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Onyx Night

Onyx Night

Onyx Night

Author: ,

Publisher: Ahead of the Pack, LLC

Isbn 10: 1943950105

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 151

Number of Views: 1924

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A shifter novella by USA Today bestselling author Autumn Jones Lake Onyx Knight has yearned to leave her tiny hometown behind for years. With her parents’ support she attends the local university where she has developed a not-so-innocent crush on her Medieval History professor, Cole Radcliff. A family tragedy thrusts Onyx into a secret world she never knew existed and she discovers something about herself she could never have imagined. Family friends promise to help Onyx through this transition, but they demand certain things in return. Things she can't—and will not—give. When it becomes clear they are willing to get what they want from her by force, Onyx goes on the run. Cole Radcliff has his own secrets. When he finds Onyx in need of help, he takes her in, against his better judgment. He plans to keep her safe, but how can he keep her safe if he can’t even protect her from himself? Onyx Night is a 22,000-word novella featuring a virgin heroine, a sexy professor, and some sweet shifter-loving. *Onyx Night was previously published with Breathless Press. It has since been slightly revised and expanded. TOPICS: student teacher romance, shifter romance, paranormal, cat shifter, werecats, wizards, warlocks, virgin romance, novella


Onyx Shadows

Onyx Shadows

Onyx Shadows

Author: Autumn Jones Lake

Publisher: Ahead of the Pack, LLC

Isbn 10: 1943950091

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 162

Number of Views: 1969

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While vacationing in Rome with her wizard boyfriend Cole, Onyx Knight meets someone like her—a cat shifter who refused a forced mating. Kipp says she's not alone. Werecats all over are coming out of the shadows of tradition and striking out on their own. With the belief that joining forces can benefit everyone, Kipp encourages Onyx and Cole to join their group. At first Onyx is thrilled to be among fellow shifters, but the tension in the group is overwhelming. Are they really all on the same side? The more Onyx learns about the werecats, the more danger she places herself in. When one of their group goes missing, it will take more than magic to get her back. ONYX SHADOWS is the second book in the Catnip and Cauldrons series by USA Today bestselling author Autumn Jones Lake. Topics: shifters, shifter romance, cat shifters, opposites attract, travel romance, taboo relationships


Liberalism and Human Suffering

Liberalism and Human Suffering

Liberalism and Human Suffering

Author: A. Abbas

Publisher: Springer

Isbn 10: 0230113540

Category: Social Science

Number of Pages: 244

Number of Views: 701

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A materialist critique of the politics, poetics and economics of suffering in liberalism that argues for attention to the labour of suffering of the victim in many well-meaning but flawed politics of redress, and imagines forms of representation, solidarity and justice that better honour the history and materiality of this labour.


Onyx & Ivory

Onyx & Ivory

Onyx & Ivory

Author: Mindee Arnett

Publisher: HarperCollins

Isbn 10: 0062652680

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Number of Pages: 528

Number of Views: 644

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“At once fresh, at once classic, Onyx and Ivory is a page-turning blend of monsters, magic, and romance.” —Susan Dennard, New York Times bestselling author of Truthwitch Acclaimed author Mindee Arnett thrusts readers into a beautiful, dangerous, and magical world in this stunningly epic and romantic fantasy for fans of Leigh Bardugo and Sarah Raasch. They call her Traitor Kate. It’s a title Kate Brighton inherited from her father after he tried to assassinate the high king of Rime. Cast out of the nobility, Kate now works for the royal courier service. Only the most skilled ride for the Relay and only the fastest survive, for when night falls, the drakes—deadly flightless dragons—come out to hunt. Fortunately, Kate has a secret edge: She is a wilder, born with forbidden magic that allows her to influence the minds of animals. And it’s this magic that leads her to a caravan massacred by drakes in broad daylight—the only survivor Corwin Tormaine, the son of the king. Her first love, the boy she swore to forget after he condemned her father to death. With their paths once more entangled, Kate and Corwin must put the past behind them to face this new threat and an even darker menace stirring in the kingdom.


