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The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B

By J. P. Donleavy
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  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Isbn : 080219818X
  • Pages : 416
  • Category : Fiction
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The sexual odyssey of a hopeless romantic from the author of the legendary bestseller The Ginger Man—“a comic writer rivaling Waugh and Wodehouse” (Life). In the years before and after World War II, Balthazar B is the world’s last shy, elegant young man. Born to riches in Paris and raised by his solicitous governess, Balthazar is shipped away to prep school in England where he is befriended by the noble but flagrantly naughty Beefy. Together, Balthazar and Beefy matriculate to Trinity College, Dublin. There, Balthazar reads zoology and Beefy prepares for holy orders, all the while sharing amorous adventures high and low until their university careers come to an abrupt and decidedly unholy end. Out of the cocooned, innocent sexuality of Balthazar B, J. P. Donleavy—one of the most vital, and often condemned, comic voices of the twentieth century—created “one of the most perfect love affairs in modern literature . . . revelatory and delightful . . . lush and lovely, bawdy and sad” (The New York Times). “If Nancy Mitford and James Joyce had collaborated, the result might have been like the adventures of Balthazar B.” —The Guardian

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In the French filmmaker Robert Bresson’s cinematography, the linkage of fragmented, dissimilar images challenges our assumption that we know either what things are in themselves or the infinite ways in which they are entangled. The “bond” of Sharon Cameron’s title refers to the astonishing connections found both within Bresson’s films and across literary works by Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, and Kafka, whose visionary rethinkings of experience are akin to Bresson’s in their resistance to all forms of abstraction and classification that segregate aspects of reality. Whether exploring Bresson’s efforts to reassess the limits of human reason and will, Dostoevsky’s subversions of Christian conventions, Tolstoy’s incompatible beliefs about death, or Kafka’s focus on creatures neither human nor animal, Cameron illuminates how the repeated juxtaposition of disparate, even antithetical, phenomena carves out new approaches to defining the essence of being, one where the very nature of fixed categories is brought into question. An innovative look at a classic French auteur and three giants of European literature, The Bond of the Furthest Apart will interest scholars of literature, film, ethics, aesthetics, and anyone drawn to an experimental venture in critical thought.

Assessing Psychopathology and Behavior Problems in Persons With Mental Retardation

  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Isbn : 9780788105296
  • Pages : 239
  • Category : Psychology
  • Reads : 314
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Book Summary:

A survey of the instruments and methods that are available for assessment of psychopathology and behavior problems in persons with mental retardation. Instruments are described and evaluated from a methodological perspective.

Medusa and the Blind Man

By McKayla Schutt
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Alpha Temptress Publishing
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 120
  • File Pdf: medusa-and-the-blind-man.pdf

Book Summary:

Medusa's never been lucky in love. To save others from her deadly curse, Medusa's vowed to live alone. Oliver, son of Poseidon, follows the call of his soul. That is until Athena blocks his path and offers love at a cost. He agrees without thinking. Now, he's wandering earth blind. As the fates spy, Medusa comes face to face with a blind demigod who forces her to admit her own needs. Will Medusa risk her heart on Oliver and rise above her curse? Will Oliver find true love? Or will one glance strike him dead, leaving Medusa in the hands of the gods? Find out if the gods can be merciful in this Greek Mythological Romance.

Down the Sky

By W. Patrick Lang
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Isbn : 9781469771816
  • Pages : 216
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 109
  • File Pdf: down-the-sky.pdf

Book Summary:

It is 1840 when a clever little boy named Claude Devereux announces that he wants to be a soldier. But his father will have none of it. It seems Claude is destined for a future not of his own wishesthat is, until destiny takes over. Many years later, Claude has worked his way up in the ranks to Brigadier General of the Union forces. But Claude is harboring a secrethe is a Confederate spy. With the code name Hannibal, he nurtures a long-standing reputation for being smart, but also a bit mad. After he becomes friends with Abraham Lincoln, he burrows his way into the heart of the Lincoln administration and slowly gains the presidents con?dence. Despite being pursued by counterintelligence agents and suspected of disloyalty, Hannibal manages to pass valuable information on to Richmond and the Confederacy. But everything is about to change when Hannibal realizes he has lost the trust of his comrades and that there is one man who will do anything to bring him down. In this third tale in the Strike the Tent series, Claude Devereux is forced to face the prospect of exposure. Now, only time will tell if he can ?nd a way to escape his enemies before it is too late.

