The Icebound Land

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Author: John Flanagan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781459667518

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Page: 380

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The Ranger s apprentice is about to be sold into slavery - but help can arrive from the most unexpected places . . . Will and Evanlyn are bound for Skandia as the captives of the fearsome Skandian wolfship captain, Erak. Halt has sworn to rescue Will, and he will do anything to keep his promise - even defy his King. Expelled from the Rangers, Halt is joined by Horace as he travels through Gallica towards Skandia. On their way, they are constantly challenged by freelance knights - otherwise known as thieving thugs. Horace knows a thing or two about combat, though, and he soon begins to attract the attention of knights and warlords for miles around with his uncanny skill. But will they be in time to rescue Will from a life of slavery? The third book in the Australian and New York Times mega - selling Ranger's Apprentice series.

The Icebound Land (Ranger's Apprentice Book 3)

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Author: John Flanagan

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448100992

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 336

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The Icebound Land is the third thrilling book in John Flanagan’s Ranger’s Apprentice series – over eight million sold worldwide. Kidnapped after the fierce battle with Lord Morgarath, Will and Evanlyn are bound for Skandia as captives aboard a fearsome wolfship. But Halt has sworn to rescue them, and he will do anything to keep his promise – even defy his King. Expelled from the Rangers he has served so loyally, Halt is joined by Will's friend Horace as he travels towards Skandia. On their way, they face many challenges – but Horace knows a thing or two about combat. Soon he begins to attract the attention of knights and warlords for miles around with his uncanny skill. Even so, will they be in time to rescue Will from a horrific life of slavery? Perfect for fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, T.H. White’s The Sword in the Stone, Christopher Paolini’s Eragon series and Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson series.

The Icebound Land

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Author: John Flanagan

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0142410756

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 266

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FLANAGAN/ICEBOUND LAND BOOK 3

Die Chroniken von Araluen - Der Angriff der Temujai-Reiter

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Author: John Flanagan

Publisher: cbj Verlag

ISBN: 3641101212

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 352

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„Der Herr der Ringe“ für junge Leser Ein fantastisch-mittelalterliches Königreich, bedroht von bösen Kräften und ungeheuerlichen Kreaturen, verteidigt von einem jungen Waldläufer und seinen Freunden – willkommen in Araluen! Endlich gelingt es Will und Evanlyn, den Skandianern zu entkommen. Doch ihr Glück ist nur von kurzer Dauer. Temujai-Krieger entführen Evanlyn. Und sie sind nur die Vorboten eines ganzen schrecklichen Heeres. Plötzlich schweben nicht allein Will und sein Volk, sondern auch die Skandianer in höchster Gefahr. Nur gemeinsam haben die Erzfeinde eine Chance ... • Begeisterte Leserstimmen zu den ersten Bänden • Mittelalter, Magie und mehr – vom australischen Bestsellerautor John Flanagan

The Life of Longchenpa

The Omniscient Dharma King of the Vast Expanse

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Author: Jampa Mackenzie Stewart

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 0834829118

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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Renowned as a peerless teacher, practitioner, and scholar, Longchenpa thoroughly studied and mastered every one of the many Buddhist vehicles and lineages of teachings existing in Tibet at his time. Through his radiant intellect and meditative accomplishment, in both his teachings and written works, he was able to reconcile the seeming discrepancies and contradictions between the various presentations of the view and the path within the many lineages of transmission. His written works are also famous for being able to transfer true blessings just by reading or hearing his enlightened words. Compiled from numerous Tibetan and Bhutanese sources, including Longchenpa’s autobiography, and stories of his previous lives and subsequent rebirths, The Life of Longchenpa weaves an inspiring tale of wonder and magic, of extraordinary visions and spiritual insight, set in the kingdoms of fourteenth-century Tibet and Bhutan. It also reveals for the first time fascinating details of his ten years of self-exile in Bhutan, stories that were unknown to his Tibetan biographers.

