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Author: John Buchan
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781528762373
Book Pages: 340
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

"The House of the Four Winds" is a 1935 adventure novel by the Scottish novelist John Buchan. It is set in the fictional European country of Evallonia in the early 1930s, and explores the influence of some Scottish visitors in the toppling of a corrupt government - and the reinstatement of a monarchy. This text is a must-read for anyone who has enjoyed its prequel, "Castle Gay", or any of Buchan's writing, and it would make for a worthy addition to any bookshelf. The chapters of this book include: 'The Man with the Elephant', 'The House of the Four Winds', 'Diversions of a Marionette', 'Difficulties as a Revolutionary', 'Surprising Energy of a Convalescent', 'Arrivals at an Inn', 'Splendide Mendax', 'Night in the Woods', etcetera. Many texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.


Author: Mercedes Lackey
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 9781466824201
Book Pages: 304
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Mercedes Lackey is the New York Times bestselling author of the Valdemar series and romantic fantasies like Beauty and the Werewolf and The Fairy Godmother. James Mallory and Lackey have collaborated on six novels. Now these New York Times and USA Today bestselling collaborators bring romance to the fore with The House of the Four Winds. The rulers of tiny, impoverished Swansgaard have twelve daughters and one son. While the prince's future is assured, his twelve sisters must find their own fortunes. Disguising herself as Clarence, a sailor, Princess Clarice intends to work her way to the New World. When the crew rebels, Clarice/Clarence, an expert with rapier and dagger, sides with the handsome navigator, Dominick, and kills the cruel captain. Dominick leads the now-outlawed crew in search of treasure in the secret pirate haven known as The House of Four Winds. They encounter the sorceress Shamal, who claims Dominick for her own--but Clarice has fallen hard for Dominick and won't give him up without a fight. Full of swashbuckling adventure, buoyant magic, and irrepressible charm, The House of the Four Winds is a lighthearted fantasy romp by a pair of bestselling writers. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


Author: John Buchan
Genre: English literature
Publisher: Castrovilli Giuseppe
ISBN:
Book Pages: 318
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi


Author: Colette Vivier
Genre: France
Publisher:
ISBN: UCAL:$B326317
Book Pages: 190
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

A young Parisian boy becomes involved with an underground resistance group during the German occupation of France.


Author: John Buchan
Genre:
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN: 1731381611
Book Pages: 455
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

The House of Four Windsby John BuchanThird and final part of the Dickson McCunn trilogy, where he and the usual sidekicks fall into a plot involving an exiled prince's attempt to regain the throne despite the efforts of bad guys to keep him from it. The novel is set in the fictional Central European country of Evallonia in the early 1930s. It concerns the involvement of some Scottish visitors in the overthrow of a corrupt republic and the restoration of the monarchy


Author: John Buchan
Genre:
Publisher:
ISBN: 9798576509836
Book Pages: 282
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

The House of the Four Winds is a 1935 adventure novel by the Scots author John Buchan. It is a Ruritanian romance, and the last of his three Dickson McCunn books. The novel is set in the fictional Central European country of Evallonia and opens two years after the events recounted in Castle Gay.


Author: John Buchan
Genre:
Publisher:
ISBN: 9798644745043
Book Pages: 326
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

The House of the Four Winds is a 1935 adventure novel by the Scots author John Buchan. It is a Ruritanian romance, and the last of his three Dickson McCunn books. The novel is set in the fictional Central European country of Evallonia and opens two years after the events recounted in Castle Gay.While on his walking tour Jaikie meets Randal Glynde - now proprietor of the Cirque Doré - who encourages him to visit Evallonia, and arranges for him to meet one of the leading monarchists, Prince Odalchini, at his castle 'The House of the Four Winds'. On the way he meets Count Paul 'Ashie' Jovian, a friend from Cambridge who is now a leader of the youth group Juventus. Juventus, like the monarchists, wants to overthrow the corrupt and unpopular government, but many of its leaders see Prince John as a puppet of his conservative backers. After meeting Prince Odalchini, Jaikie is captured by Juventus who have been picketing the castle.


Author: John Buchan
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Delphi Classics
ISBN: 9781788773508
Book Pages: 168
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘The House of the Four Winds by John Buchan - Delphi Classics (Illustrated)’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of John Buchan’. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Buchan includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily. eBook features: * The complete unabridged text of ‘The House of the Four Winds by John Buchan - Delphi Classics (Illustrated)’ * Beautifully illustrated with images related to Buchan’s works * Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook * Excellent formatting of the textPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to learn more about our wide range of titles


Author: Elisabeth Gifford
Genre:
Publisher: Corvus
ISBN: 1782391169
Book Pages: 368
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

From the author of Secrets of the Sea House comes the mystery of a runaway bride. Can a century of family secrets be unravelled in time to bring her back? For fans of Kate Morton and Rachel Hore.


Author: Winfried Noe
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 1402721870
Book Pages: 128
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Through the wisdom of American tribal cultures, meet Mother Earth and Father Heaven, Grandfather Sun and Grandmother Moon, and discover an insightful but little-known source of personal guidance and healing power. Find your Totem, or birth sign, named after one of twelve animal creatures whose spirits inhabit the earth. Then determine the Element that most influences your personality—Earth, Air, Fire, or Water—and how to live in harmony with its energies. Next, discover your Element-Clan, animal totems that are a part of your Elemental family, and the special powers they give you. Finally, explore the Four Winds, the seasons they influence, and the gifts they bestow. In simple, beautiful descriptions and images, you'll see how these energies affect your loves, vocation, and destiny.