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The D. Case: Or the Truth about the Mystery of Edwin Drood

Charles Dickens - 1993 - Fiction - Snippet view
Completes Dickens' unfinished novel
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Against the Day

Thomas Pynchon - 2006 - Fiction - Snippet view
A tale spanning the years between the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 and the end of World War I features characters who are caught up in such events as the labor troubles of Colorado, the Mexican revolution, and the heyday of silent-movie Hollywood.
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Hokkaido Popsicle

Isaac Adamson - 2002 - Fiction - No preview available
After an altercation with the director of Wildman for Geisha! -- a movie based on ace reporter Billy Chaka's life -- Chaka finds himself in Hokkaido on mandatory vacation. Trouble starts when the elderly porter of the Hotel Kitty stumbles into ...
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Dreaming Pachinko

Isaac Adamson - 2003 - Fiction - No preview available
Tokyo, July 2001: Hard-boiled reporter Billy Chaka is back in the neon metropolis interviewing a has-been pop singer turned pachinko fanatic for Youth in Asia magazine. Looks like an easy assignment until he witnesses a beautiful young woman ...
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The Foreign Office and Foreign Policy, 1919-1926

Ephraim Maisel - 1994 - History - No preview available
Foreword by Martin Gilbert CBE and Preface by Zara Steiner. The account of the parts played by the Foreign Office and Austen Chamberlain in the processes that led to the Locarno Pacts is probably the best now available Maisel offers an excellent ...
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The Queen's Throat: Opera, Homosexuality and the Mystery of Desire

Wayne Koestenbaum - 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
This passionate love letter to opera, lavishly praised and nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award when it was first published, is now firmly established as a cult classic. In a learned, moving, and sparklingly witty melange of ...
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The Perfect Prince: Truth and Deception in Renaissance Europe

Ann Wroe - 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
In 1491, as Machiavelli advised popes and princes and Leonardo da Vinci astonished the art world, a young man boarded a ship in Portugal bound for Ireland. He would be greeted upon arrival as the rightful heir to the throne of England. The ...
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Tokyo Suckerpunch: A Billy Chaka Adventure

Isaac Adamson - 2000 - Fiction - No preview available
Meet Billy Chaka, ace reporter for Cleveland's hottest-selling Asian teen magazine. He's brash, savvy, and prone to hair-trigger fits of karate. Billy's in Tokyo to cover the 19-and-Under Handicapped Martial Arts Championship and meet up with his ...
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A Dance to the Music of Time: First Movement

Anthony Powell - 1995 - Fiction - Limited preview
Movement 2. The rumble of distant events in Germany and Spain presages the storm of WWII. In England, even as the whirl of marriages and adulteries, fashions and frivolities, personal triumphs and failures gathers speed, men and women find ...
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A Dance to the Music of Time: Second Movement

Anthony Powell - 1995 - Fiction - Limited preview
Follows the intertwining lives of Nick Jenkins and his acquaintances through young adulthood, marriage, work, and old age in England from 1914 to 1971.
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