By Liesel Schwarz
[b]LEAVE IT TO CHANCE. Eleanor “Elle” likelihood, that is—the intrepid heroine of this edgy new sequence that transforms parts of city myth, ancient experience, and paranormal romance into natural storytelling gold.
In a Golden Age the place spark reactors strength the airlines, and creatures of sunshine and Shadow stroll overtly between us, a perilous online game of Alchemists and Warlocks has begun.
whilst an strange shipment drags airship-pilot Elle likelihood into the affairs of the mysterious Mr. Marsh, she needs to confront her future and do every little thing in her strength to forestall the Alchemists from unleashing a mystical apocalypse.
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6 While there can be no doubting the relevance of Augustan satirical conventions to the style of Don Juan, other recent scholarship on the poem and its milieu suggests that this approach may unnecessarily restrict critics from attending to popular contexts in which the poem participated and that contributed to the ferocity of its initial, largely negative, public reception. These approaches call on the history of mass culture to produce a version of Don Juan that, however indebted to Augustan poetics, looks more like a radical popular entertainment than a learned tract, while retaining important features of the latter.
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A Conspiracy of Alchemists (The Chronicles of Light and Shadow, Book 1) by Liesel Schwarz