The Mask of Apollo: A Novel by Mary Renault

By Mary Renault

Set in fourth-century B.C. Greece, The masks of Apollo is narrated by way of Nikeratos, a sad actor who takes with him on all his travels a gold masks of Apollo, a relic of the theater's golden age, that is now earlier. before everything his mascot, the masks steadily turns into his sense of right and wrong, and he refers to it his gravest judgements, while he unearths himself on the middle of a political situation within which the thinker Plato is additionally concerned. a lot of the motion is decided in Syracuse, the place Plato's pal Dion is making an attempt to cajole the younger tyrant Dionysios the more youthful to simply accept the rule of thumb of legislation. via Nikeratos' eyes, the reader watches because the conflict among the 2 looses the entire pent-up violence within the urban.

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Understanding Jack Kerouac (Understanding Contemporary by Matt Theado

By Matt Theado

Knowing Jack Kerouac introduces readers to what Matt Theado calls Kerouac’s “unwieldy accretion of released work”—fiction, poetry, nonfiction, chosen letters, spiritual writing, and “true-story novels.” proposing this cultural icon of the Beat iteration essentially as a author instead of as a social insurgent or media star, Theado elucidates the explanations Kerouac’s attractiveness has outlived disparaging beatnik institutions and why his writings proceed to draw an increasing readership. Theado takes a book-by-book method of the sometimes-confusing canon and develops a framework for figuring out Kerouac’s thematic matters, writing options, and inventive evolution. presenting that the genuine legend of Jack Kerouac is the saga of a author at paintings, Theado means that as reputation of Kerouac’s creative success grows, the Duluoz Legend—Kerouac’s sequence of slightly fictionalized re-creations of his life—outgrows the style of autobiography and turns into an intimate chronicle of a writer’s stylistic maturation. Theado strains Kerouac’s improvement as a crafter of language and contends that spontaneous prose, Kerouac’s literary hallmark, may well turn out to be his leader declare to literary durability.

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The Cowboy's Bride by Starla Kaye

By Starla Kaye

While Amy awakens in mattress with soccer superstar Lee Grayson, she has no thought how she obtained there. What occurred on the wild celebration final evening? Lee has no reminiscence of the way they wound up in mattress jointly both. whilst the media unearths out approximately their state of affairs, Lee is threatened with suspension by means of his crew. Lee and Amy get away the paparazzi by way of hiding out at Lee’s father’s ranch. What can this miss-matched couple do to save lots of Lee’s occupation and Amy’s mystery wish for Lee.

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Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out. A Sequel to Little Men by Louisa May Alcott

By Louisa May Alcott

This can be a pre-1923 historic copy that was once curated for caliber. caliber insurance was once performed on every one of those books in an try to eliminate books with imperfections brought via the digitization strategy. notwithstanding we have now made most sensible efforts - the books could have occasional blunders that don't bog down the analyzing event. We think this paintings is culturally vital and feature elected to deliver the e-book again into print as a part of our carrying on with dedication to the protection of revealed works world wide. this article refers back to the Bibliobazaar variation.

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