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Make-believe, Magic & Mayhem By Katherine Region of Writers
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Make-believe, Magic and Mayhem is a collection of poetry and short stories for the young and young at heart by the Katherine Region of Writers based in Australia's Northern Territory.
Make-believe, Magic & Mayhem By Katherine Region of Writers
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Make-believe, Magic and Mayhem is a collection of poetry and short stories for the young and young at heart by the Katherine Region of Writers based in Australia's Northern Territory.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
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Dark allegory describes the narrator’s journey up the Congo River and his meeting with, and fascination by, Mr. Kurtz, a mysterious personage who dominates the unruly inhabitants of the region.... More > Masterly blend of adventure, character development, psychological penetration. Considered by many Conrad’s finest, most enigmatic story.< Less
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
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The story tells of Charles Marlow, an Englishman who took a foreign assignment from a Belgian trading company as a ferry-boat captain in Africa. Although Conrad does not give the name of the river,... More > at the time, Congo Free State, the location of the large and important Congo River was a private colony of Belgium's King Leopold II. Marlow is employed to transport ivory downriver. However, his more pressing assignment is to return Kurtz, another ivory trader, to civilization, in a cover-up. Kurtz has a reputation throughout the region.This symbolic story is a story within a story or frame narrative. It follows Marlow as he recounts from dusk through to late night, to a group of men aboard a ship anchored in the Thames Estuary his Congolese adventure.< Less
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
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The story tells of Charles Marlow, an Englishman who took a foreign assignment from a Belgian trading company as a ferry-boat captain in Africa. Although Conrad does not give the name of the river,... More > at the time, Congo Free State, the location of the large and important Congo River was a private colony of Belgium's King Leopold II. Marlow is employed to transport ivory downriver. However, his more pressing assignment is to return Kurtz, another ivory trader, to civilization, in a cover-up. Kurtz has a reputation throughout the region.This symbolic story is a story within a story or frame narrative. It follows Marlow as he recounts from dusk through to late night, to a group of men aboard a ship anchored in the Thames Estuary his Congolese adventure. The passage of time and the darkening sky during the fictitious narrative-within-the-narrative parallel the atmosphere of the story.< Less
The Origin of the Heart Symbol By George J Barratt
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Consider these facts: 1. The ‘heart’ symbol has been found in a number of different cultures from widely dispersed areas. These include the Aztecs, Buddhists, Celts, Christians, Hebrews,... More > Hindus, Muslims and Taoists. 2. The heart has appeared at a number of different ages. The oldest known occurrence is with the Cro-Magnon peoples. Other occurrences have been in ancient China 5000 years ago, ancient Egypt, Greece about 400BC, India, and in Mexico around AD1400. 3. The shape has been reasonably consistent from one region to another. The hypothesis to be presented here will propose that the heart symbol is a construction derived from astronomical observations and based on ‘scientific’ reasoning. It is interesting to note that all early occurrences of the ‘heart’ symbol appeared in cultures located in the northern hemisphere, north of the Tropic of Cancer. The hypothesis proposed here is that the symbol was developed by ancient peoples living somewhere along this tropic, or north of it.< Less
Quick Guide: Heart of Darkness By College Guide World
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The story centres on Charles Marlow, who narrates most of the book. He is an Englishman who takes a foreign assignment from a Belgian trading company as a river-boat captain in Africa. Heart of... More > Darkness exposes the dark side of European colonization while exploring the three levels of darkness that the protagonist, Marlow, encounters: the darkness of the Congo wilderness, the darkness of the Europeans' cruel treatment of the African natives, and the unfathomable darkness within every human being for committing heinous acts of evil. Although Conrad does not give the name of the river, at the time of writing the Congo Free State, the location of the large and important Congo River, was a private colony of Belgium's King Leopold II. In the story, Marlow is employed to transport ivory downriver. However, his more pressing assignment is to return Kurtz, another ivory trader, to civilization, in a cover-up. Kurtz has a reputation throughout the region.< Less
the heArt of my reVersing By Lili Tuwai
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This collection of poems and short stories in verse show Lili Tuwai as a serious writer and poet. She writes candidly about the wounds of child sexual abuse, domestic violence, infidelity and... More > betrayal. Her soulful verses also embrace and celebrate the joys of love, friendship, prayer, nature and wishful thinking. We are also given insight into the chore of coping with agoraphobia. Through a mix of voices and topics that mingle, merge and split, Tuwai takes us on a journey of what she calls ‘a reVersing life.’ At times she skilfully demonstrates her wit and quirky sense of humour whilst tackling hard issues that have impacted her life as well as communities everywhere. Her myths effortlessly transport us to another place in time where Time and Meaning unite to create a sustainable Past, Present and Future throughout the Pacific region.< Less
the heArt of my reVersing By Lili Tuwai
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This collection of poems and short stories in verse show Lili Tuwai as a serious writer and poet. She writes candidly about the wounds of child sexual abuse, domestic violence, infidelity and... More > betrayal. Her soulful verses also embrace and celebrate the joys of love, friendship, prayer, nature and wishful thinking. We are also given insight into the chore of coping with agoraphobia. Through a mix of voices and topics that mingle, merge and split, Tuwai takes us on a journey of what she calls ‘a reVersing life.’ At times she skilfully demonstrates her wit and quirky sense of humour whilst tackling hard issues that have impacted her life as well as communities everywhere. Her myths effortlessly transport us to another place in time where Time and Meaning unite to create a sustainable Past, Present and Future throughout the Pacific region.< Less
Rattlesnake Melons & Other Affairs of the Heart By Lois Holland Simpson
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You'll love the stories and characters in Rattlesnake Melons & Other Affairs of the Heart. Get an iced tea and one of Mama's bell pepper biscuits, and sit back and enjoy 45 years of winter... More > writing.< Less

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Left to Die Left to Die By Wes Rand
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