Download E-books Coup de tabac (Les annales du Dique-monde, Tome 39) PDF

By Terry Pratchett

Blousé, Vimaire. Dame Sybil, son épouse aimante, lui impose quinze jours de congés à l. a. campagne dans le manoir familial. los angeles vie de hobereau, rien de folichon pour le commissaire divisionnaire du Guet d’Ankh-Morpork, non plus que los angeles déférence servile qu’on lui témoigne, à lui qui tient pour article de foi que les hommes sont tous les mêmes le pantalon baissé. los angeles culture le veut, le flic en vacances n’a pas ouvert sa valise que le prime cadavre lui saute à los angeles determine. Mais ce n’est pas un meurtre ordinaire qui attend Vimaire, c’est un crime contre l’existence et l. a. dignité d’une espèce entière. Qu’importe s’il est hors de sa juridiction, si les repères lui manquent dans le monde rural et si l’on s’acharne à le mener en bateau, l. a. justice doit passer.

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Download E-books Beta Male: Four Friends, Three Assumed Identities, Two Weddings and One Very Dangerous Bet PDF

By Iain Hollingshead

Are your carefree twenties a taking flight reminiscence? Are your folks discussing kids and fixed-rate mortgages if you grasp your Xbox, sobbing? you are not the single one. 'Beta Male' is a riotously humorous and painfully sincere chronicle approximately friendship, masculinity, marriage and the start of the tip of the start of adulthood.

Sam Hunt is a careworn smooth male in his very overdue twenties. A work-shy, commitment-phobic would-be actor, he's commencing to fear that turning thirty may simply be the final straw. Flatmate Alan, the practical one, has simply been proposed to by way of his female friend Jess, along with his femme fatale boss counting on with a saucy gleam in her eye. Newly-dumped Ed spends his time tearfully observing 'Sex and town' in a pile of his ex-girlfriend's pajamas and plotting his revenge. in the meantime unemployed health professional Matt embarks on a doubtful wager with Sam to determine who might be the 1st to ensnare a wealthy spouse and luxuriate in a lifetime of leisure...

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Download E-books Who I Am and What I Want PDF

By David Shrigley

Humorous, pressing, strange, and sincere pop artist David Shrigley's darkly hilarious scrawls from the unconscious have earned him a becoming legion of lovers around the globe. during this mock autobiographical assortment his mischievous drawings seize life's anxieties and goals from the mundane to the surreal. right here, finally, is the reality approximately beer, medical professionals, shadow puppets, lunch, dolphins, boredom, and supernatural forces. Seductively unusual and addictively fun, this edgy little publication welcomes the uninitiated and rewards the trustworthy.

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Download E-books Feminist Ryan Gosling: Feminist Theory (as Imagined) from Your Favorite Sensitive Movie Dude PDF

By Danielle Henderson

What begun as a foolish manner for blogger Danielle Henderson and her classmates to maintain song of the feminist theorists they have been learning at school speedy changed into an in a single day sensation. due to the fact its release in October 2011, the Feminist Ryan Gosling weblog has with regards to 30,000 fans and greater than three million web page perspectives in step with month.

In this hilarious e-book in response to the wildly well known weblog, the writer pairs swoon-worthy photographs of the steamy actor with delicate feminist theories and many candy speak. integrated are a hundred and twenty full-color pictures and captions all through, with the superior entries from the weblog besides 70 to eighty percentage brand-new fabric for the book.

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Download E-books The Facades: A Novel PDF

By Eric Lundgren

Along the streets of the once-great Midwestern urban of Trude, the ornate previous structures lie in damage. Shrouded in sadness and nostalgia, Trude has develop into a spot to "lose yourself," as one vacationer brochure places it: a treacherous maze of convoluted buying department shops, barricaded libraries, and elitist assisted-living homes.

One evening at Trude's opera residence, the theater's such a lot celebrated mezzo-soprano vanishes in the course of practice session. whilst police arise empty-handed, the star's husband, a disconsolate criminal clerk named Sven Norberg, needs to absorb the hunt on his personal. yet to find the key of his wife's disappearance, Norberg needs to descend into Trude's underworld and confront the menacing and weird voters of his fatherland: rebellious librarians, shifty song critics, a cop known as the Oracle, and the minister of an apocalyptic church who has recruited Norberg's teenage son. confronted with the lack of every thing he loves, Norberg follows his research to the guts of the town and during the structures of a in all probability insane modernist architect known as Bernhard, whose intricate imaginative and prescient will supply him an striking revelation.

