Download E-books No Way Back (Penguin Classics) PDF

By Theodor Fontane

A classic novel approximately marriage and betrayal from the nice German realist

Gregarious and adventurous, count number Helmuth Holk is overjoyed to be known as clear of his solemn and pious spouse to the far-off court docket of a Danish princess. Swept up within the romance of his new atmosphere, he doesn't observe that everybody there's not what they seem—a incontrovertible fact that reasons him to decide that has deadly effects. A tragicomic novel of a failing marriage and glossy sexual politics, No means Back is filled with the irony, splendor, and masterly discussion for which Theodor Fontane is acclaimed.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts more suitable through introductions and notes by way of distinctive students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by means of award-winning translators.

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Download E-books The Science of Discworld IV: Judgement Day PDF

By Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen

A extraordinary new Discworld tale from Terry Pratchett.

The fourth ebook within the technology of Discworld sequence, and this time round facing THE particularly significant QUESTIONS, Terry Pratchett's terrific new Discworld story Judgement Day is annotated with very enormous footnotes (the interleaving chapters) by way of mathematician Ian Stewart and biologist Jack Cohen, to carry you a mind-mangling mix of fiction, state-of-the-art technology and philosophy.

Marjorie Dawe is a librarian, and takes her activity -- and certainly the reality of phrases -- very heavily. She doesn't comprehend it, yet her global and ours -- Roundworld -- is in substantial hassle. On Discworld, a big row is brewing. The Wizards of the Unseen collage believe answerable for Roundworld (as one might for a puppy gerbil). finally, they introduced it into lifestyles via bungling an test in Quantum ThaumoDynamics. yet criminal motion is being introduced opposed to them via Omnians, who say that the Wizards' god-like activities make a mockery in their noble faith. because the most interesting felony brains in Discworld (a zombie and a clergyman) gird their loins to do conflict -- and whilst the good vast factor within the excessive power Magic Laboratory is switched on -- Marjorie Dawe reveals herself thrown around the multiverse and correct in the course of the total explosive affair.

As God, the Universe and, frankly, every little thing Else is investigated by way of the trio, you could anticipate world-bearing elephants, quantum gravity within the Escher-verse, evolutionary layout, everlasting inflation, darkish subject, disbelief structures -- and an in-depth learn of the way to invent a greater mousetrap.

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Download E-books This Other Eden PDF

By Ben Elton

Small, good appointed destiny. Semi detached.

If the top of the area is nigh, then without doubt it’s in simple terms good to make replacement preparations. definitely the Earth has its beneficial properties, yet what most folks desire is whatever smaller and extra attainable. in fact there are those that say that’s planetary treason, yet who cares what the weirdos and terrorists imagine? no longer Nathan. All he cares is that his motion picture will get made and that’s there’s an individual left to work out it.

In advertising phrases the top of the area can be very substantial. an individual attempting to put it aside should still have in mind that.

From the Paperback edition.

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Download E-books Leaping Beauty: And Other Animal Fairy Tales PDF

By Gregory Maguire

Who greater to wreak havoc with 8 cherished fairytales than Gregory Maguire, the brilliantly humorous writer of the grownup novel depraved: The lifestyles and occasions of the depraved Witch of the West, in addition to of the hilarious middle–grade sequence, The Hamlet Chronicles.

Zany animals of all species run via those fractured stories with alarming pace and dexterity. Who might have proposal that napping good looks, that the majority regal of all fairy– stories, will be twisted into the tale of a frog with a most unique and promising dance profession? prepare to satisfy a gorilla queen and a psycho chimp, seven sizeable giraffes; and one very undesirable walrus.

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Download E-books Weak Messages Create Bad Situations: A Manifesto PDF

By David Shrigley

Artist David Shrigley, writer of What the Hell Are You Doing?, provides his subversive and surreal tackle the complicated messages that inundate our day-by-day lives

many people in society this present day are feeble-minded. they do not know what the HELL is occurring. regrettably a lot of those individuals are accountable for running THE COUNTRY. Their rules are MEANINGLESS, illustrated using RUBBISH imagery (often made through a computer). The silly phrases they write are constantly in BAD FONTS. but nonetheless humans HEED this nonsense. perhaps you're this kind of people? it truly is very well. i'm the following that can assist you. i've got a FULLY-COMPOSED global VIEW. i've got robust critiques approximately every thing. And my principles are HAND-ILLUSTRATED and use actual HANDWRITING for you to belief. i do know precisely what is going on and am prepared to percentage my ideas with you. in case you hearken to what I say then issues will speedy improve.

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Download E-books Whiter Shades of Pale: The Stuff White People Like, Coast to Coast, from Seattle's Sweaters to Maine's Microbrews PDF

By Christian Lander

HOW WHITE YOU ARE!
 
for those who inspiration you had white humans pegged as Oscar-party-throwing, Prius-driving, Sunday New York Times–reading, self-satisfied latte lovers—you have been correct. but when you suggestion range used to be only for different races, then hold directly to your green tote baggage. Veteran white individual Christian Lander is again with interesting new details and suggestion on facing the Caucasian population.

Sure, their indie-band T-shirts, fashionable politics, vegan diets, and pop-culture references cause them to all appear a similar. yet a better glance finds that from Austin to Australia, from L.A. to the U.K., indigenous white everyone is as various from each other as 1 percentage rBGH-free milk isn't like 2 percentage. the place do thin denims and hulking sweaters rule? the place is down-market beer the nectar of the hip? as a way to comprehend the locations adorable women with bangs and funky men with beards roam and emo musicians and unpaid interns name domestic, you’d greater change off the Adult Swim reruns, placed down that duplicate of The Onion, pick up this ebook, and get ready to determine the white.

