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The Exile and Return of Writers from East-Central Europe

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This is the first comparative study of literature written by writers who fled from East-Central Europe during the twentieth century. It includes not only interpretations of individual lives and literary works, but also studies of the most important literary journals, publishers, radio programs, and other aspects of exile literary cultures. The theoretical part of introduction distinguishes between exiles, émigrés, and expatriates, while the historical part surveys the pre-twentieth-century exile traditions and provides an overview of the exilic events between 1919 and 1995; one section is devoted to exile cultures in Paris, London, and New York, as well as in Moscow, Madrid, Toronto, Buenos Aires and other cities. The studies focus on the factional divisions within each national exile culture and on the relationship between the various exiled national cultures among each other. They also investigate the relation of each exile national culture to the culture of its host country. Individual essays are devoted to Witold Gombrowicz, Paul Goma, Milan Kundera, Monica Lovincescu, Miloš Crnjanski, Herta Müller, and to the “internal exile” of Imre Kertész. Special attention is devoted to the new forms of exile that emerged during the ex-Yugoslav wars, and to the problems of “homecoming” of exiled texts and writers.

Skylark

Skylark Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dezso Kosztolanyi
Editor: Central European University Press
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Skylark by Dezso Kosztolanyi Summary

Kosztolanyi's Skylark is a portrait of provincial life in the Austro-Hungarian monarchy at the turn of the century. Set in the autumn of 1899, it focuses on one extraordinary week in the otherwise uneventful lives of an elderly Hungarian couple and their ugly spinster daughter, Skylark.

Stella, Star of the Sea

Stella, Star of the Sea Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marie-Louise Gay
Editor: Groundwood Books Ltd
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Stella, Star of the Sea by Marie-Louise Gay Summary

Stella and her little brother are spending the day at the sea. Stella has been to the sea before and knows all its secrets, but Sam has many questions: "Does a catfish purr? Does a seahorse gallop?" Stella has an answer for them all. The only thing she isn't sure of, and neither are we, is whether Sam will ever come into the water. Exquisite, evocative watercolors bring a diaphanous day at the beach alive in this perfect summer story. Gently humorous, Stella, Star of the Sea also captures the relationship between an older sister and her baby brother — a responsibility that can be both lots of fun and very trying.

The Future Is Japanese

The Future Is Japanese Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Various Edited by Haikasoru
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The Future Is Japanese by Various Edited by Haikasoru Summary

A web browser that threatens to conquer the world. The longest, loneliest railroad on Earth. A North Korean nuke hitting Tokyo, a hollow asteroid full of automated rice paddies, and a specialist in breaking up virtual marriages. And yes, giant robots. These thirteen stories from and about the Land of the Rising Sun run the gamut from fantasy to cyberpunk and will leave you knowing that the future is Japanese! Contributors: Pat Cadigan Toh EnJoe Project Itoh Hideyuki Kikuchi Ken Liu David Moles Issui Ogawa Felicity Savage Ekaterina Sedia Bruce Sterling Rachel Swirsky TOBI Hirotaka Catherynne M. Valente -- VIZ Media

A magyar kártya

A magyar kártya Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kőrössi P. József
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A magyar kártya by Kőrössi P. József Summary

2012 végén, majd ez év januárjában öt alkalommal ültünk mikrofon elé Markó Bélával. Olyan könyvet akartam írni, amelyből kiderül, milyen út vezetett oda, ahol most éppen van, mi kellett ahhoz, hogy az legyen, aki lett – olyan költő, akit nem képes elnyomni, meghamisítani a politikus, és olyan politikus, akit élni hagy a költő, és lemondatja, amikor elég. A költő hallgat a politikusra? A politikus meghallja-e a költőt? Nagyszülők, szülők – székely atyafiság. Család. Amerikás magyarok. Magyarság, erdélyiség, nacionalizmus, kirekesztés. Trianon és nacionálkommunizmus. Autonómia. Igen, nem, szeret, nem szeret. Hogyan lehet Romániában – intoleráns románok és türelmetlen magyarok között – magyarnak, székelynek és európainak maradni? Hogyan lehet egyszerre mindezt íróként, családapaként és egy kisebbségi sorsra ítélt nemzeti közösség vezetőjeként megélni? Hogyan lehet egyszerre vállalni és lemondani, történelmi vállalásokkal és lemondásokkal együtt élni? Ha „a történelem” minden kérdésére nem is felel ez a könyv, a mindenkori válaszokhoz bizonyára közelebb vezeti az olvasót. (A szerző)

