Julie Prentice and her family move across the country to the idyllic Mount Adams district of Cincinnati, hoping to evade the stalker who's been terrorizing them ever since the publication of her bestselling novel, The Murder Game. Since Julie doesn't know anyone in her new town, when she meets her neighbor John Dunbar, their instant connection brings measured hope for a new beginning. But she never imagines that a simple, benign conversation with him could set her life spinning so far off course.
"A look into the mind of a psychopath"
In 1914, the war which was to have been wrapped up by Christmas had - in reality - only just begun, as all sides entrenched themselves deeper into the Great War. Christmas Eve, 1914 follows one company of British officers as they rotate forward to spend their Christmas on the front lines, a mere 80 yards from the German guns. Upper- and working-class men and boys are thrown together into one trench and struggle to survive.
"I was just reading about this in my news paper"
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"Mas facil de entender que en mi clase de ingles"
An elderly inventor, burning with manic creativity, tries to reconcile with his estranged gay son. A bereaved boy draws a thuggish classmate into a relationship of escalating guilt and violence. A genteel middle-aged woman, a longtime resident of a psychiatric hospital, becomes the confidante of a lovelorn teenaged volunteer. Told with Chekhovian restraint and compassion, and conveying both the sorrow of life and the courage with which people rise to meet it, You Are Not a Stranger Here is a triumph of storytelling.
"Great performances of sensitive stories"
Crop circles magically appear in Farmer Johnson's field. A mysterious light sweeps over the night sky and awakens Farmer Johnson and Gilbert, the boy next door. Curious, Gilbert ventures out to discover the source of the light and stumbles into a beautiful Martian girl sitting in a crop circle. Farmer Johnson also investigates the strange light, and thinking that Gilbert and Aoléon are vandals, he chases them.
Aoléon and Gilbert have become the Luminon's top priority in stopping the Martian resistance movement. After being chased by the Royal Paladin Guard, they are forced to flee the Martian Megalopolis. Aoléon, Gilbert, and Zoot escape with the help of Bizwat and his newfound friend, Helios, a first-generation soldierbot. After their saucer is destroyed, they crash land somewhere in the deep Martian desert. They set out to locate Kyrios and the secret base where Aoléon's parents are being held captive.
Aoleon and Gilbert are entrusted with a mission from PAX, a wanted criminal and leader of the Martian resistance movement. He wants them to investigate the Luminon of Mars, who he suspects is planning an invasion of Earth to steal its milk cows. Gilbert has an encounter with the Luminess (the mate of the Luminon) and discovers something strange about her. The undercover duo is chased by the Royal Paladin Guard.
Spying on the Luminon, Aoléon and Gilbert uncover his plot to steal Earth's milk cows. They make the disturbing discovery that the Martian leader plans to disrupt Mars' galact supply. Hoping to reach the galactworks before the Luminon's saboteur, the duo races to warn Aoléon's father, Deimos, manager at the galactworks, that he is in danger.
"Very enjoyable story. Captivating narration."
Aoléon, Gilbert, Bizwat, Helios, and Zoot make it to their final destination, Cydonia, where Aoléon's parents are being held captive. They infiltrate a secret underground base and are confronted by a small army of sentrybots. Bizwat lends Aoléon and Gilbert some of his advanced combat skills via a psionic brain dump.
Based on the life of the great short-storywriter Raymond Carver, particularly his last ten, post-alcoholic years, Scissors is that rare thing: a funny, compassionate, and convincing portrayal of the creative life - its compulsions, its rewards, its frustrations, its affinities with tragedy.