Classics Illustrated 10 Cyrano de Bergerac

Classics Illustrated  10  Cyrano de Bergerac Author Edmond Rostand
ISBN-10 1597071978
Release 2010-06-08
Pages 56
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This adaptation by celebrated graphic novelist Kyle Baker and writer Peter David presents the tragedy and romance of Rostand’s 17th century romance story. Cyrano de Bergerac yearns to confess his love to his cousin Roxanne; he is a talented poet and musician who should have no trouble doing so. Yet his large nose has convinced him that no woman would ever be interested in him. When Cyrano finds that Roxanne is enamored with the handsome Christian de Neuvillette, he offers to use his poetic prowess to help Christian win Roxanne’s heart. As the three’s lives intertwine throughout the years, Rostand spins a tale of romance and heartbreak that is wonderfully captured by Peter David and Kyle Baker.



Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac Author Edmond Rostand
ISBN-10 9780486112053
Release 2012-05-04
Pages 144
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DIVA quarrelsome, hot-tempered, and unattractive swordsman falls hopelessly in love with a beautiful woman and woos her for a handsome but slow-witted suitor. A witty and eloquent drama. /div



The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame Author Victor Hugo
ISBN-10 HARVARD:HWKD4J
Release 1834
Pages 192
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Hunchback of Notre Dame also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Hunchback of Notre Dame book for free.



Monna Vanna

Monna Vanna Author Maurice Maeterlinck
ISBN-10 9781446549254
Release 2013-04-16
Pages 152
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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.



Paradise Lost and Other Poems

Paradise Lost and Other Poems Author John Milton
ISBN-10 9781101514573
Release 2011-05-03
Pages 464
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With the three works included in this volume--Paradise Lost, Samson Agonistes, and Lycidas--Milton placed himself next to Shakespeare, Dante, and Homer as one of the greatest literary genius in history.



Literature and Its Writers

Literature and Its Writers Author Ann Charters
ISBN-10 145760647X
Release 2012-08-03
Pages 1776
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Literature is a conversation — between writers and other writers, and between writers and readers. In Literature and Its Writers, Ann and Samuel Charters complement a rich and varied selection of stories, poems, and plays with an unparalleled array of commentaries about that literature by the writers themselves. Such "writer talk" inspires students to respond as it models ways for them to enter the conversation. In the sixth edition, the Charters continue to entice students to join the conversation, with adventurous and intriguing new literary works, more detailed coverage of literary elements, and more help with reading and writing. This anthology is now available with video! Learn more about VideoCentral for Literature.



Greek Drama

Greek Drama Author Moses Hadas
ISBN-10 9780553902587
Release 2006-05-30
Pages 400
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In power, passion, and the brilliant display of moral conflict, the drama of ancient Greece remains unsurpassed. For this volume, Professor Hadas chose nine plays which display the diversity and grandeur of tragedy, and the critical and satiric genius of comedy, in outstanding translations of the past and present. His introduction explores the religious origins, modes of productions, structure, and conventions of the Greek theater, individual prefaces illuminate each play and clarify the author's place in the continuity of Greek drama. From the Paperback edition.



The essential Neruda

The essential Neruda Author Pablo Neruda
ISBN-10 0872864286
Release 2004-04-01
Pages 199
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New translations of Neruda's most important poems, gathered to celebrate the centennial of his birth.



Swoon Great Seducers and Why Women Love Them

Swoon  Great Seducers and Why Women Love Them Author Betsy Prioleau
ISBN-10 9780393089912
Release 2013-02-04
Pages 288
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"Lose yourself: Swoon has wicked fun answering that age-old query: What do women want?"—Chicago Tribune Contrary to popular myth and dogma, the men who consistently beguile women belie the familiar stereotypes: satanic rake, alpha stud, slick player, Mr. Nice, or big-money mogul. As Betsy Prioleau, author of Seductress, points out in this surprising, insightful study, legendary ladies’ men are a different, complex species altogether, often without looks or money. They fit no known template and possess a cache of powerful erotic secrets. With wit and erudition, Prioleau cuts through the cultural lore and reveals who these master lovers really are and the arts they practice to enswoon women. What she discovers is revolutionary. Using evidence from science, popular culture, fiction, anthropology, and history, and from interviews with colorful real-world ladykillers, Prioleau finds that great seducers share a constellation of unusual traits. While these men run the gamut, they radiate joie de vivre, intensity, and sex appeal; above all, they adore women. They listen, praise, amuse, and delight, and they know their way around the bedroom. And they’ve finessed the hardest part: locking in and revving desire. Women never tire of these fascinators and often, like Casanova’s conquests, remain besotted for life. Finally, Prioleau takes stock of the contemporary culture and asks: where are the Casanovas of today? After a critique of the twenty-first-century sexual malaise—the gulf between the sexes and women’s record discontent—she compellingly argues that society needs ladies’ men more than ever. Groundbreaking and provocative, Swoon is underpinned with sharp analysis, brilliant research, and served up with seductive verve.



