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The Wanderess
Author: Roman Payne, Beverley Boissery
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ISBN: 098522813X
Pages: 334
Year: 2013-11
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A gothic mystery novel and story of passion and romance set against the backdrop of a timeless Mediterranean landscape, The Wanderess tells of the notorious adventurer Saul and his passion for the beautiful Saskia, a mysterious young orphan girl whom he meets and vows to protect as his child. When Saul's pursuit of pleasure and fortune gets tangled with the quest of this "Wanderess" for her long-lost friend and her own fortune, the two find themselves on a picaresque path that leads them through Spain, France, Italy and beyond; their adventures weaving them deeper and deeper into a web of jealous passion, intrigue, betrayal, and finally, murder. The Wanderess is a love story, a novel of heroism, friendship and romance, portraying the lives of two unsettled vagabonds led by their own strange desires, mutual obsessions, and one single fortune. The Wanderess is the fifth novel by Roman Payne, an author who pushes the boundaries of poetic language, imagination, sexual charge, and psychological mystery-his prose bearing always a timeless quality that transports the reader to far-away lands and times. For more information about the author and his previously published novels, please visit: www.romanpayne.com. Please visit www.wanderess.com for more information about this novel.
Women & Power
Author: Mary Beard
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1782834532
Pages: 74
Year: 2017-11-02
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Britain's best-known classicist Mary Beard, is also a committed and vocal feminist. With wry wit, she revisits the gender agenda and shows how history has treated powerful women. Her examples range from the classical world to the modern day, from Medusa and Athena to Theresa May and Hillary Clinton. Beard explores the cultural underpinnings of misogyny, considering the public voice of women, our cultural assumptions about women's relationship with power, and how powerful women resist being packaged into a male template. A year on since the advent of #metoo, Beard looks at how the discussions have moved on during this time, and how that intersects with issues of rape and consent, and the stories men tell themselves to support their actions. In trademark Beardian style, using examples ancient and modern, Beard argues, 'it's time for change - and now!' From the author of international bestseller SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome.
The Pioneer Woman Cooks
Author: Ree Drummond
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061959820
Pages: 256
Year: 2010-06-01
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Paula Deen meets Erma Bombeck in The Pioneer Woman Cooks, Ree Drummond’s spirited, homespun cookbook. Drummond colorfully traces her transition from city life to ranch wife through recipes, photos, and pithy commentary based on her popular, award-winning blog, Confessions of a Pioneer Woman, and whips up delicious, satisfying meals for cowboys and cowgirls alike made from simple, widely available ingredients. The Pioneer Woman Cooks—and with these “Recipes from an Accidental Country Girl,” she pleases the palate and tickles the funny bone at the same time.
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Publisher: Roman Retzbach
ISBN: 3936250146
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My Ántonia
Author: Willa Cather
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 048611483X
Pages: 176
Year: 2012-03-12
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Splendid early novel (1918) evokes the Nebraska prairie life of the author's childhood, and touchingly commemorates the spirit and courage of the immigrant pioneers who settled the land.
Like Chaff in the Wind
Author: Anna Belfrage
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1780884702
Pages: 392
Year: 2012-12-01
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Matthew Graham committed the mistake of his life when he cut off his brother’s nose. In revenge, Luke Graham has Matthew abducted and transported to the colony of Virginia to be sold as indentured labour.Matthew arrives in Virginia in May 1661 and any hope he had of finding someone willing to listen to his story of unlawful abduction is quickly extinguished. If anything, Matthew’s insistence that he is an innocent man leads him to being singled out for the heaviest tasks. Insufficient food, gruelling days and the humid heat combine to wear him down. With a sinking feeling, he realises no one has ever survived their seven years of service on the plantation Suffolk Rose. Fortunately for Matthew, he has a remarkable wife. Alex Graham has no intention of letting her husband suffer and die. So she sets off from Scotland on a perilous journey to bring her husband home. Alex is plagued by nightmares in which Matthew is reduced to a wheezing wreck by his tormentors. Sailing to Virginia, she prays for a miracle to carry her swiftly to his side. But fate has other plans, and what should have been a two month crossing turns into a year long adventure – from one side of the Atlantic to the other. Will Alex find Matthew in time? Will she be able to pay the price of setting him free? Like Chaff in the Wind continues on from The Rip in the Veil, taking Alex and Matthew’s love story to a new continent
SPÄTSOMMERREGEN
Author: Silvia Götschi
Publisher: BookRix GmbH & Company KG
ISBN: 3955000400
Pages: 210
Year: 2012-07-17
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Die Lebensmitte als eine Art spiritueller Adoleszenz? Das fragt sich Katharina Kramer - 51, verheiratet, zweimal geschieden, Mutter einer verheirateten Tochter und eines Sohnes, den sie an ihren zweiten Mann verloren hat. Katharina Kramer steht vor dem Scherbenhaufen ihrer dritten Ehe. Nach einer heftigen Auseinandersetzung wird sie von ihrem Mann Daniel verlassen. Zeit, ihre Vergangenheit Revue passieren zu lassen. Verdrängtes hervorzuholen, sich den Lebensfragen zu stellen, zurückblicken. Doch da ist vieles, was im Verborgenen bleibt - ihr Vater zum Beispiel, den sie nie gekannt hat. In dieser Situation kehrt sie zu ihrer Mutter zurück, die sie seit der Heirat mit Daniel nicht mehr gesehen hat. Die Mutter ist bereit, in die Vergangenheit Licht zu bringen. Doch bevor sie mit der Wahrheit herausrücken kann, stirbt sie.
