Deux scientifiques, le Professeur Lhétourdy et le Docteur Lahury, apparemment spécialistes des maladies mentales, s'interrogent sur les conséquences de la peur : rend elle plus peureux encore ou au contraire permet elle de s'endurcir ? Dans le même temps, les 4 As se préparent activement à participer au MDCCXIVème festival de musique de Campaville, auquel ils se présentent sous le nom de groupe Musicool. Après un cuisant échec devant le public du festival, une nouvelle chance leur sourit puisqu'ils sont invités à donner un récital dans la demeure du Comte Draluca, le Château de Tremblepierres.
A Bing of Bread grew out of an interview that author Maggie Glezer conducted with a rabbi's wife about the symbolism of challah, that bakery staple deeply rooted in Jewish traditions. Captivated by the myriad meanings in every twist of the bread's braid, she spent years doing research and recipe testing. The result is this landmark guide to the amazing variety of Jewish breads found in communities all over the world, from Guatemala to Russia and everywhere in between. In it are more than 60 impeccably tested recipes both old and new, for challah and other Sabbath and holiday loaves and an exploration of the rich symbolism of their hisory, the rituals governing their baking and eating, and the sacred texts and commentaries from which these rituals derive.
There are best-ever recipes for babka and honey cake, bagels, matzot, crackers, and everyday breads such as Jewish-deli rye. It is also loaded with totally unexpected breads that thrill, such as anise, almond, and sesame-studded Moroccan Purim bread; the spiced and leaf-wrapped Ehtiopian bereketei (whole wheat Sabbath bread); and the pitalike nooni honegi of the Bukharan Jews. Oral histories, ancient legends, shtetl folktales, aphorisms, and proverbs delight and inspire, and stories of grandmothers and great-grandmothers that recall life as it once was complete this volume, the most in-depth and wide-ranging one ever published on the subject.
Ramón Boldú, pionero del cómic autobiográfico en España, ha decidido hablar de la guerra civil, la vida en el geriátrico, la muerte... Pero, a pesar de lo trascendental de todos esos temas, es incapaz de ponerse trascendente del todo, como es habitual en él, aunque lo intenta. Boldú, una vez al mes, va al geriátrico a visitar a su padre. Suelen matar el tiempo jugando al ajedrez, mientras éste le explica historias de la guerra civil española, que vivió en propia carne, de cara a conseguir material para su próximo cómic. El único familiar vivo que le queda a Boldú es su padre, por lo que es imposible que pueda contrastar la realidad de la alucinante información que éste le trasmite y se reproduce en este cómic. Al mismo tiempo, Boldú, harto de que le siga ganando al ajedrez y al enterarse de lo que, parece ser, sucede en las guerras, y harto también de las injusticias generalizadas que hay en el mundo, decide inventar un ajedrez con reglas más humanas y que incite a la humanidad a amarse, más que a matarse. El nuevo ajedrez se llama el “tango libre” y se incluye en el tomo.
Expectations are high for the new guy in town, and these five heroes don’t disappoint. You’ll be glad you opened your door to the passionate possibilities! Trapped in Tourist Town: Cady dreams of leaving tiny Scallop Shores for the bright lights of New York City, but she’s stuck playing tour guide when travel writer Burke blows into town for the summer. When deeper feelings develop, can he convince her that everything they need is right in front of them? Naturally Enchanted: As a struggling journalist, Owen Cooper has to make a name for himself, and a tip that a real-life witch is living on Mango Cove may just lead to the big story he needs. Undercover as a shipwrecked tourist, he worms his way into Ezra’s family and their secrets, but can he get her out of his heart? Hiding from Hollywood: When movie producer Ethan Walker breezes into Abby’s diner, she’s terrified. The last thing she wants is her name connected with his when her life is now about hiding from the tabloids. But when she’s left without a safe place to stay, Ethan offers her sanctuary in his home, and Abby must decide whether she can finally stop running and trust Ethan with her secret. Southern Comfort: Natalie Coleman has her hands full with her family responsibilities; she certainly doesn’t have time to humor a Chicago journalist who lands on her porch, seeking spooks in her house. But it turns out there’s more to Newland Tran’s story than Confederate ghosts. Can the unlikely pair discover the truth behind the eerie goings-on before Newland succumbs to Natalie’s brand of southern comfort? Jade’s Treasure: Jade Sawyer simply wants to be left alone to manage her family’s mountain resort and design her jewelry. Then world-famous author Matthew Riley McLaughlin arrives to claim the room he booked as a hideout, and their shared need for privacy becomes personal. But can she overlook a shocking betrayal?
A feast of a medieval adventure with a thoroughly modern heroine. As the murmur of prayers fills the icy room, mother and baby seem doomed. When the newborn finally struggles into the world, the Count of Flanders flees in a rage. The child is not the expected male heir -- but a girl. Growing up under the disapproving eye of her heart father, the strong-willed Marguerite instinctively learns to survive in the fierce and violent male world of the Middle Ages, with its pagan rituals and bloody fights to the death. When her father demands that she wed a man she detests, the young countess uses all her cunning to stop the marriage. The only thing she cannot conquer is the plague, which marches across the land killing thousands, including the man she loves.
Based on a real character, this colorful story is told with sharp humor and is filled with dramatic intensity. The final scene in the book, in which Marguerite and her father engage in a savage sword fight, will remain engrained in readers' memories.
A very educative and compelling read! This is the second collection in bestselling author King Samuel Benson's 'Tales by Twilight' children book series, a collection of African folktales aimed at helping young readers understand the hidden secrets and motivation behind the African beliefs and culture. In these three short tales, King Samuel Benson imbibes a wealth of knowledge, unbiased sentiments and a heart-touching relativity, all in a unique writing style that not only educates you but also thrills and entertains you. To understand why newly born babies can't talk and lots more other mysteries that seem too overwhelming to the human mind, this book is a must-read! - EbooksReloaded.com Reviews Why Newly Born Babies Can't Talk and Other Stories are folk stories that are as old as time itself. They have been carefully re-written to suit a more modern audience. Clearly written, easy to understand, and immensely entertaining. These short tales take you through a plethora of emotions and leaves you feeling well-refreshed and informed at the end.
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