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The Revenge

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From the author of Truly, Madly, Deadly, The Escape, and Twisted, comes another edge of your seat thriller sure to keep you guessing until the last page. A ...

  • L'auteur : ,
  • Editeur: Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • ISBN: 1492647373
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 288
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: From the author of Truly, Madly, Deadly, The Escape, and Twisted, comes another edge of your seat thriller sure to keep you guessing until the last page. After a bad breakup, Tony's ex-girlfriend Hope embarrasses him in front of the whole school and spreads vicious rumors. Tony is devastated and in a moment of revenge, he makes the location on her phone public. But a week later, when Hope calls Tony and begs him to stop the prank, he hears a shriek and a car door slamming. Then the call is dropped. Too late, Tony realizes that he may have put Hope's life in danger. Can he trace Hope's movements and save her before times runs out?


The Revenge of Geography

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this provocative, startling book, Robert D. Kaplan, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, offers a revelato ...

  • L'auteur : Robert D. Kaplan
  • Editeur: Random House
  • ISBN: 0679604839
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Nombre de pages: 448
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this provocative, startling book, Robert D. Kaplan, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, offers a revelatory new prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and countries around the world. Bestselling author Robert D. Kaplan builds on the insights, discoveries, and theories of great geographers and geopolitical thinkers of the recent and distant past to look back at critical pivots in history and then to look forward at the evolving global scene. Kaplan traces the history of the world’s hot spots by examining their climates, topographies, and proximities to other embattled lands. He then applies the lessons learned to the present crises in Europe, Russia, China, the Indian Subcontinent, Turkey, Iran, and the Arab Middle East. The result is a holistic interpretation of the next cycle of conflict throughout Eurasia, a visionary glimpse into a future that can be understood only in the context of temperature, land allotment, and other physical certainties. A brilliant rebuttal to thinkers who suggest that globalism will trump geography, this indispensable work shows how timeless truths and natural facts can help prevent this century’s looming cataclysms. Praise for The Revenge of Geography “[An] ambitious and challenging new book . . . [The Revenge of Geography] displays a formidable grasp of contemporary world politics and serves as a powerful reminder that it has been the planet’s geophysical configurations, as much as the flow of competing religions and ideologies, that have shaped human conflicts, past and present.”—Malise Ruthven, The New York Review of Books “Robert D. Kaplan, the world-traveling reporter and intellectual whose fourteen books constitute a bedrock of penetrating exposition and analysis on the post-Cold War world . . . strips away much of the cant that suffuses public discourse these days on global developments and gets to a fundamental reality: that geography remains today, as it has been throughout history, one of the most powerful drivers of world events.”—The National Interest “Kaplan plunges into a planetary review that is often thrilling in its sheer scale . . . encyclopedic.”—The New Yorker “[The Revenge of Geography] serves the facts straight up. . . . Kaplan’s realism and willingness to face hard facts make The Revenge of Geography a valuable antidote to the feel-good manifestoes that often masquerade as strategic thought.”—The Daily Beast


The Revenge of Analog

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One of Michiko Kakutani's (New York Times) top ten books of 2016 A funny thing happened on the way to the digital utopia. We've begun to fall back in love ...

  • L'auteur : David Sax
  • Editeur: PublicAffairs
  • ISBN: 1610395727
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 304
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: One of Michiko Kakutani's (New York Times) top ten books of 2016 A funny thing happened on the way to the digital utopia. We've begun to fall back in love with the very analog goods and ideas the tech gurus insisted that we no longer needed. Businesses that once looked outdated, from film photography to brick-and-mortar retail, are now springing with new life. Notebooks, records, and stationery have become cool again. Behold the Revenge of Analog. David Sax has uncovered story after story of entrepreneurs, small business owners, and even big corporations who've found a market selling not apps or virtual solutions but real, tangible things. As e-books are supposedly remaking reading, independent bookstores have sprouted up across the country. As music allegedly migrates to the cloud, vinyl record sales have grown more than ten times over the past decade. Even the offices of tech giants like Google and Facebook increasingly rely on pen and paper to drive their brightest ideas. Sax's work reveals a deep truth about how humans shop, interact, and even think. Blending psychology and observant wit with first-rate reportage, Sax shows the limited appeal of the purely digital life-and the robust future of the real world outside it.


The Revenge of Magic

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“Perfect for fans of Rick Riordan.” —Booklist When long-dead magical creatures are discovered all around the world, each buried with a book of magic, ...

