Keywords: Literary

Uncle Remus, his songs and his sayings

Uncle Remus, his songs and his sayings


Joel Chandler Harris

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2000

Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings By Joel Chandler Harris PREFACE AND DEDICATION TO THE NEW EDITION To Arthur Barbette Frost: DEAR FROST: I am expected to supply a preface for this new edition of my first bookto advance from behind the curtain, as it were, and make a fresh bow to the public that has dealt with Uncle Remus in so gentle and generous a fashion. For this event the lights are to be rekindled, and I am expected to respond in some formal way to an encore that marks the fifteenth ...

Keywords: African American men -- Literary collections African Americans -- Folklore -- Literary collections African Americans -- Songs and music Animals -- Folklore -- Literary collections Georgia -- Literary collections Plantation life -- Literary collections Remus Uncle (Fictitious character) -- Literary collections
Once Upon a River

Once Upon a River


Diane Setterfield

ISBN: 97808575256599
Year of publication: 2018

Diane Setterfield Once Upon a River To my sisters, Mandy and Paula. I wouldnt be me without you. Along the borders of this world lie others. There are places you can cross. This is one such place. Part 1 The Story Begins THERE WAS ONCE an inn that sat peacefully on the bank of the Thames at Radcot, a long days walk from the source. There were a great many inns along the upper reaches of the Thames at the time of this story and you could get drunk in all of them, but beyond the usual ale and ...

Keywords: Fairy Tales; Folk Tales; Legends & Mythology fiction General Historical Literary Mystery & Detective
The Kukotsky Enigma: A Novel

The Kukotsky Enigma: A Novel


Ulitskaya, Ludmila

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2016

The Kukotsky Enigma The Kukotsky Enigma A Novel Ludmila Ulitskaya TRANSLATED FROM THE RUSSIAN BY DIANE NEMEC IGNASHEVNorthwestern University Press Evanston, Illinois Northwestern University Press www.nupress.northwestern.eduEnglish translation copyright 2016 by Diane Nemec Ignashev. Published 2016 by Northwestern University Press. Originally published in Russian as The Kukotsky Case Казус Кукоцкого, copyright 2001 by Ludmila Ulitskaya. Published by arrangement with ELKOST International ...

Keywords: FIC019000 Fiction / Literary
The secret agent

The secret agent


Joseph Conrad

ISBN: 9780812973051
Year of publication: 2004

The Secret Agent A Simple Tale by Joseph Conrad TO H. G. WELLS THE CHRONICLER OF MR LEWISHAMS LOVE THE BIOGRAPHER OF KIPPS AND THE HISTORIAN OF THE AGES TO COME THIS SIMPLE TALE OF THE XIX CENTURY IS AFFECTIONATELY OFFERED CHAPTER I MrVerloc, going out in the morning, left his shop nominally in charge of his brotherinlaw. It could be done, because there was very little business at any time, and practically none at all before the evening. MrVerloc cared but little about his ostensible business. ...

Keywords: Anarchists Bombings Classics Conspiracies Criticism Fiction Fiction - General General General & Literary Fiction Literary Literature - Classics London (England) Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945) Political Political fiction Radicalism Royal Greenwich Observatory
The Signature of All Things: A Novel

The Signature of All Things: A Novel


Elizabeth Gilbert

ISBN: 9780670024858
Year of publication: 2013

The Signature of ThingsElizabeth Gilbert For my grandmother Maude Edna Morcomb Olson in honor of her hundredth birthday What life is, we know not. What life does, we know well. LORD PERCEVAL Prologue Alma Whittaker, born with the century, slid into our world on the fifth of January, 1800. Swiftlynearly immediatelyopinions began to form around her. Almas mother, upon viewing the infant for the first time, felt quite satisfied with the outcome. Beatrix Whittaker had suffered poor luck thus far ...

Keywords: Fiction General Historical Literary
The Cat Who Went Bananas

The Cat Who Went Bananas


Lilian Jackson Braun

ISBN: 9780786273218
Year of publication: 2005

THE CAT WHO WENT BANANAS LILIAN JACKSON BRAUN, 2005 PROLOGUE Break a leg, Fran, honey Break a leg, Alden Break a leg, Derek, old boy It was opening night of the new play in Pickax City 400 miles north of everywhere, and the actors were receiving the traditional bonhomie from well-wishers. The theatre club was doing Oscar Wildes comedy of absurd upper-class manners: The Importance of Being Earnest. Fran Brodie, interior designer, was playing Gwendolen. The male lead was being done by Alden Wade, ...

Keywords: Animals Authors Biography & Autobiography Cat owners Cats Country life Detective Editors Fiction Fiction & related items Fiction - Mystery General General & Literary Fiction Jim (Fictitious cha Jim (Fictitious character) Journalists Juvenile Fiction Koko (Fictitious character) Large type books Millionaires Moose County (Imaginary place) Mystery Mystery & Detective Mystery & Detective - Cat Sleuths Mystery & Detective - General Pets Police Procedural Publishers Qwilleran Siamese cat Suspense Women Sleuths Yum Yum (Fictitious character Yum Yum (Fictitious character : Braun)
Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians


Kevin Kwan

ISBN: 9780385536974
Year of publication: 2013

This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, organizations, places, events, and incidents either are the product of the authors imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, events, or locales is entirely coincidental. Copyright 2013 by Kevin Kwan All rights reserved. Published in the United States by Doubleday, a division of Random House, Inc., New York, and in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto. www.doubleday.com ...

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Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians


Kevin Kwan

ISBN: 9780385536974
Year of publication: 2013

This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, organizations, places, events, and incidents either are the product of the authors imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, events, or locales is entirely coincidental. Copyright 2013 by Kevin Kwan All rights reserved. Published in the United States by Doubleday, a division of Random House, Inc., New York, and in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto. www.doubleday.com ...

