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Jin Tsay’s revelation entices the military with a potential to uncover and disarm any covert threats. The government that funded the engineer’s classified project orders Tsay’s... More > death, so they can secretly possess his technology: VEIL Veil proves to be the purest form of espionage by endowing humankind with the ability to experience life through another person. Veil provides a direct perception of another's immediate thoughts, emotions, memories, and their most intimate senses. If it ever escapes the military’s selfish grip, Veil swears to permanently alter the landscapes of our lives. Veil promises to usher in our unifying evolution. Wielding Veil's inescapable force, Suren Tsay seeks to inflict justice upon all those responsible for her husband’s demise, culminating in and obsessive hunt for the elusive killer of the Great Jin Tsay. Taking Veil beyond limits Jin himself could’ve imagined, Suren Tsay soon realizes she too must inhabit the world created by her husband’s invention and her own bloodlust.< Less
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In this first person account of bipolar disorder, Michael Lukas tells the story of discovering his illness as he finds himself transformed from high school valedictorian to correctional facility... More > inmate over the course of a summer. The changes begin with an unexpected and deep depression. This is followed by Lukas' first explosive manic episode which results in his expulsion from Stanford University. We are invited to relive these intense experiences and to understand the effects on a young man's life as he fights to regain control of his future. Through Lukas' intimate account of struggle and eventual acceptance of his illness, The Veil offers insight for all who struggle with extreme emotional states and their consequences, and for all who love them. Michael Lukas has lived with bipolar disorder for 20 years. In that time, he has been homeless, jailed, committed, and deeply in debt. He now lives with his wife and children in the Bay Area and holds a degree from Stanford University.< Less
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In this first person account of bipolar disorder, Michael Lukas tells the story of discovering his illness as he finds himself transformed from high school valedictorian to correctional facility... More > inmate over the course of a summer. The changes begin with an unexpected and deep depression. This is followed by Lukas' first explosive manic episode which results in his expulsion from Stanford University. We are invited to relive these intense experiences and to understand the effects on a young man's life as he fights to regain control of his future. Through Lukas' intimate account of struggle and eventual acceptance of his illness, The Veil offers insight for all who struggle with extreme emotional states and their consequences, and for all who love them. Michael Lukas has lived with bipolar disorder for 20 years and has worked tirelessly to get it under control. In that time, he has been homeless, jailed, committed, and deeply in debt. He now lives with his wife and children in San Francisco.< Less
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Short, powerful essay on the emotion of race at UVA. "A visit to Jefferson's University is a walk through the turn-of-the-century South, where poplar trees bear a peculiar fruit and the roots of... More > tradition strangle the buds of progress." This is the most difficult work Hypocrite Press prints, and perhaps the one of which we are most proud. While it will be included in our pending collection of Charlottesville nonfiction, it was unthinkable to let it sit in a drawer until that publication appears... Taylor Harris< Less
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Gabrielle and Marian, two medieval musicians, retreat from public life as performers into the mountains of south-eastern France in the Pyrenees, to search for an authentic medieval sound. This was... More > the land of poet-minstrels called Troubadours and a mystical sect of Christians called the Cathars, or the Good. Their new life is calm until Gabrielle has a terrible accident and hangs by a thread to life. They are not within reach of emergency services and decide to cope alone. As Gabrielle almost falls into a coma, she starts to talk deliriously. But soon Marian realises that she is telling a magical story. The story not only heals her physical injuries, but her tormented nature.< Less
The Veiled Man
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The Veiled Man. Being an Account of the Risks and Adventures of Sidi Ahamadou, Sheikh of the Azjar Marauders of the Great Sahara By William Le Queux. Illustrator: Alfred Pearce. Published in 1899.... More > William Tufnell Le Queux was 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-German invasion fantasies The Great War in England in 1897 (1894) and The Invasion of 1910 (1906), the latter of which was a phenomenal bestseller.< Less
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“ Véus” é um conjunto de poemas que descrevem de alguma forma a condição da Mulher na actualidade. No século XXI ainda existe uma forma de escravatura... More > velada onde os medos se confundem com outros tipos de sentimentos que não são reais. Não se pretende esconder, aqui, essa diversidade de sentir, o que pode parecer demasiado violento e forte. "Veils" is a collection of poems that describe somehow the condition of women today. In the XXI century there is still a veiled form of slavery where fears are confused with other types of feelings that are not real. The author Does not wants to hide here, this diversity of feelings, which may seem too violent and strong.< Less
The Lifted Veil
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First published in 1858, The Lifted Veil can only be described as an anomaly in Eliot’s canon. A short novella, it sits firmly in the horror genre and is unique for Eliot being written in the... More > first person. The narrator, Latimer, believes he has the ability to see into the future and read other people’s thoughts. He finds himself attracted to Bertha, his brother’s fiancé, for the simple reason that he cannot discern her thoughts and motivations. When the brother dies, Latimer marries Bertha, only to discover that she is hardly innocent.< Less
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