[Full Book] Golem

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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Author: David Wisniewski
Category : Juvenile Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 32

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Golem by David Wisniewski, Golem Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Golem books, Retold from traditional sources and accompanied by David Wisniewski's unique cut-paper illustrations, Golem is a dramatic tale of supernatural forces invoked to save an oppressed people. It also offers a thought-provoking look at the consequences of unleashing power beyond human control. The afterword discusses the legend of the golem and its roots in the history of the Jews. A Caldecott Medal Book.


[Full Book] The Golem And The Jinni

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Publisher: Harper Collins
Author: Helene Wecker
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 512

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Golem by Helene Wecker, The Golem And The Jinni Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Golem And The Jinni books, “An intoxicating fusion of fantasy and historical fiction. . . . Wecker’s storytelling skills dazzle." —Entertainment Weekly A marvelous and absorbing debut novel about a chance meeting between two supernatural creatures in turn-of-the-century immigrant New York. Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay by a disgraced rabbi knowledgeable in the ways of dark Kabbalistic magic. She serves as the wife to a Polish merchant who dies at sea on the voyage to America. As the ship arrives in New York in 1899, Chava is unmoored and adrift until a rabbi on the Lower East Side recognizes her for the creature she is and takes her in. Ahmad is a jinni, a being of fire born in the ancient Syrian desert and trapped centuries ago in an old copper flask by a Bedouin wizard. Released by a Syrian tinsmith in a Manhattan shop, Ahmad appears in human form but is still not free. An iron band around his wrist binds him to the wizard and to the physical world. Chava and Ahmad meet accidentally and become friends and soul mates despite their opposing natures. But when the golem’s violent nature overtakes her one evening, their bond is challenged. An even more powerful threat will emerge, however, and bring Chava and Ahmad together again, challenging their very existence and forcing them to make a fateful choice. Compulsively readable, The Golem and the Jinni weaves strands of Yiddish and Middle Eastern literature, historical fiction and magical fable, in a wondrously inventive tale that is mesmerizing and unforgettable.


[Full Book] Golem

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Publisher: NYU Press
Author: Maya Barzilai
Category : Religion
Languages : en
Pages : 288

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Golem by Maya Barzilai, Golem Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Golem books, 2017 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award in Jewish Literature and Linguistics Honorable Mention, 2016 Baron Book Prize presented by AAJR A monster tour of the Golem narrative across various cultural and historical landscapes In the 1910s and 1920s, a “golem cult” swept across Europe and the U.S., later surfacing in Israel. Why did this story of a powerful clay monster molded and animated by a rabbi to protect his community become so popular and pervasive? The golem has appeared in a remarkable range of popular media: from the Yiddish theater to American comic books, from German silent film to Quentin Tarantino movies. This book showcases how the golem was remolded, throughout the war-torn twentieth century, as a muscular protector, injured combatant, and even murderous avenger. This evolution of the golem narrative is made comprehensible by, and also helps us to better understand, one of the defining aspects of the last one hundred years: mass warfare and its ancillary technologies. In the twentieth century the golem became a figure of war. It represented the chaos of warfare, the automation of war technologies, and the devastation wrought upon soldiers’ bodies and psyches. Golem: Modern Wars and Their Monsters draws on some of the most popular and significant renditions of this story in order to unravel the paradoxical coincidence of wartime destruction and the fantasy of artificial creation. Due to its aggressive and rebellious sides, the golem became a means for reflection about how technological progress has altered human lives, as well as an avenue for experimentation with the media and art forms capable of expressing the monstrosity of war. New Books Network interview with Maya Barzilai on Golem


[Full Book] The Golem

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Author: Harry M. Collins
Category : Science
Languages : en
Pages :

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Golem by Harry M. Collins, The Golem Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Golem books, Harry Collins and Trevor Pinch liken science to the Golem, a creature from Jewish mythology, powerful yet potentially dangerous, a gentle, helpful creature that may yet run amok at any moment. Through a series of intriguing case studies the authors debunk the traditional view that science is the straightforward result of competent theorisation, observation and experimentation. The very well-received first edition generated much debate, reflected in a substantial new Afterword in this second edition, which seeks to place the book in what have become known as 'the science wars'.


[Full Book] The Golem

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Publisher: Courier Corporation
Author: Gustav Meyrink
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 190

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Golem by Gustav Meyrink, The Golem Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Golem books, "A favorite of connoisseurs of works of fantasy for many decades." ? St. Louis Post-Dispatch. A compelling story of mystical experiences, strange transformations, and profound terror, this is the most famous supernatural novel in modern European literature, set in Ghetto of Old Prague around 1890. 13 black-and-white illustrations. "Not to be missed." ? Los Angeles Times.


[Full Book] The Golem At Large

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Author: Harry Collins
Category : Science
Languages : en
Pages : 256

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Golem by Harry Collins, The Golem At Large Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Golem At Large books, The authors demonstrate that the imperfections in technology are related to the uncertainties in science described in the first volume.


