Download La lingua segreta degli dei (Omnibus) (Italian Edition) by Barbara Frale PDF

By Barbara Frale

Roma, 1938. Alessandro Borghesi, ingegnere minerario neolaureato e pieno di entusiasmo, viene assunto in una missione archeologica destinata a scavare nell'oasi di Siwah, nel deserto del Sahara, alla ricerca della tomba perduta di Alessandro Magno. Ma ben presto il giovane Borghesi viene a sapere che secondo un antico papiro a Siwah è nascosto un tesoro ben più prezioso, di valore inestimabile: l. a. fonte di un potere misterioso, un segreto celato da quattro ideogrammi - una lingua arcana e sconosciuta - che nessuno studioso al mondo è ancora riuscito a decifrare. Arrivato al Cairo, Alessandro si rende conto che intorno alla missione archeologica ruotano enormi interessi economici e politici: il tedesco Hans Brunner, morto in circostanze sospette, aveva infatti individuato proprio dove sorge l'oasi di Siwah un giacimento di greggio, ora conteso tra gli italiani - che occupano los angeles Libia - e gli inglesi che controllano l'Egitto. Nel seguire le tracce di questa scoperta, Alessandro incontra l'affascinante Elisabeth Rosenheim, egittologa allieva del defunto professor Brunner, e make a decision di inoltrarsi con lei tra i tanti, troppi misteri della missione. Giunto nel cuore del Sahara, scoprirà che nemmeno il recupero del giacimento di greggio è il suo unico scopo. Nel viaggio si nascondono un'altra verità e nuovi, inquietanti interrogativi: perché l'Ovra ha intercettato una telefonata tra il cardinale di Chicago e los angeles Segreteria di Stato di Pio XI? E quale filo sottile lega i servizi segreti di Hitler all'Ambasciata italiana presso Il Cairo? Silenziosi e indecifrabili, intanto, i quattro enigmatici ideogrammi di Siwah continuano a custodire misteri millenari, capaci forse di mutare il corso della Storia... Attingendo a documenti originali custoditi nella Segreteria di Stato del Vaticano e dando vita a personaggi di profonda umanità, Barbara Frale costruisce un romanzo originalissimo, che con il passo incalzante del mystery ci conduce dai misteri mai svelati della storia antica fino alle quarter d'ombra di quella più recente, quelle con le quali tutti i conti sono ancora aperti.

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Download The Canary: A Novel (Harmony Series) by Michael Loyd Gray,Susanne Gee PDF

By Michael Loyd Gray,Susanne Gee

Amelia Earhart disappeared in 1937. Did she crash within the ocean? No. THE CANARY tasks her ultimate days and divulges a stunning friendship with the younger Ernest Hemingway.
"Michael Loyd Gray's novel The Canary is rooted in ancient truth and but soars in poetic interludes to provide a wealthy portrait of its advanced topics Amelia Earheart , the 1st girl to fly solo over the Atlantic and who later used to be misplaced at sea, and younger Ernest Hemingway, an writer to be. A lively read!" - Robert Flanagan, writer of Maggot
"Michael Loyd Gray's prose unspools with the unmistakeable cadence of a storyteller." - Stuart Dybeck

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Download Victoria's Royal Secret by Philippa Dissel PDF

By Philippa Dissel

Queen Victoria used to be illegitimate!

This sensational declare turns into more and more believable in Victoria’s Royal mystery, a old secret novel, so completely researched that one often forgets that the tale is fiction. the radical is a cross-century jigsaw puzzle which plaits the destinies of 3 girls who provide their models of a narrative that ends up in its arguable end.

