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Women By Charles Robert Maturin
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Women; or, Pour et Contre, was Maturin’s fourth novel, published in 1818. A work of deep emotional intensity, Maturin wished to concentrate on “common life.” But he does so with... More > uncommon psychological penetration for its time, while detailing the painful romantic attractions of two fascinating women—Eva, a deeply religious and innocent girl, and the intellectually superior, talented, and popular Zaira—to the same man, De Courcy. While also satirizing evangelical Christianity (with more good humor than he treats Catholicism in his most famous work, Melmoth the Wanderer) and the intellectual pretensions of high culture and society, it is, to quote Alaric Watts, its “profound and philosophic melancholy,” “its terrible researches into the deepest abysses of the human heart,” and its fine characterization of the two women, that makes Women; or, Pour et Contre a novel second only to Melmoth, and in many ways superior to it, while demonstrating the wide literary range of this remarkable Irish novelist.< Less
Adventure By Jack London
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Adventure by Jack London first published in 1911. Located in the Solomon Islands, this devastating portrayal of copra plantation slavery has scholars arguing whether London was criticizing the... More > racism of the colonialists or approving of it. The basic premise is following the "Adventure" of a plantation owner in the Solomon islands in the late 1800's (I'm assuming), especially after a spunky American women gets shipwrecked off the island and comes to stay for a bit. The character of Joan, is really where the book redeems itself. For a book of that time, it is rare to find such a strong female character. What follows are adventures through the islands and a glimpse of plantation life in that place and time.< Less
Swamp Women By RC Pinnell
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An intermediate level hex crawl designed for Holmes/Greyhawk material, set in a massive swamp.
Women of Power By Wesley Allison
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The life of a superhero is tough. All American Girl fights supervillains, alien invaders, and terrorists as she tries to get product endorsements and a magazine deal. That's nothing compared to her... More > private life though. She's only just broken up with her super boyfriend Perihelion when he's scooped up by Omega Woman, and now rival Skygirl has moved into her territory.< Less
Planet of Women By Dark Ink Pictures
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Planet of Women is an action-packed science fiction adventure from writer Christopher Rizzo and artist Dan Wolff. The year is 2212. Famed pilot Ace Berkley and brilliant engineer Darren Arthur... More > are dispatched to Colony 7, racing against time in a desperate attempt to rescue hundreds of air-deprived colonists. Despite his tremendous skill in the cockpit, Ace inadvertently steers into a vortex and is slung across the galaxy, crash landing on a bizarre and mysterious planet. This book is issue one in a six-part graphic mini-series. Upcoming releases will be announced on www.darkinkpictures.com< Less
Little Women By Louisa M. Alcott, May Alcott
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Little women, or, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. By Louisa May Alcott, with illustrations by May Alcott. Comprised of the adventures of four sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy as they grow into young womanhood... More > in mid-nineteenth century New England. Written and set in the Alcott family home, Orchard House, in Concord, Massachusetts. The novel follows the lives of four sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March—and is loosely based on the author's childhood experiences with her three sisters. Reproduction of 1868 First Edition.< Less
Little Women By Louisa M. Alcott, May Alcott
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Little women, or, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. By Louisa May Alcott, with illustrations by May Alcott. Comprised of the adventures of four sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy as they grow into young womanhood... More > in mid-nineteenth century New England. Written and set in the Alcott family home, Orchard House, in Concord, Massachusetts. The novel follows the lives of four sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March—and is loosely based on the author's childhood experiences with her three sisters. Reproduction of 1868 First Edition.< Less
Little Women By Louisa M. Alcott, May Alcott
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Little women, or, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. By Louisa May Alcott, with illustrations by May Alcott. Comprised of the adventures of four sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy as they grow into young womanhood... More > in mid-nineteenth century New England. Written and set in the Alcott family home, Orchard House, in Concord, Massachusetts. The novel follows the lives of four sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March—and is loosely based on the author's childhood experiences with her three sisters. Reproduction of 1868 First Edition.< Less
Women on the Rocks By Dr. Regina E. Schulte-Ladbeck
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Have you ever wondered what it's like to scale a mountain? Meet 29 women like you and me who are passionate about rock climbing. Over 100 photos showcase our adventures in the outdoors on rock and... More > ice and snow. Our personal profiles tell you how we got into climbing, what we do in “real life,” and how the mountains give us vitality. We hope that Women on the Rocks will inspire you to take up the exhilarating sport of rock climbing yourself.< Less
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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Little Women is an American classic, adored for Louisa May Alcott's lively and vivid portraits of the endearing March sisters: talented tomboy Jo, pretty Meg, shy Beth, temperamental Amy. Millions... More > have shared in their joys, hardships, and adventures as they grow up in Civil War New England, separated by the war from their father and beloved mother, "Marmee," blossoming from "little women" into adults. Jo searches for her writer's voice and finds unexpected love...Meg prepares for marriage and a family...Beth reaches out to the less fortunate, tragically...and Amy travels to Europe to become a painter. Based on Louisa May Alcott's own Yankee childhood, Little Women is a treasure -- a story whose enduring values of patience, loyalty, and love have kept this extraordinary family close to the hearts of generation after generation of delighted readers.< Less