Hill's reading captures the story's pathos and gives the reader empathy for the characters while clarifying Hawthorne's views. Hill distinctly portrays each character and reads the narration clearly and swiftly. The pace conveys a sense of urgency and breathlessness.
Journey back to the days when men were Men and listen to the sounds of the seas, the mixture of accents and the rule of the Wolf. Bikel combines his years on stage and screen to create a spellbinding rendition of this tale. His clear voice brings chills to the listener as he relates the trials and tribulations of Humphrey Van Weydon, the cruelty of Wolf Larsen and life on the Ghost, their ship.
This play by Russian playwright Anton Chekhov, dramatizes the romantic and artistic conflicts among four (4) characters: The ingenue Nina Zarietchnaya; the fading actress Irina Abkadina; her son, the symbolist playwright, Constantin Treplieff; and the famous middlebrow story writer, Boris Trigorin. Download it today!
This is a full and up-to-date bibliography, a comprehensive chronology and a critical introduction which describes Conrad's great London novel as the realization of a "monstrous town," a place of idiocy, madness, criminality, and butchery. It also discusses contemporary anarchist activity in the UK, imperialism, and Conrad's narrative techniques.
Based on actual events and characters, The Shades of Paradise is the story, of a woman who relocates to Costa Rica to give her failed life a second chance. Home becomes the white-sand beach and emerald water that Beth had dreamed it should be. But, even Eden has its dark side. Central American drug trafficking had its roots right there where she was expecting a bright new future to blossom in...
The Shift of Numbers is the mildly humorous debut novel written by David Warrington. Set in an unnamed country, it follows the lives of various characters whose lives seem inextricably linked to a carrot farm - be it by working there or as a consequence of ingesting the questionable fertilizer used on its carrots. Soon enough their initially small actions escalate into national security issues...