The Narrow Door at Colditz

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Series is loosely based around the exploits of Sir William Gold, one of Sir John Hawksood's Lieutenant's in Italy. Jose Hernandez Gavira. whose award-winning stories are collected in Caretas (Masks). warning against vices. We all have genres we love and each has their own intricacies in terms of the writing. The success of recent films such as Gladiator, Elizabeth, Shakespeare in Love – all set at various times in the past — demonstrate this interest as well.

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Return to Harmony

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Other than historical fiction, what kinds of fiction do you most enjoy reading and why? In a final section that embraces Brahms, Mahler, Bruckner, Strauss, and Wolf, Plantinga rounds out this fascinating survey of the diverging movements and styles that constitute the Romantic century's legacy to the musical arts. I’m a devotee of Joseph Campbell’s and Christopher Vogler’s theory on how Myths and Legends have framed modern stories. Even though they are mostly about war (and I was the girl who skipped all the war in War and Peace), they are really exciting and about a period and place that most of us Americans don’t know much about.

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Mark's Story: The Gospel According to Peter (The Jesus

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These novels expand the genre beyond the ‘white people in interesting clothing’ approach that can dominate the historical fiction shelves. Set in the Barossa Valley of South Australia amongst German emigrants which was Colin Thiele's own background, it is hilarious, exciting and features a variety of ghosts, including poltergeists. (10 – 14 years) KS The story of Kokoda is told through the diary of Archie McLeod who has just turned fourteen and also the letters and diaries of his two brothers who both end up fighting against the Japanese in the jungles of Papua New Guinea.

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The Stone of the Philosophers

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I was hidden by my father and my mother in the hollow of a bamboo. And I even love the movie version, particularly the chariot race. Includes both fiction and non-fiction (noted). The hero of his Icaro-Menippus sprouts wings and flies to the Moon; in The True History, the author and a shipload of companions are wafted to the Moon, where men have artificial phalluses (ivory for the rich, wood for the poor), and the travelers observe an interplanetary battle fought to determine whether the empire of the Moon or of the Sun gets to colonize Venus.

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Jamie MacLeod: Highland Lass (The Highland Collection)

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Jim and his friend Charlie are skilled with horses and so volunteer for the Light Horse Brigades. Davis is best known as the author of the Roman detective series featuring Marcus Didio Falco, but my favorite among her books is this one about the long-term love relationship, mentioned in passing by Tacitus, between a slave woman named Caenis and the emperor Vespasian. The team set out to find the headwaters of the River of Doubt then paddle the river to the Amazon.

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A Kind of Magic

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Brussels: Université Adam Mickiewicz Poznán. See one of the largest collections of Classical Music around. Soon the harvest would be in and they’d all go into town to pay their tithes to the Lord of Agincourt. The protagonists are Emma, Sue and Harris (all 12 years old) and Rascal Pratt, a self-proclaimed pirate who is older than he looks. Al-Saghir, Idris, "Muqabala ma`a al-qass al-Maghribi Ibrahim Zayd," Afaq `Arabiyya 12 no. 1 (Jan. 1987), 162-3. Other books focus on a historical period and the everyday lives of characters living in it.

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The Warrior Astronomer

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I ordered a two-day sea-and-air search, at your request. Ranulf de Blundeville (or Blondeville), sixth earl of Chester, was born in 1170 during the reign of Henry II, the oldest son of Hugh, earl of Chester, and Bertrada de Montfort, a cousin of the king. Author, title, publication info, and brief reviews, for about 10 WWI novels and about 50 WWII fiction titles. 20th Century War Novels (Deborah Roy, Fiction-L): Lists author and title for each book, in sections: World War I (20 books), World War II (27 books), Korean War (3 books), Vietnam War (50 books), Persian Gulf War (3 books).

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A Thousand Shall Fall (Shiloh Legacy)

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Passionate fans could argue for millennia about the ranking of specific books – and each reader is going to have their own opinion on their favorite novels. Dressed in a filthy white kimono, it shouted a guttural threat and brandished a bamboo spear. Personal Favorites-- novels that are out of print, difficult to find, or deserve to be better known (worth searching for) Arnold, E. We have also started a new branch: Satalyte Book Services. Clara (17), who dreads settling down with the boring young farmer who wants to marry her, is convinced by her mother to take a 4,000 mile walk to save their farm from foreclosure.

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A Time to Embrace (Seasons Remembered)

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They tramped through the fields and orchards, following hedgerows between narrow fields full of grain and vegetables. After three years in construction, starting on March 31st 1909, the $400,000,000, 11 storeys high, glossy black ship set sail. 2,228 people were on board; 1,343 people were passengers and the other 885 were crew members. Our database is completely comprehensive and it's really, really easy to create the searches you want.

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Guns of the timberlands

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Ghazoul and Barbara Harlow, Cairo: American University In Cairo Press, 1994, pp. 177-96. Use the Alibris Advanced Search Page to narrow your search criteria and find your item! The "Red Scare", as it was later called by historians was led by Senator Joseph McCarthy, whose paranoia of a communist takeover spread through the nation like a wildfire. Americans are very prejudiced against Japanese but when he returns to Japan, he’s rejected as an outsider there and imprisoned.

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