Enemy of God

Enemy of God Author Bernard Cornwell
ISBN-10 9780141929125
Year 2007-11-01
Pages 496
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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From Bernard Cornwell, the creator of the No. 1 bestselling Sharpe novels. Arthur has brought a fragile peace to Britain - but it cannot last . . . Uniting the restive British kingdoms behind him, Arthur believes he can now hold back the Saxons threatening the country. Meanwhile, Merlin sets out on a quest to uncover the sacred Treasures of Britain, hoping they will prove decisive in the coming battle. But in a country where the cult of the Christians is spreading, Merlin's quest is divisive. And the ambitions of the rival warlord Lancelot threaten the delicate peace. Could even those closest to Arthur be moved to betray him? In the second book of the Warlord Chronicles, Bernard Cornwell brilliantly retells the Arthurian legend, combining myth, history and thrilling battlefield action. 'Wonderful and haunting' People Magazine 'Of all the books I have written these are my favourites' Bernard Cornwell

Excalibur

Excalibur Author Bernard Cornwell
ISBN-10 9780141929743
Year 2007-11-01
Pages 496
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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From Bernard Cornwell. the creator of the No. 1 bestselling Sharpe novels. Arthur seeks peace, with the aid of his sword Excaliber . . . After rebellions and betrayals by those he believed loved him most, Arthur looks at his most weak. His Saxon enemies decide to strike before he regains his strength, plunging Britain into war. It will require all Arthur's leadership and military cunning to win this last battle. But in this final struggle of the warlord, the intrigues of Mordred, now the adult heir to the throne of Britain, and the dark magic of the priestess Nimue could conspire to bring about Arthur's downfall. Even his trusty blade Excaliber may not be sharp enough to save him . . . Bernard Cornwell concludes The Warlord Chronicles, bringing the Arthurian legend to thrilling new life. 'A powerful and dramatic retelling of the Arthurian legend' Sharon Penman 'Of all the books I have written these are my favourites' Bernard Cornwell

Heretic

Heretic Author Bernard Cornwell
ISBN-10 9780061800597
Year 2009-10-13
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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Already a seasoned veteran of King Edward's army, young Thomas of Hookton possesses the fearlessness of a born leader and an uncanny prowess with the longbow. Now, at the head of a small but able band of soldiers, he has been dispatched to capture the castle of Astarac. But more than duty to his liege has brought him to Gascony, home of his forebears and the hated black knight who brutally slew Thomas's father. It is also the last place where the Holy Grail was reported seen. Here, also, a beautiful and innocent, if not pious, woman is to be burned as a heretic. Saving the lady, Genevieve, from her dread fate will brand Thomas an infidel, forcing them to flee together across a landscape of blood and fire. And what looms ahead is a battle to the death that could ultimately shape the future of Christendom.

The Wisdom Books

The Wisdom Books Author J. Stafford Wright
ISBN-10 9781909680265
Year 2014-08-27
Pages 527
Language en
Publisher BookBaby
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The five wisdom books of the Old Testament are distinctly different from each other, but have as a unifying theme a contrast between “the righteous” and “the ungodly,” and not simply between “the wise” and “the fool.” Job is a dialogue that wrestles with why a righteous person suffers. Psalms, the most beloved book of the Old Testament, is a hymnbook. Proverbs contains practical, everyday philosophy. Ecclesiastes is a monologue about the apparent futility of life. And the Song of Solomon is a drama that extols the preciousness of human love. The Open Your Bible Commentary was written to encourage daily Bible study. Each reading is short, but the content is rich with careful explanation, devotional warmth, and practical relevance. More than 200 daily readings let you explore all five wisdom books in depth. The Open Your Bible Commentary has four great strengths: * Accessible – it’s written for the average, thoughtful Christian without assuming a great deal of background, yet it is never superficial. * Digestible – it’s written so you can read a section or two a day, working your way through an entire book of the Bible in days or weeks. * Dependable – it’s written by an amazing group of scholars and trusted pastor-teachers. * Practical – it’s a rich combination of specific application and encouragement to listen to God for guidance. Commentary for each of the five wisdom books of the Old Testament is introduced by an overview, summary, outline, key themes, and relevance of that book for today.

