Girl Missing (Previously published as Peggy Sue Got Murdered): A Novel

By Tess Gerritsen

NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • From Tess Gerritsen, bestselling writer of the Rizzoli & Isles sequence, her attractive first thriller!
A appealing younger woman’s corpse is located dumped in a garbage-strewn alley. Now specified by the workplace of medical expert Kat Novak is an unidentified physique that betrays no secrets—except for a matchbook clutched in a single stiff hand, seven numbers scrawled within. whilst a moment sufferer is chanced on, Kat starts off to worry serial killer is stalking the streets, utilizing a perilous drug to do his soiled paintings. The police are skeptical. The mayor won’t pay attention. one of many town’s such a lot trendy voters, with a lacking daughter of his personal, is additionally Kat’s leader suspect. because the loss of life toll rises, Kat races to show a dangerous predator who's shut adequate to the touch her.
Praise for Tess Gerritsen
“[The writer] has a knack for developing nice characters and mysterious plots that appear ordinary but additionally dazzle with complexity and twists.”—Associated Press
“[Gerritsen] has an mind's eye that permits her to conjure up depths of human habit so darkish and scary that she makes Edgar Allan Poe and H. P. Lovecraft look like goody-two-shoes.”Chicago Tribune
“One of the main flexible voices in mystery fiction today.”—The windfall Journal
Previously released as Peggy Sue acquired Murdered

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Early Plays (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)

By Eugene O'Neill

This quantity brings to readers a range of Eugene O'Neill's early paintings, written among 1914 and 1921 and produced for the level among 1916 and 1922. integrated listed here are: seven one-act performs, The Moon of the Caribbees, Bound East for Cardiff, In the Zone, The lengthy Voyage Home, Ile, Where the go Is Made, and The Rope; and 5 full-length performs, Beyond the Horizon, The Straw, Anna Christie, and the classics The Emperor Jones and The bushy Ape. nearly all of the performs are seriously prompted through German expressionism-Freud, Nietzsche, Strindberg, and the novel leftist politics during which O'Neill used to be concerned in the course of his adolescence. integrated during this particular assortment is the little identified and hugely autobiographical play, The Straw, which pulls on O'Neill's confinement within the Gaylord Farm health facility.

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The Life and Death of Richard the Third (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 23) (Bilingual Edition)

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual variation of chinese language and English.


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Japanese Plays: Classic Noh, Kyogen and Kabuki Works (Tuttle Classics)

By A.L. Sadler

Classic Noh, Kyogen and Kabuki Works

Nothing displays the great thing about lifestyles up to eastern theater. it really is the following that truth is held suspended and vacancy can fill the brain via phrases, track, dance, and mysticism. A.L. Sadler interprets the mysteries of Noh, Kyogen, and Kabuki in his groundbreaking publication, Japanese Plays. A seminal vintage in its time, it offers a pass portion of jap theater that provides the reader a sampler of its attractiveness and power.

  • The strength of Noh is in its skill to create an iconic global that represents the attributes that the japanese carry in optimum esteem: kin, patriotism, and honor.
  • Kyogen performs supply comedian aid every so often played among the intense and stoic Noh performs. equally, Sadler's translated Kyogen items are layered among the Noh and the Kabuki plays.
  • The Kabuki performs have been the theater of the typical humans of Japan. The process time has given them the patina of folks paintings making them helpful cultural relics of Japan. Sadler chosen those items for translation as a result of their lighter material and comparatively upbeat endings—ideal for a western readership. extra linear of their telling and pedestrian within the classes realized those performs convey the problems of being in love whilst a society is bent on conformity and paternal rule.

The final result present in Japanese Plays is an excellent collection of vintage eastern dramatic literature guaranteed to enlighten and pleasure.

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The Fixer

By Joseph Finder

New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Finder's breakneck stand-alone mystery in regards to the secrets and techniques households can keep—and the risk in their discovery.

When former investigative reporter Rick Hoffman loses his activity, fiancée, and residence, his merely choice is to maneuver again into--and renovate--the domestic of his depressing adolescence, now empty and in decay because the stroke that positioned his father in a nursing home.

