Tales of Wedding Rings

Author: Maybe,

Publisher: Yen Press LLC

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Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 176

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Sato followed his childhood friend to another world in order to marry her and became King of the Ring. But in order to save the world, he'll have to marry four other princesses?! Can Sato handle marrying a second wife? /pre

The Final Tales of Sherlock Holmes - Volume 2

Featuring The Case of the Hampstead Ponies

Author: John A. Little

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 156

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In this series of five short stories, Holmes and Watson continue their late investigations into dark crimes in 1920s London, joined by their excitable housekeeper at 221B Baker Street, the brilliant, buxom Miss Lily Hudson, and by Jasper Lestrade of Scotland Yard, the ambitious, respectful son of the late George Lestrade. Thanks to Royal Jelly, Holmes is a fit 71-year-old, who has lost his interest in bees and returned to detecting, joining forces again with his colleague and friend, Dr. John Hamish Watson, a 73-year-old unfit twice-widower, who hankers after the good old days of derring-do. Together they explore the case of the Hampstead Ponies, where a murdered baby is found upon the Heath; the Chelsea Necrophile and the mysterious organ that plays itself; the Holland Park Cannibal with a taste for home-made sausages; the truly nightmarish Richmond Werewolf; and the dangers of contagion in the search for the Hammersmith Hound.

Sherlock Holmes and the Folk Tale Mysteries - Volume 2

Author: Gayle Lange Puhl

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Jewel thefts, missing persons, even murder are all elements in the world of the great detective Sherlock Holmes. What connects the stories in this book is that the cases he and his biographer Dr. John H. Watson investigate are based on adventures beloved of childhood. In a novel twist to the usual Holmes pastiches, Mrs. Puhl has based her plots involving Mr. Sherlock Holmes on folk tales, nursery rhymes and other snippets of children's literature. She has brought them into the Victorian era and kept them true to the expectations for Holmesian stories. But these are not children's tales. There are no talking rabbits, no flying carpets or magic wands. There is not always a happy ending. They are all grounded in the logical world of Holmes and Watson. Two men are determined to prove in a race which of them is faster. A child is missing and presumed dead. Can Sherlock Holmes help heal the mother's broken heart? A baby is found in a basket at the foot of the seventeen steps to 221b Baker Street. Did an ancient legend lead to a modern-day murder? Join Mr. Sherlock Holmes and his biographer Dr. John H. Watson as they explore the unusual cases brought to them from the land of bedtime stories and wise adages. You may never feel quite the same again about children's literature.

Western Civilization: Beyond Boundaries, Volume I: To 1715

Author: Thomas F. X. Noble

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 621

View: 623

Western Civilization, 5/e, is distinguished for its wider definition of Europe that includes Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, and European frontiers. Recognizing that factors outside the continent affected European history, the authors highlight Europe's place in the world throughout the narrative and in the primary source feature, The Global Record. Carefully revised and edited for greater accessibility, the Fifth Edition incorporates new pedagogical features such as focus questions, key terms, and section summaries to better support students of western civilization. The reconceived narrative and streamlined organization--featuring smaller, more cohesive learning units--lend to greater ease of use for both students and instructors. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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The Organ of the Book Trade

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Category: Bibliography

Page:

View: 749

Vols. for 1871-76, 1913-14 include an extra number, The Christmas bookseller, separately paged and not included in the consecutive numbering of the regular series.

Encyclopedia of Folk Heroes

Author: Graham Seal

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 347

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Entries describe the origins and deeds of folk heroes as they have existed in folktales, songs, oral tradition, and other folklore genres.