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Summary: "Among the funniest [letters] ever dispatched in the vain hope of steering a black sheep onto something like the straight and narrow." —The Wall Street J

  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher: Macmillan
  • ISBN: 1250038502
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Number of Pages: 208
  • Language: English
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Description: "Among the funniest [letters] ever dispatched in the vain hope of steering a black sheep onto something like the straight and narrow." —The Wall Street Journal Nostalgic, witty, and original, Dear Lupin by Roger Mortimer and Charlie Mortimer tracks the entire correspondence between a father and his only son. When the book begins, Charlie, the son, is studying at Eton, although the studying itself is not a priority, much to his father's chagrin. After Charlie graduates and moves from South America to Africa and eventually back to London, Roger continues to write regularly, offering advice (which is rarely heeded) as well as humorous updates from home ("Your mother has had the flu. Her little plan to give up spirits for Lent lasted three and a half days"). Roger's letters range from reproachful ("You may think it mildly amusing to be caught poaching in the park; I would consider it more hilarious if you were not living on the knife edge") to resigned ("I am very fond of you, but you do drive me round the bend"), but his correspondence is always filled with warmth, humor, and wisdom that offers unique insight into the relationship between father and son.


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Summary: 'Dearest Lumpy, I hope you are plump and well. Your mother bashed her car yesterday and chooses to believe it was not her fault...' Roger Mortimer's witty

  • Author : Louise Mortimer
  • Publisher: Constable
  • ISBN: 1472109287
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Number of Pages: 160
  • Language: English
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Description: 'Dearest Lumpy, I hope you are plump and well. Your mother bashed her car yesterday and chooses to believe it was not her fault...' Roger Mortimer's witty dressing-downs and affectionate advice were not only directed at his wayward son, Lupin. Though better behaved than her mischievous older brother, Louise (aka 'Lumpy') still caused her father to reach for his typewriter. The trials and tribulations of Louise's days at boarding school, her eventful wedding to Hot¬Hand-Henry and the birth of his grandchildren are all accompanied by a sometimes chiding, but always loving letter. Between these milestones, Roger gives updates on the family, pets and the local gossip, holds forth on the weather, road safety, and even suggests the best way to make a gravy soup, all in his own inimitable style. With the same unique charm and often snort-inducing humour that made Dear Lupin a bestseller, Roger Mortimer guides and supports his daughter through every scrape she found herself in. Hilarious and instantly familiar, Dear Lumpy is a perfect example of the glorious art of letter writing, and the timeless relationship between father and daughter.


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Summary: Lucky Lupin is a poignant yet light-hearted story of survival against the odds, based on Charlie Mortimer's life with HIV/Aids during the early years (1984

  • Author : Charlie Mortimer
  • Publisher: Constable
  • ISBN: 1472118170
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Number of Pages: 320
  • Language: English
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Description: Lucky Lupin is a poignant yet light-hearted story of survival against the odds, based on Charlie Mortimer's life with HIV/Aids during the early years (1984-1996), when there was neither treatment nor cure. Using a combination of good luck, gallows humour, Fray Bentos pies and copious quantities of Solpadeine, Charlie survived not only the illness but the hysteria that accompanied the so-called 'gay plague'. Anyone infected became a social pariah; had the local launderette got word of his illness they wouldn't have washed his sheets but burnt them. Whilst taking full responsibility for the consequences of his behaviour - 'The fact is you don't get AIDS from watching telly' - Charlie initially took to the sofa and prepared for death, but, in time, he found the inner strength required to confront his fatal diagnosis, becoming, among other things, an antiques dealer and contemporary art collector. With blistering and often hilarious candour Charlie also recounts his childhood where he developed a passion for cars, cultivated by his adventurous mother 'Nidnod', his dizzying array of careers and somewhat curious domestic arrangements including the 'adoption' of a bank robber for twelve years. He also confronts head on his experiences of coming to terms with confused sexuality, addiction, epilepsy and clinical depression before finding lasting contentment. Praise for Dear Lupin: 'As well as being the funniest book I've read in ages, it's also extremely touching. A delight then, on every front.' The Spectator 'Very, very funny.' Sunday Times 'Wry, trenchant, often extremely funny, but also charmingly forbearing and forgiving.' Country Life


