Download e-book for iPad: Oonagh by Mary Tilberg

By Mary Tilberg

ISBN-10: 1897151187

ISBN-13: 9781897151181

In 1831, eighteen-year-old Oonagh Corcoran emigrates together with her sister from southern eire to top Canada. within the deep folds of cool, eco-friendly wooded area off the mammoth inland sea of Lake Ontario, she believes she has discovered paradise — basically to find that the recent global harbours its personal terrible injustices whilst she meets a fugitive slave from Virginia named Chauncey Taylor. Love grows among them as Chauncey slowly unearths his negative previous to Oonagh, reliving the ache and tragedy he and his relations suffered as slaves. the 2 locate that even of their small, accepting group, there are specific strains which could by no means be crossed.

Based on old learn, Oonagh is either a robust love tale and a gripping story that reaches deep into the key center of our nation’s past.

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The Last Man In Europe: A Novel by Dennis Glover PDF

By Dennis Glover

ISBN-10: 1468315919

ISBN-13: 9781468315912

ISBN-10: 1863959378

ISBN-13: 9781863959377

April, 1947. In a run-down farmhouse on a distant Scottish island, George Orwell starts his final and maximum paintings: Nineteen Eighty-Four.

Forty-four years outdated and struggling with the tuberculosis that inside of 3 winters will take his lifestyles, Orwell involves see the e-book as his legacy – the fruits of a profession spent battling to maintain the freedoms which the wars and upheavals of the 20 th century have threatened. finishing the publication is an pressing problem, a race opposed to death.

In this illuminating novel, Dennis Glover masterfully explores the construction of Orwell’s vintage paintings, which for hundreds of thousands of readers around the world outlined the 20th century. at the same time an enthralling drama, a different literary excavation and an unflinching portrait of a liked British author, The final guy in Europe will switch how you comprehend Nineteen Eighty-Four.

‘Dennis Glover has dared to burrow into the ethical universe of George Orwell, there to appear via his unblinking eyes upon the malevolence, vainness, cowardice and deceit that risk the possibility of an honest society. the result's a narrative rivetingly informed, not just of Orwell's perception and braveness, yet of his torments, his loves, his gut-wrenching struggles. learn this booklet to raised comprehend and comprehend an important determine of the 20 th century whose writing and instance nonetheless communicate to us with urgency.’ – Don Watson, writer of Enemy inside of: American Politics for the duration of Trump

‘This is a singular approximately George Orwell and 1984, written uncannily within the variety Orwell might have used if he had determined to write down a singular approximately his personal existence. the result's a desirable, compelling and, in any case, a deeply relocating paintings, a superbly exact and completely unsentimental tribute to the political author who grasped with maximum penetration the which means of the eu catastrophes of the 1st half the 20th century. Glover’s Orwell is totally imagined and accurately understood. With The final guy in Europe, an incredible new literary expertise has been revealed.’ – Robert Manne, writer of The brain of the Islamic State

‘This is a richly imagined piece of writing, which supplies a desirable perception into the brain of 1 of the good thinkers of the final century.’ —Nicole Abadee, Australian monetary overview Magazine

Dennis Glover grew up in Doveton ahead of learning at Monash college and King’s collage, Cambridge, the place he used to be provided a PhD in historical past. He has labored for 2 a long time as an educational, newspaper columnist, political adviser and speechwriter to exertions leaders and senior ministers.

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Download e-book for iPad: Terugkeer ongewenst (Dutch Edition) by Charles Lewinsky,Elly Schippers

By Charles Lewinsky,Elly Schippers

ISBN-10: 905672410X

ISBN-13: 9789056724108

‘Ik heb leren leven zonder vrijheid, zonder hoop. Waarom vind ik het dan verdomme zo moeilijk om te leven zonder geweten?’

Terugkeer ongewenst is het deels waargebeurde, deels fictieve levensverhaal van de Joodse acteur, entertainer en regisseur Kurt Gerron, die in de jaren twintig en dertig grote triomfen vierde in Berlijn. In 1933 vlucht hij voor de nazi's en belandt through Wenen en Parijs in Nederland, waar hij onder andere optreedt in de Joodsche Schouwburg in Amsterdam en meewerkt aan verschillende Nederlandse speelfilms. Samen met zijn vrouw Olga wordt hij in 1943 geïnterneerd in Westerbork en van daar gedeporteerd naar Theresienstadt, waar de SS hem vraagt een movie te maken waarin het vernederende gettobestaan wordt voorgesteld als een paradijs. Weigeren betekent delivery naar Auschwitz, meewerken betekent verraad aan zichzelf en aan zijn kunst. Dit duivelse hindrance vormt de kern van dit adembenemende boek, dat tevens een betoverende en tegelijk tragische liefdesgeschiedenis is.

