In this dark, quirky fourteenth Dr. Siri Paiboun mystery set in Communist Laos in the early ´80s, a death threat sends Dr. Siri down memory lane, from Paris in the ´30s to war-torn Vietnam in the ´70s, to figure out who´s trying to kill him now. Vientiane, 1980: For a man of his age and in his corner of the world, Dr. Siri, the 76-year-old former national coroner of Laos, is doing remarkably well-especially considering the fact that he is possessed by a thousand-year-old Hmong shaman. That is, until he finds a mysterious note tied to his dog´s tail. Upon finding someone to translate the note, Dr. Siri learns it is a death threat addressed not only to him, but to everyone he holds dear. Whoever wrote the note claims the job will be executed in two weeks. Thus, at the urging of his wife and his motley crew of faithful friends, Dr. Siri must figure out who wants him dead, prompting him to recount three incidents over the years: an early meeting with his lifelong pal Civilai in Paris in the early ´30s, a particularly disruptive visit to an art museum in Saigon in 1956, and a prisoner of war negotiation in Hanoi at the height of the Vietnam War in the ´70s. There will be grave consequences in the present if Dr. Siri can´t decipher the clues from his past.
A ´´New York Times´´ bestseller, ´´One Second After´´ presents a terrifyingly real story of terrorism, in which one man struggles to save his family and his small North Carolina town after America loses a war. Available in a tall Premium Edition.
Ein Darjeeling, der sich mit seinem runden Geschmack und dem leicht kräftigen Aroma als guter Alltagstee eignet. Ein mit Sorgfalt gepflückter Second Flush Tee mit einem drahtigen Blatt und gold-brauner Tassenfarbe.
The highly anticipated new standalone full-color graphic novel from Bryan Lee O´Malley, author and artist of the hugely bestselling Scott Pilgrim graphic novel series. Katie´s got it pretty good. She´s a talented young chef, she runs a successful restaurant, and she has big plans to open an even better one. Then, all at once, progress on the new location bogs down, her charming ex-boyfriend pops up, her fling with another chef goes sour, and her best waitress gets badly hurt. And just like that, Katie´s life goes from pretty good to not so much. What she needs is a second chance. Everybody deserves one, after all-but they don´t come easy. Luckily for Katie, a mysterious girl appears in the middle of the night with simple instructions for a do-it-yourself do-over: 1. Write your mistake 2. Ingest one mushroom. 3. Go to sleep. 4. Wake anew And just like that, all the bad stuff never happened, and Katie is given another chance to get things right. She´s also got a dresser drawer full of magical mushrooms-and an irresistible urge to make her life not just good, but perfect. Too bad it´s against the rules. But Katie doesn´t care about the rules-and she´s about to discover the unintended consequences of the best intentions. From the mind and pen behind the acclaimed Scott Pilgrim series comes a madcap new tale of existential angst, everyday obstacles, young love, and ancient spirits that´s sharp-witted and tenderhearted, whimsical and wise.
Der Darjeeling FOP ist ein fein gepflückter Blatt-Tee aus der Sommerernte, dem ´´Second Flush´´. Das Blatt ist drahtig und mit hellen Spitzen, den Tips, versehen.Die Tasse ist gold-braun und bringt ein leichtes, kräftiges Aroma. Dieser Tee bietet Ihnen einen vollmundigen Geschmack und eignet sich als guter Alltagstee.
His work on broader issues and trends - such as Beyond Certainty - has changed the way we view society. He even asks whether we should rethink our roles in life - as students, parents, workers and voters - and what the aims of an ideal society of the future should be.
Pünktlich zu Daniella 25. Geburtstag bringt sich ihr Vater um. Die schockierte Daniella beginnt nach dem Warum zu forschen und stößt in ein Nest von Intrigen, religiösen Fanatikern und einem bizarren Kult, bei dem auch heute noch Menschen einem gnadenlos Gott geopfert werden...
Churchill´s six-volume history of World War II -- the definitive work, remarkable both for its sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, universally acknowledged as a magnificent historical reconstruction and an enduring work of literature. From Britian´s darkest and finest hour to the great alliance and ultimate victory, the Second World War remains the pivotal event in our century. Churchill was not only its greatest leader, but the free world´s most eloquent voice of defiance in the face of Nazi tyranny. His epic account of those times, published in six volumes, won the Nobel Prize in 1953.
Sports Illustrated´s chief NBA writer, Jack McCallum, only planned to spend the preseason with the Phoenix Suns as an ´´assistant coach´´ -- and then write a story about his experiences. Instead, he stayed on with the Suns throughout their exciting and controversial 2005-2006 season. Gaining access to everything from locker-room chats with superstar point guard Steve Nash, to coaches´ meetings with maverick coach Mike D´Antoni, McCallum learned what makes this wildly popular, innovative, and international assemblage of talented players and brilliant coaches tick -- making Seven Seconds or Less an all-access look at one of the greatest shows in sports.
Following in the footsteps of her critically acclaimed novel IF ONLY YOU KNEW, multi-bestselling author Kristan Higgins returns with a pitch-perfect look at the affection-and the acrimony-that binds sisters together.