666 by W. C. Watt

By W. C. Watt

Show description

Read or Download 666 PDF

Best australia & oceania books

Terra Australis Incognita: The Spanish Quest for the Mysterious Great South Land

Looking the mythical nice South Land, the Spanish conquistadors of the past due sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries sailed from South the USA into the unknown southwestern Pacific. Crossing the planet's biggest ocean in small wood ships with rudimentary navigation, those conquistadors encountered for the 1st time the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, the south coast of recent Guinea, and the east coast of Australia.

A Concise History of Australia (Cambridge Concise Histories)

Australia is the final continent to be settled by way of Europeans, however it additionally sustains a humans and a tradition tens of hundreds of thousands years previous. for far of the earlier two hundred years the novices have sought to switch the outdated with the recent. This publication tells how they imposed themselves at the land, and taken expertise, associations and concepts to make it their very own.

Settler Society in the Australian Colonies: Self-Government and Imperial Culture

The 1820s to the 1860s have been a foundational interval in Australian heritage, arguably a minimum of as very important as Federation. Industrialization used to be remodeling Britain, however the southern colonies have been pre-industrial, with economies pushed through pastoralism, agriculture, mining, whaling and sealing, trade, and the development trades.

Entanglements of Empire: Missionaries, Maori, and the Question of the Body

The 1st Protestant venture was once tested in New Zealand in 1814, starting up complicated political, cultural, and fiscal entanglements with Maori. Tony Ballantyne indicates how curiosity in missionary Christianity between influential Maori chiefs had far-reaching results for either teams. Deftly reconstructing cross-cultural translations and struggles over such thoughts and practices as civilization, paintings, time and house, and gender, he identifies the actual physique because the so much contentious website of cultural engagement, with Maori and missionaries suffering over hygiene, tattooing, garments, and sexual morality.

Extra info for 666

Example text

I rubbed my hand down my thigh and kept on walking. What else could I do? I was in the middle of goddamn nowhere, with no idea who I was or how I’d gotten here. And no idea who I could trust. If I could trust. As the slope flattened, the grass became long enough to brush my butt. Which in turn made me wonder if the grass was actually long, or if I was short. I felt long—long and rangy—but self-perception is an odd thing when the memory can give no references. I held my hands out and studied them critically.

Behind me, a car door opened, then footsteps approached. ” Even with the anger so evident in his rich, deep tones, the stranger’s voice was as sexy as all get out. Not the sort of thoughts any sane person would be having about the man who’d just tried to run them over. ” I said, voice little more than a squeak thanks to a mix of annoyance and pain. ” I tried pushing upright, but that forced more stones into my already scraped hands, and I yelped. He muttered something under his breath, then stepped closer.

Still no cop. I had time yet, but probably not a whole lot. I shucked off my stolen sweatshirt as I sprinted around the water, throwing it behind the dam’s erosion-rutted shoulder, then did the same with the pants. If luck was on my side, I’d at least have dry clothes to climb into once the cop had left. If not, well, I’d have to find something else to steal. I dove into the water. It was so damn cold it snatched a gasp from my throat, and the sound seemed to echo across the softer sounds of the day.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.11 of 5 – based on 32 votes