New PDF release: El soroll del temps (Catalan Edition)

By Julian Barnes

ISBN-10: 8416139989

ISBN-13: 9788416139989

És de matinada i un domestic fuma al replà de casa, davant de l’ascensor. A l. a. maleta du una muda, pasta de dents i tres paquets de tabac. Es tracta de Dmitri Xostakóvitx, que espera, inquiet, l. a. visita de l. a. NKVD, los angeles temuda policia secreta, i té encara l’esperança que se l’enduguin només a ell i no a tota los angeles família. Sap que l’exili o Sibèria no serien les pitjors opcions.

Així arrenca l’esperada nova novel·la de Julian Barnes, que recrea tres moments en què el compositor rus va sentir l’amenaça directa del Poder soviètic: Xostakóvitx va haver de viure i crear —sobreviure i subsistir— sota el terror impune d’un règim totalitari.

Una gran novel·la sobre l. a. lluita d’un domestic excepcional according to mantenir l. a. seva llibertat creativa i los angeles seva integritat ethical, a risc de passar a los angeles història com un covard.

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Download e-book for iPad: Blind Planet by Barbara R Harsh PhD,Wanda Harris

By Barbara R Harsh PhD,Wanda Harris

ISBN-10: 1604810726

ISBN-13: 9781604810721

BLIND PLANET© is a piece of fiction that speaks to the center of each person, all countries and all religions. It tells the tale of a girl artist, dwelling in rural Maine, who has an unforeseen effect at the complete planet within the 12 months 2030.

This e-book is a collaboration among the writer and the artist, a trip on an inventive direction that at last ended in this modest paintings of fiction and a message for humanity as we circulation in the direction of a profound close to destiny.

The reader unearths the planet unraveling via wars, source depletion and consolidated strength. There are these nonetheless left with gentle inside of because the Earth grows darker and a unprecedented occasion occurs that alterations the Planet endlessly.

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Watergate - The Political Assassination by René Chang PDF

By René Chang

ISBN-10: 0956911935

ISBN-13: 9780956911933

Watergate - The Political Assassination is a political mystery that Nixon used to be the sufferer of a right-wing plot..

Nixon's stopover at to China forty years in the past was once a very good success and acquired common acclaim. the most recent revelations approximately Watergate will not be the one issues of the accredited account. whilst the concept that there has been ‘wrong doing’ grew to become the permitted fact; in simple terms the silly or foolhardy dare to query its premise.

Sarah Cornfield, was once a feminine rookie investigative journalist. She deliberate to find the resource of the Watergate leaks. and had a situation while she exposed the plot.

So why did Nixon surrender? solutions need to be came upon to questions such as:
Why have been the arrested on the 3rd break-in?
Why did the buck money owed chanced on at the culprits have consecutive serial numbers?
Why have been H Hunt’s information within the handle books of 2 of the 4 Cubans?
There was once a coup try in China to avoid the rapprochement. may perhaps a similar have occurred within the US?
What very important ‘information’ used to be glided by the grand jury member.?
What has Richard Dawkin’s memes received to do with Watergate?
Would Nixon order the Watergate raid whilst he had a 26 issues sooner than McGovern?
Was Watergate a Set-up or a Cock-up?

Extensive history notes for readers no longer conversant in Watergate― the tale of the century.

a desirable needs to learn, from the writer of Scalpel within the Sand.”

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Download e-book for kindle: Labyrinth im Kaoko-Veld (German Edition) by Dietmar Beetz

By Dietmar Beetz

Doktor Konrad Grimm, Historiker und Ethnologe, tritt seine Reise nach Namibia mit gemischten Gefühlen an. Natürlich freut er sich auf das Wiedersehn mit Land und Leuten, und wenn es sich bewahrheitet, dass es in den Felsmassiven des Kaoko-Velds Zeugnisse moderner Buschmannskunst gibt, wird diese Exkursion auch ein wissenschaftlicher Erfolg.
Andererseits ist Grimm ausgerüstet wie ein Geheimagent. Seine Geldgeber verlangen nämlich, dass er Proben eines bestimmtes Minerals außer Landes schmuggelt. Das bedrückt und verunsichert ihn, und es macht ihn misstrauisch.
Gibt die attraktive Lu seinem Werben nach, weil sie ihn magazine, oder will sie ihm nachspionieren? Und van Draken, der angebliche Reporter! Warum hängt er sich an Grimm? Auch der Herero Jesaya und der Buschmann Kungóro, Fahrer und Führer Grimms, benehmen sich eigenartig. Es wird eine Fahrt voller Gefahren, weil jeder sein besonderes Ziel verfolgt und weil sie in einen Krieg führt.

