Download E-books Flora: A Novel PDF

By Gail Godwin

Ten-year-old Helen and her summer time parent, plants, are remoted jointly in Helen's decaying kinfolk apartment whereas her father is doing mystery battle paintings in Oak Ridge through the ultimate months of worldwide struggle II. At 3, Helen misplaced her mom, and the loved grandmother who raised her has simply died. A fiercely ingenious baby, Helen is eager to continue her condo intact with all its ghosts and tales. vegetation, her overdue mother's twenty-two-year-old first cousin, who cries on the drop of a hat, is ardently decided to do her most sensible for Helen. Their courting and its fallout, performed opposed to a backdrop of a misplaced the USA, will hang-out Helen for the remainder of her life.

This darkly appealing novel a couple of baby and a caretaker in isolation inspires colours of The flip of the Screw and additionally harks again to Godwin's memorable novel of becoming up The completing School. With a home on best of a mountain and a toddler who could be a bomb that may sooner or later burst off, Flora tells a narrative of affection, remorse, and the issues we won't undo.

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Download E-books Babalar ve Oğullar PDF

By Ivan Turgenev

Klasik Rus edebiyatının unutulmaz yazarı Turgenyev, çağdaşlarından bütünüyle farklı bir yol izlemiş, yaşadığı dönemde Avrupa'da yazılan romanlara ve Avrupa kültürüne daha yakın bir tavır sergilemişti. Turgenyev'in başyapıtı olarak tanımlanan Babalar ve Oğullar, bu etkinin izlerini taşır. Romanın öne çıkan karakteri Bazarov, arkadaşı Arkadiy'e ve onun glossy değerlerle yaşamayı seçen babasıyla amcasına öyle sinir bozucu bir biçimde karşı çıkar ki, sergilediği nihilizm Bazarov'un müthiş zekâsıyla birleşince genç bozguncunun saldırılara uğraması kaçınılmaz olur. Tıpkı romanın yayımlanmasından sonra yoğun saldırıya uğrayan Turgenyev gibi. İvan Turgenyev, Babalar ve Oğullar'ın yayımlanmasından sonra ülkesini terk etmek zorunda kalmış, yaşamını Avrupa'da sürdürmüştü.

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Download E-books Homecoming (Stargate: Atlantis, Book 16; Legacy, Book 1) PDF

By Melissa Scott, Jo Graham

The 1st of a six publication sequence set after the top of Stargate Atlantis's ultimate season, Homecoming sees Atlantis go back to the Pegasus Galaxy. however the state of affairs in Pegasus has replaced. The Wraith are at the verge of unification below the recent and robust Queen loss of life. She phases a bold raid with one objective: the trap of the one guy capable of provide their ships hyperdrive and make them Earth — Dr. Rodney McKay.

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Download E-books Entanglement (Stargate: Atlantis, Book 6) PDF

By Martha Wells

** DON'T be troubled IF IT feels like A CALIBRE CONVERSION.. it really is, in spite of the fact that THIS was once performed by means of THE writer SO it truly is RETAIL **

When Dr. Rodney McKay unlocks an old secret on moon, he discovers a terrifying chance to the Pegasus galaxy. made up our minds to disable the gadget prior to it's came upon by means of the Wraith, Colonel John Sheppard and his crew navigate the treacherous ruins of an old outpost. yet makes an attempt to wreck the know-how are advanced by way of the arriving of a stranger.

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Download E-books Heat and Dust PDF

By Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

A profound and robust novel, winner of the Booker Prize
Set in colonial India throughout the Twenties, warmth and dirt tells the tale of Olivia, a stunning girl suffocated by way of the propriety and social constraints of her place because the spouse of a big English civil servant. eager for ardour and independence, Olivia is drawn into the spell of the Nawab, a minor Indian prince deeply curious about gang raids and legal plots. She is intrigued via the Nawab's appeal and competitive courtship, and shortly starts to spend such a lot of her days in his corporation. yet then she turns into pregnant, and uncertain of the kid's paternity, she is confronted with a wrenching issue. Her response to the predicament humiliates her husband and outrages the British group, breeding a scandal that lives in collective reminiscence lengthy after her death.

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Download E-books The Age of Miracles: A Novel PDF

By Karen Thompson Walker

NAMED the most effective BOOKS OF THE 12 months BY
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With a voice as specified and unique as that of The gorgeous Bones, and for the fanatics of the speculative fiction of Margaret Atwood, Karen Thompson Walker’s The Age of Miracles is a luminous and unforgettable debut novel approximately coming of age set opposed to the backdrop of an completely altered world.
 
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Maybe every little thing that occurred to me and to my relatives had not anything in any respect to do with the slowing. it really is attainable, i suppose. yet I doubt it. I doubt it very much.”
 
