I Was Dora Suarez

Autore: Derek Raymond
Editore: Profile Books
ISBN: 185242799X
Grandezza: 77,98 MB
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After a psychopath brutally kills young Dora Suarez and, on the same night, Felix Roatta, the owner of the seedy Parallel Club is murdered, a sergeant with the Metropolitan Police becomes obsessed with the deaths and believes the two killings may be related.

Power And Communication

Autore: Silvia Leonzi
ISBN: 9781443876209
Grandezza: 50,11 MB
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This book represents a significant contribution to the discussion on the part played by communication, especially in its mediated forms, in people's lives, dwelling on the nature of the relationship between the notion of power and the media in current Western societies. The media have dramatically increased their capacity to exercise their symbolic force over other fields of cultural production, by partly structuring those intrinsic rules, values, and practices that organize, for example, the political system or the academic world from the inside. On the other hand, the media are intertwined environments subjected to the influence of other cultural, economic, and political forces, which, in turn, reveal themselves to be capable of framing reality through the media themselves. Particularly focusing on the topic of the economic crisis, the various chapters of this edited volume highlight how the relationship between the media and other forces capable of pervasively exercising their power appears to be, paradoxically, as strict as it is opaque. Social media and smart mobile technologies have increasingly affected the modalities whereby other institutions and organizations reflect on themselves and develop their worldviews. At the same time, however, politics and economics experts and strategists have all learned how to 'exploit' this potential for their own purposes. Detecting the opacity that characterizes this form of 'exploitation' is the first step in the acknowledgment of this phenomenon.

Pegasus Descending

Autore: James Lee Burke
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416513450
Grandezza: 14,10 MB
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New Orleans detective Dave Robicheaux finds his peaceful life shattered by the appearance of a woman who is passing stolen money and the suicide of another woman who may be the daughter of Dave's long-time friend.

The Castle Of Crossed Destinies

Autore: Italo Calvino
Editore: Random House
ISBN: 1446414213
Grandezza: 77,78 MB
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A group of travellers chance to meet, first in a castle, then a tavern. Their powers of speech are magically taken from them and instead they have only tarot cards with which to tell their stories. What follows is an exquisite interlinking of narratives, and a fantastic, surreal and chaotic history of all human consciousness.

Report For Murder

Autore: Val McDermid
Editore: Bywater Books
ISBN: 9781612940069
Grandezza: 31,74 MB
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1st Lindsay Gordon Mystery

Trick Of The Dark

Autore: Val McDermid
Editore: Bywater Books
ISBN: 9781932859836
Grandezza: 72,31 MB
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A new standalone mystery from the national best-selling author and 2011 Bouchercon Guest of Honor Van McDermid.