  • L'auteur : James Riley
  • Editeur: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1481485792
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 416
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: “Perfect for fans of Rick Riordan.” —Booklist When long-dead magical creatures are discovered all around the world, each buried with a book of magic, only children can unlock the dangerous power of the books in this start to an “imaginative and exciting” (Brandon Mull, #1 New York Times bestselling author) series from the author of the New York Times bestselling Story Thieves! Thirteen years ago, books of magic were discovered in various sites around the world alongside the bones of dragons. Only those born after “Discovery Day” have the power to use the magic. Now, on a vacation to Washington, DC, Fort Fitzgerald’s father is lost when a giant creature bursts through the earth, attacking the city. Fort is devastated, until an opportunity for justice arrives six months later, when a man named Dr. Opps invites Fort to a government-run school, the Oppenheimer School, to learn magic from those same books. But life’s no easier at the school, where secrets abound. What does Jia, Fort’s tutor, know about the attacks? Why does Rachel, master of destructive magic, think Fort is out to destroy the school? And why is Fort seeing memories of an expelled girl every time he goes to sleep? If Fort doesn’t find out what’s hiding within the Oppenheimer School, more attacks will come, and this time, nothing will stop them!


Payback

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We call it justice—the assassination of Osama bin Laden, the incarceration of corrupt politicians or financiers like Rod Blagojevich and Bernard Madoff, ...

  • L'auteur : Thane Rosenbaum
  • Editeur: University of Chicago Press
  • ISBN: 022604369X
  • Genre: Law
  • Nombre de pages: 320
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: We call it justice—the assassination of Osama bin Laden, the incarceration of corrupt politicians or financiers like Rod Blagojevich and Bernard Madoff, and the climactic slaying of cinema-screen villains by superheroes. But could we not also call it revenge? We are told that revenge is uncivilized and immoral, an impulse that individuals and societies should actively repress and replace with the order and codes of courtroom justice. What, if anything, distinguishes punishment at the hands of the government from a victim’s individual desire for retribution? Are vengeance and justice really so very different? No, answers legal scholar and novelist Thane Rosenbaum in Payback: The Case for Revenge—revenge is, in fact, indistinguishable from justice. Revenge, Rosenbaum argues, is not the problem. It is, in fact, a perfectly healthy emotion. Instead, the problem is the inadequacy of lawful outlets through which to express it. He mounts a case for legal systems to punish the guilty commensurate with their crimes as part of a societal moral duty to satisfy the needs of victims to feel avenged. Indeed, the legal system would better serve the public if it gave victims the sense that vengeance was being done on their behalf. Drawing on a wide range of support, from recent studies in behavioral psychology and neuroeconomics, to stories of vengeance and justice denied, to revenge practices from around the world, to the way in which revenge tales have permeated popular culture—including Hamlet, The Godfather, and Braveheart—Rosenbaum demonstrates that vengeance needs to be more openly and honestly discussed and lawfully practiced. Fiercely argued and highly engaging, Payback is a provocative and eye-opening cultural tour of revenge and its rewards—from Shakespeare to The Sopranos. It liberates revenge from its social stigma and proves that vengeance is indeed ours, a perfectly human and acceptable response to moral injury. Rosenbaum deftly persuades us to reconsider a misunderstood subject and, along the way, reinvigorates the debate on the shape of justice in the modern world.


The Revenge of the Saboteur

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In The Hunt for the Saboteur, Landon Garland's first book, two saboteurs are brought ashore from a German U-boat off the coast of Virginia in 1944. One is ...

  • L'auteur : Landon Garland
  • Editeur: iUniverse
  • ISBN: 1469726270
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 224
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: In The Hunt for the Saboteur, Landon Garland's first book, two saboteurs are brought ashore from a German U-boat off the coast of Virginia in 1944. One is caught. The other escapes and becomes a spy for the Soviet Union until he is caught in 1949. In The Revenge of the Saboteur, the saboteur/spy, Jack Dillard, escapes and is hunted by the FBI, CIA and the KGB33, managing to reach England working as a steward aboard the Queen Mary. He returns to America in 1951, seeking revenge against four men who were responsible for his 1949 arrest. One by one, with murder in mind, Dillard stalks these men through England and the United States. Tom Fisher, the retired FBI agent responsible for Dillard's arrest in 1949, joins the hunt, and with the help of an MI-6 agent, tracks Dillard to a surprising ending.


The Revenge Plan

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After I caught my boyfriend cheating, I tried to be mature about it with an amicable split. But he took his retaliation too far, and I have officially had ...

