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Download A Sting In The Tale - An Anthology of Twist Endings by M. M. Owen PDF

By M. M. Owen

This quantity comprises the superior, such a lot unforeseen and so much gripping ­short tales ­– all with a devilish twist to maintain the reader guessing. Such narratives are designed to maintain even the main professional of bookworms engrossed correct up till the ultimate traces, with cautious interpreting and an inquisitive brain paying dividends. If you’re searching for a surprise, the tales incorporated herein definitely won't disappoint. This e-book includes such ‘classics’ of the style as ‘The Black Cat’, by means of Edgar Allen Poe, ‘The Necklace’ through man de Maupassant, ‘The Case of woman Sannox’ by way of Arthur Conan Doyle, ‘The reward of the Magi’ through O. Henry, and ‘The Monkey’s Paw’ via W. W. Jacobs … in addition to many extra along with. we are hoping the reader enjoys this carefully-selected choice of ‘Twist Endings’.

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Download Il collezionista di conchiglie (Italian Edition) by Anthony Doerr PDF

By Anthony Doerr

«Raccogliere conchiglie - ciascuna uno stupore - conoscerne i nomi, lasciarle cadere nel secchiello: di questo period piena los angeles sua vita, di questo traboccava. Certe mattine, muovendosi in keeping with los angeles laguna, provava l'impulso quasi irresistibile di inchinarsi.» Queste sono otto storie fuori dagli schemi, permeate da un velo di magia e tuttavia profondamente ancorate all'umanità, molto reale, dei personaggi che le abitano. Otto storie che danno forma a una mappatura precisa e avvincente dei diversi paesaggi del mondo e dell'anima, all'interno dei quali le emozioni più excessive - il lutto, los angeles perdita, l. a. metamorfosi, l'amore - trovano un'eco nella natura. In queste pagine si allargano fulgide barriere coralline abitate da molluschi velenosi, distant distese africane di erica gigante, selvagge brughiere argentee silenziose, foreste innevate in motionless attesa del disgelo. E lì, adagiate su un implacabile fondale, si dispiegano alcune memorabili vicende umane. Come quella di un cacciatore del Montana costretto a confrontarsi con l. a. «sensibilità acuta e forestiera» della moglie nei confronti degli animali, o quella, luminosa, di Joseph Saleeby, ladruncolo e perdigiorno, in fuga dalle violenze inaudite della guerra civile liberiana, che in terra d'Oregon vorrebbe trovare redenzione e un luogo da poter chiamare casa. Prima dello straordinario successo di Tutta l. a. luce che non vediamo, che lo ha visto trionfare sulla narrativa contemporanea americana degli ultimi anni, Anthony Doerr compose queste eccentriche end up d'autore, in cui ritroviamo il talento di una scrittura lirica e commossa di fronte al mistero dell'esistenza.

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Download The Mystical Cat: An Anthology of All Things Feline by Dusty Rainbolt,Lyn McConchie,Alma Alexander,Cynthia Ward,S. PDF

By Dusty Rainbolt,Lyn McConchie,Alma Alexander,Cynthia Ward,S. A. Bolich,Frog and Esther Jones,Connie Wilkins,Sam Kepfield,Janiss Garza

The pussycat Mystique

Sometimes enjoyed, occasionally worshipped, occasionally demonized, the cat has been humankind’s better half all through millions of years. the paranormal cat explores the paranormal facet of the pussycat, helper and imp, advisor and god, you’ll learn 19 of the simplest cat tales by means of authors reminiscent of Lyn McConchie, Alma Alexander, Dusty Rainbolt, Cynthia Ward, S. A. Bolich, and Frog and Esther Jones.

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Download Der Krieg brach wirklich aus: Gespräch mit und über Edlef by Albrecht Franke PDF

By Albrecht Franke

Edlef Köppen (1893-1939) ist heute wie sein 1930 erschienener Roman »Heeresbericht» weitgehend unbekannt. In dem Buch schildert er die Erlebnisse eines Kriegsfreiwilligen, der durch die Schrecken Krieges psychisch zusammenbricht. Der Roman gehörte zu den Werken, die von den Nazis 1933 verbrannt wurden.
Aus Anlass der a hundred. Wiederkehr des Beginns des Ersten Weltkriegs treten 36 Autoren in einen »Dialog« mit dem Genthiner Schriftsteller, setzen sie sich mit ihm und einem der wichtigsten Bücher über den ersten Weltenbrand auseinander. Die Anthologie nährt sich dem Autor dabei auf ganz verschiedene paintings: in Essays, Erzählungen, Gedichten und biografischen Texten. Eine Sammlung im Sinne der Wiederentdeckung Köppens, die viele Leseansprüche bedient.

