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For identical twins, Kate and Violet are about as unlike as two peas from the same pod can be. Except in one respect - they share a hidden gift. But after Kate inadvertently reveals their secret when they are thirteen years old, their lives are set on diverging paths.
Twenty years later Kate, a devoted wife and mother, has settled down in the suburbs to raise her two young children. Violet is single, and lives a much more flamboyant and eccentric existence. Then one day Violet ignites a media storm by predicting a major earthquake in the St Louis area where they live.
As the day Violet has announced for the earthquake draws nearer, Kate must attempt to reconcile her fraught relationship with her sister, and to face truths about herself she has long tried to deny.
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It is for the advantage of all governments to encourage writing; otherwise a nation would never be secure from the attempts of its most secret enemies. Barbarous and prejudiced criticisms on writings are detected, and criticism is justly stated. With an examination into what genius's and learning are necessary for an author in all manner of performances.
This carefully crafted ebook: "Marching Men (Unabridged)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.
This early work by Sherwood Anderson was originally published in 1917. Marching Men is the story of Norman "Beaut" McGregor, ...
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The Generous Gambler is written by Charles Pierre Baudelaire and was first published in 1864. Charles Baudelaire was a 19th century French poet, ...
This carefully crafted ebook: "The Truth of Masks: a Note on Illusion (an essay of dramatic theory)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.
It is an essay written by Edgar Allan Poe, first publisched in 1886. "The Truth of Masks" speaks about the power and necessity of illusion in Shakespeare's plays and the importance of the costumes. He goes on and on about it, and then ends the essay with the following statement:
"Not that I agree with everything that I have said in this essay. There is much with which I entirely disagree. The essay simply represents an artistic standpoint, and in aesthetic criticism attitude is everything. For in art there is no such thing as a universal truth. A Truth in art is that whose contradictory is also true. And just as it is only in art- criticism, and through it, that we can apprehend the Platonic theory of ideas, so it is only in art-criticism, and through it, that we can realise Hegel's system of contraries. The truths of metaphysics are the truths of masks."
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was an Irish poet and dramatist, famous for The Importance of Being Earnest and The Picture of Dorian Gray. His controversial, open lifestyle was the reason he was charged and eventually convicted for the crime of sodomy.
rom new or newly confirmed talents to veteran writers such as Arjin Panjaphan, Kanokphong Songsomphan and Korn Siriwattano, thirteen of the best Thai short stories translated - for the first time ever - during the year 2013.
Our Beautiful, Fragile World features a career-spanning look at the images of photojournalist Peter Essick taken while on assignment for National Geographic magazine. In this book, Essick showcases a diverse series of photographs from some of the most beautiful natural areas in the world and documents major contemporary environmental issues, ...
'Letters, we have witnessed firsthand, stir some unusually beautiful things in people,' write Women of Letters curators Marieke Hardy and Michaela McGuire. InFrom the Heart, the full power of letter-writing is on display.
Rock star Amanda Palmer thanks a song for reminding her of the importance of music, and the importance of love.Torn between wanting to encourage and wanting to warn, Senator Penny Wongtells of the 'amazing highs and terrible lows' of choosing a career in Australian politics.Beloved chef and author Stephanie Alexander writes of the shining moment when she received a letter from her hero Elizabeth David.And thirty years since they got married - and fifteen years since they broke up -Derryn Hinch writes with love and celebration for his dearest friend, Jacki Weaver.
Uplifting, passionate and compelling, From the Heart is a wonderful new collection from your favourite Australians of note.
All royalties for this book will go to Edgar's Mission animal rescue shelter.
In On Love, we see Charles Bukowski reckoning with the complications of love and desire.
Alternating between the tough and the tender, the romantic and the gritty, Bukowski exposes the myriad faces of love in the poems collected here - its selfishness and its narcissism, its randomness, its mystery and its misery, and, ultimately, its true joyfulness, endurance and redemptive power.
Whether writing about his daughter, his lover, or his work, Bukowski is fiercely honest and reflective, using love as a prism to look at the world and to view his own vulnerable place in it.
'He writes like a prophet and he can satirise folly in high places with a touch as elegant as Oscar Wilde . . . There isn't a word wasted' Daily Mail
'A well-balanced show of wit, intellect and glorious observation' Sunday Times
'No one wields a joke more punchily than he does. And the wide capacity for warmth towards all sorts of experience - from Billy Connolly to Primo Levi - is impressively exemplary in our culturally divided and divisive times' Observer
'Very funny . . . breathtakingly good literary essays. Mr James is excellent on television - when he is on it, or reviewing it' Sunday Telegraph
'James's hilarity is often a powerful support for his argument, but as well as vintage Jamesian japery there are many excellent things in this collection' New Statesman & Society