Author: Anne Barngrover
Publisher: Akron Series in Poetry
Brazen Creature spans a young woman's awakening. The poems' concerns are twofold: violence against women and girls that has become rooted in the land, and verdant female desire and self-assertion in the face of entrenched oppression. In the poems' Midwestern towns and farmlands, patriarchy is a ghost that haunts the cottonwoods, soybean fields, and creek beds. The speaker is in limbo between fear and yearning, vulnerability and transgression, drought and flood, saving a life and needing to be saved.
Author: Joseph C. Lincoln
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
A facsimile reprint of Lincoln's 1914 novel.
Author: Victor Hugo
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
Victor Hugo is often regarded as one of the greatest French writers of all time. Best known today, for his classic novels "The Hunchback of Notre-Dame" and "Les Misérables," Hugo had several novels and stories regarded equally high, and they are collected here (along with all of his other classics). This collection includes: The History of a Crime The Hunchback of Notre Dame Les Miserables The Man Who Laughs The Memoirs of Victor Hugo Napoleon the Little
Author: Minette Walters
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Acid Row. The name the beleaguered inhabitants give to their 'sink' estate. A no-man's land of single mothers and fatherless children - where angry, alienated youth controls the streets. Into this battleground comes Sophie Morrison, a young doctor visiting a patient in Acid Row. Little does she know that she is entering the home of a known paedophile . . . and with reports circulating that a tormented child called Amy has disappeared, the vigilantes are out in force. Soon Sophie is trapped at the centre of a terrifying siege, with a man she has come to despise. Whipped to a frenzy by unsubstantiated rumour, the mob unleashes its hatred. Against authority . . . the law . . . and the 'pervert'. 'Protecting Amy' becomes the catch-all defence for the terrible events that follow. And if murder is part of it, then so be it. But is Amy really missing?
Author: John Hay
This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several mostly non-profit literature projects provide content to tredition. To support their good work, tredition donates a portion of the proceeds from each sold copy. As a reader of a TREDITION CLASSICS book, you support our mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion.
Author: Victor Hugo
Publisher: Collector's Library
A tremendous, emotionally stirring tragedy, The Hunchback of Notre Dame features one of the most striking creations in all of fiction - Quasimodo, the hideously deformed bellringer of Notre-Dame de Paris during the turbulent final years of the fifteenth century. Rejected with disgust by all except the priest Claude Frollo, who took him in when the mob would have killed him, Quasimodo rescues the beautiful gypsy La Esmeralda, condemned for a crime she did not commit, and brings her to the sanctuary of the cathedral. But Quasimodo's beloved master, the superbly conceived arch-villain Frollo, has been corrupted by an obsessive lust for the girl. Only the true-hearted but reviled simpleton Quasimodo can hope to save her from Frollo's malevolent schemes. In the course of this compelling tale, Victor Hugo brilliantly captures the spirit of an age.
A Collection of Stories
Author: George R. R. Martin,Scott Lynch,Elizabeth Bear,Garth Nix
A new anthology celebrating the witches and sorcerers of epic fantasy—featuring stories by George R. R. Martin, Scott Lynch, Megan Lindholm, and many others! Hot on the heels of Gardner Dozois’s acclaimed anthology The Book of Swords comes this companion volume devoted to magic. How could it be otherwise? For every Frodo, there is a Gandalf . . . and a Saruman. For every Dorothy, a Glinda . . . and a Wicked Witch of the West. What would Harry Potter be without Albus Dumbledore . . . and Severus Snape? Figures of wisdom and power, possessing arcane, often forbidden knowledge, wizards and sorcerers are shaped—or misshaped—by the potent magic they seek to wield. Yet though their abilities may be godlike, these men and women remain human—some might say all too human. Such is their curse. And their glory. In these pages, seventeen of today’s top fantasy writers—including award-winners Elizabeth Bear, John Crowley, Kate Elliott, K. J. Parker, Tim Powers, and Liz Williams—cast wondrous spells that thrillingly evoke the mysterious, awesome, and at times downright terrifying worlds where magic reigns supreme: worlds as far away as forever, and as near as next door. FEATURING SIXTEEN ALL-NEW STORIES: “The Return of the Pig” by K. J. Parker “Community Service” by Megan Lindholm “Flint and Mirror” by John Crowley “The Friends of Masquelayne the Incomparable” by Matthew Hughes “The Biography of a Bouncing Boy Terror: Chapter Two: Jumping Jack in Love” by Ysabeau S. Wilce “Song of Fire” by Rachel Pollack “Loft the Sorcerer” by Eleanor Arnason “The Governoer” by Tim Powers “Sungrazer” by Liz Williams “The Staff in the Stone” by Garth Nix “No Work of Mine” by Elizabeth Bear “Widow Maker” by Lavie Tidhar “The Wolf and the Manticore” by Greg Van Eekhout “The Devil’s Whatever” by Andy Duncan “Bloom” by Kate Elliott “The Fall and Rise of the House of the Wizard Malkuril” by Scott Lynch Plus George R. R. Martin’s classic story “A Night at the Tarn House” and an introduction by Gardner Dozois
Author: R. Dennis Baird
When the young Dragon Master, Widseth, and his wife, Annel, travel to the southern countries, forces of darkness are unleashed to destroy their efforts to establish a kingdom of peace. Once again, the ancient battle between the dragons of light and the dragons of darkness places the world of men in turmoil. Choices must be made that define freedom and slavery. Explore Aelandra, a world filled with characters driven by passion, love, hope, and sorrow.
Author: Thomas Carlyle,Henry Duff Traill
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The twentieth volume of the Centenary Edition of Carlyle's collected works, first published in 1896.
A Hunter's Wanderings
Author: Hamish Skead
Publisher: Author House
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Lowlands to Highlands is a compilation of stories from the life of Hamish Skead, a conservationist, hunter, and outdoorsman. It tells some of the humorous, dangerous, unbelievable, and downright crazy stories from Hamish’s wanderings in Africa and beyond. These stories might be hard to believe, but every one is true. Through the stories, Lowlands to Highlands pays tribute to the great family, friends, colleagues, and clients that make an adventure. The adrenalin, danger, and adventure filter through the pages and pictures of Lowlands to Highlands. Hunters make the best conservationists, as they have the most to lose if we don’t take care of our planet.