Search Results: "Osman Kartal"


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THE PROPHET'S SCRIBE by Osman Kartal
Released: Feb. 20, 2012

"An unorthodox but valuable introduction to the youngest of the major Western monotheisms."
Intricately crafted fiction woven from strands of the life of Mohammad, founder of Islam. Read full book review >

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THE JESUS GOSPEL by Osman Kartal
Released: March 18, 2012

"Fans of Dan Brown will enjoy this invigorating, informed quest to uncover ancient secrets."
In Kartal's (The Prophet's Scribe, 2012) religious thriller, a post-grad Sovietologist traverses the globe in search of Jesus' handwritten autobiography. Read full book review >

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BABIES & BUILDINGS  by Yasser Osman
NON-FICTION

"A quick, comprehensive guide to successful project management."
Osman offers tips and strategies in this manual for project managers. Read full book review >

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MANAGING TRUMPOLITICAL PROJECTS by Yasser Osman
NON-FICTION

"An indispensable resource for project managers."
A manual describes how to detect and manage building projects hijacked by political agendas. Read full book review >

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THE QUEEN OF THE PRISONS OF GREECE by Osman Lins
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 3, 1995

A first English translation of the final novel, originally published in 1976, by the Brazilian postmodernist (192478) best known for his complex and challenging (or, if you will, impenetrable) symbolic novel Avalovara (1980). Read full book review >

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THE KING OF DIAMONDS by Simon Tolkien
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 15, 2011

"A thick web of family tensions and psychological dysfunction with a whodunit chaser, Tolkien's third novel (The Inheritance, 2010, etc.) is elegantly written, with Masterpiece Theatre pacing and embellishments."
A prisoner escapes on the very night that his ex-girlfriend is murdered. Could it possibly be a coincidence? Read full book review >

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Released: May 11, 2012

"A meandering collection of affecting stories on family and loyalty."
Mohit's narrative follows the hardships of men working at an Abu Dhabi power station. Read full book review >

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FALL OF THE PHANTOM LORD by Andrew Todhunter
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 4, 1998

"Classic participant-observer journalism—informed and heady—that brightly illuminates the strange, enthralling world of risk sports."
A thoughtful, elegant portrait of risky business, focusing on rock climber and leaper Dan Osman, and with much startling autobiographical material from Atlantic Monthly contributor Todhunter. Read full book review >