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Till the cows come home By Charles Joynson
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Till the cows come home is a ‘black’ comedy. It is based on the interplay of the 21st century with all its urban temptations, with an older, more frugal rural ideal. When a modern and... More > scandalously experimental rock band move to the solitude of rural Devons to escape the press, they disturb more than just the peace and quite of this rural idly.< Less
99 Views Of Love/99 Miradores del amor-Haiku by/de Rafael Pimentel By Rafael Pimentel
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A bilingual collection of poems, in English and Spanish, that draws inspiration from classic Japanese haiku. It covers themes such as love, revenge, war, peace, nature, solitude, pain and... More > contemporary social ills; its style reflects the works of the great Japanese poets inspired in the serene environment that gave birth to the form centuries ago, while adding a contemporary edge reflecting the blinding speed of today’s world.< Less
The Spiritual Canticle By Saint John Of The Cross
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The Spiritual Canticle written by Saint John of the Cross in the sixteenth century. In the Spiritual Canticle St. John of the Cross tries to explain the mystical process that follows the soul until... More > it reaches its union with God. In order to get this, the poet uses an allegory: the search of the husband (Christ) by the wife (the human soul). The wife feels itself wounded by love, and this makes it to start the search of the Beloved (el Amado); the soul asks everywhere for him in despair until they finally get together in the solitude of the garden (Paradise).< Less
The Awakening & Other Stories By Kate Chopin
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The Awakening shocked turn-of-the-century readers with its forthright treatment of sex and suicide. Departing from literary convention, Kate Chopin failed to condemn her heroine's desire for an... More > affair with the son of a Louisiana resort owner, whom she meets on vacation. The power of sensuality, the delusion of ecstatic love, and the solitude that accompanies the trappings of middle- and upper-class life are the themes of this now-classic novel. As Kaye Gibbons points out in her Introduction, Chopin "was writing American realism before most Americans could bear to hear that they were living it." Set in New Orleans and on the Louisiana Gulf coast at the end of the 19th century, the plot centers on Edna Pontellier and her struggle between her increasingly unorthodox views on femininity and motherhood with the prevailing social attitudes of the turn-of-the-century American South. It is one of the earliest American novels that focuses on women's issues without condescension.< Less
Frankenstein; or the Modern Prometheus By Wendy Viana
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The story of Victor Frankenstein and of the monstrous creature he created has held readers spellbound since its publication almost two centuries ago. On the surface, it is a novel of tense and... More > steadily mounting horror; but on a more profound level, it offers searching illumination of the human condition in its portrayal of a scientist who oversteps the bounds of conscience, and of a monster brought to life in an alien world, ever more desperately attempting to escape the torture of his solitude. A novel of hallucinatory intensity, Frankenstein represents one of the most striking flowerings of the Romantic imagination. This Edition has been edited and designed by Wendy Viana.< Less
The Awakening & Other Short Stories By Kate Chopin
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The Awakening shocked turn-of-the-century readers with its forthright treatment of sex and suicide. Departing from literary convention, Kate Chopin failed to condemn her heroine's desire for an... More > affair with the son of a Louisiana resort owner, whom she meets on vacation. The power of sensuality, the delusion of ecstatic love, and the solitude that accompanies the trappings of middle- and upper-class life are the themes of this now-classic novel. As Kaye Gibbons points out in her Introduction, Chopin "was writing American realism before most Americans could bear to hear that they were living it."< Less
The Awakening & Other Stories By Kate Chopin
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The Awakening shocked turn-of-the-century readers with its forthright treatment of sex and suicide. Departing from literary convention, Kate Chopin failed to condemn her heroine's desire for an... More > affair with the son of a Louisiana resort owner, whom she meets on vacation. The power of sensuality, the delusion of ecstatic love, and the solitude that accompanies the trappings of middle- and upper-class life are the themes of this now-classic novel. As Kaye Gibbons points out in her Introduction, Chopin "was writing American realism before most Americans could bear to hear that they were living it." Set in New Orleans and on the Louisiana Gulf coast at the end of the 19th century, the plot centers on Edna Pontellier and her struggle between her increasingly unorthodox views on femininity and motherhood with the prevailing social attitudes of the turn-of-the-century American South. It is one of the earliest American novels that focuses on women's issues without condescension. Get Your Copy Now.< Less
A Shadow Full of Sapphires By Jayd Alex Ingram
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Ivory Kane is an adolescent vagabond, completely alone in the great twenty-first century Nordic kingdom of Evolo. Her parents were killed in a fire leaving her with a great fear of the light, and her... More > only solitude became the shadows. However, her hopes begin to arise after a visitation from a great Deity, and she discovers her bond with the darkness is far stronger than she thought: tripping shadows, causing blackouts, and even supernatural strength. To defend the meek and the misfortunate and armed with the sapphire studded sword of the Silent God, Ivory puts her skills to good use, becoming the feared shadowed face known to all only as The Pierrot. Soon her abilities are truly tested when a demonic preacher and his cult of outlaws invade the city and threaten to bring the world to a historic state of dystopia and madness, and only she has the power to send him and his demons back to The Dark Realm.< Less
A Shadow Full Of Sapphires By Jayd Alex Ingram
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Ivory Kane is an adolescent vagabond, completely alone in the great twenty-first century Nordic kingdom of Evolo. Her parents were killed in a fire leaving her with a great fear of the light, and her... More > only solitude became the shadows. However, her hopes begin to arise after a visitation from a great Deity, and she discovers her bond with the darkness is far stronger than she thought: tripping shadows, causing blackouts, and even supernatural strength. To defend the meek and the misfortunate and armed with the sapphire studded sword of the Silent God, Ivory puts her skills to good use, becoming the feared shadowed face known to all only as The Pierrot. Soon her abilities are truly tested when a demonic preacher and his cult of outlaws invade the city and threaten to bring the world to a historic state of dystopia and madness, and only she has the power to send him and his demons back to The Dark Realm.< Less
Training with Jesus: Essential Spiritual Training for Beginning the Journey By Paul Bowman
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The life of following Jesus is not meant to be one of just “getting by” or merely arriving to heaven by the skin of our teeth. We were created to live this life like Jesus. But, how... More > exactly do we live like Jesus? We learn to live like him by becoming like him. And, thankfully he shows us the way. In “Training with Jesus”, you will learn the essential spiritual practices for beginning the lifelong journey of becoming like Jesus. These “spiritual exercises” were central to Jesus’ life and have been faithfully practiced by his followers throughout the centuries. Discover the practices of: - Bible reading - Prayer - Solitude & Silence - Fellowship - Service In short, simple chapters you will learn about the exercise and be challenged to begin your own “spiritual training” with practical suggestions. Also included are questions for group discussion. Become like Jesus by training with him.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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