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The book is a graphically violent depiction of a future race war in the United States, which includes a detailed description of the mass hangings-" the Day of the Rope "- of many " race traitors " ( especially Jews, gay people, and those in inter-racial marriages or relationships ) in the public streets of Los Angeles, followed by the systematic ethnic cleansing of the entire city.
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This is brought out in the next to last chapter of the book, `` A Hero's Funeral '', written in the form of an impassioned prose poem.
His nationalism was not a new characteristic, but its self-consciousness, even its self-satisfaction, is more obvious in a book that stretches over the long reach of English history.
Understanding, as he did, the difficulty of the art of poetry, and believing that the `` only technical criticism worth having in poetry is that of poets '', he felt obliged to insist upon his duty to be hard to please when it came to the review of a book of verse.
In his book Civilization And Ethics Albert Schweitzer faces the moral problems which arise when moral law is recognized in business life, for example.
My last gift to him is complete silence until the book is out and the first heated discussion dies down.
Since the great flood of these dystopias has appeared only in the last twelve years, it seems fairly reasonable to assume that the chief impetus was the 1949 publication of Nineteen Eighty-Four, an assumption which is supported by the frequent echoes of such details as Room 101, along with education by conditioning from Brave New World, a book to which science-fiction writers may well have returned with new interest after reading the more powerful Orwell dystopia.
The work as it stands is not the entire book that Malraux wrote at that time -- it is only the first section of a three-part novel called La Lutte avec l'Ange ; ;
If we are to believe the list of titles printed in Malraux's latest book, La Metamorphose Des Dieux, Vol. 1 ( ( 1957 ), he is still engaged in writing a large novel under his original title.
This magnificent but greatly underestimated book, which bodies forth the very form and pressure of its time as no other comparable creation, has suffered severely from having been written about an historical event -- the Spanish Civil War -- that is still capable of fanning the smoldering fires of old political feuds.
His first book, Before The Brave ( 1936 ), is a collection of poems that are almost all Communistic, but after publication of this book he rejected Communism, and advocated a pacifistic anarchy, though retaining his revolutionary idiom.
In his recent book, Hurray For Anything ( 1957 ), one of the most important short poems -- and it is the title poem for one of the long jazz arrangements -- is written for recital with jazz.
Whether in his forthcoming book C. P. Snow commits the errors of judgment and of fact with which your heavily autobiographical critic charged him is important.
Representatives of Harvard University Press, which is publishing the book this month of April, recognize and freely acknowledge that they invited such reaction by allowing Life magazine to print an excerpt from the book in advance of the book's publication date.
`` Although it is not the best of which he is capable '', said Shelley as he closed the book, `` it is still poetry of a high order ''.
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Firing the imagination of struggling families, many with low-paying inner city jobs and an aimless future, the book described a way to seek out a good agrarian lifestyle and graphically detailed his own family's experiences and accomplishments at homesteading in Suffern.
Critics claim that the heroic rescue of a guard's young daughter from sharks, which Charrière describes graphically in his book, was in fact carried out by another convict named Alfred Steffen who lost both legs and subsequently died. When some critics questioned the veracity of his story and said he erred on some of the dates, Charrière replied: " I didn't have a typewriter with me.
The book is very graphically violent and sexual, especially in earlier chapters ( there are eight in all ).
I always wanted to be a children's book illustrator way back when, but I took some LSD and took a left turn graphically.
He published a book, Itinerario in 1596 ( later published as an English edition as Discours of Voyages into Y East & West Indies ) which graphically displayed for the first time in Europe, detailed maps of voyages to the East Indies, particularly India.
The Sydney Morning Heralds Judith White called the book " absorbing " and " well documented and graphically told.
An historical romance, based on the life of Bernard Gilpin, concerning whom a good deal is known, and illustrated, by a competent historical scholar, with accurately stated incidents, in which the religious life of the Reformation period should be depicted, as graphically as Newman in Callista, or Pater in Marius the Epicurean, deincted the growth of Christian ideas in the early centuries of our era — such a book would certainly go far to fill the vacant place to which at the outset I referred ; and might, in the guise of fiction, obtain a wide circulation and popular acceptance, doing thus a great service to the cause of historical truth.
