John Sinclair: Demon Hunter Volume 5 (English Edition)

Author: Jason Dark

Publisher: J-Novel Club


Category: Young Adult Fiction


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Demon hunting might be dangerous work, but it comes with travel benefits! John Sinclair and Suko travel to Greece in pursuit of a mysterious magician and the secrets of Atlantis! But even the Mediterranean depths are full of threats... Bound by a promise, the gang return to Britain to slay a vampire coven, before taking flight for New York! But with the meter running on a cursed taxi, will Sinclair make it to Romania in time to prevent Dracula's descendants from rising again - or will a certain Impaler beat him to it?

The Broadview Anthology of British Literature, Volume 5: The Victorian Era – Third Edition

Author: Joseph Black et al.

Publisher: Broadview Press


Category: Literary Collections

Page: 1460

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Shaped by sound literary and historical scholarship, The Broadview Anthology of British Literature takes a fresh approach to many canonical authors and includes a broad selection of work by lesser-known writers. The anthology also provides wide-ranging coverage of the worldwide connections of British literature, and it pays attention throughout to matters such as race, gender, class, and sexual orientation. The full anthology comprises six bound volumes, together with an extensive website component; a passcode to access the latter is included with the purchase of one or more of the bound volumes. A two-volume Concise Edition and a one-volume Compact Edition are also available. Highlights of Volume 5: The Victorian Era include the complete texts of In Memoriam A.H.H., The Importance of Being Earnest, Carmilla, and Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, as well as Contexts sections on “Work and Poverty,” “Women in Society,” “Sexuality in the Victorian Era,” “Nature and the Environment,” “The New Woman,” and “Britain, Empire, and a Wider World.” The third edition also offers expanded representation of writers of color, including Mary Prince, Mary Seacole, Toru Dutt, and Rabindranath Tagore.

Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 5, Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Part 4, Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Apparatus, Theories and Gifts

Author: Joseph Needham

Publisher: Cambridge University Press


Category: Science

Page: 834

View: 846

The fifth volume of Dr Needham's immense undertaking, like the fourth, is subdivided into parts for ease of assimilation and presentation, each part bound and published separately. The volume as a whole covers the subjects of alchemy, early chemistry, and chemical technology (which includes military invention, especially gunpowder and rockets; paper and printing; textiles; mining and metallurgy; the salt industry; and ceramics).

Hyde & Closer

Author: Haro Aso

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC


Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 200

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The magic journey of a boy and his chain saw-wielding bear! Reads R to L (Japanese Style), for audiences T+ Shunpei’s facing his biggest threat yet—a mob of 100 sorcerers who have no qualms about hurting anyone that gets in their way. But with Hyde out of the picture, has Shunpei completely given up the fight…?!

Guns + Tacos Vol. 5

Author: Dave Zeltserman

Publisher: Down & Out Books


Category: Fiction

Page: 188

View: 114

There’s a taco truck in Chicago known among a certain segment of the population for its daily specials. Late at night and during the wee hours of the morning, it isn’t the food selection that attracts customers, it’s the illegal weapons available with the special order. Each episode of Guns & Tacos features the story of one Chicagoland resident who visits the taco truck seeking a solution to life’s problems, a solution that always comes in a to-go bag. Episode 13: Two More Tacos, a Beretta .32, and a Pink Butterfly by Dave Zeltserman Episode 14: Two Tamales, One Tokarev, and a Lifetime of Broken Promises by Stacy Woodson Episode 15: Chimichangas and a Couple of Glocks by David H. Hendrickson Episodes 16-18 are featured in Guns + Tacos Vol. 6.

Hyde's Corner - Book I - No Man's Land

Author: J B Bergstad

Publisher: Woodside Publishing Group


Category: Fiction

Page: 143

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Hyde's Corner - Book I - No Man's Land is the first installment of a historical novel of epic proportions. Book I - No Man's Land details the tale of a family saga only three books can tell. Selmer Burks grows into a man many will call monster, yet, he is a man capable of great love and devotion to family and community. Selmer Burks, youngest son of Silas and Mathilda Burks, sees his family decimated in brutal fashion by Cedric and Jared Hyde. At nineteen, he embarks on a suicidal plot of revenge against those he holds responsible, but before he makes a fatal mistake, a newspaper headline catches his eye. With a cunning beyond his years, he wins election as sheriff of the newly formed Sundowner County. Under color of law, Selmer Burks begins a terrifying campaign of revenge that spans thirty years. His vendetta of hate claims the life of his wife and is responsible for the rape, pregnancy and death in childbirth of his beloved daughter, Laura Lee Burks. Burks makes arrangements to transport his daughter's body home. But hate has claimed it's pound of flesh and part of his sanity as well. On the drive home, Burks plots the murder of long time friend, Doctor Herman Beaman, who has accompanied him, as well as the bastard boy he sees as the demon seed of the rapist Robert Hyde.

On the Apocalyptic and Human Agency

Conversations with Augustine of Hippo and Martin Luther

Author: Kirsi Stjerna

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing


Category: Religion

Page: 135

View: 378

There is little doubt about the fundamental importance of both Augustine of Hippo and Martin Luther for western theology and anthropology. Both continue to invite critical debate on a host of issues that persist in their contemporary relevance, such as questions about human identity and destiny. This engaging volume brings together a group of scholars pursuing new directions in Lutheran and Augustinian scholarship on these issues. The first section on ""Luther and the Apocalyptic"" highlights L...