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The Further Adventures of Koko and Moochee

by J. R. Hardin

Koko and Moochee are once again in danger from their old nemesis Stewart. Stewart is fleeing the scene of a robbery when he spots the two dogs being walked. The thief vows to put an end to Koko and Moochee for sending him to prison for two years. The dogs are chased from their home when Stewart and his two bungling henchmen try to abduct them. Koko and Moochee are lost in the woods with no food or shelter and bad men searching for them. The dogs realize the only way they can be safe again is to send Stewart back to prison. But how are they going to capture the thieves and recover the stolen jewels? The dogs are aided by an unexpected friend in the form of a Siamese cat named Tango. Tango finds the dogs amusing and enjoys the excitement from hanging around with Koko and Moochee. The story is an action packed adventure filled with suspense and comic situations.

The Fury: A Novel

by John Farris

Gillian Bellaver's family is one of the wealthiest in the world. Robin Sandza's father Peter is a government assassin. The two teenagers seem to have nothing in common. Yet they are spiritual twins, possessing a horrifying psychic energy that threatens humanity. While dangerous and fanatical men vie for the secrets of their awesome power, Peter Sandza, using all the ruthless skills of his trade, makes a final desperate effort to save them. Exploring with extraordinary skill the myths and legends deeply rooted in the subconscious mind, this novel builds, scene by shocking scene, to a night of chilling horror that surpasses anything you've ever experienced . . . First published in 1976 and made into a successful movie written by the author and directed by Brian De Palma in 1978, The Fury is one of the all-time classics of the horror genre.

Fuss-Free Vegan: 101 Everyday Comfort Food Favorites, Veganized

by Sam Turnbull

Being vegan doesn’t have to mean living off kale and quinoa, or spending your money on fancy and expensive ingredients. And it definitely doesn’t have to mean feeling limited for choices of what to eat! What if “vegan food” could mean cheesy nachos and pizza, hearty burritos, gooey spinach and artichoke dip, decadent chocolate cake or even crème brûlée? Well, it can. In Fuss-Free Vegan, Sam Turnbull shows you that “vegan” does not equal unappetizing dishes, complicated steps, ingredients you have never heard of, or even food that tastes healthy. Instead, she gives you drool-worthy yet utterly fuss-free recipes that will bring everyone together at the table, vegans and non-vegans alike, in a chorus of rave reviews. This is the cookbook Sam wishes she had when she went vegan: one that recreates and veganizes the dishes she loved most in her pre-vegan days, like fluffy pancakes and crispy bacon, cheesy jalapeño poppers and pizza pockets, creamy Caesar salad and macaroni and cheese, rich chocolate brownies and holiday-worthy pumpkin pie, to name just a few. (And there’s no hummus recipe in sight.) Say goodbye to searching endlessly around for that one special ingredient that you can't even pronounce, or cooking dishes that don’t deliver on their promise of yumminess; instead, say hello to ingredients you can pick up at your local grocery store, step-by-step techniques, and Sam’s enthusiastic voice cheering you on throughout this fun, approachable cookbook. With 101 tried-and-tested, one-of-a-kind vegan recipes for every meal, from breakfasts to lunches to dinners, and even snacks, desserts, appetizers and vegan staples, as well as handy menu plans and tips to amp up the recipes and your vegan life, Sam Turnbull and Fuss-Free Vegan are your ultimate guides in the new vegan kitchen.

Futbol Club Barcelona

by Anita Elberse

In June 2015, FC Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu sees his team lift the UEFA Champions League trophy, completing an impressive trophy haul in the 2014-2015 season. Unique for a club of its caliber, five of the starting eleven are products of FC Barcelona's youth academy, La Masia. Yet none of the trophies and accolades guarantee future success. Bartomeu faces pressing questions about the club's business model-and in particular about the tensions between local and global activities-as well as decisions about the ongoing investment in the youth academy, funding for the club's Foundation and other sports, and its relatively low ticket prices. How could Bar a continue to win on and off the field in the increasingly competitive and global world of European football, while still protecting its local focus and traditions?

