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Richard Burton Autobiography

  • This book is aimed squarely at the theater-goer. It hopes to offer a concise general treatment upon the use of the theater, so that the person in the seat may get the most for his money; may choose his entertainment wisely, avoid that which is not worth while, and appreciate the values artistic and intellectual of what he is seeing and hearing.

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 1914
  • Disguised as a Persian dervish, Sir Richard Burton (1821-1890) set out to become the first Christian to penetrate the Muslim shrines of Medina and Mecca - a reckless stunt that would have resulted in his being executed if discovered. Endlessly observant, amused, boastful and engaging, Burton here describes his time in Cairo (including a memorable...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2007
  • "It is said if you take care of the pennies, the pounds will take care of themselves. Richard Burton's excellent book takes this approach to calculations applied to the biomedical sciences…This is certainly interesting and engaging but it avoids being complicated." – Journal of Biological Education, April 2009 Biomedical Calculations:...

    Publisher : Wiley
    published : 2008
  • Posing as a wandering dervish, Burton gained admittance to the holy Kaabah and to the tomb of the prophet at Medina and participated in all the rituals of the Hadj (pilgrimage).

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2013
  • A Strong Song Tows Us tells a captivating tale of action, adventure and lasting friendships. We meet some of the finest writers of the last century, including Yeats, Pound, T. S. Eliot, William Carlos Williams and Louis Zukofsky. And at the heart of Bunting’s remarkable life lies one of the greatest love stories of the twentieth century.

    Publisher : Infinite Ideas
    published : 2013
  • Kama Sutra, or Aphorisms on Love, is one of the most widely read and enjoyed of the ancient classics. Written in India nearly two centuries ago and translated by the great Richard Burton, this landmark of sensuality explores the rules and commandments of love, pleasure, and mutual gratification with frankness and celebration. In this beautiful new...

    Publisher : Hachette Books
    published : 2003
  • Kate Skylar is an ordinary seventeen-year-old with an extraordinary destiny. A virgin, Kate suddenly finds herself pregnant with what she believes is the Son of God. But the Catholic Church is convinced Kate is carrying the Antichrist and, assisted by an artificial intelligence known as Grand Inquisitor, will stop at nothing to kill Ethan, her son....

    Publisher : Arcade Publishing
    published : 2012
  • Translated into English in 1885, this erotic book was not available to the public until the 1960s because it was considered too racy and graphic. Similar to Kama Sutra, based on Tantra, this love manual was written to try to keep mates faithful by providing sexual variation and excitement.

    Publisher : NuVision Publications, LLC
    published : 2003
  • This book, written in Ancient India, is essentially a technical guide to sexual enjoyment and other sensual pleasures. It has become the world's most famous work of erotic literature.

    Publisher : NuVision Publications, LLC
    published : 2003
  • This book explains physiological concepts through the use of simple calculations and accessible language.

    Publisher : Cambridge University Press
    published : 2000