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The Book of Three

Author : Lloyd Alexander
Publisher : Usborne Publishing Ltd
Page : 134 pages
File Size : 46,5 Mb
Release : 2014-11-01
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781409590798


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Taran is desperate for adventure. Being a lowly Assistant Pig-Keeper just isn't exciting. That is, until the magical pig, Hen Wen, disappears and Taran embarks on a death-defying quest to save her from the evil Horned King. His perilous adventures bring Taran many new friends: an irritable dwarf, an impulsive bard, a strange hairy beast and the hot-headed Princess Eilonwy. Together, they face many dangers, from the deathless Cauldron-Born warriors, dragons, witches and the terrifying Horned King himself. Taran learns much about his identity, but the mysterious Book of Three is yet to reveal his true destiny. "Lloyd Alexander is the true High King of fantasy." - Garth Nix

The Castle of Llyr

Author : Lloyd Alexander
Publisher : Usborne Publishing Ltd
Page : 180 pages
File Size : 40,7 Mb
Release : 2014-12-01
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781409590835


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Master Dallben has decided it is time for Eilonwy, daughter of the House of Llyr, to learn to behave like a proper princess. He sends her away to the Isle of Mona but instead of training in the art of being a lady, Eilonwy falls into the hands of the evil enchantress, Achren, who wants to use Eilonwy's magical powers for her own ends. Taran and his companions must rescue the princess or the peaceful land of Prydain will face a fearful future. Their quest is a perilous one and demands bravery and sacrifice, but it also promises adventure, excitement and a touch of magic. The third book in Lloyd Alexander's classic fantasy epic The Chronicles of Prydain. "Lloyd Alexander is the true High King of fantasy." - Garth Nix

The Foundling

Author : Lloyd Alexander
Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
Page : 112 pages
File Size : 50,9 Mb
Release : 2006-05-15
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781429961974


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A companion book to The Chronicles of Prydain, this collection of short stories revisits beloved characters and reveals more about the history of the magical land of Prydain. Here, readers will find Dallben, destined to be an enchanter; Angharad, a princess of the House of Llyr; Kadwyr, the rascal crow; and Medwyn, the mystical protector of all animals. They'll learn the grim history of the sword of Dyrnwyn and even find out how Fflewddur Fflam came by his enchanted harp. How did Coll rescue Hen Wen when she disappeared at the hand of Arawn, Lord of the Land of Death? Find the answer to this question and many more, in The Foundling: And Other Tales of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander.

Taran Wanderer

Author : Lloyd Alexander
Publisher : Usborne Publishing Ltd
Page : 223 pages
File Size : 43,6 Mb
Release : 2014-12-01
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781409590859


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Taran the Assistant Pig-Keeper has led heroic adventures and is a friend of princes, yet he is still troubled by his lowly status and determined to discover the secret of his true identity. He sets out to consult the powerful witches of Morva and the mysterious Mirror of Llunet. On his quest to find the truth, Taran must journey through distant realms and undertake a series of challenging tasks. But his greatest struggle is against his own pride and fears, as he learns where true greatness lies. The fourth book in Lloyd Alexander's classics fantasy epic The Chronicles of Prydain. "Lloyd Alexander is the true High King of fantasy." - Garth Nix

The Black Cauldron

Author : Lloyd Alexander
Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
Page : 192 pages
File Size : 53,7 Mb
Release : 2006-05-16
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781429961929


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The Black Cauldron, the Newbery Medal-winning second book in Lloyd Alexander's The Chronicles of Prydain In the land of Prydain, evil is never far away. Arawn, Lord of the Land of Death, has been building an army of dark warriors to take over Prydain, and the only way to stop him is to destroy the Black Cauldron he uses to create his dreaded soldiers. Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper, and his loyal companions must journey deep into Arawn's domain to destroy the Black Cauldron. For each of them, the quest has special meaning. For Taran, it is a glorious opportunity to use his first sword in battle. But war requires a sacrifice greater than he'd ever imagined. . . . Includes a new pronunciation guide. This title has Common Core connections.

The High King

Author : Lloyd Alexander
Publisher : Usborne Publishing Ltd
Page : 253 pages
File Size : 55,6 Mb
Release : 2014-12-01
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781409590873


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In this thrilling climax of the classic fantasy The Chronicles of Prydain, Death Lord Arawn has stolen the black sword Dyrnwyn, the most powerful weapon in the kingdom. At the request of Prince Gwydion, Taran rallies friends both old and new to raise an army to march against Arawn's terrible warriors. Together, they must battle through a frozen wasteland to Mount Dragon, where a deadly confrontation awaits and Taran's true destiny will at last be fulfilled. "Lloyd Alexander is the true High King of fantasy." - Garth Nix Winner of the Newbery Medal 1969

The Kane Chronicles, Book Three: The Serpent's Shadow

Author : Rick Riordan
Publisher : Disney Electronic Content
Page : 416 pages
File Size : 50,7 Mb
Release : 2012-05-01
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781423163275


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He's b-a-a-ack! Despite their best efforts, Carter and Sade Kane can't seem to keep Apophis, the chaos snake, down. Now Apophis is threatening to plunge the world into eternal darkness, and the Kanes are faced with the impossible task of having to destroy him once and for all.


