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The Wise Enchanter

Author : Shelley Davidow
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As his days grow short and the Cloud of Ignorance suddenly becomes more dense, the Wise Enchanter sends his daughter, Gadrun, to find four children who can defeat Urckl, the Master of Ignorance and Shadows, by rediscovering the alphabet and stories.

The Kalevala

Author : Lonnrot
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Complied by the various sources of Finland's national mythology, the Kalevala outlines the creation myths of the world and typical stories of heroes of old including romance, lust and conquest. The stories that are told here are a national icon for the people of Finland, which makes this volume an important part of human history.


Author : Elias Lonnrot
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Kalevala is the poetic name for Finland: ‘the land of heroes’. Here you’ll find the cultural essence of a young country but an old land, the stories, songs and poems that recount the mythical adventures of humankind. Ambition, lust, romance, birth and death can all be found within its pages, as well as the sampo, a mysterious talisman that brings great happiness to its possessor and over which great battles will be fought. WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HORATIO CLARE

The History of the Valorous and Witty Knight errant Don Quixote of the Mancha

Author : Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
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12 Masterpieces of the Renaissance

Author : Dante Alighieri
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The Renaissance Era was a period of huge cultural advancements. It began in Italy and spread throughout the length and breadth of Europe. The Renaissance had lasting effects on art, literature and sciences. Here are 12 notable works of fiction from this era. Italy: The Divine Comedy by Dante Sonnets by Petrarch The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio Great Britain: Hamlet by William Shakespeare Macbeth by William Shakespeare Utopia by Thomas More The Unfortunate Traveller, or The Life Of Jack Wilton by Thomas Nashe France: Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Rabelais Germany: The Ship of Fools by Sebastian Brant Spain: Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Portugal: The Lusiad by Camões Netherlands: In Praise of Folly by Desiderius Erasmus Contents: 1. Dante Alighieri : The Divine Comedy 2. Francesco Petrarca : Sonnets 3. Giovanni Boccaccio : The Decameron 4. William Shakespeare : Hamlet 5. William Shakespeare : Macbeth 6. Thomas More : Utopia 7. Thomas Nashe : The Unfortunate Traveller, or The Life Of Jack Wilton 8. Francois Rabelais : Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel 9. Sebastian Brant : The Ship of Fools 10. Miguel de Cervantes : Don Quixote 11. Luis de Camões : The Lusiad 12. Desiderius Erasmus : In Praise of Folly

The Edge of the Circle

Author : David Miner
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Everyone feels different growing up, but not everyone knows where they fit in at school, especially if your family has magical abilities, you’re fourteen with a twin sister, you’re learning your skills, and you’re attending a school for regular humans. Pardaris Ravenstorme, seventh son of Wyngarde Ravenstorme, has enough trouble getting through a boarding school with his twin sister, Persephone, living with three other roommates at Squires Knoll Academy while trying to keep his abilities hidden from his friends. But sometimes, circumstances don’t allow some things to be hidden as faeries inhabit the school and the nearby town of Aldsley. What happens when the past is ignored and secrets are exposed? What happens when magic returns to a world of science?

The History of the Valorous and Witty Knight Errant Don Quixote of the Mancha Translated Into English by Thomas Shelton and Now Printed Verbatim from the 4to Edition of 1620 With a Curious Set of Cuts from the French of Coypel

Author : Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
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The History of the Valorous and Witty Knight errant Don Quixote of the Mancha 2

Author : Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
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Like A New Sun

Author : Víctor Terán
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Like A New Sun: An Anthology of Indigenous Mexican Poetry features poetry from Huastecan Nahuatl, Isthmus Zapotec, Mazatec, Tzotzil, Yucatec Maya, and Zoque languages. Co-edited by Isthmus Zapotec poet Víctor Terán and translator David Shook, this groundbreaking anthology introduces six indigenous Mexican poets—three women and three men—each writing in a different language. Well-established names like Juan Gregorio Regino (Mazatec) appear alongside exciting new voices like Mikeas Sánchez (Zoque). Each poet's work is contextualized and introduced by its translator. Forward by Eliot Weinberger. Poets include Víctor Terán (Isthmus Zapotec), Mikeas Sánchez (Zoque), Juan Gregorio Regino (Mazatec), Briceida Cuevas Cob (Yucatec Maya), Juan Hernández (Huastecan Nahuatl), and Ruperta Bautista (Tzotzil).

The Story of the People of Britain

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