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The Other Boleyn Girl (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #9)

b Two sisters competing for the greatest prize The love of a king b br br When Mary Boleyn comes to court as an innocent girl of fourteen she catches the eye of Henry VIII Dazzled Mary falls in love with both her golden prince and her growing role as unofficial queen However she soon realises just how much she is a pawn in her family s ambitious plots as the king s interest begins to wane and she is forced to step aside for her best friend and rival her sister Anne Then Mary knows that she must defy her family and her king and take fate into her own hands br br A rich and compelling novel of love sex ambition and intrigue i The Other Boleyn Girl i introduces a woman of extraordinary determination and desire who lived at the heart of the most exciting and glamourous court in Europe and survived by following her heart


The Hobbit: Graphic Novel

First published over years ago J R R Tolkien s The Hobbit has become one of the best loved books of all time Now Tolkien s fantasy classic has been adapted into a fully painted graphic novel br br The Hobbit is the story of Bilbo Baggins a quiet and contented hobbit whose life is turned upside down when he joins the wizard Gandalf and thirteen dwarves on their quest to reclaim the dwarves stolen treasure It is a journey fraught with danger and in the end it is Bilbo alone who must face the guardian of this treasure the most dreaded dragon Smaug br br Illustrated in full colour throughout and accompanied by the carefully abridged text of the original novel this handsome authorised edition will introduce new generations to a magical masterpiece and be treasured by Hobbit fans of all ages everywhere


The Constant Princess (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #6)

I am Catalina Princess of Spain daughter of the two greatest monarchs the world has ever known and I will be Queen of England br br Thus bestselling author Philippa Gregory introduces one of her most unforgettable heroines Katherine of Aragon Known to history as the Queen who was pushed off her throne by Anne Boleyn here is a Katherine the world has forgotten the enchanting princess that all England loved First married to Henry VIII s older brother Arthur Katherine s passion turns their arranged marriage into a love match but when Arthur dies the merciless English court and her ambitious parents the crusading King and Queen of Spain have to find a new role for the widow Ultimately it is Katherine herself who takes control of her own life by telling the most audacious lie in English history leading her to the very pinnacle of power in England br br Set in the rich beauty of Moorish Spain and the glamour of the Tudor court The Constant Princess presents a woman whose constancy helps her endure betrayal poverty and despair until the inevitable moment when she steps into the role she has prepared for all her life Henry VIII s Queen Regent and commander of the English army in their greatest victory against Scotland


The White Queen (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #2)

b Philippa Gregory presents the first of a new series set amid the deadly feuds of England known as the Wars of the Roses b p Brother turns on brother to win the ultimate prize the throne of England in this dazzling account of the wars of the Plantagenets They are the claimants and kings who ruled England before the Tudors and now Philippa Gregory brings them to life through the dramatic and intimate stories of the secret players the indomitable women starting with Elizabeth Woodville the White Queen p p i The White Queen i tells the story of a woman of extraordinary beauty and ambition who catching the eye of the newly crowned boy king marries him in secret and ascends to royalty While Elizabeth rises to the demands of her exalted position and fights for the success of her family her two sons become central figures in a mystery that has confounded historians for centuries the missing princes in the Tower of London whose fate is still unknown From her uniquely qualified perspective Philippa Gregory explores this most famous unsolved mystery of English history informed by impeccable research and framed by her inimitable storytelling skills p p With i The White Queen i Philippa Gregory brings the artistry and intellect of a master writer and storyteller to a new era in history and begins what is sure to be another bestselling classic series from this beloved author p


To Kill A Mockingbird: Novel Klasik Tentang Kasih Sayang dan Prasangka

Kehidupan Scout dan Jem Finch berubah total saat ayah mereka menjadi pembela seorang pemuda kulit hitam Saat Atticus Finch membela seseorang yang diangap sampah masyarakat kecaman pun datang dari seluruh penjuru kota Di tengah terpaan masalah yang menimpa keluarganya si kecil Scout belajar bahwa kehidupan tidak melulu hitam dan putih Bahwa prasangka seringkali membutakan manusia Dan bahwa keadilan tidak selalu bisa ditegakkan


Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald

A dazzling novel that captures all of the romance glamour and tragedy of the first flapper Zelda Fitzgerald br br When beautiful reckless Southern belle Zelda Sayre meets F Scott Fitzgerald at a country club dance in she is seventeen years old and he is a young army lieutenant stationed in Alabama Before long the ungettable Zelda has fallen for him despite his unsuitability Scott isn t wealthy or prominent or even a Southerner and keeps insisting absurdly that his writing will bring him both fortune and fame br br Her father is deeply unimpressed But after Scott sells his first novel This Side of Paradise to Scribner s Zelda optimistically boards a train north to marry him in the vestry of St Patrick s Cathedral and take the rest as it comes


Pride and Prejudice (The Novels of Jane Austen, Volume II)

A scholarly edition of a work by Jane Austen presenting an authoritative text together with an introduction commentary notes and scholarly apparatus br global oup com


THE CATCHER IN THE RYE : best novels of all time

THE CATCHER IN THE RYE br by J D Salinger best novels of all time


Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Vol. 1 (Twilight: The Graphic Novel, #1)

When Isabella Swan moves to the gloomy town of Forks and meets the mysterious alluring Edward Cullen her life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn With his porcelain skin golden eyes mesmerizing voice and supernatural gifts Edward is both irresistible and impenetrable Up until now he has managed to keep his true identity hidden but Bella is determined to uncover his dark secret


