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Crime and Punishment By Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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The poverty-stricken Raskolnikov, a talented student, devises a theory about extraordinary men being above the law, since in their brilliance they think “new thoughts” and so contribute... More > to society. He then sets out to prove his theory by murdering a vile, cynical old pawnbroker and her sister. The act brings Raskolnikov into contact with his own buried conscience and with two characters — the deeply religious Sonia, who has endured great suffering, and Porfiry, the intelligent and discerning official who is charged with investigating the murder — both of whom compel Raskolnikov to feel the split in his nature. Dostoevsky provides readers with a suspenseful, penetrating psychological analysis that goes beyond the crime.< Less
Crime And Punishment By Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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A desperate young man plans the perfect crime -- the murder of a despicable pawnbroker, an old women no one loves and no one will mourn. Is it not just, he reasons, for a man of genius to commit such... More > a crime, to transgress moral law -- if it will ultimately benefit humanity? So begins one of the greatest novels ever written: a powerful psychological study, a terrifying murder mystery, a fascinating detective thriller infused with philosophical, religious and social commentary. Raskolnikov, an impoverished student living in a garret in the gloomy slums of St. Petersburg, carries out his grotesque scheme and plunges into a hell of persecution, madness and terror. Crime And Punishment takes the reader on a journey into the darkest recesses of the criminal and depraved mind, and exposes the soul of a man possessed by both good and evil ... a man who cannot escape his own conscience. This edition contains extensive overviews of both the author and the novel.< Less
Russia’s Counterinsurgency In North Caucasus: Performance And Consequences - The Strategic Threat Of Religious Extremism And Moscow’s Response By Ariel Cohen, Strategic Studies Institute
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The North Caucasus has been a source of instability for Russia ever since the Russian Empire brought the region under its control in the course of the late-18th and the first half of the 19th... More > centuries. General Alexei Yermolov, a top Russian commander in North Caucasus, used inhumanely harsh methods to conquer the region and retain it under the Romanov crown’s control. Hundreds of thousands were ethnically cleansed, and many civilians murdered. In the Russian Civil War (1918-21), which took place right after World War I, the North Caucasus became a victim of both the tsarist White Army and the communist Red Army, who plundered the region and refused to give its peoples the rights they hoped to regain after the war was over. A little over 2 decades after that, the North Caucasus nations faced merciless deportations as a result of imaginary crimes they allegedly committed against the Soviet Union during World War II.< Less
The Place Of A Skull By Berne Kent
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When bodies begin showing up on roadside crosses, church organist Wilson Allen begins to piece together the signs that will lead to the most unlikeliest of serial killers.
The Place Of A Skull By Berne Kent
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When bodies begin showing up on roadside crosses, church organist Wilson Allen begins to piece together the signs that will lead to the most unlikeliest of serial killers.
The Eye of Sayf-Udeen By Roger Hardy
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A document is found in a Vatican archive and the search is on for the Eye of Sayf-Udeen, a fabled casket containing holy relics. The trail ends in Portugal, the last refuge of the Templars. The... More > Vatican has waited seven centuries to regain the casket but there are sinister forces at work with a far older claim. Father Afonso finds himself at the centre of a struggle for ownership that has tragic consequences as his allegiance to family and vocation are tested. Set against a backdrop of the Algarve, the Eye of Sayf-Udeen is a tale of discovery, betrayal and greed, combining intellectual treasure hunt with adventure in a tale that is both historically engaging and exciting. The Eye of Sayf-Udeen is a sequel to Roger Hardy’s first novel: Miracle in Carvoeiro.< Less
Sanctus (english) By Jean-Daniel Poncet
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How to save the Mankind despite crime, abominations, wars, tortures, raptures, and other atrocities...
The Penitentiary By Cristina Archer
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How far is too far? Elena wakes up after her accident with no memory of who she once was. All she knows is that that she feels connected to a child, Gabriel, who is bound to her through a... More > remarkable gift. On the other side of the world, Mikael wakes up alone, his mind lost as well. Yet another wayward spirit, Tennyson, has woken up every morning for over a decade feeling alien in his own body. They all feel like they do not belong, their skins a prison. The soul who put them there to rot watches their punishing isolation hidden behind a veil. This part of the Panopticon series explores the length to which some will go to punish crimes of obsession. Forthcoming releases in the series include The Fall and The Crusades.< Less
Amber Oak And The Missing Links By Ceara Comeau
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Time is running out as Amber uncovers clues to her family's past. She will have to go to great lengths to save her family and her friends. Along the journey, the young sleuth comes face to face with... More > a truth that has been hidden from her sight; a truth that can only save her loved ones.< Less
In The Name of The Father By Rebone Makgato
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This sex crime story delves deep into the sex scandals of Catholic clergy and takes the reader through the harrowing court drama of a middle-aged man who lays bare painful details of his life to save... More > his soul in a trial. When Promise Murewa was apprehended at a roadblock, he did not have a driver's licence. Worse, the car he was driving belonged to a murdered priest. Promise became a suspect in the murder and was arrested. The audience is transported back to the 60s and the 70s where they encounter the sordid life of the dead priest that had been kept under wraps. It emerged in court that Father Dorota had sexually abused and violated Promise Murewa, and many other young boys, during the 60s and the 70s... Throughout the trial Father Dorota's reputation as a Man of God is tarnished, and the saint is painted as a homosexual rapist and paedophile. For the fight for Promise's survival centres around the repugnant sexual abuses that he suffered at the hands of the man he is tried for killing.< Less