By George MacDonald,Leighton Isaac,Michael Phillips,David Jack
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
By C. Bradley Moore
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.
By Merle Good,P. Buckley Moss
By Eric H. Heisner,Al P. Bringas
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. Westernsbooks approximately outlaws, sheriffs, chiefs and warriors, cowboys and Indiansare 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.
By Sonovia Alexander,Michael Horne
By Giacomo Bevilacqua
By 富田 文雄,山梨 勝弘
By Maredel Prommersberger
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.
By Rhoda Cummings
By Allan Massie