Kill All Angels

The Vicious Circuit, Book Three

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Author: Robert Brockway

Publisher: Tor Books

ISBN: 1466869321

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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The concluding volume in the humorous punk rock adventure that began with The Unnoticeables and The Empty Ones. After the events of the first two books of the Vicious Circuit series, Carey and Randall reached LA during the early '80s punk scene, which was heavily mixed up with Chinatown. A young Chinese girl with silver hair is the Empty One that seems to run things there, and her ex-lover, an Empty One named Zang, has apparently turned against them and may or may not be on Carey's side. In modern times, Kaitlyn and company have also returned to LA because her powers have been growing and she has been having visions that may be telling her how to kill all of the angels. The downside being that they have to find a new one, first--and LA is the only place they know where to do that. Steeped in the LA punk scene in the '80s, Chinatown, sunken suburbs, the ocean and gargantuan things that swim in it, Kill All Angels is everything that fans of Robert Brockway's irreverent humor have been looking for to end the series with a bang. The Vicious Circuit Trilogy The Unnoticeables The Empty Ones Kill All Angels At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Empty Ones

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Author: Robert Brockway

Publisher: Titan Books

ISBN: 1783298006

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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1977 was a bad year for Carey. He needs a vacation. You know where there's a killer punk scene? London. Oh, plus the leader of the cult that murdered most of his friends is building an army there. 2013 was a bad year for Kaitlyn, too: she hooked up with her childhood crush, who turned out to be an immortal psychopath trying to devour her soul. Now she must find a way to kill him before he sacrifices her and her friends to his extra-dimensional god.

What the Hell Did I Just Read

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Author: David Wong

Publisher: Titan Books

ISBN: 1785651668

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

View: 9827

From the writer of the cult sensation John Dies at the End comes another terrifying and hilarious tale of almost Armageddon at the hands of two hopeless heroes. It’s the story “They” don’t want you to read. Though, to be fair, “They” are probably right about this one. No, don’t put the book back on the shelf – it is now your duty to purchase it to prevent others from reading it. Yes, it works with ebooks, too; I don’t have time to explain how. While investigating a fairly straightforward case of a shape-shifting interdimensional child predator, Dave, John, and Amy realized there might actually be something weird going on. Together, they navigate a diabolically convoluted maze of illusions, lies, and their own incompetence in an attempt to uncover a terrible truth that they - like you - would be better off not knowing. Your first impulse will be to think that a story this gruesome – and, to be frank, stupid – cannot possibly be true. That is precisely the reaction “They” are hoping for.

Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits

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Author: David Wong

Publisher: Titan Books

ISBN: 1783291850

Category: Fiction

Page: 496

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In a prosperous yet gruesomely violent near-future, superhero vigilantes battle thugs whose heads are full of supervillain fantasies. The peace is kept by a team of smooth, well-dressed negotiators called The Men in Fancy Suits. College grad Zoey discovers her scumbag dad was one of the founding members of the Fancy Suits, and quickly becomes entangled in the city's surreal mob war when she is taken hostage by a particularly crazy villain.

McCartneys of Rossnew

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Author: Dermot Coburn

Publisher: Booktango

ISBN: 1468900501

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Patrick McCartney's family has been in business in Rossnew, a small Irish town, for more than one hundred years. Now Patrick finds himself at the helm at a time when the country is in deep recession – a recession he believes was caused by greedy bankers, dishonest developers and corrupt politicians. His bankers have called in his loans and are putting pressure on him to pay up. This is an impossible task. To Patrick, it seems that the bad guys always win. So, he devises a cunning plan to hand over his business to the bank to settle his loans and at the same time extract full market value for his business from the bank.

Unnoticed in the Casual Light of Day

Phillip Larkin and the Plain Style

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Author: Tijana Stojkovic

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135493480

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 208

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Larkin's poems are often regarded as falling somewhere between the traditional 'plain' and the more contemporary 'postmodern' categories. This study undertakes a comprehensive linguistic and historical study of the plain style tradition in poetry, its relationship with so-called 'difficult' poetry, and its particular realization in the cultural and historical context of 20th-century Britain. The author examines the nature of poetry as a type of discourse, the elements of, and factors in, the development of literary styles, a close rhetorical examination of Larkin's poems within the described poetic frameworks, and his position in the British twentieth-century poetic canon.

The Cinema of Michael Haneke

Europe Utopia

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Author: Ben McCann,David Sorfa

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231504659

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 256

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Michael Haneke is one of the most important directors working in Europe today, with films such as Funny Games (1997), Code Unknown (2000), and Hidden (2005) interrogating modern ethical dilemmas with forensic clarity and merciless insight. Haneke's films frequently implicate both the protagonists and the audience in the making of their misfortunes, yet even in the barren nihilism of The Seventh Continent (1989) and Time of the Wolf (2003) a dark strain of optimism emerges, releasing each from its terrible and inescapable guilt. It is this contingent and unlikely possibility that we find in Haneke's cinema: a utopian Europe. This collection celebrates, explicates, and sometimes challenges the worldview of Haneke's films. It examines the director's central themes and preoccupations—bourgeois alienation, modes and critiques of spectatorship, the role of the media—and analyzes otherwise marginalized aspects of his work, such as the function of performance and stardom, early Austrian television productions, the romanticism of The Piano Teacher (2001), and the 2007 shot-for-shot remake of Funny Games.

How to Build a Man

Construction On The “Wo”

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Author: EC NORMAN

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781453571347

Category: Fiction

Page: 126

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God created and from that beginning it was Eve, who is perceived to be the progenitor of women problems. E. C. Norman transforms the story of creation in her new book How To Build A Man, Construction on the “Wo.” She introduces the five construction tools used by Eve. She examines the differences between Adam and Eve and the interactions in the midst of Satan and Eve and other biblical women that followed Eve’s path. This book will transport you through creation and lead you back through the expectations of the “Wo.” E. C. Norman expresses how important it is for women to learn from Eve and her construction tools and see how they are still in operation today.

The Janitor Solves a Murder

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Author: Paul Daffinrud

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1440132747

Category: Fiction

Page: 276

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A young Milrose State college student goes out early one morning to prepare for his first bicycle race and is abruptly sidetracked when he discovers the body of a young woman, sadistically murdered and nailed to the wall of a pavilion. There had never been a murder in this small Minnesota town and now the first one for the records is a crucifixion. Recently appointed to detective status, Sally Fairfield receives a phone call from Detective Bob Carpenter of the Milrose Police Department and reports to the scene of her first homicide investigation with a hangover. Assigned to investigate the case, the two detectives quickly realize they’re in over their heads. Carpenter, a law enforcement officer for over twenty years, has never worked a murder case. With more than one suspect in the small town, they opt to call their friend, Josh Trimble, from the Minnesota Department of Criminal Apprehension. An arrest is made, but is this person the murderer? The three detectives have some doubts, but the inexperienced county attorney insists on an indictment. While the detectives review the clues, a trial takes place, and with lives at stake, revelations after the trial break the case wide open in The Janitor Solves a Murder.