Fútbol: el juego infinito: El nuevo fútbol como símbolo de la globalización

by Jorge Valdano

«Durante mi niñez solo tenía una obsesión: la pelota. Estoy convencido de que a mi nieto lo desvelará una camiseta de su equipo, porque la fascinación que producen los héroes ya tiene más fuerza que el juego mismo. Mi nieto no sabrá que en el instante en que compre esa camiseta, pasará de hincha a cliente para activar un negocio cada vez más grande.»Jorge Valdano «El fútbol es un juego emocionante que, sin embargo, no tiene corazón.» No existe ningún otro fenómeno social que, como el fútbol, se haya adaptado con más naturalidad a la globalización. A pesar de tratarse de un juego en apariencia tan primitivo y alérgico en su práctica a la tecnología, se ha incorporado con enorme facilidad a todos los vehículos de comunicación: prensa, radio, televisión, internet y todas las variables de redes sociales existentes y por venir. Y en este proceso, se ha convertido en un negocio planetario, que explota la emoción, que necesita de héroes y al que ya no le alcanza el resultado para seducir. En Fútbol: el juego infinito, Jorge Valdano repasa los diferentes actores que participan en este espectáculo, y describe cómo cada uno de ellos se ha adaptado a esa nueva realidad global del fútbol. Cómo el juego en sí mismo ha cambiado, transformando el papel de los entrenadores y de los jugadores, a quienes ha convertido en nuevos héroes planetarios. Explica cómo, en definitiva, el fútbol es hoy un negocio sin fronteras que genera una emoción en perpetua renovación, y que convierte a los aficionados en clientes.

The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

by Masha Gessen

Longlisted for the 2017 National Book Award in NonfictionPutin’s bestselling biographer reveals how, in the space of a generation, Russia surrendered to a more virulent and invincible new strain of autocracy. Hailed for her “fearless indictment of the most powerful man in Russia” (The Wall Street Journal), award-winning journalist Masha Gessen is unparalleled in her understanding of the events and forces that have wracked her native country in recent times. In The Future Is History, she follows the lives of four people born at what promised to be the dawn of democracy. Each of them came of age with unprecedented expectations, some as the children and grandchildren of the very architects of the new Russia, each with newfound aspirations of their own—as entrepreneurs, activists, thinkers, and writers, sexual and social beings. Gessen charts their paths against the machinations of the regime that would crush them all, and against the war it waged on understanding itself, which ensured the unobstructed reemergence of the old Soviet order in the form of today’s terrifying and seemingly unstoppable mafia state. Powerful and urgent, The Future Is History is a cautionary tale for our time and for all time.

The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia

by Neil M. Gorsuch

The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia provides the most thorough overview of the ethical and legal issues raised by assisted suicide and euthanasia--as well as the most comprehensive argument against their legalization--ever published. In clear terms accessible to the general reader, Neil Gorsuch thoroughly assesses the strengths and weaknesses of leading contemporary ethical arguments for assisted suicide and euthanasia. He explores evidence and case histories from the Netherlands and Oregon, where the practices have been legalized. He analyzes libertarian and autonomy-based arguments for legalization as well as the impact of key U.S. Supreme Court decisions on the debate. And he examines the history and evolution of laws and attitudes regarding assisted suicide and euthanasia in American society. After assessing the strengths and weaknesses of arguments for assisted suicide and euthanasia, Gorsuch builds a nuanced, novel, and powerful moral and legal argument against legalization, one based on a principle that, surprisingly, has largely been overlooked in the debate--the idea that human life is intrinsically valuable and that intentional killing is always wrong. At the same time, the argument Gorsuch develops leaves wide latitude for individual patient autonomy and the refusal of unwanted medical treatment and life-sustaining care, permitting intervention only in cases where an intention to kill is present. Those on both sides of the assisted suicide question will find Gorsuch's analysis to be a thoughtful and stimulating contribution to the debate about one of the most controversial public policy issues of our day.