From Birdland to Broadway

From Birdland to Broadway

From Birdland to Broadway

Author: Bill Crow

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Isbn 10: 0198023456

Category: Music

Number of Pages: 288

Number of Views: 1929

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In the 1950s, New York City's Birdland was the center of the world of modern jazz--and a revelation to Bill Crow, a wet-behind-the-ears twenty-two-year-old from Washington State. Located on Broadway between 52nd and 53rd streets, the club named for the incomparable Charlie "Bird" Parker boasted lifesize photo murals of modern jazzmen like Dizzy Gillespie, Lennie Tristano, and, of course, Bird himself, looming large against jet black walls. Exotic live birds perched in cages behind the bar. The midget master of ceremonies, 3'9" Pee Wee Marquette, dressed in a zoot suit and loud tie, smoked huge cigars and screeched mispronounced introductions into the microphone. And the jazz-struck young Crow would park in the bleachers till 4 am, blissfully enveloped by the heady music of Bird, Bud Powell, Max Roach, and a host of other jazz giants. From Birdland to Broadway is an enthralling insider's account of four decades of a life in jazz. Bill Crow, journeyman bass player, superb storyteller, and author of the successful Jazz Anecdotes, here narrates many moving and delightful tales of the pioneers of modern jazz he played with and was befriended by. We find Dizzy Gillespie, with whom Crow, because of prior commitments, regretfully declined steady work, dancing at the Royal Roost, Stan Getz sadly teetering on the brink of losing himself to drugs, and Harry Belafonte (known then as "the Cinderella Gentleman") running a lunch counter in New York's Sheridan Square between music dates. And we also witness many of the highlights of Crow's career, such as in 1955 when the Marian McPartland Trio (with Crow on bass) was named "Small Group of the Year" by Metronome; Crow playing with the Gerry Mulligan Quartet at venues like Storyville in Boston and Harlem's Apollo Theater (where they appeared with Dinah Washington); and the tour of the Soviet Union with Benny Goodman, a journey that might have been a high point of Crow's travels abroad but was marred by Goodman's legendary mistreatment of his band. Moving beyond jazz clubs to the Broadway concert pit and a variety of studio gigs in the '60s, Crow encounters actors such as Yul Brynner and pop-rock acts like Simon and Garfunkel. From the great to the near-great, from Billie Holiday to Judy Holliday, Bill Crow's wealth of personal anecdotes takes the reader from Birdland, to the Half Note, to the Playboy Club, to the footlights of Broadway. This revealing book is a marvelous portrait of the jazz world, told by someone who's been there.


Midnight Never Come

Midnight Never Come

Midnight Never Come

Author: Marie Brennan

Publisher: Book View Cafe

Isbn 10: 1611386098

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 400

Number of Views: 440

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ABOVE The year is 1590. The City of London flourishes, the most brilliant jewel in the crown of Elizabeth I, Gloriana, the Virgin Queen. BELOW The Onyx Court is London's faerie shadow. Ruled by Invidiana, its heartless queen, it reflects and distorts the glory of the mortal court. BETWEEN Years ago, Elizabeth forged a pact with her faerie counterpart to secure both of their thrones. Now that alliance is in danger. Michael Deven, a rising star in Elizabeth's court, seeks the "hidden player" who has influenced mortal politics for so long. Lady Lune, a faerie out of favour, must infiltrate the mortal world to protect her vicious queen. Together this pair will uncover the secret of Invidiana's power -- a secret that has the potential to shatter both realms . . . .


THE INDIAN LISTENER

THE INDIAN LISTENER

THE INDIAN LISTENER

Author: All India Radio (AIR),New Delhi

Publisher: All India Radio (AIR),New Delhi

Isbn 10:

