By Robert T. Tally Jr.
By John Ashbery
By Giovanni Arpino
Infantrymen go back and forth throughout Italy on the peak of summer season, passing via Genoa, Rome and Naples. one of many infantrymen is blind, swish, gleefully vicious and wears a prosthetic arm; the opposite, two decades his junior, is his advisor. yet as those males drink their manner via bars, brothels and teach carriages, who's guiding who? merely as they reluctantly procedure the blind man's vacation spot, and a stifled love affair, does the aim of the journey turn into tragically transparent. the muse for 2 acclaimed motion pictures, smell of a girl is a lyrical exploration of remorse, defiance, and what it quite skill to work out.
By Eliza Haywood
Haywood's novel is the tale of the gorgeous Princess Eovaai. Groomed for the throne by means of her father, who teaches her Lockean notions of liberty, she is overthrown, enmeshed in civil struggle, after which magically transported to a international land by means of an evil guy. half magician, half baby-kisser, he plots to marry her for political purposes. The interesting reflexive constitution of The Adventures of Eovaai comprises argumentative intrusions (by the Translator, an Historian, etc.), interweaves political and amatory storylines, and blends a wild mixture of genres.
By Erik Hage
Cormac McCarthy, the writer of such works as Blood Meridian, the entire lovely Horses, No kingdom for outdated males, and the line, is one in all America's maximum dwelling writers--an uncompromising examiner of the depths of human depravity, the character of evil, and the bonds that suffer among males. This spouse is meant for either the student and lay reader looking a entire realizing of McCarthy's physique of labor. Alphabetically ordered entries provide research of novels, characters, motifs, allusions, performs, and subject matters, in addition to observation on occasions, humans and areas relating to McCarthy scholarship. such a lot entries contain a specific bibliography for extra studying. A biographical creation offers info at the lifetime of this reclusive writer, and dialogue subject matters are supplied as an relief for teachers.
By Elisabeth B Davis
Presents a complete survey of revealed and automated reference resources invaluable for either biologists and biology scholars engaging in library research--emphasizing present fabrics within the English language. includes solely new fabric on cutting-edge digital assets on hand to organic scientists--including online databases, CD-ROMs, and the web.
By Georgette Heyer
At the eve of conflict, passions are operating high... ''A magnificent achievement...vivid, actual, dramatic...the description of Waterloo is magnificent.''-DAILY MAIL ''My favourite historic novelist.''-MARGARET DRABBLE in the summertime OF 1815, with Napolean Bonaparte marching down from the north, Brussels is a whirlwind of events, balls and soirees. within the swirling social scene surrounding the Duke of Wellington and his noble aides de camp, nobody draws extra cognizance than the gorgeous, outrageous younger widow girl Barbara Childe. On their first assembly, rushing Colonel Charles Audley proposes to her, yet even their betrothal does not calm her wild habit. eventually, with the conflict of Waterloo raging simply miles away, civilians fleeing and the wounded pouring again into the city, girl Barbara discovers the place her middle fairly lies, and prefer a real noblewoman, she rises to the social gathering, and to the calls for of affection, existence and war... ''Wonderful characters, dependent, witty writing, excellent interval element, and rapturously romantic. Georgette Heyer achieves what the remainder of us in basic terms aspire to.'' -KATIE FFORDE