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Must I Repeat Myself

Author : Iain Hollingshead
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TENTH ANNIVERSARY EDITION Now in its tenth year, this anniversary edition of the best-selling series is a review of the year made up of the wry and astute observations of the unpublished Telegraph letter writers. In a year in which even the most seasoned commentators have struggled to keep pace with the news cycle, letter writers to The Daily Telegraph have once again provided their refreshing take on events. Readers of the Telegraph Letters Page will be fondly aware of the eclectic combination of learned wisdom, wistful nostalgia and robust good sense that characterise its correspondence. But what of the 95% of the paper’s huge postbag that never sees the light of day? Some of the best letters inevitably arrive too late for the 24/7 news cycle, or don’t quite fit with the rest of the day’s selection. Others are just a little too whimsical, or indeed too risqué, to publish in a serious newspaper. And more than a few are completely and utterly (and wonderfully) mad. Thankfully Iain Hollingshead is on-hand to give the authors of the best unpublished letters the stage they so richly deserve. Baffled, furious, defiant, mischievous, they inveigh and speculate on every subject under the sun, from the rubbish on television these days to the venality of our MPs. With an agenda as enticing as ever the tenth book in the bestselling Unpublished Letters series will prove, once again, that the Telegraph’s readers have an astute sense of what really matters.

Beyond the Western Sea 1 Escape From Home

Author : Avi
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Avi's suspense-filled, seafaring adventure gets a bold new package! It's 1851. Fifteen-year-old Maura O'Connell and her twelve-year-old brother Patrick are about to set sail on an epic voyage to America to flee the brutal poverty of Ireland and to be reunited with their father. Eleven-year-old Laurence Kirkle, the son of an English lord, runs away from home to escape his cruel older brother and start a new life in a new world. All three children face nothing but obstacles along the way--from stolen money to con men to hunger and fatigue. It seems that none of them will get out of the port city of Liverpool until fate brings them together. Avi's masterful plot-spinning skills create an adventure filled with unexpected twists and turns.

Witchfall

Author : Victoria Lamb
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Her darkest dreams are coming true In Tudor England, 1555, Meg Lytton has learned how powerful her magick gift can be. But danger surrounds her and her mistress, the outcast Princess Elizabeth. Nowhere is safe in the court of Elizabeth's fanatical sister, Queen Mary. And as the Spanish Inquisition's merciless priests slowly tighten their grip on the court, Meg's very dreams are disturbed by the ever-vengeful witchfinder Marcus Dent. Even as Meg tries to use her powers to find guidance, something evil arises, impervious to Meg's spells and hungry to control England's fate. As Meg desperately tries to keep her secret betrothed, the Spanish priest Alejandro de Castillo, out of harm's way, caution wars with their forbidden desire. And with her most powerful enemy poised to strike, Meg's only chance is a heartbreaking sacrifice.

Menelik s Mist

Author : Elraes Menelik
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This is what I have endured...

Empire of the Saviours

Author : A J Dalton
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In the Empire of the Saviours, the People are forced to live in fortified towns. Their walls are guarded by an army of Heroes, whose task is to keep marauding pagans out as much as it is to keep the People inside. Several times a year, living Saints visit the towns to exact the Saviours' tithe from all those coming of age - a tithe often paid in blood. When a young boy, Jillan, unleashes pagan magicks in an accident, his whole town turns against him. He goes on the run, but what hope can there be when the Saviours and the entire Empire decide he must be caught? Jillan is initially hunted by just the soldiers of the Saint of his region, but others soon begin to hear of his increasing power and seek to use him for their own ends. Some want Jillan to join the fight against the Empire, others wish to steal his power for themselves and others still want Jillan to lead them to the Geas, the source of all life and power in the world. There are very few Jillan can trust, except for a ragtag group of outcasts. His parents threatened, his life in tatters, his beliefs shaken to the core, Jillan must decide which side he is on, and whether to fight or run ...

