This summary was made for the listener who has a deep curiosity about classic literature, especially Animal Farm. It is the ideal guide to help you get a grasp on Orwell’s story, which has been viewed as an allegory for 20th Century politics. In quick chapter breakdowns and analyses, this summary explains how Orwell’s book was a cautionary tale against dictatorship, Communism, and the Soviet Union. Read this guide to get an overview and understanding of Animal Farm's themes, motifs, and symbols.
There's nothing phony about this study guide for J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, which explores the mind of disturbed teen Holden Caulfield, as he struggles to find an authentic world. Designed for students, this guide to The Catcher in the Rye contains everything you need to ace quizzes and essays on this literary classic.
This summary explores the major ideas found in Grain Brain, as well as the key take-aways from each chapter. Use it to help you make sense of the key thoughts Perlmutter presents and understand why the foods you eat play such an important role in your brain's health.
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Team Grendel is back and this time they have double the monster sharks and double the trouble as a drug cartel and the Mexican Navy are both ready to blow the Beowulf III out of the water! When a top secret, undercover mission goes wrong for one of the company's operatives, Ballantine must call on Team Grendel and the crew of the Beowulf III to take down a drug lord and stop Southern California from being overrun by a new substance more addictive and deadly than any drug on the planet.
"Cocaine Fueled Mega Sharks!?"
By the spring of 1931, a conspiracy is underway in Germany to assassinate President Hindenburg and restore the Kaiser's son to the throne, threatening the peace of Europe. At the behest of her godfather, Winston Churchill, the adventurous journalist Mattie McGary, a rising star in William Randolph Hearst's press empire, and her lover, Bourke Cockran, Jr., a New York law school professor and former army counterintelligence agent, get involved.
Graeme Simsion's The Rosie Project beautifully crafts the tale of a man struggling with undiagnosed Asperger's syndrome, trying to fit in. Let the chapter-by-chapter guide in this sidekick help you explore the thought-provoking issues raised in The Rosie Project. You'll also find in-depth character analyses and a breakdown of key symbols. Despite Don and Rosie's seeming incompatibility, Don finds himself drawn to her, willing to deviate from his schedule and act impulsively. Rosie is clearly interested in Don despite his missteps.
There is something in the deep. Something large. Something hungry. Something prehistoric. And Team Grendel must find it, fight it, and kill it. Kinsey Thorne, the first female US Navy SEAL candidate has hit rock bottom. Having washed out of the Navy, she turned to every drink and drug she could get her hands on. Until her father and cousins, all ex-Navy SEALS themselves, offer her a way back into the life: as part of a private, elite combat Team being put together to find and hunt down an impossible monster in the Indian Ocean.
"Murphy’s Law: If anything can go wrong, it will"
Running from the world, their ship crippled, their supplies dangerously low, Team Grendel follow Ballantine's lead to a promised paradise. A place where they can hide and regroup, rest, and plan the next step in their lives. If only life were so simple. Within hours of arriving at their idyllic island, Team Grendel and the crew of the Beowulf III quickly realize that once again they have been thrust into a nightmare of gigantic proportions.
This sidekick for Private LA is full of features to help you better appreciate this pause resister, such as character analysis and discussions of the book's setting and narration style. In chapter-by-chapter summaries and analyses of Private LA, learn the details of this double-whammy thriller involving media-savvy assassins and a missing Hollywood "it" couple.
Fans of John Grisham are excited about his very first sequel, Sycamore Row, which follows the characters and setting of A Time to Kill. If you are looking for a deeper reading experience, then this analysis is the perfect companion. In Sycamore Row, we return to the character of Jake Brigance and the town of Clanton, Mississippi. With the Carl Lee Hailey case well behind him, Jake is frustrated and bored with the status of his professional life.