Spellbinding, haunting, The Age of Miracles is a gorgeous novel of disaster and survival, progress and alter, the tale of Julia and her relations as they try to dwell in a rare time. On a regular Saturday, Julia awakes to find that anything has occurred to the rotation of the earth. the times and nights are becoming longer and longer, gravity is affected, the birds, the tides, human habit and cosmic rhythms are thrown into disarray. In a global of risk and loss, Julia faces astonishing advancements in herself, and her own world—divisions widening among her mom and dad, unusual habit via Hannah and different pals, the vulnerability of past love, a feeling of isolation, and a rebellious new energy. With crystalline prose and the indelible magic of a born storyteller, Karen Thompson Walker offers us a panoramic tale of individuals discovering how you can pass on, in an ever-evolving world.
 
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“A stunner.”—Justin Cronin
 
“A certainly relocating story that combines the true and surreal, the standard and the intense, with remarkable fluency and flair.”—Michiko Kakutani, The ny Times
 
“Gripping drama . . . perfectly written; it may be the main guaranteed debut by means of an American author on account that Jennifer Egan’s Emerald City.”—The Denver Post
 
“If you start this publication, you’ll be loath to set it down till you’ve reached its end.”—San Francisco Chronicle
 
“Provides solace with its knowledge, compassion, and elegance.”—Curtis Sittenfeld
 
Don’t omit the particular dialog among Karen Thompson Walker and Karen Russell in the back of the book.

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Download E-books Song of the Nile (Cleopatra's Daughter) PDF

By Stephanie Dray

  • 2012 RITA Award Nominee
  • Winner of the 2012 Golden Leaf Award
  • Historical fable Best-Seller
Sorceress. Seductress. Schemer. Cleopatra's daughter is the emperor's very unlikely apprentice and the single girl with the facility to wreck his empire...

Having survived her perilous youth as a royal captive of Rome, Selene pledged her loyalty to Augustus and swore she may develop into his own Cleopatra. Now the younger queen faces an doubtful future in a overseas land.

The magic of Isis flowing via her veins is what makes her essential to the emperor. opposed to a backdrop of imperial politics and spiritual persecution, Cleopatra's daughter beguiles her option to the very precipice of energy. She hasn't ever forgotten her birthright, yet will the cost of her mother's throne be greater than she's prepared to pay?

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Download E-books Rock Crystal (New York Review Books Classics) PDF

By Adalbert Stifter

Possible the easiest of stories—a passing anecdote of village lifestyles— Rock Crystal opens up right into a story of just about unendurable suspense. This jewel-like novella by way of the author that Thomas Mann praised as "one of the main outstanding, the main enigmatic, the main secretly bold and the main surprisingly gripping narrators in global literature" is one of the most original, relocating, and noteworthy of Christmas tales. children—Conrad and his little sister, Sanna—set out from their village excessive up within the Alps to go to their grandparents within the neighboring valley. it's the day earlier than Christmas however the climate is light, notwithstanding after all evening falls early in December and the kids are warned to not linger. The grandparents welcome the kids with offers and pack them off with kisses. Then snow starts off to fall, ever extra thickly and progressively. Undaunted, the youngsters press on, basically to take a incorrect flip. The snow rises greater and better, time passes: it really is deep evening whilst the sky clears and Conrad and Sanna realize themselves out on a glacier, terrifying and gorgeous, the guts of the void. Adalbert Stifter's rapt and enigmatic story, fantastically translated through Elizabeth Mayer and Marianne Moore, explores what are available among Christmas Eve and xmas Day—or on any evening of the yr.

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Download E-books New Spring: The Novel (Wheel of Time) PDF

By Robert Jordan

From America's most well known fable writer---#1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling writer of Crossroads of Twilight---comes New Spring: The Novel

For 3 days conflict has raged within the snow round the nice urban of Tar Valon. within the urban, a Foretelling of the longer term is uttered. at the slopes of Dragonmount, the colossal mountain that looms over the town, is born an child prophesied to alter the area. that kid needs to be chanced on prior to the forces of the Shadow have a chance to kill him. Moiraine Damodred, a tender authorized quickly to be raised to Aes Sedai, and Lan Mandragoran, a soldier battling within the conflict, are set on paths that would bind their lives jointly. yet these paths are jam-packed with problems and hazards, for Moiraine, of the Royal residence of Cairhien, whose king has simply died, and Lan, thought of the uncrowned king of a state lengthy useless, locate their lives threatened by way of the plots of these looking energy. "New Spring," the novella first released in Legends, similar a few of these occasions, in compressed shape; New Spring: The Novel tells the full story.

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