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The Forgotten Kingdom

By Signe Pike
  • ISBN Code: : 1501191470
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 496
  • Category : Fiction
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From the author of The Lost Queen, hailed as “Outlander meets Camelot” (Kirsty Logan, the author of The Gloaming) and “The Mists of Avalon for a new generation” (Linnea Hartsuyker, the author of The Golden Wolf), a “rich, immersive” (Kirkus Reviews) new novel in which a forgotten queen of 6th-century Scotland claims her throne as war looms and her family is scattered to the winds. AD 573. Imprisoned in her chamber, Languoreth awaits news in torment. Her husband and son have ridden off to war against her brother, Lailoken. She doesn’t yet know that her young daughter, Angharad, who was training with Lailoken to become a Wisdom Keeper, has been lost in the chaos. As one of the bloodiest battles of early medieval Scottish history abandons its survivors to the wilds of Scotland, Lailoken and his men must flee to exile in the mountains of the Lowlands, while nine-year-old Angharad must summon all Lailoken has taught her to follow her own destiny through the mysterious, mystical land of the Picts. In the aftermath of the battle, old political alliances unravel, opening the way for the ambitious adherents of the new religion: Christianity. Lailoken is half-mad with battle sickness, and Languoreth must hide her allegiance to the Old Way to survive her marriage to the next Christian king of Strathclyde. Worst yet, the new King of the Angles is bent on expanding his kingdom at any cost. Now the exiled Lailoken, with the help of a young warrior named Artur, may be the only man who can bring the warring groups together to defeat the encroaching Angles. But to do so, he must claim the role that will forever transform him. He must become the man known to history as “Myrddin.” “Intrigue, rivalry, and magic among the mists of old Britain—The Forgotten Kingdom is an enchantment of a read” (Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network).

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In Restoration England, two young lovers must battle against a wild conspiracy. Julian and Alice’s love has survived a lot. For one thing, their families supported different sides in the English Civil War. But now the monarchy has been restored, bringing with it a terrifying new danger—the Popish Plot, which alleges the country’s Catholics are planning a coup. And Julian is one of the accused. Walter Scott’s "Peveril of the Peak" shows an England riven with intrigues, religious hatred, and senseless violence. And at its center, a heart-wrenching ‘wrong side of the tracks’ romance that echoes "Romeo and Juliet". A compelling drama for historical fiction fans. Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832) was a Scottish novelist, historian and poet. He became a key figure within Romanticism—an artistic movement that revered nature, emotion and spontaneity. A prolific author across genre and form, Scott pioneered historical fiction with novels like "Waverley", "Rob Roy" and "Ivanhoe". These books married exciting adventures with real events from Britain’s turbulent past. Among his best known poems are the epic "The Lady of the Lake". Scott’s works remain a touchstone of Scottish and European literature. They’ve also inspired numerous movies, including 1995’s "Rob Roy" starring Liam Neeson.

Bamboo Kingdom #1: Creatures of the Flood

By Erin Hunter
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0063021951
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 547
  • Pdf File: bamboo-kingdom-1.pdf

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One kingdom. Three worlds. An all-new series packed with high-stakes adventures from bestselling Warriors author Erin Hunter, perfect for fans of Wings of Fire and Endling. The pandas of the Bamboo Kingdom have never forgotten the great flood that ended the peaceful life they’d always known. But for three young creatures born that day, the flood marks not an end, but a beginning—the beginning of their struggles to find a place in very different worlds. Leaf, raised in the sparse Northern Forest, works tirelessly to help her family find bamboo to eat; Rain, hot-tempered, refuses to accept a suspicious new leader in her Southern Forest community; and Ghost, clumsy and uncoordinated, worries he’ll never fit in with his hunter family in the mountains. None of them know that the others are out there, but thanks to a mysterious tiger that’s been threatening the Kingdom, they will soon find each other—and fulfill a prophecy that had been made long before they were born. This first book of a thrilling new animal adventure series from Erin Hunter is sure to enthrall readers of her other bestselling series. Fans will love having a new universe to immerse themselves in!

Sentinels: Forsaken Knight

By B. H. Savage
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  • Publisher : B.H. Savage
  • Book Code : 0989675408
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  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 343
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The Sentinels: An order whose sole purpose is to protect the world and its inhabitants from complete destruction, having maintained their post since time immemorial... The life of a knight is seldom easy, doubly so for Anye Everdyne; captain of the Holy Knights of Delrich. Yet through both political and familial resistance to her enlisting in the royal military, she has prevailed and proved to be one of the kingdom's greatest assets. But when sent on a mission designed to bring peace to her kingdom, she is framed for heinous crimes and arrested for treason. Beaten, broken, and betrayed, her life seems over. Little does she know that such events will lead her to her destiny...

