By R.M. West,Peter West,Anita Evans
It was once Aristotle who acknowledged that historical past tells us what has occurred and that poetry tells us what can ensue. Therein lies the excellence among Thusytides’ historical past of the Greek Peloponnesian struggle and Homer’s prior epic poem the Iliad.
A fantasy can remodel the area with whatever extra robust than evidence ––an proposal. allow us to say then that what you carry on your hand is a myth.
By Enoh Meyomesse
Ce roman est ainsi une fresque du comportement odieux, en période électorale vis-à-vis de l’opposition, de ces personnages que les Camerounais appellent « cooks de terre ».
By Klaus Nüchtern,Rudi Klein,Armin Thurnher,Wolfgang Kralicek,Klaus Taschwer,Karl Duffek,Tex Rubinowitz,Thomas Waschek
Die Erlebnisse eines Marathonläufers, Vaters einer Tochter, Biertrinkers und Kulturredakteurs einer Wiener Stadtzeitung: Mit ganz und gar normalen Geschichten von der Küchenrollenmafia, Fadgaskonzentrationen, Schnee auf schwarzsamtenen Sakkos oder von Männern und Frauen vor Ketchupregalen gewährt Nüchtern Einblick in sein urbanes Leben.
By David Selby
A stroll with President Abraham Lincoln and Vietnam Veteran Charles Huggins via Vietnam Veteran Charles Huggins via Washington D.C., on a scorching Fourth of July evening, turns into a stroll via heritage. Layering time, grief, humor and myth, Selby offers a narrative that's either relocating and engaging.
"From its starting paragraph, 'Lincoln's higher Angel' is touching, and from time to time excellent. David Selby has created a dwelling, respiring Lincoln, precise to ancient roots, but alive and proper in modern international. Any pupil of yankee historical past might be dazzled via Selby's interpretation of Lincoln and his believable reactions to modern occasions. With each web page, you tumble additional into his notable international, and meet a captivating clever and outstanding ghost of Lincoln." -Bob Rogers, BRC mind's eye Arts, government manufacturer of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
"David Selby has introduced the ghost of Lincoln again to Washington D.C. the place he looks to a Vietnam veteran assigned to the Lincoln Memorial. They speak about the previous and the current in a truly inventive and philosophical discussion. A so much wonderful read." -Wayne C. Temple, historian and writer of 'Abraham Lincoln: From Skeptic to Prophet' and different works, and leader Deputy Director, Illinois nation Archive
"David Selby has awarded a captivating novel... Selby has Lincoln talking in a mixture of noble sentiments and intensely universal knowledge - an ideal mixture for the nice Emancipator. Lincoln is obviously someone we would like we knew larger, and in Selby's paintings we come to grasp his as by no means before." -Michael P. Riccards, writer, 'Ferocious Engine of Democracy', a two-volume historical past of the presidency
"'Lincoln's greater Angel' provides us a heritage lesson, and Lincoln's phrases and activities display how he replaced our mind set and made it attainable for we all to be the easiest that we will be." -Rafer Johnson, Olympic Decathlon Gold Medal Winner
By Younes Ben
By Joachim Kalonji Tshibumba
l. a. république que l’auteur nous présente ici est une synthèse allégorique de toutes les républiques d’Afrique subsaharienne. Elle nous permet d’avoir une idée sur ce qu’ont vécu les Africains après les indépendances. Il utilise los angeles dérision pour interpeller l’élite africaine qui se laisse entrainer par l. a. vie facile quand l’avenir du continent lui appartient.
By Georg Erwin Thaller
Perry Blake will in Schottland mit dem Drachenflieger fliegen lernen. Er gerät beim Landeanflug in einen Baum, fällt herunter und bricht sich das Genick. Sue Ann heiratet einen Rennfahrer. Weil er ein paar Millionen Pfund besitzt.
Die Brittanica nimmt auf der Seereise von Glasgow nach Portsmouth zwei Dutzend Kinder an Bord, die in einem Preisausschreiben gewonnen haben. David darf mit George und dem Bernhardiner diese Rasselbande begleiten. Als sie an Bord gehen wollen, werden sie beschossen. Es wussten allerdings nur sehr wenige Menschen von dieser Reise. Der Schluss ist unausweichlich: Es muss im Nash Palace einen Spion geben. Wer ist es?
