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La última vuelta del Scaife
Author: Mercedes Pinto Maldonado
Publisher: B DE BOOKS
ISBN: 8490195846
Year: 2013-09-27
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La última vuelta del scaife nos relata la dilatada y escabrosa vida de Josué, un judío que huye de Alemania a los diecinueve años, en los albores del nazismo, empujado por un amor imposible. El protagonista nos narra su historia desde el ocaso de su aventura vital, cuando al fin alcanza la serenidad ansiada. Educado en un ambiente judío ortodoxo, necesitará una larga «travesía por el desierto» para comprender, a través de los dos grandes amigos que encuentra en el camino, que más allá de religiones y culturas existe un denominador común a todo ser humano: la capacidad de sobreponerse al instinto de supervivencia por el bien más preciado de la humanidad, el amor. Al igual que el scaife da vueltas incansable para convertir un diamante en bruto en una cegadora estrella, la vida girará alrededor de Josué durante casi un siglo, implicándolo en las situaciones más adversas e inesperadas, hasta hacerle comprender que en realidad su viaje no era una búsqueda, sino una huída de sí mismo.
Berta Garlan
Author: Arthur Schnitzler, G. J. Weinberger
ISBN: 0820405493
Pages: 208
Year: 1987
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The Magic Warble
Author: Victoria Simcox
Publisher: Publish Green
ISBN: 1936198932
Pages: 379
Year: 2009
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Dwarfs, gnomes, fairies, talking animals, and an evil queen all these and more can be found in The Magic Warble, an enchanting tale of adventure and friendship.
Return to Your Skin
Author: Luz Gabás
Publisher: AmazonCrossing
ISBN: 1477823182
Year: 2017-08-15
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Past and present are interwoven in this story of everlasting love, where the shadow of witchcraft and man’s greed are defeated by one woman’s passion that transcends space and time. Brianda, a young engineer, leaves her comfortable life in Madrid to learn more about her ancestors. When she travels to a cold, isolated village high in the Pyrenees to explore her roots, Brianda discovers a family secret—and a new love interest. The mysterious Corso, who is challenging destiny by restoring the neglected manor he has inherited, offers to help Brianda in her research. Together they uncover another woman named Brianda in the family archives, a woman who lived four centuries ago. Heiress to the distinguished lord of Orrun, Brianda of Lubich defied convention by refusing to marry and carry on the family lineage. In a land convulsed by wars, twenty-four women were accused in one of the most dramatic episodes in the history of Spanish witchcraft. Due to her unconventional ways, Brianda became a target. She makes a promise to her true love, a promise she may not live to keep.
Desire for Chocolate
Author: Care Santos
Publisher: Alma Books
ISBN: 1846883946
Pages: 340
Year: 2016-11-29
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Three women, three centuries and the same bone-china chocolate pot: Sara, the scion of a dynasty of chocolatiers from Barcelona, who prides herself on maintaining the family tradition; Aurora, the daughter of a nineteenth-century maidservant, for whom chocolate is a forbidden luxury; Mariana, the wife of the most famous seventeenth-century chocolate manufacturer, an official purveyor to the French court and the inventor of a revolutionary chocolate mill. Through her passion for chocolate, Care Santos takes us on a spellbinding journey through its evolution, from the cocoa bean's first arrival in Europe to the many sophisticated products derived from it today, and shows us how we can understand the great shifts in history through the study of small things. Luscious and addictive, this novel will delight the reader's senses from start to finish.
