The Singing Bone A Dr Thorndyke Mystery

Author: R. Austin Freeman
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 147337961X
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The Singing Bone A Dr Thorndyke Mystery from the Author: R. Austin Freeman. This early work by Richard Austin Freeman was originally published in 1912 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. 'The Singing Bone' is one of Freeman's novels of crime and mystery. The first story featuring his well-known protagonist Dr. Thorndyke – a medico-legal forensic investigator – was published in 1907, and although Freeman's early works were seen as simple homages to his contemporary, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, he quickly developed his own style: The 'inverted detective story', in which the identity of the criminal is shown from the beginning, and the story then describes the detective's attempt to solve the mystery.

The Singing Bone

Author: Beth Hahn
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1942872577
Size: 11.67 MB
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The Singing Bone from the Author: Beth Hahn. A convicted killer’s imminent parole forces a woman to confront the nightmarish past she’s spent twenty years escaping. I found you. That’s what Mr. Wyck told her: I found you. 1979: Seventeen-year-old Alice Pearson can’t wait to graduate from high school so she can escape the small town in upstate New York where she grew up. In the meantime, she and her friends avoid their dysfunctional families while getting high in the woods. There they meet the enigmatic Jack Wyck, who lives in the rambling old farmhouse across the reservoir. Enticed by his quasi-mystical philosophy and the promise of a constant party, Alice and her friends join Mr. Wyck’s small group of devoted followers. But their heady, freewheeling idyll takes an increasingly sinister turn, as Alice finds herself crossing moral and emotional boundaries that erode her hold on reality. When Mr. Wyck’s grand scheme goes wrong, culminating in a night of horrific violence, Alice is barely able to find her way back to sanity. Twenty years later, Alice Wood has created a quiet life for herself as a professor of folklore, but an acclaimed filmmaker threatens to expose her past with a documentary about Jack Wyck’s crimes and the cult-like following he continues to attract from his prison cell. Wyck has never forgiven Alice for testifying against him, and as he plots to overturn his conviction and regain his freedom, she is forced to confront the truth about what happened to her in the farmhouse—and her complicity in the evil around her. The Singing Bone is a spellbinding examination of guilt, innocence, and the fallibility of memory, a richly imagined novel that heralds the arrival of a remarkable new voice in literary suspense.

The Greenwood Library Of American Folktales

Author: Thomas A. Green
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313337741
Size: 67.55 MB
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The Greenwood Library Of American Folktales from the Author: Thomas A. Green. Arranged by geographical regions, an anthology of American folktales offers legends, myths, folktalkes, jokes, and personal experiences.

The Greenwood Library Of American Folktales Four Volumes

Author: Thomas A. Green
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0313080852
Size: 16.74 MB
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The Greenwood Library Of American Folktales Four Volumes from the Author: Thomas A. Green. Arranged by geographical regions, an anthology of American folktales offers legends, myths, folktalkes, jokes, and personal experiences.

The Philosophy Of Sherlock Holmes

Author: Philip Tallon
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813136717
Size: 59.32 MB
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The Philosophy Of Sherlock Holmes from the Author: Philip Tallon. Arguably the most famous and recognized detective in history, Sherlock Holmes is considered by many to be the first pop icon of the modern age. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional detective has stood as a unique figure for more than a century with his reliance on logical rigor, his analytic precision, and his disregard of social mores. A true classic, the Sherlock Holmes character continues to entertain twenty-first-century audiences on the page, stage, and screen. In The Philosophy of Sherlock Holmes, a team of leading scholars use the beloved character as a window into the quandaries of existence, from questions of reality to the search for knowledge. The essays explore the sleuth's role in revealing some of the world's most fundamental philosophical issues, discussing subjects such as the nature of deception, the lessons enemies can teach us, Holmes's own potential for criminality, and the detective's unique but effective style of inductive reasoning. Emphasizing the philosophical debates raised by generations of devoted fans, this intriguing volume will be of interest to philosophers and Holmes enthusiasts alike.

Dynamics Of The Singing Voice

Author: Meribeth A. Dayme
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3211887288
Size: 16.39 MB
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Dynamics Of The Singing Voice from the Author: Meribeth A. Dayme. During the past decades, "Dynamics of the singing voice" has successfully been established as a reference text for teachers of singing, singers, choral conductors and organists, speech and voice therapists, laryngologists and other health professionals, psychologists and those in linguistics. It discusses the physiological, psychological, musical and emotional aspects of the voice, particularly as they relate to singing but also to speaking. The book provides a greater understanding of how the voice works and the many factors involved in singing as well as an objective discussion of singing without reference to specific techniques. In this fifth edition, the author has now updated and rearranged the content. Furthermore she has added a new chapter on vocal pedagogic aspects in order to meet the requirements of the art of singing of the 21st century. Thus this new book provides the reader with the established concepts in combination with the latest knowledge about modern approaches to the singing voice.

Yoga For Singing

Author: Judith E. Carman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199759405
Size: 59.24 MB
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Yoga For Singing from the Author: Judith E. Carman. 'Yoga for Singing' presents vocal students and professionals, voice teachers, and movement instructors with a unique approach to technique and performance improvement that fits the increasing interest in and prevalence of yoga practices.