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El perfume

El perfume Author Patrick Süskind
ISBN-10 8432215244
Release 1998-01-01
Pages 239
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When critics and readers caught scent of Patrick Suskind's "Perfume, " it became an instant "New York Times" bestseller in hardcover and paperback. The reviews were sensational, word-of-mouth was incredible--and now it is back in an all-new trade paperback format. "A tour de force of the imagination."--"People."


Perfume Author Patrick Süskind
ISBN-10 9780241975329
Release 2015-06-25
Pages 272
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Patrick Süskind's Perfume is a classic novel of death and sensuality in Paris - now available for the first time in ebook In eighteenth-century France there lived a man who was one of the most gifted and abominable personages in an era that knew no lack of gifted and abominable personages. His name was Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, and if his name has been forgotten today, it is certainly not because Grenouille fell short of those more famous blackguards when it came to arrogance, misanthropy, immorality, or, more succinctly, wickedness, but because his gifts and his sole ambition were restricted to a domain that leaves no traces in history: to the fleeting realm of scent . . . 'An astonishing tour de force both in concept and execution' Guardian 'A fantastic tale of murder and twisted eroticism controlled by a disgusted loathing of humanity ... Clever, stylish, absorbing and well worth reading' Literary Review 'A meditation on the nature of death, desire and decay ... a remarkable début' Peter Ackroyd, The New York Times Book Review 'Unlike anything else one has read. A phenomenon ... Everyone seems to want to get a whiff of this strange perfume, which will remain unique in contemporary literature' Figaro 'An ingenious and totally absorbing fantasy' Daily Telegraph 'Witty, stylish and ferociously absorbing' Observer

The Perfume of the Lady in Black

The Perfume of the Lady in Black Author Gaston Leroux
ISBN-10 9781497648661
Release 2015-12-22
Pages 326
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The suspenseful sequel to the genre-defining The Mystery of the Yellow Room Set in a medieval castle on the Côte d’Azur, this classic locked room mystery reunites journalist-turned-detective Joseph Rouletabille; Mathilde Stangerson, daughter of a famed French-American scientist; and master of disguise Frédéric Larsan. Stangerson and her sweetheart Robert Darzac have just married and taken up residence in the Square Tower of the Fort of Hercules when Larsan strikes again. The attack leaves Stangerson frightened and confused, not only because she thought her nemesis dead, but also because she cannot figure out how he entered and escaped her room without notice. Only one man is capable of matching wits with Larsan, but when Rouletabille arrives in the South of France to investigate, he finds himself drawn deeper into his own past and his memories of a mysterious woman in black. Best known as the creator of The Phantom of the Opera, author Gaston Leroux takes the locked room mystery to terrifying new heights in The Perfume of the Lady in Black. This ebook features a new introduction by Otto Penzler and has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.

Natural Born Celebrities

Natural Born Celebrities Author David Schmid
ISBN-10 0226738698
Release 2006-12-01
Pages 327
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A historical account of how serial killers have become famous in American culture looks at the consequences of their fame and examines how that fame has been used in both the popular media and law enforcement, profiling a variety of notorious murderers and their influence on popular culture, from 1893 killer H. H. Holmes to terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden.

The Violet Hour

The Violet Hour Author Sergio Del Molino
ISBN-10 8494349619
Release 2016-04-12
Pages 248
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An excellently written heartbreaking read that shows us the inner life of a man confronted with his own limitations.

The Crimes of Love

The Crimes of Love Author Marquis de Sade
ISBN-10 9780199539987
Release 2008-06-12
Pages 388
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"Murder, seduction, and incest are among the cruel rewards for selfless love in Sade's stories; tragedy, despair, and death the inevitable outcome. In this text Sade asks questions about society, about ourselves, and about life, for which we have yet to find the answers"--Provided by publisher.

The Raven

The Raven Author Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN-10 9781554534593
Release 2014-09-01
Pages 48
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The fifth book in the Visions in Poetry series delves into the chilling world of Edgar Allan Poe with Ryan PriceÍs exquisitely grim illustrations.

The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo Author Alexandre Dumas
ISBN-10 OXFORD:555009792
Release 1846
Pages 464
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The Count of Monte Cristo has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Count of Monte Cristo also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Count of Monte Cristo book for free.