• Sarah, the trendy heroine, inherits Princess Victoria’s lacking diary in addition to the magazine of woman plants Hastings, woman in ready to the younger princess. Her strand of the tale follows her makes an attempt to end up the diaries real and the involvement of the media to whom any revelation approximately royal infidelity is enormous information. And Sarah has infidelities of her personal to deal with …
• woman flowers Hastings magazine means that she too is unfortunate in love yet there's a powerful distinction among sleek London and the repressed sexuality of the Victorian period. Her unhappy story culminates in an ill-fated infatuation with Sir John Conroy, equerry to Queen Victoria’s mom. The hostility among woman Sarah and the younger queen climaxes in a scandalous accusation that helped deliver down the Whig executive. yet girl flowers has one other card to play - the reality in the back of the unusual and premature loss of life of Victoria’s father…
• Princess Victoria’s diary comprises extra revelations in regards to the position of Sir John while she discovers his courting together with her mom. Her lack of confidence is clear as she is manipulated through them within the politics of strength. Her correct to the throne could be threatened if the unwell king dies earlier than her eighteenth birthday…
The strands of the tale are associated through historic evidence and clinical proof from a brand new millennium seek engine and every thing fall into position because it is published that Sir John is
not purely Victoria’s ordinary father however the attainable assassin of her royal father.

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Download De monogram moorden (Dutch Edition) by Sophie Hannah,Anna Livestro PDF

By Sophie Hannah,Anna Livestro

Jaar na jaar overtrof AGATHA CHRISTIE zichzelf met haar inventieve detectives die door miljoenen lezers ter wereld werden verslonden. The Queen of Crime overleed in 1976, maar Poirot leeft voort! Bestsellerauteur Sophie Hannah kruipt in de huid van Christie en levert een puntgave, nieuwe Poirot af.

1929 - Poirots rustige avondmaal in een Londens koffiehuis wordt verstoord als een opgejaagde, jonge vrouw hem toevertrouwt dat iemand op het punt staat haar te vermoorden. Ze is doodsbang, maar zegt dat het recht zal zegevieren als ze dood is, en ze smeekt Poirot geen onderzoek te verrichten in het geval van haar dood. Later die nacht worden drie mensen dood aangetroffen in een stylish, Londens resort. De moordenaar heeft drie sinistere aanwijzingen achtergelaten: een manchetknoop met initialen in de mond van elk slachtoffer. Al snel is Hercule Poirot verwikkeld in de zaak en terwijl hij alles op alles zet om de strange stukjes van de puzzel in elkaar te zetten, maakt de moordenaar zich op om weer toe te slaan...

Met De Monogram Moorden creëert bestsellerauteur SOPHIE HANNAH een voor gewone stervelingen zeer ingenieus raadsel, dat alleen kan worden opgelost door de vermaarde, Belgische detective Hercule Poirot en zijn'kleine, grijze cellen'.

'Sophies idee voor de plot used to be zo onweerstaanbaar en haar passie voor het werk van mijn grootmoeder zo groot dat we wisten dat dit het juiste second used to be voor een nieuwe Christie!' Mathew Prichard, voorzitter van Agatha Christie constrained en kleinzoon van Agatha Christie

'Sophie Hannah heeft haar hart én een grote hoeveelheid 'grijze celletjes' gebruikt om de geliefde Poirot te doen herleven. De Belgische detective is bij haar in zeer goede handen: met De Monogram Moorden keer je terug in je favoriete kamer van een lang vergeten huis.' Gillian Flynn

'Sophie Hannah heeft geweldig werk verricht door in de huid van Agatha Christie te kruipen. Liefh ebbers van klassieke detectives kunnen alleen maar hopen dat Hannah doorgaat met het schrijven over de grote Belgische detective.' Publishers Weekly

SOPHIE HANNAH (1972) is een Engelse bestsellerauteur van romans, thrillers, kinderboeken en poëzie. Haar
boeken worden uitgegeven in 27 landen en werden bekroond met onder andere de Crime mystery of the yr Award en de Specsavers nationwide booklet Award. Sophie Hannah woont met haar guy en twee kinderen in Cambridge.

AGATHA CHRISTIE, the Queen of Crime, schreef eighty detectives, ruim 2 hundred korte verhalen, 19 toneelstukken
en 6 romans onder de naam Mary Westmacott. In Nederland zijn naar schatting bijna 20 miljoen boeken van Agatha Christie verkocht, en met ruim 3,2 miljard verkochte exemplaren wereldwijd is ze de bestverkopende auteur aller tijden.

