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En officer och spion

Paris ar 1895. Alfred Dreyfus, en ung judisk armeofficer, har mot sitt nekande domts for landsforraderi. Under en officiell ceremoni vanaras och skymfas han infor en stor folkmassa. Bland vittnena till forodmjukelsen aterfinns den franska armens framtidslofte Georges Picquart.Inte langt efter att Dreyfus deporterats till sitt odsligt belagna fangelse pa Djavulson, upptack

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Remembrance Day

Lest we forget! A poignant new tale from the English Maeve Binchy. As a new millennium dawns, 100-year-old Selma Bartley alone knows the secret behind a Yorkshire villages refusal to honour its war dead. One summers day in 1913, a brush with tragedy irrevocably binds the fates of two families forever. A year later, and West Sharland sends its men off to fight, leaving bl

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An Officer and a Spy

National Book Awards Popular Fiction Book of the Year 2013They lied to protect their country. He told the truth to save it. A gripping historical thriller from the bestselling author of FATHERLAND.January 1895. On a freezing morning in the heart of Paris, an army officer, Georges Picquart, witnesses a convicted spy, Captain Alfred Dreyfus, being publicly humiliated in fron

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Sweet Caress

Amory�s first memory is of her father standing on his head. She has memories of him returning on leave during the First World War. But his absences, both actual and emotional, are what she chiefly remembers. It is her photographer uncle Greville who supplies the emotional bond she needs, and, when he gives her a camera and some rudimentary lessons in photography, unleashes

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Mary Jones historia: Nedtecknad av mej sjalv och alldeles uppriktig. Om mitt liv samt om Dolores & John Silver, sa som jag fatt det berattat for mej av dom sjalva

Mary Jones historia ar berattelsen fran Skattkammaron om Long John Silver, pirater och papegojor, sedd ur kokspigan Marys perspektiv.Det ar 1700-tal och en engelsk landsortsflicka tvingas av fattigdom att ge sig ut for att finna en tjanst, hamnar i Bristol och knackar pa dorren till krogen Kikaren, som drivs av Dolores och hennes make, ingen mindre an sjalvaste Long John

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The Captains Courtship(Everard Legacy 2)

A Turbulent Reunion�The dashing Captain Richard Everard has faced untold dangers at sea. Steering his young cousin through a London season, however, is a truly formidable prospect. The girl needs a sponsor, like lovely widow Lady Claire Winthrop-the woman who coldly jilted Richard years ago.�Claire believed herself sensible in marrying a well-to-do viscount rather than a p

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No Limiar da Eternidade(The Century Trilogy 3)

Este terceiro volume da trilogia O Seculo comeca em 1961 com a construcao do Muro de Berlim ja em plena Guerra Fria. As figuras principais sao os descendentes das cinco familias de diferentes nacionalidades (americana, alema, russa, inglesa e galesa), que conhecemos em A Queda dos Gigantes e continuamos a seguir em O Inverno do Mundo. Estas personagens estao de alguma form

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Arthur & George

Now a major TV series starring Martin Clunes, Arsher Ali and Art MalikFrom the winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2011, an extraordinary true-life tale about a long-forgotten mystery...Arthur and George grow up worlds apart in late nineteenth-century Britain: Arthur in shabby-genteel Edinburgh, George in the vicarage of a small Staffordshire village. Arthur is to b

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Year of Impossible Goodbyes(Year of Impossible Goodbyes 1)

It is 1945, and courageous ten-year-old Sookan and her family must endure the cruelties of the Japanese military occupying Korea.��Police captain Narita does his best to destroy everything of value to the family, but he cannot break their spirit.��Sookans father is with the resistance movement in Manchuria and her older brothers have been sent away to labor camps.��Her mo

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