Als Takashi erfährt, daß er HIV-positiv ist, reist er mit zwei Freunden in ein Land, wo man den Göttern näher ist: nach Ägypten, Reich der Toten und der Sonne in einem.´Sly´, nach dem gleichnamigen Song von Massive Attack, ist eine berückend sinnliche Meditation über die Liebe, das Leben und den Tod.
A story of the twentieth century traced through the various possible lives of one woman. Moving through pre-war Vienna and Stalin´s Moscow to present-day Berlin, Jenny Erpenbeck homes in on the moments when life follows a particular branch and ´fate´ suddenly emerges from the sly interplay between history, character and pure chance.
´´A wonderful and astonishing thing, the kind of book that makes child laugh and adult chuckle, and both smile in appreciation. . . . Charmingly wicked.? ? The New York Times A bear´s hat is gone, and he wants it back. Patiently and politely, he asks the animals he comes across whether they have seen it. None of them have. Have you seen it? Jon Klassen´s beloved tale plays out in sly illustrations brimming with visual humor ? and winks at us with a wry irreverence that will leave readers of all ages thrilled. Available at last in a board book format, this #1 New York Times bestseller is a true modern classic.
The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis is a classic masterpiece of religious satire that entertains readers with its sly and ironic portrayal of human life and foibles from the vantage point of Screwtape, a highly placed assistant to ´´Our Father Below.´´ At once wildly comic, deadly serious, and strikingly original, C.S. Lewis´s The Screwtape Letters is the most engaging account of temptation-and triumph over it-ever written.
The slaves are revolting... they´ve stolen Julius Casar´s own galley. Seeking shelter in the little Gaulish village, they find it in crisis. Obelix has suffered diree effects from drinking the druid´s magic potions on the sly. Can his friends get him cured by Absolutlifabulos, high priest of Atlantis? Enjoy all the thrills and spills of sea battles against the Roman navy!
Beste Unterhaltung, Action pur, Spannung bis zur letzten Seite und witzige, spritzige Dialoge - das ist Janet Evanovichs beliebte und einfallsreiche Stephanie Plum- Krimireihe. The twelth in Janet Evanovich´s series of bestselling novels featuring her lovable and haples heroin, Stephanie Plum. A´New York Times´bestseller packed full of wit, adventure and sly comedy.