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La profezia della torre nera
Author: David Chandler
Publisher: Newton Compton Editori
ISBN: 8854145246
Pages: 484
Year: 2012-11-13
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Un grande bestseller di David ChandlerUna corona maledetta Un furto impossibile Un mistero senza tempoIn un’epoca lontana e dimenticata Malden è un ladruncolo da bassifondi, che ha cominciato a rubare per sopravvivere. Nato e cresciuto tra i vicoli stretti e bui della città di Ness, è sempre riuscito a cavarsela, grazie alla sua furbizia e a un innato talento per arrampicarsi sui muri. Il ragazzo però ha un grosso debito con il capo della confraternita di ladri e criminali che imperversa a Ness, e quindi, quando due misteriose figure lo agganciano, proponendogli un affare che gli permetterà di procurarsi in un colpo solo tutto il denaro di cui ha bisogno, non esita a cogliere al volo l’occasione. Solo dopo aver accettato scopre di essere solo una pedina di un disegno più ampio: dovrà infatti rubare la corona del signore di Ness, custodita in una torre piena di insidie e sorvegliata da centinaia di guardie. Una missione molto pericolosa, che potrebbe cambiare per sempre non solo il suo destino, ma anche le sorti del regno...Uno strepitoso successo internazionale dall’autore bestseller del New York Times Un romanzo dal ritmo incalzante che vi lascerà con il fiato sospeso fino all’ultima paginaCavalieri e tesori segreti, splendidi scenari e incredibili colpi di scenaAvvincente come I pilastri della terra, leggendario come Il signore degli anelliDavid Chandlerè lo pseudonimo di David Wellington, autore bestseller del «New York Times» e famoso scrittore di romanzi horror, acclamati dalla critica letteraria mondiale.
Arturo's Island
Author: Elsa Morante
Publisher:
ISBN: 1631493299
Pages: 384
Year: 2019-02-19
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Once considered the greatest writer of Italy's postwar generation--and admired by authors as varied as John Banville and Rivka Galchen--Elsa Morante is experiencing a literary renaissance, marked not least by Ann Goldstein's translation of Arturo's Island, the novel that brought Morante international fame. Imbued with a spectral grace, as if told through an enchanted looking glass, the novel follows the adolescent Arturo through his days on the isolated Neapolitan island of Procida, where--his mother long deceased, his father often absent, and a dog as his sole companion--he roams the countryside and the beaches or reads in his family's lonely, dilapidated mansion. This quiet, meandering existence is upended when his father brings home a beautiful sixteen-year-old bride, Nunziatella.A novel of longing and thwarted desires, filled with Morante's "brutal directness and familial torment" (James Wood), Arturo's Island reemerges in this splendid translation to take its rightful place in the world literary canon.
The Routledge Handbook of International Resilience
Author: David Chandler, Jon Coaffee
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317655982
Pages: 402
Year: 2016-11-10
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Resilience is increasingly discussed as a key concept across many fields of international policymaking from sustainable development and climate change, insecurity, conflict and terrorism to urban and rural planning, international aid provision and the prevention of and responses to natural and man-made disasters. Edited by leading academic authorities from a number of disciplines, this is the first handbook to deal with resilience as a new conceptual approach to understanding and addressing a range of interdependent global challenges. The Handbook is divided into nine sections: Introduction: contested paradigms of resilience; the challenges of resilience; governing uncertainty; resilience and neoliberalism; environmental concerns and climate change adaptation; urban planning; disaster risk reduction and response; international security and insecurity; the policy and practices of international development. Highlighting how resilience-thinking is increasingly transforming international policy-making and government and institutional practices, this book will be an indispensable source of information for students, academics and the wider public interested in resilience, international relations and international security.
The Periodic Table
Author: Primo Levi
Publisher: Everyman's Library
ISBN: 0679444637
Pages: 241
Year: 1996
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One of Italy's leading men of letters, a chemist by profession, writes about incidents in his life in which one or another of the elements figured in such a way as to become a personal preoccupation
Anxious
Author: Joseph LeDoux
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1780747683
Pages: 304
Year: 2015-08-17
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Anxiety is the most prevalent psychiatric problem of our time. Decades of research have gone into probing its mysteries and developing treatments. But what if we’ve been thinking about fear and anxiety in the wrong way for all these years? This is the groundbreaking premise behind a wave of new research, led by the lab of renowned neuroscientist Joseph LeDoux. He believes that fear and anxiety are not innate states, simply waiting to be unleashed in the brain. Rather they are assembled experiences, and that has huge implications for patients. By mapping brain circuits, LeDoux explains the origins of anxiety disorders and reveals discoveries that can restore sufferers to normality. As impressive as it is timely, Anxious is a comprehensive survey of cutting-edge research revolutionising the way we treat our most pressing mental health issue.
Will They Ever Trust Us Again?
