Download E-books Expedition to the Mountains of the Moon (A Burton & Swinburne Adventure) PDF

By Mark Hodder

It truly is 1863, yet no longer the only it may be. Time has veered wildly off beam, and now the 1st strikes are being made that might bring about a devastating global battle and the autumn of the British Empire. stuck in a tangled internet of reason, influence, and inevitability, little does Burton discover that the stakes are some distance larger than even he suspects. a last war of words is available in the mist-shrouded Mountains of the Moon, in warfare- torn Africa of 1914, and in eco-friendly Park, London, the place, within the yr 1840, Burton needs to face the fellow accountable for changing time: Spring Heeled Jack!

Burton and Swinburne's 3rd experience is full of eccentric steam-driven know-how, ugly characters, and peculiar occasions, finishing the three-volume tale arc all started in The unusual Affair of Spring Heeled Jack and The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man.

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Download E-books All Over Creation PDF

A hot and witty saga approximately agribusiness, environmental activism, and community—from the distinguished writer of My yr of Meats and A story for the Time Being

Yumi Fuller hasn’t set foot in her place of birth of Liberty Falls, Idaho—heart of the potato-farming industry—since she ran away at age fifteen. Twenty-five years later, the prodigal daughter returns to confront her death mom and dad, her ally, and her conflicted prior, and unearths herself stuck up in an altogether new drama. The post-millennial farming group has been invaded through Agribusiness forces at struggle with a posse of activists, the Seeds of Resistance, who trip the rustic in a tenting motor vehicle, “The Spudnick,” biofueled by means of pilfered McDonald’s french-fry oil. Following her extensively hailed, award-winning debut novel, My yr of Meats, Ruth Ozeki returns the following to bring a unusual solid of characters and a wickedly funny appreciation of the foibles of company existence, globalization, political resistance, adolescence tradition, and getting older child boomers. All Over production tells a celebratory story of the great thing about seeds, roots, and growth—and the ability for renewal that is living inside of us all.

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Download E-books The Pride of Chanur PDF

By C. J. Cherryh

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Cherryh has given us an alien psychology tale, and he or she has performed a grand task. it's a mark of Cherryh's luck thet the following it's the human who turns out alien
--Analog

This ebook and the remainder of the Chanur series...comprise the most effective scence fiction stories ever. do not leave out it."
--Minneapolis celebrity and Tribune

"This is a rousing stable story, and Cherryh's feisty hani are the main plausible alien characters to return down the SF pike in an extended time.... those swaggering, useless, tough-talking, hani heroines make Chewbacca seem like a pussycat."
--Kliatt

"C.J. Cherryh will be counted on for a fast paced tale and intricately worked-out alien cultures."
--San Francisco Chronicle

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Download E-books The Crimes of Love: Heroic and tragic Tales, Preceded by an Essay on Novels (Oxford World's Classics) PDF

By David Coward

'Senneval, you notice in me your sister, the woman you seduced at Nancy, the girl who murdered your son, the spouse of your individual father and the ignoble creature who despatched your mom to the gallows...'

Who however the Marquis de Sade could write, no longer of the discomfort, tragedy, and pleasure of affection yet of its crimes? homicide, seduction, and incest are one of the merciless rewards for selfless love in his tales; tragedy, melancholy, and dying the inevitable end result. Sade's villains will cease at not anything to fulfill their wicked passions, they usually in flip undergo below the thrall of love.

Psychologically astute, and defiantly unconventional, those tales convey Sade at his most sensible. a talented and crafty storyteller, he's additionally an highbrow who asks questions about society, approximately ourselves, and approximately existence, for which we've got but to discover the solutions. This new choice comprises 'An Essay on Novels', Sade's penetrating survey of the novelist's paintings.

concerning the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made to be had the widest variety of literature from worldwide. each one cheap quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, offering the main exact textual content plus a wealth of alternative worthy good points, together with specialist introductions by way of best experts, invaluable notes to explain the textual content, updated bibliographies for extra examine, and masses extra.

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Download E-books Nellcott Is My Darling PDF

By Golda Fried

Alice Charles has simply moved to Montreal to visit McGill college. She’s by no means had a boyfriend and doesn’t understand how to do laundry. She joins the movie Society and hangs out within the library. She drifts clear of uninteresting Bethany, her ally from highschool, and begins to path after Allegra, the caffeine-addicted, dish-throwing artist within the dorm room subsequent to hers. And, such a lot of all, she thinks approximately how she’s nonetheless a virgin and the way she’ll by no means determine all of it out.

