The sixth book of Virgil's Aeneid, in which Aeneas travels into the underworld to meet the spirit of his father, is a story that captivated Seamus Heaney from his schooldays. But the work took on a special significance for him after the death of his own father, becoming a touchstone to which he would return as an adult. His noble and moving translation of book VI bears the fruit of a lifetime's concentration upon it: he began translating passages in the 1980s and was finalising the work right up to the summer of his death.
After being cheated on by my husband and a messy divorce, a great f--k is what I needed. As a college librarian, I see lots of kids in my library, but Luke was exceptional. We admired each other from afar the first week of school until he came up with an excuse to talk to me. We got to talking and ended up having steamy, passionate sex in the library after hours. I seduced him, pushing him up against the bookshelves and gave him the blow job of his life. He was incredible and enthusiastic as we f--ked.
With only two months left on her internship at Edgeworth, Epstein, and Kendrick Investments, Anastasia really needs to parlay her knowledge, expertise and abilities into a long-term position at the company. So, when the opportunity presents itself to help reel in billionaire CEO Parker Willis as a new client, Anastasia jumps at the chance. This could be the break that guarantees she'll join the permanent ranks of E, E, and K employees.
Cat is taking care of a Black Bombay cat. A school boy taunts her that Black Bombay cats are cursed, and to watch out since it is Halloween time. When bad luck continues to strike Cat, she begins to worry that maybe there really is a curse.
Draw! is the latest action-packed Western from popular Western author Cliff Roberts. Continuing the story of high-plains rider Slate, another adventure unfolds that may leave him hanging on the other side of the barrel of a gun. Will Slate make the right decisions, or will he find himself battling to survive once more? Filled with action and high tension drama, this new Roberts adventure promises to keep the listener hooked from the first minute. Ride with Stone as the time is right for him to draw!
The Way of Silence draws heavily on Buddhist teachings to cultivate the practice of "deep" listening: turning away from noise and distraction, paying attention, and embracing quiet. The Way of Silence embraces paradox: absence versus presence in silence. Dynamic tranquility. The all-oneness of aloneness. Humbly, trusting in God, you'll practice emptying your mind in order to receive wisdom, insight, and understanding.
The LSAT Study Guide will help you without a doubt in preparing for the LSAT study exam. The audio version is designed for the busy student so that you can listen while at the gym or stuck in traffic! There are dozens of questions pertaining to analytical reasoning. There are detailed explanations. Higher score guaranteed or your money back!
Marvel's Captain America: Civil War pits hero against hero! Captain America and Iron Man lead two teams of heroes in a clash that will change the course of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Following the record-breaking success of Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, the First Avenger will jump into his next big-screen solo adventure on May 6, 2016, in Marvel's Captain America: Civil War!
Franz Kafka's profound and disturbing novella Metamorphosis was first published in German in 1915. In this recent translation by David Wyllie, Gregor Samsa, a travelling salesman, wakes to find himself "transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin". How he, his family, and others deal with this untoward situation is subsequently revealed.
I needed a job. A man with nothing to offer said that he had the goods. I hated him as soon as I stepped to my new desk. But the redhead meant to share my office was another matter altogether. I followed her into the night for a drink. Her bed seemed to offer so much more. Was I about to fall in love? Or lose myself as I forgot my name?
The purpose of this paper is to investigate quality improvement in health care and the manner in which it is presented to the audience. We will look at two methods of "quality improvement" reporting, which are public and private. Both of these methods are presented in a different manner and with different intended audiences. We will also look at patient centered care; which involves the patient's views and concepts, the inherent problems and benefits of this method.
The first collection of the exploits of A.J. Raffles and his friend Bunny Manders was published as The Amateur Cracksman in 1899. The characters of Raffles and Bunny were possibly inspired by his brother-in-law's creations, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, although they are on the opposite side of the law.
Charles Dickens saw his fictional work in print for the first time in 1833 when he was only 21. It was a story called "Mr Minns and his Cousin" and was published in the Morning Chronicle. He wrote more tales and sketches for newspapers and magazines, which were collected and published in book form in two series in 1836 as Sketches by Boz. Here are nine of them.
A snowstorm is coming to Jeremy Cooper's little town. As mayor, he decides to gather everybody together to make sure everybody is safe. But when one member of the community is overlooked, Jeremy has to decide what to do about the legendary Ugly Trudy Pitter. Also includes an author's note.
Contained here is Julius Caesar's own account of his military adventures in Gaul at the head of the Roman army, uniquely presented in Caesar's first-person perspective (rather than as a third-person narrative as in the original Latin). Included are seven sections ("books") of the Gallic War, each encompassing one year of Caesar's battles and intrigues; though there is an eighth book, it is generally accepted to have been written by another general, shortly after Caesar's death in 44 BCE.
I've done some stupid things in my time. I've been reckless. I've broken a few rules. But never before have I ruined so many lives or left such a trail of destruction behind me. As Max would be the first to admit, she's never been one for rules. They tend to happen to other people. But this time she's gone too far, and everyone is paying the price. Grounded until the end of time, how can she ever put things right?
The gambling dens of London and a secret assignation provide the backdrop for indiscretions large and small. Julian Fellowes's Belgravia is a story in 11 episodes published week by week in the tradition of Charles Dickens.
A daring hostage rescue leads to the discovery of an imminent terrorist attack. Thanks to the Outriders, thousands of lives are saved. Until they aren't. Despite the intelligence and the warnings provided by the unit, the terrorist attack goes off unhindered.
Susan Calman is a well-known comedian and writer who has appeared on countless radio and television programmes. Her solo stand up show, Susan Calman Is Convicted, was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and dealt with subjects like the death penalty, appearance and depression. The reaction to the show she wrote about mental health was so positive that she wanted to expand on the show and write a more detailed account of surviving when you're the world's most negative person.
London had Sherlock Holmes. The dark alleys of Edinburgh had Inspector McLevy. Known as the father of forensics and a likely influence on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, real-life police inspector James McLevy is here reinvented by David Ashton in a thrilling mystery - the first in a series - set in dark, violent Victorian Edinburgh.