Read And Learn My First Library

Autore: Mathew Neil
ISBN: 9788868603403
Grandezza: 55,19 MB
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Paragon Walk

Autore: Anne Perry
Editore: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453219064
Grandezza: 66,87 MB
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Something deadly lurks in the stifling shadows of stylish Paragon Walk in Victorian London When innocent Fanny Nash of exclusive Paragon Walk dies in the arms of her exquisite sister-in-law, Jessamyn, Inspector Pitt is assigned to investigate her rape and murder. Every man of Paragon Walk is under suspicion, even Pitt’s brother-in-law, Lord George Ashworth, who was the last to have seen her. Could it be the charming, enigmatic Frenchman? Fanny’s cruel brother? Wealthy Dilbridge, who hosts wild, decadent parties? As Pitt digs deeper into the mystery, Paragon Walk’s aristocratic haughtiness gives way to fear, its calm to hatred. To keep her sister Emily, Lady Ashworth, company in this difficult time, inquisitive Charlotte once again finds herself in the midst of a deadly mystery. In the drawing rooms of her sister’s neighbors, Charlotte engages in witty and sharp-edged conversations that reveal unsavory intrigues and bitter rivalries. On Paragon Walk, Charlotte’s probing despite Thomas’s warnings may prove fatal.


Autore: Marilynne Robinson
Editore: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571314724
Grandezza: 32,73 MB
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From the Orange Prize winning author of Home Acclaimed on publication as a contemporary classic, Housekeeping is the story of Ruth and Lucille, orphansgrowing up in the small desolate town of Fingerbone in the vast northwest of America. Abandoned by a succession of relatives, the sisters find themselves in the care of Sylvie, the remote and enigmatic sister of their dead mother. Steeped in imagery of the bleak wintry landscape around them, the sisters' struggle towards adulthood is powerfully portrayed in a novel about loss, loneliness and transience. 'I love and have lived with this book . . . it holds a unique and quiet place among the masterpieces of 20th century American fiction.' Paul Bailey 'I found myself reading slowly, than more slowly--this is not a novel to be hurried through, for every sentence is a delight.' Doris Lessing

Zero K

Autore: Don DeLillo
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501135392
Grandezza: 38,58 MB
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Jeffrey Lockhart's father, Ross, is a billionaire with a younger wife, Artis, whose health is failing. Ross is the primary investor in a secret compound where death is controlled until new technologies will offer to return the patients to life. Jeffrey grapples with Artis's choice to enter the compound, instead of embracing the life she has left.


Autore: Florence Montgomery
Grandezza: 38,83 MB
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The Secret Teachings Of All Ages

Autore: Manly P. Hall
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101141762
Grandezza: 79,97 MB
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A classic since 1928, this masterly encyclopedia of ancient mythology, ritual, symbolism, and the arcane mysteries of the ages is available for the first time in a compact "reader's edition." Like no other book of the twentieth century, Manly P. Hall's legendary The Secret Teachings of All Ages is a codex to the ancient occult and esoteric traditions of the world. Students of hidden wisdom, ancient symbols, and arcane practices treasure Hall's magnum opus above all other works. While many thousands of copies have sold since its initial publication in 1928, The Secret Teachings of All Ages has previously been available only in oversized, expensive editions. For the first time, Hall's celebrated classic is now published in an affordable trade paperback volume. Literally hundreds of entries shine a rare light on some of the most fascinating and closely held aspects of myth, religion, and philosophy from throughout the centuries. More than one hundred line drawings and a sixteen-page color insert reproduce some of the finest illustrations of the original book, while reset and reformatted text makes this edition of The Secret Teachings of All Ages newly accessible to readers everywhere.

For Asgard

Autore: Robert Rodi
Editore: Panini
ISBN: 9781846534829
Grandezza: 17,74 MB
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An epic adventure showcasing the God of Thunder as readers have never seen him before! The vassals of Asgard are in armed revolt. Odin is missing, Balder is dead and the entire continent is in the icy clutches of a seemingly never-ending winter. How can Thor put the empire back together - especially when Mjolnir has mysteriously denied him his mighty hammer? Collects Thor: For Asgard #1-7.

Sherlock Holmes For The 21st Century

Autore: Lynnette Porter
Editore: McFarland
ISBN: 1476600570
Grandezza: 58,61 MB
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"Holmes and Watson are more popular than ever. Adaptations describe him as tech savvy, scientifically detached, even psychologically aberrant; he has been romantically linked to The Woman and bromantically to Watson. These 14 essays analyze Sherlock Holmes as a cultural icon and explain why he is destined to be a beloved if controversial character for years to come"--Provided by publisher.

The Philosophy Of Sherlock Holmes

Autore: Philip Tallon
Editore: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813136717
Grandezza: 19,48 MB
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Arguably the most famous and recognized detective in history, Sherlock Holmes is considered by many to be the first pop icon of the modern age. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional detective has stood as a unique figure for more than a century with his reliance on logical rigor, his analytic precision, and his disregard of social mores. A true classic, the Sherlock Holmes character continues to entertain twenty-first-century audiences on the page, stage, and screen. In The Philosophy of Sherlock Holmes, a team of leading scholars use the beloved character as a window into the quandaries of existence, from questions of reality to the search for knowledge. The essays explore the sleuth's role in revealing some of the world's most fundamental philosophical issues, discussing subjects such as the nature of deception, the lessons enemies can teach us, Holmes's own potential for criminality, and the detective's unique but effective style of inductive reasoning. Emphasizing the philosophical debates raised by generations of devoted fans, this intriguing volume will be of interest to philosophers and Holmes enthusiasts alike.

Applied Security Visualization

Autore: Raffael Marty
Editore: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 9780321510105
Grandezza: 19,98 MB
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Harness new techniques that let you see what is happening on your networks and take decisive action without getting lost in a sea of data.