In Henry V, William Shakespeare dramatizes the English victory over the French at the Battle of Agincourt. He’s goaded into the war by the French Dauphin, who send him an insulting gift of a number of tennis balls. Henry and his troops slaughter the French

Henry V is Shakespeare’s most famous “war play”; it includes the storied English victory over the French at Agincourt. Some of it glorifies war, especially the choruses and Henry’s speeches urging his troops into battle. But we also hear bishops conniving for war to postpone

One bad day. Freed once again from the confines of Arkham Asylum, The Joker is out to prove a deranged point. And he’s going to use Gotham City’s top cop, commissioner Jim Gordon, and his brilliant daughter Barbara (a.k.a. Batgirl) to do it. Now Batman

A narrative account of one of a historic attempt to blow up king and parliament in England in 1605, events commemorated today in Bonfire Night. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme. The Gunpowder Plot Free PDF Download Download PDF

A noir you’d think was written by James M. Cain. Geoffrey Webb–once a con man, always a con man–has talked himself into a cushy job as a youth minster in a small Baptist church in Arkansas. Unfortunately for him he shows the preacher’s underage daughter

The New York Times best-selling prequels to the best-selling graphic novel Watchmen are collected together for the first time and in a special DC hardcover Omnibus! Takes a look at the world before the critically acclaimed graphic novel Watchmen, by some of comics’ top talents,

Of all his books, Love was Stendhal’s favorite. Written at a critical time in his life when his own love had been rejected, the book is a thinly disguised picture of the author’s innermost feelings. Though it ranges over a wide variety of topics from

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States,

A hilarious and heartfelt new series about a group of magical misfits! Nory Horace is nine years old. She’s resourceful, she’s brave, she likes peanut butter cookies. Also, like most people in her magical world, she’s able to transform into many different animals. Unfortunately, Nory’s

A childhood tale of upside-down-pancakes and a girl named Kate who ate them. Come along and join Kate in this childhood romp through the imagination of Richard Hill as we tell a timeless tale of Upside-Down-Kate. This unique tale handed down to generations. As told

The growth of the Internet continues to influence our lives and businesses. Irrespective of their type and size, all firms and organizations are rethinking their strategies and operations. An increasing number of businesses are using e-commerce to gain competitive advantage. However, doing e-commerce is complex

Night after night, a girl speaks to a dying star and, inspired by its resilience, follows her dream to reach the star someday. Hello, Star Free PDF Download Download PDF

The detailed outline for the curriculum of The Margot Fonteyn Academy of Ballet. Ken Ludden, artistic director, publishes the entire educational method, with detailed course descriptions, standards and traditions, audition requirements, requirements for matriculation, and the levels of education. In the end, graduates of MFAB

Report of a Public Inquiry Into the Objections to the Redevelopment Proposals for the Richmond Terrace-New Scotland Yard Site Bibliography of Report of a Public Inquiry Into the Objections to the Redevelopment Proposals for the Richmond Terrace-New Scotland Yard Site by Harold Willis,Great Britain. Department

In eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Britain, books of travel and exploration were much more than simply the printed experiences of intrepid authors. They were works of both artistry and industry—products of the complex, and often contested, relationships between authors and editors, publishers and printers. These books

Insight into PET is a short course which prepares candidates for the PET examination. Organised paper by paper, this course combines thorough exam coverage with snappy units to give students a clear sense of progress and achievement. Supplementary activities for the classroom or self-study are