Literary

The Story of Roland by James Baldwin

By James Baldwin

Listed below are similar the bold feats and nice exploits of Roland, worthiest of the barons of France during Charlemagne, and people of Oliver and Reinold and Ogier the Dane, all heroes who have been his partners in palms and who rivalled him within the quantity and greatness in their exploits. the tale is culled from the works of song-writers and poets of 5 centuries and in as many languages. compatible for a long time eleven and up.

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The Seven Odes: The First Chapter in Arabic Literature by A. J. Arberry

By A. J. Arberry

These seven poems, translated via A. J. Arberry in 1957, are the main well-known survivors of an unlimited mass of poetry produced within the Arabian barren region within the 6th century. Arberry’s creation explains to the reader what used to be recognized concerning the poems and the way they got here to be preserved and allotted through the years. The epilogue quite interrogates the authenticity of the poems and tracks how they've been transmitted over the years.

This paintings could be of curiosity to these learning Persian and Middle-Eastern literature and history.

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What is coming? : a forecast of things after the war by H.G. Wells

By H.G. Wells

H.G. Wells used to be an English writer top referred to as a sci-fi author, even though he used to be additionally a prolific author in lots of different genres, together with modern novels, historical past, politics and social statement, or even writing textual content books and ideas for warfare video games. Together with Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback, Wells has been often called "The Father of technology Fiction", and his top recognized works are The Invisible guy, The Time desktop, and The struggle of the Worlds.

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The Signal Corps: the outcome (mid-1943 through 1945) by George Raynor Thompson, Dixie R. Harris

By George Raynor Thompson, Dixie R. Harris

With this quantity Dr. Thompson and Mrs. Harris finish the tale of U.S. military sign Corps operations in international battle II. the end result is essentially successful tale, because it choices up in 1943 and consists of on earlier V-J Day. Of the entire technical companies, the sign Corps was once least ready for battle in 1941. yet by means of mid-war the Corps used to be working successfully at domestic and around the world. on the other hand, there have been consistently problems to be triumph over. extra, different organizations performed feuds and raids. the military Air Forces, although utilizing sign Corps apparatus during the finish of the struggle, used to be by no means chuffed with it. The authors have advised the tale with candor. the viewpoint is that of the sign Corps, however the diversity of material should still end up attention-grabbing and instructive to army males and to scholars of either know-how and public management.

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What Manner Of Men: Forgotten Heroes Of The American by Fred J. Cook

By Fred J. Cook

It is a copy of a booklet released earlier than 1923. This booklet could have occasional imperfections reminiscent of lacking or blurred pages, terrible photographs, errant marks, and so forth. that have been both a part of the unique artifact, or have been brought via the scanning approach. We think this paintings is culturally very important, and regardless of the imperfections, have elected to convey it again into print as a part of our carrying on with dedication to the maintenance of revealed works around the globe. We have fun with your knowing of the imperfections within the upkeep procedure, and wish you take pleasure in this precious e-book.

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Pornographia by Jean-Baptiste Del Amo

By Jean-Baptiste Del Amo

«À los angeles tombée de los angeles nuit, je marche vers l'océan, longeant les murs parmi les ombres dans un grand silence. Je respire un effluve tenace, une essence aux notes d'abattis, de fleur pourrissante, un remugle charnel et végétal, mais je ne peux déterminer s'il émane de mon haleine ou de los angeles ville, puisque je marche à cette heure où les murs suent et exhalent un lengthy soupir.» Après Une éducation libertine (2008) et Le sel (2010), on retrouve avec Pornographia, récit d'une errance hallucinée dans los angeles nuit d'une ville tropicale, l'univers sensuel et violent de Jean-Baptiste Del Amo.

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