Pdf ebook: Arsène Lupin (Golden Deer Classics)

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Summary: Leblanc's creation, gentleman thief Arsène Lupin, is everything you would expect from a French aristocrat - witty, charming, brilliant, sly ... and possib

  • Author : Maurice Leblanc,Golden Deer Classics
  • Publisher: JA
  • ISBN: 2377939090
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 150
  • Language: English
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Description: Leblanc's creation, gentleman thief Arsène Lupin, is everything you would expect from a French aristocrat - witty, charming, brilliant, sly ... and possibly the greatest thief in the world.


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Summary: Arsène Lupin (1909) is a novel by Maurice Leblanc. Originally a four-act play, the story was turned into a novel by Leblanc before being translated into E

  • Author : Maurice Leblanc
  • Publisher: Graphic Arts Books
  • ISBN: 1513295187
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 196
  • Language: English
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Description: Arsène Lupin (1909) is a novel by Maurice Leblanc. Originally a four-act play, the story was turned into a novel by Leblanc before being translated into English by Edgar Jepson. Partly based on the life of French anarchist Marius Jacob, Arsène Lupin first appeared in print in 1905 as an answer to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes. Blending crime fiction, fantasy, and mystery, Leblanc crafts original and entertaining tales of adventure starring one of the greatest literary characters of all time—Arsène Lupin, gentleman thief. Arsène Lupin is the world’s greatest thief, an unmatched force for good whose exploits threaten the wealth and standing of France’s most wicked men. In this early installment of Leblanc’s beloved series, Lupin uses his remarkable wit and chameleon-like ability to move undetected through aristocratic society in order to steal, trick, and cheat his way through life. Despite his criminal nature, he operates under a strict moral code, only taking from those who have taken from the poor all their lives. In this novel, he comes up with an elaborate plan to get his hands on the art and jewels of a notorious collector, a man whose taste for fine objects can only be satisfied through exploitation and greed. As though the risks involved were not high enough, Lupin leave clues for police every step of the way, heightening pressure on himself and embarrassing a nation’s incompetent leaders in the process. Arsène Lupin is a story of romance, mystery, and crime that continues to astound over a century after it was published. With a beautifully designed cover and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of Maurice Leblanc’s Arsène Lupin is a classic of French literature reimagined for modern readers.


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Summary: The inspiration for the new Netflix series, Lupin, starring Omar Sy A curated collection of the very best adventures of Arsène Lupin, France’s most famo

  • Author : Maurice Leblanc
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1101201444
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 304
  • Language: English
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Description: The inspiration for the new Netflix series, Lupin, starring Omar Sy A curated collection of the very best adventures of Arsène Lupin, France’s most famous gentleman thief The poor and the innocent have nothing to fear from Lupin; often they profit from his spontaneous generosity. The rich and powerful, and the detective who tries to spoil his fun, however, must beware. They are the target of Lupin’s mischief. With plans that frequently evolve into elaborate plots, Lupin is a gentleman burglar turned detective, and the most entertaining criminal genius in literature. These stories – the best of the Lupin series, including “The Queen’s Necklace” and “Arsène Lupin in Prison”– are outrageous and witty, for the full enjoyment of those who love masters of disguise, extraordinary heists, and the panache found with Sherlock Holmes, James Bond, Ocean’s Eleven and Lupin. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.


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Summary: INDEX I TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND FRANCS REWARD!... II THE WEDDING-RING III THE SIGN OF THE SHADOW IV THE INFERNAL TRAP V THE RED SILK SCARF VI SHADOWED BY DEAT

  • Author : Maurice Leblanc
  • Publisher: 谷月社
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  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 284
  • Language: English
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Description: INDEX I TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND FRANCS REWARD!... II THE WEDDING-RING III THE SIGN OF THE SHADOW IV THE INFERNAL TRAP V THE RED SILK SCARF VI SHADOWED BY DEATH VII A TRAGEDY IN THE FOREST OF MORGUES VIII LUPIN'S MARRIAGE IX THE INVISIBLE PRISONER X EDITH SWAN-NECK FOOTNOTES