The Future of War: A History

by Lawrence Freedman

Questions about the future of war are a regular feature of political debate, strategic analysis, and popular fiction. Where should we look for new dangers? What cunning plans might an aggressor have in mind? What are the best forms of defense? How might peace be preserved or conflict resolved?From the French rout at Sedan in 1870 to the relentless contemporary insurgencies in Iraq and Afghanistan, Lawrence Freedman, a world-renowned military thinker, reveals how most claims from the military futurists are wrong. But they remain influential nonetheless.Freedman shows how those who have imagined future war have often had an idealized notion of it as confined, brief, and decisive, and have regularly taken insufficient account of the possibility of long wars-hence the stubborn persistence of the idea of a knockout blow, whether through a dashing land offensive, nuclear first strike, or cyberattack. He also notes the lack of attention paid to civil wars until the West began to intervene in them during the 1990s, and how the boundaries between peace and war, between the military, the civilian, and the criminal are becoming increasingly blurred.Freedman's account of a century and a half of warfare and the (often misconceived) thinking that precedes war is a challenge to hawks and doves alike, and puts current strategic thinking into a bracing historical perspective.

The Future She Left Behind

by Marin Thomas

One woman's journey home gets derailed by her soon-to-be ex-mother-in-law in a novel filled with humor, small-town charm, rekindled love, and the resilient ties of family.Cast aside by her cheating husband, Katelyn Chandler is ready to pack it all in and drive home to Little Springs, Texas. She wants a chance to regroup, reconnect with her mother, and get back to her art. But Shirley Pratt—master manipulator, elitist snob, and Katelyn's terror of a live-in monster-in-law—has other ideas. Shirley insists on joining Katelyn's trip after her son tries to pack her off to a retirement community. Katelyn has no choice but to play peacekeeper between the ornery old woman and the proud matrons of Little Springs. Yet the small town seems to be changing Shirley. And as Katelyn weighs the wisdom of picking up where she left off with Jackson Mendoza, the town bad boy and her high school sweetheart, she must find a way to believe in the strength of her dreams.

Future War: Preparing for the New Global Battlefield

by Robert H. Latiff

An urgent, prescient, and expert look at how future technology will change virtually every aspect of war as we know it and how we can respond to the serious national security challenges ahead. Future war is almost here: battles fought in cyberspace; biologically enhanced soldiers; autonomous systems that can process information and strike violently before a human being can blink. A leading expert on the place of technology in war and intelligence, Robert H. Latiff, now teaching at the University of Notre Dame, has spent a career in the military researching and developing new combat technologies, observing the cost of our unquestioning embrace of innovation. At its best, advanced technology acts faster than ever to save the lives of soldiers; at its worst, the deployment of insufficiently considered new technology can have devastating unintended or long-term consequences. The question of whether we can is followed, all too infrequently, by the question of whether we should. In Future War, Latiff maps out the changing ways of war and the weapons technologies we will use to fight them, seeking to describe the ramifications of those changes and what it will mean in the future to be a soldier. He also recognizes that the fortunes of a nation are inextricably linked with its national defense, and how its citizens understand the importance of when, how, and according to what rules we fight. What will war mean to the average American? Are our leaders sufficiently sensitized to the implications of the new ways of fighting? How are the attitudes of individuals and civilian institutions shaped by the wars we fight and the means we use to fight them? And, of key importance: How will soldiers themselves think about war and their roles within it? The evolving, complex world of conflict and technology demands that we pay more attention to the issues that will confront us, before it is too late to control them. Decrying what he describes as a "broken" relationship between the military and the public it serves, Latiff issues a bold wake-up call to military planners and weapons technologists, decision makers, and the nation as a whole as we prepare for a very different future.

