The Shining

The Shining
Author : Stephen King
Publisher : Signet Book
Total Pages : 447
Release : 1978
ISBN 10 : 0451160916
ISBN 13 : 9780451160911
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Shining Book Description:

The author's best-selling vision of horror in a winter-bound Colorado luxury hotel follows the Torrance family on a harrowing journey into the heart of evil. Reissue.

The Shining

The Shining
Author : Stephen King
Publisher : Anchor
Total Pages : 464
Release : 2008-06-24
ISBN 10 : 9780385528863
ISBN 13 : 0385528868
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Shining Book Description:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Before Doctor Sleep, there was The Shining, a classic of modern American horror from the undisputed master, Stephen King. Jack Torrance’s new job at the Overlook Hotel is the perfect chance for a fresh start. As the off-season caretaker at the atmospheric old hotel, he’ll have plenty of time to spend reconnecting with his family and working on his writing. But as the harsh winter weather sets in, the idyllic location feels ever more remote . . . and more sinister. And the only one to notice the strange and terrible forces gathering around the Overlook is Danny Torrance, a uniquely gifted five-year-old.

The Shining Path

The Shining Path
Author : Gustavo Gorriti Ellenbogen
Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
Total Pages : 290
Release : 1999-01-01
ISBN 10 : 0807846767
ISBN 13 : 9780807846766
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Shining Path Book Description:

This volume covers the years between the guerillas' first attack in Peru in 1980 and President Fernando Belaunde's decision to send in the military to contain the growing rebellion in late 1982. It covers the strategy, actions, successes, and setbacks of both government and rebels.

The Shining Inheritance

The Shining Inheritance
Author : Marco Musillo
Publisher : Getty Publications
Total Pages : 184
Release : 2016-06-01
ISBN 10 : 9781606064740
ISBN 13 : 1606064746
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Shining Inheritance Book Description:

During Qing dynasty China, Italian artists were hired through Jesuit missionaries by the imperial workshops in Beijing. In The Shining Inheritance: Italian Painters at the Qing Court, 1699–1812, Marco Musillo considers the professional adaptations and pictorial modifications to Chinese traditions that allowed three of these Italian painters — Giovanni Gherardini (1655– ca. 1729), Giuseppe Castiglione (1688–1766), and Giuseppe Panzi (1734–1812) — to work within the Chinese cultural sphere from 1699, when Gherardini arrived in China, to 1812, the year of Panzi’s death. Musillo focuses especially on the long career and influence of Castiglione (whose Chinese name was Lang Shining), who worked in Beijing for more than fifty years. Serving three Qing emperors, he was actively engaged in the pictorial discussions at court. The Shining Inheritance perceptively explores how each painter’s level of professional artistic training affected his understanding, selection, and translation of the Chinese pictorial traditions. Musillo further demonstrates how this East-West artistic exchange challenged the dogma of European universality through a professional dialogue that became part of established workshop routines. The cultural elements, procedures, and artistic languages of both China and Italy were strategically played against each other in negotiating the successes and failures of the Italian painters in Beijing. Musillo’s subtle analysis offers a compelling methodological model for an increasingly global field of art history.

The Shining Ones

  The Shining Ones
Author : Helene E. Hagan
Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
Total Pages : 138
Release : 2001-08-17
ISBN 10 : 9781462836499
ISBN 13 : 1462836496
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Shining Ones Book Description:

The Introduction of the book indicates the necessity to start with the archaeology of the early settlements of the West Bank of the Nile , a territory to be considered as the mother or matrix of all Egyptian civilization. It establishes the pioneer nature of this Etymological Essay in the English language, as most of the studies in keeping with its findings are to be found in the scholarly literature of Europe and North Africa. 1. Archaic Terminology: The chapter traces the origins of early settlements of the northwestern region of Egypt, the desert oases, the Fayum, the region of the Lakes, and the western portion of the delta of the Nile, by Saharan and Libyan archaic people, with specific emphasis on archaic topography which can be directly related to Modern Amazigh spoken today in North Africa (Tamazirt.) 2,The Pillar People: The review of a number of terms from the mythology and ceremonial procedures of dynastic Egypt shows the influence of those early settlers named The People of the Pillars (Intui) on the beliefs and practices perpetuated through centuries in Egypt, and the presence of an all pervasive worship of these early origins: (cult of ancestors.) 3.The Holy rulers of First Princes of Egypt: An intensive comparative review of ancient Egyptian and Modern Amazigh terms reveals that the first noble rulers of the area were of Amazigh origin. A series of families of terms link quite clearly a number of beliefs and practices to the North African cultural complex. 4.Tehuti, time and the Wisdom of the stars is a chapter delving a little more deeply into the cosmogony and cosmology of the early Egyptians, and the roots of that knowledge in archaic practices, which have parallel indicators in North Africa. 5. The Innermost Shrine from The Book of the Dead: The geography of the Land of the Beyond, Tu-at (Du-Ament), and a variety of important indices throughout the Book of the Dead indicate quite clearly that the final return of the defunct to the Blessed Land of the Ancestors was also a step by step description of their claim of descent from these original beings. The rule of “Ma-aa-at,” the organizing principle of an entire civilization for centuries, or ‘NTR,” originated in the area of the Sacred lakes and the ancient settlements of the Fayum and oasis complex. Linguistic comparison with Modern Amazigh continues to indicate the kinship of those people with North African Imazighen (also known as Berbers.) 6. A Conclusion, Notes, and an Appendix, which is the reproduction of an article published in The Amazigh Voice, a publication of the Amazigh Cultural Association in America, indicate the pioneer aspect of such a work and the direction in which further linguistic studies could bring increasing light into areas of Egyptian scholarship heretofore deemed as obscure and/or of barbarous origin. .

