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A Note Of Madness

By Tabitha Suzuma
  • ISBN Code: : 1446431398
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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Life as a student is good for Flynn. As one of the top pianists at the Royal College of Music, he has been put forward for an important concert, the opportunity of a lifetime.But beneath the surface, things are changing. On a good day he feels full of energy and life, but on a bad day being alive is worse than being dead. Sometimes he wants to compose and practise all night, at other times he can't get out of bed. His flatmate Harry tries to understand but is increasingly confused by Flynn's erratic mood swings. His friend Jennah tries to help, but Flynn finds it difficult to be around her as he struggles to control his feelings and behaviour. With the pressure of the forthcoming concert and the growing concern of his family and friends, emotions come to a head. Sometimes things can only get worse before they get better.

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  • Category : English fiction
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Sergeant Archelaus shook his head. "What's the use?" he asked. "'Tis but puttin' off the evil day. If Her Majesty won't send us clothes, we must fall back on Providence. Besides which, I've taken the edge off these things, and don't want to begin over again. Last Wednesday I wore 'em over to the Off Islands, to practise 'em on the sea-birds; and last evening after dusk I walked through the town with 'emÑyes, sir, right out past the church and back again, my blood being up, and came home and cut a square out of the old ones to wrap round the bung of the water-butt." The Commandant eyed the sergeant's legs in silence, choking down half-a-dozen angry criticisms. No; he could not trust himself to speak; and, after a minute, cramming his clenched fists into the pockets of his frayed fatigue-jacket, he swung about on his heel and walked out of the garden with angry strides. Was the Lord Proprietor making sport of him?Ñpurposely making him and his garrison the laughing-stock of the Islands? The Commandant walked up the road with a hot heart: past the Barracks and beyond them to the down, where a ruined windmill overlooked the sea. He wanted to be alone, and up here he could count upon solitude. He wanted to walk off his ill-humour. But the ascent was steep, and he, alas! no longer a young man; and at the windmill he was forced to stand still and draw breath. At his feet lay the Islands, bathed in the light of a fast-reddening October sunset. Against such a sunset, if the air be very clear, you may see them from the cliffs of the mainlandÑa low, dark cloud out in the Atlantic; and in old days the Commandant had repined often enough at the few leagues which then had cut him off from the world, from active service, from promotion. Gradually, as time went on, he had grown resigned, and with resignation he had learnt to be proud of his kingdomÑfor his kingdom de facto it was. The Islanders had used to speak of him sometimes as The Commandant, but oftener as The Governor. (They never called him The Governor nowadays.) His military establishment, to be sureÑconsisting of a master-gunner, four other gunners, and two or three aged sergeantsÑscarcely accorded with his rank of major; but by way of compensation he was, as President of the Council of Twelve, the chief civil magistrate of the Islands.

The Call of Cthulhu and At the Mountains of Madness

By H. P. Lovecraft
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  • Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
  • Book Code : 048683445X
  • Total of Pages : 176
  • Category : Fiction
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Includes "The Call of Cthulhu," praised by Conan the Barbarian creator Robert E. Howard as "a masterpiece," and "At the Mountains of Madness," hailed by critic Theodore Sturgeon as "first-water, true-blue science fiction."

The Comedy of Errors

By William Shakespeare
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  • Publisher : Bantam Classics
  • Book Code : 9780307419286
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Drama
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Hilarious fun, this early comedy is filled with the merry violence of slapstick and farce. When two sets of twins, separated and apparently lost to each other, all end up in the rowdy, rollicking city of Ephesus, the stage is set for mix-ups, mayhem, and mistaken identity—plus the timeless puns, jokes, gags, and suspense that makes this play a wonderful theatrical frolic and a brilliant tour de force of language and laughter.

The Madness of Crowds

By Douglas Murray
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Book Code : 1635579996
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 827
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Updated with a new afterword "An excellent take on the lunacy affecting much of the world today. Douglas is one of the bright lights that could lead us out of the darkness." – Joe Rogan "Douglas Murray fights the good fight for freedom of speech ... A truthful look at today's most divisive issues" – Jordan B. Peterson Are we living through the great derangement of our times? In The Madness of Crowds Douglas Murray investigates the dangers of 'woke' culture and the rise of identity politics. In lively, razor-sharp prose he examines the most controversial issues of our moment: sexuality, gender, technology and race, with interludes on the Marxist foundations of 'wokeness', the impact of tech and how, in an increasingly online culture, we must relearn the ability to forgive. One of the few writers who dares to counter the prevailing view and question the dramatic changes in our society – from gender reassignment for children to the impact of transgender rights on women – Murray's penetrating book, now published with a new afterword taking account of the book's reception and responding to the worldwide Black Lives Matter protests, clears a path of sanity through the fog of our modern predicament.