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Into this book he incorporated his view of " the violent male type ", which he described as a " man who had to be right ", a man who " instantly attracts women " and who he said were the men who " run the world ".
Mark and Barnabus parted company with Paul over Mark leaving the mission field after violent opposition in the book of Acts, but here is reconciled to Paul and spoken of as a comfort.
Although his way of behaving is neither disruptive nor violent at the beginning of the book, he does, at that time, express an unquenchable desire to hunt and kill a pig and spends hours in solitude traversing the island.
His book was a smashing success among intellectuals worldwide as it predicted the disintegration of European and American civilization after a violent " age of Caesarism ," arguing by detailed analogies with other civilizations.
But her violent death marks the start of an increasingly bleak and violent chain of events ( influenced by co-writer Nick Davies ' documentary book Dark Heart ) which in spite of the director's denial that the film had " serious parallels " to Shakespeare's play, actually mirror aspects of its plot closely.
Reception to the book has generally been positive, though some critics have denounced Card's perceived justification of his characters ' violent actions.
The book is something of a lone sport in the Jamesian canon for dealing with such a violent political subject.
Written in an explosive and highly colloquial style, the book shocked most critics but found immediate success with the French reading public, which responded enthusiastically to the violent misadventures of its petit-bourgeois antihero, Bardamu, and his characteristic nihilism.
The children's book, " Paco Yunque ", was rejected in Spain in 1930 for being too violent for children.
More Guns, Less Crime is a book by John Lott that says violent crime rates go down when states pass " shall issue " concealed carry laws.
Although marketed as a children's book it is really a dark psychological drama, and ends with the violent death of a major character.
* author of Texas Greed a book on the hyper violent Navasota, Grimes county drug trade from Mexico and south America.
The book accuses Jesus of illegitimate birth as the son of Pandera, and of heretic and at times violent activities along with his followers during his ministry.
In 2011 ( due to recent news stories revolving around celebrities taking out super injunctions in an attempt to protect themselves from scandal ), Roger goes to his crooked solicitor attempting to silence his ex-wife from releasing a book about their violent marriage which also details Roger's ' questionable ' hobbies.
Partly because of the violent reaction to its decision, including the lynching of Jehovah Witnesses according to Shawn Francis Peters in her book Judging Jehovah ’ s Witnesses: Religious Persecution And the Dawn of the Rights Revolution, the Supreme Court reversed itself a few years later.
"... First, then, you are to suppose that the list of names has been delivered safely by the Recorder to the Sheriff, and been by him duly numbered, and the number of each name written on a separate card — that the list, in fact, the whole list, and nothing but the list, is now actually in the ballot-box, faithfully numbered to correspond with the Sheriff's book — you must suppose all this, albeit I know a rather violent supposition ;— and then, in presence of the attorneys for the Crown and for the accused criminal, forty-eight cards are to be taken out of the box.
On its release, the literary establishment widely condemned the novel as overly violent and misogynistic ; though many petitions to ban the book saw Ellis dropped by Simon & Schuster, the resounding controversy made it a paperback bestseller for Alfred A. Knopf later that year.
The book details a violent overthrow of the United States federal government by Turner and his militant comrades and a brutal contemporaneous race war that takes place first in North America, and then the rest of the world.
The book only truly works for a select few, who through its use become inhumanly strong, durable and able to see humans as just musculature ; but at the price that it also causes aggressive and violent traits to become dominate.
The same year, Bozell and the PTC appeared as the subject of criticism in the book Foley is Good: And The Real World is Faker Than Wrestling, a memoir published by former WWF wrestler Mick Foley, who questioned the reasoning and research that the PTC used to associate SmackDown with violent acts performed by children watching the program.
His 1947 book The Axe of Wandsbek concerned the ' Altona Bloody Sunday ' (' Altonaer Blutsonntag ') riot, an SA march on 17 July 1932 that turned violent and led to 18 people being shot dead ,< ref >
Hassan, one of the notable characters of the book and " a notorious liquefactionist ", is throwing a violent orgy.
Similarly, the Marvel comic book Star Trek: Starfleet Academy refers to complex yet flexible marital structures, involving one or more fathers, and describes Andorians as passionate, with a violent history.