Lost Among the Living

Title: Lost among the living/Simone St. James. Description: New York, New York: New American Library, [2016] Identifiers: LCCN 2015039480|ISBN 9780451476197 (softcover) Subjects: LCSH: Families—England—Fiction. | Family secrets—Fiction.

Author: Simone St. James

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780698198470

Category: Fiction

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England, 1921. Three years after her husband, Alex, disappeared, shot down over Germany, Jo Manders still mourns his loss. Working as a paid companion to Alex's wealthy, condescending aunt, Dottie Forsyth, Jo travels to the family’s estate in the Sussex countryside. But there is much she never knew about her husband’s origins…and the revelation of a mysterious death in the Forsyths’ past is just the beginning… All is not well at Wych Elm House. Dottie's husband is distant, and her son was grievously injured in the war. Footsteps follow Jo down empty halls, and items in her bedroom are eerily rearranged. The locals say the family is cursed, and that a ghost in the woods has never rested. And when Jo discovers her husband’s darkest secrets, she wonders if she ever really knew him. Isolated in a place of deception and grief, she must find the truth or lose herself forever. And then a familiar stranger arrives at Wych Elm House…
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GERTRUDE STEIN Ultimate Collection Novels Short Stories Poetry Plays Memoirs Essays

In the beginning of his middle living she was a little a joke to him in her resisting and she had a little power in him then for the children, later she a little woman was with weakening inside in her living was lost then among the ...

Author: Gertrude Stein

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 9788026867906

Category: Fiction

Page: 1493

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This carefully crafted ebook: "GERTRUDE STEIN Ultimate Collection: Novels, Short Stories, Poetry, Plays, Memoirs & Essays” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Introduction A Message from Gertrude Stein Novels Three Lives The Making of Americans Poems, Stories & Plays Tender Buttons Objects Food Rooms Matisse, Picasso and Gertrude Stein A Long Gay Book Many Many Women G.M.P. Geography and Plays Susie Asado Ada Miss Furr and Miss Skeene A Collection France Americans Italians A Sweet Tail The History of Belmonte In the Grass England Mallorcan Stories Scenes The King or Something Publishers, the Portrait Gallery, and the Manuscripts of the British Museum Roche Braque Portrait of Prince B. D. Mrs. Whitehead Portrait of Constance Fletcher A Poem about Walberg Johnny Grey A Portrait of F. B. Sacred Emily IIIIIIIIII One (Van Vechten) One (Harry Phelan Gibb) A Curtain Raiser Ladies Voices What Happened White Wines Do Let Us Go Away For the Country Entirely Turkey Bones and Eating and We Liked It Every Afternoon Captain Walter Arnold Please Do Not Suffer He Said It Counting Her Dresses I Like It to Be a Play Not Sightly Bonne Annee Mexico A Family of Perhaps Three Advertisements Pink Melon Joy If You Had Three Husbands Work Again Tourty or Tourtebattre Next Land of Nations Accents in Alsace The Psychology of Nations or What Are You Looking At Four Saints in Three Acts Memoirs The Winner Loses The Americans are Coming Reflections on the Atom Bomb Biographies The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas Picasso Portraits of Painters Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was an American novelist, poet, playwright and art collector, best known for Three Lives, The Making of Americans and Tender Buttons. Stein moved to Paris in 1903, and made France her home for the remainder of her life. Picasso and Cubism were an important influence on Stein's writing. Her works are compared to James Joyce's Ulysses and to Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time.
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The Living Age

The old palace of the A pleasant walk runs along the north Seigneurs de Vence , however , is almost side of the outer wall , with quaint lost among its humbler neighbors , only glimpses back , through the many gates , the massive tower ...

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Blondin Other Poems

FEBRUARY 23 MERCURII DIES Walking in Oxford snow among the living and the dead. Looking from Wheatsheaf Lane across the High ... Lost, I presume, in the snow that drives across Christ Church Meadow. Lost among the living and the dead.

Author: Brian Taylor

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781847282743

Category: Poetry

Page: 224

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These poems cover over forty years. Writing them is like collecting the bubbles which stream away from the stern of a small boat crossing a vast ocean. They are all different. They are all the same. Fragile, inconsequential bubbles of livingness. The subject matter ranges from Oxford, its colleges and ghosts, to the Far East with its temples, its hunger for life (and cncrete jungles),and its two and a half thousand year old Buddhism. Here, Theravada monks still proclaim, in the Buddha's own language, that "all things are suffering, all things are impermanent, all things are not self. Nibbana is the Highest Happiness." Here is the teeming multiplicity of life and the utter freedom and stillness of the Unconditioned State which runs like a cack through the universe. Through this crack beings escape from the burden of becoming. Through it they return again. From one lifetime to the next. From one moment to the next.
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Midnight Lamp

They do things differently in America. Everything's on a much bigger scale.' And again she stared, a revenant lost among the living. 'How did you find me?' 'We didn't,' confessed Sage. 'The FBI found you. Oh, Fee, I've lost my mask.

