Game of Mirrors

Game of Mirrors Author Andrea Camilleri
ISBN-10 9781101613269
Release 2015-03-31
Pages 288
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Someone is toying with Italy’s favorite detective in the eighteenth installment of the New York Times bestselling Inspector Montalbano Mystery series Andrea Camilleri’s Inspector Montalbano novels have become an international sensation, with fans eagerly awaiting each new installment. In Game of Mirrors, Inspector Montalbano and his colleagues are stumped when two bombs explode outside empty warehouses—one of which is connected to a big-time drug dealer. Meanwhile, the alluring Liliana Lombardo is trying to seduce the Inspector over red wine and arancini. Between pesky reporters, amorous trysts, and cocaine kingpins, Montalbano feels as if he’s being manipulated on all fronts. That is, until the inspector himself becomes the prime suspect in an unspeakably brutal crime. A BEAM OF LIGHT is the newest novel in the Montalbano series and is now available from Penguin Books From the Trade Paperback edition.



The Game of Mirrors

The Game of Mirrors Author Hervé Tullet
ISBN-10 0714866873
Release 2014-02-03
Pages 14
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A mirrored and illustrated board book that shows young readers their reflection.



The Book of Mirrors

The Book of Mirrors Author E. O. Chirovici
ISBN-10 9781501141546
Release 2017-02-21
Pages 288
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When literary agent Peter Katz receives a partial book submission entitled The Book of Mirrors, he is intrigued by its promise and original voice. The author, Richard Flynn, has written a memoir about his time as an English student at Princeton in the late 1980s, documenting his relationship with the protaegaee of the famous Professor Joseph Wieder. One night just before Christmas 1987, Wieder was brutally murdered in his home. The case was never solved. Now, twenty-five years later, Katz suspects that Richard Flynn is either using his book to confess to the murder, or to finally reveal who committed the violent crime. But the manuscript ends abruptly--and its author is dying in the hospital with the missing pages nowhere to be found. Hell-bent on getting to the bottom of the story, Katz hires investigative journalist John Keller to research the murder and reconstruct the events for a true crime version of the memoir. Keller tracks down several of the mysterious key players, including retired police detective Roy Freeman, one of the original investigators assigned to the murder case, but he has just been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's. Inspired by John Keller's investigation, he decides to try and solve the case once and for all, before he starts losing control of his mind. A trip to the Potosi Correctional Centre in Missouri, several interviews, and some ingenious police work finally lead him to a truth that has been buried for over two decades...or has it?



A Game of Mirrors

A Game of Mirrors Author Thomas M. Stephens
ISBN-10 UTEXAS:059173014547418
Release 2003
Pages 174
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A Game of Mirrors compares, contrasts, and analyzes the lexicon of race and ethnicity in the Spanish, Portuguese, and French of Latin America.



The City of Mirrors

The City of Mirrors Author Justin Cronin
ISBN-10 9780804177641
Release 2016-05-24
Pages 704
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A thrilling finale to a trilogy that will stand as one of the great achievements in American fantasy fiction.”—Stephen King You followed The Passage. You faced The Twelve. Now enter The City of Mirrors for the final reckoning. As the bestselling epic races to its breathtaking finale, Justin Cronin’s band of hardened survivors await the second coming of unspeakable darkness. The world we knew is gone. What world will rise in its place? The Twelve have been destroyed and the terrifying hundred-year reign of darkness that descended upon the world has ended. The survivors are stepping outside their walls, determined to build society anew—and daring to dream of a hopeful future. But far from them, in a dead metropolis, he waits: Zero. The First. Father of the Twelve. The anguish that shattered his human life haunts him, and the hatred spawned by his transformation burns bright. His fury will be quenched only when he destroys Amy—humanity’s only hope, the Girl from Nowhere who grew up to rise against him. One last time light and dark will clash, and at last Amy and her friends will know their fate. Praise for The City of Mirrors “Compulsively readable.”—The New York Times Book Review “The City of Mirrors is poetry. Thrilling in every way it has to be, but poetry just the same . . . The writing is sumptuous, the language lovely, even when the action itself is dark and violent.”—The Huffington Post “This really is the big event you’ve been waiting for . . . A true last stand that builds and comes with a bloody, roaring payoff you won’t see coming, then builds again to the big face off you’ve been waiting for.”—NPR “A masterpiece . . . with The City of Mirrors, the third volume in The Passage trilogy, Justin Cronin puts paid to what may well be the finest post-apocalyptic epic in our dystopian-glutted times. A stunning achievement by virtually every measure.”—The National Post “Justin Cronin’s Passage trilogy is remarkable for the unremitting drive of its narrative, for the breathtaking sweep of its imagined future, and for the clear lucidity of its language.”—Stephen King “Superb . . . This conclusion to bestseller Cronin’s apocalyptic thriller trilogy ends with all of the heartbreak, joy, and unexpected twists of fate that events in The Passage and The Twelve foreordained.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review) “Readers who have been patiently awaiting the conclusion to Cronin’s sweeping postapocalyptic trilogy are richly rewarded with this epic, heart-wrenching novel. . . . Not only does this title bring the series to a thrilling and satisfying conclusion, but it also exhibits Cronin’s moving exploration of love as both a destructive force and an elemental need, elevating this work among its dystopian peers.”—Library Journal (starred review) Praise for Justin Cronin “One of those rare authors who work on two different levels, blending elegantly crafted literary fiction with cliff-hanging thrills.”—Fort Worth Star-Telegram



