Robert Falconer by George MacDonald,Leighton Isaac,Michael Phillips,David Jack

By George MacDonald,Leighton Isaac,Michael Phillips,David Jack

George MacDonald (1824-1905), Scottish poet, novelist, and minister, used to be a mentor to Lewis Carroll, pal of Mark Twain, and idea to numerous Christians, together with Oswald Chambers, Madeleine L’Engle, and C.S. Lewis, who acknowledged, “I comprehend hardly ever the other author who appears to be like nearer, or extra regularly shut, to the Spirit of Christ Himself.” G. ok. Chesterton wrote, "If we try out the problem of originality of angle, George MacDonald was once one of many 3 or 4 maximum males of the nineteenth century."
MacDonald’s common use of Scots within the discussion of a lot of his novels has posed an issue for readers. This leap forward variation of his masterpiece, Robert Falconer, offers the entire unique textual content, yet locations English translations side-by-side with the Scots. It additionally gains an creation by means of best-selling writer Michael Phillips, the world’s superior specialist on George MacDonald, besides fifteen unique illustrations via artist Leighton Isaacs.
In his Preface, translator David Jack writes that Robert Falconer “revolves round a twin-search through the hero: one after the prodigal earthly father whom he slightly recalls to have visible, the opposite in pursuit of a Heavenly Father in the course of the densest of theological fogs engendered by way of the well-meaning spiritual guideline of his Calvinist grannie…the odyssey left me spellbound, and the following i discovered the essence of MacDonald’s non secular imaginative and prescient encapsulated in a hovering paintings of fiction (soaring just like the notes of Robert’s adored violin): particularly that ‘Fatherhood is on the nice world’s core.’”
Praise for this new version of Robert Falconer:
“For a few of us, the Scots language poses a true barrier to our delight in George MacDonald's Scottish novels. A 12 months in the past i attempted to learn Robert Falconer, thought of by way of many to be the most effective of MacDonald's novels, and at last needed to surrender in defeat. i'm extremely joyful, for that reason, that it really is now on hand to us in English translation. i think i'll even locate myself peeking on the unique Scots dialogue!”
Fr. Alvin Kimel, Eclectic Orthodoxy (https://afkimel.wordpress.com/)
"Bravo for delivering readers with an unabridged, illustrated variation of 1 of George MacDonald’s most sensible novels, that includes parallel Scots/English discussion. it's doubly welcome for emulating Robert Falconer’s venture to help the bad (all earnings visit charity)."
Robert Trexler, Editor of CSL: The Bulletin of the recent York C.S. Lewis Society, and writer, Winged Lion Press

Show description

Chemical and Biochemical Applications of Lasers V4 by C. Bradley Moore

By C. Bradley Moore

Chemical and Biochemical functions of Lasers, quantity IV specializes in the sensible purposes of normal advertisement laser platforms. This booklet examines the structural stories of DNA via fluorescence microscopy and discusses photochemistry and structural spectroscopy.
Organized into 8 chapters, this quantity begins with an outline of some situations of laser-induced fluorescence reviews of organic molecules. this article then examines the pointy fluorescence spectra of complicated molecules in solids which are acquired while a narrow-band laser selectively excites molecules specifically websites. different chapters describe the idea and alertness of resonance Raman spectroscopy to numerous organic structures. This booklet offers besides an intensive remedy of coherent anti-Stokes Raman spectroscopy and its software in combustion diagnostics and analytical chemistry. the ultimate bankruptcy explores laser keep watch over of the sequential photochemical response of the drug psoralen with the 2 strands of the DNA double helix.
Physicists, chemists, electrochemists, and chemical engineers will locate this ebook useful.

Show description

Reuben and the Balloon by Merle Good,P. Buckley Moss

By Merle Good,P. Buckley Moss

Reuben is again and prepared for an additional event within the most up-to-date publication from bestselling duo Merle stable and P. Buckley Moss. Reuben likes to watch sizzling air balloons float above his Amish farm. yet he by no means imagined balloon may perhaps truly land in a close-by box. Will Reuben get an opportunity to trip within the balloon? what's going to the farm appear like whilst he’s up within the sky? And what's going to his bossy sister, Annie, say approximately his most recent experience? Good’s tale takes the reader into the fantastic international of Amish childrens. hot, wealthy illustrations from nationally popular artist, Moss, deliver to existence the enjoyment and job of this farm and kin. This revised variation good points up-to-date textual content and newly designed pages.

Show description

T. H. Elkman: A Western Novel by Eric H. Heisner,Al P. Bringas

By Eric H. Heisner,Al P. Bringas

1800’s American West—a position the place males locate themselves in harsh and vicious conditions and the place lives are brief lived. the place girls are tough because the metal of a gun, and the candy burn of whiskey eases the tough, ratted edges. the place loss of life is a capsule that has to be swallowed, and senses are built past actual human comprehension . . .

Honest paintings at the frontier was once occasionally challenging to obtain. touring independently at the expansive street throughout the west, cowboy and westerner Tomas H. Elkman is a guy of the days. To ease the loneliness of the path whereas looking for gainful employment, Elkman warily groups up with a fight-prone, good-timing gambler via the identify of Jefferson McGredy.

This unusual pairing of fellows is employed to bring an assemblage of horses to a ranch within the untamed northern territory. The rancher sends his younger son, Kent Martin, to accompany the horsemen on their travels via mountains and rivers, throughout primitive landscapes, and into remnants of mining boomtowns. the adventure turns into a relentless problem to their ethical fiber as they face the overpowering hardships of antagonistic climate, rustlers, and natives . . .

T. H. Elkman is a narrative of frontier grit, ethical simplicity, individuality and consequential violence within the American West.

