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The Violet Fairy Book (Illustrated) By Andrew Lang
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The stories in this Violet Fairy Book, as in all the others of the series, have been translated out of the popular traditional tales in a number of different languages. These stories are as old as... More > anything that men have invented. They are narrated by naked savage women to naked savage children. They have been inherited by our earliest civilised ancestors, who really believed that beasts and trees and stones can talk if they choose, and behave kindly or unkindly. The stories are full of the oldest ideas of ages when science did not exist, and magic took the place of science.< Less
THE VIOLET FAIRY TALE BOOK By Andrew Lang
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The stories in this Violet Fairy Book, as in all the others of the series, have been translated out of the popular traditional tales in a number of different languages. These stories are as old as... More > anything that men have invented. They are narrated by naked savage women to naked savage children. They have been inherited by our earliest civilised ancestors, who really believed that beasts and trees and stones can talk if they choose, and behave kindly or unkindly. The stories are full of the oldest ideas of ages when science did not exist, and magic took the place of science. Anybody who has the curiosity to read the 'Legendary Australian Tales,' which Mrs. Langloh Parker has collected from the lips of the Australian savages, will find that these tales are closely akin to our own. Who were the first authors of them nobody knows--probably the first men and women. Eve may have told these tales to amuse Cain and Abel.< Less
THE VIOLET FAIRY TALE BOOK By Andrew Lang
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The stories in this Violet Fairy Book, as in all the others of the series, have been translated out of the popular traditional tales in a number of different languages. These stories are as old as... More > anything that men have invented. They are narrated by naked savage women to naked savage children. They have been inherited by our earliest civilised ancestors, who really believed that beasts and trees and stones can talk if they choose, and behave kindly or unkindly. The stories are full of the oldest ideas of ages when science did not exist, and magic took the place of science. Anybody who has the curiosity to read the 'Legendary Australian Tales,' which Mrs. Langloh Parker has collected from the lips of the Australian savages, will find that these tales are closely akin to our own. Who were the first authors of them nobody knows--probably the first men and women. Eve may have told these tales to amuse Cain and Abel.< Less
The Forbidden Chronicles - Violet Sky By R.K Jones
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From the snow covered countryside of Hillside, to the marble halls of Akala House, something is threatening vampire society. The Nosferatu, long thought to be extinct, have returned, leaving the... More > Akala coven on the brink of war. In the midst of the growing turmoil, a family of vampires living on the west coast of Britain are forced into the chaos. Among them is Conner, a six-hundred year old vampire who longs to find meaning to his life. Could this meaning lie closer than he thinks? Meanwhile in the realm of Valhalla, the return of the Nosferatu into the mortal world has stolen the gaze of the Prophet, a being whose sole purpose is to observe the end of an age. Could this be such an event?< Less
The Forbidden Chronicles - Violet Sky By R.K Jones
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From the snow covered countryside of Hillside, to the marble halls of Akala House, something is threatening vampire society. The Nosferatu, long thought to be extinct, have returned, leaving the... More > Akala coven on the brink of war. In the midst of the growing turmoil, a family of vampires living on the west coast of Britain are forced into the chaos. Among them is Conner, a six-hundred year old vampire who longs to find meaning to his life. Could this meaning lie closer than he thinks? Meanwhile in the realm of Valhalla, the return of the Nosferatu into the mortal world has stolen the gaze of the Prophet, a being whose sole purpose is to observe the end of an age. Could this be such an event?< Less
The boy with the violet eyes [PDF] By Feroz Patel, Gerard M-F Hill
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The boy with the violet eyes Jack’s late again, his mum is ill, Tom turns nasty and Meena’s fed up. Jack’s scientific, but life isn’t, though their friendship gets tested in... More > the lab. They discover a whole new world, and he wishes they hadn’t. Even in his dreams he’s no hero. He’s only there because Meena followed the strange boy – who knows about Jack’s father and his crystal. Black flowers are bringing plague to medieval Macron. On the prince’s birthday, a tyrant takes over. But a demon has got into him, his beast and shadowhawks. What can Hakeema and three children do? Ages 9–13 Suitable for children who think; unsuitable for adults who don’t think< Less
The boy with the violet eyes By Feroz Patel, Gerard M-F Hill
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Jack’s late again, his mum is ill, Tom turns nasty and Meena’s fed up. Jack’s scientific, but life isn’t, though their friendship gets tested in the lab. They discover a whole... More > new world, and he wishes they hadn’t. Even in his dreams he’s no hero. He’s only there because Meena followed the strange boy – who knows about Jack’s father and his crystal. Black flowers are bringing plague to medieval Macron. On the prince’s birthday, a tyrant takes over. But a demon has got into him, his beast and shadowhawks. What can Hakeema and three children do? Target age: 9-13 -- suitable for children who think; unsuitable for adults who don’t think< Less
The Violet Fairy Book By Andrew Lang
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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: Andrew Lang Petrie (25 June 1854 – 1 April 1928) was a... More > monumental mason and politician in Queensland, Australia. He was a Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly.Andrew Lang Petrie was born in Brisbane on 25 June 1854, the eldest son of John Petrie and Jane Keith McNaught.He married Margaret Aird, the daughter of John Aird and Margaret Ballantine, in Brisbane on 4 January 1877. They had the following children:His wife Margaret died in Brisbane on 9 November 1883 aged 30 years, probably from complications of childbirth, and is buried in Toowong Cemetery with other members of her Aird family.On 14 April 1886 in Brisbane, he remarried, this time to Eliza Anne Agnes Luya (born 3 December 1862). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Lang_Petrie< Less
Sang Violet By Claude Ritz
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Guillaume Blanchard, méridional muté à Paris, est officier de police judiciaire au Quai des Orfèvres. Il perd sa femme Marion au cours des attentats de novembre 2015. Il... More > consacre alors toute l'énergie qui lui reste à s'occuper de sa fille de 15 ans, Mandie. Contraint de quitter la capitale où ses fantômes ne peuvent le laisser en paix, sa carrière prend un nouveau départ en Alsace, à Colmar, un bouleversement pour ce natif du Larzac. Sa première enquête concerne le meurtre de Bridzel Kuglobvic, un sportif serbe, handballeur professionnel à Sélestat. À travers ses investigations, il découvre une région qui va progressivement l'apprivoiser et chasser tous ses à priori négatifs. Ce récit permet de découvrir également, outre la relation entre un père et sa fille adolescente, quelques personnages hauts en couleur: le lieutenant Titi, son adjoint, le commissaire Clément Reibel et Seppi, son voisin âgé, spécialiste du « Riestraminer ».< Less
Le cahier violet By Mathieu Larouche Froté
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Mathieu Larouche Froté est né en 1978 à Chicoutimi, au Québec. Il passa la première année de son enfance en Suisse, d’où lui vient son... More > patronyme, dans la petite ville de Porrentruy. Il voyagea par la suite jusqu’à l’âge quatre ans, visitant notamment les Îles Canaries, New York, avant de s’installer à Montréal, puis fréquentera l’école Rudolf Steiner avant de suivre sa mère et son beau-père à Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures. Ses poésies paraissent trois ans après son premier livre, un recueil de nouvelles. Sa plume porte le discours d’une identité en crise.< Less