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The King's Concubine

The King's Concubine


Anne OBrien

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2013

PRAISE FOR THE NOVELS OF ANNE OBRIENThe Kings Concubine The Kings Concubine is a delicious and satisfying Cinderella story, following the rise of Alice Perrers from powerless naivety to the pinnacle of the realm as the mistress of Edward III. Anne OBrien brings Alices story to life with vivid details and glorious writing that will please any fan of historical fiction. Gillian Bagwell, author of The September QueenQueen Defiant Queen Defiant lives up to its title as Anne OBrien, with sensual ...

Keywords: Contemporary Fiction Contemporary Women Foreign Language Fiction Foreign Languages Literature & Fiction Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Russian Thrillers Thrillers & Suspense Women's Fiction
Dates on My Fingers: An Iraqi Novel

Dates on My Fingers: An Iraqi Novel


Muhsin Al-Ramli

ISBN: 9781617975523
Year of publication: 2014

Dates On My Fingers by Muhsin Al-Ramli To Iraq, the cradle of my childhood and the cradle of civilization To Spain, my way station of peace after a long road crowded with wars CHAPTER 1 I wouldnt have been able to write my familys story and expose its shame if my father hadnt encouraged me to do so while cutting my hair in his Madrid club. Write whatever you want, he said. Nothing will happen worse than has already happened. This world is all fucked up. At the time, I didnt comment on what he ...

Keywords: Arabic Fiction Foreign Language Study General Political Romance
The Woman from Tantoura : A Palestinian Novel

The Woman from Tantoura : A Palestinian Novel


Radwa Ashour

ISBN: 9789774166150
Year of publication: 2014

The Woman from Tantoura A Palestinian Novel by Radwa Ashour For Mourid Barghouti Translators Acknowledgments I would like to thank Radwa Ashour, Wendy Munyon, and Kelly Zaug for their generous contributions to this translation. I would also like to thank Neil Hewison and Nadine El-Hadi, of the American University in Cairo Press, for their unfailing kindness in support of the work. I would like to dedicate this translation to the memory of Farouk Abdel Wahab. 1 Cast Ashore He came out of the sea. ...

Keywords: Arabic Fiction Foreign Language Study Historical Literary Political
Unknown Scotland

Unknown Scotland


Stephen Wilson

ISBN: 9785834603276
Year of publication: 2008

Stephen Wilson Unknown Scotland Authors Note I fully accept responsibility for any mistakes in the text whether factual or technical. Ive tried to consistently observe the most accepted spelling of terms. It is important to understand that certain words can be spelt in different ways. This makes the life of editors, translators and writers highly problematic. One example might be the custom of running the braize. In other districts of Scotland youll find the spelling brace and brooze. Which one ...

Keywords: bagpipe Celtic culture English Gaelic history kilt language Robert Burns Scotland whisky
Doom of the Griffiths

Doom of the Griffiths


Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

ISBN: 142507071
Year of publication: 101

THE DOOM OF THE GRIFFITHS by Elizabeth Gaskell CHAPTER I I have always been much interested by the traditions which are scattered up and down North Wales relating to Owen Glendower Owain Glendwr is the national spelling of the name, and I fully enter into the feeling which makes the Welsh peasant still look upon him as the hero of his country. There was great joy among many of the inhabitants of the principality, when the subject of the Welsh prize poem at Oxford, some fifteen or sixteen years ...

Keywords: & & Education Grammar Linguistics Reference Words; Language
Advanced PIC Microcontroller Projects in C

Advanced PIC Microcontroller Projects in C


Ibrahim Dogan

ISBN: 9780750686112
Year of publication: 2008

Advanced PIC Microcontroller Projects in C From USB to RTOS with the PIC18F Series Dogan Ibrahim Preface A microcontroller is a microprocessor system which contains data and program memory, serial and parallel IO, timers, and external and internal interrupts all integrated into a single chip that can be purchased for as little as two dollars. About 40 percent of all microcontroller applications are found in office equipment, such as PCs, laser printers, fax machines, and intelligent telephones. ...

Keywords: C (Computer program language) Programmable controllers