrenched out of his secure life with his foster parents in stone-cutter haven, to his arrival the year before in Florence, to his young adulthood of thirty-two years. It details the things that shaped him, his friends, his family and how he felt as he sculpted the Rome Pieta and David. Of course, no one really knows.
The Lost Journals of Michelangelo: Volume II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
This book continues Michelangelo's life from when he was thirty-three until his funeral. In these frustrating years he dealt with a succession of popes, the rise and fall of the Medicis, two tombs- one in Rome and one in Firenze, back-breaking frescos, and architectural challenges. Read this journal to see what he was thinking as he lived his super-human life.