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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
Roses Have Thorns: A Novel of Elizabeth I

Roses Have Thorns: A Novel of Elizabeth I


Sandra Byrd

ISBN: 9781439183168
Year of publication: 2013

Praise for Sandra Byrd Roses Have Thorns: A Novel of Elizabeth I In Roses Have Thorns, Sandra Byrd has given the reader another amazing heroine to tell the intimate story of Englands greatest queen, Elizabeth I. What a unique point of view and deeply moving story Helena von Snakenborg provides. Byrd is especially adept at blending political and private lives. This is a timeless womens friendship novel as well as a poignant love story to cherishboth the roses and the thorns. Karen Harper, New ...

Keywords: Christian Fiction General Historical Romance
Antonina; Or, The Fall of Rome

Antonina; Or, The Fall of Rome


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2002

ANTONINA OR, THE FALL OF ROME by WILKIE COLLINS PREFACE In preparing to compose a fiction founded on history, the writer of these pages thought it no necessary requisite of such a work that the principal characters appearing in it should be drawn from the historical personages of the period. On the contrary, he felt that some very weighty objections attached to this plan of composition. He knew well that it obliged a writer to add largely from invention to what was actually knownto fill in with ...

Keywords: 3rd-6th centuries -- Fiction Goths -- Fiction Historical fiction Rome -- History -- Germanic invasions
Roots: The Saga of an American Family

Roots: The Saga of an American Family


Alex Haley

ISBN: 9781593154493
Year of publication: 2007

AlexHaley Roots: The Saga of an American Family Publishers Statement One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadnt been seen since the publication of Uncle Toms Cabin. The book sold over one million copies in the first year, and the miniseries was watched by an astonishing 130 million people. It also won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. ...

Keywords: African American families African American Studies African Americans Alex Alex - Family Biography Biography & Autobiography Cultural Heritage Ethnic Studies Fiction General Haley Haley family Kinte family Romance Social Science
Time And Time Again

Time And Time Again


James Hilton

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1953

James Hilton Time And Time Again Paris I Towards midnight Charles Anderson finished some notes on a talk he had had with a newspaper editor at lunchnothing very important, but he thought he ought to keep Bingay decently informed. The hour and the completion of the task seemed to call for a drink, so he went to the bathroom for some water and then to his suitcase for the silver flask that he always carried on these junkets and tried to keep replenished. He was not much of a whisky drinker so he ...

Keywords: Novel Romance
So Well Remembered

So Well Remembered


James Hilton

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1945

James Hilton So Well Remembered Part One That day so well remembereda day, indeed, impossible to forget was the First of September, 1921 on the morning of which George Boswellthen only Councillor Boswell, then sandy-brown-haired with not a trace of greywoke before dawn, looked at his watch, and promptly slept again till Annie brought in the morning paper, a cup of tea, and some letters that had just arrived. Amongst them was a note from Lord Winslows secretary, saying that his lordship would ...

Keywords: Novel Romance
Morning Journey

Morning Journey


James Hilton

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1951

James Hilton Morning Journey Prologue George Hare of Hare, Briggs, Burton, and Kurtnitz met Carey Arundel for the first time at the annual Critics Dinner at Verinos. She was to receive a plaque for the best actress performance of the year, Greg Wilson was to get the actors, and Paul Saffron the directors. These dinners were rather stuffy affairs, but the awards were worth getting this year Morning Journey was the picture that had swept the board, all the winners having scored in it. George had ...

Keywords: Novel Romance
And Now Good-bye

And Now Good-bye


James Hilton

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1931

James Hilton And Now Good-bye Prologue The Redford rail smash was a bad business. On that cold November morning, glittering with sunshine and a thin layer of snow on the fields, the London- Manchester express hit a wagon that had strayed on to the main line from a siding. Engine and two first coaches were derailed scattered cinders set fire to the wreckage and fourteen persons in the first coach lost their lives. Some, unfortunately, were not killed outright. A curious thing was that even when ...

Keywords: Novel Romance
The Scandalous Duchess

The Scandalous Duchess


Anne OBrien

ISBN: 9781472010391
Year of publication: 2014

Praise for the author ANNE OBRIEN An absolutely gripping tale that is both superbly written and meticulously researched The Sun The characters are larger than lifeand the author a compulsive storyteller. A little fictional embroidery has been worked into history, but the bones of the book are true. Sunday Express This book has everythingroyalty, scandal, fascinating historical politics and, ultimately, the shaping of the woman who founded the Tudors. Cosmopolitan OBrien has excellent control ...

