Edgar Allan Poe and the Empire of the Dead Book PDF

Edgar Allan Poe and the Empire of the Dead

  • Author : KAREN LEE. STREET
  • Publisher : Point Blank
  • Release Date : 2019-10-03
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1786076411

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Edgar Allan Poe and the Empire of the Dead Book Description :

Edgar Allan Poe owes his old friend Auguste Dupin a favour Dupin needs Poe's help solving a deadly crime. Poe agrees and soon becomes enmeshed in Dupin's quest to bring down the man who singlehandedly ruined his family. This rival now wishes destruction upon Poe's head too. Caught in a deadly cat and mouse game within Paris' famous necropolis Poe and Dupin must use their wits to survive. And they discover that when venturing down into the Empire of the Dead, it's not so easy to return from the darkness.

The Empire of Death Book PDF

The Empire of Death

  • Author : Alice Brown
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1989-01-01
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN : 0910489211

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Memento Mori Book PDF

Memento Mori

  • Author : Paul Koudounaris
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-03-01
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 0500517789

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Memento Mori Book Description :

Combines engaging text and striking photography in a survey of cultural memorials that incorporate the bodies of the dead, sharing insights into the traditions and festivals of more than 30 countries. By the author of The Empire of Death.

The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch  Volume One Book PDF

The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch Volume One

  • Author : Daniel Kraus
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-10-27
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 656
  • ISBN : 9781481411417

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The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch Volume One Book Description :

A murdered teen is resurrected to walk the earth for more than a century in the sweeping epic Entertainment Weekly named one of the best books of 2015. May 7, 1896. Dusk. A swaggering seventeen-year-old gangster named Zebulon Finch is gunned down by the shores of Lake Michigan. But after mere minutes in the void, he is mysteriously resurrected. His second life will be nothing like his first. Zebulon’s new existence begins as a sideshow attraction in a traveling medicine show. From there he will be poked and prodded by a scientist obsessed with mastering the secrets of death. He will fight in the trenches of World War I. He will run from his nightmares—and from poverty—in Depression-era New York City. And he will become the companion of the most beautiful woman in Hollywood. Love, hate, hope, and horror—Zebulon finds them. But will he ever find redemption? Ambitious and heartbreaking, The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch, Volume One: At the Edge of Empire is the epic saga of what it means to be human in a world so often lacking in humanity.

Death in Babylon Book PDF

Death in Babylon

  • Author : Vincent Barletta
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2010-05-15
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN : 9780226037394

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Death in Babylon Book Description :

Though Alexander the Great lived more than seventeen centuries before the onset of Iberian expansion into Muslim Africa and Asia, he loomed large in the literature of late medieval and early modern Portugal and Spain. Exploring little-studied chronicles, chivalric romances, novels, travelogues, and crypto-Muslim texts, Vincent Barletta shows that the story of Alexander not only sowed the seeds of Iberian empire but foreshadowed the decline of Portuguese and Spanish influence in the centuries to come. Death in Babylon depicts Alexander as a complex symbol of Western domination, immortality, dissolution, heroism, villainy, and death. But Barletta also shows that texts ostensibly celebrating the conqueror were haunted by failure. Examining literary and historical works in Aljamiado, Castilian, Catalan, Greek, Latin, and Portuguese, Death in Babylon develops a view of empire and modernity informed by the ethical metaphysics of French phenomenologist Emmanuel Levinas. A novel contribution to the literature of empire building, Death in Babylon provides a frame for the deep mortal anxiety that has infused and given shape to the spread of imperial Europe from its very beginning.

Harvenger 2 Book PDF

Harvenger 2

  • Author : Albert David Sutton
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 319
  • ISBN : 0473288044

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Harvenger 2 Book Description :

"It is now over 300 years since Lauryl LeMont was spared from the witches pyre by Death himself and in that time she has created a corporate empire that spans the world. Harvenger Corporation is a multinational giant involved in everything from pharmaceuticals to crop research and even military spy drones. At its heart Lauryl sits in her tower hidden from the world she has helped create. A world that knows nothing of her existence. Protected, aided and loved by Death she seems untouchable. But unknown to her there are enemies who do know exactly who and what she is and their hatred of her has grown to where they will stop at nothing to destroy her. The apocalyptic figures of War, Pestilence and Famine, whose combined might is equal to that of Death, will use her to bring about that for which they have waited - Armageddon. And Death must make a choice, save the woman he loves, or save the world"--Back cover.

