By Joe Abercrombie
Inquisitor Glokta, a crippled and more and more sour relic of the final struggle, former fencing champion became torturer extraordinaire, is trapped in a twisted and damaged physique - now not that he permits it to distract him from his day-by-day regimen of torturing smugglers. Nobleman, rushing officer and would-be fencing champion Captain Jezal dan Luthar resides a lifetime of ease by way of dishonest his acquaintances at playing cards. useless, shallow, egocentric and self-obsessed, the largest blot on his horizon is having to get up and about within the morning to coach with obsessive and uninteresting outdated males. And Logen Ninefingers, an notorious warrior with a bloody earlier, is ready to get up in a gap within the snow with plans to settle a blood feud with Bethod, the hot King of the Northmen, as soon as and for all - preferably by way of working clear of it. yet as he's getting to know, outdated behavior die particularly, quite demanding certainly. . . in particular while Bayaz will get concerned. A bald outdated guy with a bad mood and a pathetic assistant, he may be the First of the Magi, he can be a excellent fraud, yet no matter what he's, he's approximately to make the lives of Glotka, Jezal and Logen lots more challenging . . .
By Nigel Hicks
Even if recognizing a moose preventing site visitors in Anchorage or exploring Alaska's attractive glacier-lined coast by means of cruise send, the final Frontier is bound to exceed all expectancies. entire with 3D mapping, broad resort and eating place choices, guided walks and evocative images, this is often the main colourful and complete consultant to Alaska out there. allow DK Eyewitness commute courses Alaska be your making plans relief, spouse and memento as you adventure the richness of our northernmost country. contains appealing new complete colour pictures, illustrations, and more advantageous maps huge info on neighborhood customs, foreign money, scientific prone and transportation is helping tourists come to a decision at a look which areas are most suitable to their journey.
By Sena Jeter Naslund
Marie Antoinette was once a toddler of fourteen while her mom, the Empress of Austria, prepared for her to depart her kinfolk and her nation to turn into the spouse of the fifteen-year-old Dauphin, the long run King of France. Coming of age within the such a lot public of arenas—eager to be an outstanding spouse and powerful queen—she warmly embraces her followed state and its electorate. She indicates her new husband not anything yet love and encouragement, notwithstanding he many times fails to consummate their marriage and in so doing is not able to offer what she and the folk of France wish such a lot: a toddler and an inheritor to the throne. Deeply upset and remoted in her personal intimate circle, and except the social lifetime of the courtroom, she permits herself to stay blind to the country's transforming into fiscal and political crises, at the same time bad harvests, sour winters, struggle money owed, and poverty precipitate uprising and revenge. The younger queen, as soon as cherished by means of the typical folks, turns into a goal of scorn, cruelty, and hatred as she, the court's nobles, and the remainder of the royal relatives are stuck up within the nightmarish violence of a murderous time referred to as "the Terror." With penetrating perception and with wondrous narrative ability, Sena Jeter Naslund deals an intimate, clean, heartbreaking, and dramatic reimagining of this really compelling lady that is going a long way past well known myth—and she makes a bygone time of tumultuous switch as genuine to us because the one we live in now.
By Jessie Harrell
"As he approached, I heard the flapping of wings, like an overgrown eagle. The sound dissolved while he landed on the fringe of the open window. a hurry of wind flew prior me and extinguished the flames within the fire. Stars glimmered at the back of him yet his physique used to be encircled in black." *** while Psyche gets a prophecy long past horribly fallacious, she learns that even the main appealing lady in Greece could have a hideous destiny. Her destiny? Fall in love with the single creature even the gods worry. As she feels herself slipping nearer into the hands of the prophecy, Psyche needs to make a choice from the terrifyingly smooth contact she feels virtually powerless to withstand and the only consistent she's come to count on out of lifestyles: you can't break out what's destined. Destined is a clean and heartachingly romantic retelling of the Cupid & Psyche delusion from debut novelist, Jessie Harrell.
By Brian McClellan
Captain Verundish has difficulties. On crusade with the Adran military and much from her place of origin, she is helpless while the younger daughter she left at house is threatened. To make concerns worse, common Tamas has placed her lover in charge of a Hope's End—the first cost via a breach directly into teeth of enemy cannon and sorcery. to save lots of the folks she loves, Verundish must get a hold of a dangerous solution..
