A Passage to India

By E.M. Forster

Among the best novels of the 20 th century and the foundation for director David Lean’s Academy Award-winning movie, A Passage to India tells of the conflict of cultures in British India after the flip of the century. In beautiful prose, Forster finds the threat that lurks simply underneath the skin of standard existence, as a standard false impression erupts right into a devastating affair.

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Walking on Trampolines

By Frances Whiting

Praised as “a gentle exploration of friendship, households, and primary love” (Liane Moriarty, New York Times bestselling writer of The Husband’s Secret), this coming-of-age novel from bestselling writer Frances Whiting is equivalent elements heartwarming, available, and proposal provoking.

“Tallulah de Longland,” she acknowledged slowly, letting the entire Ls in my identify loll approximately lazily in her mouth prior to passing judgment. “That,” she introduced, “is a significant glamorgeous name.”

From the day Annabelle Andrews sashays into her lecture room, Tallulah ‘Lulu’ de Longland is bewitched: by means of Annabelle, through her kinfolk, and via their sprawling, crumbling condo tumbling right down to the river.

Their not going friendship intensifies via a mystery language the place they percentage confidences approximately their strange moms, first loves, and transforming into up within the small coastal city of Juniper Bay. however the euphoria of stripling hardly ever lasts, and the implosion that destroys their friendship leaves lasting scars and a legacy of self-doubt that haunts Lulu into adulthood.

Years later, Lulu is gifted with a call: stay the perpetual solid lady who misses out, or eventually step out from the shadows and do anything amazing. and probably unforgivable…

It’s now not how a long way you fall, yet how excessive you jump.

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Ten Nights' Dreams

This selection of ten attached tales or desires has a surrealistic surroundings. a few are bizarre, others are grotesquely humorous. one of the ten nights, the 1st, moment, 3rd, and 5th nights begin with a similar sentence "This is the dream I dreamed." even if Sosecki really had those desires or whether or not they have been whole fictions isn't recognized.

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The Kings of Eternity

By Eric Brown

Strong and Epic SF with wealthy characterisation. One to monitor for in upcoming style award lists. the invention of a wierd artefact lauches a narrative that spans various eras and ends up in unimaginable adjustments within the lives of its characters.

1999, at the threshold of a brand new millennium, the novelist Daniel Langham lives a reclusive lifestyles on an idyllic Greek island, hiding clear of humanity and the occasions of the earlier. All that alterations, despite the fact that, whilst he meets artist Caroline Platt and reveals himself falling in love. yet what's his mystery, and what are the horrors that hang-out him? 1935. author Jonathon Langham and Edward Vaughan are summoned from London through their editor good friend Jasper Carnegie to assist examine unusual goings on in Hopton wooden. What they detect there – not less than an odd creature from one other global – will switch their lives for ever. What they develop into, and their hyperlink to the novelist of the long run, is the topic of Eric Brown’s so much formidable novel up to now. nearly ten years within the writing, The Kings of Eternity is a unique of colossal scope and intensity, packed with the staple tropes of the style and but imbued with humanity and characters you’ll come to like.

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Legion of the Damned (Sven Hassel War Classics)

'An striking publication, which has captured the eye of all of Europe' - manhattan TIMES

'LEGION OF THE DAMNED is a major photograph of totalitarianism, of stupefying injustice ... he's image, from time to time brilliantly so, yet by no means brutal or sour. he's, too, a primary storyteller' - WASHINGTON POST

Convicted of deserting the German military, Sven Hassel is distributed to a penal regiment at the Russian entrance. He and his comrades are considered as expendable, cannon fodder within the conflict opposed to the implacable crimson military. Outnumbered and outgunned, they try their method around the frozen steppe...

This iconic anti-war novel is a testomony to the atrocities suffered by means of the lone soldier within the struggle for survival.

Sven Hassel's unflinching narrative is predicated on his personal reviews within the German military. He begun writing his first novel, LEGION OF THE DAMNED in a prisoner of battle camp on the finish of the second one international conflict.