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Number of Pages: 94

Number of Views: 344

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The Indian Listener (fortnightly programme journal of AIR in English) published by The Indian State Broadcasting Service,Bombay ,started on 22 december, 1935 and was the successor to the Indian Radio Times in english, which was published beginning in July 16 of 1927. From 22 August ,1937 onwards, it was published by All India Radio,New Delhi.In 1950,it was turned into a weekly journal. Later,The Indian listener became "Akashvani" in January 5, 1958. It was made a fortnightly again on July 1,1983. It used to serve the listener as a bradshaw of broadcasting ,and give listener the useful information in an interesting manner about programmes,who writes them,take part in them and produce them along with photographs of performing artistS. It also contains the information of major changes in the policy and service of the organisation. NAME OF THE JOURNAL: The Indian Listener LANGUAGE OF THE JOURNAL: English DATE,MONTH & YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 07-08-1938 PERIODICITY OF THE JOURNAL: Fortnightly NUMBER OF PAGES: 94 VOLUME NUMBER: Vol. III, No. 16. BROADCAST PROGRAMME SCHEDULE PUBLISHED(PAGE NOS): 1108-1189 ARTICLE: 1. Pandit Vishnu Digambar (An Appreciation) 2. Cleaning A Receiver by "Trouble Shooter" AUTHOR: 1. B. R. Deodhar 2. C. W. Goyder KEYWORDS: 1. Chief Of Kurundwad, Music In Law, Music in Education, Bombay Station, Narsobawadi 2. Receiver, Spring Clean, Cleaning Document ID: INL -1936-37 (D-D) Vol -I (16)


The Book of the Thousand Nights and a

The Book of the Thousand Nights and a

The Book of the Thousand Nights and a

Author: Anonymous

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1627937919

Category: Travel

Number of Pages: 319

Number of Views: 1375

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This fourth of nine volumes accurately translating the wonderful tales of the Arabian nights.


Arabian Nights, in 16 volumes

Arabian Nights, in 16 volumes

Arabian Nights, in 16 volumes

Author: ,

Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.

Isbn 10: 1605205885

Category: Literary Collections

Number of Pages: 316

Number of Views: 1780

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Notorious for the delight he took in tweaking the sexual taboos of the Victorian age-as well as the delight he took in the resulting shock of his bashful peers-British adventurer, linguist, and author CAPTAIN SIR RICHARD FRANCIS BURTON (1821-1890) is perhaps best remembered for his unexpurgated translation of the Eastern classic The One Thousand and One Nights, more famously known today as The Arabian Nights. Originating in Persian, Indian, and Arabic sources as far back as the ninth century AD, this collection of bawdy tales-which Burton was the first to bring to English readers in uncensored form-has exerted incalculable influence on modern literature. It represents one of the earliest examples of a framing story, as young Shahrazad, under threat of execution by the King, postpones her death by regaling him with these wildly entertaining stories over the course of 1,001 nights. The stories themselves feature early instances of sexual humor, satire and parody, murder mystery, horror, and even science fiction. Burton's annotated 16-volume collection, as infamous as it is important, was first published between 1885 and 1888, and remains an entertainingly naughty read. Volume VI includes: [ "Sindbad the Seaman and Sinbad the Landsman" [ "The City of Brass" [ "The Craft and Malice of Woman" [ "The Rake's Trick Against the Chaste Wife" [ "The Lady and Her Two Lovers" [ "The Woman Who Made Her Husband Sift Dust" [ "The Enchanted Spring" [ "The Wife's Device to Cheat her Husband" [ "The Goldsmith and the Cashmere Singing-Girl" [ "The Lady and Her Five Suitors" [ "The Fox and the Folk" [ and many others.


The Arabian Nights

The Arabian Nights

The Arabian Nights

Author: ,

Publisher: Modern Library

Isbn 10: 0307417018

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 912

Number of Views: 439

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Full of mischief, valor, ribaldry, and romance, The Arabian Nights has enthralled readers for centuries. These are the tales that saved the life of Shahrazad, whose husband, the king, executed each of his wives after a single night of marriage. Beginning an enchanting story each evening, Shahrazad always withheld the ending: A thousand and one nights later, her life was spared forever. This volume reproduces the 1932 Modern Library edition, for which Bennett A. Cerf chose the most famous and representative stories from Sir Richard F. Burton's multivolume translation, and includes Burton's extensive and acclaimed explanatory notes. These tales, including Alaeddin; or, the Wonderful Lamp, Sinbad the Seaman and Sinbad the Landsman, and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, have entered into the popular imagination, demonstrating that Shahrazad's spell remains unbroken.


