Don t Bite the Sun

I don't think so. Growl—snarl—snap! went the pet, and bit Lorun the hardest it had ever bitten anyone, and it had done me a fair amount of damage on the quiet. Lorun slapped the pet hard, and then he swore. He used words I'd never even ...

Author: Tanith Lee

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780575120440

Category: Fiction

Page: 158

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It's jang to be wild and sexy and reckless and teen-age. It's jang to do daredevil tricks and even get killed a few could always come alive again. It's jang to change your body, to switch your sex, to do anything you want to keep up with the crowd. But there comes a time when you begin to think about serious things, to want to do something valid. And that's when you find out there are rules beyond the rules and that the world is something else than all they'd taught you.

What Makes This Book So Great

It was originally published inthe US as Don't Bite the Sun(1976) andDrinking Sapphire Wine (1977). ... Biting the Sun refers toa shard found in an archaeological site our protagonist spends time at in her quest for relevance.

Author: Jo Walton

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781472111623

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 448

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Jo Walton is an award-winning author of, inveterate reader of, and chronic re-reader of science fiction and fantasy books. What Makes This Book So Great? is a selection of the best of her musings about her prodigious reading habit. Jo Walton’s many subjects range from acknowledged classics, to guilty pleasures, to forgotten oddities and gems. Among them, the Zones of Thought novels of Vernor Vinge; the question of what genre readers mean by ‘mainstream’; the under-appreciated SF adventures of C. J. Cherryh; the field’s many approaches to time travel; the masterful science fiction of Samuel R. Delany; Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children; the early Hainish novels of Ursula K. Le Guin; and a Robert A. Heinlein novel you have most certainly never read. Over 130 essays in all, What Makes This Book So Great is an immensely engaging collection of provocative, opinionated thoughts about past and present-day fantasy and science fiction, from one of our best writers.

Who Says Love Doesn t Bite

“I thought vampires couldn't go out in the sun.” Lupul said leaning further into the shadows of his tree. “They can't.” Lupul moved slightly and the setting sun fell on his face. “Well most vampires anyway. Most of the younger ones can.

Author: Morgan Key

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781479705726

Category: Fiction

Page: 117

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I was too busy thinking about the new guy. I didnt notice the fact that the door closest to me was open until I walked into it. Rubbing the red mark on my forehead I peered around the solid oak door. It was then that I noticed the person standing on the front porch. I went bright pink, realising that he had just seen me walk into a door. The new guy was standing on our front porch, his arms crossed at his chest, a faint smile tugging at the corner of his mouth. Way to go Alina. Alina Dimir comes from a long line of Vampires. Her family moved from Romania ten years ago, and since then shes had to deal with her fifteen older and somewhat annoying siblings, not to mention all the rumours about her family that have been floating around school. Her everyday routine is broken by the arrival of the mysterious new guy at school, Lupul Daciana. Alina cant stop thinking about him or his blonde tipped, messy black hair, and, lets be honest, his lips. So when shes forbidden to befriend him, Alina is torn. Does she follow her Covens laws and stay away from him? Or does she let herself give into her emotions? Is it fate or just a coincidence that Lupul once lived in Romania too? Is it possible for Alina and Lupul to bypass her familys laws and have a future together, or is it doomed from the beginning?

Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature 1975 1991

28065 Don't bite the sun . New York : DAW Books , 1976 , 158 p . , paper , novel . , DON'T BITE THE SUN # 1 . 15830 The dragon hoard . London : Macmillan , 1971 , 169 p . , cloth , novel . 28066 Dreams of dark and light : the great ...

Author: R. Reginald

Publisher: Detroit : Gale Research

ISBN: UOM:49015003032613

Category: Authors

Page: 1512

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Science fiction constitutes one of the largest and most widely read genres in literature, and this reference provides bibliographical data on some 20,000 science fiction, fantasy, and horror fiction books, as well as nonfiction monographs about the literature. A companion to Reginald's Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature, 1700-1974 (Gale, 1979), the present volume is alphabetically arranged by approximately 10,000 author names. The entry for each individual work includes title, publisher, date and place published, number of pages, hardbound or paperback format, and type of book (novel, anthology, etc.). Where appropriate, entries also provide translation notes, series information, pseudonyms, and remarks on special features (such as celebrity introductions). Includes indexes of titles, series, awards, and "doubles" (for locating volumes containing two novels). Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

The Whole Story

Author: John E. Simkin

Publisher: K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Company

ISBN: UOM:49015003033363

Category: English literature

Page: 1198

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This work is the only comprehensive guide to sequels in English, with over 84,000 works by 12,500 authors in 17,000 sequences.

