Download E-books With My Dog Eyes: A Novel PDF

By Hilda Hilst

Hilda Hilst (1930–2004) used to be one of many maximum Brazilian writers of the 20 th century, yet her books have languished untranslated, partly as a result of their officially radical nature. This translation of With My Dog-Eyes brings a vital paintings from her oeuvre into English for the 1st time.

With My Dog-Eyes is an account of an unraveling—of sanity, of language . . . After experiencing a imaginative and prescient of what he calls “a straight forward unhoped-for,” university professor Amós Keres struggles to reconcile himself along with his lifestyles as a father, a husband, and a member of the college with its “meetings, asskissers, unnecessary rivalries, gratuitous resentments, jealous speak, megalomanias.”

A attractive publication by way of a grasp of the avant-garde.

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Download E-books The Last Days of Night: A Novel PDF

By Graham Moore

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • an exciting novel in response to real occasions, in regards to the nature of genius, the price of ambition, and the conflict to impress America—from the Oscar-winning screenwriter of The Imitation Game and writer of The Sherlockian

NAMED the best BOOKS OF THE yr by means of THE WASHINGTON POST AND THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER • SOON TO BE a massive movie STARRING EDDIE REDMAYNE

New York, 1888. gasoline lamps nonetheless flicker within the urban streets, however the miracle of electrical mild is in its infancy. the person that controls the ability to show evening into day will make history—and an unlimited fortune. a tender untested legal professional named Paul Cravath, clean out of Columbia legislations institution, takes a case that turns out very unlikely to win. Paul’s customer, George Westinghouse, has been sued by way of Thomas Edison over a billion-dollar query: Who invented the sunshine bulb and holds the appropriate to strength the country?

The case presents Paul access to the heady global of excessive society—the glittering events in Gramercy Park mansions, and the extra insidious dealings performed in the back of closed doorways. the duty dealing with him is past daunting. Edison is a wily, risky opponent with massive assets at his disposal—private spies, newspapers in his pocket, and the backing of J. P. Morgan himself. but this unknown legal professional stocks along with his recognized adversary a compulsion to win in any respect costs. How will he do it?

In obsessive pursuit of victory, Paul crosses paths with Nikola Tesla, an eccentric, impressive inventor who may perhaps carry the main to defeating Edison, and with Agnes Huntington, a stunning opera singer who proves to be a faultless performer on level and rancid. As Paul takes higher and larger dangers, he’ll locate that everybody in his course is enjoying their very own video game, and not anyone is kind of who they seem.

Praise for The final Days of Night

“A fulfilling romp . . . occurs opposed to a backdrop wealthy with interval element . . . Works splendidly as an leisure . . . because it fees ahead, the unconventional leaves no dot unconnected.”—Noah Hawley, The manhattan instances ebook Review

“This beautiful historic novel illuminates a desirable American moment.”People

“A interesting portrait of yankee inventors . . . Moore crafts a compelling narrative out of [Paul] Cravath’s crafty criminal maneuvers and [Nikola] Tesla’s world-changing tinkering, whereas a narrative line on opera singer Agnes Huntington has the mysterious glamour of The nice Gatsby. . . . Moore weaves a fancy net. . . .  He conjures Gilded Age ny urban so vividly, it seems like in simple terms yesterday.”Entertainment Weekly

“A version of enhanced old fiction . . . Graham Moore digs deep into long-forgotten evidence to provide us a thrilling, occasionally spectacular tale of 2 geniuses locked in a brutal conflict to alter the realm. . . . [A] exceptional trip into the past.”The Washington Post

“Mesmerizing, shrewdpermanent, and completely crackling, The final Days of Night is a triumph of mind's eye. Graham Moore has selected Gilded Age manhattan as his playground, with oversized characters—Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse—as his avid gamers. the result's a fantastically researched, eternally exciting novel that might go away you buzzing.”—Gillian Flynn, writer of Gone Girl

“It’s half criminal mystery, half travel of a paranormal time—the age of wonder—and as soon as you’ve comprehensive it, you’ll locate it tough to come to the realm of now.”—Erik Larson, writer of The satan within the White City

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Download E-books Hostile Contact PDF

By Gordon Kent

From the acclaimed writer of evening catch, Peacemaker and most sensible Hook, a thrilling story of recent espionage and flying experience that includes US military intelligence officer Alan Craik – guaranteed to attract the various enthusiasts of Tom Clancy and Dale Brown.

