This novel is based on a 19th Century novel and explores notions of relationships and literature, with three alternate endings to the story.
Tells the story of Charles Smithson's infatuation with the unusual Sarah Woodruff, whilst being engaged to a young lady of a good family and a considerable dowry. John Fowles re-creates the feel of a Victorian novel. He also wrote "The Collector" and "The Magus".
Unabridged and read by Paul Shelley. 17 hours 7 mins duration. 14 CD's
The sorcerer Alder fears sleep. He dreams of the land of death, of his wife who died young and longs to return to him so much that she kissed him across the low stone wall that separates our world from the Dry Land, where the grass is withered, the stars never move, and lovers pass without knowing each other. The dead are pulling Alder to them at night. Through him they may free themselves and invade Earthsea.
The Great Big Book of How to Study contains more than 400 pages of useful information and advice, and it's written in a direct, motivational style that will help students regain the confidence they need to succeed in school.
How to Study by David Griswold and David H. Griswold An Excellent Resource for Students of All Ages. Now including a stress management unit as well as suggestions for the use of the computer to improve study skills, the 2nd edition of this widely used text is an essential tool for improving the basic organizational skills needed to be a successful student. (amazon.com).
The only thing that could possibly make this book any more extraordinary is having it being read TO you by the inimitable, iconic actress Ruby Dee. As with any performance she gives, she puts every molecule of her being onto the screen, the stage, and God bless us all, the page. She gives such dimension, richness and texture to the book, you feel like you are sitting on a country porch in Eatonville listening to her. Also helpful to listen WHILE reading for help with the dialect that may be difficult to understand for some. This is one of the very best audiobooks you will ever hear. Enjoy!
Thea Gouverneur's Flower Portraits is a delectable selection of cross stitch designs for fifty favourite flowers. Arranged into fields of colour, these designs are certain in inspire beginners and have experienced cross-stitchers rushing for their embroidery frames. Following in the footsteps of the popular Secret Garden in Cross Stitch, these fresh flower portraits will bring the delight of the flowering garden into the home all year round.