The Wizard of Oz and Philosophy

Author : Randall E. Auxier
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From the bedtime story by L. Frank Baum to the classic 1939 film, no story has captured the imaginations of generations of children — and adults — like The Wizard of Oz. The story of Dorothy’s journey through Oz, the colorful characters, places, songs, and dialogue have permeated popular culture around the world. The contributors to this volume take a very close look at The Wizard of Oz and ask the tough questions about this wonderful tale. They wonder if someone can possess a virtue without knowing it, and if the realm of Oz was really the dream or if Kansas was the dream. Why does water melt the Wicked Witch of the West and why does Toto seem to know what the other characters can’t seem to figure out? The articles included tackle these compelling questions and more, encouraging readers to have discussions of their own.

Countdown to Casablanca

Author : Dan Pollock
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A ruthless Axis agent code-named Sirocco and an American linguist turned amateur spy find themselves on a collision course with destiny in romantic and exotic World War II Casablanca. Roosevelt and Churchill are coming to Casablanca. So are Eisenhower and Patton, Montgomery and DeGaulle. For ten days, the entire Allied High Command will be gathered in one place-to plan the invasion of Fortress Europe. Learning of the secret conference through an Abwehr intercept, Hitler launches an audacious counterstrike - with one demonic blow he will take out the assembled Allied chieftains and turn the tide of war back in favor of the Reich.

Chimpanzee Man and Other Stories

Author : Dominick Ricca
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Child of the King

Author : Audrey Harvey
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The test of strength is not in one bending, but in one not breaking. As a Christian, my aim is to help believers as well as unbelievers come to know Christ in a personal way. I want you to know who you are in Christ and the rights you have as a child of God. In Child of The King (I Believe Ill Testify), you will see Gods goodness and mercy when we are obedient to His will. You will also see that being a child of God has nothing to do with how good or perfect you may think you are. As you read about the different incidents in my life, dont focus on me, but rather on the one who loves us more than we could ever imagine. You will see that every uncomfortable situation I found myself in was only by Gods grace that I came through them all. I hope that you will understand that sometimes our greatest accomplishments are gained through struggles. Please know that life is vain if you think its about you. In the Bible, John 3:30 sums it up when he said, He must increase, but I must decrease. ~ Audrey Harvey

The No Fault Classroom

Author : Sura Hart
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Positing a radically new understanding of the root of conflict—unmet needs—this analysis boldly directs students and teachers to recognize feelings as important messengers of those needs. Refocusing attention from feelings to the needs behind the feelings addresses the underlying problem rather than the symptom; with this objective, the concept of the “No–Fault Zone" is introduced. It is a place in the classroom free from criticism or blame where students learn trust and respect for one another, develop successful conflict-resolution skills, and the responsibility for resolution shifts from teacher to students. The complete conflict resolution curriculum is included, providing step-by-step guidance and making this classroom kit a time-saver for busy teachers.

Whispers of Sprit

Author : Rowan Blair Colver
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6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm) Black & White on White paper 96 pages ISBN-13: 978-1494248871 (CreateSpace-Assigned) ISBN-10: 1494248875 BISAC: Poetry / General Whispers of Spirit by Rowan Blair Colver takes us into the awareness of a poet’s heart and further, as he writes from places beyond the realms of even the largest box. Eccentric, rhythmic, artistic and passionate, Rowan Blair Colver provides a new dimension to his work, delving deeper than before into the very core of who we are. Asking questions, poking nerves and probing deep seated beliefs, Whispers of Spirit reaches beyond the lines and into the true feeling of life itself.

Dark Cherub

Author : Parker J. Cole
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Shadows lurk in the darkness, preying on hundreds of womenwomen who have one hidden thing in common. A young woman witnesses the unsettling disappearance of her high school principal and soon finds herself facing a harrowing decision. Two friends find themselves facing a power that threatens not only their lives, but the lives of thousands more. One is fighting her own shadows from past decisions. The other is followed by a lurking adversary who nearly killed her five years before. She begins to connect a series of events, and a frightening realization comes to light: they face a power that cannot be fought with guns or weapons. Will they find the answers, and the strength, to cast away the grip of a hostile presence that only wants them dead?

Hallelujah What a Ride

Author : Mary F. Twitty
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Mary Twitty has personalized this remarkable era during which men who had been enslaved became leaders in this country. The familial exposures in which she portrays these historical men take the reader out of the rigors of government and behind the scenes into their individual lives. It is her purpose to provide the information about what these few men tried to accomplish during their brief tenures. Their sole objective was the completion of the Civil Rights Legislation. Regrettably this was not accomplished.