The Queen's Fool (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #13)

b A young woman caught in the rivalry between Queen Mary and her half sister Elizabeth must find her true destiny amid treason poisonous rivalries loss of faith and unrequited love b br br It is winter Pursued by the Inquisition Hannah Green a fourteen year old Jewish girl is forced to flee Spain with her father But Hannah is no ordinary refugee Her gift of Sight the ability to foresee the future is priceless in the troubled times of the Tudor court Hannah is adopted by the glamorous Robert Dudley the charismatic son of King Edward s protector who brings her to court as a holy fool for Queen Mary and ultimately Queen Elizabeth Hired as a fool but working as a spy promised in wedlock but in love with her master endangered by the laws against heresy treason and witchcraft Hannah must choose between the safe life of a commoner and the dangerous intrigues of the royal family that are inextricably bound up in her own yearnings and desires br br Teeming with vibrant period detail and peopled by characters seamlessly woven into the sweeping tapestry of history i The Queen s Fool i is another rich and emotionally resonant gem from this wonderful storyteller


The Complete Novels

Witty wise enduring and treasured the seven great novels of Jane Austen Few novelists have conveyed the subtleties and nuances of their own social milieu with the wit and insight of Jane Austen Through her vivacious and spirited heroines and their circle she paints vivid portraits of English middle class life as the eighteenth century came to a close The seven novels in this omnibus edition contain some of the most brilliant dazzling prose in the English language Sense and Sensibility Pride and Prejudice Mansfiled Park Emma Northanger Abbey Persuasion Lady Susan


The Boleyn Inheritance (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #10)

b Three Women Who Share One Fate The Boleyn Inheritance b br br b Anne of Cleves b br She runs from her tiny country her hateful mother and her abusive brother to a throne whose last three occupants are dead King Henry VIII her new husband instantly dislikes her Without friends family or even an understanding of the language being spoken around her she must literally save her neck in a court ruled by a deadly game of politics and the terror of an unpredictable and vengeful king Her Boleyn Inheritance accusations and false witnesses br br b Katherine Howard b br She catches the king s eye within moments of arriving at court setting in motion the dreadful machine of politics intrigue and treason that she does not understand She only knows that she is beautiful that men desire her that she is young and in love but not with the diseased old man who made her queen beds her night after night and killed her cousin Anne Her Boleyn Inheritance the threat of the axe br br b Jane Rochford b br She is the Boleyn girl whose testimony sent her husband and sister in law to their deaths She is the trusted friend of two threatened queens the perfectly loyal spy for her uncle the Duke of Norfolk and a canny survivor in the murderous court of a most dangerous king Throughout Europe her name is a byword for malice jealousy and twisted lust Her Boleyn Inheritance a fortune and a title in exchange for her soul br br i The Boleyn Inheritance i is a novel drawn tight as a lute string about a court ruled by the gallows and three women whose positions brought them wealth admiration and power as well as deceit betrayal and terror Once again Philippa Gregory has brought a vanished world to life the whisper of a silk skirt on a stone stair the yellow glow of candlelight illuminating a hastily written note the murmurs of the crowd gathering on Tower Green below the newly built scaffold In i The Boleyn Inheritance i Gregory is at her intelligent and page turning best


Sarum: The Novel of England

A masterpiece that is breathtaking in its scope SARUM is an epic novel that traces the entire turbulent course of English history This rich tapesty weaves a compelling saga of five families who preserve their own particular characteristics over the centuries and offer a fascinating glimpse into the future br br br i From the Paperback edition i


Romeo and Juliet: The Novel

You get all the plays lines and the easy read of a novel Now the reader can know the characters actions tones and to whom they speak Moments of comic relief even become recognizable Shakespeare s words and phrases are retained but difficult words and phrases are no longer a big challenge Alternate words and phrases bracketed just after them removes the challenge The italicized text within the brackets avoids interrupting the reader with footnotes It may be a novel but the author has taken care to complement the dialog with a thin and delicate coating of description After all The play s the thing


Sang Alkemis: Novel Spiritual tentang Realisasi Impian Anda

Indonesian translation from i The Alchemist English copyright HarperFlamingo i br Translator Hamid Basyaib amp Yunita br br Mengapa kita harus mendengarkan suara hati kita tanya si anak ketika mereka mendirikan tenda pada hari itu br Sebab di mana hatimu berada di situlah hartamu berada br br Demikian selintas percakapan antara sang Alkemis dan Santiago anak gembala yang mengikuti suara hatinya dan berkelana mengejar mimpinya Perjalanan tersebut membawanya ke Tangier serta padang gurun Mesir dan di sanalah dia bertemu sang alkemis yang menuntunnya menuju harta karunnya serta mengajarinya tentang Jiwa Dunia cinta kesabaran dan kegigihan br br Perjalanan itu pulalah yang membawanya menemukan cinta sejatinya Fatima gadis gurun yang setia menanti kepulangannya br br Sang Alkemis telah menjadi salah satu buku yang paling banyak dibaca di dunia Kisah sederhana yang indah dan menjadi sumber inspirasi bagi banyak orang


The Red Queen (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #3)

The second book in Philippa s stunning new trilogy The Cousins War brings to life the story of Margaret Beaufort a shadowy and mysterious character in the first book of the series The White Queen but who now takes centre stage in the bitter struggle of The War of the Roses br br The Red Queen tells the story of the child bride of Edmund Tudor who although widowed in her early teens uses her determination of character and wily plotting to infiltrate the house of York under the guise of loyal friend and servant undermine the support for Richard III and ultimately ensure that her only son Henry Tudor triumphs as King of England br br Through collaboration with the dowager Queen Elizabeth Woodville Margaret agrees to a betrothal between Henry and Elizabeth s daughter thereby uniting the families and resolving the Cousins War once and for all by founding of the Tudor dynasty


