Download E-books The Nibelungenlied: Prose Translation (Penguin Classics) PDF

By A. T. Hatto

A tale of guile, treachery, loyalty and determined courage

This nice German epic poem of homicide and revenge recounts with specific energy and directness the development of Siegfried's love for the peerless Kriemhild, the marriage of Gunther - her brother - and Brunhild, the quarrel among the 2 queens, Hagen's treacherous homicide of Siegfried, and Kriemhild's eventual triumph.

Composed approximately 8 hundred years in the past via an unnamed poet, the Nibelungenlied is the primary literary expression of these heroic legends of which Richard Wagner made such unfastened use in The Ring. A. T. Hatto's translation transforms an previous textual content right into a tale as readable and intriguing as Homer's Iliad.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts superior by way of introductions and notes by means of distinctive students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by way of award-winning translators.

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By Zachary Sturman

Centuries after the nice warfare burnt up ninety five% of all land-dwelling lifestyles on the earth the human race has eventually reached its tipping aspect bringing a couple of conflict that might seal the destiny of humankind and there's just one guy who can cease it. Sam, a burdened and manipulated soldier, needs to trip to untraveled and constrained components of this new barren region to avoid a warfare that, every now and then, turns out inevitable. Krielmopolis, the most important city of the hot global spreading from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean, controls each point of the human race from power intake to paintings placement. A transforming into civilization at the different aspect of the Earth works demanding towards loose will for all, and while Krielmopolis discovers what's taking place they ship their most sensible super-soldier to transparent a direction for a deliberate and strategic takeover for the remainder land. Upon Sam’s arrival to this new international he involves discover that as a result of organic struggle those humans have strayed from the human race to a brand new lifestyles shape referred to as Anti-Species. whereas people have spent the previous few centuries advancing their militarized machines and guns, the Anti-Species were experimenting with genetic amendment developing actually awful, approximately unstoppable monsters. to forestall them, Sam needs to use the best weapon to ever be invented in all of historical past, yet that doesn't come with out catastrophic outcomes.

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Download E-books Guardians of the Lost: Volume Two of the Sovereign Stone Trilogy (Sovereign Stone Series) PDF

By Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman

For centuries the section of the good Sovereign Stone belonging to the people of Loerem was once misplaced from sight and reminiscence. yet there are those that dare always remember ...

A magical relic has been miraculously recovered -- and the conflict for the way forward for Loerem starts off. it's a nightmare clash that would ensnare dwarf, human, elf, and orken beings, because the immortal darkish lord Dagnarus launches poor battle from the blackest depths of the Void. And now heros needs to emerge from the main not going corners of the realm to disclaim Dagnarus the striking strength of the Stone -- or endure the hideous damnation of his hellish reign.

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Download E-books Finnikin of the Rock (The Lumatere Chronicles) PDF

By Melina Marchetta

2008 Printz Award Winner Melina Marchetta crafts an epic myth of historical magic, exile, feudal intrigue, and romance that rivets from the 1st page.

Finnikin used to be just a baby throughout the 5 days of the unspeakable, whilst the royal kinfolk of Lumatere have been brutally murdered, and an imposter seized the throne. Now a curse binds all who stay within Lumatere’s partitions, and those that escaped roam the encompassing lands as exiles, persecuted and despairing, death through the millions in fever camps. In a story crackling with the stress of an impending typhoon, Finnikin, now at the cusp of manhood, is pressured to hitch forces with an smug and enigmatic younger amateur named Evanjalin, who claims that her darkish goals will lead the exiles to a surviving royal baby and how to pierce the cursed barrier and regain the land of Lumatere. yet Evanjalin’s unpredictable habit means that she isn't what she turns out — and the startling fact will try Finnikin’s religion not just in her, yet in all he understands to be real approximately himself and his destiny.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download E-books The Queen's Blade PDF

By T C Southwell

A doomed country, a tender queen’s sacrifice and a killer who will convey an empire to its knees...

