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By James M. Cain

Classic BOOKS variation, reprint of 1945 printing. 1979 Random condominium mass industry paperback, James M. Cain (The Postman consistently earrings Twice). it's the tale of a chiseler, Ben Grace, who starts off out as chauffeur to a mobster and finally ends up deed. among occasions, he rats on his boss, units up a reform Mayor, appropriates funds takes of town (pinball, horses, etc.) and falls in love for the 1st time, with the klepto child of his associate, June, who loves him in her method.

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By Marlene Van Niekerk

"I used to be instantly mesmerized...Its good looks fits its intensity and her success is as remarkable because it is haunting." --Toni Morrison

Set in apartheid South Africa, Agaat portrays the original, forty-year courting among Milla, a sixty-seven-year-old white girl, and her black maidservant became caretaker, Agaat. In Fifties South Africa, lifestyles for white farmers was once choked with promise―young and newly married, Milla raised a son and created her personal farm out of a swathe of Cape mountainside with Agaat via her part. by means of the Nineteen Nineties, Milla’s kinfolk has fallen aside, the rustic she knew is close to large switch, and all she has left are thoughts and her proud, opposite, but affectionate father or mother. With haunting, lyrical prose, Marlene van Niekerk creates a narrative approximately love and loyalty.

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By V.S. Naipaul

Within the "brilliant novel" (The big apple Times) V.S. Naipaul takes us deeply into the lifetime of one man—an Indian who, uprooted through the bloody tides of 3rd international historical past, has come to stay in an remoted city on the bend of an outstanding river in a newly autonomous African state. Naipaul provides us the main convincing and traumatic imaginative and prescient but of what occurs in a spot stuck among the dangerously attractive sleek global and its personal tenacious previous and traditions.

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Download E-books Literary Maps for Young Adult Literature by Mary Ellen Snodgrass (2005-12-03) PDF

By Mary Ellen Snodgrass

This selection of maps, according to forty works of fiction, non-fiction, travelogues and screen-plays, is designed as a device for integrating geography with literature experiences. every one access lists name, writer, style and date of book, and offers a quick geographical precis.

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Download E-books Fairy & Folk Tales of Ireland PDF

The vintage One-Volume advent To Ireland'S wealthy Folklore: William Butler Yeats'S Magical collection of conventional Irish Fairy and people Tales
Fairy and folks stories of Ireland combines books of Irish folklore accumulated and edited by way of William Butler Yeats -- Fairy and folks stories of the Irish Peasantry, first released in 1888, and Irish Fairy Tales, released in 1892. during this pleasant collecting of legend and tune, the customary characters of Irish delusion come to existence: the mercurial trooping fairies, as able to make mischief as to do sturdy; the solitary and industrious Lepracaun and his dissipated cousin, the Cluricaun; the fearsome Pooka, who lives between ruins and has "grown massive with a lot solitude"; and the Banshee, whose eerie wailing warns of demise. greater than an formidable and profitable attempt to maintain the wealthy history of his place of birth, this quantity confirms Yeats's conviction that mind's eye is the resource of either existence and paintings. As Benedict Kiely observes in his foreword, Yeats used to be looking "not for the which means of any secret yet for what he had already decided to discover. . .a international of the mind's eye. . .a global that consumed dreaming and never at the painted toy of gray truth."

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Download E-books I'll Never Be Long Gone: A Novel PDF

By Thomas Christopher Greene

The lives of brothers Charlie and Owen Bender are replaced ceaselessly at the evening their father walks into the Vermont woods with a demise want and a shotgun. the second one surprise comes whilst his suicide observe bequeaths the family's eating place to Charlie by myself, whereas leaving Owen with directions to stick to his personal course, anyplace it could actually take him.

Years later, the eating place is a hit. The void in Charlie's existence, created by means of his cherished brother's absence, is eventually stuffed while a passionate affair turns into a deeply pleasing marriage. And now prodigal son Owen is returning domestic, to be welcomed again into the family members fold. however the merciless legacy that tore a brotherhood aside created wounds no longer simply healed . . . and there has to be reckoning.

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