Three Stories and a Reflection

Three Stories and a Reflection Author Patrick Süskind
ISBN-10 0747529817
Release 1996
Pages 87
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A scintillating collection of stories from the author of Perfume.

Cine espa ol 2006

Cine espa  ol 2006 Author Wiro Berriatúa
ISBN-10 8486877431
Release 2007
Pages 335
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Cine espa ol 2006 has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Cine espa ol 2006 also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Cine espa ol 2006 book for free.

Three Plays of Maureen Hunter

Three Plays of Maureen Hunter Author Hunter, Maureen
ISBN-10 9781896239996
Release 2003
Pages 287
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Book is clean and tight. No writing in text. Like New

The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars Author John Green
ISBN-10 0141345659
Release 2013-01-01
Pages 316
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John Green's witty yet heart-breaking tour de force. The multi-million #1 bestseller, now a major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort. "I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, then all at once."Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars is award-winning author John Green's most ambitious and heartbreaking work yet, brilliantly exploring the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.Sunday Times (Culture)'A touching, often fiercely funny novel'The Sun on Sunday (Fabulous Magazine)'So good I think it should be compulsory reading for everyone!'Daily Express'John Green brilliantly captures the voices of a young generation while instilling it with the wisdom of a life that has lived too much yet will never live enough.Rather than depressing, the book is filled with dark humour and is written with a beautiful simplicity that draws the reader in so deeply that it's not just the twist and turns but the gently bends and curves that you feel tugging at your emotions... No doubt in the end you will cry but you will also feel that you have discovered a little something about living'Daily Telegraph'The novel, written for teenagers, but proving even more popular with adults'The Metro - 2013 Best FictionThe YA crossover hit of the year. The love affair of two terminally ill teenagers could be mawkish. In fact, it's funny, clever, irreverent and life-affirming.The Guardian'A Smart Book'Grazia'So good!'Good Housekeeping'John Green may write for young adults, but his intelligent sensitive style means The Fault in Our Starsdefies categorisation... as funny as it is heartbreaking... we defy you not to fall in love with its main characters, Hazel and Augustus.'The Tablet'A humourous and poignant love story... It's terrifically funny... as well as a moving exploration of loss and grief. And no, it's so much not just for teenage cancer sufferers... it's for everyone.'Bliss'If you need inspiration when it comes to making the most of a moment, this one is for you'Mizz'Exploring the funny, thrilling and tragic business of being alive and in love, this is a life-affirming tale of two teenagers who are terminally ill. Insightful, bold, irreverent and raw, if this doesn't make you cry, it'll definitely make you think, laugh and maybe even fall in love yourself!'** A thought-provoking love story from the New York Times bestselling author of Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns and - with David Levithan - Will Grayson, Will Grayson.** John Green has over 2.3 million Twitter followers, and more than 2.1 million subscribers to Vlogbrothers, the YouTube channel he created with his brother, Hank. ** The Fault in Our Stars will capture a crossover audience in the same vein as Zadie Smith, David Nicholls' One Day and Before I Die by Jenny Downham. ** 'Electric . . . Filled with staccato bursts of humor and tragedy' - Jodi Picoult** 'A novel of life and death and the people caught in between, The Fault in Our Stars is John Green at his best. You laugh, you cry, and then you come back for more' - Markus Zusak, author of The Book ThiefJohn Green is an award-winning, New York Times bestselling author whose many accolades include the Printz Medal, a Printz Honor, and the Edgar Award. With his brother, Hank, John is one half of the Vlogbrothers (, one of the most popular online video projects in the world. John lives with his wife and children in Indianapolis, Indiana.

On Love and Death

On Love and Death Author Patrick Suskind
ISBN-10 1921351055
Release 2007
Pages 90
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In this inspiring meditation, Patrick S|skind considers the two great forces of human existence. He draws on scenes as varied as a young couple having oral sex while stuck in traffic, and an elderly Thomas Mann tumbling back into forbidden love. S|skind then dazzles as he writes about Orpheus and Jesus, comparing their very different stories of death conquered through love.