Skyhorse Publishing is proud to submit a huge diversity of books for readers attracted to fiction that occurs within the outdated West. Westerns—books approximately outlaws, sheriffs, chiefs and warriors, cowboys and Indians—are a style within which we put up on a regular basis. Our record contains foreign bestselling authors like Zane grey and Louis L’Amour, and plenty of extra. whereas now not each name we put up turns into a New York Times bestseller or a countrywide bestseller, we're devoted to books on topics which are occasionally neglected and to authors whose paintings will possibly not in a different way discover a home.

Show description

Silent Cries 5 by Sonovia Alexander,Michael Horne

By Sonovia Alexander,Michael Horne

relatives loyalty is what's most crucial to this kinfolk. Lies, betrayal, intercourse and homicide can have you considering what is going to ensue when you find out about the disloyal those that are during this camp. the only individual that you're keen on the main will get bat down within the chilly streets of South Jamaica. How will the demise be avenged? What lives should be misplaced due to now not selecting the right humans to be dependable to? As we come to an in depth of this sequence, you can find out who survived and who didn’t. relatives loyalty is a needs to otherwise you can pay together with your life.

Show description

Il Suono del Mondo a Memoria (Italian Edition) by Giacomo Bevilacqua

By Giacomo Bevilacqua

Sam sta scrivendo un articolo. Una cosa complessa, che comporta che lui vada a vivere according to due mesi a new york e non parli assolutamente con nessuno. Ce los angeles farà? In un certo senso sì, ma con le cose che Sam non ha previsto ci si potrebbe scrivere un libro. Giacomo Bevilacqua l'ha fatto, e l'ha disegnato, e poi l'ha colorato così magnificamente da restituire l. a. luce di manhattan in modo magnifico e quasi commovente. Meno saprete di questo libro fino al momento di immergervi nella lettura, più ve ne innamorerete. E poi direte questa stessa cosa alle persone cui lo regalerete. Fidatevi.

Show description

一生に一度は行きたい 日本の絶景、癒しの旅100 PHPビジュアル実用BOOKS (Japanese Edition) by 富田 文雄,山梨 勝弘

By 富田 文雄,山梨 勝弘

日本にこんな絶景があったなんて……。苔むした岩肌をしっとりと濡らしながら水が滴り落ちる幽玄の世界が広がる由布川峡谷。東山魁夷の絵のモデルともなり、静かな水面が鏡のように周囲の木々を映し出す御射鹿池。ピラミッドを思わせる、石垣が積み上げられた遊子水荷浦の段畑。世界三大土柱のひとつ、自然が創り出した荒々しい芸術、阿波の土柱。まるで鳥になったような気分で渓谷美が堪能できる小安峡は、紅葉に彩られた秋、緑深い夏、雪に覆われた冬、それぞれにまったく違う表情を見せてくれる。日の出、日の入りの時間に見えるダイヤモンド富士、朝焼けに染まる赤富士、湖面に映る逆さ富士、時間帯によって別の表情を見せてくれる富士山。日本人なら一度は見ておきたいとっておきの風景を、二人の風景写真家が厳選。

Show description

Hauteinkerbungen und Narben als Körperschmuck (German by Maredel Prommersberger

By Maredel Prommersberger

Hauteinkerbungen und Narben als Körperschmuck

Die Skarifizierung ist eine tief in den Traditionen verschiedener Völker verankerte shape der Körpermodifikation. Sie findet besonders bei jenen Ethnien Verbreitung, deren dunkle Haut eine Tätowierung nicht zuließe, beziehungsweise diese nur schlecht sichtbar sein ließe. Dies wird besonders in der Nilo-Saharischen Sprachfamilie des Sudan und Tschad, aber auch in Nigeria, Kenia, Tansania, Mosambik und Angola durchgeführt und dient einerseits der Clanzuordnung, andererseits als Körperschmuck, daneben allerdings auch der Initiation der Mädchen an der Grenze zum heiratsfähigen regulate. Darüber hinaus können auch andere wichtige Lebensereignisse, sowohl der betreffenden individual als auch von Angehörigen, ein Grund zum Hinzufügen von Schmucknarben sein.

Dieser Bildband spannt den Bogen vom Afrika der Kolonialzeit hin zu unserer Zeit und zeigt auch, dass diese besondere shape des Körperschmucks auch Eingang in die Fetisch – Szene gefunden hat.

Show description

The Survival Guide for Kids with LD*: (*Learning by Rhoda Cummings

By Rhoda Cummings

Kids with LD can learn—they simply examine another way. teenagers categorised with a “learning incapacity” or “learning ailment” will discover a welcome source during this absolutely revised and up to date survival consultant. The booklet keeps the heat, confirmation, and easy procedure of prior variants whereas incorporating present information regarding why a few young children have LD and what helps can be found, together with new applied sciences. It defines other kinds of LD, describes a number studying aids, is helping teenagers take care of bullying and tough emotions, indicates how you can make pals, and evokes youngsters to set pursuits for the longer term. Readers will locate quizzes, think-about-it questions, tales, and fees from different teenagers with LD. a distinct part discusses how IEPs and 504 Plans support young children with studying problems achieve tuition. incorporates a bankruptcy written to oldsters and lecturers in addition to assets for children and adults.

Show description

Augustus by Allan Massie

By Allan Massie

Augustus was once the founding father of the Roman Empire, followed son of Julius Caesar, pal and later foe of Mark Antony, consumer of Horace and Virgil. Frank and forceful, this putative autobiography tells his tale from the assassination of Caesar, via his army, political and private struggles to his ultimate days as Emperor in every thing yet name.

Show description