Category: British Irish

Download E-books A Blunt Instrument (Country House Mysteries) PDF

By Georgette Heyer

Who could kill the suitable gentleman?

When Ernest Fletcher is located bludgeoned to loss of life in his research, everyone seems to be stunned and mystified: Ernest used to be good beloved and revered, so who could have a cause for killing him?

Superintendent Hannasyde, with consummate ability, uncovers one soiled little mystery after one other, and with them, a number of people that all have purposes for in need of Fletcher lifeless. Then, a moment homicide is devoted, giving a ugly twist to a truly strange case, and Hannasyde realizes he is up opposed to a killer on a mission...

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Download E-books Buckingham Palace Gardens: A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel PDF

By Anne Perry

The Prince of Wales has requested 4 prosperous marketers and their better halves to Buckingham Palace to debate an exquisite inspiration: the development of a six-thousand-mile railroad that may stretch the whole size of Africa. however the prince’s collecting proves disastrous whilst the mutilated physique of a prostitute turns up in a linen closet one of the queen’s monogrammed sheets. With nice haste, Thomas Pitt, the intense mainstay of unique prone, is summoned to unravel the challenge. The Pitts’ cockney maid, Gracie, is additionally recruited to pose as a palace servant and eavesdrop on the visitors’ conversations. If Pitt and Gracie fail to determine who brutally murdered the younger girl, Pitt’s occupation can be over, and the scandal may reason the monarchy to fall.

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Download E-books Conrad and Impressionism PDF

By John G. Peters

John Peters investigates the impression of Impressionism on Conrad and hyperlinks this to his literary recommendations in addition to his philosophical and political beliefs. Impressionism, Peters argues, enabled Conrad to surround either floor and intensity not just in visually perceived phenomena but in addition in his narratives and gadgets of attention, be they actual gadgets, human topics, occasions or principles. Conrad and Impressionism investigates the assets and implications of Conrad's impressionism so as to argue for a constant hyperlink between his literary procedure, philosophical presuppositions and socio-political perspectives.

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Download E-books The Confession of Brother Haluin (Brother Cadfael Mysteries, No. 15) PDF

By Ellis Peters

On his deathbed, Brother Haluin confesses to a surprising act in his past--and then recovers. To atone, Haluin determines to take a trip of expiation with Brother Cadfael and embarks on an onerous trip that results in discoveries of deceit, betrayal, revenge . . . and homicide. "Each addition to the sequence is a joy".--USA at the present time.

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Download E-books The Loves of Charles II: The Stuart Saga PDF

By Jean Plaidy

From princesses to kingdom ladies to actresses…the loves of Charles II come to life.

Ten years after Charles i used to be deposed and completed, his son, Charles II, regains the throne after a long time in exile. Charles is set not just to revive the monarchy but additionally to restore a society that has suffered lower than a long time of Puritan rule, whilst every little thing from theater to Christmas fairs was once unlawful. As king, Charles II throws himself into the gaiety of courtroom existence, turning into a purchaser of the humanities and a consummate lover of ladies. He first secures a powerful dynastic alliance via marrying Catherine of Braganza, a shy, simple Portuguese princess who falls in love together with her good-looking husband and brings him nice wealth, yet can by no means provide him the son he longs for. for a few years, his “untitled queen” is a daring and sensual older woman—Barbara, Countess of Castlemaine—whose husband is normally paid to seem the opposite direction. but if the politically formidable girl Castlemaine turns into too robust, she is changed by way of Louise de Kéroualle, a baby-faced French noblewoman who could have been despatched to Charles’s court docket as a undercover agent. His different nice love, and Louise’s rival, is Nell Gwyn, a level actress who rises from the streets of London to turn into the king’s favourite and a hero of the operating classification.

Court intrigue and affairs of the guts weave jointly during this unforgettable page-turner.

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Download E-books Stand Into Danger (The Bolitho Novels) (Volume 2) PDF

By Alexander Kent

In 1774, Richard Bolitho is a newly appointed 3rd Lieutenant, becoming a member of the 28-gun frigate future. Dispatched on a mystery challenge, future and her corporation face the risks of conspiracy, treason, and piracy. it truly is amidst the broadside battles and clashes of swords that Bolitho learns to just accept his new obligations as a King's officer.

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Download E-books Fiction, Famine, and the Rise of Economics in Victorian Britain and Ireland (Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture) PDF

By Gordon Bigelow

We predict of financial idea as a systematic speciality obtainable in simple terms to specialists, yet Victorian writers commented on financial topics with nice curiosity. Gordon Bigelow makes a speciality of novelists Charles Dickens and Elizabeth Gaskell and compares their paintings with commentaries at the Irish famine (1845–1852). Bigelow argues that at this second of problem the increase of economics depended considerably on techniques constructed in literature. those works all criticized the systematized method of monetary lifestyles that the present political economic system proposed. steadily the romantic perspectives of human subjectivity, defined within the novels, supplied the root for a brand new conception of capitalism in keeping with the needs of the person customer. Bigelow's argument stands proud through exhibiting how the dialogue of capitalism in those works had major impression not only on public opinion, yet at the upward push of monetary thought itself.

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Download E-books Royal Blood (A Royal Spyness Mystery) PDF

By Rhys Bowen

Along with her hateful brother Binky on the town, girl Georgiana has been desperately looking an get away. So whilst a call for participation from the Queen arrives to symbolize the royals at a marriage in Transylvani-legendary domestic of vampires-Georgiana is thrilled to simply accept. but if the bride starts off appearing a bit batty and a well-liked marriage ceremony visitor is poisoned, whatever has to be performed lest the couple's vows turn into "till undeath do they part..."

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