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The Grand Babylon Hotel By Arnold Bennett
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The Grand Babylon Hotel is a novel by Arnold Bennett, published in 1902, about the mysterious disappearance of a German prince. It originally appeared as a serial in the Daily Mail.The protagonists... More > are an American millionaire, Theodore Racksole, and his daughter Nella (Helen). While staying at the supremely exclusive Grand Babylon Hotel, Nella asks for a steak and Bass beer for dinner, but the order is refused. To get her what she wants Racksole buys the entire hotel, for £400,000 "and a guinea" (so the previous owner can say that he haggled with the multi-millionaire businessman).Strange things are happening in the hotel. First, Racksole notices the headwaiter, Jules, winking at his daughter's friend, Reginald Dimmock, while they consume their expensive steak. He dismisses the headwaiter. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Grand_Babylon_Hotel Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Jimmy By Gerald Richards
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Jimmy is a captivating and engaging historical novel that takes place in Germany during its rebuilding years after World War II. Jimmy is a young, inexperienced teenager (only fifteen years old) who... More > arrives in Occupied Germany in 1948 and joins the sole US infantry division there. Jimmy experiences a clash of cultures as the Americans and Germans interact in a master-servant relationship. As Jimmy comes of age in this strange land, he makes many mistakes, from an affair with a woman named Anna Schmidt, a single mother of a two-year-old daughter, to wild and raucous carousing and drinking, but this is not the end for him. After hitting the lowest of lows when he awakens after a night in jail, Jimmy turns over a new leaf with help from unexpected sources. Richards paints a different picture of post-World War II Germany than most Americans are used to seeing. Life on the streets and in the towns of Germany was much different from that described by media and politicians of the time.< Less
Tracks: A story from The Vietnam War By Thomas Lawrence
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The novel TRACKS: a story from the Vietnam War operates on the surface as a suspense drama structured around a triangle. At the center is Ingrid, a sultry young German woman who is fought over by... More > Paul Carroll and Ralph Benson: friends on the surface but, as both will discover, enemies underneath. Paul is educated, fears violence and is anti-Vietnam War while Ralph, a former M.P. in the U.S. Army, has no problem with violence, particularly against women. When Paul and Ingrid hide, Ralph sets out determined to find them and reclaim Ingrid whom he regards as his property. Both Paul and Ralph are railroaders and Ralph finds the couple at a place called Wishram: a railroad yard and less-than town deep inside the Columbia River Gorge. He waits until Paul has left town on a freight before assaulting Ingrid at gunpoint, then setting out to avenge himself on Paul. But Ingrid knows her lover is no match for Ralph.< Less
Tracks: A Story from the Vietnam War By Thomas Lawrence
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The novel TRACKS: a story from the Vietnam War operates on the surface as a suspense drama structured around a triangle. At the center is Ingrid, a sultry young German woman who is fought over by... More > Paul Carroll and Ralph Benson: friends on the surface but, as both will discover, enemies underneath. Paul is educated, fears violence and is anti-Vietnam War while Ralph, a former M.P. in the U.S. Army, has no problem with violence, particularly against women. When Paul and Ingrid hide, Ralph sets out determined to find them and reclaim Ingrid whom he regards as his property. Both Paul and Ralph are railroaders and Ralph finds the couple at a place called Wishram: a railroad yard and less-than town deep inside the Columbia River Gorge. He waits until Paul has left town on a freight before assaulting Ingrid at gunpoint, then setting out to avenge himself on Paul. But Ingrid knows her lover is no match for Ralph< Less
The Thirty-Nine Steps By John Buchan
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John Buchan wrote The Thirty-Nine Steps while he was ill in bed with a duodenal ulcer, an illness which remained with him all his life. The novel is set during May and June 1914; Europe is close to... More > war and spies are everywhere. Richard Hannay the protagonist and narrator, an expatriate Scot, returns to his new home, a flat in London, after a long stay in Rhodesia, in order to begin a new life. One night he is buttonholed by a stranger, a well-travelled American, who claims to be in fear for his life. The man appears to know of an anarchist plot to destabilise Europe, beginning with a plan to assassinate the Greek Premier, Karolides, during his forthcoming visit to London. The man reveals his name to be Franklin P. Scudder, a freelance spy, and remarks that he is dead, which holds Hannay's attention. Scudder explains that he has faked his own death in order to avert suspicion. Scudder claims to be following a ring of German spies called the Black Stone who are trying to steal British plans for the outbreak ...< Less
