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Time to Think : Eight Short Stories

By: Rigby Taylor

‘Time To Think’ is a collection of eight short tales about how to cope with such things as unwelcome evangelists, visitors, praise, sexual attention, living in a nursing home, relations, genetic modification and sexual urges.

Spreading the Word Sebastian gazed unseeing from the verandah into the sun filled garden. As usual a zillion thoughts jostled aside all attempts to attain a state of Zen-like relaxation. With an impatient sigh he sat up, dusted a few crumbs from the divan, rearranged the pillows then lay back with his hands at his side. Yogic breathing—that would do the trick. He managed to hold his mind still for at least three seconds before a large spider constructing an intricate we...

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Mathematics for Computer Scientists

By: Gareth J. Janacek; Mark Lemmon Close

Aim of this book is to present basic mathematics that is needed by computer scientists The reader is not expected to be a mathematician and we hope you will find what follows to be useful.

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The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It

By: Jonathan Zittrain

This extraordinary book explains the engine that has catapulted the Internet from backwater to ubiquity?and reveals that it is sputtering precisely because of its runaway success. With the unwitting help of its users, the generative Internet is on a path to a lockdown, ending its cycle of innovation?and facilitating unsettling new kinds of control. (futureoftheinternet.org)

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Little Bad Wolf

By: Peter Reynolds

LITTLE BAD WOLF is a novel aimed for children who like adventures where the hero faces huge even unfair challenges but will win in the end with humour and determination. More than anything Little Bad Wolf wanted to see her father again. He was in prison for nothing other than being a wolf. In order to get him released she would just have to convince the Judge he was not dangerous. That would be easy. The hard part was that she would have to learn to speak in human langu...

Memorable Quotes “The only effect of the two wolves was that afternoon Granny Hood had a dream Elvis Presley was trying to kiss her, and she was telling him that he should behave himself. Even that was not unusual, as Granny Hood had been having dreams about Elvis for the last fifty years. In most of these dreams he was trying to kiss her.”Narrator “The plan was simple, but putting it to work would not be.”Narrator “"Do you mind me asking you? Do you bite?"The two wo...

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The Big Pink

By: Erwan Atcheson

O Goddess sing of how the Pink House went From being fairly clean to state unkempt. A tale of debauchery, lies and television. A story about booze, drugs, sex, war, money, and burger boxes. A novel about a house. A Pink House that starts off structurally sound and then falls into millions of beautiful pieces.

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A Beautiful Day

By: Faisal Al-Bandar;

A short story about arrogance, ignorance and ultimately giving in to curiosity. The world is a wonderful place and discovering it could be the most delightful of experiences.

"And suddenly, a strange idea conquered his mind, his curiosity was focused on one thing; and he liked to ask the only question that no one knew the answer to: (Sheik, how shall I die?) The Sheik looked at him with tired, peaceful, kind eyes… then he looked away and informed him in low, but clear voice: (It will be a beautiful day.)"

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The Book of the Duchess

By: Chaucer, Geoffrey; Kline, Tony, translator

A modernized translation of Chaucer's earliest major poem.

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Surveying the Mahele

By: Riley M. Moffat

MANY THEMES of modern Hawaiian history have their antecedents in a single historic episode—the mahele. In the 1840s, Kauikeaouli, or Kamehameha III, abandoned traditional Hawaiian land tenure in favor of the Western concept of private owner-ship of property, an event second only to the arrival of the Europeans in its impact on Hawai‘i. In the matter of a few years, Hawai‘i changed from a society in which the ali‘i ai?moku, or king, served as stew-ard of the land that be...

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Ka Mooolelo Hawaii

By: Lahainaluna

The primary purpose of the Hawaiian Language Reprint Series, as noted in connection with the publication of the rst two buke in this series, is to make available signicant works originally printed in the Hawaiian language in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries but now long out of print and difcult to access. Ka Mooolelo Hawaii, the third in the series, is especially signicant for the place it holds among the large body of works produced by Native Hawaiian writer...

