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Download E-books Warsuit 1.0 (Quicksilver) PDF

By James Lovegrove

Od Fitch hates his lifestyles. He hates residing in the course of nowhere, he hates the truth that his mum is lifeless and his dad is simply too wrapped up in his study to note him, and he hates his tuition, the place the teachings are too effortless and boring to hassle with. yet every little thing adjustments in the future while Od arrives domestic to find his father has been kidnapped through terrorists. faraway from the mild-mannered genius that Od believed him to be, Od's father has been designing the main strong weapon identified to mankind, Warsuit 1.0. A 7m-tall robot exoskeleton designed to shape an everlasting psychic bond with whoever pilots it first. And that individual is Od. Armed and hazardous, Od's now trapped in a race opposed to time, to avoid wasting his father from the terrorists, from the govt, and from a viciously appealing operative identified in simple terms as Angelica W-K.

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Download E-books Find Me: A Novel PDF

By Laura van den Berg

Long-listed for the 2016 International Dylan Thomas Prize

After acclaimed tale collections, Laura van den Berg brings us Find Me, her hugely expected debut novel--a gripping, innovative, darkly humorous story of a tender girl suffering to discover her position within the world.

Joy has nobody. She spends her days operating the graveyard shift at a supermarket outdoor Boston and nursing an dependancy to cough syrup, an try to suppress her afflicted earlier. but if a affliction that starts with reminiscence loss and ends with demise sweeps the rustic, pleasure, for the 1st time in her lifestyles, turns out to have a bonus: she is immune. while Joy's immunity profits her admittance to a sanatorium in rural Kansas, she sees an opportunity to flee her bleak lifestyles. There she submits to odd remedies and follows likely arbitrary principles, forming wary bonds with different patients--including her roommate, whom she turns to within the evening for convenience, and dual boys who're digging a mystery tunnel.

As iciness descends, the hospital's fragile order breaks down and pleasure breaks loose, embarking on a trip from Kansas to Florida, the place she believes she will locate her beginning mom, the lady who deserted her as a toddler. at the street in a devastated the United States, she encounters mysterious partners, towns became unusual, and one very eerie apartment. As pleasure closes in on Florida, she needs to confront her personal broken reminiscence and the secrets and techniques she has been conserving from herself.

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Download E-books Requiem for a Dream: A Novel PDF

By Hubert Selby Jr.

Over two decades after its first ebook in 1978, Requiem for a Dream makes it to the massive reveal in a big movie starring Ellen Burstyn, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans, Jared Leto, and Christopher McDonald. Directed by way of Darren Aronofsky, the hugely acclaimed director of Pi, the motion picture was once published in November 2000. during this searing novel, younger hoods, Harry and Tyrone, and a female friend fantasize approximately scoring a pound of uncut heroin and getting wealthy. yet their behavior will get the higher of them, consumes them and destroys their goals. "Selby's position is within the entrance rank of yank novelists. His paintings has the facility, the intimacy with pain and morality, the honesty and ethical urgency of Dostoevsky's....To comprehend Selby's paintings is to appreciate the affliction of America." -- the recent York occasions publication Review

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Download E-books Prince of Thieves: A Novel PDF

By Chuck Hogan

From the writer of The Strain comes a stressful, psychologically gripping, Hammet award-winning thriller.

Four masked men—thieves, competitors, and pals from the harsh streets of Charlestown—take on a Boston financial institution at gunpoint. maintaining financial institution supervisor Claire Keesey hostage and cleansing out the vault have been basic. yet profession legal Doug MacRay did not plan on something: falling not easy for Claire. while he tracks her down with out his masks and gun, their mutual charm is indisputable. With a tenacious FBI agent following his each stream, he imagines a existence clear of his gritty, risky work—a existence established round Claire. yet prior to that may occur, Doug and his group study that there is how to rob Boston's venerable baseball stadium, Fenway Park. dicy but totally impossible to resist, it might be the best heist to finish his legal profession and start a brand new existence. yet, because it seems, pursuing Claire could be the most threatening act of all.

Racing to an explosive climax, Prince of Thieves is a brash story of theft in all its forms—and an unforgettable odyssey of crime, love, ambition, and goals.

