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The Ghosting of Gods Book by ,

The Ghosting of Gods Book
  • Author : ,
  • Publisher : John Hunt Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-05-31
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 346
  • ISBN Code: 1780998546
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Summary: Jesse is a young exorcist who defies his priests when he learns his sister is in danger even though she s dead. When he s exiled to a haunted world, Jesse believes he must unravel the mystery of ghosts if he is to save her. A game of hide-and-seek ensues in which frightening contacts from his sister force him to face the secret, shattering meaning of a verse he knows well: Blessed are the poor in ghost.

Victorian Poetry Now Book by Valentine Cunningham

Victorian Poetry Now Book
  • Author : Valentine Cunningham
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-06-03
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 552
  • ISBN Code: 1444340425
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Summary: This book is the definitive guide to Victorian poetry, which its author approaches in the light of modern critical concerns and contemporary contexts. Valentine Cunningham exhibits encyclopedic knowledge of the poetry produced in this period and offers dazzling close readings of a number of well-known poems Draws on the work of major Victorian poets and their works as well as many of the less well-known poets and poems Reads poems and poets in the light of both Victorian and modern critical concerns Places poetry in its personal, aesthetic, historical, and ideological context Organized in terms of the Victorian anxieties of self, body, and melancholy Argues that rhyming/repetition is the major formal feature of Victorian poetry Highlights the Victorian obsession with small subjects in small poems Shows how Victorian poetry attempts to engage with the modern subject and how its modernity segues into modernism and postmodernism

The Late Victorian Gothic Book by Hilary Grimes

The Late Victorian Gothic Book
  • Author : Hilary Grimes
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-03-03
  • Category: Science
  • Pages : 196
  • ISBN Code: 131702625X
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Summary: Examining the automatic writing of the spiritualist séances, discursive technologies like the telegraph and the photograph, various genres and late nineteenth-century mental science, this book shows the failure of writers' attempts to use technology as a way of translating the supernatural at the fin de siècle. Hilary Grimes shows that both new technology and explorations into the ghostly aspects of the mind made agency problematic. When notions of agency are suspended, Grimes argues, authorship itself becomes uncanny. Grimes's study is distinct in both recognizing and crossing strict boundaries to suggest that Gothic literature itself resists categorization, not only between literary periods, but also between genres. Treating a wide range of authors - Henry James, Rudyard Kipling, Arthur Conan Doyle, George Du Maurier, Vernon Lee, Mary Louisa Molesworth, Sarah Grand, and George Paston - Grimes shows how fin-de-siècle works negotiate themes associated with the Victorian and Modernist periods such as psychical research, mass marketing, and new technologies. With particular attention to texts that are not placed within the Gothic genre, but which nevertheless conceal Gothic themes, The Late Victorian Gothic demonstrates that the end of the nineteenth century produced a Gothicism specific to the period.

The Oxford Handbook of the Reception History of the Bible Book by Michael Lieb,Emma Mason,Jonathan Roberts

The Oxford Handbook of the Reception History of the Bible Book
  • Author : Michael Lieb,Emma Mason,Jonathan Roberts
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2013-01-10
  • Category: Religion
  • Pages : 742
  • ISBN Code: 0191649171
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Summary: In recent decades, reception history has become an increasingly important and controversial topic of discussion in biblical studies. Rather than attempting to recover the original meaning of biblical texts, reception history focuses on exploring the history of interpretation. In doing so it locates the dominant historical-critical scholarly paradigm within the history of interpretation, rather than over and above it. At the same time, the breadth of material and hermeneutical issues that reception history engages with questions any narrow understanding of the history of the Bible and its effects on faith communities. The challenge that reception history faces is to explore tradition without either reducing its meaning to what faith communities think is important, or merely offering anthologies of interesting historical interpretations. This major new handbook addresses these matters by presenting reception history as an enterprise (not a method) that questions and understands tradition afresh. The Oxford Handbook of the Reception History of the Bible consciously allows for the interplay of the traditional and the new through a two-part structure. Part I comprises a set of essays surveying the outline, form, and content of twelve key biblical books that have been influential in the history of interpretation. Part II offers a series of in-depth case studies of the interpretation of particular key biblical passages or books with due regard for the specificity of their social, cultural or aesthetic context. These case studies span two millennia of interpretation by readers with widely differing perspectives. Some are at the level of a group response (from Gnostic readings of Genesis, to Post-Holocaust Jewish interpretations of Job); others examine individual approaches to texts (such as Augustine and Pelagius on Romans, or Gandhi on the Sermon on the Mount). Several chapters examine historical moments, such as the 1860 debate over Genesis and evolution, while others look to wider themes such as non-violence or millenarianism. Further chapters study in detail the works of popular figures who have used the Bible to provide inspiration for their creativity, from Dante and Handel, to Bob Dylan and Dan Brown.

