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Markland writes a sweeping Norman epic with "Conquering Passion." Rambaud (Ram) de Montbryce is a Norman noble and a trusted assistant to William the Conqueror. His own heart refuses to be tamed until he meets Mabelle de Valtess, but dare he give into the passion she invokes?

Dragon Boat Festival in Chinese History:
The Dragon Boat Festival is celebrated on 5th of May every year (according to the lunar calendar) to commemorate the famous patriotic poet Qu Yuan from the Warring States Period (475 B.C.-221 B.C.), which also has some alternative names in different parts of China owing to the China's vast territory and multi-ethnic groups, including the Poet Festival, Lungsi Festival, the Double Fifth Festival, the Orchid-Bathing Festival and the Daughter Festival.

Review Of Amistad: A Novel By David Pesci:
The Amistad (which means friendship), a Spanish slave-ship, makes its way across the Atlantic destined for the coast of Cuba with its human cargo. The snatching of slaves from Africa, though outlawed by the British and the Americans in 1809, continued for many years since the Spanish and Portuguese governments were not bound by these laws.

The Iliad by Homer: A Review:
The works of Homer have been central to Western writing since ancient times and his epic poems are the earliest extant masterpieces of Western literature that existed before the invention of writing. Homer is the western world's first man of letters who lived between 800-700 BCE in Ancient Greece and a bard who traveled the Ionian coasts of Asia Minor through the Greek city-states. Generations of unknown poets have transmitted the epic and contributed to the genius and evolution of the poem. This Homeric language was mainly used by epic bards and oracular priests and the Iliad is full of ornamental epithets for the language of the Greek bard is "the creation of epic verse", the epic meter, the hexameter.

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Eric Larson: A Review:
The sinking of the luxury ocean liner, The Lusitania, in World War I is a well-established historical fact. Eric Larson reveals the circumstances behind it in his thrilling new narrative historical book.

Du Fu of the Tang Dynasty:
Du fu was born in Gong County (present Gongyi of Henan Province) on 12th of February in 712, who learned to write poems at 7 and become famous at 15 for his excellent poems, and he had a noble character and showed great concern for his country and the working people throughout his life, leaving behind over 1,500 poems for the later generations. Du fu wrote poems in a masterly way and had a far-reaching influence on the Chinese classic poems, who was titled "the Sage Poet" and his poetry was awarded "the History of Poem" by the later generation.

Tribes of the Nahrain, By: Richard Moore - Book Review:
"Oh, East is East and West is West, and never the twain shall meet..." Moore, who worked for the U.S. State Department and was stationed in Kirkuk in 2008, found it ironic that though many Iraqis barely spoke English, they had no trouble quoting this well-known line from Kipling.

Investor So Moved By Documentary On Holocaust That She Wrote Her First Book On That Subject:
After reading Anne Frank's diary, viewing the movie "Schindler's List" and watching several documentaries on the Holocaust, I visited the Holocaust Museum in Farmington Hills, MI, and was extremely moved by how the Holocaust not only impacted the Jewish people but greatly impacted entire the world.
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