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The Saint Steps In (Simon Templar 'The Saint', Book 24) by Leslie Charteris

By Leslie Charteris

With the second one global struggle underway, the Saint has became good, operating for a mystery department of the govt. to tackle a case not anyone else can contact. In Washington, a tender lady asks for his help—her father, a famous scientist, has created a brand new kind of artificial rubber, yet now he has disappeared and he or she is below probability.

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Tom Swift and His Sky Racer: Or, the Quickest Flight on by Victor Appleton

By Victor Appleton

Tom speedy and His Sky Racer is the 9th e-book within the unique Tom rapid series.

"Every boy possesses a few type of artistic genius. Tom quick is a vivid, inventive boy and his innovations and adventures take advantage of fascinating type of reading."

"These lively stories show in a pragmatic manner, the fantastic advances in land and sea locomotion and different profitable innovations. tales like those are inspired upon the reminiscence and their studying is efficient simply of good."

This sequence of experience novels starring the genius boy inventor Tom speedy falls into the style of "invention fiction" or "Edisonade".

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The Complete Collection of Travel Literature. In Search of by Tahir Shah

By Tahir Shah

This version brings jointly Tahir Shah's complete number of trip writing: from India to Africa to South the USA, sign up for the writer on his strange adventures and expeditions round the world.

The first and final books within the assortment are of foreign travels. past the Devil's the teeth is the author's first travelogue, and spans a trip from India, to Africa, to South the US. Travels With Myself is a suite of shuttle essays that span the author's international travels.

Sorcerer's Apprentice is predicated in India, and chronicles the author's extraordinary apprenticeship to a tyrannical grasp of illusion.

Trail of Feathers and condo of the Tiger King are set in Peru. the previous information the author's look for the key of the way the traditional Incas flew like birds over the Amazon; the latter covers his day trip that looked for the misplaced Incan urban of Paititi.

In seek of King Solomon's Mines is determined in Ethiopia, because the writer searches for undiscovered mines recognized merely in...

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Green Hills of Africa by Ernest Hemingway

By Ernest Hemingway

Book Details:

ISBN: 0684801299
EAN: 9780684801292
ASIN: 0684801299
Publisher: Scribner
Publication Date: 1996-02-08
Number of Pages: 304
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

Synopsis from Amazon:

His moment significant enterprise into nonfiction (after Death within the Afternoon, 1932), Green Hills of Africa is Ernest Hemingway's lyrical magazine of a month on safari within the nice online game kingdom of East Africa, the place he and his spouse Pauline journeyed in December of 1933. Hemingway's famous curiosity in -- and fascination with -- big-game looking is magnificently captured during this evocative account of his journey. In studying the poetic grace of the chase, and the ferocity of the kill, Hemingway additionally seems inward, trying to clarify the trap of the search and the primal undercurrent that comes alive at the plains of Africa. but Green Hills of Africa is usually an impassioned portrait of the dignity of the African panorama, and of the wonderful thing about a desert that was once, even then, being threatened by means of the incursions of guy.
Hemingway's wealthy description of the wonder and strangeness of the land and his ardour for the game of looking mix to provide Green Hills of Africa the freshness and immediacy of a deeply felt own adventure that's the hallmark of the best trip writing.

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Author Name: Ernest Hemingway (Born: 1899/07/21 / Died: 1961/07/02)

Author Description: Ernest Miller Hemingway used to be an American writer and journalist. His low in cost and understated sort had a powerful effect on 20th-century fiction, whereas his lifetime of event and his public snapshot stimulated later generations. Hemingway produced so much of his paintings among the mid-1920s and the mid-1950s, and gained the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. He released seven novels, six brief tale collections and non-fiction works. 3 novels, 4 collections of brief tales and 3 non-fiction works have been released posthumously. lots of those are thought of classics of yankee literature.