Futuro azul

by Eoin Colfer

Bienvenidos al tercer milenio; bienvenidos a Satellite City, la ciudad del futuro. Un futuro que no parece nada prometedor para Cosmo Hill, un huérfano que vive en el Instituto Clarissa Frayne. Cosmo, harto de ser un conejillo de Indias para probar los nuevos productos de una tecnología cada vez más avanzada, sólo sueña con escapar. La ocasión se presenta, pero todo sale mal. De repente, empieza a ver cómo su cuerpo se va debilitando y a unos seres azules que se lanzan contra él, extendiendo cuatro largos dedos que se introducen en su cuerpo...¿Quiénes son? ¿Qué quieren? ¿Por qué los ve?

El futuro de nuestra mente

by Michio Kaku

Una nueva teoría sobre la conciencia y el futuro de los estudios de nuestra mente Por primera vez en la historia, gracias a escáneres de alta tecnología diseñados por físicos, se han desvelado secretos del cerebro, y lo que un día fuera territorio de la ciencia ficción, se ha convertido en una asombrosa realidad. Grabación de recuerdos, telepatía, vídeos de nuestros sueños, control de la mente, avatares y telequinesia: todo esto no solo es posible, sino que ya existe. El futuro de nuestra mente es el relato riguroso y fascinante de las investigaciones que se llevan a cabo en los laboratorios más importantes del mundo, todas basadas en los últimos avances en neurociencia y física. Algún día podríamos llegar a tener una «pastilla inteligente» que incrementara nuestro conocimiento; podríamos cargar nuestro cerebro en un ordenador, neurona a neurona; mandar nuestros pensamientos y nuestras emociones de un lugar a otro del mundo a través de una «internet de la mente»; controlar ordenadores y robots con el pensamiento; y tal vez rebasar los límites de la inmortalidad. En esta extraordinaria exploración de las fronteras de la neurociencia, Michio Kaku plantea cuestiones que desafiarán a los científicos del futuro, ofrece una nueva perspectiva de las enfermedades mentales y la inteligencia artificial y presenta un nuevo modo de pensar en la mente. La crítica ha dicho... «En un viaje revelador a través de la mente, el físico teórico Michio Kaku explora reinos fantásticos de la ciencia ficción que pronto podrían convertirse en nuestra realidad.» Publishers Weekly «Kaku centra su atención en la mente humana y consigue resultados sorprendentes... La telepatía ya no es una fantasía desde que los escáneres pueden detectar, de forma rudimentaria, que está pensando un sujeto, y la genética y la bioquímica permiten a los investigadores alterar los recuerdos e incrementar la inteligencia de los animales.» Kirkus Reviews «Una experiencia extraordinaria que te abrirá la mente.» Booklist

Un futuro para tu hijo: Claves para su orientación profesional

by Vicente Hernández

Un libro sobre orientación profesional para padres que quieren ayudar a sus hijos a diseñar su proyecto de futuro. Con prólogo de César Bona. «No evitéis a vuestros hijos las dificultades de la vida, enseñadles más bien a superarlas.»Louis Pasteur Tras la educación secundaria obligatoria, el adolescente debe decidir hacia dónde desea dirigir sus pasos profesionalmente. Se trata de un período lleno de dudas e incertidumbres, con una amplia variedad de caminos por escoger y la necesidad inaplazable de elegir uno de ellos. Este libro constituye una herramienta fundamental para los padres porque les facilita las claves para orientar a sus hijos y valorar, junto a ellos y sus tutores académicos, las distintas alternativas y oportunidades que nuestro sistema educativo y laboral ponen a su alcance. Con él adquirirán algunas nociones esenciales de psicología enfocada al adolescente así como a redactar un proyecto personal de vida o a descubrir las múltiples y secretas inteligencias de su hijo. Un futuro para tu hijo recoge las reflexiones de los mejores expertos en orientación profesional y se convertirá en el aliado indispensable de todos los padres que estén dispuestos a desempeñar un papel activo en ese momento decisivo de la vida de sus hijos.