The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Graphic Novel)

i Please note that this is the graphic novel adaptation of u Sleepy Hollow u If you re looking for the short story go a href https www goodreads com book show The Legend of Sleepy Hollow rel nofollow here a i br br This is Bo Hampton s Legend of Sleepy Hollow a faithful adaptation of Washington Irving s tale surrounding the ghostly inhabitants of Tarrytown New York around the time of the American Revolution The cast of characters is headed up by the Headless Horseman himself This edition boasts new covers and pages of new material including numerous preliminary sketches of scenes and characters


The Lady of the Rivers (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #1)

Jacquetta daughter of the Count of Luxembourg and kinswoman to half the royalty of Europe was married to the great Englishman John Duke of Bedford uncle to Henry VI Widowed at the age of she took the extraordinary risk of marrying a gentleman of her household for love and then carved out a new life for herself


The Story of a New Name (The Neapolitan Novels #2)

The second book following last year s i My Brilliant Friend i featuring the two friends Lila and Elena The two protagonists are now in their twenties Marriage appears to have imprisoned Lila Meanwhile Elena continues her journey of self discovery The two young women share a complex and evolving bond that brings them close at times and drives them apart at others Each vacillates between hurtful disregard and profound love for the other With this complicated and meticulously portrayed friendship at the center of their emotional lives the two girls mature into women paying the cruel price that this passage exacts


The Virgin's Lover (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #14)

From the author of The Other Boleyn Girl and The Queen s Fool comes a stunning portrait of the first perilous years of Elizabeth I s reign br br As a new queen Elizabeth faces two great dangers the French invasion of Scotland which threatens to put Mary Queen of Scots on her throne and her passion for the convicted traitor Robert Dudley br br But Dudley is already married and his devoted wife Amy will never give him up least of all to an upstart Protestant Princess She refuses to set her beloved husband free to marry the queen but she cannot prevent him from becoming the favorite and the focus of the feverishly plotting pleasure seeking court br br Others too oppose the marriage but for very different reasons William Cecil the queen s wisest counselor knows she must marry for policy her uncle hates Dudley and swears he will be murder him first Behind the triangle of lovers the factions take up their places the Protestants the priests the assassins the diplomats and the moneymakers The very coin of England is shaved and clipped to nothing as Elizabeth uncertainly leads her bankrupt country into a war that no one thinks can be won br br Then someone acts in secret and for Elizabeth Dudley and the emerging kingdom nothing will be as planned br br Blending historical fact with contemporary rumor Philippa Gregory has created a dark and tense novel of Tudor times which casts Elizabeth I in a light no one has suggested before Passionate fearful emotionally needy this is a queen who will stop at nothing


The Picture of Dorian Gray: A Graphic Novel

i Youth Youth There is absolutely nothing in the world worth having but youth i br br i The Picture of Dorian Gray i is a graphic adaptation of b Oscar Wilde s b classic work stunningly re imagined by writer b Ian Edginton b and artist b I N J Culbard b This Gothic morality tale is the story of a man who taken by his own beauty pledges his soul in a desperate bid for eternal youth But when his wish is granted things go terribly wrong A painting of Dorian begins to age in his place while Dorian himself becomes a dangerous narcissist who destroys everyone standing in his way until the day he is forced to come face to face with the ugliness of his own conscience


The Other Queen (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #16)

b Two women competing for a man s heart br Two queens fighting to the death for dominance br The untold story of Mary Queen of Scots b p This dazzling novel from the i New York Times i bestselling author Philippa Gregory presents a new and unique view of one of history s most intriguing romantic and maddening heroines Biographers often neglect the captive years of Mary Queen of Scots who trusted Queen Elizabeth s promise of sanctuary when she fled from rebels in Scotland and then found herself imprisoned as the guest of George Talbot Earl of Shrewsbury and his indomitable wife Bess of Hardwick p p The newly married couple welcome the doomed queen into their home certain that serving as her hosts and jailers will bring them an advantage in the cutthroat world of the Elizabethan court To their horror they find that the task will bankrupt them and as their home becomes the epicenter of intrigue and rebellion against Elizabeth their loyalty to each other and to their sovereign comes into question If Mary succeeds in seducing the earl into her own web of treachery and treason or if the great spymaster William Cecil links them to the growing conspiracy to free Mary from her illegal imprisonment they will all face the headsman p p Philippa Gregory uses new research and her passion for historical accuracy to place a well known heroine in a completely new tale full of suspense passion and political intrigue For years readers have clamored for Gregory to tell Mary s story and i The Other Queen i is the result of her determination to present a novel worthy of this extraordinary heroine p


Wuthering Heights: An Emily Bronte Classic Novel

Wuthering Heights is Emily Bronte s first and only published novel written between October and June and published in under the pseudonym Ellis Bell Bronte died the following year aged Wuthering Heights is the name of the farmhouse where the story unfolds The book s core theme is the destructive effect of jealousy and vengefulness both on the jealous or vengeful individuals and on their communities