Strange and legendary Dremlock Kingdom is facing destruction from both within and beyond its stone walls in the form of goblins - creatures spawned by evil that come in all shapes and sizes - and the Deep Shadow, a hungry and spreading force of dark sorcery that infects people with madness. To save their kingdom, the knights recruit a lonely and isolated boy named Lannon who lives in a wooded valley with his crazy father, who bears a dark illness of the soul, and his foul-tempered mother.
Team Grendel has made some enemies. The team of ex-Navy SEALs, scientists, and highly trained misfits may have saved countless lives, but they are now paying for their heroism. Pursued relentlessly across the globe by an unknown group, Team Grendel finds themselves disavowed by the United States and other sovereign nations for their work outside legal channels.
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Once eighteen-year-old Connor Moore stumbles across an almost human species, he is faced with history's darkest secret, a daunting future, and a love life he can't even begin to explain. Concealed throughout the pages of time, there has been a powerful race of human-like creatures manipulating mankind. This Elite race is made up of five ruling families, who have obeyed The Law and remained content to keep their identities a mystery.
Lives will be lost, prophecies fulfilled and trials endured…Connor Moore doesn't have the same luxury as other eighteen-year-olds. He has been called upon to assume the mantle of the Judge of an elite race of humans. Now to prove himself to a population who doubts him, he must pass a series of three trials that will test his mind, body and spirit. Things are made worse when two women vying for his affection finally meet and Connor realizes a decision must come soon.
As the second installment in The Origin Mystery Series, The Atlantis Plague continues the story A.G. Riddle began in The Atlantis Gene. Geneticist Dr. Kate Warner is humanity's last hope for survival. The hoped-for cure for the Atlantis Plague, Orchid, has failed. Those who survive are either evolved, lacking emotions but with increased intelligence and physical strength, or devolved, vegetative and weakened intellectually and physically.
Gods of Guilt is a thrilling tale for a variety of readers, and this comprehensive analysis helps you decipher the characters' motives and navigate the American legal system. Meet Haller's obstacles, such as questionable DEA agents and immoral private investigators, as he fights to solve the mystery and save his client from wrongful imprisonment. Learn how Connelly surprises his readers with plot twists and unpredictable conclusions in his latest mystery thriller.
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Whether you're just picking up Baldacci's detective thriller series King and Maxwell for the first time or you're a longtime fan, this analysis will serve as a companion into the complexities of the novel. King and Maxwell is rife with political intrigue, exploring themes such as transparency in government, the real cost of war, and the power of technology. This analysis will give you the insight needed to navigate the murky political waters alongside the detectives. Enhance your understanding of the themes, motifs, and ideas underlying the plot of King and Maxwell.
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Corporal Cranston Thorne is the black sheep of the family and about to be kicked out of System Guard for his selfish and reckless behavior. His father, Captain Thanos Thorne, would like nothing more than to see that happen, but unfortunately he can't stay for the court-martial; a remote outpost has gone silent and he must take the fleet out to face a possible attack. But in the fleet's absence, it's the planet that is attacked and it's up to Corporal Thorne, who's never cared about anyone but himself, to save planet Giger and restore the family name.
"Better suited to 18-30 year old males"
A new evil threatens to bring down legendary Dremlock Kingdom. With two famous Knights struck down, and fear and chaos running wild, Lannon finds himself involved in another bizarre mystery as the forces of the relentless Deep Shadow plot to assassinate the squire and his friends.
Take a town full of West Virginia coal miners, 17th century nobility, one of the longest and bloodiest wars in history, d'Artagnan (without the three musketeers), Blaise Pascal, Rene Decartes, Galileo, Oliver Cromwell and Gustav II Adolph. Shake well and simmer for thirteen years. Eric Flint's world of 1632 is an amazing and complex alternate history universe that split off from ours one spring day in 2000 and 1631. The Grantville Singles provide listeners with the opportunity to sample some of our favorite stories from the semi-monthly magazine devoted to the series, The Grantville Gazette. We hope you enjoy them.
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