Ua ho‘omaka ‘o Dibble i ka hana me ka ho‘ili‘ili ‘ana mai i mau huna ‘ike ‘ano nui a laha e pili ana i ka mo‘olelo Hawai‘i. Maopopo le‘a ke kulana pohihihi o ia ‘ike i ia wa, ‘oiai kaka‘ikahi na palapala ho‘oia a pa‘a ka nui o ua ‘ano ‘ike la ma na ku‘ono waihona ho‘omana‘o o ka po‘e ola. Ho‘oholo like ‘ia paha, ina e malama ‘ia ana, ‘o ia no ka manawa e hana ai. Na Dibble no i ho‘oulu i mau ninau ma ke ‘ano i hiki ai a ho‘o- nohonoho iho ma ke ka‘ina manawa. A laila, wa...

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The Snakelex Report

By: Christine Jones

Snakelex is a first class demon on assignment to a small country town in Australia. Spiritual warfar.. Snakelex is a first class demon on assignment to a small country town in Australia. Spiritual warfare will be battled out between good and evil. Snakelex must use every dirty trick in the book to cause chaos in the community and sway those from attending the only church in town. The elite at Hell's head office take an interest in Snakelex and aid him to learn the truth ...

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افسانے : پہلی صف اور دوسری کہانیاں

By: Omer Ahmed Bangash

عمر احمد بنگش کے افسانوں کا اولین مجموعہ۔

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Promote Healthy Hair: The Eco-Friendly Way : Learn How to Make You...

By: Darlene Alexander, Mrs.

This eBook gives you basic hair care tips on how to promote healthy hair. It covers interviews with two hair care professionals who provide their tips for taking care of hair. They also address reasons for hair problems that occur with their clients, and women in general. This eBook gives you insight to those hair problems and how you can avoid them, plus gives you tips on finding the right hair products, how to find a hairstylist, how vitamins, nutrients, and proteins p...

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The John Rylands Library Manchester : Catalogue of an Exhibition o...

By: Henry Guppy

THE JOHN RYLANDS LIBRARY MANCHESTER: catalogue of an EXHIBITION OF ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS, PRINCIPALLY BIBLICAL AND LITURGICAL, EXHIBITED ON THE OCCASION OF THE MEETING OF THE CHURCH CONGRESS IN OCTOBER, MCMVIII PRINTED BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNORS: SOLD AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 27 ST. ANN STREET, MANCHESTER, AND BY MESSRS. SHERRATT & HUGHES, SOHO SQUARE, LONDON, W.C. MCMVIII

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Abraded Emotionality

By: Manohar Asija

This moderately sized novel opens before the reader, with an episode that took place during the very first halt, by a group of very intimate three unwed oldies, all retired college teachers of Delhi University. They were on a pleasure trip from Delhi to Kosani, a tourist resort situated in the Kumayun Hills a range of the Himalayas in the North of India. After having driven over a hundred kilometers relating to this journey, they had halted for refreshment at a place, wh...

Three chronic bachelors, on their way to Kosani (Kumayun Hills), have just completed their breakfast at a roadside modern `Dhaba` and the cashier for this solid group of three looks towards his companions, as if to seek their consent to signal the `boy` to bring the bill. So, in a broader sense, we used to be treating each other as `neighbour`, during those days. He is younger to me by a couple of years, but his physique and mannerism suggested his equaling me in ag...

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The Soma Tantra : A Cosmic Tragedy, Book 1 of the Asura Trilogy

By: Obsidian Eagle

Although heavily influenced by traditional Hindu scriptures, The Soma Tantra is a completely original retelling of an ancient story about a war against the moon. As a piece of literature it has few parallels since it sprawls across many genre boundaries including Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Mythology, Epic Poem and Spiritual Text. Yet despite an overtly serious tone, The Soma Tantra is also filled with a light-hearted campiness running throughout its pages.