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Download E-books In Your Dreams PDF

By Tom Holt

Ever been provided a promoting that turns out too solid to be real? you recognize - the kind they would be insane to offer to an individual such as you. the type the place you snap their arm off to simply accept, then ask yourself why your entire long-serving colleagues glance secretly relieved, as though they're off a few unusual and unsightly hook ...

It's the type of trick that deeply sinister businesses like J.W. Wells & Co. pull forever. in particular with staff who're too busy mooning over the place of work intern to contemplate what they're moving into.

And it really is why, correct approximately now, Paul wood worker is wishing he'd paid less cognizance to the beautiful Melze, and way more to a bit of of task description small-print bearing on 'pest' regulate ...

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Download E-books How to Beat Up Anybody: An Instructional and Inspirational Karate Book by the World Champion PDF

By Judah Friedlander

“World Champion” Judah Friedlander tells you How to overcome Up anyone in this insanely hilarious satirical martial arts advisor. larger referred to as an award-winning stand-up comedian, actor, and superstar of 30 Rock, Friedlander stocks his adventures in butt-kicking with fortunate readers in a self-defense instruction manual within the gut-busting vein of The fact approximately Chuck Norris.

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Download E-books Demons Are Forever: Confessions of a Demon-Hunting Soccer Mom (Volume 3) PDF

By Julie Kenner

From ny occasions and united states this present day bestselling writer Julie Kenner (aka J. Kenner) comes the 3rd installment within the fun-tastic demon-hunting football mother sequence that started with Carpe Demon: Adventures of a Demon-Hunting football mother once more, Kate Connor has an issue. a number of, really. For something, her daughter has discovered that mother is a demon-hunter—and desires to be similar to her whilst she grows up. And there’s that nagging suspicion that her useless husband has come again to lifestyles within the physique of one other guy. Plus, her residing husband nonetheless doesn’t understand her secrets and techniques. let alone the truth that she’s bought a magical merchandise that the total demon neighborhood turns out hell-bent on reclaiming. It’s all in a day’s paintings for this stay-at-home mother. yet something is certain: occasionally existence within the suburbs particularly could be hell. RAVES FOR THE DEMON-HUNTING football mother SERIES Carpe Demon: "I enjoyed CARPE DEMON. ... It was once nice enjoyable, splendidly clever."—Jayne Ann Krentz, manhattan instances bestselling writer "This publication, as filled with occasions as any suburban mom's calendar, exhibits you what may occur if Buffy received married and saved her earlier a mystery. it is a hoot."—Charlaine Harris, manhattan instances bestselling writer "I welcome the novels that choose to be totally over-the-top and picture paranormal and superhero lives for his or her chick- lit heroines. Take Carpe Demon ..." —Detroit loose Press "Sprightly, fast moving . . . readers will locate spunky Kate not easy to not root for in spheres either family and demonic."—Publishers Weekly "Smart, fast moving, designated ... a mix of class and wit that has you giggling out loud."—Christine Feehan, manhattan instances bestselling writer "Tongue-in-cheek . . . speedy pacing and in-your-face action."—SFReader "Ms. Kenner has a mode and supply all her personal . . . enjoyable and cutting edge . . . [Carpe Demon] just isn't missed."—Fallen Angel experiences "You're gonna love this e-book! a great summer season learn with plenty of humor and loopy events and action."—Fresh Fiction "This e-book used to be loads enjoyable to learn. I hugely suggest this tremendously enjoyable read!"—Midwest booklet evaluation "A+ ... i'm very prepared for the following installment in Kate Connor's life."—The Romance Reader's Connection "Kenner ratings an immediate hit with this offbeat and funny event ... motor vehicle swimming pools and holy water make an unforgettable mix."—Romantic occasions California Demon: “Kenner keeps to place her enjoyable, clean twist on mommy-lit with one other devilishly shrewdpermanent book.”—Booklist “Plenty of motion and humor. Kenner is at her irreverent top . . . delightfully amusing.” —The most sensible reports “A enjoyable paranormal event that certainly appeals to moms!” —Scribes international “More witty, humorous, and poignant adventures from the tremendous Kenner.” —Romantic occasions Demons Are perpetually: “[A] significant author…a enjoyable premise…excellent characterization, exciting tales, and snappy dialogue.” —Fresh Fiction “Kenner’s trademark cliffhanger finale grants additional demonic escapades to come.” —Publishers Weekly “This is the 3rd in Kenner’s wonderfully inventive sequence that includes Kate, whose wickedly fun adventures in demon looking are a natural paranormal delight.” —Booklist “This bankruptcy in Kenner’s first-person, kick-butt adventures takes a darker flip, and a extra severe tone, as Demon Hunter Kate Connor faces lengthy odds and emotional turmoil. The impressive Kenner grabs you and doesn’t allow go!” —Romantic instances Deja Demon: “A delightfully diversified tackle the magical romance topic that may go away lovers thirsting for more.” —Monsters and Critics Demon Ex Machina Pax Demonica (Now available!)

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Download E-books Friends Like These PDF

By Wendy Harmer

A gleaming novel approximately friendship, love, betrayal and funds - a contemporary, witty and clever comedy of manners set one of the filthy rich elite the place a glittering harbour view is the final word prize.

Greed, fraud, betrayal and resurrection - this can be a look for whatever to think in. A seek that takes us to a baby-naming, a same-sex marriage ceremony and a funeral all played by means of Jo Blanchard, newly educated civil celebrant.

Jo - lately unmarried, 45-year-old mom of 2 - is the previous deputy headmistress of Sydney's so much specific inner most girls' institution - Darling element women collage. A 12 months in the past she was once compelled to desert her submit in a scandal that had the entire social set speaking. actually, they're nonetheless talking.

Jo is relocating on - yet with pals like hers, might be leaving them at the back of is her in basic terms choice.

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