  • L'auteur : Linda Kage
  • Editeur: Linda Kage
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  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 460
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: After I caught my boyfriend cheating, I tried to be mature about it with an amicable split. But he took his retaliation too far, and I have officially had enough. No more Miss Nice Haven. No one is allowed to lie to me, betray, embarrass, and devastate me, fill me with self-doubt, or put my future at risk, and expect to get away with it. He is going to feel my wrath. Enter Wick Webster, his archenemy. Nothing would provoke my ex more than to see me moving on with the one guy he hates most, so that’s exactly what I plan to do. The only hitch in my brilliant scheme is Wick himself. He’s just gotta be all love-not-war and peace-is-the-only-way. He’s more concerned about helping me heal than seeking my sweet revenge. And what the hell is it about his soothing presence and yummy looks that calls to me until I forget how much pain I’m in? He’s making it awfully hard to use and abuse him for my malicious means. The damn guy is making me fall for him.


The Revenge

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In this novel he has beautifully presented the journey of a girl who has been betrayed in her life and after that she decided to take revenge from the one ...

  • L'auteur : Dr. Fakhre Alam Khan 'Vidhyasagar'
  • Editeur: Prachi Digital Publication
  • ISBN: 9387856771
  • Genre: Fiction
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  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: In this novel he has beautifully presented the journey of a girl who has been betrayed in her life and after that she decided to take revenge from the one who betray her (as the name of the novel itself tells that someone’s revenge is their). Two things that can be learn from this novel according to me, one is that we should never get depressed in our life and never thought to end our life as the main character of the novel “Rashmi” deals with great difficulties but she faces the world & live her life & another is that God is there. If one do bad with another person he/she will face in the world itself as the novel’s story is very interesting according to me, people will love this novel.


THE REVENGE AFFAIR

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Regan needed something to help her get her life back on track, and that something turns out to be a one-night stand with a stranger. Afterwards, she moves ...

  • L'auteur : Suzan Napier,Kasumi Kuroda
  • Editeur: Harlequin / SB Creative
  • ISBN: 4596682984
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Nombre de pages: N.A
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Regan needed something to help her get her life back on track, and that something turns out to be a one-night stand with a stranger. Afterwards, she moves on with her life and settles some unfinished business with a new sense of confidence. While doing so, however, she bumps into the very man she slept with, Joshua Wade. Regan is there to help plan his wedding, but Joshua thinks she’s out to ruin his plans. And yet, he can’t help but be seduced by her. Joshua’s wedding was always a matter of obligation, not love. But despite Regan and Joshua’s growing connection, his sense of honor means they can’t be together. Will they find a way around this obstacle?


The Timeless One

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Fort becomes entangled with legendary creatures and foes in this thrilling fourth novel in the fantastical series from the author of the New York Times bes ...

  • L'auteur : James Riley
  • Editeur: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1534425837
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 320
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Fort becomes entangled with legendary creatures and foes in this thrilling fourth novel in the fantastical series from the author of the New York Times bestselling Story Thieves! The future has been saved, but at a cost: Fort Fitzgerald has been expelled from the Oppenheimer School, and some of Fort’s friends have been lost in time. But time is the one thing Fort, Rachel, and Jia don’t have, as they’ll soon be facing one of the eternal Old Ones, the Timeless One, for the fate of the world. If they lose, the Old Ones will return, and humanity is doomed. If they win, the Old Ones will still return, and humanity is doomed. Because the Timeless One can see every possibility, and plan for it. How can Fort and his friends defeat a creature like that? And what does this all have to do with the real-life Merlin, from King Arthur’s days?


Revenge of the Lunch Ladies

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The lunch ladies will finally have their revenge! From the lunch ladies getting back at kids who complain about cafeteria food, to principals who disappear ...

  • L'auteur : Kenn Nesbitt
  • Editeur: Running Press Adult
  • ISBN: 1442455691
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Nombre de pages: 80
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The lunch ladies will finally have their revenge! From the lunch ladies getting back at kids who complain about cafeteria food, to principals who disappear into thin air, school has never been so funny. Revenge of the Lunch Ladies is sure to keep the laughs coming with each giggle-packed page. Kenn Nesbitt has created forty-five silly poems and songs all about school. Revenge of the Lunch Ladies is sure to keep the laughs coming with each giggle-packed page. Kenn Nesbitt has created forty-five silly poems and songs all about school. Following the success of When the Teacher Isn't Looking, this book combines Nesbitt's talent and sense of humor to deliver a knee-slapping collection. If silly principals and crazy lunch ladies don't have you laughing, a science project that ate the student's dog will!


