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Author : Julian Barnes
Publisher : Vintage Canada
Release : 2009-02-24
Page : 448
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0307371417
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Brilliantly imagined and irresistibly readable, Arthur & George is a major new novel from Julian Barnes, a wonderful combination of playfulness, pathos and wisdom. Searching for clues, no one would ever guess that the lives of Arthur and George might intersect. Growing up in shabby-genteel nineteenth-century Edinburgh, Arthur is saddled with a dad who is a disgrace and a mum he wishes to protect, and is propelled into a life of action. To his astonishment, his career as a self-made man of letters brings him riches and fame and, in the world at large, he becomes the perfect picture of the honourable English gentlemen. George is irredeemably an outsider, and has no hope of becoming such a picture. Though he’s dogged and logical, a vicar’s son from rural Staffordshire, he is set apart, and he and his family are targeted in his boyhood by a poison-pen campaign. George finds safe harbour in the reliability of rules, and grows up to become a solicitor, putting his faith in the insulating value of British justice. Then crisis upsets the uneasy equilibrium of both men’s lives. Arthur is knocked for a loop by guilt and other dishonourable emotions. George is put to the sorest test, accused of a horrible crime. And from that point on their lives weave together in the most profound and surprising way, as each man becomes the other’s salvation. Arthur & George is a masterful novel about low crime and high spirituality, guilt and innocence, identity, nationality and race. Most of all, it’s a profound and witty meditation on the fateful differences between what we believe, what we know and what we can prove. George and his father pray together, kneeling side by side on the scrubbed boards. Then George climbs into bed while his father locks the door and turns out the light. As he falls asleep, George sometimes thinks of the floor, and how his soul must be scrubbed just as the boards are scrubbed. Father is not an easy sleeper, and has a tendency to groan and wheeze. Sometimes, in the early morning, when dawn is beginning to show at the edges of the curtains, Father will catechize him. "George, where do you live?" "The Vicarage, Great Wyrley." "And where is that?" "Staffordshire, Father." "And where is that?" "The centre of England." "And what is England, George?" "England is the beating heart of the Empire, Father." "Good. And what is the blood that flows through the arteries and veins of the Empire to reach even its farthest shore?" "The Church of England." "Good, George." And after a while Father will begin to groan and wheeze again. George watches the outline of the curtain harden. He lies there thinking of arteries and veins making red lines on the map of the world, linking Britain to all the places coloured pink: Australia and India and Canada and islands dotted everywhere. He thinks of blood bubbling though these tubes and emerging in Sydney, Bombay, the St. Lawrence Waterway. Bloodlines, that is a word he has heard somewhere. With the pulse of blood in his ears, he begins to fall asleep again. —excerpt from Arthur & George


Author : Arthur George Warner
Edmond Warner
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-11-05
Page : 464
Category : Social Science
ISBN 13 : 1136396527
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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Author : Julian Barnes
Publisher :
Release : 2005
Page : 360
Category : Children of clergy
ISBN 13 :
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Julian Barnes' Man Booker Prize-shortlisted novel is based on Arthur Conan Doyle's extraordinary real-life fight for justice. "Arthur George" is based on the true story of two men. One is Arthur Conan Doyle, the other is George Edalji, a solicitor from Birmingham. Their nineteenth-century lives are worlds and miles apart, until a series of shocking events brings them together. In dubious circumstances, George is found guilty of harming animals and is sentenced to seven years' penal servitude--a future of ignominious obscurity. However, when Arthur, who is now one of the most famous men in the land as creator of Sherlock Holmes, hears of this racist miscarriage of justice he decides to clear George's name... Told against the backdrop of Arthur's family life--his own passionate affair with the woman who was to become the second Lady Conan Doyle and his wife's lengthy battle with tuberculosis--this extraordinary novel is a dazzling exercise in detection.


