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The Name Of The Rose

Author : Umberto Eco
ISBN : 9781448137749
Genre : Fiction
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The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate.When his delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths, Brother William turns detective. He collects evidence, deciphers secret symbols and coded manuscripts, and digs into the eerie labyrinth of the abbey where extraordinary things are happening under the over of night. A spectacular popular and critical success, The Name of the Rose is not only a narrative of a murder investigation but an astonishing chronicle of the Middle Ages.
Category: Fiction

The Prague Cemetery

Author : Umberto Eco
ISBN : 9780547577616
Genre : Fiction
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The #1 international bestseller, from Umberto Eco, author of The Name of the Rose “Vintage Eco . . . the book is a triumph.” – New York Review of Books Nineteenth-century Europe—from Turin to Prague to Paris—abounds with the ghastly and the mysterious. Jesuits plot against Freemasons. Italian republicans strangle priests with their own intestines. French criminals plan bombings by day and celebrate Black Masses at night. Every nation has its own secret service, perpetrating forgeries, plots, and massacres. Conspiracies rule history. From the unification of Italy to the Paris Commune to the Dreyfus Affair to The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, Europe is in tumult and everyone needs a scapegoat. But what if, behind all of these conspiracies, both real and imagined, lay one lone man? “[Eco] demonstrates once again that his is a voice that compels our attention” – San Francisco Chronicle “Choreographed by a truth that is itself so strange a novelist need hardly expand on it to produce a wondrous tale . . . Eco is to be applauded for bringing this stranger-than-fiction truth vividly to life.” – New York Times “Classic Eco, with a difference.” – Los Angeles Times This e-book includes a sample chapter of NAME OF THE ROSE.
Category: Fiction

Rose S Vintage

Author : Kayte Nunn
ISBN : 9781863957991
Genre : Fiction
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With her heart in tatters after a relationship break-up, Rose Bennett swaps her hometown of London for the sunny shores of Australia – but she arrives to find the Shingle Valley shrouded in winter. As the weather improves, Rose starts to unlock the secrets of the valley – from bonfire ceremonies and wine-making traditions to eccentric locals and their histories. Despite herself, Rose starts to fall in love: with the valley, the wines, the two children she’s helping to look after – and with the handsome and brilliant Mark Cameron, owner of the troubled Kalkari Wines estate. What will happen when Mark’s estranged wife, the tempestuous Isabella, returns? Will Rose find a future in the Shingle Valley, or will she be forced to leave? ‘Some books, like wine can be sipped - but I had to gulp this novel down! It was delicious!’ – Rachael Treasure
Category: Fiction

An Old Enchantment Mills Boon Vintage 90s Modern

Author : Amanda Browning
ISBN : 9781408983966
Genre : Fiction
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Marriage on trial! From playboy lover... When gorgeous millionaire Raoul de Chevnair chose Leigh as his bride, it seemed he'd left his flirtatious bachelor days behind for good. But had he? Their marriage had scarcely begun before his playboy habits returned and Leigh found him in the arms of another woman... . ... to faithful husband?
Category: Fiction

Daisy S Vintage Cornish Camper Van

Author : Ali McNamara
ISBN : 9780751566222
Genre : Fiction
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'If you like your stories with an added pinch of magic, you'll love this... wonderfully enjoyable' - Heat 'A magical tale of loss, love and finding happiness in the most unlikely places' - Cathy Bramley ---------------------- Welcome to the gorgeous Cornish town of St Felix, where there's magic in the air... When Ana inherits a broken-down camper van from her best friend, she takes the chance for a quick trip to Cornwall - some sea air and fish and chips on the beach is just the tonic she needs. But St Felix has bigger plans for Ana. She discovers a series of unsent postcards, dating back to the 1950s, hidden in the upholstery of the van. Ana knows that it's a sign: she'll make sure that the messages reach the person that they were meant for. And as the broken-down van is restored to gleaming health, so Ana begins to find her way back to happiness.
Category: Fiction

On Literature

Author : Umberto Eco
ISBN : 0099453940
Genre : Literature
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Remarkably accessible and unfailingly stimulating, this collection of essays exhibits the diversity of interests and the depth of knowledge that made Umberto Eco one of the world's leading writers. From musings on Ptolemy and reflections on the experimental writing of Borges and Joyce, to revelations of his own authorial ambitions and fears, Eco's luminous intelligence is on display throughout. This volume will appeal to anyone interested in how new light is shed on old masters by a great contemporary mind.
Category: Literature

Discovering Vintage Las Vegas

Author : Paul W. Papa
ISBN : 9781493013982
Genre : Travel
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Discovering Vintage Las Vegas takes you back in time to all of the timeless classic spots this city has to offer. The book spotlights the charming stories that tell you what each place is like now and how it got that way from classic restaurants to shops to other establishments like the casinos that still thrive today and evoke the unique character of the city. They’re all still around—but they won’t be around forever. Start reading, and start your discovering now!
Category: Travel

Truffled To Death

Author : Kathy Aarons
ISBN : 9781101621035
Genre : Fiction
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Two best friends sell books and bonbons—and solve crimes—in this mystery from the author of Death Is Like a Box of Chocolates… Hoping to sweeten sales for their shop, Chocolates and Chapters, Michelle and Erica host a reception highlighting a new museum display of ancient Mayan pottery curated by Erica’s former mentor, Professor Addison Moody. The evening has a few hiccups, but the ladies soon smooth things over with ample servings of wine and chocolate. Yet with the sweet comes the bitter. The very next day, the antiquities from the reception are discovered missing. The professor accuses Erica of having sticky fingers, claiming she wants revenge on him. And she’s only in more trouble after he’s found stabbed to death with one of the artifacts. Now Michelle must help Erica track down the real killer before someone else finds themselves in less than mint condition… From the Paperback edition.
Category: Fiction

