Download E-books The Zahir: A Novel of Obsession PDF

By Paulo Coelho

The narrator of The Zahir is a bestselling novelist who lives in Paris and enjoys the entire privileges funds and big name deliver. His spouse of ten years, Esther, is a warfare correspondent who has disappeared in addition to a chum, Mikhail, who might or will not be her lover.

Was Esther abducted, murdered, or did she easily get away a wedding that left her unfulfilled? The narrator doesn’t have any solutions, yet he has lots of questions of his personal. Then in the future Mikhail unearths the narrator and grants to reunite him together with his spouse. In his try to recapture a misplaced love, the narrator discovers whatever unforeseen approximately himself.

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Download E-books The Book of Someday PDF

By Dianne Dixon

"With a tone akin to Jodi Picoult, Kristin Hannah, and Carol Cassella, Dixon pulls on the threads among remorse and nostalgia, forgiveness and blame, denial and recognition. Emotional with no being overwrought, The ebook of sometime is a fascinating story."-Booklist

Three girls. One stranger in a shimmering silver gown. no matter what binds them jointly has already destroyed one lifestyles. It simply may well eat them all.

Someday, Livvi grey will break away from her previous. sometime, she's going to get away her habitual nightmare approximately that stranger in a shimmering silver costume. sometime, she's going to have a relations of her personal. Now she's chanced on Andrew, and sometime appears to be like correct round the nook. yet there is quite a bit Livvi does not comprehend.

Shortly earlier than her 30th birthday, she is going to come face-to-face with the stranger from her dream-an stumble upon that may adjust Livvi's destiny and crack open every little thing she knew approximately her prior. Livvi is speedily relocating towards the final word turning aspect in her life-and she's no longer the single one. associated through an unforgettable secret, photographer Micah and younger mom AnnaLee also are being speedily drawn right into a internet of devastating secrets and techniques concerning the unforeseen ways that we decide to protect-and betray-the humans we love.

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Download E-books La Leçon De Musique PDF

By Pascal Quignard

Pourquoi les femmes ont-elles si peu composé de musique ? Les femmes naissent et meurent dans un soprano qui paraît indestructible. Les hommes perdent leur voix d'enfant. À treize ans, ils s'enrouent, chevrotent, bêlent. Les hommes sont ces êtres dont los angeles voix casse - des espèces de chants à deux voix. On peut les définir, à partir de l. a. puberté : humains qu'une voix a quittés comme une mue. En eux l'enfance, le non-langage, le chant des émotions premières, c'est l. a. gown d'un serpent. Alors ou bien les hommes, comme ils tranchent les bourses testiculaires, tranchent los angeles mue. C'est los angeles voix à jamais childish. Ce sont les castrats. Ou bien les hommes composent avec l. a. voix perdue. On les appelle les compositeurs. Ils recomposent autant qu'ils le peuvent un territoire sonore qui ne mue pas, immuable. Ou encore ils suppléent à l'aide d'instruments les défaillances et l'abandon où l'aggravement de leur voix les a plongés. Ils regagnent de l. a. sorte les registres aigus, à l. a. fois puérils et maternels, de l'émotion naissante, de l. a. patrie sonore. Ils s'en font virtuoses.

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Download E-books The Clue of the Screeching Owl (Hardy Boys, Book 41) PDF

By Franklin W. Dixon

While canine and males all of sudden disappear, and weird screams fill the evening, great tales of vengeful ghosts are nearly plausible. it's those unusual happenings which carry Frank and Joe Hardy to the Pocono Mountains to aid their father’s friendsolve the secret of Black hole. but if the Hardy boys and Chet Morton arrive at Captain Thomas Maguire’s cabin at the fringe of the hole, he has disappeared. Frank and Joe are made up our minds to discover the captain, regardless of Chet’s misgivings after an evening of peculiar and terrifying screams. unusually, it's a small dog that discloses a most unique and fabulous set of situations, concerning a mute boy, an elusive hermit, and a fearless puma coach.

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Download E-books Love Don't Live Here No More: Book One of Doggy Tales PDF

By Snoop Dogg

Hip-hop star Snoop Dogg and award-winning playwright David E. Talbert sign up for forces to carry you the unforgettable saga of an aspiring younger rapper who unearths himself at numerous crossroads straight away, the place every little thing, together with himself, is ready to abruptly change.

The yr is 1989, lengthy seashore, California. whilst Ulysses Jeffries's mom comes to a decision to maneuver her kinfolk from the drug-infested East part to what she believes is more secure North lengthy seashore, Ulysses and his little brother Bing are hurled right into a international like none they have skilled earlier than. rather than relocating on up, they have simply moved on over.

