Die Reise des Zeichners: Roman (German Edition) by Christian Schärf

By Christian Schärf

Ein außergewöhnlicher Mann auf abenteuerlicher Reise: Am 29. November 1777 bricht der junge Johann Wolfgang Goethe in den Harz auf. Er reist unter falschem Namen und gibt sich als Zeichner aus Gotha aus. Als erster Mensch will er im iciness den Brocken besteigen.Wieder eine Aufgabe, mit der er beweisen kann, dass etwas Einzigartiges um ihn ist.

Lebendige Figuren, pointierte Dialoge, abenteuerliche Begebenheiten - so frisch ist uns Goethe lange nicht mehr begegnet.

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1,001 Pearls of Spiritual Wisdom (1001 Pearls) by Kim Lim

By Kim Lim

The so much inspirational and thought-provoking ruminations on spirituality.

1,001 Pearls of non secular Wisdom collects the main comforting and thought-provoking suggestions ever spoken and written. now not sure through any specific faith or ideology, the costs within replicate humanity’s so much profound options at the physique, the soul, and the way spirituality has supplied us with the ability and chance to reside pleasurable and enriching lives.
Categorized via essentially the most foundational non secular subject matters, 1,001 Pearls of religious Wisdom provide you with introspections for any state of affairs or frame of mind. listed here are rules to additional your schooling into spirituality, that will help you locate luck and achievement on your existence and within the lives of these round you. quite a few examples you’ll locate inside of are:

“Just as a candle can't burn with no fireplace, males can't reside and not using a non secular life.” —Buddha

“I comprehend God won't supply me whatever I can’t deal with. I simply want he didn’t belief me so much.” —Mother Teresa

“My faith includes a humble admiration of the illimitable stronger spirit who finds himself within the moderate info we can understand with our frail and feeble mind.” —Albert Einstein

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Georgia--Part Two (Arche Book 3) by Michael Boylan

By Michael Boylan

A lively rifle capturing contest and a horse race are the highlights of the Bella County reasonable, 1929. Victor Stuart and John Dow are in heated pageant with one another as they struggle to provoke Julia Vanderkamp. This animosity is fueled by means of felony pursuits afoot within the history. whilst issues pass a muck a lynch mob is shaped and John Dow is operating for his lifestyles. Will thinker Jefferson John Brown (Estate Steward and novice detective) manage to clear up the case? Time is working out.

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Dancing in the Baron's Shadow: A Novel by Fabienne Josaphat

By Fabienne Josaphat

Haiti, 1965. Francois Duvalier, often called Papa document, is the impoverished island nation's brutal dictator. Relentless curfews, and Papa Doc's terrifying Tonton Macoutes armed forces, have made existence in Port-au-Prince more and more tricky for suffering taxi motive force Raymond L'Eveillé. however it is Raymond's brother, Nicolas, a filthy rich professor on the neighborhood collage, who's stirring up hassle. A mystery manifesto penned by way of Nicolas is rallying competition to Papa document. After a tip-off from a disgruntled pupil, Nicolas' house is raided and the manifesto came upon, touchdown him in citadel Dimanche, a infamous, disease-ridden criminal many input yet few ever go away. in the meantime, Raymond's spouse leaves him, taking their young children and escaping the island. together with his family members long past, Raymond will get himself arrested as a part of a death-defying plan to wreck his brother out of jail.

Fabienne Josaphat's electrical prose brings to existence a scary and never so far-off time in Haiti's earlier whereas exploring the simplest and worst of humanity. the radical examines power's tendency to deprave, the impulse of nationalistic satisfaction, and, in particular, the human wish to continue to exist, whereas describing in rigorous element the surprising realities of existence within the Baron's shadow.

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Karpstein Was Hiding by Martin A. David

By Martin A. David

Karpstein was once Hiding is a brilliant, darkish, legendary trip. The soreness of a humans is written around the soul of 1 guy. Martin A. David has created a haunting fusion of contemporary Magic Realism and the special tale telling of historic Jewish Mysticism.

Karpstein lives within the rooms of his personal brain. The partitions are versatile, and the limits among the dwelling and the lifeless, the current and the prior are ephemeral. long ago there has been the holocaust. Karpstein survived it even if he used to be now not there. The guilt of his survival haunts him. within the current there's a warehouse crowded with residing stories. The thoughts contain his adolescence, his enthusiasts, his adventures, and bright montages of the tales he heard whereas starting to be up as a “red diaper baby”.

Readers and critics have stated:

"There is poetry in Karpstein was once Hiding. The phrases wrap round each picture and outline like colourful items of silk."

"...an super strong book."

"...a attractive river of language that typically sounds like a protracted poem. it's been created with a craftsmanship that one seldom sees in sleek writing. after you have learn it, you'll supply Karpstein a hiding position inside of your individual mind."

“... carried me alongside in a spinning cloud of musical language and magical photographs. The booklet turns into a film on your brain as descriptions circulate onto the pages like dwelling paintings....”

