Freitag, 4. November 2011

Neuzugänge der Woche

Ich hab dazu nur eines zu sagen: Fani ist schuld.


(c) Ballantine Books
Lia Habel, Dearly, Departed
Love conquers all, so they say. But can Cupid's arrow pierce the hearts of the living and the dead - or rather, the undead? Can a proper young Victorian lady find true love in the arms of a dashing zombie?
The year is 2195. The place is New Victoria - a high-tech nation modeled on the manners, mores, and fashions of an antique era. A teenager in high society, Nora Dearly is far more interested in military history and her country's political unrest than in tea parties and debutante balls. But after her beloved parents die, Nora is left at the mercy of her domineering aunt, a social-climbing spendthrift who has squandered the family fortune and now plans to marry her niece off for money. For Nora, no fate could be more horrible - until she's nearly kidnapped by an army of walking corpses.
But fate is just getting started with Nora. Catapulted from her world of drawing-room civility, she's suddenly gunning down ravenous zombies alongside mysterious black-clad commandos and confronting "The Laz," a fatal virus that riases the dead - and hell along with them. Hardly ideal circumstances. Then Nora meets Bram Griswold, a young soldier who is brave, handsome, noble ... and dead. But as is the case with the rest of his special undead unit, luck and modern science have enabled Bram to hold on to his mind, his manners, and his body parts. And when his bond of trust with Nora turns to tenderness, there's no turning back. Eventually, they know, the disease will win, separating the star-crossed lovers forever. But until then, beating or not, their hearts will have what they desire.
In Dearly, Departed, romance meets walking-dead thriller,spawning a madly imaginative novel of rip-rearing adventure, spine-tingling suspense, and macabre comedy that forever redefines the concept of undying love.


Uni-Lesestoff:

(c) Wordsworth Classics
Henry Fielding, Tom Jones
Tom Jones is widely regarded as one of the first and most influential English novels. It is certainly the funniest.
Tom Jones, the hero of the book, is introduced to the reader as the ward of a liberal Somerset squire. Tom is a generous but slightly wild and feckless country boy with a weakness for young women. Misfortune, followed by many spirited adventures as he travels to London to seek his fortune, teach him a sort of wisdom to go with his essential good-heartedness. [...]

Kommentare:

  1. Ich muss dir sagen: Den Satz hab ich irgendwie vermisst :D In dem Fall nehme ich die Schuld natürlich gerne auf mich ;P Hoffe, das Buch gefällt dir! Meine Freundin hats inzwischen auch gelesen, die war ebenso begeistert! :)

    Tom Jones kenn ich gar nicht, echt noch nie gehört. Bitte lass uns dann wissen, ob der wirklich so lustig ist ^^

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  2. ui... aus der zeit wollte ich schon lange mal wieder ein buch lesen! lieben dank für den tipp....

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