Bitter Orange

Bitter Orange
Author : Claire Fuller
Publisher : Penguin UK
Total Pages : 288
Release : 2018-07-19
ISBN 10 : 9780241983478
ISBN 13 : 0241983479
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bitter Orange Book Description:

'A compulsive page-turner. Fuller creates an atmosphere of simmering menace with all the assurance of a latter-day Daphne du Maurier' The Times From the attic of a dilapidated English country house, she sees them - Cara first: dark and beautiful, clinging to a marble fountain of Cupid, and Peter, an Apollo. It is 1969 and they are spending the summer in the rooms below hers while Frances writes a report on the follies in the garden for the absent American owner. But she is distracted. Beneath a floorboard in her bathroom, she discovers a peephole which gives her access to her neighbours' private lives. To Frances' surprise, Cara and Peter are keen to spend time with her. It is the first occasion that she has had anybody to call a friend, and before long they are spending every day together: eating lavish dinners, drinking bottle after bottle of wine, and smoking cigarettes till the ash piles up on the crumbling furniture. Frances is dazzled. But as the hot summer rolls lazily on, it becomes clear that not everything is right between Cara and Peter. The stories that Cara tells don't quite add up - and as Frances becomes increasingly entangled in the lives of the glamorous, hedonistic couple, the boundaries between truth and lies, right and wrong, begin to blur. Amid the decadence of that summer, a small crime brings on a bigger one: a crime so terrible that it will brand all their lives forever. 'An intoxicating, unsettling masterpiece' Kirkus 'Bewitching, otherworldly . . . full of dark foreboding. Claire Fuller is a dazzling storyteller' Scotsman 'It is rare for me to put down a novel and then immediately consider rereading it to see what cleverness I might have missed. This time, though, I am tempted' Lucy Atkins, Sunday Times

The Bitter Orange Tree

The Bitter Orange Tree
Author : Panait Istrati
Publisher :
Total Pages : 232
Release : 1931
ISBN 10 : OXFORD:503318845
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Bitter Orange Tree Book Description:

Bitter Orange

Bitter Orange
Author :
Publisher : Typhoon Media Ltd
Total Pages :
Release :
ISBN 10 : 9789881554079
ISBN 13 : 9881554071
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bitter Orange Book Description:

Seth Harrington can be invisible or undetectable, but he is not a superhero. The ability only works in morally grey situations; the rest of the time, he can't turn it on and off at will. He can use a movie ticket stub to buy a coffee or a one-dollar bill to pay for a cell phone. He can stop muggings in plain sight, unseen, but only with worse violence. But this only adds to his confusion about his place in the world. Still reeling from the horrors of the September 11 terrorist attacks and ambivalent about his future, Seth is at a crossroads: Can he be one of the good guys by doing bad things, or are his newfound powers part of someone else's malevolent agenda? There are no easy answers or expected outcomes in Marshall Moore's exploration of urban life and the ways that people can disappear.

Japanese Herbal Medicine

Japanese Herbal Medicine
Author : Robert Rister
Publisher : Avery
Total Pages : 412
Release : 1999
ISBN 10 : UOM:39015053159458
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Japanese Herbal Medicine Book Description:

For over one thousand years, Japan has developed and refined an effective herbal system of healing based upon the observation of symptoms. This system is known as Kampo. While the roots of Kampo were originally grounded in the ancient Chinese theories of medicine, the Japanese incorporated their own unique perspective, simplifying complex procedures into an elegant healing art. Now, for the first time ever in Japanese Herbal Medicine: The Healing Art of Kampo, herbal expert Robert Rister has created a comprehensive and understandable Kampo resource, allowing us all access to this important information. The ancient art of Kampo can truly help you live a healthier life today. Japanese Herbal Medicine will provide you and your family with the practical knowledge needed to enjoy better health through this well-researched system of herbal healing.

55 Most Common Medicinal Herbs

55 Most Common Medicinal Herbs
Author : Heather Boon
Publisher : Robert Rose Incorporated
Total Pages : 413
Release : 2009
ISBN 10 : PSU:000066578390
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

55 Most Common Medicinal Herbs Book Description:

Previously published under titles: The complete natural medicine guide to the 50 most common medicinal herbs and The botanical pharmacy.

The Natural Pharmacy

The Natural Pharmacy
Author : Alan Gaby
Publisher :
Total Pages : 796
Release : 2006
ISBN 10 : UCLA:L0097735526
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Natural Pharmacy Book Description:

Alphabetically organized for easy access, a definitive guide provides the latest information on using herbs, vitamins, minerals, nutrition, and homeopathic remedies; discusses a wide variety of treatments for common ailments; and provides tabbed pages, quick-reference charts, and numerous cross-references. Original. 15,000 first printing.

The Orange

The Orange
Author : John Train
Publisher : Maria Teresa Train Mtt Scala
Total Pages : 111
Release : 2006
ISBN 10 : CHI:80728829
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Orange Book Description:

This beautiful and fascinating illustrated book tells the story of the orange from earliest times. Brought back from India by Alexander the Great, citrus proved to be a lifesaver on long sea voyages, since it was the antidote for scurvy, which could incapacitate an entire crew. Columbus took it to the new world, and later Portuguese and Spanish kings required all captains to carry along oranges and plant them. Thus arose the vast proliferation of oranges in Florida. At the same time, the Italians and French made the orange a centerpiece of the Medici castles in Florence. This practice was followed by all the European courts, from Versailles to the Great Mosque in Cordoba. It is, of course, a favorite theme in art of the time, many of which are illustrated in this volume. The book also describes other uses of the citrus fruit, for example, cosmetics, perfumes, confections and liqueurs. In addition to its delicious quality as food, the orange is one of the world's favorite decorative plants. Th