Keywords: Literature

The secret agent

The secret agent


Joseph Conrad

ISBN: 9780812973051
Year of publication: 2004

The Secret Agent A Simple Tale by Joseph Conrad TO H. G. WELLS THE CHRONICLER OF MR LEWISHAMS LOVE THE BIOGRAPHER OF KIPPS AND THE HISTORIAN OF THE AGES TO COME THIS SIMPLE TALE OF THE XIX CENTURY IS AFFECTIONATELY OFFERED CHAPTER I MrVerloc, going out in the morning, left his shop nominally in charge of his brotherinlaw. It could be done, because there was very little business at any time, and practically none at all before the evening. MrVerloc cared but little about his ostensible business. ...

Keywords: Anarchists Bombings Classics Conspiracies Criticism Fiction Fiction - General General General & Literary Fiction Literary Literature - Classics London (England) Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945) Political Political fiction Radicalism Royal Greenwich Observatory
Wuthering Heights From the story by Emily Bronte

Wuthering Heights From the story by Emily Bronte


Джейн Бингем

ISBN: 9785170841158
Year of publication: 2015

Annotation На вересковых пустошах Йоркшира, открытых всем ветрам, стоит старый фермерский дом, Грозовой Перевал, который скрывает мрачные тайны. Какие же страшные события произошли в нем Почему таинственный Хитклиф, владелец фермы, ведет столь уединенный образ жизни И что за неземная девушка бродит ночью по равнинам Несложный язык и захватывающий сюжет романа делают чтение приятным занятием. Книга также содержит комментарии и словарь, облегчающие чтение. Предназначается для продолжающих изучать ...

Keywords: foreign_language literature_19
End Game

End Game


Robert Stanek

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Robert Stanek End Game Also by Robert Stanek Ruin Mist Chronicles Dragons of the Hundred Worlds Keeper Martins Tale Kingdom Alliance Fields of Honor Mark of the Dragon Guardians of the Dragon Realms Scott Evers Thrillers The Pieces of the Puzzle The Cards in the Deck The Pawns on the Board The Players in the Game After the Machines This Mortal Coil The Secret of Us Acknowledgments I would like to thank my writing group, my editors, and my publishers for their many years of support. A writer cant ...

Keywords: Espionage Literature & Fiction Military Thriller Mystery & Thriller NSA Spies & Politics Technothriller Thriller
Spires of Infinity

Spires of Infinity


Eric Allen

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2011

Spires of Infinity By Eric Allen Prologue Of all the ways to die, Gabriel never expected to meet his end as a gory mess splattered across the front of a Greyhound bus. Of course, no one really plans on dying like that, except for a few very disturbed individuals. Most times, it just sort of happens. One moment Evanescence is blaring in your ears, and youre thinking of the hot paralegal wearing an outfit millimeters away from being immodestly unprofessional, who let you rip her CD . . . ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Adventure Literature & Fiction Science Fiction Science Fiction & Fantasy
Soothsayer: Magic Is All Around Us

Soothsayer: Magic Is All Around Us


Allison Sipe

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

SOOTHSAYER Magic is all around us ALLISON SIPE To Eric, Thank you for all your love and support. Without you Soothsayer would still be sitting on the shelf collecting dust. You and I are not the polite people that live in poems. We are blessed and cursed by our times. Guinevere Prologue England, 1782 Utter darkness enveloped the world around us, the air thick with mist. I couldnt see anything beyond my own feet. The trees rose up out of the ground like hands of the dead, cold and lifeless. The ...

Keywords: Arthurian Fairy Tales Fantasy Literature & Fiction Mythology Mythology & Folk Tales Paranormal & Urban Science Fiction & Fantasy сказочная фантастика
Wandering Stars

Wandering Stars


Robert Silverberg
Bernard Malamud
Robert Sheckley
Isaac Asimov
Harlan Ellison
William Tenn
Pamela Sargent
Jack Dann
Avram Davidson
Horace L Gold
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Carol Carr
Geo Alec Effinger

ISBN: 9781580230056
Year of publication: 2013

WANDERING STARS AN ANTHOLOGY OF JEWISH FANTASY SCIENCE FICTION Edited by Jack Dann To my mother Edith N. Dann, who still makes the best chicken soup. Acknowledgments The editor would like to thank the following people for their help and ideas: Rabbi David S. Boros George Zebrowski Gardner Dozois Joe W. Haldeman Harry Altshuler and, of course, Victoria Schochet. INTRODUCTION Why Me Isaac Asimov When I was asked to do the introduction to this collection, that was the question I asked. Why me One ...

Keywords: Anthology Jewish anthologies Jewish fantasy Jewish fiction Jewish literature Jewish science fiction Jewish short stories
More Wandering Stars

More Wandering Stars


Isaac Asimov
Harlan Ellison
Barry N Malzberg
Jack Dann
Joe W Haldeman
Phyllis Gotlieb
Horace L Gold
Mel Gilden
Harvey Jacobs
Hugh Nissenson
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Howard Schwartz

ISBN: 1580230636
Year of publication: 2013

MORE WANDERING STARS AN ANTHOLOGY OF OUTSTANDING STORIES OF JEWISH FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION Edited by Jack Dann With an Introduction by Isaac Asimov In memory of Edith N. Dann, who taught me everything important. INTRODUCTION The Hebrew Source Isaac Asimov Back in 1974, Jack Yankele Dann edited a book called Wandering Stars, which was a collection of stories of science fiction and fantasy with Jewish themes. When I heard that Yankele had this in his head, I marveled. Where, I asked myself, ...

