Bis zum letzten Atemzug (Thriller) by David Baldacci

By David Baldacci

Routiniert und mit einem atemberaubenden Spannungsbogen führt David Baldacci sein bewährtes Ermittlerduo Michelle Maxwell und Sean King durch die anfangs undurchsichtigen Zusammenhänge dieses Thrillers, der sich auf höchster gesellschaftlicher Ebene abspielt. In ihrem vierten Fall stolpern die beiden Privatdetektive quick zufällig in eine Katastrophe, die als fröhliche Geburtstagsfeier einer Zwölfjährigen beginnt: Am selben Abend noch wird das Geburtstagskind entführt. Und die kleine Willa ist nicht irgendein Mädchen - sie ist die Nichte des Präsidenten.

Grausiger Leichenfund und blutige Rätsel

Als die Ermittler Sean King und Michelle Maxwell im Haus der Familie eintreffen, bietet sich ihnen ein Bild des Grauens: Die Mutter der Kleinen liegt mit aufgeschlitzter Kehle auf dem Boden - und offensichtlich haben die Täter der Leiche Blut entnommen. Doch wer hat ein Interesse an diesem Blut, und was once hat Willa damit zu tun? Im Laufe ihrer Ermittlungen dringen die Detektive immer weiter in ein Netz aus dubiosen Machenschaften ein, die es aufzuschlüsseln gilt.

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Byzantium by Philip Sherrard

By Philip Sherrard

What was once the Byzantine Empire? What was once ita position in background, and what used to be it that made it a old unit? it's with this empire, nice either as a political organism and as a synthesizer and preserver of tradition, that this e-book explores. although the therapy of the topic by means of the writer is slightly common, the stimulating type within which he writes, mixed with the interesting illustrations may still set off additional examine via the reader

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Stable Domination and Independence in Algebraically Closed by Haskell D., Hrushovski E., MacPherson D.

By Haskell D., Hrushovski E., MacPherson D.

"This booklet addresses a niche within the model-theoretic figuring out of valued fields that has, beforehand, restricted the interactions of version conception with geometry. It comprises major advancements in either natural and utilized version theory."."Part I of the ebook is a research of stably ruled varieties. those shape a subset of the sort area of a concept that behaves in lots of methods just like the house of sorts in a good thought. This half starts with an creation to the main rules of balance concept for stably ruled forms. half II maintains with an summary of a few classical leads to the version idea of valued fields and explores the appliance of strong domination to algebraically closed valued fields. The learn provided here's made obtainable to the overall version theorist via the inclusion of the introductory sections of every part."--BOOK JACKET. learn more... Ch. 1. creation -- Pt. 1. solid Domination -- Ch. 2. a few history on balance thought -- Ch. three. Definition and uncomplicated houses of St[subscript C] -- Ch. four. Invariant kinds and alter of base -- Ch. five. A combinatorial lemma -- Ch. 6. powerful codes for germs -- Pt. 2. Independence in ACVF -- Ch. 7. a few heritage on algebraically closed valued fields -- Ch. eight. Sequential independence -- Ch. nine. development of the solid half -- Ch. 10. kinds orthogonal to [Gamma] -- Ch. eleven. Opacity and major resolutions -- Ch. 12. Maximally whole fields and domination -- Ch. thirteen. Invariant kinds -- Ch. 14. A greatest modulus precept -- Ch. 15. Canonical bases and independence given via modules -- Ch. sixteen. different Henselian fields

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Algebra of Communicating Processes: Proceedings of ACP94, by J. A. Bergstra, J. W. Klop (auth.), A. Ponse PhD, C. Verhoef

By J. A. Bergstra, J. W. Klop (auth.), A. Ponse PhD, C. Verhoef PhD, S. F. M. van Vlijmen Drs. (eds.)

ACP, the Algebra of speaking methods, is an algebraic method of the examine of concurrent methods, initiated via Jan Bergstra and Jan Will em Klop within the early eighties. those complaints contain the contributions to ACP94, the 1st workshop dedicated to ACP. The paintings­ store was once held at Utrecht collage, 16-17 may well 1994. those court cases are supposed to offer an outline of present examine within the region of ACP. They include fifteen contributions. the 1st one is a classical paper on ACP by means of J.A. Bergstra and J.W. Klop: The Algebra of Recursively outlined methods and the Algebra of standard methods, document IW 235/83, Mathematical Centre, Amsterdam, 1983. It serves as an creation to the rest of the lawsuits and, certainly, as a common creation to ACP. a longer summary of this paper is released less than an analogous name within the ICALP' eighty four court cases. Of the re­ maining contributions, 3 have been submitted through the invited audio system and the others have been chosen through the programme committee. As for the shows, Jos Baeten, Rob van Glabbeek, Jan Friso Groote, and Frits Vaandrager have been every one invited to carry a lecture. A paper on the subject of Frits Vaandrager's lecture has already been submitted for ebook in other places and isn't, for that reason, incorporated in those professional­ ceedings. Gabriel Ciobanu, one in all our visitors, gave an influence of his paintings in an additional lecture. additionally, ten shows got at the foundation of chosen papers.

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Envisioning Ireland: W. B. Yeats's Occult Nationalism by Claire Nally

By Claire Nally

Even though W. B. Yeats is without doubt one of the so much over-theorised authors within the Irish canon, little try has been made to situate his occult works within the political context of early twentieth-century eire. by way of comparing the 2 types of A imaginative and prescient, released in 1925 and 1937, this ebook presents a technique for knowing the political and cultural impulses that trained Yeats’s engagement with the otherworld. the writer means that the Yeatsian occult operates very firmly in the political parameters of Irish nationalism, usually as a critique of the hot unfastened country, or in its place means of mythologising and inaugurating a brand new country nation. The occult, faraway from being freed from all political issues, registers the poet’s moving allegiances, from the Celticism of the Nineties to his disenchantment with smooth eire within the loose State.
Through shut readings of Yeats’s manuscripts and his fundamental and significant works, together with a detailed evaluation of the usually ignored dramatic texts, the writer seeks to strength a rethinking of the severe reception of the Yeatsian occult via modern theoretical advancements in postcolonialism, subjectivity, nationwide id and textual instability.

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