A GUARDIAN BEST BOOK OF THE 21ST CENTURY 'Chilling, powerful, audacious' The Times 'Magnificent. You are in the hands of a writer at the height of her powers' Evening Standard There was a woman at the heart of the Trojan War whose voice has been silent - until now. Discover the greatest Greek myth of all - retold by the witness that history forgot . . . Briseis was a queen until her city was destroyed. Now she is a slave to the man who butchered her husband and brothers. Trapped in a world defined by men, can she survive to become the author of her own story? PERFECT FOR FANS OF MADELINE MILLER'S CIRCE AND THE SONG OF ACHILLES. *Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction and the Costa Novel Award* Pat Barker continues her extraordinary retelling of one of our greatest myths in The Women of Troy.
PERFECT FOR FANS OF MADELINE MILLER'S CIRCE AND THE SONG OF ACHILLES. *Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction and the Costa Novel Award* Pat Barker continues her extraordinary retelling of one of our greatest myths in The Women of ...
Author: Pat Barker
Publisher: Penguin UK
Within days of the kicking incident, I was one of those girls that thought something like this would never happen to me. Having the boy I love, and whom is supposed to love me, hurt me was the furthest thing from my mind.
Author: Donna M. Kshir
Life is full of stress, now-a-days. It is swinging between sorrow and pleasure. Sometimes it is full of fun & frolic and most of times it is of anxiety. Everybody is worried: students, homemakers, working people, businessmen, and so on, due to various reasons; thus engaged in number of activities in order to escape pain. Whether the activities are giving us permanent relief? How can we overcome? Is there any tailor-made system for the way out from this jail of life? This book gives every support in such situation. It focuses on the basic cause of stress. This book is full of life tuitions which guides to understand your false self and once false self is understood, eternity comes in. Words can only describe, but a thing which is beyond description needs different dimension. This book explains, unless we cross the river of false self, which is our ego mode operation of mind, we can't meet the true self. For this, we need to understand the mind and its border line. This observation brings new facet and you can see the seer & the scene. Aim of the book – The Silence Behind Noise – is to spread the message of truth and help mankind in attaining inner peace, thereby making world a place of nonviolence. The language of the book has been kept simple and easy-to-understand. A must-read book for everyone.
If a girl is beautiful you will find many suitable bachelors for the marriage but if a girl is ugly then it becomes difficult to find a handsome boy. Pretty girls rise above ugly girls irrespective of amount of hard work they do.
Author: Sanjay K. Verma
Publisher: Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd
An in-depth analysis of the memories and experiences of the British second generation of refugees from Nazism before the Holocaust. This oral history project investigates the impact of their parents’ trauma, dislocation and pattern of silence on ordinary members of this second generation in this unique geographical context.
I'm scared of girls is what it comes down to; I'm also scared of boys, but less so. I'm particularly scared of girls. I assume they will reject me. My wife and I go to a therapist together, which has also helped me a lot, ...
Author: Merilyn Moos
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
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girls. I seemed to seek out the girls that like to do the same sorts of things that I did. A few of them knew more than I did. Now I had something else to mess up my thinking. It was bad enough that I loved alcohol and cigarettes, ...
Author: Jon M. Christenson
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
The contemporary Israeli author shares his insights on S. Y. Agnon's groundbreaking novel Only Yesterday, dissecting the obvious and subtle movements of the book, parsing its ideological bent for lessons about the current Jewish experience in Palestine.
And censored visions of girls immediately arise in Isaac. Between the lapping of the waves and the swaying of the water, he lies alone and dreams not of the Land of Israel but of his hometown, even though it hasn't produced a delegate ...
Author: Amos Oz
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Category: Literary Criticism
A handbook on domestic violence from a spiritual perspective, for clergy, parish nurses, and others. A handbook about domestic violence from a spiritual perspective, and the only one of its kind, Breaking the Silence contains important, action-oriented information about domestic violence and its pervasiveness in society. Sections include “myths” about domestic violence; a checklist to determine if a relationship is potentially violent; clergy resources for counseling, worship, and congregational outreach; rape; information for youth; and pages that can be customized with local and national contact numbers, e-mail addresses, and websites. Also includes questions for discussion and suggestions for using the book for training or as a youth and adult education tool. This resource is limited to adult abuse, as the subject of child abuse is highly specialized and often includes many more laws and involvement from local agencies that will vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
GIRLS. TO. SAY. “NO”. There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. 1 John 4:18 Churches are full of young women who are learning the virtues of the Gospel of love and forgiveness. What we also need to teach them are the ...
Author: Anne O. Weatherholt
Publisher: Church Publishing, Inc.
Bestselling author Tim Lebbon’s electrifying horror novel - now made into a Netflix original movie starring Stanley Tucci and Kiernan Shipka In the darkness of an underground cave system, blind creatures hunt by sound. Then there is light, there are voices, and they feed... Swarming from their prison, the creatures thrive and destroy. To scream, even to whisper, is to summon death. As the hordes lay waste to Europe, a girl watches to see if they will cross the sea. Deaf for many years, she knows how to live in silence; now, it is her family’s only chance of survival. To leave their home, to shun others, to find a remote haven where they can sit out the plague. But will it ever end? And what kind of world will be left?
The crying girl shifted from foot to foot. ... “Go,” Lynne said, her whisper seeming incredibly loud in the silence. The little girls took a frightened step back, and two of the adults raised hands to their mutilated mouths in shock ...
Author: Tim Lebbon
Publisher: Titan Books
A unique interpretation of how wartime internment and the movement for redress affected Japanese Americans.
Girls ' Day celebration in the late 1930s . Photo courtesy of Shosuke Sasaki . observed Girls ' Day , Boys ' Day , and other annual events . Barbara Yamaguchi recalled : On March 3 , we observed osekku , Girls ' Day.3 I still have ...
Author: Yasuko I. Takezawa
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Category: Social Science
More girls than boys reported being cyber bullied (see Figure 3.4). The gender difference in victimisation is in line with other findings regarding cyber bullying. In this study, 23% of all the girls surveyed claimed that they had been ...
Author: Esther Ng
Publisher: Armour Publishing Pte Ltd
Category: Bullying in schools