Keywords: Political

Under Western Eyes

Under Western Eyes


Joseph Conrad

ISBN: 9781450597968
Year of publication: 2010

Under Western Eyes by Joseph Conrad I would take liberty from any hand as a hungry man would snatch a piece of bread. Miss HALDIN PART FIRST I To begin with I wish to disclaim the possession of those high gifts of imagination and expression which would have enabled my pen to create for the reader the personality of the man who called himself, after the Russian custom, Cyril son of IsidorKirylo SidorovitchRazumov. If I have ever had these gifts in any sort of living form they have been smothered ...

Keywords: Fiction Political
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
Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard

Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard


Joseph Conrad

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2006

NOSTROMO A TALE OF THE SEABOARD By Joseph Conrad So foul a sky clears not without a storm. SHAKESPEARE AUTHORS NOTE TO JOHN GALSWORTHY Nostromo is the most anxiously meditated of the longer novels which belong to the period following upon the publication of the Typhoon volume of short stories. I dont mean to say that I became then conscious of any impending change in my mentality and in my attitude towards the tasks of my writing life. And perhaps there was never any change, except in that ...

Keywords: Latin America -- Fiction Political fiction Revolutions -- Fiction Sailors -- Fiction Sea stories
The Cat Who Brought Down the House

The Cat Who Brought Down the House


Lilian Jackson Braun

ISBN: 9780515136555
Year of publication: 2003

The Cat Who Brought Down the House Lilian Jackson Braun Chapter 1Who was Thelma Thackeray It was April first, and it sounded like an April Fools joke. Had anyone by that name ever lived in Moose County, 400 miles north of everywhere Yet, there it was, in black and whitein the newsbite column of the Moose County Something: RETURN OF THE NATIVE Thelma Thackeray, 82, a native of Moose County, has retired after a 55-year career in Hollywood, CA, and is returning to her native soil. Im coming home to ...

Keywords: Cat Owners Cats Country Life Fiction General Koko (Fictitious Character) Millionaires Moose County (Imaginary Place) Mystery & Detective Political Qwilleran; Jim (Fictitious Character) Yum Yum (Fictitious Character : Braun)
Oath of Office

Oath of Office


Tom Clancy
Marc Cameron

ISBN: 9780735215955
Year of publication: 2018

Marc Cameron, Tom Clancy Series Creator Oath of Office ALSO BY TOM CLANCY FICTION The Hunt for Red October Red Storm Rising Patriot Games The Cardinal of the Kremlin Clear and Present Danger The Sum of All Fears Without Remorse Debt of Honor Executive Orders Rainbow Six The Bear and the Dragon Red Rabbit The Teeth of the Tiger Dead or Alive with Grant Blackwood Against All Enemies with Peter Telep Locked On with Mark Greaney Threat Vector with Mark Greaney Command Authority with Mark Greaney Tom ...

Keywords: Nuclear Terrorism Political Thriller Technothriller Terrorism Thriller
Russia's Military Revival

Russia's Military Revival


Bettina Renz

ISBN: 9781509516186
Year of publication: 2018

Bettina Renz RUSSIAS MILITARY REVIVAL Acknowledgements Part of the research and writing for this book was completed during a project funded by the Finnish Prime Ministers Office, Governments Analysis, Assessments and Research Activities fund from October 2015 until July 2016. I would like to thank the fund for the generous support. The project, entitled Russian hybrid warfare, was conducted jointly with Hanna Smith at the University of Helsinkis Aleksanteri Institute. Hanna also contributed with ...

Keywords: Intelligence and Espionage International Relations Political Science
Arctic Gambit

Arctic Gambit


Larry Bond

ISBN: 0765334925
Year of publication: 2018

Larry Bond Arctic Gambit AUTHORS NOTE It takes some time to total up the number of projects that Chris Carlson and I have worked on together. Even if you only count the ones that we actually finished, its an impressive sum, spread out over thirty-plus years. I will freely admit that the idea for this story came from Chris. I didnt even think the Status-6 torpedo was real until he showed me the information online including the November 2015 photo leaked by the Russians. And it takes a creative ...

Keywords: Fiction Military Political Thrillers
The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America

The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America


Timothy Snyder

ISBN: 0525574468
Year of publication: 2018

Copyright 2018 by Timothy Snyder All rights reserved. Published in the United States by Tim Duggan Books, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York. crownpublishing.com TIM DUGGAN BOOKS and the Crown colophon are trademarks of Penguin Random House LLC. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data is available upon request. Hardcover ISBN9780525574460 Ebook ISBN9780525574484 International Edition ISBN9780525575405 Cover design by Christopher ...

