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By Robert Harris

El cónsul Cicerón, republicano convencido, tiene poderosos enemigos dispuestos a acabar con él. Uno de ellos se llama César...

Excelente recreación novelada de uno de los episodios más apasionantes de l. a. historia de Roma, protagonizado por un Cicerón que ha de hacer frente a l. a. perfidia y astucia de enemigos de l. a. talla de Catilina o del propio César. El autor reconstruye con gran rigor todo el entramado de intrigas y corrupciones que imperaban en l. a. Roma del sixty three AC, y cómo el cónsul Cicerón desbarata los angeles conjura de Catilina y se convierte en el salvador de los angeles República. Sin embargo, César, que logra salir indemne de l. a. conspiración, se alía con Craso y con el triunfador common Pompeyo para neutralizar el Senado. l. a. República tiene los días contados, y Cicerón, forzado al exilio, dispone de un solo día para abandonarlo todo y salvar su vida.

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By Robert Harris

El cónsul Cicerón, republicano convencido, tiene poderosos enemigos dispuestos a acabar con él. Uno de ellos se llama César...

Excelente recreación novelada de uno de los episodios más apasionantes de l. a. historia de Roma, protagonizado por un Cicerón que ha de hacer frente a l. a. perfidia y astucia de enemigos de l. a. talla de Catilina o del propio César. El autor reconstruye con gran rigor todo el entramado de intrigas y corrupciones que imperaban en l. a. Roma del sixty three AC, y cómo el cónsul Cicerón desbarata los angeles conjura de Catilina y se convierte en el salvador de los angeles República. Sin embargo, César, que logra salir indemne de l. a. conspiración, se alía con Craso y con el triunfador common Pompeyo para neutralizar el Senado. l. a. República tiene los días contados, y Cicerón, forzado al exilio, dispone de un solo día para abandonarlo todo y salvar su vida.

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By Alan Jacobs

Lately, cultural commentators have sounded the alarm concerning the dire kingdom of examining in the US. american citizens should not interpreting sufficient, they are saying, or examining definitely the right books, within the correct manner.
In this ebook, Alan Jacobs argues that, opposite to the doomsayers, studying is alive and good in the USA. there are thousands of committed readers assisting 1000's of huge bookstores and on-line booksellers. Oprah's e-book membership is highly influential, and a up to date NEA survey finds an exact uptick within the studying of literary fiction. Jacobs's interactions together with his scholars and the readers of his personal books, even though, recommend that many readers lack self belief; they ponder whether they're studying good, with right concentration and attentiveness, with due discretion and discernment. Many have absorbed the puritanical message that examining is, in the beginning, stable for you--the highbrow similar of consuming your Brussels sprouts. For such humans, certainly for all readers, Jacobs bargains a few easy, strong, and masses wanted suggestion: learn at whim, learn what provides satisfaction, and accomplish that with no disgrace, even if it's Stephen King or the King James model of the Bible. unlike the extra methodical strategy of Mortimer Adler's vintage How to learn a Book (1940), Jacobs deals an insightful, available, and playfully irreverent consultant for aspiring readers. every one bankruptcy makes a speciality of one point of imminent literary fiction, poetry, or nonfiction, and the ebook explores every little thing from the discovery of silent interpreting, examining responsively, rereading, and analyzing on digital units.
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By Alan Jacobs

Lately, cultural commentators have sounded the alarm concerning the dire kingdom of examining in the US. american citizens should not interpreting sufficient, they are saying, or examining definitely the right books, within the correct manner.
In this ebook, Alan Jacobs argues that, opposite to the doomsayers, studying is alive and good in the USA. there are thousands of committed readers assisting 1000's of huge bookstores and on-line booksellers. Oprah's e-book membership is highly influential, and a up to date NEA survey finds an exact uptick within the studying of literary fiction. Jacobs's interactions together with his scholars and the readers of his personal books, even though, recommend that many readers lack self belief; they ponder whether they're studying good, with right concentration and attentiveness, with due discretion and discernment. Many have absorbed the puritanical message that examining is, in the beginning, stable for you--the highbrow similar of consuming your Brussels sprouts. For such humans, certainly for all readers, Jacobs bargains a few easy, strong, and masses wanted suggestion: learn at whim, learn what provides satisfaction, and accomplish that with no disgrace, even if it's Stephen King or the King James model of the Bible. unlike the extra methodical strategy of Mortimer Adler's vintage How to learn a Book (1940), Jacobs deals an insightful, available, and playfully irreverent consultant for aspiring readers. every one bankruptcy makes a speciality of one point of imminent literary fiction, poetry, or nonfiction, and the ebook explores every little thing from the discovery of silent interpreting, examining responsively, rereading, and analyzing on digital units.
Invitingly written, with equivalent measures of wit and erudition, The Pleasures of studying in an Age of Distraction will attract all readers, whether or not they be beginners searching for path or outdated fingers looking to recapture the pleasures of examining they first skilled as children.