Hemingway was once raised in Oak Park, Illinois. After highschool he suggested for a couple of months for The Kansas urban celebrity, earlier than leaving for the Italian entrance to enlist with the area warfare I ambulance drivers. In 1918, he used to be heavily wounded and lower back domestic. His wartime stories shaped the foundation for his novel A Farewell to palms. In 1922, he married Hadley Richardson, the 1st of his 4 other halves. The couple moved to Paris, the place he labored as a overseas correspondent, and fell lower than the impression of the modernist writers and artists of the Nineteen Twenties "Lost Generation" expatriate neighborhood. The solar additionally Rises, Hemingway's first novel, used to be released in 1926.

After his 1927 divorce from Hadley Richardson, Hemingway married Pauline Pfeiffer. They divorced after he back from Spanish Civil battle the place he had acted as a journalist, and and then he wrote For Whom the Bell Tolls. Martha Gellhorn turned his 3rd spouse in 1940. They separated whilst he met Mary Welsh in London in the course of international warfare II; within which he was once current on the Normandy Landings and liberation of Paris.

Shortly after the ebook of The previous guy and the ocean in 1952, Hemingway went on safari to Africa, the place he used to be nearly killed in airplane crashes that left him in discomfort or ill-health for a lot of the remainder of his existence. Hemingway had everlasting apartments in Key West, Florida, and Cuba in the course of the Nineteen Thirties and Nineteen Forties, yet in 1959 he moved from Cuba to Ketchum, Idaho, the place he devoted suicide in the summertime of 1961.

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The Will Of The Empress by Tamora Pierce

By Tamora Pierce

Sandry, Daja, Briar, and Tris, are older now and again jointly back, in an exhilarating and much-awaited, stand-alone novel by means of everyone's favourite mage, Tamora Pierce.

For a long time, Sandry's cousin, the Empress of Namorn, has pressed her to go to. yet Sandry prefers to stick with her circle of relatives in Emelan. Now, as is her correct, the Empress has insisted. Sandry won't go back and forth with a bunch of warriors -- that may in basic terms insult the Empress. she is going to trip together with her pals from Winding Circle: Daja, Briar, and Tris. however the 4 younger mages haven't been jointly in a while, and their friendship isn't what it was once. on account that they left Winding Circle, each one has visible magic manipulated in methods -- either reliable and undesirable -- that they can now not have imagined (cont'd)

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Roaming Cadenza (A Bard's Folktale, Book 1) by Aramis Barron

By Aramis Barron

Summer season after highschool commencement and not anything however the open highway prior to him, Kody Lehane takes to the air on a street journey to determine what this entire “adulthood” factor is all about.

In an attempt to aid his outdated co-worker Glenn conquer his annoying previous, Kody, with his pal air of secrecy and his ex-lover Alma, will do no matter what it takes to aid their mentally volatile blood brother, and notice a few geographical region alongside the way.

They’ll cease at not anything, whether it skill breaking previous gives you, betraying these closest to them, and retracing the stairs of the useless, to discover what they suspect they’re searching for.

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Adventures in Solitude: What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck by Grant Lawrence

By Grant Lawrence

Publish yr note: First released September 1st, 2010

From Captain George Vancouver to Muriel Curve of Time Blanchet to Jim Spilsbury’s Coast Spilsbury, viewers to Desolation Sound have left at the back of a path of books endowing the world with a romantic air of mystery that is helping to make it British Columbia’s most well-liked marine park. during this hilarious and appealing ebook, CBC character provide Lawrence provides a complete new bankruptcy to the saga of this storied piece of BC coastline.

Young Grant’s father acquired a bit of land subsequent to the park within the Nineteen Seventies, simply in time to come across the gun-toting cougar girl, left-over hippies, outlaw bikers and an collection of alternative characters. In these years Desolation Sound was once a spot the place going to the neighbours’ potluck intended being met with hugs from portly bare hippies and the place Russell the Hermit’s tuition of existence (boating, fishing, and rock ’n’ roll) was once Grant’s own Enlightenment - a power that will take him clear of the coast to a lifetime of track and journalism and at last again again.

