Download To a God Unknown (Penguin Classics) by John Steinbeck PDF

By John Steinbeck

Whereas pleasurable his useless father's dream of constructing a filthy rich farm in California, Joseph Wayne involves think significant tree at the farm embodies his father's spirit. His brothers and their households proportion in Joseph's prosperity and the farm prospers - until eventually one brother, scared by means of Joseph's pagan trust, kills the tree and brings affliction and famine at the farm. Set in general Steinbeck kingdom, "To A God Unknown" is a magical story, exploring one man's try to keep an eye on the forces of nature and to appreciate the methods of God.

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Download Stories of Siegfried Told to the Children by Mary Esther Miller MacGregor PDF

By Mary Esther Miller MacGregor

Siegfried is the vital personality during this legend, skillfully tailored from the Nibelung, an previous German poem, choked with unusual adventures of tiny dwarves and stalwart mortals. during this retelling of the traditional legend, Siegfried wins the accursed Rhineland treasure, takes Kriemhild as bride, and is derived to an premature finish, passing the curse of the Rhinegold directly to his enemies. compatible for a while eight and up.

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Download The Man Without Qualities Vol. 1: A Sort of Introduction and by Robert Musil PDF

By Robert Musil

Set in Vienna at the eve of worldwide struggle I, this nice novel of principles tells the tale of Ulrich, ex-soldier and scientist, seducer and skeptic, who reveals himself drafted into the grandiose plans for the seventieth jubilee of the Emperor Franz Josef. This new translation--published in stylish volumes--is the 1st to give Musil's entire textual content, together with fabric that remained unpublished in the course of his lifetime.

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Download Good and Evil by Jackie Leach Scully PDF

By Jackie Leach Scully

During this multi-disciplinary assortment, we ask the query, 'What did, and do, Quakers take into consideration sturdy and evil?' There are not any basic or straightforwardly uniform solutions to this, yet during this assortment, we draw jointly contributions that for the 1st time examine historic and modern Quakerdom's method of the moral and theological challenge of evil and sturdy. inside Quakerism are available Liberal, Conservative, and Evangelical varieties. This ebook uncovers the complicated improvement of metaethical concept via a spiritual staff that has developed with an strange measure of range. In doing so, it additionally issues past the bounds of the spiritual Society of associates to have interaction with the spectrum of pondering within the wider non secular international.

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Download Alone on a Wide Wide Sea by Michael Morpurgo PDF

By Michael Morpurgo

How a ways may you visit end up? The lyrical, life-affirming new novel from the bestselling writer of personal peaceable there have been dozens people at the send, all up on deck for the leaving of Liverpool, gulls wheeling and crying over our heads, calling good-bye...That is all I have in mind of britain. while six-year-old orphan Arthur Hobhouse is sent to Australia after WWII he loses his sister, his state and every little thing he is familiar with. Overcoming huge, immense hardships with fellow orphan Marty, Arthur is eventually stored through the intense humans he meets and via his expertise for boat-design and crusing. Now he has outfitted a unique boat for his daughter Allie - a solo yacht designed to hold her to England looking for his long-lost sister. Will the threads of Arthur's lifestyles eventually come jointly? i used to be there at the quayside to determine Allie take her out for the 1st time, observed her dancing during the waves, and that i knew i might by no means outfitted a finer boat.

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