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By Joy Porter, Kenneth M. Roemer

This spouse offers an informative and wide-ranging evaluation of a comparatively new box of literary-cultural reports: literature of many genres in English through American Indians from the 1770s to the current day. as well as the seventeen chapters written by way of revered experts--Native and non-Native; American, British and ecu scholars--it contains bio-bibliographies of 40 authors, maps, feedback for additional studying, and a timeline which info significant works of local American and mainstream American literature, in addition to major social, cultural and historic occasions.

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By Joy Porter, Kenneth M. Roemer

This spouse offers an informative and wide-ranging evaluation of a comparatively new box of literary-cultural reports: literature of many genres in English through American Indians from the 1770s to the current day. as well as the seventeen chapters written by way of revered experts--Native and non-Native; American, British and ecu scholars--it contains bio-bibliographies of 40 authors, maps, feedback for additional studying, and a timeline which info significant works of local American and mainstream American literature, in addition to major social, cultural and historic occasions.

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Download E-books The Dharma Bums PDF

By Jack Kerouac

The best and hottest of Kerouac's autobiographical novels, The Dharma Bums relies on reviews the author had through the mid-1950s whereas residing in California, after he'd develop into drawn to Buddhism's religious mode of realizing. one of many book's major characters, Japhy Ryder, relies at the genuine poet Gary Snyder, who used to be a detailed buddy and whose curiosity in Buddhism prompted Kerouac.

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By Jack Kerouac

The best and hottest of Kerouac's autobiographical novels, The Dharma Bums relies on reviews the author had through the mid-1950s whereas residing in California, after he'd develop into drawn to Buddhism's religious mode of realizing. one of many book's major characters, Japhy Ryder, relies at the genuine poet Gary Snyder, who used to be a detailed buddy and whose curiosity in Buddhism prompted Kerouac.

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Download E-books Harry Potter och De Vises Sten: 1/7 (Harry Potter-serien) (Swedish Edition) PDF

Plötsligt händer det märkliga ting i den lilla staden! Mystiska stjärnskott på himlen och svärmar av ugglor mitt på dagen, katter som läser kartor och underliga människor som står i gathörnen och viskar. De viskar om en viss Harry Potter ...

Föräldralöse Harry Potter bor hos sina elaka styvföräldrar och deras vidrige son. En helt new york värld öppnar sig för Harry när det visar sig att han egentligen är en trollkarl och börjar Hogwarths Skola för Häxkonster och Trolldom, en värld complete av magi och spännande äventyr!

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Plötsligt händer det märkliga ting i den lilla staden! Mystiska stjärnskott på himlen och svärmar av ugglor mitt på dagen, katter som läser kartor och underliga människor som står i gathörnen och viskar. De viskar om en viss Harry Potter ...

Föräldralöse Harry Potter bor hos sina elaka styvföräldrar och deras vidrige son. En helt new york värld öppnar sig för Harry när det visar sig att han egentligen är en trollkarl och börjar Hogwarths Skola för Häxkonster och Trolldom, en värld complete av magi och spännande äventyr!

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Download E-books The Unknown Bridesmaid. by Margaret Forster PDF

By Margaret Forster

While Julia used to be 8, she used to be requested to be a bridesmaid at her attractive cousin Iris' marriage ceremony. Her mom observed this as a chore - dear, inconvenient - yet Julia used to be delighted. while the time got here, even the truth that her bridesmaid's costume did not healthy, and used to be simple cream instead of the red she'd was hoping for, could not destroy the day. yet after this, issues started to get it wrong for Julia, beginning with an episode regarding her cousin's child, a pram and a mystery journey around the block. a life-time later, Julia is a baby psychologist who on a daily basis offers with younger women stated to be behaving badly. a few are stealing, a few are operating clear of domestic, a few are extraordinarily untidy, a few will not consume or get off the bed. Julia has a different knack with those ladies. She is familiar with which rather are , and that are on the mercy of how they're visible via the adults round them. yet someday, Julia's personal afflicted previous begins to creep into her current. And as she struggles to appreciate her adolescence self, she needs to confront the prospect that the reality is probably not as devastating as she feared.

