Release on 2003 | by Henning Mankell,Anne Connie Stuksrud
Author: Henning Mankell,Anne Connie Stuksrud
Pubpsher: Annick Press
Category: Juvenile Fiction
As a victim of a landmine and a child of a war-torn country, Sophia turns to a village elder for advice and soon finds ways to cope with her difficult circumstances in order to grow into a person with great strength, determination, and a successful future. Simultaneous.
T.E. Lawrence and Britain's Secret War in Arabia, 1916-1918
Author: James Barr
Pubpsher: W. W. Norton & Company
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Examines the role played by T. E. Lawrence in helping British efforts to shape the Middle East during World War I, tracing the political maneuvers and military actions that led to the expansion of British power and influence in this important region.
It isn't much fun being ill, but Karlie lives in a famous old house full of secrets, so at least now she has time to solve a mystery. When Karlie discovers hidden treasures, she learns about another young girl - just the same age as she is now - who lived in the house more than one hundred years ago.
This tale is for a reader of high fantasy intrigued by the mysticism of the ancients – one who is constantly seeking or just wants a legend that plays a role in shaping true belief and core thought – it is a doctrine speaking to the soul offered within the body of a tale of Astral traveling, enlightenment and success – The sword of heaven is a passage in itself and the Great opal gate is burning before the altar of the oracle will you find the truths and unlock the lore a legend of the phoenix and other earthbound tales have been fitted within the story to complete a picture of glory Are you ready to journey into the astral sky and find the mastery within your guiding light? Are your dreams ready to take flight? Following the story is just one part of the lore and is the light and dark. A journey of the soul and lasting belief a sweeping single thought of eons past that passes into levels beyond reality to form the great ancestral image – Demons and witches sage and spirit devise the lore of the mind…A legend for the age of the soul and the rite of the spirit’s eternal dawn This work is unlike any other and holds spiritual truth as well as a resting place in deep imagination. The power of the legend will awaken you.
Sotheby’s, London, 1936. A paper by Sir Isaac Newton is sold at auction to a bookseller's agent and within minutes of leaving the auction house, he is killed and the paper stolen. For the Nazis are desperate to get their hands on a Newton formula that will unleash the Secret Fire – a weapon beyond all imagining that can wipe their enemies off the face of the earth. And this document is the key . . . unless the French Resistance and SOE operatives also on its trail can stop them. New York, 2007. Katherine Reckliss inherits her grandmother's SOE radio and starts to pick up disturbing messages from occupied France, warning that a V1 containing the Secret Fire is being launched by the Nazis. Its target? Present-day London. So begins the desperate race to halt the Secret Fire – both in 1940s Nazi-occupied France and modern-day London. The clock is ticking as history starts to re- write the future in a new and terrifying script . . .
The first story collection from the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Memory Keeper's Daughter With The Memory Keeper's Daughter, Kim Edwards touched hearts across the nation. In this, her first collection of stories-now with three new stories added-she explores the lives of those who exist on the fringes of society: a fire-eater, an American and his Korean war bride, Madame Curie's maid, and others. Though their tales vary dramatically, each comes up against the barriers of place and circumstance in the most universal of experiences: the quest to discover and understand the elusive mysteries of love. Transporting readers to exotic locations, this beautiful collection reinforces Edwards's presence as an extraordinarily gifted writer.
Is there any place for the ancient myths of our ancestors in modern times? Could their shadowy presence in our common imagination be more influential than we realise? Across the globe many societies still believe in an Otherworld of spirits, gods and daimons, which the West has banished to the unconscious mind and now only visits in dreams. Yet this visionary tradition continues to subvert the rational universe, erupting out of the shadows in times of intense religious and philosophical transition. In his dazzling history of the imagination, Patrick Harpur links together fields as far apart as Greek philosophy and depth psychology, Renaissance magic and tribal ritual, Romantic poetry and the ecstasy of the shaman, to trace how myths have been used to make sense of the world. He uncovers that tradition which alchemists imagined as a Golden Chain of initiates, who passed their mysterious 'secret fire' down through the ages. As this inspiring book shows, the secret of this perennial wisdom is of an imaginative insight: a simple way of seeing that re-enchants our existence and restores us to our own true selves.
Corry Ann McFenny is a ten year old girl who lives with her mom and bossy teenage sister Ariana when she discovers a secret journal that holds the key to and exciting journey. After meeting a magical talking to her. Corry Ann journeys through a door to a place called Once Upon A Time. There she discovers that she is a fairytale historian. She must help chronicle fairytale stories into the mysterious journal or the stories will disappear forever. Antonellis tells her about a boy named Jack of Cornwall who needs her help from the mysterious Dark Knight who wants to destroy Once Upon A Time. She also learns that her long lost father was really kidnapped by the Dark Knight. With the help of a mysterious gray wolf named Rufulio she tries to help the creatures of Once Upon A Time chronicle their stories and stay one step ahead of the Dark Knight. She even finds clue that may help find her father. On the journey Corry Ann discovers that not everything is what it seems and friendships are more valuable than gold.
Release on 2013-07-16 | by American Antiquarian Cookbook Collection
Collected from the Practice of the Best Artists and Containing an Account of the Various Methods
Author: American Antiquarian Cookbook Collection
Pubpsher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Originally published in London in 1775, One Thousand Valuable Secrets was Americanized and published in Philadelphia in 1795 in an effort to help the newly established United States become self-sufficient from Europe. As stated in the preface, the purpose of the American edition was to “promote industry and stimulate genius” and will hopefully have been “received as an acceptable contribution.” Covering everything from engraving, “break[ing] an iron bar as big as the arm,” and making varnishes to imitating precious stones, preparing dyes, gilding, brewing, cooking, and creating molds, One Thousand Valuable Secrets “will be equally profitable to every reader, who wishes to be acquainted with a number of curious and useful receipts, applicable to the common occasions of life.” With its one thousand different instructions for practical and helpful arts, this weighty tome has both cultural significance in the information it provides and historical significance in its purpose of helping the United States become truly independent in its economy and culture. This edition of One Thousand Valuable Secrets, in the Elegant and Useful Arts was reproduced by permission from the volume in the collection of the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts. Founded in 1812 by Isaiah Thomas, a Revolutionary War patriot and successful printer and publisher, the society is a research library documenting the lives of Americans from the colonial era through 1876. The society collects, preserves, and makes available as complete a record as possible of the printed materials from the early American experience. The cookbook collection comprises approximately 1,100 volumes.