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Humour and Irony in Dutch Post-War Fiction Film by Peter Verstraten PDF

By Peter Verstraten

ISBN-10: 9089649433

ISBN-13: 9789089649430

Dutch cinema is usually taken care of basically by way of prewar movies or documentaries, leaving postwar fictional movie mostly understudied. even as, a Hollandse university, first named within the Nineteen Eighties, has built via deadpan, ironic motion pictures like these of director and actor Alex van Warmerdam. utilizing seminal theories on humor and comedy, this booklet explores a couple of Dutch movies utilizing the suggestion of different types, corresponding to low-class comedies, neurotic romances, planned camp, and ugly satire. With its unique technique, this examine makes remarkable connections among Dutch motion pictures from a variety of decades.

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Download e-book for iPad: Dark Angel (Casteel, Book 2) by V. C. Andrews

By V. C. Andrews

ISBN-10: 1451637004

ISBN-13: 9781451637007

Ultimately, Heaven might locate the happiness she longed from the scorn and contempt of her past!

In her grandmother's effective, wealthy Boston residence, Heaven Leigh Casteel dreamed of a superb new lifetime of new neighbors, the simplest colleges, attractive outfits and most crucial, love. The pearls of tradition, knowledge and breeding might now be hers. quickly she might make the Casteel identify good, locate her brothers and sisters, and feature a family members again.

But even on this planet of the rich, there have been unusual forebodings, secrets and techniques top forgotten. And as Heaven reached out for romance, she used to be slowly ensnared in a sinister internet of merciless deceits and hidden passions!

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New PDF release: Made with Love (The Pinecraft Pie Shop, Book 1)

By Sherry Gore, Tricia Goyer

ISBN-10: 0736961291

ISBN-13: 9780736961295

A sprint of affection, a Pinch of wish, and an entire Lot of excellent Cooking

Lovina Miller could be extremely joyful. Pinecraft, Florida, has every little thing a tender Amish lady may possibly ask for: solar, sand, volleyball video games, and night singings within the park. yet Pinecraft lacks the single factor Lovina desperately wants--a pie store of her personal. She longs for a spot to collect with the group and serve the deal with she loves.

A younger chippie named Noah Yoder strolls into her lifestyles and provides how to make her dream come real. yet earlier than Noah and Lovina can construct a shop--and a life--together, they have to every one face heartaches from the earlier. Is their new love better than their regrets?

Find concept, romance, and genuine Amish recipes for everyone's favourite food--pie!

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New PDF release: Party Headquarters

By Georgi Tenev

ISBN-10: 1940953278

ISBN-13: 9781940953274

Winner of the Vick starting place Novel of the yr Award in 2007, Party Headquarters takes position within the eighties and nineties, in the course of Bulgaria's transition from communist rule to democracy.

The book—which is a love tale, a parody, and a mystery a few political hoax—opens with the most personality vacationing his spouse's father, an outdated communist celebration boss who's death, and being tasked with offering a suitcase choked with one-and-a-half million euros.

It's one among Bulgaria's hottest myths: because the communist celebration fell aside, excessive score officers squirreled away luggage and suitcases containing a good portion of the country's wealth, and that those luggage are nonetheless circulating via Europe, ready to be dropped at numerous conspirators.
But this can be only the start of the corruption and inequality that plagued Bulgaria in this time. whereas immersing himself in pornography and prostitution, the hero of Party Headquarters reflects again on his existence and the emblematic occasions that happened round that time—the anticommunist protests, the arson assault at the Communist occasion Headquarters in Sofia, and, so much tragically and crucially, the Chernobyl catastrophe, in which the households of social gathering officers have been sheltered away and fed distinct, secure meals, whereas the general voters suffered.

Beautiful and tragic, Party Headquarters is an engrossing testomony to the struggles that haunted Bulgaria after the autumn of the Soviet Union, lots of which proceed to resonate today.

Before penning the Vick Prize-winning novel Party Headquarters, Georgi Tenev had already released 4 books, based the Triumviratus artwork crew, hosted The Library television software approximately books, and written performs which were played in Germany, France, and Russia. he's additionally a screenwriter for movie and TV.

Angela Rodel earned an MA in linguistics from UCLA and acquired a Fulbright Fellowship to check and research Bulgarian.