A humongous metallic cylinder floated far above the site of the battle. It would have appeared as a bright star to those below except that their attention was drawn elsewhere. This state of distraction afforded Upaya Panther-Mask a bird’s-eye view of the ongoing havoc. He stood at the brink of a hatch on the vessel’s side, scanning that distant panorama through sensory augmentations ingrained in his helm. The fulmination that had dissipated a little earlier would have...

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The Flying Triangle Mystery

By: Omar Fowler

What are these mysterious Flying Triangles that are now being reported world-wide‘? Are we being visited by the latest type of UFO or the latest USAF Stealth aircraft? In the following pages, you will read of reports covering the wide spectrum of Flying Triangle activity both in England and world-wide. It will soon become obviates to the reader that what is being reported, is not a new top secret Stealth aircraft. It is far more likely to be a new type of alien craft tha...

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Benevolence : From Guatemala to Goa on a Zimmer Frame

By: Jim William West

My improbable life. Polio, disability, crime, academic excellence, university. California 1968, LSD, Mexico, Federal police India, study music,, study meditation, 10 years of travel England, care worker, Science teacher, meditation host, wife and daughter, death but not yet!

Lunch break, and Mr. McDonalds’s Physics lab is almost full, mostly girls, an’ definitely no teachers. I’m standing behind the front bench, a fish-tank on the right, my trusty assistant John on the left. Grabbing a large goldfish from the tank, I stuff it in my mouth, and swallow. It’s wiggly and a somewhat gritty, but down she goes. Just takes concentration, and a little practice. The girls start screaming. A few break for the door. When things settle down we a...

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Infinite Limits

By: J.C. Bell

They conquered the universe and proclaimed themselves gods. The endless span of worlds was theirs to command. At the height of their power they realized they had but one foe left - death. They saw it as a limit to their power, a gap they could not cross. They named it the Void and in their arrogance they even believed they could defeat it - though in order to do so they had to become one with it. And so the Plague was born. The universe conquered anew. But there were...

CHAPTER 1 -- THE BLACK DOOR OPENS In centuries there had been none like him. A Black Mage, a true Gatekeeper. Possibly even a god. Was there no limit to his power and potential? He certainly thought not, and meant to test that belief. What better way to do so than a journey through the Black Door? He had already confirmed his ability to control the Rift, and now with fifty of his most loyal soldiers he would enter it – to the dead with the Keeper and his archa...

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A Good Find

By: Gary L Beer

It is an intriguing tale and shows the cold business attitude of the drug dealers who plague our streets. The story captivated me immediately, many of the characters appear familiar I would not be at all surprised if some were my neighbours - they appear so normal George Burnson An amazing adventure – one fraught with danger and showing a darker side of life that many do not believe exists. The desire for money and power that the dealers crave is shown in this ...

Chapter One Nicola looked down at the mess on the floor; torn cigarette papers, sweet wrappers, shopping receipts and what looks like dirt is now spread out on the floor where Stef, her boyfriend, has emptied his pockets out. Nicola feels her face flushing with anger as she had only cleaned and dusted the whole flat twenty minutes ago! “Stef!!” Nicola shouts. “What ya want?” answers Stef from the other room in a ‘do not bother’ me tone of voice. Stef has a lig...

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Suzy

By: Gary L Beer

“Here you are,” says Suzy as she walks into the lounge carrying Doug's dinner; “looks like you have had a hard day.” she says as she sees the frown on Doug's face. “Hard day? You don’t know the half of it.” he snaps as he stares into her eyes not attempting to take the tray from her hands. “We are not going to argue are we? Come on, I have cooked your favourite roast dinner.” Suzy replies holding the tray out towards him. Doug stands up and knocks the tray ou...

Pulling up outside the corner shop Suzy is pleased to see it empty of customers inside and gets out the car quickly; locking it she enters the shop and makes her way to the coffee and sugar. The supermarket seems too much for her at the moment and Suzy picks up a large jar of coffee and two bags of sugar. Taking them to the till she puts them on the counter and walks over to the fridge picking up two large bottles of full fat milk and returns to the counter as the lad wh...

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