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  • Download E-books Schindler's Ark (Textplus) PDF

    By Thomas Keneally

    The titles within the "Textplus" sequence, designed to mirror the altering nature of English Literature at complicated post-GCSE point, provide the entire textual content with a specifically commissioned creation and compact historical past notes putting the paintings in ancient and demanding context. jointly, those parts are meant to open up the textual content for college students, letting them plot their very own process learn, to plot prolonged initiatives, to match writers' views on related issues and to narrate works to key social and historic phenomena.

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  • Download E-books Oh Pure and Radiant Heart PDF

    By Lydia Millet

    Oppenheimer's first complete day on the inn was once dedicated to tv. He positioned the distant at the bedside desk, the place it sat beside the enigmatic phone with its sheet of complex numeric directions, and finally by way of urgent the button marked energy came across its function. -from OH natural AND RADIANT HEART

    In Oh natural and Radiant center, the 3 useless geniuses who invented the atomic bomb-Robert Oppenheimer, Leo Szilard, and Enrico Fermi-mysteriously seem in Sante Fe, New Mexico, in 2003, approximately sixty years when they watched history's first mushroom cloud upward push over the recent Mexico wasteland in 1945. one after the other, they're came upon by means of a shy librarian, who takes them in and devotes herself to them.

    Faced with the facts in their nuclear legacy, the scientists embark on an international disarmament crusade that takes them from Hiroshima to Nevada to the United international locations. alongside the best way, they collect a billionaire pothead benefactor and a becoming convoy of RVs wearing groupies, drifters, activists, former Deadheads, New Age freeloaders, and non secular fanatics.

    In this heroically mischievous, sweeping journey de strength, Lydia Millet brings us an apocalyptic fantasy that marries the non-public to the political, confronts the eager for immortality with the will for redemption, and inspires either the wonder and the tragedy of the nuclear sublime.

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  • Download E-books Easy Street, Unpaved - A Vampire's Change of Fortune (Hugh- Vampire. Hunter. King. Book 1) PDF

    By Robert P. Wills

    Although Hugh has been a vampire for over four hundred years, the thoughts of his grotesque transformation within the early years of the Jamestown Colony are nonetheless clean in his brain. He has had his ups and downs - Fortunes gained, fortunes misplaced. something he hasn't ever had is the opportunity to ever meet the Vampire that modified him, or the other Vampire for that subject. His is a solitary, bloody life.

    Even so, issues are taking a look up– with a new-found fortune in gold Krugerrand to tide him over, Hugh is calling ahead to an having fun with night with a few girls of the evening and a meal. With the women being the most course.

    As Hugh understands, effortless highway is often a great position to be, yet it’s really easy to get detoured off it- as has occurred time and again some time past. this night it’s going to ensue back –in a fashion Hugh may perhaps by no means have imagined in four hundred years of lifestyles.

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  • Download E-books The Cat's Table (Vintage International) PDF

    By Michael Ondaatje

    In the early Nineteen Fifties, an eleven-year-old boy in Colombo forums a boat sure for England. At mealtimes he's seated on the “cat’s table”—as faraway from the Captain’s desk as can be—with a ragtag crew of “insignificant” adults and different boys, Cassius and Ramadhin. because the send crosses the Indian Ocean, the lads tumble from one experience to a different, bursting in every single place like freed mercury. yet there are different diversions besides: they're first uncovered to the paranormal worlds of jazz, ladies, and literature by way of their eccentric fellow tourists, and jointly they secret agent on a shackled prisoner, his crime and destiny a galvanizing secret that may hang-out them endlessly. by means of turns poignant and electrifying, The Cat’s Table is a spellbinding tale in regards to the magical, usually forbidden, discoveries of adolescence, and a lifelong trip that starts by surprise with a stunning sea voyage.

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  • Download E-books Daughter of the Reef (Ancient Tahiti Book 1) PDF

    By Clare Coleman

    From Jean M. Auel's THE extended family OF THE CAVE undergo to Linda Lay Shuler's SHE WHO recollects, novels set between pre-historic cultures have proven a really robust attract readers of all kinds from fanatics of style myth to ancient to romance. E-Reads is happy to supply a three-volume series--An Epic of old Tahiti.

    In the 1st quantity, DAUGHTER OF THE REEF, Tepua, the daughter of a major sails from her coral atoll domestic towards her deliberate, and ritually mandated, marriage. yet she by no means reaches her vacation spot simply because a violent typhoon damages her vessel and leaves her stranded at the shorelines of Tahiti, a land formerly unknown to her. She is made unwelcome due to her foreignness and is victimized as a result of her weak point and innocence, yet her spirit is powerful and her will to outlive and thrive is boundless.

