Bernardo Kucinski,Sarita Brandt's K. oder Die verschwundene Tochter: Roman (German Edition) PDF

By Bernardo Kucinski,Sarita Brandt

ISBN-10: 3887472888

ISBN-13: 9783887472887

- Nominiert für die Shortlist des Internationalen Literaturpreises - Haus der Kulturen der Welt -

São Paulo in den siebziger Jahren. K., Besitzer eines Geschäfts für Herrenmode, erhält einen Anruf aus dem hard work, in dem seine Tochter als Chemikerin arbeitet: sie sei seit vierzehn Tagen dort nicht mehr erschienen. Er fragt ihre Freunde, Bekannte, geht mit ihrem Foto zur Polizei - bis er schließlich auf Umwegen erfährt, dass sie seit Jahren ein Doppelleben führte und mit ihrem Mann verdeckt politisch arbeitete. Für okay. ist das aus mehreren Gründen schockierend: Er glaubte seine Tochter, sein Lieblingskind, genau zu kennen und hielt sie für völlig unpolitisch. Und er begreift nicht, warum gerade er, der Mitte der dreißiger Jahre in Polen selber Mitglied einer jüdischen Widerstandsgruppe und nach einer Haftstrafe nach Brasilien geflohen struggle, auffällige Indizien im Verhalten seiner Tochter komplett falsch eingeschätzt hatte. Er hätte es wissen müssen und sie retten können. Sein Leben besteht danach aus einer doppelten Suche: Er will herausfinden, wer seine Tochter wirklich conflict, und, am wichtigsten: ob sie noch lebt. Diese Suche provoziert Erinnerungen an seine eigene Jugend, wichtige Phasen seines Lebens, die er vorher immer verdrängt hatte. So verschränkt sich brasilianische überraschend mit europäischer Geschichte.

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Gharbi M. Mustafa's What Comes with the Dust: A Novel PDF

By Gharbi M. Mustafa

ISBN-10: 1628729473

ISBN-13: 9781628729474

Like The Kite Runner and The Swallows of Kabul for the Taliban regime in Afghanistan, this relocating, slender, profound novel illuminates the plight of these residing below the Islamic kingdom in addition to the spirit of the Yazidi people.

Nazo Heydo has sopping wet herself in kerosene to be able to self-immolate, to prevent marrying the Syrian elder who got her from Islamic nation officers. Her compelled marriage is simply the newest horror in a trip that all started while ISIS opponents surrounded her peaceable village, difficult spoils and the Yazidis' conversion to Islam. Rebuffed, they took away her father, brothers, and the affection of her lifestyles of their pickup vehicles with the opposite village males. the ladies and kids they enslaved and separated, transporting the more youthful girls to be trafficked as intercourse slaves or offered. basically Nazo's wits and bold have kept her from additional abuse or dying, but every one break out results in another horror. in the meantime, in a parallel narrative, Soz, one other younger Yazidi, flees her family's farm while she sees the white pickups procedure. She manages to arrive Mount Sinjar, the place she joins the Yazidi opponents who've allied with the Kurdish Peshmerga. Her trip will lead again to her fatherland to do conflict opposed to the black flag of ISIS.

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Kopernikus (German Edition) - download pdf or read online

By Wolfgang Wiesmann

ISBN-10: 3845920769

ISBN-13: 9783845920764

In einer kleinen, irischen Tiergemeinde kommt es zum Aufstand. Es wird befürchtet, dass das unnatürliche Verhalten zweier Nachbarn wie eine Seuche um sich greifen könnte. Der Rabe Kopernikus begibt sich auf eine abenteuerliche Reise nach Afrika, um beim König der Tiere, dem Löwen Lional, Rat zu suchen. Kopernikus und Lional beschließen, ein Weltreich zu gründen, um die Geschicke der Tierwelt zu lenken. Die Frauen der neuen Parlamentarier, angeführt von der indischen Elefantendame Rhashima, sind davon keineswegs begeistert und setzen sich mit weiblicher instinct zur Wehr.

Eine spektakuläre Tiergeschichte, in der die Wogen direkt bis vor Ihre Füße schlagen.

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Get The Elephant in the Phone Booth PDF

By Fredrick Finch

ISBN-10: 1481996207

ISBN-13: 9781481996204

The "elephant" relates to difficulties which are too mammoth to proceed to disregard. plucky participants of an alternate political approach got down to conquer difficulties just like those who confound trendy legislators who're afraid or unwilling to confront them, resolve them, or maybe admit that they exist. The hapless Abe is helped and impeded through powerful girls who're enthusiasts, buddies, and fiends. those girls are allies, warriors, and adversaries yet all are as vibrant as a basket of sunshine bulbs and as artistic as squirrels considering a yard chicken feeder. In Congress, Abe and Becky try to craft laws to confound jihadists, union goons, envirokooks, and criminals whereas terrorists attempt, each day, to blow them up or another way positioned them out of the enterprise of fixing difficulties akin to these we are facing this present day or may well face sooner or later. The characters during this tale evolve in ways in which stunned even the writer yet they symbolize ladies of the fitting, left, and much out. this is often Fred's moment novel. His first used to be, "Starry Nights: tales of the times with Jesus." One is political, the opposite is spiritual. extra distinct novels have seldom been written via one author.