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Download Trinidad Noir: The Classics (Akashic Noir) by Earl Lovelace,Robert Antoni PDF

By Earl Lovelace,Robert Antoni

"To shuttle throughout the nineteen works of poetry and prose during this awesome anthology is to event Trinidad and Tobago via a kaleidoscopic lens. The writings are grouped into 4 traditionally major sessions ("Leaving Colonialism," "Facing Independence," "Looking In," and "Losing Control"). it is a good build; the reader reviews island tradition and background as part of its time, shaped by means of a pastiche of nationality, tradition, and social type. Standouts abound." —Publishers Weekly, starred evaluation, decide of the Week "Pairing well with 2008's Trinidad Noir, this retrospective assortment positive factors vintage tales from writers who have been a part of the literary wave that crested with Trinidadian independence in 1962. awesome authors contain Derek Walcott, V.S. Naipaul, Elizabeth Nunez, Shani Mootoo, and the volume's editors. Holds robust charm for enthusiasts of noir and literary writing." —Library magazine "Lovelace and Antoni supply a 'subversive' tackle island tradition to counterpoint the 21st-century examine Trinidad provided via Lisa Allen-Agostini and Jeanne Mason's Trinidad Noir . . . no matter if heritage repeats itself or development is stalled through people's limitless skill to get of their personal methods, those 19 reprinted stories provide a bittersweet viewpoint at the cussedness of human nature." —Kirkus Reviews"Each tale is magnetic." —New York magazine of Books "A mind-blowing pattern of the expertise that makes Trinidad and Tobago so unique...The booklet is a reveal of wide-ranging types and nice abilities, giving a feeling of the awesome variety of this type of small island." —Pif journal Akashic Books maintains its award-winning sequence of unique noir anthologies, introduced in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. every one ebook includes all new tales, every one set in a different local or position in the geographic region of the e-book. Now, of Trinidad's most sensible writers masterfully curate this literary retrospective of the nation's top writing during the last century. Reprints of vintage tales (and poems) by way of: C.L.R. James, Derek Walcott, Samuel Selvon, Eric Roach, V.S. Naipaul, Harold Sonny Ladoo, Michael Anthony, Willi Chen, Earl Lovelace, Robert Antoni, Elizabeth Nunez, Ismith Khan, Lawrence Scott, Wayne Brown, Jennifer Rahim, Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw, Sharon Millar, Barbara Jenkins, and Shani Mootoo. From the creation via Earl Lovelace: the place Trinidad is diversified even from its Caribbean sisters is the measure to which it has constructed its people arts—its carnival, its metal band, its music—as types of either uprising and mediation. those kinds haven't purely persevered to entertain us; they ritualize uprising, converse out opposed to oppression, and verify the personhood of the downpressed. This uprising isn't glaring with a similar depth because it was. Independence and political partisanship and the growing to be distance of the center type from the people, between different advancements, have visible a fluctuation within the beliefs of uprising. but what's incontestable is that those arts have demonstrated and maintained a secure house for clash to be resolved or at the very least expressed, now not in a vacuum yet within the face of a standing quo using its muscle and myths to take care of a story that upholds its pursuits. because the state of affairs turns into extra advanced and knowledge extra an important, our literature is healthier put to problem or to consolidate those myths. separately, we're left to settle on whose behalf our writing can be hired. during this state of affairs, the fight has been in the arts themselves—whether they see themselves as an extension of uprising or artwork as leisure. even if overdue at the scene and with no the frequent allure of the local and folks arts, our literature can lay declare to being a part of those arts of uprising, upholding and making obvious the brushed aside and neglected, lifting the marginalized into personhood, persuading us new international is needed, and developing this island as a spot during which it may be imagined and created.

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Download Darkness at Pemberley by T H White PDF

By T H White

Police Inspector Buller is termed upon to enquire mysterious deaths in a Cambridge collage. The Inspector is ready to clear up the secret, yet can't locate adequate proof to convict the shrewdpermanent assassin. The assassin and Buller are reunited whilst an try is made at the lifetime of Inspector Buller’s host Charles Darcy on the kingdom retreat of Pemberley. the tale climaxes whilst it's came across that the killer is hiding in the community of enormous chimneys—and he has kidnapped the hostess into the gloom with him.