Bedded and Wedded for Revenge

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Gemma has just lost her father, a famous hotel owner. According to his will, her entire inheritance will go to her stepmother unless Gemma is married by he ...

  • L'auteur : Melanie Milburne,Misuzu Sasaki
  • Editeur: Harlequin / SB Creative
  • ISBN: 4596666385
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Nombre de pages: N.A
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Gemma has just lost her father, a famous hotel owner. According to his will, her entire inheritance will go to her stepmother unless Gemma is married by her next birthday. Gemma tries to save her inheritance by paying an ex-lover to marry her as a formality, but right before her birthday, he pulls out, and Gemma is left with nowhere to turn for help. Enter Andreas, a bellboy who worked for her father ten years ago?and is now a hotel tycoon himself! He offers salvation for Gemma, the woman who once looked down on him...but his help comes with an outrageous condition.


The Revenge of the Dwarves

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Though hailed a hero by his people, the course of life has not run smooth for the battle-weary Tungdil the dwarf. But there is no rest for this warrior yet ...

  • L'auteur : Markus Heitz
  • Editeur: Orbit
  • ISBN: 0316193356
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 816
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Though hailed a hero by his people, the course of life has not run smooth for the battle-weary Tungdil the dwarf. But there is no rest for this warrior yet - as he must now find the strength to face the most formidable enemy the kingdom has ever encountered . . . A new evil has risen from the depths of the earth to terrorize the land of Girdlegard. Monstrous creatures - half-orc, half-älfar - are roaming the kingdom, leaving a trail of death and destruction in their wake. These merciless hybrids are on a mission to obtain the most powerful weapon known to the dwarf race - and whoever holds this weapon will control the world. Then when the fossilized Magus Lot-Ionan is stolen, Tungdil spies total disaster on the horizon. With the very existence of the dwarves under threat, he will have to resort to his trusty double ax and risk everything he knows to save his country from annihilation . . . Hold your breath for THE REVENGE OF THE DWARVES, the next thrilling installment in this spectacular fantasy epic from international bestselling author Markus Heitz


The Last Dragon

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Fort Fitzgerald is determined to uncover the truth, but a new student at school and the secrets he has to keep complicate matters in this second novel in a ...

  • L'auteur : James Riley
  • Editeur: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1534425748
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 384
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Fort Fitzgerald is determined to uncover the truth, but a new student at school and the secrets he has to keep complicate matters in this second novel in a thrilling new series from the author of the New York Times bestselling Story Thieves! Fort Fitzgerald can’t stop having nightmares about the day his father was taken from him in an attack on Washington, DC. In these dreams, an Old One, an evil beyond comprehension, demands the location of the last dragon. But other than some dragon skeletons dug up with the books of magic on Discovery Day, Fort has never seen a dragon before. Could there still be one left alive? And weirdly, Fort’s not the only one at the Oppenheimer School having these nightmares. His new roommate, Gabriel, seems to know more than he’s letting on about this dragon as well. And why does everyone at the school seem to do whatever Gabriel says? What’s his secret? Fort’s going to need the help of his friends Cyrus, Jia, and Rachel, if he’s going to have any chance of keeping the Old Ones from returning to Earth. Unless, the Old Ones offer something Fort could never turn down…


The Revenge of Count Skarbek - Omnibus Edition

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1843, Paris. A sensational trial stuns the art world and has the streets of the capital buzzing. Is the famous art dealer Daniel Northbrook nothing but a s ...

  • L'auteur : Sente Yves
  • Editeur: Europe Comics
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  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: N.A
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: 1843, Paris. A sensational trial stuns the art world and has the streets of the capital buzzing. Is the famous art dealer Daniel Northbrook nothing but a swindler? Count Skarbek, a rich Polish businessman, will do everything he can to prove it, revealing a sensational tale of love, hatred, passion, and revenge. A gripping thriller in the vein of the great popular fiction by Hugo and Dumas. Includes a new preface from scriptwriter Yves Sente and exclusive extra content from artist Grzegorz Rosinski (for mature readers only).


The Revenge of Gaia

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For millennia, humankind has exploited the Earth without counting the cost. Now, as the world warms and weather patterns dramatically change, the Earth is ...

  • L'auteur : James Lovelock
  • Editeur: Penguin UK
  • ISBN: 0141900814
  • Genre: Science
  • Nombre de pages: 256
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: For millennia, humankind has exploited the Earth without counting the cost. Now, as the world warms and weather patterns dramatically change, the Earth is beginning to fight back. James Lovelock, one of the giants of environmental thinking, argues passionately and poetically that, although global warming is now inevitable, we are not yet too late to save at least part of human civilization. This short book, written at the age of eighty-six after a lifetime engaged in the science of the earth, is his testament.


