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By Sheila Olivia Ryan. 2009
'An addictive summer read' Closer - 4* Three newly-wed couples. Three honeymoons. One hotel. And the ultimate question: will true… love really conquer all?Hotel Angelo, Croatia. Offers temptingly romantic views, unexpected exes and some serious doubts after 'I Do' Gemma and Andy Collins are childhood sweethearts and madly in love. Gemma is determined to have the perfect honeymoon after their perfect wedding - except that nothing seems to be going to plan. Soon she discovers that they are not the only honeymooners at the hotel, nor the only ones with a secret lying between them . . .Jo and Mark Weston, a young couple who should have stars in their eyes, seem oddly subdued - and strangely matched, while older couple Ruby and Harold Dimmock are finally free to enjoy their lives together, but guilty consciences cast a shadow on their golden years. Over their holiday, all three couples will discover that an immediate post-wedding happy-ever-after is not always guaranteed, but also that true love is worth fighting for . . .Praise for Sheila Norton (writing as Olivia Ryan): 'Like a good cappuccino, there's more to this book than just an enjoyable, witty read' Katie Fforde'This is a delightful novel that many women will relate to' Woman's Weekly Fiction Special
By Elisabeth Waldmeier, Susan Tuttle Laube. 2002
The Galungan festival in Bali marks the victory of dharma (order) over adharma(disorder). It is celebrated by the Balinese Hindus,… who believe that duringthese ten days of prayers, offerings, and feasting, their revered ancestors return to their former homes to be welcomed and entertained. Using this entrancing setting, Swiss illustrator and painter Elisabeth Waldmeier relates the exhilarating festival of the fun-loving Balinesc people through the eyes of a former child dancer, Sadri, who descends to his previous home to participate in the annual rapturous village celebrations. A delightful story accompanying enchanting and detailed illustrations, this book will captivate both children and adults alike.
By Donald Margulies. 2009
"A deft literate narrative folded into a vaudevillian romp."--Los Angeles TimesDonald Margulies aims to invigorate the imagination of theatergoers with… a story about the nature of storytelling. Based on a Victorian hoaxer's tale of being a castaway in the South Pacific--complete with buried treasure, a giant killer octopus, and cannibals--Margulies revisits themes of authenticity and loss as he returns to what theater does best.Donald Margulies received the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Dinner with Friends, which has been produced throughout the world. Other plays include Sight Unseen (winner of an OBIE Award), Brooklyn Boy, and Collected Stories, among many others.
By Nesbit, Rackham. 2018
William Shakespeare is arguably the most pivotal and widely read figure in the history of English literature. This comprehensive collection… highlights some of the bard’s best works, adapted to be more easily read and digestible for children. Featured within are some of the bard’s most famous and compelling works, including: The Comedy of ErrorsHamletMacbethThe Merchant of VeniceOthelloRomeo and JulietThe TempestAnd many more! Paired alongside gorgeous classic illustrations by notable Golden Age illustrator Arthur Rackham, Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare for Children makes a magnificent gift and great addition to any young reader’s budding library.
By Uri J Nachimson. 2019
Amor, sexo, ambição, as difíceis relações entre dois países vizinhos com culturas e realidades diferentes, que nunca conseguiram sekar a… paz. Um amor impossível... todos os ingredientes em uma estória envolvente da primeira à última palavra.