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The Devil S Cave

Author : Martin Walker
ISBN : 9781780870694
Genre : Cooking
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'A satisfyingly intriguing, wish-you-were-here read' Guardian A body is found showing marks of Satanism. Bruno, chief of police must track down a murderer while quelling his town's superstitious fears in this charming mystery, part of an internationally bestselling series It is springtime France's Périgord, a time of beauty and calm. But not for Bruno, chief of police of the small town of St Denis. A woman's body has been found on a boat, bearing signs of a black magic ritual. Bruno has too much on his plate as it is - mediating a domestic abuse case that needs careful handling and a dodgy local development proposal that seems just too good to be true. But a murder case must take precedent and the roots of this one lie buried deep in the past - linked to a chateau above a bend in the river, to the reclusive old woman who lives there, and to the secret hidden in the Devil's Cave. 'A first-rate mystery' Entertainment Weekly
Category: Cooking

Spice And The Devil S Cave

Author : Agnes Danforth Hewes
ISBN : 9781839740541
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Spice and the Devil's Cave, Ferdinand Magellan, Vasco da Gama, and other fifteenth-century adventurers spring to life in this thrilling tale of the competition between Portugal and the Venetian Republic to discover an all-sea trade route leading to the spices of India. In the Lisbon workshop of banker and navigation enthusiast Abel Zakuto, a group of intrepid explorers gather to discuss the possibility of finding a way around the stormy tip of Africa — the Devil's Cave. Author Agnes Danforth Hewes won the first of her three Newbery Honor awards with this book, which was praised by The New York Times as "one of those engrossing works of historical fiction whose appeal is nearly universal . . . a colorful history of a far-reaching commercial struggle and a vivid drama of individual hopes and aspirations." Enchanting woodcuts by Lynd Ward illustrate this gripping adventure, which is suitable for grades 7 and up and will delight readers of all ages.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Prince Louie

Author : John Nuzzolese
ISBN : 9781469179155
Genre : Fiction
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Prince Louie, Catherines Son is the final episode of the Devils Cave trilogy. Catherines marriage to Charles had failed to unite France and England. Upon Edwards death, his arrogant son, Henry, charged that the neighboring regime across the channel usurped its power by proclaiming rightful ownership to colonies in the Caribbean, which had first been discovered by English explorers. Aside from this, Prince Louie, who was about to succeed Charles as King, had to resolve an impending issue that, if it were proven to be true, would morally disqualify him of being the legitimate heir to the throne of France. It plagued his conscience when he overheard during a dispute between Charles and a strangers voicehed been fathered outside of wedlock by Jacques Lafitte who desperately sought to fulfill Catherines wishes that Louie would one day be Frances most noble and proud ruler.
Category: Fiction

The Devil S Cave A Bruno Courr Ges Investigation 5

Author : Martin Walker
ISBN : 9781743283578
Genre : Fiction
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Springtime in St Denis. It's two weeks before Easter, and Satanism has reared its ugly head. A female body has been found on a boat, bearing the ghastly signs of a black magic ritual. The victim is unknown and nobody is coming forward. This is the last thing Bruno needs. The Chief of Police-come-culinary connoisseur has too much on his plate as it is, mediating both a domestic abuse case and a local development proposal that seems just too good to be true. Moreover, he has no one to share these stresses with. His dog, Gigi, is gone, as are his usual roster of ladies. He's never felt so alone. But Bruno soon finds himself back at his best; which is just as well if he's to solve the mystery that's threatening to scar his town's reputation.
Category: Fiction

Devil S Cave

Author : John Nuzzolese
ISBN : 146281932X
Genre : Fiction
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John Nuzzolese is one of twelve children born to immigrant parents of Italian descent. A St. John's University graduate, he taught elementary education for most of his life in Ohio, New York, Australia, and Florida where he currently resides. Nuzzolese, a former Franciscan Brother, addresses the notion of life after death by interweaving his theological background with the characters in his novel. Read how the lost treasure is found four hundred years later in the sequel, Devil’s Cave, The Treasure Found, Circa 2000.
Category: Fiction

Devil S Cave The Treasure Found

Author : John Nuzzolese
ISBN : 9781462819331
Genre : Fiction
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Devils Cave: The Treasure Found Circa 2000 is an amusing novel that has a touch of everything including romance, intrigue, murder, and surprising twists and turns that embroil the reader in suspense until the very end. Dr. Joseph Federico, Counseling Psychologist Realistic imagery gives Nuzzoleses readers the notion that the existence of such a buried treasure, as he describes it to be, certainly fits within the realm of possibilities. Arlette Szegfu, Artist (Trinity, Florida) The author gives the reader a front-row seat in actively participating up close to every riveting chapter. Its the complete novel everyones been searching for. Kenneth Tillman, Account Executive (Hallmark Cards) Devils Cave is a front-to-back page-turner that keeps the reader thinking, guessing, and totally absorbed. John Nuzzolese manages to use the dialogue of his characters in conveying food for thought to his readers. Ret. Captain William Cummings, Massachusetts State Police
Category: Fiction

The Devil S Book Of Culture

Author : Benjamin Feinberg
ISBN : 9780292782068
Genre : Social Science
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Since the 1950s, the Sierra Mazateca of Oaxaca, Mexico, has drawn a strange assortment of visitors and pilgrims—schoolteachers and government workers, North American and European spelunkers exploring the region's vast cave system, and counterculturalists from hippies (John Lennon and other celebrities supposedly among them) to New Age seekers, all chasing a firsthand experience of transcendence and otherness through the ingestion of psychedelic mushrooms "in context" with a Mazatec shaman. Over time, this steady incursion of the outside world has significantly influenced the Mazatec sense of identity, giving rise to an ongoing discourse about what it means to be "us" and "them." In this highly original ethnography, Benjamin Feinberg investigates how different understandings of Mazatec identity and culture emerge through talk that circulates within and among various groups, including Mazatec-speaking businessmen, curers, peasants, intellectuals, anthropologists, bureaucrats, cavers, and mushroom-seeking tourists. Specifically, he traces how these groups express their sense of culture and identity through narratives about three nearby yet strange discursive "worlds"—the "magic world" of psychedelic mushrooms and shamanic practices, the underground world of caves and its associated folklore of supernatural beings and magical wealth, and the world of the past or the past/present relationship. Feinberg's research refutes the notion of a static Mazatec identity now changed by contact with the outside world, showing instead that identity forms at the intersection of multiple transnational discourses.
Category: Social Science

The Edinburgh Review

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ISBN : KBNL:KBNL03000028755
Genre : History
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Category: History

The Devils Punchbowl

Author : Marlene Dalbec Mills
ISBN : 9781450085885
Genre : Fiction
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Category: Fiction