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By Abraham a Sancta Clara

Während der elfmonatigen Pest von 1679 lebte Abraham a Sancta Clara fünf Monate lang in Isolation im Haus des niederösterreichischen Landmarschalls Graf Johann Balthasar Hoyos, für den er täglich die Messe las. Hier arbeitete er an seinem ersten umfangreichen Werk, Merck's Wienn!, das der Endlichkeit des menschlichen Daseins und dem Gewissen, das guy zum Wissen braucht, gewidmet ist.

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By Evelyn Waugh

Despatched down from Oxford for indecent behaviour, Paul Pennyfeather embarks on a sequence of surprising adventures that commence in a minor public college and lead to one in every of HM prisons. during this, his first and funniest novel, Evelyn Waugh instantly stuck the ear of the general public together with his account of an ingenu in a foreign country within the razzmatazz of Twenties excessive society.

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Download Naked Lunch (The Restored Text) by William S. Burroughs PDF

By William S. Burroughs

A literary landmark and the main surprising novel within the English language, William Burroughs’ ‘Naked Lunch’ is an exciting journey into the darkest recesses of the human psyche.

Meet Bradley the customer, the easiest narcotics agent within the company. Say hi to Dr ‘Fingers’ Schafer, the Lobotomy child, and the sadistic, manipulative Dr Benway. after which there’s our narrator, invoice Lee, an Ivy League-educated narcotics addict. this can be the tale of Bill’s flight south from long island to a drug-and-sex-soaked retreat in Tangiers, the place ambiguous stable and attractive Evil vie for the human soul. Welcome to Interzone ...‘Naked Lunch’ is a masterpiece of contemporary literature by means of the godfather of the Beat writers: as provocative and mordantly humorous this day because it was once in 1959.

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Download Lieber Onkel Ömer: Briefe aus Alamanya by Osman Engin PDF

By Osman Engin

Deutschland aus türkischer Sicht

Nach vielen, vielen Jahren in Deutschland löst Vorzeige-Einwanderer Osman endlich ein altes Versprechen bei seinem daheim in Anatolien lebenden Onkel Ömer ein und beschreibt ihm sein Leben in Alamanya einmal ganz genau.

In vierundzwanzig Briefen greift er von Januar bis Dezember alle möglichen Anlässe auf, die einem Türken im Laufe eines Kalenderjahres in Deutschland »bemerkenswert« oder »eigenartig« vorkommen. Ob Karneval, Valentinstag, Tag der Arbeit, die Bundesliga, die Deutsche Einheit oder die Weihnachtszeit: Osman Engin beleuchtet alles mit seinem kritisch-satirischen Blick und erklärt es so, dass auch der alte anatolische Onkel sich etwas darunter vorstellen kann.

Selbstverständlich kommt in dieser Völkerverständigung à l. a. Osman auch die Gegenseite nicht zu kurz: zum Beispiel wenn Osman seinen Onkel darüber aufklärt, wie schwer es ist, den Deutschen den Ramadan oder das Opferfest nahezubringen.

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Download Blue Movie by Terry Southern PDF

By Terry Southern

A darkly hilarious, wildly erotic satire of Hollywood

King B., the world's so much popular filmmaker—winner of a string of Oscars and awards from Cannes to Venice—takes on a brand new venture: the costliest, star-studded, top of the range, X-rated movie ever made. He joins forces with manufacturer Sid Krassman, who's made a fortune with B videos, and Angela Sterling, a misunderstood intercourse image who longs to do "serious" paintings. After convincing the principality of Liechtenstein to host the creation in alternate for a distribution specific to spice up tourism, King B. and Krassman arrive with solid and staff to make The Faces of affection. whereas conserving the character of the movie mystery from American bankers, King B. traces up a number of ecu and American big-name stars. yet observe leaks out to the neighborhood non secular teams and doubtless even the Vatican. among the Cardinal's makes an attempt to sabotage construction and the large egos or even higher libidos backstage, the firm plummets into hilarious anarchy.

Blue motion picture is comedian eroticism at its best—populated by means of over-the-top characters, memorable discussion, and perverse vignettes, and coloured via razor-sharp insights into the movie industry.

This publication gains an illustrated biography of Terry Southern together with infrequent images and never-before-seen records from the author's property.

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Download Ultimate Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook by David Borgenicht PDF

By David Borgenicht

With over nine million copies around the globe, the Worst-Case state of affairs sequence has been getting ready readers for hazards of every kind for greater than a decade. This good-looking large-format hardcover compendium is really the final word consultant for dealing with lifes inevitable Worst-Case situations, amassing, for the 1st time, countless numbers of the simplest and most important situations from around the whole 36 publication sequence, besides dozens of all-new and elevated situations, charts and professional assistance. Topical, tabloid-style pages discover greater than a hundred topics, from storms to stampedes to know-how mess ups and past, with distinctive sections highlighting an important info on beginning fires, animal encounters, emergency signs, am i able to consume that? questions, and extra. choked with professional recommendation and durable adequate to prevent a tiger chunk, this tome will preserve longtime lovers and new initiates secure and entertained in equivalent degree.

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Download Consider Her Ways (Bakka Collection) by Frederick Philip Grove PDF

By Frederick Philip Grove

Initially released in 1947, this is often Frederick Philip Grove's final and most original ebook. within the culture of Orwell's 'Animal Farm', Grove examines the belief of a utopian society in the course of the tale of a gaggle of traveling ants who locate themselves in North the USA. An beginner scientist encounters the colony and makes telepathic touch with a really detailed elder of the ant neighborhood. actually, the ant infuses the scientist along with her reminiscence and makes use of her new pal as a medium by which she tells the colony's impressive tale, a story that holds up a replicate to our tradition, demonstrating to either worlds the parallels and contrasts among the pastoral methods of the ants and the North American lifetime of extra. This vintage Canadian novel is again in print for the 1st time in twenty years, permitting readers to extra thoroughly examine Grove's physique of works. fanatics of speculative fiction should be thrilled to determine that his prose is as clean because it used to be 50 years in the past. This was once Grove's final novel, and it stands as a testomony either to his writing and his prescience.

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Download The Literature of Satire by Charles A. Knight PDF

By Charles A. Knight

Starting from the classics to the current, Charles Knight offers illuminating readings of such satirists as Horace, Lucian, Jonson, Moli?re, fast, Pope, Flaubert, Ostrovsky, Kundera, and Rushdie during this learn of satire in performs, novels, newsprint and verse. His wide exam sheds new mild at the nature and features of satire as a method of writing.

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