Messianism Against Christology Book by J. Perkinson

Messianism Against Christology Book
  • Author : J. Perkinson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-12-18
  • Category: Religion
  • Pages : 245
  • ISBN Code: 1137325194
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Summary: Messianism Against Christology: Resistance Movements, Folk Arts and Empire is a work committed to re-thinking the Christian tradition from the point of view of messianic movements of eco-sustainability and social justice rather than magnified individuals. Framed by considerations of political struggle and insurgent folk art in contemporary Detroit and ancient Ethiopia, the work concentrates its attention on the biblical tradition, teasing out memories of pastoral nomad resistance not entirely erased by the repressions of agricultural empires, that are revitalized in the prophetic movements of Elijah, the Baptist and Jesus. It also underscores the relevance of these “little tradition” practices for eco-politics and indigenous solidarity efforts today.

Ghosted Book by Rosie Walsh

Ghosted Book
  • Author : Rosie Walsh
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2018-07-01
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code: 1509886443
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Summary: If you've ever found yourself waiting for a call that didn't come, Ghosted by Rosie Walsh is the book for you. Imagine you meet a man, spend seven glorious days together, and fall in love. And it’s mutual: you’ve never been so certain of anything. So when he leaves for a long-booked holiday and promises to call from the airport, you have no cause to doubt him. But he doesn’t call. Your friends tell you to forget him, but you know they're wrong: something must have happened; there must be a reason for his silence. What do you do when you finally discover you're right? That there is a reason -- and that reason is the one thing you didn't share with each other? The truth.

How to Scare a Ghost Book by Jean Reagan

How to Scare a Ghost Book
  • Author : Jean Reagan
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2018-08-21
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN Code: 1524701920
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Summary: From the creators of the New York Times bestsellers How to Catch Santa and How to Babysit a Grandpa comes a silly (and not-too-spooky) send-up of Halloween...and ghosts! Who says ghosts get to have all the fun on Halloween? In this humorous new addition to Jean Reagan and Lee Wildish's bestselling How to... books, the kids are in charge! But in order to scare a ghost, you might have to find one first. Guided by a tongue-in-cheek instructional style, two children show young readers how to set the stage for a spooktacular Halloween by carving pumpkins, playing games, and even reading scary stories. Has a ghost showed up? Great! Now the fun--er, the scaring--can really begin. Filled with charming role-reversal humor, creative ideas, and lots of holiday spirit, How to Scare a Ghost is sure to delight kids, parents, and things that go bump in the night.

Capitalism Book by Arundhati Roy

Capitalism Book
  • Author : Arundhati Roy
  • Publisher : Haymarket Books
  • Release Date : 2014-04-14
  • Category: Political Science
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN Code: 1608464296
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Summary: The “courageous and clarion” Booker Prize–winner “continues her analysis and documentation of the disastrous consequences of unchecked global capitalism” (Booklist). From the poisoned rivers, barren wells, and clear-cut forests, to the hundreds of thousands of farmers who have committed suicide to escape punishing debt, to the hundreds of millions of people who live on less than two dollars a day, there are ghosts nearly everywhere you look in India. India is a nation of 1.2 billion, but the country’s one hundred richest people own assets equivalent to one-fourth of India’s gross domestic product. Capitalism: A Ghost Story examines the dark side of democracy in contemporary India and shows how the demands of globalized capitalism have subjugated billions of people to the highest and most intense forms of racism and exploitation. “A highly readable and characteristically trenchant mapping of early-twenty-first-century India’s impassioned love affair with money, technology, weaponry and the ‘privatization of everything,’ and—because these must not be impeded no matter what—generous doses of state violence.” —The Nation “A vehement broadside against capitalism in general and American cultural imperialism in particular . . . an impassioned manifesto.” —Kirkus Reviews “Roy’s central concern is the effect on her own country, and she shows how Indian politics have taken on the same model, leading to the ghosts of her book’s title: 250,000 farmers have committed suicide, 800 million impoverished and dispossessed Indians, environmental destruction, colonial-like rule in Kashmir, and brutal treatment of activists and journalists. In this dark tale, Roy gives rays of hope that illuminate cracks in the nightmare she evokes.” —Publishers Weekly

