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The Craft of Fiction (Illustrated) By Percy Lubbock
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To grasp the shadowy and fantasmal form of a book, to hold it fast, to turn it over and survey it at leisure—that is the effort of a critic of books, and it is perpetually defeated. Nothing, no... More > power, will keep a book steady and motionless before us, so that we may have time to examine its shape and design. As quickly as we read, it melts and shifts in the memory; even at the moment when the last page is turned, a great part of the book, its finer detail, is already vague and doubtful. A little later, after a few days or months, how much is really left of it? A cluster of impressions, some clear points emerging from a mist of uncertainty, this is all we can hope to possess, generally speaking, in the name of a book.< Less
Trout Fishing in Chilean Rivers: A Concise Survey By Alexander MacDonald & Ian Ruxton (ed.)
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This non-fiction book was first written in 1940, but could not be published in wartime conditions because paper was scarce, and minds were not on leisure pursuits. It was revised in the early 1950s.... More > The author's love of the sport of fishing and of his adopted country Chile shines through the book, along with his gentle humour. It was his hope and intention to introduce the wonderful fly fishing in Chile to an English-reading audience. Now at last this fine book is published. The editor has added a brief biography of the author, footnotes and a preface, but otherwise the manuscript is as it was in 1952.< Less
Trout Fishing in Chilean Rivers: A Concise Survey By Ian Ruxton (ed.) & Alexander Macdonald
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This non-fiction book was first written in 1940, but could not be published in wartime conditions because paper was scarce, and minds were not on leisure pursuits. It was revised in the early 1950s.... More > The author's love of the sport of fishing and of his adopted country Chile shines through the book, along with his gentle humour. It was his hope and intention to introduce the wonderful fly fishing in Chile to an English-reading audience. Now at last this fine book is published. The editor has added a brief biography of the author, footnotes and a preface, but otherwise the manuscript is as it was in 1952.< Less
History, Reality, Fiction: A Philosophical Conundrum By Daniel Deleanu
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A logosophistic survey of the relationship between history, on the one hand, and the dichotomy reality/fiction, on the other.
Literary Functions By Michael Kelly
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The literature has been grouped into the traditional genres of Fiction, Poetry, and Drama to facilitate the introduction to literature. Literary terms are included as well.
Living the Dream By Barry Coughlin
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William Bassett is a land surveyor in the small Midwestern town of St. Elsewhere. One day while surveying along US Highway 40, he is accidentally and tragically struck by a car. He goes into a very... More > deep coma. It’s not the end, rather the dream is just beginning. It is December of 1818 and Illinois has just become a state. William is a United States Deputy Surveyor in the new Capital City of Kaskaskia. He has been given the task of finding a more centralized location for the state's Capital. He must form a survey party, gather supplies and be ready to embark on a journey through uncivilized territory in just a couple of months. In the local tavern he finds Duke and Montgomery Longhorn, brothers and buffalo hunters down on their luck and in need of cash. An Indian scout named Yah-ta-Hey and two surveyor's helpers already with William, John and Wayne complete the crew. The journey is more than an adventure of a lifetime, it’s two lives intertwined through time, but only one makes it to the end.< Less
Living the Dream By Barry Coughlin
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William Bassett is a land surveyor in the small Midwestern town of St. Elsewhere. One day while surveying along US Highway 40, he is accidentally and tragically struck by a car. He goes into a very... More > deep coma. It’s not the end, rather the dream is just beginning. It is December of 1818 and Illinois has just become a state. William is a United States Deputy Surveyor in the new Capital City of Kaskaskia. He has been given the task of finding a more centralized location for the state's Capital. He must form a survey party, gather supplies and be ready to embark on a journey through uncivilized territory in just a couple of months. In the local tavern he finds Duke and Montgomery Longhorn, brothers and buffalo hunters down on their luck and in need of cash. An Indian scout named Yah-ta-Hey and two surveyor's helpers already with William, John and Wayne complete the crew. The journey is more than an adventure of a lifetime, it’s two lives intertwined through time, but only one makes it to the end.< Less
Living the Dream By Barry Coughlin
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William Bassett is a land surveyor in the small Midwestern town of St. Elsewhere. One day while surveying along US Highway 40, he is accidentally and tragically struck by a car. He goes into a very... More > deep coma. It’s not the end, rather the dream is just beginning. It is December of 1818 and Illinois has just become a state. William is a United States Deputy Surveyor in the new Capital City of Kaskaskia. He has been given the task of finding a more centralized location for the state's Capital. He must form a survey party, gather supplies and be ready to embark on a journey through uncivilized territory in just a couple of months. In the local tavern he finds Duke and Montgomery Longhorn, brothers and buffalo hunters down on their luck and in need of cash. An Indian scout named Yah-ta-Hey and two surveyor's helpers already with William, John and Wayne complete the crew. The journey is more than an adventure of a lifetime, it’s two lives intertwined through time, but only one makes it to the end.< Less
Vladimir Nabokov and the Unimagined Imaginary By Daniel Deleanu
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A logosophistic survey of the elusive relationship existent between reality and fiction in Vladimir Nabokov's prose.
Patches in the Fabric of Time By Nicholas Favaza
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Stretched decades apart through pinholes in time, a family is unable to rationalize their fate as they desperately seek reunion. Greg Worling cannot begin to grasp the disappearance of his... More > four-year-old daughter, Susan, who seemingly vanishes, as he is driven beyond his ability to comprehend any finite science, and can no longer believe in math, or space, or even time… Bordering on the psychotic, the passionately written sci-fi thriller weaves through a collection of stories before reaching its spell-bounding conclusion!< Less

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