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The Wolf And The Raven

Author : Diana L. Paxson
ISBN : 1939744008
Genre : Fiction
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Diana Paxson's retelling of the early part of the famous myth, repopularized a century ago by Wagner's Ring Cycle, is an epic portrait of a violent yet passionate era in European history. Her masterful portrayal of brilliance and magic, of greed and lust, of envy and love, creates powerful images of the lives of the Germanic peoples amid the ruins of the Roman Empire.
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The Wolf And The Raven The S E X Factor 2

Author : Scarlet Hyacinth
ISBN : 9781619264694
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[Siren Classic ManLove: Erotic Alternative Paranormal Romance, M/M, shape-shifters, HEA] Leaving his boyfriend Lowell was the hardest thing Raven did. In spite of the werewolf’s possessiveness and the heartbreak he caused, Raven still loves him. He is tormented by memories of the good times between them. Lowell has always loved Raven, but Raven’s strong bond with his best friend, Wallace, pushes him to believe there is a closer, romantic connection between the two. His jealousy tears apart his relationship with Raven. But when Wallace takes a lover, Lowell sees his chance. He tries to heal the rift separating him and Raven, but ends up making everything worse. Feeling that he has lost Raven forever, Lowell receives one final blow when he is unfairly arrested for fraud. From behind bars, Raven seems farther away than ever. But there is a darker plot behind the arrest. Raven realizes Lowell is his mate, but this knowledge might come too late to save them. ** A Siren Erotic Romance
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The Wolf The Raven

Author : Diana L. Paxson
ISBN : UCAL:B3924149
Genre : Fiction
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Brunahild and Sigfrid are two children who, despite their tender years, possess great powers of sorcery
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The Wolf And The Raven

Author : Steven A. McKay
ISBN : 1497430747
Genre : Fiction
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In the aftermath of a violent rebellion Robin Hood and his men must fight for survival with an enemy deadlier than any they've faced before... 1322. England is in disarray and Sir Guy of Gisbourne, the king's own bounty hunter, stalks the greenwood, bringing bloody justice to the outlaws and rebels who hide there. When things begin to go horribly wrong self-pity, grief and despair threaten to overwhelm the young wolf's head who will need the support of his friends and family now more than ever. But Robin's friends have troubles of their own and, this time, not all of them will escape with their lives... Violence, betrayal, brutality and death come to vivid life in The Wolf and the Raven, the brilliant sequel to Amazon's “War” chart number 1, Wolf's Head. Praise for Wolf's Head “McKay's gift as a storyteller pulls the reader into a world of violence, passion, injustice and revenge and leaves us wanting more!” Glyn Iliffe, author, The Adventures of Odysseus series “Reading this book, I felt as if I was transported back to medieval times...the good, the bad and the ugly. This is a thrilling read that kept me captivated from start to finish.” Bibliophile Book Reviews “...the story is exciting and invites the reader to sit back and enjoy the journey through the forests and villages of northern England.” Hoover Book Reviews “Wolf's Head took my breath away.” Indian Book Reviews
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The Wolf And The Raven

Author : Viola Edmundson Garfield
ISBN : 0295739983
Genre : Art
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An indispensable guide for anyone who visits the totem parks, and for anyone interested in this Native American artwork.
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The Raven The Wolf

Author : Christopher Spellman
ISBN : 9781609101855
Genre : Fiction
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The Raven & the Wolf is an epic saga-like tale of dark-age conflict, oaths, brotherhood and betrayal, set in the throes of a divided and tumultuous 10th century Britain.
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A New York Knight

Author : Carson M. Berger
ISBN : 1532066074
Genre : Fiction
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Geoffrey A. C. Lakson, Knight of New York, is a problem solver who must ensure that two separate yet conjoined worlds of great and terrible magic do not mix. While running his private detective business, Lakson does his best to keep the magical and mortal worlds apart, despite the fact that he despises his duty with every fiber of his being. When NYPD Detective Matilda Moran calls Lakson to the scene of a Wall Street massacre, he notices that the goblin word for debt has been written in blood on a wall. Certain that whoever committed the brutal murders will not stop, Lakson has no choice but to fulfill his charge once more. After he pledges to hold the person accountable for such a blatant and savage disregard of the Unwritten Laws, Lakson is pulled into a web of greed, betrayal, lust, and-above all else-murder. But when all is said and done, will he find redemption and growth or will he have already sacrificed too much to change? A New York Knight is the story of a man, broken by time and circumstance, who must fulfill a duty he despises, all while keeping his inner demons at bay.
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The Owl The Raven And The Dove

