Twenty four year old Raymond Bell came to sometime before sunup. He was on the porch with the limp body of his wife cuddled in his arms. The last thing he remembered saying was, “I’ll hunt you down, Gus Brimhall!”
Thomas Hardy – The Short Stories - An Introduction. Many giants of Literature originate from the shores of these emerald isles; Shakespeare, Dickens, Chaucer, The Brontës and Austen to which most people would willingly add the name Thomas Hardy.
Far From The Madding Crowd, Tess Of The D'Urbervilles, The Mayor Of Casterbridge are but three of his literary masterpieces. But let us add to this his short stories. They are often overlooked as being the poor, under-developed relative of a greater work. But from writers of the calibre of Hardy this is just not so. He picks stories and creates characters that drive, meld and create pages that in their numerically shorter length are in fact the perfect length. Our stories are read for you by Richard Mitchley.
Helena just needed a date for her class reunion. She didn’t think any of her friends would be up for the task, but two of them are so willing they want to compete for the opportunity. Now, she’s dating two men she was once “just friends” with, and they’re surprising her more every day, both emotionally and physically. Her body and her heart send her mixed signals as she enjoys all the pleasures of their competition. She never suspected how either of them felt, and now it’s up to her to decide what she really wants in a man. She knows only one of them can win her love, and soon she has to decide whose arms to stay in forever…
A widow says she has seen apparitions from heaven. A crowd of residents and tourists gathers around her house on the beach before sunset each day hoping she will say she has had another vision. They believe the sightings are a substantiation of their faith. Meanwhile, a mysterious teenager suddenly and strangely shows up at a local high school and shows students how he can conjure up snakes from hell. For them, it is a time of fun and excitement and rebellion. One of their teachers befriends the widow on the beach and rediscovers his own lost faith as he tries to save his students from the snakes and evil that threaten all of their lives. The setting is northwest Florida for a clash between saints from heaven and serpents from hell.
The complete script of the five-time Academy Award(r) nominated film, with a lengthy introduction with details on the behind-the-scenes production, photos, and a special section in which the authors discuss the 22 films that influenced them. 24 b/w photos. The Newmarket Shooting Script(tm) Series features an attractive 7 x 9 1/4 inch format that includes a facsimile of the film's shooting script, as chosen by the writer and/or director, exclusive notes on the film's production and history, stills, and credits.
Vom Sohn eines Fürther Druckereibesitzers zum Berliner Zeitungstycoon: Leopold Ullstein (1826-1899) schuf einen der ersten Medienkonzerne Deutschlands. Sten Nadolny erzählt von dem glänzenden Erfolg, aber auch von den Leidenschaften und den Konflikten der großen Verlegerfamilie, deren Macht nach 1933 ein jähes Ende fand.