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The Literary Hatchet, Issue #1 By Stefani Koorey
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The Literary Hatchet is a bi-annual special edition of The Hatchet: Lizzie Borden's Journal of Murder, Mystery & Victorian History. It includes new fiction, short stories, poetry and prose,... More > humor, photography, art, and illustration --- on subject matter related to murder, mystery, crime, nightmares, and the paranormal --- from authors and artists worldwide.< Less
The Literary Hatchet, Issue #1 By Stefani Koorey
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The Literary Hatchet is a bi-annual special edition of The Hatchet: Lizzie Borden's Journal of Murder, Mystery & Victorian History. It includes new fiction, short stories, poetry and prose,... More > humor, photography, art, and illustration --- on subject matter related to murder, mystery, crime, nightmares, and the paranormal --- from authors and artists worldwide.< Less
Literary Pilgrimages of a Naturalist By Winthrop Packard
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He who would know Thoreau's Walden will do well to bathe in it. His first plunge may well be in Thoreau's story of the pond and his life on its bank, and when he comes dripping from this and puts on... More > the garments of everyday life he still must feel a little of the glow of the fire with which this alchemist of the woods transmuted all things, showing us how rough granite, hard iron and base lead are gold. Thoreau lived on the borders of the little clear pond but two years... But his spirit had birth in something akin to its pure, profound waters and dwells above them now for all centuries. ...Here is a crater of glacier-crushed granite, out of which never came smoke nor lava, only a white fire from unexplored depths, a fire of cool austerity which burns the dross out of all that may be put into it. Its waters well up from a mysterious source within the very earth. Their outflow is equally invisible....< Less
A Literary Cavalcade-II By Robert A. Parker
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For six decades, writer and editor Robert A. Parker has followed up each book he reads, mainly novels, with an evaluation. His comments are informed by an independent critical view that balances a... More > moral and literary sensibility. In this second of six volumes, the authors covered range from Henri Daniel-Rops to Jose Maria Gironalla. They include Don DeLillo, Peter Dexter, E. L. Doctorow, Umberto Eco, Shusaku Endo, Louise Erdrich, William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Fowles, E. M. Forster, Carlos Fuentes, and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, as well as a few mystery authors and historians. The commentaries are listed alphabetically by author, and the books by the date of publication for each author. The writers here represent a broad range of writing styles, cultural influences, and moral philosophies. And all are rated on their literary achievement, the effectiveness of plot, character, and setting, plus their recognition of the moral, ethical, and spiritual values of mankind.< Less
A Literary Cavalcade-III By Robert A. Parker
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For six decades, writer and editor Robert A. Parker has followed up each book he reads, mainly novels, with an evaluation of that book. His comments are informed by independent critical view that... More > balances a moral and literary sensibility. In this third of six volumes, the authors covered range from George Gissing to Tom Lea. They include Mary Gordon, Graham Greene, Ernest Hemingway, John Hersey, Henry James, James Jones, Nikos, Kazantzakis, William Kennedy, and Stephen KIng, as well as a few mystery authors and historians. The commentaries are listed alphabetically by author. There are at least 85 authors included in this volume, some represented by one book, some by five or more. These writers represent a broad range of writing styles, cultural influences, and moral philosophies. And all are rated on their literary achievement, the effectiveness of plot, character, and setting, plus their recognition of the moral, ethical, and spiritual values of mankind.< Less
A Literary Cavalcade-II By Robert A. Parker
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For six decades, writer and editor Robert A. Parker has followed up each book he reads, mainly novels, with an evaluation. His comments are informed by an independent critical view that balances a... More > moral and literary sensibility. In this second of six volumes, the authors covered range from Henri Daniel-Rops to Jose Maria Gironalla. They include Don DeLillo, Peter Dexter, E. L. Doctorow, Umberto Eco, Shusaku Endo, Louise Erdrich, William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Fowles, E. M. Forster, Carlos Fuentes, and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, as well as a few mystery authors and historians. The commentaries are listed alphabetically by author, and the books by the date of publication for each author. The writers here represent a broad range of writing styles, cultural influences, and moral philosophies. And all are rated on their literary achievement, the effectiveness of plot, character, and setting, plus their recognition of the moral, ethical, and spiritual values of mankind.< Less
A Literary Cavalcade-II By Robert A. Parker
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For six decades, writer and editor Robert A. Parker has followed up each book he reads, mainly novels, with an evaluation of that book. His comments are informed by an independent critical view that... More > balances a moral and literary sensibility. In this second of six volumes, the authors covered range from Henri Daniel-Rops to Jose Maria Gironalla. They include Don DeLillo, Peter Dexter, E. L. Doctorow, Umberto Eco, Shusaku Endo, Louise Erdrich, William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Fowles, E. M. Forster, Carlos Fuentes, and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, as well as a few mystery authors and historians. The commentaries are listed alphabetically by author, and the books by the date of publication for each author. The writers here represent a broad range of writing styles, cultural influences, and moral philosophies. And all are rated on their literary achievement, the effectiveness of plot, character, and setting, plus their recognition of the moral, ethical, and spiritual values of mankind.< Less
An Antarctic Mystery By Jules Verne
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An Antarctic Mystery is an 1897, two-volume novel by Jules Verne and is a response to Edgar Allan Poe's 1838 novel The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket. It follows the adventures of the... More > narrator and his journey from the Kerguelen Islands aboard Halbrane. Neither Poe nor Verne had actually visited the remote Kerguelen Islands, in the south Indian Ocean, but their works are some of the few literary (as opposed to exploratory) references to the archipelago.< Less
The Codified Mysteries By Vashisht Vaid
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This book “The codified Mysteries” may provide the reader, the required conscious awareness related to normal looking literary text of ancient stories and the symbolic knowledge imbedded... More > in the ancient buildings which is technically the secret knowledge of universe [Brahmanda], which was imbedded into these various symbolic structures erected upon planet earth, as our planet earth is the most important planet in our solar system, which is technically the center of our entire evolving universe [Brahmanda] thus existing subjectively and objectively in the Cosmic Vital/Physical plane, if looking at it from the spiritual aspect, and not only from the normal physical aspect like most humans do.< Less
Mused - the BellaOnline Literary Review - Summer Solstice 2009 By BellaOnline The Voice of Women
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Summer's gentle breezes encourage us to slow down, look around, and drink in the beauty of nature. The smallest grasshopper can offer a warm chuckle. Dragonflies balance on thin branches. Roses and... More > marigolds are life's living jewels. Intermingled with these images are visions of a different dimension. One poem puzzles at the mystery of autism. Another immerses us in a summer thunderstorm. The stories accompany us on journeys - to a subterranean memorial in France, to an ancient church in Malta, to a quiet farm in rural India. Become immersed in an account of attending Obama's inauguration in Washington DC. Then nestle in for more personal stories - the helpless sadness as a father's life fades, the nervous pride as a mother watches her child stretch his wings and fly. End with the warm embrace of immense inspiration via singer Mary Travers, member of Peter, Paul and Mary. Mary touches millions with her social activism. Her final words in the interview: "Be kind to your neighbor."< Less