Keywords: Anthology Jewish anthologies Jewish fantasy Jewish fiction Jewish literature Jewish science fiction Jewish short stories
Babylon

Babylon


Yasmina Reza

ISBN: 9781609808334
Year of publication: 2018

Babylon Yasmina Reza Translated by Linda Asher for Didier Martiny The world isnt tidy its a mess. I dont try to make it neat. GARRY WINOGRAND Hes against a wall, in the street. Standing there in suit and tie. He has ears that stick out, a frightened glance, short white hair. Hes thin, narrow shoulders. Hes holding out a maga-zine with the word awake on it. The photo caption reads Jehovahs WitnessLos Angeles. The picture dates from 1955. He looked like a little boy. Hes been dead a long time. He ...

Keywords: crime and mystery french crime novel literary fiction literary fiction in translation literature in translation memory fiction murder mystery murder romance novel in translation Prix Renaudot
The Possessed: Adventures With Russian Books and the People Who Read Them

The Possessed: Adventures With Russian Books and the People Who Read Them


Elif Batuman

ISBN: 9781921656644
Year of publication: 2010

ELIF BATUMAN The Possessed ELIF BATUMAN was born in New York City and grew up in New Jersey. She now lives in San Francisco. She is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award. She teaches at Stanford University. The Possessed The Possessed ADVENTURES WITH RUSSIAN BOOKSAND THE PEOPLE WHO READ THEMElif BatumanFARRAR, STRAUS AND GIROUXNEW YORK Farrar, Straus and Giroux18 West 18th Street, New York 10011 Copyright 2010 by Elif BatumanAll rights reservedDistributed in Canada by DM ...

Keywords: General Literary Criticism Russian & Former Soviet Union Russian literature
Snow Glass Apples: A Play for Voices

Snow Glass Apples: A Play for Voices


Neil Gaiman
Jack Zipes
George Walker

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2011

Snow, Glass, Apples Copyright c 1994 Neil GaimanI do not know what manner of thing she is. None of us do. She killedher mother in the birthing, but thats never enough to account forit. They call me wise, but I am far from wise, for all that I foresawfragments of it, frozen moments caught in pools of water or in thecold glass of my mirror. If I were wise I would not have tried tochange what I saw. If I were wise I would have killed myself beforeever I encountered her, before ever I caught ...

Keywords: Fairy Tales Fantasy Genre Fiction Horror Literature & Fiction Mythology & Folk Tales Science Fiction & Fantasy
Beat the Reaper: A Novel

Beat the Reaper: A Novel


Josh Bazell

ISBN: 9780316032223
Year of publication: 2009

Copyright 2009 by Josh Bazell All rights reserved. Except as permitted under the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976, no part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, or stored in a database or retrieval system, without the prior written permission of the publisher. Little, Brown and Company Hachette Book Group 237 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017 Visit our Web site at www.HachetteBookGroup.com First eBook Edition: January 2009 Little, Brown and ...

Keywords: American First Novelists American Mystery & Suspense Fiction Assassins Black Humor (Literature) Fiction Fiction - Espionage Fiction - General General Medical Organized Crime Physicians Suspense Suspense Fiction thriller Thrillers
The Heisenberg Legacy

The Heisenberg Legacy


Christopher Cartwright

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Christopher Cartwright The Heisenberg Legacy Prologue Luftwaffe Airfield, Stuttgart 22 January 1945 Oberstleutnant Wilhelm Gutwein watched as the Borgward B 3000 military truck backed up to the tail end of his aircraft. Once the green canvas covering the tray was removed, he received his first glimpse of the strange metallic device, which had been hurriedly transferred in secret from a laboratory in Haigerloch. The instrument looked to him like an oversized, charcoal-painted American football, ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Literature & Fiction Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Nazi Secrets Nuclear Weapons Sea Adventures Suspense Thriller Thriller & Suspense Thrillers & Suspense
The Ironclad Covenant

The Ironclad Covenant


Christopher Cartwright

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Christopher Cartwright The Ironclad Covenant Prologue Natchez, Mississippi May 18, 1863 William Chestnuts ankles were bound by heavy leg irons. His wrists were locked in hand irons, which were then shackled to five other prisoners. All were then restrained using the same method. The shackles were the Darby type with barrel locks made by the Hiatt Company. The handcuffs had a square bow with notches on the outside that engaged a lock mechanism shaped like a teardrop. They were the same type hed ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Literature & Fiction Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Nazi Secrets Sea Adventures Suspense Thriller Thriller & Suspense Thrillers & Suspense
Code to Extinction

Code to Extinction


Christopher Cartwright

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

Christopher Cartwright Code to Extinction Prologue Oymyakon, Eastern Siberia 20 Years Ago They buried his mother under a bruised sunset of purple, red and ochre. It had taken the better part of a week to dig the grave. A task made strenuous and painstakingly slow by the grounds constant state of permafrost. Through a process of lighting a bonfire, letting it burn for hours and then shifting the coals to the side, they were able to dig, inch by inch into the soil until the hole was finally big ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Literature & Fiction Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Nazi Secrets Sea Adventures Suspense Thriller Thriller & Suspense Thrillers & Suspense
The Aleutian Portal

The Aleutian Portal


Christopher Cartwright

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

Christopher Cartwright The Aleutian Portal To my good friend Mike Riley, whose sense of humor and love of the outlandish were the basis for this novel. Chapter One Bering Strait Present Day The passenger studied the face in the old American passport. He bit his lower lip as his eyes locked onto the photo. It looked distant, almost forgotten, yet familiar too. Like a relative hed once known well, who had passed away when he was just a child. Hed been living a lie so long hed almost forgotten how ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Literature & Fiction Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Nazi Secrets Sea Adventures Suspense Thriller Thriller & Suspense Thrillers & Suspense

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