The White Princess (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #5)

b Caught between loyalties the mother of the Tudors must choose between the red rose and the white b br br When Henry Tudor picks up the crown of England from the mud of Bosworth field he knows he must marry the princess of the enemy house Elizabeth of York to unify a country divided by war for nearly two decades br br But his bride is still in love with his slain enemy Richard III and her mother and half of England dream of a missing heir sent into the unknown by the White Queen While the new monarchy can win power it cannot win hearts in an England that plots for the triumphant return of the House of York br br Henry s greatest fear is that somewhere a prince is waiting to invade and reclaim the throne When a young man who would be king leads his army and invades England Elizabeth has to choose between the new husband she is coming to love and the boy who claims to be her beloved lost brother the rose of York come home at last


Madame Tussaud: A Novel of the French Revolution

The world knows Madame Tussaud as a wax artist extraordinaire but who was this woman who became one of the most famous sculptresses of all time In these pages her tumultuous and amazing story comes to life as only Michelle Moran can tell it The year is and a revolution is about to begin br br Smart and ambitious Marie Tussaud has learned the secrets of wax sculpting by working alongside her uncle in their celebrated wax museum the Salon de Cire From her popular model of the American ambassador Thomas Jefferson to her tableau of the royal family at dinner Marie s museum provides Parisians with the very latest news on fashion gossip and even politics Her customers hail from every walk of life yet her greatest dream is to attract the attention of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI their stamp of approval on her work could catapult her and her museum to the fame and riches she desires After months of anticipation Marie learns that the royal family is willing to come and see their likenesses When they finally arrive the king s sister is so impressed that she requests Marie s presence at Versailles as a royal tutor in wax sculpting It is a request Marie knows she cannot refuse even if it means time away from her beloved Salon and her increasingly dear friend Henri Charles br br As Marie gets to know her pupil Princesse lisabeth she also becomes acquainted with the king and queen who introduce her to the glamorous life at court From lavish parties with more delicacies than she s ever seen to rooms filled with candles lit only once before being discarded Marie steps into a world entirely different from her home on the Boulevard du Temple where people are selling their teeth in order to put food on the table br br Meanwhile many resent the vast separation between rich and poor In salons and caf s across Paris people like Camille Desmoulins Jean Paul Marat and Maximilien Robespierre are lashing out against the monarchy Soon there s whispered talk of revolution Will Marie be able to hold on to both the love of her life and her friendship with the royal family as France approaches civil war And more important will she be able to fulfill the demands of powerful revolutionaries who ask that she make the death masks of beheaded aristocrats some of whom she knows br br Spanning five years from the budding revolution to the Reign of Terror Madame Tussaud brings us into the world of an incredible heroine whose talent for wax modeling saved her life and preserved the faces of a vanished kingdom


The Kingmaker's Daughter (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #4)

b i Spies poison and curses surround her br br Is there anyone she can trust i b br br i The Kingmaker s Daughter i is the gripping story of the daughters of the man known as the Kingmaker Richard Neville Earl of Warwick the most powerful magnate in fifteenth century England Without a son and heir he uses his daughters Anne and Isabel as pawns in his political games and they grow up to be influential players in their own right In this novel her first sister story since i The Other Boleyn Girl i Philippa Gregory explores the lives of two fascinating young women br br At the court of Edward IV and his beautiful queen Elizabeth Woodville Anne grows from a delightful child to become ever more fearful and desperate when her father makes war on his former friends Married at age fourteen she is soon left widowed and fatherless her mother in sanctuary and her sister married to the enemy Anne manages her own escape by marrying Richard Duke of Gloucester but her choice will set her on a collision course with the overwhelming power of the royal family and will cost the lives of those she loves most in the world including her precious only son Prince Edward Ultimately the kingmaker s daughter will achieve her father s greatest ambition


Anne Rice's The Vampire Lestat: A Graphic Novel

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Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters

Ella Minnow Pea is a girl living happily on the fictional island of Nollop off the coast of South Carolina Nollop was named after Nevin Nollop author of the immortal pangram The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog Now Ella finds herself acting to save her friends family and fellow citizens from the encroaching totalitarianism of the island s Council which has banned the use of certain letters of the alphabet as they fall from a memorial statue of Nevin Nollop As the letters progressively drop from the statue they also disappear from the novel The result is both a hilarious and moving story of one girl s fight for freedom of expression as well as a linguistic tour de force sure to delight word lovers everywhere br br pangram a sentence or phrase that includes all the letters of the alphabet


Vampire Academy: The Graphic Novel (Vampire Academy: The Graphic Novel, #1)

After two years on the run best friends Rose and Lissa are caught and returned to St Vladimir s Academy a private high school for vampires and half bloods It s filled with intrigue danger and even romance br br Enter their dark fascinating world through a new series of page full color graphic novels The entire first Vampire Academy novel has been adapted for book one by Leigh Dragoon and overseen by Richelle Mead while the beautiful art of acclaimed British illustrator Emma Vieceli brings the story to life


Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: And 5 Other Great Adventure Novels

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel by Mark Twain It is often named among the Great American Novels The novel is told in the first person by Huckleberry Huck Finn a friend of Tom Sawyer It is a direct sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer br br b The Collection b br Adventures of Huckleberry Finn i by Mark Twain i br The Adventures of Tom Sawyer i by Mark Twain i br Around The World in Eighty Days i by Jules Verne i br A Tale of Two Cities i by Charles Dickens i br Ivanhoe i by Walter Scott i br The Hound of the Baskervilles i by Arthur Conan Doyle i br br b Audiobooks b br Adventures of Huckleberry Finn i by Mark Twain i br The Adventures of Tom Sawyer i by Mark Twain i


