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The Penguin History of the World

The Penguin History of the World


J M Roberts

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Year of publication: 2013

J. M. Roberts and O. A. Westad THE PENGUIN HISTORY OF THE WORLD SIXTH EDITION Contents List of Maps Preface to the Sixth Edition BOOK ONE BEFORE HISTORY Introduction 1 The Foundations 2 Homo Sapiens 3 The Possibility of Civilization BOOK TWO CIVILIZATIONS Introduction 1 Early Civilized Life 2 Ancient Mesopotamia 3 Ancient Egypt 4 Intruders and Invaders 5 The Beginnings of Civilization in South Asia 6 Ancient China 7 The Other Worlds of the Ancient Past 8 Transformations BOOK THREE THE CLASSICAL ...

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The Duel

The Duel


Anton Chekhov

ISBN: 9780307432155
Year of publication: 2007

Table of Contents Title Page ANTON CHEKHOV NOTES INTRODUCTION I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X XI XII XIII XIV XV XVI XVII XVIII XIX XX XXI NOTES READING GROUP GUIDE THE MODERN LIBRARY EDITORIAL BOARD Copyright Page ANTON CHEKHOV Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was born on January 17, 1860, in Taganrog, a small provincial port in southern Russia located on the Sea of Azov. His grandfather had been a serf who for 3,500 roubles had purchased the familys freedom. Chekhovs domineering father was a ...

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The Time of the Dark

The Time of the Dark


Barbara Hambly

ISBN: 9781453216507
Year of publication: 0

The Time of the Dark Barbara Hambly CHAPTER ONE Gil knew that it was only a dream. There was no reason for her to feel fearshe knew that the danger, the chaos, the blind, sickening nightmare terror that filled the screaming night were not real this city with its dark, unfamiliar architecture, these fleeing crowds of panic-stricken men and women who shoved her aside, unseeing, were only the vivid dregs of an overloaded subconscious, wraiths that would melt with daylight. She knew all this ...

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Бродяга

Бродяга


Хайдарали Усманов

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Year of publication: 2018

Хайдарали Мирзоевич Усманов Бродяга Бродяга Клан Форпост Я Артур Похлаводин, дал же бог фамилию был простым ботаном. Не высокого ростахудощавыйС вечными очками на носу из-за своей близорукости Единственным моим утешением были книги и компьютерные игры, в них я мог стать Властелином мира В играх всегда выбирал сторону злых сил может потому, что злость и ненависть ко всему миру впитал с молоком материкоторую тоже тихо ненавидел как и сестру Ирину. В отличии от меня, они обе были воплощением ...

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The King's Tomb

The King's Tomb


Rob Jones

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Year of publication: 2018

Rob Jones The Kings Tomb DEDICATION For My Family CHAPTER ONE The street lights of Lugano fell away below the Jet Rangers windshield as the pilot raised the collective and flew toward the fir tree-lined slopes of Monte Br. In the darkness of the choppers rear cabin, the man known as the Oracle was staring pensively through his window, weighed down with the baggage of his lifes mission. No, pilgrimage. He tapped his chin with a withered forefinger while he gave the matter some thought. As the ...

Keywords: Adventure Historical Mysteries Thriller
Ass Goblins of Auschwitz

Ass Goblins of Auschwitz


Cameron Pierce

ISBN: 9781933929934
Year of publication: 2009

Cameron Pierce THE ASS GOBLINS OF AUSCHWITZ Slaughter the shits of the world. They poison the air you breathe. William S. Burroughs, The Place of Dead Roads Evidence flows up and down the dung shoot. Paul Celan, Flashlights Chapter One The morning siren screams and the barracks come alive. Otto and I crabwalk to the foot of the bunk and step onto the cold floor. Around us, children leap from their wooden beds. Since mine and Ottos ribcages are attached, sharing a bed is nothing new to us. ...

Keywords: bizarro fiction Experimental Fiction Fabulism Gnostic Dementia
Summerland

Summerland


Hannu Rajaniemi

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Year of publication: 0

Hannu Rajaniemi Summerland 1 A DUEL AT THE LANGHAM HOTEL, 29TH OCTOBER 1938 Rachel White flung the cab door open, tossed the driver a banknote and dived into the rain. She ran across the gloom of Portland Place towards the gilded mountain of light that was the Langham Hotel. The downpour tore at her hat. Her heels slipped and twisted on the wet pavement. The raindrops tasted like fear. Fifteen minutes earlier, her ectophone had rattled out a message: KULAGIN IN A DUEL COME AT ONCE. She had ...

