πŸ“’ Author : Paulo Coelho
πŸ“’ Publisher : Harper Collins
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2009-10-13
πŸ“’ Pages : 288
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9780061841927
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Fiction

SYNOPSIS : Here Paulo Coelho details his journey across Spain along the legendaryroad of San Tiago, which pilgrims have travelled since Middle Ages. On this contemporary quest, he encounters a Chaucerian variety of mysterious guides and devilish opponents and learns to understand the nature of truth through the simplicity of life. The Pilgrimage holds an important place in Paulo Coelho's literary canon. His first book, it not only paved the way for his phenomenal novel The Alchemist , but it also fully expresses his humanist philosophy and the depth of his unique search for meaning.


πŸ“’ Author : M. L. Bush
πŸ“’ Publisher : Manchester University Press
πŸ“’ Release Date : 1996
πŸ“’ Pages : 445
πŸ“’ ISBN : 0719046963
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Great Britain

SYNOPSIS : This book studies the largest insurrection to occur in England between the Peasants' Revolt of 1381 and the English Civil War of the 164Os. It concentrates upon the nine rebel armies that were mobilised in the North during the month of October 1536, examining their recruitment, organisation, grievances and aims, as well as the impact they made upon the government of Henry VIII. Operating principally from original sources, it revises the standard work of the Dodds and appraises the research produced in the subject over the last thirty years. Bush proposes that, as a rising of the commons, the aim of the rebellion was to safeguard the commonwealth as well as to protect Christ's faith, arguing that it cannot be fully explained as a reaction against the Henrician Reformation. On the other hand, in adopting the idiom of a rising of the commons, it did not become simply a popular uprising, but was rather a conjunction of protest, with gentlemen, clergy and commons establishing working alliances with each other against the government. Besides a study of revolt, this book provides a vital insight into the cultural, religious, political and social beliefs of sixteenth-century England.


πŸ“’ Author : Adam Mickiewicz
πŸ“’ Publisher :
πŸ“’ Release Date : 1833
πŸ“’ Pages : 95
πŸ“’ ISBN : BL:A0019710737
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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πŸ“’ Author : Lynn Austin
πŸ“’ Publisher : Baker Books
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2013-11-05
πŸ“’ Pages : 240
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781441262196
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Religion

SYNOPSIS : We all encounter times when our spirit feels dry, when doubt looms. The opportunity to tour Israel came at a good time. For months, my life has been a mindless plodding through necessary routine, as monotonous as an all-night shift on an assembly line. Life gets that way sometimes, when nothing specific is wrong but the world around us seems drained of color. Even my weekly worship experiences and daily quiet times with God have felt as dry and stale as last year's crackers. I'm ashamed to confess the malaise I've felt. I have been given so much. Shouldn't a Christian's life be an abundant one, as exciting as Christmas morning, as joyful as Easter Sunday? With gripping honesty, Lynn Austin pens her struggles with spiritual dryness in a season of loss and unwanted change. Tracing her travels throughout Israel, Austin seamlessly weaves events and insights from the Word . . . and in doing so finds a renewed passion for prayer and encouragement for her spirit, now full of life and hope.


πŸ“’ Author : Annie Leibovitz
πŸ“’ Publisher : Random House Incorporated
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2011
πŸ“’ Pages : 244
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9780375505089
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Photography

SYNOPSIS : A striking collection by the eminent photographer encompasses her visual translations of how people live and do their work, showcasing her images of historically and culturally relevant homes belonging to such famous figures as Sigmund Freud, Charles Darwin and Louisa May Alcott.


