Dio Nisia, Mia Agapi
Author: Katerina Banou
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
H Aggeliki Grammenou megalonei se ena mikro xorio tis Kerkyras ''apo anthropous pou eno den itan kakoi, eixan, o kathenas tis idieterotites kai tis adynamies tou'', epivevaionontas ti risi oti den yparxoun anemela paidika xronia. To koritsi ginetai mia euaisthiti alla kai dynati neari gynaika pou antimetipizei me apofasistikotita tis dokimasies tis zois. H anazitisi tis agapis tin odigei stin Ko. Ekei tha gnorisei ton Oresti se mia sxesi karmiki. Me epikentro tis zois tous tin 'Thalpori', ena idrima gia orfana paidia, tha katalavoun pos ''h agapi einai mia dynami epanastatiki, pou epimenei na elpizei, na therapeuei kai na dimiourgei kontra ston pono kai ti dystyxia aytou toy kosmou''.Ta dio panemorfa ellinika nisia parexoun to skiniko sto opoio oi iroes tis istorias prospathoun na pragmatosoun tis vathiteres epithimies tous, eno h Moira stelnei sto dromo tous dokimasies kai gegonota pou moiazoun me episteutes symptoseis.................................... Simiosi: Ta Greeklish sto exofillo kai tin perigrafi ofeilontai se adynamia tou systimatos. To biblio omos einai sta ellinika........................................ Aggeliki Grammenou was born and raised in a small village in Kerkyra by "parents limited by their own personal problems," verifying that a happy childhood is more of a myth than a reality. The girl grows into a sensitive but strong woman who faces with gram determination life's challenges. The search for love guides her on a path to Kos where she meets Oresti. Together they form a relationship which fulfills their karmic destiny. Working together in an orphanage, they come to realize that "love is a revolutionary energy empowered to create, hope and heal, in direct contrast to pain and all of life's adversities."The two extraordinarily beautiful Greek islands become the scenic background and foundation for Oresti and Aggeliki to fulfill their deepest desires, despite the obstacles that Fate has thrown into their path.
Cinema has been long associated with France, dating back to 1895, when Louis and Auguste Lumi_re screened their works, the first public viewing of films anywhere. Early silent pioneers Georges MZli_s, Alice Guy BlachZ and others followed in the footsteps of the Lumi_re brothers and the tradition of important filmmaking continued throughout the 20th century and beyond. In Encyclopedia of French Film Directors, Philippe Rège identifies every French director who has made at least one feature film since 1895. From undisputed masters to obscure one-timers, nearly 3,000 directors are cited here, including at least 200 filmmakers not mentioned in similar books published in France. Each director's entry contains a brief biographical summary, including dates and places of birth and death; information on the individual's education and professional training; and other pertinent details, such as real names (when the filmmaker uses a pseudonym). The entries also provide complete filmographies, including credits for feature films, shorts, documentaries, and television work. Some of the most important names in the history of film can be found in this encyclopedia, from masters of the Golden Age_Jean Renoir and RenZ Clair_to French New Wave artists such as Fran_ois Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard.
The Toddler's Handbook introduces 17 basic concepts. Included are numbers, colors, shapes, sizes, ABCs, animals, opposites, sounds, actions, sports, food, tableware, clothes, engines, emotions, body, and time. This book develops early language skills using 174 words that every kid should know. Vibrant colors and images are designed to attract the attention of babies and toddlers. This book will help children learn a variety of important concepts before preschool.
The Lady of Sorrows
Author: Anne Zouroudi
Publisher: A&C Black
With an unforgettable detective, idyllic Greek island settings and dark crimes, The Mysteries of the Greek Detective are for lovers of crime series such as those by Alexander McCall Smith and Andrea Camilleri
Author: Brian Boyd
Publisher: Columbia University Press
In this book, Brian Boyd surveys Vladimir Nabokov's life, career, and legacy; his art, science, and thought; his subtle humor and puzzle-like storytelling; his complex psychological portraits; and his inheritance from, reworking of, and affinities with Shakespeare, Pushkin, Tolstoy, and Machado de Assis. Boyd also offers new ways of reading Lolita, Pale Fire, Ada or Ardor, and the unparalleled autobiography, Speak, Memory, disclosing otherwise unknown information about the author's world. Sharing his personal reflections as he recounts the adventures, hardships, and revelations of researching Nabokov's life? oeuvre?, he cautions against using Nabokov's metaphysics as the key to unlocking all of the enigmatic author's secrets. Assessing and appreciating Nabokov as novelist, memoirist, poet, translator, scientist, and individual, Boyd helps us understand more than ever Nabokov's multifaceted genius.
The Jasmine Isle
Author: Iōanna Karystianē
Publisher: Europa Editions Incorporated
Set in the stunning Cyclades Islands - a modern love story with the force of an ancient Greek tragedy. Orsa, sentenced by her tyrannical mother and Greek tradition to marry a man she doesn't love, is forced to watch while Siros Maltabes - the man she does love - marries her sister. First English translation of a cult European novel.
This volume is a comprehensive collection of critical essays on The Taming of the Shrew, and includes extensive discussions of the play's various printed versions and its theatrical productions. Aspinall has included only those essays that offer the most influential and controversial arguments surrounding the play. The issues discussed include gender, authority, female autonomy and unruliness, courtship and marriage, language and speech, and performance and theatricality.