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By Margaret Forster

While Julia used to be 8, she used to be requested to be a bridesmaid at her attractive cousin Iris' marriage ceremony. Her mom observed this as a chore - dear, inconvenient - yet Julia used to be delighted. while the time got here, even the truth that her bridesmaid's costume did not healthy, and used to be simple cream instead of the red she'd was hoping for, could not destroy the day. yet after this, issues started to get it wrong for Julia, beginning with an episode regarding her cousin's child, a pram and a mystery journey around the block. a life-time later, Julia is a baby psychologist who on a daily basis offers with younger women stated to be behaving badly. a few are stealing, a few are operating clear of domestic, a few are extraordinarily untidy, a few will not consume or get off the bed. Julia has a different knack with those ladies. She is familiar with which rather are , and that are on the mercy of how they're visible via the adults round them. yet someday, Julia's personal afflicted previous begins to creep into her current. And as she struggles to appreciate her adolescence self, she needs to confront the prospect that the reality is probably not as devastating as she feared.

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Download E-books Sketches of Young Gentlemen and Young Couples: With Sketches of Young Ladies by Edward Caswall (Oxford World's Classics) PDF

By Charles Dickens

Praised via acclaimed biographer Claire Tomalin as "young Dickens at his so much playful," this pleasant quantity showcases collections of little-known sketches by means of Dickens, charmingly illustrated by means of Phiz. Whimsical, satirical, witty and exuberant, the sketches ridicule the habit in their matters with ideal comedian impact, delivering attention-grabbing facts of a author studying his craft and refining his variety. In his creation, Dickens student Paul Schlicke discusses the recognition of the caricature mode, and the specific characteristics of those examples. This distinct variation contains Edward Caswall's Sketches of younger Ladies, whose good fortune brought on Dickens to put in writing his personal sketches.

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By Charles Dickens

Praised via acclaimed biographer Claire Tomalin as "young Dickens at his so much playful," this pleasant quantity showcases collections of little-known sketches by means of Dickens, charmingly illustrated by means of Phiz. Whimsical, satirical, witty and exuberant, the sketches ridicule the habit in their matters with ideal comedian impact, delivering attention-grabbing facts of a author studying his craft and refining his variety. In his creation, Dickens student Paul Schlicke discusses the recognition of the caricature mode, and the specific characteristics of those examples. This distinct variation contains Edward Caswall's Sketches of younger Ladies, whose good fortune brought on Dickens to put in writing his personal sketches.

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By Bernhard Schlink, Carol Brown Janeway

Hailed for its coiled eroticism and the ethical claims it makes upon the reader, this spell binding novel is a narrative of affection and secrets and techniques, horror and compassion, unfolding opposed to the haunted panorama of postwar Germany.

When he falls unwell on his approach domestic from university, fifteen-year-old Michael Berg is rescued by way of Hanna, a lady two times his age. In time she turns into his lover—then she inexplicably disappears. while Michael subsequent sees her, he's a tender legislations pupil, and she or he is on trial for a hideous crime. As he watches her refuse to protect her innocence, Michael progressively realizes that Hanna might be guarding a mystery she considers extra shameful than homicide.

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By Bernhard Schlink, Carol Brown Janeway

Hailed for its coiled eroticism and the ethical claims it makes upon the reader, this spell binding novel is a narrative of affection and secrets and techniques, horror and compassion, unfolding opposed to the haunted panorama of postwar Germany.

When he falls unwell on his approach domestic from university, fifteen-year-old Michael Berg is rescued by way of Hanna, a lady two times his age. In time she turns into his lover—then she inexplicably disappears. while Michael subsequent sees her, he's a tender legislations pupil, and she or he is on trial for a hideous crime. As he watches her refuse to protect her innocence, Michael progressively realizes that Hanna might be guarding a mystery she considers extra shameful than homicide.

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By Stieg Larsson

The lady within the Spider’s Web, the recent booklet within the Millennium sequence, is out there now!

Part blistering espionage mystery, half riveting police procedural, and half piercing exposé on social injustice, The lady Who performed with Fire is a masterful, perpetually fulfilling novel.
 