Isten nyilai között, avagy a TITOK valóban működik

Isten nyilai között, avagy a TITOK valóban működik Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lena Belicosa
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Isten nyilai között, avagy a TITOK valóban működik by Lena Belicosa Summary

Ez a könyv egy középkorú nő önismereti és párkeresési tapasztalatait mutatja be a XXI. Század elején, bizonyítva azt, hogy amire vágyunk, azt valóban elérhetjük. Sokan vannak keresők és sokan írták már le az életükben lezajlott útkeresésüket. Valahol ez a könyv tükrözi ezeket az érzéseket, megéléseket is. Adott egy ember, aki 45 éves koráig alig mozdult ki a falujából, azután pedig teljesen felfordítja az életét, kicsi és nagy lépésekben elindul a világ és önmaga felfedezésének útján és folyamatosan megvalósítja álmait. Az olvasónak sok rész hihetetlennek tűnik majd, ám az itt leírtak minden betűje azt bizonyítja, hogy ezek mind megtörténtek. Az őszinteség végig jelen van az írásokban, hiszen ezek az események, ismeretségek a könyv írójának életébe jöttek, bizonyítja az is, hogy a könyv első részében blog bejegyzéseket olvashat a kedves olvasó, melyeket 2006 augusztusa és 2008 márciusa között az Interneten is olvashatott, ha épp azon a weboldalon járt. A második részben pedig rendhagyó útleírások mutatják be, hogyan lehet 2 év alatt 11 országba eljutni és hogyan változtatja meg a külföld világképünket, énünket.

Élet az élet után

Élet az élet után Pdf/ePub eBook Author: R. Kárpáti Péter
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Élet az élet után by R. Kárpáti Péter Summary

Beszélgetés hazai szakértőkkel, ismert személyiségekkel és átélőkkel − pro és kontra. A halállal kapcsolatban nem csupán az életből való távozás tudata nehéz, de legalább annyira fájó a szeretetkapcsolatok visszavonhatatlan szétszakadása. De elgondolkoztunk-e valaha azon, hogy eltávozott szerettünk lelke, lénye tovább él-e, és ha igen, vajon mi történik vele? A halál vajon a mindenkori létezésünk végét jelenti? Vagy csupán a Földön eltöltött életünk fájó záróakkordja? A korábban tabuként kezelt témában egyre gyakrabban látnak napvilágot beszámolók, kutatási eredmények, zavarba ejtő tapasztalatok. Óhatatlanul felmerül a kérdés, hogy van-e élet a halál után? „A kötet azért jött létre, hogy a lehető legtárgyszerűbben bemutassa mindazt, amit a halál közeli élmények jelenségköréről most, a 21. század elején tudni lehet. Nem célunk a halál utáni bárminemű létezés tagadása, igazolása, megkérdőjelezése, vagy misztifikálása. Mivel Magyarországon viszonylag kevés hiteles forrás érhető el e sokakat érdeklő és vitatott témakörben, úgy gondoltam, érdemes lenne utánanézni és közzétenni a lehető legtöbb ismeretet a halálközeli élmények jelenségköréről. A filmsorozatban és az abból készült jelen kötetben igyekeztem objektíven bemutatni mindazt a tényanyagot, ami a legújabb tudományos magyarázatok, kutatási eredmények ismertetése mellett a magyarországi átélők eseteivel, orvostudományi és vallási szakértők véleményével, valamint ismert és szakmájukban elismert közéleti szereplők gondolataival bővítheti ismereteinket. Az ország különböző pontjain forgatva meglepő felismerés volt számomra, hogy lényegesen többen vannak ma Magyarországon azok, akik saját tapasztalattal rendelkeznek e témában, mint azt korábban feltételeztem. A film forog tovább. Célom, hogy a halálközeli élmények magyar ajkú átélőinek történeteit közreadva minél több ismeretet szerezhessenek az érdeklődők ebben a kissé még ma is tabuként kezelt témakörben.” (R. Kárpáti Péter) A kötetben megszólalnak: dr. Bárdos György neurobiológus professzor • Benkő László zenész • dr. Garamvölgyi László igazgató, Nemzeti Bűnmegelőzési Tanács • Jókai Anna író • dr. Keller Éva igazgató, Igazságügyi Orvostani Intézet • Molnár Piroska színművész • dr. Papp Lajos szívsebész • Paulinyi Tamás író, PSZI-kutató • Réz András esztéta • dr. Székely László szívsebész • dr. Szűcs Ferenc teológus professzor • Vágó István, a Szkeptikus Társaság volt elnöke • dr. Vekerdy Tamáspszichológus... ... és az átélők.

