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The White Ship Conquest Anarchy And The Wrecking Of Henry I S Dream

Author : Charles Spencer
ISBN : 9780008296827
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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‘A terrific book ... written like a thriller ... Once you start reading it you’re completely gripped’ BILL BRYSON ‘A brilliant read ... Spencer has a real facility for getting these characters to leap fully formed from the page. I’m loving every word of it ... Game of Thrones but in the real world’ Anthony Horowitz
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Girl In The White Ship

Author : Peter Townsend
ISBN : STANFORD:36105039342311
Genre : Political Science
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Recounts the courageous story of a Vietnamese girl who was the sole survivor of a shipwreck, which had occurred months earlier during an attempt to escape from South Vietnam
Category: Political Science

Fall Of The White Ship Avatar

Author : Brian Daley
ISBN : 0345329198
Genre : Fiction
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Alacrity Fitzhugh is made commander of the White Ship, an advanced starship designed to trace the mysterious Precursor aliens and unlock their secrets
Category: Fiction

The White Ship The Tree The Tomb

Author : Lovecraft H.
ISBN : 9785521051588
Genre : Fiction
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В сборник американского короля ужасов и сновидений, писателя-фантаста с мировым именем, Говарда Филлипса Лавкрафта вошли известные рассказы, завораживающие и пугающие одновременно. Вместе с героями и автором читатель узнает секрет Страны Воображения и Недостижимых Наслаждений, посетит обитель Мечты, откроет для себя город Чудес. Но возможно ли смертному человеку достичь загадочной Обители Богов не во сне, а наяву?.. Читайте зарубежную литературу в оригинале!
Category: Fiction

The White Ship

Author : Chingiz Aĭtmatov
ISBN : UOM:49015003322097
Genre : Fantasy fiction
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Deserted by his parents, a young boy finds himself alone in the often grotesque world of relatives who do not want to raise him.
Category: Fantasy fiction

The White Ships

Author : Charles Spencer
ISBN : 0008296812
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The sinking of the White Ship is one of the greatest disasters in English history. Here, Sunday Times bestselling author Charles Spencer tells the real story behind the legend to show how one cataclysmic shipwreck changed England's course. In 1120, the White Ship was known as the fastest ship afloat. When it sank sailing from Normandy to England it was carrying aboard the only legitimate heir to King Henry I, William of Atheling. The raucous, arrogant young prince had made a party of the voyage, carousing with his companions and pushing wine into the eager hands of the crew. It was the middle of the night when the drunken helmsman rammed the ship into rocks. The next day only one of the three hundred who had boarded the ship was alive to describe the horrors of the slow shipwreck. William, the face of England's future had drowned along with scores of the social elite. The royal line severed and with no obvious heir to the crown, a civil war of untold violence erupted. Known fittingly as 'The Anarchy', this game of thrones saw families turned in on each other, with English barons, rebellious Welsh leaders and Scottish invaders all playing a part in the bloody, desperate scrum for power. One incredible shipwreck and two decades of violent uncertainty; England's course had changed forever.

The White Ship

Author : H.P. Lovecraft
ISBN : 3969531985
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The White Ship

Author : Aino Kallas
ISBN : 9781443734745
Genre : Fiction
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With an introduction by John Galsworthy. 'The writer has an extraordinary sense of atmosphere. Stories told convincingly and well, with a keen perception for natural beauty' Times Literary Supplement
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The White Ship

Author : Aino Krohn Kallas
ISBN : UOM:39015024584388
Genre : Estonia
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The White Ship

Author : Nicholas Salaman
ISBN : 9781910939420
Genre : Fiction
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'The most calamitous event ever to afflict the royal family of England.' 'Riveting' THE TIMES The White Ship sank in the English Channel on 25 November 1120, with other one survivor. On the 900th anniversary of the tragedy, this tale of anarchy, passion and revenge brings the past vividly to life. For fans of Ken Follett, Robert Harris and Antonia Fraser. --- REVENGE CAN CHANGE THE COURSE OF HISTORY. Normandy, 1119. A hotbed of malcontent barons is kept in fragile order by their duke - Henry I, King of England. Fresh from early years in a monastery, Bertold, the bastard son of one of these barons, meets Juliana, a countess and daughter of the King. He falls in love - or lust - but sees that his chance could come with work in her small court. Soon, he finds himself caught up in a ruthless feud between Juliana and her father. And when Juliana's daughters are offered as hostages for a strategic castle, even love may not be enough to allay a tragedy that will change everything. Reader praise for THE WHITE SHIP 'The period and characters are brought alive in a gripping tale' 'Wonderfully written and entirely captivating, this is an excellent historical novel' 'Told with humour combined with the drama and savagery of the time' 'I loved the history, I loved the characters - heroic and villainous'
Category: Fiction

The Unnamable The White Ship Under The Pyramids

Author : H. P. Lovecraft
ISBN : 9783748180371
Genre : Fiction
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We were sitting on a dilapidated seventeenth-century tomb in the late afternoon of an autumn day at the old burying-ground in Arkham, and speculating about the unnamable. Looking toward the giant willow in the centre of the cemetery, whose trunk has nearly engulfed an ancient, illegible slab, I had made a fantastic remark about the spectral and unmentionable nourishment which the colossal roots must be sucking in from that hoary, charnel earth; when my friend chided me for such nonsense and told me that since no interments had occurred there for over a century, nothing could possibly exist to nourish the tree in other than an ordinary manner. Besides, he added, my constant talk about "unnamable" and "unmentionable" things was a very puerile device, quite in keeping with my lowly standing as an author. I was too fond of ending my stories with sights or sounds which paralysed my heroes' faculties and left them without courage, words, or associations to tell what they had experienced. We know things, he said, only through our five senses or our religious intuitions; wherefore it is quite impossible to refer to any object or spectacle which cannot be clearly depicted by the solid definitions of fact or the correct doctrines of theology-preferably those of the Congregationalists, with whatever modifications tradition and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle may supply.
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The White Ship

Author : Chingiz Aitmatov
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The Ontario Readers

Author : Ontario. Department of Education
ISBN : PSU:000047168855
Genre : Readers
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Category: Readers

The White Ship

Author : Ian Cameron
ISBN : 0684145979
Genre : Adventure stories
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Category: Adventure stories


Author : Charles Dickens
ISBN : CORNELL:31924014171247
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The Boy S Own Annual

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ISBN : OXFORD:590109290
Genre : Children's periodicals, English
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Category: Children's periodicals, English

Hints And Helps For Latin Elegiacs

Author : Henry Lee Warner
ISBN : OXFORD:591030901
Genre : Elegiac poetry
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Critical analysis of Vergil's life and works.
Category: Elegiac poetry