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Download e-book for iPad: Route 666 (Dark Future, Book 1) by Jack Yeovil, Kim Newman

By Jack Yeovil, Kim Newman

ISBN-10: 1872372031

ISBN-13: 9781872372037

One in all a chain of novels set in a nightmare united states of the close to destiny; an anarchic, cybergoth global devastated through climatic disaster and populated via gang-cults and policed zones. Society is marked through a resurgence of tribalism, or even the legislation of nature are close to collapse.

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Get Sex, Gender and Time in Fiction and Culture PDF

By Ben Davies, Jana Funke

ISBN-10: 0230275478

ISBN-13: 9780230275478

Investigating smooth artwork, literature, idea and the legislations, this publication illustrates the several ways that intercourse, gender and time intersect. It demonstrates that point bargains new severe views on intercourse and gender and makes problematical reductive understandings of sexual identification in addition to directly and queer time

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Get Amulet PDF

By Roberto Bolaño

ISBN-10: 0811217469

ISBN-13: 9780811217460

Amulet is a monologue, like Bolano's acclaimed debut in English, By evening in Chile. The speaker is Auxilio Lacouture, a Uruguayan girl who moved to Mexico within the Nineteen Sixties, turning into the "Mother of Mexican Poetry," placing out with the younger poets within the cafés and bars of the collage. She's tall, skinny, and blonde, and her favourite younger poet within the Seventies is none except Arturo Belano (Bolano's fictional stand-in all through his books).

As good as her younger poets, Auxilio recollects 3 amazing ladies: the melancholic younger thinker Elena, the exiled Catalan painter Remedios Varo, and Lilian Serpas, a poet who as soon as slept with Che Guevara. And during her imaginary stopover at to the home of Remedios Varo, Auxilio sees an uncanny panorama, a type of chasm. This chasm reappears in a imaginative and prescient on the finish of the publication: a military of youngsters is marching towards it, making a song as they move. the kids are the idealistic younger Latin americans who got here to adulthood within the '70s, and the final phrases of the unconventional are: "And that music is our amulet."

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Download e-book for iPad: Ashley Bell: A Novel by Dean Koontz

By Dean Koontz

ISBN-10: 0345545974

ISBN-13: 9780345545978

No 1 ny occasions BESTSELLER • NAMED the best BOOKS OF THE 12 months by means of BOOKPAGE • The must-read mystery of the yr, for readers of darkish mental suspense and glossy classics of poser and adventure

The woman who stated no to death.

Bibi Blair is a fierce, humorous, dauntless younger woman—whose health care professional says she has twelve months to live.

She replies, “We’ll see.”

Her surprising restoration astonishes scientific science.

An enigmatic girl convinces Bibi that she escaped loss of life in order that she will retailer another individual. a person named Ashley Bell.

But store her from what, from whom? And who's Ashley Bell? the place is she?

Bibi’s obsession with discovering Ashley sends her at the run from threats either mystical and worldly, together with a wealthy and charismatic cult chief with terrifying ambitions.

Here is an eloquent, riveting, brilliantly paced tale with an exciting heroine and a twisting, creative plot full of striking surprises. Ashley Bell is a brand new milestone in literary suspense from the long-acclaimed master.

Praise for Ashley Bell

“A mind-bender packed with pleasurable surprises.”—People (book of the week)

“[With] lyrical writing and compelling characters . . . Koontz stands by myself, and this novel is a first-rate instance of literary suspense. . . . one in every of his best.”—Associated Press

“Grabs you on web page one and retains you enthralled with ever widening loops of intrigue, spine-tingling plot twists, soaking up characters and emotional involvement . . . extraordinary.”—Bookreporter

“Heart-pounding and brain boggling . . . a rarity of a thriller—one that asks sizeable questions on existence and future whereas succeeding in growing [an] eerie feel of reality.”—Shelf Awareness

“Strap in and carry on. . . . while a author has controlled to seize this sort of lightning in a bottle, each reader should still event the whole jolt.”—BookPage