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Download e-book for iPad: My Best Friend Has Issues by Laura Marney

By Laura Marney

ISBN-10: 1908643072

ISBN-13: 9781908643070

"Darkly humorous or even stunning now and then, it is a vacation learn that'll snap you from your poolside doziness and feature you shaking your head in disbelief. In an outstanding way." - warmth Magazine.

What did i do know approximately existence, a wee heifer like me, a twenty-two-year-old no-mates stay-at-home from the rump finish of Cumbernauld? What did I even find out about intercourse, by no means brain medications, or violence, or murder?

Alison, a naive Scottish woman, strikes to Barcelona and meets Chloe, a cunning American heiress. Chloe introduces Alison to a mess of sins, and so they quickly embark on a sex-and-drugs romp throughout the gothic streets of Barcelona. yet Alison fast realises that there's a excessive rate to pay for his or her decadent way of life as she reveals herself stuck up in an international of cruelty, deceit and murder...

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Download PDF by Jerzy Kosinski: Pinball

By Jerzy Kosinski

ISBN-10: 0802195768

ISBN-13: 9780802195760

Jerzy Kosinski's best-selling novel Pinball, which he wrote for George Harrison, is a rock 'n' roll secret established on a celebrity named Goddard who has, regardless of his good fortune, controlled to maintain his id a mystery, even from his closest acquaintances. yet a gorgeous younger girl, captivated with discovering Goddard, stalks him relentlessly, pushed by way of a mystery aim that justifies all means.

Ricocheting with humor and bursting with erotic depth, Pinball is a online game as problematic, unpredictable, suspenseful, and complicated as lifestyles.

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Download PDF by Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson: Nothing but Shadows (Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy,

By Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson

Simon learns approximately James Herondale’s time at Shadowhunter Academy. considered one of ten adventures in stories from the Shadowhunter Academy.

It’s demanding to be a Shadowhunter while you’ve acquired demonic powers. Simon learns in regards to the school-time struggles of half-warlock James Herondale during this prelude to The final Hours.

This standalone e-only brief tale follows the adventures of Simon Lewis, famous person of the number one big apple instances bestselling sequence, The Mortal tools, as he trains to turn into a Shadowhunter. stories from the Shadowhunter Academy gains characters from Cassandra Clare’s Mortal tools, Infernal units, and the impending darkish Artifices and final Hours sequence. not anything yet Shadows is written by way of Cassandra Clare and Sarah Rees Brennan.

learn extra of Cassandra Clare’s Shadowhunter Chronicles within the Infernal units, The Mortal tools, and The Bane Chronicles.

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Heroes and Heroism in British Fiction Since 1800: Case by Barbara Korte, Stefanie Lethbridge PDF

By Barbara Korte, Stefanie Lethbridge

ISBN-10: 3319335561

ISBN-13: 9783319335568

ISBN-10: 331933557X

ISBN-13: 9783319335575

This publication is ready the manifestations and explorations of the heroic in narrative literature considering round 1800. It strains crucial phases of this illustration but additionally comprises strands which have been marginalised or silenced in a dominant masculine and higher-class framework - the reviews comprise explorations of lady models of the heroic, they usually think of working-class and ethnic views. The chapters during this quantity every one specialise in a well known conjuncture of texts, histories and techniques to the heroic. Taken jointly, they current an outline of the ‘literary heroic’ in fiction because the past due eighteenth century.

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Get The Legend of Pradeep Mathew: A Novel PDF

By Shehan Karunatilaka

ISBN-10: 155597046X

ISBN-13: 9781555970468

Winner of the Commonwealth ebook Prize

* Winner of the $50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature *
* A Publishers Weekly "First Fiction" decide for Spring 2012 *

"A loopy ambidextrous satisfaction. A under the influence of alcohol and completely unreliable narrator runs along the reader insisting her or him into the good fictional probabilities of cricket."--Michael Ondaatje

Aging sportswriter W.G. Karunasena's liver is shot. Years of consuming have obvious to that. As his health and wellbeing fades, he embarks together with his good friend Ari on a madcap look for mythical cricket bowler Pradeep Mathew. En course they find a mysterious six-fingered trainer, a Tamil Tiger warlord, and startling truths approximately their liked recreation and state. A prizewinner in Sri Lanka, and a sensation in India and Britain, The Legend of Pradeep Mathew via Shehan Karunatilaka is a nimble and unique debut that blends cricket and the background of recent Sri Lanka right into a shiny and comedic swirl.

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