This book draws the reader’s attention to the story of high love that existed between Rabbi Akiva and Rachel as described in the Talmud. Thanks to his wife Rachel, Akiva went from being an illiterate shepherd to becoming one of the greatest wise-men in Jewish history.This story took place approximately two thousand years ago and since then has been passed from generation to generation as an example of the idea of high love in a relationship between a man and a woman.
"Ligeia" is a short story written by Edgar Allan Poe and first published in 1838. "Ligeia" is widely considered to be one of the top 100 greatest books of all time. The story follows an unnamed narrator and his wife Ligeia, a beautiful and intelligent raven-haired woman.
An exciting follow-up to the bestselling Forbes Greatest Business Stories of All Time In the tradition of the bestselling Forbes(r) Greatest Business Stories of All Time, Forbes(r) Greatest Investing Stories focuses on profiles of fascinating people who have achieved success in a range of investing arenas. This volume chronicles old-time innovators like Benjamin Graham, the father of value investing; Hetty Green, the Street's first female stock picker; T. Rowe Price, founder of one of the largest mutual fund families; and Georges F. Doriot, the driving force behind the first publicly owned venture firm in the United States. Others featured include such modern-day legends as Tom Bailey, founder of Janus Funds; Marty Whitman, value investor supreme and manager of the Third Avenue Value Fund; and Muriel F. Siebert, the first woman admitted to the New York Stock Exchange. Packed with investing lessons, wisdom and even the story of the swindle of the century, Forbes(r) Greatest Investing Stories makes an engrossing read and a great gift for any investor or market mogul. Richard Phalon (New York, NY) has been a contributing editor at Forbes since 1980. He covered personal finance, Wall Street, urban affairs, and politics at the New York Times for sixteen years before joining Forbes. He is the author of The Takeover Barons of Wall Street and Your Money: How to Make It Work Harder Than You Do.
"Our aim was just to be as good as Love" John Densmore, The DoorsLOVE Story is the story of legendary Los Angeles band LOVE & their singer Arthur Lee. One of the first mixed race rock bands, the dark claustrophobic vision of their music and the bands sinister reputation set them apart from the Utopian ideals of the 'Flower Power generation and the 'Summer of Love' era. Their 1967 album Forever Changes is rightly deemed to be one of the greatest records of all time. Set against the turbulent times of the USA in the 60s, this incredible documentary covers their fascinating journey from their origins at Dorsey High School in South Los Angeles, their spell as Hollywood's favourite band, to the creation of their masterpiece 'Forever Changes', followed by their drug fuelled disintegration in 1968 and their continuing relevance to this day. Featuring extensive interviews with LOVE s front man and main songwriter Arthur Lee, as well original band members Johnny Echols, Bryan Maclean, Alban 'Snoopy' Pfisterer, Michael Stuart, Elektra boss Jac Holzman, producer Bruce Botnick, The Doors' John Densmore and arranger David Angel, their story is told first hand by those who were there. The mysterious and reclusive nature of the band has meant that this incredible story has never properly been told before, until now...
Would you rather love the more, and suffer the more; or love the less, and suffer the less? That is, I think, finally, the only real question.First love has lifelong consequences, but Paul doesn’t know anything about that at nineteen. At nineteen, he’s proud of the fact his relationship flies in the face of social convention.As he grows older, the demands placed on Paul by love become far greater than he could possibly have foreseen.Tender and wise, The Only Story is a deeply moving novel by one of fiction’s greatest mappers of the human heart.
Gone with the Wind is a story of love and war and one of the best-selling books of all time. Part I follows the popular but selfish Scarlett O'Hara, the gentlemanly Ashley Wilkes, and dangerous but charming Rhett Butler as their world is destroyed in the terrible American Civil War.
"The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" documents the earliest cases of the greatest fictional detective of all time, while "The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes" brings us to what Doyle intended to be Holmes' last appearance, in "The Adventure of the Final Problem", as he plunges into the depths of the Reichenbach Falls with his archenemy. Professor Moriarty.
During long summer evenings under the Central Asian skies, my little sister in her insatiable curiosity demanded new tales. And when all the famous stories had already been told, it became clear that the time had come to create. Thus, the novel “The Great Mist” was born. This fantasy tells the story of love and hate, of passion and longing, of dreams and reality – all on the edges of consciousness and subconsciousness. Wonderful illustrations were made by a talented illustrator, Ksenia Tkach.
Exactly 50 years since the foundation of Germany's most successful Hard Rock band of all time, the SCORPIONS can look back together on a spectacular career in the international music business. Rolling Stones called the Scorpions "The Heroes Of Heavy Metal". Their authentic power rock ballads, such as "Still Loving You" and "Wind Of Change" have won over many casual fans. Still touring today, the Scorpions have proven that they are still among the global players on the international rock scene. In this fantastic documentary we take you behind the scenes with one of the most memorable rock acts of all time. With never before seen interviews and backstage footage; fans around the world are sure to love this definitive tribute to one of the world's greatest bands!