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Telesa

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ISBN 10 : 1466253711
Pages : 430 pages
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Download Telesa PDF Full Free by Lani Wendt Young and published by CreateSpace. This book was released on 2011 with total page 430 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "Nestled in the heart of the Pacific is Samoa -- a lush tropical paradise. We walk to a different drum beat. Here, ancient mythology tells of Telesā. Demon women who are guardians of Earth and gifted with the elemental powers of Air, Water and Fire. Telesā are vengeful and cruel, tales to frighten children. Or are they more than that? From Washington D.C, comes Leila, in search of family, a place to belong. Instead she finds her destiny and it threatens to tear her apart. There is the bewitching call of a Telesā sisterhood and there is Daniel. Will Leila embrace her birthright or will she choose the one who offers her his love with a crooked smile and dancing green eyes? Will Daniel be the element that gentles the fire of the Telesā? Or must love burn at the altar of the Telesā covenant? There are many different kinds of love. All of them require sacrifice. Who will give everything for the one they love?"--P. [4] of cover.


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New Directions in Children’s Gothic

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ISBN 10 : 9781317444237
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Download New Directions in Children’s Gothic PDF Full Free by Anna Jackson and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2017-03-27 with total page 194 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Children’s literature today is dominated by the gothic mode, and it is in children’s gothic fictions that we find the implications of cultural change most radically questioned and explored. This collection of essays looks at what is happening in the children’s Gothic now when traditional monsters have become the heroes, when new monsters have come into play, when globalisation brings Harry Potter into China and yaoguai into the children’s Gothic, and when childhood itself and children’s literature as a genre can no longer be thought of as an uncontested space apart from the debates and power struggles of an adult domain. We look in detail at series such as The Mortal Instruments, Twilight, Chaos Walking, The Power of Five, Skulduggery Pleasant, and Cirque du Freak; at novels about witches and novels about changelings; at the Gothic in China, Japan and Oceania; and at authors including Celia Rees, Frances Hardinge, Alan Garner and Laini Taylor amongst many others. At a time when the energies and anxieties of children’s novels can barely be contained anymore within the genre of children’s literature, spilling over into YA and adult literature, we need to pay attention. Weird things are happening and they matter.


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ISBN 10 : 9781448181568
Pages : 336 pages
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Download Reading the World PDF Full Free by Ann Morgan and published by Random House. This book was released on 2015-02-05 with total page 336 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In 2012, the world arrived in London for the Olympics...and Ann Morgan went out to meet it. She read her way around all the globe’s 196 independent countries (plus one extra), sampling one book from every nation. It wasn't easy. Many languages have next to nothing translated into English; there are tiny, tucked-away places where very little is written down at all; some governments don't like to let works of art leak out to corrupt Westerners. Her literary adventures shed light on the issues that affect us all: personal, political, national and global. Using her quest as a starting point, this book explores questions such as: What is cultural heritage? How do we define national identity? Is it possible to overcome censorship and propaganda? And how can we celebrate, challenge and change our remarkable world?


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ISBN 10 : 9781316546192
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Download A History of New Zealand Literature PDF Full Free by Mark Williams and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2016-04-19 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A History of New Zealand Literature traces the genealogy of New Zealand literature from its first imaginings by Europeans in the eighteenth century. Beginning with a comprehensive introduction that charts the growth of, and challenges to, a nationalist literary tradition, the essays in this History illuminate the cultural and political intricacies of New Zealand literature, surveying the multilayered verse, fiction and drama of such diverse writers as Katherine Mansfield, Allen Curnow, Frank Sargeson, Janet Frame, Keri Hulme, Witi Ihimaera and Patricia Grace. Written by a host of leading scholars, this History devotes special attention to the lasting significance of colonialism, biculturalism and multiculturalism in New Zealand literature. A History of New Zealand Literature is of pivotal importance to the development of New Zealand writing and will serve as an invaluable reference for specialists and students alike.


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ISBN 10 : 9780190248031
Pages : 344 pages
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The Covenant Keeper

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ISBN 10 : OCLC:1198918647
Pages : 430 pages
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Download The Covenant Keeper PDF Full Free by Lani Wendt Young and published by . This book was released on 2011 with total page 430 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "In Samoa, ancient myth tells of telesā. Spirit women who are guardians of the earth and gifted with the elemental powers of Air, Water and Fire. All Leila wanted was a home, a place to belong, but instead she is claimed by a telesā covenant sisterhood. What will she choose? Her fiery birthright or the boy who offers her his heart? Daniel, stamped with the distinctive markings of a noble Pacific warrior and willing to risk everything for the chance to be with her. Can their love stand against the Covenanat Keeper?"--Back cover.


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When Water Burns

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Download When Water Burns PDF Full Free by Lani Wendt Young and published by . This book was released on 2018 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "Maybe you're not meant to manipulate fire the way I do. Maybe sparks are all you're ever going to make."He snarled, "Or maybe you just need to be a better teacher and give me more." Before I could reply, he grabbed my hand, twisted and pulled me into a restraining lock. Body pressed against my back, he held me in a chokehold. I struggled. Kicked. Fought. Pain knifed me as I tried to free myself. He spoke and his breath was hot in my ear. "Now, fire goddess let's see if I can make more than sparks." Rising panic choked me, with it came rage. And with rage, came fire. Keahi felt it. He laughed as I strained against him. As together we both burst into flame...At the close of Book One, Telesa the Covenant Keeper - Leila and Daniel are finally able to love without fear of retribution. Or are they? As a malicious telesa plots her revenge, a mysterious stranger arrives on the island. Fuelled by hate and running from a fiery past, he looks to Leila for answers and she must fight to contain the fury of fanua-afi while trying to protect all those she loves. It seems that this is a battle she must wage alone, for Daniel's ocean birthright cannot be denied and he refuses to walk beside her. Are Leila and Daniel destined to be forever divided by the elements? When it comes to Water and Fire, daughter of earth and son of the ocean - who will endure? When water burns?This is the second book in the Telesa Trilogy and follows on from book one, 'Telesa: The Covenant Keeper.'


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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction; Volume 5

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ISBN 10 : DMM:057002561509-862691
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Download The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction; Volume 5 PDF Full Free by Reuben Percy and published by Wentworth Press. This book was released on 1838 with total page 464 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.


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