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The book was a classic tale of adventure, where a young American sea captain named James Riley, shipwrecked off the western coast of North Africa in 1815, was captured by a band of nomadic Arabs, and sold into slavery.
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He was the lawman who survived more gunfights than any other famous gun-slinging character in the book.
Time's editor, Thomas Griffith, in his book, The Waist-High Culture, wrote: `` most of what was different about it ( the Deep South ) I found myself unsympathetic to.
While convalescing in his Virginia home he wrote a book recording his prison experiences and escape, entitled: They Shall Not Have Me Published originally in ( Helion's ) English by Dutton & Co. of New York, in 1943, the book was received by the press as a work of astonishing literary power and one of the most realistic accounts of World War 2, from the French side.
`` My mother read a book right after I was born and there was a Lilian in the book she loved and I became Lilian -- and eventually I became Paula ''.
Steele apparently professed his sentiments in this book too openly and honestly for his own good, since the government was soon to use it as evidence against him in his trial before the House.
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.
If, as Reid says, `` nearly all his poetry was produced when he was not taking opium '', there may be some reason to doubt that he was under its influence in the period from 1896 to 1900 when he was writing the poems to Katie King and making plans for another book of verse.
I had had my name taken out of the telephone book, and this was partly because of a convict who had been discharged from Sing Sing and who called me night after night.
Later, rising ninety, he was beset by publishers for the story of his life and miracles, as he put it, but, calling himself the Needy Knife-grinder, he had spent his time writing short articles and long letters and could not get even a small popular book done.
Both Alfred Harcourt and Donald Brace had written him enthusiastic praise of Elmer Gantry ( any changes could be made in proof, which was already coming from the printer ) and they had ordered 140,000 copies -- the largest first printing of any book in history.
He was outraged by the book and announced that he had discovered fifty technical errors in its account of church practices.
But his rancor did not cease, and presently, on March 13, when he preached a sermon on the text, `` And Ben-hadad Was Drunk '', he told his congregation how disappointed he was in Mr. Lewis, how he regretted having had him in his house, and how he should have been warned by the fact that the novelist was drunk all the time that he was working on the book.
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.
Even so apparently impartial a critic as W. H. Frohock has taken for granted that the book was originally intended as a piece of Loyalist propaganda ; ;
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The 21st chapter was omitted from the editions published in the United States prior to 1986 .< ref > Burgess, Anthony ( 1986 ) A Clockwork Orange Resucked in < u > A Clockwork Orange </ u >, W. W. Norton & Company, New York .</ ref > In the introduction to the updated American text ( these newer editions include the missing 21st chapter ), Burgess explains that when he first brought the book to an American publisher, he was told that U. S. audiences would never go for the final chapter, in which Alex sees the error of his ways, decides he has lost all energy for and thrill from violence and resolves to turn his life around ( a slow-ripening but classic moment of metanoia — the moment at which one's protagonist realises that everything he thought he knew was wrong ).
Some think the name was chosen from the classic Chinese book the I Ching ; others note that the first character of his courtesy name is also the first character of the courtesy name of his brother and other male relatives on the same generation line, while the second character of his courtesy name shi ( 石 — meaning " stone ") suggests the second character of his " register name " tai ( 泰 — the famous Mount Tai of China ).
The book includes all needed surveying and structural calculations, and a novel simplified building system that copes with regional shortages of wood and steel, uses easily-stored inexpensive materials, and produces long-lasting classic buildings with small amounts of materials, design and labor.
His book, The Chaos of Cults, which was first published in 1938, became a classic in the field as it was repeatedly revised and updated until 1962.
His book Sailing Alone Around the World is a classic adventure, and inspired many others to take to the seas.
The opening sentence of the book created a classic Spanish cliché with the phrase (" whose name I do not wish to recall "): (" In a village of La Mancha, whose name I do not wish to recall, there lived, not very long ago, one of those gentlemen with a lance in the lance-rack, an ancient shield, a skinny old horse, and a fast greyhound.
The Tao Te Ching, Daodejing, or Dao De Jing ( 道德經: 道 dào " way "; 德 dé " virtue "; 經 jīng " classic " or " book ") also simply referred to as the Laozi, is a Chinese classic text.
Although it received mixed reviews when it first came out, and was often condemned for its portrayal of amoral passion, the book subsequently became an English literary classic.
This " Disneyfied " image of the gnome was built upon by the illustrated children's book classic The Secret Book of Gnomes ( 1976 ), in the original Dutch Leven en werken van de Kabouter.
He led many courses for physicians and wrote in 1964 the classic book: ' Findings in Hypnosis ', later to be re-titled ' Hypnotherapy ' ( published by Westwood Publishing ).
In the book Why I Am Still a Catholic: Essays in Faith and Perseverance by Peter Stanford, the television presenter Dermot O ' Leary describes his upbringing as " classic plastic paddy ", where he would be " bullied in a nice way " by his own cousins in Wexford for being English " until anyone else there called me English and then they would stick up for me.
Richard Corliss of TIME likened Footloose to the James Dean classic Rebel Without a Cause and the old Mickey Rooney / Judy Garland musicals, commenting that the film includes " motifs on book burning, mid-life crisis, AWOL parents, fatal car crashes, drug enforcement, and Bible Belt vigilantism.
Her book Manic-Depressive Illness ( co-authored with Frederick K. Goodwin ) is the classic textbook on bipolar disorder.