As Rick begins to tug aside the outdated apartment, he makes an electrifying discovery—millions of greenbacks hidden within the partitions. it is sufficient funds to totally rework Rick's life—and every little thing he concept he knew approximately his father. but the extra of his father's hidden earlier that Rick brings to mild, the extra risky his current turns into. quickly, he reveals himself at the run from lethal enemies desirous to continue the earlier buried, and in basic terms fixing the secret of his father—a guy who has been not able to speak, understand, or deal with himself for nearly 20 years—will store Rick...if he can live to tell the tale lengthy adequate to do it.

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Rebel Women: Staging Ancient Greek Drama Today (Plays and Playwrights)

A set of essays by way of many unusual members, curious about the portrayal of insurgent ladies in historical Greek drama

Greek drama presents the trendy level with a bunch of robust female
characters who stand against the patriarchal buildings that
seek to restrict and outline them. for modern theatre administrators their
representation serves as a automobile for analyzing and illuminating
issues of gender, strength, kin and morality, as germane this day as when
the performs have been first written.

Rebel girls brings together
essays via best writers from throughout diversified disciplines examining
the illustration of historical Greek heroines of their unique contexts
and on contemporary degree. Divided into 3 sections, it considers in turn
international productions, Irish models, and experiences of the original
texts. The articles discover how such characters as Iphigenia, Medea,
Antigone and Clytemnestra were portrayed in recent years and the
challenges and provocation they give to either modern audiences
and dramatists alike.

'Seamus Heaney and Athol Fugard are brought
together as individuals through the muse that historical Greek tragedy
has provided to them either. There are choices the following on Iphigenia, Medea,
Antigone, Clytemnestra, movie, drama, Greece, Russia ... and especially
Ireland. Amidst all this style, the extent of curiosity and of
scholarship are regularly high.' Oliver Taplin, Professor of
Classical Languages and Literature, Oxford collage

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Play With a Tiger and Other Plays

By Doris Lessing

Three acclaimed works for the level by way of Doris Lessing, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature

Written from Fifties to the Seventies, the 3 performs amassed the following replicate the social and political matters of the days, and are wealthy with Doris Lessing’s attribute ardour and incisiveness.

‘Play With a Tiger’ follows the fortunes of Anna and Dave, representatives of the rising post-war classless society, and their makes an attempt to discover a blueprint for dwelling. ‘The making a song Door’, written for kids, is a hugely experimental play, a smart and witty allegorical examine of energy video games. ‘Each His personal wasteland’ tells the tale of Myra, who has fought all her existence for the socialist excellent, and who needs to now come to phrases with the truth that regardless of her top efforts, her son is detached to her politics.

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L'Eventail de Lady Windermere / Lady Windermere's fan, édition bilingue

By Oscar Wilde

L. a. vertueuse woman Windermere s’apprête à donner un bal pour son anniversaire. Elle est tout à ses préparatifs lorsqu’elle découvre que son époux entretient une femme à los angeles réputation sulfureuse. Sa jalousie explose. Le mari dément. Mais, comble du déshonneur, il lui demande d’inviter cette mystérieuse inconnue le soir même…

Premier grand succès théâtral d’Oscar Wilde, L’Éventail de woman Windermere tourne en dérision les travers d’une société gouvernée par l’hypocrisie et l’argent. Ironie, cruauté et amour se mêlent dans cette comédie parfaitement maîtrisée et d’une drôlerie exquise, où l’auteur, distillant paradoxes et mots d’esprit, questionne aussi le pouvoir et l’inanité du langage.

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The Collected Shorter Plays Beckett

By Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett, the nice minimalist grasp and winner of the 1969 Nobel Prize for Literature, produced a few of his most generally praised paintings for the degree within the type of the quick play. this entire and definitive choice of twenty-five performs and “playlets” comprises Beckett’s celebrated Krapp’s final Tape, Embers, Cascando, Play, Eh Joe, Not I, and Footfalls, in addition to his mimes, all his radio and tv performs, his screenplay for Film, his edition of Robert Pinget’s The outdated Tune, and the newer Catastrophe, What Where, Quad, and Night and Dreams.

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