Pdf ebook: The Confessions of Arsene Lupin

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Summary: The Confessions of Arsène Lupin (1913) is a collection of short stories by Maurice Leblanc. Blending crime fiction, fantasy, and mystery, Leblanc crafts o

  • Author : Maurice Leblanc
  • Publisher: Graphic Arts Books
  • ISBN: 1513295241
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 186
  • Language: English
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Description: The Confessions of Arsène Lupin (1913) is a collection of short stories by Maurice Leblanc. Blending crime fiction, fantasy, and mystery, Leblanc crafts original and entertaining tales of adventure starring one of the greatest literary characters of all time—Arsène Lupin, gentleman thief. Partly based on the life of French anarchist Marius Jacob, Lupin first appeared in print in 1905 as an answer to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes. Arsène Lupin is the world’s greatest thief, an unmatched force for good whose exploits threaten the wealth and standing of France’s most wicked men. In this installment of Leblanc’s beloved series, Lupin uses his remarkable wit and chameleon-like ability to move undetected through aristocratic society in order to steal, trick, and cheat his way through life. Despite his criminal nature, he operates under a strict moral code, only taking from those who have taken from the poor all their lives. When Baron Repstein, a powerful businessman, has his fortune stolen by a faithless wife, Arsène Lupin casts doubt on his tale of betrayal. Securing a deathbed confession via code from the Baron’s closest associate, Lupin makes his way to Repstein’s home, where he introduces himself and proceeds to reveal the shocking truth. Other stories in the collection include “The wedding-ring,” “The red silk scarf,” and “A Tragedy in the Forest of Morgues.” The Confessions of Arsène Lupin contains tales of romance, mystery, and crime that continue to astound over a century after they were published. With a beautifully designed cover and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of Maurice Leblanc’s The Confessions of Arsène Lupin is a classic of French literature reimagined for modern readers.


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  • Author : Maurice Leblanc
  • Publisher: Litres
  • ISBN: 5040477260
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: N.A
  • Language: English
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Pdf ebook: Collected Works of Maurice Leblanc. Arsène Lupin. Illustrated

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Summary: Arsène Lupin is a fictional gentleman thief who appears in a series of detective fiction and crime fiction novels by the French writer Maurice Leblanc. A

  • Author : Maurice Leblanc
  • Publisher: Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing
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  • Genre: Fiction
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  • Language: English
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Description: Arsène Lupin is a fictional gentleman thief who appears in a series of detective fiction and crime fiction novels by the French writer Maurice Leblanc. A contemporary of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Maurice Leblanc created the character of the gentleman thief who, in Francophone countries, has enjoyed a popularity as long-lasting and considerable as Sherlock Holmes in the English-speaking world. Celebrated for fashioning complex plots and ingenious puzzles, Leblanc’s stories captured the imagination of thousands of readers across the world. Leblanc also wrote notable science fiction novels and he was awarded the Légion d'Honneur for his services to literature. Translated by Alexander Teixeira De Mattos


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Summary: Arsène Lupin, the monocled Gentleman Thief is a mixture of Sherlock Holmes and Robin Hood, stealing from the wealthy and offering to the less fortunate. T

  • Author : Maurice Leblanc
  • Publisher: Parkstone International
  • ISBN: 1646999746
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 270
  • Language: English
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Description: Arsène Lupin, the monocled Gentleman Thief is a mixture of Sherlock Holmes and Robin Hood, stealing from the wealthy and offering to the less fortunate. Those whom he defeats are worse villains than he is. Arsène is a thief, a master of disguise, a rascal but never a killer. He possesses such wealth that he does not need to steal for material reasons but does so for pleasure and he is famous for always getting away with his crimes. The iconic character of Arsène Lupin, a smart, funny, very elegant and suave fictional burglar and womanizer was originally created by French author Maurice Leblanc in 1905. These ten fascinating short stories are essential for anyone who loves psychological, action-adventure, and crime thrillers.


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Summary: The inspiration for the hit Netflix show, Lupin, Arsène Lupin is charming, clever and bold. A master of disguise, he steals from the rich, he outsmarts th

  • Author : Maurice Leblanc
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • ISBN: 1529078210
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 224
  • Language: English
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Description: The inspiration for the hit Netflix show, Lupin, Arsène Lupin is charming, clever and bold. A master of disguise, he steals from the rich, he outsmarts the police and he’s generous to those in need. And above all, he never takes himself too seriously. This French Robin Hood has charmed readers for generations and the stories about his dazzling escapades have been adapted countless times for television, stage and film. Part of the Macmillan Collector’s Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket-sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition of The Adventures of Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Thief is translated from the French by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos and features an introduction by Emma Bielecki. In the opening stories, Lupin is arrested, only to engineer his own incredible escape. What follows are wonderfully entertaining and action packed stories that finish with a brief encounter with none other than Sherlock Holmes. These stories were first published together in 1907 and this edition of the gentleman thief's very first adventures is the perfect place to start exploring his world of daring escapes, cunning disguises and ambitious heists.


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Summary: Based on the popular Netflix series! In the early 20th century, esteemed writer Maurice Leblanc created Arsène Lupin, a French Sherlock Holmes-type who be

  • Author : Maurice Leblanc
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1510767797
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Number of Pages: 304
  • Language: English
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Description: Based on the popular Netflix series! In the early 20th century, esteemed writer Maurice Leblanc created Arsène Lupin, a French Sherlock Holmes-type who became known as the gentleman thief. Lupin's exploits, in pursuit of the rich, have been documented in more than twenty stories and books, as well as in film. In January 2021, Netflix released a major hit in the entertaining Lupin mystery-comedy series based on the stories. The Best Stories of Arsène Lupin is a collection of the most engaging of Leblanc's writing about Lupin, with a special foreword by West Point associate professor of English and writer Matthew Carey Salyer.


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Summary: ♥♥ Arsene Lupin BY Maurice Leblanc and Edgar Jepson ♥♥ Arsene Lupin was originally a four-part play by French author Maurice Leblanc, performed in

  • Author : Maurice Leblanc and Edgar Jepson
  • Publisher: BEYOND BOOKS HUB
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  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: N.A
  • Language: English
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Description: ♥♥ Arsene Lupin BY Maurice Leblanc and Edgar Jepson ♥♥ Arsene Lupin was originally a four-part play by French author Maurice Leblanc, performed in 1908. It was turned into a novel by Edgar Jepson and published in 1909. Chronologically, it comes between The Hollow Needle and 813 but isn't usually considered to be part of the Lupin series. The book features Germaine de Gournay-Martin, a snobbish daughter who belongs to a wealthy family, who is finally going to marry the penniless Jacques, Duke of Charmerace. Except Jacques is really our roguish thief, Arsene Lupin. ♥♥ Arsene Lupin BY Maurice Leblanc and Edgar Jepson ♥♥ Arsène Lupin (French pronunciationis) a fictional gentleman thief and master of disguise created in 1905 by French writer Maurice Leblanc. He was originally called Arsène Lopin, until a local politician of the same name protested. The character was first introduced in a series of short stories serialised in the magazine Je sais tout. The first story, "The Arrest of Arsène Lupin", was published on 15 July 1905. ♥♥ Arsene Lupin BY Maurice Leblanc and Edgar Jepson ♥♥ Lupin was featured in 17 novels and 39 novellas by Leblanc, with the novellas or short stories collected into book form for a total of 24 books. The number becomes 25 if the 1923 novel The Secret Tomb is counted: Lupin does not appear in it, but the main character Dorothée solves one of Arsène Lupin's four fabulous secrets. ♥♥ Arsene Lupin BY Maurice Leblanc and Edgar Jepson ♥♥ The character has also appeared in a number of books from other writers as well as numerous film, television, stage play, as well as comic book adaptations. Five authorised sequels were written in the 1970s by the celebrated mystery writing team of Boileau-Narcejac


Pdf ebook: Arsene Lupin vs Herlock Sholmes

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Summary: Arsène Lupin vs Herlock Sholmes (1910) is a novel by Maurice Leblanc. Forced to change the name of his antagonist following a legal challenge by Holmes’