The Other Boleyn Girl (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #9)

b Two sisters competing for the greatest prize The love of a king b br br When Mary Boleyn comes to court as an innocent girl of fourteen she catches the eye of Henry VIII Dazzled Mary falls in love with both her golden prince and her growing role as unofficial queen However she soon realises just how much she is a pawn in her family s ambitious plots as the king s interest begins to wane and she is forced to step aside for her best friend and rival her sister Anne Then Mary knows that she must defy her family and her king and take fate into her own hands br br A rich and compelling novel of love sex ambition and intrigue i The Other Boleyn Girl i introduces a woman of extraordinary determination and desire who lived at the heart of the most exciting and glamourous court in Europe and survived by following her heart


The Hobbit: Graphic Novel

First published over years ago J R R Tolkien s The Hobbit has become one of the best loved books of all time Now Tolkien s fantasy classic has been adapted into a fully painted graphic novel br br The Hobbit is the story of Bilbo Baggins a quiet and contented hobbit whose life is turned upside down when he joins the wizard Gandalf and thirteen dwarves on their quest to reclaim the dwarves stolen treasure It is a journey fraught with danger and in the end it is Bilbo alone who must face the guardian of this treasure the most dreaded dragon Smaug br br Illustrated in full colour throughout and accompanied by the carefully abridged text of the original novel this handsome authorised edition will introduce new generations to a magical masterpiece and be treasured by Hobbit fans of all ages everywhere


The Constant Princess (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #6)

I am Catalina Princess of Spain daughter of the two greatest monarchs the world has ever known and I will be Queen of England br br Thus bestselling author Philippa Gregory introduces one of her most unforgettable heroines Katherine of Aragon Known to history as the Queen who was pushed off her throne by Anne Boleyn here is a Katherine the world has forgotten the enchanting princess that all England loved First married to Henry VIII s older brother Arthur Katherine s passion turns their arranged marriage into a love match but when Arthur dies the merciless English court and her ambitious parents the crusading King and Queen of Spain have to find a new role for the widow Ultimately it is Katherine herself who takes control of her own life by telling the most audacious lie in English history leading her to the very pinnacle of power in England br br Set in the rich beauty of Moorish Spain and the glamour of the Tudor court The Constant Princess presents a woman whose constancy helps her endure betrayal poverty and despair until the inevitable moment when she steps into the role she has prepared for all her life Henry VIII s Queen Regent and commander of the English army in their greatest victory against Scotland


The White Queen (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #2)

b Philippa Gregory presents the first of a new series set amid the deadly feuds of England known as the Wars of the Roses b p Brother turns on brother to win the ultimate prize the throne of England in this dazzling account of the wars of the Plantagenets They are the claimants and kings who ruled England before the Tudors and now Philippa Gregory brings them to life through the dramatic and intimate stories of the secret players the indomitable women starting with Elizabeth Woodville the White Queen p p i The White Queen i tells the story of a woman of extraordinary beauty and ambition who catching the eye of the newly crowned boy king marries him in secret and ascends to royalty While Elizabeth rises to the demands of her exalted position and fights for the success of her family her two sons become central figures in a mystery that has confounded historians for centuries the missing princes in the Tower of London whose fate is still unknown From her uniquely qualified perspective Philippa Gregory explores this most famous unsolved mystery of English history informed by impeccable research and framed by her inimitable storytelling skills p p With i The White Queen i Philippa Gregory brings the artistry and intellect of a master writer and storyteller to a new era in history and begins what is sure to be another bestselling classic series from this beloved author p


To Kill A Mockingbird: Novel Klasik Tentang Kasih Sayang dan Prasangka

Kehidupan Scout dan Jem Finch berubah total saat ayah mereka menjadi pembela seorang pemuda kulit hitam Saat Atticus Finch membela seseorang yang diangap sampah masyarakat kecaman pun datang dari seluruh penjuru kota Di tengah terpaan masalah yang menimpa keluarganya si kecil Scout belajar bahwa kehidupan tidak melulu hitam dan putih Bahwa prasangka seringkali membutakan manusia Dan bahwa keadilan tidak selalu bisa ditegakkan


Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald

A dazzling novel that captures all of the romance glamour and tragedy of the first flapper Zelda Fitzgerald br br When beautiful reckless Southern belle Zelda Sayre meets F Scott Fitzgerald at a country club dance in she is seventeen years old and he is a young army lieutenant stationed in Alabama Before long the ungettable Zelda has fallen for him despite his unsuitability Scott isn t wealthy or prominent or even a Southerner and keeps insisting absurdly that his writing will bring him both fortune and fame br br Her father is deeply unimpressed But after Scott sells his first novel This Side of Paradise to Scribner s Zelda optimistically boards a train north to marry him in the vestry of St Patrick s Cathedral and take the rest as it comes


Pride and Prejudice (The Novels of Jane Austen, Volume II)

A scholarly edition of a work by Jane Austen presenting an authoritative text together with an introduction commentary notes and scholarly apparatus br global oup com


THE CATCHER IN THE RYE : best novels of all time

THE CATCHER IN THE RYE br by J D Salinger best novels of all time


Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Vol. 1 (Twilight: The Graphic Novel, #1)

When Isabella Swan moves to the gloomy town of Forks and meets the mysterious alluring Edward Cullen her life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn With his porcelain skin golden eyes mesmerizing voice and supernatural gifts Edward is both irresistible and impenetrable Up until now he has managed to keep his true identity hidden but Bella is determined to uncover his dark secret


