The Mirage

Autor: Naguib Mahfouz
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 030794767X
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A stunning example of Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian author Naguib Mahfouz’s psychological portraiture, The Mirage is the story of an intense young man who has been so dominated by his mother that her death sets him dangerously adrift in a world he cannot manage alone. Kamil Ru’ba is a tortured soul who hopes that writing the story of his life will help him gain control of it. Raised by a mother who fled her abusive husband and became overbearingly possessive and protective toward her young son, he has long been isolated emotionally and physically. Now in his twenties, Kamil seeks to escape her posthumous grasp. Finding and successfully courting the woman of his dreams seems to promise salvation, until his ignorance of mature love and his fear and jealousy lead to tragedy.

Mirage

Autor: Soheir Khashoggi
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781429912969
File Size: 36,41 MB
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Amira Badir, a young woman from a wealthy family in the Middle Eastern country of al-Remal, lives a life of luxury in opulent palaces. But repressive al-Remal discourages intelligence and initiative, so her life is also one of stark contrasts: wearing designer gowns at home, but never stepping outside without being swathed in black veils and accompanied by an escort. Amira is not prepared for the sadistic savagery of her new husband, nor for the increasing control he exerts over her. Fearing for her safety, she escapes with her baby to start a new life in the United States. But her past—and her powerful husband—won't give her up easily. . . .

Mirage

Autor: Somaiya Daud
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 1250126444
File Size: 27,14 MB
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Somaiya Daud’s debut Mirage is an “enriching, thrilling, and captivating” (BuzzFeed) epic fantasy inspired by the author’s Moroccan heritage about a poor girl who must become the body double of a princess of a ruthless empire In a world dominated by the brutal Vathek empire, eighteen-year-old Amani is a dreamer. She dreams of what life was like before the occupation; she dreams of writing poetry like the old-world poems she adores; she dreams of receiving a sign from Dihya that one day, she, too, will have adventure, and travel beyond her isolated home. But when adventure comes for Amani, it is not what she expects: she is kidnapped by the regime and taken in secret to the royal palace, where she discovers that she is nearly identical to the cruel half-Vathek Princess Maram. The princess is so hated by her conquered people that she requires a body double, someone to appear in public as Maram, ready to die in her place. As Amani is forced into her new role, she can’t help but enjoy the palace’s beauty—and her time with the princess’ fiancé, Idris. But the glitter of the royal court belies a world of violence and fear. If Amani ever wishes to see her family again, she must play the princess to perfection...because one wrong move could lead to her death.

The Mirage

Autor: T.C. Bennett
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781467046893
File Size: 60,48 MB
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The skies above the Angeles Crest mountains grew dark, an unending dark, while a lone campfile raged, illuminating half of Horse Flats camp area. The fames' tips rose upon their demonic haunches, hissing, whipping, and breathing, thawing the young blase faces, who with their multi-hued complexions lolled around the campfire. Finally these boys, who were from every region of Southern California, could take a break and smile-some for the first time.

Mirage

Autor: Kristi Cook
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442443006
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Seventeen-year-old Violet McKenna, back for her senior year at Winterhaven, finds her friends in danger, a mysterious new teacher as her psychic coach, and her Sabbat tendencies threatening her relationship with Aidan.

Mirage

Autor: Matt Ruff
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3423419873
File Size: 58,98 MB
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Jetzt als eBook Das Attentat erschüttert die Vereinigten Arabischen Staaten bis ins Mark: Am 9.11.2001 fliegen zwei Flugzeuge in die Türme des Welthandelszentrums von Bagdad, ein drittes ins arabische Verteidigungsministerium in Riad, ein viertes stürzt in der Wüste ab. Die wirtschaftliche Supermacht sagt dem Terror den Kampf an und besetzt die Ostküste von Amerika – ein Entwicklungsland und die mutmaßliche Heimat der Terroristen. Doch acht Jahre später behauptet ein verhafteter Attentäter Unglaubliches: In Wahrheit seien nicht die Arabischen Staaten die Großmacht, sondern Amerika!

Mirage

Autor: Stefan Müller
Publisher: neobooks
ISBN: 3738064559
File Size: 72,37 MB
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Seit einigen Jahren ist der erfolgreiche Künstler Arthur Daily verschollen. Johannes Becker, der Protagonist dieser Geschichte schlüpft in die Rolle des kreativen Talents und schwelgt in Luxus und Reichtum. Zunehmend häufen sich Indizien, die darauf schließen lassen, dass eine fremde Person in die nun frei gewordene Rolle des Johannes Becker geschlüpft ist. Unser Protagonist muss sein gewohntes Umfeld verlassen und den Dingen auf den Grund gehen. Es beginnt die Jagd nach einem Phantom. Einem Phantom, das immer wieder öffentlich in Erscheinung tritt, Geige spielt und dabei Gedichte der Beat Generation rezitiert. Aber warum? Wieso tut er das? Wer zur Hölle ist dieser Verrückte? Ein Verrückter, der als Johannes Becker beliebter und erfolgreicher ist als es unser Held der Geschichte je war. Johannes Becker zieht mit seinen Freunden los und erlebt haarsträubende Abenteuer, ehe der Rivale gestellt werden kann.