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Download Lady of the Light (Auriane, Book 2) by Donna Gillespie PDF

Download Lady of the Light (Auriane, Book 2) by Donna Gillespie PDF

By Donna Gillespie

Auriane, warrior maiden of the Chattian tribe, was once sworn to take away the cursed Romans from the lands of the Rhine. Then destiny intervened: she was once captured, delivered to Rome in chains, and knowledgeable to struggle within the arenas as a gladiator - simply to fall in love with a Roman aristocrat, Marcus Arrius Julianus, and turn into his wife.

Marcus and Auriane have lived in tranquility for years yet, with no his wisdom, Auriane is a traitor to Rome. Plundering her husband's coffers for almost a decade, Auriane has supplied her individuals with adequate wealth to arm themselves. Now, Auriane's betrayal has been stumbled on, and if her duplicity reaches the Roman professionals, her existence - and the lives of her kin - could be forfeit.

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Download Gold of Our Fathers (Darko Dawson Mystery, Book 4) by Kwei Quartey PDF

Download Gold of Our Fathers (Darko Dawson Mystery, Book 4) by Kwei Quartey PDF

By Kwei Quartey

Darko Dawson, leader Inspector within the Ghana police provider, returns during this atmospheric crime sequence frequently in comparison to Alexander McCall Smith's The No. 1 Ladies' Detective company novels.

Darko Dawson has simply been promoted to leader Inspector within the Ghana Police Service—the merchandising even comes with a (rather modest) wage bump. yet he doesn’t have lengthy to have a good time simply because his new boss is moving him from Accra, Ghana’s capital, out to distant Obuasi within the Ashanti quarter, a space now infamous for the unlawful exploitation of its gold mines.

When Dawson arrives on the Obuasi headquarters, he unearths it in entire disarray. The workplace is a large number of uncatalogued proof and chilly case records, morale is low, and self-discipline between officials is lax. On merely his moment day at the task, the physique of a chinese language mine proprietor is unearthed in his personal gold quarry. As Dawson investigates the case, he fast learns how risky it's to pursue justice during this country of unlawful gold mines, the place the worst offenders have a lot cash they've got no worry of the legislation.

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Download Faustina by Jakob Wassermann PDF

Download Faustina by Jakob Wassermann PDF

By Jakob Wassermann

Vor Jahren hatte in einem geselligen Kreis, in dem ich damals verkehrte, die junge C. viel Aufsehen gemacht. Abkömmling einer alten Adelsfamilie, hatte sie sich, kaum zwanzig Jahre alt, von dem Zwang und Drill ihrer Welt befreit, um, wie sie sich ausdrückte, ‚selbst‘ zu leben. Die Ungebundenheit ihrer Lebensführung battle in der Tat erstaunlich … In dieser Zeit näherte ich mich ihr. Wir hatten uns ziemlich viel zu sagen. Faustina, so wurde sie meist kurzweg genannt, conflict geistreich, und used to be mehr ist, ihr Geist hatte Fundamente." Dann verschwindet sie urplötzlich und es dauert einige Zeit, bis der Erzähler sie zufällig auf der Straße wiedertrifft. Kurze Zeit später erhält er ein Billet von ihr mit der Aufforderung, sie zu einer bestimmten Abendstunde zu besuchen. In einer Vorstadtpension trifft er sie und dort ist es, dass sich zwischen beiden ein ganz einzigartiges Gespräch über die Liebe entwickelt. Zum Abschied reicht er ihr die Hand. "Sie sah mich an, und wundersam, ihr Auge battle voll Fragen wie das eines kleinen Mädchens." Zwei Tage später ist sie aus der Pension verschwunden.

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Download L'exil et le royaume by Albert Camus PDF

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By Albert Camus

Dans les épaisseurs de l. a. nuit sèche et froide, des milliers d'étoiles se formaient sans trêve et leurs glaçons étincelants, aussitôt détachés, commençaient de glisser insensiblement vers l'horizon. Janine ne pouvait s'arracher à los angeles contemplation de ces feux à los angeles dérive. Elle tournait avec eux, et le même cheminement motionless los angeles réunissait peu à peu à son être le plus profond, où le froid et le désir maintenant se combattaient.