The Queen's Fool (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #13)

b A young woman caught in the rivalry between Queen Mary and her half sister Elizabeth must find her true destiny amid treason poisonous rivalries loss of faith and unrequited love b br br It is winter Pursued by the Inquisition Hannah Green a fourteen year old Jewish girl is forced to flee Spain with her father But Hannah is no ordinary refugee Her gift of Sight the ability to foresee the future is priceless in the troubled times of the Tudor court Hannah is adopted by the glamorous Robert Dudley the charismatic son of King Edward s protector who brings her to court as a holy fool for Queen Mary and ultimately Queen Elizabeth Hired as a fool but working as a spy promised in wedlock but in love with her master endangered by the laws against heresy treason and witchcraft Hannah must choose between the safe life of a commoner and the dangerous intrigues of the royal family that are inextricably bound up in her own yearnings and desires br br Teeming with vibrant period detail and peopled by characters seamlessly woven into the sweeping tapestry of history i The Queen s Fool i is another rich and emotionally resonant gem from this wonderful storyteller


The Complete Novels

Witty wise enduring and treasured the seven great novels of Jane Austen Few novelists have conveyed the subtleties and nuances of their own social milieu with the wit and insight of Jane Austen Through her vivacious and spirited heroines and their circle she paints vivid portraits of English middle class life as the eighteenth century came to a close The seven novels in this omnibus edition contain some of the most brilliant dazzling prose in the English language Sense and Sensibility Pride and Prejudice Mansfiled Park Emma Northanger Abbey Persuasion Lady Susan


The Boleyn Inheritance (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #10)

b Three Women Who Share One Fate The Boleyn Inheritance b br br b Anne of Cleves b br She runs from her tiny country her hateful mother and her abusive brother to a throne whose last three occupants are dead King Henry VIII her new husband instantly dislikes her Without friends family or even an understanding of the language being spoken around her she must literally save her neck in a court ruled by a deadly game of politics and the terror of an unpredictable and vengeful king Her Boleyn Inheritance accusations and false witnesses br br b Katherine Howard b br She catches the king s eye within moments of arriving at court setting in motion the dreadful machine of politics intrigue and treason that she does not understand She only knows that she is beautiful that men desire her that she is young and in love but not with the diseased old man who made her queen beds her night after night and killed her cousin Anne Her Boleyn Inheritance the threat of the axe br br b Jane Rochford b br She is the Boleyn girl whose testimony sent her husband and sister in law to their deaths She is the trusted friend of two threatened queens the perfectly loyal spy for her uncle the Duke of Norfolk and a canny survivor in the murderous court of a most dangerous king Throughout Europe her name is a byword for malice jealousy and twisted lust Her Boleyn Inheritance a fortune and a title in exchange for her soul br br i The Boleyn Inheritance i is a novel drawn tight as a lute string about a court ruled by the gallows and three women whose positions brought them wealth admiration and power as well as deceit betrayal and terror Once again Philippa Gregory has brought a vanished world to life the whisper of a silk skirt on a stone stair the yellow glow of candlelight illuminating a hastily written note the murmurs of the crowd gathering on Tower Green below the newly built scaffold In i The Boleyn Inheritance i Gregory is at her intelligent and page turning best


Sarum: The Novel of England

A masterpiece that is breathtaking in its scope SARUM is an epic novel that traces the entire turbulent course of English history This rich tapesty weaves a compelling saga of five families who preserve their own particular characteristics over the centuries and offer a fascinating glimpse into the future br br br i From the Paperback edition i


Romeo and Juliet: The Novel

You get all the plays lines and the easy read of a novel Now the reader can know the characters actions tones and to whom they speak Moments of comic relief even become recognizable Shakespeare s words and phrases are retained but difficult words and phrases are no longer a big challenge Alternate words and phrases bracketed just after them removes the challenge The italicized text within the brackets avoids interrupting the reader with footnotes It may be a novel but the author has taken care to complement the dialog with a thin and delicate coating of description After all The play s the thing


Sang Alkemis: Novel Spiritual tentang Realisasi Impian Anda

Indonesian translation from i The Alchemist English copyright HarperFlamingo i br Translator Hamid Basyaib amp Yunita br br Mengapa kita harus mendengarkan suara hati kita tanya si anak ketika mereka mendirikan tenda pada hari itu br Sebab di mana hatimu berada di situlah hartamu berada br br Demikian selintas percakapan antara sang Alkemis dan Santiago anak gembala yang mengikuti suara hatinya dan berkelana mengejar mimpinya Perjalanan tersebut membawanya ke Tangier serta padang gurun Mesir dan di sanalah dia bertemu sang alkemis yang menuntunnya menuju harta karunnya serta mengajarinya tentang Jiwa Dunia cinta kesabaran dan kegigihan br br Perjalanan itu pulalah yang membawanya menemukan cinta sejatinya Fatima gadis gurun yang setia menanti kepulangannya br br Sang Alkemis telah menjadi salah satu buku yang paling banyak dibaca di dunia Kisah sederhana yang indah dan menjadi sumber inspirasi bagi banyak orang


The Red Queen (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #3)

The second book in Philippa s stunning new trilogy The Cousins War brings to life the story of Margaret Beaufort a shadowy and mysterious character in the first book of the series The White Queen but who now takes centre stage in the bitter struggle of The War of the Roses br br The Red Queen tells the story of the child bride of Edmund Tudor who although widowed in her early teens uses her determination of character and wily plotting to infiltrate the house of York under the guise of loyal friend and servant undermine the support for Richard III and ultimately ensure that her only son Henry Tudor triumphs as King of England br br Through collaboration with the dowager Queen Elizabeth Woodville Margaret agrees to a betrothal between Henry and Elizabeth s daughter thereby uniting the families and resolving the Cousins War once and for all by founding of the Tudor dynasty