The first complete mathematical formulation of this approach is generally credited to John von Neumann's 1932 book Mathematical Foundations of Quantum Mechanics, although Hermann Weyl had already referred to Hilbert spaces ( which he called unitary spaces ) in his 1927 classic paper and book.
His classic foundational book on the subject Non-standard Analysis was published in 1966 and is still in print.
Christiaan Huygens published a book on the subject in 1657 and in the 19th century a big work was done by Laplace in what can be considered today as the classic interpretation.
Arthur Ransome, celebrated author of the classic Swallows and Amazons series of books, titled the eleventh book of the series " The Picts and the Martyrs ".
Alonzo Church mentions this notation in his classic book on mathematical logic as worthy of remark in notational systems even contrasted to Whitehead and Russell's logical notational exposition and work in Principia Mathematica.
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But I have compared its text with already published commentaries on the 1960 series of Godkin lectures at Harvard, from which the book was derived, and I can with confidence challenge the gist of C. P. Snow's incautious tale ''.
Highlights of the strip's final decades include " Boomchik " ( 1961 ), in which America's international prestige is saved by Mammy Yokum, " Daisy Mae Steps Out " ( 1966 ), a female-empowering tale of Daisy's brazenly audacious “ homewrecker gland ," " The Lips of Marcia Perkins " ( 1967 ), a satirical, thinly-veiled commentary on venereal disease and public health warnings, " Ignoble Savages " ( 1968 ), in which the Mob takes over Harvard, and " Corporal Crock " ( 1973 ), in which Bullmoose reveals his reactionary cartoon role model, in a tale of obsession and the fanatical world of comic book collecting.
Michael Giltz of Entertainment Weekly gave the book a " C -", feeling that " only hardcore fans will be satisfied by this tale " and saying that Jeter's " habit of echoing dialogue and scenes from the film is annoying and begs comparisons he would do well to avoid.
The prophet Habakkuk is also mentioned in the tale of Bel and the Dragon, part of the deuterocanonical additions to Daniel in a late section of that book.
In 1900, Potter revised her tale about the four little rabbits, and fashioned a dummy book of it-it has been suggested, in imitation of Helen Bannerman's 1899 bestseller The Story of Little Black Sambo.
Frederick Warne & Co. had previously rejected the tale but, eager to compete in the booming small format children's book market, reconsidered and accepted the " bunny book " ( as the firm called it ) following the recommendation of their prominent children's book artist L. Leslie Brooke.
The last new comic book story drawn by Carl Barks was a Daisy Duck tale (" The Dainty Daredevil ") published in Walt Disney Comics Digest issue 5 ( Nov. 1968 ).
Although Bellamy claimed he did not write Looking Backward as a blueprint for political action, but rather sought to write " a literary fantasy, a fairy tale of social felicity ," the book inspired legions of inspired readers to establish so-called Nationalist Clubs, beginning in Boston late in 1888.
King has indicated that he and Straub will likely write the third and concluding book in this series, the tale of Jack Sawyer, but has set no time for its completion.
It also features prominently in the science-fiction novels of Michael Flynn, particularly in The Wreck of the River of Stars ( 2003 ); this book is the tale of the last flight of a magnetic sail ship when fusion rockets based on the Farnsworth-Hirsch Fusor have become the preferred technology.
The tale of a young lady who inherits her father's miserliness, it also became the most critically acclaimed book of his career.
Near the end of the tale, Attaf is given a death sentence for a crime he didn't commit but Harun, knowing the truth from what he has read in the book, prevents this and has Attaf released from prison.
In the book and first film, they are among the many fairy tale creatures banished to Shrek's swamp by Lord Farquaad.
In 1964, Burton wrote a semi-autobiographical book A Christmas Story, which is an endearing tale of a Christmas Eve in a Welsh mining village, during the Depression.
A story of the battle between Fionn MacCumhail, who in this tale is claimed to have resided in the valley of Glencoe, in Scotland, and a Viking host led by Earragan makes an appearance in the book Glencoe: The Story of the Massacre, Secker & Warburg, 1966 by John Prebble.
Welsh's third book ( and second novel ), Marabou Stork Nightmares, alternates between a typically grim tale of thugs and schemes in sub-working class Scotland and a hallucinatory adventure tale set in South Africa.
The caprices of Romaica, and the lavish extravagance of Abbad III in his efforts to please her, form the subject of many stories, like a brief tale on the queen Rumayqiyya appears on the book Libro de los ejemplos del Conde Lucanor y de Patronio ( Book of the examples of Count Lucanor and Patronio ), as the tale XXX, De lo que aconteció al rey Abenabed de Sevilla con su mujer, Ramaiquía ( Of What Happened to King Abenabed of Seville with his Wife, Ramaiquía ).
At the age of four, Nell receives a stolen copy of an interactive book, Young Lady's Illustrated Primer: a Propædeutic Enchiridion in which is told the tale of Princess Nell and her various friends, kin, associates, & c., originally intended for an aristocrat's child in the Neo-Victorian New Atlantis phyle.
Jocelyn and McEwen conclude in their book that " Mao and his followers twisted the tale of the Long March for their own ends.
The book recounts the tale of a party of dwarves ( consisting of a few of the original residents of the Lonely Mountain and their descendants ) and Bilbo Baggins ( the titular hobbit ) to recapture the mountain and kill the dragon.