A Bad Breed

By Kat Ross
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Kat Ross
  • Isbn : 0999762117
  • Pages : 292
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 471
  • File Pdf: a-bad-breed.pdf

Book Summary:

Pricolici. A creature out of folklore. And nightmare. January 1889. When a Romanian village suffers a series of brutal attacks, occult investigator Anne Lawrence is dispatched to the forests of the Old Country to hunt the killer – only to vanish without a trace. The trail leads her mentor Vivienne Cumberland deep into the Carpathians to a remote monastery. As a blizzard rages outside, trapping them all with the pricolici, Vivienne risks sharing the fate of the woman she came to find. But is the culprit truly a werewolf … or something even more dangerous? A man bent on revenge. And a love that was never meant to be. Imprisoned in a decaying castle, Anne finds herself ensnared in a web of dark enchantment, at the mercy of a mysterious captor with a beast inside – and a memory as old as the ancient legends. As the weeks pass, Anne learns his real identity, and slowly uncovers a complex and deeply passionate man. But is she willing to pay the price for falling under his spell? Note: This darkly magical reimagining of Beauty and the Beast is the third book in the Gaslamp Gothic series, but can be read as a standalone with no need to start with Book #1, The Daemoniac. Praise for A Bad Breed “The perfect blend of fantasy, romance, and suspense. Kat Ross hit it out of the park with every single aspect of this book and I can’t wait for the next one.” –A Lovely Book Affair “Beautiful landscapes, beasts with more to them than meets the eye, women who fight the darkness, and men seeking redemption. This book was amazing.” –The Caffeinated Reader “My favorite Kat Ross book to date! Perfect for fans of the Jackaby series and of the Netflix TV show Penny Dreadful, and fairy tale reimaginings with a dark feel.” –Book Briefs “A passionate and whimsical tale of murder, mayhem and magic with a Beauty and the Beast underlay that sweeps readers up into a delectable Victorian world full of adventure.” –The Rest Is Still Unwritten “A work of class and beauty…perfectly written and perfectly paced.” –Viviana MacKade’s Book Blog “You just can’t help but fall for the male interest. Everything about this book just screams darkness. If you want a page-turning, plot-twisting, soul-burning story, this is it!” –Treestand Book Reviews

Pretty Dead Things (Inspector Ikmen Mystery 10)

By Barbara Nadel
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Headline
  • Isbn : 0755378938
  • Pages : 269
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 496
  • File Pdf: pretty-dead-things.pdf

Book Summary:

When Emine Aksu, the flamboyant wife of an Istanbul style guru, suddenly goes missing, Inspector Cetin Ikmen's investigation leads him deep into her strange and colourful past. Emine was a hippie when she was younger, who wholeheartedly enjoyed the liberated lifestyle that swept across Istanbul in the sixties. Her husband suspects that she was visiting an old friend at the time of her disappearance. Meanwhile, Inspector Mehmet Suleyman is called to a terrifying scene at the art deco Kamondo Stairs in the old banking district of Karakoy. The skeleton of a woman has been discovered in one of the large plant containers. Could these two bizarre incidents be linked?

The Gypsy King

By Maureen Fergus
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin Canada
  • Isbn : 0143188313
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 876
  • File Pdf: the-gypsy-king.pdf

Book Summary:

A runaway slave with a shadowy past, sixteen-year-old Persephone has spent four long years toiling beneath the leering gaze of her despised owner and dreaming of a life where she is free to shape her own destiny. Then, one night, a chance encounter with a handsome chicken thief named Azriel changes her life forever. Sold to him for a small bag of gold coins, Persephone soon discovers what she already suspected: namely, that Azriel is not what he seems. And when she realizes that he believes Persephone has a special destiny—she is determined to escape him and his impossibly broad shoulders. But things are no longer as simple as they once were. Torn between her longing for freedom and her undeniable feelings for the handsome thief with the fast hands and the slow smile, Persephone faces the hardest choice she will ever have to make. And no one—least of all her—could have imagined the shocking truth her decision will reveal.

Loving My Alpha Mate

By Radonna Chandler
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Balboa Press
  • Isbn : 1982268298
  • Pages : 300
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 136
  • File Pdf: loving-my-alpha-mate.pdf

Book Summary:

Hailey Moran lost her father at a very young age, and her best friend Page dies as a teenager to cancer, then her other best friend Nikola has to move away due to her father being transfered because he is in the military. Growing up she thought she was just like every other normal person she has known. That is until her mother Lauren sold the only house Hailey has ever remembered living in since she was born and they move from a small town in Indiana to another small town called Kettle Falls in the State of Washington. There after Hailey starts the new high school, there she not only finds out that she isn't as normal as she thought, she finds out that like everyone else in this town she is a werewolf. Hailey meets Dorian, who is a nice boy that shows her around school, and introduces her to his sister Abby. Hailey also meets Jaxson who is her mate, but Hailey is not to happy with Jaxson because of his dominant demeanor.