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SMASH CUT

Author.Sandra Brown
page:592
Publication:2010/11/19

A superlative thriller by the New York Times bestselling author whose books in print all have sold over a million copies in the U.S. In the investigation of a murder of a millionaire, a competent lawyer, a beautiful gallery owner, and the victim's movie-mania nephew are caught in a mesh of titillating suspense. Vignettes from movie classics are sprinkled throughout the story, and unexpected twists and turns captivate the reader to the end. The millionaire's nephew's abnormal behavior is all-out creepy.

 

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Into the Wild

Author.Jon Krakauer
page:336
Publication:2007/3/20

A young man steps into the wilderness of Alaska seeking solitude. Four months later, his remains are found in an abandoned bus. Why did he, born and raised in a prosperous family, leave his home and disappear into the wild all by his lonesome? The author, who is a mountaineer, retraces the young man's travels and journey of the heart. A non-fiction masterpiece and an American bestseller whose film adaptation directed by Sean Penn created a big sensation.

 
 

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El OTOÑO DEL PATRIARCA

Author.Gabriel García Márquez
page:384
Publication:2011/4/20

Seeing vultures flock around the presidential palace, the townspeople surged in through the front gate. "At last, is he dead?!" The long tyranny was finally over. The president is described from the viewpoints of several narrators. What the countless episodes of his evil and eccentric behavior paint is a picture of a lonely man. A tour de force by García Márquez, who extensively researched the states of affairs and backgrounds unique to Latin America, known as a breeding ground for dictatorships.

 
 

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