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The Beothuk Expedition by Derek Yetman (.ePUB)

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Add: 16-02-2018, 19:45 | Views: 7

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 568 KB Overview: Based on Cartwright’s ill-fated expedition in search of the Beothuk. Jonah Squibb and his Royal Navy companions are tasked with making the first peaceful contact with the Beothuk in more than a century and a half. Conspiring against them are the unforgiving wilderness, unscrupulous merchants and politicians, and the Beothuk’s mistrust of the party’s motives. Greed and compassion collide in this robust and spirited novel that recreates the...

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The Nature of Ice by Robyn Mundy (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Add: 15-02-2018, 16:03 | Views: 8

Requirements: EPUB/MOBI Reader, 1.3 MB Overview: A compelling novel of hope, love, and loss set in the startlingly beautiful landscape of Antarctica Capricious, the nature of ice; as impetuous as faithless deeds. So easy to forget that sea ice is only a veneer, inherently flawed, skin-deep as desire, so transitory as to be scattered out to sea, displaced by ocean, dispersed by wind—gone in the lapse of a day. Freya has come to Antarctica ostensibly to undertake a photographic expedition to retrace Frank...

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Mendacity & Mourning by J. L. Ashton (.ePUB)

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Add: 14-02-2018, 17:53 | Views: 14

Requirements: EPUB reader, 471 kb Overview: It is a truth universally acknowledged that a gossip in possession of misheard tales and desirous of both a good wife and an eager audience need only descend upon the sitting rooms of a small country town in order to find satisfaction. And with a push from Lady Catherine, Mr. Collins sets alight a series of misunderstandings, rumours, and lies that create obstacles to a romance between Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet. This slightly unhinged romantic...

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Brutus & Other Heroines by Harriet Walter (.ePUB)

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Add: 14-02-2018, 14:34 | Views: 10

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.07 MB Overview: 'A part we have played is like a person we once met, grew to know, became intimately enmeshed with and finally moved away from. Some of these characters remain friends, others are like ex-lovers with whom we no longer have anything in common. All of them bring something out in us that will never go back in the box.' In a varied and distinguished career, Harriet Walter has played almost all of Shakespeare's heroines, notably Ophelia, Helena, Portia, Viola,...

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The Essential Etheridge Knight by Etheridge Knight (.ePUB)+

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Add: 13-02-2018, 17:11 | Views: 8

Requirements: ePUB, MOBI or AZW3 Reader , 1.2MB Overview: Winner of the 1987 American Book Award A foremost American poet in the black oral tradition… the work as a whole bears testimony anew to his authentic 'blues' voice, deep feeling, and concern for communication between the races. Genre: Poetry Download link 1 Download link 2...

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The Angels Die by Yasmina Khadra (.ePUB)

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Add: 9-02-2018, 14:14 | Views: 13

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 475 kb Overview: Award-winning author Yasmina Khadra gives us a stunning panorama of life in Algeria between the two world wars, in this dramatic story of one man’s rise from abject poverty to a life of wealth and adulation. Even as a child living hand-to-mouth in a ghetto, Turambo dreamt of a better future. So when his family find a decent home in the city of Oran anything seems possible. But colonial Algeria is no place to be ambitious for those of Arab-Berber...

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Delphi Poetical Works by James Russell Lowell (.ePUB)

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Add: 5-02-2018, 10:43 | Views: 18

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 3.04 mb Overview: The Romantic poet James Russell Lowell was associated with the Fireside Poets, a group of New England writers that were among the first American poets to rival the popularity of British poets. Their poetry usually employed conventional forms and metres, making their works suitable for families while entertaining ‘at the fireside’. Lowell was the archetypal New England man of letters, remarkable for his cultivation and charm, his deep learning and...

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Cuando Los Cerdos Se Mudan a Casa by Don Dickerman (.ePUB)

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Add: 3-02-2018, 16:40 | Views: 16

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 343 Kb Overview: Los demonios han venido a matar, robar y destruir. Ellos toman posesiOn de las vidas, oprimen a los creyentes y causan estragos en los planes de Dios para su pueblo. PodrIan ser la fuente de sus luchas? JesUs no dijo que aconsejemos o mediquemos demonios, dijo: "Echenlos fuera!." Cada dIa, les damos demasiado poder a los demonios cuando, de hecho, JesUs nos ha dado autoridad para atarlos y ordenarles que se vayan. En Cuando los cerdos se mudan a casa, Don...