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Fiction of Imperialism (Writing Past Colonialism Series) by Phillip Darby PDF

By Phillip Darby

ISBN-10: 0304701599

ISBN-13: 9780304701599

ISBN-10: 0826420591

ISBN-13: 9780826420596

The Fiction of Imperialism makes an attempt to advertise discussion among diplomacy and postcolonialism. It addresses the price of fiction to an inderstanding of the imperial dating among the West and Asia and Africa. a variety of fiction and crisicism is tested because it relates to colonialism, the North/South engagement and modern 3rd international politics. The ebook starts by means of contrasting the remedy of cross-cultural family members in political reviews and literary texts. It then examines the private as a metaphor for the political in fiction depicting the imperial connection among Britain and India. this is often paired with an research of African literary texts, which takes as its subject matter the connection among tradition and politics. The concluding chapters strategy literature from the surface, contemplating its obvious silence on economics and realpolitik and assessing the software of postcolonial reconceptualisations. Phillip Darby is Reader in diplomacy, college of Melbourne and Co-Director of the Institute of Postcolonial stories, Melbourne, Australia.

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Conséquences lyriques by Pierre Yergeau PDF

By Pierre Yergeau

ISBN-10: 2764422628

ISBN-13: 9782764422625

De l. a. à Montréal, en passant par Paris, Conséquences lyriques, est un roman savamment déconstruit, pour ne pas dire cubiste, et constitué de six groupes de personnages. L’histoire étant un assemblage de faits divers, et le lecteur est appelé à tisser les liens selon les indices soigneusement distillés par l’auteur.

Pour son leading roman chez Québec Amérique, Pierre Yergeau se livre à un exercice de haute voltige qui questionne les mécanismes de los angeles création et qui a l’américanité en trame de fond. Nous sommes toutefois en désaccord avec le narrateur du roman, qui stipule que « Un livre devrait se terminer par los angeles mort de son auteur » !

Dans ce roman, vous êtes invités à suivre les péripéties d’un chasseur d’extraterrestres, d’une journaliste spécialisée dans les faits divers et dont le père ressemble à s’y méprendre à John Wayne, d’un policier, d’un ex-mannequin Calvin Klein beginner d’enterrements, d’une grosse dame de plus three hundred livres et de son jeune fils, d’un scénariste québécois qui a des conversations avec un alligator qui aime les bonbons, et, en best, de l’énigmatique Gomme, degré zéro du personnage. Même Céline Dion fait son apparition dans ce cortège pour le moins hétéroclite !

Et votre travail de lecteur consiste à déterminer qui sert d’inspiration à qui ? Bonne likelihood !

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New PDF release: Mi país inventado

By Isabel Allende

ISBN-10: 8401017831

ISBN-13: 9788401017834

Un libro lleno de amor y de humor que reconstruye, desde los angeles evocación, los angeles vida, l. a. felicidad añorada y los espacios más queridos de Isabel Allende.

Amor por Chile y una gran nostalgia son el origen de este libro: l. a. presencia continuada del pasado, el sentimiento de verse ausente de l. a. patria, los angeles conciencia de haber sido peregrina y forastera... todo ello lo transmite Isabel Allende con inteligencia y humor.

Aquí Chile deviene un país actual y fantástico a l. a. vez; una tierra estoica y hospitalaria, de hombres machistas y mujeres fuertes y apegadas a l. a. tierra. Pero, sobre todo, es el escenario de su niñez. Evocados con gracia, cobran vida de nuevo su unique familia, los angeles casa de los abuelos, el ceremonial de las comidas, las historias de infidelidades... y los espíritus que siempre l. a. han acompañado.

