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India 2020: A Vision For The New Millennium

In India 2020: A Vision for the New Millennium, Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, our most distinguished scientist, and close associate Y.S. Rajan examine Indias strengths�and weaknesses�to offer a vision of how India can be among the worlds first five economic powers in the year 2020. They cite growth rates and develoent trends to show that the goal is not an unrealistic one. Past

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The Black Coats: Salem Street(Les Habits Noir/Black Coats 1)

1834. Using a Pretender to the Throne of France, the powerful crime cartel known as the Black Coats plan to steal one of the largest fortunes of Europe. But from Jerusalem Street in Paris, the headquarters of the S{reti, to the Castles of Normandy, their schemes are foiled by a new nemesis: a young street urchin nicknamed Pistolet, worthy precursor of Rouletabille and Arch

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Un dimanche a la piscine a Kigali

C�est avec une ?uvre troublante, aux accents celiniens, que Gil Courtemanche fait son entree en litterature.Un dimanche a la piscine a Kigali est d�abord un temoignage. Gil Courtemanche nous permet de comprendre exactement ce qui s�est passe au Rwanda, non seulement en ce fatidique mois d�avril 1994, mais depuis l�arrivee des coloniaux europeens a la fin du XIXe siecle. Il

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Roeslan en Ljoedmila

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Son Excellence Eugene Rougon(Les Rougon-Macquart 6)

Mallarme, le 18 mars 1876, ecrivait a Zola a propos de Son Excellence Eugene Rougon : � Un interet profond sy dissimule admirablement sous le hasard plein de plis et de cassures avec lequel le narrateur daujourdhui doit etoffer sa conception. Je considere votre derniere production comme lexpression la plus parfaite du point de vue que vous aurez a jamais lhonneur dav

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Pechino e in coma

Dai Wei, in coma da dieci anni, e doppiamente prigioniero. Il 4 giugno 1989 e stato colpito alla testa da un proiettile durante la rivolta di piazza Tienanmen. Da allora �vive� su un letto di ferro: prigioniero del proprio corpo, prigioniero della polizia, che aspetta il suo risveglio per arrestarlo.Tutto cio che rimane a Dai Wei per non perdere il contatto con il mondo e

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Sylvie

The story is about a heros love for three women, all of whom he looses; a hymn to unattainable, unrequited love. The story begins when a paragraph in a newspaper plunges the narrator into his memories as a younger man. The perspective seems to shift back and forth between the past and present, so the reader is never entirely sure if the narrator is recounting past events

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Rudin

Ociosos terratenientes y jovenes de talento se dan cita en la casa de verano de la ilustre y rica viuda Daria Mijailovna Lasunskaya. Uno de esos jovenes, todo elocuencia y persuasion, prolonga una visita de circunstancias en una estancia de varios meses, y suscita en torno a el reacciones extremas, del mas completo desprecio a las mas apasionada devocion. En este clima ten

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La Clef : La confession impudique

Un respectable professeur duniversite, a lage du demon de midi, ne parvient plus a satisfaire sa jeune femme dotee dun temperament excessif. Apres avoir essaye divers excitants, il sapercoit que la jalousie est un incomparable stimulant. Chacun des deux epoux tient un journal, sachant tres bien que lautre le lit en cachette... Un roman audacieux sur un sujet delicat.

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The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, a revelatory portrait of religion in China today--its history, the spiritual traditions of its Eastern and Western faiths, and the ways in which it is influencing Chinas future.The Souls of China tells the story of one of the worlds great spiritual revivals. Following a century of violent anti-religious campaigns, China is no

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