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Go-Ahead Rider by Robert J. Conley (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader, | 412Kb | Version: Retail Overview: When recent Harvard graduate George Tanner returns home to Tahlequah in the Cherokee nation, he finds the town bustling and accommodations scarce. The council is in session and everyone is in town. Captain Go-Ahead Rider, the district sheriff, offers Tanner immediate employment as a deputy. Rider senses trouble as some key issues come up for vote before the Council. The big issue—and the most controversial one—is whether the railroad should...

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The Best Short Stories by Fyodor Dostoevsky (.ePUB)

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Add: 2-02-2018, 19:37 | Views: 19

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 988 kb Overview: This collection, unique to the Modern Library, gathers seven of Dostoevsky's key works and shows him to be equally adept at the short story as with the novel. Exploring many of the same themes as in his longer works, these small masterpieces move from the tender and romantic White Nights, an archetypal nineteenth-century morality tale of pathos and loss, to the famous Notes from the Underground, a story of guilt, ineffectiveness, and uncompromising cynicism,...

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The Memorial by Christopher Isherwood (.ePUB) (.MOBI)

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Requirements: ePUB / MOBI Reader, 1.3 mb Overview: With The Memorial, Christopher Isherwood began his lifelong work of rewriting his own experiences into witty yet almost forensic portraits of modern society. Set in the aftermath of World War I, The Memorial portrays the dissolution of a tradition-bound English family. Cambridge student Eric Vernon finds himself torn between his desire to emulate his heroic father, who led a life of quiet sacrifice before dying in the war, and his envy for his father's...

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4 Books by Joy Dettman (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Requirements: EPUB/MOBI Reader, 5.9 MB Overview: Joy Dettman was born in country Victoria and spent her early years in towns on either side of the Murray River. She is an award-winning writer of short stories, the complete collection of which, Diamonds in the Mud, was published in 2007, as well as the highly acclaimed novels Mallawindy, Jacaranda Blue, Goose Girl, Yesterday's Dust, The Seventh Day, Henry's Daughter, One Sunday, Pearl in a Cage, Thorn on the Rose, Moth to the Flame and Wind in the Wires....

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Cruel Beautiful World by Caroline Leavitt (.AZW3)(.ePUB)

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Add: 31-01-2018, 11:52 | Views: 21

Requirements: AZW3, ePUB Reader, 1.03MB Overview: Set in the early 1970s against the specter of the Manson girls, when the peace and love movement begins to turn ugly, this is the story of a runaway teenager's disappearance and her sister's quest to discover the truth. Caroline Leavitt is at her mesmerizing best in this haunting, nuanced portrait of love, sisters, and the impossible legacy of family. It's 1969, and sixteen-year-old Lucy is about to run away with a much older man to live off the grid in...

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The Wish Child by Catherine Chidgey (.ePUB)

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Add: 24-01-2018, 17:03 | Views: 14

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 364KB Overview: Winner of the New Zealand Book Awards Fiction prize Germany, 1939. Two children watch as their parents become immersed in the puzzling mechanisms of power. Siggi lives in the affluent ignorance of middle-class Berlin, her father a censor who excises prohibited words (‘promise’, ‘love’, ‘mercy’). Erich is an only child living a lush rural life, aware that he is shadowed by strange, unanswered questions. Drawn together as...

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The Beginning of Everything... by Christine Townend (.ePUB)

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Add: 23-01-2018, 16:21 | Views: 17

Requirements: .ePUB Reader, | 1.2Mb | Version: Retail Overview: Her name is Persia: a girl of the 1970s, cherishing a nature sure in its curiosity and uncluttered values. His name is Adrian Parkes-Bourne: a man magnificent in his firm grasp on life and and his belief in modern affluence. The beginning is their meeting, and that is also an end, for Persia's life becomes singed by the relationship then bleached to suburban conformity. This is a simple story of a marriage between self certainty and self...