Brotherband - Die Schlacht um das Wolfsschiff

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Author: John Flanagan

Publisher: cbj Verlag

ISBN: 3641101298

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 448

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Die Jagd nach Skandias heiligstem Artefakt führt Hal und seine Jungs zur Zitadelle Raguza – Zavacs Piratennest. Doch dann überschlagen sich die Ereignisse: Dank Zavacs Intrigenspiel steht Hals Mannschaft plötzlich unter Mordanklage und soll hart bestraft werden! Zum Glück gelingt es Lydia, sie zu befreien. Jetzt fordert Hal Genugtuung von Zavac – in Form eines Duells ihrer Schiffe! Ein dramatischer Kampf entbrennt. Ob es der Bruderschaft gelingen wird, das wertvolle Artefakt zurückzuerobern?

Der lange Weg zur Freiheit

Autobiographie

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Author: Nelson Mandela

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104031541

Category: History

Page: 864

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»Ich bin einer von ungezählten Millionen, die durch Nelson Mandelas Leben inspiriert wurden.« Barack Obama Eine fast drei Jahrzehnte währende Gefängnishaft ließ Nelson Mandela zum Mythos der schwarzen Befreiungsbewegung werden. Kaum ein anderer Politiker unserer Zeit symbolisiert heute in solchem Maße die Friedenshoffnungen der Menschheit und den Gedanken der Aussöhnung aller Rassen wie der ehemalige südafrikanische Präsident und Friedensnobelpreisträger. Auch nach seinem Tod finden seine ungebrochene Charakterstärke und Menschenfreundlichkeit die Bewunderung aller friedenswilligen Menschen auf der Welt. Mandelas Lebensgeschichte ist über die politische Bedeutung hinaus ein spannend zu lesendes, kenntnis- und faktenreiches Dokument menschlicher Entwicklung unter Bedingungen und Fährnissen, vor denen die meisten Menschen innerlich wie äußerlich kapituliert haben dürften.

Die Chroniken von Araluen - Die Schwertkämpfer von Nihon-Ja

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Author: John Flanagan

Publisher: cbj Verlag

ISBN: 3641101182

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 480

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Der »Herr der Ringe« für junge Leser Evanlyn, Will und Alyss brechen auf, um Horace zu suchen, der von einem Militäreinsatz in Nihon-Ja nicht zurückkehrte. Wie sich herausstellt, wurde er in politische Turbulenzen verwickelt: Die machthungrige Senshi-Sekte hat einen Aufstand gegen den Kaiser angezettelt und Horace kann die Hilfe seiner Freunde gut brauchen, um den rechtmäßigen Herrscher zu unterstützen ...

The Month

An Illustrated Magazine of Literature, Science and Art

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Page: N.A

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Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute, Or Philosophical Society of Great Britain

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Author: Victoria Institute (Great Britain)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion and science

Page: N.A

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Each volume includes list of members, and "objects of the institute" (except v. 31, which has no list of members). Beginning with v. 12, a list of the papers contained in preceding volumes is issued regularly with each volume.

The Emperor of Nihon-Ja

Book Ten

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Author: John A. Flanagan

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101476468

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 464

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The international bestselling series with over 5 million copies sold in the U.S. alone! When Horace travels to the exotic land of Nihon- Ja, it isn't long before he finds himself pulled into a battle that is not his - but one he knows in his heart he must wage. A kingdom teeters on the edge of chaos when the Nihon-Ja emperor, a defender of the common man, is forcibly overthrown, and only Horace, Will, and his Araluen companions can restore the emperor to the throne. Victory lies in the hands of an inexperienced group of fighters, and it's anybody's guess who will make the journey home to Araluen. Perfect for fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, T.H. White’s The Sword in the Stone, Christopher Paolini’s Eragon series, and George R. R. Martin’s Game of Thrones/A Song of Ice and Fire series. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Carpenter at the Asylum

Poems

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Author: Paul Monette

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1480473774

Category: Poetry

Page: 64

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National Book Award winner Paul Monette’s acclaimed first book of poetry Originally published in 1975, The Carpenter at the Asylum was Monette’s first literary success. In this collection of poems, he writes with playfulness and candor of everything from fairy tales to the change of seasons. “All things glitter like fresh milk,” he writes in one poem. And indeed, these works pull a sparklingly strange beauty from everyday objects and experiences. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Paul Monette including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the Paul Monette papers of the UCLA Library Special Collections.

London Society

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Author: James Hogg,Florence Marryat

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Page: N.A

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London Society

A Monthly Magazine of Light and Amusing Literature for the Hours of Relaxation

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Page: N.A

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