Luke and Leia encounter a living organic ship…can they solve the mystery in time?
Figlia amatissima di Mussolini e moglie di Galeazzo Ciano, Edda fu una figura inquietante e tragica, presa com'era dalla sua lacerante, ossessiva oscillazione tra i valori dello Stato e quelli della famiglia, tra il richiamo del destino e i diritti della vita privata. Personaggio finora poco approfondito e spesso dimenticato, Edda, primadonna intrigante e viziosa, ebbe un ruolo non secondario negli eventi successivi all'ascesa al potere di Adolf Hitler. Ingenua 'pasionaria' affascinata dal Reich, capace di influenzare in senso filotedesco le oscillanti simpatie del padre, contribuì in modo significativo alla scelta dell'alleanza con il Fuhrer, inserendosi con tragica determinazione in una tenebrosa saga familiare che rispecchia il dramma di una nazione.
Society princess Clarissa Beaumont has been pushed by her father into taking a job in the company run by Gavin McClain. Her work performance has been appalling, but maybe she can make up for it with her seductive wiles. She accompanies him on a date to the mysterious Blue Nile night club with its thrilling erotic cabaret, hoping that romance will spark with this dark and sexy man. But Gavin has other ideas for his workshy employee – a wicked plan that will confront her with her true erotic nature. It’s amateur night at the Blue Nile and Clarissa is going to be the star of one crazy show. Shame no one has told her yet…
How does Islam engage with the idea of the modern and with the contemporary world? How is Muslim tradition to be reconciled with a world in continuous flux and change? These questions lie at the heart of current discussions of the Islamic faith and of its doctrines, beliefs and practices.
Engaging directly with such questions, this important volume discusses such key themes as identity and citizenship, piety and protest and music and modes of dress. Muslim as well as non-Muslim scholars explore how religiosity and tradition may both have an active role to play in the unfolding of what we understand of as "the modern." Modernity is commonly portrayed as a break with traditionalism: and as a marriage to the secular. Yet the core values at stake--from the ethos of intellectualism to the pluralism of civic culture--have roots in diverse civilizations, and certainly in those of Islam. A vital theme in the book is the role played by the ethical imagination in expressions of the civil determined by a diversity of Qur’anic understandings. This role is important in practices of civil society and citizenship, in grappling with new technologies, and in the challenges posed by political violence. Since 9/11, the West's failure to come to grips with plural modernities has reinforced simplistic assumptions about a "clash of civilizations." Fresh perspectives are offered here on what it is to be both modern and Muslim, mindful of the multiple narratives that inform both identities.
El indie es un estilo musical de los 90 que, ya bien entrado el siglo XXI, se ha convertido en una forma de vida. Ser indie es vivir de manera relajada, amar la naturaleza a la vez que las nuevas tecnologías, identificarse con lo retro y ser un adicto a los festivales.
En estas páginas encontraremos todos los iconos que conforman la cultura de los indie –música, ropa, arte, literatura…– pasados por el filtro de las explosivas ilustraciones de Ricardo Cavolo y del sentido del humor de Mario Suárez.
Literary Nonfiction. Italian Language Study. Edited by Zohra Saad. The purpose of this book is to provide detailed grammatical explanations, a pronunciation guide using English as a reference, notes on usage, and on fading and emerging linguistic trends, all based on contemporary Italian. It is especially centered on English speakers learning Italian as a foreign language but will make a great reference book for teachers seeking explanations on discrete grammatical points or examples of use as well.
Book by Donaldson, Stephanie; Mchoy, Peter