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The Girl Who Fought Napoleon by Linda Lafferty (.ePUB)+

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Add: 22-01-2018, 15:32 | Views: 18

Requirements: ePUB / MOBI / AZW Reader, 2.0MB Overview: In a sweeping story straight out of Russian history, Tsar Alexander I and a courageous girl named Nadezhda Durova join forces against Napoleon. It’s 1803, and an adolescent Nadya is determined not to follow in her overbearing Ukrainian mother’s footsteps. She’s a horsewoman, not a housewife. When Tsar Paul is assassinated in St. Petersburg and a reluctant and naive Alexander is crowned emperor, Nadya runs away from home and joins...

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Argonautica by Apollonius Rhodius (.PDF)

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Add: 19-01-2018, 12:23 | Views: 26

Requirements: PDF Reader, Size: 5.1 MB Overview: Apollonius Rhodius’s Argonautica, composed in the 3rd century BCE, is the epic retelling of Jason’s quest for the golden fleece. Along with his contemporaries Callimachus and Theocritus, Apollonius refashioned Greek poetry to meet the interests and aesthetics of a Hellenistic audience, especially that of Alexandria in the Ptolemaic period following Alexander’s death. In this carefully crafted work of 5,835 hexameter verses in four books,...

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Quarterdeck by David O'Neil (.ePUB)

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Add: 16-01-2018, 13:17 | Views: 18

Requirements: ePUB reader, 335 kb Overview: Fresh from the best-selling sagas of sea adventure, O’Neil brings us Quarterdeck, the sequel to best-seller Sailing Orders as once again Captain Sir Martin Forest-Bowers KB faces almost insurmountable odds as he and his valiant crew take to ship on behalf of Her Royal Majesty and the United Kingdom. As a homeless boy, abandoned to look after himself at the age of thirteen, Martin encountered Captain Bowers RN and his family. Adopted by the Captain he...

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Complete Plays, Lenz,... by Georg Büchner (Buchner) (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: .ePUB .MOBI Reader | 1.3 MB Overview: Collected in this volume are powerful dramas and psychological fiction by the nineteenth-century iconoclast now recognized as a major figure of world literature. Also included are selections from Büchner’s letters and philosophical writings. Genre: Fiction Classics Download link 1 Mirror: Download link 2...

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The Will to Change by Bell Hooks (.ePUB)

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Add: 15-01-2018, 16:10 | Views: 22

Requirements: ePUB reader, 427 kb Overview: Everyone needs to love and be loved -- even men. But to know love, men must be able to look at the ways that patriarchal culture keeps them from knowing themselves, from being in touch with their feelings, from loving. In The Will to Change, bell hooks gets to the heart of the matter and shows men how to express the emotions that are a fundamental part of who they are -- whatever their age, marital status, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. With trademark...

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The Gunner by Paul Almond (.ePUB)

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Add: 12-01-2018, 10:42 | Views: 21

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 5.3MB Overview: Eric Alford's safe and romantic life on the peaceful Gaspe Coast is shattered by his decision to follow his elder brother John (the Pilgrim and The Chaplain) into the 1914-18 cataclysm of death and destruction known as the "Great War for Civilisation". By his thundering Howitzer, Gunner Alford assaults the Hun through every major Canadian battle of WWI: Ypres, Vimy Ridge, Passchendaele, Hill 70, The Somme, and "The Hundred Days" that ended the conflict. A...

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Portrait of a Man by Georges Perec (.ePUB)+

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Add: 10-01-2018, 10:09 | Views: 22

Requirements: ePUB, MOBI Reader, 1,3 MB Overview: Fittingly for such an enigmatic writer, Portrait of a Man is both Perec's first novel and his last. Written in the late 1950s, it was rejected by all publishers, and buried in a drawer. Perec himself told a friend 'it will either become a masterwork or will wait in my grave for a faithful exegete to find it in an old trunk...' At last uncovered by his translator and biographer David Bellos, this is almost certainly Perec's final work to appear in English....

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Black Tom's Red Army by Nicholas Carter (.MOBI)

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Add: 8-01-2018, 19:51 | Views: 25

Requirements: mobi reader, 762 kb Overview: It is more than a year since printer’s apprentice turned Parliamentarian soldier William Sparrow and his Royalist rival HugoTelling last came to blows. Parliament’s armies, bruised beaten and humiliated despite their ever increasing numerical advantage, have been reconstituted as the New Model Army. Sparrow, veteran of a dozen battles, sieges and scrapes, is expecting to be offered a commission in ‘Black Tom’s Red Army’ - but his...

