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Between Eternities

Author : Javier Marías
ISBN : 9780241975794
Genre : Literary Collections
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A new and exhilarating collection of writings from the author of The Infatuations and A Heart So White Internationally renowned writer Javier Marias is a tireless examiner of the world around us, an enthusiastic debunker of pretensions of every kind, and a true polymath. This new collection of essays shows the full extent of his curiosity and wit, ranging from the literary to the philosophical to the autobiographical, from football to cinema, comic books to mortality to 'Why Almost No One Can Be Trusted'. Trenchant and wry, subversive and penetrating, Marias demonstrates a dazzling intellectual vigour, showing with exhilarating verve why he is so often said to be Spain's greatest living writer.
Category: Literary Collections

Between Eternities

Author : Gregory B. Smith
ISBN : 9781461632993
Genre : Political Science
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Between Eternities deals with the future of the tradition of political philosophy. The author argues that this tradition can only progress after the postmodernist fragmentation of political philosophy has been realized as part of the grander scheme of the history of Western thought.
Category: Political Science

The Summer Between Eternities

Author : Tom Taylor
ISBN : 9781613461051
Genre : Fiction
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When the friendly Colin Maudsley stops to change her flat tire, American widow Laura Johnston is enchanted with his boyish charm and English manners. Colin soon works his way into her heart by offering to repair the thatched roof of a treasured cottage on her farm. Wounded in spirit by her husband's long illness and death, Laura finally finds with Colin her zest for life again. But is Colin really who he appears to be? After Laura catches disturbing glimpses of unexplained fear and anger, her son, Calvin, sets an investigator to uncover the truth of Colin's past—and puts Colin on the path to an airline disaster at summer's end. Tom Taylor's fast-paced novel, The Summer between Eternities, brilliantly interweaves the story of Colin and Laura with the narrative of other unforgettable characters as all of their paths lead relentlessly to the fateful trans-Atlantic flight. Jennie Li is torn between her love for childhood friend Mark and her call to serve as a missionary to Vietnamese refugees in France. Refugee Hieu Van Tran, recovering from his ordeal as a prisoner in the Vietnam War, struggles to overcome his tortured past and live with his wife again. Husband and wife Bill and Pat Ross seek to regain the love they have lost somewhere along the way. All of them, like Colin, live through an unforgettable summer in their lives. At summer's end, their paths cross as they meet for the airline flight to London and Paris. None of them know the glass terminal doors may be for them the gates to eternity. Immerse yourself in the lives of these enduring characters and recognize God's sovereignty in The Summer between Eternities.
Category: Fiction

Between Eternities

Author : Ashvin Desai
ISBN : 9780595425327
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Between Eternities interweaves the assertions of Science, Philosophy, Religion and Mysticism on the fundamental issues that underlie the universe and life, allowing a reader to find a meaning. "This is a book about life in various dimensions, considering the questions from the scientific (physical and biological) to the religious to the philosophical to the mystical to the literary and artistic viewpoints. There is immense erudition, but it is worn lightly This is definitely an exceptional work." Jayati Ghosh, Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi "Well Written, full of information, compendious in its sketch of the world from the view point of the sciences, and successful in its endeavour to make complex martial accessible in an comprehensible by the general reader." Professor A. C. Grayling, University of London "Highly impressed with the author's grasp of scientific and philosophical theories mastery of such an array of complex subjects almost awe inspiring at times issues are more than merely thought provoking; they are both challenging and far reaching." Marie Evans, Macmillan, London
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Abaddon And The Space Between Eternities

Author : Daniel R. Dow
ISBN : 9781493101320
Genre : Fiction
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Prison is about survival; however, survival is more than simply the act of eating and breathing- there is the necessity for emotional, spiritual and psychological survival. The challenge for any prisoner is to find the space to facilitate survival on each of those levels. This is the story of one mans attempt to find that space.
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Collected Poems

Author : Marjorie Gunthardt
ISBN : 059560532X
Genre : Poetry
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Poet Marjorie Gunthardt has always felt strongly about something, whether it be the pain of losing a child to the blessing offered at breakfast. She has channeled these feelings into this two-volume book of high-spirited verse, addressing essential subjects that have given her life meaning. Her work has a universal quality that makes something old into something new, something common into something uncommon. Each poem expresses sentiment without being sentimental. The first volume, Poems for Survivors, casts topics in a serious tone, driven by personal losses during Majorie's early years, including experiences during World War II. In this collection, Marjorie also writes about places she has lived: Cape Cod, New York, Paris, and Zurich, all of which she has called "home." The second volume, Between Eternities, is characterized more by humor, turns of phrase, and buoyancy. As Marjorie has grown older, her inner voice has grown younger and creatively observant. You'll delight in how Majorie sees reality, aging, family image, and keeping pace with life. Both collections spring from Marjorie's pure, creative joy. You'll read and re-read these collections for their literal and figurative depth, often stopping, smiling, and perhaps exclaiming, "How true!"
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Between Eternities

Author : Robert H. Pilpel
ISBN : 0151119287
Genre : Emperors
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Lucus Celer, condemned for treason, seeks a solution to his torment and begins to write his autobiography. He continues to write as he flees with his family to escape the emperor's wrath.
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Spiritual Direction

Author : John Daniels
ISBN : 9780595371303
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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People today are frequently overwhelmed by the pace of change around them. Even more disorienting can be the changes going on within. Spiritual Direction is an easy-to-follow handbook for the personal journey through life. In it you will discover how the deep wisdom of our spiritual past can provide a relevant and powerful vision for today. Learn about the promise of midlife, how to build strong and fulfilling relationships, and where to find a larger meaning to life itself. Amidst the countless ideologies and prescriptions available all around us, the time-tested wisdom in these pages will help you find your place and get you going in the right direction. Read it over coffee, discuss it with a circle of friends. You are about to step into a stream of powerful insights about the nature of reality, the inherent design of your life, and the exciting way ahead.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit