Flash Gordon: The Lion Men of Mongo

By Alex Raymond

This can be the 1st Flash Gordon novel of the six novels through Alex Raymond. the 1st novel begins with Flash Gordon, Dale Arden and Dr. Hans Zarkov crash touchdown on this planet Mongo. There, the planet is governed via the evil tyrant emperor, Ming the cruel. Ming's infantrymen trap Dale after the crash and Ming makes a decision to make Dale his bride. So Flash and Dr. Zarkov are out to prevent the marriage. As they experience on Mongo, they make a couple of a buddies and are available to appreciate that the folks of Mongo don't like Ming a great deal, yet have been not able to insurgent opposed to the tyrant simply because they couldn't remain prepared and interact. yet Flash and Zarkov clear up that and they're capable of reason a uprising opposed to Ming.

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Les barrages de sable : Traité de castellologie littorale - Collection littéraire dirigée par Martine Saada

By Jean-Yves Jouannais

« Je savais aujourd’hui que les barrages contre les océans, les forts de résistance, les murs d’Hadrien en sable, les lignes Maginot de coquillages, ces discrets autels de l’enfance dédiés à l. a. bataille, demeuraient, le plus innocemment du monde, ce que l’on avait trouvé de plus juste pour rappeler los angeles mémoire des hommes perdus à l. a. guerre, non pas seulement au sens statistique des pertes, mais au sens d’égarés. Les égarés, les combattus. Et que cela concernait, plus largement, l’ensemble des hommes qui nous avaient précédés, les pères, évidemment, en leading lieu. »

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Disgrace

By J. M. Coetzee

Set in post-apartheid South Africa, J. M. Coetzee’s searing novel tells the tale of David Lurie, a two times divorced, 52-year-old professor of communications and Romantic Poetry at Cape Technical college. Lurie believes he has created a snug, if a little bit passionless, lifestyles for himself. He lives inside of his monetary and emotional potential. even though his place on the college has been diminished, he teaches his periods dutifully; and whereas age has lowered his reputation, weekly visits to a prostitute fulfill his sexual wishes. He considers himself chuffed. but if Lurie seduces one in all his scholars, he units in movement a sequence of occasions that might shatter his complacency and go away him completely disgraced.

Lurie pursues his dating with the younger Melaniewhom he describes as having hips “as narrow as a twelve-year-old’s”obsessively and narcissistically, ignoring, on one get together, her want to not have intercourse. whilst Melanie and her father resort a criticism opposed to him, Lurie is introduced prior to an instructional committee the place he admits he's responsible of all of the fees yet refuses to precise any repentance for his acts. within the furor of the scandal, jeered at through scholars, threatened through Melanie’s boyfriend, ridiculed via his ex-wife, Lurie is compelled to surrender and flees Cape city for his daughter Lucy’s smallholding within the kingdom. There he struggles to re-ignite his dating with Lucy and to appreciate the altering kinfolk of blacks and whites within the new South Africa. but if 3 black strangers look at their apartment asking to make a cellphone name, a harrowing afternoon of violence follows which leaves either one of them badly shaken and additional estranged from each other. After a quick go back to Cape city, the place Lurie discovers his domestic has additionally been vandalized, he comes to a decision to stick on together with his daughter, who's pregnant with the kid of 1 of her attackers. Now completely humiliated, Lurie devotes himself to volunteering on the animal sanatorium, the place he is helping positioned down diseased and undesirable canines. it's right here, Coetzee turns out to indicate, that Lurie profits a redeeming feel of compassion absent from his existence as much as this aspect.

Written with the austere readability that has made J. M. Coetzee the winner of 2 Booker Prizes, Disgrace explores the downfall of 1 guy and dramatizes, with unforgettable, now and then virtually insufferable, vividness the plight of a rustic stuck within the chaotic aftermath of centuries of racial oppression.

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Star Trek: Buying Time (Star Trek: Starfleet Corps of Engineers Book 32)

By Robert Greenberger

An research right into a chroniton disturbance leads the da Vinci to a time-travelling Ferengi named Lant -- one that goes to the prior so one can "speculate" and make a fortune. Now Commander Gomez, Lt. Commander Tev, Lt. Commander Corsi, and Cultural professional Abramowitz of the S.C.E. needs to keep on with Lant into the earlier to be able to guard the timelines -- and retailer the longer term.
yet what they locate will be greater than they could deal with, as one Tellarite male and 3 human ladies will not be as welcome at the Ferenginar of fifteen years in the past as they could think...