Eight plays

Eight plays Author Henrik Ibsen
ISBN-10 UCSC:32106007234385
Release 1982
Pages 668
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Gathers English translations of eight plays by the Norwegian dramatist.



Norman Hall s Firefighter Exam Preparation Book

Norman Hall s Firefighter Exam Preparation Book Author Norman Hall
ISBN-10 9781440519161
Release 2004-01-01
Pages 320
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Guaranteed Top Scores on Your Firefighter's Exam! Want to be a firefighter? Do you know what is involved in taking the exam? Don't take a chance at failing a test you could ace--learn from the expert, Norman Hall. For more than a decade, Norman Hall's Firefighter Exam Preparation Book has been the #1 test preparation book for prospective firefighters. Back by popular demand, Norman Hall has completely updated and revised this hugely successful book for this second edition, presenting new tips and time-tested methods for attaining the highest scores. Practice your skills using features such as tips on how to pass the physical requirements, practice exams with answer keys, memory aids to help you master the recall test, tables for self-scoring, insights on what a career in firefighting entails, and a discussion of the final interview. Use Norman Hall's Firefighter Exam Preparation Book, 2nd Edition to study hard and score at the top!



FRANKENSTEIN Dover Graphic Novel Classics

FRANKENSTEIN  Dover Graphic Novel Classics Author Mary Shelley
ISBN-10 9780486785059
Release 2014-11-19
Pages 48
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Generations of readers have thrilled to the story of a young doctor who dared to play God. This graphic novel offers an accessible version of Mary Shelley's classic of Gothic horror.



A Lick Of Frost

A Lick Of Frost Author Laurell K Hamilton
ISBN-10 9781407038162
Release 2008-12-02
Pages 464
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You know me. I am Meredith Gentry, princess and heir apparent to the throne in the realm of Faerie; one-time private investigator in the mortal world. To be crowned queen, I must continue the royal bloodline - I must produce an heir. To fail would allow my aunt, Queen Andais, do what she most desires: to place her twisted son, Cel, upon the throne of Faerie...and kill me. I am surrounded by loyal guards, my best loved - sworn to protect and to love me - yet for all our eager efforts, I remain childless. My sinister Queen and her confederates conspire against me and so my bodyguards and I have slipped back into Los Angeles. But it seems exile is not enough to escape those with dark designs upon us. King Taranis, vainglorious ruler of Faerie's Seelie court, has accused my guards of a heinous crime and asked the mortal authorities to pursue them. If he succeeds, my men will face a hideous fate. I know Taranis's charges are baseless - for his true target is me. He tried to kill me when I was a child. Now I fear his intentions are far more terrifying...



Merriam Webster s Rhyming Dictionary

Merriam Webster s Rhyming Dictionary Author Merriam-Webster, Inc
ISBN-10 0877796327
Release 2002-01-01
Pages 340
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New edition! Convenient listing of words arranged alphabetically by rhyming sounds. More than 55,000 entries. Includes one-, two-, and three-syllable rhymes. Fully cross-referenced for ease of use. Based on best-selling Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® Dictionary, Eleventh Edition.



Green Illusions

Green Illusions Author Ozzie Zehner
ISBN-10 9780803243361
Release 2012
Pages 437
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We don’t have an energy crisis. We have a consumption crisis. And this book, which takes aim at cherished assumptions regarding energy, offers refreshingly straight talk about what’s wrong with the way we think and talk about the problem. Though we generally believe we can solve environmental problems with more energy—more solar cells, wind turbines, and biofuels—alternative technologies come with their own side effects and limitations. How, for instance, do solar cells cause harm? Why can’t engineers solve wind power’s biggest obstacle? Why won’t contraception solve the problem of overpopulation lying at the heart of our concerns about energy, and what will? This practical, environmentally informed, and lucid book persuasively argues for a change of perspective. If consumption is the problem, as Ozzie Zehner suggests, then we need to shift our focus from suspect alternative energies to improving social and political fundamentals: walkable communities, improved consumption, enlightened governance, and, most notably, women’s rights. The dozens of first steps he offers are surprisingly straightforward. For instance, he introduces a simple sticker that promises a greater impact than all of the nation’s solar cells. He uncovers why carbon taxes won’t solve our energy challenges (and presents two taxes that could). Finally, he explores how future environmentalists will focus on similarly fresh alternatives that are affordable, clean, and can actually improve our well-being. Watch a book trailer.



BEST BKS

BEST BKS Author William Swan 1855-1931 Sonnenschein
ISBN-10 1360664211
Release 2016-08-24
Pages 620
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Green Imperialism

Green Imperialism Author Richard H. Grove
ISBN-10 0521565138
Release 1996-03-29
Pages 540
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Green Imperialism is the first book to document the origins and early history of environmentalism, concentrating especially on its hitherto unexplained colonial and global aspects. It highlights the significance of Utopian, Physiocratic, and medical thinking in the history of environmentalist ideas. The book shows how the new critique of the colonial impact on the environment depended on the emergence of a coterie of professional scientists, and demonstrates both the importance of the oceanic island "Eden" as a vehicle for new conceptions of nature and the significance of colonial island environments in stimulating conservationist notions.