Author: Brenda Novak
Publisher: MIRA
ISBN: 1488038082
Pages: 400
Year: 2018-08-01
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Bulletproof Trilogy, Book 1 “This book is my idea of the perfect vacation read — a fast-paced thriller mixed with a dash of romance.”—First for Women Magazine Virgil Skinner served fourteen years for a murder he didn’t commit. He’s finally been exonerated, but he can’t escape the gang he joined in order to survive. They’ll do anything to keep him from telling what he knows. And if they can’t get to Virgil they’ll go after his sister and her kids. The California Department of Corrections needs someone to infiltrate another gang, one that’s taking control of the state’s most notorious supermax. Virgil agrees to do it under an alias—in exchange for his sister’s protection. Chief Deputy Warden Peyton Adams is opposed to having Virgil in her prison. How will she protect him if things go bad? Besides, she’s far too attracted to him; she might even be falling in love with him. That makes her all the more desperate to keep him safe—and it gives him someone else to lose. Originally published in 2011
The Secret of Vesalius
Author: Jordi Llobregat
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1784293032
Pages: 400
Year: 2017-11-16
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Frankenstein meets The Shadow of the Wind in a Gothic thriller set in the diabolical city of fin-de-siecle Barcelona. Daniel Amat has left Spain and all that happened there behind him. Having just achieved a brilliant role in Ancient Languages at Oxford University and an even more advantageous engagement, the arrival of a letter - a demand - stamped Barcelona comes like a cold hand from behind. He arrives back in that old, labyrinthine and near-mythic city a few days before the great 1888 World Fair, amid dread whispers of murders - the injuries reminiscent of an ancient curse, and bearing signs of the genius 16th century anatomist, Vesalius. Daniel is soon pulled into the depths of the crime, and eventually into the tunnels below Barcelona, where his own dark past and the future of science are joined in a terrible venture - to bring the secret of Vesalius to life. Gothic and gripping, this historical thriller makes of Barcelona a diabolical character - emerging out of the dark into a new electrical age, aflame with spirit, superstition and science. Published in eighteen countries, Jordi Llobregat's bestselling first novel mixes a passionate setting and cryptic mystery into a genre-crossing phenomenon.
A Million Drops
Author: Víctor del Árbol
Publisher: Other Press, LLC
ISBN: 1590518454
Pages: 640
Year: 2018
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"Gonzalo Gil is a lawyer stuck in a disaffected life, in a failed career, trying to dodge the constant manipulation of his powerful father. This monotonous existence is shaken up when he learns, after years without news of his estranged sister, Laura, that she has committed suicide in dramatic circumstances. Her death pushes the fragile balance of Gonzalo's life as both a father and husband to the limit"--
God's Spy
Author: Juan Gomez-Jurado
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440632022
Pages: 368
Year: 2008-02-26
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The #1 Spanish bestseller, sold in over 40 countries, a spectacular contemporary thriller set in the heart of the Vatican A ruthless serial killer, a chilling conspiracy, and a deadly race around the Vatican converge in this internationally bestselling thriller. In the days following the death of Pope John Paul II, the horribly disfigured body of a cardinal is discovered in a chapel in Rome. With a serial killer now on the loose in the Vatican, Police Inspector Paola Dicanti is assigned to the grisly case. Desperate to find the killer before another victim dies, she enlists the help of Father Anthony Fowler, a charismatic American priest who knows more about the killer than Paola could have imagined. As Paola and Father Anthony struggle through the web of tantalizing clues, the evidence leads them to powerful figures within the Church hierarchy. But their pursuit of the truth may make them the next pawns to be sacrificed in this terrifying and deadly game.
The Lost Angel
Author: Javier Sierra
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451632800
Pages: 417
Year: 2012-07-17
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A story told in the three days before a terrorist organization is set to destroy the world follows the kidnapping of an American scientist who possesses a pair of mysterious stones believed to grant their owner the power to communicate with God.
Color of Evil
Author: Armando Rodera
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
ISBN: 1477822704
Pages: 398
Year: 2014-06-24
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When the daughter of a prominent politician and her boyfriend disappear, officials suspect foul play. Seasoned inspector Francisco Bermejo and rookie brainiac Pablo Roncero team up to investigate, but their hope for an open-and-shut case quickly crumbles. They are on the trail of a serial killer—one whose motivations are as mysterious as the horrific, elaborate tableaus he leaves behind as clues. Bermejo and Roncero must overcome their differences, a byzantine bureaucracy, and the distraction of a beautiful journalist as they race across Spain in pursuit of the murderer. They can only guess where he will strike next—and with the gruesome game the killer's playing, guesswork is not nearly good enough.
