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The story begins as Siddhartha, the son of a Brahmin, leaves his home to join the ascetics with his companion Govinda. The two set out in the search of enlightenment. Siddhartha goes from asceticism, to a very worldly life as a trader with a lover, and back to asceticism as he attempts to achieve this goal. The story takes place in ancient India around the time of Gotama Buddha. Experience is the aggregate of conscious events experienced by a human in life ? it connotes participation, learning and knowledge. Understanding is comprehension and internalization. In Hesse?­s novel Siddhartha, experience is shown as the best way to approach understanding of reality and attain enlightenment ? Hesse?­s crafting of Siddhartha?­s journey shows that understanding is attained not through scholastic, mind-­dependent methods, nor through immersing oneself in the carnal pleasures of the world and the accompanying pain of Samsara; however, it is the totality of these experiences that allow . . .

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Das Buch zeichnet sich durch die persönliche Nähe aus, die der Leser durch die fein gewebte literarische Struktur zum Ich-­Erzähler bekommt. Das Werk verbindet damit den objektiven Blick auf die Kultur des alten Europas mit teilweise persönlichen I...

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From the author of dozens of #1 New York Times bestsellers and the creator of many unforgettable movies comes a vivid, intelligent, and nostalgic journey through three decades of horror as experienced through the eyes of the most popular writer in the genre. In 1981, years before he sat down to tackle On Writing, Stephen King decided to address the topic of what makes horror horrifying and what makes terror terrifying. Here, in ten brilliantly written chapters, King delivers one colorful observation after another about the great stories, books, and films that comprise the horror genre—from Frankenstein and Dracula to The Exorcist, The Twilight Zone, and Earth vs. The Flying Saucers.
With the insight and good humor his fans appreciated in On ?­Writing , Danse Macabre is an enjoyably entertaining tour through Stephen King’s beloved world of horror.

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, also known as Strunk & White, by William Strunk, Jr. and E. B. White, is a prescriptive American English writing style guide comprising eight "elementary rules of usage", ten "elementary principles of composition", "a few matters of form", a list of 49 "words and expressions commonly misused", and a list of 57 "words often misspelled". In 2011, Time magazine listed The Elements of Style as one of the 100 best and most influential books written in English since 1923.

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Anthem has proven to be one of Ayn Rand's most enduring books. With this new guide, you can take your understanding of Anthem to a higher level. Included are: a biography of Ayn Rand, detailed chapter summaries and analysis, examination of the book's context and history, and much more in a concise and easy-­to-­read format, making this the essential guide to help you navigate Ayn Rand's Anthem.

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The diary as Anne Frank wrote it. At last, in a new translation, this definitive edition contains entries about Anne's burgeoning sexuality and confrontations with her mother that were cut from previous editions. Anne Frank's is among the most enduring documents of the twentieth century. Since its publication in 1947, it has been a beloved and deeply admired monument to the indestructible nature of the human spirit, read by millions of people and translated into more than fifty-­five languages. Doubleday, which published the first English translation of the diary in 1952, now offers a new translation that captures Anne's youthful spirit and restores the original material omitted by Anne's father, Otto -- approximately thirty percent of the diary. The elder Frank excised details about Anne's emerging sexuality, and about the often-­stormy relations between Anne and her mother. Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the horrors of Nazi occupation forces, hid in the back of an Amsterdam . . .

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In The Secret School, Strieber returns to his youth to recount a summer he spent in a "secret school" in the woods near his childhood home. It was there that he learned the nine lessons that forever changed his life and prepared him for the chilling events narrated in his previous three books. His recollection was triggered by his first encounter in 1985, but for years still remained half-­hidden.

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There are two foundational pillars of a relationship between a Dom and a sub: and. Everything else in the relationship – the fun, the love, the discipline, the eroticism, the tears and the journey – are all built on those standards. Both consent and trust require honest communication in order to thrive. The vast majority of that communication begins long before the training begins. In ",­" I listed 25 things you must know about your new sub if you want to create a satisfying relationship with a devoted submissive. It's not enough to just ask “What do you like?­” or “Would you like to be my sub?­” Without the knowledge of these 25 things, you may be able to create momentarily excitement but it will surly turn into a. Following this guide allows your sub to communicate freely and provides – even if she doesn’t have the words to do so. There are a million things subs want their Doms to know. These questions will help your sub tell you.

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First time available in ebook! The Secret Daily Teachings , the much-­loved companion guide for living The Secret day by day, is now available in a new ebook format.
Take the next step with The Secret Daily Teachings —the much-­loved companion guide for living The Secret day by day is now available in a new ebook format.
The Secret contains clear principles on how to live your life in accordance with the natural laws of the Universe, but the important thing for every person is to LIVE IT.
Now, with The Secret Daily Teachings , Rhonda Byrne takes you through a year of teachings, sharing wisdom and insights for living in harmony with the laws that govern all human beings, so that you may become the master of your life.
Building upon The Secret’s powerful truths, your knowledge of the law of attraction is about to expand far beyond what you can imagine. More joy, more abundance, more magnificence—every single day of the year.

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The dramatic first-­person account of life inside an ultra-­fundamentalist American religious sect, and one woman’s courageous flight to freedom with her eight children. When she was eighteen years old, Carolyn Jessop was coerced into an arranged marriage with a total stranger: a man thirty-­two years her senior. Merril Jessop already had three wives. But arranged plural marriages were an integral part of Carolyn’s heritage: She was born into and raised in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-­Day Saints (FLDS), the radical offshoot of the Mormon Church that had settled in small communities along the Arizona-­Utah border. Over the next fifteen years, Carolyn had eight children and withstood her husband’s psychological abuse and the watchful eyes of his other wives who were locked in a constant battle for supremacy. Carolyn’s every move was dictated by her husband’s whims. He decided where she lived and how her children would be treated. He controlled the money she . . .

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