The Concise Cinegraph

The Concise Cinegraph Author ans-Michael Bock,,
ISBN-10 9780857455659
Release 2009-09-30
Pages 600
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This comprehensive guide is an ideal reference work for film specialists and enthusiasts. First published in 1984 but continuously updated ever since, CineGraph is the most authoritative and comprehensive encyclopedia on German-speaking cinema in the German language. This condensed and substantially revised English-language edition makes this important resource available to students and researchers for the first time outside its German context. It offers a representative historical overview through bio-filmographical entries on the main protagonists, from the beginnings to the present day. Included are directors and actors, writers and cameramen, composers and production designers, film theorists and critics, producers and distributors, inventors and manufacturers. An appendix includes short introductory essays on specific periods and movements, such as Early Film, Weimar, Nazi Cinema, DEFA, New German Cinema, and German film since unification, as well as on cinematic developments in Austria and Switzerland. Sections that crossreference names around specific professional groups and themes will prove equally invaluable to researchers.

The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray Author Oscar Wilde
ISBN-10 1542577799
Release 2017-01-15
Pages 284
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The Portrait of Dorian Gray is a novel by Oscar Wilde, published in 1890 (revised in 1891) and written in the context of the Victorian era. The author includes themes of aesthetics such as art, beauty, youth, morals and hedonism. The novel is fantastic, but also philosophical, and highlights the equivocal personality of the Irish dandy as well as the current decadentist, prompting virulent exchanges of letters between Wilde and several very critical papers judging the work "repugnant." It is also Wilde's only novel in his entire career. Summary Dorian meets Lord Henry, says Harry, a friend of Basil Hallward, a renowned painter. Conscious of the fascination and perversion that Lord Henry might have for his ideal of beauty, "this simple and beautiful nature," Basil asks Lord Henry not to attempt to corrupt him. But Dorian lets himself be seduced by theories about youth and the pleasure of this new friend who reveals it to himself by flattering him: "A new hedonism ... You could be the visible symbol. With your personality, there is nothing you can do. " From then on, he became deeply jealous of his own portrait painted by Basil Hallward. He expressed the hope that the painting would age in its place in order to be able to preserve its beauty as a teenager. "If I were still young and the portrait grows old in my place! I would give everything, everything so that it would be so. There is nothing in the world that I would not give. I would give my soul! ." Eventually the young man falls in love with an actress whose fascination, Sibyl Vane, and promises him marriage. But his love for Dorian prevents Sibyl from embodying her characters as she did before and her game becomes very bad, which can be seen by Basil and Lord Henry that Dorian took with him to the theater. Deeply disappointed and humiliated, Dorian repudiates Sibyl and leaves her brutally, leaving her collapsed. On returning he notices on the portrait an expression of cruelty which he did not know. He begins to suspect that his senseless wish might have been realized. The next day Harry learns of Sibyl's suicide. Surprisingly, he only feels a superficial pain at the announcement of this death: "However, I must admit that this event did not move me as much as it should have. It seems to me as the sublime denouement of an astonishing piece. He has all the frightful beauty of a Greek tragedy, a tragedy in which I played a great part but from which I emerged unscathed. ." It is a pivotal moment of the novel, the moment when Dorian's return is no longer possible, although he does not know it yet. The portrait began to change: Dorian's soul is no longer that of the innocent young man who could feel compassion for his fellow men....

The Story of Mr Sommer

The Story of Mr Sommer Author Patrick Süskind
ISBN-10 0747566755
Release 2003
Pages 128
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A boy's village childhood with all the traditional attributes - father, mother, brother, sister, a house on a lake, tree-climbing, going to the races, music lessons, a bicycle, a crush on a girl in the class - is bedevilled by the mystifying appearances of the eccentric Mr. Sommer. Moving through the landscape in silent haste, like a man possessed, with his empty rucksack and his long, odd-looking walking stick, Mr Sommer runs like a black thread through the boys days.

Love in the Time of Cholera

Love in the Time of Cholera Author Gabriel García Márquez
ISBN-10 9781101911112
Release 2014-10-15
Pages 368
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AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN eBOOK! In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic. As he rises in his business career he whiles away the years in 622 affairs--yet he reserves his heart for Fermina. Her husband dies at last, and Florentino purposefully attends the funeral. Fifty years, nine months, and four days after he first declared his love for Fermina, he will do so again.