New York Times bestselling writer Margaret George has introduced historical past to bright lifestyles along with her chronicles of queens and kings. Now, she turns her gaze to an Emperor...
outfitted at the backs of these who fell earlier than it, Julius Caesar’s imperial dynasty is barely as powerful because the subsequent one that seeks to regulate it. within the Roman Empire nobody is secure from the edge of betrayal: guy, woman—or child.
As a boy, Nero’s royal background turns into a hazard to his very existence, first whilst the mad emperor Caligula attempts to drown him, then while his nice aunt makes an attempt to safe her personal son’s inheritance. confronted with surprising acts of treachery, younger Nero is dealt a harsh lesson: it's larger to be merciless than dead.
whereas Nero idealizes the creative and athletic ideas of Greece, his very survival rests on his skill to navigate the ocean of vipers that's Rome. the main deadly of all is his personal mom, a cold-blooded girl whose singular objective is to manage the empire. With crafty and poison, the hindrances fall one after the other. yet as Agrippina’s machinations earn her son a identify he's either tempted and terrified to imagine, Nero’s selection to flee her thrall will form him into the guy he used to be fated to become—an Emperor who grew to become legendary.
With impeccable learn and fascinating prose, The Confessions of younger Nero is the tale of a boy’s ruthless ascension to the throne. Detailing his trip from blameless early life to notorious ruler, it's an epic story of the lengths to which guy will cross within the final quest for energy and survival.
By John A. McCarthy
This publication is ready intersections between technological know-how, philosophy, and literature. It bridges the distance among the normal "cultures" of technological know-how and the arts via constituting a space of interplay that a few have referred to as a "third culture." through asking questions on 3 disciplines instead of approximately simply , as is accepted in examine, this inquiry breaks new floor and resists effortless categorization. It seeks to reply to the subsequent questions: What influence has the remapping of truth in medical phrases because the Copernican Revolution via thermodynamics, relativity concept, and quantum mechanics had at the approach writers and thinkers conceptualized where of human tradition in the overall economic system of life? What impression, nevertheless, have writers and philosophers had at the doing of technological know-how and on clinical paradigms of the realm? Thirdly, the place does humankind healthy into the full photo with its uniquely ethical nature? In different phrases, instead of privileging one self-discipline over one other, this research seeks to discover a standard floor for technology, ethics, and literary creativity. all through this inquiry convinced nodal issues emerge to bond the argument cogently jointly and create new that means. those anchor issues are the proposal of circulate inherent in all types of life, the altering options of evil within the altered areas of truth, and the artistic impulse severe to the literary murals in addition to to the increasing universe. This formidable venture is unified via its use of phenomena ordinary of chaos and complexity conception as such a lot of leitmotifs. whereas they first emerged to give an explanation for average phenomena on the quantum and cosmic degrees, chaos and complexity are both apt for explaining ethical and aesthetic occasions. accordingly, the name "Remapping fact" extends to the reconfigurations of the 3 major spheres of human interplay: the actual, the moral, and the cultured or artistic.
2012 Reprint of 1962 variation. detailed facsimile of the unique version, no longer reproduced with Optical popularity software program. If Mises has an unheralded masterpiece, "The final origin of financial technology" is it. There are senses during which this booklet is certainly final: it bargains with the very middle of economics as a technological know-how, and it's the final e-book that he wrote. accordingly, it's a genuine milestone within the historical past of his paintings. during this quantity, Mises argued that economics is a technological know-how simply because human motion is a average order of existence and that it's the activities of people that be sure markets and capital judgements. considering the fact that Mises believed those hyperlinks will be confirmed scientifically, he concluded that economics, with its foundation on that human motion, is certainly a technological know-how in its personal correct and never an ideology or a metaphysical doctrine.
By Ellie Masters
Accident is a the place romance meets silence of the lambs... Melissa is a sufferer, in a position to attracting purely the worst form of guy. She seeks redemption for crimes she didn't devote. CJ struggles to absolve himself of an unforgivable act. He seeks salvation via heroism, yet fails each day. Our prince, a guy with the blackest of hearts and an unending ability to inflict discomfort, seeks validation for his paintings. His corruption is absolute, yet even he'll sacrifice for romance. in the meantime, a guy of natural evil invades their lives, weaving his sinister threads and binding their futures. yet destiny has various plans for all of them. As tornados rip during the city, their lives may be uprooted, twisted, and tangled past what any of them might foresee.