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Selection Day
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Selection Day is a captivating, witty novel by the Man Booker Prize winning author of The White Tiger, Aravind Adiga. 'The most exciting novelist writing in English today' A. N. Wilson One of the New York Times "100 Notable Books of 2017" Manjunath Kumar is fourteen. He knows he is good at cricket - if not as good as his elder brother Radha. He knows that he fears and resents his domineering and cricket-obsessed father, admires his brilliantly talented sibling and is fascinated by the world of CSI and by curious and interesting scientific facts. But there are many things, about himself and about the world, that he doesn't know . . . Sometimes it seems as though everyone around him has a clear idea of who Manju should be, except Manju himself. When Manju begins to get to know Radha's great rival, a boy as privileged and confident as Manju is not, everything in Manju's world begins to change and he is faced with decisions that will challenge both his sense of self and of the world around him . . .

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History of Europe: A Captivating Guide to Europ...
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If you want to discover the captivating history of Europe, then this audiobook might be what you're looking for. It includes five books that cover topics like ancient history, influence of ancient Greece and Rome, fall of the Roman Empire, the Renaissance, important events, and much more.Five captivating manuscripts in one audiobook:European History: A Captivating Guide to the History of Europe, Starting from the Neanderthals Through to the Roman Empire and the End of the Cold WarClassical Antiquity: A Captivating Guide to Ancient Greece and Rome and How These Civilizations Influenced Europe, North Africa, and Western AsiaThe Middle Ages: A Captivating Guide to the History of Europe, Starting from the Fall of the Western Roman Empire Through the Black Death to the Beginning of the RenaissanceThe Renaissance: A Captivating Guide to a Remarkable Period in European History, Including Stories of People such as Galileo Galilei, Michelangelo, Copernicus, Shakespeare, and Leonardo da VinciEarly Modern Europe: A Captivating Guide to a Period in European History with Events Such as The Thirty Years War and The Salem Witch Hunts and Political Powers such as England and The Ottoman EmpireIf you want to learn more about the history of Europe, scroll up and click the "buy now" button! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Richard L. Walton. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/193558/bk_acx0_193558_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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One Love Chigusa (eBook, ePUB)
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A love story that explores the mechanics of the heart and humankind's inevitable evolution. One Love Chigusa by Soji Shimada, one of Japan's most famous authors, is a tale of obsessive love in a world where technology has crept into the very heart of humanity. The year is 2091 AD. A horrendous motorcycle accident leaves Xie Hoyu coming to terms with his new cybernetic body. Reconstructed from the latest biomechanical prosthetics, he is discharged from hospital and tries to return to his life as an illustrator after many weeks in recovery. While surgery saves his life, existence for Xie has lost all meaning. His saviour comes in the form of a girl with whom Xie falls hopelessly in love. But not all is as it seems. Translated by Sir David Warren, a retired diplomat and former British ambassador to Japan, One Love Chigusa offers a glimpse into a possible future and questions the purpose of humanity in a manner that only Japan's master of the postmodern whodunnit can do. Red Circle Minis: Original, Short and Compelling Reads One Love Chigusa is part of Red Circle Minis, a series of short captivating books by Japan's finest contemporary writers that brings the narratives and voices of Japan together as never before. Each book is a first edition written specifically for the series and is being published in English first.

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One Love Chigusa (eBook, ePUB)
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A love story that explores the mechanics of the heart and humankind's inevitable evolution. One Love Chigusa by Soji Shimada, one of Japan's most famous authors, is a tale of obsessive love in a world where technology has crept into the very heart of humanity. The year is 2091 AD. A horrendous motorcycle accident leaves Xie Hoyu coming to terms with his new cybernetic body. Reconstructed from the latest biomechanical prosthetics, he is discharged from hospital and tries to return to his life as an illustrator after many weeks in recovery. While surgery saves his life, existence for Xie has lost all meaning. His saviour comes in the form of a girl with whom Xie falls hopelessly in love. But not all is as it seems. Translated by Sir David Warren, a retired diplomat and former British ambassador to Japan, One Love Chigusa offers a glimpse into a possible future and questions the purpose of humanity in a manner that only Japan's master of the postmodern whodunnit can do. Red Circle Minis: Original, Short and Compelling Reads One Love Chigusa is part of Red Circle Minis, a series of short captivating books by Japan's finest contemporary writers that brings the narratives and voices of Japan together as never before. Each book is a first edition written specifically for the series and is being published in English first.