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower


Stephen Chbosky

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Year of publication: 1999

Stephen Chbosky The Perks of Being a Wallflower For my family Acknowledgements I just wanted to say about all those listed that there would be no book without them, and I thank them with all of my heart. Greer Kessel Hendricks Heather Neely Lea, Fred, and Stacy Chbosky Robbie Thompson Christopher McQuarrie Margaret Mehring Stewart Stern Kate Degenhart Mark McClain Wilson David Wilcox Kate Ward Tim Perell Jack Horner Eduardo Braniff And finally Dr. Earl Reum for writing a beautiful poem and ...

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Quick & Dirty

Quick & Dirty


Stuart Woods

ISBN: 9780735217140
Year of publication: 2017

Stuart Woods Quick Dirty 1 Stone Barrington departed the Carlyle Hotel on Madison Avenue at Seventy-sixth Street and slipped from under the Seventy-sixth Street awning into his waiting car. He had had a business lunch after departing the United Nations, where his close friend Secretary of State Holly Barker had given a well-received speech. A heavy rain was falling, and he could hardly see across the street. Can you see to drive, Fred he asked his factotum, Fred Flicker. Only just, sir, Fred ...

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Seven Years

Seven Years


Peter Robinson

ISBN: 9781504048088
Year of publication: 2017

Peter Robinson Seven Years It is one of the greatest pleasures of my retirement to set out early on a fine morning for some ancient town or city renowned for the quantity and quality of its second-hand bookshops. Much of my enjoyment, I will admit, lies in the anticipation of what I might discover on the overflowing shelves of cramped anterooms and attics. I take my time getting to my destination, enjoying the countryside as I drive along. I also combine my book-buying expeditions with a visit ...

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Dutch Shoe Mystery

Dutch Shoe Mystery


Ellery Queen

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Year of publication: 1931

Ellery Queen The Dutch Shoe Mystery To Dr. S. J. Essenson for his invaluable advice on certain medical matters Characters ABIGAIL DOORN a millionairess HULDA DOORN an heiress HENDRIK DOORN an ovis ebenus SARAH FULLER a companion DR. FRANCIS JANNEY a Head Surgeon DR. LUCIUS DUNNING a diagnostician EDITH DUNNING a sociologist DR. FLORENCE PENNINI an obstetrician DR. JOHN MINCHEN a Medical Director DR. ARTHUR LESLIE a surgeon DR. ROBERT GOLD an interne DR. EDWARD BYERS an ansthetist LUCILLE PRICE a ...

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Empires of the Word: A language History of the World

Empires of the Word: A language History of the World


Nicholas Ostler

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Year of publication: 0

Dedication To Jane SINE QVA NON обратно PREFACE qwatu l- insni fi aqlihi wa lisnihi. The strength of a person is in his intelligence and his tongue. Arabic proverb If language is what makes us human, it is languages that make us superhuman. Human thought is unthinkable without the faculty of language, but language pure and undifferentiated is a fantasy of philosophers. Real language is always found in some local variant: English, Navajo, Chinese, Swahili, Burushaski or one of several thousand ...

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Intervention

Intervention


Robin Cook

ISBN: 9780399155703
Year of publication: 2009

Robin Cook Intervention This book is dedicated to those families, victims, and researchers who have contributed to the extraordinary advances in the treatment of childhood cancer. Now a certain man named Simon had previously practiced magic in the city and amazed the people of Samaria, saying that he was someone great. All of them, from the least to the greatest, listened to him eagerly, saying This man is the power of God that is called Great. And they listened eagerly to him because for a long ...

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Collected Fictions

Collected Fictions


Jorge Luis Borges

ISBN: 9780140286809
Year of publication: 1999

PENGUIN BOOKS COLLECTED FICTIONS Jorge Luis Borges was born in Buenos Aires in 1899 and was educated in Europe. One of the most widely acclaimed writers of our time, he published many collections of poems, essays, and short stories before his death in Geneva in June 1986. In 1961 Borges shared the International Publishers prize with Samuel Beckett. The Ingram Merrill Foundation granted him its Annual Literary Award in 1966 for his outstanding contribution to literature. In 1971 Columbia ...

Keywords: CS Fiction Short Stories ST
Ask More: The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions, and Spark Change

Ask More: The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions, and Spark Change


Frank SESNO

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Year of publication: 2017

Thank you for downloading this AMACOM eBook.Sign up for our newsletter, AMACOM BookAlert, and receive special offers, access to free samples, and info on the latest new releases from AMACOM, the book publishing division of American Management Association.To sign up, visit our website: www.amacombooks.org Praise for Ask More Deeply insightful, immediately practical, surprising, moving and entertaining all at the same time, Frank Sesno shows us how asking the right questions in the right ways ...

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