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Northanger Abbey By Jane Austen
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The story’s unlikely heroine is Catherine Morland, a remarkably innocent seventeen-year-old woman from a country parsonage. While spending a few weeks in Bath with a family friend, Catherine... More > meets and falls in love with Henry Tilney, who invites her to visit his family estate, Northanger Abbey. Once there, Catherine, a great reader of Gothic thrillers, lets the shadowy atmosphere of the old mansion fill her mind with terrible suspicions. What is the mystery surrounding the death of Henry’s mother? Is the family concealing a terrible secret within the elegant rooms of the Abbey? Can she trust Henry, or is he part of an evil conspiracy? Catherine finds dreadful portents in the most prosaic events, until Henry persuades her to see the peril in confusing life with art. Executed with high-spirited gusto, Northanger Abbey is the most lighthearted of Jane Austen’s novels, yet at its core this delightful novel is a serious, unsentimental commentary on love and marriage.< Less
Later Poems By Bliss Carman
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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: Bliss Carman FRSC (April 15, 1861 – June 8, 1929) was a... More > Canadian poet who lived most of his life in the United States, where he achieved international fame. He was acclaimed as Canada's poet laureate during his later years.In Canada, Carman is classed as one of the Confederation Poets, a group which also included Charles G.D. Roberts (his cousin), Archibald Lampman, and Duncan Campbell Scott. "Of the group, Carman had the surest lyric touch and achieved the widest international recognition. But unlike others, he never attempted to secure his income by novel writing, popular journalism, or non-literary employment. He remained a poet, supplementing his art with critical commentaries on literary ideas, philosophy, and aesthetics. Excerpt from:< Less
A Séance at Syd's (New Revised Edition) By Dave Thompson
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A newly (2017) revised edition of A Séance at Syd’s - An Anthology of Modern Acid-Folk-Haunt-Psych-Prog-Space-Kraut-Radiophonic-Rock Etcetera Quotes - a collection of quotes and... More > commentary from more than eighty bands, musicians, artists and record label heads, representatives of the sprawling mass of musical notions that have made the current decade so unexpectedly enthralling. Includes an Introduction by Nik Turner (Hawkwind etc); a brand new Tale from the Black Meadow by Chris Lambert; cover art by Gregory Curvey (the Luck of Eden Hall); almost 100 illustrations; and featuring in-depth and illuminating interviews with.... The Rowan Amber Mill, The Owl Service, Blue Giant Zeta Puppies, Sendelica, Alison O'Donnell, Us And Them, Comus, The Bordellos, Crystal Jacqueline, The Chemistry Set, United Bible Studies, the Luck of Eden Hall, Icarus Peel, Octopus Syng, Schizo Fun Addict, Jefferson Hamer, Ghost Box, Judy Dyble, Fruits de Mer, Tir Na Nog, Astralasia, Mordecai Smyth, Bevis Frond and more< Less
A Green Desert Father By Richard Mc Sweeney
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ONLY AVAILABLE from this store: a self-published anthology of original narratives, fictional dialogues, and scenic photos dating from Jan. 2011 to Feb. 2013 by a lyrical philosopher of Ireland. This... More > contemporary collectable boldly addresses several universal themes such as love, freedom, morality, human trafficking, children and spousal abuse, religion, politics, fanaticism, prophecy, cosmology, art, fashion, music, and the esoteric. There are conversations with for instance Anne Boleyn, Michel de Nostredame, Edgar Cayce, James Joyce, Joseph Goebbels, Greta Garbo, The Congregatio pro Doctrina Fidei, Dalai Lama, The Holy Qur’an, Angela Merkel, Al-Waleed al-Saud, Richard Dawkins, Michel Soyer, and Homayra Sellier just to name a few. Aside from being a cosmopolitan work it is a one of a kind personal social commentary on early 21st century Ireland as it contains over seventy pages devoted exclusively to the author’s historic and courageous bid to become the 9th President of Ireland.< Less
A Book of Scoundrels By Charles Whibley
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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: Charles Whibley (1859–1930) was an English literary... More > journalist and author. Whibley's style was described by Matthew as "often acerbic high-tory commentary". In literature and the arts, his views were progressive. He supported James Abbott McNeill Whistler (they had married sisters). He also recommended T. S. Eliot to Geoffrey Faber, which resulted in Eliot's being appointed as an editor at Faber and Gwyer. Eliot's essay Charles Whibley (1931) was contained within his Selected Essays, 1917-1932. Whibley died on 4 March 1930 at Hyères, France, and his body was buried at Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire.Whibley was born 9 December 1859 at Sevenoaks, Kent, England. His parents were Ambrose Whibley, silk mercer, and his second wife, Mary Jean Davy. Excerpt from:< Less
Jean-Paul Jérôme, le peintre de l'absence By Bernard Courteau
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Ce livre rend hommage au peintre québécois Jean-Paul Jérôme R.C.A., dont l’apport constitue un des très précieux jalons de l’Histoire de... More > l’art canadien. Les confidences que nous y présente son auteur s’accompagnent de nombreux articles critiques et de témoignages du milieu artistique des années ’80, de même que de textes poétiques suscités par son oeuvre. Ami personnel du peintre, c’est dans une langue ciselée par un métier de longue date et à partir d’événements auxquels il a eu le privilège de participer que Bernard Courteau nous fait entrer dans l’univers intime de cet artiste exceptionnel. This book is a tribute to Jean-Paul Jérôme R.C.A., prolific, dynamic and celebrated Québec artist. Biographical information and visual references from the early 1980s and are supported by exhibition reviews, poignant commentary and moving poetry. Author, collector and friend, Bernard Courteau, shares his unique insight and factual information with affection and mastery of the written word.< Less

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