The Gothic and the Everyday Book by L. Piatti-Farnell,M. Beville

The Gothic and the Everyday Book
  • Author : L. Piatti-Farnell,M. Beville
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-10-16
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN Code: 113740664X
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Summary: The Gothic and the Everyday aims to regenerate interest in the Gothic within the experiential contexts of history, folklore, and tradition. By using the term 'living', this book recalls a collection of experiences that constructs the everyday in its social, cultural, and imaginary incarnations

Fool Book by Christopher Moore

Fool Book
  • Author : Christopher Moore
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-10-06
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN Code: 9780061974779
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Summary: “Hilarious, always inventive, this is a book for all, especially uptight English teachers, bardolaters, and ministerial students.” —Dallas Morning News Fool—the bawdy and outrageous New York Times bestseller from the unstoppable Christopher Moore—is a hilarious new take on William Shakespeare’s King Lear…as seen through the eyes of the foolish liege’s clownish jester, Pocket. A rousing tale of “gratuitous shagging, murder, spanking, maiming, treason, and heretofore unexplored heights of vulgarity and profanity,” Fool joins Moore’s own Lamb, Fluke, The Stupidest Angel, and You Suck! as modern masterworks of satiric wit and sublimely twisted genius, prompting Carl Hiassen to declare Christopher Moore “a very sick man, in the very best sense of the word.”

The Gates of Winter Book by Mark Anthony

The Gates of Winter Book
  • Author : Mark Anthony
  • Publisher : Spectra
  • Release Date : 2003-07-29
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN Code: 055389773X
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Summary: In a masterwork of brilliant storytelling, the epic fantasy of two parallel worlds—mystical Eldh and modern Earth—takes a surprising turn in Book Five of Mark Anthony’s thrilling saga of magic, suspense, and adventure, The Last Rune. The enigmatic Shemal has known only two Runebreakers. One, her rival Kelephon, served the Pale King and his army of apocalypse. The other was Travis Wilder, the Runebreaker of prophecy. Now, in outcast and newly made Runebreaker Larad, Shemal has found a weapon to open the door between worlds. As the shadow of Shemal’s master, the vengeful god Mohg, Lord of Nightfall, looms, Grace Beckett seeks to harness wild magic and Travis Wilder joins her in the struggle between warriors and mages, witches and kings and betrayers of every form. As the time of final reckoning approaches, Travis and Grace will find themselves facing a dark conspiracy of evil whose virulence threatens to overwhelm anyone who stands in its way. Yet if they don’t succeed in stopping it, two worlds will be lost forever.

Ghost Sniper Book by Scott McEwen,Thomas Koloniar

Ghost Sniper Book
  • Author : Scott McEwen,Thomas Koloniar
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-07-12
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN Code: 1501126164
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Summary: A top-secret band of elite warriors are forced to take a side in the Mexican drug wars in this “gripping, fast-paced adventure” (Dan Hampton, New York Times bestselling author of Viper Pilot) of the Sniper Elite series from the co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller American Sniper. Bob Pope, the director of an American secret intelligence antiterrorism program, has lost contact with his most trusted operative, Navy Master Chief Gil Shannon, fearing him dead when a mission to take out a Swiss banker channeling funds to Muslim extremists goes awry. Now an American politician and her team have been assassinated in Mexico City by the Ghost Sniper—an American ex-military gunman-for-hire employed by Mexico’s most ruthless drug cartel—and Pope must turn instead to retired Navy SEAL Daniel Crosswhite and brand-new Sniper Elite hero, ex–Green Beret Chance Vaught, in order to track down the Ghost Sniper and expose the corrupt officials behind this murderous international plot!

Ghosted and Breadcrumbed Book by Dr. Marni Feuerman

Ghosted and Breadcrumbed Book
  • Author : Dr. Marni Feuerman
  • Publisher : New World Library
  • Release Date : 2019-04-02
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN Code: 160868587X
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Summary: Break Free from Unfulfilling Relationship Patterns Psychotherapist Dr. Marni Feuerman offers profound and insightful advice for women who find themselves in painful and unsatisfying relationships or dating experiences again and again. She offers explanations and solutions for why we attract and accept poor treatment, experience a lack of emotional connection from romantic partners, and often reject the good ones. Based on the science of love, neurobiology, and attachment theory, as well as Dr. Feuerman’s clinical experience, Ghosted and Breadcrumbed provides expert guidance to help you recognize why you get stuck and how to change these patterns for good. Her practical advice, illustrated by real-life examples, will teach you how to spot and exit these situations and create healthy relationships that provide the love, support, and emotional connection you deserve.

