Shadows in Paradise

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Publisher : Random House
ISBN 13 : 0812985613
Total Pages : 400 pages
Book Rating : 4.10/5 ( download)

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Book Synopsis Shadows in Paradise by : Erich Maria Remarque

Download or read book Shadows in Paradise written by Erich Maria Remarque and published by Random House. This book was released on 2014-03-04 with total page 400 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A haunting classic from the author of All Quiet on the Western Front, Shadows in Paradise reveals the deepest scars of the men and women who experienced the Holocaust. After years of hiding and surviving near death in a concentration camp, Ross is finally safe. Now living in New York City among old friends, far from Europe’s chilling atrocities, Ross soon meets Natasha, a beautiful model and fellow émigré, a warm heart to help him forget his cold memories. Yet even as the war draws to its violent close, Ross cannot find peace. Demons still pursue him. Whether they are ghosts from the past or the guilt of surviving, he does not know. For he is only beginning to understand that freedom is far from easy—and that paradise, however perfect, has a price. “The world has a great writer in Erich Maria Remarque. He is a craftsman of unquestionably first rank, a man who can bend language to his will. Whether he writes of men or of inanimate nature, his touch is sensitive, firm, and sure.”—The New York Times Book Review

Ghostwritten

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Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
ISBN 13 : 1443410020
Total Pages : 376 pages
Book Rating : 4.21/5 ( download)

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Book Synopsis Ghostwritten by : Isabel Wolff

Download or read book Ghostwritten written by Isabel Wolff and published by HarperCollins Canada. This book was released on 2014-05-27 with total page 376 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A childhood mistake. A lifetime of regrets—the poignant and bittersweet new novel from beloved writer Isabel Wolff, author of A Vintage Affair Jenni loves her job as a ghostwriter—it satisfies her insatiable curiosity about people, and she’s helped create everything from cookbooks to celebrity biographies. It also means that she can hide behind the stories of others, and not think about her own life too much . . . But when she starts work on the wartime memoirs of a survivor from the Japanese internment camps in Java, striking coincidences force Jenni to examine her role in a tragedy that has haunted her since childhood. Gripping, moving and beautifully researched, Ghostwritten delivers Isabel Wolff ’s signature blend of pathos, mystery and romance. Wolff’s legions of fans and new readers alike will be riveted by this touching, layered story, which sheds light on a forgotten chapter of history and shimmers with an element of the supernatural that will send tingles down the reader’s spine. “A brilliant, tender and thought-provoking read.” —THE LADY

The Routledge Companion to Australian Literature

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Publisher : Routledge
ISBN 13 : 1000281701
Total Pages : 669 pages
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Book Synopsis The Routledge Companion to Australian Literature by : Jessica Gildersleeve

Download or read book The Routledge Companion to Australian Literature written by Jessica Gildersleeve and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2020-12-22 with total page 669 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In recent years, Australian literature has experienced a revival of interest both domestically and internationally. The increasing prominence of work by writers like Christos Tsiolkas, heightened through television and film adaptation, as well as the award of major international prizes to writers like Richard Flanagan, and the development of new, high-profile prizes like the Stella Prize, have all reinvigorated interest in Australian literature both at home and abroad. This Companion emerges as a part of that reinvigoration, considering anew the history and development of Australian literature and its key themes, as well as tracing the transition of the field through those critical debates. It considers works of Australian literature on their own terms, as well as positioning them in their critical and historical context and their ethical and interactive position in the public and private spheres. With an emphasis on literature’s responsibilities, this book claims Australian literary studies as a field uniquely positioned to expose the ways in which literature engages with, produces and is produced by its context, provoking a critical re-evaluation of the concept of the relationship between national literatures, cultures, and histories, and the social function of literary texts.

Shadow of Paradise

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Publisher : Univ of California Press
ISBN 13 : 9780520082571
Total Pages : 244 pages
Book Rating : 4.75/5 ( download)

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Book Synopsis Shadow of Paradise by : Vicente Aleixandre

Download or read book Shadow of Paradise written by Vicente Aleixandre and published by Univ of California Press. This book was released on 1993-03-03 with total page 244 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Begun in 1939, barely four months after the close of the Spanish Civil War, these poems by the Nobel Laureate poet Vicente Aleixandre were written during a period of hardship and despair. In spite of his surroundings Aleixandre created the splendor of the shadow of a lost paradise that consisted of memory, nostalgia, yearning and illusion. This is the first full English version. The original Spanish text is included.

Book of Shadows

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ISBN 13 : 9780998451244
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In the Valley of Shadows

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Publisher : SCB Distributors
ISBN 13 : 8183282679
Total Pages : 200 pages
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Book Synopsis In the Valley of Shadows by : Abhay Narayan Sapru

Download or read book In the Valley of Shadows written by Abhay Narayan Sapru and published by SCB Distributors. This book was released on 2015-04-21 with total page 200 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The stunning Lolab Valley of Kashmir. Cold. Crisp. Serene. Punctuated by the blood curdling violence that rips apart the stillness of this paradise. Within the militancy torn valley nestles the ravaged lives of the people who inhabit it. And of the men in uniform who fight for their country. Set against the backdrop of this rugged milieu is the clash of two charismatic leaders-the inimitable Major Hariharan of the Indian Special Forces, and the volatile battle hardened Pakistani mujahid, Sher Khan. Caught in this bitter conflict is the enigmatic Sahira, a local Gujjar girl who has to face her own demons. All of them have journeys that will test their strengths over and over again... In the Valley of Shadows is a compelling tale of courage and passion and the hatred that an insurgency generates, leaving a trail of destruction and devastation in its wake. Follow the thrilling cat-and-mouse game between two passionate men of war, a chase that only one of them will survive...