Een fascinerende roman over de macht van het geweten, de kracht van de liefde en de desastreuze wending van de geschiedenis.

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Reggie Oliver,Dr. Abraham Van Helsing's The Dracula Papers, Book I: The Scholar's Tale PDF

By Reggie Oliver,Dr. Abraham Van Helsing

ISBN-10: 1907681027

ISBN-13: 9781907681028

Bram Stoker's immortal Dracula instructed us approximately count number Dracula as an undead vampire. yet how did this turn out to be? Who used to be Dracula in actual lifestyles? There has continuously been hypothesis, however the Dracula Papers now deals the last word resolution. It takes us again to the 12 months 1576, to the wild land of Transylvania and to the formative years of Prince Vladimir who got here to be the horror referred to as Dracula. the result's a narrative as striking and notable because the Bram Stoker vintage. Battles, intrigues, sorcery, sexual ardour, hauntings, a mechanical tortoise and a burning rhinoceros all have their half to play in an exhilarating narrative that however plunges deep into the secret of Evil. With The Dracula Papers Reggie Oliver provides a grand travel of the 16th century, and of each number of occult lore surrounding the vampire delusion, that's rollicking, clever, macabre, yet consistently unforeseen. The Scholar's story is the 1st quantity of a scholarly and picaresque Gothick Extravaganza.

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Alexandros Papadiamantis,Michail Tzoufras's The Merchants of Nations PDF

By Alexandros Papadiamantis,Michail Tzoufras

ISBN-10: 0997667915

ISBN-13: 9780997667912

A bright account of the pursuit of affection, conquest, and revenge in medieval Greece, The retailers of Nations (1882) introduced well known good fortune to Alexandros Papadiamantis years sooner than he may in attaining severe acclaim along with his brief tales. respected because the “Dostoyevsky of Greece” and the “Saint of Greek literature”, Papadiamantis can provide his attribute irony and deep perception into the human psyche with this paintings of historic fiction. Set amid the collapsing international of the overdue Byzantine Empire, the unconventional describes how the lives of religious Aegean islanders are upended after they are stuck within the wake of ruthless medieval crusaders. This well timed translation through Michail Tzoufras of 1 of Greece’s maximum glossy writers is key interpreting for an individual attracted to the historical past of Greece’s position in Europe—a still-relevant factor given the nation’s present fiscal and political crisis.

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Dean Nichols's Kid on the River, Revised Edition PDF

By Dean Nichols

ISBN-10: 0832304638

ISBN-13: 9780832304637

ISBN-10: 1498268846

ISBN-13: 9781498268844

slender escapes, hilarious predicaments, and grim failures are all a part of the wealthy and sundry reviews of a tender tugboat captain at the Columbia River throughout the period among the grand previous sternwheelers and the multi-thousand horsepower tugboats of at the present time. the writer had captured the buzz of this episode in his existence and awarded it in a casual demeanour that might entice a large audience.

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Download PDF by Joseph Cordaro: The Cost of Courage

By Joseph Cordaro

ISBN-10: 1456339958

ISBN-13: 9781456339951

Naval hero, Lieutenant Commander Charles Courtland, is domestic from WWI suffering from terrifying thoughts of conflict. The gruesome scars on his psyche are taking some distance longer to heal than these on his physique. scuffling with nightmarish demons, he'll no longer converse to an individual of his stories. His agony extends to his spouse and daughter, yet mysteriously, to none greater than his younger son Brent. For him, it has even reached the purpose of actual abuse.
Growing up emotionally far-off from his father, Brent’s love of the ocean has known as him to a naval occupation.
With the onset of worldwide conflict II, it's he who needs to now burst off to stand the gut-wrenching surprise of struggle at sea.
Perhaps, within the crimson misty haze of conflict, he'll eventually come to appreciate the secret of his father’s remedy. might be, he'll research way over he ever desired to know.