The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Graphic Novel)

i Please note that this is the graphic novel adaptation of u Sleepy Hollow u If you re looking for the short story go a href https www goodreads com book show The Legend of Sleepy Hollow rel nofollow here a i br br This is Bo Hampton s Legend of Sleepy Hollow a faithful adaptation of Washington Irving s tale surrounding the ghostly inhabitants of Tarrytown New York around the time of the American Revolution The cast of characters is headed up by the Headless Horseman himself This edition boasts new covers and pages of new material including numerous preliminary sketches of scenes and characters


The Lady of the Rivers (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #1)

Jacquetta daughter of the Count of Luxembourg and kinswoman to half the royalty of Europe was married to the great Englishman John Duke of Bedford uncle to Henry VI Widowed at the age of she took the extraordinary risk of marrying a gentleman of her household for love and then carved out a new life for herself


The Story of a New Name (The Neapolitan Novels #2)

The second book following last year s i My Brilliant Friend i featuring the two friends Lila and Elena The two protagonists are now in their twenties Marriage appears to have imprisoned Lila Meanwhile Elena continues her journey of self discovery The two young women share a complex and evolving bond that brings them close at times and drives them apart at others Each vacillates between hurtful disregard and profound love for the other With this complicated and meticulously portrayed friendship at the center of their emotional lives the two girls mature into women paying the cruel price that this passage exacts


The Virgin's Lover (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #14)

From the author of The Other Boleyn Girl and The Queen s Fool comes a stunning portrait of the first perilous years of Elizabeth I s reign br br As a new queen Elizabeth faces two great dangers the French invasion of Scotland which threatens to put Mary Queen of Scots on her throne and her passion for the convicted traitor Robert Dudley br br But Dudley is already married and his devoted wife Amy will never give him up least of all to an upstart Protestant Princess She refuses to set her beloved husband free to marry the queen but she cannot prevent him from becoming the favorite and the focus of the feverishly plotting pleasure seeking court br br Others too oppose the marriage but for very different reasons William Cecil the queen s wisest counselor knows she must marry for policy her uncle hates Dudley and swears he will be murder him first Behind the triangle of lovers the factions take up their places the Protestants the priests the assassins the diplomats and the moneymakers The very coin of England is shaved and clipped to nothing as Elizabeth uncertainly leads her bankrupt country into a war that no one thinks can be won br br Then someone acts in secret and for Elizabeth Dudley and the emerging kingdom nothing will be as planned br br Blending historical fact with contemporary rumor Philippa Gregory has created a dark and tense novel of Tudor times which casts Elizabeth I in a light no one has suggested before Passionate fearful emotionally needy this is a queen who will stop at nothing


The Picture of Dorian Gray: A Graphic Novel

i Youth Youth There is absolutely nothing in the world worth having but youth i br br i The Picture of Dorian Gray i is a graphic adaptation of b Oscar Wilde s b classic work stunningly re imagined by writer b Ian Edginton b and artist b I N J Culbard b This Gothic morality tale is the story of a man who taken by his own beauty pledges his soul in a desperate bid for eternal youth But when his wish is granted things go terribly wrong A painting of Dorian begins to age in his place while Dorian himself becomes a dangerous narcissist who destroys everyone standing in his way until the day he is forced to come face to face with the ugliness of his own conscience


The Other Queen (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #16)

b Two women competing for a man s heart br Two queens fighting to the death for dominance br The untold story of Mary Queen of Scots b p This dazzling novel from the i New York Times i bestselling author Philippa Gregory presents a new and unique view of one of history s most intriguing romantic and maddening heroines Biographers often neglect the captive years of Mary Queen of Scots who trusted Queen Elizabeth s promise of sanctuary when she fled from rebels in Scotland and then found herself imprisoned as the guest of George Talbot Earl of Shrewsbury and his indomitable wife Bess of Hardwick p p The newly married couple welcome the doomed queen into their home certain that serving as her hosts and jailers will bring them an advantage in the cutthroat world of the Elizabethan court To their horror they find that the task will bankrupt them and as their home becomes the epicenter of intrigue and rebellion against Elizabeth their loyalty to each other and to their sovereign comes into question If Mary succeeds in seducing the earl into her own web of treachery and treason or if the great spymaster William Cecil links them to the growing conspiracy to free Mary from her illegal imprisonment they will all face the headsman p p Philippa Gregory uses new research and her passion for historical accuracy to place a well known heroine in a completely new tale full of suspense passion and political intrigue For years readers have clamored for Gregory to tell Mary s story and i The Other Queen i is the result of her determination to present a novel worthy of this extraordinary heroine p


Wuthering Heights: An Emily Bronte Classic Novel

Wuthering Heights is Emily Bronte s first and only published novel written between October and June and published in under the pseudonym Ellis Bell Bronte died the following year aged Wuthering Heights is the name of the farmhouse where the story unfolds The book s core theme is the destructive effect of jealousy and vengefulness both on the jealous or vengeful individuals and on their communities