In Harm's Way: Aces In Spades By Clash Bowley
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In Harm's Way: Aces In Spades is a roleplaying game about being a fighter pilot during the Great War. Aces In Spades is designed to emulate the feel of the historical aviation adventures of many... More > films and novels rather than the actual history. Play British, American, German, or French characters, and Army, Marine or Naval characters. Troupe Play: Players play three characters, a Pilot Officer, a Staff Officer, and a Ground Crewman. Add to your chance of success due to your reputation. Accumulate Notice and add your Interest to advance in rank. In order to get Notice, you must burn with zeal and throw yourself headlong in harm's way. There can be only one Leader. Is it going to be you, or the guy sitting next to you? You can take wounds for your aircraft, rather than losing something more vital in your fragile fabric-covered aeroplane. New Dogfighting system with 16 important aeroplanes of the Great War on individual Dogfighting Sheets. < Less
In Harm's Way: Aces In Spades By clash bowley
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In Harm's Way: Aces In Spades is a roleplaying game about being a fighter pilot during the Great War. Aces In Spades is designed to emulate the feel of the historical aviation adventures of many... More > films and novels rather than the actual history. Play British, American, German, or French characters, and Army, Marine or Naval characters. Troupe Play: Players play three characters, a Pilot Officer, a Staff Officer, and a Ground Crewman. Add to your chance of success due to your reputation. Accumulate Notice and add your Interest to advance in rank. In order to get Notice, you must burn with zeal and throw yourself headlong in harm's way. There can be only one Leader. Is it going to be you, or the guy sitting next to you? You can take wounds for your aircraft, rather than losing something more vital in your fragile fabric-covered aeroplane. New Dogfighting system with 16 important aeroplanes of the Great War on individual Dogfighting Sheets.< Less
In Harm's Way: Aces In Spades By clash bowley
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In Harm's Way: Aces In Spades is a roleplaying game about being a fighter pilot during the Great War. Aces In Spades is designed to emulate the feel of the historical aviation adventures of many... More > films and novels rather than the actual history. Play British, American, German, or French characters, and Army, Marine or Naval characters. Troupe Play: Players play three characters, a Pilot Officer, a Staff Officer, and a Ground Crewman. Add to your chance of success due to your reputation. Accumulate Notice and add your Interest to advance in rank. In order to get Notice, you must burn with zeal and throw yourself headlong in harm's way. There can be only one Leader. Is it going to be you, or the guy sitting next to you? You can take wounds for your aircraft, rather than losing something more vital in your fragile fabric-covered aeroplane. New Dogfighting system with 16 important aeroplanes of the Great War on individual Dogfighting Sheets.< Less
Crash8 By Francesco Tacchini
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Books as a means of deploying information—or as German philosopher Kittler once defined them combinatory machines—have been heav- ily challenged by other media in the last three decades.... More > Classical archives and libraries, which are books' fixed lieux de mèmoir are not able to docu- ment the possibilities carried by other kind of (multi)media. Texts on the Internet are an example of it. The textual form of the Internet is the dynamic hypertexts. This book stands as an account of the way we look at different texts on the Internet. It starts and ends with JG Ballard's Crash but also presents different relevant texts (form & content) I came across on the Internet while gathering material about the original novel. Video and audio interviews, published and unpublished critiques of Ballard's work, three dimensional audio visualisations of the Cityscape sounds descriptor by the author, newspaper articles cover- ing the influences Ballard had on fields other than that of literature are among those artefacts.< Less
Rose Leaf and Apple Leaf By Rennell Rodd
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October... More > 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. He is remembered for his epigrams, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, his plays, as well as the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death.Wilde's parents were successful Anglo-Irish Dublin intellectuals. Their son became fluent in French and German early in life. At university, Wilde read Greats; he proved himself to be an outstanding classicist, first at Dublin, then at Oxford. He became known for his involvement in the rising philosophy of aestheticism, led by two of his tutors, Walter Pater and John Ruskin. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar_Wilde< Less

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