Category: Fantasy

  • Download E-books Handmaid's Tale (Bloom's Guides) PDF

    - complete interpreting and research publications for many of the world's most vital literary masterpieces - Concise severe excerpts offer a scholarly assessment of every paintings - the tale at the back of the tale information the stipulations less than which the paintings used to be written - each one ebook features a biographical cartoon of the writer, a descriptive record of characters, an intensive precis and research, and an annotated bibliography
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  • Download E-books Bourne & Tributary (River of Time) PDF

    By Lisa T. Bergren

    It's attainable to overcome a She-Wolf. yet you can't retain her down... The Betarrinis and the men they love are again with those novellas that stick to Waterfall, Cascade and Torrent. In Bourne, the tale selections up correct the place Torrent left off...Find out what has occurred to wounded warriors coming back from conflict, to the Betarrinis, struggling with for the boys who?ve captured their hearts, and what is going to ensue to them next... A yr later, in Tributary, Lia struggles to beat the phobia that consistent conflict has heaped upon her; Gabi and Marcello face an unforeseen obstacle; and Lord Greco could be able to go away the grief and lack of his earlier in the back of him, in order that he may possibly seize carry of the future...
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  • Download E-books Lyonesse II: The Green Pearl and Madouc (Fantasy Masterworks) (Bk. 2) PDF

    By Jack Vance

    In Lyonesse II: the fairway Pearl and Madouc the paranormal lands of excessive appeal - the Elder Isles, the land, long-vanished underneath the sea, from which King Arthur's ancestors fled to Britain - come to incredible lifestyles back. during this old land the area of chivalry and the realm of faerie exist facet by means of part and it's a position of odd attractiveness, excessive event and eerie magic. Warring kings renew their conflicts, opposing magicians devise ever more bizarre and sinister stratagems and Madouc, ostensibly the daughter of the ill-fated Princess Suldrun yet in truth a changeling, turns into embroiled in political rivalries, army adventures - and the hunt for the Grail.
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  • Download E-books The Witch's Daughter PDF

    By Paula Brackston

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

    An mesmerizing story of recent witch Bess Hawksmith, a fiercely self reliant lady eager to get away her cursed heritage who needs to confront the evil which has haunted her for centuries

    My identify is Elizabeth Anne Hawksmith, and my age is 300 and eighty-four years. in the event you will pay attention, i'll let you know a story of witches. A story of magic and love and loss. a narrative of the way basic lack of information breeds worry, and the way lethal that worry could be. enable me inform you what it potential to be a witch.

    In the spring of 1628, the Witchfinder of Wessex unearths himself a real Witch. As Bess Hawksmith watches her mom swing from the placing Tree she is aware that just one guy can retailer her from an analogous destiny: the Warlock Gideon Masters. Secluded at his cottage, Gideon instructs Bess, awakening bold powers she did not recognize she had. She could not have foreseen that even now, centuries later, he will be searching her throughout time, decided to say cost for saving her life.

    In present-day England, Elizabeth has outfitted a quiet lifestyles. She has spent the centuries in solitude, relocating from position to put, surviving plagues, wars, and the heartbreak that incorporates immortality. Her loneliness involves an abrupt finish whilst she is befriended via a teenage woman referred to as Tegan. opposed to her greater judgment, Elizabeth opens her center to Tegan and starts off instructing her the methods of the Hedge Witch. yet will she have the capacity to stand opposed to Gideon―who will cease at not anything to reclaim her soul―in order to guard the lady who has develop into the daughter she by no means had?

    Praise for The Witch's Daughter

    "Brackston's first novel bargains well-crafted characters in an soaking up plot and an altogether scrumptious mix of ancient fiction and fantasy." --Booklist

    "This pleasantly romantic historic myth debut flips evenly among the earlier studies of ageless witch Elizabeth Anne Hawksmith and her present-day lifestyles in Matravers, England... Bess's adventures are fascinating." --Publishers Weekly

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  • Download E-books The Tough Guide to Fantasyland: The Essential Guide to Fantasy Travel PDF

    By Diana Wynne Jones

    The definitive variation of a cult vintage through the mythical Diana Wynne Jones.

    Imagine that each one delusion novels—the ones that includes dragons, knights, wizards, and magic—are set within the similar position. That position is termed Fantasyland. The tricky advisor to Fantasyland is your trip advisor, a instruction manual to every thing it's possible you'll locate: Evil, the darkish Lord, Stew, Boots (but no longer Socks), and what passes for Economics and Ecology. either a hilarious send-up of the cliches of the style and an necessary advisor for writers, The tricky advisor to Fantasyland has been approximately very unlikely to discover for years. Now this cult vintage is again, and readers can adventure Diana Wynne Jones at her best possible: incisive, humorous, and wildly innovative. this can be the definitive version of the harsh advisor, that includes a brand new map, a wholly new layout, and extra fabric written for it by means of Diana Wynne Jones.

