New PDF release: Pearls on a Branch: Arab Stories Told by Women in Lebanon

By Najla Khoury,Inea Bushnaq

A selection of 30 conventional Syrian and Lebanese folktales infused with new lifestyles by way of Lebanese ladies, gathered via Najla Khoury.

While civil warfare raged in Lebanon, Najla Khoury traveled with a theater troupe, placing on indicates in marginal components the place electrical energy was once a luxurious, in air raid shelters, Palestinian refugee camps, and remoted villages. Their performs have been principally in line with oral stories, and she or he combed the rustic looking for tales. a long time later, she selected 100 tales from one of the hottest and released them in Arabic in 2014, precisely as she got them, from the mouths of the storytellers who informed them as that they had heard them once they have been teenagers from their mom and dad and grandparents. Out of the hundred tales released in Arabic, Inea Bushnaq and Najla Khoury selected thirty for this book.

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Read e-book online Irish Fairy and Folk Tales PDF

By William Butler Yeats

Born and proficient in Dublin, eire, William Butler Yeats found early in his literary profession a fascination with Irish folklore and the occult. Later presented the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923, Yeats produced an unlimited number of tales, songs, and poetry of Ireland’s ancient and mythical prior. those writings helped safe for Yeats acceptance as a number one proponent of Irish nationalism and Irish cultural independence. initially released in separate books close to the tip of the 19th century, “Irish Fairy and folks stories” have preserved a wealthy and captivating historical past in an actual Irish voice. during this quantity, striking characters of Irish delusion are delivered to existence during the magnificent poetic voice of W. B. Yeats. those mythical tales of capricious Trooping Fairies, the frightful Banshee, Kings and Queens, Giants, Devils and the ever well known Leprechaun will pride and entertain readers of every age. This version encompasses a biographical afterword.

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Read e-book online Lambtastic Day PDF

By Brandon Sindos

LAMBTASTIC DAY is the 1st e-book to introduce people to the wonders and excitements in the Lamb group. inside of you will discover solutions to questions like: What does a express Lamb do prior to mattress? the place do company Lambs stay? Do Elf Lambs really exist? and lots of extra! no matter if you have an interest in Lamb neighborhood and wish to profit extra, otherwise you are an skilled Shepherd seeking to take notes, you’re in for a deal with of LAMBTASTIC proportions.

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New PDF release: La Légende du Dragon d'Orx (French Edition)

By Georges Brau

En vacances dans les Landes près du Marais d’Orx, une fratrie de jeunes Parisiens entre en relation avec un pseudo Dragon : un étrange lamantin. S’en suivront de rocambolesques aventures avec une jeune châtelaine de leur âge qui les amèneront à los angeles découverte du trésor des Templiers. Ce conte moderne ravive l’histoire moyenâgeuse locale, dont l. a. présence du Prince Noir lors de l’occupation anglaise. Les croisades et l’ordre des Templiers, les Cagots, ces pèlerins de Saint Jacques de Compostelle et l’adaptation du détournement du fleuve Adour seront autant de faits historiques évoqués. Une captivante chasse au trésor, sous l’égide très pédagogique de l’impérative préservation de los angeles nature face aux flux migratoires estivaux de touristes et de l’envahissement de l. a. faune et l. a. flore du Marais d’Orx.

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Read e-book online Il vello d'oro (Italian Edition) PDF

By Robert Graves,Francesca Antonini

in line with riavere il trono che gli è stato usurpato, Giasone raccoglie una sfida a tutta prima impossibile: raggiungere los angeles Colchide in step with recuperare il Vello d’Oro.
A some distance vela con lui a bordo della nave Argo sono i grandi eroi dell’antica Grecia, tra i quali Ercole, Orfeo, i gemelli Castore e Polluce, l’indovino Linceo e los angeles vergine Atalanta. Protetti dalla Dea Bianca, ma costantemente in lotta contro una natura avversa, mostri, dei ostili e le ancora più insidiose trappole di seducenti eroine, gli Argonauti affrontano un’impresa che rischia a ogni passo di tramutarsi in tragedia.
Una spedizione leggendaria che Robert Graves ha il pregio di narrare come un’avventura estrema, appassionante e audace, nella quale i protagonisti emergono nella loro più autentica umanità, calati in un immaginario che prende vita tra le pagine e che, oggi più che mai, si rivela incredibilmente attuale.

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Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae: Two Handbooks of by Stephen M. Trzaskoma,R. Scott Smith PDF

By Stephen M. Trzaskoma,R. Scott Smith

by means of providing, for the 1st time in one version, whole English translations of Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae--the most crucial surviving "handbooks" of classical mythography--this quantity allows readers to match the two's types of an important Greek and Roman myths. A normal advent units the Library and Fabulae into the broader context of historical mythography; introductions to every textual content speak about in better element problems with authorship, objective, and effect. A normal index, an index of individuals and geographic destinations, and an index of authors and works mentioned by means of the mythographers also are included.

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Get The Singing Princess PDF

By Grace Avalon,Raquel Monday,Raquel Monday

a brand new type of fairy story with a distinct twist. bound to be loved via every age. a narrative of excellent vs. evil, darkish vs. gentle and classes discovered all through as this tale unfolds. Princess Cate used to be a princess of sunshine and tune, concord, attractiveness and all that used to be solid. yet her surprising and premature disappearance deeply affects her as soon as filthy rich kingdom!

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Get L'enfant de la Cerisaie (Cal-Lévy-France de toujours et PDF

By Geneviève Senger

Une femme est prise dans les filets d’une negative manipulation.

1945. Réfugiée dans le Limousin pendant l’annexion de l’Alsace, Alice retourne avec sa soeur dans le val de son enfance. Elle y retrouve l’aubergiste, Augustin, amoureux d’elle depuis toujours, qui les aide à restaurer le domaine familial. Courtisée par le comte von Hoffmann et convoitée par Jacques, un riche viticulteur, Alice se despatched incapable de choisir un mari autant qu’une profession.
Son initiation à los angeles distillation lui apporte une double révélation : elle aime Augustin et elle fabriquera de l’eau-de-vie avec lui. Mais rien ne se passe comme prévu : il lui est interdit d’épouser Augustin et un incendie criminel vient réduire en cendres sa petite fabrique.
Pour Alice, tout est à refaire, mais remark croire encore à los angeles vie ?

 Alsacienne passionnée par l. a. langue française, Geneviève Senger a ce don infrequent de faire vibrer le destin tourmenté de sa région à travers des personnages formidablement attachants, dont los angeles hint brûlante s’imprime durablement dans l. a. mémoire.

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Rev. Richard Wagner Ph.D.,David Cantero's A Very Extra-Ordinary Place PDF

By Rev. Richard Wagner Ph.D.,David Cantero

a truly extra-ordinary previous lady with magical powers desires to proportion her very extra-ordinary presents along with her very usual neighbors.

The very traditional village, filled with very usual humans doing very traditional issues, is quickly to turn into a really extra-ordinary position certainly. yet first the clever previous girl with magical powers needs to find a method to stopover at her buddies with no them figuring out it really is she.

Joy and laughter, track and dancing all make lifestyles very extra-ordinary!

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