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English Idioms

By Ahmed Abouleel
  • ISBN Code: : 1304984923
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Would you like to give a new meanings for your language, do you think you know every thing about english language. OK, Read this book than think again. This book provide vary range of idiom in english arranged in alphabet to easy access. when you reading this book you will rich your english with new meaning and unique touch. Challenge your self and see if you can understand this idiom from the first look.

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A classic of the Australian outback, Such Is Life is the farcical, tragic reminiscences of Tom Collins, philosopher and rogue. As Tom drives his team across the plains of the Riverina and northern Victoria, he gets entangled in the fate of others like Rory O'Halloran, the two Alfs (Nosey and Warrigal) and Hungry Buckley of Baroona recreating the humour, the pathos, the irony of life in the bush. His is the tough-talking, law-dodging world of the 1880s, where swagmen and bullockies slept under the stars with 'grandeur, peace and purity above; squalor, worry and profanity below'. These inspired yarns, 'fatally governed by an inveterate truthfulness', are woven into one of the greatest books of Australian literature, combining a genius for story-telling with a wry wit and a deep feeling for the harsh sun-baked land and the people who worked it. Joseph Furphy was born at Port Phillip, Victoria, in 1843. 'Half bushman and half bookworm', Furphy worked as a goldminer, labourer and farmer before coming to the profession that would inspire Such Is Life, bullock driving. In 1904 he settled in Fremantle, Western Australia, to join his children. Such Is Life was originally published in 1903 and was soon regarded as one of Australia's great novels. Furphy's three other books - Poems, Rigby's Romance and The Buln Buln and the Brolga - were all published after his death in 1912.

Allen's Dictionary of English Phrases

By Robert Allen
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  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Book Code : 0141917687
  • Total of Pages : 832
  • Category : Reference
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Allen’s Dictionary of English Phrases is the most comprehensive survey of this area of the English language ever undertaken. Taking over 6000 phrases, it explains their meaning, explores their development and gives citations that range from the Venerable Bede to Will Self. Crisply and wittily written, the book is packed with memorable and surprising detail, whether showing that 'salad days' comes from Antony and Cleopatra, that 'flavour of the month' originates in 1940s American ice cream marketing, or even that we’ve been 'calling a spade a spade' since the sixteenth century. Allen’s Dictionary of English Phrases is part of the Penguin Reference Library and draws on over 70 years of experience in bringing reliable, useful and clear information to millions of readers around the world – making knowledge everybody’s property.

The Honest Lawyer

By G. V. McFadden
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  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Book Code : 1434404757
  • Total of Pages : 442
  • Category : Fiction
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Poppy

By Cynthia Stockley
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  • Publisher : DigiCat
  • Book Code : EAN:8596547209768
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 668
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DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "Poppy" (The Story of a South African Girl) by Cynthia Stockley. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new modern format. The books are available in print, as well as ebooks. DigiCat hopes you will treat this work with the acknowledgment and passion it deserves as a classic of world literature.

Essential Novelists - Joseph Furphy

By Joseph Furphy,August Nemo
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  • Publisher : Tacet Books
  • Book Code : 3967991792
  • Total of Pages : 413
  • Category : Literary Collections
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Welcome to the Essential Novelists book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. For this book, the literary critic August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels ofJoseph Furphywich areSuch is Life and Rigby's Romance. Joseph Furphy novels combine an acute sense of local Australian life and colour with the eclectic philosophy and literary ideas of a self-taught workingman. Novels selected for this book: - Such is Life. - Rigby's Romance. This is one of many books in the series Essential Novelists. If you liked this book, look for the other titles in the series, we are sure you will like some of the authors.

Such Is Life

By Joseph Furphy
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  • Publisher : Standard Ebooks
  • Book Code : PKEY:645404760FAEC795
  • Total of Pages : 515
  • Category : Fiction
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  • Pdf File: such-is-life.pdf

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Such Is Life is an Australian novel written by Joseph Furphy under a pseudonym of “Tom Collins” and published in 1903. It purports to be a series of diary entries by the author, selected at approximately one-month intervals during late 1883 and early 1884. “Tom Collins” travels rural New South Wales and Victoria, interacting and talking at length with a variety of characters including the drivers of bullock-teams, itinerant swagmen, boundary riders, and squatters (the owners of large rural properties). The novel is full of entertaining and sometimes melancholy incidents mixed with the philosophical ramblings of the author and his frequent quotations from Shakespeare and poetry. Its depictions of the Australian bush, the rural lifestyle, and the depredations of drought are vivid. Furphy is sometimes called the “Father of the Australian Novel,” and Such Is Life is considered a classic of Australian literature. This book is part of the Standard Ebooks project, which produces free public domain ebooks.

The truth about wolves and dogs

By Toni Shelbourne
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  • Publisher : Veloce Publishing Ltd
  • Book Code : 1845845536
  • Total of Pages : 112
  • Category : Dogs
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Navies and Global Defense

By Roch Legault,Military History Symposium (Canada). (20th : 1994 : Military College of Canada)
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  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Book Code : 9780275948986
  • Total of Pages : 262
  • Category : History
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These essays explore the link between the naval strength and global power of Great Britain and the United States from 1815 to the present. The British Way of Warfare assumed that the country with control of the sea could ensure safe and rapid communications for its commerce. The American theory of naval strategy, on the other hand, assumed that one had to engage the enemy in order to assure command of the sea. These case studies illustrate once again that naval history must include cultural, economic, political, and social contexts.

The Walls of Jericho

By Paul Iselin Wellman
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  • Publisher : Rare Treasure Editions
  • Book Code : 177323854X
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  • Category : Fiction
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The story is set in the fictional town of Jericho, Kansas. David Constable comes to Jericho to practice law. He becomes fast friends with Tucker Wedge, owner of the newspaper. David meets and marries Belle Dunham. The friendship between David and Tucker continues until Tucker returns from Illinois with a wife of his own, Algeria Wedge. The Walls of Jericho is essentially the story of the ambitious Algeria Wedge who breaks the friendship between the two men. Paul Wellman uses no subtleties or shaded comparisons. He has painted a full-bodied canvas of a locale and an era which have been neglected in American fiction. There are many Jerichos in the sunflower state and few better novels have ever been written of them.—The New York Times, February 2, 1947. The book was made into a movie in 1948 and starred Cornel Wilde, Kirk Douglas, Linda Darnell and Anne Baxter.

The Best Western Novels of William MacLeod Raine

By William MacLeod Raine
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  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Book Code : EAN:4064066386023
  • Total of Pages : 1576
  • Category : Fiction
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Musaicum Books presents to you this unique collection with adventure novels of the Old American West. This meticulously edited book is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Wyoming Ridgway of Montana A Texas Ranger Bucky O'Connor Mavericks Brand Blotters Crooked Trails and Straight The Vision Splendid A Daughter of the Dons The Highgrader Steve Yeager Yukon Trail The Sheriff's Son A Man Four-Square The Big-Town Round-Up Oh, You Tex! Gunsight Pass Tangled Trails Man Size The Fighting Edge