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Rien Ne Brûle en Enfer

By Philip José Farmer

Pour ses quatre-vingts ans, Philip José Farmer, un des très grands auteurs de los angeles technology Fiction moderne, celui qui s'est déjà payé Tarzan, document Savage et oz., celui qui a déjà fait renaître l'humanité entière au bord d'un lengthy fleuve agité, s'est offert en cadeau sa ville : Peoria (Illinois). Découpée historiquement et géographiquement en tranches, agitée par le lucre, los angeles corruption et los angeles haine, exhibée jusqu'au fin fond de ses secrets and techniques de famille les plus nauséabonds, encombrée de cadavres occasionnellement mutilés, voici donc, livrée dans une model résolument pulp, l. a. ville où vit Farmer et sa famille.

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Working Murder (Clara Gamadge Mystery, Book 1)

By Eleanor Boylan

Clara Gamadge places down the telephone with a tremor of pleasure. just a yr in the past that decision might have come to her husband, proficient sleuth Henry Gamadge. Now Henry is lifeless, and Clara is summoned to house the newest convulsion in an previous relatives tragedy.
Haunted through the never-explained disappearance fifty years in the past of her beautiful daughter, Ellen, Clara's Aunt may perhaps ignores a kindly nameless letter advising her to permit Ellen leisure, or dwell, in peace -- and unexpectedly dies. And so starts Clara's first solo case, a sad, twisting story that winds some distance into the prior -- again to Prohibition, sour relatives feuds, mystery amorous affairs, and a loved, guffawing woman.

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James and the Giant Peach: A Play

By Richard R George, Roald Dahl

Sign up for James as he escapes from his terrible aunts and units off contained in the peach on his outstanding adventures. This dramatization of Roald Dahl's highly renowned ebook might be staged at school, acted out at domestic or just learn jointly by way of a gaggle of pals. With feedback for staging, props and lighting fixtures. Roald Dahl died in 1990 yet his books stay world wide bestsellers. Richard George was once an American user-friendly university instructor whilst he tailored James and the enormous Peach as a faculty play. Roald Dahl enjoyed it and wrote an creation.

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Doctor Who: Byzantium!

By Keith Topping

A primary medical professional novel. The Tardis arrives in sixty four advert as regards to the traditional capital of Byzantium. The health professional warns of the brutality and corruption to be stumbled on the following, simply to work out his celebration cut up up. each one think that the others are lifeless and needs to focus on the complexities of the town.

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The Blessings

By Elise Juska

"Bursting with clever observations."

-J. Courtney Sullivan, writer of The Engagements and Maine

"Gleams like a jewel."
-The Philadelphia Inquirer

"Stunning. . . specified and unforgettable."
-Glamour
Hailed by means of Stewart O'Nan as "deft and gentle" and as the most effective books of 2014 via the Philadelphia Inquirer, Elise Juska's THE benefits is a rare novel approximately a normal family members. The advantages rally round each other in occasions of social gathering and people of sorrow, coming jointly for departures and arrivals, whereas its contributors harbor deepest struggles and moments of private pleasure. university pupil Abby ponders homesickness in her first semester clear of her Philadelphia domestic, whereas her cousin Stephen commits a petty act of violence that takes a stunning flip, and their aunt Lauren faces a predicament in her storybook marriage she may by no means have foreseen. throughout the lens of 1 unforgettable kin, this fantastically relocating novel explores how our households outline us and the way we form them in go back.

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Don't You Forget About Me

Language:Chinese.Paperback. Pub Date :2008-4-1 Pages:. 272 ??Welcome to big apple Citys higher East aspect. the place my neighbors and that i all dwell in large. exceptional residences We arent consistently the nicest humans on the planet. yet we make up for it in appears and style. The Gossip lady sequence is the last word in glamour and funky. Set in New Yorks glamorous top East facet the narrative follows the thrills and spills of its richest and most lovely teenage citizens (with Jimmy Choo sneakers and procuring at Barneys jumbled in alongside the way).

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