Udayan The Forgotten Pandava

By Rajendra Kher
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  • Publisher : One Point Six Technology Pvt Ltd
  • Book Code : 9352019822
  • Total of Pages : 497
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 332
  • Pdf File: udayan-the-forgotten-pandava.pdf

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The story of Udayan, direct descendant of the great Pandava warrior Arjuna, is all that remains of the third great Indian epic, the Bruhatkatha. Though he is raised to be a warrior-King, whose sword must carry the blood of his enemies, as a supremely gifted veena maestro, his soul belongs to the Goddess of Music. As time passes, the great Vatsa Empire crumbles as its musician-King sits lost to the reality of intrigue, espionage and war which threatens to wipe out both his kingdom and the Pandava line forever. This is the epic tale of Udayan, his devoted Minister, Yaugandharayan, his fiercely loyal General, Rumanwan, and the brilliant Court Jester, Vasantak. It is also the story of Pradyot, proud King of Avanti, and Udayan’s abduction of his vivacious and beautiful daughter, Vasavdatta. As the thrilling narrative sweeps across the plains and mountains of Bharatvarsh, raising the dust of history. Events long past come to life as the forgotten Pandava lives again.

The Complete Novels of Sir Walter Scott: Waverly, Rob Roy, Ivanhoe, The Pirate, Old Mortality, The Guy Mannering, The Antiquary, The Heart of Midlothian and many more (Illustrated)

By Walter Scott
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  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Book Code : 8026838785
  • Total of Pages : 9500
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 329
  • Pdf File: the-complete-novels-of-sir-walter-scott.pdf

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This carefully crafted ebook: "The Complete Novels of Sir Walter Scott: Waverly, Rob Roy, Ivanhoe, The Pirate, Old Mortality, The Guy Mannering, The Antiquary, The Heart of Midlothian and many more (Illustrated)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Table of Contents: Introduction: SIR WALTER SCOTT AND LADY MORGAN by Victor Hugo MEMORIES AND PORTRAITS by Robert Louis Stevenson SCOTT AND HIS PUBLISHERS by Charles Dickens WAVERLY NOVELS: WAVERLEY GUY MANNERING THE ANTIQUARY ROB ROY IVANHOE KENILWORTH THE PIRATE THE FORTUNES OF NIGEL PEVERIL OF THE PEAK QUENTIN DURWARD ST. RONAN'S WELL REDGAUNTLET WOODSTOCK THE FAIR MAID OF PERTH ANNE OF GEIERSTEIN Tales of My Landlord OLD MORTALITY BLACK DWARF THE HEART OF MIDLOTHIAN THE BRIDE OF LAMMERMOOR A LEGEND OF MONTROSE COUNT ROBERT OF PARIS CASTLE DANGEROUS Tales from Benedictine Sources THE MONASTERY THE ABBOT Tales of the Crusaders THE BETROTHED THE TALISMAN Biographies: SIR WALTER SCOTT by George Saintsbury SIR WALTER SCOTT by Richard H. Hutton MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF SIR WALTER SCOTT by J. G. Lockhart Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet. He was the first modern English-language author to have a truly international career in his lifetime, with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America. His novels and poetry are still read, and many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature. Famous titles include Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, The Lady of the Lake, Waverley, The Heart of Midlothian and The Bride of Lammermoor.

The Waverly Novels - Complete Collection: 26 Books in One Volume (Illustrated Edition)

By Walter Scott
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  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Book Code : 8026840305
  • Total of Pages : 2858
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 224
  • Pdf File: the-waverly-novels-complete-collection.pdf

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This carefully crafted ebook: "The Waverly Novels - Complete Collection: 26 Books in One Volume (Illustrated Edition)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Table of Contents: INTRODUCTION: Famous Authors on Scott SIR WALTER SCOTT AND LADY MORGAN by Victor Hugo MEMORIES AND PORTRAITS by Robert Louis Stevenson SCOTT AND HIS PUBLISHERS by Charles Dickens WAVERLY NOVELS: WAVERLEY GUY MANNERING THE ANTIQUARY ROB ROY IVANHOE KENILWORTH THE PIRATE THE FORTUNES OF NIGEL PEVERIL OF THE PEAK QUENTIN DURWARD ST. RONAN'S WELL REDGAUNTLET WOODSTOCK THE FAIR MAID OF PERTH ANNE OF GEIERSTEIN Tales of My Landlord OLD MORTALITY BLACK DWARF THE HEART OF MIDLOTHIAN THE BRIDE OF LAMMERMOOR A LEGEND OF MONTROSE COUNT ROBERT OF PARIS CASTLE DANGEROUS Tales from Benedictine Sources THE MONASTERY THE ABBOT Tales of the Crusaders THE BETROTHED THE TALISMAN Biographies: SIR WALTER SCOTT by George Saintsbury SIR WALTER SCOTT by Richard H. Hutton MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF SIR WALTER SCOTT by J.G. Lockhart Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet. He was the first modern English-language author to have a truly international career in his lifetime, with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America. His novels and poetry are still read, and many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature. Famous titles include Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, The Lady of the Lake, Waverley, The Heart of Midlothian and The Bride of Lammermoor.