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Read e-book online La République du sissongho (- SDE) (French Edition) PDF

By Venant Mboua Bassop

ISBN-10: 2924312094

ISBN-13: 9782924312094

Un jeune homme disparu pendant l. a. chute du régime qu'il défend laisse derrière lui un magazine décrivant les pratiques à los angeles fois cocasses et pernicieuses érigées en méthodes de fonctionnement par les élites et le gouvernement de son will pay. Entre libertinages sexuels, pratiques ésotériques, corruptions excessives, crimes en tous genres, los angeles République du sissongho étale sans pudeur, dans une langue éclatante et une écriture décomplexée, los angeles vie d'une Afrique en proie à de nombreuses mutations.

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Get Mr Green Jeans: Book 1 in the Steadfast Eco-stewards series PDF

By Chris McGee

ISBN-10: 194186113X

ISBN-13: 9781941861134

Chris McGee’s debut eco-novel, Mr. eco-friendly denims, takes you on a weather switch, charged event. A middle-aged married couple throws warning to the wind to assist the planet. touring from the Midwest to Southwest in a switched over VW van, they clandestinely show their earth messages. Their activities quickly develop into viral, and a following erupts. yet there are those that are looking to close them down, and with that, Jack and Lake Creek’s lives switch forever.

Meet the Characters

Jack: “Lake and that i are going to stick that message round the kingdom in as many areas as we will. Ten years in the past, we couldn’t have was hoping to have the influence we will be able to this present day, with the net and social media…”

Lake: “We simply can’t take a seat nonetheless, and we’re thankful, Lillian, for our station in lifestyles to have the potential to do this.”

Jack’s mother, Lillian: “I want you've got waited until eventually i used to be dead.”

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Download e-book for iPad: The Sacred Sands: a novel by Vahan Zanoyan

By Vahan Zanoyan

ISBN-10: 0998392405

ISBN-13: 9780998392400

Some of the most important exporters of crude oil are colluding to deliver down the cost of oil, at nice rate to their nationwide coffers. Governments are violating middle ideologies and nationwide values. It falls to James Blackburn, a profitable strength advisor dependent in Washington, DC, who advises oil investors, oil generating governments in addition to the CIA and the USA division of protection, to discover a brewing clash within the center East that explains all of it.

Blackburn unearths himself influencing US coverage at a time of significant turmoil and alter on the earth. yet he will get stuck in a main issue because the pursuits of his quite a few consumers conflict. His trouble worsens while he will get tangled within the actions of a mystery association aiming to undermine the corrupt regimes of the Gulf.

As he juggles the calls for of his consumers, Blackburn is thrown into an emotional whirlwind. His transatlantic courting with attractive OPEC assistant Bianca Kraus is extra advanced via a blossoming affection for an additional girl in the direction of home.

Years later, Blackburn watches background repeat itself, and wonders even if the cataclysmic occasions that sprung up within the heart East in contemporary years—the upward thrust of the Islamic nation, the crash in oil costs, and the destruction of Iraq and Syria—could were expected or even avoided.

With an within examine overseas coverage and the geopolitically charged oil undefined, The Sacred Sands is a distinct form of secret, one who educates because it entertains, and warns us to watch out our background, sooner than it turns into our future.

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Download e-book for iPad: Renegade (Marq'ssan Book 2) by L. Timmel Duchamp

By L. Timmel Duchamp

ISBN-10: 1933500042

ISBN-13: 9781933500041

Renegade, the second one of the five-novel Marq’ssan Cycle, opens in August 2077 because the Pacific Northwest unfastened area, having survived the 1st 12 months of its lifestyles, faces either inner and exterior demanding situations. The US’s defense companies has deployed a paramilitary covert motion crew to trap Kay Zeldin, Security’s such a lot sought after renegade, and destabilize the Zone’s civil order. however, Kay ventures open air the unfastened region to go looking for her wife and dozens of alternative scientists who've disappeared, touring via a war-torn American panorama she slightly acknowledges. whilst she encounters Security’s ambitious Elizabeth Weatherall, each one girl hazards all she has develop into in no-holds-barred, mortal combat.

Renegade is a passionate novel of affection, belief, and betrayal in addition to issues of existence and demise. It poses very important questions on political morality that resonate powerfully with the main major problems with our day. With this novel, L. Timmel Duchamp, top recognized for her “provocative,” “daring” brief fiction, strikes into new territory, mapping principally invisible connections among how people negotiate the main intimate and the least intimate of relations.

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