By Peter Lancaster
By Margaret Campbell Barnes
A Remarkably Intimate story of the Intrigue, Ruthlessness, and Majesty of Henry VIII's Court
When state lad Will Somers lands himself the plum place of jester to the mercurial King Henry VIII, he has no concept that he is simply been passed a front-row seat to history.
With a seat close to the throne and an ear to the ground, Somers witnesses firsthand the dizzying energy struggles and sly scheming that marked the reign of the fiery Tudor king. Somers watches the increase and fall of a few of the main enigmatic girls in background, together with the tragic Katherine of Aragon, the doomed Anne Boleyn, and Mary Tudor, who confided within the jester as she made the simplest of the delicate lifetime of a princess whom each person wanted used to be a prince.
Based at the lifetime of the true Will Somers, King's Fool is infused with Margaret Campbell Barnes' trademark wealthy element and historic accuracy. This intimate peek into the royal chambers supplies readers a special view on the most tumultuous classes in English history.
First released in 1959 by way of world-renowned ancient novelist Margaret Campbell Barnes, King's Fool is a awesome insider story of the intrigue, ruthlessness, and majesty of the Tudor courtroom. while nation lad Will Somers lands himself the plum place of jester to the mercurial King Henry VIII, he has no concept that he';s simply been passed a front-row seat to history.
Includes an advantage examining workforce advisor written by way of the author's nice granddaughter.
"A relocating and reasonable portrait... a completely pleasant novel."
New York Times
"Immensely pleasing and absorbing."
"A dramatic tale, jam-packed with colour and sturdy characters, nice humans made extra human."
Book of the Month Club
"Memorable scenes... a true achievement."
"All may be warned that, regardless of the identify, they won't come across the normal fool."
"Margaret Campbell Barnes has extra terrific colorings to an image which by no means lacked in color."
Vancouver (BC) day-by-day Province
"…Watch the king's merciless vanities during the eyes of a pal whose love and sympathy by no means waver."
By Alla Rubitel, David Reiss
The first concentration of this quantity is to aid perform by means of participants and groups that deal without delay both with contributors clinically determined with psychological sickness or with these whose presentation reasons an identical dilemmas for practitioners.
The chapters draw on event won throughout a large spectrum of settings: in the NHS, the nationwide criminal administration companies (NOMS) and the broader legal justice providers, in addition to numerous companies for kids, teenagers and their households. the subject material of this article covers anti social, offending and demanding behaviors: specifically behaviors that create strange degrees of tension in practitioners or the general public. beneficial insights are provided, with examples, into methods of brooding about those difficulties and sensible advice is accessible at the means specialist groups and the participants inside them can boost and keep powerful paintings. whereas no longer explicitly serious about these pointed out as having a character affliction, the cloth issues people with mental problems which are pervasive, enduring and that have a very intrusive impression on worrying employees contributors operating with them.
By Craig James
The renowned university soccer analyst weighs in at the craziness of faculty soccer and the 2008 season
If television's university soccer analysts had a corridor of status, Craig James will surely be in it. His opinion and perception on ABC and ESPN-not to say occasional jabs of sharp humor and Texas charm-are as addictive because the video games are.
Game Day takes an entire inside of examine the 2008 university soccer season-from James's behind-the-scenes Spring travel whilst he met with avid gamers and coaches from twenty best courses to the bowl season. He makes the booklet undying by utilizing the season as a springboard to inform lots of nice university soccer tales from his two decades spent overlaying the game .
- Captures 20 years of unforgettable university soccer wit and knowledge from his time as a participant at SMU and for the recent England Patriots via his time within the booth
- Includes information about many of the best twenty courses round the country
- Covers the sport the way in which basically James can ("No possible catch the essence and spirit of a faculty soccer season larger than Craig."-Doug Flutie)
No topic what workforce you aid or how good they did in 2008, in case you love collage soccer, Game Day is a booklet you simply need to read.
