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The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare By G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
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The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare is a novel by G. K. Chesterton, first published in 1908. The book is sometimes referred to as a metaphysical thriller.In Edwardian era London, Gabriel Syme is... More > recruited at Scotland Yard to a secret anti-anarchist police corps. Lucian Gregory, an anarchistic poet, lives in the suburb of Saffron Park. Syme meets him at a party and they debate the meaning of poetry. Gregory argues that revolt is the basis of poetry. Syme demurs, insisting the essence of poetry is not revolution but law. He antagonizes Gregory by asserting that the most poetical of human creations is the timetable for the London Underground. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Man_Who_Was_Thursday Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Prince and the Panther By Shiree McCarver
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Sir Lucian Gilbert, master of lies and disguises has retired from Queen Elizabeth’s Secret Service to find the answers to his past. He will journey from England to the Turkish desert to... More > uncover the circumstances that caused his mother to abandon him. Zeundi, a Nubian assassin raised in Japan is preparing to meet her demise; but as fate would have it, the very same Englishman that her assassin ‘sister’ Sauda messenger her to protect, is the same man that rescues her from the Grand Vizier’s arena of death. Now she is determined to stay alive and help Lucian on his mission while hiding from those who seek her life for the bounty price. Lucian and Zeundi, both, pompous, proud and overbearing come to realize their destinies are intertwined and in each other a peace they’ve never found before. As they search for Lucian’s truths inside the guarded palace of the Ottoman Empire, love is what they discover. Once Lucian uncovers the truth will the Zeundi still have a place in his life?< Less