Mary Stuart (Oberon Classics) by Friedrich Schiller, Peter Oswald

By Friedrich Schiller, Peter Oswald

Schiller's play of 1800 pits Mary Queen of Scots opposed to her rival Elizabeth of britain. The assembly by no means occurred, yet Goethe claimed 'It might be reliable to work out these whores along each one other.' Schiller's Mary redeems her younger crimes via a trial that lifts her into the geographical regions of non secular serenity, whereas Elizabeth descends deeper into rage, revenge and deception.

Peter Oswald's model, blending poetry and prose, opened on the Donmar Warehouse in London’s West result in July 2005.

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The Violent Land (Penguin Classics) by Jorge Amado

By Jorge Amado

From the good Brazilian writer, an unique story of greed, insanity, and a dispute among robust households over land at the cocoa-rich coast of Bahia The siren music of the luxurious, cocoa-growing forests of Bahia lures them all—the adventurers, the assassins, the gamblers, the courageous and lovely ladies. it isn't a steady music, yet a track of greed, insanity, and blood. it's a tune that supplies riches untold, or loss of life for the cost of a swig of rum . . . a tune such a lot can't resist—until it truly is too late—not Margot, the golden blond prostitute who comes for romance; now not Cabral, the unscrupulous attorney who works for one of many Cacao “colonels”; and never Juca, whose ruthless quest to harvest the jungle’s harvest vegetation the seeds of his personal destruction.

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Falling from Grace by Ann Eriksson

By Ann Eriksson

Sometimes its the little issues in existence that make the entire distinction, like chromosomes, sperm, insects or an endangered seabird that nests in old-growth forests. yet, whats massive or whats little relies totally in your standpoint. Faye Pearson is a three-and-a-half-foot tall girl scientist doing entomological learn within the tallest timber on Vancouver Island, who's pit with a ragtag team of protesters opposed to the may perhaps of a multinational logging corporation.

The tale of Faye and her fight to operate in an international no longer made for individuals her dimension is poignant and heart-warming. even if she is lusting after her mountaineering accomplice, status as much as a conflicted logging boss, dressing down an insulting interviewee, nurturing a wayward baby in the middle of an environmental standoff, or being carted off lower than the arm of a Mountie, youll be not able to withstand this impressive lady. there's a fall in Erikssons novel, but in addition significant moments of grace. Falling from Grace is a singular of no small achievement.

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The Unseen University Cut-Out Book (Discworld) by Terry Pratchett, Alan Batley, Bernard Pearson

By Terry Pratchett, Alan Batley, Bernard Pearson

A must have accent for the main committed Pratchett fanatics — a Discworld cut-out e-book for adults.

The exceptional Discworld series has a brand new addition to its growing to be hoard of artifacts — a cut-out publication for adults. a rare feat of paper engineering, the cut-out publication includes the makings of an in depth 3-D version of the Unseen collage, Discworld’s such a lot historic and intricate building.

Colourful and complicated, this paper sculpture will offer hours of enjoyable for the real Discworld aficionado.

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Wait Until Spring, Bandini by John Fante

By John Fante

He got here alongside, kicking the snow. right here used to be a disgusted guy. His identify was once Svevo Bandini, and he lived 3 blocks down that road. He was once chilly and there have been holes in his footwear. That morning he had patched the holes at the within with items of cardboard from a macaroni field. The macaroni in that field used to be now not paid for. He had considered that as he positioned the card within his shoes.

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Eventide by Kent Haruf

By Kent Haruf

Kent Haruf, award-winning, bestselling writer of Plainsong returns to the high-plains city of Holt, Colorado, with a unique of masterful authority. The getting older McPheron brothers are studying to dwell with no Victoria Roubideaux, the one mom they took in and who has now left their ranch to begin university. A lonely younger boy stoically cares for his grandfather whereas a disabled couple attempts to guard their a violent relative. As those lives spread and intersect, Eventide unveils the immemorial truths approximately humans: their fragility and resilience, their selfishness and goodness, and their skill to discover relations in a single another.

From the exchange Paperback variation.

