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Moschettieri per quattro - Antologia Quattrotemi By Natale Figura et al.
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Antologia tematica di racconti: Polizieschi, Fantascienza, Spy-stories, Narrativa. Per ognuno dei quattro temi sono stati proposti degli 'incipit' che Diego Bortolozzo, Natale Figura, Salvo Andrea... More > Figura e Pietro Rando hanno sviluppato secondo le proprie inclinazioni e capacità letterarie, generando così un libro che può essere gradito a gran parte dei lettori.< Less
EL INTREPIDO CAPITAN VINIEGRA y las máquinas voladoras By Ricardo Barba Viniegra
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This is the story of the man who founded the first civil aviation school in Mexico, as told by his grandson. The country is slowly emerging from the Revolution, where the recently invented... More > "flying machines" proved their worth by spying behind enemy lines, while barely escaping the fire coming from the ground. Money is scarce and the military rule. Aviation is a grand adventure that has caught the imagination of the entire world, a new kind of hero is born: the pilot. A tour de force for the reader interested in a little known bit of aviation history.< Less
La Folle Journee ou le Mariage de Figaro [French] By Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
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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: Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais... More > (French: [pjɛʁ bomaʁʃɛ]; 24 January 1732 – 18 May 1799) was a French polymath. At various times in his life, he was a watchmaker, inventor, playwright, musician, diplomat, spy, publisher, horticulturist, arms dealer, satirist, financier, and revolutionary (both French and American).Born a provincial watchmaker's son, Beaumarchais rose in French society and became influential in the court of Louis XV as an inventor and music teacher. Excerpt from:< Less
The Alien Suite By Adriana Zanese Inserra
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The Alien suite (or Abduction). The term “abduction” means earth inhabitant kidnapping committed by Extraterrestrials. Two writers, one a successful man, the other a dropout, confront... More > their own intellectual (and maybe sexual) diversity in the contemporary consumer society, which regard them somehow as Aliens. One of the two writers is by chance in dangerous touch with them. The story begins with a detective being hired by a stranger on a call: he is due to spy on an unknown man. His investigation starts off and develops in a kammerspiel-like atmosphere, not free from humour, in which bible mythology –say fire carts seen in the sky- enter along with mysterious experiments carried out by U.S. navy on matter disintegration. A theatrical comedy readable like a novel.< Less
Robinson Crusoe (I/II) [French] By Daniel Defoe
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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: Daniel Defoe (/ˌdænjəl dᵻˈfoʊ/;... More > c. 1660 – 24 April 1731), born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer, and spy, most famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe. Defoe is noted for being one of the earliest proponents of the novel, as he helped to popularise the form in Britain with others such as Samuel Richardson, and is among the founders of the English novel. He was a prolific and versatile writer, producing more than five hundred books, pamphlets, and journals on various topics, including politics, crime, religion, marriage, psychology, and the supernatural. He was also a pioneer of economic journalism.Daniel Foe (his original name) was probably born in Fore Street in the parish of St. Giles Cripplegate, London. Excerpt from:< Less
Brussels Sprout By Richard Hernaman Allen
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1975. The Secretary of the EEC Commission asks Nick and Rosemary Storey to investigate a discrepancy of nearly £10 million in EEC money used to rationalise coal and steel production in EEC... More > countries. They quickly identify transactions where the Commission has been defrauded and how it was carried out. But the fraudsters seem cautious and cunning, leaving few traces – except the involvement of a small man wearing glasses with very thick lenses and a Chinese pistol in the cupboard of a French-Vietnamese woman working in the area of the Commission where the fraud took place and who has since disappeared. Various leads and assumptions lead them to Vietnamese bankers and a Dutchman working in the Commission, all of whom may be spies. But who the fraudster is and what happens to him are completely unexpected. “Brussels Sprout” is the ninth book published in a series of detective stories mostly set in Customs & Excise by Richard Hernaman Allen, a former Commissioner.< Less
Microcontrollers From Assembly Language to C Using the PIC24 Family By Laurent So
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This book and its accompanying website is intended as an introduction to microprocessors (μPs) and microcontrollers (μCs) for either the student or hobbyist. The book... More > structure is: Chapter 1: Review of digital logic concepts. Chapter 2: Computer architecture fundamentals. Chapters 3 through 6: Coverage of assembly language programming in a C language context using the PIC24 family. Chapter 7: Advanced assembly language programming structured around computer arithmetic topics. Chapters 8 through 12: Fundamental microcontroller interfacing topics such as parallel IO, asynchronous serial IO, synchronous serial IO (I2C and SPI), interrupt-driven IO, timers, analog-to-digital conversion, and digital-to-analog conversion.< Less
Emgann Ballon By Tepod Mab Kerlevenez
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Embannet e voe al levrig-mañ e 1967 evit ar wech kentañ, hag ennañ e veze kavet skridoù unyezhek brezhonek, ha skridoù all unyezhek gallek. Hiziv an deiz e... More > adembannomp anezhañ dre ma 'z eo ul levrig dudius ha graet mat, ha kement hag ober, lakaet eo bet e brezhoneg, yezh Nevenoe, an testennoù a oa gallek en embannadur a-orin. Spi hon eus e raio berzh e-touez ar yaouankiz vrezhon a-vremañ, a rank bezañ sklêrijennet war he istor, e-sell bepred da sevel dezhi un dazont gwelloc'h c'hoazh eget ma oa gwechall da vare hor roue kentañ.< Less
engawa 08 By revista engawa
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The magazine takes its name and much of the meaning from the Japanese word “engawa”, which means the space between the interior and the exterior of the classic Japanese architecture. It... More > is a transitional space which suggests things like invitation or welcome, but also the contrary, that is to say projection and opening. That is the spirit we’d like to convey with this magazine. The topic of each issue come from one image chosen by one member of Engawa (every issue’s image is chosen by a different member). The group don’t know what htis image will be. This random image stops us talking about usual topics, and allows randomness of conversation. From that premise a little spy game starts, where the images become text, or vice versa. The articles will overlap or diverge, creating a tapestry where you are all invited to read, collaborate and give your opinion< Less
Operazione Orbaco (Niente è come sembra) By Maurizio Strazzulla
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Bruno accetta il consiglio dell'amico Fill: trascorrere una vacanza in montagna presso lo chalet di quest'ultimo nel tentativo di dimenticare la donna che lo ha ferito e deluso profondamente. Non... More > sarà un piacevole soggiorno di relax. Bruno infatti sarà coinvolto in qualcosa di molto pericoloso più grande di lui.Inaspettati eventi mineranno la sua stessa esistenza...un grave attentato in una capitale del vecchio continente ? Dove ? Amori, passioni, intrighi e complotti per una spy story ricca di colpi di scena dove niente è come sembra!< Less

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