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Get Tipping Point (Dan Lenson, Book 15) PDF

By David Poyer

ISBN-10: 1466857420

ISBN-13: 9781466857421

Captain Dan Lenson is less than fireplace either at sea, and in Washington. His command of the 1st antiballistic-missile-capable cruiser within the Fleet, USS Savo Island, is threatened whilst he's known as domestic to testify earlier than Congress. There, he needs to safeguard his debatable selection to avoid a major retaliatory missile assault by way of Israel opposed to civilian pursuits within the Mideast. Shaken via the near-end of his profession, Lenson returns to command doubtful of his personal destiny, yet decided to do his top by way of a broken send and an more and more divided crew.

Ordered to the Indian Ocean, Savo cruises off East Africa, conserving transport lanes from pirates. yet this seemingly-routine patrol turns ominous while an unknown assailant starts off assaulting girl group contributors. yet then, an explosive showdown starts off among India and Pakistan… with Savo Island, and her particular yet no longer but absolutely battle-ready skill to intercept ballistic missiles, status on my own among international locations close to the 1st theater nuclear war.

Dan must conflict tsunami-driven seas, incoming guns, and a quick tilting stability of strength, as China strikes inexorably in her bid to displace the United States within the a long way Pacific.

The 15th novel in David Poyer's acclaimed sequence of naval adventures that includes Dan Lenson, Tipping Point is an action-packed, totally real tale of responsibility, conflict, and the tension of command, via the most well-liked dwelling writer of yank sea fiction.

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Download e-book for kindle: Requiem: A Hallucination by Antonio Tabucchi

By Antonio Tabucchi

ISBN-10: 0811222497

ISBN-13: 9780811222495

During this enthralling and evocative novel, Antonio Tabucchi takes the reader on a dream-like journey to Portugal, a rustic he's deeply hooked up to. He spent decades there as director of the Italian Cultural Institute in Lisbon. He even wrote Requiem in Portuguese; it needed to be translated into Italian for book in his local Italy.

Requiem's narrator has an appointment to fulfill anyone on a quay through the Tagus at twelve. yet, it seems, now not twelve midday, twelve nighttime, so he has many years to whereas away. because the day unfolds, he has many encounters—a younger junky, a taxi driving force who's no longer accustomed to the streets, numerous waiters, a gypsy, a cemetery keeper, the mysterious Isabel, an accordionist, in all virtually dozen humans either genuine and illusionary. ultimately he meets The visitor, the ghost of the lengthy lifeless nice poet Fernando Pessoa. half travelog, half autobiography, half fiction, or even somewhat a cookbook, Requiem turns into an homage to a rustic and its humans, and a farewell to the prior because the narrator lays declare to a literary forebear who, like himself, is an evasive and many-sided character.

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Download e-book for kindle: Fiction of Imperialism (Writing Past Colonialism Series) by Phillip Darby

By Phillip Darby

ISBN-10: 0304701599

ISBN-13: 9780304701599

ISBN-10: 0826420591

ISBN-13: 9780826420596

The Fiction of Imperialism makes an attempt to advertise discussion among diplomacy and postcolonialism. It addresses the worth of fiction to an inderstanding of the imperial courting among the West and Asia and Africa. quite a lot of fiction and crisicism is tested because it relates to colonialism, the North/South engagement and modern 3rd international politics. The e-book starts by way of contrasting the therapy of cross-cultural relatives in political stories and literary texts. It then examines the non-public as a metaphor for the political in fiction depicting the imperial connection among Britain and India. this is often paired with an research of African literary texts, which takes as its subject matter the connection among tradition and politics. The concluding chapters strategy literature from the surface, contemplating its obvious silence on economics and realpolitik and assessing the software of postcolonial reconceptualisations. Phillip Darby is Reader in diplomacy, college of Melbourne and Co-Director of the Institute of Postcolonial experiences, Melbourne, Australia.

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Read e-book online Extreme Measures (Mitch Rapp, Book 11) (US Edition) PDF

By Vince Flynn

ISBN-10: 1416593993

ISBN-13: 9781416593997

Within the secretive international the place fearless women and men salary an everyday covert battle, the CIA has intercepted terrorist cells—but a 3rd, led through a deadly mastermind, is feared to be at the free. Counter-terrorist agent Mitch Rapp joins forces with a warrior as dedicated—and lethal—as they arrive: ex-Marine and elite operative Mike Nash. either Rapp and Nash have stared down the jihadist tradition of dying. either have kept millions of lives with no accolades or acknowledgment in their own sacrifices. however the political winds have replaced on Capitol Hill, and sure leaders wish Mitch Rapp placed again on a brief leash. And while a nightmare situation descends on Washington, D.C., Rapp and Nash will keep on with new ideas of engagement: their very own.