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India: A Captivating Guide to the History of In...
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If you want to discover the captivating history of India, then pay attention...Three captivating books in one audiobook:History of India: A Captivating Guide to Ancient India, Medieval Indian History, and Modern India Including Stories of the Maurya Empire, the British Raj, Mahatma Gandhi, and MoreThe East India Company: A Captivating Guide to the English Company That Was Created for the Exploitation of Trade with East and Southeast Asia and IndiaThe Dutch East India Company: A Captivating Guide to the First True Multinational Corporation and Its Impact on the Dutch War of Independence from SpainSome of the chapters covered in part one of this audiobook include:The Indus River ValleyMythology of the Vedic AgeAryan India and the Great Vedic DebateAlexander the GreatThe Gupta EmpireBabur and the Mughal EmpireThe Taj Mahal and a Story of LoveEast India Company RuleThe British RajThe Caste SystemMohandas GandhiThe Salt March and IndependenceWildlife, Then and NowA Brief History of the CurryThe Space ProgramAnd much, much more!Some of the chapters covered in part two of this book include:The Company’s First Century: Establishment and Growth of the EIC, Rivals, and IssuesEffects of the EIC: Changes in the British Society, Impact on Local People Groups, and Growth of the British EmpireNotable Individuals of the EIC EraAnd much, much more!Some of the chapters covered in part three of this book include:Birth of a CorporationThe Company on the RiseFall of the GiantStructure and Organization of the VOCAnd much, much more!So, if you want to learn more about the India, scroll up and click the "buy now" bu 1. Language: English. Narrator: Randy Whitlow. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/193180/bk_acx0_193180_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Gators & Taters: A Week of Bedtime Stories , Hö...
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Gators & Taters Inspire children to wonder about characters, places, and adventures. These seven delightful stories bubble with lyrical language, captivating scenes, and gentle messages. Written by bestselling author Elaine Ambrose, this book celebrates the wonderful tradition of storytelling. No batteries required. Awards and Honors for Gators & Taters + One of 50 Children's Books Selected for Bowker's National Recommended Reading List+ Selected for Idaho Public Television “First Books” Program with Statewide distribution to underprivileged children+ Selected for State of Idaho “Read Out Loud Crowd” Program+ Selected for the Summer Reading List for the Log Cabin Literary Center in Boise, Idaho+ Selected for the Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program in Boise, Idaho 1. Language: English. Narrator: Elaine Ambrose Romano. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/076199/bk_acx0_076199_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Ballet Shoes (BBC Children's Classics), Hörbuch...
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A full cast dramatisation of this classic children's book. Pauline, Petrova, and Posy Fossil are not really sisters; even their surname is invented since Great Uncle Matthew(GUM) adopted each of them on his various fossil-hunting trips. When the trio decide to "put our name in the history books because it's our very own", each Fossil uses her individual talents to achieve their joint aim in this captivating story, now a modern children's classic. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Rosemary Leach, full cast. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/bbcw/001101/pf_bbcw_001101_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Kingdom Encounters: Keys to Unlocking God's Tre...
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Kingdom Encounters is a unique blend of inspiring teaching and life-giving stories with keys to understanding that will motivate and equip you for increased daily encounters with God. This book continues the chronicles of Jay's other books, Downloads From Heaven and Willing To Yield, with captivating, faith-building analogies that promote a desire deep within you to do the same kinds of things in your own church, community, and country. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kevin Charles Minatrea. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/019769/bk_acx0_019769_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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The Legend of Little Fur: A Mystery of Wolves ,...
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The Legend of Little Fur Book 3. Little Fur is a creature from another age, half elf and half troll. She lives in a secret wilderness, hidden within an ancient city, healing and caring for the little creatures who come there, and tending her beloved magical trees, the Old Ones. Not since C.S. Lewis have we seen such enthralling fantasy tales for younger readers - the Little Fur books are destined to become classics of their genre. Extraordinary writing, captivating characters, enchanting stories - these books are examples of the highest quality literature for children anyone could imagine, an immense achievement from the master of the genre. Written and read by Australia's most highly acclaimed writer of fantasy for young people. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/boli/000519/bk_boli_000519_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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