Author : Arthur George Heath
Gilbert Murray
Publisher :
Release : 2017-08-24
Page : 246
Category : History
ISBN 13 : 9780649381364
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Author : Arthur George Olmos
Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
Release : 2010-11-29
Page : 187
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN 13 : 9781453582060
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Read of how a young teenager came about becoming a gang member in California prisons, also of how these two gangs problems first started and still exist today in the Mexican American culture, why the fighting and killings keep happening. Divide and conquer- I truly suspect those in power keep fueling the fire. Read this story, then you will see what I am writing is true. I have lived my life of becoming this crazy gangster who was always incarcerated in prisons and deeply involved in one of the most notorious gangs ever.


Author : Arthur George
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-08-31
Page : 316
Category : Religion
ISBN 13 : 3030469166
Description :


Every year we celebrate a cycle of seasonal holidays. The ancient Greeks called this cycle “The Dance of the Horae,” after the mythical divinities who represented the seasons. What myths sit at the foundation of our own holiday celebrations? This interdisciplinary book explores the myths and symbols that underlie our major seasonal holidays and give them their meaning. Arthur George also shows how America’s own mythmaking has shaped some holidays. This mythological approach reveals how and why holidays arose in the first place, how and why they have changed over the centuries, why they have remained important, and finally how we can celebrate them today in a more meaningful manner that can enrich our lives and better our society. George devotes particular attention to the depth psychological aspects of holidays and their corresponding myths, as well as to the insights of modern biblical scholarship for key holidays such as Easter and Christmas.


Author : Charles L. Russell
Publisher : Outskirts Press
Release : 2015-12-28
Page : 262
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN 13 : 1478743158
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Art as Adornment: The Life and Work of Arthur Smith is a splendid documentary writing about a prominent player in the Modernist Jewelry Movement. The trade name, “ArtSmith” came to resonate with fashion and theater types in New York and all over the country during the three decades following World War II. As a Black navigating the racial tensions of the period, Arthur Smith managed to rise above the fray and achieve extraordinary success in the development of designs for jewelry that were eminently wearable and for the wearer a decorative pizazz triumph. With over 150 illustrations, this book will take you on an awe inspiring journey starting with his parents’ migratory trek from Jamaica through Cuba and ultimately to New York City, Arthur’s education in the arts, and concluding with a detailed description of his jewelry styling and creativity.


Author : Arthur George Warner
Edmond Warner
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-11-05
Page : 392
Category : Social Science
ISBN 13 : 1136395687
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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Author : Arthur George Warner
Edmond Warner
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release : 2000
Page : 412
Category : Social Science
ISBN 13 : 9780415245418
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The legendary Greek figure Orpheus was said to have possessed magical powers capable of moving all living and inanimate things through the sound of his lyre and voice. Over time, the Orphic theme has come to indicate the power of music to unsettle, subvert, and ultimately bring down oppressive realities in order to liberate the soul and expand human life without limits. The liberating effect of music has been a particularly important theme in twentieth-century African American literature. The nine original essays in Black Orpheus examines the Orphic theme in the fiction of such African American writers as Jean Toomer, Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, James Baldwin, Nathaniel Mackey, Sherley Anne Williams, Ann Petry, Ntozake Shange, Alice Walker, Gayl Jones, and Toni Morrison. The authors discussed in this volume depict music as a mystical, shamanistic, and spiritual power that can miraculously transform the realities of the soul and of the world. Here, the musician uses his or her music as a weapon to shield and protect his or her spirituality. Written by scholars of English, music, women's studies, American studies, cultural theory, and black and Africana studies, the essays in this interdisciplinary collection ultimately explore the thematic, linguistic structural presence of music in twentieth-century African American fiction.


