Category: Fiction

By George Pelecanos, John Gregory Dunne

ISBN-10: 0786737549

ISBN-13: 9780786737543

In Nineteen Forties la, an unidentified homicide sufferer is located bisected in a shadowy lot. A catchy nickname is given her in jest—"The Virgin Tramp"—and by surprise a "nice little murder that will have drifted off front pages in a number of days" turns into a hurricane middle. brothers, Tom and Des Spellacy, are on the center of this strong novel of Irish-Catholic existence in Southern California simply after international conflict II. performed within the movie model through Robert Duvall and Robert De Niro respectively, Tom is a murder detective and Des is a clergyman at the upward push in the Church. The homicide research presents the history opposed to that are performed the ever altering loyalties of the 2 brothers. Theirs is an international of favors and fixes, strength and provides, inhabited through monks and pimps, police officers and contractors, boxers and jockeys and lesbian struggle promoters and attorneys who know the way to place the repair in. A fast paced and sometimes hilarious vintage of latest fiction, actual Confessions is ready against the law that has no recommendations, basically sufferers. extra very important, it really is in regards to the complicated dating among Tom and Des Spellacy, every one tainted with the guilt and hostility that separate brothers.

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By D. J. Molles

He has fought the struggle, and run the race.

But the enemies by no means cease coming, and the race has no end line.

It has been 3 months seeing that Captain Lee Harden chanced on the survivors at Camp Ryder. With wintry weather looming, Lee is at the verge of building Camp Ryder as a hub of protection and balance within the area. yet now not all people has the same opinion with Lee’s mission…or his equipment. starting to be tensions among camp management are coming to a head, and as Lee struggles amid the dissension and controversy, new revelations in regards to the contaminated threaten to ruin every thing he has labored for

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By Haruki Murakami

ISBN-10: 9113039261

ISBN-13: 9789113039268

Kan vi verkligen säga att världen existerar så som vi uppfattar den? Hur är världen egentligen skapad? Hur samverkar det som nu existerar med det förflutna? Och hur påverkar nuet framtiden? Haruki Murakamis största litterära satsning någonsin utmanar vår uppfattning om sanning och tid - och vad som egentligen kan rymmas i en berättelse.

Aomame åker på motorvägen i en taxi. Hon har bråttom males fastnar i trafiken. Eftersom hon är försenad until ett viktigt och hemligt arbetsmöte får hon ett märkligt förslag av chauffören: att ta en trappa som leder ner från motorvägsbron. Hon tackar ja och kort därefter börjar hon känna sig frånkopplad världen utanför. I ett slag är hela hennes tillvaro förändrad och hon står snart inför grundaren av en religiös sekt.

Tengo är en ung guy som vill uppfylla sin dröm om att bli författare. En vän until eventually honom, som knappast är en särskilt begåvad författare, börjar allt mer att styra hans liv när hon bestämmer sig för att ställa upp i en litterär tävling. until Tengo påstår hon att den bygger på egna erfarenheter, ändå tycks ingenting stämma. Plötsligt är det som om någon drar undan mattan för det han alltid tagit för givet är sanning.

På olika sätt möts Aomame och Tengo och de börjar sakta närma sig varandra. Det är som om de vore beroende av varandra. males frågan är om det är möjligt för dem att någonsin mötas i den verkliga världen som de tror sig leva i. Kanske är det kärlek, eller så är det något som är mycket mer komplicerat än så.

Det här är första delen i trilogin 1Q84.

Översättare: Vibeke Emond

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By Josh Bazell

ISBN-10: 0316032190

ISBN-13: 9780316032193

It's not easy to discover paintings as a physician while utilizing your actual identify gets you killed. So demanding that after a reclusive billionaire deals Dr. Peter Brown, aka Pietro Brnwa, a role accompanying a beautiful yet self-destructive paleontologist at the world's worst box project, Brown has no actual selection yet to claim definite. no matter if it implies that a military of murderers, mobsters, and foreign drug dealers-not to say the occasional lake monster-are approximately to have a major Pietro Brnwa challenge.

Facing new and outdated monsters alike, Dr. Brnwa's tale maintains during this darkly humorous and lightning-paced keep on with as much as Josh Bazell's bestselling debut.

