Download Virginia Woolf and the Study of Nature by Christina Alt PDF

By Christina Alt

Reflecting the modernist fascination with technology, Virginia Woolf's representations of nature are knowledgeable via a wide-ranging curiosity in modern advancements within the existence sciences. Christina Alt analyses Woolf's responses to disciplines starting from taxonomy and the recent biology of the laboratory to ethology and ecology and illustrates how Woolf drew at the tools and targets of the modern lifestyles sciences to explain her personal literary experiments. throughout the exam of Woolf's engagement with transferring techniques to the examine of nature, this paintings covers new flooring in Woolf experiences and makes an immense contribution to the certainty of modernist exchanges among literature and technology.

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Download Instruments of Darkness by Imogen Robertson PDF

By Imogen Robertson

The first novel within the Westerman and Crowther old crime sequence that The big apple occasions publication Review known as “CSI: Georgian England” and Tess Gerritsen known as “chillingly memorable”

Debut novelist Imogen Robertson gained the London Telegraph’s First Thousand phrases of a unique pageant in 2007 with the hole of Instruments of Darkness. the completed paintings is a fast paced old secret starring a couple of novice eighteenth-century sleuths with razor-sharp minds. while Harriet Westerman, the novel mistress of a Sussex manor, reveals a lifeless guy on her grounds, she enlists reclusive anatomist Gabriel Crowther to aid her locate the assassin. relocating from drawing room to dissecting room, from darkish London streets to the gentrified nation-state, Instruments of Darkness is a gripping story of the forbidding Thornleigh corridor and an not likely forensic duo decided to discover its lethal secrets and techniques.

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Download Avalon: The Return of King Arthur by Stephen R. Lawhead PDF

By Stephen R. Lawhead

It has been fortold: within the hour of Britain's maximum desire, King Arthur will go back to rescue his people.

In Portugal, the reprobate King Edward the 9th has died through his personal hand.

In England, a gloomy situation conceived by way of the power-hungry major Minister, Thomas Waring, is ready to be learned: the complete destruction of the British monarchy within the twenty-first century.

And within the Scottish Highlands, a magical emissary named Mr. Embries--better referred to as ''Merlin''--informs a tender captain that he's subsequent in line to occupy the throne. For James Arthur Stuart isn't the commoner he has continually believed himself to be--he is Arthur, the mythical King of summer time, reborn. however the highway to England's salvation is rocky and unsafe, with robust ready to ambush: Waring and his ruthless political machine...and the brokers of an historic, way more powerful evil. For Arthur isn't the just one who has again from the mists of legend. And Merlin's magic isn't the in simple terms sorcery that has survived the centuries.

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Download 5,000 Great One Liners by Grant Tucker PDF

By Grant Tucker

Whether advised within the rugby golf equipment of Wales or the gentlemen's golf equipment of London, their sharpness and ease unites us all. brief, candy and wickedly shrewdpermanent, they carry a different position within the annals of comedy, and because the upward push of Twitter heralds a resurrection of the artwork shape, there turns out no higher time to rejoice the immortal one-liner. during this booklet, supply Tucker does simply that, bringing jointly 5,000 of the funniest one-liners ever advised in a single definitive quantity. Laugh-out-loud humorous, 5,000 nice One-Liners has the entire quips, zingers, puns and wisecracks you are going to ever want – and an entire lot extra.

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Download Hope Mirrlees: Collected Poems by Hope Mirrlees PDF

By Hope Mirrlees

Spanning a number of a long time of her lifestyles, a number of continents, and important occasions, this choice of desire Mirrlees’s poetry comprises formerly unpublished paintings and the modernist writer’s later poems and essays, written circa 1920. additionally incorporated is the whole textual content of Paris: A Poem—a daylong, psycho-geographical flânerie in the course of the streets and metro tunnels of post–World warfare I Paris. Groundbreaking and illuminating, this quantity is a testomony to Mirrlees’s contribution to 20th-century poetry.

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Download Samuel Taylor Coleridge: A Literary Life by William Christie (auth.) PDF

By William Christie (auth.)

The such a lot sustained feedback and bold conception that had ever been tried in English, the Biographia was once Coleridge's significant assertion to a literary tradition during which he sought to outline and protect all ingenious lifestyles. This e-book bargains a studying of Coleridge within the context of that tradition and the associations that comprised it.

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Download The Rose Rent (Brother Cadfael Mystery #13) by Ellis Peters PDF

By Ellis Peters

In honor of her husband, younger, appealing, and prosperous widow Judith Perle donates a home to the Abbey at Shrewsbury--for the yearly lease of 1 white rose. Judith has no scarcity of suitors, and if she remarries, her dowry will be the entire higher if the home have been back as a result of non-payment of hire. So while a clergyman charged with supplying the rose is located murdered, and the rose bush is located hacked to items, Brother Cadfael unearths he needs to root out a killer.

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