A pagony dalnoka

A pagony dalnoka Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dr. Csiák Gyula
Editor: DCG Bt.
ISBN: 9630600218
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Bársony István (1855.11.15 - 1928.03.12) a természetírás és a vadászirodalom aranytollú mestere, az első magyar állatregény írója. Róla szól - mert ma már szólhat - ez a könyv.

Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp - With Audio Level 1 Oxford Bookworms Library

Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp - With Audio Level 1 Oxford Bookworms Library Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Judith Dean
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Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp - With Audio Level 1 Oxford Bookworms Library by Judith Dean Summary

A level 1 Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. This version includes an audio book: listen to the story as you read. Written for Learners of English by Judith Dean. In a city in Arabia there lives a boy called Aladdin. He is poor and often hungry, but one day he finds an old lamp. When he rubs the lamp, smoke comes out of it, and then out of the smoke comes a magical jinnee. With the jinnee's help, Aladdin is soon rich, with gold and jewels and many fine things. But can he win the love of the Sultan's daughter, the beautiful Princess Badr-al-Budur?

Friend Request

Friend Request Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Laura Marshall
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ISBN: 1478948507
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THE #1 INTERNATIONAL KINDLE BESTSELLER A paranoid single mom is forced to confront the unthinkable act she committed as a desperate teenager in this addictive thriller with a social media twist. Maria Weston wants to be friends. But Maria Weston is dead. Isn't she? 1989. When Louise first notices the new girl who has mysteriously transferred late into their senior year, Maria seems to be everything the girls Louise hangs out with aren't. Authentic. Funny. Brash. Within just a few days, Maria and Louise are on their way to becoming fast friends. 2016. Louise receives a heart-stopping email: Maria Weston wants to be friends on Facebook. Long-buried memories quickly rise to the surface: those first days of their budding friendship; cruel decisions made and dark secrets kept; the night that would change all their lives forever. Louise has always known that if the truth ever came out, she could stand to lose everything. Her job. Her son. Her freedom. Maria's sudden reappearance threatens it all, and forces Louise to reconnect with everyone she'd severed ties with to escape the past. But as she tries to piece together exactly what happened that night, Louise discovers there's more to the story than she ever knew. To keep her secret, Louise must first uncover the whole truth, before what's known to Maria--or whoever's pretending to be her--is known to all.

Power Play

Power Play Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Danielle Steel
Editor: Delacorte Press
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In Northern California two successful CEOs are both indispensable to their growing companies’ futures. Both are brilliant at the power game. But the difference between them is huge. One is a man, the other a woman. In this riveting novel, Danielle Steel explores what that means as she takes readers into the rarefied world of those at the pinnacle of international business and reveals the irrevocable choices they make, what drives them, and how others perceive them. The heady drug of power impacts everything they do. POWER PLAY Even though Harvard-educated Fiona Carson has proven herself under fire as CEO of National Technology Advancement, a multibillion-dollar high-tech company based in Palo Alto, California, she still has to meet the challenges of her world every day. Devoted single mother, world-class strategist, and tough negotiator, Fiona weighs every move she makes, and reserves any personal time for her children. Isolation and constant pressure are givens for her as a woman in a man’s world. Miles away in Marin County, Marshall Weston basks in the fruits of his achievements. At his side is his wife, Liz, the perfect corporate spouse, who has gladly sacrificed her own law career to raise their three children and support Marshall at every step. Smooth, shrewd, and irreproachable, Marshall is a model chief executive, and the power he wields only enhances his charisma and is his drug of choice. And to maintain his position, he harbors secrets that could destroy his life at any moment. His world is one of high risks. Like many women in her position, Fiona has sacrificed her personal life for her career, while Marshall dances dangerously close to the edge and flirts with scandal every day. Both must face their own demons, and fight off those who are jealous of their success. Their lives as CEOs of major companies come at a high price. And just how high a price are they willing to pay? Who are they willing to sacrifice to stay on top? Those they love, or themselves? Danielle Steel’s gripping, emotionally layered novel explores the seductive and damaging nature of power. Success and greed, trust and deception, love and loss—all come to a head in this compelling drama of family, careers, infidelity, and the sacrifices some people make to hold on to power . . . or to let it go. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Danielle Steel's Prodigal Son. Praise for Power Play “In peak form, Steel examines the effects of power on the lives of male and female CEOs in this insightful, all-too realistic novel . . . to dramatize just how differently men and women handle corporate power and personal responsibility.”—Booklist “Connecting two powerful CEOs through their children’s romantic involvement, the author uses her signature low-key . . . style to examine personal and professional morality. . . . Appealing fare from Steel.”—Kirkus Reviews

