In a remote clinic in 18th-century Italy, a lonely girl writes to her mother. She tells of pale English aristocrats and mysterious Russian nobles. She tells of intrigues and secrets, and strange faceless figures that rise from the sea. And she tells about the enigmatic Mrs Pond, who arrives with her husband and her physician. What she doesn´t tell her mother is the truth that everyone knows and no one says - that the only people who come here do so to die.
The #1 New York Times bestselling historical epic, the Century Trilogy, now in one deluxe boxed set. Ken Follett follows the fortunes of five international families-American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh-as they make their way through the 20th century. The boxed set includes all three volumes: Fall of Giants, Winter of the World, and Edge of Eternity. ´´[Follett] is a commanding storyteller who has taken on an impossibly large task and accomplished it with passion, intelligence, and skill.´´ -The Washington Post ´´Follett is masterly in conveying so much drama and historical information so vividly . . . grippingly told.´´ -The New York Times Book Review Look out for Ken´s newest book, A Column of Fire, available now.
For more than sixty years the rock-solid, time-tested advice in this book has carried thousands of now famous people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. Now this previously revised and updated bestseller is available in trade paperback for the first time to help you achieve your maximum potential throughout the next century! Learn: Three fundamental techniques in handling people. The six ways to make people like you. The twelve ways to win people to you way of thinking. The nine ways to change people without arousing resentment. Please note: This audiobook is in Russian. 1. Russian. Stanislav Ivanov. http://samples.audible.de/bk/zaot/000372/bk_zaot_000372_sample.mp3.
A historical romance in the early days of the Internet. Follows fraud investigator Maxine Tarnow as she looks into a computer-security firm and its billionaire geek CEO and gets mixed up with Russian mobs, drug runners and more. Now in paperback.
Drummer Ahmir Thompson, otherwise known as ´´?uestlove´´ of the hip-hop group The Roots and writer Gary Shtenyngart on this edition of Fresh Air. The Grammy award-winning sextet has six albums to its credit. Their latest CD is Phrenolog. Their first single from the album is ´´Break You Off.´´ The group is just beginning a nationwide tour. Gary Shteyngart´s debut novel, The Russian Debutante´s Handbook, received critical acclaim and is now out in paperback. The main character of the book, like Shteyngart, is a Russian-American Jew who emigrated to the U.S. as a child. In a New York Times Magazine cover article, Daniel Zalewski wrote, ´´Gary Shteyngart has rewritten the classic immigrant narrative - starring a sarcastic slacker instead of a grateful striver. And after all his parents have done for him!´´ (Original Broadcast Dates: February 6, 2003 and July 2, 2002) 1. Language: English. Narrator: Terry Gross. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/whyy/030606/rt_whyy_030606_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
´´The plague of frogs has ended, but earth will never be the same, and the fractured B.P.R.D. struggles to battle dangerous monsters and humans alike, from a trailer-park cult to a Russian town ravaged by a zombie-like virus. Guy Davis´s final B.P.R.D. story sets the stage for Tyler Crook´s (Harrow County) backwoods-horror debut, as Liz Sherman hides from a world that she helped push toward armageddon, and Abe Sapien is shot down by a girl who´s seen the world to come. This is the first hardcover editionof the B.P.R.D Hell on Earth series, and collects the first three trade paperback volumes of the B.P.R.D Hell on Earth series (New World, Gods and Monsters, and Russia) plus an expanded sketch book section.´´--