«Un libro que capta mi entera atención al exponer l. a. relación de l. a. autora con ese país suyo, inventado, imaginario, ficcional, con los angeles historia de su familia, que a su vez es memoria inventada, con su vocación de escritora.»
Jorge Edwards

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Download PDF by David Poyer: Tipping Point (Dan Lenson, Book 15)

By David Poyer

ISBN-10: 1466857420

ISBN-13: 9781466857421

Captain Dan Lenson is below hearth either at sea, and in Washington. His command of the 1st antiballistic-missile-capable cruiser within the Fleet, USS Savo Island, is threatened whilst he's known as domestic to testify ahead of Congress. There, he needs to guard his arguable choice to avoid a tremendous retaliatory missile assault by way of Israel opposed to civilian objectives within the Mideast. Shaken by way of the near-end of his occupation, Lenson returns to command doubtful of his personal destiny, yet made up our minds to do his most sensible by means of a broken send and an more and more divided crew.

Ordered to the Indian Ocean, Savo cruises off East Africa, maintaining transport lanes from pirates. yet this seemingly-routine patrol turns ominous whilst an unknown assailant starts off assaulting lady team contributors. yet then, an explosive showdown starts off among India and Pakistan… with Savo Island, and her targeted yet no longer but totally battle-ready skill to intercept ballistic missiles, status on my own among international locations on the point of the 1st theater nuclear war.

Dan must conflict tsunami-driven seas, incoming guns, and a fast tilting stability of energy, as China strikes inexorably in her bid to displace the USA within the a ways Pacific.

The 15th novel in David Poyer's acclaimed sequence of naval adventures that includes Dan Lenson, Tipping Point is an action-packed, totally real tale of accountability, struggle, and the tension of command, via the most well-liked residing writer of yank sea fiction.

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Aleksandr Afanas'ev's Russian Fairy Tales (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore PDF

By Aleksandr Afanas'ev

ISBN-10: 0307829766

ISBN-13: 9780307829764

[b]Translated by way of Norbert Guterman
Illustrated through Alexander Alexeieff

In this such a lot finished choice of vintage Russian stories on hand in English we meet either common fairy-tale figures—thieves and heroes, kings and peasants, appealing damsels and terrifying witches, enchanted young ones and artful animals—and such uniquely Russian characters as Koshchey the Deathless, Baba Yaga, the Swan Maiden, and the wonderful Firebird. The greater than one hundred seventy five stories culled from a centuries-old Russian storytelling culture by means of the exceptional Russian ethnographer Aleksandr Afanas’ev show a wealthy, strong global of the mind's eye that would fascinate readers either younger and old.

With black-and-white drawings throughout
Part of the Pantheon Fairy story and Folklore Library 

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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Tom Spanbauer's In the City of Shy Hunters PDF

By Tom Spanbauer

ISBN-10: 0802138985

ISBN-13: 9780802138989

Tom Spanbauer is without doubt one of the such a lot mesmerizing writers in the United States this present day, and within the urban of Shy Hunters, his first novel in ten years, is a "rich and colorful" portrait of latest York within the Eighties, advised with "raw power" (David Wiegand, San Francisco Chronicle). Shy, troubled with a stutter, and being affected by his sexuality, Will Parker involves ny to flee the provincial western cities the place he grew up. In long island, he unearths himself surrounded for the 1st time via those that comprehend and have fun his quirks and flaws. He additionally starts off an unforgettable love affair with a risky, six-foot-five African-American drag queen and function artist named Rose. yet at the same time he's falling in love with Rose and starting to be into himself, Will needs to watch as AIDS escalates from a rumor right into a devastating tragedy. while a vicious insurrection erupts in an area park, Will seizes the opportunity to pay off the town for all it has taught him, in a climax that would depart readers shaken, fulfilled, and altered.

"In the town of Shy Hunters is so finely crafted ... you'll imagine you've been analyzing a modernist classic."
-- Peter Kurth,
"Spanbauer's genius is living even within the asides ... teas[ing] out the true complexity of human love."
-- Thomas McGonigle, The Washington submit booklet global
"Ambitious and compelling ... a mix of the ghastly, the hilarious, and the apparently touching."
-- John Hartl, The Seattle instances
"In town of Shy Hunters has the earmarks of a literary landmark ... Its significance and originality are unmistakable."
-- Laura Demanski, The Baltimore solar

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