Chameleons

Chameleons

Chameleons

Author: Onyx Gold

Publisher: Cayelle Publishing/Haze

Isbn 10: 1734089318

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 238

Number of Views: 1863

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The heat of Basic Instinct and the suspense of The Bone Collector! Family, revenge, murder, and passion spearhead this twisty steamy plot that follows ambitious young literary agent, Zia, who finds herself in a love triangle with a wholesome southern attorney and a captivating British author who just happens to be her client.


Feral Escape

Feral Escape

Feral Escape

Author: Autumn Jones Lake

Publisher: Ahead of the Pack, LLC

Isbn 10: 1943950113

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 184

Number of Views: 1929

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Cat-shifter on the run Molly has been captured, imprisoned, and is near-death when she's rescued by Lynx-shifter Ivan. No matter how much she shouldn't want him, the mysterious and aloof man is deeply irresistible to Molly. Ivan has vowed to never get involved with a shifter again, but the more time he and Molly spend together, the more he questions his old beliefs. Rescuing Molly is only the beginning. The danger Molly and the rest of the runaway cat-shifters have managed to elude is closing in on them fast. Ivan is committed to protecting Molly from all threats. Ivan's past comes back to bite him when his old enforcer friend tells him he's been hired to bring Molly in. When he refuses to turn Molly over to the ruthless enforcers, they both become prey. FERAL ESCAPE is the third book in the Catnip & Cauldrons series by USA Today bestselling author Autumn Jones Lake. TOPICS: Runaways, paranormal, coming of age, opposites attract, bodyguard, wizards, shifter, romance


Resisting His Mate (Braeden & Onyx)

Resisting His Mate (Braeden & Onyx)

Resisting His Mate (Braeden & Onyx)

Author: Christa Wick,C.M. Wick

Publisher: Christa Wick

Isbn 10:

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 189

Number of Views: 1362

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Braeden: For five agonizing years now, I’ve tried to push the lush, far-too-sweet woman out of my life, and my dreams. She’s a human, which makes her a danger to all the shifters in Night Falls. She’s also untouched, which makes her a danger to what little restraint I possess around her with each passing day. But seeing as how she’s my little sister’s best friend, avoiding her hasn’t been easy. And now that there’s a shooter targeting the pack, the only way I can keep Paisley safe is to keep her close. As if that weren’t impossible enough, the pack alpha goes and makes a decree. For her protection, Paisley needs to be mated to someone in the pack by the end of the month. Damn it all to hell. Paisley: I’m pretty sure the man hates me. To Braeden, I’ve always been the human he wished his sister would stop being friends with—literally a different species from him, being that he and his sister are wolf-shifters and all. After years watching him blatantly keep his distance, no one is more shocked than I am over his reaction when the shooter that’s after the pack takes aim at me. Previously published as Comes Now the Wicked Woodsman (c) 2016—same yummy shifter story, just with minor edits throughout and a fresh title/cover. PROTECTED BY THE PACK (MC shifters) Book 1: Harboring His Mate (Taron & Onyx) Book 2: Resisting His Mate (Braeden & Paisley) Book 3: Enticing His Mate (Joshua & Clover) keywords: shifter romance, PNR romance, sexy small town, steamy PNR, alpha shifter, alpha MC, BBW, curvy girl romance, curvy woman romance, new adult PNR, paranormal suspense, alpha hero, MC romance


In the Onyx Lobby

In the Onyx Lobby

In the Onyx Lobby

Author: Carolyn Wells

Publisher: Jovian Press

Isbn 10: 153781625X

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 249

Number of Views: 1342

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"Well, by the Great Catamaran! I think it's the most footle business I ever heard of! A regulation, clinker-built, angle-iron, sunk-hinge family feud, carried on by two women! Women! conducting a feud! They might as well conduct a bakery!" Carolyn Wells is regarded as one of the most influential writers of the Golden Age of mystery novels; she even penned a well-known book on mystery writing techniques. Her unparalleled skill at crafting airtight plots is on full display in In the Onyx Lobby, which recounts the investigation into what seems to be the perfect crime.


