By Marie P Croall
From an East African village, into the Land of the lifeless: Marwe lives in a village the place foodstuff is scarce. She attempts to be obedient, yet it is not easy to spend on a daily basis operating within the fields. while her carelessness ruins the village's plants, she's too scared to stand her indignant kin and runs away to the unusual Land of the lifeless. Marwe is aware she does not belong there. yet can she locate
By Davy DeGreeff
Traveling in sunny Florida with an aunt and a cousin he is by no means met, Tommy Bomani is hoping to take a richly deserved holiday from his education. regrettably, the lifetime of a shape-shifting teenager warrior isn't effortless. The rain will not cease, and Tommy reveals himself in the course of a jungle tale jam-packed with secrets and techniques, alligators, legends, prophecies, and hazardous enemies.
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The recognized Cinderella and her neighbor Cinder Edna each one labored sunup to sunset for his or her depraved stepmother and stepsisters. yet whereas Cinderella had the great fortune to be rescued by way of her fairy godmother, Edna used to be powerful, self-reliant, spunky--and she lived happier ever after! "Nicely executed....This Cinderella send-up is stuffed with kid-pleasing jokes."--Publisher's Weekly.
By Sándor Márai
By C. S. Lewis
“I observed good why the gods don't converse to us brazenly, nor allow us to solution . . . Why should still they listen the babble that we predict we suggest? How can they meet us head to head until eventually now we have faces?”
Haunted by means of the parable of Cupid and Psyche all through his existence, C.S. Lewis wrote this, his final, awesome novel, to retell their tale throughout the gaze of Psyche’s sister, Orual. Disfigured and embittered, Orual loves her more youthful sister to a fault and suffers deeply while she is shipped away to Cupid, the God of the Mountain. Psyche is forbidden to seem upon the god’s face, yet is persuaded by way of her sister to take action; she is banished for her betrayal. Orual is left by myself to develop in energy yet by no means in love, to ask yourself on the silence of the gods. in simple terms on the finish of her lifestyles, in visions of her misplaced cherished sister, will she listen a solution.
"Till now we have Faces succeeds in providing with inventive directness what its writer has defined somewhere else as ‘the divine, magical, terrifying and ecstatic truth within which all of us live’ . . . [It] deepens for adults that feel of ask yourself and weird fact which delights youngsters in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Prince Caspian, and different legends of Narnia." —New York Times
"The most vital and successful paintings that Lewis has . . . produced." —New York usher in Tribune
By Rebecca Hahn
A girl’s darkish future can cause the unraveling of the area during this spellbinding novel from the writer of A Creature of Moonlight, which Kirkus Reviews referred to as “cumulatively stunning” in a starred review.
Heed this caution, mortal: remain far-off from the 3 sister Fates. For in the event that they come to like you, they could result in the top of the world…
Chloe is the youngest. Hers are the palms that decide upon the wool, that form the thread, that commence it. The solar smiles upon her. males love her with no figuring out who she is. She has lived endlessly and may stay eternally extra. She and her sisters were on their remoted Greek island for hundreds of years, longer than any mortal can be mindful. They spin, degree, and slice the numerous golden threads of human lifestyles. they're the 3 Fates, and so they have stayed separate for stable cause: it really is risky for them to get entangled with the people whose lives they shape.
So while a stunning lady named Aglaia indicates up on their doorstep, Chloe attempts to ensure her sisters don’t turn into connected. yet in trying to safeguard them, Chloe discovers the darkish energy of Aglaia’s future. As her course unwinds, the 3 Fates locate themselves pulled inextricably along—toward mortal discomfort, and mortal love, and a destiny which may get to the bottom of the area.
By L. Grossberg
By Charlotte R. Long
In accordance with the author's thesis (Ph. D.) - Case Western collage, 1980, initially offered lower than the identify: The twelve gods in Greek and Roman art.
Cette étude sur le groupe des douze dieux dans le monde classique comprend un catalogue des représentations figurées, un recueil des textes classiques avec une traduction anglaise et une longue étude sur l. a. compréhension du groupe divin de l'époque classique jusqu'à los angeles fin de l'Empire romain. Le catalogue des représentations (p. 1-48) nous offre une interprétation, brève mais claire, des monuments, accompagnée d'une bibliographie essentielle. Il s'agit d'une cinquantaine de monuments: presque los angeles moitié d'entre eux est localisée en Méditerranée occidentale, vingt-cinq autres proviennent d'un seul sanctuaire de Lycie et une dizaine de représentations ne nous sont connues que par los angeles description qu'en ont laissée les auteurs anciens. On regrettera que l'A. n'ait pas typeé les websites par région, se bornant à les ranger par ordre alphabétique. Les deux cartes en fin de quantity ne satisfont que partiellement les exigences du lecteur intéressé par une région particulière.
By Yei Theodora Ozaki
The wealthy international of jap delusion is especially obvious in jap Fairy stories, a compilation of 22 favourite tales from the land of the emerging solar. a ravishing number of ghouls, goblins and ogres; sea serpents and sea kings; kindly animals and magic birds; demons and dragons; princes and princesses conceal inside those pages.
Included are such favorites as "Momotaro, or the tale of the Son of a Peach", "The Jellyfish and the Monkey", "The replicate of Matsuyama" and "The Bamboo Cutter and the Moon Child", in addition to numerous lesser-known tales like "The Stones of 5 shades and the Empress Jokwa."