Invisible Romans: Prostitutes, Outlaws, Slaves, Gladiators, by Robert Knapp

By Robert Knapp

The Roman global used to be full of humans whose lives frequently pass omitted. This booklet is going looking for the invisible Romans—plebs, trades humans, ladies, outlaws, freedmen, slaves, and squaddies. through probing cultural is still and painstaking examinations of historic, literary, and archaeological proof, Robert Knapp brings vividly to lifestyles the Roman worlds of its so much a variety of population.

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A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers by Xiaolu Guo

By Xiaolu Guo

Language and love collide during this artistic novel of a tender chinese language woman's trip to the West and her makes an attempt to appreciate the language, and the fellow, she adores.Zhuang – or “Z,” to tongue-tied foreigners – has come to London to check English, yet reveals herself adrift, trapped in a cycle of cultural gaffes and grammatical mishaps. Then she meets an Englishman who adjustments every little thing, top her right into a global of self-discovery. She quickly realizes that, within the West, “love” doesn't continuously suggest just like in China, and so that you can examine all of the phrases within the English language and nonetheless now not comprehend your lover. and because the novel progresses with progressively enhancing grammar and vocabulary, Z's evolving voice makes her quest for comprehension the entire extra poignant. With gleaming wit, Xiaolu Guo has created an totally unique novel approximately id and the cultural divide.

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Potpies: Yumminess in a Dish by Elinor Klivans

By Elinor Klivans

With succulent fillings less than their golden toppings, it's no ask yourself that potpies have this kind of common charm. writer Elinor Klivans deals a major diversity of filling recommendations from greens and eggs to meats, fowl, or fish. And the range of toppings is a true eye-opener: selfmade crusts; story-bought phyllo or puff pastry; tortillas; quick-mixing corn bread or biscuits; even nuts, potatoes, or bread. those 50 recipes pass from classics like red meat and vegetable potpie or everyone's favourite chook pot pie, to new takes just like the Breakfast distinctive Potpie: Eggs, bacon, and potatoes with an Irish soda bread crust is a smart new choice for brunch. additionally integrated are lots of meatless types, equivalent to the elegant Spinach, Ricotta, and Parmesan Potpie crowned with a scrumptious cream cheese crust. suggestion approximately assembling and baking potpies assures that every one elements of the fillings can be cooked most suitable and toppings will stand at crispy and proud consciousness. With worthwhile rules for do-ahead practise, storing, freezing, and re-heating, there's not anything like Potpies.

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Brought to Light: Thirty Years of Drug Smuggling, Arms by Alan Moore

By Alan Moore

Delivered to mild: Thirty Years of Drug Smuggling, palms bargains, and Covert motion is an anthology of 2 political image novels, released initially by means of Eclipse Comics in 1988. either are in keeping with fabric from court cases filed via the Christic Institute opposed to the U.S. executive. the 2 tales are Shadowplay: the key group through Alan Moore and invoice Sienkiewicz, and Flashpoint: the l. a. Penca Bombing documented through Martha Honey and Tony Avirgan and tailored by means of Joyce Brabner and Tom Yeates. dropped at gentle was once edited total by means of Joyce Brabner, Catherine Yronwode acted as govt editor, and Eclipse writer Dean Mullaney used to be the e-book fashion designer.

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Eye Contact by Cammie McGovern

By Cammie McGovern

Just like the attractive Bones and The Curious Incident of the puppy within the Night-Time, Cammie McGovern's breakout novel is instantly a hypnotic mystery and an affecting portrait of individuals as genuine as our next-door pals. In Eye touch, little ones vanish within the woods in the back of their effortless institution. Hours later, nine-year-old Adam is located alive, the only real witness to his playmate's homicide. yet simply because Adam has autism, he's a silent witness. in basic terms his mom, Cara, may also help decode his habit for the police. because the suspense ratchets, Eye touch turns into a heart-stopping exploration of the bond among a mom and a really certain baby.

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Bűn és bűnhődés by Fjodor Mihajlovics Dosztojevszkij

By Fjodor Mihajlovics Dosztojevszkij

Dosztojevszkij emberbarátsága nem filantrópia, állásfoglalása nem elfordulás a küzdéstől. Dosztojevszkij egészen, ízig-vérig társadalomhoz forduló művész, ez élteti túl a maga korán, s ez viszi közel megrendítő művét, a Bűn és bűnhődést a ma emberéhez.
Ez a regény a mély ellentmondásokkal küzdő s meghasonlott lelkű géniusz legzártabb, legművészibb gonddal szerkesztett alkotása. Nyilván ez a körülmény magyarázza, hogy világszerte a Bűn és bűnhődés lett életműve legismertebb darabja.
A páratlan lélekábrázolás, az emberi jellemek szuggesztív erejű rajza, a magával ragadó stílus, a mesteri kompozíció, a kapitalista nagy város sikátorainak, piszkos bérkaszárnyáinak, fojtott levegőjű odúinak szorongatóan hiteles képe az írásművészet halhatatlan alkotásai közé emeli ezt a művet. A „detektívregényből” így lesz klasszikus remek, minden idők egyik legmegrázóbb lélekrajzregénye.

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Power and Resistance in the New World Order (2nd Edition) by Stephen Gill

By Stephen Gill

During this absolutely up to date and revised new version, this demanding paintings additional develops an intensive conception of the hot international order to argue that because the globalization of energy intensifies, so too do globalized different types of resistance. best political scientist Stephen Gill explains this dialectic of energy and resistance concerning governance, political financial system and civilization on the subject of struggles as far-reaching as US supremacy, the facility of capital, marketplace civilization, new constitutionalism, neo-liberalism and disciplinary and surveillance energy. as a result of expanding inequality, tremendous social dislocations, cultural clash and financial challenge linked to disciplinary neo-liberalism and marketplace civilization, demanding situations from left and correct to capitalist globalization became occur. The politics of globalization will hinge upon the stability of forces among the outdated and the hot, among dominant and subordinate energy and hence with demanding situations linked to new different types of political business enterprise associated with 'transformative resistance'. In new chapters, Gill additionally analyzes the character of, and struggles over, key felony and constitutional changes linked to the rising international order and explores substitute situations and social forces to mirror at the new kinds of political fight that may form international politics for the foreseeable destiny. This paintings is key examining for all these taken with globalization, worldwide political financial system and overseas experiences.

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Complete Ghost Stories (Collector's Library) by Montague Rhodes James

By Montague Rhodes James

The Afterword for this primary accrued variation of M. R. James's "Complete Ghost Stories" is through the well known crime author and eminent Sherlockian, David Stuart Davies. It includes 3 additional tales written after ebook of M. R. James's "Collected Ghost Stories": "The Experiment", "The Malice of Inanimate Objects" and "A Vignette".

The whole record of reports is

Canon Alberic's Scrapbook
Lost Hearts
The Mezzotint
The Ash Tree
Number 13
Count Magnus
Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad
The Treasure of Abbot Thomas
A institution Story
The Rose Garden
The Tractate Middoth
Casting the Runes
The Stalls of Barchester Cathedral
Martin's Close
Mr Humphreys and His Inheritance
The place of abode at Whitminster
The Diary of Mr Poynter
An Episode of Cathedral History
The tale of a Disappearance and an Appearance
Two Doctors
The Haunted Dolls' House
The unusual Prayer-Book
A Neighbour's Landmark
A View from a Hill
A caution to the Curious
An Evening's Entertainment
Wailing Well
There was once a guy Dwelt via a Churchyard
Rats
After darkish within the enjoying Fields
The Experiment
The Malice of Inanimate Objects
A Vignette

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