Author: Antoinette Moses
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels, from Starter to Advanced, this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's capabilities. Liz teaches archaeology in Athens. She works too hard and her doctor tells her she needs to take a holiday. So she goes to the beautiful and peaceful Greek island of Sifnos. But the peace does not last long when a local man dies in suspicious circumstances. Liz ignores advice not to get involved and her relaxing holiday becomes a matter of life and death. Contains a paperback and Audio CD with complete text recordings from the book.
The Wanton Princess
Author: Dennis Wheatley
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
1 Jan 1800 - 30 Nov 1805 Pauline Leclerc: the loveliest, most licentious woman in Paris – and sister to Napoleon himself. Roger Brook is back in France – playing a deadly game as Prime Minister Pitt's most daring secret agent. But when he is ordered to console the newly-widowed Pauline he finds that, for once, the calls of duty and passion coincide...
Author: A.B. Facey
Publisher: Fremantle Press
Albert Facey’s story is the story of Australia.Born in 1894, and first sent to work at the age of eight, Facey lived the rough frontier life of a labourer and farmer and jackaroo, becoming lost and then rescued by Indigenous trackers, then gaining a hard-won literacy, surviving Gallipoli, raising a family through the Depression, losing a son in the Second World War, and meeting his beloved Evelyn with whom he shared nearly sixty years of marriage.Despite enduring unimaginable hardships, Facey always saw his life as a fortunate one.A true classic of Australian literature, Facey’s simply penned story offers a unique window onto the history of Australian life through the greater part of the twentieth century – the extraordinary journey of an ordinary man.
(Fretted). The Hal Leonard Ukulele Method is designed for anyone just learning to play. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide by uke master Lil' Rev features many fun songs in different styles to learn and play. Book 2 picks up where Book 1 leaves off, covering: chord families, hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides, 6/8 time, ukulele history, and much more. The accompanying audio features 51 tracks of songs for demonstration and play along.
(Fretted). The Hal Leonard Ukulele Method is designed for anyone just learning to play ukulele. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide by acclaimed performer and uke master Lil' Rev includes many fun songs of different styles to learn and play.
Author: Mary Lutyens
Publisher: Penguin Books India
An Intimate And Insightful Portrait Of A Remarkable Teacher And Spiritual Leader J. Krishnamurti (1895 1986) Was Born In Madanapalle, A Small Town West Of Chennai, To Brahmin Parents. In 1909, At The Age Of Fourteen, He Was Proclaimed As A Saviour And Subsequently Taken To England By Annie Besant. There, He Was Educated Privately And Groomed For The Role Of World Teacher. In 1929, However, He Rejected The Mantle And Disbanded The Organization Of Which He Was The Head, Declaring That He Did Not Want Disciples, Thereby Unleashing A Storm Of Controversy. A Gentle, Unassuming Teacher, Over The Next Half-Century Krishnamurti Would Travel The World Bearing His Message, Inspiring The Likes Of Jawaharlal Nehru, Aldous Huxley, George Bernard Shaw And The Dalai Lama. For The First Time, The Complete Biography Of J. Krishnamurti Is Available In One Volume: The Years Of Awakening, 1895 To 1935 Recounts His Childhood Days And Grooming For His Messianic Role; The Years Of Fulfilment, 1935 To 1980, A Comprehensive Account Of The Years He Spent Spreading His Extraordinary Philosophy Of Enlightenment And Truth; And The Open Door, 1980 To 1986, The Final Chapter Of An Epic Life. Mary Lutyens, Who Had Known Krishnamurti Since She Was Three Years Old, Has Drawn On The Unpublished Letters And Personal Recollections Of The Great Man To Bring Us An Unforgettable And Affecting Account Of The Life Of This Beloved Religious Figure Who Touched The Hearts And Minds Of Millions.
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Exploring Jazz Violin
Author: Chris Haigh
Publisher: Schott & Company Limited
(String). Jazz is one of the biggest challenges a violinist can face, with the thought of improvisation likely to strike fear into the heart of even the best classical player. This book demystifies the process, taking you step by step through everything you need to know about playing jazz violin. The work of players such as Stephane Grappelli, Joe Venuti, Stuff Smith and Jean-Luc Ponty is examined in detail, and styles including gypsy jazz, belop, modal and fusion are explored. Topics covered include: analyzing a chord sequence * bowing * chord symbols * double stopping * harmonics * how to construct your own solo * how to swing * pentatonic, bebop and blues scales * vibrato * and more. An accompanying CD with 65 tracks for listening or play-along is also included.
The Secret of the Island
Author: Kenneth L. Warner
Publisher: Ernst Klett Sprachen
Alan Brown's Diary
Author: Frederick L. Wolf
Publisher: Ernst Klett Sprachen
Luke's Family Tree
Author: Morgan Foos, Tanasia Owens, Simone Beach, Anayah Nathan
Luke is a bird, his Mom is a bee, and his Dad has chubby cheeks. What an unusual family! When Heather asks why they are so different Luke explains they are really the same. Luke's Family Tree is one of three children's books picked as "Best" out of a competition held between six Honors English Classes taught by Mr. James Mascia at Westlake High School, Waldorf, MD.
Experiments in Ethics
Author: Anthony Appiah
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Introduction: The waterless moat -- The case against character -- The case against intuition -- The varieties of moral experience -- The ends of ethics.