Birth Order Blues

Birth Order Blues Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Meri Wallace
Editor: Holt Paperbacks
ISBN: 146687628X
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Birth Order Blues by Meri Wallace Summary

Birth order has a powerful effect on children's emotional development, on their self-esteem, and on their sense of well-being. The youngest child, the firstborn, the middleborn, twins, and the only child all have specific birth order issues that, if not atted to early on, can impair their functioning and their interpersonal relations at home and at school, and can follow them into adulthood. Parental birth order, too, plays an important role, as do such other factors as gender and family size. To understand these birth order blues, the author, an expert in parent-child relationships, first raises parents' awareness of the impact of birth order upon children. She then shows how to identify their children's birth order problems, often disguised by behaviors such as underachievement or aggression, and suggests how they can resolve these issues and prevent negative behavioral patterns from developing.

I See You

I See You Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Clare Mackintosh
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101988312
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“[A] well-told suspense story...refreshingly realistic.”—The New York Times Book Review “Danger feels real in the brilliant I See You…Mackintosh seems destined to do important work for many years to come.”—The Washington Post “Mackintosh allots her characters the perfect amount of back story, allowing them to carry their own weight throughout the investigation. She also casts enough extras to keep readers guessing who could be behind these attacks…readers may find themselves wanting to reread this one.”—Associated Press “[A] deliciously creepy tale of urban paranoia.”—Ruth Ware, New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in Cabin 10 The author of the New York Times bestseller I Let You Go propels readers into a dark and claustrophobic thriller, in which a normal, everyday woman becomes trapped in the confines of her normal, everyday world... Every morning and evening, Zoe Walker takes the same route to the train station, waits at a certain place on the platform, finds her favorite spot in the car, never suspecting that someone is watching her... It all starts with a classified ad. During her commute home one night, while glancing through her local paper, Zoe sees her own face staring back at her; a grainy photo along with a phone number and a listing for a website called FindTheOne.com. Other women begin appearing in the same ad, a different one every day, and Zoe realizes they’ve become the victims of increasingly violent crimes—including murder. With the help of a determined cop, she uncovers the ad’s twisted purpose...A discovery that turns her paranoia into full-blown panic. Zoe is sure that someone close to her has set her up as the next target. And now that man on the train—the one smiling at Zoe from across the car—could be more than just a friendly stranger. He could be someone who has deliberately chosen her and is ready to make his next move…

Let Me Lie

Let Me Lie Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Clare Mackintosh
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 045149055X
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The stunning new novel from Clare Mackintosh, the international bestselling author of I Let You Go and I See You. The police say it was suicide. Anna says it was murder. They're both wrong. Last year, Tom and Caroline Johnson chose to end their lives, one seemingly unable to live without the other. Their daughter, Anna, is struggling to come to terms with her parents' deaths, unwilling to accept the verdict of suicide. Now with a baby herself, Anna feels her mother's absence keenly and is determined to find out what really happened to her parents. But as she digs up the past, someone is trying to stop her. Sometimes it's safer to let things lie....

I Invited Her In

I Invited Her In Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Adele Parks
Editor: MIRA
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I Invited Her In by Adele Parks Summary

Imagine the worst thing a friend could ever do. This is worse. When Mel receives an unexpected email from her eldest friend Abi, it brings back memories she thought she’d buried forever. Their friendship belonged in the past. To those carefree days at university. But Abi is in trouble and needs Mel’s help, and she wants a place to stay. Just for a few days while she sorts things out. It’s the least Mel can do. After all, friends look out for one another, don’t they? I Invited Her In is a blistering tale of wanting what you can’t have, jealousy and revenge. Don't miss Just My Luck from #1 Sunday Times bestseller Adele Parks.

