Karluk has left home to become a man! For four months, he's off to learn falconry from Amir's brothers, living with them at their winter camp. As his training commences, what will Karluk learn about himself, and Amir, in the process? Crafted in painstaking detail, Ms. Mori's pen breathes life into the scenery and architecture of the period in this heart-warming, slice-of-life tale that is at once wholly exotic, yet familiar and accessible through the everyday lives of the characters she has created.
ÿWriters Editors Critics (WEC) An International Biannual Refereed Journal of English Language and Literature Volume 7, Number 2 (September 2017) ISSN: 2231?198X RESEARCH ARTICLES Sharan Speaks: Colours of Resistance and Emancipation on the White Paper - Jaydeep Sarangi Kahlil Gibran'sÿThe Prophet: An Appraisal of Life Skills - S. Kumaran Analyzing Intertextuality in Paulo Coelho?sÿManuscript Found in Accraÿ- Joji John Panicker Multicultural Ideologies in the Select Poems of K. V. Dominic: A Rendition of Poetic Insight - Parthajit Ghosh Confrontation of Democracy and Religion-Centred Politics Intriguing Khushwant Singh?s India inÿThe End of Indiaÿ- Sreedevi R and Raichel M. Sylus Pangs of Lacerated Psyche?An Analysis of Ramesh K. Srivastava?sÿMy Father?s Bad Boy: An Autobiographyÿ- Smita Das Poetry and its impact on status quo: The case of poems by Ethiopian students in the 1960s - Tesfaye Dagnew Gebrehiwot Tracing Spirituality in a Feminist Context in Khushwant Singh?sÿI Shall Not Hear the Nightingaleÿ- Kanchan Mehta A Study of the Radicalism of Daniel Defoe in the NovelÿRobinson Crusoeÿ- Iman Abdullah Al Mahdi A Socio-Psychological Analysis of Anita Desai?sÿBaumgartner?s Bombayÿ- Atul Rasika Moudgil Conflicts between the Conscious and Unconscious mind in Shashi Deshpande?sÿStrangers to Ourselvesÿ- M. Durga Devi Bio-Diversity and Deep Commitment: A Deep-Ecological Study of Bengali Dalit Poetry - Sibasis Jana A Canadian Asset: Mavis Gallant Celebrated For Her Style and Technique - M. Revathi REVIEW ARTICLES T. V. Reddy?s Insightful Survey of Indo-English Poetry - Manas Bakshi Effusion of Emotions in Manas Bakshi?sÿParnassus of Revivalÿ- S. Barathi An Economic Perspective of K V Dominic?s Short Story "Who is Responsible?" - Mousumi Ghosh Seeing Beyond Seeing: Ecstatic Epiphanies, Uncanny Realizations and Ultimate Transformation in Alexander Raju?sÿAnd Still Plays The Abyssinian Damsel on her Dulcimerÿ- Kavitha Gopalakrishnan Jacinta: A Pioneer Tribal Poet in Hindi -Fr. Varghese Paul, SJ BOOK REVIEWS O. P. Arora?s Heartbeats of Silence: A Collection of Poems - Anisha Ghosh (Paul) Natalia Molebatsi and Tiziana Pers, Elephant Woman Song - Jaydeep Sarangi Jaydeep Sarangi?s To Whom I Return Each Day - Patricia Prime SHORT STORIES A Memorable Present - Ramesh K. Srivastava Vanity Fair - T. V. Reddy A Hartal Safari in God?s Own Country - K. V. Dominic A Change for the Better - Chandramoni Narayanaswamy As You Sow - Manas Bakshi In the Light of Anamika?s Thought - Sabita Chakrabarti Another dawn ... another day... 164 - Molly Joseph POEMS How to Tear away the Self - D. C. Chambial Sitas and Savitris - D. C. Chambial The Chameleon - O. P. Arora I Walked through the Forest - O. P. Arora When I Was Thirteen - O. P. Arora Taking it from Nature - Manas Bakshi Caution - Manas Bakshi In Search of New Hues - Ketaki Datta No Bullets for No Cause - Ketaki Datta Peace Bombed to Doom - Ketaki Datta Poetry - Rajiv Khandelwal Miser - Rajiv Khandelwal Standing Alone - Rajiv Khandelwal A Hymn - Ramesh Chandra Mukhopadhyaya Life Touches - Molly Joseph The Cart - Rita De A Seat - Rita De Oh! Lord, qualify me first to utter the just - Biswanath Kundu A wish to get back to the childhood days - Biswanath Kundu A Silent Plea... - Fr. Tomson D?cotho A Helpless Witness - Fr. Tomson D?cotho Divine Incarnation - Neha Motwani Minuscule Steps - Neha Motwani List of Contributorsÿ Learn more at www.ProfKVDominic.com
The Mystery Fancier, Volume Seven Number One, January-February 1983, contains: "Captain Joseph T. Shaw's Black Mask Scrapbook," by E. R. Hagemann, "Detection by Other Means," by Bob Sampson, "Joe Orton's and Tom Stoppard's Burlesques of the Detective Genre," by Earl F. Bargainnier, "Bloody Balaclava: Charlotte MacLeod's Campus Comedy Mysteries," by Jane S. Bakerman and "Spy Series Characters in Hardback, Part XIII," by Barry Van Tilburg.