At the Mountains of Madness

By H. P. Lovecraft
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  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Book Code : 0241341329
  • Total of Pages : 128
  • Category : Fiction
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'To that flash of semi-vision can be traced a full half of the horror which has ever since haunted us' An expedition to Antarctica goes horribly wrong as a group of explorers stumbles upon some mysterious ancient ruins, with devastating consequences. At the Mountains of Madness ranks among Lovecraft's most terrifying novellas, and is a firm favourite among fans of classic horror. The Penguin English Library - collectable general readers' editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century to the end of the Second World War.

The Quiet Room

By Lori Schiller,Amanda Bennett
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  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Book Code : 9780446549356
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Psychology
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Moving, harrowing, and ultimately uplifting, Lori Schiller's memoir is a classic testimony to the ravages of mental illness and the power of perseverance and courage. At seventeen Lori Schiller was the perfect child-the only daughter of an affluent, close-knit family. Six years later she made her first suicide attempt, then wandered the streets of New York City dressed in ragged clothes, tormenting voices crying out in her mind. Lori Schiller had entered the horrifying world of full-blown schizophrenia. She began an ordeal of hospitalizations, halfway houses, relapses, more suicide attempts, and constant, withering despair. But against all odds, she survived. In this personal account, she tells how she did it, taking us not only into her own shattered world, but drawing on the words of the doctors who treated her and family members who suffered with her.

A Divine Dance of Madness

By Mairi Colme
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  • Publisher : Chipmunkapublishing ltd
  • Book Code : 1905610548
  • Total of Pages : 302
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DescriptionThis is a strong and emotional book which captures the feelings and experiences of someone who is condemned as 'insane' and held in a secure unit. Mairi Colme's writing is full of mysticism and depth as she uses her given talent for writing to make sense of her lost years and her treatment at the hands of those who should have been protecting her. This book will find resonance in anybody who has experienced what Mairi has and can act as a guide to those who would like to understand more about the debate over sectioning and secure units.About the AuthorMairi Colme has an MA Honours degree in English language and literature, has trained in theology, and is now a Benedictine Oblate. She has written a great deal, including poetry and mystical texts. She is now working to set up a charitable foundation, promoting mental well-being and spiritual knowledge. This book is chiefly about a period in her life, the seven years from 1988 to 1995, when she was permanently sectioned and 'certified insane'. It is about all the adventures, the pain and the love that she experienced as she struggled to escape from a dire fate.

In the Mouth of Madness

By Michael Blyth
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  • Publisher : Liverpool University Press
  • Book Code : 1800347103
  • Total of Pages : 111
  • Category : Performing Arts
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Neglected upon its initial release in 1995, John Carpenter's In the Mouth of Madness has since developed a healthy cult reputation. It now appears as one of his most thematically complex and stylistically audacious pieces of work, prescient and more essential than ever. This book seeks to position this overlooked masterpiece as essential Carpenter.

At the Mountains of Madness

By Lovecraft H.
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  • Publisher : Рипол Классик
  • Book Code : 5521051155
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  • Category : Fiction
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Увлекательное повествование в документальной манере от американского короля ужаса Говарда Филлипса Лавкрафта сделает вас свидетелем событий, завораживающих в своей кошмарной реалистичностью. Герои романа отправляются в исследовательскую экспедицию в Антарктиду, где находят останки неизвестных науке живых существ и встречают необычных созданий, странных и пугающих, способных на убийство. Но не являются ли они плодом фантазии на границе безумия? Читайте зарубежную литературу в оригинале!

Method of Madness

By Brad Kelln
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  • Publisher : Insomniac Press
  • Book Code : 1897414293
  • Total of Pages : 209
  • Category : Fiction
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After the explosive capture of serial rapist Edward Carter, it seems the city of Halifax has survived one of the greatest evils it has ever witnessed. However, just less than a year later, frightening things begin to happen to normal people. Expert forensic psychologist Dr. Michael Wenton and Sergeant Mitchell Wa of the Halifax Regional Police find themselves struggling to put the Carter case behind them.