Game of mirrors

Game of mirrors Author Francisco Letamendía
ISBN-10 UOM:39015049732103
Release 2000
Pages 358
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Important and timely volume, critically acclaimed in the Spanish speaking world and available for the first time in English, which provides a unique understanding of the global trend for nationalist conflict within nation-states. Letamendia examines a whole range of international case studies to illustrate how and why peripheral nationalism occurs. He describes how the nation state imposes the central ethnic group's identity on to peripheral or "other" ethnic groups for the sake of more effective administration and how the peripheral groups firstly rebel against the nation-state and how it then comes to imitate it in the formation of their own smaller-scale nationalism. Similarly, when the perceived threat of the "other" becomes intense and leads to repression, the peripheral communities form "terrorist" groups which imitate state violence. The violence of the "terrorists" is then mirrored by the state armed forces and so the situation becomes a vicious circle of mirrored action by central state and peripheral movement. The book concludes by examining the changing international context or globalization and transnational institutions such as the EU which erode this "game of mirrors" by making nation states less and autonomous regions more important.



Children of the Red King 4 Charlie Bone and the Castle of Mirrors

Children of the Red King  4  Charlie Bone and the Castle of Mirrors Author Jenny Nimmo
ISBN-10 9780545520942
Release 2012-09-01
Pages 432
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Over 3.4 million Charlie Bone books in print!!! Charlie's power is taking on a new dimension as he meets a new cast of characters, including Mr. Pilgrim's replacement, Tantalus Ebony, and the mysterious new student Joshua Tilpin, who appears to be magnetic. But Charlie isn't the only one dealing with changes . . . Billy has been adopted by a child-hating couple called the O'Gres, who carry a gray bag of oaths wherever they go, pressuring Billy to sign an oath of obedience, and locking him behind a force field in an odd place called The Passing House. Will Charlie be able to rescue Billy and uncover the mystery behind Joshua's power?



Hall of Mirrors

Hall of Mirrors Author Barry Eichengreen
ISBN-10 9780199392001
Release 2014-12-20
Pages 520
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"A brilliantly conceived dual-track account of the two greatest economic crises of the last century and their consequences"--



Wilderness of Mirrors

Wilderness of Mirrors Author Linda Davies
ISBN-10 1301809497
Release 2013
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She was the wild card in a game of international intrigue...Four years after battling the drugs that nearly destroyed her, Eva Cunningham is ready for vengeance. She's rising from the dead to return to the game. Under deep cover for the Secret Intelligence Service, she's using a diamond mine in Vietnam-and herself-as bait to entrap Robie Frazer, a ruthless international entrepreneur suspected of assisting China's illegal trade in nuclear weapons. Camouflaged by wealth and respectability, Frazer is the drug lord whose narcotics enslaved Eva even as she infiltrated his vast Asian empire. Now she's willing to pay any price to destroy him. Even if it means sleeping with the enemy...Eva, gorgeous, confident, and ruthless, challenges Frazer to invest in diamonds-and her. But shaken by the torrent of passions he unleashes, she's driven to even greater risks as she walks the thin line between desire and deception, one step away from discovery-and certain death...



The Tain of the Mirror

The Tain of the Mirror Author Rodolphe Gasché
ISBN-10 0674867017
Release 1986
Pages 348
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Deconstruction is no game of mirrors, revealing the text as a play of surface against surface. Its more radical philosophical effort is to get behind the mirror and question the very nature of reflection. The Tain of the Mirror (tain names the tinfoil, or lusterless back of the mirror) explores that gritty surface without which no reflection would be possible. Gasche does what no one has done before in many discussions of Derrida, namely to tie his work in an authoritative way to its origins in the history of the criticism of reflexivity.



Wilderness of Mirrors

Wilderness of Mirrors Author David Martin
ISBN-10 1510722181
Release 2017-09-05
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At the dawn of the Cold War, the world's most important intelligence agencies--the Soviet KGB, the American CIA, and the British MI6--appeared to have clear-cut roles and a sense of rising importance in their respective countries. But when Kim Philby, head of MI6's Russian division and arguably the twenty-first century's greatest spy, was revealed to be a Russian mole along with British government heavyweights Donald Maclean and Guy Burgess, everything in the Western intelligence world turned upside down. Here is the true story of how the American James Bond--the colorful, foulmouthed, pistol-packing, alcoholic ex-FBI agent William "King" Harvey--put the finger on Philby; how James Jesus Angleton, the chain-smoking poet of Yale University and the CIA's supposed "master spy" in charge of counterintelligence, began his descent into a paranoid wilderness of mirrors upon learning of family friend Kim Philby's ultimate betrayal; and the devastating consequences of the loss of MI6 prestige and the CIA's subsequent self-defeating witch hunts. Every revelation, every stranger-than-fiction twist and turn is all the more intriguing as truths become lies and unlikely scenarios are revealed as reality. With impeccable sourcing and the use of thousands of pages of declassified research, David C. Martin's Wilderness of Mirrors is widely recognized as a masterpiece of intelligence literature.