By Matthew Reilly
A dauntless younger hero.
An military of brutal monsters.
An most unlikely quest.
Journey to the mountain …
In an remoted valley, a small tribe of people is death from a negative illness.
There are rumors, in spite of the fact that, that the trolls of Troll Mountain, the valley’s fearsome overlords, have came across a therapy for the affliction: a wonderful elixir.
When his sister is struck down through the affliction and his tribal leaders refuse to assist him, an intrepid adolescence named Raf makes a decision to defy his tribe and do the unthinkable: he'll trip on my own to Troll Mountain and thieve the elixir from the scary trolls.
But to get to Troll Mountain, Raf must go through harmful swamps and haunting forests jam-packed with wolves, hobgoblins and, worst of all, the ubiquitous possibility of rogue trolls …
The trip to the mountain has begun.
IN THIS EPISODIC NOVEL MATTHEW REILLY TAKES YOU ON HIS WILDEST experience but: A HEADLONG QUEST TO THE darkish middle OF the dominion OF THE TROLLS.
By J. R. R. Tolkien
Prelúdio de O Senhor dos Anéis, O Hobbit conquistou sucesso imediato quando foi publicado em 1937. Vendeu milhões de cópias em todo o mundo e estabeleceu-se como um clássico moderno e um dos livros mais influentes de nossa geração.
Descrição do Produto Principais Características
Título O Hobbit
Autor J. R. R. Tolkien
Editora Martins Fontes
Tipo de capa BROCHURA
Assunto Literatura Estrangeira
Código de Barras 9788578273873
By Evelyn Coleman
As Cécile exits a crowded showboat after having fun with a lavish Floating Circus, she stumbles--and whilst she will get up, she realizes that the cameo necklace she borrowed from her aunt isn't any longer on her neck. figuring out that the necklace was once the final present Tante Tay's husband gave her earlier than he died, Cécile is desirous to locate it. As she tracks down the folk within the crowd who have been close to her while she fell, her seek takes her into many corners of latest Orleans, from a society tea social gathering to the crowded French marketplace, even the harmful cypress swamps...and deep into secrets and techniques she by no means imagined! An illustrated "Looking Back" essay discusses the demanding situations that folks of colour confronted within the 1850s.
By Bernard Flynn, Wayne J. Froman, Robert Vallier
Leading students have interaction the later contributions of Maurice Merleau-Ponty.
Maurice Merleau-Ponty is arguably the preeminent French thinker of the final century, and curiosity in his idea is becoming exponentially. This quantity celebrates and interrogates the concept of Merleau-Ponty by way of drawing upon either vintage and cutting-edge checks, a few to be had in English the following for the 1st time. the result's an important choice of essays that discover Merleau-Ponty’s significance when it comes to his originality vis-à-vis the philosophical culture, and consider his significant insights approximately such modern matters as subjectivity, the query of the opposite and sociality, the average and the human, artwork, the practical and the intelligible, and the philosophical learn of language. Penetrating and illuminating, those essays firmly set up Merleau-Ponty one of the so much leading edge and seriously debated thinkers of the prior part century.
“Through the essays during this assortment Merleau-Ponty’s concept is handled in its area of expertise whereas expressly providing a efficient disagreement with the contextual forces that formed and affected his considering … it is a really good number of essays.” — Metapsychology
Bernard Flynn is Professor of Philosophy at Empire country collage, country collage of latest York, and he additionally teaches philosophy on the New tuition for Social examine. His books comprise The Philosophy of Claude Lefort: studying the Political and Political Philosophy on the Closure of Metaphysics. Wayne J. Froman is Professor of Philosophy at George Mason collage and the writer of Merleau-Ponty: Language and the Act of Speech. Robert Vallier is traveling Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Assistant Director of the Honors application at DePaul collage. he's the translator of Merleau-Ponty’s Nature: path Notes from the Collège de France.
By Debora Geary
Modern romance with a slightly of magic...
Jake inspiration he had a juvenile antisocial witch wanting rescue. Romy couldn't make a decision if he was once a kidnapper, liar, or too stable to be true.
Throw in Tattoo Boy, sparking hands, and a seven-year-old who can see the longer term, and you've got all of the makings for a romance.
Well, there's a few fairly nice linguine and a duet from West aspect tale, too.