[Full Book] Golem

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Golem by Gustav Meyrink, Golem Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Golem books, Tajuplný a hrůzostrašný román významného představitele německé klasické literatury se vrací do prostředí staropražského města k legendárnímu Golemovi. Vypravěč se ve snu dostává do uliček a katakomb pražského židovského města a zde se setkává se znovuobjeveným Golemem, je zapleten do romantické milostné historie a řady hrůzných dobrodružství, a nakonec se opět probouzí ve svém pražském hotelovém pokoji. Kniha vycházející ze studia starých židovských mýtů je čtenářsky značně náročná, ale zároveň velice sugestivní, a je na ní patrný vliv F. Kafky i E.A. Poea. Pod mystickým a tajemným obsahem však prosvítá skrytá ironie a osobitý autorův humor.


[Full Book] Golem In The Gears

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Publisher: Del Rey
Author: Piers Anthony
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 336

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Golem by Piers Anthony, Golem In The Gears Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Golem In The Gears books, A golem to the rescue! Grundy Golem was the size of an inconsequence, and nobody had any respect for him—including Grundy! To prove himself, he volunteered to ride the Monster Under the Bed to the Ivory Tower to find little Ivy’s long-lost dragon, Stanley Steamer. After many adventures, he reached the Tower, to learn that the evil Sea Hag kept lovely Rapunzel imprisoned there, her body destined to be used to maintain the witch’s immortality. Grundy managed to free the damsel, and they fled together. As the descendant of Jordan the Barbarian and Bluebell Elf, Rapunzel could become any size, even that of any Golem’s dreamgirl. But Grundy knew she was surely fated for someone better than he. Besides, the Sea Hag still pursued them to destroy him and get her back. And he still hadn’t found Stanley Steamer.


[Full Book] The Golem Of Paris

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Publisher: Penguin
Author: Jonathan Kellerman
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 528

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Golem by Jonathan Kellerman, The Golem Of Paris Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Golem Of Paris books, From two #1 bestselling masters of crime fiction comes an extraordinary thriller about family, murder, and secrets. It’s been more than a year since LAPD detective Jacob Lev learned the remarkable truth about his family, and he’s not coping well. He’s back to drinking, the LAPD Special Projects Department continues to shadow him, and the memory of a woman named Mai haunts him. And while Jacob has tried to build a bridge to his mother, she remains imprisoned inside her own tattered mind. Then he comes across the file for a gruesome unsolved murder that brings the two halves of his life into startling collision. Finding the killer will take him halfway around the world, to Paris. It’s a dangerous search for truth that plunges him into the past. And for Jacob Lev, there is no place more frightening.


[Full Book] Golem

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Author: Gustav Meyrink
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Languages : pl
Pages : 340

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[Full Book] The Golem S Eye

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Publisher: Hyperion/Miramax Kid
Author: Jonathan Stroud
Category : Juvenile Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 576

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Golem by Jonathan Stroud, The Golem S Eye Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Golem S Eye books, In their continuing adventures, magician's apprentice Nathaniel, now fourteen years old, and the djinni Bartimaeus travel to Prague to locate the source of a golem's power before it destroys London.


[Full Book] Golem Song

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Publisher: Unbridled Books
Author: Marc Estrin
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 353

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Golem by Marc Estrin, Golem Song Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Golem Song books, Only Marc Estrin could imagine the line of descent from the Frankensteinian Golem of Rabbi Loew to the outrageous false messiah of the Bronx, Nurse Alan Krieger. Only Marc Estrin could imagine the line of descent from the Frankensteinian Golem of Rabbi Loew to the outrageous false messiah of the Bronx, Nurse Alan Krieger.


[Full Book] American Golem

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Author: Marc Lumer
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Languages : en
Pages : 40

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Golem by Marc Lumer, American Golem Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download American Golem books, One day, a kid arrives in America. Everything here is big, and crowded, and strange, and scary! He creates a golem, an old-country mud monster, to protect him from the kids next door. But the golem was meant for old-world fears, and things are different here in the New World. Now what will his golem do, with no one to protect?


[Full Book] The Golem In Jewish American Literature

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Publisher: Peter Lang
Author: Nicola Morris
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 147

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Golem by Nicola Morris, The Golem In Jewish American Literature Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Golem In Jewish American Literature books, The Golem in Jewish American Literature explores the golem in the fiction of Thane Rosenbaum, Nomi Eve and Steve Stern as well as writers such as Michael Chabon. Nicola Morris sees this clay humanoid, created in Jewish legend for practical and spiritual purposes, as a metaphor for power and powerlessness and for the complexities and responsibilities surrounding the act of creation. Further, she employs the golem figure as a device to examine the problematic Holocaust representation in the second generation, the uncertain boundaries between fiction and historiography, the ethics of intertextuality and the writer's responsibility to literary, folkloric and oral sources. Morris concludes with an impassioned plea for the responsible uses of power, technology and language.


