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Richard 2 (Annotated) By William Shakespeare
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King Richard the Second is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to be written in approximately 1595. It is based on the life of King Richard II of England and is the first part of a... More > tetralogy, referred to by scholars as the Henriad, followed by three plays concerning Richard's successors: Henry IV, part 1, Henry IV, part 2, and Henry V. It may not have been written as a stand-alone work. William Shakespeare was an English playwright, actor, English poet, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent. After some times when he was a very popular writer then he is called England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon”. His extant works, including collaborations, consist of approximately 39 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, some of the uncertain authorship.< Less
A Seabold Fights By Frederick Faust
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The best steel goes through the fire: Joseph Seabold hates the family business. But his aging cousin—running the Seabold Fruit Company—sees the young man as his successor. To test his... More > mettle, he sends Seabold south of the border to the Republic of San Esteban where the company has a hand in the local politics to keep the company running. But revolution is brewing: the Republic is a powder keg about to explode! A naive mistake brands Seabold an enemy of the state and he has no choice but to join the revolution to overthrow the government. What follows is a roller-coaster ride of gritty battles, cold betrayals, steamy romance and heartless double crosses as only Frederick Faust can deliver. This riveting tale has never been reprinted and appears in book form for the first time. Frederick Faust fans rejoice! This long neglected classic is back for a new audience to devour. This is Faust at his best.< Less
Douglas Skystreak + Skyrocket Flight Operating Manual By Periscope Film LLC
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The D-558 aircraft were part of a transonic research program originated by NACA and the U.S. Navy. The D-558-1 Skystreak turbojet was designed in 1945 and first flew in 1947 at Muroc. It quickly set... More > a new world speed record of over 650 miles per hour. Although it approached Mach 1.0 in level flight, the Skystreak could only break the speed of sound in a dive. The successor aircraft, the D-558-2 Skyrocket, was equipped with a turbojet and the same rocket system as Bell’s X-1. The jet was used for takeoff and landing, and the rockets allowed the aircraft to travel into the transonic zone. The Skyrocket test program began in 1948. In 1953, Scott Cross- field bested that mark and flew into aviation history when he became the first person to reach Mach 2.0 in the plane. Originally printed by the U.S. Navy, NACA and Douglas, this book contains manuals for both of these amazing aircraft. Originally classified “Restricted”, they have been declassified and are here reprinted in book form.< Less
Rome: Against a Setting Sun By Dave Kyle
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Ten Latin scrolls turn up in Romania, telling how the Roman Republic self-destructed in the first century BC. Two protagonists, born eighteen months apart in the same mansion, live through this:... More > Lucius, son of a wealthy Etruscan prince, and Horace, progeny of the prince’s slaves. After Horace’s death his diary and other sources inform Lucius’ first-person narrative: boyhood amid gang warfare in Rome, participation in the civil war after Julius Caesar’s assassination; loss of fathers and inheritances in the bloody Proscriptions; capture by pirates when sailing home; accompanying Octavian (later Augustus) at the final sea-battle; present in Egypt for the deaths of Antony and Cleopatra. Soon Horace becomes Rome’s Laureate, and Lucius Augustus’ private physician. They note menacing intrigue taking place in the palace. Augustus’ supporters and potential successors die in suspicious circumstances; Horace’s death is last. Lucius knows who the serial killer is, but he too is close to death...< Less
Lockdown By J. Bradley Burt
