Fiction

Neuromancer

By William Gibson

Hotwired to the prime edges of paintings and technology, Neuromancer ranks with 1984 and Brave New World as one of many century's so much powerful visions of the future.

The Matrix is an international within the area, a world consensus- hallucination, the illustration of each byte of information in cyberspace...

Case were the sharpest data-thief within the company, until eventually vengeful former staff crippled his anxious procedure. yet now a brand new and intensely mysterious supplier recruits him for a last-chance run. the objective: an unthinkably strong synthetic intelligence orbiting Earth in provider of the sinister Tessier-Ashpool company extended family. With a useless guy using shotgun and Molly, mirror-eyed street-samurai, to observe his again, Case embarks on an experience that ups the ante on a whole style of fiction.

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A Ring of Endless Light: The Austin Family Chronicles, Book 4

By Madeleine L'Engle

After a tumultuous yr in ny urban, the Austins are spending the summer time at the small island the place their grandfather lives. he is very ill, and looking at his situation go to pot because the summer time passes is sort of greater than Vicky can undergo. To complicate issues, she reveals herself because the focal point for 3 very various boys.
Zachary gray, the and reckless boy Vicky met final summer time, wishes her all to himself as he grieves the lack of his mom. Leo Rodney has been only a pal for years, however the tragic lack of his father motives him to show to Vicky for comfort―and romance. after which there is Adam Eddington. Adam is just asking Vicky to aid together with his examine on dolphins. yet Adam―and the dolphins―may simply be what Vicky must get via this heartbreaking summer.

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Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi

By Geoff Dyer

A New York occasions Notable Book

A top booklet of the yr: The Economist, the hot Yorker, San Francisco Chronicle, Slate.com, and Time

In Venice, on the Biennale, a jaded, bellini-swigging journalist named Jeff Atman meets a stunning girl they usually embark on a passionate affair.

In Varanasi, an unnamed journalist (who may possibly or will not be Jeff) joins millions of pilgrims at the banks of the holy Ganges. He intends to stick for a number of days yet finally ends up last for months. 

Their journey—as basically the irrepressibly interesting Geoff Dyer may conjure—makes for an uproarious, fiendishly artistic novel of Italy and India, longing and lust, and the chance of neurotic enlightenment.

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Edge of Eternity: Book Three of the Century Trilogy

By Ken Follett

The ultimate e-book in Ken Follett’s number 1 New York occasions bestselling Century Trilogy—following Winter of the realm and Fall of Giants—now in mass marketplace paperback.
 
5 overseas families—American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh—come to 1 of the main tumultuous eras of all: the Sixties during the Nineteen Eighties, from civil rights, assassinations, mass political activities, and Vietnam to the Berlin Wall, the Cuban Missile predicament, presidential impeachment, revolution—and rock and roll.
 
East German instructor Rebecca Hoffmann discovers she’s been spied on through the Stasi for years.…George Jakes, the kid of a mixed-race couple, unearths himself in the midst of the seminal occasions of the civil rights battle.…Cameron Dewar, the grandson of a senator, jumps on the probability to perform a little legitimate and unofficial espionage for a reason he believes in.…Dimka Dvorkin, a tender aide to Krushchev, turns into a chief agent because the usa and the Soviet Union race to the threshold of nuclear warfare, whereas his dual sister, Tanya, carves out a task that might take her from Moscow to Cuba to Prague to Warsaw—and into heritage.

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Lieutenant Hornblower

By C. S. Forester, C.S. Forester

During this gripping story of turmoil and triumph at the excessive seas, Horatio Hornblower emerges from his apprenticeship as midshipman to stand new duties thrust upon him through the fortunes of warfare among Napoleon and Spain. Enduring near-mutiny, bloody hand-to-hand wrestle with Spanish seamen, deck-splintering sea battles, and the violence and horror of existence at the combating ships of the Napoleonic Wars, the younger lieutenant distinguishes himself in his first self reliant command. He additionally faces an experience specified in his adventure: Maria.