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Download Der Tod soll auf euch kommen: Historischer Kriminalroman by Peter Tremayne,Susanne Olivia Zylla PDF

By Peter Tremayne,Susanne Olivia Zylla

Schwester Fidelmas Sohn entführt

Irland im 7. Jahrhundert: Die Amme des Sohnes von Schwester Fidelma wird ermordet. Von dem sechs Monate alten Jungen, der in ihrer Obhut struggle, fehlt jede Spur. Bei all ihrer Sorge um den Sohn kombiniert Fidelma messerscharf.

Ein neuer Keltenkrimi aus einer Zeit, als der katholische Glaube irisch-keltischer Prägung den Frauen noch Bildung, Macht und Einfluß gestattete.

"Schwester Fidelma - eine kluge, emanzipierte, mutige Frau." SWR

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Download The Second Angel: A Home Office Lord’s Novel by Lor E. Lynn PDF

By Lor E. Lynn

Lord Charles Hawkly, the hot Duke of Hawkhurst remains to be reeling. First his father died at New Year’s, then his brother dies in a fall that won't were an twist of fate in any respect. If it wasn’t for his top friend’s spouse giving beginning, he’d imagine undesirable good fortune used to be following him. they are saying undesirable issues occur in threes. So what may very well be next?
At the bequest of her father, girl Angelique Barnes is on her strategy to London for the season together with her maid after mourning the dying of her mom. regrettably, an unavoidable crash has left her injured and her maid useless. It’s as though an individual is making an attempt to maintain her from London. fortunately the younger lord of the adjacent property has kindly provided to place her up whereas she recovers. may well this be the ‘Prince fascinating’ she dreamed of as a bit girl?
Unsatisfied gentry and disgruntled squaddies are working rampant throughout the Hawkhurst property and surrounding lands. the continued research finds issues are usually not as they appear and judgements needs to be made. Charles has came across his personal own angel. The query is—can he preserve her?

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Download Almayer's Folly: A Story of an Eastern River (The Cambridge by Joseph Conrad,David Leon Higdon,Floyd Eugene Eddleman PDF

By Joseph Conrad,David Leon Higdon,Floyd Eugene Eddleman

Set in japanese Borneo throughout the Eighties, Almayer's Folley recreates the conflicts of imperial Europe with the colonised East Indies via Joseph Conrad's tale of Kaspar Almayer's own tragedy: his lack of either his daughter of combined race to her local lover and his dream of discovering adequate gold to come back to Amsterdam in triumph. The advent provides the background of the composition over virtually 5 years as Conrad went to the Congo, Australia, the Ukraine, Belgium, Switzerland, and France as a seaman and on vacation. the radical has suffered seven layers of unauthorised intervention through typists and publishers, as set out within the essay at the textual content and the equipment. The notes clarify Malay phrases and historic references, and there are local maps. this is often the textual content of Almayer's Folley, confirmed via sleek textual scholarship, as Conrad could have love it to have seemed in 1895.

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Download The Last Days of Leda Grey by Essie Fox PDF

By Essie Fox

'Leda Grey's international is totally beguiling' THE occasions booklet of the Week

A bewitching novel approximately an enigmatic silent movie actress, and the unstable love affair that left her a recluse for over part a century - for enthusiasts of Sarah Waters and Tracy Chevalier.

During the oppressive warmth wave of 1976 a tender journalist, Ed Peters, reveals an Edwardian photo in a junk store within the beach city of Brightland. It indicates an appealing, dark-haired lady, an actress whose identify was once Leda Grey.

Enchanted through the picture, Ed learns Leda gray remains to be dwelling - now a recluse in a decaying cliff-top residence she as soon as shared with a guy named Charles Beauvois, a director of early silent movie. As Beauvois's muse and lover, Leda usually starred in scenes the place level magic and trick images have been used to spectacular impact.

