By Glenn Cooper
Questo romanzo comincia nel dicembre 782 in un'abbazia sull'isola di Vectis (Inghilterra), quando il piccolo Octavus, accolto dai monaci in line with pietà, prende una pergamena e inizia a scrivere un'interminabile serie di nomi affiancati da numeri. Un elenco enigmatico e inquietante. Questo romanzo comincia il 12 febbraio 1947, a Londra, quando Winston Churchill prende una decisione che peserà sulla sua coscienza sino alla high-quality dei suoi giorni.
By Diana Palmer
By Don Silver
Chuck Puckman, Lorraine Nadia, and Frederick Keane got here of age within the past due Nineteen Sixties. Like that period, their lives have been mysterious, idealistic, passionate, even romantic—but finally burdened and sometimes ineffectual. greater than thirty years later, their younger adventures proceed to have ramifications: Chuck faces prosecution after an commercial coincidence at his kinfolk enterprise, Lorraine's daughter is looking for the daddy she by no means knew, and Frederick has long gone underground after his radical lifestyles spiraled uncontrolled. Epic in scope and referring to such provocative concerns as Patty Hearst and the SLA, crime and the opportunity of redemption, and the hunt for self and the which means of existence, Backward-Facing guy is a unique approximately offerings and their lasting results on people's lives, their households, and American society.
By Haruki Murakami
A graceful, gripping novel of encounters set in Tokyo through the spooky hours among hour of darkness and sunrise, by way of an the world over well known literary phenomenon.
Murakami's trademark humor, mental perception, and snatch of spirit and morality are right here distilled with a rare, harmonious mastery. Combining the pyrotechnical genius that made Kafka at the Shore and The Wind-up chook Chronicle overseas bestsellers, with a shocking infusion of middle, Murakami has produced certainly one of his such a lot mesmerizing fictions but.
By Nury Vittachi
A homicide within the Philippines, a kidnapping in Thailand, grand robbery car in Singapore; it truly is simply one other day on the workplace for CF Wongand his slacker assistant Joyce. extra feng shui grasp than detective, Wong might a lot relatively receives a commission, move domestic and placed his ft up, yet that is simply not likely to take place. they're well-known - in all places Asia! puzzling crimes, creative schemes, unique destinations and bucketloads of attraction, The Feng Shui Detective's Casebook is Vittachi at his witty, unique most sensible.
By Mary Stewart
Appealing yet , Gianetta can't appear to get away her prior, her discomfort, or her ex-husband -- no longer even in a distant resort at the Scottish Isle of Skye. considered one of her fellow site visitors, although, is additionally hiding secrets and techniques . . . and a ability and penchant for homicide. And now the killer in simple terms has eyes for Gianetta . . .
By Dean Ing
The acclaimed writer of The Ransom of Black Stealth One bargains the 1st e-book within the Quantrill trilogy--a mystery set within the close to destiny. because the Soviet risk collapses, China and India sign up for forces and release a devastating nuclear assault on the US. And within the lawless anarchy that follows, one younger guy learns the not easy method that the guy probably to outlive is the one that learns to kill. . . .
By Thomas Turner
The Democratic Republic of Congo has develop into one of many world's bloodiest sizzling spots. 2003 observed the tip of a five-year conflict during which hundreds of thousands misplaced their lives - one of many deadliest conflicts when you consider that international conflict II. regardless of contemporary peace agreements and democratic elections, the rustic remains to be suffering from military and defense force violence. Congo is still deeply afflicted, because the deep-rooted reasons of clash haven't been effectively addressed.
The clash within the DRC has divided opinion; a few name it a civil struggle, or a warfare of aggression by way of the country's neighbours; others a continuation of Rwanda's Hutu-Tutsi clash on Congolose soil, and a warfare of partition and pillage. the superiority of rape and sexual violence has led a few analysts to mark it out as a hidden ‘war opposed to women'. Tom Turner's insightful e-book finds how each one of those descriptions appropriately captures the separate components of this advanced and multidimensional political clash. In exploring every one of those contributory elements, he exhibits how present makes an attempt to rebuild the shattered country and society of DRC are doomed to fail. as long as the complete complexity of the Congo trouble isn't taken into consideration and a transparent consensus as to its special dimensions reached, the long run appears to be like bleak. The DRC, he argues, will most likely stay an international sizzling spot for a few time to come.
By Graham Masterton
While the malevolent ghost of a accomplice solider is published from his historic burial floor, he starts off to brutally bloodbath the descendants of his enemies. unique