Download E-books Lords und Ladies: Ein Scheibenwelt-Roman PDF

By Terry Pratchett

Die vorliegende Ausgabe ist eine Neuübersetzung des erstmals 1995
im Wilhelm Goldmann Verlag auf Deutsch erschienenen Romans.

Das kleine Königreich Lancre bereitet sich auf ein ganz besonderes Mittsommernachtsfest vor. Denn an diesem Tag soll die Hochzeit der jungen Hexe Magrat Knoblauch mit Verenz, dem König von Lancre, gefeiert werden. Doch dann ermöglicht das stümperhaft ausgeführte Ritual einer Gruppe von Nachwuchs-Hexen den boshaften Elfen ihren Übertritt in die Menschenwelt, dort wollen sie nichts weniger, als die Herrschaft an sich zu reißen. An der Seite von Oma Wetterwachs und Nanny Ogg läuft die von ihrer damenhaften Prinzessinnenrolle ohnehin ziemlich gelangweilte Magrat zu großer shape auf. Und der märchenhafte Mittsommernachtstraum wird etwas turbulenter als ursprünglich geplant.

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Download E-books Pyramids (Discworld, Book 7) PDF

By Terry Pratchett

It's undesirable adequate being new at the task, yet Teppic hasn't a clue as to what a pharaoh is meant to do. finally, he's been proficient at Ankh-Morpork's famed assassins' college, around the sea from the dominion of the Sun.First, there's the enormous job of establishing an appropriate resting position for Dad -- a pyramid to finish all pyramids. Then there are the myriad administrative tasks, reminiscent of facing mad clergymen, sacred crocodiles, and marching mummies. And to best all of it off, the adolescent pharaoh discovers deceit, betrayal -- let alone aheadstrong handmaiden -- on the middle of his realm.

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Download E-books Unseen Academicals (Discworld) PDF

By Terry Pratchett

Discworld lives on in Unseen Academicals, the most recent novel from Terry Pratchett. providing the trademark perception and humor readers internationally have come to count on from “the basically funniest English author due to the fact that Wodehouse” (Washington put up e-book World), Unseen Academicals specializes in the wizards at Ankh-Morpork’s < ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Unseen University, who're reknowned for plenty of things—sagacity, magic, and their love of teatime—as they try to overcome athletics.< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

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Download E-books Call Me Russell PDF

By Russell Peters

Up-close, own, and sure, funny — this can be the must-have big name memoir of the year.

This candid, first-person memoir chronicles Russell's lifestyles from his humble beginnings in suburbia as a scrawny, brown, bullied child with upload all of the approach to his amazing upward thrust as one of many world's top-earning comics. this can be a shockingly sincere ebook choked with poignant thoughts of his relatives, his lifestyles and his occupation. Call Me Russell is a deeply inspirational tale for aspiring artists of any tradition approximately having wish, operating not easy and dreaming big.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download E-books Once Upon A Time In The West...Country PDF

You can take the fellow out of town, yet is the nation-state prepared for him?

Comedian and born and bred townie, Tony Hawks isn't fearful of a problem - or certainly a great guess. he is hitchhiked around eire with a refrigerator and brought at the Moldovan soccer group at tennis, one after the other. Now the time has come for his maximum gamble but - turning his again on cozy urban lifestyles to maneuver to the wilds of the West Country.

With his associate Fran in tow and their first baby at the method, he embraces the rituals of village existence with usually absurd and hilarious effects, introducing us to an ensemble of eclectic characters alongside the best way. One minute he is taking half in a calamitous tractor run, the following he is chairing a village assembly, yet after all he nonetheless reveals time for one final solo event earlier than fatherhood arrives - biking coast to coast with a mini pig known as Titch.

In the epic conflict of guy vs geographical region, who will win out?

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Download E-books Almost Super PDF

By Marion Jensen

Perfect for fanatics of Pixar's The Incredibles, Almost Super is a clean, humorous center grade experience approximately brothers in a relations of superheroes who needs to have the option to be heroic regardless of receiving powers which are overall duds. full of humor, center, and simply the proper of heroics, Almost Super is a profitable tale that would fulfill would-be heroes and standard young children alike.

Everyone over the age of twelve within the Bailey kinfolk will get a superpower. nobody is familiar with why, and nobody questions it. the entire Baileys be aware of is that it really is their responsibility to guard the area from the evil, supervillainous Johnson kin. *shake fists*

But while Rafter Bailey and his brother Benny get their superpowers, they're, good . . . super-lame. Rafter can strike suits on polyester, and Benny can flip his innie abdominal button into an outie. in addition to Rafter's algebra category nemesis, Juanita Johnson, Rafter and Benny become aware of that what they proposal they knew approximately superheroes and supervillains should be all fallacious. And it is as much as the 3 of them to place asides their adjustments and make issues correct. they might not have nice powers, yet jointly, they are nearly super.

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Download E-books Salmon Fishing in the Yemen PDF

By Paul Torday

DEBUT FICTION

UK BESTSELLER

What does it take to make us think within the most unlikely?

For Dr. Alfred Jones, existence is a quiet mix of civil provider on the nationwide Centre for Fisheries Excellence and marriage to Mary—an bold, no-nonsense financier. yet an odd flip of destiny from an unforeseen course forces Jones to upend his lifestyles and spend all of his time in pursuit of one other man’s ludicrous dream. Can there be salmon within the Yemen? technological know-how says no. but when assets are unlimited and the visionary is electrified, probably salmon fishing within the Yemen isn’t most unlikely. even so, possibly not anything is.

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