Author : G. Ronald Murphy
ISBN : 0198031122
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The fairy tales collected by the brothers Grimm are among the best known and most widely-read stories in western literature. In recent years commentators such as Bruno Bettelheim have, usually from a psychological perspective, pondered the underlying meaning of the stories, why children are so enthralled by them, and what effect they have on the the best-known tales (Hansel and Gretel, Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Snow White, and Sleeping Beauty) and shows that the Grimms saw them as Christian fables. Murphy examines the arguments of previous interpreters of the tales, and demonstrates how they missed the Grimms' intention. His own readings of the five so-called "magical" tales reveal them as the beautiful and inspiring "documents of faith" that the Grimms meant them to be. Offering an entirely new perspective on these often-analyzed tales, Murphy's book will appeal to those concerned with the moral and religious education of children, to students and scholars of folk literature and children's literature, and to the many general readers who are captivated by fairy tales and their meanings.
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Wolves And The Wolf Myth In American Literature

Author : S.K. Robisch
ISBN : 9780874177749
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The wolf is one of the most widely distributed canid species, historically ranging throughout most of the Northern Hemisphere. For millennia, it has also been one of the most pervasive images in human mythology, art, and psychology. Wolves and the Wolf Myth in American Literature examines the wolf’s importance as a figure in literature from the perspectives of both the animal’s physical reality and the ways in which writers imagine and portray it. Author S. K. Robisch examines more than two hundred texts written in North America about wolves or including them as central figures. From this foundation, he demonstrates the wolf’s role as an archetype in the collective unconscious, its importance in our national culture, and its ecological value. Robisch takes a multidisciplinary approach to his study, employing a broad range of sources: myths and legends from around the world; symbology; classic and popular literature; films; the work of scientists in a number of disciplines; human psychology; and field work conducted by himself and others. By combining the fundamentals of scientific study with close readings of wide-ranging literary texts, Robisch astutely analyzes the correlation between actual, living wolves and their representation on the page and in the human mind. He also considers the relationship between literary art and the natural world, and argues for a new approach to literary study, an ecocriticism that moves beyond anthropocentrism to examine the complicated relationship between humans and nature.
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History Of The Graeco Latin Fable

Author : Francisco Rodríguez Adrados
ISBN : 9789004350885
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This volume presents a complete inventory and documentation of the Graeco-Latin fable tradition from Antiquity to the end of the Middle Ages, including references to many other older and contemporary Oriental and Western languages. The book is usefully concluded by elaborate indexes.
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Shadowrun Legends Wolf And Raven

Author : Michael A. Stackpole
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RUNNING WILD IN THE STREETS… Wolfgang Kies is a shadowrunner with a secret. He’s an untrained shaman whose totem is the Wolf. Struggling under the influence of the Old One's omnipotent powers, Wolfgang's only ally is Dr. Richard Raven, the elf and do-gooder vigilante Seattle turns to when all else fails. He knows Wolfgang's secret. He understands the pull of magical possession on vulnerable souls. Together they are the only force strong enough to battle crime kingpin Etienne La Plante. As the chrome-fisted Capone of the Seattle Sprawl, La Plante has at his command an army of grunge goons, razorboys, and icepick-packing street samurai. But when Wolfgang's on the prowl, every cyber-creep and crook is fair game. There’s only one hope against La Plante’s reign of terror—the one force Wolfgang fears the most...his own pure predatory fury.
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The Dragon And The Raven

Author : George Alfred Henty
ISBN : UOM:39015073486535
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The Wolf S Call