Written with boundless intelligence and razor-sharp wit, THE FACADES is a comic book andexistential secret that unfolds on the pressing speed of a thriller.

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Download E-books Thraxas and the Sorcerers PDF

By Martin Scott

It used to be your usual kinda day in Turai. Elves have been murdering Orcs, Orcs have been murdering Elves, each person used to be murdering Dwarves and something that wasn't nailed to the ground have been stolen, fenced after which stolen back. Yep, company used to be booming - aside from me.

My final case was once a bust, the money owed have been as excessive as a dragon's toupee and the one men beating a route to my door sought after gold - otherwise it wouldn't be the trail they'd be beating.

My name's Thraxas, and I'm a P.I. So while the note hit the road that the Sorcerers Guild have been preserving their conference downtown I felt as chuffed as a crab in a whorehouse . Don't get me incorrect - I do magic just like the subsequent man - yet so far as Sorcerers pass, good, two's corporation and three's a crime-spree...

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Download E-books Anybody Can Do Anything PDF

By Betty MacDonald

"The neatest thing concerning the melancholy was once how it reunited our relatives and gave my sister Mary a true chance to end up that any one can do whatever, particularly Betty."

After surviving either the failed fowl farm - and marriage - immortalized in The Egg and I, Betty MacDonald returns to dwell along with her mom and desperately searches to discover a task to aid her younger daughters. With assistance from her older sister Mary, Anybody Can Do Anything recounts her failed, and sometimes hilarious, makes an attempt to discover paintings throughout the nice melancholy.

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Download E-books Mrs. Noodlekugel PDF

By Daniel Pinkwater

With signature wit and whimsy, the inimitable Daniel Pinkwater introduces an eccentric, endearing babysitter each baby will want they can have.

Nick and Maxine dwell in a tall construction with one condominium on most sensible of one other. So once they glance out their window and spot a bit condo they by no means knew was once there, in fact they have to stopover at (especially while their mom and dad inform them now not to!). facing the boiler room, they’re surprised to discover to a mystery yard with a backyard, a porch, and a statue of a cat. And they’re much more surprised whilst that cat starts off to speak. . . . Welcome to the area of Mrs. Noodlekugel, the place pussycats speak and serve cookies and tea, vision-impaired mice subscribe to the get together (but could placed crumbs up their noses), and youngsters looking for humorous adventures are drawn by way of the nice and cozy odor of gingerbread and the promise of magical surprises.

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Download E-books The Mangle Street Murders: The Gower Street Detectives: Book 1 (Gower St Detectives) PDF

By M. R. C. Kasasian

The first in an enthralling, evocative, and sharply plotted Victorian crime sequence starring a detective duo to rival Holmes and Watson.

After her father dies, March Middleton has to maneuver to London to reside along with her mother or father, Sidney Grice, the country’s most famed inner most detective.

it really is 1882 and London is at its murkiest but such a lot vivid, wealthiest but such a lot poverty-stricken. No faster does March arrive than a case provides itself: a tender girl has been brutally murdered, and her husband is the one suspect. The victim’s mom is confident of her son-in-law’s innocence, and March is so touched by way of her pleas she bargains to hide Sidney’s price herself.

The investigations lead the pair to the darkest alleys of the East finish: each twist leads Sidney Grice to imagine his shopper is in charge; yet March is confident that he's blameless. round them London reeks with the stench of poverty and gossip, the case threatens to boil over into civil unrest and Sidney Grice reveals his recognition isn't the in basic terms factor in mortal risk.

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Download E-books Who Cut the Cheese?: A Cultural History of the Fart PDF

By Jim Dawson

We have now informed you the way TO SHIT within the WOODS. now we have taken you UP SHIT CREEK. Now, we dare to invite the everlasting question...WHO lower THE CHEESE? that's to assert, what precisely is a fart? Why will we do it? Why can we conceal it once we do it? And why can we locate farts so darn humorous? A lower above anything at the topic, this ebook particularly shall we move and tells all, attending to the ground of those mysteries. writer Jim sniffs out a load of old and medical fart stories, then bargains the type of enjoyable evidence you can be loss of life to enable slip at social events, in chapters like "Fart evidence that are not simply scorching Air," "Gone with the Wind" (on well-known motion picture farts), and "Le Petomane & the paintings of the Fart" (on the main recognized windbag in history). From truth to fiction to frivolous flatulence, this ebook is definitely a ripping stable learn.

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