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By Alessandro Maurizi

Trasferito in un commissariato della Capitale, l’assistente della Polizia di Stato Marco Alfieri viene accolto da una città affascinante, maestosa ma contraddittoria. Alla Polizia spetta il compito di some distance rispettare l. a. legge e smascherare gli autori di gesti efferati, a Marco Alfieri l’onere di sbrogliare una brutta storia che ancora grava sul suo cuore. L’ultima indagine è un giallo appassionante che scava nei segreti di delitti irrisolti: guerra, terrorismo, gelosia, ma anche un doppio gioco, sporco e pericoloso.

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By Jincy Willett

Amy Gallup used to be a promising author once--published and hugely praised at twenty-two. It used to be all downhill from there, and now, 12 months in and yr out, she teaches a writing workshop on the neighborhood collage extension. And this semester starts simply just like the others. yet then there is a threatening cellphone name, via obscene threats labored into the student's peer reviews. Then a murder--and each of the scholars is a suspect. The clues are hidden of their writing, and he or she (and we) can remedy the homicide in basic terms by way of taking a look extra heavily at each one writer's makes an attempt at fiction. Hilarious, vicious, and skillfully written, The Writing Class examines the desperation, perversion, and mania of the writing lifestyles via an unforgettable secret story.

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By Juan Pablo Villalobos

"A short and majestic debut." ―Matías Néspolo, El Mundo

Tochtli lives in a palace. He loves hats, samurai, guillotines, and dictionaries, and what he desires greater than whatever without delay is a brand new puppy for his deepest zoo: a pygmy hippopotamus from Liberia. yet Tochtli is a baby whose father is a drug baron at the verge of taking up a strong cartel, and Tochtli is growing to be up in a luxurious hideout that he stocks with hit males, prostitutes, buyers, servants, and the ordinary corrupt baby-kisser or . Long-listed for The mum or dad First publication Award, Down the Rabbit Hole, a masterful and darkly comedian first novel, is the chronicle of a delirious trip to provide a kid's wish.

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By Shari Lapeña

Shari Lapena takes the wit of David Sedaris and the outrageousness of Douglas Coupland to create a dismal, hilarious and wildly artistic modern comedy approximately how the prior can get back to hang-out you. Literally.

In issues pass Flying, Harold Walker is desperately regular and listless at mid-life, stemming partially from the abrupt demise of his one-time ally, Tom. Harold's spouse Audrey, an more and more annoyed housewife and mom to their teenage sons, is a keep watch over freak silently harbouring an explosive mystery. issues move flying within the Walker family whilst Harold's long-deceased mom comes again to hang-out them. He reveals he has her present for establishing the door to the past-and if there has been ever a present he desired to go back, it's this one! Audrey is in a similar way terrified-how is she to guard her mystery now? If she can't regulate this global, how is she to manage the subsequent one? and the way will she shield her reliable china? Harold, who has made a tradition of warding off issues all his lifestyles, needs to confront problems-how to discover that means during this lifestyles, and the way to come back to grips with the typically terrifying concept that lifestyles simply may pass on ceaselessly!

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By Samantha Hunter

Jodie Patterson's posh bakery is all approximately fulfilling cravings. Her signature aphrodisiac cookies were flying off the shelves...and giving Jodie a few scrumptious principles of her own.

Behind his owlish glasses, Jodie's enterprise accomplice, Dr. Dan Ellison, is the male identical of the Naughty Professor. Jodie is greater than able to indulge her fantasies with this wolf-in-geek's-clothing so long as they set a few flooring principles: intercourse is intercourse, enterprise is company and not anything will swap. Yeah, correct! After that first addictive kiss, it is time to see in the event that they can really satisfy every one other's appetites....

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Download E-books Tampico: A Novel (James A. Michener Fiction) PDF

By Toby Olson

Four previous men—John, Gino, Larry, and Frank—have been warehoused at "the Manor," a long-eroded domestic for the forgotten. the boys take turns telling tales, stalling demise as they relive pivotal elements in their pasts. outdoors, the cliff crumbles and a lighthouse slips towards the sea.

