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Rosebud Yellow Robe

  • A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set against the vividly limned background of ancient Rome. Here is a timeless story of adventure, faith, and romance, a tale of spiritual...

    Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    published : 2012
  • A novel written by a veteran of the war in Iraq, The Yellow Birds is the harrowing story of two young soldiers trying to stay alive. "The war tried to kill us in the spring." So begins this powerful account of friendship and loss. In Al Tafar, Iraq, twenty-one-year old Private Bartle and eighteen-year-old Private Murphy cling to life as their...

    Publisher : Little, Brown and Company
    published : 2012
  • Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 1892 short story, The Yellow Wallpaper is a valuable piece of American feminist literature that reveals attitudes toward the psychological health of women in the nineteenth century. Diagnosed with "temporary nervous depression - a slight hysterical tendency" by her physician husband, a woman is confined to an...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2009
  • Henry James wrote in 1865, ?To Mr Collins belongs the credit of having introduced into fiction those most mysterious of mysteries, the mysteries which are at our own doors.? The Black Robe is one such mystery. Although, by today?s standards, the piece suffers for its prejudices, it is nevertheless an absorbing and exciting story with lashings...

    Publisher : Electric Book Company
    published : 1999
  • An alarming telephone call, in which the phrases ?it?s life and death? and ?the table with the yellow irises? are whispered, causes Hercule Poirot to rush to the luxuriant restaurant Jardin des Cygnes, desperate to stop an impending murder and find the person behind the voice on the phone. After bumping into an old acquaintance, he is invited to join...

    Publisher : HarperCollins
    published : 2011
  • THE YELLOW HOUSE delves into the passion and politics of Northern Ireland at the beginning of the 20th Century. Eileen O'Neill's family is torn apart by religious intolerance and secrets from the past. Determined to reclaim her ancestral home and reunite her family, Eileen begins working at the local mill, saving her money and holding fast to her dream....

    Publisher : Center Street
    published : 2010
  • The fifth book in the new Penguin Maigret series: Georges Simenon's gripping tale of small town suspicion and revenge, in Linda Asher's timeless translation. There was an exaggerated humility about her. Her cowed eyes, her way of gliding noiselessly about without bumping into things, of quivering nervously at the slight­est word, were the very image...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2014
  • The charming remembrance of an Irish orphan who escapes the Great Famine of 1840's Ireland and comes to the New World to seek a fresh start in the pioneer hinterland of Canada West (Ontario).

    Publisher : Dundurn
    published : 2009
  • The line separating Native and White begins to blur for Vince as he finds himself falling for a First Nations girl.

    Publisher : Orca Book Publishers
    published : 2005
  • This chronicle of the two months in 1888 when Paul Gauguin shared a house in France with Vincent Van Gogh describes not only how these two hallowed artists painted and exchanged ideas, but also the texture of their everyday lives. Includes 60 B&W reproductions of the artists' paintings and drawings from the period.

    Publisher : Little, Brown and Company
    published : 2009