Pulse by Edna Buchanan

By Edna Buchanan

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for her crime reporting, Edna Buchanan now occupies a spot of honor within the pantheon of yank suspense novelists; a grasp storyteller whose chillingly creative plots carry a reader spellboound from the hole word.Frank Douglas has every little thing to stay for. yet another person needed to die first.If Daniel Alexander had now not dedicated suicide, Miami businessman Frank Douglas may by no means have lived to determine his forty-fifth birthday. Now, with a donated middle beating robust and certain in his chest, Frank has been given a moment chance-but no peace. Disturbed through nagging emotions of guilt and uncertainty, he feels an extreme have to become aware of all he can approximately his mysterious overdue benefactor-a hope that's drawing Frank and the useless man's attractive, enigmatic widow throughout a country towards surprising revelations approximately Alexander's affairs...and deep into whatever corrupt and twisted and lethal. And by surprise the recent lifestyles Frank Douglas has been granted is in severe peril, threatened by means of secrets and techniques, lies, human savagery and greed...and by way of the genuine darkish nature of the organ that's now pumping the lifeblood via his physique.

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Literary Polemics: Bataille, Sartre, Valery, Breton by SUZANNE GUERLAC

By SUZANNE GUERLAC

During the 1960's and 1970's, the eruption of thought was once offered as an epistemic holiday, reorganizing the sector of wondering either prospectively and retrospectively. within the vanguard of this new flow used to be the influential magazine Tel Quel, which either canonized a physique of most well liked avant-garde texts (both literary and theoretical) and nullified trendy figures from previous generations. In a huge remapping of French modernism, this e-book exhibits how the milieu of Tel Quel transferred myths of the powers of literature inherited from Bataille, Sartre, Valéry, and Breton to thought, within the strategy erasing the strains of those myths and their universal ground.

The writer analyzes cultural and theoretical positions—pure paintings, automatism, engagement, and transgression—that dependent the literary and significant box from the 1920's to the 1950's to teach their robust influence at the formula and elaboration of theoretical concerns in additional fresh a long time. targeting the query of relatives among poetry and motion, she reexamines those positions and uncovers proximities among them that considerably displace theoretical issues.

These proximities emerge whilst a philosophical subtext of Bergson—antiphilosopher and nondialectical thinker—is printed to function along the extra seen subtext of Hegel. The discourse of Bergson shifts the class of motion vital to those literary polemics and revalues the visible check in, suggesting a reconsideration of Surrealism. The e-book concludes by means of reading the ideological pressures linked to the eclipse of the discourse of Bergson in addition to a few of the results of this erasure on our figuring out of the fashionable as precise from the postmodern.

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Future by Dmitry Glukhovsky

By Dmitry Glukhovsky

Willkommen in der Zukunft!

Seit die Sterblichkeit überwunden wurde, ist die Erde vollkommen überbevölkert. Ganz Europa ist zu einer einzigen Megapolis aus gigantischen Wohntürmen zusammengewachsen. Nur die Reichen und Mächtigen können sich in den obersten Etagen noch ein unbeschwertes Leben leisten, während die Mehrheit der Bevölkerung auf den niederen Ebenen ein beengtes Dasein fristet. Die Fortpflanzung ist streng reglementiert, und illegale Geburten werden unnachgiebig verfolgt. Als der Polizist Nr. 717 auf den Anführer einer Terrorgruppe angesetzt wird, gerät er in das Netz eines Komplotts, das bis in die höchsten Etagen der Gesellschaft reicht – und das die brutale Ordnung ins Wanken bringen wird.

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The Stone Gods by Jeanette Winterson

By Jeanette Winterson

A glimpse into not going love braved within the face of the void. at the airwaves, all of the speak is of the recent blue planet–pristine and liveable, like our personal sixty five million years in the past, sooner than we took it to the sting of destruction. and stale the air, Billie and Spike are falling in love. what is going to occur whilst their tale combines with the world’s tale, as they whirl in the direction of Planet Blue, into the long run? Will they–and we–ever discover a secure touchdown place?Of monstrous imaginary and emotional scope, The Stone Gods is Jeanette Winterson at her prescient, playful, muscular most sensible. An interplanetary love tale, a traveller’s story, a hymn to the great thing about the area, it is a novel that would swap endlessly the tales we inform concerning the earth, approximately love and approximately tales themselves.

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God Knows by Joseph Heller

By Joseph Heller

Joseph Heller's robust, splendidly humorous, deeply relocating novel is the tale of David -- certain, King David -- yet as you may have by no means noticeable him ahead of. you know David because the mythical warrior king of Israel, husband of Bathsheba, and father of Solomon; now meet David as he fairly used to be: the cocky Jewish child, the plagiarized poet, and the Jewish father. pay attention as David tells his personal tale, a narrative either relentlessly historical and strangely sleek, approximately becoming up and ageing, approximately women and men, and approximately guy and God. it truly is integral Heller.

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