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The Children By Edith Wharton
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Originally published in 1928, The Children is a late novel concerns Martin Boyne's distraction from his anticipated marriage to Rose Sellars, a recently widowed woman of his own age. The distraction... More > comes in the form of seven children he meets aboard a ship sailing from South America to Italy, principally the eldest of them, the fifteen year-old Judith Wheater. Torn between his obligation to Rose and his gradual attraction to Judith, Martin begins to question his motive while nursing a regret for a life without children. The novel has been interpreted as an autobiographical work of fiction in which Wharton expresses her own regret at not having children and in the process enthusing about her love for the younger people in her life. That said, in a modern society, the central relationship between Martin, a forty-six year old man and Judith, some thirty years younger and not yet out of puberty can't help to raise questions of propriety.< Less
Children of God: A Novel Study Guide By
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Children of God: A Novel Study Guide consists of approx. 101 pages of summaries and analysis on Children of God: A Novel by Mary Doria Russell.
Children of the Wind By M. P. Shiel
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Adventure novel in which a lost heiress takes over an African tribe. A lost race novel. A story of adventure in South Central Africa. An English scientist learns that the "White Queen" of... More > the Wa-Ngwanyas is his own cousin and heiress to a fortune of which she is being kept in ignorance.< Less
Children of Koloko By Chin Ce
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Children of Koloko is Ce's first novel told through the eyes and actions of young Yoyo and his friends, Buff and Dickie. The story spans the life and habits of Koloko, a semi urban Nigerian town, and... More > her people. In this collection Chin Ce displays the craft of dialogue in his portraiture of characters who only reflect the modern sensitivities of Africa's dying values.< Less
The Children of the Sea By Joseph Conrad
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This is the story of James Wait, a black sailor on board the merchant ship Narcissus, who takes ill with life-threatening tuberculosis. His plight arouses the sympathy of some, and the ire of... More > others. He came in, hung the pot on the edge of the bunk, asked perfunctorily, "How goes it?" and sat down on the box.—"H'm," grunted Wait, inhospitably. The cook wiped his face with a dirty cotton rag, which, afterwards, he tied round his neck.—"That's how them firemen do in steamboats," he said, serenely, and much pleased with himself. "My work is as heavy as theirs—I'm thinking—and longer hours. Did you ever see them down the stokehold? Like fiends they look—firing—firing—firing—down there." - Excerpt from The Children of the Sea.< Less
Children of Light By June Dordal
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There is a legend, ancient and dire, warning of a clash between the Children of Light and the Children of Darkness. Blood and terror will reign. All will be shattered and the world forever altered... More > into something unknown and alien.< Less
Children of Light By June Dordal, June Dordal
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There is a legend, ancient and dire, warning of a clash between the Children of Light and the Children of Darkness. Blood and terror will reign. All will be shattered and the world forever altered... More > into something unknown and alien.< Less
Children of the Frost By Jack London
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Children of the Frost is a collection of short stories first published in 1902. Includes: - The League of the Old Men - In the Forests of the North - The Law of Life - Nam-Bok the Unveracious - The... More > Master of Mystery - The Sunlanders - The Sickness of Lone Chief - Keesh, the Son of Keesh - The Death of Ligoun - Li Wan, the Fair Jack London manages to capture both the lives of the natives and the newcomers without seeming to judge each except through the eyes of the others. Through this collection of short stories he tells of the tragedies that befell both groups as they learned to live with each other in the American north.< Less
Writing for Children By Launch Point
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This workbook explores principles of writing effectively for children, including: understanding the unique needs of young readers; markets for children's books; the childen's novel; writing for... More > education; picture books; and working with illustrators, editors and publishers. Develop your writing style and identify suitable markets for your work.< Less
The Arbiter: A Novel By Florence Eveleen Eleanore Olliffe, Lady Bell
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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: Dame Florence Eveleen Eleanore Bell DBE JP (née Olliffe; 9... More > September 1851 - 16 May 1930), was a British writer and playwright.The daughter of Irish-born Joseph Francis Olliffe (later Sir Joseph Olliffe) and the former Laura Cubitt, she was the second wife of 2nd Baronet Bell of Rounton Grange, and was styled Lady Florence Bell; the couple had three children:Florence Bell was stepmother to her husband's children from his first marriage: British writer and spy Gertrude Bell (1868 – 1926) and Maurice (Sir Maurice Hugh Lowthian Bell, 3rd Baronet; 1871–1944).In 1918 Florence Bell was created a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE). Dame Florence Bell died on 16 May 1930 at her home, 95 Sloane Street, Chelsea. Excerpt from:< Less