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Quick Guide: A Study In Scarlet By College Guide World
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A Study in Scarlet is a detective mystery novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, introducing his new character of Sherlock Holmes, who later became one of the most famous literary detective... More > characters. He wrote the story in 1886, and it was published the next year. The book's title derives from a speech given by Holmes to his sidekick Doctor Watson on the nature of his work, in which he describes the story's murder investigation as his "study in scarlet": "There’s the scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inch of it."< Less
Christian Devotions & Quick Studies By Jim Davenport
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This book is a compilation of selected articles and devotions on a variety of Christian topics. Some touch on items of importance to the local church such as how to deal with rumors and gossip, the... More > Biblical pattern for giving, the comparison of givers and takers, harboring grudges, and the proper order for worship. Many of the articles provide advice to the individual Christian on their daily walk with God including such topics as lifestyle choices, the sanctity of life, changes brought about by the salvation experience, how to deal with fear, facing tough times, being a friend, and making right choices. Several articles touch on Islam with one providing a basic comparison to Christian beliefs. Others address the nature of God, the gift of Jesus, and the believer’s sufficiency in Christ. Not everyone will appreciate the author’s point of view, but his purpose is to make you think … and in particular to think about and strengthen your relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.< Less
Christian Devotions & Quick Studies By Jim Davenport
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This book is a compilation of selected articles and devotions on a variety of Christian topics. Some touch on items of importance to the local church such as how to deal with rumors and gossip, the... More > Biblical pattern for giving, the comparison of givers and takers, harboring grudges, and the proper order for worship. Many of the articles provide advice to the individual Christian on their daily walk with God including such topics as lifestyle choices, the sanctity of life, changes brought about by the salvation experience, how to deal with fear, facing tough times, being a friend, and making right choices. Several articles touch on Islam with one providing a basic comparison to Christian beliefs. Others address the nature of God, the gift of Jesus, and the believer’s sufficiency in Christ. Not everyone will appreciate the author’s point of view, but his purpose is to make you think … and in particular to think about and strengthen your relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.< Less
Quick Guide: It By College Guide World
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It is a 1986 horror novel by American author Stephen King. The story follows the exploits of seven children as they are terrorized by the eponymous being, which exploits the fears and phobias of its... More > victims in order to disguise itself while hunting its prey. "It" primarily appears in the form of a clown in order to attract its preferred prey of young children. The novel is told through narratives alternating between two time periods, and is largely told in the third-person omniscient mode. It deals with themes which would eventually become King staples: the power of memory, childhood trauma, and the ugliness lurking behind a façade of traditional small-town values. The novel won the British Fantasy Award in 1987, and received nominations for the Locus and World Fantasy Awards that same year. Publishers Weekly listed It as the best-selling book in the United States in 1986.< Less
A quick guide to studying in Frankfurt am Main By Joshua Henwood
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A comprehensive quick guide to students thinking about studying and living in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Information includes travel to and around Frankfurt am Main, universities in Frankfurt am... More > Main, the Erasmus scheme, dealing with finances on a budget in Germany and a quick description on things to do whilst over there.< Less
Quick Guide: Vanity Fair By College Guide World
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“Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray was first published in 1848. It happens to be a novel without a hero. The book satirizes the society in early 19th century Britain. The... More > title of the novel “Vanity Fair” comes from “The Pilgrim’s Progress” written by John Bunyan which was first published in 1678. It was being widely read while Thackeray was writing his novel. Quick Guide: Vanity Fair Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Characters Chapter Three: Plot Summary Chapter Four: Critical Analysis< Less
Quick Guide: The Edwardians By College Guide World
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This is only a guide book containing introduction, themes, summary, and analysis. This is not the original novel. “The Edwardians” by Vita Sackville West was first published in 1930.... More > It is one of the author’s later novels. The book happens to be a very distinct critique of the Edwardian aristocratic society. It is also seen as the author’s own reflection of her own childhood experiences. “The Edwardians” belongs to the genre of the Bildungsroman. Quick Guide: The Edwardians Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Major Themes Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Plot Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
A Quick Guide to "Gaudy Night" By College Guide World
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Harriet Vane happens to be invited to attend the annual ‘Gaudy’ celebrations at all female Shrewsbury College by the dons of the alma mater. The celebrations begin but soon they turn... More > sour because a lunatic begins several malicious pranks. That lunatic sends poison pen messages, creates obscene graffiti, a set of proofs is destroyed, and vile effigies are crafted. There is a chance that a murder will take place in college. Harriet eventually tells her old friend Wimsey to investigate the matter. A Quick Guide to "Gaudy Night" Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Characters Chapter Three: Plot Summary Chapter Four: Critical Analysis< Less
A Quick Guide to "Anthem" By Students' Academy
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“Anthem” by Ayn Rand was first published in England in 1938. It is a dystopian fiction novella. Rand had written the book in 1937. The story is set in the time period in some unspecified... More > future date. The novel presents mankind in another dark age which is characterized by collectivism, irrationality, economics, and social thinking. If there is any technological advancement in that future period, it is very carefully planned. There is no place for the concept of individuality. A Quick Guide to "Anthem" Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Characters Chapter Three: Plot Summary Chapter Four: Critical Analysis< Less
Quick Guide: Nightmare Abbey By College Guide World
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“Nightmare Abby” by Thomas Love Peacock was first published in November 1818. It was the third of his novels to be published. In the year 1837, the book was republished after a little... More > revision by the author in Volume 57 of Bentley’s Standard Novels. Like most of the novels written by Peacock, it was also well received and widely accepted. It was more popular among the young readers of the time. Quick Guide: Nightmare Abbey Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Major Themes Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Famous Quotes and Passages< Less