When should a woman disobey her father, contradict her husband, or shape the policy of a ruler? According to the Lienü zhuan, or Categorized Biographies of Women, it is not only appropriate but necessary for women to offer counsel when fathers, husbands, sons, and rulers stray from virtue. The earliest Chinese text devoted to the moral education of women, the Lienü zhuan was compiled by Liu Xiang (79–8 B.C.E.) at the end of the Han dynasty (202 B.C.E.–9 C.E.) and recounts the deeds of both virtuous and wicked women. Informed by early legends, fictionalized historical accounts, and formal speeches on statecraft, the text taught generations of Chinese women to cultivate filial piety and maternal kindness and undertake such practices as suicide and self-mutilation to preserve chastity and reform wayward men. The Lienü zhuan’s stories inspired artists for a millennium and found their way into local and dynastic histories. An innovative work for its time, the text remains a critical tool for mapping women’s social, political, and domestic roles at a formative time in China’s development.
Excerpts from criticism of the works of novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers and other creative writers who lived between 1800 and 1900, from the first published critical appraisals to current evaluations.
Her life has gone to the dogs… literally. After a bad break-up with a long-term boyfriend Veronica can finally devote herself fully to training search and rescue dogs for the local police department. The only problem is that she has to train the humans too, and they’re not as much fun as the K-9 officers. Until Lobo… Lobo has arrived on Earth with nothing but the brand-new human body he inhabits and the mission to find a mate and annihilate her with pleasure until she accepts him. Although nearly every Earth female he meets seems most eager to get to know him better, Lobo finds himself drawn only to Veronica. And she refuses to acknowledge their mutual attraction. The only way to her heart is through the dogs. When one of the K-9s is in trouble, it’s up to Veronica to help him but there’s only one problem - dogs can’t talk. And while the rest of the department is ready to give up on the canine, Lobo offers to help solve the mystery and save Veronica’s best friend. Can Veronica accept Lobo’s help while hanging onto her feelings? Or will the sexy alien bring her heart to heel? Veronica will have to be one sly dog to avoid Lobo teaching her new tricks… About the Stargazer Alien Brides series: Educated about humankind by the 1980s movies that came to them in an interstellar time capsule, these gorgeous gentlemen are eager to meet Earth girls... Season 1 focused on three couples in a small Pennsylvania town, featuring Bond, Rocky and Magnum. Season 2 followed the story to a resort in the Catskills where three new couples meet and features Kitt, Remington and Indiana. Season 3 continues the adventure with three new couples in a small-town police academy, featuring Lobo, Conan and Hawkeye.
COLORADO 1880 Jem Wheeler has always been a survivor. He just wants to make a fresh start in Colorado Springs after the loss of his wife. But then he happens upon a young mute woman being sold off to the highest bidder. He wasn't looking for a mail-order bride. He wasn't looking to rescue anyone either. But desperate circumstances can drive a good man to do things he hadn't planned on doing... When Jem steps into Annie's life, she's not expecting anyone to save her. Mute from birth, she's just using all her wits to survive. All she's ever really wanted is a family of her own. For someone to see her. To look at her long enough to hear the things she can't say. Can Annie finally break through the silence to win Jem's heart? Sweet Historical Western Romance A Mail-Order Bride Novel Each book in The Brides Series can be read as a stand-alone novel, but reading in order will provide a more complete reading experience. THE BRIDES SERIES The Unexpected Bride Sleigh Bells & Mistletoe The Bartered Bride Only the Heart Knows Excerpt Jem took the apple core from his daughter and passed her one of the remaining crackers with a piece of cheese on it. Mae munched that down and looked to him immediately for another, the last one. He gave it to her, then showed her his empty hands. She frowned. "More?" "No more," Jem said, and showed her his empty hands again, making a bigger gesture out of it, as if the little girl was accusing him of hiding some. If Annie weren't so intent on eating her share of cheese and crackers she might have smiled at the sight of them, one of the most dangerous men she'd ever seen sitting side by side with that tiny little girl. They made quite a mismatched pair. Mae looked over at Annie, at the last cracker in her hand and the last bit of cheese. Annie gulped down the mouthful she was chewing. She looked down at the last of her meal and back at the little girl. To her shame, she didn't want to give up her last cracker. She could barely remember the last meal she'd eaten. "That's Annie's food," Jem admonished the little girl. "You've had yours." Mae bit her lip. She glanced down at her lap, then back at Annie again. I can share, Annie attempted to tell Mae with her eyes alone. She snapped her cracker in half--simply unable to bear parting with the whole thing--and passed it across to the little girl. Mae took it and popped the whole thing in her mouth, making Annie smile. "Mae!" her father said. She looked at him wide-eyed, her mouth full of cracker. "Whaf dafdda?" she said, muffled, spraying a few cracker crumbs onto his trousers. He closed his eyes briefly and brushed them off. "You didn't have to give her any," he said to Annie, "but thanks." Annie grunted, her way of saying she didn't mind that much. She looked down quickly and finished her last bit of food. The crackers had been crispy and the cheese silky and smooth. They'd tasted like heaven. "You must be thirsty," he said. "Do you mind sharing?" She shook her head and automatically lifted two fingers. "Two's no?" he asked. She nodded, pleased, and lifted one finger. She'd grown up sending signals through the floor of the Ruskins' house, one stomp for yes, two for no. It came natural as rain now. "And one's yes," he said, catching on quick. Annie drank deep when he passed her the flask of water, amazed he'd let her drink from it. She tried her best to pour it down her throat without touching her lips to the flask, so he wouldn't regret giving it to someone so dirty. She wished she could tell him thanks, but after Mae had her fill and he took his own swallow, he was back under his hat, likely going over the events of the day. How he'd stuck himself with her. How he probably regretted even stepping off the train at the last stop. She couldn't say she blamed him. She hadn't much wanted to marry a stranger herself. ***