Do You Dare? Fighting Bones

Author: Sofie Laguna

Publisher: Penguin Group Australia

ISBN: 1742538495

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

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Fighting Bones is the convict-era adventure in this series of exciting, action-packed Australian stories for boys aged 8 to 12. Irish brothers Danny and Declan Sheehan are inmates at Tasmania's Point Puer prison for convict boys in 1836. When tragedy strikes and the prison bully is on the rampage, escape is their only chance to survive... But will they dare? It's an adventure in history. Do you dare?

Do You Dare

Fighting Bones

Author: Sofie Laguna

Publisher: Puffin

ISBN: 9780143307556

Category: Adventure stories

Page: 194

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A convict-era adventure in a series of exciting, action-packed Australian stories Irish brothers Danny and Declan Sheehan are inmates at Tasmania's Point Puer prison for convict boys in 1836. When tragedy strikes and the prison bully is on the rampage, escape is their only chance to survive. But will they dare?

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New Adult Dark Paranormal Romance

Author: Marata Eros,Tamara Rose Blodgett

Publisher: Tamara Rose Blodgett

ISBN: 1310812659

Category: Fiction

Page: 333

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Two New York Times bestselling author styles come together for Dark Paranormal Romance + Urban Fantasy = a yummy Brief-Bites novelette. Vampire Alpha Claim Box Set Includes Episodes 1-6.

On Thrones of Gold

Three Javanese Shadow Plays

Author: James R. Brandon,Pandam Guritno

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780824814250

Category: Drama

Page: 407

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¿Perhaps the best English-language puppetry book in years.¿ ¿Library Journal ¿Accessible and unexpectedly involving ... an essential book for anyone seriously interested in wayang.¿ ¿

A Dictionary of Sexual Language and Imagery in Shakespearean and Stuart Literature

Three Volume Set Volume I A-F Volume II G-P Volume III Q-Z

Author: Gordon Williams

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0485113937

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 560

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Providing an alphabetical listing of sexual language and locution in 16th and 17th-century English, this book draws especially on the more immediate literary modes: the theatre, broadside ballads, newsbooks and pamphlets. The aim is to assist the reader of Shakespearean and Stuart literature to identify metaphors and elucidate meanings; and more broadly, to chart, through illustrative quotation, shifting and recurrent linguistic patterns. Linguistic habit is closely bound up with the ideas and assumptions of a period, and the figurative language of sexuality across this period is highly illuminating of socio-cultural change as well as linguistic development. Thus the entries offer as much to those concerned with social history and the history of ideas as to the reader of Shakespeare or Dryden.

The Lair of Bones

The Fourth Book of The Runelords

Author: David Farland

Publisher: Tor Books

ISBN: 9781429911993

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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Certain works of fantasy are immediately recognizable as monuments, towering above the rest of the category. They have been written by the likes of Stephen R. Donaldson, Robert Jordan, and Terry Goodkind. Now add to that list David Farland, whose epic fantasy series began with The Runelords, continued in Brotherhood of the Wolf and the New York Times bestseller Wizardborn, and reaches its peak now in The Lair of Bones. Prince Gaborn, the Earth King, has defeated the forces arrayed against him each time before: the magical and human forces marshaled by Raj Ahten, who seeks immortality at any cost and has given up his humanity in trade; and the inhuman, innumerable, insectile hordes of the giant Reavers from under the Earth, whose motives are unknowable, but inimical to human life. Now there must be final confrontations, both on the field of battle, with the supernatural creature that Raj Ahten has become, and underground, in the cavernous homeland of the Reavers, where the sorcerous One True Master who rules them all lies in wait--in the Lair of Bones. The survival of the human race on Earth is at stake. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Monsters of Greek Mythology Volume One

Author: Bernard Evslin

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1497667062

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 950

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This first volume of Bernard Evslin’s award-winning series introduces the monsters, demons, gods, and heroes of Greek mythology Athena, wise and powerful daughter of Zeus, is the most feared of all the goddesses. Poseidon, the “earth shaker,” rules the sea with his thunderous wrath. Each wants to control Olympus absolutely. Obsessed with destroying Poseidon, Athena summons her crows by day and owls by night to spy on his vast water realm. The long-simmering feud spawns a multitude of monsters, the most terrifying of which is the brass-headed colossus Amycus. This classic work features a sprawling cast of gods and mortals waging battle on land and by sea, from Zeus to the Titan god Prometheus, from Hades, who guards the gates of hell, to Circe, immortal weaver of spells, to the great war chief Ulysses, who sails in search of his long-lost home. Monsters of Greek Mythology brings to life fearsome creatures like giant, flame-spitting wingless dragons, a spider named Arachne, goats and swordfish endowed with magical properties, and the Cyclopes—one-eyed male and female goliaths even more powerful than the Titans.