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Brug naar de hemel (Pilaren van de aarde) (Dutch Edition) by Ken Follett,Ans van der Graaff,Jan Smit PDF

By Ken Follett,Ans van der Graaff,Jan Smit

ISBN-10: 9047511557

ISBN-13: 9789047511557

Op de dag van Halloween in het jaar 1327 knijpen vier kinderen er na de mis in de kathedraal van Kingsbridge tussenuit: een dievegge, een pestkop, een jong genie en een meisje dat dokter wil worden. In het bos zijn ze getuige van de moord op twee mannen. Voor altijd zullen ze met elkaar verbonden blijven door die raadselachtige gebeurtenis, die ene dag in het bos.

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Download PDF by Nolanne O'Hair: Lucy, M’amie: A Portrait of Lucy Bakewell Audubon

By Nolanne O'Hair

ISBN-10: 1450256651

ISBN-13: 9781450256650

ISBN-10: 1450256678

ISBN-13: 9781450256674

Lucy Audubon lived and died within the shadow of her husband, the recognized American artist and naturalist, John James Audubon. Few buyers understand her identify, or that she made it attainable for Audubon to accomplish a lot of his paintings. In Lucy, M’amie, writer Nolanne O’Hair captures the spirit of Lucy Audubon and vividly portrays the period within which she lived.

Timeless and enduring, this fictionalized account explores the lifetime of an indomitable girl who struggles to keep up her kin via continuous not easy instances but regularly offers the encouragement her proficient, idealistic husband so desperately wishes. Lucy, M’amie follows Lucy’s lifestyles starting 1802, whilst her family members strikes to the USA from Derbyshire, England, and to her marriage in 1808 on the age of twenty. It depicts the main points of Lucy’s existence as she watches her husband rework from a unusual artist and naturalist to a world-famous figure.

This portrait not just recounts Lucy’s struggles and adventures; it unveils her middle and brain, brings her out of her husband’s shadow, and provides wealthy insights into the lifestyles and instances of a able, imaginative pioneer woman.

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Rupert Colley's The French Occupation Trilogy: The Sixth Man, The Woman on PDF

By Rupert Colley

Historical fiction at its top… 3 engrossing novels set in global struggle Nazi-occupied France.

The 6th Man

What’s the Worst factor You’ve Ever performed? might you ADMIT it in case your existence trusted it?

Six Frenchmen are in a Nazi felony: a physician, a postman, a policeman, a soldier, a instructor and a priest.

Tomorrow, 5 of the six prisoners might be completed. they've got till sunrise to choose which considered one of them may be allowed to live.

“Rupert Colley’s outstanding and unusual six tales in ‘The 6th guy’ are so notable of their originality; you'll be intrigued and spellbound through this engrossing novel. Colley is a grasp storyteller, and his character-driven stories will remain on your reminiscence for a protracted, lengthy time.”

”A appealing and touching tale. The six men’s stories will depart the reader breathless and the finishing will depart you with goose bumps.”

“A genuine web page turner. i used to be studying at each chance. a stupendous story with an unforeseen twist on the end.”

The girl at the Train

Someone saves your lifestyles. How some distance will you visit pay off the debt?

A girl on a teach saves a worried younger Frenchmen from the clutches of the Gestapo. 26 years later, the younger guy is now the main winning conductor in France. it truly is then, on the top of his reputation, he gets a letter from the lady at the teach, begging him to come back to her relief. Honour-bound, he gladly bargains to come the favour.

But while he realises accurately what repaying his debt involves, he faces a drawback that threatens to destroy his profession. Torn among these he loves and his feel of honour, his existence quickly spirals uncontrolled.

”Why have not I heard of this writer earlier than? it is a little jewel field of a book.”

“The primary premise is interesting, the writing is crisp, and the tale unfolds at speed. learn it in an evening.”

“Short, sharp and lovely. could not positioned it down. Mysterious and beautifully written!!”

The White Venus

When the binds of loyalty are severed, whom do you trust?

World conflict . France falls to the invading Germans. To their dismay, 16-year-old Pierre and his mom and dad are compelled to deal with a German significant. he's the enemy inside of their midst; the invader in their kingdom, and, extra pertinently, the undesirable lodger inside of their domestic.

The challenge, besides the fact that, is that the German is annoyingly friendly. the main, with a son of his personal, empathises with Pierre in a fashion Pierre’s father hasn't ever been in a position to. instantly the 2 of them discover a bond, leaving Pierre stressed and his knowing of fine and undesirable, of black and white, shattered.

”Colley attracts his characters with superb traces, illustrating either the brutality and compassion proven via participants on each side of this war.”

“Told with nice poignancy. enjoyed the characters and their involvement within the story.”

“This is a ebook with difference.”

Historical fiction with center and drama.

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