    The global of Tahiti is particularly diverse from the single she has recognized, appealing, savage and mystical by way of turns. yet she is set to construct herself a brand new lifestyles and, within the strategy, she is going to swap the future of enthusiastic about generations to come.

    Look for the second one and 3rd volumes within the sequence, SISTER OF THE solar and baby OF THE DAWN.

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  • Download E-books La Sposa giovane PDF

    By Alessandro Baricco

    Siamo all’inizio del secolo scorso. l. a. promessa Sposa è giovane, arriva da lontano, e l. a. Famiglia l. a. accoglie, quasi distrattamente, nella elegante residenza fuori città. Il Figlio non c’è, è lontano, a curare gli affari della prospera azienda tessile. Manda doni ingombranti. E l. a. Sposa lo attende dentro le intatte e rituali abitudini della casa, soprattutto le ricche colazioni senza nice. C’è in queste ore diurne un’eccitazione, una gioia, un brio direttamente proporzionale all’ansia, allo spasimo delle ore notturne, che, così vuole los angeles leggenda, sono quelle in cui, nel corso di più generazioni, uomini e donne della famiglia hanno continuato a morire. Il maggiordomo Modesto si aggira, esatto, a garantire i ritmi della comunità. Lo Zio agisce e delibera dietro il velo di un sonno che non lo abbandona neppure durante le partite di tennis. Il Padre, mite e fermo, scende in città tutti i giovedì. los angeles Figlia combatte contro l’incubo della notte. l. a. Madre vive nell’aura della sua bellezza mitologica. Tutto sembra convergere intorno all’attesa del Figlio.
    E in quell’attesa tutti i personaggi cercano di salvarsi.

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  • Download E-books Star Trek: Remembrance of Things Past - Book 2 (Star Trek: Corp of Engineers, Book 74) PDF

    By Terri Osborne

    Concluding the designated crossover occasion, bringing nice crews jointly in occasion of the 20th anniversary of superstar Trek: the following Generation!

    The away group is trapped on Icaria top. the reason for either the hallucinations they're experiencing and the gear mess ups is the Krialta -- yet one in all its items is lacking. Commander Corsi and Lieutenant Vale needs to interact -- for the 1st time given that their deadly first assembly a decade in the past -- to discover the lacking piece prior to all people in the world -- together with Captain Jean-Luc Picard of the Starship firm -- is pushed insane!

    Meanwhile, either Commander Gomez and Dr. Sarjenka needs to face demons from their prior, because the Krialta brings long-dormant stories to the skin, ones that may switch their lives eternally!

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  • Download E-books The Iron Man (Dodo Press) PDF

    By Robert E. Howard

    Robert Ervin Howard (1906-1936) used to be an American pulp author of fable, horror, ancient experience, boxing, western, and detective fiction. he's popular for having created the nature Conan the Cimmerian, a literary icon whose pop-culture imprint will be in comparison to such icons as Tarzan of the Apes, Sherlock Holmes, and James Bond. Voracious studying, besides a normal expertise for prose writing and the encouragement of academics, conspired to create in Howard an curiosity in turning into a qualified author. one after the other he came upon the authors that may impact his later paintings: Jack London and Rudyard Kipling. It's transparent from Howard's earliest writings and the reminiscences of his pals that he suffered from critical melancholy from an early age. associates keep in mind him protecting the act of suicide as a sound substitute as early as eighteen years previous, whereas lots of his tales and poems have a suicidal gloom and depth that appear prescient in hindsight, describing such an finish no longer as a tragedy yet as a unencumber from hell on the earth.

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  • Download E-books Born to Rock PDF

    By Gordon Korman

    Leo Caraway—high tuition senior, president of the younger Republicans membership, 4.0 GPA, destiny Harvard student—had his whole destiny completely deliberate out. That used to be, until eventually the X issue. As in Marion X. McMurphy, aka King Maggot, the lead singer of Purge, the most well-liked, so much harmful band punk rock has ever seen. He's additionally Leo’s organic father.

    When Leo discovers that his actual father is a punk rock legend, he's disgusted.  not just is Leo now not a punk rock fan, yet he believes the X issue (the Maggot blood that's working via his veins) is a deadly time bomb simply ready to explode.  and likely adequate it does—Leo stubbornly defends the unlikeliest of individuals, thereby getting himself falsely accused of dishonest on a test. 

    Because of the blemish on his list, the as soon as megastar scholar unearths his scholarship to Harvard taken away.  So he hatches the loopy plan of occurring journey with King Maggot for Purge’s summer time revival journey, all of the whereas secretly hoping to persuade Maggot to pay for his institution. yet lifestyles at the street is even crazier than Leo ever bargained for, and ahead of the summer season is out, he'll ultimately notice the miraculous fact approximately his dad, his buddies, and most crucial, himself.

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