The Shining Serpent

The Shining Serpent
Author : M.A. Hadi
Publisher : Twin Rivers Publishing
Total Pages :
Release : 2013-07-03
ISBN 10 : 9780957331129
ISBN 13 : 0957331126
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Shining Serpent Book Description:

Within the chaos of a war-torn Iraq, Sarah tries to live a peaceful life with her young son. But everything changes drastically when her son disappears. Contemplating suicide by day, and seeing strange realms by night, she meets a dark serpent who promises to help her. With new found belief in herself, she sets off in search for her son. But who is this mysterious entity? And will she be able to overcome the hazards that lie ahead?

The Shining Badge House of Winslow Book 31

The Shining Badge  House of Winslow Book  31
Author : Gilbert Morris
Publisher : Baker Books
Total Pages : 320
Release : 2004-03-01
ISBN 10 : 9781441270559
ISBN 13 : 1441270558
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Shining Badge House of Winslow Book 31 Book Description:

Book 31 of House of Winslow. Jennifer Winslow had known only the finest life had to offer--until her family lost everything in the crash of '29. Moving from New York to a small farm in Georgia, Jenny struggles to adapt to her tough new life. Then, through a startling series of events, she finds herself running for County Sheriff. Jenny soon discovers she has fierce enemies among the local moonshiners, gangsters, and even the citizens themselves, who scoff at the idea of a female sheriff. Only two men support her: an idealistic young lawyer and a reluctant deputy. She finds herself drawn to both men and struggles to ferret out God's choice for her. In a blazing shoot-out, Jennifer Winslow finds her way, but not without cost.

The Shining Girls

The Shining Girls
Author : Lauren Beukes
Publisher : Penguin Random House South Africa
Total Pages : 288
Release : 2013-04-15
ISBN 10 : 9781415205044
ISBN 13 : 1415205043
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Shining Girls Book Description:

The girl who wouldn’t die. Hunting a killer who shouldn’t exist. Chicago 1931. Violent drifter Harper Curtis stumbles upon a house that hides a secret as shocking as his own twisted nature: it opens onto other times. Harper uses it to stalk his ‘shining girls’ across decades – and cut the fire out of them. He’s the perfect killer. Unstoppable. Untraceable. Until one of his victims survives and turns the hunt around. Chicago, 1992. Kirby Mazrachi’s determination to find the man who tried to kill her has taken over her life. The cops no longer return her calls. Her mother copes by writing morbid children’s books. Her only ally is Dan, the burnt-out ex-homicide reporter who covered her case. As Kirby closes in on her would-be killer, what she finds is ... impossible. Murders scattered across the decades along with evidence that makes no sense. Meanwhile, Harper is closing in on her too

The Shining Path Love Madness and Revolution in the Andes

The Shining Path  Love  Madness  and Revolution in the Andes
Author : Orin Starn
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Total Pages : 384
Release : 2019-04-30
ISBN 10 : 9780393292817
ISBN 13 : 0393292819
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Shining Path Love Madness and Revolution in the Andes Book Description:

A narrative history of the unlikely Maoist rebellion that terrorized Peru even after the fall of global Communism. On May 17, 1980, on the eve of Peru’s presidential election, five masked men stormed a small town in the Andean heartland. They set election ballots ablaze and vanished into the night, but not before planting a red hammer-and-sickle banner in the town square. The lone man arrested the next morning later swore allegiance to a group called Shining Path. The tale of how this ferocious group of guerrilla insurgents launched a decade-long reign of terror, and how brave police investigators and journalists brought it to justice, may be the most compelling chapter in modern Latin American history, but the full story has never been told. Described by a U.S. State Department cable as “cold-blooded and bestial,” Shining Path orchestrated bombings, assassinations, and massacres across the cities, countryside, and jungles of Peru in a murderous campaign to seize power and impose a Communist government. At its helm was the professor-turned-revolutionary Abimael Guzmán, who launched his single-minded insurrection alongside two women: his charismatic young wife, Augusta La Torre, and the formidable Elena Iparraguirre, who married Guzmán soon after Augusta’s mysterious death. Their fanatical devotion to an outmoded and dogmatic ideology, and the military’s bloody response, led to the death of nearly 70,000 Peruvians. Orin Starn and Miguel La Serna’s narrative history of Shining Path is both panoramic and intimate, set against the socioeconomic upheavals of Peru’s rocky transition from military dictatorship to elected democracy. They take readers deep into the heart of the rebellion, and the lives and country it nearly destroyed. We hear the voices of the mountain villagers who organized a fierce rural resistance, and meet the irrepressible black activist María Elena Moyano and the Nobel Prize–winning novelist Mario Vargas Llosa, who each fought to end the bloodshed. Deftly written, The Shining Path is an exquisitely detailed account of a little-remembered war that must never be forgotten.

Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick
Author : Gary D. Rhodes
Publisher : McFarland
Total Pages : 264
Release : 2007-12-13
ISBN 10 : 9780786432974
ISBN 13 : 0786432977
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Stanley Kubrick Book Description:

Seventeen essays examine the career and films of director Stanley Kubrick from a variety of perspectives. Part I focuses on his early career, including his first newsreels, his photography for Look magazine, and his earliest films (Fear and Desire, Killer's Kiss). Part II examines his major or most popular films (Paths of Glory, The Shining, 2001: A Space Odyssey). Part III provides a thorough case study of Eyes Wide Shut, with four very different essays focusing on the film's use of sound, its representation of gender, its carnivalesque qualities, and its phenomenological nature. Finally, Part IV discusses Kubrick's ongoing legacy and his impact on contemporary filmmakers.