The Animal Family by Randall Jarrell

By Randall Jarrell

This can be the tale of ways, one after the other, a guy came across himself a relations. virtually nowhere in fiction is there a stranger, costlier, or funnier family members -- and the existence that the participants of The Animal Familylive jointly, there within the desolate tract beside the ocean, is as impressive and as enthralling because the family members itself.

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Die Wand by Marlen Haushofer

By Marlen Haushofer

Eine Frau will mit ihrer Kusine und deren Mann ein paar Tage in einem Jagdhaus in den Bergen verbringen. Nach der Ankunft unternimmt das Paar noch einen Gang ins nächste Dorf und kehrt nicht mehr zurück. Am nächsten Morgen stößt die Frau auf eine unüberwindbare Wand, hinter der Totenstarre herrscht. Abgeschlossen von der übrigen Welt, richtet sie sich inmittten ihres engumgrenzten Stücks Natur und umgeben von einigen zugelaufenen Tieren aufs Überleben ein. Entdecken Sie auch das Hörbuch zu diesem Titel!

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History of the Wars. Books I-II. (Persian War). by Procopius Procopius

By Procopius Procopius

Прокопий Кесарийский (между 490 г. и 507 г., в городе Кесария, — после 562 г.), знаменитый византийский писатель. Из сенаторской аристократии. В 527 г. стал советником полководца Велисария. Прокопий участвовал в походах против персов, вандалов и остготов. В официозных сочинениях — «Истории войн» императора Юстиниана I, в eight книгах (1-2 книги «Война с персами», 3-4 «Война с вандалами» и 5-8 «Война с готами», завершено в 553 г., основано на личных впечатлениях) и «О постройках» (553—555 гг., описание строительства при Юстиниане I) — Прокопий прославлял императора Юстиниана I. Однако, Прокопий также написал памфлет, направленный против него и его жены Феодоры («Тайная история», около 550). Литературным образцом для Прокопия служил историк Фукидид. Сочинения Прокопия — важнейший источник по истории Византии и соседних государств конца V — VI вв., в том числе по истории славянских вторжений на Балканы.
Из семи томов сочинений Прокопия Кесарийского изданных в серии «The Loeb Classical Library» «Истории войн» включена в первые пять томов (другие сочинения Прокопия — в VI томе «Тайная история» и в VII томе «О постройках»).

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Cats Big & Small (Beyond Projects: The CF Sculpture Series, by Christi Friesen

By Christi Friesen

This fourth publication within the CF Sculpture sequence is simply packed with tom cat enjoyable. the massive cats - lions and tigers and pumas, oh my! will roar to lifestyles as polymer clay focal beads, mask and sculptures. yet to not be outdone, a parade of kitties will express who rather ideas. in the course of the e-book, gildings of beads, fibers, and floor remedies will make this a e-book you need to cuddle up with.

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Steampunk Style Jewelry: Victorian, Fantasy, and Mechanical by Jean Campbell

By Jean Campbell

This how-to jewelry-making ebook positive factors the paintings of an array of invited jewellery designers stimulated through the turning out to be Steampunk pattern. In Steampunk circles, jewelry-makers are usually grasp metalsmiths who mix stumbled on gadgets with wonderful metals to create problematic items. In Steampunk-Style Jewelry, the tasks concentrate on "no fire" techniques—like basic stringing, wirework, hammering, stamping, gluing, sewing, and off-loom beadwork—so that even a newbie can create items within the sort. each one undertaking offers an entire fabrics and tools checklist, step by step directions, and transparent illustrations. This booklet deals a vast evaluate of a becoming layout development that's a part of the literary, business layout, model, and pop culture scene. Readers will find out about the paintings stream in the course of the many photographic sidebars that discover the various elements of the trend.

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Diario minimo by Umberto Eco

By Umberto Eco

Dal 1959 al 1961 curavo sul Verri una rubrica, 'Diario minimo', che intendeva raccogliere osservazioni di dress, parodie letterarie, fantasie e dissennatezze di autori vari. Alcuni pezzi, ritagli di giornale, citazioni bizzarre et similia, erano anonimi, e in keeping with quanto ricordo i vari collaboratori della rivista me li passavano through through in step with alimentare l. a. rubrica. Essendone alimentatore according to mandato, vi avevo pubblicato più di ogni altro, prima piccole moralità e poi through through pastiches letterari. Verso il 1962 Vittorio Sereni mi chiese di riunire questi miei pezzi in un quantity e siccome, a rubrica ormai estinta, 'Diario minimo' period diventato ormai quasi il nome di un genere, scelsi questo titolo in keeping with il libro che poi uscì nel 1963. los angeles storia del libro è quella che è: so che in vari dipartimenti di architettura si insegna ancora il Paradosso di Porta Ludovica, consistent with non dire della 'Fenomenologia di Mike Bongiorno', citata anche da chi non l'ha letta, tanto che mi è accaduto di vederla definita come 'un libro su', mentre si tratta di sei paginette. Ma los angeles mia propensione a tentare altri diari minimi non si è esaurita; ed ecco che, nel 1992, a distanza di quasi trent'anni ho deciso di pubblicare Il secondo diario minimo, sempre fedele all'insegna palazzeschiana del 'lasciatemi divertire'."

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Typee by Herman Melville

By Herman Melville

This anthology is an intensive creation to vintage literature if you haven't but skilled those literary masterworks. when you have recognized and enjoyed those works some time past, this is often a call for participation to reunite with outdated associates in a clean new layout. From Shakespeare s finesse to Oscar Wilde s wit, this detailed assortment brings jointly works as different and influential because the Pilgrim s growth and Othello. As an anthology that invitations readers to immerse themselves within the masterpieces of the literary giants, it's must-have addition to any library.

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