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When We Dead Awaken By Walter Wykes & Henrik Ibsen
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In his final play, Henrik Ibsen tells the story of Rubek, an aging sculptor who has lost all interest in the world around him. In spite of his wealth, his fame, and the attentions of his beautiful,... More > young wife, he can find no joy in his existence. He is stagnating, trapped in a spiritual vacuum, when suddenly he is jolted out of his stupor by an unexpected reunion with Irene, a model who once posed for him and whom he idolized. She is now half-mad and literally believes herself to be a walking corpse, a dead woman who roams the earth. In spite of her delusions, however, and in spite of his marriage, Rubek woos the disturbed woman mercilessly. He believes that, together, he and Irene can make each other whole. He will cure her of her delusions of death, and she will restore in him the joy of life. Irene eventually agrees to allow Rubek a few moments of real happiness. She will spend one final night with him ... but there is a terrible price to be paid.< Less
The Rainbow Swastika Conspiracy By Anthony Padgett
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The 1930's Depression was fertile ground for Hitler's rise to power and now a 21st century world leader is arising against a background of dwindling energy resources, global warming, religious... More > extremism, financial meltdown and the growing economic power of China, India and Saudi Arabia. David Wolfe, a Jewish sculptor, is caught up in Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Hindu and Buddhist prophecies, about Messiahs and the end of the world. He embarks on a global journey around art galleries, archaeological digs, business headquarters and religious sites. Based on a true story, this novel exposes the battle between East and West, to uncover the Rainbow Swastika Conspiracy. The book is based on Padgett's work for the Palestinian Department of Antiquities, his award winning sculpture "Zoroastrian Icarus", his lectures in New York and at Tate Modern, his 2 year Tribunal case against Mr Tony Blair and the Tate Galleries, and on his prophecies made on the 7th day of the 7th month of the year 2007. 7.7.7.< Less
In God's Way: A Novel By Bjornstjerne Bjornson
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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: Sir Edmund William Gosse CB (21 September 1849 – 16... More > May 1928) was an English poet, author and critic. He was strictly brought up in a small Protestant sect, the Plymouth Brethren, but broke away sharply from that faith. His account of his childhood in the book Father and Son has been described as the first psychological biography.His friendship with the sculptor Hamo Thornycroft inspired a successful career as a historian of late-Victorian sculpture. His translations of Ibsen helped to promote that playwright in England, and he encouraged the careers of W.B. Yeats and James Joyce. He also lectured in English literature at Cambridge.Gosse was the son of Philip Henry Gosse and Emily Bowes. His father was a naturalist and his mother an illustrator who published a number of books of poetry. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmund_Gosse< Less
Monsieur, Madame, and Bebe -- Complete By Gustave Droz
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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: Antoine Gustave Droz (June 9, 1832 – October 22, 1895),... More > author, French man of letters and son of the sculptor Jules-Antoine Droz (fr) (1807–1872), was born in Paris.He was educated as an artist, and began to exhibit in Paris at the Salon of 1857. A series of sketches dealing gaily and lightly with the intimacies of family life, published in the La Vie Parisienne and issued in book form as Monsieur, Madame et Bébé (1866), won for the author an immediate and great success. Entre Nous (1867) was built on a similar plan, and was followed by some psychological novels: Le Cahier Bleu de Mlle Cibot (1868); Autour d'une Source (1869); Un Paquet de Lettres (1870); Babolain (1872); Les Étangs (1875); Une Femme Gênante (1875); and L'Enfant (1885). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antoine_Gustave_Droz< Less
A TENUOUS THREAD By ALBERTA L. MASON
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Christian Roberts is a 19-year old art student who is attracted to his 36-year old humanities professor, a statuesque French beauty named Solange Doucette. A chance meeting between the two at school... More > late one night sets them on a trajectory that seals their destiny. After their first night together they realize there is a deep, mystical connection between them that transcends their age difference. After an enlightening sojourn at a Tantric Yoga ashram in India, Solange convinces Christian to move to her family's villa outside Paris. With Christian attending art school in Paris and making a name for himself as a sculptor of functional art, and Solange now expecting their first child, it seems that a happy, fulfilling life is assured for the unlikely couple, despite Solange's nagging fears that life is a tenuous thread. Then, one day, the thread snaps and their idyllic existence is forever upended by a catastrophic event that no one ever saw coming - except, perhaps, Solange, but she was powerless to stop it.< Less
