By L. Frank Baum
For greater than a century, L. Frank Baum's nation of ounces and its pleasant denizens have enchanted readers of every age. during this illustrated sleek Library version, the bestselling novelist and children's e-book author Gregory Maguire takes readers on a guided journey of ounces, accumulating and introducing us to 3 of Baum's liked stories:
The awesome Land of ounces, the sequel to The Wizard of oz., is the adventure-packed story of a Gillikin boy named Tip who flees outdated Mombi the witch looking for the Emerald City.
Ozma of oz., set generally within the unusual land of Ev, good points the shrewdpermanent and gorgeous new ruler of the Emerald urban, in addition to Dorothy of Kansas, the mechanical wonder Tik-Tok, and the scary Nome King.
The Emerald urban of oz. recounts Dorothy's journey to oz. along with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry, and the Nome King's poor plot opposed to the dominion.
Read or Download A Wonderful Welcome to Oz (The Marvelous Land of Oz, Ozma of Oz, & The Emerald City of Oz) PDF
Similar literary classics books
As a teenager the USA looked for its specific id one of the countries of the area, a few thinkers and writers emerged wanting to proportion their imaginative and prescient of what the yank personality may be. between their leaders was once Ralph Waldo Emerson, whose essays, lectures, and poems outlined the yankee transcendentalist stream, even though he himself disliked the time period.
A hypnotic page-turner in regards to the grinding gears of historic switch and ruthless palace intrigue in Persia, c. 1848.
The King, younger Shah Naser, takes to the throne of Persia at a turning aspect of historical past: he inherits an enchanted medieval global of harems, eunuchs, and treasures in addition to a palace of mystery doorways, surprising deaths, and hidden agendas. in the court docket is chance sufficient: outdoors all demeanour of switch threatens—industrialization, colonization. Russia and England conspire to open the King’s empire; his mom and his vizier take opposing facets. The bad King—almost an actual modern of Queen Victoria—is trapped. He likes a few facets of modernity (electricity, images) yet can’t include democracy. He needs to be a sovereign: he needs to preserve his throne. The King can't face swap and he can't get away it.
Kader Abdolah is the penname of Hossein Sadjadi Ghaemmaghami Farahani, an Iranian author who additionally writes in Dutch. Abdolah has lived within the Netherlands for the reason that 1988.
He studied physics on the Arak collage of technological know-how and fled the rustic as a political refugee in 1988. this present day he lives in Delft (The Netherlands), writing below a pseudonym made from the names of 2 murdered neighbors. Het huis van de moskee (The condo of the Mosque), catapulted Abdolah into the Dutch bestseller lists.
Variation enrichie de Anne-Marie Callet-Bianco comportant une préface et un file sur l'oeuvre.
D'après une légende médiévale, les châtelaines d'Eppstein mourant los angeles nuit de Noël reviennent hanter les vivants. Par-delà l. a. mort, los angeles comtesse Albine veille sur son fils, Éverard, amoureux de sa sœur de lait et fille du garde-chasse, et le protège. vehicle son père, fou de rage devant cette mésalliance, threat de le tuer…
Récit fantastique, roman d'amour et de formation, hommage au génie germanique, cette œuvre inclassable illustre aussi l. a. difficulté de passer d’un siècle à un autre, comme l’échec du rêve formé par los angeles Révolution de changer le monde. Promenant le lecteur de l. a. terreur à los angeles rêverie, alliant le merveilleux légendaire et les interrogations de los angeles modernité, Le Château d’Eppstein offre l'exemple parfait d'un fantastique proprement poétique, où s’exprime los angeles quintessence du romantisme européen.
Ayant échoué à un examen, l’étudiant Liebmann s’enferme peu à peu dans une spirale d’échecs. Lorsqu’il arrive une fois encore en retard à son cours de grec, le Professeur, déjà responsable de son redoublement, n’aura de cesse de le tourmenter.
Extra resources for A Wonderful Welcome to Oz (The Marvelous Land of Oz, Ozma of Oz, & The Emerald City of Oz)
In 1852, several close friends died as well. While his wife suffered from a prolonged illness, Dickens, who confessed to feeling 舠as if I could have given up舡 (April 5, 1851),did not. The press of the necessity to work was always upon him, regardless of the degree of financial security he attained, and, alongside the discharge of his own daunting agenda of self-appointed duties舒which included the painstaking conduct of Household Words, the conscientious management of a 舠Home for Homeless Women,舡 a taxing tour of amateur theatricals on which he embarked, and much else besides舒there was the obligation to fulfill the ever-increasing demands made upon him by virtue of his stature as a public figure.
99), and 舠disconcerted舡 (p. 333) by this uncanny feeling of recognition in scenes that illuminate some of the mysteries of the plot. 舡 wrote Dickens in his 舠mems舡 for Bleak House, issuing a warning, as it were, for characters in the novel and, perhaps, a reminder for himself. Secrecy is, of course, a writer舗s prerogative: the impact of revelation depends on the degree of mystification the writer can contrive and sustain until the moment he or she chooses to lift the veil. Secrecy in Bleak House, however, tends to be destructive.
There舗s a cruel attraction in the place,舗 舡 Miss Flite explains. 舠 舖You can舗t leave it. And you must expect舗 舡 (p. 473). With the expectancy that what makes no sense will yield some keeping the perpetual suspension of meaning and judgment of Chancery in motion, the result is the accumulation of more mud on the street. This could be the effect of the novel, too, which was after all a diversion, however seriously undertaken by Victorians, who held that the duty of literature was to amuse and to instruct.
A Wonderful Welcome to Oz (The Marvelous Land of Oz, Ozma of Oz, & The Emerald City of Oz) by L. Frank Baum