Books tagged: renaissance

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Quelques jours a Cracovie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,620. Language: French. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
"Quelques jours à Cracovie" est un guide actuel écrit par deux Polonais qui y vivent depuis des années. Connaissant à fond leur belle ville, les auteurs ont décidé de Vous aider à découvrir son ambiance unique. Le guide contient des informations essentielles sur les monuments, mais aussi sur les aspects pratiques de votre séjour, présentées d'une manière concise mais complète.
A Borgia Daughter Dies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,290. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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The saga of the Borgias and the lives of Leonardo da Vinci and the young Machiavelli form the accurate historical background of this murder mystery, set in the opulence of Renaissance Rome and Milan. Machiavelli's illegitimate daughter and his bewitching ex-mistress will solve three murders with help from da Vinci and Lucrezia Borgia--including the murder of Lucrezia's real-life half sister.
An Apotheosis
Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
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Angel or madman? The greatest swordsman of his day contemplates his victories and defeats as he prepares to step off into the great unknown of apotheosis.
BLACK FIVES: The Alpha Physical Culture Club's Pioneering African American Basketball Team, 1904-1923
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,900. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » History » American
The Alpha Physical Culture Club's basketball team became famous during the 1910s playing within strict amateur ideals. But times were changing. New black fives dreamed of play-for-pay. Which ideal would prevail? The future of hoops was at stake.
The Blackhearted Saint
Price: Free! Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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A student discovers a strange sonnet in a library’s collection of Italian Renaissance poetry. This leads him to another, greater revelation – a centuries-old story of lust, greed and killings – all the sins of a single man. The student is soon to find out that this mysterious persona is in the middle of one of the most shameful chapters of the Vatican's history.
Cloaks of Vermin and Fish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,400. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Twins, thieves, and idiots, Italo and Vincenzo are drawn into a complex web of intrigue that would baffle and befuddle smarter men, but not these twins! Follow Italo and Vincenzo as they stumble on to a dark cult bent on destroying Renaissance Venice and find themselves in the middle of a feud between Venice’s Assassins’ and Thieves’ guild. Will dumb luck be enough to save the city? Find out!
Angel and Insect Wings
You set the price! Words: 16,370. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Angel and Insect wings, a play with a cast of 16. Tells the story of an Angel born with frail wings, and her journey to earth in order to heal her disability.
Segments Of My Mind
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The poems span four decades of selected writings from the author, starting with “In Black and White”, written at the age of eighteen, making a statement against the apartheid system that ruled South Africa at the time. The remaining poems trace a route through four decades of personal observation, touching on a whole range of human emotion.
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.
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.