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Angel Swarm by John W. Ogilvie PDF

By John W. Ogilvie

ISBN-10: 1534720952

ISBN-13: 9781534720954

Does the promise of finishing gun violence endlessly justify manipulating human genes with no consent? In Earth’s close to destiny, tragedies force promising younger scientist Jonathan Peer to plan a mystery plan he believes will get rid of weapons. Will his powerful mixture of religion and technology be triumphant? Come discover this unique portrait of mystery genetic manipulations and their effect on Jonathan, at the individual he loves so much, and at the way forward for humanity. alongside the best way, research why God has an inordinate fondness for beetles.

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Download e-book for iPad: Mundial: Gebete an den Fussballgott (Essays) (German by Franzobel,Carla Degenhardt

By Franzobel,Carla Degenhardt

ISBN-10: 3854205929

ISBN-13: 9783854205920

'Kurze, launige Reflexionsanekdoten, leicht witzig, leicht übertrieben, aus dem vollen eigenen Erleben heraus, versetzt mit Kulinarisch-Alkoholischem sowie mit komischen Zitaten, gaudig illustriert.' (Der common)
Fußball, argumentieren die Sportverächter und Wadelbeißer, ist brutal und stumpfsinnig, fördert Fremdenhass, Grölgesang und schlechten Ton: 'Du Oaschloch schleich di!' Fußball, näseln die Tennisspieler, ist ein Proletensport. Die Stadien sind Nester für die Radikalen, mit Rechtsaußen voll, mit Biergesang und Knittelvers. Der Trieb wird ausgelebt, der stumpfe Sinn, das animale Anormale. Das ist der eine Fuß, das Standbein aller Gegner.
Spielt guy den Ball der anderen Seite zu, dann ist erstaunlich, welche Massenwirkung Fußball hat. Ist es ein Trieb nach Sippe, nach Gemeinschaft, menschelnder Wärme und Brut, der die Anhänger zu den Vereinen strömen läßt? Jedenfalls wird hier eine Ordnung vorgelebt mit einem process von intestine und Böse, einigermaßen festen Regeln, einer in Punkten messbaren Zählbarkeit, die in anderen Segmenten der Gesellschaft ins Wanken, ins Undeutliche geraten ist. Im Fußball steht sie fest. Es gibt eine Tabelle, Nah- und Fernziele, den Abstiegskampf, die Meisterschaft. Und das sind Dinge, über die guy reden kann, ohne sich gleich veräußern zu müssen; guy kann Farbe bekennen, ohne sich deshalb gleich in eine Haltung zu versteifen. Ein Thema für Schriftsteller?
Wenige Autoren sind so prädestiniert, über Fußball zu sprechen, wie der Autor, dessen Pseudonym aus dem Ergebnis eines Fußballspiels Frankreich gegen Belgien entstand: Fran2:0Bel. Er umspielt, foult, säbelt, versenkt, sammelt Karten – Franzobel nähert sich dem Thema von allen Seiten!

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We Want Everything: A Novel by Nanni Balestrini,Rachel Kushner PDF

By Nanni Balestrini,Rachel Kushner

ISBN-10: 1784783684

ISBN-13: 9781784783686

ISBN-10: 1784783692

ISBN-13: 9781784783693

Explosive novel of Italy’s innovative 1969 by way of top Italian novelist

It was once 1969, and temperatures have been emerging around the factories of the north as employees demanded higher pay and stipulations. quickly, discontent might erupt in what grew to become referred to as Italy’s “Hot Autumn.”

A younger employee from the impoverished south arrives at Fiat’s Mirafiori manufacturing facility in Turin, the place his darker complexion starts to vanish from the fourteen-hour workdays in sweltering commercial warmth. he's often past due for paintings, and sells his blood whilst cash runs low. He fakes a overwhelmed finger to win ailing depart. His bosses try and withhold his wages. Our cynical, dry-witted narrator won't bend to their will. “I wish every thing, every thing that’s owed to me,” he tells them. “Nothing extra and not anything much less, since you don’t mess with me.”