Orienting Feminism
Author: Catherine Dale, Rosemary Overell
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319706608
Pages: 207
Year: 2018-03-09
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This edited collection explores the meaning of feminism in the contemporary moment, which is constituted primarily by action but also uncertainty. The book focuses on feminist modes of activism, as well as media and cultural representation to ask questions about organising, representing and articulating feminist politics. In particular it tackles the intersections between media technologies and gendered identities, with contributions that cover topics such as twerking, trigger warnings, and trans identities. This volume directly addresses topical issues in feminism and is a valuable asset to scholars of gender, media and sexuality studies.
Cities & Countries
Author: Roman Payne
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0615137873
Pages: 324
Year: 2007-01
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"'Cities & Countries' is a book about travel, about searching and wandering, about finding greatness in the midst of the world." Strange adventures meet Alexis when he wanders far from his familiar home in a quest to become a man of the world. What begins as a search for the "Great City," leads to a wayward and whimsical, romantically poignant, and at times powerfully despairing, jaunt through various cities and countries, far and wide. Along the way, he meets soldiers and hunchbacks, criminals and revolutionaries, madmen and fishermen, goatherds and opium smokers, charlatans, fanatical holy men and beautiful noblemen's daughters. He encounters glory, suffers poverty and loss. Friends and lovers come and go, while youth gives way to wisdom and experience. Payne speaks to us in his unique timeless tone, mixing mythology, realism and allegory to create a stage for an extraordinary drama that blends comedy, tragedy, gritty prose and magical poetry in an exploration of joy and sorrow, hope and despair.
Schöne Festtage
Author: Elisa Scheer
Publisher: epubli
ISBN: 3737548005
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Year: 2015-07-04
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Gut geplant, aber blöd gelaufen: Das Millenniums-Silvester soll auf einer romantischen Berghütte gefeiert werden, aber außer Nora und Tarek kommen alle zu spät und werden von einer Lawine ferngehalten. Nora und Tarek wiederum, drei Tage eingeschneit, können sich auf den ersten Blick nicht ausstehen... Nach der Befreiung ärgert Nora sich mit ihrem Job, ihrer Familie und ihrer Nachbarin herum, aber das größte Ärgernis bleibt Tarek, der ihr immer wieder über den Weg läuft, unwiderstehlich, aber ein Kotzbrocken: Sex ja, Frieden nein - und die Sache auf der Hütte ist auch nicht ohne Folgen geblieben... Nora ist zickig, Tarek ist schnell beleidigt - mühsam suchen die beiden trotzdem nach einer gemeinsamen Basis und nach Noras drogensüchtiger Schwägerin; bis zum Happy End haben die beiden - und ihre zunehmend entnervten Freunde, unter anderem Marianne & Harald und Karen & Jens - noch eine Menge zu tun...
Wonder Woman
Author: George Perez
Publisher:
ISBN: 1401269060
Pages: 312
Year: 2017-06-13
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In these classic Wonder Woman tales from the 1980s, the Amazon Princess battles the Silver Swan at a charity fair. And while Zeus plans for the Olympian gods to find a new home among the stars, the Amazons decide to open their island home of Themyscira to visitors for the first time ever. And while the murder of one of Wonder Woman's closest mortal associates is investigated by the Boston police, Hermes appears on Earth to make more trouble for Wonder Woman.a Collects WONDER WOMAN #15-24 and WONDER WOMAN ANNUAL #1.
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Year: 2003
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Die Spitzenkandidatin
Author: Carolin Schairer
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ISBN: 389741192X
Pages: 384
Year: 2005
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Christ and Culture
Author: Graham Ward
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405178477
Pages: 280
Year: 2015-11-04
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Leading theologian Graham Ward presents a stimulating series of reflections on Christ and contemporary culture. Takes as its starting point Niebuhr’s famous volume on ‘Christ and Culture’ published in the 1970s Explores representations of Christ from sources as diverse as the New Testament and twentieth-century continental philosophy Considers Christ and culture in the light of contemporary categories such as the body, gender, desire, politics and the sublime Develops an original and imaginative Christology rooted in Scriptural exegesis and concerned with today’s cultural issues The author has been described as ‘the most visionary theologian of his generation’.
The Philosophy of Socrates
Author: NA NA
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1349861995
Pages: 354
Year: 2016-01-12
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