The White Princess (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #5)

b Caught between loyalties the mother of the Tudors must choose between the red rose and the white b br br When Henry Tudor picks up the crown of England from the mud of Bosworth field he knows he must marry the princess of the enemy house Elizabeth of York to unify a country divided by war for nearly two decades br br But his bride is still in love with his slain enemy Richard III and her mother and half of England dream of a missing heir sent into the unknown by the White Queen While the new monarchy can win power it cannot win hearts in an England that plots for the triumphant return of the House of York br br Henry s greatest fear is that somewhere a prince is waiting to invade and reclaim the throne When a young man who would be king leads his army and invades England Elizabeth has to choose between the new husband she is coming to love and the boy who claims to be her beloved lost brother the rose of York come home at last


Madame Tussaud: A Novel of the French Revolution

The world knows Madame Tussaud as a wax artist extraordinaire but who was this woman who became one of the most famous sculptresses of all time In these pages her tumultuous and amazing story comes to life as only Michelle Moran can tell it The year is and a revolution is about to begin br br Smart and ambitious Marie Tussaud has learned the secrets of wax sculpting by working alongside her uncle in their celebrated wax museum the Salon de Cire From her popular model of the American ambassador Thomas Jefferson to her tableau of the royal family at dinner Marie s museum provides Parisians with the very latest news on fashion gossip and even politics Her customers hail from every walk of life yet her greatest dream is to attract the attention of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI their stamp of approval on her work could catapult her and her museum to the fame and riches she desires After months of anticipation Marie learns that the royal family is willing to come and see their likenesses When they finally arrive the king s sister is so impressed that she requests Marie s presence at Versailles as a royal tutor in wax sculpting It is a request Marie knows she cannot refuse even if it means time away from her beloved Salon and her increasingly dear friend Henri Charles br br As Marie gets to know her pupil Princesse lisabeth she also becomes acquainted with the king and queen who introduce her to the glamorous life at court From lavish parties with more delicacies than she s ever seen to rooms filled with candles lit only once before being discarded Marie steps into a world entirely different from her home on the Boulevard du Temple where people are selling their teeth in order to put food on the table br br Meanwhile many resent the vast separation between rich and poor In salons and caf s across Paris people like Camille Desmoulins Jean Paul Marat and Maximilien Robespierre are lashing out against the monarchy Soon there s whispered talk of revolution Will Marie be able to hold on to both the love of her life and her friendship with the royal family as France approaches civil war And more important will she be able to fulfill the demands of powerful revolutionaries who ask that she make the death masks of beheaded aristocrats some of whom she knows br br Spanning five years from the budding revolution to the Reign of Terror Madame Tussaud brings us into the world of an incredible heroine whose talent for wax modeling saved her life and preserved the faces of a vanished kingdom


The Kingmaker's Daughter (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #4)

b i Spies poison and curses surround her br br Is there anyone she can trust i b br br i The Kingmaker s Daughter i is the gripping story of the daughters of the man known as the Kingmaker Richard Neville Earl of Warwick the most powerful magnate in fifteenth century England Without a son and heir he uses his daughters Anne and Isabel as pawns in his political games and they grow up to be influential players in their own right In this novel her first sister story since i The Other Boleyn Girl i Philippa Gregory explores the lives of two fascinating young women br br At the court of Edward IV and his beautiful queen Elizabeth Woodville Anne grows from a delightful child to become ever more fearful and desperate when her father makes war on his former friends Married at age fourteen she is soon left widowed and fatherless her mother in sanctuary and her sister married to the enemy Anne manages her own escape by marrying Richard Duke of Gloucester but her choice will set her on a collision course with the overwhelming power of the royal family and will cost the lives of those she loves most in the world including her precious only son Prince Edward Ultimately the kingmaker s daughter will achieve her father s greatest ambition


Anne Rice's The Vampire Lestat: A Graphic Novel

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Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters

Ella Minnow Pea is a girl living happily on the fictional island of Nollop off the coast of South Carolina Nollop was named after Nevin Nollop author of the immortal pangram The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog Now Ella finds herself acting to save her friends family and fellow citizens from the encroaching totalitarianism of the island s Council which has banned the use of certain letters of the alphabet as they fall from a memorial statue of Nevin Nollop As the letters progressively drop from the statue they also disappear from the novel The result is both a hilarious and moving story of one girl s fight for freedom of expression as well as a linguistic tour de force sure to delight word lovers everywhere br br pangram a sentence or phrase that includes all the letters of the alphabet


Vampire Academy: The Graphic Novel (Vampire Academy: The Graphic Novel, #1)

After two years on the run best friends Rose and Lissa are caught and returned to St Vladimir s Academy a private high school for vampires and half bloods It s filled with intrigue danger and even romance br br Enter their dark fascinating world through a new series of page full color graphic novels The entire first Vampire Academy novel has been adapted for book one by Leigh Dragoon and overseen by Richelle Mead while the beautiful art of acclaimed British illustrator Emma Vieceli brings the story to life


Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: And 5 Other Great Adventure Novels

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel by Mark Twain It is often named among the Great American Novels The novel is told in the first person by Huckleberry Huck Finn a friend of Tom Sawyer It is a direct sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer br br b The Collection b br Adventures of Huckleberry Finn i by Mark Twain i br The Adventures of Tom Sawyer i by Mark Twain i br Around The World in Eighty Days i by Jules Verne i br A Tale of Two Cities i by Charles Dickens i br Ivanhoe i by Walter Scott i br The Hound of the Baskervilles i by Arthur Conan Doyle i br br b Audiobooks b br Adventures of Huckleberry Finn i by Mark Twain i br The Adventures of Tom Sawyer i by Mark Twain i