Author: Michael Moore
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141926724
Pages: 240
Year: 2005-07-07
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Will They Ever Trust Us Again? brings together hundreds of never-before-published letters that Mike has been sent - from GIs serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, from troops in US bases, from their mothers, wives and friends back home, from veterans who've fought around the globe - to show the reality beneath the political spin and TV propaganda. Their politics may vary from the Bushwhacked to the patriotic, but they all feel let down and lied to by government, they know the human cost of waging wars for the rich - and now they've had enough. Explosive, angry, moving and funny, this book shows who's really winning the battle for hearts and minds on the front line.
Cebes' Tablet
Author: Cebes (Of Thebes.)
Publisher:
ISBN:
Pages: 94
Year: 1887
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Totality and Infinity
Author: E. Levinas
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400993420
Pages: 297
Year: 2012-12-06
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Ever since the beginning of the modern phenomenological movement disciplined attention has been paid to various patterns of human experi ence as they are actually lived through in the concrete. This has brought forth many attempts to tind a general philosophical position which can do justice to these experiences without reduction or distQrtion. In France, the best known of these recent attempts have been made by Sartre in his Being and Nothingness and by Merleau-Ponty in his Phenomenol ogy of Perception and certain later fragments. Sartre has a keen sense for life as it is lived, and his work is marked by many penetrating descrip tions. But his dualistic ontology of the en-soi versus the pour-soi has seemed over-simple and inadequate to many critics, and has been seriously qualitied by the author himself in his latest Marxist work, The Critique of Dialetical Reason. Merleau-Ponty's major work is a lasting contri but ion to the phenomenology of the pre-objective world of perception. But asi de from a few brief hints and sketches, he was unable, before his unfortunate death in 1961, to work out carefully his ultimate philosophi cal point of view. This leaves us then with the German philosopher, Heidegger, as the only contemporary thinker who has formulated a total ontology which claims to do justice to the stable results of phenomenology and to the liv ing existential thought of our time.
Tales of Terror from the Black Ship
Author: Chris Priestley
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1599906996
Pages: 256
Year: 2010-10-01
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A follow up to Uncle Montague's Tales of Terror, this is another creepy middle grade story collection with a chilling frame. This time, the stories are all tales of the sea: pirates and plagues and storms a plenty...
The Testament
Author: Eric Van Lustbader
Publisher: Forge Books
ISBN: 1429913398
Pages: 480
Year: 2007-04-01
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The hit international thriller from Eric Van Lustbader, the New York Times bestselling author of The Bourne Legacy For centuries, a hidden splinter sect of the Franciscans has guarded secrets that could transform the world. Now the safety of those secrets—and much more—depends on one man. Braverman “Bravo” Shaw always knew his father had secrets. But not until Dexter Shaw dies mysteriously does Bravo discover the enormity of his father's life as a high-ranking member of the Order of Gnostic Observatines. For more than eight hundred years, the Order has preserved an ancient cache of documents that could shake Christianity to its foundations. But the rival Knights of St. Clement will stop at nothing to obtain the treasure, and now Bravo is a target and a pawn in an ongoing war far larger and more deadly than any he could have imagined. From New York City to Washington, D.C., to Paris, to Venice, and beyond, the race is on for the quintessential prize...the Testament. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
The Return
Author: L. J. Smith
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
ISBN: 1444900641
Pages: 486
Year: 2010
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Eighteen-year-old Elena Gilbert journeys to the Dark Dimension with Damon and Matt in hopes of rescuing her vampire boyfriend, Stefan Salvatore, from imprisonment, and once again they face the sinister Shinichis.
I. A terrier of Fleet, Lincolnshire
Author: Fleet (England), St. Augustine's Abbey (Canterbury, England)
Publisher:
ISBN:
Pages: 247
Year: 1920
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The Familiars
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Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062000853
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Hazel's Phantasmagoria
Author: Leander Deeny
Publisher: Quercus Books
ISBN: 1847244238
Pages: 191
Year: 2008-03-06
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Hazel, the heroine, travels to her Aunt's country house for a holiday. Her Aunt is bitter, angry and rude, so Hazel expects her stay to be a nightmare - little does she expect, though, that there are actual nightmares living in the garden. These creatures - scary amalgams of different animals such as gorillas and leopards - haunt her Aunt every night in her dreams with horrific scenarios. Much to her surprise Hazel is drawn into their world of creating and rehearsing these nightmares. With her new social circle consisting of gorillas crossed with leopards, pythons crossed with porcupines, ducks who smoke cigarettes, wooden-headed dogs and murderers and lunatics Hazel finds herself exploring the scariest depths of the unknown and learns a useful lesson along the way about the nature of friendship. The lively, exciting and fast-paced narrative and quick humour makes this book an addictive read.
Tommaso and the Blind Photographer
Author: Gesualdo Bufalino
Publisher: Random House (UK)
ISBN:
Pages: 183
Year: 2000
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On the edge of the city a crumbling apartment block is a heaving anthill of thwarted ambitions and clashing egos. Through the janitor, Tommaso, we get to know the blind photographer, Bartolomeo, who is murdered while walking with Tommaso.