John, specifically, enthralls the others along with his story of Tampico, Mexico, the place he met an Indian girl named Chepa who owned a home on the fringe of a mountain desert. She used to be his first love—and his first lesson within the hazards of overseas intrigue. yet his isn't the merely reminiscence haunted by means of mysteries born in Mexico. ailing of looking ahead to loss of life, stirred via the moving flooring underneath their ft, the Manor's citizens eventually unravel to hand over that position and head out for Tampico.

With inexorable pull, and beautiful scenes which can basically come from Toby Olson, Tampico celebrates a chic band of calaveras, "those skeleton messengers of mortality," who search self-discovery whilst their lives are ending.

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By Carrie Turansky

Due to the fact wasting his spouse and baby, widower Cam McKenna has attempted to prevent young ones. but if he needs to quickly deal with his niece, Cam opens his domestic. with out concept how one can relate to a fourteen-year-old woman, he seeks the recommendation of the recent Christian formative years theater director. he is touched whilst Rachel Clark supplies his niece a scholarship—and teaches him something or approximately teens…and love. yet why is Rachel so secretive approximately her previous? the reality threatens their fragile courting but supplies to deliver them in the direction of every one other—and the Lord— than both dreamed attainable.

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By Lucy Silag

What occurs in Paris...

PJ's deep blue eyes and angelic lengthy blond hair disguise a fact that is whatever yet. Will her darkish previous remain the place it belongs within the backwoods of Vermont, or hang-out her within the urban of sunshine?

constantly the nice woman, Olivia plans to twirl her option to the head of the Parisian ballet scene. yet that isn't purported to comprise dancing on a desk all night...or stumbling into the fingers of the incorrect boy.

along with his emo-trendy bedhead, hilarious comebacks and Southern drawl, Zack may win over somebody. Too undesirable he is after the single one who is forbidden...

All Alex desires from Paris is to nab that berry-red Dior coat and seduce the fitting penny-loafer-wearing boy - and Alex constantly will get what she desires. yet will her scheming repay? Or is she risking greater than she knows...?

Alex, Olivia, Zack and PJ are spending a yr on the prestigious Lycée de Monceau within the gleaming urban of Paris. this can be their likelihood to sip cafe au lait in Le Marais, throw mystery events of their host households' Versailles-size flats, and feature the time in their lives. but if the secrets and techniques they suggestion they left in the back of pop out, every little thing should be ruined...

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Download E-books Reminiscence and Re-creation in Contemporary American Fiction PDF

The realm mirrored in post-modernist fiction is considered one of likelihood and randomness, without historic intelligibility. Stacey Olster demanding situations this view by means of distinguishing American post-modernism--with admire to the perspectives of historic methods that its practitioners percentage. Arguing that their adventure of communism proved instrumental in shaping the old point of view of novelists who all started writing after international warfare II, Olster examines their switch in point of view within the Nineteen Fifties after historic occasions compelled them to recognize the failure of the communist perfect in Russia. targeting Norman Mailer, Thomas Pynchon, John Barth, Robert Coover, and E.L. Doctorow, Olster portrays the idiosyncratic--but consistent--model of heritage that every started to build in his paintings so one can protect the appearance of an ordered experience of time. the writer defines the features the writers percentage that shape a typical sensibility: a imaginative and prescient of historic flow taking the form of an open-ended spiral, a refusal to just accept the inevitability of apocalypse, and a awake go back to the traditions of prior American authors.

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Download E-books 365 Days Of Wonder: Mr. Browne's Book Of Precepts (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) PDF

To be used IN colleges AND LIBRARIES simply. within the number one big apple occasions bestselling novel ask yourself, readers have been brought to memorable English instructor Mr. Browne and his love of precepts. easily positioned, precepts are rules to reside by way of, and Mr. Browne has compiled 365 of them--one for every day of the year--drawn from well known songs to kid's books to inscriptions on Egyptian tombstones to fortune cookies. His decisions rejoice kindness, hopefulness, the goodness of people, the power of people's hearts, and the ability of people's wills. Interspersed with the precepts are letters and emails from characters who seemed in ask yourself. Readers pay attention from summer time, Jack, Charlotte, Julian, and Amos. there is something for everybody right here, with phrases of knowledge from such noteworthy humans as Anne Frank, Martin Luther King Jr., Confucius, Goethe, Sappho--and over a hundred readers of ask yourself who despatched R. J. Palacio their very own precepts.

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