Budapest Noir

Budapest Noir Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Vilmos Kondor
Editor: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062098829
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“Kondor’s impressive first novel, which unfolds against an atmosphere tinged by alienation, fear, and the threat of violence, stands out for its deft writing, plausible scenarios, vivid sense of place, and noir sensibility.”— Library Journal A dark, riveting, and lightning fast novel of murder, intrigue, and political corruption, set in 1936 Hungary during the rise of Adolph Hitler and the Nazis in Germany. Budapest Noir marks the emergence of an extraordinary new voice in literary crime fiction, Vilmos Kondor. Kondor’s remarkable debut brings this European city to breathtaking life—from the wealthy residential neighborhoods of Buda to the slums of Pest—as it follows crime reporter Zsigmond Gordon’s investigation into the strange death of a beautiful woman. As Gordon’s search for the truth leads him to shocking revelations about a seedy underground crime syndicate and its corrupt political patrons, Budapest Noir will transport you to a dark time and place, and hold you there spellbound until the final page is turned.

The Lies You Told

The Lies You Told Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Harriet Tyce
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From the acclaimed author of Blood Orange, a dark new psychological thriller about the perfect mother, the perfect wife, the perfect family -- and the perfect murder. In the playground it's the law of the jungle But at the school gate, there are no rules at all... When Sadie Roper moves back to London, she's determined to pick up the pieces of her shattered life. First, she needs to get her daughter settled into a new school-one of the most exclusive in the city. Next, she's going to get back the high-flying criminal barrister career she sacrificed for marriage ten years earlier. But nothing goes quite as planned. The school is not very welcoming newcomers, her daughter hasn't made any friends yet and the other mothers are as fiercely competitive as their children. Sadie immediately finds herself on the outside as she navigates the fraught politics of the school gate. But the tide starts to turn as Sadie begins to work on a scandalous, high-profile case that's the perfect opportunity to prove herself again, even though a dangerous flirtation threatens to cloud her professional judgment. And when Liza, queen of the school moms, befriends Sadie, she draws her into the heart of the world from which she was previously excluded. Soon Sadie and her family start to thrive, but does this close new friendship prevent her from seeing the truth? Sadie may be keeping her friends close, but what she doesn't know is that her enemies are closer still... Dark, addictive and compelling, The Lies You Told is a compulsive psychological thriller from a master storyteller. "An extremely well-written and unsettling novel . . . Full of intrigue and menace, it creeps up on you until that final explosive twist. A great read" -- Alex Michaelides, #1 New York Times author of The Silent Patient "I read The Lies You Told in two days, barely able to turn the pages fast enough. It's spare and taut, the sense of wrongness building in chilling, skillfully written layers, with a jaw dropping last-line twist." -- Lisa Jewell, New York Times bestselling author of The Family Upstairs

Close to Home

Close to Home Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Cara Hunter
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1524704849
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Close to Home by Cara Hunter Summary

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER A brilliantly plotted psychological crime novel about a missing child and the scandal that erupts in the aftermath with a shocking twist They know who did it. Perhaps not consciously. Perhaps not yet. But they know. When eight-year-old Daisy Mason vanishes from her family’s Oxford home during a costume party, Detective Inspector Adam Fawley knows that nine times out of ten, the offender is someone close to home. And Daisy’s family is certainly strange—her mother is obsessed with keeping up appearances, while her father is cold and defensive under questioning. And then there’s Daisy’s little brother, so withdrawn and uncommunicative . . . DI Fawley works against the clock to find any trace of the little girl, but it’s as if she disappeared into thin air—no one saw anything; no one knows anything. But everyone has an opinion, and everyone, it seems, has a secret to conceal. With a story that feels all too real, Close to Home is the best kind of suspense—the kind that sends chills down your spine and keeps you up late at night, thrilled and terrified.

