The Dice Man

By Luke Rhinehart

Classic novel of the 70s, again in print.

The cult vintage which may nonetheless swap your life…Let the cube make a decision! this is often the philosophy that alterations the lifetime of bored psychiatrist Luke Rhinehart―and in many ways alterations the area in addition. simply because when you give up your lifestyles to the cube, whatever can take place. pleasing, funny, frightening, surprising, subversive, The cube guy is among the cult bestsellers of our time.

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Demons: A Novel in Three Parts (Vintage Classics)

Encouraged by means of the genuine tale of a political homicide that horried Russians in 1869, Fyodor Dostoevsky conceived of Demons as a "novel-pamphlet" within which he could say every little thing in regards to the plague of materialist ideology that he observed infecting his homeland. What emerged used to be a prophetic and ferociously humorous masterpiece of ideology and homicide in pre-revolutionary Russia.

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Slam

By Nick Hornby

Simply whilst every little thing is coming jointly for Sam, his female friend Alicia drops a bombshell. Make that ex-girlfriend-- simply because by the point she tells him she's pregnant, they have already known as it quits. Sam does not are looking to be a teenage dad. His mother had him at 16 and has made it very transparent how having a toddler so younger interrupted her existence. there is just one individual Sam can flip to--his hero, skating legend Tony Hawk. Sam believes the solutions to life's hurdles are available in Hawk's autobiography.

yet even Tony Hawk is not delivering solutions this time--or is he? Inexplicably, Sam unearths himself whizzed into the longer term, for a fast glimpse of what is going to be . . . or what could be. during this splendidly witty, poignant tale a couple of teenage boy all of sudden thrust into fatherhood, it is as much as Sam to make the suitable judgements so the undesirable issues that could ensue, good, don't.

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Spirit Bound (Sea Haven/Sisters of the Heart, Book 2)

By Christine Feehan

Deadly secret agent Stefan Prakenskii is familiar with 1000 how one can kills a guy - and two times as many ways to excitement a lady. That's why he's awaiting his new challenge.

He needs to visit the coastal city of Sea Haven and insinuate himself into the lifetime of an elusive good looks who has mysterious ties to his prior and a hyperlink to a dangerously seductive and both elusive grasp legal who desires just one factor: to own her.

Judith Henderson is an artist at the upward thrust: an airy and haunted lady whose personal picture-perfect good looks stirs the souls of 2 males who've made her their obsession. For years she has been expecting an individual to return and unencumber the fervour and fireplace inside her - anticipating the perfect guy to give up it to. yet just one guy can continue to exist her secrets and techniques - and the shadow she has forged over either their lives.

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The Tokyo Zodiac Murders (Pushkin Vertigo)

Astrologer, fortuneteller, and self-styled detective Kiyoshi Mitarai needs to in a single week remedy a macabre homicide secret that has baffled Japan for forty years. Who murdered the artist Umezawa, raped and killed his daughter, after which chopped up the our bodies of six others to create Azoth, the ideal girl? With maps, charts, and different illustrations, this tale of magic and phantasm, pieced jointly like an exceptional level tragedy, demanding situations the reader to resolve the secret sooner than the ultimate curtain.

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La Vénus internationale

By Pierre Mac Orlan

Dans leur maison de Santenay, les deux frères Gohelle, Nicolas l'écrivain et Simon le peintre, sont les témoins d'une époque historique, pendant laquelle l'Europe et le monde subissent une étrange transformation. Visionnaire lyrique, mais aussi humoriste, tel se montre Mac Orlan dans ce livre prophétique, écrit en 1923, et dont los angeles dernière et hallucinante snapshot fait apparaître le corps d'une petite femme de 1920, avec son chapeau cloche, crucifiée au milieu d'une sizeable plaine couverte de neige.

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Warriors of the Storm: A Novel (Saxon Tales)

By Bernard Cornwell

The 9th installment of Bernard Cornwell’s bestselling sequence chronicling the epic saga of the making of britain, “like video game of Thrones, yet actual” (The Observer, London)—the foundation for The final Kingdom, the hit BBC the USA tv series.

A fragile peace reigns in Wessex, Mercia and East Anglia. King Alfred’s son Edward and bold daughter, Aethelflaed, rule the kingdoms. yet everywhere in the stressed Northmen, eyeing the wealthy lands and filthy rich church buildings, are mounting raids.

Uhtred of Bebbanburg, the kingdoms’ maximum warrior, controls northern Mercia from the strongly fortified urban of Chester. yet forces are amassing opposed to him. Northmen allied to the Irish, led via the fierce warrior Ragnall Ivarson, are quickly joined via the Northumbrians, and their power may perhaps turn out overwhelming. regardless of the collection risk, either Edward and Aethelflaed are reluctant to maneuver out of the security in their fortifications. yet with Uhtred’s personal daughter married to Ivarson’s brother, who might be trusted?

In the fight among kinfolk and loyalty, among own ambition and political dedication, there'll be no effortless course. yet a guy with a warrior’s braveness are able to locate it. one of these guy is Uhtred, and this can be his most interesting hour.

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The Annotated Hans Christian Andersen (The Annotated Books)

By Hans Christian Andersen, Maria Tatar

A richly enjoyable and informative number of Hans Christian Andersen's tales, annotated through one among America's prime folklore scholars.

In her such a lot bold annotated paintings up to now, Maria Tatar celebrates the tales advised through Denmark's "perfect wizard" and re-envisions Hans Christian Andersen as a author who casts his spell on either youngsters and adults. Andersen's such a lot liked stories, equivalent to "The Emperor's New Clothes," "The grotesque Duckling," and "The Little Mermaid," at the moment are joined by means of "The Shadow" and "Story of a Mother," mature tales that exhibit his literary diversity and intensity. Tatar captures the stories' unequalled dramatic and visible energy, exhibiting precisely how Andersen grew to become one of many world's ten so much translated authors, in addition to Shakespeare, Dickens, and Marx. Lushly illustrated with multiple hundred fifty infrequent photos, many in complete colour, by way of artists corresponding to Arthur Rackham and Edmund Dulac, The Annotated Hans Christian Andersen will captivate readers with annotations that discover the wealthy social and cultural dimensions of the 19th century and build a compelling portrait of a author whose tales nonetheless fascinate us at the present time.

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The Immaculate Conception

By Gaétan Soucy

In Nineteen Twenties Montreal, seventy five parishoners die one negative evening by the hands of an arsonist. one of the survivors are Remouald, whose nightmarish, repressed early life stories reason him consistent turmoil; Séraphon, his invalid father who holds a self-destructive mystery; and schoolteacher Clémentine Clément, who obsesses in solitude over previous tragedies, unrequited passions, and the awful suspicion that anything is woefully amiss with a bunch of younger boys in her category. Gaétan Soucy applies his trademark vibrant language, bracing wit, and fearless perception to this compelling tale of horror and hope.

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