By Willy van der Heide
Bob Evers en zijn vrienden zetten de achtervolging voort op 'De Kapitein' en zijn bende, die in het bezit zijn van een schat. Vanaf ca. 10 jaar.
By Salman Rushdie
Selected via the fashionable Library as one of many a hundred top novels of all time
Winner of the Booker of Bookers
Saleem Sinai is born on the stroke of middle of the night on August 15, 1947, the very second of India’s independence. Greeted via fireworks monitors, cheering crowds, and best Minister Nehru himself, Saleem grows as much as research the ominous results of this twist of fate. His each act is reflected and magnified in occasions that sway the process nationwide affairs; his wellbeing and fitness and future health are inextricably guaranteed to these of his country; his lifestyles is inseparable, every now and then indistinguishable, from the historical past of his kingdom. possibly so much striking are the telepathic powers linking him with India’s 1,000 different “midnight’s children,” all born in that preliminary hour and endowed with magical presents.
This novel is without delay a desirable kin saga and an dazzling evocation of an enormous land and its people–a amazing incarnation of the common human comedy. Twenty-five years after its book, nighttime’ s kids stands aside as either an epochal paintings of fiction and a super functionality via one of many nice literary voices of our time.
By Edgar Rice Burroughs
Held captive through gruesome bodiless heads, Princess Tara of Helium used to be rescued by way of a warrior who dared no longer show his identify. yet break out led the daughter of the Warlord of Mars into much more loathesome peril -- because the prize in a bloody video game of residing chess.
By Lincoln Peirce
Nate Wright has a nostril (and a penchant) for hassle. So he's no longer one to be shocked by way of a pop quiz popping up.
Aspiring cartoonist Nate Wright is the famous person of massive Nate, the day-by-day and Sunday cartoon and a favourite middle-grade ebook personality. Nate is eleven years previous, four-and-a-half ft tall, and the best-ever checklist holder for detentions at school historical past. He's a self-described genius and 6th grade Renaissance guy. Nate, who lives along with his dad and older sister, enjoys pestering his family members and academics along with his sarcasm.
By Morris Kenyon
McTeague's as soon as relied on good friend and affiliate, Wheelan, has damaged off a part of the older mobster's crime empire round the east Midlands. some distance worse, Wheelan has additionally taken McTeague's a lot more youthful moment spouse, Claire, away with him.
Knowing the remainder of his empire will fall away or illness to Wheelan if he fails to behave, McTeague sends his relied on and deadly enforcer, Hennessy, to Sleaford to teach Wheelan who's leader and to take Claire again domestic. So Hennessy starts off a crusade of violence till Wheelan has no selection yet to come Claire. yet that's just the start of either gang boss's problems...
By Paul Kupperberg
STARFLEET CORPS OF ENGINEERS
The project appeared mundane sufficient: clearaway a "junk pile" of deserted ships which are adrift in a zone of house that's within the manner of a convoy of colony vessels en path to a brand new global. however the S.C.E.'s missions by no means remain regimen for terribly long...
peculiar occurrences commence occurring everywhere in the U.S.S. da Vinci, compounded via the truth that none in their recommendations for clearing the ships seems operating. quickly, the very nature of fact turns into endangered, and Soloman needs to interface with a strong alien computing device to maintain the da Vinci from falling sufferer to the...
By Amy Queau
After the emotional turmoil that was once ‘Jesse’ subsides, Charlie manages to discover peace together with her determination to go away him, regardless of her sense of right and wrong telling her in a different way. announcing so long to the drama proves to be a neater job than she expected. And even if Charlie’s existence maintains to check her energy, her will, and her motivation to select herself up and mud herself off, she carves a brand new course. Making optimistic alterations in her lifestyles, she will get a brand new task, a brand new residence, and a brand new man; every thing is almost ideal. approximately. thousands of miles away, Jesse isn’t faring too good of their aftermath. yet inside his darkness, he reveals a objective and reconstructs himself with one objective in brain: He must locate his Charlie.
By Douglas Coupland
Coupland electrifies us on each web page of this witty, clever, and unforgettable novel. Love, loss of life, and everlasting friendship can all transpire the place we least count on them...and even after tragedy turns out to have wiped your human slate fresh, tales can slowly rebuild you.
By David Brin
David Brin's Uplift novels are one of the so much exciting and striking technology fiction ever written. Sundiver, Startide Rising, and The Uplift War--a New York Times bestseller--together make up the most liked sagas of all time. Brin's stories are set in a destiny universe within which no species can achieve sentience with no being "uplifted" by way of a client race. But the best secret of all continues to be unsolved: who uplifted humankind?
The Terran exploration vessel Streaker has crashed within the uncharted water global of Kithrup, bearing some of the most very important discoveries in galactic history. Below, a handful of her human and dolphin workforce battles armed uprising and a adversarial planet to shield her secret--the destiny of the Progenitors, the fabled First Race who seeded knowledge through the stars.