And then she meets Nellcott Ragland, a 23-year-old who works at Basement documents and wears black eyeliner, and he asks her on a date.

Alice attempts to conceal out within the movie Society workplace. She spies on Nellcott on the list shop. She will get suggestion from Walker, her filmmaking, womanizing good friend from Toronto. yet in the end her mom and dad are going to go to and watch her cry. She won’t admit it to them, yet Nellcott has turn into her darling.

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Download E-books Love, Anger, Madness: A Haitian Triptych (Modern Library Classics) PDF

By Val Vinokur

To be had in English for the 1st time, Marie Vieux-Chauvet’s lovely trilogy of novellas is a outstanding literary occasion. In an excellent translation by means of Rose-Myriam Réjouis and Val Vinokur, Love, Anger, Madness is a scathing reaction to the struggles of race, type, and intercourse that experience governed Haiti. Suppressed upon its preliminary e-book in 1968, this significant paintings turned an underground vintage and used to be ultimately published in a certified version in France in 2005.

In Love, Anger, Madness, Marie Vieux-Chauvet bargains 3 slices of existence below an oppressive regime. steadily construction in emotional depth, the novellas paint a surprising portrait of households and artists suffering to outlive less than Haiti’s terrifying executive regulations that experience grew to become its society the other way up, remodeling friends into sufferers, spies, and enemies.

In “Love,” Claire is the eldest of 3 sisters who occupy a unmarried condo. Her darkish pores and skin and single prestige make her a digital servant to the remainder of the relations. ate up via an extreme ardour for her brother-in-law, she reveals redemption in a legal act of rebellion.

In “Anger,” a middle-class kin is ripped aside whilst twenty-year-old Rose is pressured to sleep with a repulsive soldier with the intention to hinder a central authority takeover of her father’s land.

And in “Madness,” René, a tender poet, unearths himself trapped in a home for days with no nutrients, enthusiastic about the souls of the lifeless, dreading the invasion of neighborhood army thugs, and steeling himself for one ultimate stand opposed to authority.

Sympathetic, savage and really compelling with an insightful creation by way of Edwidge Danticat, Love, Anger, Madness is a rare, courageous and picture evocation of a rustic in turmoil.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download E-books The Bitch PDF

"What i will not stand is understanding she's out without delay enjoying around." The tall, heavy-set guy stared at me, his eyes burning a gap in my bullet-proof vest. "Trail her each minute, Morgan. each minute. do not permit her from your sight!" It was once the best project in years. i am Morgan - and i am one of many men she performed with. the difficulty got here later - whilst i discovered out that her online game used to be homicide - and that i was once picked for the autumn guy!

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Download E-books The Butcher of Anderson Station PDF

By James S. A. Corey

A new tale set on the planet of The Expanse. someday, Colonel Fred Johnson will be hailed as a hero to the process. someday, he'll meet a determined guy in ownership of a stolen spaceship and a dangerous mystery and expand a hand of friendship. yet lengthy prior to he grew to become the chief of the Outer Planets Alliance, Fred Johnson had a really varied identify. The Butcher of Anderson Station.

This is his story.

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Download E-books First Shift - Legacy (Part 6 of the Silo Series) PDF

By Hugh Howey

In 2007, the guts for Automation in Nanobiotech (CAN) defined the and software program platform that will someday enable robots smaller than human cells to make clinical diagnoses, behavior upkeep, or even self-propagate. within the comparable 12 months, the CBS community re-aired a application concerning the results of propranolol on victims of maximum trauma. an easy tablet, it were came upon, might wipe out the reminiscence of any anxious occasion. At nearly an analogous second in humanity’s huge heritage, mankind had found the potential for bringing approximately its utter downfall. And the facility to disregard it ever occurred.

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Download E-books A Song of Stone PDF

By Iain M. Banks

The conflict is finishing, might be ended. For the citadel and its occupants the concerns are only starting. Armed gangs roam a lawless land the place every one farm and condominium helps a column of darkish smoke. Taking to the roads with the opposite refugees, nameless of their raggedness, turns out more secure than final within the old hold. even though, the lieutenant of an outlaw band has different rules and the citadel turns into the focal point for a deadly online game of wish, deceit and loss of life. Iain Bank's masterly novel unearths his special skill to mix gripping narrative with a relentlessly voyaging mind's eye. The narrative procedure and sheer brio of A music OF STONE show a superb novelist on the top of his powers.

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