The Keepers #2: The Harp and the Ravenvine Book by Ted Sanders

The Keepers #2: The Harp and the Ravenvine Book
  • Author : Ted Sanders
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-03-01
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 688
  • ISBN Code: 0062275879
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Summary: Horace F. Andrews and his friend Chloe are Keepers of magical objects of extraordinary power. But as the presence of a new Keeper is made known, they are drawn into a struggle to find out who she is and where her loyalties lie. A gripping sequel to The Box and the Dragonfly, the first book in Ted Sanders’s Keepers series, hailed by the New York Times Book Review as a “satisfying and original quest tale.” As Horace and Chloe adjust to their newfound talents—Horace can see the future and Chloe can walk through walls—a girl called April is drawn toward the Keeper stronghold, the Warren. She comes with a Tan’ji of her own, though it is damaged and there is no telling what will happen if it cannot be made whole again. Accompanied by a mysterious woman with a power of her own and the young boy leading them in the right direction, April is being pursued by a pack of sinister hunters. Will she reach the Warren in time, and will it offer safety or only more danger? Ted Sanders’s series has the feel of classic fantasy with a science fiction twist, and this second book, The Harp and the Ravenvine, will thrill readers with adventure, intrigue, and the unexpected at every turn.

The Dead Girls of Hysteria Hall Book by Katie Alender

The Dead Girls of Hysteria Hall Book
  • Author : Katie Alender
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2015-08-25
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN Code: 0545640008
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Summary: Delia's new house isn't just a house. Long ago, it was the Piven Institute for the Care and Correction of Troubled Females -- an insane asylum nicknamed "Hysteria Hall." However, many of the inmates were not insane, just defiant and strong willed. Kind of like Delia herself. But the house still wants to keep "troubled" girls locked away. So, in the most horrifying way, Delia becomes trapped. And that's when she learns that the house is also haunted. Ghost girls wander the hallways in their old-fashioned nightgowns. A handsome ghost boy named Theo roams the grounds. Delia learns that all the spirits are unsettled and full of dark secrets. The house, too, harbors shocking truths within its walls -- truths that only Delia can uncover, and that may set her free. And she'll need to act quickly -- before the house's power overtakes everything she loves. Katie Alender brings heart-pounding suspense, gorgeous writing, and a feminist twist to this tale of memories and madness.

Gods and Demons Book by Deborah Cassrels

Gods and Demons Book
  • Author : Deborah Cassrels
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Australia
  • Release Date : 2020-04-20
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN Code: 1460709136
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Summary: Behind the tourist veneer of Bali and greater Indonesia: a foreign correspondent's memoir In 2006, journalist Deborah Cassrels embarked on a personal odyssey to the Indonesian island of Bali. She was quickly enchanted by everything that most tourists find - its beauty, easy lifestyle, exotic culture, stunning beaches and striking landscapes. Three years later she moved there and became The Australian newspaper's first Bali-based correspondent, covering events throughout Indonesia. Peeling back the tourist veneer, Cassrels soon found herself caught up in a tapestry of beauty, mystery, power, corruption and violence. From the newly jailed, reeling Bali Nine drug gang and the gruesome executions of their condemned bosses, to stories of shackled people, infamous terrorists, powerful tycoons and lavish royal celebrations, Cassrels reveals a hidden side to the mystical Hindu paradise and vast Indonesian archipelago in which all is not as it seems.

We Were Liars Deluxe Edition Book by E. Lockhart

We Were Liars Deluxe Edition Book
  • Author : E. Lockhart
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Release Date : 2017-05-23
  • Category: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN Code: 152476695X
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Summary: The New York Times bestseller We Were Liars is now available as a not-to-be-missed hardcover deluxe edition! Whether you know how it ends (shh . . . don’t tell!) or have let too many seasons go by without discovering the truth about the Liars for yourself, you will want to get your hands on the exclusive new content in this deluxe edition. And act fast: the first printing is signed by the author! A beautiful and distinguished family. A private island. A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy. A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive. A revolution. An accident. A secret. Lies upon lies. True love. The truth. We Were Liars is a modern, sophisticated suspense novel from National Book Award finalist and Printz Award honoree E. Lockhart. In addition to the bestselling novel, the collector’s edition includes: · Never-before-shared letters from Gat to Cadence · A fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the author’s creative process · The author’s hand-drawn map of Beechwood Island and the Sinclair family tree · Unique ideas for book discussions—Sinclair family–style · An excerpt from E. Lockhart’s upcoming novel Genuine Fraud—a psychological thriller that will leave you breathless Read it. And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE. Praise for We Were Liars: 20 Weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List One of James Patterson's "Favorite Thrillers for the Beach" (The New York Times) “Haunting, sophisticated . . . a novel so twisty and well-told that it will appeal to older readers as well as to adolescents.” —The Wall Street Journal “A rich, stunning summer mystery with a sharp twist that will leave you dying to talk about the book with a pal or ten.” —Parade.com “Thrilling, beautiful, and blisteringly smart, We Were Liars is utterly unforgettable.” —John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars “You’re going to want to remember the title. Liars details the summers of a girl who harbors a dark secret, and delivers a satisfying, but shocking twist ending.” —Entertainment Weekly “An ambitious novel with an engaging voice, a clever plot and some terrific writing.” —The New York Times Book Review “No one should be talking about the shocking twist ending. What we can talk about is . . . [Lockhart’s] razor-sharp portrayal of a family for whom keeping up appearances is paramount and, ultimately, tragic.” —Chicago Tribune

