Zitronen im Mondschein: Roman

"Es ist etwas in dir, das ihm den Tod bringt." Nach einer Weissagung verlässt Maria den Mann, den sie liebt, einen außergewöhnlich begabten Maler. Allein versucht sie sich mit ihrem Kind als Wahrsagerin in einem Wanderzirkus durchzuschlagen. Als der Hunger während des Ersten Weltkriegs immer größer wird, bringt sie die kleine Mira in ein Kinderheim. Erst Jahre später treffen die beiden Frauen sich in Düsseldorf wieder. Mira verachtet...

A Woman Killed with Kindness and Other Domestic Plays (Oxford World's Classics)

Here is a marvelous collection of plays from the English Renaissance period, offering prime examples of the "domestic drama" genre that first appeared around 1590. These four pioneering works, set in near-contemporary England and concerned with issues of marriage and crime rather than war and power, focus on the lives of ordinary people, instead of kings and queens and politicians. Arden dramatizes a notorious murder case of forty ye...

Stormy Persuasion

This is the story Malory pirate fans have been waiting for, and this consummate storyteller doesn't disappoint. There's adventure, sensuality, battles, storms, family high jinks and rapier wit. Best of all are the father-daughter relationships that add humor and pathos -- and if that isn't enough, there's a slew of Malory family members to satisfy everyone who wants to see their old friends in new adventures as a new generation makes...

Introduction To Literary Context: American Post-modernist Novels

Postmodernism is a term that defies simple definition. Generally, it is understood to refer to changes in social and economic structures that have resulted in no one set of standards, be they moral, aesthetic, or political, having general applicability and validity. Postmodern literature, therefore, is characterized by its rejection of traditional narrative viewpoints and structural forms in favor of a variety of values and technique...

Midnight Betrayal

Fans of suspense will get a kick out of Leigh’s latest, guaranteed to produce tingles down the spine and a rapid pulse, which will accelerate for the duration of this engaging novel...The numerous plot twists will surprise readers and have them trying to untangle the mystery. Curator Dr. Louisa Hancock left behind Maine and her troubled past for Philadelphia and a job at a prominent museum. Just when it seems that Louisa’s new life i...

Anleitung zum Zickigsein

Laurie ist mollig, hat einen gepflegten Raucherhusten und ein ziemlich angeschlagenes Selbstbewusstsein. Ihr Leben ist nicht gerade ein rauschenden Fest ... aber eine schier unerschöpfliche Quelle großartiger Geschichten. Und hier sind sie: die Betrachtungen einer richtigen Zicke mit ihren Freundinnen vereint im Club der verrückten Hühner. Dort besprechen sie in Ruhe die Highlights ihres Lebens: unerträgliche Dispute mit Müttern, das...

Die Lust in deinen Augen: Scharfe Storys

Erotische Kurzgeschichten für Genießer mit wenig Zeit Es gibt nichts, was heißer macht. Nichts, was dich begehrenswert wirken lässt. Es geht nicht um sexy Kleidung oder die Beherrschung spezieller Techniken. Es ist auch nicht wichtig, dominant oder unterwürfig zu sein. Es gibt nur eine Sache, die dein Partner sehen muss: die Lust in deinen Augen …

The Awesome Girl's Guide to Dating Extraordinary Men

At first glance this seems to be a book only about women's friendships, and it is about that, but the further you read, the trickier the plot gets and more is revealed. I laughed at some of the characters and cried with some of them. Goes at a fast clip and very, very enjoyable! If you haven't read her first novel 32 Candles, do read it first. This isn't a sequel, but it does have some of the same characters in it, and you'll get a k...

Love And Providence: Recognition In The Ancient Novel

Montiglio's book combines wonderfully subtle and perceptive close readings of recognition scenes in ancient novels with an original and convincing 'big argument' that demonstrates the richness and individuality of these marvellous texts. This is a fine achievement, which confirms fiction as one of the most exciting areas of classical scholarship. From the Odyssey and King Lear to modern novels by Umberto Eco and John le Carré, the re...

The Anna Price Collection: From Innocent to Sexy

The Anna Price Collection: From Innocent to Sexy Anna Price doesn’t mix words, and in this collection you’ll find beautiful girls having their boundaries expanded in ways that are certain to blow your mind. Read along as a girl down on her luck begins an amazing journey from inexperienced and innocent to a confident and sexy woman able to use her body to get what she wants. An unsure housewife finds herself spiraling into an out of c...