A Curse on Dostoevsky

By Atiq Rahimi

Kabul, past due nineties. Rassoel returns to his fatherland. His father, a confident communist, despatched him to St. Petersburg, yet Rassoel grew extra love for Dostoevsky than for the ideology of communism. because the Russian occupying forces left Afghanistan, a bloody civil battle is raging there and Rassoel observes Kabul perish in cruelty and corruption. He comes to a decision he'll not discover and do not anything, yet to carry justice again instead...

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Everything Is Illuminated: A Novel

By Jonathan Safran Foer

With just a yellowing photo in hand, a tender guy -- additionally named Jonathan Safran Foer -- units out to discover the girl who might or would possibly not have stored his grandfather from the Nazis. followed by way of an previous guy haunted through thoughts of the conflict; an amorous puppy named Sammy Davis, Junior, Junior; and the unforgettable Alex, a tender Ukrainian translator who speaks in a sublimely butchered English, Jonathan is led on a quixotic trip over a devastated panorama and into an unforeseen past.

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Kingdom: Insurrection Trilogy Book 3

By Robyn Young

First released at the 700th anniversary of the pivotal occasion in Scottish heritage, the epic tale of Robert Bruce involves a climax on the conflict of Bannockburn.

Robert has completed his nice ambition to be topped King of Scotland, yet in doing so has provoked the wrath of the hot king of britain, Edward II. elevating the scary dragon banner, Edward marches north, made up our minds to recapture the kingdom.

however the English usually are not Robert's purely enemies, and he's compelled to escape after murdering his nice rival John Comyn, splitting the dominion aside. Robert has a crown, yet no nation, the need to guide, yet no genuine authority.

battling from hidden strongholds and the Western Isles, with the aid of some courageous males and the attractive noblewoman, Christiana, Robert drives in the direction of Bannockburn the place an epic disagreement with Edward will make a decision the way forward for Scotland.

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The Blue Lagoon

Love blossoms amid a tropical paradise during this story of 2 teenagers stranded on a distant South Pacific island. Richard and Emmeline break out from a burning send and learn how to fend for themselves, as they fish, swim, dive for pearls, and discover their idyllic domestic within the Blue Lagoon. yet with the passing of time, the innocents start to adventure unusual feelings and find a new size to their relationship.
H. De Vere Stacpoole's renowned 1908 romance encouraged sequels in addition to 4 motion picture models. His lyrical descriptions of the stressed sea, the mesmerizing wilderness island, and the captivating younger fans are complemented via beautiful photos predicted via a grasp from the Golden Age of representation, Willy Pogány.

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Chindi

By Jack McDevitt

The universe has been explored--and humanity has all yet given up on discovering different clever lifestyles. Then an alien satellite tv for pc orbiting big name sends out an unreadable sign. Is it the ultimate programmed gasp of an historical, long-dead race? Or the 1st greeting of an undiscovered existence shape?

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Explorers of the New Century

By Magnus Mills

When Magnus turbines provides the realm a shake, you by no means be aware of what may possibly fall out of his pockets," publicizes the la occasions. In his terse new journey de strength of a story, turbines provides background a shake, and you can by no means wager what the fallout is. Set on the sunrise of the good age of exploration, the period of Shackleton and Perry and Scott, the e-book provides the adventures of 2 intrepid groups, either vying to arrive the AFP, or Agreed Furthest Point-a valuable, even ennobling reason. the contest is pleasant yet stipulations are severe. To get in the course of the arid, useless panorama, either groups needs to discover ways to make sacrifices, sacrifices that may swap as regards to everything.

Mills burst at the literary scene a decade in the past with The Restraint of Beasts, a singular Thomas Pynchon known as a "demented, deadpan-comic wonder." This new paintings proves that he has turn into a grasp storyteller whose books are each one "as welcome as a hot bus on a wet day" (The Oregonian).

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Mother of Storms

By John Barnes

It is 2028. A strike to ruin an unlawful Arctic guns cache has a catastrophic aspect impact. giant quantities of strength are liberated from the polar ice, abruptly and substantially warming the Earth's weather.

In the center of the Pacific, a big typhoon millions of miles throughout is forming, better than any in human heritage. A hurricane with winds of supersonic pace. A typhoon that alterations path at whim. A hurricane that refuses to die. A hurricane so mammoth it spawns dozens extra in its wake.

Blinded by way of intrigue, expedience, and greed, the world's politicians and tool agents forget about the killer storm's hazard until eventually it really is too past due. The dying toll climbs to the hundreds of thousands because it savages the Pacific coast, and the smaller storms it spawns are wreaking havoc around the planet.

While the survivors scramble for virtue, a handful of brave women and men adopt a determined plan to save lots of humanity from overall destruction―a plan so visionary it could modify eternally the way forward for the human race.

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The Bell Ringers

By Henry Porter

In Henry Porter’s novel, The Bell Ringers, England within the close to destiny appears to be like principally unchanged. There are issues over the specter of terrorism, the clicking is feisty, and the best minister is quickly to name a basic election. yet quietly—and mostly unknown to the general public or maybe so much in government—things became undeniably Orwellian: cameras with registration number plate popularity software program checklist each car’s activities; a cosmopolitan top-secret data-mining process referred to as Deep fact combs via own files and identifies petty criminals in addition to these disposed to “antigovernment” ideals. within the curiosity of defense, the divide among deepest and public has crumbled, and freedom has given approach to regulate. as soon as the best minister’s head of intelligence, and a type of who knew approximately Deep fact, David Eyam suffered a fall from grace after which died in a terrorist bombing. Now his former lover has been named because the benefactor of his property. yet Eyam has left her greater than simply his wealth; she is usually the inheritor to his harmful secrets and techniques and unfinished enterprise. soaking up, eerie, and unsettlingly lifelike, The Bell Ringers is a fearless paintings from a skilled novelist on the most sensible of his game.

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Hundra år av ensamhet

By Gabriel García Márquez

Gabriel García Márquez (1927-2014) levde below en stor del av sitt liv i Mexiko, males var ursprungligen colombian: det är hans egen födelseby Arca-Catca som inspirerat until den här romanen. Det är berättelsen om byn Macondo och om famlijen Buendía, om dess vilda, destruktiva män och dess kloka kämpande kvinnor. Den är fylld av vitalitet och realism, fantastiska historier och bisarra detaljer. Macondos grundläggare med sina gigantiska krafter och sin okuvliga vilja, hans hustru Ursula, revolutionären Aureliano, kampens och nederlagets guy, bananbolaget och strejkerna, släktens extravaganta kvinnor, den sista generationen Buendía med den nye Aureliano, isolerad från hela världen utom från sin älskade - med oemotståndlig berättarglädje målas denna överdådiga familjefresk, där fantasi och realism smälter samman until en sagolik verklighet.

En huge klassiker inom såväl den magiska realismen som inom världslitteraturen i stort. Gabriel García Márquez belönades med Nobelpriset i litteratur 1982.

Översättare: Karin Alin

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