Get Last Night's Scandal (Carsington, Book 5) PDF

By Loretta Chase

ISBN-10: 0062005375

ISBN-13: 9780062005373

After surviving the perils of Egypt, Peregrine Dalmay, Earl of Lisle, is again in London, dealing with the main dire chance of all: his irrational relations . . . and pass over Olivia Wingate-Carsington. A descendant of notorious--but very aristocratic--swindlers, the delectable redhead has the facility to fully unhinge him and a protracted historical past of dragging him into her scandalous schemes.

Olivia could be Society's darling, yet she's conscious a good destiny looms menacingly. And so whilst Lisle is compelled to head on a kin project, she sees this because the excellent probability for one final adventure--even whether it is with the single guy on the earth she can't wrap round her finger. yet rather, she merely desires to aid . . .

that is why Lisle and Olivia locate themselves in a dark Scottish citadel inhabited by way of spiteful ghosts and craven murderers . . . and a surprising mystery: the best peril of all can be burning inside of their very own obdurate hearts.

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Download e-book for iPad: Muertes históricas / Febrero de 1913 by Martín Luis Guzmán

By Martín Luis Guzmán

ISBN-10: 6070722779

ISBN-13: 9786070722776

¿Cómo terminó sus días el héroe que se convirtió en dictador? ¿Cómo se vivió el último acoso al presidente constitucionalista? Muertes históricas detalla el ultimate de esos dos personajes clave en nuestro devenir: Porfirio Díaz y Venustiano Carranza. Por su parte, Febrero de 1913 retrata un fragmento de l. a. Decena Trágica, otro acontecimiento fraguado entre los angeles vileza de unos y l. a. pasividad de otros; y mientras los políticos muestran su voluntad de rapiña, el honor es personificado, una vez más, por unos cuantos castrenses leales y los cadetes del Heroico Colegio Militar. El lector tiene en sus manos dos obras fundamentales en l. a. narrativa de l. a. Revolución, escritos por una de las plumas más representativas de los angeles literatura nacional. Con una prosa clara y elegante, Martín Luis Guzmán registra dramáticos episodios de los angeles construcción de México y presenta, sin juzgarlas, unas decisiones que dejarían profunda huella en nuestra historia, nuestra literatura y en l. a. percepción que tenemos de nosotros mismos.

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Get Utvandrarna PDF

By Vilhelm Moberg

ISBN-10: 9100133183

ISBN-13: 9789100133184

En gråkall aprilmorgon år 1850 samlades några män, kvinnor och barn från Ljuders socken i Småland för att utvandra until eventually Nordamerika. De kom från de små stugornas och de stora barnkullarnas land. De hade gjort uppror mot fattigdomen och nöden, mot det ändlösa slitet på steniga åkrar, mot prästens och länsmans myndiga överhet i 1800-talets svenska u-land. De lyssnade until locktonerna från och om det nya landet i väster som hade jord utan brukare och kallade på jordbrukare utan land. Om landet de lämnade, med fattiga grå byar, törnrossnår och silverbäckar, med kor och getter i lidren, berättar Vilhelm Moberg och om de människor som lämnade det: Karl Oskar, Kristina och deras barn, den religiösa svärmaren Danjel och hans milda hustru Inga-Lena, Robert med äventyrslusten brinnande i blodet, och den ogifta skökan Ulrika i Västergöhl.

Utvandrarna (1949) är första delen i Vilhelm Mobergs stora Utvandrarepos som less than hela 1900-talet varit en mycket läst och älskad svit och som även filmatiserats. Det är svårt att föreställa sig någon enskild svensk författare som mer påverkat så många svenskar lower than en så lång interval som Vilhelm Moberg gjort och fortsätter att göra.

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Download PDF by Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya: The Storyteller of Marrakesh

By Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya

ISBN-10: 1846882257

ISBN-13: 9781846882258

The Jemaa el Fna, Marrakesh's mythical crucial sq., is the seat of an historic storytelling culture. whilst younger foreigners move lacking from the Jemaa, Hassan, who's well known because the Storyteller of Marrakesh, invitations his viewers to give a contribution to piecing jointly the tale of what may need occurred to them.

The Storyteller of Marrakesh is 'an enigmatic delusion within the culture of The Thousand and One Nights' - the hot York instances

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The Watch that Ends the Night - download pdf or read online

By Hugh MacLennan

ISBN-10: 0773524967

ISBN-13: 9780773524965

George and Catherine Stewart proportion the fear of Catherine's disease, which may reason her loss of life at any time, and the reminiscence of Jerome Martell, Catherine's first husband and George's closest buddy. Martel, a super health practitioner passionately curious about social justice, is presumed to have died in a Nazi legal camp. His surprising go back to Montreal precipitates the critical difficulty of this novel. Hugh MacLennan takes the reader into the lives of his 3 characters and again into the area of Montreal within the thirties, while politics may perhaps ship an idealist the world over to Spain, France, Auschwitz, Russia, China, and again, eventually, to his outdated domestic.

