By Mikhail Bulgakov
Få böcker kan mäta sig med Mästaren och Margarita när det handlar om att få nya entusiastiska läsare!
Det är 1930-tal i Moskva när en mystisk främling dyker upp. I hans sällskap finns en naken kvinna, en guy i jockeymössa och en cigarrökande jättelik svart katt. Märkliga saker börjar hända. Det är som om djävulen själv kommit until eventually Moskva för att skapa oro och panik bland litteratörer, pampar och svartabörshajar. Saken blir ännu mer intrikat när främlingen börjar berätta om ett möte mellan romaren Pontius Pilatus och en ung upprorsman som gripits i Jerusalem och som översteprästerna vill se avrättad.
Bulgakovs klassiska romansatir har kommit att bli ett av mästerverken i den moderna litteraturen, för evigt förknippad med halsbrytande fantasteri, vild komik och bitsk satir.
By Arthur C. Clarke
At the start, just a couple of issues are recognized concerning the celestial item that astronomers dub Rama. it truly is large, weighing greater than ten trillion plenty. And it really is hurtling throughout the sun process at unimaginable velocity. Then an area probe confirms the unthinkable: Rama isn't any average item. it truly is, remarkable, an interstellar spacecraft. area explorers and planet-bound scientists alike organize for mankind's first stumble upon with alien intelligence. it is going to kindle their wildest dreams... and fan their darkest fears. For nobody understands who the Ramans are or why they've got come. And now the instant of rendezvous awaits -- simply at the back of a Raman airlock door.
By Cassandra Rose Clarke
After getting down to holiday the curse that binds them jointly, the pirate Ananna and the murderer Naji locate themselves stranded on an enchanted island within the north with not anything yet a sword, their wits, and the key to breaking the curse: whole 3 very unlikely initiatives. With the aid of their good friend Marjani and a rather unusual ally, Ananna and Naji make their method south back, looking what appears to be like past their reach.
Unfortunately, Naji has enemies from the shadowy global referred to as the Mists, and Ananna needs to nonetheless face the repercussions of going up opposed to the Pirate Confederation. jointly, Naji and Ananna needs to holiday the curse, break out their enemies — and are available to phrases with their becoming romantic appeal.
Elizabethean England is a Golden Age of exchange and paintings; retailers and poets from the world over pack London’s streets. There’s a brand new commodity humans need—oil. And younger Nat Bramble understands simply the place to get it. Nat and Darius Nouredini, a poet in a wrestler’s physique, trigger looking for the key oil good less than the deserted Temple of Mithras in Persia. yet their enterprise lighting a path of fireside with the intention to persist with Nat all of the as far back as England, the place he turns into stuck within the crossfire of a warfare among the crown and the 1st firms of London.
By George Mann
London 1910: An unsuspecting thief will get greater than he bargained for whilst he breaks right into a condominium in Kensington and reveals himself faced by way of terrible, grey-skinned creatures which are ready to consume his brain! London 3189: An unimaginably historical urban. The is still of an android are dredged from the Thames. it truly is one of many most modern types, basically simply constructed. yet it has been within the water for over 1000 years. And whilst the android is reactivated, it has a message - a caution that may basically be brought to a guy named the health care professional. The healthcare professional and his buddies needs to clear up a secret that has spanned over 1000 years. traveling back and forth in time, they have to get to the bottom of the threads of an historical plot. in the event that they fail, the lethal alien Squall will consume the realm! an exciting, all-new event that includes the surgeon, Amy, and Rory, as performed through Matt Smith, Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill within the outstanding hit sequence from BBC tv.
By Anthony Giardina
Richie Palumbo, the main prosaic of guys, will get misplaced one evening in 1969 whereas using domestic along with his family members. He reveals himself within the city of Norumbega—hidden, distant, and beautiful, on the some distance edges of Boston’s western suburbs. He sees a venerable previous apartment and, with out relatively understanding why, comes to a decision he should have it. The repercussions of Richie’s wild dream to possess a home during this city bring about a forty-year odyssey for his relatives. For his son, Jack, Norumbega turns into a sexual playground—until he meets one ungraspable woman and starts a lifelong pursuit of her. Joannie, Richie’s daughter, unearths that the demanding situations of residing in Norumbega motivate her to pursue the contemplative existence. For Stella, Richie’s spouse, existence in Norumbega ends up in marvelous development as either a sexual and a non secular being.
Norumbega Park—by Anthony Giardina, the seriously acclaimed writer of White Guys—is approximately category and parental desires, intercourse and spirituality, the best way visions clash with obdurate truth, and a family’s skill to open up for others an international they could by no means realise for themselves.
By George R. R. Martin
Long prior to A online game of Thrones turned a world phenomenon, number one New York Times bestselling writer George R. R. Martin had taken his unswerving readers around the cosmos. Now again in print after virtually ten years, Tuf Voyaging is the tale of quirky and endearing Haviland Tuf, an not going hero simply attempting to do correct by means of the galaxy, one planet at a time.
Haviland Tuf is a decent space-trader who likes cats. So how is it that, in festival with the worst villains the universe has to supply, he’s develop into the proud proprietor of a seedship, the final remnant of Earth’s mythical Ecological Engineering Corps? by no means brain; simply be grateful that the main strong weapon in human area is in stable hands—hands which now have the godlike skill to manage the genetic fabric of hundreds of thousands of outlandish creatures.
Armed with this distinctive apparatus, Tuf is determined to take on the issues that human settlers have created in colonizing far-flung worlds: hosts of antagonistic monsters, a inhabitants addicted to procreation, a dictator who unleashes plagues to get his personal manner . . . and in each case, the one factor that stands among the colonists and catastrophe is Tuf’s ingenuity—and his attractiveness as a guy of integrity in a universe of rogues.
“A wealthy combination of event, humor, compassion and all of the different issues that make being human worthwhile.”—Analog
“A new side of Martin’s manysided talent.”—Asimov’s
By Edward Brody
70 years in the past, people destroyed the Earth.
Only a handful have been rescued.
The survivors now stay with wisdom of lifestyles through the galaxy and are recolonizing on a fraction planet often called Rashada. yet people are despised, loathed for his or her earlier error and exist as a digital sub-species to their alien pals.
Before the destruction, Mich Sandstone used to be one of many first people to endure an experimental cryogenics trial that was once merely purported to final a number of days. He unearths himself awakening aboard an alien starship, surrounded by way of creatures and know-how that he by no means concept possible.
The human from the prior needs to locate the facility inside himself to revive the galaxy's religion in people and forestall humanity from destroying itself for a moment time.