Description : "An agile novel written in a language perfectly pitched for the subject matter, a ruthless dissection of a fast decaying society"—José Saramago, Nobel Prize winner The English translation of hit novel Las Viudas de Los Jueves! “Piñeiro’s clever U.S. debut.. . illuminates the hypocrisies of the country's upper classes after 9/11.”—Publishers Weekly “Piñeiro is particularly skilful at exposing the social forces undermining Argentine society, and the fragility of personal relationships. We learn the surprising truth of the three men’s death in the final chapter; the build-up to it is riveting.”—The Times (London) "Piñeiro builds up tension through banal, domestic details and the accretion of despair in everyday marital and professional struggles. There may be bloody murder at the centre of this novel, but the dystopia portrayed is an indictment not solely of...
Description : An irresistible collection of hard-hitting jokes, cartoons, stories and gags sure to appeal to every sports-loving man and his frazzled girlfriend or wife, packed with witty, sophisticated humor, and illustrated throughout by award-winning Playboy cartoonist Jack Medoff.
Description : When a married lawyer in his sixties and his beautiful twenty-two-year-old lover are found murdered, the man's wife, ex-wife, and two daughters become suspects in the crime, while Detective Carella pursues the killer responsible for his own father's death in a bakery holdup. Reprint.
Description : Reflections on thought-provoking quotations to stimulate and guide those who are interested by life's challenges. Living life can be a challenge. Which path should I follow? How should I respond? What should I do? Many similar questions face us almost daily, whether it is to do with our job, our relationships or life itself. In 'Walk With The Wise' Tim Binder and Ron Owen take thought-provoking quotations and offer their own ideas to stimulate and guide those who wish to understand life's challenges. Tim and Ron are used to helping people to make decisions regarding their lives; they have been mentors and life coaches over many years. They do not dish out answers, rather they assist people to ask themselves relevant questions, perhaps see life a little differently and find the answers which are right for them.
Description : An astonishing local book which tells the story of the murderous activities of an infamous killing syndicate of women operating in the heart of Victorian Liverpool. from a poor area of Liverpool who conspired to insure and then poison their victims for their insurance pay out. Two sisters, Catherine Flanagan and Margaret Higgins, sat at the centre of the web, preying like Black Widow spiders on their victims, including their own husbands. more probable victims and accomplices, to produce a gripping account of crime and punishment, and a real insight into working-class life in nineteenth-century Liverpool.