Author : Arthur George Warner
Edmond Warner
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-11-05
Page : 420
Category : Social Science
ISBN 13 : 1136395059
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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


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Release : 1979
Page :
Category : Barcoo Street
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Author : Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
Publisher :
Release : 1843
Page :
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Author : Edward B. Eastwick
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2014-02-25
Page : 352
Category : Social Science
ISBN 13 : 1136394214
Description :


First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Author : Edward B. Eastwick
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release : 2000
Page : 243
Category : Social Science
ISBN 13 : 9780415245357
Description :


The legendary Greek figure Orpheus was said to have possessed magical powers capable of moving all living and inanimate things through the sound of his lyre and voice. Over time, the Orphic theme has come to indicate the power of music to unsettle, subvert, and ultimately bring down oppressive realities in order to liberate the soul and expand human life without limits. The liberating effect of music has been a particularly important theme in twentieth-century African American literature. The nine original essays in Black Orpheus examines the Orphic theme in the fiction of such African American writers as Jean Toomer, Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, James Baldwin, Nathaniel Mackey, Sherley Anne Williams, Ann Petry, Ntozake Shange, Alice Walker, Gayl Jones, and Toni Morrison. The authors discussed in this volume depict music as a mystical, shamanistic, and spiritual power that can miraculously transform the realities of the soul and of the world. Here, the musician uses his or her music as a weapon to shield and protect his or her spirituality. Written by scholars of English, music, women's studies, American studies, cultural theory, and black and Africana studies, the essays in this interdisciplinary collection ultimately explore the thematic, linguistic structural presence of music in twentieth-century African American fiction.


Author : Martin Haug
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release : 2000
Page : 427
Category : Social Science
ISBN 13 : 9780415245371
Description :


The author_s principal objective in publishing these essays was to present all the materials for impartial judgment of the scriptures and religion of the Parsis. Contents: Essay I. History of the Researches into the Sacred Writings and Religion of the Parsis; Essay II. Languages of the Parsi Scriptures; Essay III. The Zend-Avesta, or the Scripture of the Parsis; and Essay IV. The Zoroastrian Religion as to its Origin and Development. A biographical memoir of Dr. Haug by Professor E.P. Evans is also included in this volume.


Author : Julian Barnes
Publisher : Vintage Canada
Release : 2012-12-18
Page : 224
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0307367576
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Combining the intellectual audacity of A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters with the francophilia of the acclaimed Flaubert's Parrot, Julian Barnes explores the English experience of France over the centuries with dazzling wit and sophistication. This is Barnes's first collection of stories.


Author : Arthur George Warner
Publisher :
Release : 2000
Page :
Category :
ISBN 13 : 9780415231886
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Author : E.H. Whinfield
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-10-08
Page : 416
Category : Social Science
ISBN 13 : 1136397647
Description :


First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Author : Arthur Morrison
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2018-02-14
Page : 128
Category :
ISBN 13 : 9781985377868
Description :


I shall here set down in language as simple and straightforward as I can command, the events which followed my recent return to England; and I shall leave it to others to judge whether or not my conduct has been characterised by foolish fear and ill-considered credulity. At the same time I have my own opinion as to what would have been the behaviour of any other man of average intelligence and courage in the same circumstances; more especially a man of my exceptional upbringing and retired habits.


Author : Arlen Frank
Publisher : Dog Ear Publishing
Release : 2019-04-16
Page : 256
Category : History
ISBN 13 : 145754959X
Description :


Sarah’s husband Robert HARRILD [1.4] died young leaving her a wealthy widow whose will that names dozens of relatives is a genealogist’s delight. William Taylor PRETTY [1.5] was a postman in London. Anne’s husband Josiah Wesley WALKER [1.7] was a doctor at Bedlam Mental Hospital in London who suffered a breakdown, sailed to New South Wales where, there being no hospitals, he treated patients at his home in Camden with his daughter Clarissa as dispenser. Martha’s husband Thomas BLANCHARD [1.8] took over her father’s hosiery business but later emigrated with his family to South Australia. Edward James PRETTY [1.9] was H. M. Customs Agent in Belfast, Ireland. Mary Jane’s husband William Henry WILLIAMS [1.11] was a Staff Commander in the Royal Navy.