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We are delighted to introduce you to our extensive collection of classical books which includes the works of many of the best authors in the world. The Leopold Classic Library collection covers all historical periods and every genre. The collection has been catalogued by subject/interest category to help you find the book you are looking for, or the one you never knew existed.
How Reading Affects Your Brain
A recent study by US scientists has shown that book reading brings a lot of benefits to the body, since the process of reading exercises the whole brain. Standford scientists have come to this conclusion by studying the workings of the human brain in the process of reading.
Prayer
"Have you reached a crisis in life where the gloom is so dense, the guidance so uncertain, the burden so heavy, that you have come to the end of all your own resources? ... Then understand that you are just the man God is looking for - just the one who is ripe for deliverance - just the special individual to whom His promise is made."
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood of Great Renown in Nottinghamshire
This is a novel by the American illustrator and writer Howard Pyle, who describes the adventures of Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men. They do not want to serve the cruel and greedy sheriff and decide to restore justice in their own way.
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Today we turn to an engrossing literary genre — the historical novel. This literary composition transports us from the present time to the events of a certain historical period. In these books, historical truth meets imaginative fiction. Readers begin to feel the ambience of that time: from cultural traditions, to social conditions and political views, we are provided an opportunity to plunge into a succession of events of that era.
A recent study by US scientists has shown that book reading brings a lot of benefits to the body, since the process of reading exercises the whole brain. Standford scientists have come to this conclusion by studying the workings of the human brain in the process of reading.
Romanticism is one of the most significant literary movements of the 19th century, it is a certain worldview. The French Revolution, which began on 14 July 1789 with the capture of the Bastille, is most important event in the emergence of the Romantic era. The revolution was one of the key catalysts in the development of modern republican, democratic Europe, and later became a symbol of the struggle for freedom, equality and the fight against grinding poverty.
Most adults can recall from their childhood memories the genuine pleasure that they took in reading some interesting, exciting work of literature. The memories that you cherish should naturally lead you to wish to introduce your children to the world of classical literature. After all, every book that has been read shapes children's mores, values, world outlook, and beliefs that will influence them at all levels in their future adult lives.
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