Fuzzy Dual Numbers

by Carlos Alberto Nunes Cosenza Felix Mora-Camino

This is the first book focusing exclusively on fuzzy dual numbers. In addition to offering a concise guide to their properties, operations and applications, it discusses some of their advantages with regard to classical fuzzy numbers, and describes the most important operations together with a set of interesting applications in e. g. optimization, decision-making and system design. The book provides students, researchers and professionals the necessary theoretical background to apply this particular subset of fuzzy numbers to decision-making problems involving uncertainty. Further, it shows how to solve selected engineering and management problems and includes detailed numerical examples.

Fuzzy Logic in Intelligent System Design

by William Melek Marek Reformat Janusz Kacprzyk Oscar Castillo Patricia Melin

This book describes recent advances in the use of fuzzy logic for the design of hybrid intelligent systems based on nature-inspired optimization and their applications in areas such as intelligent control and robotics, pattern recognition, medical diagnosis, time series prediction and optimization of complex problems. Based on papers presented at the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Annual Conference (NAFIPS 2017), held in Cancun, Mexico from 16 to 18 October 2017, the book is divided into nine main parts, the first of which first addresses theoretical aspects, and proposes new concepts and algorithms based on type-1 fuzzy systems. The second part consists of papers on new concepts and algorithms for type-2 fuzzy systems, and on applications of type-2 fuzzy systems in diverse areas, such as time series prediction and pattern recognition. In turn, the third part contains papers that present enhancements to meta-heuristics based on fuzzy logic techniques describing new nature-inspired optimization algorithms that use fuzzy dynamic adaptation of parameters. The fourth part presents emergent intelligent models, which range from quantum algorithms to cellular automata. The fifth part explores applications of fuzzy logic in diverse areas of medicine, such as the diagnosis of hypertension and heart diseases. The sixth part describes new computational intelligence algorithms and their applications in different areas of intelligent control, while the seventh examines the use of fuzzy logic in different mathematic models. The eight part deals with a diverse range of applications of fuzzy logic, ranging from environmental to autonomous navigation, while the ninth covers theoretical concepts of fuzzy models

Fyodor Dostoyevsky The Dover Reader

by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Noted for his sympathetic portrayals of the downtrodden members of nineteenth-century Russian society, Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881) has exercised immense influence on modern writers. His fiction, rich in philosophical and psychological insights, anticipated the development of psychoanalysis and existentialism. This anthology offers an excellent introduction to Dostoyevsky as well as a portable collection for readers already acquainted with the Russian author's works.Three novellas appear here in their entirety: Poor Folk, The Double, and Notes from the Underground. An excerpt from Crime and Punishment provides a compelling sample of Dostoyevsky's masterwork, and short stories include "Another Man's Wife" and "White Nights."

G. K. Chesterton Quotes

by Bob Blaisdell

"There is no such thing on earth as an uninteresting subject; the only thing that can exist is an uninterested person," declared the philosopher and wit G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936). The extent and variety of the author's writings - comprising journalism, history, biography, apologetics, poetry, plays, and detective fiction - attest to his own diversity of enthusiasms. This rich and thought-provoking anthology draws from Chesterton's vast treasury of publications to present his most trenchant observations on education, humor, literature, religion, politics, class, and other topics.Editor Bob Blaisdell offers an insightful introduction to Chesterton's life and works and identifies the source of each quotation. Organized thematically, the quotes range from quips from Chesterton's Father Brown mysteries ("The most incredible thing about miracles is that they happen.") and novels ("Marriage is a duel to the death which no man of honour should decline.") to his newspaper columns ("An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.") and essays ("No man must be superior to the things that are common to men.... Not only are we all in the same boat, but we are all seasick.")."If you're a fan of Chesterton's writing than this quote collection will be great for you. Blaisdell's introduction is also very interesting. The kind of book that would do great on a coffee table, ready to be picked up and browsed through at random times." -- A Universe in Words

