The Cats on Hutton Roof

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Author: Marilyn Edwards

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780340863480

Category: Cats

Page: 338

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This is the third book in the moving and true story of what happened to the cats of Moon Cottage. Feline bereavement, reproduction, jealousy, passion, love, laughter, tenderness, wildlife in general and in particular village life in Cumbria are all discussed in Marilyn's much-loved honest style.

Die Katzen von Moon Cottage

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Author: Marilyn Edwards

Publisher: Bastei Lübbe (Lübbe Ehrenwirth)

ISBN: 9783431037975

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

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Humorvoll, anrührend und philosophisch: Die Katzen von Moon Cottage handelt von den Freuden und Tücken des Lebens mit Katzen. In einer wunderschönen Sprache erzählt die Engländerin Marilyn Edwards von Septi, der alten Herrenkatze von Moon Cottage, und von dem winzigen Kätzchen Otto, das bei seinem Einzug für viel frischen Wind in dem beschaulichen Landhaus sorgt. Otto ist nämlich so ganz anders als der behäbige Septi: ein lebhafter junger Wildfang ... Septi und Otto, die zwei tierischen Hauptdarsteller dieses Buches, haben nicht nur das Herz ihrer Katzenmutter Marilyn Edwards im Sturm erobert, sondern werden auch Ihres gewinnen - garantiert!

Moon Cottage Cats Volume Two

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Author: Marilyn Edwards

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780340954539

Category: Cat owners

Page: 448

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As a beautiful companion to the much loved THE MOON COTTAGE CATS VOLUME ONE, this lovely second volume is a must-read for anyone who delights in Marilyn Edwards' ability to bring to life her experiences with the feline friends she has shared her life with. Beautifully illustrated throughout by Peter Warner, the last two books in the series, THE CATS ON HUTTON ROOF and THE COACH HOUSE CATS discuss passion, love, laughter, tenderness and above all why cats matter.

Critical Companion to Tennessee Williams

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Author: Greta Heintzelman,Alycia Smith Howard

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438108567

Category: Dramatists, American

Page: 449

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One of the greatest American dramatists of the 20th century, Tennessee Williams is known for his sensitive characterizations, poetic yet realistic writing, ironic humor, and depiction, of harsh realties in human relationship. His work is frequently included in high school and college curricula, and his plays are continually produced. Critical Companion to Tennessee Williams includes entries on all of Williams's major and minor works, including A Streetcar Named Desire, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Glass Menagerie, a novel, a collection of short stories, two poetry collections, and personal essays; places and events related to his works; major figures in his life; his literary influences; and issues in Williams scholarship and criticism. Appendixes include a complete list of Williams's works; a list of research libraries with significant Williams holdings; and a bibliography of primary and secondary sources.

A History of Narrative Film

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Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1478439211

Category: Education

Page: 186

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Facts101 is your complete guide to A History of Narrative Film. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit

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Author: Yuval Noah Harari

Publisher: DVA

ISBN: 364110498X

Category: History

Page: 528

View: 1867

Krone der Schöpfung? Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems werden ließ. Bis heute hat sich diese Vorherrschaft stetig zugespitzt: Der Mensch hat die Fähigkeit zu schöpferischem und zu zerstörerischem Handeln wie kein anderes Lebewesen. Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.

Physical Evidence for Ritual Acts, Sorcery and Witchcraft in Christian Britain

A Feeling for Magic

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Author: Ronald Hutton

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137444827

Category: History

Page: 261

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This volume investigates the physical evidence for magic in medieval and modern Britain, including ritual mark, concealed objects, amulets, and magical equipment. The contributors are the current experts in each area of the subject, and show between them how ample the evidence is and how important it is for an understanding of history.

The Tattoo Fox Makes New Friends

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Author: Alasdair Hutton

Publisher: Luath Press Ltd

ISBN: 1910324329

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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The fox’s friends all gather round To watch the greatest show in town After discovering Edinburgh’s Military Tattoo and setting up her home by Edinburgh Castle, the Tattoo Fox returns to her adventures around Edinburgh. Meeting and making lots of new friends along the way (including the Queen!), the Tattoo Fox invites them all to her party. This heart-warming tale was inspired by a real-life encounter between the Producer of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and a fox, late one night on the Castle Esplanade. Hutton is one of Scotland’s greatest storytellers [and] the illustrations by Stref are the icing on the cake. BRIGADIER DAVID ALLFREY MBE Lots of adventures [and] the famous Tattoo creates a dramatic finale to the story. JENNY BLANCH, Carousel A hit with young readers. EDINBURGH EVENING NEWS

The Red Queen

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Author: Philippa Gregory

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476746303

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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The irresistible stars of I Must Have Bobo! return in another everyday adventure in domestic disharmony, complete with an audio recording! Willy wants to write a storybook starring Bobo—and act out revenge fantasies on Earl—but Earl keeps wrecking the story (hence the desire to act out revenge fantasies!). Quit it, Earl…and stop stealing Bobo! But sometimes it only takes a small thing to realize that even sworn enemies have something in common. For instance: Bobo and Earl both have very snakey tails! Is that a truce? Don’t count on it.

