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The Night Flower

Author : Sarah Stovell
ISBN : 9781906994969
Genre : Fiction
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Two girls are brought together under the worst of circumstances: a prison ship taking them from London to 'parts beyond the sea'. Miriam is a Romany girl drawn from freedom in the hills of the North-West to the city to eke a living playing her tin-whistle in a place where her people are despised. When her mother dies - from cholera, the 'gypsy disease' - she's caught breaking-and-entering and sentenced to transportation. Rose has been brought up to expect more, but when her husband dies and her father is sent down for illegal slave-trading, she's separated from her children and forced to take a governess's job. When she's caught stealing, the judge shows no mercy. Surviving - just - an appalling voyage, the two arrive just after Christmas into the blinding sun of the strange new island: Van Dieman's Land. Here they are sent to work in a nursery, where women of ill-repute give birth before being sent for correction. The nursery is run by a corrupt, debauched Reverend and his idealistic son, who soon takes a fancy to Miriam. But Rose, her best friend and close confidant, watches jealously and makes plans to reverse their fortunes. The Night Flower takes the reader on a thrilling Dickensian adventure through the dark side of our penal history to a Tasmanian frontier town where anything could happen and morality is made by monsters.
Category: Fiction

The Night Flower

Author : Lara Hawthorne
ISBN : 1787410536
Genre : Cactus
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An exquisitely illustrated non-fiction picture book about a desert flow er that blooms for just one night a year. As the summer sun sets over the Arizonan desert, wildlife gathers to witness a very special annual event. The night flow er is about to bloom. This celebration transforms the quiet desert for just a short few hours into a riot of colour and sound, as mammals and insects congregate from miles away to take part in this miracle of nature. From pollinating fruit bats to how ling mice and reptilian monsters, explore the unusual wildlife the desert has to offer in this beautiful rhyming nonfiction picture book.
Category: Cactus

Night Flower

Author : Kate Elliott
ISBN : 9780316344456
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
File Size : 53.85 MB
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This gorgeous romance from World Fantasy Award finalist Kate Elliott is a prequel to Court of Fives, the epic story of Jessamy and her struggle to do what she loves in a society suffocated by rules of class and privilege. Kiya is a Commoner who has just arrived in the bustling city of Saryenia. Esladas is a member of the Patron ruling class and determined to prove himself in the army. His plans are disrupted by the outgoing and beautiful girl who sells him fruit in the market, though, despite the fact that neither of them speaks a word of the others language. Brief conversations and stolen moments together soon become something more, but when their divided cultures clash, Kiya and Esladas must decide if their blossoming love is worth becoming outsiders for the rest of their lives. Read the beginning of their legendary love story in this Court of Fives companion novella!
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Goddess Thoughts The Rest Are Mere Details

Author : Amy Ramdass
ISBN : 9781411639249
Genre : Self-Help
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"Goddess Thoughts", is an easy to read, easy to absorb lyrical poetry book created by Amy Ramdass.Featuring Poetry on the hidden secrets and mysteries of life, "Goddess Thoughts" overflows with over 250 poems on topics as diverse as the Goddess herself and draws the readers into the fascinating world of the ancient mythological Immortals, where the reader becomes Divinity, Gods and Goddess of the modern era. Although these poems worship the Divinity in modern man, the main focal point is that of empowering the Goddess in her fellow women. "Goddess Thoughts" are wider than the poles, so be prepared for positive transformation as you begin to absorb the secret thoughts of the Tantric Goddess. And she is inviting you to...come fly on the wings of her poetry and soar your spirits free.
Category: Self-Help

Night Flower

Author : Vali Myers
ISBN : 0975107895
Genre : Art
File Size : 25.37 MB
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Known in life for her wild, red hair, intricate facial tattoos and loud gypsy jewellery, Vali Myers' indomitable spirit and authentic take on life continued to permeate through her art, inspiring and influencing those who fall under her spell. Her exceptionally detailed drawings, delicately executed at night by lamp light, often took many months, even years, to complete. This is the first comprehensive art book on Myers and collects beautiful reproductions of her work, unseen drawings and an explanatory text from a range of Myers' contemporaries.
Category: Art

Flowers By Night Singapore

Author : William Stewart
ISBN : 9780985854423
Genre : Travel
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Flowers, trees, shrubs adorn the streets, parks and gardens of Singapore. This eBook features many photographs of the flora of Singapore, taken at night, in the rain, in low light, to capture a distinct look at the garden city.
Category: Travel

Pollination And Floral Ecology

Author : Pat Willmer
ISBN : 9781400838943
Genre : Science
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Pollination and Floral Ecology is the most comprehensive single-volume reference to all aspects of pollination biology--and the first fully up-to-date resource of its kind to appear in decades. This beautifully illustrated book describes how flowers use colors, shapes, and scents to advertise themselves; how they offer pollen and nectar as rewards; and how they share complex interactions with beetles, birds, bats, bees, and other creatures. The ecology of these interactions is covered in depth, including the timing and patterning of flowering, competition among flowering plants to attract certain visitors and deter others, and the many ways plants and animals can cheat each other. Pollination and Floral Ecology pays special attention to the prevalence of specialization and generalization in animal-flower interactions, and examines how a lack of distinction between casual visitors and true pollinators can produce misleading conclusions about flower evolution and animal-flower mutualism. This one-of-a-kind reference also gives insights into the vital pollination services that animals provide to crops and native flora, and sets these issues in the context of today's global pollination crisis. Provides the most up-to-date resource on pollination and floral ecology Describes flower advertising features and rewards, foraging and learning by flower-visiting animals, behaviors of generalist and specialist pollinators--and more Examines the ecology and evolution of animal-flower interactions, from the molecular to macroevolutionary scale Features hundreds of color and black-and-white illustrations
Category: Science

Night Flower

Author : Solara Vayanian
ISBN : 1087869625
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Night Flower is a guide for those struggling to understand and free themselves from the damaging affects of any kind of abuse, especially the deeper effects to the heart and spirit. The author combines her life experience of growing up in an abusive environment with 40 years of research and development of her own system of healing and rebalancing.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Root And The Flower

Author : L.H. Myers
ISBN : 9781590174340
Genre : Fiction
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Set in the war-torn world of Mughal India and first published in the gathering darkness of the 1930s, The Root and the Flower is an epic story of intrigue, murder, and romance; of Tantric abandonment and Buddhist renunciation; of emotional delirium and spiritual adventure. The cast of characters includes Hari, a reckless and passionate warrior; Sita, in love with both Hari and her husband Amar, a prince who wishes to forsake the world but is increasingly drawn into a bloody political struggle; and Sita and Amar’s son Jali, whose precocious encounters with sex and violence threaten him with madness. At once a dream of India and a vision of a world riven by political, ethnic, and religious conflicts, The Root and the Flower is a work of great range and singular poetic beauty. It is, in Penelope Fitzgerald’s words, a “strange masterpiece,” and one of the unsung glories of modern literature.
Category: Fiction