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The Sailor In The Wardrobe

Author : Hugo Hamilton
ISBN : 9780007383399
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Following on from the success of ‘The Speckled People’, Hugo Hamilton's new memoir recounts the summer he spent working at a local harbour in Ireland, at a time of tremendous fear and mistrust.

Into The Wardrobe

Author : David C. Downing
ISBN : 0787997900
Genre : Social Science
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Published in the early 1950s, C. S. Lewis's seven Chronicles ofNarnia were proclaimed instant children's classics and havebeen hailed in The Oxford Companion to Children's Literatureas "the most sustained achievement in fantasy for children by a20th-century author." But how could Lewis (a formidable critic,scholar, and Christian apologist)conjure up the kind of adventuresin which generations of children (and adults) take such delight? Inthis engaging and insightful book, C. S. Lewis expert David C.Downing invites readers to join his vivid exploration of theChronicles of Narnia, offering a detailed look at theenchanting stories themselves and also focusing on theextraordinary intellect and imagination of the man behind theWardrobe. Downing presents each Narnia book as its own little wardrobe -each tale an opportunity to discover a visionary world of bustlingvitality, sparkling beauty, and spiritual clarity. And Downing'sexamination of C. S. Lewis's personal life shows how the content ofthese classic children's books reflects Lewis's love of wonder andstory, his affection for animals and homespun things, his shrewdobservations about human nature, along with his vast reading,robust humor, theological speculations, medieval scholarship, andarcane linguistic jokes. A fun glossary of odd and invented wordswill allow readers to speak with Narnian flair, regaling friendsand family with unusual words like cantrips, poltoonery, hastilude,and skirling. A masterful work that will appeal to both new andseasoned fans of Narnia, Into the Wardrobe offers a journeybeyond Narnia's deceptively simple surface and into its richlytextured and unexpected depths.

Chapters In The Administrative History Of Mediaeval England The Wardrobe The Chamber And The Small Seals

Author : Thomas Frederick Tout
Genre : Great Britain
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Close To The Next Moment

Author : Jody Allen Randolph
ISBN : 9781847779250
Genre : Social Science
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In the first decade of the new millennium, Jody Allen Randolph interviewed twenty-two leading Irish poets, artists, fiction writers and playwrights to create a record of how the makers of a culture saw their country as it moved into a new era. Her exploration was shadowed by intimations of unease; as economic collapse gathered pace, recurrent concerns gained a new urgency. What are Irish values? How have they changed? How do new cultural realities affect the old arts of language and image which have been so important in Irish tradition? In journeys across political divides and between languages, from Seamus Heaney and Nuala N í Dhomhnaill, deeply rooted in Irish inheritance,to African-Irish Joyce Akpotor; from Gerry Adams for whom when our future is settled, we will agree on our history', to the artist Dorothy Cross who brings an international perspective to her redefinitions of Irish imagery, Close to the Next Moment captures the conversations that are remaking a culture.

The Gentleman S Magazine

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In A Witch S Wardrobe

Author : Juliet Blackwell
ISBN : 9781101587157
Genre : Fiction
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Lily Ivory is living her dream of owning a vintage clothing store—and practicing magic on the side. But when she encounters a sinister sleeping spell, Lily comes face-to-face with a nightmarish evil... Taking a night off from running her successful San Francisco clothing store, Lily attends a local art deco ball where vintage fashions steal the show. But when a young woman at the event falls under a mysterious sleeping sickness, Lily senses that a curse was placed on the woman’s corsage. Before Lily can solve the woman’s magical ailment, she’s asked to assist in investigating a string of poisonings in the Bay Area witchcraft community. She’s gained the trust of the local covens by supporting women’s charities through her clothing store. But soon, Lily suspects that one of her new acquaintances might not be so well intentioned and could be dabbling in dark magic and deadly botany…

The A Z Of C S Lewis

Author : Colin Duriez
ISBN : 9780745957890
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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C S Lewis is widely known worldwide, but often enthusiasts are only aware of one part of his work - his children's stories, perhaps, but not his science fiction, or his literary criticism; his popular theology but not his work for the BBC during the Second World War. This volume brings together all aspects of C S Lewis's life and thought. Arranged in alphabetical order, it goes from The abolition of man - a book Lewis wrote in 1943 and described as 'almost my favourite' to Wormwood, a character in The Screwtape Letters. This book will delight anyone who is interested in C S Lewis and wants to learn more about him, his thought, his works and his life.

Chapters In The Administrative History Of Mediaeval England

Author : Thomas F. Tout
Genre : England
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Love S Charade

Author : Jane Feather
ISBN : 9781420138795
Genre : Fiction
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From New York Times bestselling author Jane Feather comes a thrilling romance of surprise and suspense, as one man discovers falling in love is the most dangerous thing he has ever done. . . When Justin, Earl of Linton, found a half-starved child on the streets of Paris in the highly charged days before the Terror, his only thought was a bit of charity. He never imagined he would find an incomparably lovely young woman beneath tattered boys' clothing--or that she would inspire in him a passion more intense than any he had ever known. But the beautiful Danielle had more secrets in store. . .and Justin would soon learn that one of them was a need for vengeance that might endanger them both.

The State Of The Poor

Author : Frederick Morton Eden
ISBN : 9781108036894
Genre : History
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Published in 1797, this three-volume work describes poverty in England and the various measures introduced to deal with it.

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