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Ashes of Heroes

By Gabriel Archer,Jack Canaan
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Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece

By Gustav Schwab
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  • Publisher : Pantheon
  • Book Code : 0307805182
  • Total of Pages : 768
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 510
  • Pdf File: gods-and-heroes-of-ancient-greece.pdf

Book Short Summary:

From fire-stealing Prometheus to scene-stealing Helen of Troy, from Jason and his golden fleece to Oedipus and his mother, this collection of classic tales from Greek mythology demonstrates the inexhaustible vitality of a timeless cultural legacy. These stories of heroes and powerful gods and goddesses are set forth simply and movingly, in language that retains the power and drama of the original works by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and Homer. Introduction by Werner Jaeger With black-and-white illustrations throughout Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

The Red Book Of Heroes (Illustrated & Annotated Edition)

By Andrew Lang
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  • Publisher : Jazzybee Verlag
  • Book Code : 384960991X
  • Total of Pages : 355
  • Category : Books
  • Members : 376
  • Pdf File: the-red-book-of-heroes.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Heretofore Mr. Lang and his wife have dealt largely with folk-lore and legendary romance; now they find it necessary to turn to reality. As a trade-mark, they adhere to the rainbow nomenclature, but ' The red book of heroes ' claims to be history, wherein the lives represented are marked by two dominant characteristics, honor and courage.Accounts of such heroes as Florence Nightingale. John Howard the philanthropist, Hannibal, Father Damien, the apostle of the lepers, the Marquis of Montrose, the little Abbess, and others. "It would surely be an abnormal child who would not welcome ' The red book of heroes ' among his Christmas gifts." - N.Y. Times "Mrs. Lang has a very pretty story-telling gift of her own. while Mr. Lang does his part in giving the books a background of scholarship." - The Outlook. This book is fully illustrated and annotated with a rare extensive biographical sketch of the author, Andrew Lang, written by Sir Edmund Gosse, CB, a contemporary poet and writer.

World Folklore for Storytellers: Tales of Wonder, Wisdom, Fools, and Heroes

By Howard J Sherman
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1317451643
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 449
  • Pdf File: world-folklore-for-storytellers.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Here is a treasury of favorite and little known tales from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas, Australia, and Oceania, gracefully retold and accompanied by fascinating, detailed information of their historic and cultural backgrounds. The introduction provides an informative overview of folklore, its purpose in world cultures and in contemporary society and popular culture. Following this, the main sections of the book are arranged by tale type, covering wonder tales, hero tales, tales of kindness repaid and hope and redemption, and finally tales of fools and wise people. Each section begins by comparing the tales cross-culturally, explaining similarities and differences in the folkloric narratives. Tales from diverse cultures are then presented, introduced, and retold in a highly readable fashion.


By Caroline Young
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  • Publisher : Frances Lincoln
  • Book Code : 0711267456
  • Total of Pages : 255
  • Category : Design
  • Members : 432
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Book Short Summary:

Discover fashion that dared to be different, risked reputations and put careers in jeopardy. This is what happens when people take tradition and rip it up. FashionQuake introduces 50 pivotal momentsthat shook the world and changed mainstream fashion forever, telling the fascinating stories behind each piece’s creation, reception, and legacy. From awe-inspiring couture to protest T-shirts, bumster trousers to safety-pin dresses, this book profiles the cutting-edge of fashion, featuring enigmatic designers, risqué campaigns, surreal haute couture, and radical clothing. By tracing the history of modern fashion via the pieces that steered away from the norm, Caroline Young tells us how we got to the here and now. This fascinating and deeply insightful book presents an alternative introduction to fashion focusing on 50 moments that consciously questioned boundaries, challenged the status quo, and made shockwaves we are still feeling today. This book is from the Culture Quake series, which looks into iconic moments of culture which truly created paradigm shifts in their respective fields. Also available are ArtQuake, FilmQuake, and MusicQuake.

History Comics: The Great Chicago Fire

By Kate Hannigan
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  • Publisher : First Second
  • Book Code : 1250795672
  • Total of Pages : 128
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 234
  • Pdf File: history-comics.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In History Comics: The Great Chicago Fire, writer Kate Hannigan and illustrator Alex Graudins tell the true story of how a city rose up from one of the worst catastrophes in American history, and how this disaster forever changed how homes, buildings, and communities are constructed. A deadly blaze engulfs Chicago for two terrifying days! A brother, a sister, and a helpless puppy must race through the city to stay one step ahead of the devilish inferno. But can they reunite with their lost family before it’s too late? With History Comics you can travel back in time to the launchpad at Cape Canaveral, the deserts of the American southwest, the riot at the Stonewall Inn, and beyond! In this new nonfiction graphic novel series from First Second, the past comes alive!

Yuva Bharat

By Devir Singh Bhandari
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 9388414071
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Members : 328
  • Pdf File: yuva-bharat.pdf

Book Short Summary:

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity.... These immortal lines of Charles Dickens perhaps aptly describe everything Yuva Bharat reflects. In an uncanny reflection of the times we are living in while this book is being released, it talks about what the world needs to read right now. For these are the times of COVID-19. These are the times when 'normal' has been redefined. Author Devir traces the journey of 69 young men and women who defined their own 'new normal'. He talks about people whose worlds collapsed way before COVID-19 had hit us and who emerged victorious against undefinable odds-people of sheer grit who did not need legs to win races; people who vested their faith in the unseen; or people who rose from the ashes like the proverbial phoenix. Some of the remarkable stories include the struggles, learnings and indomitable passions of Rajkummar Rao, Kiren Rijiju, Aditi Rao Hydari, Remo D'souza, Abhinav Bindra and Chitrangada Singh, among many others, who each went on to excel in their own craft. Yuva Bharat encompasses these tales of overcoming all odds and achieving success eventually. A compelling narrative, it takes us through life journeys and inspires us to get up in this instant and take charge of our lives. A straight shot of adrenaline, Devir gives us our carpe diem moment!