El pndulo de Dios
Author: Jordi Díez
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1475249667
Pages: 366
Year: 2012-04-23
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C�cil, un auditor de proyectos humanitarios en el tercer mundo, se ve envuelto en un asunto de tr�fico de antig�edades que lo llevar� tras los pasos de Azul Benjelali, un antiguo amor experta en lenguas antiguas, y que est� a punto de descubrir el secreto que ha permanecido en silencio por miles de a�os.Con la ayuda de Mars, una misteriosa mujer, C�cil comienza una carrera contra reloj que lo llevar� de una clave a otra tras los pasos de los esenios, los romanos, los templarios, los almog�vers, las tropas borb�nicas y los nazis, y que nos mantendr� en vilo desde la primera p�gina en un rompecabezas que deber�n resolver si no desean que el secreto caiga en las manos equivocadas que lo han perseguido durante siglos. La eterna lucha del hombre por dominar su tiempo, la ambici�n y la generosidad, la esperanza y el miedo, las dos caras humanas enfrentadas por el poder a lo largo de dos mil a�os. Jordi D�ez construye en El p�ndulo de Dios una trama que atrapa desde el primer cap�tulo hasta el �ltimo (excelente broche final), con personajes consistentes y bien desarrollados, y un uso del lenguaje que el autor va adaptando h�bilmente a cada �poca y lugar. Los lectores de este g�nero que amalgama suspenso detectivesco, esoterismo contempor�neo e historia bien documentada no se ver�n defraudados.
Ib English B Online Course Book Oxford Ib Diploma Program
Author: Kawther Saa'd Aldin, Jeehan Abu-Awad, Tiia Tempakka, Kevin Morley
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 019835505X
Year: 2014-12-01
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Uniquely developed with the IB this text is used by hundreds of teachers worldwide. With the most comprehensive mapping to the most recent syllabus and assessment support directly from the IB, you can trust the new online edition to support confident development of the four language skills while progressing exam potential. - The most comprehensive - full coverage on all the core topics and options at SL and HL included - Ensure strong performance - includes support for each part of the exam plus practice on every aspect of the syllabus - Learn fully in line with the IB ethos - links to TOK, international-mindedness and the IB Learner Profile are integrated - Written by an English B specialist and a team of experienced English B teachers - Fully develop the four language skills - with in-built support for speaking, listening, reading and writing - Teach English as a global language - includes extracts from across the English-speaking world, for a truly international feel - Helps students stay on track - bright, colorful and engaging format - Multiplatform access, compatible with PCs, Macs, iPads, tablets and more - Also available in print format - The license is valid until 31st December 2019 About the Series: Oxford's IB Diploma Course Books are essential resource materials designed in cooperation with the IB to provide students with extra support through their IB studies. Course Books provide advice and guidance on specific course assessment requirements, mirroring the IB philosophy and providing opportunities for critical thinking.
IB English B Course Book
Author: Kawther Saa'd Aldin, Tiia Tempakka, Jeehan Abu Awad, Kevin Morley
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0199129681
Pages: 424
Year: 2012-08-23
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Written by Kawther Saa'd AlDin and a team of experienced English B teachers, this text is used by hundreds of teachers worldwide. With the most comprehensive mapping to the most recent syllabus and assessment support directly from the IB, you can trust it to support confident development of the four language skills while progressing exam potential.
El talento de Nano
Author: Mercedes Pinto Maldonado
Publisher: B DE BOOKS
ISBN: 8490195838
Year: 2013-09-27
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Una historia de superación y de fe en uno mismo que nos enseña valores como la solidaridad, la amistad o el compañerismo. Nano se ganará el corazón de los lectores y les hará sufrir, emocionarse y ansiar justicia para nuestro protagonista. Nano es un muchacho, tímido, frágil y despistado, abocado a una prolongada soledad por el rechazo constante al que se ve sometido por sus compañeros. Este aislamiento involuntario, indirectamente, le ayuda a pasar muchas horas haciendo lo que más le gusta: escribir y dibujar. Las largas horas de retiro que pasa en su cuarto dan lugar a que desarrolle una gran imaginación, y es precisamente esta fantasía la que finalmente le da la oportunidad de ser escuchado y aceptado por los chicos de su edad.