  • Author : Maurice Leblanc
  • Publisher: Graphic Arts Books
  • ISBN: 1513295209
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 176
  • Language: English
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Description: Arsène Lupin vs Herlock Sholmes (1910) is a novel by Maurice Leblanc. Forced to change the name of his antagonist following a legal challenge by Holmes’ creator, Leblanc still manages to pull off one of the greatest fictional mashups of all time. Partly based on the life of French anarchist Marius Jacob, Arsène Lupin first appeared in print in 1905 as an answer to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes. Blending crime fiction, fantasy, and mystery, Leblanc crafts original and entertaining tales of adventure starring one of the greatest literary characters of all time—Arsène Lupin, gentleman thief. Arsène Lupin is the world’s greatest thief, an unmatched force for good whose exploits threaten the wealth and standing of France’s most wicked men. In this installment of Leblanc’s beloved series, Lupin uses his remarkable wit and chameleon-like ability to move undetected through aristocratic society in order to steal, trick, and cheat his way through life. Despite his criminal nature, he operates under a strict moral code, only taking from those who have taken from the poor all their lives. In this novel, Lupin forces French authorities to bring in an investigator capable of put a stop to his escapades. Across the English Channel comes Herlock Sholmes, the legendary British detective, and his trusted assistant Wilson. Although they are of a different breed than their adversary, who remains focused and stoic throughout, Sholmes and Wilson, despite their humorous outlook, prove more than capable of catching the gentleman thief. Arsène Lupin vs Herlock Sholmes is a story of romance, mystery, and crime that continues to astound over a century after it was published. With a beautifully designed cover and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of Maurice Leblanc’s Arsène Lupin vs Herlock Sholmes is a classic of French literature reimagined for modern readers.


Pdf ebook: Lupin Leaps In

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Summary: Picking up where they last left off in Breaking Cat News, are Elvis, Puck, and Lupin reporting on the breaking news that matters to cats. Cynical, no-nonse

  • Author : Georgia Dunn
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • ISBN: 152485252X
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 208
  • Language: English
  • Views: 791
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Description: Picking up where they last left off in Breaking Cat News, are Elvis, Puck, and Lupin reporting on the breaking news that matters to cats. Cynical, no-nonsense Elvis and shy, sweet, sensitive Puck are the reporter kitties in the field, while the adventurous jokester Lupin serves as anchor cat. Together, they're back to break headlines on mysterious man "tails," all things holiday-related, new cat friends, and all the daily happenings in and outside their home. The super fun "More to Explore" section includes how to draw the BCN news crew, how to draw expressions, how to draw your pet as a reporter, and paper dolls of the crew, along with props and extras!


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Summary: As the eldest daughter of a prolific letter writer, Jane Torday received hundreds of letters from her father over the years. From irreverent advice and hil

  • Author : Jane Torday,Roger Mortimer
  • Publisher: Constable
  • ISBN: 1472105931
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Number of Pages: 160
  • Language: English
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Description: As the eldest daughter of a prolific letter writer, Jane Torday received hundreds of letters from her father over the years. From irreverent advice and hilarious family anecdotes to moments of great poignancy, Roger Mortimer`s missives are a touching and witty portrait of his life and relationships over the years. Dearest Jane begins with Roger?s time as a young army officer in Egypt, and then as a POW in the Second World War, where his sense of humour endured despite the conditions. Jane accompanies her father?s letters with her own memories and anecdotes, as we meet familiar characters such as Nidnod, Lupin and Lumpy, and learn more about the extended family, friends and pets who leap from the pages of his letters. This is an arresting and extraordinary record, not only of Roger Mortimer?s life but also of the history of an entire family between 1960 and 1991. Sparkling with the dry wit for which Mortimer?s letters are famous, and accompanied by an affectionate personal portrait, this book will delight both old and new readers.


