In which the three characters, Mévil, Torral, and Fierce, first meet, and have a dinner conversation about the vice and decadence of Saigon.
A YA novel that sells itself as scifi Cinderella. Its not quite something that sounds too appealing to most. But this story is way more than that, selling itself short of what it really is. Its some of the most inventive scifi in a long time. Read this review and find out why its worth your time.
Les Civilisés by Claud Farrère is an unjustly forgotten novel, which never received an English translation. This is chapter 2 of my own attempt at making one, a century after its original writing.
The 1969 Edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica opens to us the entire universe of knowledge without which it is difficult and, and many ways impossible to form opinions, make decisions, and gain a vital role in the world. Britannica is often called the product and the possession of the world.
Libraries have not lost the glory in an era of digitization and technological revolution. Read this article on what are the important factors prevailing in today's world that lead one to visit a Library and thus gain immense knowledge, seek information, and be satisfied.
Europe is unique as a continent representing an idea, that of the distinctiveness and uniqueness of European civilization, which is the subject of the wide ranging and generally intriguing book The Idea of Europe: From Antiquity to the European Union
Les Civilisés by Claud Farrère is an unjustly forgotten novel, which never received an English translation. This is my attempt at producing one, more than a century after the book was written.
Art is an important part of life and children are never too young to begin learning about famous artists. Monet is a great choice to introduce children to art and painting. This stunning picture book and story will be a lovely addition to your child's bookshelf.
my name is Rehana and today I have a book recommendation a book review for all of you guys, the book's name is Ikigai and I just finished reading this book. I just love this book so much that I simply could not wait to talk about it most often.
Poetry Month #26. The "Oxford Book of Light Verse" is far from light with a text weighing more then one hundred kilograms. Lucky for us "Light Verse" is not judged by the weight of the text or how many inches thick, though approximately two.
A fascinating look into the lives of the Haenyo fisherwomen of Jeju, tragedy, misery, continuation, and the drama of friendship and despair, the Island of the Sea Women shows a people in change and the lives which are caught up in their saga.
A real classic book for a general history of Lunar exploration up until (and even to some extent after) the Space Age, and the development of theories of the formation and shaping of the moon, as well as the stories of the brilliant astronomers who dedicated their lives to our nearest neighbor.
Even today there are some scientists who say that scientific discoveries and inventions are value-free. They think that the findings of science are apolitical and amoral. But didn't Plato say that man is a political animal? Don't scientific findings influence politics and vice versa?
Events take place in a small community in disarray. An amalgamation of political and social issues have made it virtually impossible for law enforcement to bring order to the community - Close patrol is only aimed at ensuring that chaos and violence does not spill over to the neighboring communities
Joe Hill is the son of Stephen King and much like his dad, he writes a lot of spooky tales. But sometimes Hill will occasionally stray away from the supernatural to tap into more real world horror. With this tale he tackles PSTD. Is it worth your while? Read the review and find out.
Readers are always been known by their strong imaginary power. If you are starter being a wizard is the best option. Harry Potter is a series of seven fantasy novels written by British author, J. K. Rowling. A series of many genres, including fantasy, drama, young adult frication, mystery, thriller.
Although with plentiful details about some of the ideas and projects of Vauban, Vauban: de la gloire du roi au service de l'Etat fails to examine Vauban's ultimate influences and truly place his ideas and impacts into context.
Everyone who is struggling with life issues should read this book. It is filled with stories and testimonies about one woman's faith and belief in God. Her book is an assignment from God to share the miracles surrounding her life so others can be opened to God's miracles as well.
James Hadley Chase was an English writer. While his birth name was René Lodge Brabazon Raymond, he was well known by his various pseudonyms, including James Hadley Chase, He was one of the best-known thriller writers of all time.
It is never too early to teach young children about going green and saving our earth resources. These two charming board books are a great way to introduce the topic of taking care of our earth. Earth Day will soon be here and these board books are fun reads for the little ones.
Louis XIV and His Project of Conquering Constantinople has some decent sections about French dynastic and expansion plans to conquer the Eastern Mediterranean, but gets bogged down and doesn't investigate critically the interest groups supporting these ideas.
Jade City is book about a two magic wielding mafia like families who fight for control of their Asian homeland. It was one of the best fantasies written in years. Now the sequel, Jade War, is out. Does it live up to the high bar of the first book? Read this review and find out.
Dr. Jean Houston said of this book, "it is the story of a man who pushed back the borders of human capacities in sound, learning and health and discovered gifts and talents in humans little known before him."
Do you want to have your dream job? If so, this book is for you. Read this book because the author has walked the walk. He actually landed his dream job and knows what he is talking about.
We all have different reasons for following certain career paths, which we might find ourselves either succeeding in or not doing well in. Irrespective of what you might think about the kind of work you do i.e. whether you might believe you’re failing or succeeding, we all have to account to someone
Well, they say you become what you eat? This horror short took that saying in the literal sense and tried to twist it into something terrifying. Was this goal achieved? The answer to that might surprise you. Read This review and find out.
Clive Barker has discovered a drug that is so powerful that even the dead won't leave the party before they get another fix.
Every child wants to grow bigger to find their place in the world. A little acorn's journey on the way to becoming a giant oak tree is a fun read for young children to learn that growing bigger takes time. The little acorn charts ist progress by months and years. Come along as it reaches its goal
What reader hasn't, at some point in their life, closed a book and said, "It would have been better with dragons." Honestly, what wouldn't be better with dragons? I compile here my gold, silver, and bronze medals for books that you've probably read, but that you should be rereading.
She's a British spy who is hunting Nazis, and has super powers. And the potential for pulpy fun is through the roof. But does this book live up to it? Read this review and find out if its worth your time.