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In this third novel of the highly-praised Maggie Keiller/Derek Sloan series of thrillers, two armed intruders storm the local high school in Port Huntington, a small-town tourist mecca on Georgian... More > Bay. Intent on taking revenge for the deaths of two of their friends, the men seize a number of hostages, including the school principal, Maggie Keiller, and her husband, Derek Sloan. The school goes into lockdown. In a community already divided over Indian land claims to Crown land, a mega-developer’s plan to build and operate a casino on that same property, and a waste-management proposal that threatens the fragile shoreline environment, two more murders related to these issues shock and frighten the local residents. The high school hostage crisis, coming on top of everything else, stampedes events toward a heart-stopping climax. This is a first-rate, fast-paced story that no reader will want to put down---a worthy successor to the first two novels in this thrilling crime series.< Less
Sri Guru Granth Sahib By Guru Nanak
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The Guru Granth Sahib (Punjabi: ਗੁਰੂ ਗ੍ਰੰਥ ਸਾਹਿਬ, gurū granth sāhib), or Adi Granth, is the final Guru of... More > the Sikhs.[1] It is a voluminous text of 1430 angs , compiled and composed during the period of Sikh Gurus, from 1469 to 1708.[1] It is a collection of hymns or shabad, which describe the qualities of God[2] and why one should meditate on God's name. Shri. Guru Gobind Singh Ji (1666–1708), the tenth of the Sikh Gurus, affirmed the sacred text Adi Granth as his successor, terminating the line of human Gurus, and elevating the text to Guru Granth Sahib.[3] Thenceforward the text remained the holy scripture of the Sikhs, regarded as the living embodiment of the Ten Gurus.[4] The role of Guru Granth Sahib, as a source or guide of prayer,[5] is pivotal in worship in Sikhism. The Adi Granth was first compiled by the fifth Sikh guru, Guru Arjan Dev (1563–1606), from hymns of the first five Sikh gurus and other great saints.< Less
Chitra: A Play in One Act By Rabindranath Tagore
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THIS lyrical drama was written about twenty-five years ago. It is based on the following story from the Mahabharata. In the course of his wanderings, in fulfilment of a vow of penance, Arjuna... More > came to Manipur. There he saw Chitrangada, the beautiful daughter of Chitravahana, the king of the country. Smitten with her charms, he asked the king for the hand of his daughter in marriage. Chitravahana asked him who he was, and learning that he was Arjuna the Pandara, told him that Prabhanjana, one of his ancestors in the kingly line of Manipur, had long been childless. In order to obtain an heir, he performed severe penances. Pleased with these austerities, the god Shiva gave him this boon, that he and his successors should each have one child. It so happened that the promised child had invariably been a son. He, Chitravahana, was the first to have only a daughter Chitrangada to perpetuate the race. He had, therefore, always treated her as a son and had made her his heir.< Less
Anees ul-Arwah (Urdu Translation): Malfuzat Khwaja Usman Haruni By Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti Ajmeri
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Anees-ul-Arwah is the first book of its kind containing Malfuzat or written sayings of a great Sufi shaykh Hazrat Khwaja Usman Haruni (d. 617 A.H). These words were written and collected by his... More > successor Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti Ajmeri (d. 633 A.H), the founder of the Chishti order of Sufism. Maktabah Islamic Books presents this new edition with modern typesetting in computerized Nastaliq script, and includes biography of Khwaja Moinuddin. Important notes are given as footnotes.< Less
Guru Granth Sahib By Guru Nanak
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The Guru Granth Sahib (Punjabi: ਗੁਰੂ ਗ੍ਰੰਥ ਸਾਹਿਬ, gurū granth sāhib), or Adi Granth, is the final Guru of... More > the Sikhs.[1] It is a voluminous text of 1430 angs , compiled and composed during the period of Sikh Gurus, from 1469 to 1708.[1] It is a collection of hymns or shabad, which describe the qualities of God[2] and why one should meditate on God's name. Shri. Guru Gobind Singh Ji (1666–1708), the tenth of the Sikh Gurus, affirmed the sacred text Adi Granth as his successor, terminating the line of human Gurus, and elevating the text to Guru Granth Sahib.[3] Thenceforward the text remained the holy scripture of the Sikhs, regarded as the living embodiment of the Ten Gurus.[4] The role of Guru Granth Sahib, as a source or guide of prayer,[5] is pivotal in worship in Sikhism. The Adi Granth was first compiled by the fifth Sikh guru, Guru Arjan Dev (1563–1606), from hymns of the first five Sikh gurus and other great saints.< Less

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