Pdf ebook: Letters of Note: Fathers

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Summary: A delightful collection of letters about fathers and fatherhood, curated by the founder of the globally popular Letters of Note website. The first volume i

  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
  • ISBN: 0771049625
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Number of Pages: 144
  • Language: English
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Description: A delightful collection of letters about fathers and fatherhood, curated by the founder of the globally popular Letters of Note website. The first volume in the bestselling Letters of Note series was a collection of hundreds of the world's most entertaining, inspiring, and unusual letters, based on the seismically popular website of the same name--an online museum of correspondence visited by over 70 million people. From Virginia Woolf's heartbreaking suicide letter, to Queen Elizabeth II's recipe for drop scones sent to President Eisenhower; from the first recorded use of the expression 'OMG' in a letter to Winston Churchill, to Gandhi's appeal for calm to Hitler; and from Iggy Pop's beautiful letter of advice to a troubled young fan, to Leonardo da Vinci's remarkable job application letter. Now, the curator of Letters of Note, Shaun Usher, gives us wonderful new volumes featuring letters organized around a universal theme. In this volume, Shaun Usher turns his attention to the topic of fathers and fatherhood. Contributors to be confirmed.


Pdf ebook: Dear Data

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Summary: Equal parts mail art, data visualization, and affectionate correspondence, Dear Data celebrates "the infinitesimal, incomplete, imperfect, yet exquisitely

  • Author : Giorgia Lupi,Stefanie Posavec
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books
  • ISBN: 1616895462
  • Genre: Design
  • Number of Pages: 289
  • Language: English
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Description: Equal parts mail art, data visualization, and affectionate correspondence, Dear Data celebrates "the infinitesimal, incomplete, imperfect, yet exquisitely human details of life," in the words of Maria Popova (Brain Pickings), who introduces this charming and graphically powerful book. For one year, Giorgia Lupi, an Italian living in New York, and Stefanie Posavec, an American in London, mapped the particulars of their daily lives as a series of hand-drawn postcards they exchanged via mail weekly—small portraits as full of emotion as they are data, both mundane and magical. Dear Data reproduces in pinpoint detail the full year's set of cards, front and back, providing a remarkable portrait of two artists connected by their attention to the details of their lives—including complaints, distractions, phone addictions, physical contact, and desires. These details illuminate the lives of two remarkable young women and also inspire us to map our own lives, including specific suggestions on what data to draw and how. A captivating and unique book for designers, artists, correspondents, friends, and lovers everywhere.


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  • Author : Casey McQuiston
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
  • ISBN: 1250316782
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Number of Pages: 432
  • Language: English
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Description: * Instant NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY bestseller * * GOODREADS CHOICE AWARD WINNER for BEST DEBUT and BEST ROMANCE of 2019 * * BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR* for VOGUE, NPR, VANITY FAIR, and more! * What happens when America's First Son falls in love with the Prince of Wales? When his mother became President, Alex Claremont-Diaz was promptly cast as the American equivalent of a young royal. Handsome, charismatic, genius—his image is pure millennial-marketing gold for the White House. There's only one problem: Alex has a beef with the actual prince, Henry, across the pond. And when the tabloids get hold of a photo involving an Alex-Henry altercation, U.S./British relations take a turn for the worse. Heads of family, state, and other handlers devise a plan for damage control: staging a truce between the two rivals. What at first begins as a fake, Instragramable friendship grows deeper, and more dangerous, than either Alex or Henry could have imagined. Soon Alex finds himself hurtling into a secret romance with a surprisingly unstuffy Henry that could derail the campaign and upend two nations and begs the question: Can love save the world after all? Where do we find the courage, and the power, to be the people we are meant to be? And how can we learn to let our true colors shine through? Casey McQuiston's Red, White & Royal Blue proves: true love isn't always diplomatic. "I took this with me wherever I went and stole every second I had to read! Absorbing, hilarious, tender, sexy—this book had everything I crave. I’m jealous of all the readers out there who still get to experience Red, White & Royal Blue for the first time!" - Christina Lauren, New York Times bestselling author of The Unhoneymooners "Red, White & Royal Blue is outrageously fun. It is romantic, sexy, witty, and thrilling. I loved every second." - Taylor Jenkins Reid, New York Times bestselling author of Daisy Jones & The Six