Halo: Ghosts of Onyx

Halo: Ghosts of Onyx

Halo: Ghosts of Onyx

Author: Eric Nylund

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1982111682

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 432

Number of Views: 736

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The New York Times bestseller—part of the expanded universe based on the award-winning video game series Halo! The twenty-sixth century. Once considered clandestine, the Spartan-II program has now gone public. Tales of armored super-soldiers fending off thousands of Covenant attacks have become the stuff of legend. While the Master Chief defends a besieged Earth, and the myriad factions of the Covenant continue their crusade to eliminate humanity, an ultra-secret cell of the Office of Naval Intelligence known as “Section Three” devises a plan to buy the UNSC vital time. It will need hundreds of willing soldiers, though—and one more Spartan—to get the job done. The planet Onyx is virtually abandoned and the perfect place to set this new plan in motion. But when the Master Chief destroys Halo, something is triggered deep within Onyx: Ancient Forerunner technology stirs, and fleets of UNSC and Covenant vessels race to claim it and change the course of the Human-Covenant War. But this reawakened and ancient force may have plans of its own…


The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath

The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath

The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath

Author: H.P. Lovecraft

Publisher: ReadOn

Isbn 10: 2291004034

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 150

Number of Views: 1777

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Randolph Carter dreams three times of a majestic sunset city, but each time he is abruptly snatched away before he can see it up close. When he prays to the gods of dream to reveal the whereabouts of the phantasmal city, they do not answer, and his dreams of the city stop altogether. Undaunted, Carter resolves to go to Kadath, where the gods live, to beseech them in person. However, no one has ever been to Kadath and none even knows how to get there. In dream, Randolph Carter descends "the seventy steps to the cavern of flame" and speaks of his plan to the priests Nasht and Kaman-Thah, whose temple borders the Dreamlands. The priests warn Carter of the great danger of his quest and suggest that the gods withdrew his vision of the city on purpose.


Shades of Onyx

Shades of Onyx

Shades of Onyx

Author: Jaleesa D. Mack

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

Isbn 10: 1480924261

Category: Religion

Number of Pages: 100

Number of Views: 1787

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Shades of Onyx By Jaleesa D. Mack Shades of Onyx teaches us that we are not alone through life’s struggles and experiences. It motivates and helps us see that we can make it through the dark seasons of confusion, depression, hopelessness, brokenness, and identity crisis. Nobody is perfect, and it’s not about what you were or did in the past but who you choose to be today and knowing who you are. There is always room for change. Don’t be ashamed or afraid of your past failures, personal demons, or slipups, and mostly don’t be afraid to love and express it. God pressed and shook me in my life situations. As I surrendered myself to God, He settled my soul and kept me moving up and forward. There is light at the end of every dark tunnel. Everyone struggles through something, and everyone has secrets. Confessions are good for the soul but bad for the reputation, so let the darkness come to light.


Sci-Fi Ultimate Collection: 140+ Dystopian Novels, Space Action Adventures, Lost World Classics & Apocalyptic Tales

Sci-Fi Ultimate Collection: 140+ Dystopian Novels, Space Action Adventures, Lost World Classics & Apocalyptic Tales

Sci-Fi Ultimate Collection: 140+ Dystopian Novels, Space Action Adventures, Lost World Classics & Apocalyptic Tales

Author: H. G. Wells,Abraham Merritt,Edgar Wallace,Jules Verne,Edgar Allan Poe,Mary Shelley,Edwin A. Abbott,Jack London,Robert Louis Stevenson,George MacDonald,Henry Rider Haggard,William Hope Hodgson,H. P. Lovecraft,Edward Bellamy,Mark Twain,Arthur Conan Doyle,Francis Bacon,C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne,Lewis Grassic Gibbon,Margaret Cavendish,Jonathan Swift,William Morris,Samuel Butler,Edward Bulwer-Lytton,James Fenimore Cooper,Charlotte Perkins Gilman,Owen Gregory,Hugh Benson,Fred M. White,Ignatius Donnelly,Ernest Bramah,Arthur Dudley Vinton,Robert Cromie,Anthony Trollope,Cleveland Moffett,Richard Jefferies,Percy Greg,David Lindsay,Edward Everett Hale,Stanley G. Weinbaum,Otis Adelbert Kline,Malcolm Jameson,Garrett P. Serviss,Gertrude Barrows Bennett

