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Short Stories about Numbers By Rajnish Kumar
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This book has attempted to provide a set of off beat, fun filled pages. Most of the mothers had a tough time explaining to their child that 11 is eleven and not oneteen and 12 is twelve and not... More > twoteen. The early learner would have often wondered why of all bases this strange number 2.718… was chosen as natural logarithm base called,e. After all why is Mathematics left out of the Nobel Prize by the Academy? Did you know that only a few folds to a paper could take you to the moon? Binary system is okay but why the computer uses such a strange notation as AD45F3? A few brilliant logical and dissection puzzling stories with solutions are to be found here. There does exist a triangle in the universe whose angles add upto more than 180 deg.What made 1729 the taxi number so famous? Some strange path can make a square tyred bicycle move smoothly. All this and more interesting stories are to be found in the book.< Less
Number Seventeen By Louis Tracy
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Number Seventeen is a 1932 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, based on a stage play by J. Jefferson Farjeon, and starring John Stuart, Anne Grey and Leon M. Lion. The film is about a group of... More > criminals who committed a jewel robbery and put their money in an old house over a railway leading to the English Channel, the film's title being derived from the house's street number. An outsider stumbles onto this plot and intervenes with the help of a neighbour, a police officer's daughter.After being available only in poor-quality prints for decades, the film was released in high quality by French media company Canal+ in 2005.Detective Barton is searching for a necklace stolen by a gang of thieves. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Number_Seventeen Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Bugs by Numbers By Danielle Bruckert
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A cute story about bugs down in the garden, using recognition, repetition, and rhyme to learn to count the numbers one to five. Children will love the cute bugs and find it fun counting.
Bugs by Numbers By Danielle Bruckert
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A cute story about bugs down in the garden, using recognition, repetition, and rhyme to learn to count the numbers one to five. Children will love the cute bugs and find it fun counting.
Numbering Stars By Charlotte Hebert
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Lynn, in a blink-of-the-eye event, loses the person dearest in the world to her--her husband. This tragedy starts Lynn out on both a spiritual search, in which she delves into meditation and Eastern... More > religion, and a path of self-destruction. Things start to go better for Lynn, however, when, as a way of looking outside of herself, she volunteers at a suicide-prevention hotline and begins to develop a relationship with a caller… Or do they? Numbering Stars is an elegiac love story, an exploration of life and meaning, and a suspenseful read rolled into one. It is ultimately about a woman who is struggling with faith under the onus of loss—who keeps trying and failing and trying again.< Less
Numbering Stars By Charlotte Hebert
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Lynn, in a blink-of-the-eye event, loses the person dearest in the world to her--her husband. This tragedy starts Lynn out on both a spiritual search, in which she delves into meditation and Eastern... More > religion, and a path of self-destruction. Things start to go better for Lynn, however, when, as a way of looking outside of herself, she volunteers at a suicide-prevention hotline and begins to develop a relationship with a caller… Or do they? Numbering Stars is an elegiac love story, an exploration of life and meaning, and a suspenseful read rolled into one. It is ultimately about a woman who is struggling with faith under the onus of loss—who keeps trying and failing and trying again.< Less
Number 70, Berlin: A Story of Britain's Peril By William Le Queux
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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: William Tufnell Le Queux[a] (2 July 1864 - 13 October 1927) was... More > an Anglo-French journalist and writer. He was also a diplomat (honorary consul for San Marino), a traveller (in Europe, the Balkans and North Africa), a flying buff who officiated at the first British air meeting at Doncaster in 1909, and a wireless pioneer who broadcast music from his own station long before radio was generally available; his claims regarding his own abilities and exploits, however, were usually exaggerated. His best-known works are the anti-French and anti-Russian invasion fantasy The Great War in England in 1897 (1894) and the anti-German invasion fantasy The Invasion of 1910 (1906), the latter of which was a phenomenal bestseller.Le Queux was born in London. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Le_Queux< Less
An Even Number Of Odd Tales By Howard Freedman
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An Even Number Of Odd Tales is the debut collection of twelve short stories by Howard B. Freedman. Within it you will find a few tales grounded in the science fiction genre, while others stray into... More > the realms of magic, the supernatural and other worldly dimensions. However, a lighter, more humorous side comes through on yet a few others. With the exception that they might all be considered a little odd, there is no underlying theme to the collection which includes “The Hole in the Sky” about a not too distant future world where the government has kept a dark secret about their beginnings, “Forever” where the haunting a man has never managed to leave behind merges with what he recently tries to forget, and “The Rejuvenator” concerning a geeky love triangle and misconceptions about a secret formula.< Less
An Even Number of Odd Tales By Howard Freedman
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An Even Number Of Odd Tales is the debut collection of twelve short stories by Howard B. Freedman. Within it you will find a few tales grounded in the science fiction genre, while others stray into... More > the realms of magic, the supernatural and other worldly dimensions. However, a lighter, more humorous side comes through on yet a few others. With the exception that they might all be considered a little odd, there is no underlying theme to the collection which includes "The Hole in the Sky" about a not too distant future world where the government has kept a dark secret about their beginnings, "Forever" where the haunting a man has never managed to leave behind merges with what he recently tries to forget, and "The Rejuvenator" concerning a geeky love triangle and misconceptions about a secret formula.< Less
An Even Number Of Odd Tales By Howard Freedman
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An Even Number Of Odd Tales is the debut collection of twelve short stories by Howard B. Freedman. Within it you will find a few tales grounded in the science fiction genre, while others stray into... More > the realms of magic, the supernatural and other worldly dimensions. However, a lighter, more humorous side comes through on yet a few others. With the exception that they might all be considered a little odd, there is no underlying theme to the collection which includes “The Hole in the Sky” about a not too distant future world where the government has kept a dark secret about their beginnings, “Forever” where the haunting a man has never managed to leave behind merges with what he recently tries to forget, and “The Rejuvenator” concerning a geeky love triangle and misconceptions about a secret formula.< Less