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Monsters of Men

By Patrick Ness
  • ISBN Code: : 0763652113
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press
  • Pages : 608
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
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  • Pdf : monsters-of-men.pdf

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In the riveting conclusion to the acclaimed dystopian series, a boy and girl caught in the chaos of war face devastating choices that will decide the fate of a world. As a world-ending war surges around them, Todd and Viola face monstrous decisions. The indigenous Spackle, thinking and acting as one, have mobilized to avenge their murdered people. Ruthless human leaders prepare to defend their factions at all costs, even as a convoy of new settlers approaches. And as the ceaseless Noise lays all thoughts bare, the projected will of the few threatens to overwhelm the desperate desire of the many. The consequences of each action, each word, are unspeakably vast: To follow a tyrant or a terrorist? To save the life of the one you love most, or thousands of strangers? To believe in redemption, or assume it is lost? Becoming adults amid the turmoil, Todd and Viola question all they have known, racing through horror and outrage toward a shocking finale.

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  • Book Code : 1936239094
  • Total of Pages : 300
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 874
  • Pdf File: genes-giants-monsters-and-men.pdf

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Consider the possibility that the history of the human race is not as simple as what has been taught in classroom textbooks. Consider the possibility that the evolutionary scientific explanation for mankind has ignored critical facts that are buried deep within the fossils and mankind's DNA. Consider the possibility that the religious stories that have often been the core basis for mankind's understanding of where it belongs in the history of creation may actually reveal a planet occupied with tyrannical giants and an elite highly intelligent race bent on genetic mutation. As horrifying as such possibilities are, Genes, Giants, Monsters, and Men sets forth a plausible theory revealing a hidden history of mankind and a possible reason that it has remained veiled for hundreds of thousands of years. With his well-documented style and breathtaking conclusions, Dr. Joseph P. Farrell pulls back the veil and takes the reader on an odyssey behind the mysterious history and myths of the human race. Joseph P. Farrell is a recognized scholar whose credentials include a PhD in philosophy from the University of Oxford. His literary contribution is a veritable resumé unto itself covering such fields as Nazi Germany, sacred literature, physics, finances, the Giza pyramids, and music theory. A renowned researcher with an eye to assimilate a tremendous amount of background material, Farrell is able to condense the best scholastic research in publication and draw insightful new conclusions on complex and controversial subjects.

Of Men and Monsters

By Richard Tithecott
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  • Publisher : Univ of Wisconsin Press
  • Book Code : 0299156834
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 732
  • Pdf File: of-men-and-monsters.pdf

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Of Men and Monsters examines the serial killer as an American cultural icon, one that both attracts and repels. Richard Tithecott suggests that the stories we tell and the images we conjure of serial killers—real and fictional—reveal as much about mainstream culture and its values, desires, and anxieties as they do about the killers themselves.

The Dou-Jin Apprentice of Monsters and Men

By S. Cary Strasse
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 198454103X
  • Total of Pages : 412
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 475
  • Pdf File: the-dou-jin-apprentice-of-monsters-and-men.pdf

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The Dou-Jin Apprentice of Monsters and Men is about a young boy who lives on a farm and avoids being kidnapped by the evil Roda-kian evil order of mystical warriors, mages, and assassins that want Stephanous, the boy, for their own nefarious deeds to bring down the Dou-jin empire. Stephanous, at the age of fourteen, is taken in by the Dou-jin, who are the good and enlightened people of Theara. They are the guardians of the good and the law and order. They help protect the people of Theara from the monsters of Thearathe real and the mythical. Unbeknownst to Stephanous, he has a great power in the spirit and has attracted the vile power of the second-most-powerful demon of the underworldLilith. She wants to turn him into Roda-ki, and when he dies, she wants to harvest his soul to a soul cube to have forever. Lilith wants to break the eighteen seals that hold the entire demonic forces in the deep and her lover, Luciferous. She will do anything to free him, and that means anything. She spends her time invading Stephanouss dreams and life, trying to kidnap him. The Roda-ki, Crimson Sanhedrin, and monsters are set against Stephanous and his friends, but his friends turn out to be more than a match for whatever comes up against them.

Of Monsters and Men

By Caitlin Ricci
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  • Publisher : Dreamspinner Press
  • Book Code : 1632169339
  • Total of Pages : 200
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 157
  • Pdf File: of-monsters-and-men.pdf

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Werewolf Jeremy promises asexual Seth he won’t push for more than Seth is comfortable with, but Seth’s experience says it won’t last.

