Download E-books Kicking a Dead Horse: A Play PDF

By Sam Shepard

A solitary guy digs a gap within the flooring, close to a lifeless horse. Amidst the litter of meals and gear stands Hobart Struther, who has ridden the entire manner out to the center of nowhere on a holy challenge. yet at some point into his "Great Sojourn," issues are having a look bleak. His horse has choked to demise, he's miles clear of civilization, and there's now not an individual round to speak to -- except himself. As Hobart examines his upward thrust -- how he outfitted an enormous paintings assortment whereas ensconced in a comfy Park road way of life -- he digs deep into his personal background, unearthing truths approximately his prior whereas nonetheless suffering to discover the solutions he wishes. With Shepard's linguistic aptitude, sophisticated humor, and probing insights, Kicking a lifeless Horse is an invigorating addition to the works of 1 of America's so much cutting edge playwrights.

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Download E-books Out of My Mind PDF

By John Brunner

In OUT OF MY brain, John Brunner, in mid-career, selects a double-handful and extra of what he considers his top paintings thus far, 13 tales that represent—under the 3 different types during which he classifies them: prior, current, Future—his so much not easy and unique tales, from present-day worry of nuclear annihilation to a loving, but additionally terrifying countless loop in time that features a sideways step outdoors the universe as we all know it. placed your self within the palms of a grasp and take your mind's eye for a chain of thrill-rides.

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Download E-books Sebastian: or Ruling Passions (Avignon Quintet, Book 4) PDF

By Lawrence Durrell

With Europe lowered to rubble after the second one international struggle, Constance needs to search wisdom past the fashionable in an effort to heal her patients—and herself

In Durrell's fourth installment of the Avignon Quintet, Constance returns to Europe after the tip of worldwide conflict II. A Freudian analyst, she treats the shell-shocked, the battle-fatigued, and different despairing survivors in Geneva. She additionally treats the traumatized, autistic son of her former lover, Sebastian—a state of affairs that pulls her again into the mysterious cult that the delicate and charismatic Sebastian led within the deserts of Egypt. In Sebastian, Constance's pursuit of knowledge in the course of Europe's blackest evening is rendered as a stunning and heartbreaking quest for fact in a global jam-packed with phantasm.

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Download E-books Eden PDF

By Andrés Pascual

¿Hasta dónde llegarías para cambiar el mundo?
Mika es una joven en paro que lo deja todo para desplazase a los angeles floreciente urbe brasileña de Sao Paulo en busca de trabajo. Poco después de aterrizar, un misterioso apagón deja sin luz a sus veinte millones de habitantes. Este es solo el comienzo de una trepidenta aventura que obligará a Mika a plantearse sus convicciones y a llevar a sus últimas consecuencias l. a. respuesta a los angeles pregunta dónde llegarías para cambiar el mundo?".

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Download E-books The Last Dodo (Doctor Who) PDF

By Jacqueline Rayner

After a visit to the zoo, the health practitioner and Martha pass looking for a true stay dodo and are transported through the TARDIS to the mysterious Museum of the final Ones. There, within the Earth part, they observe each extinct creature as much as the current day - billions of them, from the tiniest insect to the largest dinosaur, all nonetheless alive and in suspended animation. protection is the Museum's purely task - accumulating the final of each endangered species from all around the universe. And for millennia the Museum has been attempting to hint one elusive specimen: the final of the Time Lords...

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Download E-books A Hologram for the King: A Novel PDF

By Dave Eggers

A nationwide e-book Award Finalist
One of the New York instances ebook Review's 10 most sensible Books of the Year

One of the easiest Books of the yr from The Boston Globe and San Francisco Chronicle

In a emerging Saudi Arabian urban, faraway from weary, recession-scarred the United States, a suffering businessman named Alan Clay pursues a last-ditch try and stave off foreclosures, pay his daughter's university school, and eventually do whatever nice. In A Hologram for the King, Dave Eggers takes us around the globe to teach how one guy fights to carry himself and his splintering kinfolk jointly.

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Download E-books Blood Eye: A Novel (Raven: Book 1) PDF

By Giles Kristian

In an exhilarating experience of brotherhood, struggle, and treachery, Giles Kristian takes us into ninth-century England, an international of darkness, epic clash, and an unforgiving God served through robust clergymen. On ships formed like dragons, bristling with oars and armor, Jarl Sigurd and his fierce Norsemen have are available in seek of riches. And riches they're promised, by way of an English ruler who sends Sigurd and his wolves to thieve a holy manuscript from one other state. Osric, an orphan boy, sees past the fear of those warriors, and by some means is familiar with the heathens’ tongue. Renamed Raven, rechristened in blood, he'll sign up for them. they're his humans. and they'll be his fate.
 
“Astonishing and riveting, a robust, lightning-paced tale.”—New York occasions bestselling writer Bernard Cornwell
 
“A gripping story that wonderfully evokes the sounds, points of interest and scents of darkish Age Britain.”—Harry Sidebottom, writer of the soldiers of Rome series
 
“[Kristian] compares favorably with writers like Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden.”—Historical Novels Review
 
“A rip-roaring Viking saga . . . high-quality, strong, exciting stuff.”—Manda Scott, writer of The Crystal Skull

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Download E-books Banquet for the Damned PDF

Few believed Professor Coldwell used to be in contact with an unseen world—that he might commune with spirits. yet in Scotland's oldest college city anything has handed from darkness into mild. Now, the younger are being haunted via evening terrors and those that are visited disappear. this can be under no circumstances a spot for outsiders, in particular at evening. So what probability do a rootless musician and burned out explorer have of surviving their entanglement with an ageless supernatural evil and the ruthless cult that worships it? This chilling occult mystery is either an homage to the nice age of British ghost tales and a pacy smooth story of diabolism and witchcraft.

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Download E-books Set This House in Order: A Romance of Souls PDF

By Matt Ruff

Andy Gage used to be born in 1965 and murdered now not lengthy after by means of his stepfather. . . . It used to be no traditional homicide. even though the torture and abuse that killed him have been genuine, Andy Gage's demise wasn't. in simple terms his soul truly died, and whilst it died, it broke in items. Then the items turned souls of their personal correct, coinheritors of Andy Gage's existence. . . .

While Andy offers with the surface global, greater than 100 different souls percentage an imaginary condominium inside of Andy's head, suffering to take care of an orderly coexistence: Aaron, the daddy determine; Adam, the mischievous youngster; Jake, the nervous little boy; Aunt Sam, the artist; Seferis, the defender; and Gideon, who desires to put off Andy and the others and run issues on his personal.

Andy's new coworker, Penny motive force, is usually a a number of character, a undeniable fact that Penny is barely partly conscious of. whilst numerous of Penny's different souls ask Andy for support, Andy reluctantly consents, atmosphere in movement a sequence of occasions that threatens to spoil the soundness of the home. Now Andy and Penny needs to interact to discover a bad mystery that Andy has been retaining . . . from himself.

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Download E-books Rules for 50/50 Chances PDF

By Kate McGovern

Seventeen-year-old Rose Levenson has a call to make: Does she need to know how she is going to die? simply because while Rose turns eighteen, she will be able to take the attempt that tells her if she consists of the genetic mutation for Huntington's illness, the degenerative that's slowly killing her mom.

With a fifty-fifty shot at inheriting her family's genetic curse, Rose is skeptical approximately pursuing whatever that presumes she'll stay to be a fit adult-including her dream occupation in ballet and the potential of falling in love. but if she meets a boy from a equally mistaken genetic pool and will get an audition for a dance scholarship around the kingdom, Rose starts off to question her rigorously laid rules.

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