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In fiction, the adventurer figure or Picaro may be regarded as a descendant of the knight-errant of Medieval romance. Like the knight, the adventurer roams through episodic encounters, usually involving wealth, romance, or fighting. Unlike the knight, the adventurer was a realistic figure, often lower class or otherwise impoverished, who is forced to make his way to fortune, often by deceit. Also, an adventurer is a roguish hero of low social class who lives by his or her wits in a corrupt society.

 
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Revenue and Customs Enforcement - Fraud

By: Peter Krause

A general guidance aimed at those wishing to gain a basic understanding of the operational side of revenue enforcement and the investigation and prosecution of revenue and customs frauds. This was written with the view to be not a blue-print of the enforcement framework of any one particular jurisdiction, but rather to point out common features and practices commonly found in most parts of the English-speaking world.

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D'une saison à l'autre, haïkus

By: Huguette Bertrand

Petits poèmes respectant la règle japonaise du haïkus 5-7-5

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El espanto de Bucarest

By: Valentino Valentino

Una de las obras más frescas y originales que haya podido engendrar la literatura de ciencia ficción latinoamericana. El doctor Scott viaja a Rumania, por los funerales de un científico amigo suyo, en donde es atacado por un ser casi sobrenatural, el Monstruo del Baneasa, quien acecha el país con una serie brutal de asesinatos. Dos investigadores de la Interpol son asignados para averiguar el caso y dar con el paradero del Ente. Se descubre luego, en un trama espectacula...

–Violenta, pero Libertad al fin y al cabo –se dijo Scott al arribar al aeropuerto Baneasa, al norte de Bucarest, en Rumania, valija en mano, gozoso de pisar un suelo libre de la represión comunista. «Adiós al odio hacia la Naturaleza humana», suspiró satisfecho. Caminaba despacio, feliz, pero desorientado, leyendo los letreros de la Terminal en busca de la sala de espera. Mientras recorría aquellos pasillos, sus ojos no daban crédito a lo que veía: un edificio grandísi...

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Suzy

By: Gary L Beer

Burying her husband in the garden under the runner bean patch seemed the best idea. At least burying him there she would be able to keep an eye on him. Suzy had not meant to kill him and then she meets her old friend Lewis, would he help her, or make things worse?

SUZY Preview Chapter One Opening the hot oven door Suzy puts her gloves on and takes out the cooking joint of beef. Putting the hot tray onto the top of the oven Suzy turns the meat over and adds potatoes and parsnips to the tray. Putting the tray back into the oven she frowns as she stands up and thinks if all this effort is worth it; Doug, her partner had been very moody lately. Sometimes he came home with a smile, but that was rare these days. Doug's behaviour tow...

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A Good Find

By: Gary L Beer

Three friends go for a cycle ride along the North Kent coast and find a bag of money belonging to local smugglers and drug dealers. The drug dealers are soon hot on their trail to regain their money and the three friends soon find themselves in very serious trouble. With twists and turns a complicated web of deceit amongst the drug dealers is woven and the unconcern they show for the health of their customers in the dangerous substance they sell is portrayed vividly. ...

Reviews Gary L Beer the popular travel writer delves into the realms of fiction and presents us with a fascinating crime thriller. Three friends go for a cycle ride along the North Kent coast and find a bag of money belonging to local smugglers and drug dealers. The drug dealers are soon hot on their trail to regain their money and the three friends soon find themselves in very serious trouble. With twists and turns a complicated web of deceit amongst the drug de...

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Grailem

By: Gary L Beer

Grailem was one of Mankind’s last hopes to finally achieve immortality. Created in a test tube he had been bred specifically to be fully integrated into a mechanical body. On reaching maturity Grailem rebels against his creators and kills thousands of people. Forced into a spacecraft he is blasted into space where the spacecraft explodes and he spends an eternity drifting through space. Coming across an ancient alien race, who is more of a threat to Mankind than he ever ...

Chapter One The magnetic field of the passing asteroid is generating enough energy to pull Grailem towards it. Waking from an aimless sleep he tries to use his precious energy to move closer. It has been eons since he had stood on, or even felt a solid surface beneath his feet. Grailem has been drifting aimlessly through space since the spacecraft, with him inside it had exploded, for what seems to him eternity ago. The exploding fuel tanks had thrown him out into th...

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Una vez en Virginia

By: Valentino

Cuentan que Amukhori, a los doce años y en las gradas de la catedral, fue el primero en desafiar a los curas del pueblo. Su nombre, anómalo en aquel lugar tras quinientos años de conquista española, pasó a ser motivo de respeto y asombro, en unas por su simplicidad y en otras por su rareza, puesto que nadie logró encontrarle nunca el significado, «el secreto», ni siquiera su madre Sigfrida. Su padre don Policarpo, que era el cartero de la comunidad, se justificaba dicien...

Cuentan que Amukhori, a los doce años y en las gradas de la catedral, fue el primero en desafiar a los curas del pueblo. Su nombre, anómalo en aquel lugar tras quinientos años de conquista española, pasó a ser motivo de respeto y asombro, en unas por su simplicidad y en otras por su rareza, puesto que nadie logró encontrarle nunca el significado, «el secreto», ni siquiera su madre Sigfrida. Su padre don Policarpo, que era el cartero de la comunidad, se justificaba dicien...

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World Library Foundation Newsletter : April 2018 : Volume 2, Issue 4

By: World Library Foundation Newsletter Dept.

