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The Miracles of Antichrist: A Novel By Selma Lagerlöf
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The Miracles of Antichrist relies heavily on the legends and folk tales of Sicily. The descriptions, rich in the warm colors of the South, convey Lagerlöf's understanding of the hot blooded... More > Sicilians with the same insight and sympathy which she evokes while describing the introspective Swedes. Lagerlöf borrows from an ancient Sicilian legend which says, "When Antichrist comes he shall seem as Christ. There shall be great want, and Antichrist shall go from land to land and give bread to the poor. And he shall find many followers." Masterfully, she intertwines a tale of modern Sicily in an era when revolutionary socialism is sweeping the island and making heavy inroads upon the influence of the church.< Less
The Torii Gate: A Novel of Japan By Abraham Rothberg
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THE TORII GATE, a novel set in present-day Japan, involves Japanese and Americans caught up in a right-wing conspiracy to overthrow the Japanese government. The conspirators believe that democratic... More > rule runs counter to Japanese history and tradition, and is an alien import of American culture. They are set on overturning the government to restore Japan to its "essential Samurai traditions" and Emperor-worship, and at the same time to purge Japan of American influence. The story takes the six major characters through the coup and its aftermath. Not only are they involved with one another politically, but personally, as colleagues, friends, and lovers. In portraying their lives and the events in which they are caught up, the novel depicts the dilemmas facing modern Japan, simultaneously evoking its ancient history and its history since Japan's defeat in World War II.< Less
Partner in Survival : A Novel By John Perry
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Tim and his sister Claire could not be more different. She is wise from automatic writing. He is an astrophysicist. She possesses absolute knowledge. He is a relativist, never sure of anything. Yet... More > they have both endured the same family tragedy - until she makes a startling discovery. At least, she thinks she does. Claire retreats, seeking the guidance of her channeled sprits. But her brother must investigate, stumbling into a web of elusive clues, lies and a possible murder. As facts emerge, so do parallels between the bizarre world of physics and the tangles of life. Recalling his childhood, an outrageous first marriage and the assumptions made since birth, Tim must find his way amidst a drastically altered landscape. Dr. Perry irreverently challenges our native concepts of truth as the mystery unfolds. Is reality, as suggested by modern physics, a more fluid substance? What then? Can Claire's shocking discovery be true?< Less
The Job: An American Novel By Sinclair Lewis
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Harry Sinclair Lewis (/ˈluːɪs/; February 7, 1885... More > – January 10, 1951) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, which was awarded "for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humor, new types of characters." His works are known for their insightful and critical views of American capitalism and materialism between the wars. He is also respected for his strong characterizations of modern working women. H. L. Mencken wrote of him, "[If] there was ever a novelist among us with an authentic call to the trade ... it is this red-haired tornado from the Minnesota wilds. "He has been honored by the U.S. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinclair_Lewis< Less
Destiny, A Peaceful Pilgrim Novel By Karen Wiesner
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Peaceful is a modern-day small community with old-fashioned values and friendly people you'll want to get to know and visit often. Christian Riley, Elizabeth Horace, and Oscar Albright grew up... More > together, the clichéd “church kids”, but Chris quickly found everything about his life stifling. When he moves to Los Angeles to get away from everything his existence has dictated for him, he doesn’t expect Elizabeth to follow him, but he’s known for as long as he can remember that she loves him obsessively…just as Oscar loves her. With Chris’s faith in tatters, he has no interest in Christianity let alone morality. Yet in the thirteen years that follow, he finds himself returning to Elizabeth whenever he hits rock bottom. When a serial killer/rapist’s attack of Elizabeth is mercifully thwarted, Chris’s world collapses in on him. The attack has changed Elizabeth. She realizes she’s put her life on hold for too long. Has Chris fallen in love when his angel of mercy is no longer available to him?< Less
Destiny, A Peaceful Pilgrim Novel By Karen Wiesner
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Peaceful is a modern-day small community with old-fashioned values and friendly people you'll want to get to know and visit often. Christian Riley, Elizabeth Horace, and Oscar Albright grew up... More > together, the clichéd “church kids”, but Chris quickly found everything about his life stifling. When he moves to Los Angeles to get away from everything his existence has dictated for him, he doesn’t expect Elizabeth to follow him, but he’s known for as long as he can remember that she loves him obsessively…just as Oscar loves her. With Chris’s faith in tatters, he has no interest in Christianity let alone morality. Yet in the thirteen years that follow, he finds himself returning to Elizabeth whenever he hits rock bottom. When a serial killer/rapist’s attack of Elizabeth is mercifully thwarted, Chris’s world collapses in on him. The attack has changed Elizabeth. She realizes she’s put her life on hold for too long. Has Chris fallen in love when his angel of mercy is no longer available to him?< Less
A Modern Chronicle: Complete 8 Volumes By Winston Churchill
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A Modern Chronicle, by Winston Churchill, first published in 1910. The author’s first attempt at a contemporary problem novel, a form that would define his work until the end of his career as... More > a novelist. A story of moral development and of marriage and divorce in 1910 America, it is, as always with Churchill, a mixture: of prose that almost a century later still seems sharp and insightful about Americans and American society, and prose that seems capable of eliciting a sympathetic response only from readers long dead. Regarded as a novelist and historian, Winston Churchill (1871-1947) was for many years better known in America than his English namesake. In addition to being one of the most widely read authors of his era, Churchill was also actively involved with its politics and social issues. But at the height of his prominence, about 1918, he withdrew from the public eye, with the result that by the time of his death most Americans knew of only one Churchill, the British war leader.< Less
Ann Veronica: A Modern Love Story By H. G. Wells
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Ann Veronica describes the rebellion of Ann Veronica Stanley, "a young lady of nearly two-and-twenty,"[1] against her middle-class father's stern patriarchal rule. The novel dramatizes the... More > contemporary problem of the New Woman. It is set in Edwardian London and environs, except for an Alpine excursion. Ann Veronica offers vignettes of the Women's suffrage movement in Great Britain and features a chapter inspired by the 1908 attempt of suffragettes to storm Parliament.< Less
New Modern Energy Economy Model By Abbas Rezaey
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A Novel Revolutionary Insight for Modeling of Economy based on Energy.
Romeo and Juliet: A Modern Day Sequel By James Edwards
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Romeo Montague dies for Juliet and his spirit chases her through time. He awakens in this age on a volcano in Hawaii where he meets a wise Zen Master who teaches him about the modern world. Sadly for... More > Romeo though, there is no sign of his beloved wife, Juliet. As the years pass, his memory of Juliet fades. Yet one day, Romeo logs into an Internet chatroom and meets a beautiful actress by the name of Emilie. For some mysterious reason, both fall in love almost instantly. Romeo slowly comes to realize this intelligent, shy, and alluring young woman is his wife, Juliet -- now reincarnated as the famous Hollywood starlet, Emma Gallant. As the two star-crossed lovers recount their past lives in ancient Egypt and Atlantis, they must fight through many obstacles before they can meet again.< Less

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