British Mysteries Collection 27 Novels In One Volume Complete Dr Thorndyke Series A Savant S Vendetta The Exploits Of Danby Croker The Golden Pool The Unwilling Adventurer And Many More

Author: R. Austin Freeman
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026852559
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British Mysteries Collection 27 Novels In One Volume Complete Dr Thorndyke Series A Savant S Vendetta The Exploits Of Danby Croker The Golden Pool The Unwilling Adventurer And Many More from the Author: R. Austin Freeman. This carefully crafted ebook: “BRITISH MYSTERIES COLLECTION - 27 Novels in One Volume: Complete Dr. Thorndyke Series, A Savant’s Vendetta, The Exploits of Danby Croker, The Golden Pool, The Unwilling Adventurer and many more” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Richard Austin Freeman (1862-1943) was a British writer of detective stories, mostly featuring the forensic investigator Dr. Thorndyke. He introduced the inverted detective story; a crime fiction in which the commission of the crime is described at the beginning, usually including the identity of the perpetrator, with the story then describing the detective's attempt to solve the mystery. Many of the Dr. Thorndyke stories involve genuine, but often quite arcane, points of scientific knowledge, from areas such as tropical medicine and toxicology. Table of Contents: Dr. Thorndyke Novels The Red Thumb Mark The Eye of Osiris (The Vanishing Man) The Mystery of 31 New Inn A Silent Witness Helen Vardon's Confession The Cat's Eye The Mystery of Angelina Frood The Shadow of the Wolf The D'Arblay Mystery A Certain Dr. Thorndyke As a Thief in the Night Mr. Pottermack's Oversight Pontifex, Son and Thorndyke When Rogues Fall Out (Dr. Thorndyke's Discovery) Dr. Thorndyke Intervenes For the Defence: Dr. Thorndyke The Penrose Mystery Felo De Se? (Death at the Inn) The Stoneware Monkey Mr. Polton Explains The Jacob Street Mystery (The Unconscious Witness) Other Novels The Golden Pool: A Story of a Forgotten Mine The Unwilling Adventurer The Uttermost Farthing (A Savant’s Vendetta) The Exploits of Danby Croker The Surprising Experiences of Mr. Shuttlebury Cobb Flighty Phyllis

100 Masters Of Mystery And Detective Fiction Margery Allingham

Author: Fiona Kelleghan
Publisher: Salem Press
ISBN: 9780893569730
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100 Masters Of Mystery And Detective Fiction Margery Allingham from the Author: Fiona Kelleghan. This collection surveys 100 of the writerswho have made the most lasting contributionsto the genre. Most articles are 2,500words, with longer articles on such majorfigures as Raymond Chandler, DashiellHammett, Ellery Queen and Rex Stout.Handy, ready-reference listings aredesigned to accommodate the uniquecharacteristics of mystery and detectivefiction, including author?s pseudonyms,types of plots, principal series and principalseries characters, and even a glossaryof terms peculiar to the genre.Reference elements include a complete,up-to-date list of authors? works, a glossaryof mystery and detective fiction terms,annotated bibliographies, a time line, anindex of series characters and a list ofauthors by plot type.

The Heir Of Redclyffe

Author: Charlotte Mary Yonge
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1775417026
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The Heir Of Redclyffe from the Author: Charlotte Mary Yonge. Sir Guy Morville lives his Christian values in everything he does, in order to overcome his inherited temper and willfulness. He comes under the guardianship of the Edmonstone family, and as he works his way into their lives and hearts he also stirs the jealousy of their cousin. His absolute dedication to doing and being everything good bring about tragedy and the transformation of all those around him.

Thematic Guide To British Poetry

Author: Ruth F. Glancy
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313313790
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Thematic Guide To British Poetry from the Author: Ruth F. Glancy. Identifies twenty-nine themes as being representative of the major concerns of British poets over seven centuries.