El gabinete de las maravillas (Isidoro Montemayor 2)

by Alfonso Mateo-Sagasta

Madrid, otoño de 1614. Gonzalo Escondrillo, archivero del marqués de Hornacho, ha aparecido muerto en extrañas circunstancias en el gabinete de las maravillas, orgullo de la casa del marqués y su tesoro mejor custodiado. Entre otros objetos valiosos y extraordinarios, la colección cuenta con colmillos de elefante, una armadura del rey Carlos, cuadros de maestros italianos y flamencos, la piel de un oso polar e, incluso, prodigios insólitos como un cuerno de unicornio, un niño con dos cabezas, la mano de una sirena y el pezón de una santa. Tras el caso del Quijote apócrifo, Isidoro Montemayor es el encargado de investigar su muerte. Todo apunta a que se trata de un intento de robo pero ¿qué se han llevado? ¿Qué esconde el gabinete de las maravillas? ¿Qué o a quién buscaba el asesino?«El buen hacer de Isidoro Montemayor, su vis cómica, sus amoríos, su valor, su heroica villanía nos conducen por el lado ameno de la narración, trufada de multitud de anécdotas y deun humor elegante que, en ocasiones, nos hará desternillarnos.» Juan Bolea

Gabriela: Time for Change (American Girl: Girl of the Year 2017, Book 3)

by Varian Johnson

Gabby has never been so busy! In this third novel featuring American Girl's 2017 Girl of the Year, Gabby is already juggling homework, school leadership activities, dance classes, and rehearsals for a spoken word competition when she's offered an exciting dance opportunity. It's too good to pass up, but soon, Gabby finds there aren't enough hours in the day to do it all, let alone be a good friend to her BFF, Teagen. And she can't help but notice that more and more, she wishes she were working on her poetry instead of doing pliés and grand jetés. Gabby's changed a lot this past year. By the time the competition rolls around, she begins to wonder--have her dreams changed, too?

Las gafas de la felicidad

by Rafael Santandreu

Las infalibles soluciones de Rafael Santandreu para superar los complejos y los problemas que dificultan y amargan la vida de tantas personas. Rafael Santandreu es uno de los psicólogos más prestigiosos de España. Está especializado en ayudar a las personas a desarrollar su fortaleza emocional. A través de su método, miles de personas han conseguido perder sus miedos de forma permanente. Ahora te toca a ti descubrir las lentes que te enseñarán a graduar tu corazón y tu mente. ¡Ponte las gafas de la felicidad! La crítica ha dicho... «El psicólogo Rafael Santandreu aporta, con Las gafas de la felicidad, una herramienta con la que cambiar la perspectiva del día a día.» Diario de Burgos «Un método práctico, accesible, comprobado y exitoso para aprender a superar con éxito los problemas y los complejos más comunes que pueden llegar a limitar seriamente nuestras vidas.» Expansión «Una obra que, con lenguaje, claro habla de superar complejos, bajarse la ansiedad, perder el miedo al dolor, apreciar las delicias de la soledad, convertir la vida en algo muy interesante...» Las provincias

