Doctor Syn on the High Seas by Russell Thorndyke

By Russell Thorndyke

The second one within the sequence of medical professional Syn novels through Russell Thorndyke. Syn at the excessive Seas starts the journey of Christopher Syn, a mild-mannered healthcare professional of Divinity, until eventually tragedy and destiny lead him to a lifestyles at the excessive seas because the bloodthirsty Captain Clegg.

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The Fountainhead (Centennial Edition Hardcover) by Ayn Rand

By Ayn Rand

A different version hardcover in get together of Ayn Rand’s centennial. whilst it was once first released in 1943, The Fountainhead--containing Ayn Rand’s daringly unique literary imaginative and prescient with the seeds of her groundbreaking philosophy, Objectivism—won fast all over the world acclaim. This quick vintage is the tale of an intransigent younger architect, his violent conflict opposed to traditional criteria, and his explosive love affair with a gorgeous girl who struggles to defeat him. This centennial variation of The Fountainhead, celebrating the debatable and eduring legacy of its writer, positive aspects an afterword by way of Rand’s literary executor, Leonard Peikoff, providing a few of Ayn Rand’s own notes at the improvement of her masterwork. “A author of significant energy. She has a refined and inventive brain and the potential of writing brilliantly, fantastically, bitterly.” --The big apple occasions

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The Golden Volcano: The First English Translation of Verne's by Jules Verne

By Jules Verne

The Golden Volcano thrusts Canadian cousins—unexpectedly bequeathed a mining declare within the Klondike—into the center of the gold rush, the place they come upon affliction, catastrophe, extremes of climate, and human nature twisted by means of a fondness for gold. A deathbed self belief sends the 2 trying to find a superb gold-filled volcano at the shore of the Arctic Ocean. yet nature, either human and actual, hasn’t entire with them, and their tale performs out with the nail-biting event of an motion mystery and the ethical and emotional strength of excessive drama. Like a few of the works left unpublished while Jules Verne died, The Golden Volcano was once altered and edited via his son, Michel. this primary translation from the unique manuscript permits readers of English to rediscover the pleasures of Verne’s storytelling in its unique form—and to get pleasure from an almost unknown gem of motion, event, and magnificence from a grasp of French literature.  (20080324)

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Sock by Penn Jillette

By Penn Jillette

Twisting the blood brother cop tale the other way up and within out, Penn Jillette has created the main detailed narrator to return alongside in fiction in lots of years: a sock monkey referred to as Dickie. The sock monkey belongs to a brand new York urban police diver who discovers the physique of an previous lover within the murky waters of the Hudson River and units off along with her ally to discover her killer. the tale in their quest swerves and veers, takes to the air into philosophical riffs, sometimes stops to inform an aspect tale, and references a treasure trove of 1970's and 1980's popular culture. Sock is a shocking, extreme, interesting piece of labor.

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