Absolutely loved the book. As a owner of 2 elderly cats it sure has told me a lot about the thinking behind those staring eyes. The parts about Laura, the lawyer working in a big NYC law firm, are absolutely right, as we had a family member go through all of it. So the anonymous female lawyer sources that provided info to the author know exactly what they are talking about. Can't wait to read more books by the author.
Eleanor, Duchess of Aquitaine was one of the leading personalities of the Middle Ages and also one of the most controversial. She was beautiful, intelligent and wilful, and in her lifetime there were rumours about her that were not without substance. She had been reared in a relaxed and licentious court where the arts of the troubadours flourished, and was even said to have presided over the fabled Courts of Love.
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The brilliant Tom Clancy is the author of the world-famous series of books featuring ultimate crime thriller hero Jack Ryan. If you like real-world mysteries with a political edge, or are a fan of the acclaimed Jack Ryan television series, then these will no doubt be your bag. The Hunt for Red October The Americans want her. The Russians want her back. With all-out war only seconds away, the superpowers race across the ocean on the most desperate mission of a lifetime..
In the novel, a modern-day San Francisco journalist named Sam Fowler steps off an Amtrak train and finds himself in He joins the Cincinnati Red Stockings baseball team, meets Mark Twain , and falls in love with a woman of the times. The New York Times said the book "takes the reader out to the old ball game with great charm",  while the Los Angeles Times called it "the wildest and most satisfying yarn since W. Kinsella 's Shoeless Joe ". Because of its detailed description of nineteenth century baseball rules, the book is said to have inspired many Vintage Base Ball clubs to form throughout the United States. Brock said of these clubs, "They invite me to their conventions because my character does what they all want to do: They want to go back in time.
I was misled by my advisers, as Bertie Wooster would say. At university in the early s, I was led to believe the novel originated in England in the 18th century, and no professor told me otherwise as I pursued my PhD in the s. Sometimes Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe was mentioned as a prototype, but according to literary dogma the novel experienced a kind of virgin birth with Pamela, Samuel Richardson's epistolary novel of But outside the walls of academe, in those alternative classrooms called used bookshops, I kept coming across books that certainly looked like novels but obviously predated Pamela.
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The Light in the Piazza takes place in the summer of Margaret Johnson, the wife of an American businessman, is touring the Tuscan countryside with her daughter, Clara. While sightseeing, Clara—a beautiful, surprisingly childish young woman—meets Fabrizio Naccarelli, a handsome Florentine. This brief episode sparks an immediate and intense romance between Clara and Fabrizio.
Harvest is a play by Manjula Padmanabhan concerned with organ-selling in India set in the near future. InterPlanta and the recipient's are obsessed with maintaining Om's health and invasively control the lives of Om, his mother Ma, and wife Jaya in their one-room apartment. The recipient, Ginni, periodically looks in on them via a videophone and treats them condescendingly.