Author : Lloyd Alexander
Publisher : Perfection Learning
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 47,8 Mb
Release : 2002
Category : Adventure stories
ISBN : 0812401050


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Falling in with a roguish doctor, his dwarf attendant, and an urchin girl, Theo embarks on an unforgettable adventure in the kingdom of Westmark.

The Book of Disappearance

Author : Ibtisam Azem
Publisher : Syracuse University Press
Page : 253 pages
File Size : 47,8 Mb
Release : 2019-07-12
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780815654834


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What if all the Palestinians in Israel simply disappeared one day? What would happen next? How would Israelis react? These unsettling questions are posed in Azem’s powerfully imaginative novel. Set in contemporary Tel Aviv forty eight hours after Israelis discover all their Palestinian neighbors have vanished, the story unfolds through alternating narrators, Alaa, a young Palestinian man who converses with his dead grandmother in the journal he left behind when he disappeared, and his Jewish neighbor, Ariel, a journalist struggling to understand the traumatic event. Through these perspectives, the novel stages a confrontation between two memories. Ariel is a liberal Zionist who is critical of the military occupation of the West Bank and Gaza, but nevertheless believes in Israel’s project and its national myth. Alaa is haunted by his grandmother’s memories of being displaced from Jaffa and becoming a refugee in her homeland. Ariel’s search for clues to the secret of the collective disappearance and his reaction to it intimately reveal the fissures at the heart of the Palestinian question. The Book of Disappearance grapples with both the memory of loss and the loss of memory for the Palestinians. Presenting a narrative that is often marginalized, Antoon’s translation of the critically acclaimed Arabic novel invites English readers into the complex lives of Palestinians living in Israel.

The Myst Reader

Author : Rand Miller,Robyn Miller,David Wingrove
Publisher : Hachette Books
Page : 1007 pages
File Size : 43,9 Mb
Release : 2004-09-01
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781401382216


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This omnibus edition of the hugely popular Myst trilogy is published to coincide with the release of Myst Revelations, the latest in the line of the bestselling Myst interactive CD-ROM games. The award-winning Myst series is one of the most successful interactive CD-ROM computer games in history with sales of more than 12 million copies worldwide. Myst captivated the world when it was first conceived and created by brothers Rand and Robyn Miller. Its extraordinary success has gone on to spawn Riven, Myst III Exile, and most recently, Uru: The Ages Beyond Myst. Devoted fans of these surreal adventure games gather yearly at "Mysterium" (whose event sites are spreading to other countries) to exchange game strategies, share stories, and meet up with old friends. The Myst Reader is a literary companion to the CD-ROM games and a compendium of the bestselling official Myst trilogy: The Book of Atrus, The Book of Ti'ana, and The Book of D'ni. Devoted fans and new players alike will be delighted to have three books in this mythic saga together for the first time in one value-priced volume, which will be published in time to coincide with the long-awaited release of Myst Revelations.

Book of 3 Circles

Author : Christine Gregory,Deird're Brooks
Publisher : White Wolf Pub
Page : 132 pages
File Size : 50,8 Mb
Release : 2001-09
Category : Exalted (Game)
ISBN : 1588466515


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It is the second Age of Man, the age before the world turned. The Empire of the Dragon-Blooded -- an invincible colossus -- stands astride the ruins of the First Age. For millennia, the scarlet Empress held the world in her steel grip. But the empress is no more, and the Realm spirals toward chaos and civil war. Its enemies descend -- demon princes, deathlords, skin-changing barbarians and the twisted and inscrutable Fair Folk hammer at the gates. In this time of darkness are reborn the solar Exalted, heroes of legend once slain by the Dragon-Blooded. Will these living legends herald the return of the Golden Age... or the end of creation? The source on magic for Exalted players and Storytellers.

