Download Reise um die Welt in acht Nächten (German Edition) by Hans Christoph Buch PDF

By Hans Christoph Buch

Hans Christoph Buch ist der große Reisende unter den deutschen Schriftstellern. Jetzt legt er einen neuen abenteuer- und Reiseroman vor, voller unterhaltsamer Geschichten. Wir begleiten den namenlosen Erzähler, einen furchtlosen und kritischen Beobachter, auf acht seiner Reisen. In Mumbai bewegt sich der Erzähler durch die Rotlichtbezirke der Stadt, er ist gleichermaßen angezogen und abgestoßen vom Schmutz und vom billigen intercourse an jeder Ecke. Eine Minderjährige bietet sich ihm an, um ein Haar gibt er einem seltsamen Verlangen nach. Er begleitet einen arzt und HIV-Experten, der ihn mit dem ganzen Elend der Prostitution konfrontiert. In der Hitze ein nicht enden wollendes Hupkonzert, die abgase formen schwere Wolken, darüber steht die flirrende Sonne. Weiter reisen wir nach Islamabad, folgen dem Erzähler auf seiner Suche nach einem halbwegs legalen Whiskey und dem verschwundenen deutschen Kriegsreporter Kapruner. Zusammen mit einer kleinen deutschen Kulturdelegation kommen wir nach Beijing und Shanghai, sitzen mit ihm in der Kälte im Packeis der Antarktis fest, delirieren in der Hitze des Senegals und des Kongo und landen inmitten der Wirren eines Putsches auf Haiti.
Entstanden ist ein lebendiger und humorvoller Reiseroman, der die Welt abseits bekannter touristischer Ziele ebenso liebevoll wie aufmerksam beobachtend beschreibt. Eine Travestie und Burleske, eine abenteuerliche Reise um die Welt in acht Nächten.

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Download Last Call for Earth by Nicholas Palmer PDF

By Nicholas Palmer

within the yr 2050, Earth used to be on the point of cave in. pollutants, deforestation, and overpopulation had left mankind's destiny up within the air. there has been no wish, that's, till anything remarkable occurred. Scientists chanced on a wormhole to Mars. After a lot deliberation and never-ending learn, the choice used to be made to begin over, via colonizing Mars. Flash ahead 107 years later, people are thriving in an enclosed colony on the earth. 17 12 months outdated Owen gray is the son of the colony's Commander. Adventurous but reckless, his father is anxious approximately his perceived loss of a transparent path in existence. Then, anything else remarkable occurs. Reed Shepherd, an positive biologist proposes a challenge, led by way of him, again to Earth to respond to the query, "Has Earth replaced for the better...or for the worse?" final demand Earth is a narrative approximately friendship, wish, survival, bravery, love, relatives, and in particular, the occasionally advanced dating among father and son.

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Download Do Not Go Gentle by Futhi Ntshingila PDF

By Futhi Ntshingila

lifestyles wasn't constantly this tough for fourteen-year-old Mvelo, who lives together with her mom, Zola within the shacks at the margins of Mkhumbane township. there have been reliable occasions after they lived with Sipho, Zola's attorney boyfriend. but if the gorgeous and mysterious Nonceba Hlathi arrives, Zola has to select. She additionally has her satisfaction. Now their social supplies were discontinued: the only for Mvelo being underage reared via a 31-year-old unmarried mom, and the opposite for Zola as a result of her prestige. and there's additionally an elephant transforming into of their shack because the bad factor that occurred that evening within the revival tent is still unstated. In her moment novel, Futhi Ntshingila once more introduces us to a solid of sturdy ladies who've little, yet are decided to form their very own destinies.

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Download Diario di una trascurabile catastrofe (Italian Edition) by Laura Moriarty PDF

By Laura Moriarty

Tutti si aspettano qualcosa da Veronica. Tim, che vuole andare a vivere con lei. Suo padre, che insiste perché faccia medicina. Perfino quello psicopatico di Jimmy, che le affida l. a. casa mentre è through. Tutti contano su di lei, perché è una brava ragazza, assennata e diligente.
Fino a che los angeles vita perfettamente ordinata di Veronica si trasforma di colpo in un campo minato di dubbi: i suoi genitori divorziano da un giorno all’altro dopo ventisei anni di matrimonio, gli esami vanno storti e l. a. voglia di studiare sparisce insieme a quella di rigare dritto. Cos’è? los angeles wonderful del mondo? Forse sì. O forse è solo l’occasione in line with imparare che a volte conta anche saper infrangere le regole, e avere il coraggio di andarsi a prendere quello che manca. Soprattutto quando a mancare è un piccolo additional di felicità.

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Download Herzkörper (German Edition) by Harald Darer PDF

By Harald Darer

Ihre Rituale sind ebenso brutal wie sinnfrei: Drei Jugendliche, die vor der Stumpfsinnigkeit ihres Daseins fliehen, wenden all ihre Aggressionen gegen Rocko, einen Obdachlosen, der ihnen als Punchingball für alle Lebenslagen dient. Rocko wiederum erträgt langmütig alle Misshandlungen - seine Sehnsucht gilt seinem früheren Leben und seiner ihm entwachsenen Tochter, die mit dem Vater nichts zu tun haben will.

