The United States is plunged into an authoritarian frenzy following a terrorist act that leaves lower Manhattan in ruin. James Woodward is a man of integrity with no interest in fanning flames, yet a single act of civil disobedience unravels his perfect life, and he is drawn to join the ever-growing mass of American refuges. He soon discovers he is far from alone in his exile. Risking assassination, he joins a group determined to prevent the United...
Appropriate adults: When an 8 year old girl disappears near the local woods, foul play is suspected as circumstances point to a seemingly harmless 20 year old with Down's Syndrome. Quarry: Two animal rights activists are murdered following a protest of a fox hunt. Paying the price: A ruthless kidnapper tests Frost's skills to the full - it proves a tough case to crack and, for one woman, time is running out.
Detective Inspector Jack Frost is an unconventional policeman with sympathy for the underdog and an instinct for moral justice. Sloppy, disorganized, and disrespectful, he attracts trouble like a magnet. Also includes bonus features.
13) The Republic
"One of the greatest works of philosophy, political theory, and literature ever produced, Plato's Republic has shaped Western thought for thousands of years and remains as relevant today as when it was written during the fourth century B.C. Republic begins by posing a central question: "What is justice, and why should we be just, especially when the wicked often seem happier and more successful?" For Plato, the answer lies with the ways people, groups,...
Penny for the guy: A manpower shortage and a rash of child kidnapped for ransom force a vacationing Frost back to work partnering with beautiful but ambitious DS Liz Maud. House calls: Jack is in charge of the case of a three month old corpse found in the coal bin of an abandoned farm house. Appendix man: Hazel Wallace returns from her training as the new Detective Sergeant. Supt. Mullett assigns her to sorting the mess left behind by DI Frost while...
Care and protection: DI Jack Frost has to cope with the impending death of his wife as he investigates the disappearance of a young girl and a 30 year old cold case. A minority of one: While Frost is investigating a series of burglaries in a black area of Denton, one of his informants, a single mother, is murdered as Mullett worries about bad press. Widows and orphans: Frost investigates two serial criminals preying on senior women, a burglar and...
In "Apology," Socrates defends himself before the Athenian court against charges of corrupting youth; "Phaedo" offers an account of the actual last words and moments of Socrates.
17) Winter Words
This selection of Hardy's poetry does full justice to its humanity, integrity, humor and evocative power, ranging from charming anthology pieces such as 'Weathers' to the great love poems he wrote after the death of his first wife and the meditations on war and philosophy. The poems, nearly 80 in total, are set in the context of his life and thought, including personal writings by him and those closest to him.
The philosophy of Ancient Greece provides the background of Western ethical thought and politics. Hugh Griffith, a leading translator of Plato, covers the main ground from the Pre-Socratics through Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics and the Epicureans. In each case, the figures are introduced before a compilation of key texts in lively translations.