• Novels, Tales, Journeys (Penguin Press Translated Texts) by Alexander Pushkin,Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky

    By Alexander Pushkin,Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky

    the daddy of Russian literature, Pushkin is loved not just for his poetry but additionally for his tremendous tales, which variety from dramatic narratives of affection, obsession and betrayal to energetic comedian stories, and from satirical epistolary stories to inventive historic fiction. This quantity contains all Pushkin's prose in superb new translations, together with his masterpieces 'The Queen of Spades', 'The stories of the overdue Ivan Petrovich Belkin' and 'The Captain's Daughter'.

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  • Toy Soldiers by Elise Anne Marie

    By Elise Anne Marie

    Toy infantrymen is the tale of personal Caleb Wilson, his kinfolk, and his quickly to be spouse and expectant mom, Katy. whereas Caleb is deployed to aid struggle the warfare in Afghanistan, Caleb’s father turns into confident that his younger son Toby and the toys he performs with can keep an eye on the lives of infantrymen at the different part of the area. Conflicts upward push and tensions construct at domestic as Caleb struggles to stick alive and to maintain involved together with his enjoyed ones.

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  • The Gospel in George MacDonald: Selections from His Novels, by George MacDonald,Marianne Wright

    By George MacDonald,Marianne Wright

    If you don’t have the time to read all of the novels of George MacDonald, the nice Scottish storyteller who encouraged C. S. Lewis, G. ok. Chesterton, Mark Twain, W. H. Auden, and J. R. R. Tolkien, this anthology is a smart position to start.

    These decisions from MacDonald’s novels, fairy stories, and sermons demonstrate the profound and hopeful Christian imaginative and prescient that infuses his myth worlds and different fiction.

    Newcomers will locate in those pages a wealthy, obtainable sampling. George MacDonald fans should be happy to discover the various writer’s so much compelling tales and knowledge in a single quantity. Drawn from books together with Sir Gibbie, The Princess and the Goblin, Lilith, and At the again of the North Wind, the choices are via reflections from G. okay. Chesterton and C. S. Lewis and followed by means of vintage illustrations of Maurice Sendak (print version only).

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  • Core Data in Swift: Data Storage and Management for iOS and by Marcus S. Zarra

    By Marcus S. Zarra

    Core facts is complex, strong, and beneficial. become aware of the strong features built-in into middle facts, and the way to exploit center info on your iOS and OS X tasks. All examples are present for OS X El Capitan, iOS nine, and the newest free up of center info. all of the code is written in quick, together with various examples of the way most sensible to combine middle information with Apple's most up-to-date programming language.

    Core info professional Marcus Zarra walks you thru a completely constructed program established round the center facts APIs. you are going to construct in this software in the course of the ebook, studying key center facts components equivalent to NSPredicate, NSFetchRequest, thread administration, and reminiscence management.

    Start with the fundamentals of middle facts and the best way to use it to advance your program. Then delve deep into the API information. discover the right way to get middle facts built-in into your program accurately, and paintings with this versatile API to create comfort easy methods to enhance your application's maintainability. decrease your migration problems, combine your center facts app with iCloud and Watch package, and use middle facts in a queue-based surroundings. by way of the tip of the booklet, you should have outfitted a full-featured program, received an entire figuring out of center facts, and discovered the right way to combine your program into the iPhone/iPad platform.

    This e-book relies on Core information in Objective-C, 3rd Edition. It specializes in quick and provides an extra bankruptcy on the right way to combine middle facts with an effective community implementation, with top practices on tips to load and pre-load information into your rapid application.

    What You Need:

    Mac OS X El Capitan and iOS nine and a easy operating wisdom of Swift

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  • Die verdwyning van Mina Afrika (Afrikaans Edition) by Zuretha Roos