By Fadhil al-Azzawi,William M. Hutchins
Based at the author’s personal incarceration in Iraq, phone Block 5 is a clear-headed, good-humored tribute to the prison’s men—both the inmates and the guards—and an indictment of man’s gratuitous inhumanity to guy, stating that the transition from abused to abuser, tortured to torturer, might be a simple one.
Written in 1971 and released outdoors Iraq in 1972, telephone Block Five—the first Iraqi legal novel—was later made right into a function movie in Syria. Drawing the reader subtly into the political component to an Iraqi felony, this compelling tale simply transcends cultural boundaries.
By Bill Douglas
– David W. Menefee Review:
Pulitzer nominated American author
A crime, maybe the best within the heritage of humanity, is unraveling the material of the internet of life.
In Southern California, a company ladder-climber awakens in the midst of the evening to discover himself status bare in his yard, thunderstruck through the pictures flooding his brain. pressured to put in writing to make feel of what has simply occurred, he's guided towards matters within the Arctic. the emotions exploding via his center and brain threaten to rip him apart—his simply aid is in writing them down.
Fifteen hundred miles away the nine-year-old daughter of unlawful Mexican immigrants is suffering from a chain of cataclysmic visions approximately Arctic polar bears.
In Russell, Kansas, an elderly chinese language lady is surprised via a violent imaginative and prescient of a tender woman and a guy hooked up within the gigantic internet of lifestyles. the internet has been disturbed by way of against the law of such proportions that its perpetrators have the blood of countries on their arms. she will be able to merely watch because the crime’s rippling upheaval tears at life’s cloth, leaving the 2 strangers’ lives shattered in its wake.
Their survival is entwined with the destiny folks all. Will they make it?
So starts off . . . a conspiracy of spirits.
By Peter Bryant
Once they get wind of it, the President of the U.S. and his advisors paintings frantically in all efforts to prevent the assault. They order the yankee bombers shot down, they usually be successful - all yet with one scary exception - a lone bomber known as the "Alabama Angel" escapes destruction. The staff of the Angel forget about the President's orders and proceed on with their lethal mission.
This ebook was once initially released within the U.K. less than the identify Hours to Doom (written by means of Peter Bryant, the penname of author Peter George). This intricately plotted and well-thought out novel conjures the imaginative and prescient of apocalyptic risk of nuclear warfare and illustrates simply how absurdly effortless such an assault should be triggered.
A digital style of such fiction sprang up within the past due Nineteen Fifties, led by means of Nevil Shute's at the seashore, of which crimson Alert was once one of the earliest and best examples. Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler's later bestseller, Fail secure, so heavily resembled purple Alert in premise and tone that George sued on plagiarism fees and really gained an out-of-court payment. either novels may encourage very assorted motion pictures that have been either published in 1964.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Peter Bryant used to be the pen-name of writer Peter George. George's recognition rests principally on his novel crimson Alert and the screenplay of the movie that it encouraged, Dr. Strangelove or How I discovered to prevent caring, which George co-wrote with Stanley Kubrick and Terry Southern. A pessimistic Englishman deeply devoted to the crusade for Nuclear Disarmament within the Nineteen Fifties, George has formerly served within the Royal Air strength. He drew in this first-hand wisdom of the recent age of nuclear safeguard and felt pressured to put up less than a pseudonym. With the curiosity in such tales peaking round the time of Stanley Kramer's movie model of at the seashore in 1959, the movie rights to purple Alert have been offered that very same yr yet merely to be passed off from manufacturer to manufacturer till Stanley Kubrick received the rights in 1962, reportedly for as low as $3,500.
In the start, George collaborated with Kubrick on writing the film's script; Terry Southern's involvement and satirical overhaul may come later. it seems that, George disliked the ironic tone of Kubrick's movie, notwithstanding he wrote a brand new novelization of it that he directed to the director.
For the remainder of his existence, the specter of nuclear disaster endured to hang-out George. He later wrote approximately existence after nuclear battle in a ebook entitled Commander-I and used to be at paintings on a unique entitled Nuclear Survivors while he finally devoted suicide in 1966.
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