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La foire aux vanites, Tome II [French] By William Makepeace Thackeray
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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 Makepeace Thackeray (/ˈθækəri/; 18... More > July 1811 – 24 December 1863) was an English novelist of the 19th century. He is famous for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair, a panoramic portrait of English society.Thackeray, an only child, was born in Calcutta, India, where his father, Richmond Thackeray (1 September 1781 – 13 September 1815), was secretary to the Board of Revenue in the British East India Company. His mother, Anne Becher (1792–1864), was the second daughter of Harriet Becher and John Harman Becher, who was also a secretary (writer) for the East India Company. [citation needed]Richmond died in 1815, which caused Anne to send her son to England in 1816, while she remained in India. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Makepeace_Thackeray< Less
La princesse de Cleves [French] By Madame de (Marie-Madeleine Pioche de La Vergne) La Fayette
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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: Marie-Madeleine Pioche de La Vergne, comtesse de La Fayette... More > (baptized 18 March 1634 – 25 May 1693), better known as Madame de La Fayette, was a French writer, the author of La Princesse de Clèves, France's first historical novel and one of the earliest novels in literature.Christened Marie-Madeleine Pioche de La Vergne, she was born in Paris to a family of minor but wealthy nobility. At 16, de la Vergne became the maid of honour to Queen Anne of Austria and began also to acquire a literary education from Gilles Ménage, who gave her lessons in Italian and Latin. Ménage would lead her to join the fashionable salons of Madame de Rambouillet and Madeleine de Scudéry. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madame_de_La_Fayette< Less
Il Comento alla Divina Commedia, e gli altri scritti intorno a Dante, vol. 2 [Italian] By Giovanni Boccaccio
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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: Giovanni Boccaccio... More > (/boʊˈkɑːtʃiˌoʊ, -tʃoʊ, bə-/; Italian: [dʒoˈvanni bokˈkattʃo]; 1313 – 21 December 1375) was an Italian writer, poet, correspondent of Petrarch, and an important Renaissance humanist. Boccaccio wrote a number of notable works, including The Decameron and On Famous Women. He wrote his imaginative literature mostly in the Italian vernacular, as well as other works in Latin, and is particularly noted for his realistic dialogue which differed from that of his contemporaries, medieval writers who usually followed formulaic models for character and plot.The details of Boccaccio's birth are uncertain. He was born in Florence or in a village near Certaldo where his family was from. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giovanni_Boccaccio< Less
To be a Russian wife in America By Iryna Scarborough
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International marriage between American men and Russian speaking women from FSU Countries is difficult in the beginning. Language and culture are not the biggest problem they will face, there exists... More > another mode of thinking and style of life for both husband and wife, The author draws from her own experience, as well as other women who made a transition through this hard time. This book will serve as a guide to possible misunderstandings that may arise. Writer, Iryna Scarborough, has worked as a professional journalist for more than twenty years. In the content are true stories written with excellent humor. Also included information on how to open a fiancee visa and a tourist visa for family visitors from FSU countries. This book makes a great gift for your fiancé, wife, or friends that speak Russian.< Less
To be a Russian wife in America By Iryna Scarborough
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International marriage between American men and Russian speaking women from FSU Countries is difficult in the beginning. Language and culture are not the biggest problem they will face, there exists... More > another mode of thinking and style of life for both husband and wife, The author draws from her own experience, as well as other women who made a transition through this hard time. This book will serve as a guide to possible misunderstandings that may arise. Writer, Iryna Scarborough, has worked as a professional journalist for more than twenty years. In the content are true stories written with excellent humor. Also included information on how to open a fiancee visa and a tourist visa for family visitors from FSU countries. This book makes a great gift for your fiancé, wife, or friends that speak Russian.< Less
Yggdrasill By Domonkos Szkladányi
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This is a hungarian book with poems, teology, spirituality, alcohol, drugs, sex, orgy, medicine, women, people, man, and woman, mother, fother, and brother. This book is inspirated to my... More > family. Remember to old customs, and sladge rockstars empty words. Spiritual damage, and what is be healty? Brainstorms in my head. I am a nonprofessional amateur writer. This is my first book. I don't want to be a politician, or a priest. I want to find an answer: why i became a problem child? That's all. I want a happy end in my whole life, but somebody doesn't want to be happy. This is very sad to me. I was a musician, drummer, pianist, and i become music writer. Polifony, and new frequencies make me bad in the internet. I can't stop listen to music, but i want to stop rock n roll for a long time. This is not a short story for me. But this book is very short. 2X2=4 I haven't got degree.< Less
The Sultans of Ash By Saad Hadi & سعد هادي
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The Sultans of Ash are not mythical creatures; they were a group of Iraqi men and women, whom in late 2006, travelled from Damascus to Beirut on a tourist trip, which took three days. In those days,... More > Beirut had been immersed in a troubled state; Hezbollah carried out a sit-down strike in the city center, against the government's policy, so these travelers spent the days of their journey in a secluded hotel, in the north of Beirut. Conflicts and issues arose between them, in the midst of numerous strange and exciting events, which leads to the near death of one of the characters. Saad Hadi is an Iraqi writer, born in Baghdad in 1956. He has been working as a journalist since 1975, and he holds a master's degree in the history of art from the College of Fine Arts at University of Baghdad. He issued 5 books in Arabic: three novels and two collections of stories. His latest novel, The Lame Whores Birds, was published by Moment Digibooks in London, in 2013. He currently lives in Jyväskylä, Finland.< Less
Oeuvres poetiques Tome 1 [French] By de Pisan Christine
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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: Christine de Pizan (also seen as de Pisan; 1364 – c. 1430)... More > was an Italian French late medieval author. She served as a court writer for several dukes (Louis of Orleans, Philip the Bold of Burgundy, and John the Fearless of Burgundy) and the French royal court during the reign of Charles VI. She wrote both poetry and prose works such as biographies and books containing practical advice for women. She completed forty-one works during her 30-year career from 1399–1429. She married in 1380 at the age of 15, and was widowed 10 years later. Much of the impetus for her writing came from her need to earn a living to support her mother, a niece and her two surviving children. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christine_de_Pizan< Less
سلاطين الرماد By Saad Hadi & سعد هادي
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The Sultans of Ash are not mythical creatures; they were a group of Iraqi men and women, whom in late 2006, travelled from Damascus to Beirut on a tourist trip, which took three days. In those days,... More > Beirut had been immersed in a troubled state; Hezbollah carried out a sit-down strike in the city center, against the government's policy, so these travelers spent the days of their journey in a secluded hotel, in the north of Beirut. Conflicts and issues arose between them, in the midst of numerous strange and exciting events, which leads to the near death of one of the characters. Saad Hadi is an Iraqi writer, born in Baghdad in 1956. He has been working as a journalist since 1975, and he holds a master's degree in the history of art from the College of Fine Arts at University of Baghdad. He issued 5 books in Arabic: three novels and two collections of stories. His latest novel, The Lame Whores Birds, was published by Moment Digibooks in London, in 2013. He currently lives in Jyväskylä, Finland.< Less