Adam of the Road (Newbery Library, Puffin)

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Outside, the air is thick with smoke and stench and the sun still hasn’t risen yet. It's very elegant prose masks some very disturbing scenes of carnage and depravity. Moreover, a concern with a “crisis” of literacy long preceded the ascendancy of digital technology. In his book, The Magyars in the Ninth Century, C. In this memoir, David Small tells the story of his boyhood in the 1950s. Written from the viewpoint of 15-year-old Peter van Pels, this captivating historical novel presents a boy struggling to understand himself, religion, and the members of the Frank family who share the small living space.

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Posted by / October 20, 2012 / Posted in Europe

The Day of the Pelican

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From Publishers Weekly: Widely varied notions of faith and mission, from the conventional to the bizarre, color this intriguing historical thriller about a 15th-century pilgrimage from Germany to Mt. Despite the horrific obstacles that stand in his way, Saul remains defiant and will stop at nothing to take care of his ‘son’. Let's practice deciding if what you hear is fiction or non-fiction. His book, Titanic and the Californian, refutes the popularly held theory upheld by two Courts of Inquiry––that the Californian was within sight of Titanic when she sank and Californian's inaction despite rockets which she saw, allegedly from the Titanic, suggests that the Board of Trade, to cover up its own inadequacies, deliberately found a scapegoat, Captain Lord, and that Lord Mersey, President of the British Court, had prejudged the case from the beginning.

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Posted by / October 20, 2012 / Posted in Europe

Double Life of Cora Parry

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Some favorites include HMS Ulysses by Alistair MacLean and The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat. It should also be pointed out that Josephus got some of his information from Nicolas of Damascus who was Herod the Greats friend and personal historian. This tense historical thriller, told from the perspective of all three characters, captures the dangers and uncertainties of war. Set during World War II, Coming On Home Soon has a timeless quality that will appeal to all who wait and hope.

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Posted by / October 19, 2012 / Posted in Europe

The Story of King Arthur & His Knights (Classic Starts)

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The Russians claim 24,000 prisoners have been taken since the start of their counter offensive. When the pot has cooled, we hand it around and swill the last of the liquid. At the same time, she investigates the interior selves behind the masks. Willy disguises herself as a boy to try and save her family during the American Revolution. A recent poll of 2016 British adults conducted by ICM during the first weekend of this month indicated that 9 per cent of the respondents viewed Islamic State in a positive light.

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Posted by / October 19, 2012 / Posted in Europe

The Pelerin of the Orb: Medieval Malice, Mysticism and

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Maar hoe meer ik nadacht over haar ongevraagde waarschuwing, des te meer ik mij vragen begon te stellen over zaken waar ik gelukkig nooit eerder over had hoeven nadenken. Haven't read The Boleyn Inheritance, but have read the others. But their chance for refuge is threatened when the ship is not allowed to dock in Cuba. (on Amazon.ca We Are Their Voice: Young People Respond to the Holocaust Do young people find meaning in the Holocaust?

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Posted by / October 19, 2012 / Posted in Europe

Charlotte in London

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Risk-averse attitudes which verge on paranoia emerged as one the defining features of contemporary child-rearing culture. The two platoons of the 370th, along with a group of partisans, engaged in house-to-house fighting with the enemy during that battle. This course examines race relations and law, the rise of big business, the origins of the modern welfare state during the Great Depression, the crisis of civil liberties produced by two world wars and McCarthyism, and the Constitutional revolution wrought by the Warren Court.

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Posted by / October 19, 2012 / Posted in Europe

The Saga of Aslak Slave-Born: A Viking Age Adventure

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I find some books depressing, but I ALWAYS want to read on. In January, a Daily Mail headline ran: ‘Pictured: brutal Barbados slave plantation where Benedict Cumberbatch’s ancestors built their multimillion-pound fortune on backs of “250 negroes”.’ Just to make its readers aware of actor Cumberbatch’s moral failings, the Mail helpfully informed them that it ‘can show pictures of inside the plantations where hundreds of men and women toiled as slaves while [Cumberbatch’s] ancestors reaped the rewards’.

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Posted by / October 19, 2012 / Posted in Europe

Lara at the Silent Place

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Before the opening credits, Spielberg informs us that the movie was "inspired by real events"—which raises the question, where in Munich does fact end and fiction begin? But not remotely historical, I tend to think of it as a great fantasy movie. He recorded Antiquities, a history of the Jews, for the Romans during the lifetime of Jesus. This is a series of three volumes containing eight books. "The books follow three primary fictional characters as they weave in and out the massive scientific, philosophical, economic and political changes of the period from 1680 to 1713, and the real world people who shaped the events." (titanicdeckchairs.com).

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Posted by / October 19, 2012 / Posted in Europe

Airman

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This historical shift in the status of authority provides the context for contemporary competitive claims-making about social problems. Any message other than your name and the title of the book may disqualify the entry. Its importance as an early science-fiction film was that it served as a precursor and inspiration to Universal's Frankenstein (1931) film and many other plots of sci-fi films (with mad scientists, superhuman androids, Gothic elements, and the evil effects of technology).

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Posted by / October 18, 2012 / Posted in Europe

Memories of Babi

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As a result, Court procedures were simplified in 1987 and the requirements for barristers and judges to wear traditional wigs and gowns was removed. Alana welcomes readers and is always available for reader group chats. Where is the WWI fiction? #2 Thanks for your suggestions. Introduction to the literature of Latin American history. He defines micro-aggressions as the “the brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, and environmental indignities, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative racial, gender, and sexual orientation, and religious slights and insults to the target person or group.” Note that these indignities need not be the result of intentional behavior.

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Posted by / October 18, 2012 / Posted in Europe