"Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases: A Practical Handbook of Pertinent Expressions, Striking Similes, Literary, Commercial, Conversational, and Oratorical Terms, for the Embellishment of Speech and Literature, and the Improvement of the Vocabulary of Those Persons Who Read, Write, and Speak English" written by Greenville Kleiser, may be the longest book title ever. The book contains lots of different methods that can be used to achieve a large vocabulary. If understood in a right way and applied correctly, this book will certainly increase your inventory of words. Also it will introduce you countless wealth of various words, which will become the reason for all your friends, listeners, or readers to envy you.
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The Conquest of Bread was written by the communist Peter Kropotkin in French in 1892. Very soon after its first publication the book was translated into English and published in the London Journal Freedom. Immediately it gained a high popularity and was translated in Norwegian, Japanese and many other languages. The work is written in classic Marxist traditions explaining the defects of the economicx of feudalism and capitalism. Such defects provoke poverty among the greatest part of the population. Kropotkin defends an idea of a new economic system that would be decentralized and based of mutual aid and cooperation. The book also analyzed the premises for such a transition in the contemporary western societies.
The book follows the subject of investigation of the flying saucer phenomenon. The author, a journalist and former Marine pilot Donald Edward Keyhoe, is sure of their existence and their unearth origin. This was one of the first works published about the UFO phenomena, describing real case studies and highly reliable witnesses. Though these cases are still unexplained.
The Victorians' eagerness for travel writings has probably never been equaled, and nearly every major writer of the 18th century tried his hand at writing a travel book. Alexander William Kinglake was not an exception. A book of an English traveler, writer and historian, describes his journey through the Ottoman Empire to Cairo, where he resided in the times of plague. Depicting monuments and museums, it is nevertheless more about the author’s internal journey, recording of personal experience. Not without the reason, the title means “from the early dawn” or “from the East”. Written in a conversational style, this a-century-and-a-half-old work still remains fresh and original as it was when it was first published in 1844.
This is fascinating book which would be interesting both for children and for adults who still remember the holiday of Halloween and its attributes like carved pumpkins with candles inside, jack-lanterns, changing clothes, witches and everything like that. Ruth Edna Kelley describes the origins of the modern holiday of Halloween which can be found in the religious and cultural traditions of the ancient tribes including Celts, Irish, Scots, Welsh, Britons and Germans. The author also studies the development of Halloween in the 19th and 20th century and the role in plays in the life of Americans and other people in the world. The book also contains Halloween poems, games and fortune-telling.
The Annals of Ann is a wonderful life story of a girl from her childhood to her becoming an adult. The author Kate Trimble Sharber uses a wonderful style of the language and applies her great imagination so that the readers of all times could enjoy the account of life events. The book is recommended for everyone who likes finding out more about other people's lives, who enjoys experiencing the events on the book pages from the point of view of the main character.
It is a book about history of England, about 12 century. It is about three ambitions men, who conflict and collide through four decades during which social and political upheaval and the internal politics of the church affect the progress of the cathedral and the fortunes of the protagonists
Discworld is an extragavanza--among much else, it has billions of gods. "They swarm as thick as herring roe," writes Terry Pratchett in Small Gods, the 13th book in the series. Where there are gods galore, there are priests, high and low, and... there are novices. Brutha is a novice with little chance to become a priest--thinking does not come easily to him, although believing does. But it is to Brutha that the great god Om manifests, in the lowly form of a
King's third volume on Roland the gunfighter's search for the Dark Tower offers charming bits of whimsy, some splendidly tense moments and one rip-roaring horror scene. At times, however, it is pretentious and the direction of the sprawling plot uncertain. Roland has two companions on his quest for the tower at the portal of all the worldsp. 53 : Susannah Dean and Eddie Dean, who entered his world from New York City of 1963 and 1987, respectively. When the three track down the den of a 70-foot-tall cyborg bear, they are pointed down a path leading to the Tower. But Roland is slowly going mad, a fact that seems linked to his past experiences with Jake Chambers, a boy who died twicestet ital in the first book of the series. Jake reappears here, displaying great resilience in crossing over from 1977 New York City to join Roland & Co.
While traveling around Europe with a group of witches, mediums, and magicians, Fran must contend with a time-travel counselor, a strange man who wants to steal her horse, an entire battlefield of warring Viking ghosts, and a vampire.