The Branches Of Time

Autore: Luca Rossi
Editore: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781497438682
Grandezza: 58,76 MB
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The population of the island of Turios is mercilessly exterminated by the workings of black magic. Only Bashinoir, badly wounded, his wife Lil, and the Priestess Miril have survived. Determined to give their loved ones a worthy burial, the three soon discover that the corpses have disappeared. Their only hope for salvation now lies in the magical protection of the Temple, as sinister threats continue to pursue them. A shadow spreads over their hearts, dividing and destroying them, as their bodies appear to be fading away. Feeling increasingly isolated, Bashinoir watches as the two women grow closer... In the Kingdom of Isk, wizards and wisemen alike must bow down before the insatiable King Beanor, whose greed for power and war is matched only by his hunger for sex. A young woman he has chosen as his next bride does not, however, wish to surrender her freedom to love and live. Will games and tricks under the sheets turn the tide in a war that has lasted thousands of years?

Multilayer Social Networks

Autore: Mark E. Dickison
Editore: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107079497
Grandezza: 58,76 MB
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This book unifies and consolidates methods for analyzing multilayer networks arising from the social and physical sciences and computing.

Me You

Autore: Erri De Luca
Editore: Other Press, LLC
ISBN: 1590514793
Grandezza: 33,57 MB
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Vista: 9104
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Summer holiday on an island off the coast of Naples provides the setting for this lyrical novel which chronicles the relationship between an Italian boy and a German Jewish girl in the aftermath of World War II.

The Audience

Autore: Peter Morgan
Editore: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
ISBN: 0822232669
Grandezza: 67,72 MB
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For sixty years, Queen Elizabeth II has met with each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a private weekly audience. The discussions are utterly secret, even to the royal and ministerial spouses. Peter Morgan imagines these meetings over the decades of the Queen’s remarkable reign, through Prime Ministers from Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher to the 2015 incumbent David Cameron. THE AUDIENCE is a glimpse into the woman behind the crown, and the moments that have shaped the modern monarchy.

Red Desert Point Of No Return

Autore: Rita Carla Francesca Monticelli
Editore: Rita Carla F. Monticelli
ISBN: 1311628312
Grandezza: 72,78 MB
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Thirty years after the Mars exploration mission ‘Hera’, whose crew died in mysterious circumstances, the ensuing political issues that slowed NASA's race to conquer space have finally ended. This time the five members of the new ‘Isis’ mission will not travel the 400 million kilometres for a short visit. This time they are destined to become the first colonisers of the Red Planet. The science fiction series “Red Desert”, set in the near future, includes four books. The first one, “Point of No Return”, is a novella. In what looks like a suicide attempt, Swedish exobiologist Anna Persson, crew member of the Isis, secretly leaves Station Alpha at the crack of dawn to travel deep into the Martian desert in a pressurised rover. As she journeys to the limit of her two day oxygen supply, she shows us memories of events from her past leading up to the mission. Little by little, as time and oxygen run out, she reveals the real Anna. Whatever her goal, wherever it is, will Anna reach her destination? The second book, “Red Desert - People of Mars” (a novel), will be published on 1 September 2014. Follow Anna Persson (AnnaPerssonDR) on Twitter! --- This is the first book in a series of four and it ends with a cliffhanger. ---

The Age Of Faith

Autore: Will Durant
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451647611
Grandezza: 75,15 MB
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The Story of Civilization, Volume IV: A history of medieval civilization—Christian, Islamic, and Judaic—from Constantine to Dante: A.D. 325-1300. This is the fourth volume of the classic, Pulitzer Prize-winning series.

Better Than Life

Autore: Daniel Pennac
Editore: Pembroke Publishers Limited
ISBN: 9781551381169
Grandezza: 23,92 MB
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"Anyone who loves to read and wants our young people to develop a similar passion will savor" Better than Life "- an enchanting, beautifully written, and wise book."--Regie Routman An essential guide to helping children discover the pleasures of reading! In "Better than Life," Daniel Pennac shares the secrets that all book lovers treasure. Delving into his experiences as a parent, a writer and a teacher, he asks, how does the love of reading begin? How is it lost? And how can it be regained? This remarkable book explores simple ways to create a life-long devotion to reading: how reading aloud can ensure that a love of books beginswhy it is important that children develop a private relationship with bookswhat "The Reader's Bill of Rights" can do to guarantee children value reading This book reads like a novel with gripping anecdotes from literature and fresh insights into creating and nurturing enthusiastic readers.

The Leopard

Autore: Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
Editore: Pantheon Books
ISBN: 0375714790
Grandezza: 25,81 MB
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Confronting the social changes sweeping nineteenth-century Italy, including the forces of revolution and democracy, an elderly Sicilian aristocrat arranges a marriage between his daughter and a wealthy merchant. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

Utz

Autore: Bruce Chatwin
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 1101522836
Grandezza: 52,98 MB
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Utz collects Meissen porcelain with a passion. His collection, which he has protected and enlarged through both World War II and Czechoslovakia's years of Stalinism, numbers more than 1,000 pieces, all crammed into his two-room Prague flat. Utz is allowed to leave the country each year, and although he has considered defection, he always returns. He cannot take his precious collection with him, but he cannot leave it, either. And so Utz is as much owned by his porcelain as it is owned by him, as much of a prisoner of the collection as of the Communist state. A fascinating, enigmatic man, Kaspar Utz is one of Bruce Chatwin's finest creations. And his story, as delicately cast as one of Utz's porcelain figures, is unforgettable.

Into The Killer Sphere

Autore: Stefania Mattana
Editore:
ISBN: 9781519087218
Grandezza: 22,81 MB
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What if a former British detective from Scotland Yard is called to solve a murder mystery in Italy? What if a domestic accident turns into a murder case? Mystery, conspiracy, drugs, family intrigues. Life is not easy in Tursenia. Chase Williams is looking forward to a solitary week off, away from the office, when he is dragged into a strange murder mystery by his friend, Inspector Angelo Alunni.Piero Galli has died as a result of a chandelier falling on him and breaking his neck. It looks like an accident, but Alunni is not convinced: so who killed Galli?Despite his plans for a vacation, Chase ends up in a detective story; he has to unravel the knots in a high ranking family of Tursenia, a Medieval city in the heart of Italy, where appearances always come first and foremost, especially if you are wealthy.As well as rough-necked youths, an interrupted wedding and a handful of noisy dogs, Chase has to cope with that Italian classic: meddling neighbours. This is a cozy mystery novella where attention to even the tiniest detail could make the difference between leaving a killer on the loose or bringing him or her to justice.Will Chase take down the assassin before there are more deaths?*** A Highly Rated Read Voted To The Following Positions on Goodreads: 1. 5 Stars Kindle Mysteries and Thrillers 2. Best Cozy Mysteries Under 3 Dollars 3. Favorite Fun Mysteries Find other Chase Williams detective stories on Amazon Kindle Store! From the same series: Pull The Trigger, a Chase Williams murder mystery #2Other Chase Williams's detective short stories:- Cutting Right To The Chase Vol.1, 6x1000k word stories of unusual crimes- Cutting Right To The Chase Vol.2, 10x1000k word stories of unusual crimes- Cutting Right To The Chase Vol.3, 10x1000k word stories of unusual crimes