In an international the place males proportion kindred with beasts, the Idol of the Beasts predicts a toddler who will finish the unending conflict after centuries of strife, yet first the enemy king needs to die and his son be delivered to the Jashimari Queen in chains…

After various failed makes an attempt, killing King Shandor turns out most unlikely, till an murderer bargains to do the deed. His luck areas the Crown Prince at Queen Minna-Satu’s mercy, and Blade turns into the device of her wrath. cast within the fires of fury, his center died some time past within the barren region country. His look is as icy as his smile is disarming, and the fires of ardour won't ever stir his blood. he's the grasp of the Dance in Jondar, the simplest to ever carry the name.

Driven through hatred and with the abilities of his exchange, he'll herald a time of strife and soreness that would dwell in legend, and endlessly undergo his identify. he's the software who can switch destiny. he's the Queen’s Blade.

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Download E-books Nightchild (Chronicles of the Raven 3) PDF

By James Barclay

There's a New strength Coming. it's going to sweep apart the 4 schools of magic. it's the energy of the land, and it has manifested itself in Lyanna, a 5 yr outdated lady. Unknowingly, she may break Balaia.
Desperate to keep up their energy, the universities will do something to regulate the kid. If that fails, they're going to kill her.
Terrified, Lyanna’s mom, Erienne the mage, takes her into hiding. yet they can’t conceal without end. because the hunt is going on, Lyanna begins to check her powers and nature itself starts to show on Balaia.
Her father, Denser of The Raven, is usually wanting to locate her. yet may The Raven locate Erienne and her baby once they do not need to be chanced on? And in the event that they do locate them, what then may still they do? Lyanna is ripping the realm aside. millions are death. Can The Raven find the money for to permit her live?
James Barclay has made an indicator of blistering speed, fantastically defined motion and characters who, with their flaws, humor and commitment to one another, are rapidly changing into cult heroes with fable enthusiasts.

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Download E-books Lord Valentine's Castle: Book One of the Majipoor Cycle PDF

The vintage Bestselling Saga by way of technology Fiction Grand grasp Robert Silverberg

 

Lord Valentine’s Castle

He is a guy with out prior— a wanderer with out reminiscence of his origins. He calls himself Valentine. As a member of a motley workforce of entertainers, he travels around the magical planet of Majipoor, regularly hoping he'll meet somebody who can provide him again what he has lost.

And then, he starts off to dream--and to obtain messages in these desires. Messages that inform him that he's way over a typical vagabond—he is a lord, a king became out of his fort. Now his travels have a purpose—to go back to his domestic, detect what enemy took his reminiscence, and declare the future that awaits him…

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Download E-books The Cinder Spires: The Aeronaut's Windlass PDF

By Jim Butcher

Jim Butcher, the number one New York Times bestselling writer of the Dresden documents and the Codex Alera novels, evokes a brand new sequence set in a stupendous international of noble households, steam-powered know-how, and magic-wielding warriors.…
 
seeing that time immemorial, the Spires have sheltered humanity. inside their halls, the ruling aristocratic homes advance clinical marvels, foster alternate alliances, and continue fleets of airships to maintain the peace.
 
Captain Grimm instructions the service provider send Predator. unswerving to Spire Albion, he has taken their aspect within the chilly struggle with Spire Aurora, disrupting the enemy’s transport traces through attacking their shipment vessels. but if the Predator is broken in strive against, Grimm joins a group of Albion brokers on a necessary venture in alternate for absolutely restoring his send.
 
And as Grimm undertakes this job, he learns that the clash among the Spires is basically a premonition of items to come back. Humanity’s old enemy, silent for greater than 10000 years, has started to stir once again. And demise will stick with in its wake. . . .

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Download E-books Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Distant Shores (PFRPG) PDF

  • The internal Sea zone is yet a small fraction of the area of Golarion, and it doesn't stand remoted from the opposite cultures that decision the planet domestic. lots of those far away lands have prompted the international locations of the interior Sea for millennia via exchange, army clash, and the alternate of lore, faiths, and technological innovention. For the 1st time, info at the far-away lands of Arcadia, Iblydos, southern Garund, and Vudra are provided for video game Masters and gamers alike. discover one urban in every one of six international areas, and notice the varied cultures, faiths, and population that make Golarion specific. arrange for event within the far-flung corners of the area, and set sail for the Pathfinder crusade Setting's so much far-off shores!

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