From a classically expert piano-playing gangster named Buddha, to the next-door neighbor, a foster mom grew to become basehead named loopy Betty, to Uncle Mike, a freeloading relative who has a knack for displaying up while occasions are solid and a knack for leaving prior to they flip undesirable -- those characters and extra take you on a trip like by no means earlier than. With growing to be conflicts within the streets, and at domestic together with his mom, Bing, and his mother's new live-in boyfriend Harvey, Ulysses is compelled to make judgements that would without end regulate his lifestyles. it is transparent that his merely likelihood of survival is thru shut associates, family members, and the song he loves.

Love do not reside right here No More is the 1st in a drama-filled sequence of novels referred to as puppy stories that takes readers from the unforgiving streets of lengthy seashore to the intense lighting of exhibit enterprise. the unconventional additionally comes with an unique unmarried that offers the backdrop to this compelling story.

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Download E-books Wolves PDF

By Simon Ings

The recent novel from Simon Ings is a narrative that balances at the knife blade of a brand new expertise. Augmented fact makes use of computing strength to overlay a electronic imagined fact over the true international. even if it's advertisements or imagined constructions and imagined humans, with Augmented truth the realm is not any longer because it seems to you, it's because it is imagined by means of another individual.

Two acquaintances are operating on the leading edge of this know-how and after they are provided backing to take the belief and make it into the subsequent worldwide leisure they comprehend that wolves hunt during this imagined international. And the wolves could be them.

A tale approximately expertise turns into a private quest right into a replaced global and the pursuit of a mystery from the earlier. A mystery a couple of lacking mom, a mystery which could cover a homicide. this can be no dry research of ways a expertise may switch us, it's a terrifying mystery, an image of a depressing the next day to come that's simply round the nook. Ings takes the satire and mordant satirical view of J.G. Ballard and propels it into the twenty first century.

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Download E-books Visionary in Residence: Stories PDF

By Bruce Sterling

I'm a technological know-how fiction author. it is a golden chance to wake up to so much any mischief possible. With this fourth selection of my tales, i'll turn out this to you. With those phrases, Bruce Sterling—author of recent York occasions remarkable Books of the yr and one of many nice names in modern fiction—introduces his most recent choice of 13 stories. in case you are conversant in his cyberpunk creations you will not be dissatisfied, yet those tales variety some distance past the boundaries of destiny expertise. Visionary in place of dwelling takes the reader to areas by no means imagined and positively the place not anyone has ever been.

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By Heinrich Böll

Pubblicato in Germania solo nel 2002, Croce senza amore è il primo romanzo di Heinrich Böll, scritto nel 1947. los angeles vicenda narrata segue i destini dei Bachem, una famiglia borghese e cattolica di Colonia, negli anni che vanno dall'ascesa di Hitler alla disfatta del nazismo. I Bachem sono tragicamente divisi dalla nuova realtà: Christoph e sua madre identificano fin dall'inizio il male in Hitler, mentre il secondogenito Hans si iscrive di getto al partito. Farà così carriera rompendo vincoli di sangue e d'amicizia, mentre il fratello verrà addestrato all'odioso mestiere del soldato e mandato a esercitarlo in una guerra che aborrisce. Straordinaria riscoperta letteraria, Croce senza amore testimonia inequivocabilmente come Böll fosse fin dagli esordi il grande scrittore morale destinato a vincere il Nobel: antinazista, antimilitarista, interprete di una fede che si realizza nell'esercizio intransigente dell'amore according to il prossimo, quell'amore che rende incompatibili l. a. croce cristiana e quella nazista.

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By Alain Mabanckou

Alain Mabanckou’s riotous new novel facilities at the consumers of a run-down bar within the Congo. In a rustic that looks to have forgotten the significance of remembering, a former schoolteacher and bar ordinary nicknamed damaged Glass has been elected to checklist their tales for posterity. yet damaged Glass fails spectacularly at staying out of hassle as one denizen after one other desires to rewrite heritage in an test at ensuring his portrayal will thoroughly replicate their interesting and dynamic lives. Despondent over this obvious triumph of self-delusion over self-awareness, damaged Glass drowns his sorrows in pink wine and riffs at the nice books of Africa and the West. Brimming with lifestyles, loss of life, and literary allusions, Broken Glass is Mabanckou’s most interesting novel — a mocking satire of the risks of inventive integrity.

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By Patrick O'Brian

The starting of the sweeping Aubrey-Maturin sequence. "The most sensible sea tale i've got ever read."―Sir Francis Chichester

This, the 1st within the the best option sequence of Jack Aubrey novels, establishes the friendship among Captain Aubrey, R.N., and Stephen Maturin, ship's physician and intelligence agent, opposed to an exciting backdrop of the Napoleonic wars. information of a lifestyles aboard a man-of-war in Nelson's army are faultlessly rendered: the conversational idiom of the officials within the ward room and the boys at the reduce deck, the nutrition, the floggings, the mysteries of the wind and the rigging, and the roar of broadsides because the nice ships shut in conflict.

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