Handauflegen

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Author: Alan Bennett,Ingo Herzke

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783803126061

Category: Funeral rites and ceremonies

Page: 90

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Elizabeth Taylor

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Author: Kathryn Dixon

Publisher: TAJ Books International

ISBN: 1844063003

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 96

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Elizabeth Taylor defines movie star. Breathtakingly beautiful from a very young age, she most successfully made the rare transition from child star to adult star. Pocketing two Best Actress Oscars and numerous other honors for achievement in acting, Elizabeth battled an overbearing stage mother, a stronghanded studio, unhappy marriages, global media attention, alcohol and prescription drug addiction, and life-long health problems to emerge, if not victorious, resolute and reflective and appreciative of all that she had experienced and learned. In addition to her career, Elizabeth is well known for her seven husbands and eight marriages, two of which were to the tempestuous Welsh actor Richard Burton, and for her magnificent jewelry collection. Her fight for funding to support AIDS/HIV research was also a major part of her lifeÍs work after her acting career was largely over. Filled with photos of Elizabeth, her husbands, her leading men, and her four children, this book tells the story of Ms. TaylorÍs almost unbelievable life as leading lady, jet-setter, and adulteress, as well as a pretty down-to-earth person simply seeking happiness. Her story is fascinating, just as she was.

The Northern Fells

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Author: Mark Richards

Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited

ISBN: 1849657610

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

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A Lakeland Fellranger walking guide exploring 23 summits in the Northern Fells of the Lake District, including a wide range of walks between Keswick to the south and Caldbeck to the north. Among the summits featured are the massifs of Skiddaw and Blencathra, and the peace of the more modest fells of High Pike, Great Cockup and Carrock Fell further north. Each of the 23 fells has a dedicated chapter describing a plethora of walking routes of differing characters and difficulties (from wide bridleways up to easy scrambles), which can easily be combined to make ascents, descents, traverses or ridge routes. The chapter begins with a customised Harvey map that illustrates the routes, and shows ridge connections to neighbouring fells to assist in the planning of extended walks. In many instances pen and ink drawn diagrams show the routes from a given perspective to assist visualisation. The guidebook is fully illustrated throughout with clear elevation diagrams, detailed summit panoramas and lots of inspiring photographs. The Northern Fells is part of the eight-volume Lakeland Fellranger series by Mark Richards. Together they provide a comprehensive guide to explore and enjoy the fells of the Lake District, with a selection of routes up more than 220 hills.

Peter Nimble und seine magischen Augen

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Author: Jonathan Auxier

Publisher: Aufbau Digital

ISBN: 3841205208

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 416

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Dies ist die Geschichte des größten Diebes aller Zeiten! Peter Nimble ist blind, aber er versteht es schon als kleiner Junge, seine verbleibenden Sinne bestens zu nutzen, und hat sich zu einem perfekten Dieb gemausert. Eines Tages stiehlt er eine geheimnisvolle Kiste, in der drei Paar Augen liegen. Als er das erste Paar einsetzt, findet er sich plötzlich in einer fremden Welt wieder. Dort wird er für eine besondere Mission auserwählt: Peter soll das »Verschwundene Königreich« aus den Händen eines heimtückischen Königs befreien. Mithilfe der magischen Augen und seines verzauberten Freundes Sir Tode beginnt für Peter eine atemberaubende Reise ... »Genau das, was Leser zwischen 9 und 24 von einer magischen Geschichte erwarten: teils Heldengeschichte, teils Waisensaga und absolut fesselnd.« Wall Street Journal »Mit der Fingerfertigkeit eines Gauklers schreibt Auxier Prosa, die alle Sinne anregt.« Kirkus Reviews

Die letzte Reise der Meerjungfrau

oder wie Jonah Hancock über Nacht zum reichen Mann wurde. Roman

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Author: Imogen Hermes Gowar

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3732556018

Category: Fiction

Page: 555

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"Eine unglaublich eindrucksvolle Lektüre. Gowars Gespür für anschauliche und sinnliche Details ist erstaunlich." The Bookseller Ein Wunder, raunen die einen. Betrug, rufen die anderen. Für den Kaufmann Jonah Hancock zählt nur eines: Die Meerjungfrau, die sein Kapitän aus Übersee mitgebracht hat, versetzt ganz London in Staunen. Wie ein Lauffeuer verbreitet sich die Kunde in den Kaffeehäusern, Salons und Bordellen der Stadt. Jonah steigt in die obersten Kreise der Gesellschaft auf und verkauft seine Meerjungfrau schließlich für eine schwindelerregende Summe. Nur die Gunst der Edelkurtisane Angelica Neal bleibt unerschwinglich für ihn, denn als Beweis seiner Liebe fordert Angelica eine eigene Meerjungfrau. Jonah setzt alles daran, ihr diesen Wunsch zu erfüllen. Doch Wunder haben einen hohen Preis. Ein preisgekröntes Romandebüt über Menschen, Meerjungfrauen und das ewige Streben nach mehr. Imogen Hermes Gowar erweckt das London des 18. Jahrhunderts zum Leben - schillernd, faszinierend und facettenreich.

Atlas of mammals in Britain

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Author: Henry R. Arnold,Joint Nature Conservation Committee (Great Britain),Institute of Terrestrial Ecology

Publisher: Unipub

ISBN: 9780117016675

Category: Nature

Page: 145

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