Keywords: Comparative Politics History & Theory International Relations Political Science
The Break

The Break


Sean Gabb

ISBN: 9781310247996
Year of publication: 2014

Sean Gabb THE BREAK Chapter One Though it could hold a dozen oarsmen, the longboat had a draft shallow enough to get it within a few yards of the shore. Jennifer had to clutch hard to steady herself as a sudden ebbing of the waves made it scrape on the shingle. With an easy motion, Count Robert was straight over the side. For a moment, the sea came up to his waist. Then it dropped below his knees. Come on, my Little Bear he cried in Latin. He laughed and said more, but the massive roar of the ...

Keywords: byzantium catholic church disaster apocalyptic dystopian apocalyptic Horror norman conquest police state Political thriller Satire Science Fiction st margarets time slip Young Adult
The Red Web

The Red Web


Andrei Soldatov
Irina Borogan

ISBN: 9781610395731
Year of publication: 2017

Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan THE RED WEB THE STRUGGLE BETWEEN RUSSIAS DIGITAL DICTATORS AND THE NEW ONLINE REVOLUTIONARIES Information wants to be free. Futurist Stewart Brand This is not a phone conversation. a Russian expression meaning a wish to discuss something in person because somebody else might be listening PROLOGUE In an otherwise residential district of southwest Moscow, a nineteen-story gray-and-white high rise, surrounded by a modest fence, could at first glance be mistaken for ...

Keywords: Computers HISTORY Political Science Russia and the Former Soviet Union Security World
Act of Revenge

Act of Revenge


Dale Brown
Jim DeFelice

ISBN: 9780062411334
Year of publication: 2018

Dale Brown, Jim Defelice Act of Revenge Revenge, at first though sweet, Bitter ere long back on itself recoils. Milton, Paradise Lost Book IX, lines 17172 Data sheet Important people Louis Messina scientist and entrepreneur, proprietor of Smart Metal, deeply religious lost his hand and his wife in a car accident as a young man never remarried Chelsea Goodman project engineer at Smart Metal genius at math, young, petite, creative Johnny Givens young, athletic FBI agent on Jenkinss task force ...

Keywords: Fiction Political Technological Technothriller Terrorism Thrillers
What Happened

What Happened


Hillary Rodham Clinton

ISBN: 9781501175565
Year of publication: 2017

Hillary Rodham Clinton WHAT HAPPENED For the team who stood with me in 2016 and worked their hearts out for a better, stronger, fairer America. Being your candidate was one of the greatest honors of my life. If you are tired, keep going. If you are scared, keep going. If you are hungry, keep going. If you want to taste freedom, keep going. Harriet Tubman Authors Note This is my story of what happened. Its the story of what I saw, felt, and thought during two of the most intense years Ive ever ...

Keywords: Biography and Autobiography Civics and Citizenship Political Science
My Fellow Prisoners

My Fellow Prisoners


Mikhail Khodorkovsky

ISBN: 9781468311617
Year of publication: 2015

Mikhail Khodorkovsky MY FELLOW PRISONERS MY FELLOW PRISONERS Mikhail Khodorkovsky was Russias leading businessman and an outspoken Kremlin critic. Born in 1963 in Moscow, he founded one of Russias first private banks, Menatep. Group Menatep subsequently acquired a majority interest in the Yukos Oil Company. Under Khodorkovskys leadership, Yukos revived the Russian oil industry, becoming one of the largest oil companies in the country, and the most transparent. He began sponsoring programmes ...

Keywords: human rights political science
Conservative Insurgency

Conservative Insurgency


Kurt Schlichter

ISBN: 9781618689771
Year of publication: 2014

Kurt Schlichter CONSERVATIVE INSURGENCY THE STRUGGLE TO TAKE AMERICA BACK 20092041 Acknowledgments It is only fair to share the credit, or the blame, for this book. There are many folks who provided assistance of many kinds. Ill try to name as many as I can, but please forgive the oversight if I miss someone, which I undoubtedly will. First, there is my hot wife, Irina Moises. She put up with this latest insanity, like all the other insanities that came before. Thanks to my agent, Jennifer ...

Keywords: political humor
The New Russia

The New Russia


Mikhail Gorbachev

ISBN: 9781509503919
Year of publication: 2016

Mikhail Gorbachev THE NEW RUSSIA Translated by Arch Tait Preface: Perestroika and the Future This is a book about the relevance of the past. Reflecting on what happened to Russia and Russians at the end of the last and beginning of this century, and what awaits Russia in the future, you inevitably come back to the years of Perestroika. Today, more than two decades separate us from that time, but it is probably still too early to attempt any final assessment. Chou En-Lai is said to have replied ...

Keywords: International Relations Political Science

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