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By Stefan Zweig

Wes Anderson on Stefan Zweig:  "I had by no means heard of Zweig...when I simply kind of accidentally received a duplicate of Beware of Pity. I enjoyed this first book.  I additionally learn the The Post-Office GirlThe Grand Budapest Hotel has components that have been type of stolen from either those books. characters in our tale are vaguely intended to characterize Zweig himself — our “Author” personality, performed by way of Tom Wilkinson, and the theoretically fictionalised model of himself, performed by means of Jude legislations. yet, actually, M. Gustave, the most personality who's performed via Ralph Fiennes, is modelled considerably on Zweig as well."

"Stefan Zweig was once a dismal and unorthodox artist; you want to have him back."--Salman Rushdie

The nice Austrian author Stefan Zweig used to be a grasp anatomist of the deceitful center, and watch out for Pity, the single novel he released in the course of his lifetime, uncovers the seed of selfishness inside even the best of feelings.

Hofmiller, an Austro-Hungarian cavalry officer stationed on the fringe of the empire, is invited to a celebration on the domestic of a wealthy neighborhood landowner, an international clear of the dreary regimen of the barracks. the environment are glamorous, wine flows freely, and the exhilarated younger Hofmiller asks his host's gorgeous daughter for a dance, purely to find that illness has left her painfully crippled. it's a minor blunder that might wreck his existence, as pity and guilt steadily implicate him in a well-meaning yet tragically wrongheaded plot to revive the sorrowful invalid to health.

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By Mohsin Hamid

Now a tremendous movement picture
Short-listed for the fellow Booker Prize
New York Times bestseller

“Extreme instances demand severe reactions, severe writing. Hamid has performed anything notable with this novel.” —Washington Post

“One of these achingly guaranteed novels that makes you content to be a reader.” —Junot Diaz

At a café desk in Lahore, a bearded Pakistani guy converses with an uneasy American stranger. As nightfall deepens to nighttime, he starts the story that has introduced them to this fateful come upon . . .
Changez resides an immigrant’s dream of the US. on the best of his classification at Princeton, he's snapped up by means of an elite valuation enterprise. He flourishes at the power of latest York, and his budding romance with based, attractive Erica supplies access into ny society on the related exalted point as soon as occupied by means of his family again in Lahore. 
But within the wake of September eleven, Changez unearths his place in his followed urban all of sudden overturned, and his dating with Erica moving. And Changez’s personal identification is in seismic shift to boot, unearthing allegiances extra primary than cash, strength, and perhaps even love.

“Brief, captivating, and quietly livid . . . a powerful success.” —Village Voice

A Washington submit and San Francisco Chronicle most sensible e-book of the yr
A New York Times extraordinary Book

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By Margaret Atwood

Cat’s Eye is the tale of Elaine Risley, a debatable painter who returns to Toronto, the town of her adolescence, for a retrospective of her artwork. Engulfed by way of bright pictures of the prior, she reminisces a couple of trio of ladies who initiated her into the fierce politics of formative years and its mystery international of friendship, longing, and betrayal. Elaine needs to come to phrases along with her personal identification as a daughter, a lover, an artist, and a woman—but certainly she needs to search free up from her haunting thoughts. irritating, hilarious, and compassionate, Cat’s Eye is a panoramic novel of a girl grappling with the tangled knot of her existence.

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By Chuck Logan

Within the final twenty years Phil dealer has pulled himself jointly. a superb, difficult undercover cop in Minnesota, he is aware the variation among a sucker punch and a fortunate holiday. And even though he is positioned his Vietnam years at the back of him, the grown daughter of his outdated commander has been dogging his heels for months. Nina Pryce is making an attempt to exonerate her dishonorably discharged useless father and -- extra importantly -- locate the ten a whole lot gold he helped free up in the course of a U.S. commando mission.

Broker does not just like the odor of it. nonetheless, Nina has her charms, and will be very persuasive. the one challenge is, of Broker's previous military acquaintances have crushed them to the quest. wealthy, sadistic Cyrus los angeles Porte has the ability, yet no direction.Convicted thief Jimmy Tuna has a line at the place yet no funds. Jimmy's a loss of life guy with not anything left to win -- or lose. And dealer and Nina recognize either males could kill them for the slimmest probability to take it all.

A riveting suspense novel that reads like an exciting treasure hunt with a murderous legacy that echoes down from the past.