Literature And The Bible

Author : David Bevan
ISBN : 9051834977
Genre : Social Science
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Category: Social Science

Pasadena In Vintage Postcards

Author : Marlin L. Heckman
ISBN : 0738508195
Genre : History
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The postcard has been a popular part of American communication for over a century, documenting both the interest of a place and its history. Captured here in nearly 200 vintage postcards is the unique history of this California town, translated in Chippewa as "Crown of the Valley." The City of Pasadena, just north of Los Angeles, sits against the majesty of the Sierra Madre mountain range. Incorporated in 1885, the city was originally known as a resort city, filled with tourists from all over the world. Showcased here through the use of the author's personal postcard collection are vintage images of Millionaires Row, the Tournament of the Roses Parade, the Mt. Lowe Railway, and the Alpine Tavern.
Category: History

History And Cultural Memory In Neo Victorian Fiction

Author : Kate Mitchell
ISBN : 9780230283121
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via the OAPEN Library platform, Arguing that neo-Victorian fiction enacts and celebrates cultural memory, this book uses memory discourse to position these novels as dynamic participants in the contemporary historical imaginary.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Wine Mine

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ISBN : UCAL:B4202770
Genre : Liquors
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Category: Liquors

The Bloomsbury Introduction To Popular Fiction

Author : Christine Berberich
ISBN : 9781474232586
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Guiding readers through key writers and genres, historical contexts and major theoretical approaches, this is a comprehensive introduction to the study of popular fiction. Charting the rise of commercial fiction from the 19th century to today, The Bloomsbury Introduction to Popular Fiction includes introductory surveys, written by leading scholars, to a wide range of popular genres, including: Science Fiction Crime Writing Romance and Chick Lit Adventure Stories and Lad Lit Horror Graphic Novels Children's Literature Part II of the book also includes case-study readings of key writers and texts, from the work of HG Wells, Ian Fleming and Raymond Chandler to more recent books such as Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. The book also includes a chapter covering "The Writer's Perspective" on popular publishing, while annotated guides to further reading and online resources throughout give students the tools they need to pursue independent study on their courses.
Category: Literary Criticism

Vintage Magic

Author : Sally Anne Morris
ISBN : 9781472254450
Genre : Fiction
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Dressing to impress has a whole new meaning . . . Spirited silk, crafty crepe, lively lace, tricky taffetas and enchanting empire lines . . . How powerful is the perfect dress? Find out in Sally Anne Morris's spellbinding romance. Her love life in tatters, Rose Taylor decides its time to run away from London and open a vintage dress shop near her sister in Bath. If anyone is able to fully appreciate the life-enhancing power of finding and wearing that one very special dress, it's Rose. But it seems the tea dresses, ball-gowns and lace in Vintage Magic really do have a life of their own... As she uncovers the secret of the shop's magical powers, Rose realises that she can be transformed into a bewitching goddess, one with not only the power to get back the man she lost but to reach out and grab the life she's always wanted. Dressing to impress is about to take on a whole new meaning... What readers are saying about VINTAGE MAGIC: 'Another excellently woven tale with real touches of 'magic'. It takes you from the real world to some fantastical places, but ends up bringing you home with a very satisfying and unforeseen ending' 'Entertaining and quirky. The believable characters draw you in to this very British story of magic, clothes and relationships' 'Such a kooky, cute little book! There were so many funny moments throughout'
Category: Fiction

Mission Irresistible Mills Boon Vintage Intrigue

Author : Sharon Sala
ISBN : 9781472077424
Genre : Fiction
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THE AGENT: Brilliant, beguiling Alicia Corbin. THE MISSION: Persuade brooding SPEAR operative East Kirby to return to the field as her partner.
Category: Fiction

Wyatt S Ready Made Family Mills Boon Vintage Cherish

Author : Patricia Thayer
ISBN : 9781472082824
Genre : Fiction
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Maura Wells thought she'd finally found a home for her uprooted family on a sprawling Texas ranch. Until an intruder barged in–all six-foot-plus, heart-stealing man–and claimed her new home actually belonged to him....
Category: Fiction

Quality Trade And Exchange Rate Pass Through

Author : Natalie Chen
ISBN : 9781475526431
Genre : Business & Economics
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This paper investigates theoretically and empirically the heterogeneous response of exporters to real exchange rate fluctuations due to product quality. Our model shows that the elasticity of demand perceived by exporters decreases with a real depreciation and with quality, leading to more pricing-to-market and to a smaller response of export volumes to a real depreciation for higher quality goods. We test the proposed theory using a highly disaggregated Argentinean firm-level wine export dataset between 2002 and 2009 combined with experts wine rankings as a measure of quality. The model predictions find strong support in the data and the results are robust to different measures of quality, samples, specifications, and to the potential endogeneity of quality.
Category: Business & Economics

The Barons Of Texas Tess Mills Boon Vintage Desire

Author : Fayrene Preston
ISBN : 9781408990537
Genre : Fiction
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LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT Tess Baron knew she was in trouble the second she laid eyes on the mysterious - and oh-so-sexy - stranger. Why had Nick Trejo suddenly appeared, asking her for a private meeting? And what was it about Nick that made Tess long to be in his arms... ?
Category: Fiction