Las gafas de la felicidad (Edición exclusiva): Descubre tu fortaleza emocional

by Rafael Santandreu

Las infalibles soluciones de Rafael Santandreu para superar los complejos y los problemas que dificultan y amargan la vida de tantas personas. Esta edición exclusiva contiene un cuaderno de notas muy especial: una inspiradora selección de frases que es como un libro de mantras. Si las lees, reflexionas sobre ellas y maduras... de algún modo, las introducirás en tu mente consciente e inconsciente. Rafael Santandreu es uno de los psicólogos más prestigiosos de España. Está especializado en ayudar a las personas a desarrollar su fortaleza emocional. A través de su método, miles de personas han conseguido perder sus miedos de forma permanente. «Este libro pretende convertirte en una persona mucho más fuerte y feliz. Aglutina todos los mecanismos que conoce la psicología moderna para transformarnos. Personalmente no soy fan de los libros de autoayuda, excepto de aquellos basados en la evidencia. Aquí te ofrezco solo herramientas de comprobada eficacia y te aseguro que el 80% de los pacientes que han seguido mi combinación terapéutica han dejado completamente atrás la depresión, la ansiedad, las obsesiones y los miedos exagerados.»Rafael Santandreu Ahora te toca a ti descubrir las lentes que te enseñarán a graduar tu corazón y tu mente. ¡Ponte las gafas de la felicidad! La crítica ha dicho...«Lean este libro, por favor. Se lo recomienda un médico que percibe el stress actual a través de los poros de la gente.»Santiago Dexeus, médico «Sencillamente magnífico. Esta filosofía realmente ayuda a mejorar como persona.»David Ferrer, tenista profesional «El psicólogo Rafael Santandreu aporta, con Las gafas de la felicidad, una herramienta con la que cambiar la perspectiva del día a día.»Diario de Burgos «Un método práctico, accesible, comprobado y exitoso para aprender a superar con éxito los problemas y los complejos más comunes que pueden llegar a limitar seriamente nuestras vidas.»Expansión «Una obra que, con lenguaje claro, habla de superar complejos, bajarse la ansiedad, perder el miedo al dolor, apreciar las delicias de la soledad, convertir la vida en algo muy interesante...»Las provincias


by Jeff Gardiner

The ancient magic is ready to be unleashed... As Falco's influence grows across the world, he struggles to fulfill people's expectations. To protect Earth from human destruction he must find Gaia - Mother Nature - but is it too late?

La Galatea

by Miguel De Cervantes

Los mejores libros jamás escritos. «No hay cosa más fuera de remedio que nuestra desventura.» Publicada en 1585, La Galatea es la primera e inacabada novela de Miguel de Cervantes. Se suele clasificar como novela pastoril, género en auge durante el Renacimiento; sin embargo, y aunque ciertamente sus personajes son pastores, sirven de hecho al verdadero propósito del autor: hacer un estudio psicológico del amor. Así, poemas y canciones breves se intercalan en la historia de Elicio y Erastro, enfrentados en lírica disputa por la bella zagala Galatea, hilo conductor de la obra. Esta nueva edición de La Galatea ha estado al cuidado de Florencio Sevilla Arroyo, catedrático de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, quien ha elaborado una introducción que incluye, entre otros aspectos, una breve semblanza del autor y un análisis de las circunstancias de la publicación de la novela. Los apéndices finales, a su vez, constituyen un análisis del estilo, los personajes y los temas que recorren la obra.

Galaxia Hollywood (Endebate)

by Ángel Fernández-Santos

Extraordinarias historias de las estrellas más brillantes del firmamento hollywoodiense. Orson Welles, James Cagney, Marilyn Monroe, Gary Cooper, Paul Newman o Katherine Hepburn son algunos de los rostros más inolvidables del siglo XX. Los profundos y precisos perfiles que componen esta antología, con el inconfundible estilo del mejor crítico español, Ángel Fernández-Santos, nos devuelven a la edad de oro del cine, cuando en Hollywood había más estrellas que en el cielo.

Galaxy in Flames (The Horus Heresy # 3)

by Ben Counter

The third Horus Heresy title returns in mass market paperback format Having made a miraculous recovery from the grievous injuries he suffered on Davin, Warmaster Horus now leads the triumphant Imperial forces against the rebel world of Isstvan III. An unprecedented alliance between the Sons of Horus, Death Guard, World Eaters and Emperor’s Children Legions seems more than capable of overwhelming the paltry mortal defences – indeed, such a display of force almost seems unnecessary? Putting their own concerns aside, Garviel Loken and his loyal kinsmen lead their companies to the surface only to learn the full, horrifying truth, and the legendary war known as the Horus Heresy begins with the most foul act of betrayal imaginable. . .

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