A series of humerous essays first published in 1870.
The Mars Room: A Novel by Rachel Kushner | Conversation Starters From Rachel Kushner, bestselling author of The Flamethrowers and Telex from Cuba, comes another compelling novel The Mars Room. Kushner tells the story of Romy Hall as she begins her life sentences at California’s Stanville Women’s Correctional Facility. She was severed from her young son Jackson to be penalized with her second life sentence. Her new home is now with thousands of women prisoners hustling to survive with bare essentials and violence. The Wall Street Journal describes Kushner’s novel “tough, prismatic and quite gripping.” Joshua Ferris calls The Mars Room “an addictive novel, laced throughout with a bracing intelligence.” For Entertainment Weekly, The Mars Room is “a probing portrait of contemporary America.” A Brief Look Inside: EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to.. Create Hours of Conversation: •Foster a deeper understanding of the book •Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups •Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately •Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource to supplement the original book, enhancing your experience. If you have not yet purchased a copy of the original book, please do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters. Download your copy today for a Limited Time Read it on your PC, Mac, iOS or Android smartphone, tablet devices.
This carefully crafted ebook: “Mystery of the Yellow Room (The first detective Joseph Rouletabille novel and one of the first locked room mystery crime fiction novels)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux, is one of the first locked room mystery crime fiction novels. It was first published in France in 1908. It is the first novel starring fictional detective Joseph Rouletabille, and concerns a complex and seemingly impossible crime in which the criminal appears to disappear from a locked room. Leroux provides the reader with detailed, precise diagrams and floorplans illustrating the scene of the crime. The emphasis of the story is firmly on the intellectual challenge to the reader, who will almost certainly be hard pressed to unravel every detail of the situation. Table of Contents : Chapter 1. In Which We Begin Not to Understand Chapter 2. In Which Joseph Roultabille Appears for the First Time Chapter 3. “A Man Has Passed Like a Shadow Through the Blinds” Chapter 4. “In the Bosom of Wild Nature” Chapter 5. In Which Joseph Rouletabille Makes a Remark to Monsieur Robert Darzac Which Produces Its Little Effect Chapter 6. In the Heart of the Oak Grove Chapter 7. In Which Rouletabille Sets Out on an Expedition Under the Bed Chapter 8. The Examining Magistrate Questions Mademoiselle Stangerson Chapter 9. Reporter and Detective Chapter 10. “We Shall Have to Eat Red Meat—Now” Chapter 11. In Which Frederic Larsan Explains How the Murderer Was Able to Get Out of The Yellow Room Chapter 12. Frederic Larsan’s Cane Chapter 13. “The Presbytery Has Lost Nothing of Its Charm, Nor the Garden Its Brightness” Chapter 14. “I Expect the Assassin This Evening” Chapter 15. The Trap Chapter 16. Strange Phenomenon of the Dissociation of Matter Chapter 17. The Inexplicable Gallery Chapter 18. Rouletabille Has Drawn a Circle Between the Two Bumps on His Forehead Chapter 19. Rouletabille Invites Me to Breakfast at the Donjon Inn Chapter 20. An Act of Mademoiselle Stangerson Chapter 21. On the Watch Chapter 22. The Incredible Body Chapter 23. The Double Scent Chapter 24. Rouletabille Knows the Two Halves of the Murderer Chapter 25. Rouletabille Goes on a Journey Chapter 26. In Which Joseph Rouletabille Is Awaited with Impatience Chapter 27. In Which Joseph Rouletabille Appears in All His Glory Chapter 28. In Which It Is Proved That One Does Not Always Think of Everything Chapter 29. The Mystery of Mademoiselle Stangerson Gaston Louis Alfred Leroux ( 1868 – 1927) was a French journalist and author of detective fiction. In the English-speaking world, he is best known for writing the novel The Phantom of the Opera.
It's Diary of a Wimpy Kid for girls! Find out just what happens when class is not in session in this first book in the BLOGTASTIC! series. Gossip from the Girls’ Room fills readers in on all there is to learn about middle school life at Middlebrooke, where Sofia has her very own blog and discusses all the juicy gossip that comes out of the Girls’ room. In Sofia's words . . . Mia St. Claire is only the most popular girl in all of Middlebrooke Middle School. For three very obvious reasons: 1. She's very rich. 2. She has tons of money. 3. She can buy anything and everything she wants. And she does. I'm sure people like her for other reasons too, but none of those reasons are obvious enough for me to really know. Or care about, for that matter.
in this second novel in the BLOGTASTIC! series, Sofia Becker, Middlebrooke Middle School blogger extraordinaire, is back! And this time her gossip isn't only from the girls' room. The rumor mill is out of control at Sofia's school, so it's a good thing Sofia and her super-secret notebook can set everyone straight. Entertaining and funny, this BLOGTASTIC! novel features super-cute black-and-white illustrations . . . girls will love passing this book around with their friends!
Debra Fielding (Mistress D) is a beautiful, wealthy woman living in a lavish country mansion in Hampshire, England. While attending a property auction, she encounters Lucian Palmer Jones, a handsome and struggling estate agent. From this chance meeting, Debra lures a mild-mannered and naive Lucian into her secret world of S&M and Female domination. They embark on a luxury cruise liner bound for the Caribbean. Where Lucian experiences Debra's dark desires and falls into an intoxicating relationship. This infuriates a man called Dominic Clayton, who is deeply troubled with multiple personality disorders. After a brief meeting with Mistress D, he develops an uncontrollable obsession for her. Dominic will stop at nothing and is hell bent on destroying the special relationship that Debra and Lucian share. Accompany Mistress D, Lucian and Dominic as they embark on this fast moving and a heart-stopping voyage of sexual discovery