πŸ“’ Author : Rachel Joyce
πŸ“’ Publisher : Random House
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2012-07-24
πŸ“’ Pages : 368
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9780679645115
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Fiction

SYNOPSIS : NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER β€’ LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE β€’ NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST β€œ[Rachel] Joyce’s beguiling debut is [a] modest-seeming story of β€˜ordinary’ English lives that enthralls and moves you as it unfolds.”—People (four stars) Meet Harold Fry, recently retired. He lives in a small English village with his wife, Maureen, who seems irritated by almost everything he does. Little differentiates one day from the next. Then one morning a letter arrives, addressed to Harold in a shaky scrawl, from a woman he hasn’t heard from in twenty years. Queenie Hennessy is in hospice and is writing to say goodbye. But before Harold mails off a quick reply, a chance encounter convinces him that he absolutely must deliver his message to Queenie in person. In his yachting shoes and light coat, Harold Fry embarks on an urgent quest. Determined to walk six hundred miles to the hospice, Harold believes that as long as he walks, Queenie will live. A novel of charm, humor, and profound insight into the thoughts and feelings we all bury deep within our hearts, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry introduces Rachel Joyce as a wiseβ€”and utterly irresistibleβ€”storyteller. Praise for The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry β€œ[A] gorgeously poignant novel of hope and transformation.”—O: The Oprah Magazine β€œA cause for celebration . . . [Joyce] has a lovely sense of the possibilities of redemption. In this bravely unpretentious and unsentimental take, she’s cleared space where miracles are still possible.”—Ron Charles, The Washington Post β€œThe Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry is not just a book about lost love. It is about all the wonderful everyday things Harold discovers through the mere process of putting one foot in front of the other.”—Janet Maslin, The New York Times Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. From the Trade Paperback edition.


πŸ“’ Author : R. W. Hoyle
πŸ“’ Publisher : OUP Oxford
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2001-05-17
πŸ“’ Pages : 504
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9780191543364
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : History

SYNOPSIS : This is the first full account of the Pilgrimage of Grace since 1915. In the autumn and winter of 1536, Henry VIII faced risings first in Lincolnshire, then throughout northern England. These rebellions posed the greatest threat of any encountered by a Tudor monarch. The Pilgrimage of Grace has traditionally been assumed to have been a spontaneous protest against the Dissolution of the Monasteries, but R. W. Hoyle's lively and intriguing study reveals the full story. Professor Hoyle examines the origins of the rebellions in Louth and their spread; he offers new interpretations of the behaviour of many of the leading rebels, including Robert Aske and Thomas, Lord Darcy; and he reveals how the engine behind the uprising was the commons, and notably the artisans, of some of the smaller northern towns. Casting new light on the personality of Henry VIII himself, Professor Hoyle shows how the gentry of the North worked to dismantle the movement and help the crown neutralize it by guile as events unfolded towards their often tragic conclusions.


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πŸ“’ Publisher : Manchester University Press
πŸ“’ Release Date :
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πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Monasticism and religious orders

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πŸ“’ Author : YonΓ© Noguchi
πŸ“’ Publisher :
πŸ“’ Release Date : 1912
πŸ“’ Pages :
πŸ“’ ISBN : UCAL:B3408145
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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πŸ“’ Author : David M. Gitlitz
πŸ“’ Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2000-07-21
πŸ“’ Pages : 464
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781466825987
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Travel

SYNOPSIS : The road across northern Spain to Santiago de Compostela in the northwest was one of the three major Christian pilgrimage routes during the Middle Ages, leading pilgrims to the resting place of the Apostle St. James. Today, the system of trails and roads that made up the old pilgrimage route is the most popular long-distance trail in Europe, winding from the heights of the Pyrenees to the gently rolling fields and woods of Galicia. Hundreds of thousands of modern-day pilgrims, art lovers, historians, and adventurers retrace the road today, traveling through a stunningly varied landscape which contains some of the most extraordinary art and architecture in the western world. For any visitor, the Road to Santiago is a treasure trove of historical sites, rustic Spanish villages, churches and cathedrals, and religious art. To fully appreciate the riches of this unique route, look no further than The Pilgrimage Road to Santiago, a fascinating step-by-step guide to the cultural history of the Road for pilgrims, hikers, and armchair travelers alike. Organized geographically, the book covers aspects of the terrain, places of interest, history, artistic monuments, and each town and village's historical relationship to the pilgrimage. The authors have led five student treks along the Road, studying the art, architecture, and cultural sites of the pilgrimage road from southern France to Compostela. Their lectures, based on twenty-five years of pilgrimage scholarship and fieldwork, were the starting point for this handbook.