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Download E-books Notes from the Underground PDF

By Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Darkly attention-grabbing brief novel depicts the struggles of a doubting, supremely alienated protagonist in an international of relative values. Seminal paintings brought ethical, non secular, political and social subject matters that ruled Dostoyevsky’s later masterworks. Constance Garnett’s authoritative translation is reprinted right here, with a brand new introduction.

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Download E-books The Three Musketeers (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) PDF

By Alexandre Dumas père

Blending a little seventeenth-century French heritage with loads of invention, Alexandre Dumas tells the story of younger D’Artagnan and his musketeer comrades, Porthos, Athos and Aramis.

Together they try to foil the schemes of the intense, risky Cardinal Richelieu, who pretends to aid the king whereas plotting to develop his personal energy. Bursting with swirling swordplay, swooning romance, and unforgettable figures reminiscent of the seductively attractive yet lethal femme fatale, Milady, and D’Artagnan’s both appealing love, Madame Bonacieux, The 3 Musketeers maintains, after a century and a half non-stop booklet, to outline the style of swashbuckling romance and historic experience.

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Download E-books With the Animals PDF

Considered the standard-bearer for the good Franco-Swiss literary culture, exemplified through authors reminiscent of Jacques Chessex and C. F. Ramuz, No?lle Revaz can also remind English-language readers of Louis-Ferdinand C?line: "With the Animals," her stunning debut, is a singular of dust and blood whose linguistic audaciousness is matched merely by means of its brutality, misanthropy, and gallows humor. Narrated through the singular Paul--a violent, narrowminded farmer whose unceasing exertions leaves him with extra love for his cattle than his family--"With the Animals" is without delay a beautifully exaggerated and completely sincere portrait of masculinity long past mad. together with his mute and detested spouse and kids huddled at his part, Paul is just roused from his routine of challenging hard work and informal cruelty while a farmhand, Georges, involves paintings on his estate for the summer time. His sovereignty likely threatened, a component of undesirable humanity now injected into his universe, Paul's little country turns out ripe eventually for a revolution.

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Download E-books The Stone Raft PDF

By Jose Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero

When the Iberian Peninsula breaks freed from Europe and starts off to float around the North Atlantic, 5 individuals are drawn jointly at the newly shaped island-first by way of surreal occasions after which through love. “A wonderfully imagined epic voyage...a exceptional delusion” (Kirkus Reviews). Translated by way of Giovanni Pontiero.

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Download E-books A Slender Thread PDF

By Tracie Peterson

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Driven aside by way of Their prior, Can the Bonds of Sisterhood continue to exist What Lies Ahead?

From the dramatic culture of such classics as Little ladies and 1000 Acres comes Tracie Peterson's modern novel, A slim Thread. recognized for her Westward Chronicles sequence in addition to her ancient sequence with Judith Pella, Peterson now makes use of her agile storytelling abilities to take on a relations saga concerning the bonds of sisterhood, which you may now not are looking to miss.

United for the 1st time in years, 5 sisters go back to their formative years with the intention to bid farewell to a mom they by no means knew, misplaced to the realm that had made her a celeb. realizing her in basic terms in her movies, the sisters believe neither an emotional reference to her tragic loss of life nor with one another. simply their deep love for his or her godly grandmother, Mattie, pulls them together.

In the wake of the funeral, the Mitchell sisters realize the influence in their absent mom at the offerings they've made all through their lives. A...

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Download E-books The Summer Before the Dark (Vintage International) PDF

By Doris Lessing

Nobel laureate Doris Lessing's vintage novel of the pivotal summer season in a single woman's lifestyles is an excellent day trip into the terrifying gulf among adolescence and previous age.

As the summer season starts, Kate Brown—attractive, clever, forty-five, fortunately married, with a home within the London suburbs and 3 grown children—has no cause to count on that whatever will switch. yet via summer's finish the girl she was—living in the back of a protecting camouflage of female appeal and caring—no longer exists. The summer season sooner than the Dark takes us alongside on Kate's trip: from London to Turkey to Spain, from husband to lover to insanity, at the street to a daunting new independence and a war of words with herself that we could her ultimately and actually come of age.

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