817 books for genre «Almanacs & Trivia»

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This deluxe ebook package features Mary Shelley’s classic gothic novel plus an extended excerpt of award winning author Kenneth Oppel’s thrilling prequel,! What happens when an obsession defies your control? Victor Frankenstein has long sought the answer to creating new life. When he finally achieves his goal, he’s horrified by the results and abandons his creation, ready to forget what he’s done. But when tragedy befalls his family, Victor returns home to discover his creation is hiding nearby. To save his family from further despair, Frankenstein’s creature asks him to do the one thing he swore he never would do again. Mary Shelley’s novel explores with chilling dimensions the questions that reside at our core. What is the fabric of life and the soul? Where are the limits of our imagination? Can man’s reach shatter the boundaries between science, nature and God?

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Emily Brontë's only novel, this tale portrays Catherine and Heathcliff, their all-­encompassing love for one another, and how this unresolved passion eventually destroys them both, leading Heathcliff to shun and abuse society. First published in 1847 under the pseudonym Ellis Bell, Wuthering Heights is considered to be a classic of English literature. Emily Brontë's novel opens the mind to the complexity of society and family heritage. Explores masculinity and femininity. Heathcliff's desire for revenge and his perseverance to obtain, what he never had and what he seeks in love and life. It demonstrates the ripple effect of life and how it can destroy generations in succession. The power of emotions and the naivety of man. The magnitude of education on society and societal roles. How life can destroy and produce life, the duality of its nature.

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March 25: The Story of a Special Day covers everything that makes this day very special. From celebrations around the world to significant moments in history, birthdays, zodiac signs, and all-­month events, this ebook makes a perfect birthday present or anniversary gift, one that will be kept and remembered long after an ordinary birthday card has been forgotten!

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A lost continent is a hypothetical landmass that for whatever reason no longer exists. A prime example is Atlantis, which, according to Greek myth, sank to the bottom of the sea. This book is a list of similar lost continents.

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For the bestselling miscellany market, an NPR librarian's compendium of fascinating facts on history, science, and the arts How much water do the Great Lakes contain? Who were the first and last men killed in the Civil War? How long is a New York minute? What are the lost plays of Shakespeare? What building did Elvis leave last? Get the answers to these and countless other vexing questions in a. Guaranteed to enlighten even the most seasoned trivia buff, this treasure trove of "who knew?­" factoids spans a wide range of intriguing subjects. The perfect gift for every inquiring mind that wants to know, will put you at the center of the conversation as you show off your essential store of inessential yet irresistible knowledge.

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From dragons and wyverns to vampires, werewolves and mischievous gremlins, pixies and fairies, Breverton’s Phantasmagoria is a unique compendium of over 250 mythical animals.
Prepare to revisit familiar myths, such as vampires, werewolves and the Loch Ness Monster, the Minotaur and Medusa from Greek legend, and Biblical beasts such as Behemoth and Leviathan. Discover new mysterious animals like the giant serpents of Central America, the lethal Mongolian death worm, and the Ennedi tiger in Africa, and investigate the evidence for sightings of Bigfoot and the reclusive Yeti.
Packed with quirky line illustrations and a wealth of weird and wonderful information, Breverton’s Phantasmagoria surveys the globe to uncover over 250 imaginary creatures passed down from generation to generation.

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Before the before alt.­conspiracy, there was Robert Anton Wilson and his legendary Now this avatar of conspiriology, renowned for his razor wit and progressive philosophy, takes you on a fascinating, eclectic ride through what Wilson has termed the "Cultic Twilight" where conspiracy theories flourish. covers the range of Wilson's kaleidoscopic knowledge, from John Adams to the Voronezh (former Soviet Union) UFO sighting, the Campus Crusade for Cthulhu to the Mothman prophecies, and everything in between. What do the Freemasons, the Kennedys, and Princess Diana have in common? All are at the center of gigantic conspiracy theories with incredibly complex and endlessly multiplying twists, turns, highways and byways. Arranged by alphabetical entries which include cross-­references to other entries in the book and also provide addresses to related sites on the Web, this book is truly interactive--­you can dip in, read through, or follow one of the URLs from an interesting entry onto the . . .

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Everyone knows that...­donuts have holes...­we clink glasses before saying a toast...­golfers yell "fore!­" before teeing off...­we nod our heads yes and shake our heads no...­But how many of us know why? You'll learn the answers and a whole lot more in this fun and fact-­filled almanac. And all you have to do is ask WHY?!

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A fascinatingly informative and humorous swing through the history, philosophy, courses, players, equipment, fashion, and hilarious flubs of the great game of golf. Whether you’re a serious pro, a weekend duffer, or just a fan of the sport, you’ll find this book as satisfying as a hole-­in-­one. Special feature: The seven best golf tips of all time.

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