The Magic Kingdom of Landover Volume 1

The Magic Kingdom of Landover Volume 1 Author Terry Brooks
ISBN-10 0345516737
Year 2009-08-18
Pages 736
Language en
Publisher Del Rey
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Capture the fantasy, thrills, and far-flung adventure of the first three novels in Terry Brooks’s enchanting Magic Kingdom of Landover series–now for the first time in one gripping volume. Chicago lawyer Ben Holiday can’t fathom what lies ahead when he purchases Landover–a magical kingdom of chivalry and sorcery–from Meeks, the mysterious seller who placed the ad. Weary and jaded, Ben clings to the ad’s promise: “Escape into your dreams.” But Landover is not the enchanted idyll he expected. The kingdom is in ruin. The barons refuse to recognize Ben as King, a dragon is decimating the countryside, and a demon lord has challenged any prospective ruler to a fatal duel. To make matters worse, the Paladin, renowned champion of the Kings of Landover, seems to be merely a legend. Ben’s only allies are a bumbling court magician, a talking dog turned court scribe, and the beautiful Willow, who is part girl, part tree. With his friends in tow, Ben sets out to claim the throne. But when Meeks decides he wants Landover back, Ben will face supernatural foes of every stripe to prove himself worthy of the kingship. The question is: Can he survive? From the Trade Paperback edition.

Gold Unicorn

Gold Unicorn Author Tanith Lee
ISBN-10 9780575120518
Year 2015-02-27
Pages 179
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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Tanaquil, a young mender, and her familiar come face to face with her half-sister, Lizra, who forces Tanaquil to make a perilous choice between siding with Lizra in her quest for conquest or risking her terrible anger.

Gods of Arator Volume 1 the Gods of Life

Gods of Arator Volume 1 the Gods of Life Author Joseph Barresi
ISBN-10 9781456365035
Year 2010-11-21
Pages 184
Language en
Publisher midnightrise
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The Gods of Arator are the supreme beings of the world of Arator. Some of these divine powers inspire respect, while others elicit fear. Within this volume are the compassionate, loving, nurturing, and dedicated Gods of Life. Each god is fully detailed with full color illustrations along with how they treat their faithful and what their power base covers. Also included is how their churches interacts with their world, their belief systems, their temples, and even how each god's faithful goes about their daily life. This volume is a must have for your Arcanum: World of Arator gaming experience. *This volume was updated on 7/2/12 The Gods of Arator Volume 1 Gods of Life has been updated to reflect the new 1.5 ruleset within the World of Arator game. These changes include the new "round" system over the "seconds" system which is meant for easier and more streamlined gameplay. The text within the volume has also been updated. Double spacing has been provided throughout the volume for easier reading.

Awards Honors Prizes

Awards  Honors   Prizes Author Tara E. Atterberry
ISBN-10 0787678066
Year 2006-05-01
Pages 1586
Language en
Publisher Gale Group
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Now with a new page design, this international directory describes awards given for achievements in virtually every field of endeavor. Awards are listed alphabetically by the name of the administering organization, followed by alphabetical listings and descriptions of each of the awards it offers. Each volume contains organization, award, and subject indexes for quick reference. This reference now includes e-mail addresses and URLs.

The Magic Spell

The Magic Spell Author Linda Chapman
ISBN-10 0545010365
Year 2007-05-01
Pages 112
Language en
Publisher
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Lauren has always wanted a pony, and she finally gets her wish when her mother buys her Twilight, a gray pony, but something about Twilight makes her wonder if he is extra special.

From Bharata to India

From Bharata to India Author M. K. Agarwal
ISBN-10 1475907664
Year 2012-05-22
Pages 580
Language en
Publisher iUniverse
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The origin of world civilization can be traced to the Sindhu and Sarasvati river valleys (located in present-day Pakistan) as early as 8,000 BC. Here, innovation and originality in every aspect of human endeavor, from mathematics and science to art and sports, flourished. Yet the importance of this civilization, known as the Vedic period, has been deliberately downplayed. Thoroughly researched and including an extensive bibliography, From Bharata to India rectifies this mistake in the perspective of world history and seeks to offer a comprehensive reference source. Author M. K. Agarwal shows how this early culture, where ideation by enlightened philosopher Brahmin kings, brought material and spiritual wealth that was to remain unchallenged until the colonial era. This Vedic-Hindu-Buddhist legacy subsequently influenced peoples and paradigms around the globe, ushering in an era of peace and plenty thousands of years before the Europeans. By using original sources in Sanskirt as well as regional literature, Agarwal compares corresponding situations in other civilizations within the context of their own literary traditions and records to prove that Bharata forms the basis of world civilization. This is in direct contrast to the “Greek or Arab miracle” hypothesis put forth by numerous scholars. The first of two volumes in this series, From Bharata to India offers a fascinating, in-depth glimpse into ancient India’s contribution to the modern world.