Three Testaments

Three Testaments Author Brian Arthur Brown
ISBN-10 9781442214934
Year 2014
Pages 635
Language en
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
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Three Testaments brings together for the first time the text of the Torah, the New Testament, and the Quran, along with commentaries from notable religion scholars, to help readers explore the connections, as well as the points of departure, of the three Abrahamic traditions. This book is a much-needed interfaith perspective on key sacred texts.

The King Arthur Trilogy

The King Arthur Trilogy Author Bernard Cornwell
ISBN-10 9781250099907
Year 2015-10-06
Pages 1146
Language en
Publisher St. Martin's Griffin
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It takes a remarkable writer to make an old story as fresh and compelling as the first time we heard it. Bernard Cornwell's Internationally bestselling King Arthur Trilogy tells the mythic saga of King Arthur and is the work of a magnificent storyteller at the height of his powers. THE WINTER KING The novel is set in Dark Age Britain in a land where Arthur has been banished and Merlin has disappeared, where a child-king sits unprotected on the throne, where religion vies with magic for the souls of the people. It is to this desperate land that Arthur returns, a man at once utterly human and truly heroic; a man who loves Guinevere more passionately than he should; a man whose life is at once tragic and triumphant. ENEMY OF GOD Having defeated the last holdouts of civil war in southern Britain, Arthur has secured Mordred's throne. But he must still face raging conflicts between the old ways and the new, as well as foes more powerful and more dangerous--because they pose as friends. EXCALIBUR The unforgettable tale of Arthur's final struggles against the Saxons and his last attempts to triumph over a ruined marriage and ravaged dreams as forces both earthly and unearthly threaten everything Arthur stands for. Peopled by princesses and bards, by warriors and magicians, Excalibur is the story of love, war, loyalty, and betrayal.

The Crucible

The Crucible Author Arthur Miller
ISBN-10 9781474225540
Year 2015-02-17
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing
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This Student Edition of The Crucible is perfect for students of literature and drama and offers an unrivalled guide to Miller's classic play. It features an extensive introduction by Susan C. W. Abbotson which includes: a chronology of Miller's life and times; a summary of the plot and commentary on the characters, themes, language, context and production history of the play. Together with over twenty questions for further study, detailed notes on words and phrases from the text and the additional scene 2 of the second Act, this is the definitive edition of the play. In a small tight-knit community gossip and rumour spread like wildfire inflaming personal grievances until no-one is safe from accusation and vengeance. The Crucible is Miller's classic dramatisation of the witch-hunt and trials that besieged the Puritan community of Salem in 1692. Seen as a chilling parallel to the McCarthyism and repressive culture of fear that gripped America in the 1950s, the play's timeless relevance and appeal remains as strong as when the play opened on Broadway in 1953.

The Winter King

The Winter King Author Bernard Cornwell
ISBN-10 9780141952123
Year 2007-11-01
Pages 512
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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From Bernard Cornwell, the creator of the No. 1 bestselling Sharpe novels. In the Dark Ages, a legendary warrior arises to unite a divided land . . . Uther, the High King of Britain, is dead. His only heir is the infant Mordred. Yet each of the country's lesser kings seek to claim the crown for themselves. While they squabble and spoil for war, a host of Saxon armies gather, preparing for invasion. But no one has counted on the fearsome warlord Arthur. Handed power by Merlin and pursuing a doomed romance with the beautiful Guinevere, Arthur knows he will struggle to unite the country - let alone hold back the Saxon enemy at the gates. Yet destiny awaits him . . . The first of Bernard Cornwell's Warlord Chronicles, The Winter King is a brilliant retelling of the Arthurian legend, combining myth, history and thrilling battlefield action. 'Of all the books I have written these are my favourites' Bernard Cornwell 'Spellbinding realism' The Times

