The writer had given up his free, non-criticized bachelor life. His yacht was no longer seen off the coast in the summer. His tours to England and the South had ceased. Nay, he was rarely to be found even at his club in Christiania. His gigantic figure was never seen in the doorways; he was failing. Download this FREE e-Book today!
The European Renaissance never happened. The Ottomans were not stopped at the gates of Vienna. Ferdinand and Isabella failed in their attempt to defeat the Moors. Imagine a world turned upside down. Northern Europe is the basket case. The Middle East is the centre of the developed and "civilised" world. Check video samples at: http://www.youtube.com/user/CliveGilson?view_as=public Acts is...
Agnes, an inexperienced and poor young woman, is governess to Matilda. Possessed of an unshakeable sense of entitlement and a boundless sense of self worth, Agnes's charge can break hearts at will. Is there any luck left over for Agnes herself? Included at the end of this volume is a fine selection of Anne Bronte's poems.
A career of successful crime had established Ali's rule over a population equal to that of the two kingdoms of Sweden and Norway, But his ambition was not yet satisfied. The occupation of Parga did not crown his desires, and the delight which it caused him was much tempered by the escape of the Parganiotes, who found in exile a safe refuge from his persecution.
In his final novel, Fielding turned from an unheroic hero to an unusually positive heroine, but the tone of this novel, "Amelia "(1751), remains equivocal. The plot revolves around the domestic problems created by an improvident husband, William Booth, a well-intentioned but naive young man.