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The Last Eunuch Of China

The English-language edition of The Last Eunuch of China -- Life of Sun Yaoting was recently published by the Beijing-based China International Press.Its author Jia Yinghua, now 57, is known for his serial biographic works about Emperor Puyi, the last emperor of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), the last dynasty in the Chinese history, and the royal family.Sun Yaoting (1902-19

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I Will Marry When I Want

This is the renowned play which was developed with Kikuyu actors at the Kamiriithu Cultural Centre at Limuru. It proved so powerful, especially in its use of song, that it was banned and was probably one of the factors leading to Ngugis detention without trial. The original Gikuyu edition went to three printings in the first three months of publication.

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Baby Momma Drama

This is a witty and insightful tale of two sisters looking for happiness, and finding real love, stupid mistakes and hard-earned lessons, before getting back on track with each other.

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Los inolvidables personajes de Joel y Citroen fueron creados por Boris Vian a la medida del estremecedor delirio al que el cree que suelen conducir por un lado la dominacion materna y, por el otro, el inevitable conflicto entre la vida autonoma, secreta de la infancia y la tirania de la familia y la presion social. Tambien se sirve del siniestro Jacquemort, un psicoanalist

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How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone

For young Aleksandar - the best magician in the non-aligned states and painter of unfinished things - life is endowed with a mythic quality in the Bosnian town of Visegrad, a rich playground for his imagination. When his grandfather dies, Aleks channels his storytelling talent to help with his grief.It is a gift he calls on again when the shadow of war spreads to Visegrad,

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The Crown Spire - A Georgian Romance

Scotland, 1795When the coach carrying Alice Ingram and her niece, Beth, to Edinburgh is attacked, theyre grateful for the intervention of two mysterious highwaymen who ride to their rescue. Beth is thrilled by the romance of it all, but Alice, fleeing her brutish husband, has had more than enough drama in her life.As the women find sanctuary in a tavern on the Great Nort

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Newfoundland: JOURNEY INTO A LOST NATION

Greg Locke had been away from Newfoundland for years, working as a photojournalist in Canada, the United States, and in many of the world�s most troubled regions, when he decided to go home � and stay. The photographs in Newfoundland were taken over a period of more than a decade. They chronicle the passage of Canada�s easternmost province from a time when cod were still p

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The China Challenge: Shaping the Choices of a Rising Power

Many see China as a rival superpower to the United States and imagine the country�s rise to be a threat to U.S. leadership in Asia and beyond. Thomas J. Christensen argues against this zero-sum vision. Instead, he describes a new paradigm in which the real challenge lies in dissuading China from regional aggression while encouraging the country to contribute to the global

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In the House of the Interpreter

With black-and-white illustrations throughoutWorld-renowned Kenyan novelist, poet, playwright, and literary critic Ngugy wa Thiong�o gives us the second volume of his memoirs in the wake of his critically acclaimed Dreams in a Time of War.In the House of the Interpreter richly and poignantly evokes the author�s life and times at boarding school�the first secondary educati

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The Vampire and the Highland Empath(Highland Sorcery 2)

Snaking an arm beneath her shoulders, he lifted her�--and plunged his teeth into the vulnerable hollow of her neck.Ecstasy flooded his veins. He hadn�t tasted blood in so long, the beast fully awoke. Hungry. So hungry.***Trapped within a slumbering spell for 700 years, Edeen is awakened by the venom of a handsome vampire--a creature of darkness.Yet she discovers that in 19

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