By Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson
Whereas in France, immortal warlock Magnus Bane reveals himself trying to rescue the royal kin from the horrors of the French Revolution - after being roped into this mess via a most enticing count number. evidently, the bold get away demands invisible air balloons...
considered one of ten publication brief tales within the Bane Chronicles, a sequence concerning the enigmatic warlock and fan favorite Magnus Bane from Cassandra Clare's across the world bestselling sequence The Infernal units and The Mortal tools.
Publicamos por primera vez en España todos los cuentos que escribió Luigi Pirandello, Premio Nobel de Literatura 1934. Son l. a. parte menos conocida de su producción literaria, pero es los angeles que él más amaba y en l. a. que trabajó desde su adolescencia hasta el ultimate de su vida. Es en los relatos donde Pirandello se muestra más common e imaginativo y contienen l. a. clave de su gran capacidad para crear personajes.
Por l. a. diversidad de temas, estilos y estructuras estos cuentos suponen un fresco, lleno de humor y ternura, de los angeles Italia de l. a. época —especialmente de su Sicilia natal—, que nos hace entender l. a. cultura y los angeles sociedad de aquel país, a l. a. vez que representa los angeles condición humana.
Pirandello escribía en una carta a su hermana: «Yo vivo por l. a. alegría de ver narrar los angeles vida desde mis páginas, extrayéndola de mi cuerpo, de mi sangre, de mi carne, de mi cerebro. Es un trabajo constante de destrucción para crear». Se había propuesto escribir 365 cuentos; fueron algunos menos porque una pulmonía se lo llevó de este mundo, como si fuese uno de los personajes de sus relatos.
By Saadat Hasan Manto
Accrued tales by means of SAADAT HASAN MANTO.
By Jay McInerney
From the author whose first novel, Bright lighting fixtures, enormous City, outlined a iteration, a set of twenty-six tales, new and previous, that hint the arc of his occupation for almost 3 a long time.
Summoned through army Intelligence to Washington, D.C., Reacher is distributed undercover. The project that awaits him: the military is assembly with its Capitol Hill paymasters for categorised talks on a brand new, state of the art sniper rifle for U.S. forces. yet important information about the weapon are leaking - directly from the Capitol and possibly into the arms of unidentified overseas hands buyers. the possibility of any and each terrorist, mercenary, or dictator's armed forces getting their arms at the most up-to-date more desirable firepower is unthinkable. that is the place Reacher is available in. His job: infiltrate the top-secret lawsuits and smoke out the mole. His aim: a quartet of high-powered military political liaison officials - them all fast-track girls on their method to the pinnacle.
According to his bosses, it is a zero-danger undertaking. no use to attract a gun...just chat over beverages. yet Reacher is familiar with that issues are hardly ever what they appear. And he is realized the difficult means by no means to underestimate an opponent. Or 4. classes that may come in useful while he begins digging for the reality - and will get his fingers much dirtier than he anticipated.
By Italo Calvino
By Theodore Sturgeon
Written among 1955 and 1957, the 15 tales in And Now the scoop ... contain 5 formerly uncollected tales in addition to 5 famous works, cowritten with style legend Robert Heinlein. Spanning his so much artistic interval, those stories convey why Sturgeon received each technological know-how fiction award given.
By Harlan Ellison
Includes the Nebula and Hugo Award–winning tale, “ ‘Repent, Harlequin!’ acknowledged the Ticktockman.”
A targeted new selection of Ellison’s brief tales, chosen specially for this quantity through the writer, together with the newly revised and multiplied story “Never ship to understand for Whom the Lettuce Wilts.” In a profession spanning greater than fifty years, Harlan Ellison has written or edited seventy-five books, greater than seventeen hundred tales, essays, articles, and newspaper columns, dozen teleplays, and a dozen videos. Now, for the 1st time wherever, Troublemakers offers a suite of Ellison’s vintage tales that might introduce new readers to a author defined by means of the New York Times as having “the spellbinding caliber of a very good nonstop talker, with a cultural warehouse for a mind.” comprises the award‑winning tales “‘Repent, Harlequin!’ stated the Ticktockman” and “Deeper Than the Darkness.”
By John McGahern
First released in 1992 via Faber and Faber constrained
John McGahern is taken into account through many to be an important Irish prose author of the final fifty years. McGahern's brief tales equivalent his most interesting novels, reflecting either the richness of the standard, and the extreme, within the lives of a number of contributors: the jilted lover ready with would-be writers in a Dublin pub on a summer time night; the sour climax among a father and son as a wedding starts off; the fortunes and misfortunes of the Kirkwood family members; and plenty of more.
For this revised version, accomplished presently prior to his loss of life, John McGahern edited and deleted a few tales from the accumulated tales that first seemed in 1992. this is often the accredited version of a latest classic.
'He writes with authority and gravity, and with an intuition for the main applicable aspect . . . His terse narrative turns out unfastened and entire. He has the present of having the ability to maneuver fluently and unselfconsciously among an easy and a heightened style.'
—Times Literary Supplement
'One of the best writers of our era.'
—Hilary Mantel, New Statesman