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The Snow Child: A Novel

By Eowyn Ivey

Alaska, 1920: a brutal position to domicile, and particularly difficult for contemporary arrivals Jack and Mabel. Childless, they're drifting apart--he breaking below the burden of the paintings of the farm; she crumbling from loneliness and melancholy. In a second of levity in the course of the season's first snow fall, they construct a baby out of snow. the subsequent morning the snow baby is gone--but they glimpse a tender, blonde-haired woman working in the course of the trees.

This little woman, who calls herself Faina, seems a toddler of the woods. She hunts with a pink fox at her part, skims calmly around the snow, and by some means survives on my own within the Alaskan desolate tract. As Jack and Mabel fight to appreciate this baby who may have stepped from the pages of a fairy story, they arrive to like her as their very own daughter. yet during this attractive, violent position issues are hardly as they seem, and what they finally find out about Faina will remodel them all.

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Edenbrooke

By Julianne Donaldson

Marianne Daventry will do whatever to flee the boredom of tub and the amorous attentions of an undesirable suitor. So whilst a call for participation arrives from her dual sister, Cecily, to affix her at a sprawling state property, she jumps on the probability. pondering she'll be ready to sit back and revel in her loved English geographical region whereas her sister snags the good-looking inheritor of Edenbrooke, Marianne reveals that even the easiest laid plans can move awry. From a terrifying run-in with a highwayman to a likely risk free flirtation, Marianne reveals herself embroiled in an unforeseen event packed with adequate romance and intrigue to maintain her brain racing. Will Marianne have the capacity to rein in her traitorous center, or will a mysterious stranger sweep her off her toes? destiny had anything except a calming summer season in brain whilst it despatched Marianne to Edenbrooke.

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Sylvia: A Novel (FSG Classics)

By Leonard Michaels

First acclaimed as a story-length memoir, then improved right into a novel, Sylvia draws us into the lives of a tender couple whose fight to outlive ny within the early Sixties consists of them in sexual fantasias, paranoia, medications, and the intense intimacy of self-destructive violence.

Reproducing a time and position with amazing readability, Leonard Michaels explores with self-wounding honesty the excruciating details of a younger marriage headed for disaster.

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Nada (Modern Library Classics)

By Carmen Laforet

Mientras vive con estrecheces en una casa misteriosa de los angeles calle de Aribau, los angeles joven Andrea conoce a un grupo de estudiantes ricos, que representan un contrapunto atractivo para l. a. miseria de su vida cotidiana. Con sus nuevas experiencias, los angeles inocente Andrea va averiguando poco a poco l. a. verdad inquietante de las personas que l. a. rodean. Entre l. a. quandary existencial y el umbral de l. a. madurez, Andrea emergerá de su apasionado viaje inside más sabia, más fuerte y llena de esperanza para el futuro.

Con su profunda penetración sobre los angeles condición humana, los angeles clásica novela de Carmen Laforet, inspirada en su propia vida, merece ocupar su lugar como una de las mejores novelas europeas del siglo XX.

"Profundamente conmovedor y fascinante….una de las grandes clásicas de los angeles literatura europea contemporánea." -- Carlos Ruiz Zafon, autor del bestseller La sombra del viento

"Un trabajo de genio [que recuerda] a Sartre y Camus a l. a. vez más moderno y más vibrante." -- la occasions booklet overview

"Una oscura obra de ficción hermosamente austere…Su inquietante relación con el clima politico y las actitudes sociales de l. a. actualidad es dificíl de ignorar." -- San Fancisco Chronicle

"El espíritu de astuta resistencia que expresa l. a. novela de Laforet…no ha perdido para nada su poder de persuasion." -- the hot York instances e-book overview

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Superfudge

By Judy Blume

From Judy Blume, bestselling writer of Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing!

Fans old and young will snigger out loud on the irrepressible wit of Peter Hatcher, the hilarious antics of mischievous Fudge, and the unbreakable self assurance of know-it-all Sheila Tubman in Judy Blume’s 5 Fudge books. Brand-new covers enhance those perennial favorites, and may attract a complete new iteration of Fudge—and Judy Blume—fans.

“As a child, Judy Blume was once my favourite author, and Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing was my favourite book.”—Jeff Kinney, writer of the bestselling Wimpy child sequence

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