The Natural History Of Big Sur

Author: Paul Henson
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520205109
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The Natural History Of Big Sur from the Author: Paul Henson. Each year millions of people visit the area of rugged California coastline and wild mountains known as Big Sur. Finally here is a book that is both a natural history of this beautiful region and an excellent guide to its extensive public lands. The first section introduces the area's geology, climate, flora, fauna, and human history. The second section describes selected sites, trails, and features that are mentioned in Part One. Although Big Sur is world famous for awe-inspiring scenery, it is less known for its great ecological diversity and its significance as a haven for many species of terrestrial and marine wildlife. In no other part of the world do fog-loving coastal redwoods thrive on one slope of a canyon while arid-climate yuccas grow on the other. Similarly, sea otters and cormorants live near dry-climate creatures like canyon wrens and whiptail lizards. The area's staggering beauty and forbidding wilderness have inspired artists, poets, naturalists, and hikers--and also real estate developers. As increasing tourism, development pressure, and land-use decisions continue to affect Big Sur, this book will do much to heighten awareness of the region's biotic richness and fragility. Written in nontechnical language, with generous color photographs, drawings, maps, species lists, and a bibliography, it will attract both the casual and the serious naturalist, as well as anyone concerned about preserving California's natural heritage.

The Memory Book

Author: Harry Lorayne
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0307814068
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The Memory Book from the Author: Harry Lorayne. Unleash the hidden power of your mind through Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas's simple, fail-safe memory system, and you can become more effective, more imaginative, and more powerful, at work, at school, in sports and play. Discover how easy it is to: file phone numbers, data, figures, and appointments right in your head; learn foreign words and phrases with ease; read with speed--and greater understanding; shine in the classroom--and shorten study hours; dominate social situations, and more. From the Paperback edition.

On Becoming A Counselor

Author: Eugene C. Kennedy
Publisher: Crossroad 8 Avenue
ISBN: 9780824519131
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On Becoming A Counselor from the Author: Eugene C. Kennedy. Revised and expanded, this book has become an indispensable resource for all those who, without extensive psychological training, must deal with troubled individuals.

Fibonacci S Liber Abaci

Author: Leonardo Fibonacci
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387407371
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Fibonacci S Liber Abaci from the Author: Leonardo Fibonacci. First published in 1202, Fibonacci's Liber abaci was one of the most important books on mathematics in the Middle Ages, introducing Arabic numerals and methods throughout Europe. Though it is known as an introduction to the Hindu number system and the algorithms of arithmetic that children now learn in grade school, "Liber abaci" is much more: an encyclopaedia of thirteenth-century mathematics, both theoretical and practical. It develops the tools rigorously, establishing them with Euclidean geometric proofs, and then shows how to apply them to all kinds of situations in business and trade - conversion of measures and currency, allocations of profit, computation of interest, alloying of currencies, and so forth. It is rigorous mathematics, well applied, and vividly described. From the reviews: ...this is an amazing book, and it is somewhat frustrating that we had to wait for the 800th anniversary of its original publication to see an English translation. But here it is at last, the Liber Abaci in English. It is now possible for mathematicians who are interested in history to read it, and for students to read portions of it in their history courses...[Fibonacci] was a great mathematician, and here is an accessible and readable edition of his most famous book. Don't miss the opportunity to get a copy. Fernando Q. Gouvea, MAA Online The Liber abbaci of Leonardo Pisano (today commonly called Fibonacci) is one of the fundamental works of European mathematics. No other book did more to establish the basic framework of arithmetic and algebra as they developed in the Western world...its position as the only modern text of this fundamental work will make this translation an essential part of any collection in the history of mathematics. - Warren Van Egmond, Mathematical Reviews ...Even the Latin original has been hard to find outside the rare book room...But now this cornerstone of mathematical culture has finally become widely available with the appearance of Fibonacci's 'Liber Abaci': A Translation into Modern English of Leonardo Pisano's Book of Calculation. - American Scientist

The Tangled Bank

Author: Carl Zimmer
Publisher: Roberts & Company
ISBN: 9780981519470
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The Tangled Bank from the Author: Carl Zimmer. The Tangled Bank is the first textbook about evolution intended for the general reader. Zimmer, an award-winning science writer, takes readers on a fascinating journey into the latest discoveries about evolution. In the Canadian Arctic, paleontologists unearth fossils documenting the move of our ancestors from sea to land. In the outback of Australia, a zoologist tracks some of the world's deadliest snakes to decipher the 100-million-year evolution of venom molecules. In Africa, geneticists are gathering DNA to probe the origin of our species. In clear, non-technical language, Zimmer explains the central concepts essential for understanding new advances in evolution, including natural selection, genetic drift, and sexual selection. He demonstrates how vital evolution is to all branches of modern biology--from the fight against deadly antibiotic-resistant bacteria to the analysis of the human genome. Richly illustrated with 285 illustrations and photographs, The Tangled Bank is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the history of life on Earth.