    World fable Award Finalist

    A Hugo Award Finalist (Nonfiction)

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  • Download E-books Fantasy and Political Violence: The Meaning of Anti-Communism in Chile PDF

    By Margarita Palacios (auth.)

    Political violence is usually understood when it comes to rationality and strategic reasoning, or by way of mental breakdown as a result of structural differences of society. Such ways, although, let us comprehend basically the ´tip of the iceberg´ of a miles deeper social phenomenon. Margarita Palacios analyzes political antagonism as expressing which means and wish whereas bringing to the fore the paradoxical dynamic of morality and delight which accompanies political violence. Her viewpoint proficient through social idea and psychoanalysis exhibits the interaction of worry, hate, ethical claims, and desire.

    This ebook is effective analyzing for researchers and scholars from the social sciences and arts, particularly within the fields of sociology, political technology, cultural experiences, Latin American reviews, and the rising box of psycho-social studies.

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  • Download E-books The City (with bonus short story The Neighbor): A Novel PDF

    By Dean Koontz

    NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • contains Dean Koontz’s brief tale “The Neighbor”—first time in print!

    Dean Koontz is on the height of his acclaimed powers with this significant new novel.
     
    a tender boy, a musical prodigy, studying life’s wonders—and mortal hazards.
    His ally, additionally a talented musician, who will percentage his trip into future.
    His striking relatives, demonstrated via the extremes of evil and sure by means of the depths of affection . . . on a collision path with a band of killers approximately to unharness anarchy.
    And not going allies, a regular hero tempered through the prior and a girl of poser who holds the foremost to the longer term.

    These are the folks of The City, a spot the place appeal and malice entwine, braveness and honor are present in the main unforeseen quarters, and how ahead lies buried deep contained in the middle. Brilliantly illumined by means of magic darkish and lightweight, their unforgettable tale is a riveting, soul-stirring saga that speaks to every body, an enormous milestone within the celebrated occupation of number 1 New York Times bestselling writer Dean Koontz and a stunning consciousness of the evergreen desires all of us share.

    Praise for The City
     
    “Beautifully crafted and poignant . . . The City is many stuff: critical, lighthearted, nostalgic, brave, frightening, and mysterious. . . . [It] could have readers staying up overdue at night.”—New York magazine of Books
     
    “[Koontz] can flat-out write. . . . The message of wish and depiction of ways the alternatives you are making can swap your existence ring precise and may stay with you as soon as the e-book has been closed.”Bookreporter

    Acclaim for Dean Koontz
     
    “Perhaps greater than the other writer, Koontz writes fiction ideally suited to the temper of the US: novels that recognize the truth and tenacity of evil but in addition the ability of excellent . . . that entertain enormously as they uplift.”Publishers Weekly

    “A rarity between bestselling writers, Koontz maintains to pursue new methods of telling tales, by no means content material with repeating himself.”—Chicago Sun-Times
     
    “Tumbling, hallucinogenic prose. ‘Serious’ writers . . . could do good to check his technique.”—The big apple instances e-book Review
     
    “[Koontz] has continuously had near-Dickensian powers of description, and a capability to yank us from one web page to the following that few novelists can match.”—Los Angeles Times
     
    “Koontz is a wonderful plotter and wordsmith. He chronicles the hopes and fears of our time in extensive strokes and high-quality element, utilizing well known fiction to discover the human condition.”—USA Today
     
    “Characters and the hunt for that means, exquisitely crafted, are the soul of [Koontz’s] paintings. . . . one of many grasp storytellers of this or any age.”—The Tampa Tribune
     
    “A literary juggler.”The Times (London)
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  • Download E-books Light My Fire (Aisling Grey, Guardian, Book 3) PDF

    Aisling gray is juggling being a demon lord, a parent, and a wyvern's mate, although she's maintaining her distance from acknowledged wyvern, Drake, nowadays. yet her presence remains to be required at a gathering of the golf green dragons. in view that numerous makes an attempt were made on her lifestyles, Drake is bound to get protecting of her. which would now not be a foul factor whilst conflict breaks out and all hell breaks loose-literally.
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  • Download E-books Fairies, Gnomes & Trolls: Create a Fantasy World in Polymer Clay PDF

    By Maureen Carlson

    Welcome to the realm of the Faerie Folk

    Create an idyllic, polymer-clay international choked with fairies, playful sprites, smart gnomes and elves, clever wizards and misunderstood trolls. no matter if you're new to polymer clay, or seeking to enhance your abilities, Fairies, Gnomes & Trolls bargains every thing you must unencumber the characters on your mind's eye and convey the magic of the fairy to life.

    Inside you will find 15 whole initiatives, including:

    • Isa Rosalia, the flower fairy
    • Dray Van Elm, the elf king
    • Broogen Bogge, the rock troll
    • Ophelia Lilliana, the sprite

    With an creation to polymer clay suggestions, a whole part on developing polymer clay figures, lots of assistance for operating with clay and personalizing your initiatives, in addition to version initiatives for plenty of of the characters, Fairies, Gnomes & Trolls is filled with every little thing you must create your individual fable world!

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