T H White defined the publication as a examine in claustrophobia and fear.

First released in 1932

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Download Ein Paradies aus Nichts: Geschichten vom Leben in der Wüste by Alaa al-Aswani,Asmi Bischara,Edwar al-Charrat,Dschabra PDF

By Alaa al-Aswani,Asmi Bischara,Edwar al-Charrat,Dschabra Ibrahim Dschabra,Ghassan Kanafani,Ibrahim al-Koni,Abdalrachman Munif,Sabri Mussa,Muhammad Mustagab,Hassan Nasr,Tajjib Salich,Baha Taher,Edward Badeen,Petra Becker,Hartmut Fähndrich,Regina Karachouli,D

Die Anthologie vereint ausgewählte Texte namhafter arabischer Autoren, die die Wüste als Lebensraum in den Blick rücken. Jenseits der Perspektive des fremden Bewunderers entdecken sie die stille Weite als Schauplatz unterschiedlichster Ereignisse und bieten einen wunderbaren Einstieg in Perlen arabischer Literatur.
Nur ein schmaler Grat liegt zwischen der ursprünglichen Lebensweise der Wüstenbewohner und ihrer Vereinnahmung durch die Zivilisation. Verwöhnt durch die Schönheit der Wüste, sind ihre Menschen auch ziellose Wanderer auf der Suche nach dem Unerreichbaren, nach Gott und einer Poesie, die das Geheimnis der öden Wildnis jenseits ihrer Illusionen erfassen könnte. Einsiedler, Abenteurer und Schatzgräber sind ihr verfallen, aber auch Gotteskrieger, die sich in ihrem Schutz zum Kampf gegen die Moderne rüsten. Wo der Tod allgegenwärtig durch die Einöde streift, ist die Hoffnung auf das Paradies am nächsten.

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Download Unser Schlüssel zur Ewigkeit: Roman (German Edition) by Walter van Laack PDF

By Walter van Laack

Christian Schneider ist ein weltbekannter Physiker. Seine Vorstellungen von „Gott und der Welt“ entsprechen natürlich dem heutigen Mainstream.
Er ist verheiratet, hat drei erwachsene Kinder und lebt in einer intestine bürgerlichen und auch heilen Welt.
Doch der Schein trügt; denn vieles in seiner Welt ist in Wahrheit anders, als er vermutet.
Ganz unerwartet sieht sich Christian mit heftigen Problemen konfrontiert.
Durch einen schweren Schicksalsschlag, der seine eigene Existenz gefährlich bedroht, begibt er sich auf eine ungewöhnliche und spannende Reise in eine nicht für möglich gehaltene Welt, in der er allmählich lernt, sein Denken komplett infrage zu stellen.
Von bedingungsloser Liebe getragen, werden ihm ganz neue und folgenreiche Einsichten zu den Eckpfeilern seines Lebens und dem aller Menschen zuteil.
Seine Ansichten über Materie und Geist, Raum und Zeit, Mensch und Tier, Mann und Frau, Sünde und Strafe, Leben und Tod, und nicht zuletzt zu ‚Gott’ verändern sich grundlegend.

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Download Reconstructed (Killers Book 6) by Nicole M. Taylor PDF

By Nicole M. Taylor

university junior Andrea Ward is haunted by way of her more youthful brother’s vanishing with no trace—presumed to be a sufferer of a ruthless baby assassin, the West Allertown Bogeyman. New information regarding one other unsolved case means that every thing Andrea is familiar with approximately her brother’s disappearance will be improper. Questions strength Andrea to dig deep into the main painful a part of her earlier in a quest to place her brother’s ghost to relaxation. Reconstructed is from Killers, an EPIC Press series.

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Download Miele sulle labbra: Donne vere che scrivono di vero sesso by AA.VV.,Erica Jong PDF

By AA.VV.,Erica Jong

In "Miele sulle labbra" le "donne vere che scrivono di vero sesso" parlano apertamente del desiderio femminile, di cosa lo accende e di cosa lo soddisfa. Tra loro ci sono Gail Collins, Eve Ensler, Daphne Merkin, Anne Roiphe, Liz Smith, Naomi Wolf e Jennifer Weiner, in keeping with citarne alcune: tutte esplorano gli aspetti più intimi, e spesso nascosti, delle donne con coraggio, intelligenza, spirito e candore.

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