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Mad Enchantment
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Ross King
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-08 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Claude Monet's water lily paintings are among the most iconic and beloved works of art of the past century. Yet these entrancing images were created at a time of terrible private turmoil and sadness for the artist. The dramatic history behind these paintings is little known; Ross King's Mad Enchantment
The Bookseller of Florence
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Ross King
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-01 - Publisher: Random House

'A marvel of storytelling and a masterclass in the history of the book' WALL STREET JOURNAL The Renaissance in Florence conjures images of beautiful frescoes and elegant buildings - the dazzling handiwork of the city's artists and architects. But equally important were geniuses of another kind: Florence's manuscript hunters, scribes,
Kiss of Youth
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Denise Robins
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-11 - Publisher: Hachette UK

A young girl discovers the love of a lifetime -- and the cruelty of fate. After her car broke down Judy fell in love with the man who gave her a ride back to town, who called himself "Dickon", and then disappeared only to discover that he is her cousin's
The Impossible Destiny of Cutie Grackle
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Shawn K. Stout
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-05-31 - Publisher: Holiday House

Do you believe in impossible things? Cutie Grackle does. She has to. Otherwise, she’ll never be more than a lonely 10 year old in a cursed family. Cutie Grackle is used to being different—she lives alone on a mountain with her feeble-minded uncle, and when she’s not sucking pebbles to
Three Novels of Ancient Egypt Khufu's Wisdom, Rhadopis of Nubia, Thebes at War
Language: en
Pages: 648
Authors: Naguib Mahfouz
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-11-26 - Publisher: Everyman's Library

From Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz: the three magnificent novels—published in an omnibus edition for the first time—that form an ancient-Egyptian counterpart to his famous Cairo Trilogy. Mahfouz reaches back thousands of years to bring us tales from his homeland's majestic early history—tales of the Egyptian nobility and of war, star-crossed