Publisher: e-artnow

Isbn 10: 8027248175

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 18430

Number of Views: 733

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Musaicum Books presents to you this unique SF collection, designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. H. G. Wells: The Time Machine The War of the Worlds The Island of Doctor Moreau The Invisible Man… Jules Verne: Journey to the Center of the Earth 20.000 Leagues under the Sea The Mysterious Island… Mary Shelley: Frankenstein The Last Man Edgar Wallace: Planetoid 127 The Green Rust… Otis Adelbert Kline: The Venus Trilogy The Mars Series Malcolm Jameson: Captain Bullard Series Garrett P. Serviss: Edison's Conquest of Mars A Columbus of Space The Sky Pirate… Arthur Conan Doyle: The Professor Challenger Series Francis Bacon: New Atlantis Edwin A. Abbott: Flatland Jack London: Iron Heel The Scarlet Plague The Star Rover… Robert Louis Stevenson: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde George MacDonald: Lilith H. Rider Haggard: King Solomon's Mines She William H. Hodgson: The House on the Borderland The Night Land… Edgar Allan Poe: Some Words with a Mummy Mellonta Tauta… H. P. Lovecraft: Beyond the Wall of Sleep The Cats of Ulthar Celephaïs Edward Bellamy: Looking Backward: 2000–1887 Equality… Mark Twain: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Owen Gregory: Meccania the Super-State Margaret Cavendish: The Blazing World Jonathan Swift: Gulliver's Travels William Morris: News from Nowhere Samuel Butler: Erewhon Edward Bulwer-Lytton: The Coming Race James Fenimore Cooper: The Monikins Hugh Benson: Lord of the World Fred M. White: The Doom of London Ernest Bramah: The Secret of the League Arthur D. Vinton: Looking Further Backward Robert Cromie: The Crack of Doom Anthony Trollope: The Fixed Period Cleveland Moffett: Richard Jefferies: After London Francis Stevens: The Heads of Cerberus Percy Greg: Across the Zodiac David Lindsay: A Voyage to Arcturus Stanley G. Weinbaum: Stories from the Solar System Abraham Merritt: The Moon Pool The Metal Monster… Hyne: The Lost Continent


Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes

Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes

Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes

Author: Jonathan Auxier

Publisher: Penguin Canada

Isbn 10: 0143185721

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 256

Number of Views: 349

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Overflowing with wit and invention, Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes is the beguiling tale of a ten-year-old blind orphan who has been schooled in a life of thievery by his brutal master, Mr. Seamus. One fateful afternoon, as he's picking the pockets of townspeople enraptured by a travelling haberdasher, he "discovers" (steals) a box of magical eyes. When he tries on the first pair, he is instantly transported to the island at the top of the world, where he meets the maker of the eyes, Professor Cake. The Professor gives Peter a choice: travel to the mysterious Vanished Kingdom and try to rescue a people in need ... or return back to his master and a life of crime. Peter chooses wisely, and together with Sir Tode, a knight errant who has been turned into a rather unfortunate combination of human, horse and cat by a grumpy witch, he embarks on an unforgettable adventure in a book destined to become a classic.


Time and the Gods

Time and the Gods

Time and the Gods

Author: Lord Dunsany

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1681463431

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 113

Number of Views: 1828

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Once when the gods were young and only Their swarthy servant Time was without age, the gods lay sleeping by a broad river upon earth. There in a valley that from all the earth the gods had set apart for Their repose the gods dreamed marble dreams. And with domes and pinnacles the dreams arose and stood up proudly between the river and the sky, all shimmering white to the morning. In the city's midst the gleaming marble of a thousand steps climbed to the citadel where arose four pinnacles beckoning to heaven, and midmost between the pinnacles there stood the dome, vast, as the gods had dreamed it.