The Warlord's Legacy by Ari Marmell

By Ari Marmell

Corvis Rebaine, the phobia of the East, a guy as fast with a quip as he's with a blade, returns during this hugely expected sequel to Ari Marmell’s acclaimed The Conqueror’s Shadow, a debut hailed for its fresh tackle darkish delusion and magnificent flashes of sharp, sarcastic wit. Now Marmell increases the stakes in a narrative that has all of the humor and pleasure of its predecessor, plus a terrifying new villain so evil that he could be a fit for Rebaine himself.

For let’s no longer overlook how Corvis Rebaine got here by way of the fascinating nickname “Terror of the East.” definitely not anyone else has forgotten. Corvis Rebaine isn't any hero. In his trademark go well with of black armor and skull-like helm, armed with a demon-forged awl, accountable for a demonic slave, and with allies that come with a bloodthirsty ogre, Rebaine has two times introduced loss of life and destruction to Imphallion in pursuit of a higher, extra equitable and simply society. If he needed to kill numerous innocents so as to in achieving that dream, so be it. 

At least that used to be the outdated Rebaine. ahead of he slew the mad warlord Audriss. sooner than he banished the demon Khanda. ahead of he misplaced his spouse and youngsters, who couldn't forgive or omit his violent crimes. Now, years later, Rebaine lives in a far off urban, below a fake identify, a member of 1 of the Guilds he despises, attempting to in achieving switch nonviolently, from in the strength structure.
no longer even if the neighboring state of Cephira invades Imphallion and the bickering Guilds end up not able to reply does Rebaine go back to his outdated behavior of slaughter. yet another person does. anyone donning Rebaine’s black armor and bearing what seems to be his awl. a person who's, if whatever, even much less cautious of human lifestyles than Rebaine was.

Now Baron Jassion, Rebaine’s outdated nemesis, is looking him once again, aided through a mysterious sorcerer named Kaleb, whose powers and secrets and techniques make him a extra harmful enemy than Rebaine has ever recognized. Even worse, accompanying them is a tender lady who hates Corvis Rebaine possibly greater than somebody else: his personal daughter, Mellorin. by surprise Rebaine turns out to don't have any selection. To transparent his identify, to guard his kingdom, and to reconcile together with his kin, needs to he once more develop into the phobia of the East?

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The Encyclopedia of the Novel by Peter Melville Logan et al. (eds.)

By Peter Melville Logan et al. (eds.)

A sophisticated reference source, The Encyclopedia of the radical deals authoritative debts of the heritage, terminology, style and idea of the radical, in over a hundred and fifty articles written by way of top students within the field.
Part of the Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature.
Arranged in A-Z structure throughout 2 absolutely listed and meticulously cross-referenced volumes, that includes approximately a hundred and fifty individuals and over 500,000 words
Written through a global forged of top students, overseen through an Advisory Board of 37 specialists.
Entries discover the background and culture of the radical in numerous components of the realm formal parts of the unconventional (story, plot, personality, narrator) technical points of the style (such as realism, narrative constitution and elegance) in addition to subgenres, together with the bildungsroman and the picture novel theoretical difficulties, like definitions of the radical and themes in ebook historical past and the novels dating to different arts and disciplines.

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God Doesn't Shoot Craps: A Divine Comedy by Richard Armstrong

By Richard Armstrong

“What can advertisements scams, cube structures and topless dancers train us concerning the nature of the universe? learn God does not Shoot Craps and locate out...A wildly pleasing yarn that may have you ever guffawing out loud and wondering the everlasting mysteries on the similar time.” --Brian Rouff, cube Angel and cash ShotCan you're taking wasting results and mix them right into a successful approach? that is the conception in the back of Parrando's Paradox, an exact step forward in math and physics that simply may well carry the foremost to beating the casinos. This hilarious and considerate novel follows Danny Pellegrino, a profitable direct mail con guy content material to rip-off the typical Joe. that's, till he sells a “bogus” craps method throughout the mail--only to find, too past due, that it works. quickly, Danny Pellegrino is off to construct a fortune with no letting the realm find out about it. but if he discovers that his new formulation holds the most important to even more than playing, all bets are off, or even the character of life is up for grabs.