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Killer of Kings by Matthew Harffy (.ePUB)

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Add: 25-12-2017, 13:33 | Views: 52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 3.72 mb Overview: AD 636. Anglo-Saxon Britain. A gripping, action-packed historical thriller and the fourth instalment in The Bernicia Chronicles. Perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell. Beobrand has land, men and riches. He should be content. And yet he cannot find peace until his enemies are food for the ravens. But before Beobrand can embark on his bloodfeud, King Oswald orders him southward, to escort holy men bearing sacred relics. When Penda of Mercia marches a warhost into...

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A Brief Theory of Travel by Cristian Crusat (ePUB)

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Add: 23-12-2017, 11:50 | Views: 26

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 271.29 KB Overview: Six stories that contemplate the full range of human experience. They take us on a journey around the world, from the arid landscapes of the Mediterranean coast to the work of the brilliant Serbian writer, Milorad Pavic. All of the characters are waiting for, searching for, or exploring the possibility of a revelation which never appears in their numbed here-and-now. Genre: Fiction > Short Stories Download link 1 Download link 2...

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The Flower Arrangement by Ella Griffin (.ePUB)

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Add: 20-12-2017, 13:01 | Views: 32

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 990 kB Overview: Golden peonies bowing their heads beneath blue delphinium bells. Delicate pink anemones threaded between freckled green orchids. Soft apricot roses woven together with velvety purple irises. Every bouquet tells a story. And every story begins at Blossom & Grow, a tiny jewel-like flower shop in the heart of Dublin. Here, among the buckets of fragrant blooms, beneath the flickering candles and lanterns, Lara works her magic. Translating feelings into flower...

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Legends of Pensam by Mamang Dai (.ePUB)(.MOBI)(.AZW3)

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Requirements: ePUB, MOBI or AZW3 Reader, 1.4MB Overview: ‘We are not here without a purpose,’ the shaman explained. ‘Our purpose is to fulfill our destiny…All life is light and shadow.’ Like any other place on earth, the territory of the Adis in the mountains of Arunachal Pradesh is ‘Pensam’ the ‘in between’ place. Anything can happen here, and everything can be lived, and ‘the narrow boat that we call life sails along somehow in calm or stormy...

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Hard Texas Trail by Matt Chisholm (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

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Add: 16-12-2017, 13:49 | Views: 23

Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.3MB Overview: HARD TEXAS TRAIL The girl was a good looker as girls go, and Clay Storm wanted her for wife. Two ruthless riders from the North also wanted her - dead. And so . . . Clay stepped onto the trail and said: ‘Hold it right there.’ The man on the horse clutched the girl harder. ‘Let’s talk this over like sensible men,’ he said - and dived from his horse, his gun already banging. The horse reared. Clay levered and fired. The girl...

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The English Girl by Katherine Webb (.ePUB)

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Add: 14-12-2017, 13:17 | Views: 30

Requirements: ePUB reader, 403 kb Overview: Secrets, feuds, passion and turmoil in 1950s Arabia. The new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author, Katherine Webb. Joan Seabrook, a fledgling archaeologist, has fulfilled a lifelong dream to visit Arabia by travelling from England to the ancient city of Muscat with her fiancé, Rory. Desperate to escape the pain of a personal tragedy, she longs to explore the desert fort of Jabrin, and unearth the treasures it is said to conceal. But Oman is a land lost...

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Season of Crimson Blossoms by Abubakar Adam Ibrahim (.MOBI)

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Add: 5-12-2017, 12:32 | Views: 17

Requirements: mobi reader, 370 kb Overview: An affair between 55-year-old widow Binta Zubairu and 26-year-old weed dealer Reza was bound to provoke condemnation in conservative Northern Nigeria. Brought together in unusual circumstances, Binta and Reza faced a need they could only satisfy in each other. Binta - previously reconciled with God - now yearns for intimacy after the sexual repression of her marriage, the pain of losing her first son and the privations of widowhood. Meanwhile, Reza’s...

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