Master of Furies

Author : Raymond E. Feist
Publisher : HarperCollins
Page : 496 pages
File Size : 45,7 Mb
Release : 2022-07-05
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780062315885


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From King of Ashes to Queen of Storms, it’s all built up to this—the thrilling conclusion to legendary New York Times bestselling author Raymond E. Feist’s epic Firemane saga. War has swept across Marquensas. Ruthless raiders have massacred the inhabitants of Beran’s Hill, including Gwen, the beloved wife of Declan Smith. Hollow of heart, his hopes burned to ashes, Declan swears to track down and destroy the raiders, an ambition shared by Baron Daylon Dumarch, whose family was massacred as they fled the capital. Meanwhile Hava, whose gift for piracy has seen her acquire the treasure ship Borzon’s Black Wake and the swift Azhante sailing vessel, Queen of Storms, and won her the name of “the Sea Demon,” is closing in on the whereabouts of those who unleashed the murderous hordes. Her husband, Hatushaly, the last remaining member of the ruling family of Ithrace, the legendary Firemanes, seeks to control the magical powers he has inherited. He is able now to visualize and even travel among the filaments of energies that power all existence: the furies. But will he be able to channel his magic in time to combat the deepest, darkest threat the world of Garn has ever faced?

Book of The Three Dragons

Author : Kenneth M. Morris
Publisher : Cold Spring Press
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 52,7 Mb
Release : 2004-10-05
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 1593600275


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Originally published in 1930, Kenneth Morris's superb Book of the Three Dragons is an imaginative reworking of elements from the Mabinogion and other Welsh Celtic stories, telling the story of Manawyddan, who is given the choice between immortality with the gods or preventing a new evil from destroying the Island of the Mighty. Manawyddan chooses the latter, and the novel tells of his adventures. Swiftly moving and dramatic, this is a book that lovers of modern fantasy and old hero tales alike cannot afford to miss. Perhaps most importantly for modern readers, for the first time Morris's unpublished ending - amounting to one-third of the book's length - is included in this new edition, telling what became of the hero, his wife, and their son. NOTE ON NEW SERIES: This is the first in our new line of fantasy fiction, which will feature both masterpieces no longer in print in the US as well as new works. The series will be edited by noted Tolkien scholar Douglas A. Anderson, whose previous books include The Annotated Hobbit (HM) and Tales Before Tolkien (Ballantine). Mr. Anderson will also write introductions to each book, providing context and background to enrich the reader's experience. The cover look and interior design will appeal to all demographics (especially younger fans under 30 who play computer fantasy games and love writers like Tolkien, Pratchett, and Pullman) with top artists creating a dazzling fantasy look. Quotes:"It is a singularly fine example of the recreation of a work magnificent in its own right (the 'Mabinogion') -- a literary event rather rare except in fantasy" - Ursula Le Guin "Kenneth Morris was an important, innovative fantasist, worthy to rank with MacDonald, Eddison, and Tolkien." - Ursula Le Guin "Morris writes with all Lord Dunsany's richness, though his cadences are Celtic rather than biblical. This one should be read aloud." - review in the Feb. 2004 issue of Fantasy & Science Fiction magazine "Book of the Three Dragons is perhaps the single best fantasy adaptation from a real-world up0mythology (in this case, the Welsh Mabinogion), and the best of his tales¿" - John Rateliff, review in the Sept. 2003 issue of Wizards of the Coast website (, the #1 adventure gaming company in the world.

Three Women

Author : Lisa Taddeo
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Page : 319 pages
File Size : 46,6 Mb
Release : 2019
Category : Electronic books
ISBN : 9781526611635


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A true story about the sex lives of three real American women, based on nearly a decade of reporting. It is a portrait of erotic longing in today's America, exposing the fragility, complexity, and inequality of female desire

The Book of Three Pages

Author : Jim Lindberg
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 190 pages
File Size : 45,8 Mb
Release : 2019-07-22
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 1625505914


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One of the real pleasures of writing entertaining fiction is that sometimes the characters take hold and pull the author along. That's a good sign; it means the story is about realistic people in interesting situations. This story, The Book of Three Pages, started as a short story, but became a novelette even more intriguing than its title. Set in both old and modern day Mexico, it's a remarkable mix of adventure, romance and the passage of time, a tale that will stick with you long after you've read it.The Waterhole, the second story in this book, is set in the nineteenth century Southwest and tells of two young men from vastly different cultures who come together in dangerous circumstances. In the third story, Time Tangle in Talavera Canyon, a university professor and a soldier-each highly suspicious of the other-must cooperate to survive in a wilderness neither really understands. The last story, A Tale of Two Friends, tells of two orphaned boys who grew up as buddies, only to see their lives take a surprising twist. These stories are the kind you find hard to put down once you crack the cover.As described in his book of true short stories titled The Other End of the Sky, the author chose a highly diverse lifestyle. He has been a ranch hand, an international gemstone dealer, a truck driver, a competitive marksman and an electronic engineer. He holds a commercial pilot's license and is both a retired research physicist and a retired police officer. This experience has helped him build a wide genre of fictional short stories like those in another book titled The Last Asset. He and his wife Angie live in New Mexico with Monty and Chiquita, two Chihuahuas who hang out on his desk to help with typing.