Dickens and Travel

The lizards, of course, nobody cares for; they play in the sun, and don't bite. The little scorpions are merely curious. The beetles are rather late, and have not appeared yet. The frogs 116 Dickens and Travel: The Start of Modern ...

Author: Lucinda Hawksley

Publisher: Pen and Sword History

ISBN: 9781399086011

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 280

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From childhood, Charles Dickens was fascinated by tales from other countries and other cultures, and he longed to see the world. In Dickens and Travel, Lucinda Hawksley looks at the journeys made by the author – who is also her great great great grandfather. Although Dickens is usually perceived as a London author, in the 1840s he whisked his family away to live in Italy for year, and spent several months in Switzerland. Some years later he took up residence in Paris and Boulogne (where he lived in secret with his lover). In addition to travelling widely in Europe, he also toured America twice, performed onstage in Canada and, before his untimely death, was planning a tour of Australia. Dickens and Travel enters into the world of the Victorian traveller and looks at how Charles Dickens’s journeys influenced his writing and enriched his life.

The Complete Works of Charles Dickens

The lizards, of course, nobody cares for; they play in the sun, and don't bite. The little scorpions are merely curious. The beetles are rather late, and have not appeared yet. The frogs are company. There is a preserve of them in the ...

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.

ISBN: 9781616400422

Category: Reference

Page: 454

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It is impossible to overstate the importance of British novelist CHARLES DICKENS (1812-1870) not only to literature in the English language, but to Western civilization on the whole. He is arguably the first fiction writer to have become an international celebrity. He popularized episodic fiction and the cliffhanger, which had a profound influence on the development of film and television. He is entirely responsible for the popular image of Victorian London that still lingers today, and his characters-from Oliver Twist to Ebenezer Scrooge, from Miss Havisham to Uriah Heep-have become not merely iconic, but mythic. But it was his stirring portraits of ordinary people-not the upper classes or the aristocracy-and his fervent cries for social, moral, and legal justice for the working poor, and in particular for poor children, in the grim early decades of the Industrial Revolution that powerfully impacted social concerns well into the 20th century. Without Charles Dickens, we may never have seen the likes of Sherlock Holmes, Upton Sinclair, or even Bob Dylan. Here, in 30 beautiful volumes-complete with all the original illustrations-is every published word written by one of the most important writers ever. The essential collector's set will delight anyone who cherishes English literature...and who takes pleasure in constantly rediscovering its joys. This volume contains Pictures from Italy-an 1846 travelogue featuring delightful observations on the street life of the great cities of that land-and American Notes, a journal of Dickens's 1842 visit to the United States and Canada, the trip that provided the inspiration for his novel Martin Chuzzlewit.

Pictures from Italy

The lizards, of course, nobody cares for; they play in the sun, and don't bite. The little scorpions are merely curious. The beetles are rather late, and have not appeared yet. The frogs are company. There is a preserve of them in the ...

Author: Charles Dickens


ISBN: 9781427018199

Category: Travel

Page: 304

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'If they have ever a fanciful and idle air, perhaps the reader will suppose them written in the shade of a Sunny Day, in the midst of the objects of which they treat, and will like them none the worse for having such influences of the country upon them. Pictures from Italy is a delightful travelogue by Dickens that narrates his reflections during his stay in Genoa. In ceaseless picturesque images, he paints the streets and buildings as well as the life of Italy.

Snakes Don t Miss Their Mothers

Sun Lily walked over to the limousine and asked the chauffeur if he was hurt. “That dog could have taken my arm off!” said the chauffeur. “But she didn't. She didn't even bite you,” Sun Lily said. “Don't you know you shouldn't ever kick ...

Author: M. E. Kerr

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 9781480455436

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 195

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The residents of Critters animal shelter are all looking for a home There are many creatures at Critters, an animal-rescue facility, who are waiting for a home. Irving, a twelve-year-old part–German shorthaired pointer, loves to watch the soaps and has been living at Critters so long he believes it is his home. Placido, on the other hand, has no problem finding new homes—but with his bad habits, the cat is always back within twenty-four hours. Goldie the Labrador retriever is new at the shelter, and he’s homesick for his last owners. Marshall, the black-and-yellow king snake who never knew his mother, doesn’t think he’s lovable enough to be adopted. But eleven-year-old Walter Splinter doesn’t agree: He wants Marshall to be his. Featuring an array of endearing talking animals, Snakes Don’t Miss Their Mothers is a fun, heartfelt story for every young animal lover. This ebook features an illustrated personal history of M. E. Kerr including rare images from the author’s collection.

Terra SF




ISBN: UVA:X000683458



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