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Download Game Control: A Novel (P.S.) by Lionel Shriver PDF

By Lionel Shriver

Eleanor Merritt, a do-gooding American family-planning employee, was once interested in Kenya to enhance the lot of the negative. Unnervingly, she unearths herself falling in love with the beguiling Calvin Piper regardless of, or maybe due to, his misanthropic theories approximately inhabitants keep an eye on and the way forward for the human race. absolutely, Calvin whispers seductively in Eleanor's ear, if the negative are a accountability also they are an imposition. Set opposed to the vibrant backdrop of shambolic modern day Africa—a continent now basically populated with natural world of the two-legged sort—Lionel Shriver's video game regulate is a wry, grimly comedian story of undesirable rules and solid intentions. With a deft, droll contact, Shriver highlights the hypocrisy of lofty intellectuals who could "save" humanity yet who do not like humans.

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Download How to Propose to a Prince (Avon Romantic Treasure) by Kathryn Caskie PDF

By Kathryn Caskie

If the tiara suits, put on it! and that's precisely what Elizabeth Royle intends to do. finally, if you cannot be stated because the daughter of a prince, the least you are able to do is marry one. whilst Elizabeth, youngest of the infamous Royle sisters, comes face-to-face together with her destiny husband, a guy she's visible merely in her desires, she approximately swoons—especially while she discovers he's a prince. yet her ecstasy is short-lived as she speedy learns that the fellow she longs for is betrothed to an individual else—a princess, no much less. A lesser girl could surrender, yet Elizabeth is a Royle, in spite of everything. Refusing to give up her desires of a royal marriage ceremony, Elizabeth takes the placement of lady-in-waiting to the fianc?e, decided to get on the subject of her ideal fit. however the lover she wishes isn't who he turns out . . . and just once she discovers the real guy in the back of the crown will she locate the suitable love she's been eager for all her lifestyles.

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Download Lacey, Wells and Quick Reconstructing Criminal Law: Text and by Celia Wells PDF

By Celia Wells

Because the booklet of the 1st variation, this textbook has provided some of the most certain and cutting edge techniques to the research of felony legislations. either conventional and rising components, similar to public order offences and company manslaughter, it bargains a wide and thorough viewpoint at the topic. fabric is organised thematically and is obviously signposted first and foremost of every part to permit the coed to navigate effectively throughout the assorted fields. This new version appears at topical matters similar to policing, the intense Crime Act 2007, and reform of the Fraud Act 2006. correct case legislations and extracts from the main topical and fascinating debates at the topic supply the topic immediacy. The publication is key for either undergraduate and postgraduate learn of legal legislations and justice.

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Download The Crimson Rooms by Katharine McMahon PDF

By Katharine McMahon

Within the spirit of Sarah Waters and Geraldine Brooks, a dramatic secret approximately love, secrets and techniques, and discovery in post-World struggle I London. nonetheless haunted via the dying of her purely brother, James, within the nice warfare, Evelyn Gifford is totally unprepared whilst a tender nurse and her six-year-old son look at the Giffords' doorstep one evening. the kid, the nurse claims, is James's, conceived in a battlefield medical institution. The grief-stricken Giffords take them either in; yet Evelyn, a suffering legal professional, needs to now aid her whole family-at a time whilst paintings for girls legal professionals is sort of nonexistent. unexpectedly a brand new case falls in Evelyn's lap: likely hopeless, it has been deserted through her male coworkers. The accused-a veteran charged with murdering his younger spouse- is sort of guaranteed to die at the gallows. . . . And but, Evelyn believes he's actually blameless, simply as she suspects there is extra to the tale of her "nephew" than meets the attention. . .

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Download The English Galileo: Thomas Harriot’s Work on Motion as an by Matthias Schemmel PDF

By Matthias Schemmel

The fast sequence The old Epistemology of Mechanics provides the long term improvement of mechanical wisdom. The books during this sequence mix the presentation of a large choice of correct resources with in-depth analyses of the long term improvement of mechanical wisdom concentrating on the early smooth interval. This sequence is conceived in analogy to the four-volume sequence at the Genesis of common Relativity (BSPS 250). The English Galileo, the 1st booklet during this sequence, investigates the shared wisdom of preclassical mechanics through touching on the paintings of Thomas Harriot on movement, documented by way of a wealth of manuscripts, to that of Galileo and different contemporaries. Harriot and Galileo certainly exploited a similar shared wisdom assets to be able to strategy an analogous hard gadgets. whereas the trails Harriot lines during the shared wisdom are assorted from Galileo’s, the paintings of the 2 scientists screens extraordinary similarities as regards their achievements in addition to the issues they have been not able to resolve. The examine of Harriot’s parallel paintings therefore permits the exploration of the constitution of the shared wisdom of early sleek mechanics, to understand attainable replacement histories, and to tell apart among person peculiarities and shared constructions of early sleek mechanical reasoning. This examine has obtained exceptional awards, the Junior pupil Award of the Georg Agricola Society and the Georg Uschmann Award of the German nationwide Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina.

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