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- Orbit 2012; Not Available
Eli Monpress is clever, he's determined, and he's in way over his head. First rule of thievery: don't be a hero. When Eli broke the rules and saved the Council Kingdoms, he thought he knew the price, but resuming his place as the Shepherdess's favorite isn't as simple as bowing his head. Now that she has her darling back, Benehime is setting in motion... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
"Terrifying, hilarious, irreverent and addictively compelling, Voodoo Histories is an instant classic that should be read by everyone—a brilliant, witty and devastating analysis of, and guide to, the big lies of modern history by our most brilliant commentator" – Simon Sebag Montefiore, author of Young Stalin and Stalin: The Court Of The Red Tsar... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
When it comes to juvenile fiction, is there any topic that so enchants little ones more than stories about fairies? The imaginative young reader in your life is sure to delight in Eleanor Hallowell Abbott's charming collection Fairy Prince and Other Stories. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00
Rooted in the oral traditions of nearly all cultures worldwide, fairy tales have played an integral part in children's upbringing for generations. Filled with gothic and fantastical elements like monsters, dragons, evil step-parents and fairy godmothers, fairy tales remain important tools for teaching children about themselves, and the dangers... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 35.00
Myths from the ancient world usually have some supernatural element, a component often generated from a particular intoxicant. These substances promoted a variety of states including possession by the gods, liberation of the soul or a communion with the spirit world. From Acan, the Mayan god of intoxicating drinks, to Zagreus, the first incarnation... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.95
Nearly 100 stories from over 40 tribe-related myths of creation, tales of epic deeds, ghost stories and tales set in both the animal and human realms. Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 19.95
From the canefileds of the ante-bellum South, the villages of the Caribbean islands, and the streets of contemporary inner cities, here are more than one hundred tales from an "incredibly rich and affirmative storytelling tradition" ( Choice ). Full of life, wisdom, and humor, these tales range from the earthy comedy of tricksters to stories explaining... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 194.99
An edition of selected letters by (and in some cases to) Sir J. G. Frazer (1854-1941), the eminent anthropologist and historian of religion, and author of The Golden Bough. It offers an invaluable insight into British intellectual life at the turn of the century, and also illuminates the composition, and reception, of The Golden Bough itself. - ;This... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 15.98
An immortal story of chivalry, treachery and death told anew for our times The legend of King Arthur has retained its appeal and popularity through the ages: Mordred's treason, the knightly exploits of Tristan, Lancelot's fatally divided loyalties and his love for Guenevere, the quest for the Holy Grail. Now retold by Peter Ackroyd with his signature... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 26.95
The Sunday Telegraph ?Peter Ackroyd's lightly trimmed and streamlined Le Morte d'Arthur makes it eminently readable.? ? Sunday Times ?The majesty of Malory's book survives too, not least in the final chapters telling of the internal conflicts that destroy the Round Table, the passion of Lancelot and Guinevere, and the destiny that Arthur... more...