Fellowship Fantastic

Thirteen new tales approximately checking out the bonds of fellowship on fantastical worlds

The bonds of friendship and fellowship are key to many advantageous fable and technological know-how fiction novels, so much particularly Tolkien's The Fellowship of the hoop. Now most sensible tale-spinners provide their very own certain takes on fellowship in 13 unique tales, that includes a lady who unearths her ally via a portal to a different global, an experience on another Earth the place a not-quite Holmes and Watson tackle a desirable problem, a gaggle of city mages taking part in the "True Game" for prime stakes, a squire made up our minds to assist his master's ghost satisfy his ultimate venture, and extra. jointly, those tales dramatically illustrate how fellowships can adjust future and alter worlds.

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Placing Friendship in Context by Rebecca G. Adams, Graham Allan

By Rebecca G. Adams, Graham Allan

Own relationships have lengthy been of primary curiosity to social scientists, however the topic of friendship has been particularly missed. furthermore, such a lot stories of friendship were social mental. putting Friendship in Context is a special assortment bridging social mental and social structural learn to enhance realizing of this significant topic. In it, the various world's top researchers discover the social and old contexts during which friendships and different comparable casual ties boost and the way it truly is that those contexts form the shape and substance the relationships suppose.

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Information Systems for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises: by Erik Guldentops (auth.), Jan Devos, Hendrik van Landeghem,

By Erik Guldentops (auth.), Jan Devos, Hendrik van Landeghem, Dirk Deschoolmeester (eds.)

This publication establishes and explores present and rising theories on Small and Medium-sized businesses (SMEs) and the adoption of IT/IS. It provides the most recent empirical examine findings in that zone of IS learn and explores new applied sciences and practices. The e-book is written for researchers and execs operating within the box of IS learn or the learn of SMEs. furthermore, the booklet might be a reference for researchers, pros and scholars in administration info structures technology and comparable fields.

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A Beautiful Truth by Colin McAdam

By Colin McAdam

Told concurrently from the viewpoint of people and chimpanzees, set in a Vermont domestic and a Florida primate examine facility, a gorgeous Truth—at occasions brutal, different occasions deeply moving—is concerning the easy truths that go beyond species, the which means of kinfolk, the entice of belonging, and the potential for survival.

A section of this book's proceeds merits keep the Chimps, the world's biggest chimpanzee sanctuary.

A strong and haunting meditation on human nature advised from the twin views of a Vermont relations that has followed a chimp as a surrogate son, and a gaggle of chimpanzees in a Florida study institute.

Looee, a chimp raised by means of a well-meaning and compassionate human couple who can't conceive a child in their personal, is endlessly set aside. He’s no longer human, yet along with his unusual upbringing he's not like different chimps. One tragic evening Looee’s natures collide and their targeted kin is without end changed.

At the Girdish Institute in Florida, a gaggle of chimpanzees has been studied for many years. The paintings at Girdish has confirmed that chimps have thoughts and clear up difficulties, that they could study language and want neighbors, and they construct advanced cultures. they're political, altruistic, get indignant, and forgive. whilst Looee is moved to the Institute, he's compelled to attempt to discover a spot of their world.

A appealing fact is an epic and heartfelt tale approximately parenthood, friendship, loneliness, worry and clash, concerning the issues we carry sacred as people and what kind of now we have in universal with our animal relations. a singular of significant middle and knowledge from a literary grasp, it exposes the yearnings, cruelty, and resilience of all nice apes.

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