In Paradise

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Publisher : Penguin
ISBN 13 : 1594633525
Total Pages : 274 pages
Book Rating : 4.22/5 ( download)

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Book Synopsis In Paradise by : Peter Matthiessen

Download or read book In Paradise written by Peter Matthiessen and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2015-02-03 with total page 274 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The bestselling final novel by a writer of incomparable range, power, and achievement, a three-time winner of the National Book Award. Peter Matthiessen was a literary legend, the author of more than thirty acclaimed books. In this, his final novel, he confronts the legacy of evil, and our unquenchable desire to wrest good from it. One week in late autumn of 1996, a group gathers at the site of a former death camp. They offer prayer at the crematoria and meditate in all weathers on the selection platform. They eat and sleep in the sparse quarters of the Nazi officers who, half a century before, sent more than a million Jews in this camp to their deaths. Clements Olin has joined them, in order to complete his research on the strange suicide of a survivor. As the days pass, tensions both political and personal surface among the participants, stripping away any easy pretense to resolution or healing. Caught in the grip of emotions and impulses of bewildering intensity, Olin is forced to abandon his observer’s role and to bear witness, not only to his family’s ambiguous history but to his own. Profoundly thought-provoking, In Paradise is a fitting coda to the luminous career of a writer who was “for all readers. He was for the world” (National Geographic).

A Shadow in Summer

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Publisher : Macmillan
ISBN 13 : 1429910151
Total Pages : 390 pages
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Download or read book A Shadow in Summer written by Daniel Abraham and published by Macmillan. This book was released on 2007-04-01 with total page 390 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From debut author Daniel Abraham comes A Shadow in Summer, the first book in the Long Price Quartet fantasy series. The powerful city-state of Saraykeht is a bastion of peace and culture, a major center of commerce and trade. Its economy depends on the power of the captive spirit, Seedless, an andat bound to the poet-sorcerer Heshai for life. Enter the Galts, a juggernaut of an empire committed to laying waste to all lands with their ferocious army. Saraykeht, though, has always been too strong for the Galts to attack, but now they see an opportunity. If they can dispose of Heshai, Seedless's bonded poet-sorcerer, Seedless will perish and the entire city will fall. With secret forces inside the city, the Galts prepare to enact their terrible plan. In the middle is Otah, a simple laborer with a complex past. Recruited to act as a bodyguard for his girlfriend's boss at a secret meeting, he inadvertently learns of the Galtish plot. Otah finds himself as the sole hope of Saraykeht, either he stops the Galts, or the whole city and everyone in it perishes forever. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Gates of Paradise

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Publisher : Simon and Schuster
ISBN 13 : 1439187762
Total Pages : 454 pages
Book Rating : 4.60/5 ( download)

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Book Synopsis Gates of Paradise by : V.C. Andrews

Download or read book Gates of Paradise written by V.C. Andrews and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2009-11-24 with total page 454 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Now a major Lifetime movie event, from New York Times bestselling author and literary phenomenon V.C. Andrews (Flowers in the Attic, My Sweet Audrina) comes the fourth installment in the classic story of the Casteel family saga. Stunned by tragedy, a young woman finds herself desperate and alone, and clinging to the frailest of dreams. Can Heaven’s daughter find the inner strength to survive? The car crash that killed Heaven and Logan left Annie Casteel Stonewall orphaned and crippled. Whisked off to Farthinggale Manor by the possessive Tony Tatterton, Annie pines for her lost family, but especially for Luke, her half-brother. Friend of her childhood, her fantasy prince, her loving confidante…without the warm glow of Luke’s love, she is lost in the shadows of despair. When Annie discovers Troy’s cottage hidden in Farthinggale’s woods, the mystery of her past deepens. And even as she yearns to see Luke again, her hopes and dreams are darkened by the sinister Casteel spell…treacherous, powerful, and evil.

What Strange Paradise

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Publisher : Vintage
ISBN 13 : 0525657916
Total Pages : 256 pages
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Download or read book What Strange Paradise written by Omar El Akkad and published by Vintage. This book was released on 2021-07-20 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR • From the widely acclaimed, bestselling author of American War—a beautifully written, unrelentingly dramatic, and profoundly moving novel that looks at the global refugee crisis through the eyes of a child. "Told from the point of view of two children, on the ground and at sea, the story so astutely unpacks the us-versus-them dynamics of our divided world that it deserves to be an instant classic." —The New York Times Book Review More bodies have washed up on the shores of a small island. Another overfilled, ill-equipped, dilapidated ship has sunk under the weight of its too many passengers: Syrians, Ethiopians, Egyptians, Lebanese, Palestinians, all of them desperate to escape untenable lives back in their homelands. But miraculously, someone has survived the passage: nine-year-old Amir, a Syrian boy who is soon rescued by Vänna. Vänna is a teenage girl, who, despite being native to the island, experiences her own sense of homelessness in a place and among people she has come to disdain. And though Vänna and Amir are complete strangers, though they don’t speak a common language, Vänna is determined to do whatever it takes to save the boy. In alternating chapters, we learn about Amir’s life and how he came to be on the boat, and we follow him and the girl as they make their way toward safety. What Strange Paradise is the story of two children finding their way through a hostile world. But it is also a story of empathy and indifference, of hope and despair—and about the way each of those things can blind us to reality.