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Officer and a Spy - 2826717729

77,97 zł

Officer and a Spy HUTCHINSON BOOKS

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

From the bestselling author of Fatherland, a gripping historical thriller in which the hunter becomes the hunted. January 1895. On a freezing morning in the heart of Paris, an army officer, Georges Picquart, witnesses a convicted spy, Captain Alfred Dreyfus, being publicly humiliated in front of twenty thousand spectators baying 'Death to the Jew!' The officer is rewarded with promotion: Picquart is made the French army's youngest colonel and put in command of 'the Statistical Section' - the shadowy intelligence unit that tracked down Dreyfus. The spy, meanwhile, is given a punishment of medieval cruelty: Dreyfus is shipped off to a lifetime of solitary confinement on Devil's Island - unable to speak to anyone, not even his guards, his case seems closed forever. But gradually Picquart comes to believe there is something rotten at the heart of the Statistical Section. When he discovers another German spy operating on French soil, his superiors are oddly reluctant to pursue it. Despite official warnings, Picquart persists, and soon the officer and the spy are in the same predicament. Narrated by Picquart, An Officer and a Spy is a compelling recreation of a scandal that became the most famous miscarriage of justice in history. Compelling, too, are the echoes for our modern world: an intelligence agency gone rogue, justice corrupted in the name of national security, a newspaper witch-hunt of a persecuted minority, and the age-old instinct of those in power to cover-up their crimes.

Sklep: Libristo.pl

Christianity in Crisis - 2834142566

91,57 zł

Christianity in Crisis Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency, LLC

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

The nation of Israel, as God's Elect, looked forward to the coming of the Messiah as the most significant event in its existence and the acme of the Jewish people's hopes. Yet when Christ came in fulfilment of that dream, He was not recognized by His people, and consequently rejected. How could that be? The church had so corrupted the Written Word that it could not see any affinity between the Written and Living Word. The worship experience of the church was so far from the ideal given by the Father that Jesus declared it "in vain," because tradition replaced truth. "Christianity Today" calls to question the integrity of the church that Christ formed as a replacement of Judaism, whose worship He declared to be "in vain." When He comes the second time, will Christianity fare any better than Judaism? The fact that Christianity is split into so many diverse denominations inspired this book to inform, edify, and challenge Christendom to a more diligent study and conformity to biblical truth. About the Author Westwick Abijah Williams hails from the Caribbean island of St. Vincent. He holds a B.A. in History and English, an M. A. in Education, and a Ph.D. in Education Administration. His teaching career spans the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels, including twenty years as a High School principal. He is now retired. Dr. Williams married his high school sweetheart, Grace. They have three children and four grandchildren. Publisher's website: http://sbpra.com/WestwickAbijahWilliams

Sklep: Libristo.pl

Storyboard - 2826814960

81,45 zł

Storyboard Faber Finds

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Set in the world of a large advertising company, "Storyboard" focuses on the decision by the agency's clients, Hoppness, Silch & Co. ('the soap people') to destroy one of their competitor's products. Into this scheme are thrust copyeditor Sophia Last and her boss Hugh Grover, as well as over-conscientious Account Executive Keith Bates, his wife Sylvia and their son Stephen. Also caught up in these events is Ralph Cavell, a young research graduate turned journalist."Storyboard" is not primarily a novel about advertising. It is an exploration of how people can be corrupted, and ultimately destroyed, by their desire for money and power and how even those people who start out with good intentions can be misled from their original purpose. It is also a critique of powerful corporations that are controlled and organised by the greed of those who operate them. An absorbing and adult novel, "Storyboard" cemented John Bowen's reputation as a mature and intelligent novelist when it was first published in 1960.

Sklep: Libristo.pl

Officer and a Spy - 2826964290

111,65 zł

Officer and a Spy Random House

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

They lied to protect their country. He told the truth to save it. It is a gripping historical thriller from the bestselling author of Fatherland. January 1895. On a freezing morning in the heart of Paris, an army officer, Georges Picquart, witnesses a convicted spy, Captain Alfred Dreyfus, being publicly humiliated in front of twenty thousand spectators baying 'Death to the Jew!' The officer is rewarded with promotion: Picquart is made the French army's youngest colonel and put in command of 'the Statistical Section' - the shadowy intelligence unit that tracked down Dreyfus. The spy, meanwhile, is given a punishment of medieval cruelty: Dreyfus is shipped off to a lifetime of solitary confinement on Devil's Island - unable to speak to anyone, not even his guards, his case seems closed forever. But gradually Picquart comes to believe there is something rotten at the heart of the Statistical Section. When he discovers another German spy operating on French soil, his superiors are oddly reluctant to pursue it. Despite official warnings, Picquart persists, and soon the officer and the spy are in the same predicament. Narrated by Picquart, An Officer and a Spy is a compelling recreation of a scandal that became the most famous miscarriage of justice in history. Compelling, too, are the echoes for our modern world: an intelligence agency gone rogue, justice corrupted in the name of national security, a newspaper witch-hunt of a persecuted minority, and the age-old instinct of those in power to cover-up their crimes.

Sklep: Libristo.pl

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