The Dead The Enemy Book 2

The Dead  The Enemy Book 2 Author Charlie Higson
ISBN-10 9780141965567
Year 2010-09-16
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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The second heart-stopping, mind-blowing book in this killer series from the author of the best-selling Young Bond series, and award-winning comedy writer and performer (The Fast Show, Down the Line), Charlie Higson. A terrible disease is striking everyone over the age of fourteen. Death walks the streets. Nowhere is safe. Maxie, Blue and the rest of the Holloway crew aren't the only kids trying to escape the ferocious adults who prey on them. Jack and Ed are best friends, but their battle to stay alive tests their friendship to the limit as they go on the run with a mismatched group of other kids - nerds, fighters, misfits. And one adult. Greg, a butcher, who claims he's immune to the disease. They must work together if they want to make it in this terrifying new world. But as a fresh disaster threatens to overwhelm London, they realize they won't all survive 'Lord of the Flies with zombies ... tons of nail-biting action' - Rick Riordan, creator of Percy Jackson

Stonehenge A Novel of 2000 BC

Stonehenge  A Novel of 2000 BC Author Bernard Cornwell
ISBN-10 9780007338771
Year 2011-01-13
Pages 448
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins UK
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A novel by Bernard Cornwell that follows the enormous success of his Arthurian trilogy (The Winter King, Enemy of God, and Excalibur) tells the tale of three brothers and of their rivalry that creates the great temple.

Lies We Believe About God

Lies We Believe About God Author Wm. Paul Young
ISBN-10 9781501101397
Year 2017-03-07
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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"From the author of the twenty million plus copy bestselling novel The Shack and the New York Times bestsellers Cross Roads and Eve comes a compelling, conversational exploration of the wrong-headed ideas we sometimes have and share about God"--Amazon.com.

The Ballad of the White Horse

The Ballad of the White Horse Author G. K. Chesterton
ISBN-10 9781602068889
Year 2007-11-01
Pages 104
Language en
Publisher Cosimo, Inc.
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British writer GILBERT KEITH CHESTERTON (1874-1936) expounded prolifically about his wide-ranging philosophies-he is impossible to categorize as "liberal" or "conservative," for instance-across a wide variety of avenues: he was a literary critic, historian, playwright, novelist, columnist, and poet. His witty, humorous style earned him the title of the "prince of paradox," and his works-80 books and nearly 4,000 essays-remain among the most beloved in the English language. The only work he dedicated to his wife, this may have been Chesterton's own favorite. Considered by some to be the last great epic poem in the English language, this 1911 work sings the praises of the English king Alfred, who battled the invading Danish Vikings in AD 879. Chronicling not only a great military victory but, the cultural triumph of Christianity over paganism in the Dark Ages, this unfairly forgotten literary masterpiece will delight students of English poetry.

Vagabond

Vagabond Author Bernard Cornwell
ISBN-10 0061801798
Year 2009-10-13
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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From internationally bestselling author Bernard Cornwell comes the eagerly anticipated sequel in his acclaimed Grail Quest series, in which a young archer sets out to avenge his family's honor on the battlefields of the Hundred Years' War and winds up on a quest for the Holy Grail. 1347: a year of war and unrest. England's army is fighting in France, and its absence encourages the Scots to invade the old enemy. Thomas of Hookton, sent back to England to follow an ancient trail that suggests his family once owned the Holy Grail, instead becomes embroiled in the savage fight when the Scots come to Durham. Out of the horror he finds a new companion for the quest but also discovers a new and sinister enemy in a Dominican Inquisitor. All Europe wants the grail. Many may doubt it even exists, but no one would willingly allow an enemy to find Christendom's most precious relic, and Thomas finds himself in a murderous race with the Inquisitor and with Guy de Vexille, the mysterious black rider who murdered Thomas's father (in The Archer's Tale). Thomas appears to have an advantage in the race. His father bequeathed him a mysterious notebook that confirms the grail's existence and offers clues to where the relic might be hidden. But his rivals, inspired by a fanatical religious fervor, have their own advantage—the torture chamber of the Inquisition. Thomas, seeking help to decipher the book's cryptic pages, is delivered instead to his worst enemies. He finds refuge in Brittany, with Jeanette, the Countess of Armorica, but fate will not let him rest. He is thrust into one of the bloodiest and most desperate fights of the Hundred Years' War, the Battle of la Roche-Derrien, and amid the flames, arrows, and butchery of that night, he faces his enemies again.