Mikael Blomkvist, crusading writer of the journal Millennium, has made up our minds to run a narrative that may disclose an in depth intercourse trafficking operation. at the eve of its ebook, the 2 journalists chargeable for the object are murdered, and the fingerprints came upon at the homicide weapon belong to his pal, the bothered genius hacker Lisbeth Salander. Blomkvist, confident of Salander’s innocence, plunges into an research. in the meantime, Salander herself is drawn right into a murderous online game of cat and mouse, which forces her to stand her darkish past.

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By Stieg Larsson

The lady within the Spider’s Web, the recent booklet within the Millennium sequence, is out there now!

Part blistering espionage mystery, half riveting police procedural, and half piercing exposé on social injustice, The lady Who performed with Fire is a masterful, perpetually fulfilling novel.
 
Mikael Blomkvist, crusading writer of the journal Millennium, has made up our minds to run a narrative that may disclose an in depth intercourse trafficking operation. at the eve of its ebook, the 2 journalists chargeable for the object are murdered, and the fingerprints came upon at the homicide weapon belong to his pal, the bothered genius hacker Lisbeth Salander. Blomkvist, confident of Salander’s innocence, plunges into an research. in the meantime, Salander herself is drawn right into a murderous online game of cat and mouse, which forces her to stand her darkish past.

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Download E-books The Stranger House PDF

By Reginald Hill

A gorgeous new mental mystery set in prior and present-day Cumbria from the award-winning writer of the Dalziel and Pascoe series.

Things crawl within the tiny village of Illthwaite, yet that’s approximately to alter with the arriving of 2 strangers. Sam Flood is a tender Australian post-grad en path to Cambridge. Miguel Madero is a Spanish historian in flight from a seminary. they've got not anything in universal and no connection, other than that they either are looking to dig up bits of the earlier that a few humans might fairly retain buried. Sam is seeking information regarding her grandmother who left Illthwaite courtesy of the kid migrant scheme 4 a long time prior. The earlier Mig is attracted to is greater than 4 centuries old.

They meet within the village pub, the Stranger apartment, a remnant of the outdated Illthwaite Priory. they could locate not anything to agree on. Sam believes that something that can’t be defined by way of math isn’t worthy explaining; Mig sees ghosts; Sam is a fun-loving, skilled younger lady; Mig is a 26-year-old virgin. yet as soon as their paths go, they turn into more and more entangled as they pursue what initially appear to be separate quests, checking out the tough means who to belief and who to worry during this historical village.

The motion is speedy, there are clashes actual and metaphysical, and shocks traditional and supernatural, because the rigidity mounts to an explosive climax. yet lovers of Reginald Hill’s usually are not stunned to discover a number of laughs alongside the best way. and extremely unswerving lovers could even realize a ghost from the very far-off previous. . . .

From the Hardcover edition.

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By Reginald Hill

A gorgeous new mental mystery set in prior and present-day Cumbria from the award-winning writer of the Dalziel and Pascoe series.

Things crawl within the tiny village of Illthwaite, yet that’s approximately to alter with the arriving of 2 strangers. Sam Flood is a tender Australian post-grad en path to Cambridge. Miguel Madero is a Spanish historian in flight from a seminary. they've got not anything in universal and no connection, other than that they either are looking to dig up bits of the earlier that a few humans might fairly retain buried. Sam is seeking information regarding her grandmother who left Illthwaite courtesy of the kid migrant scheme 4 a long time prior. The earlier Mig is attracted to is greater than 4 centuries old.

They meet within the village pub, the Stranger apartment, a remnant of the outdated Illthwaite Priory. they could locate not anything to agree on. Sam believes that something that can’t be defined by way of math isn’t worthy explaining; Mig sees ghosts; Sam is a fun-loving, skilled younger lady; Mig is a 26-year-old virgin. yet as soon as their paths go, they turn into more and more entangled as they pursue what initially appear to be separate quests, checking out the tough means who to belief and who to worry during this historical village.

The motion is speedy, there are clashes actual and metaphysical, and shocks traditional and supernatural, because the rigidity mounts to an explosive climax. yet lovers of Reginald Hill’s usually are not stunned to discover a number of laughs alongside the best way. and extremely unswerving lovers could even realize a ghost from the very far-off previous. . . .

From the Hardcover edition.

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