A Tale of Two Cities

      Dave Mckay
A Tale of Two Cities

"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens, is part of a special reading program devised by journalist Dave McKay. The program paraphrases classic novels, primarily targeting people who are learning English as a second language. It enables older students to read classic novels despite having a very limited reading vocabulary. 1700 different English words are used in "A Tale of Two Cities"."A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens, is part of a computerised reading program devised by journalist/author Dave McKay. The program, which paraphrases classic novels, primarily targets people who are learning English as a second language. It enables older students to quickly read classic novels despite having a very limited reading vocabulary. Each book has a number on the cover, showing how many different English words were used in McKay's translation of teh book.When reading them in the proper order, readers will find that no book includes more than 100 new words (i.e. word not already learned from reading the previous titles). "A Tale of two Cities: uses 1700 different easy English words, and should follow on after completing "Huckleberry Finn", which uses an English vocabulary list of 1600 words.Other titles include: The King's New Clothes (400 words), Jungle Book (500 words), Robinson Crusoe (700 words), The Invisible Man (900 words), Uncle Tom's Cabin (1050 words) Julius Caesar (1200 words), Merchant of Venice (1300 words).This reading program has been used extensively in Kenya and India.
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    Huckleberry Finn

      Dave Mckay
Huckleberry Finn

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first printed in 1884, eight years after Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It starts up where the other story finished, and the two books together are believed to be the best that Mark Twain ever wrote.Huck travels down the Mississippi on a raft, facing many dangers on the way, and learning about life and what it means to be a friend.The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first printed in 1884, eight years after Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It starts up where the other story finished, and the two books together are believed to be the best that Mark Twain ever wrote.Huck travels down the Mississippi on a raft, facing many dangers on the way, and learning about life and what it means to be a friend.There are truths that Twain tries to get people to think about through this book. One is to make us laugh at some of the crazy things that we believe without any good reason to believe them; and the other is is to make us question the way that people thought about slaves at the time of the story, in America in the 1850s.
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    Survivors

      Dave Mckay
Survivors

This is the first of three novels which challenge the interpretations of prophecy given by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins, in the Left Behind series. A string of appendices at the back of the book come from articles McKay wrote before he penned “ Survivors”. With the help of friends in Los Angeles, London, and Sydney, more than a million copies of this title have been sold to the general public...This is the first of three books which challenge the interpretations of prophecy given by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins, in the Left Behind series. A string of appendices at the back of the book come from articles McKay wrote before he penned “ Survivors”. With the help of friends in Los Angeles, London, and Sydney, more than a million copies of this title have been sold to the general public for "whatever donation they could afford". McKay finally decided that he could do a better job with the story as well. The book is worth downloading just for the appendices, whether or not you have time to read the story. It is the darkest days in the history of the planet. Decadence and disasters threaten to destroy the world. But a handful of faithful believers become the leaders of a mighty worldwide revolution of faith and love that shocks the world. This novel, based on actual prophecies from the Bible, will do more than entertain, more than shock, and even more than inspire. It will give you practical information to prepare you for what lies ahead in world affairs. Be prepared to be deeply disturbed by what it says.This book is NOT a part of the “Left Behind” series by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins.It is, however, an attempt to address certain issues which we feel were left out, contradicted, or mis-interpreted in that series.We have used a few similarities between some of the main characters in that book and some of the main characters in our own, in order to give the public a feel for how events might have unfolded if the Left Behind series had been true to events predicted in Bible prophecy, and if the characters purporting to be Christians had behaved in a more Christian manner.Please read this book prayerfully and seriously, as it concerns important fundamentals in Christian belief, and important principles in the teachings of Jesus Christ.
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    Destroyers

      Dave Mckay
Destroyers

Moses Chikati is a teenage boda-boda driver in the Kenyan interior, struggling to provide for himself and his younger sister, Rosy, at a time when the world is going through unprecedented turmoil. Circumstances bring Moses into contact with people on four different continents as he finds himself embroiled in some of the most significant events in earth's history.This is the final book in the end-time trilogy by David Mckay. Like the other two books, "Survivors" and "Listening", "Destroyers" covers roughly the same period in Earth's history, but in a different location through the eyes of a different person.This book looks at world events from the perspective of a poor, handicapped teenager living in a remote village in Kenya.For Moses, the major events of the world are of little consequence except as they relate to his daily needs; but in the process of trying to get ahead he finds himself traveling the world and even playing a key role in events that shape history.Will success bring him happiness? Or will it destroy him?There is something of Moses Chikati in each of us.
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