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Download e-book for kindle: Walking Into the Night by Olaf Olafsson

By Olaf Olafsson

ISBN-10: 030743009X

ISBN-13: 9780307430090

As butler to William Randolph Hearst at San Simeon fort, Christian Benediktsson lives quietly, virtually invisibly. He completes his projects successfully and with aplomb, catering to the whims of the unstable leader and overseeing the working of the irritating loved ones. aware of the goings-on of the fame visitors who stopover at in addition to to Hearst's intimate courting along with his mistress, the actress Marion Davies, he's the image of discretion. a very deepest guy, these round him understand not anything of him or his existence. And so it truly is in his innovations and in unsent letters to his spouse again in Iceland that we witness the unraveling of his former lifestyles, which all started while he deserted her and their young children for an actress in big apple urban. as soon as a profitable businessman, he erases his previous and himself after a unexpected tragic demise and his financial disaster, the results of a jilted lover's vengeance. Walking into the Night is a gorgeous portrait of a guy wrestling with guilt and mystery passions.

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Get Upstaged (French Literature) PDF

By Jacques Jouet

ISBN-10: 1564785742

ISBN-13: 9781564785749

Mins into the second one act, there's a knock on Nicolas Boehlmer's dressing-room door, simply as he's smoking his final cigarette earlier than having to return on degree . . . and, with out considering, he says,“Come in," nonetheless in personality. He fast unearths himself sure, gagged, and stripped by way of a guy who seems to be his reflect snapshot: costumed within the similar wig, makeup, and garments. Nicolas is powerless to avoid his usurper from going out and taking part in his role—with more and more ridiculous results. is that this “upstaging" the act of a wicked beginner? Sabotage by way of a rival? a section of guerrilla theater? A political assertion? regardless of the reason, Nicolas and his fellow actors quickly locate their play—and their lives—making much less and no more experience, because the elements they play come less than attack by way of this irrational intruder.

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New PDF release: What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?

By Alan Duff

ISBN-10: 1775535622

ISBN-13: 9781775535621

The prize-winning, passionate and uncompromising sequel to the blistering vintage novel, Once have been Warriors

'She continually got here day after today for a moment stopover at in this each year remembering; in truth, Polly Heke got here numerous instances a yr and had performed for the final , from whilst she herself hit an analogous age as Grace'd been while she, uh, whilst she killed herself.'

The searing energy of Alan Duff's masterpiece Once have been Warriors rocked a state and used to be acclaimed world wide.

What turns into of the damaged Hearted? is the not easy, poetic sequel, taking over the tale of the Heke kinfolk six years after Grace's suicide. the radical gained the Montana New Zealand publication Award for Fiction and was once made right into a movie.

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Alan Pauls's Historia del llanto PDF

By Alan Pauls

ISBN-10: 8433971611

ISBN-13: 9788433971616

On the age of 13, the hero of A heritage of Tears has accomplished a innovative schooling. He has been as regards to those that undergo and has gobbled all of the militant literature that one needed to learn within the Latin the US of the seventies. notwithstanding, in September 1973, as he witnesses on tv the coup opposed to Salvador Allende and the Presidential palace in flames, he attempted to cry and located himself dry. This novel re-examines previous themes from the seventies (the underground, double lives, sacrifice) in mild of a fallacious yet fruitful juncture: that of intimate whispers and the racket of politics.

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Kamadeva: The God Of Desire by Anuja Chandramouli PDF

By Anuja Chandramouli

ISBN-10: 8129134594

ISBN-13: 9788129134592

Kamadeva, the fascinating wielder of the sugarcane bow and the flower-tipped arrows, born out of the wellspring of Brahma’s latent ardour, has for lengthy remained an enigma. This enchanting tale of the God of hope explores his many wondrous adventures, in addition to his heady romance with Rati, his leader consort.
Best pals with Indra, the King of the Gods; instruct to the Apsaras within the paintings of lovemaking, Kamadeva lives a dream existence within the superb country of Amaravathi—until threat moves whilst he incurs the wrath of Shiva as a result of a preordained curse. stick to Kama as he hurtles in the direction of his future and the Destroyer’s dreaded 3rd eye. discover if he'll upward push from the ashes to reign very best because the King of Hearts or if he'll be doomed to spend an eternity as Ananga—the bodiless one.
In Kamadeva: The God of wish, the writer masterfully marries mind's eye with stellar examine to carry to shiny lifestyles some of the most fascinating Gods of the Hindu pantheon. Laced with wit and narrated in modern flavour, Kamadeva will take you on a rollicking journey into the guts of wish and its tantalizing darkish aspect.

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Read e-book online The Forsyte Saga, Volume 1: The Man Of Property (The Forsyte PDF

By John Galsworthy

ISBN-10: 0141907967

ISBN-13: 9780141907963

The main prized merchandise in Soames Forsyte's selection of appealing issues is his spouse, the enigmatic Irene. but if she falls in love with Bosinney, a penniless architect who totally rejects the Forsyte values, their affair touches off a sequence of occasions that may simply lead to shame and disaster.

John Galsworthy tackles his subject of the dying of the upper-middle sessions with irony and compassion.

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