The Masked City

The Masked City

The second title in Genevieve Cogman's The Invisible Library series, The Masked City is a wonderful read for all those who enjoyed Mr Penumbra's 24 hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan, Jasper Fforde's The Eyre Affair or Ben Aaronovitch's Rivers ...

Author: Genevieve Cogman

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9781447256267

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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The second title in Genevieve Cogman's The Invisible Library series, The Masked City is a wonderful read for all those who enjoyed Mr Penumbra's 24 hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan, Jasper Fforde's The Eyre Affair or Ben Aaronovitch's Rivers of London. Librarian-spy Irene is working undercover in an alternative London when her assistant Kai goes missing. She discovers he's been kidnapped by the fae faction and the repercussions could be fatal. Not just for Kai, but for whole worlds. Kai's dragon heritage means he has powerful allies, but also powerful enemies in the form of the fae. With this act of aggression, the fae are determined to trigger a war between their people – and the forces of order and chaos themselves. Irene's mission to save Kai and avert Armageddon will take her to a dark, alternate Venice where it's always Carnival. Here Irene will be forced to blackmail, fast talk, and fight. Or face death. The Masked City contains bonus extra content – secrets from the Library! Continue the bookish magic with The Burning Page.
Categories: Fiction

The Masked City The Invisible Library 2

The Masked City  The Invisible Library 2

Sequel to The Invisible Library, The Masked City is a wonderful read for all those who enjoyed Mr Penumbra's 24 hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan, Jasper Fford's The Eyre Affair or Ben Aaronovitch's Rivers of London.

Author: Genevieve Cogman

Publisher: Tor UK

ISBN: 9781743548257

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 699

Sequel to The Invisible Library, The Masked City is a wonderful read for all those who enjoyed Mr Penumbra's 24 hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan, Jasper Fford's The Eyre Affair or Ben Aaronovitch's Rivers of London. Librarian-spy Irene is working undercover in an alternative London when her assistant Kai goes missing. She discovers he's been kidnapped by the fae faction and the repercussions could be fatal. Not just for Kai, but for whole worlds. Kai's dragon heritage means he has powerful allies, but also powerful enemies in the form of the fae. With this act of aggression, the fae are determined to trigger a war between their people - and the forces of order and chaos themselves. Irene's mission to save Kai and avert Armageddon will take her to a dark, alternate Venice where it's always Carnival. Here Irene will be forced to blackmail, fast talk, and fight. Or face death.
Categories: Fiction

The Burning Page

The Burning Page

Continue the bookish magic with The Lost Plot. 'Skulduggery, Librarians, and Dragons – Cogman keeps upping the ante on this delightful series!' – Charles Stross, author of The Laundry Files

Author: Genevieve Cogman

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9781447256281

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 969

The third title in Genevieve Cogman's clever and exciting The Invisible Library series, The Burning Page is an action-packed literary adventure! When it's your job to save the day – where do you start? Librarian spy Irene has standards to maintain, especially while on probation. And absconding from a mission via a besieged building doesn't look good. But when her escape route home goes up in flames, what's a spy to do? However, it seems Gates back to the Library are malfunctioning across dozens of worlds. Worse still, her nemesis Alberich is responsible – and he plans to annihilate the Library itself. Irene and assistant Kai are posted to St Petersburg, to help combat this threat. Here Alberich emerges, as Irene tries to save her friend Vale and foil assassination attempts. Then one incredibly dangerous opportunity to save the Library emerges. Saving herself would be a bonus . . . Irene's adventures feature stolen books, secret agents and forbidden societies – think Doctor Who but with librarian spies! Continue the bookish magic with The Lost Plot.
Categories: Fiction

The Invisible Library

The Invisible Library

Collecting books can be a dangerous prospect in this fun, time-traveling, fantasy adventure—the first in the Invisible Library series!

Author: Genevieve Cogman

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101988657

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 390

Collecting books can be a dangerous prospect in this fun, time-traveling, fantasy adventure—the first in the Invisible Library series! One thing any Librarian will tell you: the truth is much stranger than fiction... Irene is a professional spy for the mysterious Library, a shadowy organization that collects important works of fiction from all of the different realities. Most recently, she and her enigmatic assistant Kai have been sent to an alternative London. Their mission: Retrieve a particularly dangerous book. The problem: By the time they arrive, it's already been stolen. London's underground factions are prepared to fight to the death to find the tome before Irene and Kai do, a problem compounded by the fact that this world is chaos-infested—the laws of nature bent to allow supernatural creatures and unpredictable magic to run rampant. To make matters worse, Kai is hiding something—secrets that could be just as volatile as the chaos-filled world itself. Now Irene is caught in a puzzling web of deadly danger, conflicting clues, and sinister secret societies. And failure is not an option—because it isn’t just Irene’s reputation at stake, it’s the nature of reality itself... FEATURING BONUS MATERIAL: including an interview with the author, a legend from the Library, and more!
Categories: Fiction

Verdi s Opera The Masked Ball

Verdi s Opera The Masked Ball

a The soone of Verdi's Ballo in Maschera was , by the author | among tho gibbots , which sho bolioves to be a phanton , bu of the Libretto , originally laid in one of the European cities . which is really the Count , who , knowing of ...