Contemporary Authors

Contemporary Authors Author James G. Lesniak
ISBN-10 0810319926
Year 1992-10-01
Pages 500
Language en
Publisher Gale Cengage
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This valuable series keeps you up-to-date on a accomplished writers whose sketches have previously appeared in contemporary Authors (CA) and require significant changes, such as when an author produces a new bestseller, or wins a Pulitzer Prize.

The Crab with the Golden Claws

The Crab with the Golden Claws Author Hergé
ISBN-10 1405266961
Year 2013
Pages 80
Language en
Publisher
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The world’s most famous travelling reporter must handle the heat of the Sahara . . . and the company of a new friend. Faced with a drowned sailor, counterfeit coins and a ship full of opium, Tintin sets out on another adventure. Aboard the Karaboudjan Tintin is introduced to Captain Haddock for the first time, and they are soon both facing a deathly thirst in the Sahara desert. Join the most iconic character in comics as he embarks on an extraordinary adventure spanning historical and political events, and thrilling mysteries. Still selling over 100,000 copies every year in the UK and having been adapted for the silver screen by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson in 2011. The Adventures of Tintin continue to charm more than 80 years after they first found their way into publication. Since then an estimated 230 million copies have been sold, proving that comic books have the same power to entertain children and adults in the 21st century as they did in the early 20th.

Magill s Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature The absolute at large

Magill s Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature  The absolute at large Author T. A. Shippey
ISBN-10 PSU:000031185318
Year 1996
Pages 1126
Language en
Publisher Salem PressInc
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"These four volumes cover 791 books or series, 238 of them published during the 1980s and 1990s. the entries are 1,000 words long for single books and 1,500 for series, with a one-sentence summary beginning each entry followed by bibliographical information ... Volume 4 contains an extensive bibliography of critical works on science fiction and fantasy, a list of major award winners, a genre index." Booklist.

Cigars of the Pharaoh The Blue Lotus

Cigars of the Pharaoh   The Blue Lotus Author Hergé
ISBN-10 0416162428
Year 1971
Pages 155
Language da
Publisher Methuen Childrens Books
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Tegneserie. Faraos cigarer: Efter mødet med en ægyptolog, hvirvles Tintin og hans vakse hund Terry ind i nogle utroligt dramatiske begivenheder, der leder Tintin på sporet af en international heroinsmuglerbande. Den blå Lotus: Tintin jager opiumsforbrydere i Shanghai

The Golden Compass Graphic Novel

The Golden Compass Graphic Novel Author Philip Pullman
ISBN-10 9780553535150
Year 2016-09-20
Pages 80
Language en
Publisher Knopf Books for Young Readers
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The eagerly awaited second volume in the graphic novel adaptation of Philip Pullman’s international bestseller The Golden Compass. This second volume of the graphic novel finds Lyra in the far North. With the help of Gyptian fighters, newfound witch allies, and the armored bear Iorek Byrnison, she means to rescue the children held captive by the notorious Gobblers. The stunning full-color art offers both new and returning readers a chance to experience the story of Lyra, an ordinary girl with an extraordinary role to play in the fates of multiple worlds, in an entirely unique way. Published in 50 countries with over 22 million copies sold, The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass are renowned for their engrossing storytelling and epic scope. These modern classics are must-reads for every book lover. Praise for The Golden Compass Graphic Novel, vol. 2: "Dreamy watercolors organized into neatly ordered panels lend themselves well to the fantastical setting, creating a sense of sweeping cinematic scope. Pullman's original magnum opus is heady and dense, and it may prove challenging for some; this adaptation, with its visual accessibility, can help those struggling with the novel's complexity achieve an understanding without watering down the intricacies."--Kirkus Reviews Praise for The Golden Compass Graphic Novel, vol. 1: “The story’s signature fantasies—the dæmons, the armored mercenary polar bears, and the alethiometer—are realized with compelling force (and, in the case of the dæmons, humor). [This] retelling will bring Pullman’s work new fans and give previous readers new pleasure.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred “Whether this is a reader’s first experience with the tale or they are already familiar with the story, they should be delighted by this rendition.” —School Library Journal “The small and detailed but very clear panels are full of expressive faces, discernible action, and moody shadowing. Readers familiar with Pullman’s novel will appreciate this artistic adaptation, as will readers who simply prefer graphic novels to prose.” —Booklist From the Hardcover edition.