The modern audience hasn't had a chance to truly appreciate the unknowing dread that readers would have felt when reading Bram Stoker's original 1897 manuscript. Most modern productions employ campiness or sound effects to try to bring back that gothic tension, but we've tried something different. By returning to Stoker's original storytelling structure - a series of letters and journal entries voiced by Jonathan Harker, Dr. Van Helsing, and other characters - with an all-star cast of narrators, we've sought to recapture its originally intended horror and power.
"Gothic Horror Never Sounded So Good"
Since its release in 1949, The Hero with a Thousand Faces has influenced millions of readers by combining the insights of modern psychology with Joseph Campbell's revolutionary understanding of comparative mythology. In this book, Campbell outlines the Hero's Journey, a universal motif of adventure and transformation that runs through virtually all of the world's mythic traditions. He also explores the Cosmogonic Cycle, the mythic pattern of world creation and destruction.
"Meaningful and thought-provoking"
London is emerging from the shadow of the Second World War, and writer Juliet Ashton is looking for her next book subject. Who could imagine that she would find it in a letter from a man she's never met, a native of the island of Guernsey, who has come across her name written inside a book by Charles Lamb.... As Juliet and her new correspondent exchange letters, Juliet is drawn into the world of this man and his friends – and what a wonderfully eccentric world it is.
"MUCH better than I ever expected! Give it a try!"
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I - I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. Drawing upon everyday incidents, common situations, and rural imagery, Robert Frost fashioned poetry of great lyrical beauty and potent symbolism. His language is simple, clear, and colloquial, yet dense with meaning and wider significance.
"Beautifully performed masterpieces!"
In general, companies decide to begin franchising for one of three reasons: lack of money, people, or time. Opening your own franchise business is a big step for those who choose the venture, and it can be somewhat intimidating. The franchise marketplace is filled with innumerable franchise systems over a vast range of industries.
"For the true beginner"
Since its earliest days, The New Yorker has been a tastemaker: literally. As the home of A. J. Liebling, Joseph Wechsberg, and M. F. K. Fisher, who practically invented American food writing, the magazine established a tradition that is carried forward today by irrepressible literary gastronomes, including Calvin Trillin, Bill Buford, Adam Gopnik, Jane Kramer, and Anthony Bourdain. Now, in this indispensable collection, The New Yorker dishes up a feast of delicious writing on food and drink.
The Thinking Moms’ Revolution (TMR) is a group of 23 moms (and one awesome dad) from Montana to Malaysia who all have children with developmental disabilities. Initially collaborating online about therapies, biomedical intervention, alternative medicine, special diets, and doctors on the cutting edge of treatment approaches to an array of chronic and developmental disabilities, such as autism, sensory processing disorders, food allergies, ADHD, asthma, and seizures, they've come together into something far more substantial.
"Little Useful Information"
In an expensive London restaurant, Julia Lovat receives a gift that will change her life. It appears to be a book of exquisite 17th-century embroidery patterns - but on closer examination, Julia finds it also contains faint diary entries. In these, Cat Tregenna, an embroideress, tells how she and others were stolen out of a Cornish church in 1625 by Muslim pirates and taken on a brutal voyage to Morocco to be auctioned off as slaves.
Entering into a joint venture is a major decision. This audiobook gives an overview of the main ways you can set up a joint venture, the advantages and disadvantages of doing so, how to assess if you are ready to commit, what to look for in a joint venture partner, and how to make it work.
"Intel aquired +20"
There is a world beyond vaccinations for some parents and it requires a lot of love and patience. For you see, there are many children who suffer afflictions because of a regular inoculation visit. However, there is hope for those seeking answers. This guide will open you up to a world of alternative medicine and homeopathic doctors who can show you natural remedies and natural paths to disease prevention. You'll hear about toxic chemicals, the affects they have on our children's bodies, and more.
A searching and inventive debut, Ten Things I’ve Learnt About Love is a story about finding love in unexpected places, about rootlessness and homecoming, and the power of the ties that bind. It announces Sarah Butler as a major new talent for telling stories that are heart-wrenching and unforgettable.
"Tedious and female narrator a disappointment"
The main objective of CEO Guide to Doing Business in Canada is to provide you with basic knowledge about Canada; an overview of its economy, business culture, potential opportunities, and an introduction to other relevant issues. Novice exporters, in particular, will find it a useful starting point.
The UAE is situated in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman and Saudi Arabia. The UAE is a federation of seven Emirates each with its own Ruler. Saudi Arabia's command economy is petroleum-based; roughly 75% of budget revenues and 90% of export earnings come from the oil industry.
"A fine presentation"
Carl Sandburg wrote poems with such soulfulness, lyric grace, and love and compassion for the common man that he was known as a "poet of the people." Here is a collection of 95 of his best works, including "Chicago," "Fog," "To a Contemporary Bunkshooter," "Masses," and "The Great Hunt," as well as other verses on themes like love, war, death, loneliness, immigrant life, and the beauty of nature.
Many businessmen and businesswomen find a business plan an important tool in day to day business operations. Business consultants always advise their clients to have a business plan before everything else. They know a business plan is a guide to business.
Millions of fans watched Derren Brown make a London cab driver forget where the London Eye is, buy high-priced items with blank pieces of paper, turn an average guy into a pub quiz champion, and otherwise amaze spectators with feats of psychological illusion. But how did Derren go from small-time magician performing in a restaurant to national celebrity and television star? Mind Stunts tells the story of the stunts that made Derren famous.
Originally produced for Chicago Theatres on the Air, Shakespeare's Greatest Hits contains some of the most memorable scenes from the Bard's most profound works: Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, As You Like It, Othello, and many more. It was performed by Chicago's Shakespeare Repertory, including Amy Irving and Kevin Gudhal, in 1993.
"Great to listeng"
There are many ways to make money. Everybody knows this and everybody is on the lookout for money. That is natural, we need money to live. It follows that any entrepreneur who is looking to start their own business might be overwhelmed by the range of options. What might they be interested in? What might they be good at? Well, one way to learn is by experience. A better way to learn is by reading the words of somebody that already has that experience.
Recently, some doubts have been expressed as to the notion of taking antioxidant vitamin supplements. Also, some recent studies have shone more light upon the Free Radical Theory of Aging and whether or not free radicals are a good or bad thing. This essay examines the effects of so-called antioxidant vitamins, and whether these supplements are beneficial or potentially harmful.
"Industrial/Organizational Psychology,/ takes a look at the history and evolution of I/O psychology in addition to providing a detailed description of its inner workings. ..."Industrial/Organizational Psychology" offers different theoretical perspectives to the field as well as various means of conducting employment and retention testing. The science of I/O psychology aims at both improving and maintaining efficient workplace practices.