The Clique #3: The Revenge of the Wannabes

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Weeks before Christmas. Alicia and Olivia are on their way to Manhattan so the Teen People editors can do a story on them about winning the Octavian Countr ...

  • L'auteur : Lisi Harrison
  • Editeur: Poppy
  • ISBN: 0316041653
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 304
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Weeks before Christmas. Alicia and Olivia are on their way to Manhattan so the Teen People editors can do a story on them about winning the Octavian Country Day uniform design contest. When Massie finally processes that the girls who hijacked her victory are also modeling for Teen People, she is livid. It should have been her. 'Ehmagod, what will everyone think when they find out it wasn't me who was asked to model? I will be SO over.' Massie decides it's time to get revenge. This snake can not lay idle in the weeds for one more second. Kristen and Dylan throw out terrible 'revenge' suggestions and Massie vetoes them all. She will think of something! But first she has to go home and exfoliate. The social minefields of Westchester County's most privileged middle school girls drive the page-turning action of this addictive series, set in New York City's most elite suburban county. The Clique . . . the only thing harder than getting in is staying in.


The Revenge of the Werepenguin

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Following the book Chris Grabenstein called "the most hysterically hilarious book I've read in years," the saga about the evil werepenguins of Brugaria con ...

  • L'auteur : Allan Woodrow
  • Editeur: Penguin
  • ISBN: 0593114256
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 384
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Following the book Chris Grabenstein called "the most hysterically hilarious book I've read in years," the saga about the evil werepenguins of Brugaria continues! When we last saw our hero Bolt Waddle, he'd narrowly escaped the clutches of the evil Baron Chordata, but not the fate of becoming a half-boy, half-penguin for life. Living with his penguin colony far from other humans, he's adjusting to life as a full-time werepenguin when his bandit friend Annika tracks him down and begs for his help. Her father has been imprisoned by the Earl of Sphen, another ruthless werepenguin who rules his small country with an iron flipper. Bolt and Annika recruit a washed-up pirate and a plucky were-gull to help with their rescue mission, but as they get closer to victory, they realize that the Earl of Sphen isn't the only werepenguin whose sinister plans could cause their downfall.


More Wrongs

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Victor Taylor was kicked out of his house, his marriage, his company, and the country! But he has returned with a vengeance and is out to hurt everyone who ...

  • L'auteur : Anthony L. Baker
  • Editeur: Trafford Publishing
  • ISBN: 149078540X
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 172
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Victor Taylor was kicked out of his house, his marriage, his company, and the country! But he has returned with a vengeance and is out to hurt everyone who hurt him. So what happens to Vincent when Victor and Vancelot come after him? Prepare yourself for another ride with the Taylor boys. But you might want to buckle up first!


The Book of Revenge

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A darkly comic recollection of a country that no longer exists, and a lyrical examination of the importance of taking a stand when it counts. Set against a ...

  • L'auteur : Dragan Todorovic
  • Editeur: Vintage Canada
  • ISBN: 0307366022
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Nombre de pages: 416
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A darkly comic recollection of a country that no longer exists, and a lyrical examination of the importance of taking a stand when it counts. Set against a backdrop of horrific world events, this is narrative non-fiction at its best. To a young boy growing up poor but happy in an industrial town in Serbia, politics means many national holidays that result in parades, piglets roasting on a spit, and getting to see both his hard-working parents at the same time. An observant child, Dragan Todorovic quickly learns the power of words. Even before he can read or write, he is mesmerized by the squiggles made by the grownups around him and diligently recreates them in the notebooks he carries with him always. He also learns that reciting naughty limericks usually yields some chocolate. This love of words eventually takes Dragan to Belgrade, as editor for a cultural magazine. He hopes to inspire and support the young and innovative artists of the time, but soon discovers that naughty articles do not yield the same results as limericks, and he finds himself constantly clashing with the system. His many questions get only one answer: he is drafted into the army. Dragan survives his tour of duty, but his return to Belgrade is unsettling. Everything is changing, rapidly. Friendships are collapsing, conversations are guarded, nothing is as it seems. Bit by bit, the country he knows and loves is being torn apart. Filled with great characters and poignant and often hilarious stories, The Book of Revenge is a superb duet of a citizen and his country, a universal exploration of just what it is that inoculates the human spirit from dangerous ideologies and toxic nationalism.