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H.P. LOVECRAFT

One of the greatest horror writers, the American writer Howard Phillips Lovecraft was also a poet and literary critic. Together with Edgar Allan Poe, he is credited with being one of the forerunners of Anglo-American science fiction. A prolific writer, he himself referred to his works - a source of inspiration for many artists - as "weird fiction", thus anticipating the modern literary genre of "new weird". The stories include "Dagon", "The Call of Cthulhu" and "The Dunwich Horror", while for... Search and Buy now!

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Andrea Donati della Libreria Il Piacere e Il Dovere ci racconta la bella vicenda editoriale del più famoso libro di montagna esistente. Stiamo parlando di "Scrambles amongst the Alps" di Edward Whymper, una scalata sul Cervino.

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THE WITCHES

Mark how, at certain seasons, hatred wields this one word Witch, as a means of murdering whom she will. Woman's jealousy, man's greed, take ready hold of so handy a weapon. Is such a one wealthy? She is a Witch. Is that girl pretty? She is a Witch. You will even see the little beggar-woman, La Murgui, leave a death-mark with that fearful stone on the forehead of a great lady, the too beautiful dame of Lancinena. The accused, when they can, avert the torture by killing themselves. Remy, that e... Search and Buy now!

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IL LIBRO D'ORE, BREVIARY AND PSALTER

Il Libro d'Ore accompanies daily personal prayer. The first examples appear from the second half of the 13th century and are derivations of the Breviary and the Psalter. Each of them is sui generis, that is, depending on the client, the book was made to measure. The term "Ora" denotes the division of the day into 8 different moments, called the Ore Canoniche, to each of which correspond prayers. Il Libro d'Ore  is divided into various parts, from the so-called Calendario alle Preghiere (... Search and Buy now!

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