With rock band friends and some circumstances of beer in tow, an older, cooler furnish returns to regale us with stories of "going bush", the tempting difficulty of discovering an unguarded grow-op, and his awkward fight to persuade a few vacationing kayakers that he’s a legitimate CBC radio host whereas wearing a wild beard and physique wounds and gesticulating with a machete. With lots of laugh-out-loud humour and encouraged reverence, Adventures in Solitude delights us with the original background of a spot and the expansion of a tender guy amidst the magic of Desolation Sound.

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Closer (Tunnels, Book 4) by Roderick Gordon, Brian Williams

By Roderick Gordon, Brian Williams

Towards victory...or in the direction of loss of life? a military of darkness is at the march: Who won't get away with their lifestyles? The fourth e-book within the ny occasions Bestselling TUNNELS sequence! in the end reunited together with his dad, Will now spends his days exploring the "land of the second one sun," interpreting the cryptic glyphs carved into its 3 mysterious temples--or eyeing the wild animals with renegade lady Elliott. Chester, in the meantime, has eventually back Topsoil, the place his homecoming is speedily turning into a horror exhibit. yet a military of darkness is at the march. And the ruthless Rebeccas have once again cheated dying. With a corps of cold-blooded Limiters at their command, they're decided to seek Will to the sour innards of the earth. This time, who WON'T get away with their lifestyles?

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The Bridge in the Jungle (Jungle Novels) by B. Traven

By B. Traven

The locale is "huts via the river," a anonymous Indian cost deep within the Mexican bush, too small to seem on any map. simply as a celebration that has attracted many Indians from neighboring settlements is set to start, dying marches silently in. A small boy has disappeared. because the intimation of tragedy spreads one of the humans amassed within the jungle clearing, they unite, first to discover the misplaced boy after which to console the grieving mom. The Bridge within the Jungle, appeared through many as B. Traven's most interesting novel, is a story of the way an easy, desperately terrible humans come jointly within the face of demise. Traven by no means permits an iota of sentimentality to go into his tale, however the reader finishes the e-book with renewed religion within the braveness and dignity of people. "B. Traven is coming to be famous as one of many narrative masters of the 20 th century."—New York occasions ebook Review. "Great storytellers frequently come up like Judaic simply males to exemplify and rehearse the reality for his or her iteration. The elusive B. Traven used to be one of these man."—Book World.

Unknown source/conversion, has chapters, reads ok. within epub word says "First released in nice Britain through Jonathan Cape 1940 released in Penguin Books 1975 Copyright © B. Traven and R. Lujan 1969

ISBN says this can be one in all Traven's "Jungle Novels" yet i feel this is often improper, i feel this can be a stand-alone novel that predates his Jungle Novels.

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God Emperor of Didcot (Chronicles of Isambard Smith, Book 2) by Toby Frost

By Toby Frost

Tea . . . a beverage brewed from the fermented dried leaves of the shrub Camelli sinensis and imbibed through the entire nice civilizations within the galaxy's heritage; a resource of refreshment, stimulation, and, primarily else, of ethical fiber—without which the British area Empire needs to absolutely fall apart to depart Earth on the mercy of its enemies. Sixty percentage of the Empire's tea is grown on one world—Urn, critical planet of the Didcot approach. If Earth is to maintain battling, the tea needs to circulate! while a crazed cult chief overthrows the govt of Urn, Isambard Smith and his vaguely powerfuble staff locate themselves saddled with new allies—a legion of tea-obsessed nomads, an overly-civilized alien horde. and a commando unit so elite that it has merely 5 individuals. simply jointly can they defeat the self-proclaimed God Emperor of Didcot and confront the genuine energy at the back of the coup—the sinister legions of the Ghast Empire and Smith's outdated enemy, Commander 462

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