By Sarah Bower
A infamous Duke An notorious Duchess An blameless woman Violante is not alleged to be the following, in a single of the grandest courts of Renaissance Italy. She is not imagined to be a lady-in-waiting to the gorgeous Lucrezia Borgia. however the comparable secretive politics that driven Lucrezia's father to the Vatican have landed Violante deep in a lavish panorama of ardour and ambition. Violante discovers a Lucrezia unknown to those that see just a scheming harlot, and the entire whispers approximately her brother, Cesare Borgia, by no means published the soul of the fellow who dances shut with Violante. yet those that input the home of Borgia are by no means relatively a similar after they leave-if they go away in any respect. Violante's position in historical past will try out her center and depart her the father or mother of harmful secrets and techniques she needs to hold to the grave. What Readers Are announcing "Glittering, attractive, compelling, and stunning." "A richly gratifying historic novel. It merits prizes." (20110124)
By Magnus Mills
A unique wealthy in comedian risk from the writer of The Restraint of BeastsIn a surroundings Samuel Beckett may need chanced on homey lives a guy in a home made from tin. he's content material. The tin home is good developed and found miles from the tin homes of his nearest buddies. although he turns out to have escaped society, besides the fact that, society reveals him. sooner or later, a girl arrives and strikes in. quickly a neighbor involves stopover at, after which one other. quickly, relocating figures silhouette the horizon. humans dismantling their tin homes and atmosphere off to discover a grasp builder with a progressive message. The gravitational pull can't be resisted.Nor can this novel. half secret, half parable, 3 to work out the King stalks the reader’s mind's eye and grows inexorably and irresistibly within the telling.
By Elena Merli
The motifs of fons inspirationis and hard work limae misplaced their semantic strength in Latin poetry after the Augustan age. This ebook analyzes those topoi from Ovid to Martial and exhibits how poetic proposal and lima poetica are subtly displayed for the aim of self-fashioning and conversation through poets with their patrons.
È luogo comune che, esaurendosi l. a. stagione poetica augustea, i motivi di sorso ispiratore e exertions limae perdano pregnanza semantica. Questo libro analizza le occorrenze di entrambi i topoi nella poesia latina di omaggio da Ovidio a Marziale, e mostra che sorgenti delle Muse e lima poetica entrano in gentle strategie di self-fashioning e di comunicazione con i patroni poeti.
By G. Tarde
This early paintings, initially released in 1899, includes the top principles of 1 of the main authoritative and distinct writers in sociology and social psychology on the flip of the final century. Gabriel Tarde right here outlines his 3 relevant works on common sociology and the inner bond that unites them. a desirable learn for any sociologist, novice or specialist alike. Contents contain: Editors Preface; Authors Preface; creation; The Repetition of Phenomena; The competition of Phenomena; the difference of Phenomena; end. a few of the earliest books, quite these relationship again to the 1900s and sooner than, are actually super scarce and more and more pricey. we're republishing those vintage works in cheap, prime quality, glossy variants, utilizing the unique textual content and artwork.** [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]
By Joseph Conrad;D. C. R. A. Goonetilleke
What so much differenttiates this variation of "Heart of Darkness" from the numerous others on hand is the level to which it really is dedicated to putting the textual content in context. To this finish the reader will discover a chronology of Conrad's lifestyles, a chronology of the Congo, a pick out bibliography, and - maybe most significantly - a truly massive choice of modern records, together with reviews by means of Conrad at the textual content, modern experiences, and various old records which can support to provide a feeling of the trip of which "Heart of Darkness" emerged.