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The Moonstone

The Moonstone


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2006

THE MOONSTONE A Romance by Wilkie Collins PROLOGUE THE STORMING OF SERINGAPATAM 1799 Extracted from a Family Paper I address these lineswritten in Indiato my relatives in England. My object is to explain the motive which has induced me to refuse the right hand of friendship to my cousin, John Herncastle. The reserve which I have hitherto maintained in this matter has been misinterpreted by members of my family whose good opinion I cannot consent to forfeit. I request them to suspend their ...

Keywords: Country homes -- Fiction East Indians -- England -- Fiction England -- Fiction Jewelry theft -- Fiction Mystery fiction Police -- England -- Fiction
Hunter Killer: The War with China - The Battle for the Central Pacific

Hunter Killer: The War with China - The Battle for the Central Pacific


David Poyer

ISBN: 9781250097958
Year of publication: 2017

David Poyer Hunter Killer: The War with China The Battle for the Central Pacific Here is a mountain range at last, old man, across your easy path No mole-hills, these bare cliffs, sharp ledges, frowning chasms, overhanging steeps No valley, no way through only the pass, high up and far. Now gird your loins face ancient facts take stock of what is in you You are brave enough you do not hesitate No fear you will scale a higher mountain than you climb you will surmount yourself You will be ...

Keywords: China India Military Thriller Naval Battles Okinawa South Korea Taiwan Technothriller Thriller War
Onslaught: The War With China - The Opening Battle

Onslaught: The War With China - The Opening Battle


David Poyer

ISBN: 9781250056313
Year of publication: 2016

David Poyer Onslaught: The War With China The Opening Battle It is time, Odysseus said, that I told you of the disastrous voyage that Zeus had willed. HOMER 1 The East China Sea The tiny, pale, crab-like animal had hatched only hours before. It scurried about a world it barely sensed. Tendrils of weed. Cool water, seething with microscopic prey. And arching above, a scatter of stars. The crab clambered here and there, fearful and greedy, grasping and eating. With only the faintest stirrings of ...

Keywords: China India Military Thriller Naval Battles Okinawa South Korea Taiwan Technothriller Thriller War
The Buffalo: The Story of American Bison and Their Hunters From Prehistoric Times to the Present

The Buffalo: The Story of American Bison and Their Hunters From Prehistoric Times to the Present


Francis Haines

ISBN: 9780806171067
Year of publication: 1995

Acknowledgments Grateful acknowledgment is made for permission to use material from the following sources: Columbia University Press, New York. Gold Rush, by J. Goldsborough Bruff, edited by Georgia W. Read and Ruth Gaines, 1949, pp. 17, 18, and 25. William W. Whitney, California Historical Society, The Journal of Madison Berryman Moorman, edited by Irene D. Paden, 1948. Pictures were obtained through the courtesy of the following: Mary K. Dempsy, Montana Historical Society, furnished ...

Keywords: American bison Frontier and pioneer life West Indians of North America
The Goddess Legacy

The Goddess Legacy


Russell Blake

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2016

Russell Blake The Goddess Legacy About the Author Featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Times, and The Chicago Tribune, Russell Blake is The NY Times and USA Today bestselling author of over forty novels, including Fatal Exchange, Fatal Deception, The Geronimo Breach, Zero Sum, King of Swords, Night of the Assassin, Revenge of the Assassin, Return of the Assassin, Blood of the Assassin, Requiem for the Assassin, Rage of the Assassin The Delphi Chronicle trilogy, The Voynich Cypher, Silver ...

Keywords: Adventure Archaeology Historical Mysteries India Thriller Treasure
The Age of Wrath : A History of the Delhi Sultanate

The Age of Wrath : A History of the Delhi Sultanate


Abraham Eraly

ISBN: 9789351186588
Year of publication: 2013

Abraham Eraly The Age of Wrath A History of the Delhi Sultanate In the history which I am writing I will allow no partiality or prejudice to mingle. Baihaqi, 11th-century Ghaznavid chronicler In most parts of my work I simply relate without commenting, unless there be a special reason for doing so. Al-Biruni 11th-century Ghaznavid chronicler It is the duty of a historian to have no hope of profit, no fear of injury, to show no partiality or animosity , to make no difference between friend ...

Keywords: History India middle ages Non-Fiction
The Missionary Position

The Missionary Position


Christopher Hitchens

ISBN: 9781859840542
Year of publication: 1997

Christopher Hitchens THE MISSIONARY POSITION Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice One may safely affirm that all popular theology has a kind of appetite for absurdity and contradiction. while their gloomy apprehensions make them ascribe to measures of conduct which in human creatures would be blamed, they must still affect to praise and admire that conduct in the object of their devotional addresses. Thus it may safely be that popular religions are really, in the conception of their more vulgar ...

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