Adrift on the Nile by Naguib Mahfouz

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By Naguib Mahfouz

A beautiful novel by way of the widest-read Arab author presently released within the U.S. The age of Nasser has ushered in huge, immense social switch, and lots of the middle-aged and middle-class little children of the previous bourgeoisie locate themselves attempting to recreate the comfy, enchanted international they so dearly omit. One evening, notwithstanding, artwork and fact collide--with unexpected conditions.

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Selected Prose of Heinrich von Kleist by Heinrich von Kleist

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By Heinrich von Kleist

“Kleist’s narrative language is whatever thoroughly detailed. it's not sufficient to learn it as historical—even in his day not anyone wrote as he did...An impetus squeezed out with iron, totally un-lyrical detachment brings forth tangled, knotted, overloaded sentences painfully soldered together...and pushed by means of a breathless tempo.”—Thomas Mann

Peter Wortsman captures the breathlessness and tool of Heinrich von Kleist’s transcendent prose. those ethical stories stream throughout internal landscapes, exploring the bridges among cause and feeling and the frontiers among the human psyche and the divine.

The issues of Heinrich von Kleist are undying. The mysteries in his fiction and visionary essays nonetheless breathe.

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology by T. F. Hoad

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By T. F. Hoad

The place did the phrases bungalow and assassin derive? What did nice suggest within the heart a long time? How have been adder, anger, and umpire initially spelled? The solutions are available during this crucial better half to any well known dictionary.
With over 17,000 entries, this is often the main authoritative and accomplished advisor to be aware origins to be had in paperback. in keeping with The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology, the imperative authority at the starting place and improvement of English phrases, it incorporates a wealth of knowledge approximately our language and its heritage. for instance, readers will examine that bungalow initially intended "belonging to Bengal," that assassin comes from the Arabic for "Hashish-eater," and that nice intended "foolish or stupid" within the 13th century, "coy or shy" within the 15th. And adder, anger, and umpire have been initially spelled with an preliminary "n." those are yet the various attention-grabbing tidbits present in this dictionary, that's a needs to for somebody attracted to the richness of the English language.

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Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, Volume 1: Rabha by U. V. Joseph, Thattil Umbavu Varghese

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By U. V. Joseph, Thattil Umbavu Varghese

The subseries Languages of the better Himalayan quarter edited by means of George van Driem, forming a part of Brill's Tibetan stories Library, gains entire grammars, documentation, and dictionaries of languages from the Himalayas and surrounding tracts.
Essential details on hitherto undescribed, frequently endangered languages and cultures from the center of Asia

11. A Grammar and Dictionary of Zaiwa (2 vol. set)
Anton Lustig

10. A Grammar of Tshangla
Erik E. Andvik

9. A Grammar of Anong
Hongkai solar and Guangkun Liu. Translated, annotated, and supplemented by means of Fengxiang Li, Ela Thurgood and Graham Thurgood

8. A Grammar of Dhimal
John T. King

7.A Grammar of Sunwar
Dörte Borchers

5. A Grammar of Lepcha

4. Grammar of Kulung
Gerard Jacobus Tolsma

3. A Grammar of Jero
Jean Robert Opgenort

2. A Grammar of Wambule
Jean Robert Opgenort

1.Volume 1 Rabha
U.V. Joseph

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Incredible Visual Illusions - You Won't Believe Your Eyes! by Al Seckel

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By Al Seckel

Visible Illusions is an engaging choice of optical illusions, lots of that have by no means prior to been released during this shape. From vintage illustrations of most unlikely figures to drawings of daily gadgets which develop into extraodinary to scintillating photograph styles which pulsate and alter ahead of your each eyes, the diversity of other results is nearly never-ending!

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A Guide to Kernel Exploitation: Attacking the Core by Enrico Perla, Massimiliano Oldani

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By Enrico Perla, Massimiliano Oldani

The variety of safety countermeasures opposed to user-land exploitation is at the upward thrust. due to this, kernel exploitation is turning into even more well known between make the most writers and attackers. fiddling with the guts of the working method could be a risky video game: This e-book covers the theoretical ideas and methods had to enhance trustworthy and potent kernel-level exploits and applies them to diversified working platforms (Linux, Solaris, Mac OS X, and Windows). Kernel exploits require either artwork and technology to accomplish. each OS has its quirks and so each take advantage of needs to be molded to totally make the most its aim. This publication discusses the preferred OS families-UNIX derivatives, Mac OS X, and Windows-and tips on how to achieve whole regulate over them. innovations and strategies are awarded categorically in order that even if a in particular particular make the most has been patched, the foundational details that you've learn may also help you to put in writing a more recent, larger assault or a extra concrete layout and protecting structure.

* Covers a number working method households - UNIX derivatives, Mac OS X, Windows
* information universal eventualities corresponding to widespread reminiscence corruption (stack overflow, heap overflow, etc.) concerns, logical insects and race conditions
* grants the reader from user-land exploitation to the area of kernel-land (OS) exploits/attacks, with a selected specialize in the stairs that bring about the construction of profitable options, in an effort to provide to the reader whatever greater than only a set of tricks

 

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Tropic of Cancer (Obelisk Trilogy, Book 1) by Henry Miller

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By Henry Miller

Miller's groundbreaking first novel, banned in Britain for nearly thirty years. A penniless and as but unpublished author, Henry Miller arrived in Paris in 1930. abandoning a disintegrating marriage and an unsatisfied profession in the United States, he threw himself into the low-life of bohemian Paris with unwavering gusto. A fictional account of Miller's adventures among the prostitutes and pimps, the penniless painters and writers of Montparnasse, Tropic of melanoma is an extravagant and rhapsodic hymn to an international of unrivalled eroticism and freedom. Tropic of Cancer's 1934 ebook in France used to be hailed by means of Samuel Beckett as 'a momentous occasion within the historical past of recent writing'. the unconventional used to be as a result banned within the united kingdom and the united states and never published for e-book for one more thirty years.

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