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A Brief Introduction to Modern Arabic Literature by David Tresilian

By David Tresilian

This brief ebook bargains a special review of recent Arabic literature, targeting advancements during the last fifty years and delivering a advisor to the literary panorama, indicating the most important landmarks within the form of authors, rules, and debates.

This is the second one of 2 titles released to release a brand new sequence delivering perception into Arabic advances in technological know-how and tradition. geared toward the overall reader, the titles are illustrated and include glossaries, indices, and recommendations for additional reading.

David Tresilian has taught at Columbia college and the yank collage in Cairo. He has been on the American collage of Paris due to the fact that 1999.

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The Manual of Free Energy Devices and Systems by D. A. Kelly

By D. A. Kelly

This current guide of Free-Energy units and structures discloses the venture paintings of roughly fifty self reliant researchers into «free-energy» R & D, and spin-off anti-gravity study. many of the researchers conceal the spectrum of laymen «explorers» and professionally-trained scientists, with the paintings of either researcher kinds pointing to a typical finish, that of confirmed «over-unity output» from their quite a few prototype tasks. There can now not be any critical doubts concerning the practicality of many of the «free-energy» devices and structures in line with the full-weight of the proof from no less than fifteen varieties of tasks, as awarded during this handbook. even if all of this awarded prototype/project paintings has been geared toward generating free-energy machines, it has develop into more and more obvious that during a few circumstances levitation (anti-gravity) effects were accomplished as a spin-off from this easy free-energy improvement attempt.

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: A critical review of the 1996 literature preceded by two by G.W. Gribble and T.L. Gilchrist (Eds.)

By G.W. Gribble and T.L. Gilchrist (Eds.)

Includes edited lawsuits of ECHET96 digital convention, together with 10 keynote articles, eighty three contributed articles and posters, three articles describing how the chemical content material of the convention used to be assembled and accessed, and electronic mail discussions. additionally contains choices from CLIC superior Chemical Communications undertaking, Chemical Markup Language documentation, an instance of using Hyperwave for dependent record collections, and examples of the presentation of 3D molecular info utilizing internet applied sciences. learn more... summary: comprises edited lawsuits of ECHET96 digital convention, together with 10 keynote articles, eighty three contributed articles and posters, three articles describing how the chemical content material of the convention was once assembled and accessed, and electronic mail discussions. additionally comprises choices from CLIC superior Chemical Communications undertaking, Chemical Markup Language documentation, an instance of using Hyperwave for dependent rfile collections, and examples of the presentation of 3D molecular details utilizing internet applied sciences

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Pigeons on the Grass (Modern German Voices Series) by Wolfgang Koeppen

By Wolfgang Koeppen

One other German author that's unfortunately absent from the tracker. this can be certainly one of Koeppen's most beneficial novels, and anything to dig into. Enjoy!

trans. David Ward

Here is an English translation of a post-war German vintage. The occasions of the unconventional occur in the course of the process a unmarried day in an unnamed urban in occupied Germany the place the unending drone of allied planes overhead raises the already heightened pressure. all through this robust narrative, the characters' stories finally show how and at what expense Germans within the Nineteen Fifties, via failing to confront their fresh prior, blinded themselves to its after results.

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The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

By Daniel Defoe

Years after being rescued from the abandoned island, Robinson Crusoe's existence is way various from the single he knew in the course of his solitary years as a solid away--he has a loving spouse, young children, and a winning occupation as a plantation proprietor. yet, with echoes of his outdated adventures sounding in his head, Crusoe feels drawn again to his island, and while his nephew bargains to take him on board his buying and selling vessel, Crusoe can't refuse the chance to come to the seas. Unknown to him, even larger adventures lie forward in this fateful voyage, as Crusoe voyages to unique locales in Africa, Southeast Asia, China, and Siberia.
The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe is the second one novel written through Daniel Defoe that includes the now famous personality. The ebook the good luck of The lifestyles and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, which has develop into the most widely-published books in historical past. This moment installment is written in a lot an identical type because the first--in didactic or epistolary narrative variety from Crusoe's first-person perspective.
HarperPerennial Classics brings nice works of literature to lifestyles in electronic structure, upholding the top criteria in book creation and celebrating studying in all its varieties. search for extra titles within the HarperPerennial Classics assortment to construct your electronic library.