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Widows - download pdf or read online

By Ariel Dorfman

ISBN-10: 1609803221

ISBN-13: 9781609803223

2011 Retail ePub

Set in a Greek village in 1942, and purportedly written from his mind's eye by way of a Danish guy sooner than he was once picked up by way of the Gestapo and never noticeable back, here's Ariel Dorfman's haunting and common parable of person braveness within the face of political oppression. Widows types a testomony to the disappeared--those dwelling less than totalitarian regimes internationally, who're taken away for "questioning" and not return.

One by way of one, the our bodies of guys wash up at the shore of the river, the place they're claimed through the ladies of the neighborhood city as husbands and fathers, even supposing the faces of the useless males are unrecognizable. A tug-of-war ensues among the neighborhood police, who insist that the ladies couldn’t in all probability realize their household, and the ladies tough definitely the right to bury their beloveds. because it evolves, the stand-off unearths itself to be an influence fight among love, dignity and honor, and the lesser god of brute strength. A lesson in how strength fairly works, and the way it may be made to paintings another way.

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Download e-book for kindle: Emily & Herman: A Literary Romance by John J. Healey

By John J. Healey

ISBN-10: 1611458307

ISBN-13: 9781611458305

A pleasant romantic account of Emily Dickinson's and Herman Melville's dating. The manuscript of this novel used to be came across via John J. Healey in a field left by means of his grandfather, Professor Vincent P. Healey, after his dying. This enticing paintings of fiction is a romantic account within which 4 iconic figures of yankee Letters play a number one position. in the summertime of 1851 Herman Melville was once completing Moby Dick on his family members farm within the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. Surrounded by way of his mom, sisters and pregnant spouse, it was once a relaxed and effective season until eventually his neighbor Nathaniel Hawthorne lured him to Amherst. There they met twenty-year-old Emily Dickinson and her brother Austin. On a whim the 2 exclusive authors invited the Dickinson siblings to accompany them on a visit to Boston and big apple. In long island they met journalist Walt Whitman and William Johnson, a runaway slave, and it was once there, regardless of their efforts to regulate it, that Emily and Herman fell in love. This, for the 1st time, is their tale.

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Get The Glassblower (The Glassblower Trilogy, Book 1) PDF

By Petra Durst-Benning

ISBN-10: 1477820272

ISBN-13: 9781477820278

Within the village of Lauscha in Germany, issues were performed an identical manner for hundreds of years. the boys blow the glass, and the ladies beautify and pack it. but if Joost Steinmann passes away suddenly one September evening, his 3 daughters needs to learn how to fend for themselves. whereas feisty Johanna takes a realistic method of trying to find paintings, Ruth follows her center, aiming to capture the attention of a good-looking younger villager. however it is dreamy, quiet Marie who has continuously been the main captivated by means of the magic—and glowing possibilities—of the craft of glassblowing. because the lively sisters interact to forge a brighter destiny for themselves all alone phrases, they study not just how you can thrive in a man’s global, yet tips to stay real to themselves—and their hearts—in the method.

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New PDF release: Ship of Rome

By John Stack

ISBN-10: 0007285248

ISBN-13: 9780007285242

Masters of the ocean publication I

Atticus, captain of 1 of the ships of Rome's small, coastal fleet, is from a Greek fishing kin. Septimus, legionary commander, reluctantly ordered aboard send, is from Rome, born right into a commonly military kin. it may well by no means be a simple alliance. however the arrival of a adverse fleet, better, way more skillful, and more powerful than any Atticus has encountered prior to, forces them to behave jointly.

So Atticus, one among Rome's few skilled sailors, reveals himself propelled into the center of a political fight that's thoroughly overseas to him. Rome must construct a army quick however the stumbling blocks are many; political animosities, legions adamant that they are going to basically use their conventional tools; and Roman prejudice even from pals, that each one these no longer born in Rome are inferior electorate.

The enemy are top quality, skilled, and made up our minds to regulate the seas. Can Atticus, and the fledgling Roman army, staffed with green sailors and unwilling legionaries, outwit and outfight his competitors?

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Download PDF by Cecelia Holland: Until the Sun Falls: A Novel

By Cecelia Holland

ISBN-10: 1497619866

ISBN-13: 9781497619869

Cecelia Holland’s historic fiction is celebrated for its immersion in unique cultures, and until eventually the sunlight Falls, one in every of her such a lot profitable books, takes the reader into the guts of the Mongol horde through the conquest of Russia and jap Europe within the 13th century.

Genghis Khan had advised his humans they have been destined to rule the area, and by means of his dying that they had made a powerful commence. His 4 sons him to the management of the large new empire and endured the growth. His eldest son, Batu, introduced the conquest of the West—Russia and Europe. In many years of devastating war, the Mongols reached so far as Vienna, mowing down each military that dared face them, like an impossible to resist strength of nature.

Until the solar Falls stars a Mongol normal, Psin, whose battles opposed to the enemies of the Kha Khan occasionally appear more uncomplicated than his struggles along with his other halves and his son. clever, courageous, and bloody-minded, Psin embodies the passions and goals of the best conquerors the area has ever visible, on the top in their strength.

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