The Merlin Prophecy Book Two  Death of an Empire Book PDF

The Merlin Prophecy Book Two Death of an Empire

  • Author : M. K. Hume
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-05-21
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN : 9781476715148

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The Merlin Prophecy Book Two Death of an Empire Book Description :

Determined to discover his father's identity, Merlin, along with his band of loyal companions, travels across war-ravaged Europe, a trip that cements his reputation as a great healer.

Death at the Edges of Empire Book PDF

Death at the Edges of Empire

  • Author : Shannon Bontrager
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2020-02
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9781496201843

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Death at the Edges of Empire Book Description :

Shannon Bontrager examines the culture of death, burial, and commemoration of fallen American soldiers in the Civil War, the Spanish-Cuban-American War, the Philippine-American War, and World War I. He links the cultural and political history of American war dead to explore the transatlantic and transpacific contexts of America’s imperial ambitions.

History of the Roman Empire Book PDF

History of the Roman Empire

  • Author : Herodian
  • Publisher : Berkeley, U. of California P
  • Release Date : 1961
  • Genre : Emperors
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN : UOM:39015004152800

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History of the Roman Empire Book Description :

From the death of Marcus Aurelius to the accession of Gordian III.

Heavenly Bodies Book PDF

Heavenly Bodies

  • Author : Paul Koudounaris
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre : Religion
  • Pages : 189
  • ISBN : 0500251959

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Heavenly Bodies Book Description :

A visual history of the remains of the saints and holy relics found in the subterranean passageways and tombs beneath Rome, featuring skeletons dressed in elaborate silks and lace, wigs, crowns jewels and armor. 10,000 first printing.

Imperial Bodies Book PDF

Imperial Bodies

  • Author : Shana Minkin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-11-19
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1503608921

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A Celebration of Death Book PDF

A Celebration of Death

  • Author : James Stevens Curl
  • Publisher : B T Batsford Limited
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre : Architecture
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN : UCSC:32106013961286

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A Celebration of Death Book Description :

Describes funerary architecture, monuments, memorials, and mausolea, together with the landscapes of cemeteries, from classical antiquity to the present. The book covers a wide range of chronology and geographical area, including the elaborate cemeteries created during the 18th century.

The Empire of Austria Book PDF

The Empire of Austria

  • Author : John Stevens Cabot Abbott
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1859
  • Genre : Austria
  • Pages : 520
  • ISBN : WISC:89080108632

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The History of Roman Empire Book PDF

The History of Roman Empire

  • Author : J. B. Bury
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Release Date : 2019-06-03
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 992
  • ISBN : EAN:4057664110176

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The History of Roman Empire Book Description :

This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: The Constitution of the Monarchy The Administrative Machinery Constantinople The Neighbours of the Empire at the End of the Fourth Century The Supremacy of Stilicho The German Invasions Under Honorius Theodosius Ii and Marcian The Dismemberment of the Empire in the West The Empire of Attila Leo I and Ricimer's Rule in Italy Church and State The Reign of Zeno, and the German Viceroyalty in Italy The Reign of Anastasius I and the Viceroyalty of Theoderic The Empire and Persia Justin I and Justinian I The Persian Wars The Reconquest of Africa The Reconquest of Italy Diplomacy and Commerce Administrative Reforms and Finance Ecclesiastical Policy The Legislative Work of Justinian Procopius

Five  Dance with Death Book PDF

Five Dance with Death

  • Author : V. J. Chambers
  • Publisher : Punk Rawk Books
  • Release Date : 2014-07-27
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 60
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX

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Five Dance with Death Book Description :

Two hundred and fifty years after the zombie apocalypse, the surviving humans live under the rule of a regime which denounces technology and knowledge as the source of the Scourge… Without an empire, Gabriel wanders the wilderness. Ezekiel tries to convince him to take back his throne. Gabriel isn’t interested Nathaniel fights off villagers who are convinced he is the second coming of the messiah. Michal and Darius struggle to keep their tenuous hold as rulers. But they are all devastated by the knowledge that the necromancer’s presence is drawing the revenants. Now the monsters are coming south in hordes, tearing at fences, pounding on walls, their jaws open and gaping. Hungering. For flesh. Empire of Rust is a serial novel being published in six parts. This is the fifth installment. Topics: zombies, post-apocalyptic, dystopian, dark fantasy, epic fantasy