    By Zuretha Roos

    Op ’n winterdag in 1945 ontferm ’n kinderlose wit egpaar, Sara en Erik de Graaff, hulle oor ’n driejarige halwe weeskind – Mina Afrika. Hulle wil haar graag ’n kans in die lewe gee. Maar dadelik commence die gegis, die geskinder in die Hexvallei wish Mina se vel lyk soos koffie vol Jerseyroom. Soos die jare kom en gaan, bly sy hul “aanneemkind”. Dit is die wyse, bejaarde Tietser Meraai wat meer soos ’n ma vir haar is. Sy waarsku die pragtige, intelligente sort: internet een misstap en die witmense sal vinger wys en sê "daar het die De Graaffs nou hulle loon". Dan, terwyl Mina nog vol ambisie haar toekoms beplan en haar drome met die bewonderende Boeta Bantjies deel, gebeur dié “misstap”. Die verraderlike daad van ’n ryk jong wit guy dryf Mina weg uit die Vallei, laat haar beland in ’n eindelose spiraal van bedrog: ’n lewe van vernedering in Groenpunt en tussen die bendes van Distrik Ses.

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  • breddos Tacos by Nud Dudhia,Chris Whitney

    By Nud Dudhia,Chris Whitney

    input the realm of breddos Tacos and observe the last word fit for human consumption plates with this encouraged, leading edge taco cookbook. The brainchild of Nud Dudhia and Chris Whitney, the undisputed kings of road nutrition, supply over seventy five recipes for tacos and condiments. Their notable dishes comprise Barbacoa pork cheeks, Yucatán chook with mango habanero sauce, eco-friendly chorizo & duck egg, Baja fish tacos and Octopus 'al pastor' with roasted pineapple. within the publication, the blokes additionally proportion their ascent to taco-dom popularity; detailing their meat-fuelled worry & Loathing esque highway journey round the Americas, the place they found the best ever flavour combos - on a taco. breddos Tacos The Cookbook is absolute to excite even the main discerning of tastebuds when revolutionising what it takes to make actually epic tacos

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  • Ones and Zeroes (Mirador) by Dan Wells

    By Dan Wells

    From Dan Wells, writer of the New York Times bestselling Partials series and the loo Cleaver sequence, comes the second one booklet in a depressing, pulse-pounding sci-fi-noir sequence set in 2050 Los Angeles.

    Overworld. It’s greater than simply the world’s preferred e-sport—for millions of VR groups around the world, Overworld is lifestyles. It capacity reputation and fortune, or perhaps it’s a price ticket out of obscurity or poverty. in case you have a connection to the net and 4 neighbors you belief together with your existence, something is possible.

    Marisa Carneseca is at the hunt for a mysterious hacker named Grendel while she gets notice that her beginner Overworld staff has been invited to ahead movement, probably the most specific tournaments of the 12 months. For Marisa, this may suggest anything—a probability to eventually cross professional and to aid her relatives, caught in an l. a. local at the unsuitable part of the becoming divide among the wealthy and the terrible. yet ahead movement seems to be greater than it seems—rife with corruption, infighting, and danger—and Marisa runs headlong into Alain Bensoussan, a gorgeous, harmful underground freedom fighter who unearths to her the darker part of the forces at the back of the event. It quickly turns into transparent that, during this online game, profitable should be the single option to get out alive.

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  • Mirovia: Roman (Reihe 1) (German Edition) by Poljak Wlassowetz

    By Poljak Wlassowetz

    Am 23. Januar 1960 wagen der Schweizer Ozeanograf Jacques Piccard und der amerikanische Marineleutnant Don Walsh im Tauchboot der Trieste den Abstieg in den mit 11.000 Metern tiefsten Schlund des Meeres, den Marianengraben. Sie sind die Gegenspieler bei der Erkundung des Meeres, die in den 1960er Jahren parallel zur Entdeckung des Weltraums läuft: Wissenschaftlicher Erkenntnisdrang gepaart mit Hochstaplertum und Zynismus treffen auf mächtige militärische und finanzielle Interessen. Mit an Bord des Schleppschiffes Wandank sind Piccards neapolitanischer Freund Buono und die Geliebte Walshs, die Schauspielerin Sara Cocytus. Sie werden zum irdischen Liebespaar, während Piccard und Walsh bei ihrem Tauchgang Meter um Meter ihren zentralen Wünschen und Ängsten entgegensinken.

    Mirovia, der Urozean, der vor tausend Millionen Jahren die gesamte Welt umgab.

    Eine Reise in die fremdartigste Tiefe als Versuch der Selbsterkenntnis. Ein Roman, der nicht in die unendlichen Weiten des Alls, sondern in die Tiefen unseres Ursprungs vordringt.

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