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War Of The Gargoyles Book One Rebirth

Author : Morgan R. Bramlet
ISBN : 9781469180625
Genre : Fiction
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They have been absent from our world for 500 years Now the gargoyles have returned. Returning from a summer archeological expedition in the Yuctan, Berkeley University professor, Adam Landis, and a group of his students stop off in a small Arizona desert town. None of them can imagine the terror that awaits. When one of the students goes missing, it leads to the discovery of a species long believed to be only myth and legend. Now a handful of townspeople must battle these creatures and destroy the colony, before tens of thousands of eggs hatch and an army of gargoyles spreads across the country and around the world.
Category: Fiction

The Lost Gargoyle Series 3 Book Bundle

Author : Philippa Dowding
ISBN : 9781459728806
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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This special three-book bundle collects all the books in the Lost Gargoyle series! In The Gargoyle in My Yard, Katherine meets an ancient wandering gargoyle named Gargoth. He ends up being adopted by her family, but all is not well since his nemesis, the cruel The Collector, is lurking – he once owned Gargoth and wants him back. The story continues in The Gargoyle Overhead, in which Gargoth is reunited with his oldest friend, Ambergine. Finally, in The Gargoyle at the Gates, we find out that Gargoth and Ambergine are not alone; others of their kind still exist, and The Collector wants them all! Katherine, her new friend Christopher, and the gargoyles must join together to foil his plans. Includes: The Gargoyle in My Yard The Gargoyle Overhead The Gargoyle at the Gates
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Agnes Among The Gargoyles

Author : Patrick Flynn
ISBN : 9780917990397
Genre : Fiction
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Agnes among the gargoyles is a novel steeped in the lore of New York City. The engine of the novel is the love of the city felt by the book's protagonist, Agnes Travertine, an architectural preservationist. Agnes is the sort of person who spies a dignified sliver of the Woolworth Building behind some formless modern building and thinks of "a line of lace slip showing at the bottom of a gaudy dress." Agnes is painted on a broad social canvas and tackles big themes, the lure of the past and the ultimate failure of nostalgia, the resonance of place, the dangerous mysteries of love and sex.
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The Gargoyles Of Notre Dame

Author : Michael Camille
ISBN : 9780226092461
Genre : Art
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Most of the seven million people who visit the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris each year probably do not realize that the legendary gargoyles adorning this medieval masterpiece were not constructed until the nineteenth century. The first comprehensive history of these world-famous monsters, The Gargoyles of Notre-Dame argues that they transformed the iconic thirteenth-century cathedral into a modern monument. Michael Camille begins his long-awaited study by recounting architect Eugène Viollet-le-Duc’s ambitious restoration of the structure from 1843 to 1864, when the gargoyles were designed, sculpted by the little-known Victor Pyanet, and installed. These gargoyles, Camille contends, were not mere avatars of the Middle Ages, but rather fresh creations—symbolizing an imagined past—whose modernity lay precisely in their nostalgia. He goes on to map the critical reception and many-layered afterlives of these chimeras, notably in the works of such artists and writers as Charles Méryon, Victor Hugo, and photographer Henri Le Secq. Tracing their eventual evolution into icons of high kitsch, Camille ultimately locates the gargoyles’ place in the twentieth-century imagination, exploring interpretations by everyone from Winslow Homer to the Walt Disney Company. Lavishly illustrated with more than three hundred images of its monumental yet whimsical subjects, The Gargoyles of Notre-Dame is a must-read for historians of art and architecture and anyone whose imagination has been sparked by the lovable monsters gazing out over Paris from one of the world’s most renowned vantage points.
Category: Art

St Patrick S Gargoyle

Author : Katherine Kurtz
ISBN : 9781504037587
Genre : Fiction
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In this “charming” fantasy by the author of the Deryni novels, a gargoyle guardian and a Knight of Malta defend a Dublin cathedral and battle a demon (Booklist, starred review). The gargoyles of Dublin, Ireland, have a sacred duty to perform. Formerly God’s avenging angels, for centuries they have been entrusted with guarding the churches and cathedrals of the Irish capital while avoiding all contact with human beings. But once a month these loyal stone sentries must leave their posts to attend a conclave of their kind, and it is during one such absence that a sacrilege occurs. The guardian of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the gargoyle Padraig, called “Paddy,” has returned to find violence and vandalism committed at his church and two silver artifacts stolen. Taking to Dublin’s night streets in search of a culprit, Paddy inadvertently reveals himself to an aged chauffeur in an ancient Rolls Royce, thereby dooming Francis Templeton to an impending premature death. But the grim reaper will have to wait, because old man Templeton is a member of the Knights of Malta, a secret order of defenders of the faith dating back to the Crusades, and as such is an ideal partner for the onetime angel in his quest for justice and revenge. Their hunt is about to take some sinister turns, however, leading the gargoyle and the knight to Clontarf Castle, where a major demon, an emissary of Satan, is preparing to make his reentrance into the world. An acclaimed and much beloved fantasist best known for her popular Adept and Knights Templar series and her chronicles of the magical Deryni, Katherine Kurtz now displays another side of her extraordinary talent and succeeds magnificently. St. Patrick’s Gargoyle is a delightful feast of the imagination, rich in Celtic lore and religious arcana, and brimming with wit and heart, wonder and magic.
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Gargoyle Magazine

Author : Richard Peabody
ISBN : UCSC:32106012040827
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature

Gargoyle Magazine

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ISBN : IND:30000002957938
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature

The Gargoyle

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ISBN : UOM:39015071103785
Genre : College wit and humor
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Rain Taxi

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105113359892
Genre : Books
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The Book Of Blood And Shadow

Author : Robin Wasserman
ISBN : 9781405511216
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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It was like a nightmare, but there was no waking up. When the night began, Nora had two best friends and a boyfriend she adored. When it ended, she had nothing but blood on her hands. Chris was dead. Adriane couldn't speak. And Max, Nora's sweet, smart, soft-spoken Prince Charming, was gone. He was also-according to the police, according to her parents, according to everyone-a murderer. Desperate to prove his innocence, Nora's determined to follow the trail of blood, no matter where it leads. But Chris's murder is just one piece in a puzzle that spans continents and centuries. Solving it may be the only way she can save her own life.
Category: Juvenile Fiction