The Forgotten Princess and the Shark

By Chidi Ezeobi
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 1796096377
  • Total of Pages : 42
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 423
  • Pdf File: the-forgotten-princess-and-the-shark.pdf

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A story of a princess born to a poor family in Ulom Kingdom. Her birth was prophetic. The king of the land was told that a princess would be born, as the king he thought she was going to come from him. Learning the princess has been born to another family he sent his armies to kill all the females born in Ulom. In an effort to save the Princess, her parents threw her into the river where she was rescued by The Shark who protected and raised her in the ocean.

An Account of The Kingdom of Nepal

By Francis Hamilton
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 640
  • Category : Travel
  • Members : 318
  • Pdf File: an-account-of-the-kingdom-of-nepal.pdf

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"An Account of The Kingdom of Nepal" by Francis Hamilton. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Profanations

By Giorgio Agamben
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  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Book Code : 1942130562
  • Total of Pages : 102
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Members : 900
  • Pdf File: profanations.pdf

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The Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben has always been an original reader of texts, understanding their many rich and multiple historical, aesthetic, and political meanings and effects. In Profanations, Agamben has assembled for the first time some of his most pivotal essays on photography, the novel, and film. A meditation on memory and oblivion, on what is lost and what remains, Profanations proves yet again that Agamben is one of the most provocative writers of our times. In ten essays, Agamben rethinks approaches to a series of literary and philosophical problems: the relation between genius, ego, and theories of subjectivity; the problem of messianic time as explicated in both images and lived experience; parody as a literary paradigm; the potential of magic to provide an ethical canon. The range of topics and themes addressed here attest to the very creativity of Agamben’s singular mode of thought and his persistent pursuit to grasp the act of witnessing, sometimes futile, sometimes earth-shattering — the talking cricket in Pinocchio; “helpers” in Kafka’s novels; pictorial representations of the Last Judgment, of anonymous female faces, and of Orson Wells’s infamous object of obsession Rosebud. “In Praise of Profanity,” the central essay of this small but dense book, confronts the question of profanity as the crucial political task of the moment. An act of resistance to every form of separation, the concept of profanation — as both the “return to common usage” and “sacrifice” — reorients perceptions of how power, consumption, and use interweave to produce an urgent political modality and desire: to profane the unprofanable. In short, Agamben provides not only a new and potent theoretical model but also a writerly style that itself forges inescapable links between literature, politics, and philosophy.

The Silent Church

By Zdravko Plantak
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 1349266493
  • Total of Pages : 271
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Members : 503
  • Pdf File: the-silent-church.pdf

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The relationship between the Adventist church and society at large has always been ambiguous. One reason for this has been the church's inarticulate social ethics. While the church upheld the concept of human dignity, promoted religious liberty and sided with the poor, nationalism and racism developed among its members. Women in the church were also unfairly treated. Zdravko Plantak confronts this problem head-on. He begins by looking at the church's history, theology and ethics in order to discover reasons for the inconsistencies in its approach to human rights, and then moves on to propose a more comprehensive approach to its social ethics.

The Constitution of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia

By Government of Yugoslavia
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 24
  • Category : History
  • Members : 654
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"The Constitution of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia" by Government of Yugoslavia. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Horselords

By David Cook
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  • Publisher : Wizards of the Coast
  • Book Code : 0786964014
  • Total of Pages : 197
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 948
  • Pdf File: horselords.pdf

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Between the valiant kingdoms of the western Realms and the exotic eastern lands of Kara-Tur lies a vast, unexplored kingdom. For centuries, the "civilized" peoples of the Forgotten Realms have given little notice to these barbarians. Now, a powerful leader has united the wild horsemen into a mighty force--an army powerful enough to challenge the world. The Empires Trilogy: Book One.

Pneumatology and Theology of the Cross in the Preaching of Christoph Friedrich Blumhardt

By Simeon Zahl
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 0567133117
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 518
  • Pdf File: pneumatology-and-theology-of-the-cross-in-the-preaching-of-christoph-friedrich-blumhardt.pdf

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This book identifies the impasse between classical Protestant and contemporary charismatic and Pentecostal pneumatologies as a fundamental theological problem. Its goal is to contribute a constructive pneumatological proposal for moving beyond this impasse, based on the resources of the theology of Christoph Friedrich Blumhardt (1842-1919). The disagreement is over the question of unmediated experience of the Holy Spirit. Luther's rejection of 'enthusiastic' pneumatologies on the basis of a narrow concept of the mediation of the Word and a pessimistic anthropology became Protestant orthodoxy. In relation to classical Protestantism, the primary theological distinctive of charismatic theology is its strong affirmation of unmediated experience of the Spirit in Christian life and worship. The Pentecostal movement's rapid growth in the past century has brought this difference to the fore. Christoph Blumhardt's theology, which integrates pessimistic anthropology and unmediated experience, is well-suited to exploring the impasse between the two theological traditions.

The Kingdom of Theophilus

By William J. Locke
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 255
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 386
  • Pdf File: the-kingdom-of-theophilus.pdf

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"The Kingdom of Theophilus" by William J. Locke. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.