A Hall of Mirrors

A Hall of Mirrors Author Robert Stone
ISBN-10 0395860288
Release 1964
Pages 409
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Rheinhardt, a disk jockey and failed musician, rolls into New Orleans looking for work and another chance in life. What he finds is a woman physically and psychically damaged by the men in her past and a job that entangles him in a right-wing political movement. Peopled with civil rights activists, fanatical Christians, corrupt politicians, and demented Hollywood stars, A Hall of Mirrors vividly depicts the dark side of America that erupted in the sixties. To quote Wallace Stegner, "Stone writes like a bird, like an angel, like a circus barker, like a con man, like someone so high on pot that he is scraping his shoes on the stars."



Room Full of Mirrors

Room Full of Mirrors Author Charles R. Cross
ISBN-10 9781401382810
Release 2006-08-08
Pages 400
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Now in paperback, the national bestselling biography of American musical icon Jimi Hendrix It has been more than thirty-five years since Jimi Hendrix died, but his music and spirit are still very much alive for his fans everywhere. Charles R. Cross vividly recounts the life of Hendrix, from his difficult childhood and adolescence in Seattle through his incredible rise to celebrity in London's swinging sixties. It is the story of an outrageous life--with legendary tales of sex, drugs, and excess--while it also reveals a man who struggled to accept his role as idol and who privately craved the kind of normal family life he never had. Using never-before-seen documents and private letters, and based on hundreds of interviews with those who knew Hendrix--many of whom had never before agreed to be interviewed--Room Full of Mirrors unlocks the vast mystery of one of music's most enduring legends.



The Rule of Mirrors

The Rule of Mirrors Author Caragh M. O'Brien
ISBN-10 9781596439412
Release 2016-02-16
Pages 320
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The fast-paced, psychologically thrilling sequel to The Vault of Dreamers follows Rosie after her consciousness has been split in two. The entire country was watching when Rosie Sinclair was expelled from Forge, the prestigious arts school that doubles as a reality TV show. But few know how Dean Berg was mining students' dreams in laboratories deep below the school. And no one, least of all the Dean himself, knows that when Rosie's dreams were seeded into the mind of another patient, Rosie's consciousness woke up in that body--a girl far from Forge, a girl with a completely different life from Rosie, a girl who is pregnant. Told from alternating points of view between Rosie as she makes sense of her new identity and the shattered subconscious that still exists in her old body, The Rule of Mirrors will keep readers on the edge of their seats and leave them hungry for more.



World of Mirrors

World of Mirrors Author Hervé Tullet
ISBN-10 1840116218
Release 2008-08
Pages 14
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World of Mirrors has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from World of Mirrors also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full World of Mirrors book for free.



They Do It with Mirrors

They Do It with Mirrors Author Agatha Christie
ISBN-10 1530605679
Release 2016-03-18
Pages 146
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Stonygates had been built originally as a kind of Temple to Victorian Plutocracy - Philanthropy had made of it a home for Juvenile Deliquents. Over the entrance were inscribed the words "Recover Hope All Ye Who Enter Here". But Miss Jane Marple came to Stonygates in fulfilment of a promise to an old school friend to find out what was wrong at this most unusual college, now being run by the friend's third husband and housing, besides two hundred juvenile deliquents, the stepchildren of her previous marriages. As soon as she arrived Jane Marple knew thet her friend was right: something was wrong at Stonygates. What she saw around her was illusion, not reality. In the words of the conjuror "They do it with mirrors" But who? And why?



Palace of Mirrors

Palace of Mirrors Author Margaret Peterson Haddix
ISBN-10 9781442402508
Release 2010-02-09
Pages 320
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Cecelia looks like a peasant girl and lives in a village so small that it's not even on the map. But she knows that secretly, she is the true princess, hidden away as a baby to be kept safe from the enemies of the kingdon. A commoner named Desmia was placed on the throne as a decoy. Cecelia has always known that when it was safe, she would be taken out of hiding and returned to her rightful place on the throne. Then danger finds her in her village, and Cecelia has to act. With the help of her best friend Harper, she decides to take matters into her own hands, relieve Desmia of the the crown, and take up her own rule. But when they venture from their small village to the capital city and into the famed Palace of Mirrors, Harper and Cecelia discover that all is not as it seems, and that they have placed themselves in more danger than ever before.