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The Phoenix and the Swan

By Douglas Milewski
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  • Publisher : Elemental Pea
  • Pages : 184
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She who lives by the sword will die by it. Having caused a wake of destruction in Astrea, Targa accepts exile to the ground, returning to the Great Library of Rhakotis. With her travel three young women, all extraordinary, who she’s mentoring through these chaotic times. One of them is the heir to the Astrean throne, glad to escape a destiny that she never wanted. One is a brilliant inventor, rediscovering ancient techniques long thought lost. The third is her house maid, the one who actually gets stuff done, which is a skill one should never underestimate. Even with all this turmoil, life has yet more irony targeted at Targa. Love is in the air, and for an Astrean, that’s a lethal situation, a villain who’s a capable match to Targa’s tumultuous power.

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By Ann C. Hall
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  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Book Code : 078645377X
  • Total of Pages : 199
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Members : 124
  • Pdf File: phantom-variations.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book examines the themes and variations of Phantom of the Opera, exploring the story’s appeal to multiple generations through numerous incarnations. After discussing Gaston Leroux’s original 1910 novel, the work turns first to Phantom on film from Lon Chaney’s 1925 Phantom through Dario Argento’s 1998 film. Stage versions of Phantom are then covered in detail, including Webber’s spectacular 1986 production and its lesser-known predecessors and competitors, and those that followed. A final section looks at novels and miscellaneous adaptations ranging from erotic fiction to a Donald Barthelme short story.

The Avram Davidson Science Fiction & Fantasy MEGAPACK®

By Avram Davidson
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  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Book Code : 1479420980
  • Total of Pages : 275
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 555
  • Pdf File: the-avram-davidson-science-fiction-fantasy-megapack.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Avram Davidson (1923-1993) was an American writer of fantasy fiction, science fiction, and crime fiction, as well as the author of many stories that do not fit into a genre niche. He won a Hugo Award and three World Fantasy Awards in the science fiction and fantasy genre, a World Fantasy Life Achievement award, plus an Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine short story award and an Edgar Award in the mystery genre. This volume assembled 20 of his classic works. Included: WHAT STRANGE STARS AND SKIES THE UNKNOWN LAW THE TEETH OF DESPAIR THE SINGULAR EVENTS WHICH OCCURRED IN THE HOVEL ON THE ALLEY OFF OF EYE STREET THE LINEAMENTS OF GRATIFIED DESIRE THE GOLEM THE COST OF KENT CASTWELL THE BOUNTY HUNTER PRESENT FOR LONA NOW LET US SLEEP NOW LET US SLEEP MR. STILWELL'S STAGE MISS BUTTERMOUTH LOVE CALLED THIS THING JURY-RIG I DID NOT HEAR YOU, SIR FAIR TRADE FAED-OUT DEATH OF A DAMNED GOOD MAN WHERE DO YOU LIVE, QUEEN ESTHER? ADVENTURES IN UNHISTORY: WHO FIRED THE PHOENIX? If you enjoy this ebook, don't forget to search your favorite ebook store for "Wildside Press Megapack" to see more of the 290+ volumes in this series, covering adventure, historical fiction, mysteries, westerns, ghost stories, science fiction -- and much, much more!

The Origins of English Words

By Joseph Twadell Shipley
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  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Book Code : 0801896436
  • Total of Pages : 672
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Members : 541
  • Pdf File: the-origins-of-english-words.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Anecdotal, eclectic, and always enthusiastic, The Origins of English Words is a diverting expedition beyond linguistics into literature, history, folklore, anthropology, philosophy, and science.

In the Company of Shakespeare

By Thomas Moisan,Douglas Bruster,Gwynne Blakemore Evans,Fairleigh Dickinson University
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  • Publisher : Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
  • Book Code : 9780838639023
  • Total of Pages : 357
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 358
  • Pdf File: in-the-company-of-shakespeare.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book is an anthology of critical essays written about English literature during the Renaissance (or the 'early-modern' period). It focuses on Shakespeare's poetry and plays, including the 'Sonnets', 'The Phoenix and the Turtle', 'The Rape of Lucrece', 'King Lear', 'Othello', 'Measure for Measure', and 'Timon of Athens'. Also examined are the publication of the plays of Beaumont and Fletcher, William Cartwright's play 'The Royal Slave', and James Halliwell-Phillips, one of the central figures in the Shakespearean textual tradition.

