Chain of Command (Corps Justice, Book 9) by C. G. Cooper

By C. G. Cooper

A brand new Marine Commandant takes the helm...

An insidious threatens his loved service...
Can whatever be performed to save lots of it...

The new Commandant of the Marine Corps is anxious. not just is he facing a shrinking provider, a tightening price range and a war-weary country, he's additionally simply discovered that there's a bigger danger, a mounting threat which can tear the strong Marine Corps except both sides. The Commandant calls on Cal Stokes and his group on the Jefferson crew to root out the hazard. yet is it too overdue?

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The Human Factor by Graham Greene

By Graham Greene

With a brand new advent by way of Colm Toibin

A leak is traced to a small sub-section of SIS, sparking off the inevitable safeguard assessments, tensions and suspicions. this type of surroundings, might be, the place blunders can be made? For Maurice citadel, it's the finish of the road besides, and time for him to retire to stay peacefully together with his African spouse, Sarah.

To the lonely, remoted, neurotic international of the key carrier, Graham Greene brings his brilliance and conception, laying naked a desktop that typically overlooks the delicate and mystery motivations that impel us.

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Pacific by Tom Drury

By Tom Drury

In a victorious go back to the characters that introduced his profession twenty years in the past, Tom Drury travels again to grumble County, the surroundings of his landmark debut, the tip of Vandalism. Drury’s depictions of the stark great thing about the Midwest and the futility of yankee wanderlust have earned him comparisons to Raymond Carver, Sherwood Anderson, and Paul Auster.

When fourteen-year-old Micah Darling travels to l. a. to reunite with the mummy who abandoned him seven years in the past, he reveals himself out of his league in a land of magical freedom. He does new medicines with new humans, falls in love with a fascinating yet stricken equestrienne named Charlotte, and will get thrown out of college over the actions of a membership referred to as the recent Luddites.

Back within the Midwest, an airy younger girl involves Stone urban on a venture that may unsettle the lives of every person she meets—including Micah’s half-sister, Lyris, who nonetheless fights fears of abandonment after a early life in foster care, and his father, Tiny, a petty thief. An research into the stranger’s id uncovers a darkly disturbed lifestyles, as parallel narratives of the comedian and tragic, the mysterious and daily, spread in either the rustic and the city.

Literary Award
National ebook Award Nominee for Fiction (2013)

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Swann's Way: In Search of Lost Time, Volume 1 (Penguin by Marcel Proust

By Marcel Proust

The first quantity of the best novels of the 20 th century in Lydia Davis's masterful translation
Marcel Proust’s In seek of misplaced Time is without doubt one of the such a lot enjoyable studying stories in any language and arguably the best novel of the 20 th century. yet for the reason that its unique prewar translation there was no thoroughly re-creation in English. Now, Penguin Classics brings Proust’s masterpiece to new audiences during the international, starting with Lydia Davis’s the world over acclaimed translation of the 1st quantity, Swann’s Way.

For greater than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts greater via introductions and notes through individual students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations through award-winning translators.
 

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Chains of Darkness, Chains of Light (The Sundered, Book 4) by Michelle Sagara West

By Michelle Sagara West

Erin of Elliath returns during this end to the epic saga began within the first 3 books within the Sundered sequence. Erin, previously woman Sara and now the mythical girl of Mercy to the slaves of the darkish Empire, has simply helped Renar, the rightful inheritor to the throne of Marantine, reclaim his kingship from an usurper. With the facility of the intense center waning less than turning out to be shadows of the darkish middle, Erin and her associates needs to once more trip again into the darkish Empire, the place excessive monks conflict for supremacy and the 1st of the Sundered, Lord Stefanos, awaits the go back of his girl Sara. during this ultimate quantity, the outdated methods of the sunshine center and the darkish center could be replaced endlessly.

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Pedigree (New York Review Books Classics) by Georges Simenon

By Georges Simenon

Pedigree is Georges Simenon's longest, very unlikely, and so much adventurous novel, the booklet that's more and more obvious to lie on the middle of his outsize success as a chronicler of recent self and society. within the early Nineteen Forties, Simenon begun paintings on a memoir of his Belgian youth. He confirmed the preliminary pages to André Gide, who recommended him to show them right into a novel. the outcome used to be, Simenon later quipped, a ebook within which every thing is right yet not anything is exact. Spanning the years from the start of the century, with its political instability and terrorist threats, to the top of the 1st international battle in 1918, Pedigree is an epic of daily life in all its messy unfinished depth and density, a narrative in regards to the coming-of-age of a precocious and curious boy and the arriving to be of the fashionable global.

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The Severance by Elliott Sawyer

By Elliott Sawyer

The Severance is a secret set amid conflict, the warfare in Afghanistan. Its authenticity derives from the author's wrestle event there. The protagonist is an officer who ran afoul of military self-discipline, and used to be assigned to guide a rehabilitation platoon of comparable troublemakers. whereas struggling with the Taliban they find a corrupt contractor's cache of greenbacks, plot to smuggle it domestic- simply to discover themselves scuffling with a perilous unknown foe attempting to highjack it.

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Gente de verdad by Alison Lurie

By Alison Lurie

«Si nada sobrevive salvo lo que los artistas producen, no tenemos derecho a producir algo que sabemos que es mentira.» Alison Lurie en Gente de verdad.

«En el paraíso que es Iliria uno se transforma en quien realmente es, en los angeles personality que sería si el mundo estuviera bien hecho.» Janet Stockwell –personaje de ficción- en Gente de verdad.

En Gente de verdad seis personajes conviven durante dos semanas de verano en una gran casa de campo para concentrarse en su trabajo lejos de las presiones del mundo external. los angeles diferencia entre lo aparente y lo actual, entre los roles sociales y l. a. propia identidad, flotará en el ambiente, aunque con cierto sentido del humor, para descubrirnos una historia de insatisfacción, de amor, de superación femenina y de vanidad.

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Don Flows Home to the Sea (Tikhii Don, Book 2) by Mikhail Sholokhov

By Mikhail Sholokhov

The Don Flows domestic to the ocean (1940) is the second one within the sequence of the good Don epic (Tikhii Don) written via Mikhail Sholokhov. It initially seemed in serialized shape among 1928 and 1940. The English translation of the second one half this huge paintings seemed lower than this identify in 1940.

The novel follows the fortunes of the Don Cossacks in peace and battle, revolution and civil conflict. the radical depicts the destruction of Cossack society through the Civil battle. Grigory Melekhov is the protagonist. The publication tells of his tragic affair with Aksinia, the spouse of a neighbour, and the way he fights for the Reds, the Whites, and the Partisans.

Much of the radical used an prior, unpublished tale Sholokhov wrote in 1925 concerning the Kornilov affair.[1]

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An Underachiever's Diary: A Novel by Benjamin Anastas

By Benjamin Anastas

Meet William, a religious underachiever. He enters lifestyles because the firstborn of exact dual boys. it's the final time he'll beat his overachieving brother Clive, or someone else for that subject, at whatever.

This is William's manifesto for the underachiever. it's the chronicle of a life of failure--part diary and half instruction manual for self-defeat. instantly corrosively humorous and unusually smooth, An Underachiever's Diary is a vintage story of perverse perseverance.

From the exchange Paperback edition.

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