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Download Juliette: Een liefde in snapshots (Dutch Edition) by The Lau PDF

By The Lau


Robbie Morris wil weg uit het kunstenaarsdorp Bergen, dat leeft op roddel, achterklap en jaloezie. Op een feest ontmoet hij de oogverblindende fotografe Juliette. Samen trekken ze naar Amsterdam, waar Robbie als tekenaar gaat werken voor de grootste krant van Nederland, onder de hoede van de flamboyante verslaggever Breukhout. Eindelijk leeft Robbie het leven zoals hij dat zich altijd droomde. Maar de verlokkingen van dat leven blijken ook een keerzijde te hebben.

THÉ LAU (1952) is geboren in Bergen, Noord-Holland. Hij is zanger en tekstschrijver van The Scene en maakte enkele succesvolle soloalbums. Hij publiceerde eerder De sterren van de hemel, In de dakgoot, a thousand Vissen en Open. De teksten 1979-2014. In 2004 verscheen de roman Hemelrijk, waarover de pers schreef: `Dit romandebuut blijft nog dagen in het hoofd rondspoken JOHN SCHOORL, DE VOLKSKRANT

`Een roman waarvan taal en verhaal in de lezer blijven hangen lang nadat het boek is dichtgeslagen Verbijsterend goed THEO HAKKERT, GPD

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Download 10/10ths: A Young Adult Novel of La Carrera Panamericana by Suzy Witten PDF

By Suzy Witten

14-year-old Andi Gazek, a lifelong motor vehicle nut, mini-MacGyver, and professional strategizer (i.e., fibber) from Montana, hits the line one deserted summer time looking for the racer father she by no means knew. discovering him isn't adequate. Now she desires him to force the area well-known 2,500-mile classic motor vehicle rally race--La Carrera Panamericana--with her in Mexico... and he or she expects him to coach her. What she learns, and what he learns, of their wills-clashing, car-crashing approach is miles past any street map. 10/10ths is a lesson charged, richly peopled, coming-of-age motion event set in a latest vehicle racing global choked with high-speed hairpin curves and misdirection. For a tender grownup reader, it is a web page turning dented journey to what being "family" capability. (Pre-teen and older)

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Download Smarty Girl, Dublin Savage by Honor Molloy PDF

By Honor Molloy

“Honor Molloy makes a such a lot memorable debut with this fiercely humorous portrait of the artist as a tender woman. besides being a smarty woman, Noleen O'Feeney is irreverent, sarcastic, resilient, attractive, unique, and clever past her years. i did not wish this e-book to finish. Bravo, Ms. Molloy! Encore!”
―Peter Quinn, Banished little ones of Eve and seeking out Jimmy

An autobiographical novel set in Nineteen Sixties eire, this impossible to resist debut follows the increase and fall of the O’Feeney family members, as obvious in the course of the eyes of a precocious little lady. extra savage than civilized, Noleen is a unprecedented personality from a Dublin lengthy forgotten, the place Nelson’s Pillar nonetheless stands in O’Connell Street―but no longer for long―and the place untamed musicians assemble within the O’Feeneys’ kitchen to elevate a jar and the roof. Noleen’s father, a winning actor and scoundrel king of town, does his most sensible to smash his kin, whereas her mom attempts to reserve it. Noleen schemes to make it via every one Dublin day, cadging candies and growing to be tricky in the course of chaos. Can a fierce girl’s strong mind's eye carry her kin jointly, secure as ducks within the sky, of their domestic on Tolka Row?

“As the daughter of 1 of Dublin’s so much recognized and well-loved actors, Honor Molloy introduces us to the legendary period in Dublin’s historical past the place drama and storytelling took priority over the customarily harsh truth of existence in Nineteen Sixties Ireland.”–Kate Kerrigan, Ellis Island

“I have visible and heard many practice their written paintings over the past 40 years, however it is simple to claim that Honor Molloy, at the web page or in individual, is among the best possible i've got ever experienced.”
–Stanley Crouch, fiction and non-fiction author, critic, syndicated columnist

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Download The Hissing Tree by A.M. Winter PDF

By A.M. Winter

Set in a bad white district in Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) in 1952, the Hissing Tree opens with an eleven-year-old woman hiking the wall of the police station to observe the flogging of a black bicycle thief. Their eyes meet and whilst she descends in a daze, she's going to come across a fierce Zulu warrior of her personal conjuration. hence starts Nick Doughty's experience into nascent maturity the place she discovers how another way she is handled as a white and as a woman and it is just her mind's eye and her invention of the private travails of the well known journalist, Sarah Bridgeworthy - mysteriously kidnapped in Bechuanaland - that retains Nick on her selected course while all else fails.

Illustrations by way of T.A Hartley

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Download An Old Womans' Lies by Belinda Perry PDF

By Belinda Perry

Lies slip into conversations as shaded truths or blunt fabrications. a few lies are damaging, others are intended in simple terms to sooth and reassure. one outdated lady, married 3 times and now by myself, makes an attempt to make feel of existence; her existence and the lives of neighbors, enthusiasts, and far-off relations. Born through the melancholy in wind-blown New Mexico Remi grows up on a ranch the place she works as a cowhand in the course of WWII. In segments, Remi tells her tale or speaks on to the reader, discussing the strength of blatant lies and straightforward foolishness. Her voice is sharp and direct, with the undertone of affection and forbearance that makes lifestyles endurable.
Author Belinda Perry has written over twenty westerns, a number of of them double novels; all yet this type of tales have been released below the identify of William A. Luckey. An previous Woman's Lies is the 1st intended to be released below her rightful name.

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