Inextricably linked with the fatwa called against its author in the wake of the novel’s publication, The Satanic Verses is, beyond that, a rich showcase for Salman Rushdie’s comic sensibilities, cultural observations, and unparalleled mastery of language. The book begins with two Indians plummeting from the sky after the explosion of their airliner, and proceeds through a series of metamorphoses, dreams and revelations.
"Use an audiobook to really enjoy Satanic Verses"
Grace has grown up in slavery. As difficult as life on the Virginia plantation is, at least she has her family: Momma; her younger brothers, Thomas and Willy; Aunt Sara; and Uncle Jim. When she overhears Master and Mistress plotting to sell her brothers, she and her family decide to run away that same night. But without time to plan their escape and go north along the Underground Railroad, their only choice is to head deep into the woods of the Dismal Swamp.
In A Child's Garden of Verses, Stevenson catches the spirit of childhood in such charming poems as "At the Seaside", "Foreign Lands", "Bed In Summer", "The Land of Counterpane", and many more. Recipient of a 1983 Parents Choice Award.
Raisa was just a child when she was sold into slavery in the kingdom of Qilara. Before she was taken away, her father had been adamant that she learn to read and write. But where she now lives, literacy is a capital offense for all but the nobility. The written language is closely protected, and only the king, prince, tutor, and tutor-in-training are allowed to learn its very highest form.
"Hormonal Teenagers in the middle of a Slave Revolt"
This essential quick reference tool will enable you to be motivated all of the time - starting with 31 key verses of Scripture. It starts with an introduction, 31 motivational Bible verses in full scripture text (in the King James Version), and scripture Meditation tips. 31 Motivational Bible Verses provides you the empowerment necessary "to ride upon the high places of the earth, bring honey out of the rock and oil out of the flinty rock" (Deuteronomy 32:13 paraphrased).
Robert Louis Stevenson's "Happy Thought" betokens all the joy and wonder of A Child's Garden of Verses. The poetic musings of this well-loved classic recapture childhood mysteries that range from the everyday rituals of home ("The Land of Nod," "Escape at Bedtime," and "My Bed Is a Boat") to the curiosities of a wider world ("Foreign Lands," "Pirate Story," and "Where Go the Boats?").
The Bible is the key to having a deeper understanding of our Christian faith. At the same time, it holds important Bible verses that will allow us to know God more and live our lives the way Jesus would if he was still here on Earth. The Holy Bible also holds all the essential information we need in order to explain the basis of our faith in Jesus Christ as our only way to be with God and go to heaven.
We as Christians are designed to be beacons of light in a dark world. To be a light, we have to have light on the inside, that's where Why Evil Exists comes in on the second book of the series "Logical Beliefs". A day by day devotional to help keep you on the right track of preparing and conquering the evil in the world.
"A True Blessing"
Acclaimed by the intellectuals of Spain's "Generation of '98," the poems and fiction of Rubén Darío reflect a pride in his country and in his fellow countrymen - many of whom were living in despair and disillusionment. Included here are several poems and the short story, "Huitzilopoxtli," which takes place during the Mexican Revolution and describes the hallucinatory brutality of war. In Spanish.
"Contenido excelente autor sobresaliente"
This is a story from the Canterbury Tales III: Modern Verse Translation collection.
Some of the most powerful scriptures are the healings and miracles Jesus performed that were recorded in the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. This is an often untapped power for healing in the twenty first century. The scripture tells us in Hebrews 13:8: “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever”. If He was willing to heal someone of sickness and disease yesterday, then He is surely willing to heal anyone of us today! Here is a scripture of a man asking if Jesus was willing to heal him. We can also ask Him.
This essential daily scripture reading and meditation tool will help you to experience God's healing in your body if you are sick and enable you to continually walk in divine health - starting with 31 key portions of scripture featured in full text in four popular translations (The King James Version, The Message, The Amplified Bible, and The New American Standard Bible).
With more than 80 of the most popular and loved poems in the English language, this collection is one of the most comprehensive anthologies of its kind. It covers a remarkable range, from the striking visions of Blake and Shelley and the insights of Keats to lighter but equally memorable verse by Tennyson.
"a nice collection with a flawed presentation"
When I am grown to man’s estate. I shall be very proud and great. And tell the other girls and boys. Not to meddle with my toys. Thus reads the whimsical, “Looking Forward,” of this delightful collection. From the sweetness of “Land of Nod,” to the imaginative dreams of “Pirate Story” and “Travels,” Robert Louis Stevenson’s beloved poems celebrate childhood in all its simplicity and joy.
This essential Daily Scripture Reading and Meditation tool will help you to develop your trust and confidence in God starting with 31 key portions of Scripture featured in full text in four popular translations. It includes my personal testimony in the introduction, a note of encouragement, what is scripture meditation, and the benefits of scripture meditation. From Day 1 to Day 31, you have your Daily Scripture Readings in four translations, Thought for Today, and Prayer for each day!
"Very well done & excellent narration!"
Nearly 100 of the most popular and loved poems in the English language, this collection is one of the most comprehensive anthologies of its kind available. It covers a remarkable range, from the striking vision of Blake and Shelley and the insights of Keats to lighter but equally memorable verse by Tennyson, Donne, and Edward Lear.
Bitesize Inspirations of God's Love For You! #1 Amazon Bestseller in Christian Meditations (August 2013 & March 2014) This essential Daily Scripture Reading and Meditation tool will help you experience God's Unconditional Love for you starting with 31 Key portions of Scripture featured in full text in 4 popular translations (The King James Version, The Message, The Amplified Bible and The New American Standard Bible).
Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales, a collection of narratives written between 1387 and 1400, tells of a group of 30 people from all layers of society who pass the time along their pilgrimage to Canterbury by telling stories to one another, their interaction mediated (at times) by the affable host - Chaucer himself. Naxos AudioBooks’ third volume presents the tales of six people, here in an unabridged modern verse translation (by Frank Ernest Hill, 1935).
From the vast and colorful imagination of Mary Engelbreit springs a Mother Goose world bursting with warmth and humor. All the favorite time-honored characters are here: Little Bo-Peep, Humpty Dumpty, Old King Cole, Jack and Jill, and many, many more, along with such treats as a mouse running up the clock, piggies going to market, and children dancing round the mulberry bush.
"great for kids"
This is a story from the Canterbury Tales I: Modern Verse Translation collection. Chaucer's greatest work, written towards the end of the fourteenth century, paints a brilliant picture of medieval life, society and values. The stories range from the romantic, courtly idealism of "The Knight's Tale" to the joyous bawdy of the Miller's; all are told with a freshness and vigor in this modern verse translation that make them a delight to hear.