The Pendragon Legend

The Pendragon Legend Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Antal Szerb
Editor: Pushkin Press
ISBN: 1906548528
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At an end-of-the London season soiree, the young Hungarian scholar-dilettante Janos Batky is introduced to the Earl of Gwynedd, a reclusive eccentric who is the subject of strange rumours. Invited to the family seat, Pendragon Castle in North Wales, Batky receives a mysterious phone-call warning him not to go... Antal Szerb's first novel The Pendragon Legend (1934), set in Wales is a gently satirical blend of gothic and romantic genres, crossed with the murder mystery format to produce a fast-moving and often hilarious romp. But beneath the surface, the reader becomes aware of a steely intelligence probing moral, psychological and religious questions.

Bringing Out the Dead

Bringing Out the Dead Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joe Connelly
Editor: Vintage
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Bringing Out the Dead by Joe Connelly Summary

Perhaps only someone who has worked for almost a decade as a medic in New York City's Hell's Kitchen--as Joe Connelly has--could write a novel as riveting and fiercely authentic as Bringing Out the Dead. Like a front-line reporter, Connelly writes from deep within the experience, and the result is a debut novel of extraordinary power and intensity. In Frank Pierce, a brash EMS medic working the streets of Hell's Kitchen, Connelly gives us a man who is being destroyed by the act of saving people. Addicted to the thrill ("the best drug in the world") and the mission of the job, Frank is nevertheless drowning in five years' worth of grief and guilt--his own and others': "my primary role was less about saving lives than about bearing witness." His wife has left him, he's drinking on the job, and just a month ago he "helped to kill" an eighteen-year-old asthmatic girl. Now she's become the waking nightmare of all his failures: hallucination and projection ("the ghosts that once visited my dreams had followed me out to the street and were now talking back"), and as real to him as his own skin. And in reaction to her death, Frank has desperately resurrected a patient back into a life now little better than death. In a narrative that moves with the furious energy of an ambulance run, we follow Frank through two days and nights: into the excitement and dread of the calls; the mad humor that keeps the medics afloat; the memories, distant and recent, through which Frank reminds himself why he became a medic and tries, in vain, to convince himself to give it up. And we are with him as he faces his newest ghost: the resurrected patient, whose demands to be released into death might be the most sensible thing Frank has heard in months, if only he would listen. Bringing Out the Dead is a stunning novel.

Believe Me

Believe Me Pdf/ePub eBook Author: JP Delaney
Editor: Doubleday Canada
ISBN: 0385691823
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Believe Me by JP Delaney Summary

In this twisty psychological serial killer thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Before, an actress plays both sides of a murder investigation. One out-of-work British actress pays the rent on her New York City apartment the only way she can: as a decoy for a detective agency, hired to entrap straying husbands. When the cops begin investigating one of her targets for murdering his wife--and potentially others--they ask her to lure the suspect into a confession. But with the actress pretending to be someone she isn't, differentiating the decoy from the prey becomes impossible--and deadly.

A Lady Never Surrenders

A Lady Never Surrenders Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sabrina Jeffries
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451642490
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New York Times bestselling author Sabrina Jeffries delights readers with the final novel in her sexy Regency Hellions of Hallstead Hall romance series, featuring Lady Celia Sharpe and the upstanding Bow Street runner, Pinter. Lady Celia Sharpe has always been wary of marriage…but now her future depends on it. With two months left to find a husband and fulfill her grandmother’s ultimatum, Celia sets her sights on three eligible bachelors. Becoming betrothed to one of these wealthy, high-ranking men will surely prove her capable of getting married, so hopefully the wedding itself won’t be necessary for Celia to receive her inheritance. Step two of her audacious plan is hiring the dark and dangerously compelling Bow Street Runner, Jackson Pinter, to investigate the three men she’s chosen. With Lady Celia bedeviling Jackson’s days and nights, the last thing he wants is to help her find a husband. And when she recalls shadowed memories that lead his investigation into her parents’ mysterious deaths in a new direction, putting her in danger, Jackson realizes the only man he wants Celia to marry is himself!

A Ticket to the Boneyard

A Ticket to the Boneyard Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lawrence Block
Editor: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061807184
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Twelve years ago, Matthew Scudder lied to a jury to put James Leo Motley behind bars. Now the ingenious psychopath is free. And the alcoholic ex-cop-turned-p.i. must pay dearly for his sins. Friends and former lovers -- even strangers unfortunate enough to share Scudder's name -- are turning up dead. Because a vengeful maniac is determined not to rest until he's driven his nemesis back to the bottle...and then to the boneyard.

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