[Full Book] Golem 100

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Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Author: Alfred Bester
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 384

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Golem by Alfred Bester, Golem 100 Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Golem 100 books, In an American megacity of the future, a group of women, using their collective unconscious to raise the Devil, inadvertently generate a monster, Golem 100, which goes on a rampage of rape, torture, and murder


[Full Book] Joe Golem Occult Detective Volume 1 The Rat Catcher And The Sunken Dead

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Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Author: Mike Mignola
Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
Languages : en
Pages : 136

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Golem by Mike Mignola, Joe Golem Occult Detective Volume 1 The Rat Catcher And The Sunken Dead Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Joe Golem Occult Detective Volume 1 The Rat Catcher And The Sunken Dead books, Forty years after disaster left Lower Manhattan submerged in thirty feet of water, the Drowning City has taken a turn for the weird and Joe Golem is there to investigate. A mysterious and terrifying creature has been snatching children and pulling them into the depths of the canals, and the those that drowned in the floods are coming back to the surface--alive.


[Full Book] Golem

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Publisher: Editions Gallimard
Author: Pierre Assouline
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Languages : fr
Pages : 256

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Golem by Pierre Assouline, Golem Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Golem books, Gustave Meyer, grand maître international d'échecs, voit sa vie basculer à la veille d'un tournoi : brusquement soupçonné du meurtre de son ex-femme, il est recherché par la police. Profondément troublé, le fugitif décide de mener une enquête sur lui-même pour prouver son innocence et résister à la pression qui l'envahit. Il découvre que son meilleur ami, un neurochirurgien de pointe qui l'a opéré quelques années plus tôt, ne l'a pas soigné mais " modifié " afin d'améliorer les capacités de mémoire de son cerveau. Une manipulation que l'éthique médicale réprouve totalement, mais que de récents mouvements transhumanistes, prônant une humanité " augmentée ", appellent de leurs voeux. Dans la clandestinité, coupé de sa fille Emma, il expérimente au jour le jour cette condition de néo-humain, prend peu à peu la mesure de sa monstruosité et du cobaye qu'il est devenu. De recherches en bibliothèques sur la Kabbale en rencontres avec des spécialistes des neurosciences, les théories les plus anciennes et les plus futuristes l'amènent à comprendre qu'il est une sorte de nouveau Golem, lointain descendant de la créature artificielle, hybride d'homme et de machine, née dans le ghetto de Prague au XVIIème siècle. L'étau se resserre autour de lui dans sa fuite à Paris, Londres, Oxford et à travers l'Europe centrale. Mais le fugitif que tout accuse est-il assez solide pour supporter cette étrange condition que nul n'a jamais éprouvée ? Rythmé, haletant, Golem est un roman contemporain où les possibilités inédites d'évolution de l'humanité se frottent aux mythes et aux traditions ancestrales.


[Full Book] Golem Girl

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Publisher: One World
Author: Riva Lehrer
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 448

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Golem by Riva Lehrer, Golem Girl Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Golem Girl books, The vividly told, gloriously illustrated memoir of an artist born with disabilities who searches for freedom and connection in a society afraid of strange bodies “Golem Girl is luminous; a profound portrait of the artist as a young—and mature—woman; an unflinching social history of disability over the last six decades; and a hymn to life, love, family, and spirit.”—David Mitchell, author of Cloud Atlas WINNER OF THE BARBELLION PRIZE • FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR AUTOBIOGRAPHY • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS What do we sacrifice in the pursuit of normalcy? And what becomes possible when we embrace monstrosity? Can we envision a world that sees impossible creatures? In 1958, amongst the children born with spina bifida is Riva Lehrer. At the time, most such children are not expected to survive. Her parents and doctors are determined to "fix" her, sending the message over and over again that she is broken. That she will never have a job, a romantic relationship, or an independent life. Enduring countless medical interventions, Riva tries her best to be a good girl and a good patient in the quest to be cured. Everything changes when, as an adult, Riva is invited to join a group of artists, writers, and performers who are building Disability Culture. Their work is daring, edgy, funny, and dark—it rejects tropes that define disabled people as pathetic, frightening, or worthless. They insist that disability is an opportunity for creativity and resistance. Emboldened, Riva asks if she can paint their portraits—inventing an intimate and collaborative process that will transform the way she sees herself, others, and the world. Each portrait story begins to transform the myths she’s been told her whole life about her body, her sexuality, and other measures of normal. Written with the vivid, cinematic prose of a visual artist, and the love and playfulness that defines all of Riva's work, Golem Girl is an extraordinary story of tenacity and creativity. With the author's magnificent portraits featured throughout, this memoir invites us to stretch ourselves toward a world where bodies flow between all possible forms of what it is to be human. “Not your typical memoir about ‘what it’s like to be disabled in a non-disabled world’ . . . Lehrer tells her stories about becoming the monster she was always meant to be: glorious, defiant, unbound, and voracious. Read it!”—Alice Wong, founder and director, Disability Visibility Project