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Beyond Exile (Day by Day Armageddon, Book 2) by J. L. Bourne

By J. L. Bourne

<span><span>The first e-book of Day through Day Armageddon took us deep into the brain of an army officer and survivor as he made a brand new Year's solution to begin retaining a magazine. the guy saved his solution and taken to us the autumn of humanity, day by means of day. We see the guy transition from the lifestyles that you simply and that i dwell to the chance of struggling with for his very survival opposed to the overpowering hordes of the lifeless. We see him bleed, we see him make blunders, we witness him evolve. The hugely expected sequel to the bestselling underground cult classic, Day through Day Armageddon begins the place the 1st novel left off.
<b>BEGIN INTERCEPT
</b>Armies of undead have risen up around the U.S. and round the globe;there is not any refuge from the diseased corpses hungering for human flesh. yet within the warmth of a Texas wilderness, a small band of survivors try and counter the hundreds of thousands final in round them.
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Day by way of day, the handwritten magazine entries of 1 guy stuck in a world cataclysm capture the desperation--and the desire to survive--as he joins forces with a handful of refugees to conflict soulless enemies either human and inhuman from inside of an deserted strategic missile facility.

But on the earth of the undead, is mere survival enough?</span></span></b> <span id="thumbprint">(edited via author)</span>

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The Witch of Hebron (A World Made by Hand, Book 2) by James Howard Kunstler

By James Howard Kunstler

Already a popular social commentator and a best-selling novelist and nonfiction author, James Howard Kunstler has lately attained even larger prominence within the international dialog approximately strength and the surroundings. within the sequel to his novel, international Made through Hand, Kunstler expands on his imaginative and prescient of a post-oil society with a brand new novel approximately an the United States during which the electrical energy has flickered off, the net is a far off reminiscence, and the govt is little greater than a rumor. within the tiny hamlet of Union Grove, manhattan, shuttle is horse-drawn and farming is again on the heart of existence. yet it’s no pastoral haven. Wars are fought over dwindling assets and disease is a continuing presence. Bandits roam the geographical region, preying at the susceptible. And a sinister cult threatens to shatter Union Grove’s fragile stability.

In a publication that's either stunning but eerily convincing, Kunstler seamlessly weaves hot-button matters reminiscent of the decline of oil and the perils of weather grow to be a compelling narrative of violence, spiritual hysteria, innocence misplaced, and love stumbled on.

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Bad Marie by Marcy Dermansky

By Marcy Dermansky

Bad Marie is the tale of Marie, tall, voluptuous, appealing, thirty years outdated, and clean from six years in legal for being an adjunct to homicide and armed theft. the one task Marie can get at the outdoor is as a nanny for her formative years good friend Ellen Kendall, an upwardly cellular new york government whose mom hired Marie's mom as a housekeeper. After Marie strikes in with Ellen, Ellen's angelic child Caitlin, and Ellen's husband, a truly appealing French novelist named Benoit Doniel, issues get advanced, and nearly ahead of she is aware what she's doing, Marie has absconded to Paris with either Caitlin and Benoit Doniel. at the run and out of her intensity, Marie will go back and forth to far-off beaches and event the highs and lows of international tradition, lawless residing, and motherhood as she figures out tips to be an grownup; how deeply she will love; and what it actually capacity to be "bad".

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Absalom, Absalom! (Modern Library) by William Faulkner

By William Faulkner

First released in 1936, Absalom, Absalom! is William Faulkner’s 9th novel and considered one of his so much prominent. It tells the tale of Thomas Sutpen and his ruthless, single-minded try to forge a dynasty in Jefferson, Mississippi, in 1830. even if his grand layout is finally destroyed via his personal sons, a century later the determine of Sutpen keeps to hang-out younger Quentin Compson, who's enthusiastic about his family members legacy and that of the outdated South. “Faulkner’s novels have the standard of being lived, absorbed, remembered instead of basically observed,” famous Malcolm Cowley. “Absalom, Absalom! is structurally the soundest of the entire novels within the Yoknapatawpha series—and it profits energy in retrospect.” This variation follows the textual content of Absalom, Absalom! as corrected in 1986 less than the course of Faulkner professional Noel Polk and contours a brand new Foreword by means of John Jeremiah Sullivan.

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