Author: Gwyneth Jones

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781473230217

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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Recovering from the events of CASTLES MADE OF SAND, the leaders of the Rock-n-Roll Reich travel across the Atlantic. The USA has not suffered from the technological losses which transformed the UK, so the Triumvirate find themselves in a glossy Hollywood where actors are virtual, cars are intelligent, and they aren't worshipped as they are back home. Ax, Sage and Fi are trying to cope with their recent losses, and reflect on where their relationship now stands. Meanwhile, there are groups of magic users trying to gain power through human sacrifice, threatening the stability of society. When Fiorinda goes missing, the worst is feared... This is book three in Gwyneth Jones' critically-acclaimed BOLD AS LOVE series.
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The Broken Girls

Simone St. James. ALSO BY SIMONE ST. JAMES The Haunting of Maddy Clare An Inquiry into Love and Death Silence for the Dead The Other Side of Midnight Lost Among the Living t£e 54%en Gws. - Simone St. James.

Author: Simone St. James

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780698198487

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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A journalist uncovers the dark secrets of an abandoned boarding school in this chilling suspense novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Sun Down Motel. Vermont, 1950. There's a place for the girls whom no one wants—the troublemakers, the illegitimate, the ones too smart for their own good. It's called Idlewild Hall, and local legend says the boarding school is haunted. Four roommates bond over their whispered fears, their friendship blossoming—until one of them mysteriously disappears.... Vermont, 2014. Twenty years ago, journalist Fiona Sheridan's elder sister’s body was found in the overgrown fields near the ruins of Idlewild Hall. And although her sister’s boyfriend was tried and convicted of the murder, Fiona can’t stop revisiting the events, unable to shake the feeling that something was never right about the case. When Fiona discovers that Idlewild Hall is being restored by an anonymous benefactor, she decides to write a story about it. But a shocking discovery during renovations links the loss of her sister to secrets that were meant to stay hidden in the past—and a voice that won’t be silenced....
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Landscapes of Pater

A grandson who will automatically like the same foods as he, walk like him, know the rules of living the way he does. It was a dream he'd had often. And now there is a grandson, a grandson who is lost among the living, a grandson with a ...

Author: Mark Saba

Publisher: Mark Saba

ISBN: 9781930067349

Category: Fiction

Page: 180

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In this poetic novel, a young man with recurrent dreams and fantasies about his Mediterranean background searches for his roots and identity. Eventually, he takes a trip to Italy, and many of his questions are answered.
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Speaking Spirits

Petrarch's spirit makes it clear that even if the true image of the dead is lost among the living, God is never fooled, and the spirit exhorts Boccaccio to exercise the gift of writing that is conferred on him by God.

Author: Sherry Roush

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9781442650404

Category: History

Page: 263

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In Speaking Spirits, Sherry Roush presents the first systematic study of early modern Italian eidolopoeia.
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Carol Shields and the Extra Ordinary

... young man who has his moment of “unexpected rapture” on the last day of his honeymoon, not with his young wife, Dorrie, who makes him anxious, but by himself when he manages to get lost among the living shrubs of Hampton Court maze.

Author: Marta Dvorak

Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

ISBN: 9780773560307

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

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Claiming the "ordinary" and "extra-ordinary" as critical categories, contributors to this volume explore the philosophical and literary import of Carol Shields's writing, its complex play with genre and narrative technique, its re-valuing of domesticity and gendered perspective, and the social critique implicit in its gentle satirical impulses.
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Sudden Death in Opera

... is confounded by the limits of nature, unable to sail around the Cape of Good Hope, and in part his sin was hubristic. The Dutchman is seeking a release from an eternal striving; he is lost among the living and the dead.3The concept ...

Author: Michael Trimble

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781527575356

Category: Science

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An aspect of dying in opera, rarely observed or commented on, is Sudden Unexpected Death. There are many deaths in this melodramatic genre: most follow expected causes like murder, suicide, or old age. This book explores those deaths which occur without obvious natural causes. These are often central to the overall drama of the opera, representing denouements forming the epiphany of the story and the apotheosis for the audience. The book identifies 50 operas where such events occur, exploring the role of the dramatis personae, the circumstances of their dying, and specific themes that emerge. These include a preponderance of females, especially in the 19th century, who die mainly at the end of the operas, often in the context of tragedy. It charts the growing awareness in the medical sciences of the unconscious forces driving human behaviour, including liminal mental states and trances, which influenced these operas and continue to affect human behaviour to the present day. In addition, the changing philosophies that are intertwined with operatic narratives, in particular stemming from Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche, are important in the book’s exegesis, as is the special role of Wagner’s compositions. This leads to the exploration of recurrent concepts such as the Liebestod, the ewig Weibliche and redemption itself.
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