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Blow the House Down: A Novel by Robert Baer

By Robert Baer

Former CIA operative Robert Baer pushes fiction to absolutely the restrict during this riveting and unnervingly believable substitute heritage of 9/11.

Veteran CIA officer Max Waller has lengthy been keen about the kidnapping and homicide of his organisation mentor. notwithstanding years of digging yield the identify of a suspect—an Iranian math genius grew to become terrorist—the path turns out too chilly to justify extra attempt. Then Max turns up a photo of the fellow status along Osama bin encumbered and a mysterious westerner whose face has been reduce out, feeding Max’s suspicion. while the 1st legitimate to whom Max exhibits the photograph lands up lifeless, the out-of-favor agent without notice unearths himself the objective of darkish forces in the intelligence group who're eager to muzzle him.

Eluding a world surveillance web, Max—in the summer time of 2001—begins monitoring the spore of a fancy conspiracy, assembly clandestinely with suicide bombers and Arab royalty and eventually knowing the Iranian he’d searched for a decades-old crime is de facto on the nexus of a terrifying plot.

Showing off fabulous tradecraft and an array of richly textured backdrops, and packed with actual names and occasions, Blow the home Down deftly balances truth and danger to turn into the 1st nice mystery to spring from the struggle on terrorism.

Also to be had as a Random residence AudioBook and an eBook

From the Hardcover edition.

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The Sacrifice by Joyce Carol Oates

By Joyce Carol Oates

Ny instances bestselling writer Joyce Carol Oates returns with an incendiary novel that illuminates the tragic impression of sexual violence, racism, brutality, and tool on blameless lives and probes the patience of stereotypes, the character of revenge, the complexities of fact, and our insatiable starvation for sensationalism.

When a fourteen-year-old lady is the alleged sufferer of a negative act of racial violence, the incident shocks and galvanizes her group, exacerbating the racial pressure that has been simmering during this New Jersey city for many years. during this magisterial paintings of fiction, Joyce Carol Oates explores the uneasy fault strains in a racially stricken society. In this type of stressful, charged surroundings, Oates finds that there should always be a sacrifice—of innocence, fact, belief, and, finally, of lives. Unfolding in a succession of multiracial voices, in a group transfixed through this alleged crime and the spectacle unfolding round it, this profound novel exposes what—and who—the "sacrifice" really is, and what effects a majority of these occasions carry for us all.

Working on the top of her powers, Oates deals a sympathetic portrait of the younger woman and her mom, and demanding situations our expectancies and ideology approximately our society, our biases, and ourselves. because the refrain of its voices—from the police to the media to the sufferer and her family—reaches a crescendo, The Sacrifice deals a stunning new knowing of energy and oppression, innocence and guilt, fact and sensationalism, justice and retribution.

A chilling exploration of advanced social, political, and ethical themes—the enduring trauma of the prior, smooth racial and sophistication tensions, the facility of secrets and techniques, and the primal judgements all of us make to guard these we love—The Sacrifice is a huge paintings of fiction from one in every of our such a lot respected literary masters.

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Sway: A Novel by Zachary Lazar

By Zachary Lazar

3 dramatic and emblematic tales intertwine in Zachary Lazar's remarkable new novel, SWAY--the early days of the Rolling Stones, together with the romantic triangle of Brian Jones, Anita Pallenberg, and Keith Richards; the lifetime of avant-garde filmmaker Kenneth Anger; and the neighborhood of Charles Manson and his fans. Lazar illuminates an hour in American historical past while rapture stumbled on its roots in idolatrous figures and ended in unprovoked and inexplicable violence. Connecting the entire tales during this novel is Bobby Beausoleil, a stunning California boy who seemed in an Anger movie and finally joined the Manson "family." With nice artistry, Lazar weaves scenes from those actual lives jointly right into a actual yet heightened truth, making superstars human, giving demons truth, and restoring mythic occasions to the dimensions of lifestyle.

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