Anjelica Huston's life, once she turned 15 and moved to London, is a who's who of popular culture from the Rolling Stones in late '60s London to the Chelsea Hotel in New York when she was modelling in the early '70s, to Jack Nicholson and Warren Beatty in '70s and '80s Los [...]
Gesar, the youngest and bravest of the gods, has been sent down to the human world to defeat the demons that plague the lives of ordinary people. Jigmed is a young shepherd, who is visited by dreams of Gesar, of gods and of ancient battles while he sleeps. This book tells [...]
Informationen zum Autor. Ann Patchett is the author of six novels and three books of non-fiction. She has been shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction three times; with The Magician's Assistant in 1998, winning the prize with Bel Canto in 2002, and was most recently [...]
Klappentext. A dazzling and provocative new book from the #1 bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers and What the Dog Saw.Why do underdogs succeed so much more than we expect? How do the weak outsmart the strong? .
She's trained to kill. He's beaten the best. This time all bets are off. Former secret service agents turned private investigators, Sean King and Michelle Maxwell, return in their most surprising, personal and dangerous case to date. Michelle had chased many things in her [...]
Informationen zum Autor. ROBERT HARRIS is one of Britain's most famous writers of thriller novels and gripping historical fiction. He is the author of eight bestselling historical and contemporary thrillers: "Archangel, Enigma, Fatherland, The Fear Index, The Ghost, [...]
ENGLISCHE ORIGINALAUSGABE. A fully illustrated fan's collectible shares definitive behind-the-scenes insider coverage of the making of the third film in the original Star Wars trilogy, drawing on unprecedented access to the Lucasfilm Archives to provide previously [...]
We are witnessing the beginnings of a revolution. Big data - the explosion of information that digitization has sparked - is changing our world in ways we are just starting to appreciate
The sixth Odd Thomas thriller from the master storyteller. Our reluctant hero is drawn once more into a strange encounter with the lingering dead. Odd embarks on a chase to prevent the the death of threee children.. But he is to discover that he is not up against a single [...]
Chronicles the ordinary life of a woman named Marie, from her childhood to old age, as she experiences the changing world of her Irish-American enclave in Brooklyn, in this novel that speaks of life as it is daily lived.
Marilyn Monroe died on 5th August, 1962. Since then, the appetite for information about Monroe has proved insatiable. Lois Banner's new biography is revelatory. Banner had access to material no one else has seen, from a trove of personal papers to facts and anecdotes about [...]
At Iyot Lock, a large decaying house, two young cousins, Leonora and Edward, are parked for the summer with their ageing spinster aunt and her cruel housekeeper. At first the unpleasantness appear simply spiteful. But when spoilt Leonora is not given her birthday present, [...]