Murder in the Cathedral

Author: T. S. Eliot

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547542607

Category: Drama

Page: 96

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T. S. Eliot's verse dramatization of the murder of Thomas Becket at Canterbury, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature The Archbishop Thomas Becket speaks fatal words before he is martyred in T. S. Eliot's best-known drama, based on the murder of the Archbishop of Canterbury in 1170. Praised for its poetically masterful handling of issues of faith, politics, and the common good, T. S. Eliot's play bolstered his reputation as the most significant poet of his time.

An Inland Voyage

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson

Publisher: London, C. K. Paul & Company


Category: Cévennes Mountains (France)

Page: 237

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An account of the author's canoe trip from Antwerp in Belgium to Pontoise in France.

The Call of Cthulhu and Other Stories

Author: H. P. Lovecraft

Publisher: H. P. Lovecraft

ISBN: 6050459770

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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"The Call of Cthulhu" is a story by the American writer H. P. Lovecraft. Written in the summer of 1926, it was first published in the pulp magazine Weird Tales, in February 1928. This ebook also contains: Cool Air Pickman's Model The Drea-Quest of Unknown Kadath The Silver Key The Strange High House in the Mist

Aqa Gcse Poetry Anthology

Conflict and Power - The Student Guide

Author: David Wheeler

Publisher: Red Axe Books

ISBN: 9780993218316


Page: 150

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The authoritative guide to the AQA GCSE Anthology, featuring an illuminating introduction, a full glossary and detailed commentaries on all fifteen poems. For first teaching from September 2015. Intended for GCSE students.

The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner

Author: James Hogg

Publisher: N.A



Page: 390

View: 9572

Considered in turn a Gothic novel, a psychological case study of an unreliable narrator, and an examination of totalitarian thought, the ultimately unclassifiable novel is set in a pseudo-Christian world of angels, devils, and demonic possession. It has been the subject of increasing critical attention in recent years, and has received wide acclaim for its probing quest into the nature of religious fanaticism and Calvinist predestination. It is written in English, with Scots appearing mainly in dialogue.

The Siege

Author: Helen Dunmore

Publisher: Grove Press

ISBN: 9780802139580

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 9855

Set against the turbulent backdrop of Leningrad in 1941, an intricately woven tapestry of love and war follows the Levin family--twenty-two-year-old Anna, her young brother Kolya, and their father, Mikhail--as they struggle to survive during the German siege. Reprint.

Fahrenheit 451

Author: Ray Bradbury

Publisher: Turtleback Books

ISBN: 9780881030198

Category: Fiction

Page: 190

View: 2347

A totalitarian regime has ordered all books to be destroyed, but one of the book-burners suddenly realizes the books' merit.

The Gramophone

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Audio equipment industry

Page: N.A

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Author: Sir Compton Mackenzie,Christopher Stone

Publisher: N.A


Category: Phonograph

Page: N.A

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