296 books (15 pages) in this category
by Jim Musgrave
<p>Were you ever left home alone? McCauley Culkin made a career for himself out of the experience, but perhaps you were less enthusiastic. There are always sinister shadows lurking about, windows that bang open, and creaking floorboards that ...eBook
by Yaa Gyasi
Effia and Esi- two sisters with two very different destinies. One sold into slavery; one a slave trader's wife. The consequences of their fate reverberate through the generations that follow. Taking us from the Gold Coast of Africa to the ...
by Deborah Levy
<b>SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016 </b><br><b>SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE 2016</b><br><b></b><br><b></b><b>Plunge into this hypnotic tale of female sexuality and power - from the Man Booker shortlisted author of <i>Swimming ...
The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
by Richard Bach
<p>In the cloud-washed airspace between the cornfields of Illinois and blue infinity, a man puts his faith in the propeller of his biplane. For disillusioned writer and itinerant barnstormer Richard Bach, belief is as real as a full tank of gas ...eBook
by Adam Haslett
<b>SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS 2017 </b><br><b>Universal and essential, the heart-breaking story of an ordinary American family shaped by tragedy</b><br>Michael is a precocious kid, smart and funny, obsessed with ...
by Mario G. Huacuja
<p>Includes author´s voice.Through its examination of the relationship between a single inmigrant mother and her son, In the Name of the Son offers a perspective on the lives of hispanic american immigrants, and of the social, political and ...eBook
by Imran Khan
<p>Meet Malek Khalil. In his mid-40s, Malek is a brilliant reporter with decades of experience in the field. If there has been a war, natural disaster or political crisis, Malek has been there and will be there. But the years of conflict ...eBook
Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide
by Bright Summaries
<b>In this clear and detailed reading guide, we’ve done all the hard work for you!</b><br><b><br></b><i>Inferno</i> by Dante Alighieri is a classic of Italian and global literature, in which the poet explores the nine Circles of Hell with VirgileBook
by Roald Dahl
This is your Golden ticket- enter the gates of Wonka's Chocolate Factory. Roald Dahl's delicious tale of Charlie Bucket and Mr Willy Wonka has been absorbed into global culture like no other story. This glorious full-colour volume ...
by Niall Williams
In the years following the death of Jesus Christ, John the Apostle, now a frail, blind old man, lives in forced exile on the desolate island of Patmos with a small group of his disciples. Together, the group has endured their banishment, but ...Audio Book
by Professor Vanessa Guignery
<p>Jonathan Coe is a highly-acclaimed writer whose work has enjoyed worldwide success. This study, the first of its kind, explores the full range of Coe's work, offering readers a comprehensive and accessible overview of his novels, fiction and ...eBook
by Arun Asthana
These stories bring out the fear, uncertainty, disenchantment, meekness and the resulting frustration in a person. They are a quest for people who despite all these factors manage to keep alive their dreams and retain their inherent goodness. ...eBook
A Semi-Autobiographical Novel
by Virginia Weir
<p>Matilda Voisey is a member of the low-paid, part-time Precariat, working one low-paid, part-time job after another following the completion of her MA in Writing and her first novel. When her latest jobs ends, she gets a job sorting mail at ...eBook
by Morris West
At the heart of this thriller is Pope Leo XIV, who battles enemies from within the Vatican and Islamic terrorists determined to assassinate him, as well as the damage his own policies have done to the Church. This is the third novel in Morris ...
by Colleen McCullough
<p>Intimately personal memoir, reflections on life and observations on modern society from Australian national treasure, Dr Colleen McCullough. 'Written with heart and humour, (McCullough) takes us on a bumpy ride full of surprises, laughs, ...eBook
A Christian romance
by Ken Clezy
<p>Obstetrician Magnus Anderson, enticed to work in a mission hospital in Africa by the beautiful Sally Harms, is reluctantly back in Sydney. His estranged wife is critically ill and needs his support; Sally lives half a world away. Only a ...eBook
Theories, Histories, Genres
by Jean-Marc Besse, Bruno Bosteels, Patrick M. Bray & others
<p><strong>The relationship of texts and maps, and the mappability of literature, examined from Homer to Houellebecq.</strong></p> <p>Literary authors have frequently called on elements of cartography to ground fictional space, to visualize ...eBook
by Maggie Allder
<p>Prolific political author, Maggie Allder, returns with her latest novel Living with the Leopard. Following on from Courting Rendition (Matador, 2015), Maggie combines political awareness, adventure and a profound but non-dogmatic spiritualityeBook
Unveiling the Mysteries of Incarnation
by Gabriel Magma (Jimenez), MFA PhD
Matthew gets to Heaven believing he was a complete loser during his life on Earth: failed musician career in spite of a very promising start, failed marriage, no relationship with his child, ruined parents—he just made a complete mess of ...eBook
by Beth Wiseman
Could God be o&shy;ffering Charlotte a second chance at true loveCharlo&shy;tte Dolinsky needs time to recover after breaking up with her boyfriend, Ryan. But when a surprise visitor shows up on her doorstep in Texas, she&rsquo;s ...