“…a middle wrenching novel that takes you into the hidden international of Karpstein. you notice with awesome readability the fears and guilt of a Holocaust survivor -- or perhaps extra devastating, the haunting thoughts of 1 who's not.”

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Until the Sun Falls: A Novel by Cecelia Holland

By Cecelia Holland

Cecelia Holland’s ancient fiction is celebrated for its immersion in unique cultures, and Until the sunlight Falls, certainly one of her so much profitable books, takes the reader into the guts of the Mongol horde throughout the conquest of Russia and jap Europe within the 13th century.

Genghis Khan had instructed his humans they have been destined to rule the realm, and through his demise that they had made a magnificent begin. His 4 sons him to the management of the big new empire and persevered the growth. His eldest son, Batu, introduced the conquest of the West—Russia and Europe. In many years of devastating war, the Mongols reached so far as Vienna, mowing down each military that dared face them, like an impossible to resist strength of nature.

Until the sunlight Falls stars a Mongol common, Psin, whose battles opposed to the enemies of the Kha Khan occasionally appear more uncomplicated than his struggles together with his better halves and his son. clever, courageous, and bloody-minded, Psin embodies the passions and desires of the best conquerors the realm has ever noticeable, on the top in their power.

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Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray (German Edition) by Oscar Wilde

By Oscar Wilde

Das Bildnis des Dorian grey von Oscar Wilde. Dieses Meisterwerk des bekannten Dandys zeigt den Unterschied zwischen innerer und äußerer Schönheit. Dieses wunderschöne Werk ist das Glanzstück in der Karriere dieses leider viel zu früh gestorbenen Künstlers.
Diese Ausgabe wurde, wo es möglich warfare, der aktuellen Rechtschreibung angepasst. Dabei wurde aber darauf geachtet, dass die Worte nichts von ihrer Wirkung verlieren.

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The Innocents: A Novel by Caroline Seebohm

By Caroline Seebohm

the total global was once approximately to alter, and nobody will be affected extra deeply than Dorothea and Iris Crosby, sisters—identical twins—born to the wealth and social status of recent York City's Park street. It used to be 1914, and whereas lifestyles in long island appeared to heart on grand balls and unique events, in Europe every little thing used to be coming undone. global warfare i used to be approximately to blow up, and whilst it did it should contain many millions of younger americans already heading overseas.

Aroused via the perils of the remainder of the realm, Dorothea and Iris made up our minds to affix the yank purple move in France. despatched instantly to the battlefront, they grew to become immersed in a regular fight to aid shop lives, and whilst that wasn't attainable, to not less than make dying much less terrifying for the younger French infantrymen of their care. attractive and mysterious, the dual sisters have been dubbed les anges, the angels, by way of the wounded males.

They charmed the american citizens besides, between them a fighter pilot with whom Iris fell in love—the first risk to the singular bond that held the sisters jointly. because the losses fixed, despite the fact that, the hyperlink among the sisters grew more desirable. ultimately, whilst the battles ended, they aroused from sleep to the truth that the realm they'd recognized used to be eternally long gone, and residential appeared and alien place.

a robust tale of non secular awakening, of innocence misplaced, and of the emotional toll of battle, The Innocents is certain to attract readers of such extraordinary ancient novels as Regeneration through Pat Barker, Birdsong via Sebastian Faulks, and Rebecca West's vintage The go back of the Soldier.

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Devil's Kin by Charles G. West

By Charles G. West

Action-packed western event from the writer of Crow Creek Crossing.


Jordan grey was once sizzling at the path of a few killers whilst his spouse and baby wanted him so much. The very hardcases he used to be after rode correct as much as his domestic and murdered all these he held pricey. Now, Jordan will experience the vengeance path until eventually he hunts down his family’s killers—even if it capacity changing into a vigilante.

But looking justice is one thing—finding it really is one other. After the crowd that murdered Jordan’s kinfolk robs a financial institution in castle Smith, lawmen below the jurisdiction of “Hanging pass judgement on” Parker got down to seize them speedily and ruthlessly, yet in a hurry to judgment, the townsfolk mistake Jordan for one of many desperadoes. stuck within the heart, Jordan learns that he doesn’t need to take the legislations into his personal arms to finish up a sought after man.

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Max's Folly (Essential Prose) by Bill Turpin

By Bill Turpin

Max has been a contract reporter dodging bullets in Latin the United States, a small-time newspaper editor who delights in infuriating his writer and, eventually, a flack for a communications corporation -- the elephant's graveyard for newshounds. yet none of this compares with the terrors of assisted residing, so in its place Max dangers every little thing on anything he is saved mystery until eventually lately: his more and more unreliable skill to shuttle in time. In flip laugh-out-loud and poignant, replete with darkish humour, sarcasm, wise-cracking characters and satire, this debut novel goes to ring a few bells and stir a few pots.

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