For years, a high-level CIA mole has been passing secrets and techniques to china. Now he’s long gone, yet he’s left a perilous legacy…

In the seas off Seattle, an unidentified submarine is shadowing American ballistic-missile subs. US military intelligence officer Alan Craik must draw on all his event of aerial anti-submarine battle to trace it down. but unforeseen problems from his final project threaten to place him out of motion prior to he also can get started.

It is barely weeks seeing that Craik’s pursuit of CIA mole George Shreed led to a fabulous shootout. Now it kind of feels there are a few risky humans in Washington and Beijing whose international has been shattered via Shreed’s fall from grace. all of them have their very own purposes for revenge – and they're going to chance every little thing to accomplish it.

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Download E-books Valis PDF

By Philip K. Dick

Valis is the 1st e-book in Philip okay. Dick's incomparable ultimate trio of novels (the others being are The Divine Invasion and The Transmigration of Timothy Archer). This disorienting and bleakly humorous paintings is ready a schizophrenic hero named Horselover fats; the hidden mysteries of Gnostic Christianity; and fact as printed via a purple laser. Valis is a theological detective tale, within which God is either a lacking individual and the offender of the final word crime.

"The proven fact that what Dick is enjoyable us approximately is fact and insanity, time and demise, sin and salvation--this has escaped so much critics. no one notices that we've got our personal homegrown Borges, and feature had him for thirty years."--Ursula okay. Le Guin, New Republic

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Download E-books They're Watching PDF

By Gregg Hurwitz

All Patrick Davis ever desired to do was once make videos, yet after he will get his enormous holiday and sells his first screenplay, his lifestyles collapses. His Hollywood desires disintegrate shortly, sending him again to his dreary day activity, and he additionally reveals his storybook marriage at the rocks.

Then ominous DVDs begin being dropped at him—DVDs that convey that somebody is observing him and his spouse, that the 2 of them are being stalked and recorded via cameras hidden round and inside of their condominium. subsequent the e-mails commence, and an individual bargains to mend every little thing, to take the mess his lifestyles has develop into and make all of it correct. Patrick figures it’s the supply of a lifetime.

But Patrick couldn’t be extra unsuitable. With each step, he strikes deeper and deeper right into a net of intrigue that threatens every thing he nonetheless has and values during this global. sooner than he is familiar with it, he’s in, and in deep—and the one manner out is to outwit and outplay his unseen competitors at their very own game.

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Download E-books Borderliners: A Novel PDF

National Bestseller

Strange issues are occurring at Biehl's Academy whilst this elite college opens its doorways to a gaggle of orphans and reform-school rejects, little ones on the finish of the system's tether. however the institution is administered by way of a unusual algorithm through which each minute is regimented and regulated. the kids quickly suspect that they're guinea pigs in a strange social scan, and that their in simple terms wish of break out is to wreck via a deadly threshold of time and area. Peter Høeg's "brilliant" and dystopian Borderliners is a "uniquely philosophical mystery" (Boston Sunday Globe) and a haunting tale of early life travail and hope.

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Download E-books December 6: A Novel PDF

By Martin Cruz Smith

Amid the imperialist fervor of past due 1941 Tokyo, Harry Niles is a guy with a undertaking -- self-preservation. yet Niles was once raised by means of missionary mom and dad and trained within the shadows of Tokyo's underworld -- making his loyalties as doubtful as his company dealings.

Now, at the eve of the assault on Pearl Harbor, Niles needs to make a decision the place his precise allegiances lie, as he attempts to juggle his jap mistress and an affair with the spouse of a British diplomat; steer clear of a modern day samurai who's honor-bound to kill him; and continue to exist the japanese excessive command, whose plans for conquest could dictate his survival.

