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Swimming with Gil By Rosanna Feliz
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Travel with Gil as he makes his way on adventures of self-discovery that will make you laugh, cry, and warm your heart.
Gil Blas By RENÉ LE SAGE
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RENÉ LE SAGE Gil Blas Except that he was born at Sarzeau, in Brittany, on May 8, 1668, and that he was the son of the novelist Claude le Sage, little is known of the youth of Alain René... More > le Sage. Until he was eighteen he was educated with the Jesuits at Vannes, when, it is conjectured he went to Paris to continue his studies for the Bar. An early marriage drove him to seek a livelihood by means of literature, and shortly afterwards he found a valuable and sympathetic friend and patron in the Abbé de Lyonne, who not only bestowed upon him a pension of about £125, but also gave him the use of his library. The first results of this favour were adaptations of two plays from Rojas and Lope de Vega, which appeared some time during the first two or three years of the eighteenth century. Le Sage's reputation as a playwright and as a novelist rests, oddly enough, in each case on one work.< Less
Gil the Gunner: The Youngest Officer in the East By George Manville Fenn
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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: George Manville Fenn (3 January 1831, Pimlico – 26 August... More > 1909, Isleworth) was an English novelist, journalist, editor and educationalist.Fenn, the third child and eldest son of a butler, Charles Fenn, was largely self-educated, teaching himself French, German and Italian. After studying at Battersea Training College for Teachers (1851–54), he became the master of a national school at Alford, Lincolnshire. He later became a printer, editor and publisher of short-lived periodicals, before attracting the attention of Charles Dickens and others with a sketch for All the Year Round in 1864. He contributed to Chambers's Journal and Once a Week. In 1866, he wrote a series of articles on working-class life for the newspaper The Star. These were collected and republished in four volumes. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Manville_Fenn< Less
A. T. #10 Gil Bob By Sonny Baker
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GIL BOB is the story of three men who set out to find the killers of Gil Bob's son, Lindsy, and avenge his death. Gil Bob is the Mountain man, Rigdon Hyde is the young Mormon who partners with him,... More > and Jim O'Toole is the fellow who knows this territory ... and the killers. Go with them on the chase and see what surprises await them in the latest in the A. T. (Arizona Territory) Series of good, old fashioned, western novels.< Less
A. T. #10 Gil Bob By Sonny Baker
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GIL BOB is the story of three men who set out to find the killers of Gil Bob's son, Lindsy, and avenge his death. Gil Bob is the Mountain man, Rigdon Hyde is the young Mormon who partners with him,... More > and Jim O'Toole is the fellow who knows this territory ... and the killers. Go with them on the chase and see what surprises await them in the latest in the A. T. (Arizona Territory) Series of good, old fashioned, western novels. < Less
Gil Blas [Christmas Summary Classics] By René Le Sage
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Christmas Summary Classics This series contains summary of Classic books such as Emma, Arne, Arabian Nights, Pride and prejudice, Tower of London, Wealth of Nations etc. Each book is specially... More > crafted after reading complete book in less than 30 pages. One who wants to get joy of book reading especially in very less time can go for it. About the Book Except that he was born at Sarzeau, in Brittany, on May 8, 1668, and that he was the son of the novelist Claude le Sage, little is known of the youth of Alain René le Sage. Until he was eighteen he was educated with the Jesuits at Vannes, when, it is conjectured he went to Paris to continue his studies for the Bar. An early marriage drove him to seek a livelihood by means of literature, and shortly afterwards he found a valuable and sympathetic friend and patron in the Abbé de Lyonne, who not only bestowed upon him a pension of about £125, but also gave him the use of his library. For more eBooks visit www.kartindo.com< Less
Four Plays of Gil Vicente [Portuguese] By Gil Vicente
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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: Gil Vicente (Portuguese: [ˈʒiɫ... More > viˈsẽtɨ]; c.1465 – c. 1536), called the Trobadour, was a Portuguese playwright and poet who acted in and directed his own plays. Considered the chief dramatist of Portugal he is sometimes called the "Portuguese Plautus," often referred to as the "Father of Portuguese drama" and as one of Western literature's greatest playwrights. Vicente worked in Portuguese as much as he worked in Spanish and is thus, with Juan del Encina, considered joint-father of Spanish drama.Vicente was attached to the courts of the Portuguese kings Manuel I and John III. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gil_Vicente< Less
Confessions Of Con Cregan, the Irish Gil Blas By Charles James Lever
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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 James Lever (31 August 1806 – 1 June 1872) was an... More > Irish novelist.Lever was born in Amiens Street, Dublin, the second son of James Lever, an architect and builder, and was educated in private schools. His escapades at Trinity College, Dublin (1823–1828), where he took the degree in medicine in 1831, are drawn on for the plots of some of his novels. The character Frank Webber in the novel Charles O'Malley was based on a college friend, Robert Boyle, who later became a clergyman. Lever and Boyle earned pocket-money singing ballads of their own composing in the streets of Dublin and played many other pranks which Lever embellished in the novels O'Malley, Con Cregan and Lord Kilgobbin. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Lever< Less
A Brief History of the World or The Life of Gil Tipping By Jim Best
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A comic history of Brighton legend Gil Tipping, following his life from the dawn of time through the ages of pre-history, to ancient times to not so ancient times, to other times, to other peoples... More > times, to last orders and opening times. Some of it based on fact, in a loose way, based on his ramblings and some of the things he says.< Less
Volume 2632, Gilles Villeneuve Circuit --- Gil Chapman By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 2632, Gilles Villeneuve Circuit---Gil Chapman Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman... More > scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less