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The Everlasting Man
Spieldauer: 10 Std. und 46 Min.
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In The Everlasting Man, G. K. Chesterton paints the full panorama of human history in light of Christian tradition. Highly influential in C. S. Lewis' conversion from atheism to Christianity, this book continues to inspire new generations of listeners.
I am afraid that I, Sherlock Holmes, must act as my own chronicler in this singular case, that of the Whitechapel murders of 1888. For the way in which the affair was dropped upon my doorstep left me with little choice as to the contrary. Not 12 months prior, the siren's call of quiet domesticity and married life had robbed me of Watson's assistance as both partner and recorder of my cases. Thus, when detective inspector Lestrade of Scotland Yard required a lead - any lead - I found myself forced to pursue Jack the Ripper alone.
You will confront your darkest fears and beckon them to the surface of your mind. Nightmares will cause conflict between the charcoal days and bleak nights. With a splash of colorful, sweet sentiment to contrast the shadows, Dark Days will leave a twisted, yet merry mark on your soul.
When two worlds collide, will bravery be enough in the quest for truth? As the people of Earth uncover their astonishing origins, on the Moon a sinister secret is threatening to destroy society. Will a young man's recklessness bring the two worlds into conflict? Or can one brave woman save humanity from disaster?
France, 1680 AD. Liara’s defense of the Wizard Nagarath has rendered Anisthe incantate - bereft of all magick - but even this has failed to guarantee Liara’s safety. The death of the war mage would seal Liara’s own fate, and so the wizard and his bookminder must keep him in their sites and yet as far away from themselves as possible.
A young boy lays dreaming on a grassy hill, escaping the harsh realities of the real world. His family pressures him to grow up and conform, but he resists. One day, he finds a discarded refrigerator box, which he drags home and paints blue. Climbing inside, he goes off on fantastic adventures, picking up a companion along the way. Then, one day, something happens and his make-believe world is shaken. Is drudgery and conformity inevitable, or can a childish imagination survive? Find out as we travel to the far reaches of space and time with a boy and his box.
The Winking Stork says, “This is a tale that takes place twice upon a time in a magical, enchanted land." The Winking Stork remarks, “Froggy do you remember now that you were once a human prince who lost his memory?“ Froggy replies, “What are you talking about?” Froggy says, “All I can remember is that I’ve always been a frog who loves to eat flies, sing, and dance” The Stork says, “Let me tell you your story as a prince before you ever became a frog.”
The Ecovia do Litoral (the coastal eco-way) is a cycle route that, as the name suggests, follows the coast across the beautiful Algarve region of Southern Portugal. This audiobook follows numerous attempts at the route but focuses mainly on the author's first and, albeit unplanned, disastrous solo expedition in 2012 and two more successful but nonetheless traumatic trips made with equally unprepared friends in 2014 and 2018.
Sired by magick and violence, 16-year-old Liara is found guilty of witchcraft and banished from her tiny village by the very priest who raised, then betrayed her. However, a mysterious mage steps forward to assume custody of her: Nagarath, the Wizard of Parentino, whose secret spellwork has long protected both Liara and Dvigrad from the ravages of war. Despite Liara’s best hopes, Nagarath refuses to apprentice her to his craft but tasks her instead with the restoration of his neglected library. Liara gleans what magickal knowledge she can on the sly....
2087 - A colony of scientists is stranded on the moon as the Earth faces imminent disaster. 1504 - A wooden sailing ship is navigating the dangerous waters of religious fundamentalism. Two events separated by space and time, yet destined to collide in a simple twist of fate. When a comet changes course and heads for Earth, the finger of blame is pointed at one country. The entire planet is thrown into chaos, while on the moon, a colony of scientists faces the bleak prospect of being stranded...forever.
This audiobook contains two essays from Thomas H. Huxley, the famous defender of all things Darwinian, explaining at length why Charles Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection is a tremendous breakthrough in biology and why his book, On Origin of Species, is a worthy companion to such tomes as Newton's Principia. Clear and informative essays.
Who polices the police? Nobody. Not in this place. Cops and criminals are the same. Drug lines and murder. A cab driver is drawn into a world he doesn't understand. He is dragged into hell. The young policeman spirals downwards. He is the innocent. Drawn into a criminal operation spiraling out of control after a punishment beating goes wrong. Someone tells tales. The Internal Investigation Department find out about the drug operation. Twists and turns lead to a remarkable and damning conclusion.
When the extortionist targets his victims, they either pay or suffer the consequences. And the consequences can be fatal! All he wants is one per cent of your cash: is that too much to risk your life for?