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By Jim Crace

ISBN-10: 0374706212

ISBN-13: 9780374706210

Jim Crace's novel is the brilliantly imagined tale of Christ's 40 days within the barren region, a story of 3 males, ladies, and a curious wanderer whose unusual destiny is remodeled into legend. surprising, gritty, and totally compelling, Quarantine is a piece right away undying and timely—a parable for the a while.

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By Nevil Shute

ISBN-10: 0307474135

ISBN-13: 9780307474131

Younger pilot Donald Ross has little in universal with the Oxford archaeologist who has hired him on an day trip to the Arctic—and nonetheless much less along with his attractive yet obdurate daughter, Alix. yet as soon as the 3 of them achieve the treacherous seashores of Greenland, looking for the ruins of early Viking settlements, their destinies are inextricably sure through the occasions that spread there.

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By Renata Adler

ISBN-10: 1590176340

ISBN-13: 9781590176344

"What's new. What else. What subsequent. What's occurred here."

Pitch darkish is a booklet approximately love. Kate Ennis is poised at a serious second in an affair with a married guy. The issues and contradictions pursue her from a home in rural Connecticut to a brownstone condo in manhattan urban, to a small island off the coast of Washington, to a pitch black evening in backcountry Ireland.

Composed within the sort of Renata Adler's celebrated novel Speedboat and exhibiting her willing journalist's eye and mastery of language, either uncomplicated and stylish, Pitch darkish is a daring and magnificent murals.

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By John Lanchester

ISBN-10: 0393082075

ISBN-13: 9780393082074

Celebrated novelist John Lanchester (“an based and fantastically witty writer”—New York occasions) returns with an epic novel that captures the obsessions of our time. It’s 2008 and issues are falling aside: undergo Stearns and Lehman Brothers are going lower than, and the citizens of Pepys street, London—a banker and his shopaholic spouse, an previous girl loss of life of a mind tumor and her graffiti-artist grandson, Pakistani store proprietors and a shadowy refugee who works because the meter maid, the younger football megastar from Senegal and his minder—are receiving nameless postcards analyzing “We wish What You Have.” who's in the back of it? What do they wish? Epic in scope but intimate, shooting the standard dramas of very varied lives, this can be a novel of affection and suspicion, of monetary cave in and terrorist probability, of estate values going up and fortunes taking place, and of a urban at a second of impressive pressure.

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By Charles Bukowski

ISBN-10: 0061970018

ISBN-13: 9780061970016

EISBN-13: 9780061970016

The movie-making machinations of the identify city are uncovered during this thinly veiled roman a clef a couple of hard-drinking poet-novelist tamed screenwriter. most likely according to his studies writing the motion picture, "Barfly," Bukowski lays open the absurdity and egotism of the movie from the worm's-eye view of a screenwriter. Harry Chinanski has been requested by way of Jon Pinchot, a French director, to jot down a screenplay. Pinchot doesn't appear to care what the tale is set. Neither does Chinanski; he's extra interested in the place his subsequent drink is coming from, and while. Sarah, his spouse, is amenable to all this, matching her husband drink for drink and anxious basically approximately getting domestic in time to feed their 5 cats. The couple takes a precarious trip in the course of the land of corrupt backers and peculiar artistic kinds the place the author "was the place he belonged, in a few darkish nook, watching."

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By Alexis Smith

Isabel is a unmarried, twentysomething thrift-store client and collector of remnants, issues get rid of or left at the back of by way of others. Glaciers follows Isabel via an afternoon in her lifestyles within which paintings with broken books within the basement of a library, unrequited love for the previous soldier who fixes her computing device, and desires of the appropriate classic costume movement over a backdrop of deteriorating city structure and the approaching lack of the glaciers she knew as a tender lady in Alaska.

Glaciers unfolds internally, the motion formed through Isabel’s experience of background, reminiscence, and position, recalling the paintings of writers comparable to Jean Rhys, Marguerite Duras, and Virginia Woolf. For Isabel, the fleeting moments of 1 day can display a lifetime. whereas she contemplates loss and the difficult fissures it creates in our lives, she accumulates the stories—the remnants—of these round her and he or she starts off to inform her personal story.

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