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The End Of Eddy

Author : Edouard Louis
ISBN : 9781473513105
Genre : Fiction
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‘A brilliant novel... courageous, necessary and deeply touching’ Guardian Édouard Louis grew up in a village in northern France where many live below the poverty line. His bestselling debut novel about life there, The End of Eddy, has sparked debate on social inequality, sexuality and violence. It is an extraordinary portrait of escaping from an unbearable childhood, inspired by the author’s own. Written with an openness and compassionate intelligence, ultimately, it asks, how can we create our own freedom? ‘A mesmerising story about difference and adolescence’ New York Times ‘Édouard that relatively rare thing – a novelist with something to say and a willingness to say it, without holding back’ The Times ‘Louis’ book has become the subject of political discussion in a way that novels rarely do’ Garth Greenwell, New Yorker
Category: Fiction

History Of Violence

Author : Édouard Louis
ISBN : 9780374716400
Genre : Fiction
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History of Violence is international bestselling French author Edouard Louis’s autobiographical novel about surviving a shocking sexual assault and coping with the post-traumatic stress disorder of its aftermath. On Christmas Eve 2012, in Paris, the novelist Édouard Louis was raped and almost murdered by a man he had just met. This act of violence left Louis shattered; its aftermath made him a stranger to himself and sent him back to the village, the family, and the past he had sworn to leave behind. A bestseller in France, History of Violence is a short nonfiction novel in the tradition of Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood, but with the victim as its subject. Moving seamlessly and hypnotically between past and present, between Louis’s voice and the voice of an imagined narrator, History of Violence has the exactness of a police report and the searching, unflinching curiosity of memoir at its best. It records not only the casual racism and homophobia of French society but also their subtle effects on lovers, brothers and sisters, husbands and wives. It represents a great step forward for a young writer whose acuity, skill, and depth are unmatched by any novelist of his generation, in French or English.
Category: Fiction

The Mysterious World Of Eddy Shade

Author : Steffan Becker
ISBN : 9781479742790
Genre : Fiction
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Eddy Shade was your average police detective. That is until one evening he witnesses a mans bizarre murder. Despite the mans death being dismissed as natural causes Eddy decides to pursue the case anyways. A decision that will forever change his life. Eddy will learn that monsters and magic are not only real, but are everywhere, and that perhaps one of the most dangerous of all may be the very thing he is looking for.
Category: Fiction

Etidorpha Or The End Of Earth

Author : John U. Lloyd
ISBN : 0787305669
Genre : Fiction
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1896 with many illustrations by J. Augustus Knapp. with added chapters from the 11th edition. the strange history of a mysterious being and the account of a remarkable journey into the Hollow Earth as communicated to Llewellyn Druruy. Fiction? None b.
Category: Fiction

The End Of Plagues

Author : John Rhodes
ISBN : 9781137381316
Genre : Medical
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At the turn of the twentieth century, smallpox claimed the lives of two million people per year. By 1979, the disease had been eradicated and victory was declared across the globe. Yet the story of smallpox remains the exception, as today a host of deadly contagions, from polio to AIDS, continue to threaten human health around the world. Spanning three centuries, The End of Plagues weaves together the discovery of vaccination, the birth and growth of immunology, and the fight to eradicate the world's most feared diseases. From Edward Jenner's discovery of vaccination in 1796, to the early nineteenth-century foundling voyages in which chains of orphans, vaccinated one by one, were sent to colonies around the globe, to the development of polio vaccines and the stockpiling of smallpox as a biological weapon in the Cold War, world-renown immunologist John Rhodes charts our fight against these plagues, and shows how vaccinations gave humanity the upper hand. Today, aid groups including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the World Health Organization have made the eradication of polio a priority, and Rhodes takes us behind the scenes to witness how soon we may be celebrating the eradication of polio.
Category: Medical

Fdr And The End Of Empire

Author : C. O'Sullivan
ISBN : 9781137025258
Genre : History
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Based upon extensive archival research in Great Britain, the United States, and the Middle East, including sources never previously utilized such as declassified intelligence records, postwar planning documents, and the personal papers of key officials, this is painstakingly researched account of the origins of American involvement in the Middle East during the Presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt. It explores the effort to challenge British and French power, and the building of new relationships with Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and the Levant states. It also reveals new and controversial discoveries about Roosevelt's views on Palestine, his relations with Middle East leaders, and his often bitter conflicts with Churchill and de Gaulle over European imperialism. Modern-day parallels make this story compelling for followers of current events, World War II, Franklin Roosevelt, the Middle East, or British imperialism.
Category: History

A Traveler Never Reaches The End Of The Road

Author : Nedd Willard
ISBN : 9781479779079
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 66.75 MB
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Dear Reader, If you want to read fiction, A Traveler Never Reaches the End of the Road is not a book for you. If you like endless travels, youve made a good choice. These are authentic tales about the authors life, stories of adventure, friends and lovers. He always kept a journal, saving precious moments as he passed through childhood and adolescence. But at the age of 17 he was already a sailor on the SS Rescue as World War Two was coming to an end. He kept sailing on other ships long after that, and the Merchant Marine brought him to Europe where he felt at home, found friends, perfected his French and finished his doctorate. He sketched with pen and ink wherever he went and left hundreds of exquisite works, some of which illustrate his tales. So open the book and enjoy! The Editor
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Journey To The End Of The Night

Author : Louis-Ferdinand Céline
ISBN : 9780811223614
Genre : Fiction
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The dark side of On the Road: instead of seeking kicks, the French narrator travels the globe to find an ever deeper disgust for life. Louis-Ferdinand Celine's revulsion and anger at what he considered the idiocy and hypocrisy of society explodes from nearly every page of this novel. Filled with slang and obscenities and written in raw, colloquial language, Journey to the End of the Night is a literary symphony of violence, cruelty and obscene nihilism. This book shocked most critics when it was first published in France in 1932, but quickly became a success with the reading public in Europe, and later in America where it was first published by New Directions in 1952. The story of the improbable yet convincingly described travels of the petit-bourgeois (and largely autobiographical) antihero, Bardamu, from the trenches of World War I, to the African jungle, to New York and Detroit, and finally to life as a failed doctor in Paris, takes the readers by the scruff and hurtles them toward the novel's inevitable, sad conclusion.
Category: Fiction

Textbook Of Electrotherapy

Author : Jagmohan Singh
ISBN : 9789350259597
Genre : Electrotherapeutics
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Category: Electrotherapeutics