Author: Angela Doll Carlson
Publisher: Conciliar Press
Subtitle: On Being a Modern Woman in an Ancient Tradition From Catholic schoolgirl to punk rocker to emergent church planter, Angela Doll Carlson traveled a spiritual path that in many ways mirrors that of a whole generation. She takes us with her on a deep and revealing exploration of the forces that drove her toward Orthodoxy and the challenges that long kept her from fully entering in. About the author: Angela Doll Carlson is a poet and essayist whose work has appeared in Burnside Writer's Collective, Image Journal's "Good Letters," St. Katherine Review, Rock & Sling Journal, Ruminate Magazine's blog, and Art House America. You can also find her writing online at Mrsmetaphor.com, NearlyOrthodox.com, and DoxaSoma.com. Angela and her husband, David, currently raise their four chaos-makers in the wilds of Chicago with some measurable success.
Britannica Concise Encyclopedia
Author: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
Publisher: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
Britannica Concise Encyclopedia is the perfect resource for information on the people, places, and events of yesterday and today. Students, teachers, and librarians can find fast facts combined with the quality and accuracy that have made Britannica the brand to trust. A tool for both the classroom and the library, no other desk reference can compare.
Author: Flann O'Brien
Publisher: Penguin UK
Flann O'Brien's first novel is a brilliant impressionistic jumble of ideas, mythology and nonsense. Operating on many levels it incorporates plots within plots, giving full rein to O'Brien's dancing intellect and Celtic wit. The undergraduate narrator lives with his uncle in Dublin, drinks too much with his friends and invents stories peopled with hilarious and unlikely characters, one of whom, in a typical O'Brien conundrum, creates a means by which women can give birth to full-grown people. Flann O'Brien's blend of farce, satire and fantasy result in a remarkable, astonishingly innovative book.
Small churches can be found in every denomination and among every ethnic group but often these churches struggle to survive in the shadow of the larger churches around them. And many of these churches are afflicted with unhealthy issues such as feelings of unimportance, a lack of vision, exclusivity, limited resources, and unbalanced leadership. It is because of these aliments that many churches fail to survive.But it is possible for an unhealthy church to become a healthy church capable of experiencing growth--both physically and spiritually. In his new book, The Healthy Small Church, small church pastor Dennis Bickers diagnoses the issues that threaten the life of the smaller church and prescribes practical remedies for treating these issues. He reminds churches that transformation and healing are never easy but always worth it. He emphasizes that to maintain a healthy church one must be aware of the symptoms and act accordingly to prevent new problems from arising.The Healthy Small Church offers pastors and church leaders a great diagnostic tool for small churches that want to be healthy and stay that way. It includes a number of diagnostic questions at the end of the book that they can use to determine the health of their church.Become a healthy church that:Has a positive self-imageShares a common vision that creates a sense of purpose and unityMaintains community while still warmly welcoming new visitorsPractices the importance of faithful stewardship and financial supportUnderstands ministry to be the responsibility of all the members of the churchEncourages everyone to serve according to his or her spiritual gifts--not by seniority or guilt
The Primate Anthology
Author: Russell L. Ciochon, Richard A. Nisbett
Publisher: Pearson College Division
An edited volume for sophomore/junior level courses in Primate Behavior and Ecology or Human Origins. Unique in its broad topical coverage and accessibility to undergraduate-level students, this anthology offers a collection of 33 readings on primate beha
Apocalypse Meow Meow
Author: James Proimos
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Brownie, Apollo, and their ragtag group of strays have raided the grocery store and defeated some very mean mutts--but now they've run out of food. So when the crew discovers a nearby Twonkies factory, and all the Twonkies they could ever eat, they think they've got it made. The only catch is the cat guarding the factory--and this "cat" is MUCH bigger, and far more sophisticated, than any feline they've ever met. Can the dogs and their friends defeat their foe and claim the Twonkies for themselves? The Proimos father-son team returns with another irreverent, dog-filled take on the apocalypse, told in a graphic novel paper-over-board format. The instantly accessible artwork and laughs on each page will charm everyone from the most reluctant reader to the coolest of cats (humans and animals alike)!
High school students, two-year college students, and university students all need to know how to write a well-reasoned, coherent research paper—and for decades Kate Turabian’s Student’s Guide to Writing College Papers has helped them to develop this critical skill. In the new fourth edition of Turabian’s popular guide, the team behind Chicago’s widely respected The Craft of Research has reconceived and renewed this classic for today’s generation. Designed for less advanced writers than Turabian’s Manual of Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Seventh Edition, Gregory G. Colomb and Joseph M. Williams here introduce students to the art of defining a topic, doing high-quality research with limited resources, and writing an engaging and solid college paper. The Student’s Guide is organized into three sections that lead students through the process of developing and revising a paper. Part 1, "Writing Your Paper," guides students through the research process with discussions of choosing and developing a topic, validating sources, planning arguments, writing drafts, avoiding plagiarism, and presenting evidence in tables and figures. Part 2, "Citing Sources," begins with a succinct introduction to why citation is important and includes sections on the three major styles students might encounter in their work—Chicago, MLA, and APA—all with full coverage of electronic source citation. Part 3, "Style," covers all matters of style important to writers of college papers, from punctuation to spelling to presenting titles, names, and numbers. With the authority and clarity long associated with the name Turabian, the fourth edition of Student’s Guide to Writing College Papers is both a solid introduction to the research process and a convenient handbook to the best practices of writing college papers. Classroom tested and filled with relevant examples and tips, this is a reference that students, and their teachers, will turn to again and again.