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Download Vita Sexualis by Ōgai Mori PDF

Download Vita Sexualis by Ōgai Mori PDF

By Ōgai Mori

Notwithstanding banned 3 weeks after its booklet in 1909, Vita Sexualis is way greater than a prurient erotic novel. The narrator, a professor of philosophy, wrestles with problems with sexual wish, intercourse schooling, and the right kind position of sensuality. He tells the tale of his personal trip into sexual knowledge, spanning fifteen years, from his first publicity to erotic woodcuts on the age of six, to his first actual reaction to a girl, and his eventual come upon with a certified courtesan. past being a poignant account of 1 boy's coming of age, Vita Sexualis can be an enormous list of Japan's ethical struggles through the cultural upheaval of the final years of the Meiji era.
In reaction to the book of Vita Sexualis, Ogai Mori used to be reprimanded by way of Japan's vice-minister of conflict.

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Download Opening Acts: Narrative Beginnings in Twentieth-Century by Catherine Romagnolo PDF

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By Catherine Romagnolo

In the start there has been . . . the start. And with the start got here the facility to inform a narrative. Few book-length experiences of narrative beginnings exist, and never one takes a feminist point of view. Opening Acts unearths the $64000 position of beginnings as moments of discursive authority with strength and employer which have been appropriated via writers from traditionally marginalized teams. Catherine Romagnolo argues for a severe wisdom of the way social id performs a task within the strategic use and important interpretation of narrative beginnings.

The twentieth-century U.S. girls writers whom Romagnolo studies—Edith Wharton, H.D., Toni Morrison, Julia Alvarez, and Amy Tan—have seized the ability to disrupt traditional constructions of authority and undermine historic grasp narratives of marriage, motherhood, U.S. nationhood, race, and citizenship. utilizing six in their novels as issues of access, Romagnolo illuminates the ways that beginnings are very likely subversive, thereby disrupting the reinscription of hierarchically gendered and racialized conceptions of authorship and agency.

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Download Dos veces única by Elena Poniatowska PDF

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By Elena Poniatowska

Con Dos veces única Elena Poniatowska vuelve a convertir en novela una sólida investigación, un relato contado por sus actores a lo largo de décadas junto a estudios y ensayos fundamentales para iluminar y reconstruir una existencia plena de pasión y de furia como los potentes ojos verdes de su protagonista.

Diva y musa por derecho propio, esposa legendaria, cocinera magnífica, madre tormentosa y viuda trágica, María Guadalupe Marín Preciado, Lupe Marín (1895-1983) fue testigo excepcional y parte critical de algunas de las vidas extraordinarias que dieron forma al arte mexicano del siglo xx.

Casada con Diego Rivera y con el poeta y crítico Jorge Cuesta, el más connotado de los escritores del grupo Contemporáneos, Lupe Marín vio refulgir su obra y l. a. de otros creadores como Frida Kahlo, Rafael Coronel, Xavier Villaurrutia y Juan Soriano, además de ejercer una influencia poderosa sobre sus hijos y nietos, herederos de un legado tan brillante como imperioso.

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Download Black Cat (Gemini, Book 2) by V. C. Andrews PDF

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By V. C. Andrews

SHE concealed HER actual SELF.
NOW the reality could be REVEALED.

dwelling a lifetime of lies below the thumb of her widowed, spiritually-obsessed mom, Celeste has been compelled to tackle the identification of her useless exact dual brother, Noble. below her boyish outfits and short-cut hair, she's nearly forgotten what it's prefer to be Celeste -- aside from the single factor that retains her sane: taking good care of her darling daughter, child Celeste. And simply Celeste is familiar with the reality concerning the baby's father. but if Celeste's mom marries a kindly neighbor, a brand new breed of toxic secrets and techniques and harsh enemies will strength Celeste to do what she needs to to outlive the darkness. Will revealing the reality approximately herself unlock her and her baby from the demons of her family's prior? Or will it seal a bad destiny for them either?

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Download Dear Reader by Paul Fournel PDF

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By Paul Fournel

There's loads of sturdy to be acknowledged approximately publishing, as a rule concerning the nutrients. The books, though—Robert Dubois feels as though he's learn the books, yet nonetheless they preserve coming again to him, the usual books simply by new authors. perhaps he's able to settle into the tip of his profession, like it's a tipsy afternoon after a operating lunch. yet then he's faced with a present: a section of expertise, a gizmo, a reader...

Dear Reader takes a wry, affectionate examine the area of publishing, books and authors, and is a really humorous, relocating tale in regards to the passing of the outdated and the thrill of the hot.

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