Monsters of Film, Fiction, and Fable

By Lisa Wenger Bro,Mary Ann Gareis,Crystal O'Leary-Davidson
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  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Book Code : 1527514838
  • Total of Pages : 412
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Members : 196
  • Pdf File: monsters-of-film-fiction-and-fable.pdf

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Monsters are a part of every society, and ours is no exception. They are deeply embedded in our history, our mythos, and our culture. However, treating them as simply a facet of children’s stories or escapist entertainment belittles their importance. When examined closely, we see that monsters have always represented the things we fear: that which is different, which we can’t understand, which is dangerous, which is Other. But in many ways, monsters also represent our growing awareness of ourselves and our changing place in a continually shrinking world. Contemporary portrayals of the monstrous often have less to do with what we fear in others than with what we fear about ourselves, what we fear we might be capable of. The nineteen essays in this volume explore the place and function of the monstrous in a variety of media – stories and novels like Baum’s Oz books or Gibson’s Neuromancer; television series and feature films like The Walking Dead or Edward Scissorhands; and myths and legends like Beowulf and The Loch Ness Monster – in order to provide a closer understanding of not just who we are and who we have been, but also who we believe we can be – for better or worse.

Captain America Epic Collection

By Marc DeMatteis
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  • Publisher : Marvel Entertainment
  • Book Code : 130252254X
  • Total of Pages : 504
  • Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Members : 761
  • Pdf File: captain-america-epic-collection.pdf

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Collects Captain America (1968) #267-285, Captain America Annual (1971) #6, Defenders (1972) #106. The son of Zemo! Baron Helmut Zemo has taken up his father’s villainous mantle — and targeted Captain America in a complex plan of revenge! As Cap battles the existential threat of Everyman, Steve Rogers’ childhood friend Arnie Roth resurfaces — but he’s in deadly danger! Vermin strikes and Zemo’s trap is sprung, but can Cap save Arnie from Zemo’s clutches? Meanwhile, when Hydra crashes a reunion of the Howling Commandos, the aging heroes go to war once again! Cap’s girlfriend, Bernie Rosenthal, makes a startling realization! The Falcon struggles to reconcile his past and future! And the 1950s Bucky must rescue a brainwashed Cap from Viper’s fangs! Plus: Four Captain Americas are united across time — but can even their combined power keep death at bay?

Monsters Among Us

By Amanda Strong
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  • Publisher : Clean Teen Publishing
  • Book Code : 1634222628
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 276
  • Pdf File: monsters-among-us.pdf

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What if the fate of the world lies with the monster—not the hero? The world is shifting, and Sammy has complete control. But as hidden truths surface, she starts to doubt everyone who is close to her. The Ancients and Kory have been harboring dark secrets, and it could mean war between the Dragon Fae and the Irukas. With the Defenders as her devoted soldiers, Sam must make some difficult decisions. Should she save the world… or save herself? Blake won't give up on Sam. He knows he can't trust Tonbo anymore, or the web of lies he's been thrown into. If he hopes to save Sam, he must find the real reason Kory created the bug army. Turns out there could be something far worse than bloodthirsty bugs buriedon the islands, and Blake will have to fight his own inner demons if he wants to save those he loves—including Sam. In a world filled with mistrust and lies, Blake and Sam must unearth the truth and face their own fears and weaknesses. If they don't, their lives—and the fate of all humanity—will hang in the balance.

John Calvin

By William J. Bouwsma
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Book Code : 9780199762972
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : History
  • Members : 410
  • Pdf File: john-calvin.pdf

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Historians have credited--or blamed--Calvinism for many developments in the modern world, including capitalism, modern science, secularization, democracy, individualism, and unitarianism. These same historians, however, have largely ignored John Calvin the man. When people consider him at all, they tend to view him as little more than the joyless tyrant of Geneva who created an abstract theology as forbidding as himself. This volume, written by the eminent historian William J. Bouwsma, who has devoted his career to exploring the larger patterns of early modern European history, seeks to redress these common misconceptions of Calvin by placing him back in the proper historical context of his time. Eloquently depicting Calvin's life as a French exile, a humanist in the tradition of Erasmus, and a man unusually sensitive to the complexities and contradictions of later Renaissance culture, Bouwsma reveals a surprisingly human, plausible, ecumenical, and often sympathetic Calvin. John Calvin offers a brilliant reassessment not only of Calvin but also of the Reformation and its relationship to the movements of the Renaissance.

Heroes, Gods and Monsters of Ancient Greek Mythology

By Michael Ford
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  • Publisher : Andrews UK Limited
  • Book Code : 1908759828
  • Total of Pages : 186
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 932
  • Pdf File: heroes-gods-and-monsters-of-ancient-greek-mythology.pdf

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Heroes, Gods and Monsters in Ancient Greek Mythology' is a collection of classic archetypal Ancient Greek myths, including the stories of Jason, Perseus, Odysseus, Heracles, Oedipus and Theseus, and many more dark and delirious, famous Ancient Greek myths. These stories, which have had a great influence on thinkers throughout the centuries, inform popular culture even today. Here they are told as if by a fireside storyteller, detailing the horrific perils these heroes faced. A historical introduction explains who the Ancient Greeks were, describing their beliefs and customs, and a 'Finding out more' section provides you with the tools you need to discover even more about this increidble civilisation and their beliefs.