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Book of the Sphinx by Willis Goth Regier

By Willis Goth Regier

Sought, the Sphinx turns out in every single place, no matter if the father or mother of the pyramids on Egypt's Giza plateau or the gorgeous man-eater with a perilous riddle, to be approached with lousy warning. The Sphinx, that icon painted, sculpted, engraved, and exalted in poetry, fiction, and song, so inspired the thinker Hegel that he reported the creature “the image of the symbolic itself.” With a wealth of illustrations, publication of the Sphinx confirms Hegel's lofty judgment, discovering the Sphinx in all places: in tragedies, work, opera, homicide mysteries, brothels, bars, and advertisements. Pursuing the Sphinx via kaleidoscopic sightings and encyclopedic observations, Willis Goth Regier plumbs the symbol's mysteries, undertaking the reader down ever extra complicated and exciting paths. splendidly readable, his hugely idiosyncratic travel of the a while and the humanities leads ultimately to a notion of the Sphinx that embraces not anything under all that's unknowable—proving once more that confronting a Sphinx is likely one of the most threatening and exhilarating adventures of the mind's eye.

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Candy Everybody Wants (P.S.) by Josh Kilmer-Purcell

By Josh Kilmer-Purcell

From the severely acclaimed writer of i'm really not Myself nowadays comes the very extraordinary adventures of a starry-eyed younger guy from the Midwest looking repute and fortune within the flamboyant surreality of recent York, la . . . and in all places in among. Jayson Blocher is uninterested in worshiping popular culture; he desires to be a part of it. So he is off, observed via an ever-changing solid of quirky nuclear family individuals, on an incredibly bumpy trip from rural Wisconsin to a brand new York escort service provider for Broadway refrain boys, to a Hollywood sitcom set. someplace available in the market his future awaits—along with the invention of past love, a few strange coincidences, a kidnapping secret . . . and the sobering fact that being America's sweetheart can depart a truly bitter aftertaste.

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Pleasant Hell by John Carroll Dolan

By John Carroll Dolan

You will snort. you are going to cry. you are going to think indignant, ecstatic, scared, unhappy. enlightened. you are going to suppose the disturbingly-awesome, bad glory of. lifestyles. there's not anything extra interesting than a determined, craving, misanthropic. humanist. For while he is performed with you within the purgatory of friendly Hell you will suppose braver, wiser extra alive and purifier than you have ever been. None of which, after all, he meant. simply ensure you ask him to not take his footwear off.

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Hit List (John Keller Mysteries) by Lawrence Block

By Lawrence Block

Keller is a standard man, an outstanding citizen. name him for jury responsibility and he serves with no criticism. He is going to the films, watches the tube, browses the paintings galleries, and works diligently on his stamp assortment. yet from time to time a choice from the breezily effective Dot sends him off to kill a complete stranger. he's taking a aircraft, rents a automobile, unearths a inn room, and will get again earlier than the physique is cold.He's a true seasoned, cool and dispassionate and intensely sturdy at what he does. till someday while Dot breaks her personal rule and books him for a hit in long island, his domestic base. She sends him to an paintings gallery starting, and the lady he will get fortunate with steers him to an astrologer. he is a Gemini, his moon's in Taurus . . . and he is acquired a murderer's thumb.Then the roles begin to get it wrong. goals die earlier than he can draw a bead on them. the conclusion is sluggish in coming, yet there isn't any getting round it: a person in the market is attempting to hit the hit guy. Keller, God aid him, has chanced on his manner directly to a person else's hit list.Darker than Keller's sense of right and wrong, and as riveting, stunning, and wickedly humorous as his sensational ny instances bestselling debut, Hit guy, Lawrence Block's Hit record in simple terms serves to verify the Wall highway Journal's estimation of the multiple-award-winning writer as "one of the very most sensible writers now operating the beat." 

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Exodus by Lars Iyer

By Lars Iyer

A wickedly humorous and satisfyingly intellectual black comedy concerning the cave in of Western educational associations lower than the burden of neoliberal economics and crushing, frequent idiocy.

summary: A wickedly humorous and satisfyingly intellectual black comedy in regards to the cave in of Western educational associations below the load of neoliberal economics and crushing, common idiocy

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