Author: Giuseppe Verdi

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105042431135

Category: Operas

Page: 26

View: 474

Categories: Operas

The Mortal Word

The Mortal Word

The Mortal Word is part of Genevieve Cogman’s witty and wonderful Invisible Library series, which can be enjoyed as part of a sequence or as standalones.

Author: Genevieve Cogman

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9781509830732

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

View: 814

The Mortal Word is part of Genevieve Cogman’s witty and wonderful Invisible Library series, which can be enjoyed as part of a sequence or as standalones. A corrupt countess. A spy in danger. And an assassin at large. Peace talks are always tricky . . . especially when a key diplomat gets stabbed. This murder rudely interrupts a top-secret summit between the warring dragons and Fae, so Librarian-spy Irene is summoned to investigate. In a version of 1890s Paris, Irene and her detective friend Vale must track down the killer – before either the peace negotiations or the city go up in flames. Accusations fly thick and fast. Irene soon finds herself in the seedy depths of the Parisian underworld on the trail of a notoriously warlike Fae, the Blood Countess. However, the evidence against the Countess is circumstantial. Could the assassin – or assassins – be closer than anyone suspects? The Mortal Word is perfect for fans of Doctor Who and Sherlock Holmes. Continue the bookish magic with The Secret Chapter. 'Captivating story with animated characters . . . cracking pace' - Guardian
Categories: Fiction

Behind the Mask

Behind the Mask

A Soul City representative , for example , noted : The extended process which we go through is necessary each time , and one has to recognise that no matter how au fait you are with a subject you still need to go back to the target ...

Author: Tony Emmett

Publisher: HSRC Press

ISBN: 0796919585

Category: Social Science

Page: 332

View: 787

This book argues for a proactive approach that focuses on preventing acts of crime and violence before they occur rather than the punishment of perpetrators after the fact. It sees crime as embedded in the social structure, in the disintegration of families and communities, in the breakdown of authority and social trust, and in the inequalities of society that breed hostility and disempowerment. This theme of social disintegration is linked to recent developments in the field of social capital, and in particular to recent empirical findings that link violence with economic inequality and the breakdown of social cohesion. The book presents a number of strategically selected case studies of crime and injury prevention projects in South Africa, including case studies of community responses to crime.
Categories: Social Science

The Mask

The Mask

... it was a wonderful spectacle and attracted to the city of Dieppe a large number of foreigners and strangers. .0 At Christmas and at Easter, and also on the day of the festival of Corpus Domini, similar dramatic performances were ...

Author: Edward Gordon Craig

Publisher:

ISBN: OSU:32435061468948

Category: Theater

Page:

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Categories: Theater

The Untold Story

The Untold Story

And what they find will change everything they know. This may be Irene’s most dangerous assignment of her hazardous career. The Untold Story is the unputdownable eighth book in the Invisible Library fantasy series by Genevieve Cogman.

Author: Genevieve Cogman

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9781529000658

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 317

Return to the world of the Invisible Library for Irene's most perilous mission yet . . . Librarian Spy Irene is heading into danger. Not for the first time, but could this be her last? She’s tasked with a terrifyingly dangerous solo mission to eliminate an old enemy, which must be kept secret at all costs. But even more troubling news emerges. Multiple worlds are disappearing – and the Library may have something to do with it. Determined to uncover the truth behind the vanished worlds, Irene and her friends must descend into the unplumbed depths of the Library. And what they find will change everything they know. This may be Irene’s most dangerous assignment of her hazardous career. The Untold Story is the unputdownable eighth book in the Invisible Library fantasy series by Genevieve Cogman. Praise for the series: ‘I absolutely loved this’ – N. K. Jemisin, author of The Fifth Season ‘Irene is a great heroine: fiery, resourceful and no one’s fool’ – Guardian ‘Brilliant and so much fun. Skullduggery, Librarians and dragons – Cogman keeps upping the ante on this delightful series!’ – Charles Stross, author of the Merchant Princes series
Categories: Fiction

The Great Cities of the Modern World

The Great Cities of the Modern World

A multitude of interesting sights , day and night , belong to the Carnival season ; there are the picturesque peasant dances in the city squares ; the brilliant receptions ; and the balls , especially the masked balls , which really ...

Author: Helen Ainslie Smith

Publisher:

ISBN: NYPL:33433082424635

Category: Cities and towns

Page: 433

View: 103

Categories: Cities and towns