Keywords: Fiction Humor Literary Nook Retail
A German Officer in Occupied Paris: The War Journals, 1941-1945

A German Officer in Occupied Paris: The War Journals, 1941-1945


Ernst ünger

ISBN: 9780231127400
Year of publication: 2018

Ernst Jnger A GERMAN OFFICER IN OCCUPIED PARIS THE WAR JOURNALS, 19411945 INCLUDING NOTES FROM THE CAUCASUS AND KIRCHHORST DIARIES Foreword by Elliot Y. Neaman Translated by Thomas S. Hansen and Abby J. Hansen Facsimile page from the First Paris Journal 45 July 1942 FOREWORD ELIOT NEAMAN Memories bear traits of an inverse causality. The world, as an effect, resembles a tree with a thousand branches, but as memory it leads downwards into the tangled network of the roots. When I confront memories, ...

Keywords: European German Literary Collections World War II
The Dead Secret: A Novel

The Dead Secret: A Novel


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2013

THE DEAD SECRET BOOK I. CHAPTER I. THE TWENTY-THIRD OF AUGUST, 1829. Will she last out the night, I wonder Look at the clock, Mathew. Ten minutes past twelve She has lasted the night out. She has lived, Robert, to see ten minutes of the new day. These words were spoken in the kitchen of a large country-house situated on the west coast of Cornwall. The speakers were two of the men-servants composing the establishment of Captain Treverton, an officer in the navy, and the eldest male representative ...

Keywords: Cornwall (England : County) -- Fiction Gothic fiction (Literary genre) Illegitimate children -- Fiction Inheritance and succession -- Fiction Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
Babylon

Babylon


Yasmina Reza

ISBN: 9781609808334
Year of publication: 2018

Babylon Yasmina Reza Translated by Linda Asher for Didier Martiny The world isnt tidy its a mess. I dont try to make it neat. GARRY WINOGRAND Hes against a wall, in the street. Standing there in suit and tie. He has ears that stick out, a frightened glance, short white hair. Hes thin, narrow shoulders. Hes holding out a maga-zine with the word awake on it. The photo caption reads Jehovahs WitnessLos Angeles. The picture dates from 1955. He looked like a little boy. Hes been dead a long time. He ...

Keywords: crime and mystery french crime novel literary fiction literary fiction in translation literature in translation memory fiction murder mystery murder romance novel in translation Prix Renaudot
The Possessed: Adventures With Russian Books and the People Who Read Them

The Possessed: Adventures With Russian Books and the People Who Read Them


Elif Batuman

ISBN: 9781921656644
Year of publication: 2010

ELIF BATUMAN The Possessed ELIF BATUMAN was born in New York City and grew up in New Jersey. She now lives in San Francisco. She is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award. She teaches at Stanford University. The Possessed The Possessed ADVENTURES WITH RUSSIAN BOOKSAND THE PEOPLE WHO READ THEMElif BatumanFARRAR, STRAUS AND GIROUXNEW YORK Farrar, Straus and Giroux18 West 18th Street, New York 10011 Copyright 2010 by Elif BatumanAll rights reservedDistributed in Canada by DM ...

Keywords: General Literary Criticism Russian & Former Soviet Union Russian literature
The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle


Jeannette Walls

ISBN: 9780743247535
Year of publication: 2005

To John, for convincing me that everyone who is interesting has a past Acknowledgments Id like to thank my brother, Brian, for standing by me when we were growing up and while I wrote this. Im also grateful to my mother for believing in art and truth and for supporting the idea of the book to my brilliant and talented older sister, Lori, for coming around to it and to my younger sister, Maureen, whom I will always love. And to my father, Rex S. Walls, for dreaming all those big dreams. Very ...

Keywords: (¯`'•.¸//(*_*)\\¸.•'´¯) Adult Children of Substance Abusers Alcohol Abuse Autobiography Biography Biography & Autobiography Case studies Childhood Memoir Children of alcoholics Children of alcoholics - United States Children of alcoholics - West Virginia - Welch Dysfunctional families Editors Entertainment & Performing Arts - Television Personalities Family & Relationships Family Development Family Relationships General Homeless persons Homeless persons - Family relationships - New York (State) - New York Jeannette Journalists Literary Nonfiction - General Poor Poor - West Virginia - Welch Poverty Poverty & Homelessness Problem families Problem families - United States Problem families - West Virginia - Welch Publishers SELF-HELP Social Science United States Walls Welch West Virginia
Kamby Bolongo Mean River

Kamby Bolongo Mean River


Robert Lopez

ISBN: 9781936873425
Year of publication: 2009

Kamby Bolongo Mean River by Robert Lopez Kamby Bolongo Mean River Should the phone ring I will answer it. I will say the hello how are you and wait for a response. I will listen to what the person on the other end says. I will listen to the words. Sometimes I dont listen. Sometimes I wait until the person finishes answering the hello how are you so I can say whatever it is Id been saying to myself before the phone rang. What I say to myself usually starts with the hello how are you then Im fine ...

Keywords: Fiction general Literary
Circe

Circe


Madeline Miller

ISBN: 9780316556330
Year of publication: 2018

The characters and events in this book are fictitious.Any similarity to real persons, living or dead, is coincidental and not intended by the author. Copyright 2018 by Madeline Miller Cover design by Will Staehle Author photograph by Nina Subin Cover copyright 2018 by Hachette Book Group, Inc. Hachette Book Group supports the right to free expression and the value of copyright.The purpose of copyright is to encourage writers and artists to produce the creative works that enrich our culture. ...

Keywords: Fiction Literary Mythology & Sagas

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