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Tales Of The South Pacific

  • Curate James Weatherly expects only genteel poverty until he learns of his inheritance. But on the way to claim his title he?s set upon by footpads and suffers a memory loss. Margaret Darrington believes he?s the new tutor for her younger brother, and thus accepts James into the family. When James regains his memory, will he persuade Margaret to love...

    Publisher : Belgrave House
    published : 2006
  • Driven to the South Seas by ill health, Stevenson could not close his eyes to the impact of colonialism, the ?stirabout of epochs and races, barbarisms and civilisations, virtues and crimes?. Setting his imaginative writings within the social and political contexts of his letters and essays from the South Seas, reveals the deepening and broadening...

    Publisher : Canongate Books
    published : 2010
  • Tahiti is one of the Society Islands which, with the Gambiers, the Tuamotus, the Australs, and the Marquesas, make up French Polynesia. This archipelago spread out over several million square miles of the south central Pacific is a mixture of high volcanic islands and low coral atolls.¬†Moorea, the land mass you can see in the distance from Papeete,...

    Publisher : Hunter Publishing
    published : 2013
  • Now a major motion picture starring Salma Hayek, John C. Reilly, Toby Jones, and Vincent Cassel: a rollicking, bawdy, fantastical cycle of 50 fairy tales told by 10 storytellers over 5 days † Before the Brothers Grimm, before Charles Perrault, before Hans Christian Andersen, there was Giambattista Basile, a seventeenth-century poet from Naples,...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2016
  • If you know London primarily through novels like WHITE FANG, these stories will provide a new perspective. Full of intriguing characters and snippets of pidgin, they also highlight London's concern with social issues.

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 1989
  • A new offering by award-winning poet Tony Mitton, beautifully illustrated by Peter Bailey. Short installments comprise The Tale of Tales , the story of a group of animals making their way to Volcano Valley to hear the Tale of Tales, the greatest story ever told. Along the way, the animals meet new travelers and each shares his own story with the...

    Publisher : Random House Children's Books
    published : 2009
  • Southampton is a uniquely historic city. Traitors, murderers, Kings and Queens, fugitives, pirates, and inventors have all played their part in the rich tapestry of Southampton?s history. From the invention of obstetrical forceps by a local surgeon in the sixteenth century, to the first flight of R.J. Mitchell?s Spitfire, Sotonians have proved to be...

    Publisher : The History Press
    published : 2012
  • Vanuatu, a cluster of 13 large islands and 80 small ones in the southwest Pacific, 1,300 miles east of Australia, has had a kaleidoscopic past. Formerly known as the New Hebrides, it was administered as a British-French Condominium, referred to as "pandemonium" and the events surrounding independence in 1980 had Gilbert and Sullivan qualities....

    Publisher : Hunter Publishing
    published : 2012
  • Massacres, mayhem, and mischief fill the pages of Outlaw Tales of South Dakota . Ride with horse thieves and cattle rustlers, stagecoach, and train robbers. Duck the bullets of murderers, plot strategies with con artists, hiss at lawmen turned outlaws. A refreshing new perspective on some of the most infamous reprobates of the Great Plains.

    Publisher : TwoDot
    published : 2008
  • Massacres, mayhem, and mischief fill the pages of Outlaw Tales of South Dakota . Ride with horse thieves and cattle rustlers, stagecoach, and train robbers. Duck the bullets of murderers, plot strategies with con artists, hiss at lawmen turned outlaws. A refreshing new perspective on some of the most infamous reprobates of the Great Plains.

    Publisher : TwoDot
    published : 2015