Keeping our patrons informed with the ongoing changes, we created the World Library Foundation Newsletter. The newsletter includes news and information about our various portals and the wonderful books, articles, encyclopedias, photographs, and research documents that may be found here. For our Volume 2, 4th Issue, April 2018, we would like to share with you some stories about the books you will find on our shelves. We hope the newsletter will lead readers to discover...

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Jack Batson and the Holy Grail

By: Georgekutty Adappur

Jack Batson received a letter from Father John of the Cross, a famous Catholic Priest. He needs his help in a special mission, the quest for the Holy Grail. The quest for the Holy Grail started since the very beginning of Christianity. Many people believe that the Holy Grail has magical powers to change the life of people. Some secret societies and cults believe that it has a supernatural power to give eternal life to humans. The Holy Grail had forbidden in the Monastery...

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It's Sciency Wiency Stuff!

By: Ms. Vidal Nancy D'costa

What happens when Dr. Alice Evanston makes a major scientific breakthrough- a serum that'll help her wheelchair confined husband, Matthew to walk again....but, ends up accidentally turning him into a monster?

I think bein a geek is sexy. Never strive to be the cool kid- it's bloody boring! " he quipped, before sipping his drink.

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Women in Prison : How It Is With Us: How It Is With Us

By: Assata Shakur; Joanne Chesimard

Article from The Black Scholar, Journal of Black Studies and Research Vol 9, Issue 7: Blacks & The Sexual Revolution, April 1978.

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Junker Fakeman and The Sword and Sheath of Avalon

By: Donald Harry Roberts; Donald

This is a must see to get publication

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Kisah Masjid Kobe Dari Jepang Yang Tetap Kokoh Walau Di Hantam Ser...

By: Muhammad Vandestra

Kobe Mosque merupakan masjid pertama di Jepang. Masjid ini dibangun tahun 1928 di Nakayamate Dori, Chuo-ku. Kobe berarti gate of God atau gerbang Tuhan. Tahun 1945, Jepang terlibat perang Dunia Kedua. penyerangan Jepang atas pelabuhan Pearl Harbour di Amerika telah membuat pemerintah Amerika memutuskan untuk menjatuhkan bom atom pertama kali dalam sebuah peperangan. Dan Jepang pun kalah. Dua kotanya, Nagasaki dan Hiroshima dibom Atom oleh Amerika. Saat itu, kota Kobe jug...

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ALICE’S Adventures in Wonderland : Alice's Wonderland, Volume Edit...

By: LEWIS CARROLL; JOHN TENNIEL

Alice in Wonderland is about a girl that falls through a rabbit hole and enters a strange fantasy world full of anthropomorphic creatures.

All in the golden afternoon Full leisurely we glide; For both our oars, with little skill, By little arms are plied, While little hands make vain pretence Our wanderings to guide.

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Equlibrium : Collected Poetry of Linda Bohe, in Memoriam 1950-1983

By: Ms. Linda Ruth Bohe; Marc Lee Weber, Editor

From a military family, Linda Bohe grew up in various parts of the country. Her childhood was mostly in the South, her mid-teens to young adulthood in Colorado. She later resided in New York City, where many of her poems are set. Linda studied with Alan Dugan, William Matthews and Richard Hugo among others. Her terse syntax perhaps reminds one of Hugo, but with an eclectic bent. Her broad range of poetic taste was shown in the magazine, Attaboy, which she edit...

Detour I drive two thousand miles to leave you and find your shadow, spine whipped by wind, in snow-filled valleys where hills are hidden in white air and fields sleep. You will yourself into this landscape the way one can staunch the flow of blood or simulate death. My car window is a camera lens. I watch a train curve along tracks and into a tunnel. The moon spills across land so cold the cattle moan. My map is crumpled and I read it...

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Test book upload : Test book upload, Volume Test book upload: Test...

By: Jason Test

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assignment : assignment4u, Volume 1: assignment4u

By: joe root; joe root

One of the most highly debated matter in education today is that if every individual is unique and have their own personal interests and abilities, then why do we force them down with the same syllabus and measure them on a certain criteria of writing what they memorized on a piece of paper? While this question has no easy solutions and consequently the existing system of evaluating students will probably remain the same in near future, there is however a narrow path tha...

1. Recreation The first and the most popular benefit that people know of extracurricular is that they are good for recreation. While this notion is correct to some extent, there is a lot left to be added. The world extracurricular envelops a vast number of activities (not related to the curriculum of students) including but not limited to painting, dancing, sports, music, pottery, among others. While the notion of recreation may apply to some of this activities like sp...

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World eBook Library Poster

By: World Library Foundation

Every student at your educational institution will be granted an eLibrary Card gaining them access to eBookLibrary.org; where every resource is cataloged and designed for easy navigation and discovery.

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School eBook Library Brochure US

By: World Library Foundation

At School eBook Library we believe that reading eBooks on smart devices or computers is the most effective way to engage young readers today.

Our goal is to create lifetime readers-Graduates who continue to read and educate themselves throughout their adult lives

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Hoodwinked: Speech Edition

By: GJ Corban

This is an edited-down version of the movie 'Hoodwinked' intended for NCFCA or STOA interpretations, be it Humorous, Open, or Duo.

'Hmm. All right, so this looks pretty open-and-shut. Little Miss Rosy Cakes making covert deliveries to the goody tycoon, Wolfie tries to eat 'em both. Take 'em downtown, boys.' '... It's the woods, chief. We don't have a downtown.' 'You know what I mean. Just book 'em!'

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