Category Archives: Historical & Biographical Fiction

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The Trap-Door Maker: A Prequel To The Phantom Of The Opera.

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Meanwhile, as his elder brother takes up medical studies in Modena and their younger brother leaves school for the stage, Europe's unfolding tragedy sends each of their lives into terrifying uncertainty. Founded in 1919 by former field officers, the society sponsored reunions, supervised the construction of divisional monuments in France, and ultimately recorded the exploits of the "Big Red One" in an elegantly formatted book, the (1922).
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War Is Hell: The First Flight of the Phantom Eagle (Graphic

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Books that bring the concept of terrorism home: The American Ambassador by Ward Just and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré. The Zoey Zeta and the Sisters of Power series are comics for children, while the Marvin Monster series are traditional books. One participant mentioned a fear of violence and inappropriate content as a reason for not using graphic novels in the classroom. the Akiko series by Mark Crilley and the Leave it to Chance series by James Robinson and Paul Smith (Gorman.
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Wings Comics. Issues 1, 2, 4 and 5. Fighting aces of war

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The smallish comics were also often bordered with elaborate decorative frames in a mock self-aggrandizing manner that further called attention to the playful squiggles that haphazardly described the characters. Chet Raymo, Valentine: A Love Story (2007), a novel based on the tradition that the original St. In the fifth century, Rome's territories were divided into an Eastern and a Western Empire. Neither Saxon nor Briton, he is unmoved by the political scheming, rumors, and accusations swirling around the fair queen.
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Iron Bound

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We compare the prices of over 20 bookstores and marketplaces for books with over 200 million offers. With his trademark elegance and intelligence, Robert Harris, bestselling author of Archangel and Fatherland, re-creates a world on the brink of disaster. The popularity of the camp television show Batman. This freights 9/11 with many uncontainable, excessive, extra-discursive elements. Despite their repuation, there are lots of different species of rats all over the world that have nothing to do with garbage or sewers.
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Considering Maus: Approaches to Art Spiegelman's "Survivor's

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Overview, with extensive quotation from contemporary sources. Minneapolis, MN: Black Sheep, Scholastic, 2016. Andrei Baltakmens, The Raven's Seal (2012), about a nobleman imprisoned for a murder he did not commit and the slum girl who tries to help him prove his innocence. The time periods she loves most are Elizabethan England, the American and French Revolutions, the Victorian Era and the Gilded Age. In 1977 she married her high school sweetheart, Daniel Hoag, shortly before he finished college.
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Okko: The Cycle of Earth #1 (of 4) (Okko Vol. 2: The Cycle

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Ron Goulart, an award-winning mystery and sci-fi writer who is also considered an international expert on comics, chronicles the fascinating history of the art form, as well as the hundreds of characters and series that have thrilled and chilled readers over the decades. It is recommended for both academic and public libraries."—Reference & User Services Quarterly "This seminal encyclopedia provides a convenient resource both for those who have a professional interest in understanding comic books and graphic novels and for those who want to enrich their reading.. .. this is a highly readable and informative resource that will guide its readers into understanding and appreciating the comic book as an American popular culture literary genre.
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Vikings

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Ernst). 124 Whore Makes Her Tracks. 197 Wilson. The Romans were never able to conquer the Picts in what is now Scotland. Author, title, summary for about 16 novels and story collections on teen parenting, from Undra E. A young girl, longing to be chosen to create magic for her tribe of nomadic hunters, scratches spirals into the ground even though she is forbidden to. Obviously, reading to kids can make far more advanced books accessible to a younger set.
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1864: The Cradle

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Feininger struggled for a year in 1906 to create some art nouveau–inspired fantasy comic pages for the Chicago Tribune. Charnwood Forest. [6/- Digby, Long] c. 1325. One prone figure with animal hooves has fish swimming around its head. it attempts to introduce the various distinctive forms of narrative art and describe their essential characteristics. euphoric quality like swimming in deep water. a few ancient preliterate cultures have survived long enough so that some of their narrative art can now be partially understood. representing the close affinity the San feel for animals while in trance. as a result of the subsequent impact of modern society.. the paintings vividly represent a trance experience by a San healer or shaman.
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Katsugami

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Although both of these works are unbroken visually with actual frames. Science fiction writers make their own rules for future settings, but the field requires consistency. … Beyond inconsistency and an overabundance of gadgetry in place of a good story, there are few taboos in science fiction. Nimble-witted and attentive, she's allowed into the employ of the Empress Elizabeth, amid the glitter and cruelty of the world's most eminent court. Morgan points out that narrative fiction was not written down for the first time until right around our period!: "Storytelling was no doubt practiced throughout antiquity, but narrative fiction remained at an oral, subliterary level until the emergence of the literary romance, perhaps in the first century" [Lies and Fiction in the Ancient World, Gill and Wiseman (eds), p.176) Modern historical fiction, as we know it in the West, is a later development from the Graeco-Roman novel or 'romance'.
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The Time Walkers

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Travels and observations of a Welsh family, a group of laughable oddities, through England, Scotland and Wales. Although they are opponents, they are also partners, allies, even doubles. I chose this book because I find Colliers ability to make you interested in topics you never thought you’d be interested in a key element to his work. His doing so on rainy days is presented as an alternative and complement to the epicurean dinners he treats Outland to" (270).
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