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31. Eye Of The Storm aka Midnight Man Читать →

Автор: , Sean Dillon is an assassin, a hired hand who, despite working for the IRA, PLO and ETA, has not seen the inside of a prison cell. He’s just the man that Iraqi, Michael Aroun has been looking for – the kind of professional who won’t flinch from an attack on the offices of British government.

32. The Five Gold Bands Читать →

Автор: , When earthlings discover that the galaxy is teeming with advanced societies with the secrets of interstellar travel, one of them steals the technology, triggering a massive manhunt across the stars. HIDE-AND-GO-SEEK AMONG THE PLANETS Five bracelets of solid gold-five clues that began an interstellar treasure hunt. And as the luck of the Irish would have it, Paddy…

33. Young mothers work harder Читать →

Автор: , «If it weren't for her legs, she would starve to death. Now, those same legs that brought subsistence for her and Danny were bringing her trouble. No one was bothering her, but Donna sensed trouble coming as she walked between tables in the dimly lit barroom, carrying the plastic tray with empties back to her place…

34. S Читать →

Автор: , S. is Sarah Worth – doctor's wife, North Shore matron, loving mother, and now (suddenly!) ardent follower of a Hindu religious leader known as the Arhat. As this brilliant and very funny novel opens, Sarah is fleeing the confinement of her suburban life to become a sannyasin (pilgrim) at her guru's Arizona ashram. In the letters…

35. Ensayo sobre la lucidez Читать →

Автор: , Como ya nos sorprendiera en su tiempo con la magnГ­fica obra “Ensayo Sobre La Ceguera ”, en la que nos ofrecГ­a una espeluznante parГЎbola de la opresiГіn de las fuerzas polГ­ticas sobre los indefensos ciudadanos, el escritor portuguГ©s vuelve a retomar el mismo tema, aunque en esta ocasiГіn la reflexiГіn que nos plantea va a…

36. Tale of the Unknown Island Читать →

Автор: , A man went to knock at the king's door and said to him, Give me a boat. The king's house had many other doors, but this was the door for petitions. Since the king spent all his time sitting by the door for favors (favors being done to the king, you understand), whenever he heard…

37. The Elephant's Journey Читать →

Автор: , In 1551, King JoГЈo III of Portugal gave Archduke Maximilian an unusual wedding present: an elephant named Solomon. The elephant’s journey from Lisbon to Vienna was witnessed and remarked upon by scholars, historians, and ordinary people. Out of this material, José Saramago has spun a novel already heralded as “a triumph of language, imagination, and humor” (El…

38. Los premios Читать →

Автор: , Los Premios anticipa la fiesta de ingenio y trangresiГіn que Rayuela supondrГ­a para la literatura en espaГ±ol. Los pasajeros que se embarcan en el Malcolm para un crucero de placer se ven envueltos en un misterio que tiene tanto de alegГіrico como de disparate colosal. La ilusiГіn de un corte con la vida anterior, propia…

39. Rayuela Читать →

Автор: , Considerada un clГЎsico de la literatura moderna en lengua castellana, Rayuela (1963) es una de las obras mГЎs innovadoras de las Гєltimas dГ©cadas. La clave de su ruptura con el orden clГЎsico del relato radica en la postulaciГіn de una estructura inorgГЎnica: el libro puede leerse en forma normal del capГ­tulo 1 al 56 y…

40. Started Early, Took My Dog Читать →

Автор: , A day like any other for security chief Tracy Waterhouse, until she makes a purchase she hadn't bargained for. One moment of madness is all it takes for Tracy 's humdrum world to be turned upside down, the tedium of everyday life replaced by fear and danger at every turn. Witnesses to Tracy 's Faustian exchange…

41. Under a Blood Red Sky Читать →

Автор: , Davinsky Labour Camp, Siberia, 1933: Sofia Morozova knows she has to escape. Only two things have sustained her through the bitter cold, aching hunger and hard labour: the prospect of one day walking free; and the stories told by her friend Anna, beguiling tales of a charmed upbringing in Petrograd? and of Anna's fervent love…

42. Twice As Nice Nymph Читать →

Автор: , «I eat his cock. I take the big head into my mouth and lick it. I kneel between his legs with my breasts crushed against his thighs and taste the golden sweetness of his prick. I hold his balls in my hands. I like the heavy weight of them. His penis is rigid. Its thickness…

43. Mother Night Читать →

Автор: , Mother Night is a daring challenge to our moral sense. American Howard W. Campbell, Jr., a spy during World War II, is now on trial in Israel as a Nazi war criminal. But is he really guilty? In this brilliant book rife with true gallows humor, Vonnegut turns black and white into a chilling shade…

44. Death Angel Читать →

Автор: , After she double-crosses her lover, a ruthless crime lord, Drea must flee from a relentless assassin who ultimately succeeds in killing her. But after a very brief death, Drea returns to life a changed woman: no longer selfish and cruel, determined to bring down the ones who marked her for death. Joining forces with the…

45. Barrayar Читать →

Автор: , Hugo Award winner! Cordelia Naismith was ready to settle down to a quiet life on her adopted planet of Barrayar. But bloody civil war was looming, and Cordelia little dreamed of the part she and her unborn son would play in it.

46. Brothers in Arms Читать →

Автор: , «His combat drop shuttle crouched still and silent in the repairs docking bay—malevolent, to Miles's jaundiced eye. Its metal and fibreplas surface was scarred, pitted and burned. It had seemed such a proud, gleaming, efficient vessel when it was new. Perhaps it had undergone psychotic personality change from its traumas. It had been new such…

47. Memory Читать →

Автор: , «Miles returned to consciousness with his eyes still closed. His brain seemed to smolder with the confused embers of some fiery dream, formless and fading. He was shaken by a fearful conviction that he had been killed again, till memory and reason began to place this shredded experience. His other senses tried to take inventory. He…

48. Ghosts & Echoes Читать →

Автор: , Sylvie is back from vacation, and all she wants out of life right now is for the Magicus Mundi to leave her alone for a bit. No dead things, no mayhem, no life-and-death struggles. Just because Sylvie managed to take some time off doesn't mean that the Magicus Mundi has to follow her example, though,…

49. Travesuras de la niГ±a mala Читать →

Автор: , ВїCuГЎl es el verdadero rostro del amor? Ricardo ve cumplido, a una edad muy temprana, el sueГ±o que en su Lima natal alimentГі desde que tenГ­a uso de razГіn: vivir en ParГ­s. Pero el rencuentro con un amor de adolescencia lo cambiarГЎ todo. La joven, inconformista, aventurera, pragmГЎtica e inquieta, lo arrastrarГЎ fuera del pequeГ±o mundo…

50. Who Killed Palomino Molero? Читать →

Автор: , This wonderful detective novel is set in Peru in the 1950s. Near an Air Force base in the northern desert, a young airman is found murdered. Lieutenant Silva and Officer Lituma investigate. Lacking a squad car, they have to cajole a local cabbie into taking them to the scene of the crime. Their superiors are…