Love the Wild Swan

By Judith Edwards
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  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Book Code : 1317354230
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : Psychology
  • Members : 213
  • Pdf File: love-the-wild-swan.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Love the Wild Swan is the culmination of thirty years of clinical and teaching experience, undertaken by child and adolescent psychoanalytic psychotherapist Judith Edwards. Along with new material, the book consists of previously published papers spanning Edwards’s entire career, which have been carefully selected to chart the journey that every clinician and human being makes, from babyhood to adult life. Edwards offers an example of how the evolution of meanings occur and how lifelong learning about the self and the other takes place. The book is divided into four parts, with sections on observation, clinical work, teaching theory, and links between these ideas and ongoing life in the form of the arts, through poetry, film and sculpture. Love the Wild Swan will be of interest to practitioners and clinicians, as well as appealing to anyone in the field of mental health who wishes to reflect on the nature of human development and growth.

Dancing Phoenix, Crappy Miss

By Jia Yimingtang
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  • Publisher : Funstory
  • Book Code : 1647964970
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  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 562
  • Pdf File: dancing-phoenix-crappy-miss.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"One day, she accidentally kissed a prodigy who had been a good-for-nothing of a small family.""Woman, who gave you the right to kiss me? Did I ask you to save me?""If you don't want to, I'll kick you back!"If you have an army, then I have the Imperial Clairvoyant."In the nine days and nine nights, he made a contract with the devil."A dragon soars and a phoenix dances. No one wishes to bow down before a woman."She was reborn from the fire, and her petite figure covered the entire world with one hand."

Legends of the Phoenix

By Alexey Vasilyevich Trekhlebov
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 1481776770
  • Total of Pages : 541
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 722
  • Pdf File: legends-of-the-phoenix.pdf

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Dear reader, if you are holding in your hands the book Legends of the Phoenix by A.V.Trehlebov, then in just a moment a magnificent journey awaits you filled with fascinating knowledge about the hidden history of our world and some of the most fascinating societal processes to ever occur. If you have already read a few dozen books on the subject but are still asking yourself the questions "Who am i?" "What is my purpose here?" or "Why do we die?" then this book will become a treasure within your library. If you are still searching for the answers to the age old questions of the origins of life on earth, the origins and evolution of our modern civilization, the origins of different races, the true history of the people on earth, our spiritual growth as humans, or the universal laws of the universe, then this book has come to you at the right time. Through years of scientific study, this non-fiction tractate is written in a simple yet fascinating manner and is suitable for all readers. The phoenix, as in the title of the book, is an ancient Russian symbol symbolizing the rebirth of Russia and the Slavic people. From folk tales it is written that these birds rise from their ashes, are then reborn in a magical flame and appear in a purer form. Since history has always been written by, and for the benefit of the current rulers, disregarding any previous facts or knowledge, we use the experience and heritage of our ancestors which have been laid out in the "Legends of the Phoenix." Legends of the Phoenix is devoted to the revival of the ancient, million year old culture and heritage of the Slavic people. The information in this book has deep roots from the Slavic Vedas dating back hundreds of thousands of years with knowledge not yet fully discovered by our modern civilization. Consisting of two parts, the first part Origin of the Slavic-Aryans discusses the root origins of the Slavic people, the ancient texts and archaeological monuments, the eon old Slavic ancestry, our beliefs, morals, commandments, and the answers to the mysterious wise tales of the Slavs. The second part called "The Path to Light" discusses the connection and meaning of the Slavic and Hindu Vedas, the stages of the ancient Slavic spiritual belief "Rodoveriye", the meaning of spiritual development, the paths and goals of our ancient societies, the wisdom behind each stage of life and how to get ready for and create virtuous offspring, the nature of divine and demonic entities and their purpose, the importance of understanding your inner self and past lives, the structure of all our energy bodies, the origins of the Vedas, what it means to have a non-dualistic view of the universe, and the secrets of the Golden Path.