Abbi R

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Abbi R's Reviews

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

by: Stephen King

Simple instructions clearly written, this no nonsense explanation of how King writes is as revealing of the man as it is of his craft. You could disagree with everything he says and still be inspired by his passion. Plus, if you’re really paying attention, you could learn telepathy….

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  • The Last Unicorn

    By Peter S. Beagle

    Our Price: $16.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780451450524
    • Publisher: ROC
    • Published: 2008
    [Special Anniversary Edition]. A unicorn discovers that she is the last unicorn in the world, and sets off to find out what happened to the others. She meets Schmendrick the Magician - whose magic seldom works,and never as he intended - when he rescues her from Mommy Fortuna's Midnight Carnival, where only some of the mythical beasts displayed are illusions. They are joined by Molly Grue, who believes in legends despite her experiences witha Robin Hood wannabe and his unmerry men. Ahead wait King Haggard and his Red Bull, who banished unicorns from the land.
  • The Lord of the Rings (Illustrated Edition)

    By J.R.R. Tolkien

    Our Price: $70.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780395595114
    • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
    • Published: November 1991
    This special edition of the Lord Of The Rings celebrates the birth of J.R.R. Tolkien with fifty paintings specially commissioned from noted English artist Alan Lee distributed through the three parts of the trilogy: The Fellowship ofthe Ring; The Two Towers; and The Return of the Ring. Across Middle-Earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord, and on to the destruction of the Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom, this universally beloved saga indelibly inscribes its imaginative grasp of a world already of our own. Includes maps. 1,193p.
  • The Power of Myth

    By Joseph Campbell

    Our Price: $15.30
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780385418867
    • Publisher: Anchor Books
    • Published: June 1991
    With Bill Moyers, one of America’s most prominent journalists, as his thoughtful and engaging interviewer, Joseph Campbell touches on subjects from modern marriage to virgin births, from Jesus to John Lennon, offering a brilliant combination of intelligence and wit. This extraordinary book reveals how the themes and symbols of ancient narratives continue to bring meaning to birth, death, love, and war. From stories of the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece and Rome to traditions of Buddhism, Hinduism and Christianity, a broad array of themes are considered that together identify the universality of human experience across time and culture. An impeccable match of interviewer and subject, a timeless distillation of Campbell’s work. Index. 320p.