1918: William of Lecce, the Fifth Archon, triggers the First World War, and so three of the four original houses - the Shield, the Lance, and the Sword - join forces. They succeed in holding disaster at bay, but for how long? A rumor spreads that in the sands of the Arabian Desert exists the mythical city of Kor, mother of all cities, said to house the powers of all runestones combined! (W) Jean-Pierre Pecau; (A) Igor Kordey --
For every important moment and stage in your life, there is a Great Book that can offer you invaluable lessons and place your unique experiences in a larger perspective.
In Life Lessons from the Great Books, Professor J. Rufus Fears of the University of Oklahoma—a marvelous storyteller with deep historical knowledge—shows you how some of Western civilization's greatest literary masterpieces can speak to you and provide guidance in your life across the gulf of time and culture. Rich in historical perspective and infused with layers of meaning, these 36 lectures reveal the wealth of insight these enduring works can provide in your life. You'll come to see that each of these works—whether written 2,000, 200, or 20 years ago—remain relevant to all of us.