But, whereas taking part in a cursed Egyptian queen, the fantasies captured on celluloid have been echoed actually, leaving Leda deserted and on my own for greater than part a century - till the secrets and techniques of her prior bring about a stunning climax, extra haunting than any to be in present in the silent movies of Charles Beauvois.

'A richly evocative tale, brimming with intrigue and suspense' M.L. Stedman, writer of the sunshine among OCEANS

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Download Che. Der Traum des Guerillero: Roman (German Edition) by Heinz-Joachim Simon PDF

By Heinz-Joachim Simon

Finde Che Guevara!"
Diesen Auftrag bekommt Marc Mahon, Journalist, Kriegsreporter und ein Jugendfreund Ernesto Che Guevaras. Die ganze Welt rätselt, wo er geblieben ist. Marc Mahon macht sich auf die Suche und erinnert sich dabei an ihre gemeinsame Jugendzeit in Córdoba, an ihre ersten Lieben, an Ches Aufenthalt bei den Aussätzigen, an seine Zeit in Mexiko, wo Che Fidel Castro begegnete. Wie in einem movie tauchen die Bilder der Vergangenheit auf: Seine Zeit mit Che in der Sierra Maestra, Ches Triumph über die Batista-Übermacht in Santa Clara. Bis die Toten in der Festung l. a. Cabaña die Freunde entzweien. Aber nun erfährt Marc von Fidel Castro, dass Che in Bolivien ist, in einem Land, wo die Bedingungen für eine Revolution nicht gegeben sind. Vor Ort gelingt es Marc Mahon nicht, Che zur Aufgabe zu zwingen. Sie werden gefangen genommen und Ernesto wird ermordet - und doch bewirkt sein Tod eine Macht, einen Mythos, der in Südamerika eine christusähnliche Verehrung auslöst. Che lebt - seine Idee. Sein Leben weist den Weg zu einer neuen humanen Gesellschaft, wenn wir uns vielleicht auch mit dem "alten Adam" zufrieden geben müssen.

"Hasta l. a. victoria siempre!" (Che Guevara)

Erleben Sie an der Seite Ches den Kampf gegen die Mächte des Imperialismus und Kapitalismus im Dschungel Boliviens mit.

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Download Zugzwang (Italian Edition) by Ronan Bennett,Silvia Piraccini PDF

By Ronan Bennett,Silvia Piraccini

los angeles Rivoluzione è alle porte: San Pietroburgo è una città vitale e travolgente, centro nevralgico di una nazione in bilico sull’orlo di un cambiamento epocale. Qui los angeles cavalleria prova a ricacciare indietro lo spettro del comunismo; l’antisemitismo mostra il suo volto più scellerato; lo zar è l’ago di una bilancia impazzita e un grande torneo di scacchi sta in keeping with iniziare.
In un giorno di marzo, Gul’ko, rispettabile direttore di giornale, viene assassinato. Cinque giorni dopo il dottor Otto Spethmann, famoso psicoanalista freudiano, riceve los angeles visita della polizia. los angeles città è una ragnatela inestricabile di complotti in cui paiono coinvolti tutti: los angeles sua adorata e ribelle figlia; un campione di scacchi in crisi; un virtuoso del violino donnaiolo e spendaccione; una signora dell’alta società tormentata da un incubo ricorrente. Spethmann è molto preoccupato e cerca, armato di una conoscenza profonda dell’animo umano e dei suoi istinti più nascosti, di dipanare il filo oscuro delle relazioni, di comprendere i moventi che spingono all’azione. Sulla sua scacchiera, disputa una partita reale e una simbolica nel tentativo di organizzare e non farsi travolgere dalle strepitose forze — politiche, storiche ed erotiche —che turbinano intorno a lui. Questo romanzo dal ritmo implacabile fa propria e porta advert altissimi livelli los angeles metafora del mystery – che attraverso los angeles strepitosa potenza narrativa dell’azione fa emergere con prepotenza i caratteri, le emozioni e i sentimenti degli uomini – in line with raccontare il destino, individuale e politico, dell’uomo.

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