Download E-books The Rose Rent (Brother Cadfael Mystery, Book 13) (Brother Cadfael Mysteries) PDF

By Ellis Peters

[This is the Audiobook CASSETTE Library version in vinyl case.]

[The 13th Chronicle of Brother Cadfael]

A past due spring in 1142 has the clergymen of Shrewsbury abbey dismayed, for there's no roses via June 22. for 3 years, filthy rich younger widow Judith Perle has rented her condominium to the clergymen for the cost of a unmarried rose every year. whilst nature ultimately complies, a pious monk is shipped to pay the rent--and chanced on murdered beside the hacked rosebush.

with no rose, the priests' condo agreement turns into void, including tremendously to the widow's dowry. yet sooner than Brother Cadfael can wonder if a grasping suitor has performed this dreadful deed, one other crime is dedicated. Now the nice monk needs to thread his approach via a tangle extra tortuous than the widow's thorny bushes.

Peters's advanced personality Brother Cadfael, who applies his forensic abilities in an actual center a long time atmosphere, surrounded through different clergymen, chivalrous knights and flirtatious girls, has gained the writer severe acclaim and comparisons with Ngaio Marsh and P.D. James. (The Brother Cadfael novels encouraged the PBS tv sequence Cadfael)

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Download E-books The Burning Land: A Novel (Saxon Tales) PDF

By Bernard Cornwell

The 5th installment of Bernard Cornwell’s bestselling Saxon stories chronicling the epic saga of the making of britain, “like online game of Thrones, yet genuine” (The Observer, London)—the foundation for The final Kingdom, the hit BBC the USA tv series.

At the tip of the 9th century, King Alfred of Wessex is in unwell well-being; his inheritor, an untested early life. His enemy, the Danes, having didn't overcome Wessex, now see their probability for victory. Led via the sword of savage warrior Harald Bloodhair, the Viking hordes assault. yet Uhtred, Alfred’s reluctant warlord, proves his worthy, outwitting Harald and handing the Vikings considered one of their maximum defeats.

For Uhtred, the wonder of victory is quickly overshadowed via tragedy. Breaking with Alfred, he joins the Vikings, swearing by no means back to serve the Saxon king. as a substitute, he'll reclaim his ancestral castle at the Northumbrian coast. Allied along with his outdated buddy Ragnar-and his outdated foe Haesten-he goals to invade and overcome Wessex itself.  yet destiny has various plans . . .

In The Burning Land, Bernard Cornwell, “the reigning king of historic fiction” (USA Today), offers a rousing saga of Anglo-Saxon England-an impossible to resist new bankruptcy in his exciting Saxon stories, the epic tale of the beginning of britain and the mythical king who made it possible.

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Download E-books The Mathematics of Love: A Novel PDF

By Emma Darwin

The arithmetic of Love is a poignant chronicle of 2 humans, separated through centuries, whose lives—amazingly, impossibly—become interwoven in a super tapestry of tragedy, reminiscence, and time. Following exchange yet in detail hooked up stories—of a curious, promiscuous teen in her season of exile and awakening within the English nation-state in 1976, and a nineteenth-century soldier broken at the fields of Waterloo, suffering to discover his as far back as lifestyles with the aid of a compassionate, awesome woman—Emma Darwin's breathtaking narrative brilliantly conjures up the horrors of battle, the ache of loss, the warmth of ardour, and the iconic energy of affection.

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Download E-books Modernism and Market Fantasy: British Fictions of Capital, 1910-1939 PDF

Studying paintings from Ford and Conrad's pre-war impressionism via Rhys's fiction of the overdue Nineteen Thirties, the writer indicates how modernist innovation engages with modifications in early twentieth-century capitalism and tracks the ways that modernist fiction reconfigures capitalist mythologies alongside the fault strains in their inner contradictions.

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Download E-books Joyce/Foucault: Sexual Confessions PDF

By Wolfgang Streit

Sheds new gentle on James Joyce's use of sexual motifs as cultural uncooked fabric for Ulysses and different works

Joyce/Foucault: Sexual Confessions examines circumstances of sexual confession in works of James Joyce, with a distinct emphasis on Portrait of the Artist as a tender Man and Ulysses. utilizing Michel Foucault's historic research of Western sexuality as its theoretical underpinning, the ebook foregrounds the function of the Jesuit order within the unfold of a confessional strength, and reveals this impression inscribed into Joyce's significant texts. Wolfgang Streit is going directly to argue that the stress among the texts' erotic passages and Joyce's feedback of even his personal sexual writing energizes Joyce's narratives-and allows Joyce to enhance the unconventional skepticism of energy printed in his work.

Wolfgang Streit is Lecturer, Ludwig Maximilians college, Munich.

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Download E-books Bleeding Heart Square PDF

By Andrew Taylor

If Philippa Penhow hadn't long past to Bleeding middle sq. on that January day, you and maybe all people else may need lived fortunately ever after . . .

it truly is 1934, and the decaying London cul-de-sac of Bleeding center sq. is an not likely position of shelter for aristocratic Lydia Langstone. yet as she flees her abusive marriage, there's just one individual she will flip to--the genteelly derelict Captain Ingleby-Lewis, presently accommodation at quantity 7.

even though, unknown to Lydia, a dismal secret haunts the decrepit construction. What occurred to overlook Penhow, the middle-aged spinster who owns the home and who vanished 4 years prior? Why is a seedy plain-clothes policeman obsessively observing the sq.? what's making suffering journalist Rory Wentwood so desirous to touch pass over Penhow?

And why are parcels of rotting hearts being despatched to Joseph Serridge, the final individual to determine pass over Penhow alive?

Legend has it the satan as soon as danced in Bleeding center Square--but is there now a brand new and sinister presence lurking in its shadows? Bleeding middle Square is Andrew Taylor's so much compelling secret but.

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Download E-books Palgrave Advances in Oscar Wilde Studies PDF

Palgrave Advances in Oscar Wilde stories is a accomplished consultant to fresh severe methods. themes coated contain homosexual reviews, Feminist feedback, fabric tradition, faith, Philosophy, functionality stories, Aestheticism, Biography, Textual experiences and Postcolonial concept. The ebook is designed to acquaint readers of all degrees with the historical past of scholarship in a number of fields and recommend ways in which Wilde's paintings provide new components for study. the gathering additionally offers a Chronology and unique bibliography.

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Download E-books Mary Queen of Scotland and The Isles: A Novel PDF

By Margaret George

She was once a toddler topped a queen....
A sinner hailed as a saint....
A lover denounced as a whore...
A girl murdered for her dreams...

Margaret George's Mary Queen of Scotland & the Isles brings to existence the interesting tale of Mary, who turned the Queen of Scots whilst she was once simply six days previous. Raised within the glittering French courtroom, returning to Scotland to rule as a Catholic monarch over a newly Protestant kingdom, and done like a legal in Queen Elizabeth's England, Queen Mary lived a realistic no different, and Margaret George weaves the evidence right into a gorgeous paintings of ancient fiction.

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