Around him, scholars are conserving mystery conferences and union employees commence halting paintings at the meeting traces, crippling the Mirafiori manufacturing facility with months of constant moves. earlier than lengthy, barricades line the roads, tear gasoline wafts into inner most houses, and the slogan “We wish every little thing” is ringing during the streets. Wrought in spare and measured prose, Balestrini’s novel depicts an explosive rebellion. brought through Rachel Kushner, the writer of the best-selling The Flamethrowers, we need every little thing is the incendiary fictional account of occasions that resulted in a decade of revolt.

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Lizenz zum Töten: Die Mordkommandos der Geheimdienste - download pdf or read online

By Egmont R. Koch

ISBN-10: 3351035462

ISBN-13: 9783351035464

Mord im Auftrag des Staates

Drohnen, Scharfschützen, Bomben, Giftanschläge – durch Hinrichtungen sind inzwischen mehr als 3000 Menschen im Auftrag demokratisch gewählter Regierungen getötet worden – ohne Prozess, ohne das Recht auf Verteidigung und mit dem Risiko tödlicher Fehler. Egmont R. Koch weist in seinem aufsehenerregenden Buch nach, dass nicht nur Stasi und KGB sich über Recht und Gesetz stellten. Er enthüllt die skandalösen Mordpraktiken, mit denen Mossad und CIA unter dem Deckmantel der Terrorismusbekämpfung jenseits des Völkerrechts agieren.

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Download e-book for kindle: American Dictator: Changing of the Guard by Rick Ainsworth

By Rick Ainsworth

ISBN-10: 0977037622

ISBN-13: 9780977037629

may possibly it most likely happen?

After a polarizing and scandal-plagued presidency, an American election sweeps a brand new president into workplace through a wide majority. M. Spencer Howell, a favored governor of impeccable personality and credentials, assumes the presidency with social gathering majorities in Congress, and proceeds to rework the USA again to his imaginative and prescient of the founders’ ideal.
Howell’s imaginative and prescient drives Congress and his management to dramatic adjustments in legislation and coverage, addressing crime, immigration, schooling, and different concerns in a forthright attack on his predecessor’s checklist. With huge, immense attractiveness one of the American humans, supermajorities in either homes of Congress, and his personal new appointees to the preferrred court docket, President Howell has a unfastened hand to fix a damaged American tradition and society.
Voices inside and out the govt. have obscure misgivings in regards to the velocity and course of Howell’s guidelines, and the construction of a brand new armed forces answerable to the President’s staff. Created as a aid to police, this huge, well-trained strength seems to be benign and fast wins over the yankee public courteously and aplomb.
But who can argue with a president who's so evidently honest? Howell is an army veteran, a married guy approximately whom his election rivals couldn't locate the slightest flaw in judgment or personality. If somebody might be depended on with the close to absolute energy created by means of his presidency, it’s M. Spencer Howell.
About his management, notwithstanding, a few questions come up and, stubbornly, refuse to depart, a minimum of within the minds of a few of Howell’s so much dependable staffers. His vp looks to go a cadre of ex-military males and spies, and there are whispers that now not every thing he does is being communicated to the President. there's the mysterious little guy named Horatio Tremane, who units off alarm bells with every body who meets him, but seems on the vice president’s facet at each turn.
And then there's the hot and terrifying weapon, built in the course of earlier administrations and perfected at the start of Howell’s time period. the recent president sees it because the final deterrent, a strength for sturdy on the planet, yet others see the possibility of the main devastating first strike weapon the realm has ever obvious.
Howell’s leader of employees, Jeremy Holt, and Jeremy’s circle of ex-campaign staffers and White apartment officers, attempt to reduce their very own apprehension in regards to the sea adjustments taking place in Washington, reassuring themselves that the guy they respect such a lot is incapable of exercise his strength whatsoever damaging to the yank humans.
American Dictator – altering of the protect, indicates the increase to strength of a guy past reproach, and serves as a cautionary story to those that may fail to remember that groovy strength given to at least one president can and should definitely be utilized by next presidents, with unpredictable results.

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