WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE The celebrated first memoir from arguably the most influential singer-songwriter in the country, Bob Dylan. ?I?d come from a long ways off and had started a long ways down. But now destiny was about to manifest itself. I felt like it was looking right at me and nobody else.? So writes Bob Dylan in Chronicles:...
Publisher : Simon & Schuster
published : 2004
The Chronicles of Froissart (1337-1410) are one of the greatest contemporary records of fourteenth-century England and France. Depicting the great age of Anglo-French rivalry from the deposition of Edward II to the downfall of Richard II, Froissart powerfully portrays the deeds of knights in battle at Sluys, Crecy, Calais and Poitiers during the Hundred...
Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
published : 1978
The era of King Richard the First has been captured in these pages. The crusades that were fought during his reign have been given special importance and complete coverage. The life of the king and almost all the important events are recorded in this work. Due to its picturesque depiction, the work is fantastic.
Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
published : 2006
Years after her death, Princess Diana remains a mystery. Was she ?the people?s princess,? who electrified the world with her beauty and humanitarian missions? Or was she a manipulative, media-savvy neurotic who nearly brought down the monarchy? Only Tina Brown, former Editor-in-Chief of† Tatler , England?s glossiest gossip magazine;¬† Vanity Fair...
Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
published : 2007
"Those with a taste for the balance and humour of Austen will find a worthy companion volume."-Book News The weddings are over. The guests (including millions of readers and viewers) wish the two happy couples health and happiness. As the music swells and the credits roll, two things are certain: Jane and Bingley will want for nothing, while...
Publisher : Sourcebooks
published : 2008
Mars was a distant shore, and the men spread upon it in waves... Each wave different, and each wave stronger. The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury is a storyteller without peer, a poet of the possible, and, indisputably, one of America's most beloved authors. In a much celebrated literary career that has spanned six decades, he has produced...
Publisher : HarperCollins
published : 2013
Fans of The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices can get to know warlock Magnus Bane like never before in this paperback collection of New York Times bestselling tales, each with comic-style art. This collection of eleven short stories illuminates the life of the enigmatic Magnus Bane, whose alluring personality, flamboyant style, and sharp...
Publisher : Margaret K. McElderry Books
published : 2014
Now, for the first time, the New York Times bestselling serial thriller is complete in one terrifying volume. John Saul, the master of supernatural suspense, John Saul, brings to chilling life the small New England town of Blackstone--and the secrets and sins that lay buried there. . . . From atop Blackstone's highest hill, the old Asylum casts its...
Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
published : 2010
In this insightful travelogue, American war veteran Phil Karber takes you on a journey down the roads, rivers and rails of Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. He writes insightfully about the political effect of the Vietnam War on the people and places, adding a whole new perspective on the region's history and culture. Accompanied by a friend, London...
Publisher : Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd
published : 2007