Author : Anthony Ryan
ISBN : 9780356511269
Genre : Fiction
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'Robin Hobb meets Joe Abercrombie . . . This is fantasy with a totally legendary feel' Fantasy Book Review 'The Wolf's Call is everything a fantasy fan could ever wish for' Booknest 'Anthony Ryan's best work since the release of his incredible debut . . . fantastic storytelling' Novel Notions 'An immensely satisfying, top-notch adventure fantasy' Kirkus Vaelin Al Sorna is a living legend. It was his leadership that overthrew empires and his sacrifice that saved the Unified Realm from destruction. Now he lives a quiet life, his days of warfare behind him. Yet whispers have spread across the sea of an army called the Steel Horde, led by a man who thinks himself a god. When Vaelin learns that Sherin, the woman he lost long ago, has fallen into the Horde's grasp, he resolves to confront this powerful new threat. To this end, he travels to the realms of the Merchant Kings - a strange land ruled by honour and intrigue. And as the drums of war echo across kingdoms riven by conflict, Vaelin learns that there are some battles even he cannot hope to win. The Wolf's Call is the start of an action-packed epic fantasy series from Anthony Ryan, a master storyteller who has taken the fantasy world by storm. Books by Anthony Ryan: Raven's Shadow Blood Song Tower Lord Queen of Fire Raven's Blade The Wolf's Call The Black Song (coming July 2020) Draconis Memoria The Waking Fire The Legion of Flame The Empire of Ashes
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Wolf And Raven

Author : Michael A. Stackpole
ISBN : 0451459954
Genre : Fiction
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A shaman in secret, Wolfgang Kies joins forces with his sole ally, Dr. Richard Raven--an elf and vigilante--to battle Seattle's crime kingpin Etienne La Plante and his gang of hired goons and ice pick-wielding samurai. Original.
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The Raven S War

Author : Leane Owens
ISBN : 9781449053956
Genre : Fiction
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The last surviving member of the Snowsong, an ancient bloodline all but smothered by a warlock sided with demons, must enter the forest of the infamous, dark raven prince, Raven Yatagarasu, in order to keep the Soul Gem safe from the warlock's greedy hands. Prince Raven is under the curse of his traitor father and is isolated from his kingdom until the curse is broken. The guardian of the Soul Gem makes a deal with the mysterious cat spirit, Hibar, to rid the raven prince of his curse. Meanwhile, chaos is raging as an ancient and horrible demon is breaking free from imprisonment. Can Ona Snowsong save Raven Yatagarasu in time before the demon breaks free so that the true power of this mysterious cat spirit can be unsealed in order to stop the demon from destroying all life? Time is running out as the demons and spirits prepare for the ultimate war that will decide the fate of the tangible and intangible realms and the power of Hibar's bloodline plays a large role in which side will claim victory. Prince Raven is convinced that he is destined to die from the curse. Will Ona be able to convince him otherwise and pull him out of his curse's darkness in time to restore Hibar's true strength and win the most devastating of wars in history?
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People Of The Raven

Author : W. Michael Gear
ISBN : 9781466818484
Genre : Fiction
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In People of the Raven, award-winning archaeologists and New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O'Neal Gear spin a vivid and captivating tale around one of the most controversial archaeological discoveries in the world, the Kennewick Man---a Caucasoid male mummy dating back more than 9,000 years---found in the Pacific Northwest on the banks of the Columbia River. A white man in North America more than 9,000 years ago? What was he doing there? With the terrifying grandeur of melting glaciers as a backdrop, People of the Raven shows animals and humans struggling for survival amidst massive environmental change. Mammoths, mastodons, and giant lions have become extinct, and Rain Bear, the chief of Sandy Point Village, knows his struggling Raven People may be next. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
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Promise Of The Wolves

Author : Dorothy Hearst
ISBN : 9781416570219
Genre : Fiction
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The first in The Wolf Chronicles trilogy, brilliantly weaving together original research, lovable characters and a dynamic, thoroughly engaging plot, Promise of the Wolves is a historical adventure story in the tradition of Clan of the Cave Bear and Watership Down. Set 14,000 years ago in what is now Southern Europe, Promise of the Wolves is told from the point of view of Kaala, a young wolf born of a forbidden, mixed-blood litter. An outcast after her mother is exiled, Kaala struggles to earn her place in her pack. But her world is turned upside down when she rescues a human girl from drowning. Kaala and her young packmates begin hunting and playing with humans—risking expulsion from their pack and banishment from their home in the Wide Valley. When war between humans and wolves threatens, Kaala learns that she is the last in a long line of wolves charged with keeping watch over humans in order to prevent them from losing touch with nature and thus destroying the world. But to do so she must solve the great paradox of wolfkind: though wolves must always be with humans, humans cannot abide the presence of wolves, and every time the two come together, war ensues. Kaala must choose between safety for herself, her friends, and their human companions and the survival of her pack—and perhaps all of wolf and humankind.
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