Set in a maelstrom of non-public temptations and mortal enemies, with a outstanding anti-hero stuck in a land he can by no means name his personal, DECEMBER 6 is a triumph of mind's eye, historical past, and riveting storytelling.

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Download E-books Moxyland PDF

By Lauren Beukes

A new paperback version of Lauren Beukes's frighteningly persuasive, high-tech delusion that follows 4 narrators dwelling in a dystopian near-future.
Kendra, an art-school dropout, manufacturers herself for a nanotech advertising and marketing software. Lerato, an bold AIDS child, plots to disorder from her company employers. Tendeka, a hot-headed activist, is turning into more and more rabid. Toby, a roguish blogger, discovers that the games he performs for funds are even more than they appear.
On a collision direction that would rewire their lives, those characters crackle with daring and infectious rules, connecting a ruthless corporate-apartheid govt with games, biotech assault canines, slippery on-line identities, a township football college, stunning mobile phones, addictive branding, and genetically converted artwork. Taking hedonistic tendencies in society to their final conclusions, Lauren Beukes spins a story of a utopia long gone incorrect, ironically undermining the assumption of growth as society's white knight.

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By Stephen L. Carter

A riveting secret agent mystery, Jericho's Fall is the spellbinding tale of a tender lady operating for her existence from shadowy executive forces.
 
In a secluded mountain retreat, Jericho Ainsley, former CIA director and previous secretary of safety, is death of melanoma. To his bedside he has referred to as Rebecca DeForde, a tender, unmarried mom, who used to be his lover. rather than easily bidding farewell, despite the fact that, Ainsley imparts an explosive mystery and DeForde reveals herself thrown right into a global of foreign intrigue, related to ex-CIA executives, neighborhood police, inner most investigators, or even a US senator. without one to belief, DeForde is abruptly at the run, counting on her personal wits and the teachings she discovered from Ainsley to stick alive.  
 

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By J.A. Schneider

"Stunning, unbearably excessive. So engrossed was once I that i did not become aware of i used to be 3 quarters of how via until eventually my cell began to lose battery and that i learned it was once darkish outside!-Best Crime Books

A chilling mental mystery a few girl stuck among men...Mari Gill wakes to horror in a wierd residence subsequent to a murdered guy, and cannot take into accout the evening prior to. Accused of homicide, she feels torn among her husband, a winning security lawyer, and a mysterious, variety guy who desires to aid. Can she belief both of them - or perhaps her associates? Detective Kerri Blasco battles her police bosses believing Mari is innocent...but is she?


A heart-stopping mental mystery, excellent for enthusiasts of Alfred Hitchcock

What everyone seems to be asserting approximately Her final Breath:

"Absolutely breathtaking! one other exceptionally extreme and exciting mental stunner by way of J.A. Schneider -  unputdownable and that i by no means guessed the ending!"Brenda Telford Reviews

"Just entire, nonetheless gasping. highly intense...I've learn thousands of books and that i by no means guessed the fantastic twist. simply stunning!" Literati Literature Lovers

"This mental mystery will ship shivers down your spine...raise the hair off your neck. it really is continuous motion and suspense. personality improvement is incredible. all of them encounter as common daily humans .... yet are any of them fairly who .. and what ... you think that they are?" Linda powerful Reviews

"Her final Breath is one other twisty, gorgeous secret mystery from writer J. A. Schneider, the place the facts coils and turns like an eel on a hook. Mari is going from trauma to paranoia and again back, her instincts pushing her in the direction of uncovering the blocked stories that can make or holiday the case, while she doubts her senses, her brain, and who she will be able to belief. Husband? pals? no one? it is a infrequent excitement to encounter a secret that is so not easy to wager, and J. A. Schneider's books have a constant successful streak on that rating. Her plots cross from energy to strength."J.C. metal, bestselling writer of scuffling with Shadows

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