The Escape from Home

Author : Avi
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Driven from their impoverished Irish village, fifteen-year-old Maura and her younger brother meet their landlord's runaway son in Liverpool while all three wait for a ship to America.

Alura

Author : Tamara Rossitto
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A young girl moves to a new house and discovers that she has a magical gift and a magical friend.

Necroscope IV Deadspeak

Author : Brian Lumley
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Brian Lumley's Necroscope novels are one of the horror genre's most towering achievements. They chronicle the adventures of Necroscope, Harry Keogh, his successor, Jake Cutter, and the psychically gifted agents of E-Branch, Britain's super-secret spy organization, and their battles against the malevolent, shape-shifting Wamphyri and their spawn. Their exploits have spanned two worlds, thirteen novels, and an infinity of time. The Necroscope novels have sold more than two million copies in English alone. Tor Books is proud to publish Necroscope: Deadspeak in hardcover for the first time. Previously available only as a mass market, paperback Necroscope: Deadspeak is the fourth volume in Lumley's exciting vampire series, and marks the beginning of a new phase in the story of the Necroscope. Harry Keogh has triumphed over much adversity in his life, from the death of his mother and the discovery of his amazing powers-to talk to the dead and to travel instantaneously to any place via the Möbius Continuum-to the fallout from his war against the vampires. He lost his body, though not his life; his wife and infant son disappeared without a trace; and he had to kill a woman he had come to love. What should have been a joyful reunion with his son was tinged with horror when Harry realized that his boy-now a man-was half-Necroscope and half-vampire, and thus a deadly double threat to all mankind. Father faced son in a terrible battle, and when it was over, Harry awoke safe in his own bed, at home . . . but his Necroscope powers were gone, locked away in the depths of his mind! Now, a new evil rears its head in the Balkan Mountains. Janos Ferenczy, master vampire and black magician, has risen from an ages-long sleep. As the first step in his plans of conquest, he conjures dead men and women into a perverse semblance of life and subjects them to fiendish tortures. But the shrieks of the dead barely begin to satisfy Janos's bloodlusts as he prepares an army of undead warriors to conquer the world. The dead try desperately to attract the Necroscope's attention, but Harry Keogh is deaf to their pleas and their screams. As Harry searches for a cure, he learns that to save mankind he must ally himself with the crafty father of vampires, the infamous Faethor Ferenczy. Centuries dead, Faethor lies in his grave and schemes. He will help Harry defeat Janos-but his price will be very high indeed! At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Primer on Personality

Author : Marian Mission
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Why are we attracted to certain people and annoyed by others? Why is it so hard to live with other people? Why are certain people so challenging to work with? In Primer on Personality, author Marian Mission offers answers to these and other questions you may have about people in your life. This practical guide focuses on personality traits that drive our behavior – such as humour, sensitivity, curiosity, and many more – and presents them in a way that makes them interesting and understandable. Many personal stories accompany the definitions and descriptions of the traits. The author proposes that we can accept ourselves and others more easily with a clearer picture of individual makeup and interpersonal relations. Written from a Christian perspective, Primer on Personality presents a whole new perspective on personality and psychology.

Dweller

Author : Roger Lhooms
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The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci

Author : Leonardo Da Vinci
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Love s Knowledge

Author : Martha C. Nussbaum
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This volume brings together Nussbaum's published papers on the relationship between literature and philosophy, especially moral philosophy. The papers, many of them previously inaccessible to non-specialist readers, deal with such fundamental issues as the relationship between style and content in the exploration of ethical issues; the nature of ethical attention and ethical knowledge and their relationship to written forms and styles; and the role of the emotions in deliberation and self-knowledge. Nussbaum investigates and defends a conception of ethical understanding which involves emotional as well as intellectual activity, and which gives a certain type of priority to the perception of particular people and situations rather than to abstract rules. She argues that this ethical conception cannot be completely and appropriately stated without turning to forms of writing usually considered literary rather than philosophical. It is consequently necessary to broaden our conception of moral philosophy in order to include these forms. Featuring two new essays and revised versions of several previously published essays, this collection attempts to articulate the relationship, within such a broader ethical inquiry, between literary and more abstractly theoretical elements.