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Deltora Quest | Deltora Quest Wiki | FANDOM | Emily Rodda Deltora Quest is a franchise and fantasy book series written by Emily Rodda comprised of three individual series: Deltora Quest, Deltora Quest 2 and Deltora Quest 3. They feature around the events of Lief, Jasmine and Barda and their struggles to banish the Shadow Lord once, and forever. Deltora Quest follows the adventure novel format, and features genre staples such as sword fights and monsters. The continuing story of each series is broken down into stages through the use of plot coupons. Plot twists, red herrings and foreshadowing are also utilised, especially in regards to the back stories of the central characters. The Deltora Quest series is well known for its array of fictional animals. The series is marketed for younger readers aged 8 to 14, although it has been recommended by fans for readers of all ages. Reception and awards The series has been praised for its use of riddles and codes, fast pace and epic setting. Plot Setting Deltora Quest Deltora Quest 2 / Deltora Shadowlands Lief

Welcome to Accueil » Frédéric Lenoir Darren Shan - Author of the Darren Shan Saga and The Demonata Ghost in the Shell Title[edit] Shirow has stated that he had always wanted the title of his manga to be "GHOST IN THE SHELL", even in Japan, but his original publishers preferred Kōkaku Kidōtai (攻殻機動隊?). He had chosen "Ghost in the Shell" in homage to Arthur Koestler's The Ghost in the Machine, from which he also drew inspiration.[1] Setting[edit] Primarily set in the mid-twenty-first century in the fictional Japanese city of Niihama, Niihama Prefecture (新浜県新浜市, Niihama-ken Niihama-shi?) In this post-cyberpunk iteration of a possible future, computer technology has advanced to the point that many members of the public possess cyberbrains, technology that allows them to interface their biological brain with various networks. Media[edit] Original manga[edit] Animated films[edit] Video games[edit] Live-action adaptation[edit] Stand Alone Complex[edit] In addition to the anime, there were published works on the series as well. The extensive score for the series and its films was composed by Yoko Kanno. Arise[edit]

Dinosaur Rescue | Kyle Newman J. R. R. Tolkien Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Vous lisez un « bon article ». Après des études à Birmingham et à Oxford et l’expérience traumatisante de la Première Guerre mondiale, Tolkien devient professeur assistant (reader) de langue anglaise à l’université de Leeds en 1920, puis professeur de vieil anglais à l’université d’Oxford en 1925 et professeur de langue et de littérature anglaises en 1945, toujours à Oxford. Il prend sa retraite en 1959. Durant sa carrière universitaire, il défend l’apprentissage des langues, surtout germaniques, et bouleverse l’étude du poème anglo-saxon Beowulf avec sa conférence Beowulf : Les Monstres et les Critiques (1936). Tolkien commence à écrire pour son plaisir dans les années 1910, élaborant toute une mythologie autour de langues qu’il invente. Biographie[modifier | modifier le code] Origines familiales[modifier | modifier le code] La plupart des aïeux de J. Enfance[modifier | modifier le code] Mabel éduque elle-même ses deux fils.

Site officiel de Pierre Bordage Bonjour à tous, La période a été un peu difficile pour moi, raison pour laquelle je ne suis pas venu sur le site. Vous avez sans doute entendu parler de l'accident en Inde qui a coûté la vie de ma femme Hamama au début de l'année. J'essaie de repartir, et l'écriture m'y aide, même si elle n'est pas encore vraiment au rendez-vous. Difficile d'ailleurs de parler livres dans les circonstances, mais je me dois de la faire, par respect pour elle et par respect pour vous. Sur l'initiative du même Roland et de Sylvie Denis, j'ai signé le texte contre la loi Hadopi sur le téléchargement. Mon roman le Feu de Dieu est paru au Diable Vauvert à la fin du mois de mars. Pierre

Terry Pratchett Larry Finlay, MD at Transworld Publishers: “I was deeply saddened to learn that Sir Terry Pratchett has died. The world has lost one of its brightest, sharpest minds. In over 70 books, Terry enriched the planet like few before him. As all who read him know, Discworld was his vehicle to satirize this world: he did so brilliantly, with great skill, enormous humour and constant invention. Terry faced his Alzheimer’s disease (an ‘embuggerance’, as he called it) publicly and bravely. My sympathies go out to Terry’s wife Lyn, their daughter Rhianna, to his close friend Rob Wilkins, and to all closest to him.” Terry passed away in his home, with his cat sleeping on his bed surrounded by his family on 12th March 2015. A Just Giving page donating to the Research Institute for the Care of Older People (RICE) has been set up in his memory:

Elfen Lied Elfen Lied (エルフェンリート, Erufen Rīto?) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Lynn Okamoto. It was originally serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump from June 2002 to August 2005, with the 107 chapters collected into twelve tankōbon volumes. Elfen Lied revolves around the interactions, views, emotions, and differences between human beings and the Diclonii, a mutant species similar to humans in build but distinguishable by two horns on their heads and "vectors", transparent telekinetically controlled arms that have the power to manipulate and cut objects within their reach. The series is centered on the teenage Diclonius girl "Lucy" who was rejected by human beings and subsequently wants revenge. Plot and characters[edit] Lucy is found by two locals, Kohta, who studies at the local university, and his cousin Yuka. Diclonius[edit] A key point of debate throughout the series is the Diclonius propensity towards violence. Production[edit] Anime[edit] Style and themes[edit]