For Whom the Bell Tolls
High in the pine forests of the Spanish Sierra, a guerilla band prepares to low up a vital bridge. Robert Jordan, a young American volunteer, has been sent to handle the dynamiting. There, in the mountains, he finds the dangers and the intense comradeship of war. And there he discovers Maria, a young woman who has escaped from Franco's rebels...
The Passage Trilogy 2. The Twelve: A Novel
A literary thriller revealed in multiple time frames, "The Twelve "is a suspenseful tale of the human capacity for sacrifice and the transformative power of renewal. "In the present day" As three strangers attempt to navigate the chaos cast upon civilization by a U.S. government experiment gone wrong, their destinies intertwine. "More than a hundred years in the future" Amy, Peter, Alicia and the others introduced in "The Passage" pinpoint the weaknesses of the twelve original vampires . . . even as they confront a betrayal by one of their own.
City of Bones
Love and lies can can corrupt even the purest heart...Second in the bestselling prequel series to The Mortal Instruments, set in Victorian London. Tessa Gray find her heart drawn more and more to Jem, while her longing for Will, despite his dark moods, continues to unsettle her. But something is changing in Will. Could finding the Magister free Will from his secrets and give Tessa the answers to who she is and what she was born to do? Read all the sensational books in The Shadowhunter Chronicles: The Mortal Instruments, The Infernal Devices, Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy, The Bane Chronicles and The Shadowhunter's Codex.
In Pale Fire Nabokov offers a cornucopia of deceptive pleasures: a 999-line poem by the reclusive genius John Shade; an adoring foreword and commentary by Shade's self-styled Boswell, Dr. Charles Kinbote; a darkly comic novel of suspense, literary idolatry and one-upmanship, and political intrigue.
A Passage to India
Ranked among the greatest novels of the twentieth century, "A Passage to India" is the classic account of the clash of cultures in British India after the turn of the century. With careful crafting, exquisite prose, and a well developed sense of irony, Forster reveals the menace lurking just beneath the surface of ordinary life, as a common misunderstanding erupts into a devastating affair.