Keywords: Contemporary Fiction General Historical Romance
Fractured

Fractured


Dany Atkins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2013

Fractured By Dany Atkins Copyright Dany Atkins 2009 Dany Atkins asserts the moral right to be identified as the author of this work This novel is entirely a work of fiction. The names, characters and incidents portrayed in it are the work of the authors imagination. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, events or localities is entirely coincidental. For Ralph. Forever. And of course for Luke, just because. But mostly for Kimberley, who helped make this happen. My first life ended ...

Keywords: Romance
Blood Hound

Blood Hound


James Osiris Baldwin

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2016

James Osiris Baldwin BLOOD HOUND Thank you for picking up Blood Hound Join my mailing list and get your free copy of Burn Artist, the Hound of Eden Prequel: http:eepurl.comch6Jn Books in the Alexi Sokolsky series Available now from Amazon and Kindle Unlimited Burn Artist Book 0 Blood Hound Book 1 Stained Glass Book 2 Please note this book has a hyperlinked translation guide. Click any word with a link to see the meaning. Foreign words without a link have the translation in the same sentence. ...

Keywords: MM Romance Mystery russian mafia sorcerer Supernatural wizard
Arena Three

Arena Three


Morgan Rice

ISBN: 9781632915689
Year of publication: 2016

Morgan Rice ARENA THREE PART ONE CHAPTER ONE I thrash against the struggling current, lungs bursting, desperate for air. I try to propel myself to the surface, kicking furiously, treading for sunlight. I dont know where I am or how I got herebut I know I cant breathe, and I cant last much longer. With one last kick I finally manage to break the surface. I gasp, gulping the air, never having felt so deadand so alive. As I bob in a fast-moving river, I catch a glimpse of someone standing on the ...

Keywords: Dystopian Love and Romance
The Tragedy of Julius Caesar

The Tragedy of Julius Caesar


William Shakespeare

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1997

THE TRAGEDY OF JULIUS CAESAR by William Shakespeare Dramatis Personae JULIUS CAESAR, Roman statesman and general OCTAVIUS, Triumvir after Caesars death, later Augustus Caesar,first emperor of Rome MARK ANTONY, general and friend of Caesar, a Triumvir after his death LEPIDUS, third member of the Triumvirate MARCUS BRUTUS, leader of the conspiracy against Caesar CASSIUS, instigator of the conspiracy CASCA, conspirator against Caesar TREBONIUS, CAIUS LIGARIUS, DECIUS BRUTUS, METELLUS ...

Keywords: 43-31 B.C. -- Drama 85 B.C.?-42 B.C. -- Drama Assassins -- Drama Brutus Caesar Conspiracies -- Drama Julius -- Assassination -- Drama Marcus Junius Rome -- History -- Civil War Tragedies
Saviour of Rome

Saviour of Rome


Douglas Jackson

ISBN: 9780593075937
Year of publication: 2016

Douglas Jackson Saviour of Rome Some are of the opinion that he was driven to his rapacious proceedings by the extreme poverty of the treasury and exchequer. Gaius Suetonius on Vespasian Lives of the Twelve Caesars I Northern Hispania, AD72 He lay in a shallow depression overlooking the dusty valley. The relentless Iberian sun beat down fit to melt the jagged rocks beneath him and the top of his skull burned like glowing coals despite the cloth scarf covering his face and head. Only the ...

Keywords: Ancient Fiction Historical History Rome
The_Color_of_Love_-_Radclyffe

The_Color_of_Love_-_Radclyffe


Radclyffe

ISBN: 9781626397170
Year of publication: 2016

Table of Contents Synopsis Applause for L.L. Raands Midnight Hunters Series Acclaim for Radclyffes Fiction By Radclyffe Acknowledgments Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Chapter Four Chapter Five Chapter Six Chapter Seven Chapter Eight Chapter Nine Chapter Ten Chapter Eleven Chapter Twelve Chapter Thirteen Chapter Fourteen Chapter Fifteen Chapter Sixteen Chapter Seventeen Chapter Eighteen Chapter Nineteen Chapter Twenty Chapter Twenty-one Chapter Twenty-two Chapter Twenty-three Chapter ...

Keywords: Contemporary Lesbian Romance

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