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By Dean Koontz

#1 New York Times bestselling writer Dean Koontz’s brilliantly exciting novel of suspense.

In the midst of a raging snowfall, lightning struck at the evening Laura Shane used to be born. And a mysterious blond-haired stranger confirmed up simply in time to save lots of her from dying. 

Years later, within the wake of one other hurricane, Laura can be stored back. for somebody is observing over her. Is he the mother or father angel he turns out? The satan in hide? Or the grasp of a haunting future past all time and space?

“A gripping novel…fast-paced and satisfying.”—People

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By Angela Carter

From reflections on jazz and Japan via lively refashionings of vintage fairy stories to attractive snapshots of recent lifestyles in all its tawdry glory, Burning Your Boats charts the evolution of Angela Carter's tremendous magic imaginative and prescient in a quantity that assembles her massive legacy of brief fiction, together with early and formerly unpublished tales.

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Download The Model Millionaire: Stories (Harper Perennial Classic by Oscar Wilde PDF

By Oscar Wilde

Playwright, poet, essayist, flamboyant man-about-town, Oscar Wilde pack an astounding volume of labor, genius, and controversy into brief many years, generating masterworks in each literary style. this feature contains just about all of his brief tales, together with "The Canterville Ghost," "The Fisherman and his Soul," and "The outstanding Rocket." along THE version MILLIONAIRE, Harper Perennial will post the fast fiction of Fyodor Dostoevsky, Herman Melville, Willa Cather, Leo Tolstoy, and Stephen Crane to be packaged in a fantastically designed, boldly colourful boxset within the target to draw modern enthusiasts of brief fiction to those respected masters of the shape. additionally, in each one of those decisions will seem a narrative from one of many new collections being released within the "Summer of the fast Story." a narrative from Simon Van Booy's imminent assortment, LOVE starts IN wintry weather, may be published in the back of this quantity.

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Download Swami and Friends by Narayan, R. K. PDF

By Narayan, R. K.

"There are writers--Tolstoy and Henry James to call two--whom we carry in awe, writers--Turgenev and Chekhov--for whom we believe a private affection, different writers whom we respect--Conrad for example--but who carry us at an extended arm's size with their 'courtly overseas grace.' Narayan (whom i do not hesitate to call in this sort of context) greater than any of them wakes in me a spring of gratitude, for he has provided me a moment domestic. with out him i'll by no means have recognized what it's wish to be Indian."--Graham Greene delivering infrequent perception into the complexities of Indian middle-class society, R. ok. Narayan lines existence within the fictional city of Malgudi. The darkish Room is a looking examine a tricky marriage and a lady who finally rebels opposed to the calls for of being an exceptional and obedient spouse. In Mr. Sampath, a newspaper guy attempts to maintain his paper afloat within the face of social and fiscal alterations sweeping India. Narayan writes of adlescent and younger maturity within the semiautobiographical Swami and buddies and The Bachelor of Arts. even though the normal tensions of maturing are heightened through the actual situations of pre-partition India, Narayan offers a common imaginative and prescient of adolescence, early love and grief. "The adventure of examining certainly one of his novels is . . . reminiscent of one's first response to the nice Russian novels: the clean cognizance of the typical humanity of all peoples, underlain via a simultaneous experience of strangeness--like one's personal mirrored image noticeable in a eco-friendly twilight."--Margaret Parton, ny bring in Tribune

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By Matthew Good

This is often the panorama of eventually there's not anything Left to assert, Matthew Good's debut booklet of news. Taking the shape of an artist's magazine, Good's stories grind via darkish, frequently violent locations lively by way of voices warped by way of hallucination and flesh chafed through truth. From the ramblings of an opium-riddled adventurer to treatises on existence from a brain rattled via the area; from the tragic finish of an adolescent queen to an afternoon within the lifetime of a rock big name; from the execution of the Self by means of the opposite to the pull among ideas and freedom, it is a panorama situated midway among mind's eye and truth, a global that rocks among mind's eye and truth, an international that rocks among sleep and wakefulness, sanity and madness, sobriety and inebriation. A needs to for fanatics of The Matthew reliable Band, eventually there's not anything Left to claim certain isn't really Disneyland, yet it will take you on a trip you are going to always remember.

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By Esther Cohen

Encouraged by way of the frustrations of writer's block, the vagaries of contemporary romance, and a deep-seated love for interpreting, The ebook health care professional combines urbane, subtle, mordantly humorous storytelling with large center. clever, self sustaining, quirky, and well-read, Arlette Rosen makes her dwelling supporting humans write the books they have constantly dreamed of, and she's relatively solid at it. She likes this paintings, likes the liberty of somebody else's sentences, likes having the ability to switch, in intuitive methods in basic terms she understands, small information the following and there. by the point she meets new buyer Harbinger Singh, she has labored on sixty-four books, selected from 1000's of submissions. Harbinger Singh makes his dwelling as a tax legal professional, yet what he quite desires to do is write a singular, a grand, sweeping saga he intends to name sizzling and Dusty.While the romance that blooms among those not likely enthusiasts is extra approximately longing than lust, it triggers whatever in every one that simply could be referred to as wish. With uncompromising wit and a fierce tenderness, Esther Cohen has written a modern day comedy of manners approximately relationships, writer's block, and the enduring-if elusive-creative spirit.

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