Lord Geoffrey's Fancy by ALFRED DUGGAN


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Göring : a biography by David Irving

By David Irving

Hermann Goring used to be Hitler's hand-picked successor, his modify ego, commander of the typhoon stroopers and the Luftwaffe, architect of the Gestapo, the focus camps and the big bombings of British civilian facilities. Irving has crafted a biography that captures the internal works of Nazi Germany.

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Under Heaven's Brow: Pre-Christian Religious Tradition in by Ward H. Goodenough

By Ward H. Goodenough

For the folks of Chuuk and for college kids of faith and Micronesian tradition, this booklet pulls jointly and makes on hand in English the a bit scattered released money owed (largely in German), besides Goodenough's personal (as but unpublished) information regarding spiritual ideals and formality practices in pre-Christian Chuuk. The fabrics are awarded in a fashion that seeks to record and illustrate a selected process, a useful one, to realizing the categories of human issues that provide upward push to non secular habit. just to describe conventional ideals and rituals with no the proper social historical past info leaves the reader with none feeling for what have been the emotional issues, engendered via existence in Chuukese society, that ritual practices helped humans deal with. Ward Goodenough bargains a theoretical advent, the required history information regarding Chuuk and the ways that individuals of Chuukese society skilled themselves and their fellows, the area view and total set of ideals delivering the highbrow framework during which ritual practices have been formulated and understood, and some of the our bodies of formality practices. He concludes the booklet with a precis that draws jointly how the rituals defined seem to with regards to the emotional issues that turning out to be up and dwelling in Chuuk tended to create.

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Abandoned : the true story of a little girl who didn't by Anya Peters

By Anya Peters

A heartbreaking actual tale of 1 little girl's seek to discover a spot she may well name home.


Separated from her actual mom at start, Anya grew up in terror of her drunken bullying uncle. crushed, humiliated and sexually abused by means of him from the age of six, she inspiration her existence could not get Read more...

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The Profligate Son: Or, a True Story of Family Conflict, by Nicola Phillips

By Nicola Phillips

A profligate son was once each Georgian parent’s worst nightmare. To his father, William Jackson’s imprudent spending, incessant partying, and sexual adventures have been a convinced signal he was once at the slippery slope to destroy. yet to his associates, William used to be a “damned sturdy fellow,” a captivating, impeccably dressed younger gentleman with enviable seductive talents who was once prepared to protect his honor in duels. Mr. Jackson and his son considered one another throughout a generational hole that neither may perhaps bridge, and their fallacious dating had catastrophic results for his or her family.

In The Profligate Son, historian Nicola Phillips hauntingly reconstructs this kinfolk tragedy from a lately stumbled on trove of letters and court docket files. After Mr. Jackson’s acquisition of a fortune in the course of his provider for the East India corporation in Madras used to be undermined by means of fake accusations that ruined his occupation, he invested all his destiny pursuits in his purely son. William grew up in nice convenience and used to be despatched to the easiest colleges within the nation. but if the relatives moved to London, the teen rebelled opposed to the loneliness and sometimes brutal regimes of public education and escaped to discover the pleasures of the city along with his prosperous pals. His makes an attempt to provoke his friends led him into disastrous degrees of debt that led to his imprisonment and ever extra unlawful efforts to meet his collectors, which appalled his prudent, sternly moralistic father. Mr. Jackson determined that the single strategy to wrestle his son’s wayward habit used to be to fully minimize him off. In doing so, he condemned William to repeated imprisonment and a dangerous voyage to an Australian penal colony. In Sydney William sought to rebuild his lifestyles with a kinfolk of his personal, yet even there his father’s legacy introduced extra tragedy.

A masterpiece of literary nonfiction as dramatic as any Dickens novel, The Profligate Son transports readers from the steamy streets of India and the stylish squares and seedy brothels of London to the sunbaked seashores of Australia, tracing the arc of a lifestyles lengthy buried in historical past.

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Latitude Zero: 40 000 Km Pour Partir a LA Rencontre Du Monde by Mike Horn

By Mike Horn

Lorsqu'il décide de parcourir en solitaire les forty 000 kilomètres de l'équateur, Mike Horn se lance un défi inouï. Des côtes d'Afrique aux portes de l'Asie, en passant par l'immensité du continent américain, il devra traverser trois océans ; autant de jungles impénétrables ; deux sommets de 6 000 mètres ; des can pay en guerre, rongés par los angeles maladie, envahis d'une faune opposed et d'une flore vénéneuse. Son exigence est stricte : jamais il ne quittera l. a. " range zéro ", jamais il ne s'éloignera de cette ligne imaginaire... Avec cette aventure où le destin du voyageur bascule au gré des tempêtes et des rencontres, Mike Horn se lance dans un violent face-à-face avec le monde : envoûtante de beauté, sa course croisera l'errance des damnés de l. a. terre, des chercheurs d'or de l'Amazonie aux peuples d'Afrique en guerre.

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