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- The Floating Press 1922; US$ 4.99
Ready for adventure? Gear up for an unforgettable ride on the high seas. This collection of swashbuckling tales and rip-roaring yarns will provide hours of entertainment. It's a must-read for any fan of classic pirate lore from the golden age of the genre. more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography and illustrations. This booktable of contents linked to every chapter and illustration. ************. Undine is a novel by Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué concerning Undine, a water spirit who marries a Knight named Huldebrand in order to gain a soul. It is an early German... more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 5.99
Indulge Yourself with the best classic literature on Your PDA. Navigate easily to any fable from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases. Table of Contents. Aesop''s Fables Translated by George Fyler Townsend (1887) Illustrated by Harrison Weir, John Tenniel, Ernest Griset and Others. Aesop''s Fables Translated by Joseph... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00
Though animal stories and fables stretch back into the antiquity of ancient India, Persia, Greece and Rome, the reasons for writing them and their resonance for readers (and listeners) remain consistent to the present. This work argues that they were essential sources of amusement and instruction--and were also often profoundly unsettling. Such authors... more...
- Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 18.94
When Michael Hofmann and James Lasdun's ground-breaking anthology After Ovid (also Faber) was published in 1995, Hughes's three contributions to the collective effort were nominated by most critics as outstanding. He had shown that rare translator's gift for providing not just an accurate account of the original, but one so thoroughly imbued with... more...
- Algonquin Books 2010; US$ 19.95
Diana Wells, author of 100 Flowers and How They Got Their Names now turns her attention to something bigger?our deep-rooted relationship with trees. As she investigates the names and meanings of trees, telling their legends and lore, she reminds us of just how innately bound we are to these protectors of our planet. Since the human race began,... more...
- National Geographic Society 2012; US$ 3.99
What real-life character inspired Bram Stoker?s classic Dracula ? Did a blood-sucking demon haunt ancient Mespotamia? Did 16th century Venetians drive a stake through the heart of a true vampire, or was something more sinister at work? For thousands of years vampires have both terrified and titillated our imaginations. Today vampires pervade our... more...
- F+W Media 2012; US$ 12.99
"It's a dangerous business, going out your front door." In the age of men, one must face myriad challenges: epic quests, imminent danger, the evil gaze of Sauron . . . okay, so maybe not. But wouldn't life's day-to-day challenges be easier if one were to take a cue from the diminutive hobbit? With The Unofficial Hobbit Handbook as your guide, you'll... more...
- Hachette India 2012; Not Available
?Banasura used his thousand arms to good effect, wielding five hundred bows that sent off a storm of arrows towards Krishna...? Banasura was fierce to look at with his thousand arms carrying a thousand different weapons. He had an equally fierce personality, whereby he terrorized humans, gods and even imprisoned his own daughter! He waged the greatest... more...
- Hachette India 2012; Not Available
?He charged forward, his head lowered, his horns curved and menacing, symbolizing destruction...? He was the much-feared asura who was more powerful than the bravest warrior on earth, stronger than the divine beings in Heaven. Mahishasura, the buffalo demon, unleashed such a reign of terror, that it finally took the combined forces of all the gods... more...