• First Test: Book 1 of the Protector of the Small Quartet

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    The protagonist and his remaining son escape to Chicago, attempting to find new work under Al Capone and his Chicago Outfit. It brings vividly back to life the experience of WWII tank warfare as it was fought and endured by soldiers in the tank corps. Warrior on the south door of Kilpeck Church, left-hand column This costume does not look obviously similar to the Normans on the Bayeux Tapestry, with their mail shirts and helmets with nose guards.
  • Sir Kendrick and the Castle of Bel Lione (The Knights of

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    In the 11th Century, the doctrine of love became an essential part of the Medieval Code of Chivalry, expressed in social life, and literature. While performing at a castle, Yann meets Sidonie, the daughter of a cruel marquis, and a scheming count murders one of the troupe of magicians. Without Rome, I’m sure we wouldn’t have the epic and ambitious Game of Thrones that we’re enjoying today. Then Trina sees a fish that reminds her of the magical wish-granting carp from an old fairy tale.
  • The Lost Baron: A Story of England in the Year 1200

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    But I’m a novelist, and my job is to put myself inside the heads of other people, even those whose actions disgust me. This could have been a pick for books dealing with adversity as well. A fictional portrait of Lady Jane Grey, the great-niece of Henry VIII, follows her turbulent life against the backdrop of Tudor power politics and religious upheaval, from her youth, to her nine-day reign as Queen of England, to its tragic aftermath. On the other hand, their proximity to the physics laboratory points to the dilemma of traditionally male science's laboring to decode and control nature.
  • Ivanhoe (Lake Illustrated Classics, Collection 4)

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    Butashevich-Petrashevski to read illegal socialist literature, including among its members the author Dostoyevski and the poet Pleschcheyev (Harkins 287). We’ve seen it in The Terminator, The Matrix, and even the fears of real-world scientists who worry about the potential dangers of A. When a British spy plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France in 1943, Queenie, a Scottish spy code-named Verity, agrees to describe her mission to avoid torture.
  • The Book of the Maidservant

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    They are joined by a strange girl who had been sold to a doll-maker and a ronin with a mission of his own. Giovanni Boccaccio, another Florentine and author of The Decameron, tells a tale of friendly insults between friends. Peter's statement that "Art and religion (they are the same thing in the end, of course) have given man the only happiness he has ever had" (, however, is not so much that of sacrifice or fulfillment as that of desire—the process of spiritual desire that creates a miracle in either religion or art.
  • The Viking at Drumshee

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    Warning: No shocker, but this article gets a little gross. At the time children were literally working as  slaves for very little money intolerable working conditions and  long long hours. One was always at peace; the other seemed permanently to be fighting off invasion. [5] King Edgar and the Danelaw, Med. Carl Becker (1873-1945) was perhaps the first Anglophone thinker to take up Croce’s claim that all history is ‘contemporary’ in the sense of being written necessarily from the perspective of present-day interests.
  • Small Knight and George

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    In the reign of Mary I, the stepdaughter who blamed Anne for the collapse of her parents’ marriage, the queen was a scheming temptress, leading Henry VIII away from the papacy with her feminine wiles. Although Shiba is a celebrated author of historical novels in Japan, this is more novel than historical. Written with all the propulsive tension that made Donoghue's Room a huge bestseller, it works beautifully on many levels -- an intimate tale of two strangers who transform each other's lives, a powerful psychological thriller, and a spellbinding story of love pitted against evil." -- from back cover. "The Castle of Kings was first published in 2013 by Ullstein Buchverlage GmbH as Die Burg der Könige"--Title page verso. "In 1524, in what is now Germany, hundreds of thousands of peasants revolted against the harsh treatment of their aristocratic overlords.
  • Big George: A Novel

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    The viewpoint of a boy who is not even a samurai gives this familiar tale an unusual twist. When Jennie’s twin brother dies in the Civil War in 1864, Jennie feels his loss like a wound. Thirdly, there is the hapless Suzuki Hidemasa, a young samurai serving the local clan lord, who scorns Yukitora as a ronin and opposes his teaching Confucius to peasant children, yet he himself is the victim of his mentor's brutal training regime.
  • The Adventures of Sir Astanax Tahlmarine

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    Kirby (ages 8 – 12) The wild west plus fantastical elements combine in this marvelous adventure of an expedition to find the lost people of the Welsh Prince Madoc. In the Battle of Montgisard, 500 Knights of the Templar led a small force of just a few thousand men in victory over 26,000 Muslim soldiers. At the center of a dazzlingly multicultural cast of characters is the Parsee merchant Bahram Modi, who has sailed from Bengal with his biggest opium shipment ever only to find that the Chinese have closed their ports.
  • Ivanhoe (Great Illustrated Classics (Abdo))

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    No doubt a mixture of powerful and difficult to articulate loyalties were tugging at her—loyalties to family, to the land, to language—making clear that here, inescapably, was her subject and here she must make her way. O'Brien's readings of the stories and novels cannily bring together her theory of Cather's gendering with Cather's literary production, offering ananalysis of that posits the artful joining of Cather's masculine and feminine self-definitions in the voice of the mature writer.