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L'Héritage d'Hastur (La Romance de Ténébreuse, Tome 15)

By Marion Zimmer Bradley

Régis Hastur a quinze ans. Héritier d'une grande famille, il deviendra l'un des maîtres de Ténébreuse. Seulement il ne révèle aucun des pouvoirs psi héréditaires. Il est comme un infirme. Alors il veut partir, voyager dans les étoiles.
Il voit surtout son malheur à lui, son choix à lui. Pourtant les signes se multiplient. Les pouvoirs se font rares, les dynasties s'éteignent.
Et Régis devient cadet dans los angeles Garde Comyn. Il a beaucoup à découvrir. Les joies de l'amour. Les horreurs de los angeles haine. Le fiel de l'injustice. Et l'infamie d'antan qui lui a coupé les ailes avant qu'il ait pu s'en servir.
Dans sa quête, il devra aussi affronter los angeles toute-puissance du feu qui dévore les forêts, brûle au coeur des rebelles et qui, un jour, anéantira l'univers. Changer los angeles vie ? Sans doute. Mais ceux qui promettent le paradis sur Ténébreuse risquent castle de vouer l. a. planète aux flammes de l'enfer.

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The Law of Enclosures

By Dale Peck

Dale Peck's moment novel bargains a searing, nuanced portrait of a wedding around the a long time. Beatrice and Henry--the mom and dad of the protagonist of Peck's debut novel, Martin and John--are first drawn jointly whilst the teenaged Henry is struggling with a mind tumor that he believes will quickly declare his existence. yet 40 years later they're nonetheless a pair, in a narrative that strikes from manhattan to the Finger Lakes of upstate big apple, and from like to hate and again back. Peck bisects the tale of Henry and Beatrice's marriage with a gorgeous 50-page memoir approximately his personal father, mom, and 3 stepmothers, which mixes with the first narrative to construct an unforgettable and deeply relocating booklet in regards to the ways in which relations either creates and destroys us.

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2010: Odyssey Two

By Arthur C. Clarke

2001: an area Odyssey surprised, surprised, and thrilled hundreds of thousands within the overdue Nineteen Sixties. An fast booklet and picture vintage, its repute has grown through the years. but in addition to the just about common acclaim, a number of questions has grown extra insistent over the years, for instance: who or what reworked Dave Bowman into the Star-Child? What alien goal lay at the back of the monoliths at the Moon and out in area? What may force HAL to kill the group? Now all these questions and lots of extra were spoke back, during this gorgeous sequel to the foreign bestseller. Cosmic in sweep, eloquent in its depiction of Man's position within the Universe, and jam-packed with the romance of area, this novel is a huge fulfillment and a must-read for Arthur C. Clarke enthusiasts outdated and new.
"A bold romp in the course of the sunlight method and a invaluable successor to 2001."
Carl Sagan

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Disturbing the Peace

By Richard Yates

Hailed as “America’s best sensible novelist” via the Boston Globe, Richard Yates, writer of Revolutionary Road, garnered infrequent serious approval for his bracing, unsentimental graphics of middle-class American life. Disturbing the Peace isn't any exception. Haunting, troubling, and enthralling, it shines a super, unwavering gentle into the darkest recesses of a man’s psyche.

To all appearances, John Wilder has all of the trappings of good fortune, circa 1960: a promising profession in advertisements, a loving relations, a gorgeous house, even a rustic domestic. John’s evenings are spent with affiliates at quiet long island lounges and his weekends with acquaintances at glittering cocktail events. yet anything deep inside this doubtless ideal lifestyles has lengthy on account that long gone improper. whatever has disturbed John’s fragile peace, and he can not locate solace in fleeting affairs or alcohol. The anger, the ingesting, and the recklessness are construction to a crescendo—and they’re approximately to take down John’s occupation and his family members. What occurs subsequent will ship John on a protracted, unusual journey—at as soon as tragic and inevitable.

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The Winds of Gath (Dumarest of Terra, Book 1)

By E. C. Tubb

Mercenary. Galactic traveler. Survivor. Earl Dumarest is all these things?and extra. For he claims to come back from the legendary planet of Earth. and people claims have simply attracted the eye of the sinister Cyclan . . . Stranded on Gath with out means off, Dumarest turns into embroiled within the schemes of a sadistic prince and a loss of life matriarch. Plots inside plots unfold?and Dumarest is the foremost to their good fortune. For amid the schemes of prince and matriarch alike, all have come to event the mythical Winds of Gath. For while the big name swarms come, whilst the track of the spheres rises over the the planet's valleys and mountains, the useless can communicate to the dwelling . . . and males pass mad! THE WINDS OF GATH is the 1st quantity within the Dumarest of Terra saga!

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