What I Like About You Book by Marisa Kanter

What I Like About You Book
  • Author : Marisa Kanter
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2020-04-07
  • Category: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN Code: 153444579X
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Summary: “Heartwarming, endearing, and sure to leave you swooning, What I Like About You shines with authentic characters you will absolutely fall in love with. This story is as sweet as the cupcakes you’ll be craving by the end!” —Rachael Lippincott, #1 New York Times bestselling author Can a love triangle have only two people in it? Online, it can…but in the real world, its more complicated. In this debut novel that’s perfect for fans of Jenny Han and Morgan Matson, Marisa Kanter hilariously and poignantly explores what happens when internet friends turn into IRL crushes. Is it still a love triangle if there are only two people in it? There are a million things that Halle Levitt likes about her online best friend, Nash. He’s an incredibly talented graphic novelist. He loves books almost as much as she does. And she never has to deal with the awkwardness of seeing him in real life. They can talk about anything… Except who she really is. Because online, Halle isn’t Halle—she’s Kels, the enigmatically cool creator of One True Pastry, a YA book blog that pairs epic custom cupcakes with covers and reviews. Kels has everything Halle doesn’t: friends, a growing platform, tons of confidence, and Nash. That is, until Halle arrives to spend senior year in Gramps’s small town and finds herself face-to-face with real, human, not-behind-a-screen Nash. Nash, who is somehow everywhere she goes—in her classes, at the bakery, even at synagogue. Nash who has no idea she’s actually Kels. If Halle tells him who she is, it will ruin the non-awkward magic of their digital friendship. Not telling him though, means it can never be anything more. Because while she starts to fall for Nash as Halle…he’s in love with Kels.

Thank You for Rejecting Me Book by Kait Warman

Thank You for Rejecting Me Book
  • Author : Kait Warman
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release Date : 2021-02-16
  • Category: Religion
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN Code: 1493428845
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Summary: Our stories are riddled with the sting of rejection. It's feeling like a failure or being heartbroken. It's being left out or misunderstood. It's the parent who neglected us or the person who betrayed our trust. It's even in the way we think or talk about ourselves and question our relationship with God. Whether it happened in grade school or last week, rejection can leave deep scars that affect our relationships, our self-worth, and our identities for years to come. And while we can't control when rejection appears, we can control how we react when it does. In Thank You for Rejecting Me, popular relationship coach and podcaster Kait Warman shows you how to turn pain into purpose and fight for yourself when rejection comes your way. With chapters that focus on some of life's biggest rejections--being betrayed, abused, misunderstood, heartbroken, sexually shamed, and many more--this book offers practical tools to heal from the past, take back your power, and walk in strength, victory, and love in the future.

The Devil's Dictionary (or The Cynic's Wordbook: Unabridged with all the Definitions) Book by Ambrose Bierce

The Devil's Dictionary (or The Cynic's Wordbook: Unabridged with all the Definitions) Book
  • Author : Ambrose Bierce
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Release Date : 2013-08-20
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 139
  • ISBN Code: 8074843955
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Summary: This carefully crafted ebook: "The Devil's Dictionary (or The Cynic's Wordbook: Unabridged with all the Definitions)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The book is a classic satire in the form of a dictionary on which Bierce worked for decades. It was originally published in 1906 as The Cynic's Word Book before being retitled in 1911. A number of the definitions are accompanied by satiric verses, many of which are signed with comic pseudonyms. It offers reinterpretations of terms in the English language which lampoon cant and political double-talk as well as other aspects of human foolishness and frailty. The definitions provide satirical, witty and often politically pointed representations of the words that is seeks to "define". The Devil's Dictionary has inspired many imitations both in its day and more recently. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (1842 – 1914?) was an American satirist, critic, poet, editor and journalist. Bierce became a prolific author of short stories often humorous and sometimes bitter or macabre. His dark, sardonic views and vehemence as a critic earned him the nickname, "Bitter Bierce".