The Sea-Wolf: Illustrated By Jack London
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The Sea-Wolf: Illustrated by Jack London; Illustrated by W. J. Aylward, was published in 1904. Powerful and gripping saga of Humphrey Van Weyden, captured by a seal-hunting ship and now an unwilling... More > sailor under its dreaded captain, Wolf Larsen. The men who sailed with Larsen were treacherous outcasts, but the captain himself was the legendary Sea Wolf–a violent brute of a man. An immediate bestseller, the first printing of forty thousand copies was sold out before publication. Of it, Ambrose Bierce wrote “The great thing—and it is among the greatest of things—is that tremendous creation, Wolf Larsen… the hewing out and setting up of such a figure is enough for a man to do in one lifetime.” "This story surely has the pure Stevenson ring, the adventurous glamour, the vertebrate stoicism. 'Tis surely the story of the making of a man, the sculptor being Captain Larsen, and the clay, the ease-loving, well-to-do, half-drowned man, to all appearances his helpless prey." Critic.< Less
The Bridal March; One Day By Bjornstjerne Bjornson
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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: Sir Edmund William Gosse CB (21 September 1849 – 16... More > May 1928) was an English poet, author and critic. He was strictly brought up in a small Protestant sect, the Plymouth Brethren, but broke away sharply from that faith. His account of his childhood in the book Father and Son has been described as the first psychological biography.His friendship with the sculptor Hamo Thornycroft inspired a successful career as a historian of late-Victorian sculpture. His translations of Ibsen helped to promote that playwright in England, and he encouraged the careers of W.B. Yeats and James Joyce. He also lectured in English literature at Cambridge.Gosse was the son of Philip Henry Gosse and Emily Bowes. His father was a naturalist and his mother an illustrator who published a number of books of poetry. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmund_Gosse< Less
Bellamy: The Princely Demon Who Sought Psychotherapy By Dr. Dan and Kate Montgomery
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Christian fiction at its finest. Psychologist Mackenzie Maguire is in love with Tony Vargas, a Santa Fe sculptor. But it's her books about God and personality that arrest the attention of Kingpin,... More > a.k.a. Satan. Hell is depopulating at an alarming rate, and Maguire is a contributing factor. Kingpin commands Prince Bellamy, "Go to Earth and destroy this Maguire dope before I lose any more converts to that loathsome trinity: dogface, the upstart, and tweetie bird!" Satan doesn't promise Bellamy the world, but the next best thing...a mansion next to his own with early retirement. Armed with a red bowtie, blue blazer, and a coin of transmigration that will rocket him to Earth, Bellamy sets off perfectly assured of victory. After all, he single-handedly engineered the fall of the Roman Empire and the near world domination of the Third Reich. How hard can it be to destroy a psychologist's faith and hand her soul to Satan?< Less
Bellamy: The Princely Demon Who Sought Psychotherapy By Dr. Dan and Kate Montgomery
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Christian fiction at its finest. Psychologist Mackenzie Maguire is in love with Tony Vargas, a Santa Fe sculptor. But it's her books about God and personality that arrest the attention of Kingpin,... More > a.k.a. Satan. Hell is depopulating at an alarming rate, and Maguire is a contributing factor. Kingpin commands Prince Bellamy, "Go to Earth and destroy this Maguire dope before I lose any more converts to that loathsome trinity: dogface, the upstart, and tweetie bird!" Satan doesn't promise Bellamy the world, but the next best thing...a mansion next to his own with early retirement. Armed with a red bowtie, blue blazer, and a coin of transmigration that will rocket him to Earth, Bellamy sets off perfectly assured of victory. After all, he single-handedly engineered the fall of the Roman Empire and the near world domination of the Third Reich. How hard can it be to destroy a psychologist's faith and hand her soul to Satan?< Less
Joseph Kleitsch: 118 Masterpieces By Maria Tsaneva
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Joseph Kleitsch (1882–1931) was a Hungarian-American portrait and plein air painter who holds a high place in the early California School of Impressionism. He has been characterized as a... More > "master of gorgeous color". Arthur Millier, art critic for the "Los Angeles Times", in 1933, said of Kleitsch that he was "a born colorist; he seemed to play on canvas with the abandon of a gypsy violinist". Earlier Anthony Anderson, also an art critic for the "Los Angeles Times" in 1922, was quoted as saying: "Kleitsch has discovered more varieties of loveliness in Laguna Beach than any other artist...he explored little intimate places, he painted quaint old streets with towering eucalyptus, the gardens rioting with bloom, and he introduced feminine figures straying through these charming purlieus...". During his career, he held memberships at the Chicago Society of Artists, the Laguna Beach Art Association, the Painters' and Sculptors' Club and the Palette and Chisel Club of Chicago.< Less

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