Score: 4.5
From 39 Ratings

Another Country

  • Author: James Baldwin
  • Release Date : 1992-12-01
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 7311604 Bytes

"Brilliantly and fiercely told." —The New York TimesNominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American ReadSet in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, among other locales, Another Country is a novel of passions—sexual, racial, political, artistic—that is stunning for its emotional intensity and haunting sensuality, depicting men and women, blacks and whites, stripped of their masks of gender and race by love and hatred at the most elemental and sublime....

Score: 4
From 141 Ratings

Standing in Another Man's Grave

  • Author: Ian Rankin
  • Release Date : 2013-01-15
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 2904357 Bytes

John Rebus returns to investigate the disappearances of three women from the same road over ten years. For the last decade, Nina Hazlitt has been ready to hear the worst about her daughter's disappearance. But with no sightings, no body, and no suspect, the police investigation ground to a halt long ago, and Nina's pleas to the cold case department have led her nowhere. Until she meets the newest member of the team: former Detective John Rebus. Rebus has never shied away from lost causes - one of the many ways he managed to antagonize his bosses when he was on the force. Now he's back as a retired civilian, reviewing abandoned files. Necessary work, but it's not exactly scratching the itch he feels to be in the heart of the action. Two more wome...