Shadows from the Walls of Death

Shadows from the Walls of Death


  • Author : Robert Kedzie
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2014-11-14
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1502703173


Shadows from the Walls of Death Book Description :

This version of 'Shadows from the Walls of Death' is a tribute to Robert Clark Kedzie, who produced the originals of which there are now only two left in existence. They are located at the University of Michigan and Michigan State University. The originals are approximately 22 x 30 inches containing a title page and an 8 page preface followed by 86 samples cut from rolls of arsenic impregnated wallpaper. The book is sealed in a protective container and each individual page is encapsulated. This particular edition does not actually contain any arsenic. Further to that the content of this volume including both text and images are for entertainment purposes....

Walls
Score: 3.5
From 3 Ratings

Walls


  • Author : Marcello Di Cintio
  • Publisher : Union Books
  • Release Date : 2013-07-18
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781908526380


Walls Book Description :

DIV The world’s walls are supposed to be coming down. We speak of globalization, international markets and global villages; barriers to trade keep falling, and it is now possible to communicate instantly from nearly anywhere in the world. But just as these virtual walls come down, real walls rise. In this evocative blend of travel writing, history and politics, Marcello Di Cintio visits the world’s most disputed edges to meet those who live alongside the razor wire, concrete and steel. Along the way he shares tea with refugees on the wrong side of Morocco’s desert wall; he encounters illegal immigrants circumventing high-tech fencing around the Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla; he walks Arizona’s migrant trails, visits fenced-in villages...

The Shadow of the Wind
Score: 3.5
From 76 Ratings

The Shadow of the Wind


  • Author : Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2005-01-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101147061


The Shadow of the Wind Book Description :

"Gabriel García Márquez meets Umberto Eco meets Jorge Luis Borges for a sprawling magic show." --The New York Times Book Review A New York Times Bestseller Barcelona, 1945: A city slowly heals in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, and Daniel, an antiquarian book dealer’s son who mourns the loss of his mother, finds solace in a mysterious book entitled The Shadow of the Wind, by one Julián Carax. But when he sets out to find the author’s other works, he makes a shocking discovery: someone has been systematically destroying every copy of every book Carax has written. In fact, Daniel may have the last of Carax’s books in existence. Soon Daniel’s seemingly innocent quest opens a door into one of Barcelona’s darkest secrets--an epic stor...

A Gathering of Shadows
Score: 4
From 2,645 Ratings

A Gathering of Shadows


  • Author : V. E. Schwab
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2016-02-23
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780765376497


A Gathering of Shadows Book Description :

From #1 New York Times bestselling author V.E. Schwab "Addictive and immersive, A Gathering of Shadows cements this series as a must-read." —Entertainment Weekly, grade A Four months have passed since the shadow stone fell into Kell's possession. Four months since his path crossed with Delilah Bard. Four months since Rhy was wounded and the Dane twins fell, and the stone was cast with Holland's dying body through the rift, and into Black London. In many ways, things have almost returned to normal, though Rhy is more sober, and Kell is now plagued by his guilt. Restless, and having given up smuggling, Kell is visited by dreams of ominous magical events, waking only to think of Lila, who disappeared from the docks like she always meant to do. As Red ...

Shadows Return
Score: 3.5
From 17 Ratings

Shadows Return


  • Author : Lynn Flewelling
  • Publisher : Spectra
  • Release Date : 2008-06-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 055390518X


Shadows Return Book Description :

With their most treacherous mission yet behind them, heroes Seregil and Alec resume their double life as dissolute nobles and master spies. But in a world of rivals and charmers, fate has a different plan.… After their victory in Aurënen, Alec and Seregil have returned home to Rhíminee. But with most of their allies dead or exiled, it is difficult for them to settle in. Hoping for diversion, they accept an assignment that will take them back to Seregil’s homeland. En route, however, they are ambushed and separated, and both are sold into slavery. Clinging to life, Seregil is sustained only by the hope that Alec is alive. But it is not Alec’s life his strange master wants—it is his blood. For his unique lineage is capable of producing a rare...

Fatal Shadows

Fatal Shadows


  • Author : Josh Lanyon
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-08-15
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1649310110


Fatal Shadows Book Description :

When a bookstore owner is accused of murdering his ex-lover, proving his innocence might lead a hard-nosed detective to a fatal attraction?Thirty-five-year-old gay bookseller Adrien English searches for love between the pages. As a sensitive intellectual with a heart condition, his dating life is gathering dust on the shelves. But when police name him the prime suspect in the brutal murder of his friend and employee, Adrien doesn't expect his best hope for romance to be assigned to the case?Detective Jake Riordan is hungry to climb the ranks. All he has to do for a promotion is nail the handsome bookstore owner for an obvious crime of passion. If only he could stop fantasizing about the suspect instead of the "normal" wife and family his career deman...

The Shadows Between Us
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Shadows Between Us


  • Author : Tricia Levenseller
  • Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
  • Release Date : 2020-02-25
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250189974


The Shadows Between Us Book Description :

Tricia Levenseller, author of Daughter of the Pirate King, is back with an epic YA tale of ambition and love in The Shadows Between Us... “They’ve never found the body of the first and only boy who broke my heart. And they never will.” Alessandra is tired of being overlooked, but she has a plan to gain power: 1) Woo the Shadow King. 2) Marry him. 3) Kill him and take his kingdom for herself. No one knows the extent of the freshly crowned Shadow King’s power. Some say he can command the shadows that swirl around him to do his bidding. Others say they speak to him, whispering the thoughts of his enemies. Regardless, Alessandra knows what she deserves, and she’s going to do everything within her power to get it. But Alessandra’s not the only...

The Shadow of What Was Lost
Score: 3.5
From 10 Ratings

The Shadow of What Was Lost


  • Author : James Islington
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Release Date : 2016-07-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316552745


The Shadow of What Was Lost Book Description :

"Love The Wheel of Time? This is about to become your new favorite series." --B&N SF & Fantasy Blog A young man with forbidden magic finds himself drawn into an ancient war against a dangerous enemy in book one of the Licanius Trilogy, the series that fans are heralding as the next Wheel of Time. As destiny calls, a journey begins. It has been twenty years since the godlike Augurs were overthrown and killed. Now, those who once served them -- the Gifted -- are spared only because they have accepted the rebellion's Four Tenets, vastly limiting their powers. As a Gifted, Davian suffers the consequences of a war lost before he was even born. He and others like him are despised. But when Davian discovers he wields the forbidden power of the Augurs, he an...

Shadows of War
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Shadows of War


  • Author : Carolyn Nordstrom
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0520239776


Shadows of War Book Description :

Annotation This book captures the human face of the frontlines, revealing both the visible and the hidden realities of contemporary war, power, and international profiteering in the 21st century....