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Faulks on Fiction (Includes 2 Vintage Classics): Great British Villains and the Secret Life of the Novel

Faulks on Fiction (Includes 2 Vintage Classics): Great British Villains and the Secret Life of the Novel

Random House. 2011

The publication of Robinson Crusoe in London in 1719 marked the arrival of a revolutionary art form: the novel. British writers were prominent in shaping the new type of storytelling - one which reflected the experiences of ordinary people, with characters in whom readers could find not only an escape, but a deeper understanding of their own lives. But the novel was more than just a reflection of British life. As Sebastian Faulks explains in this engaging literary and social history, it also...

Heroes and Villains

Heroes and Villains

Penguin UK. 2011

Sharp-eyed Marianne lives in a white tower made of steel and concrete with her father and the other Professors. Outside, where the land is thickly wooded and wild beasts roam, live the Barbarians, who raid and pillage in order to survive. Marianne is strictly forbidden to leave her civilized world but, fascinated by these savage outsiders, decides to escape. There, beyond the wire fences, she will discover a decaying paradise, encounter the tattooed Barbarian boy Jewel and go beyond the...

How to Draw the Joker, Lex Luthor, and Other DC Super-Villains

How to Draw the Joker, Lex Luthor, and Other DC Super-Villains

Capstone. 2021

"Simple step-by-step instructions teach readers how to draw Lex Luthor, the Joker, and several other DC super-villains"--

Heroes and Villains of the British Empire

Heroes and Villains of the British Empire

Pen and Sword History. 2020

From the sixteenth until the twentieth century, British power and influence gradually expanded to cover one quarter of the world’s surface. The common saying was that “the sun never sets on the British Empire”. What began as a largely entrepreneurial enterprise in the early modern period, with privately run joint stock trading companies such as the East India Company driving British commercial expansion, by the nineteenth century had become, especially after 1857, a state-run endeavor,...

The Lives of Sundry Notorious Villains; Together with a Novel, as it Really Happened at Roan in France

The Lives of Sundry Notorious Villains; Together with a Novel, as it Really Happened at Roan in France