Livres hebdo

Titre : Livres hebdo
Auteur : Catherine Jarrett
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 274270146X
Libération : 1994

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Le souvenir de Passy, grand-mère merveilleuse, constitue la basse continue de ce roman où se joue la vie de sa petite-fille, une jeune femme confrontée à la déchirure amoureuse.

French books in print

Titre : French books in print
Auteur : Electre
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 276540867X
Libération : 2003

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Electre A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de French books in print Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Solar System Dynamics

Titre : Solar System Dynamics
Auteur : Carl D. Murray
Éditeur : Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13 : 9781139936156
Libération : 2000-02-13

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The Solar System is a complex and fascinating dynamical system. This is the first textbook to describe comprehensively the dynamical features of the Solar System and to provide students with all the mathematical tools and physical models they need to understand how it works. It is a benchmark publication in the field of planetary dynamics and destined to become a classic. Clearly written and well illustrated, Solar System Dynamics shows how a basic knowledge of the two- and three-body problems and perturbation theory can be combined to understand features as diverse as the tidal heating of Jupiter's moon Io, the origin of the Kirkwood gaps in the asteroid belt, and the radial structure of Saturn's rings. Problems at the end of each chapter and a free Internet Mathematica® software package are provided. Solar System Dynamics provides an authoritative textbook for courses on planetary dynamics and celestial mechanics. It also equips students with the mathematical tools to tackle broader courses on dynamics, dynamical systems, applications of chaos theory and non-linear dynamics.

The Luminaries

Titre : The Luminaries
Auteur : Eleanor Catton
Éditeur : Granta Books
ISBN-13 : 9781847085931
Libération : 2013-08-01

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It is 1866, and Walter Moody has come to make his fortune upon the New Zealand goldfields. On arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of twelve local men, who have met in secret to discuss a series of unsolved crimes. A wealthy man has vanished, a whore has tried to end her life, and an enormous fortune has been discovered in the home of a luckless drunk. Moody is soon drawn into the mystery: a network of fates and fortunes that is as complex and exquisitely patterned as the night sky. The Luminaries is an extraordinary piece of fiction. It is full of narrative, linguistic and psychological pleasures, and has a fiendishly clever and original structuring device. Written in pitch-perfect historical register, richly evoking a mid-19th century world of shipping and banking and goldrush boom and bust, it is also a ghost story, and a gripping mystery. It is a thrilling achievement and will confirm for critics and readers that Catton is one of the brightest stars in the international writing firmament.

The Reader

Titre : The Reader
Auteur : Bernhard Schlink
Éditeur : Hachette UK
ISBN-13 : 9781780221434
Libération : 2011-09-01

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An exceptionally powerful novel exploring the themes of betrayal, guilt and memory against the background of the Holocaust. An international bestseller. For 15-year-old Michael Berg, a chance meeting with an older woman leads to far more than he ever imagined. The woman in question is Hanna, and before long they embark on a passionate, clandestine love affair which leaves Michael both euphoric and confused. For Hanna is not all she seems. Years later, as a law student observing a trial in Germany, Michael is shocked to realize that the person in the dock is Hanna. The woman he had loved is a criminal. Much about her behaviour during the trial does not make sense. But then suddenly, and terribly, it does - Hanna is not only obliged to answer for a horrible crime, she is also desperately concealing an even deeper secret. 'A tender, horrifying novel that shows blazingly well how the Holocaust should be dealt with in fiction' INDEPENDENT 'For generations to come, people will be reading and marvelling over Bernhard Schlink's The Reader' EVENING STANDARD 'Leaps national boundaries and speaks straight to the heart' NEW YORK TIMES

Unweaving the Rainbow

Titre : Unweaving the Rainbow
Auteur : Richard Dawkins
Éditeur : Penguin UK
ISBN-13 : 9780141937038
Libération : 2006-04-06

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A dazzling, passionate polemic against anti-science movements of all kinds. Keats accused Newton of destroying the poetry of the rainbow by explaining the origin of its colours. In this illuminating and provocative book, Richard Dawkins argues that Keats could not have been more mistaken, and shows how an understanding of science enhances our wonder of the world. He argues that mysteries do not lose their poetry because they are solved: the solution is often more beautiful than the puzzle, uncovering even deeper mysteries. Dawkins takes up the most important and compelling topics in modern science, from astronomy and genetics to language and virtual reality, combining them in a landmark statement on the human appetite for wonder.

The Imperial Gazetteer of India

Titre : The Imperial Gazetteer of India
Auteur : William Wilson Hunter
Éditeur : Young Press
ISBN-13 : 9781445564319
Libération : 2010-04

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Fields of Glory

Titre : Fields of Glory
Auteur : Jean Rouaud
Éditeur : Arcade Publishing
ISBN-13 : 1559702168
Libération : 1993-06-16

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As their grandchildren point out the crotchety foibles of their elders, three senior citizens explain where the habits came from, in a story of survival and the desire to be loved

The Nakshastras

Titre : The Nakshastras
Auteur : Dennis M. Harness
Éditeur : Motilal Banarsidass Publ.
ISBN-13 : 8120820681
Libération : 2004-09-01

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The Book by Dr. Dennis Harness provides an excellent practical presentation to this important astrological system. It shows us how to access the wisdom of the Nakshatras in our personal life and for our society. Through it, the modern reader can understand the energies of their stars and learn how to utilize these to bring their lives into harmony with the great forces of the universe. The book is a must reading not only for any students of astrology but for any students of astrology but for anyone interested in self-development or spiritual growth.

Mazes and Labyrinths

Titre : Mazes and Labyrinths
Auteur : William Henry Matthews
Éditeur : Kessinger Publishing
ISBN-13 : 0766144682
Libération : 2003-03-01

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1922. Contents: introduction; Egyptian labyrinth; Cretan labyrinth; Etruscan or Italian labyrinth; labyrinth in ancient art; church labyrinth; turf labyrinth; origin of turf mazes; floral labyrinth and the dwarf shrub maze; topiary labyrinth or hedge maze; stone labyrinth and rock engravings; dance or game of Troy; bower of "Fair Rosamond" maze etymology; labyrinth design and the solution of mazes; labyrinth in literature; miscellaneous and conclusion. Wonderfully illustrated.