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By John Connolly

BAD MEN
at the Maine island as soon as often called Sanctuary, policeman Joe Dupree is the mother or father of its secrets and techniques, keeper of its stories. He is aware that Sanctuary were steeped in carnage as soon as, centuries in the past, while its settlers have been betrayed to their enemies and slaughtered. Now, an odd, otherworldly evil is ready to descend again....With rookie officer Sharon Macy, Joe stands shield opposed to a bloodthirsty band of guys set on homicide, theft, and retribution. yet unleashing the fury of the ghosts of the previous may have unbelievable outcomes for any who spill blameless blood on Sanctuary's shorelines.
contains an excerpt from The Black Angel, John Connolly's go back to the area of detective Charlie Parker -- coming quickly in hardcover from Atria Books.

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By Lynsay Sands, Jeaniene Frost

With The chew ahead of Christmas, New York Times bestsellers Lynsay Sands and Jeaniene Frost—two of the most well liked names in paranormal romance—team up for the 1st time to deliver fortunate readers a vacation anthology…with tooth! listed here are pleasant fresh tales that includes ordinary faces from their greatly renowned Argeneau relations and evening Huntress sequence. Lynsay and Jeaniene’s legion of dependable lovers will flock to those unforgettable novellas celebrating the goals and wishes of immortals at yule. greater than a dead night stopover at from Santa Claus, The chunk prior to Christmas proves that no-one does horny vampires higher than Sands and Frost.

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By Philip K. Dick

The Transmigration of Timothy Archer, the ultimate novel within the trilogy that still contains Valis and The Divine Invasion, is an anguished, discovered, and extremely relocating research of the paradoxes of trust. it's the tale of Timothy Archer, an urbane Episcopal bishop haunted by means of the suicides of his son and mistress--and pushed through them right into a weird and wonderful quest for the identification of Christ.

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By Haruki Murakami

A graceful, gripping novel of encounters set in Tokyo through the spooky hours among hour of darkness and sunrise, through an across the world popular literary phenomenon.

Murakami's trademark humor, mental perception, and seize of spirit and morality are right here distilled with a unprecedented, harmonious mastery. Combining the pyrotechnical genius that made Kafka at the Shore and The Wind-up chicken Chronicle foreign bestsellers, with a stunning infusion of middle, Murakami has produced one in all his such a lot spell binding fictions but.

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By Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff

Across the US, expertise has been eclipsed via magic, as traditional humans turn into the embodiments in their darkest wants, inner most fears -- and purest selves. trying to find the resource of this terrifying phenomenon -- and to save lots of his sister Tina, reworked through it into one of many airy creatures often called flares -- former attorney Cal Griffin and his band of not going heroes persist with the visions of the captivating lunatic Goldie and the delicate tune of a cursed bluesman to a mystery haven hidden from its malevolent energy. The area of the bluesman and his protector Magritte -- a callgirl became flare -- is a wondrous sanctuary from the insanity. yet how lengthy can it continue to exist if the evil past it truly is allowed to flourish? For the area is unraveling bit by bit. And the salvation of every thing left worthy saving calls for that Cal and his partners trip deep into the very middle and soul of darkness to confront the beast ruling the Ruby urban as soon as referred to as Chicago. yet first they have to overcome the darkness inside themselves.

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By Ridley Pearson

From the recent York instances bestselling writer of the 1st sufferer, a brand new novel within which Lou Boldt, Daphne Matthews and Sergeant John LaMoia staff as much as attempt to store Seattle from sinking into overall chaos

The "blue flu" has struck the Seattle Police strength and nearly all of the officials are on an unofficial strike. Overworked and understaffed, Detective Lou Boldt is devoted to ultimate at the task it doesn't matter what. but if a string of robberies and the brutal near-murder of a feminine cop descend at the urban, the strain of being an almost one-man operation threatens Boldt's psyche and his marriage. With the aid of police psychologist Daphne Matthews and Sergeant John LaMoia, Boldt is ready to make sluggish development cracking the case and their paintings leads them to a Denver convict and his brother, a hardened legal with a checklist. As issues spin uncontrolled, his worst fears are proven while he refuses to drop the research, and it is transparent his lifestyles is at risk as a result of it. Boldt and Daphne come to achieve that the robberies, attacks, and strike are one way or the other connected--and that his existence is now in very actual risk. jam-packed with the fast paced, spiraling motion that has made his prior novels "irresistible" (The l. a. instances ebook evaluation) works of suspense that "grip the mind's eye" (People), this newest delivering from "the most sensible mystery author alive" (Booklist) is bound to win Ridley Pearson an excellent extra enthusiastic audience

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