By Joseph Panno
Animal Cloning, Revised variation discusses all elements of this new biology, together with the medical, moral, and felony concerns. thoroughly revised and up to date, this variation now positive aspects full-color pictures and illustrations in addition to additional assets and sites to steer extra examine. starting chapters speak about cloning in the context of a typical strategy that many animals use as a survival technique, by means of the historic improvement of the nuclear move method, the cloning of Dolly the sheep, the clinical functions of cloning expertise, and lots more and plenty extra. a brand new part on plant clones has been additional.
By Charlie Haas
Henry Bay has his personal the USA going. If there is an offbeat curiosity or severe activity that is poised to comb the country, likelihood is there is a journal for its lovers, and likelihood is additionally sturdy that Henry has labored there. he is a latest nomad, associate-editing his method from country to nation, exploring the small worlds that make up sleek the US from Spelunk to mountaineering, to comfortable, The journal of Tea.
yet these are different people's interests—Henry's nonetheless trying to find his personal enthusiasm. He finally ends up discovering greater than he ever imagined during this full of life, hilarious debut novel from a shocking and promising new voice.
By Christopher Miller
Genius or fraud? Hack or Hemingway? The lifestyles and paintings of overweight, obsessive, logorrheic pulp novelist Phoebus okay. Dank have lengthy enflamed sour controversy—and various drunken rants frequently culminating in vomiting, unconsciousness, or either. during this uproarious novel, Christopher Miller pulls again the curtain on unforgettable critics—fawning student William Boswell (the world's prime Dankian) and his mortal enemy, the murderously snarky Owen Hirt. No stone is left unturned—and no gooey mess unstepped in—in this crucial research of Dank's all-too-brief lifestyles and all-too-extensive oeuvre.
By Dan Barry
“Bottom of the 33rd is chaw-chewing, sunflower-spitting, pine tar facts that an excessive amount of baseball is rarely enough.” —Jane Leavy, writer of The final Boy and Sandy Koufax
“What a book—an beautiful workout in story-telling, democracy and myth-making.” —Colum McCann, winner of the nationwide booklet Award for Let the good international Spin
From Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Dan Barry comes the fantastically acknowledged tale of the longest online game in baseball history—a story celebrating not just the strong depth of baseball, however the aspirational excellent epitomized by way of the hard-fighting gamers of the minor leagues. within the culture of Moneyball, The final Hero, and Wicked reliable Year, Barry’s Bottom of the 33rd is a reaffirming tale of the yank Dream discovering its maximum expression in undying contests of the good American hobby.
By C. Kelly
"This interesting ebook will make the Civil conflict come alive with options and emotions of actual people."
- The Midwest booklet Review
The Civil warfare You by no means Knew...
at the back of the bloody battles, strategic marches, and adorned generals lie greater than a hundred intensely own, actual tales you have not heard sooner than. In Best Little tales from the Civil War, squaddies describe their first reports in conflict, girls notice the advances and retreats of armies, spies recount their tools, and leaders show the reasoning at the back of a lot of their public activities. interesting characters come to existence, including:
Former U.S. Senator Robert Toombs of Georgia, who warned the accomplice cupboard to not fall for Lincoln's catch by way of firing on reinforcements, thereby permitting Lincoln to assert the South had fired the 1st pictures of the battle at citadel Sumter.
Brig. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut, who disbanded the thirteenth self sustaining Battery, Ohio mild Artillery, scattered its males, gave its weapons to different devices, and ordered its officials domestic, accusing all of cowardly functionality in battle.
Thomas N. Conrad, a accomplice secret agent working in Washington, who warned Richmond of either the looming Federal Peninsula crusade within the spring of 1863 and the assault at Fredericksburg later that year.
Private Franklin Thomson of Michigan, born as Sarah Emma Edmonds, who fought in uniform for the Union through the warfare and later was once the one woman member of the postwar Union Grand military of the Republic.