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Roller of the Red Carpet
Alastair Macleod Roller of the Red Carpet
  • Kurzgeschichte
  • Englisch
  • 438 Wörter
  • Ab 8 Jahren
  • 257
  • 0

Ahmed once asked “What is the significance of the red carpet? Why do only some people get it?" “Some say it is a sign of merit,” said his father, “but in Sardinia they lay it in the streets at New Year to stop the bottles of champagne breaking. Others say it is to keep the sh... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: carpets, wealth, Sufi

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Broadband
alastair macleod Broadband
  • Kurzgeschichte
  • Englisch
  • 2489 Wörter
  • Ab 8 Jahren
  • 254
  • 0

"She had liked the outward look of Ewan, but he was a little older than the type of man she thought she should go for. She had made presuppositions, cast him in a mould. Dismissed him. Perhaps he had sensed that. Now, when she was curious, changing her mind, she only had this... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: love, island, remoteness, Orkney

1,49 €

Xiulan and The Master Game
Alastair Macleod Xiulan and The Master Game
  • Belletristik
  • Englisch
  • 7151 Wörter
  • Ab 8 Jahren
  • 251
  • 0

This story, set in modern day Hong Kong, is the fourth in a series based round the life of Yiulan, a young woman making her way in that busy city of 7 million inhabitants. Many of the characters from the earlier stories continue. Finding herself now rich and cossetted, bored... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: Hong Kong, Crime Fighting, Animal Trafficking, Pugs, Pangolins, Computational Linguistics

1,49 €

The 3D Printer
alastair macleod The 3D Printer
  • Kurzgeschichte
  • Englisch
  • 1359 Wörter
  • Ab 6 Jahren
  • 245
  • 0

" It was Saturday. Dad was still at work. Antonella, home from primary school, had been idly reading. Mama was working at the shop. Antonella’s dad was an engineer, a gadget geek, veramente modernissimo, always up on the latest thing. He was probably sending somethi... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: play, design, girl

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The Orange
Alastair Macleod The Orange
  • Kurzgeschichte
  • Englisch
  • 818 Wörter
  • Ab 6 Jahren
  • 241
  • 0

"In Iceland a long time ago lived a chieftain, Arni at Rennadale. He had a problem - a beautiful young daughter called Astrid who, in 3 years time, would be ready for marriage.

There was already one young man, Sigurd, seeking her hand. To find out if he was suitable Arni c... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: folklore, hero journey, levels of wisdom, sufic, choosing a husband

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The Last Wolf in Scotland
Alastair Macleod The Last Wolf in Scotland
  • Liebe
  • Englisch
  • 2603 Wörter
  • Ab 10 Jahren
  • 239
  • 1

"near the ancient Scots Pine, a remnant of the great Mirkwood, that dense Caledonian Forest that once strode these lands, he passed the wolf stone, a large irregular granite boulder where the inscription told of the death of the last wolf in Scotland. Here under the descripti... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: wolf, desire, love, Scotland

1,49 €

The Hunter and the Hunted
Alastair Macleod The Hunter and the Hunted
  • Thriller
  • Englisch
  • 2571 Wörter
  • Ab 8 Jahren
  • 238
  • 2

"he climbed to the hard packed cone where the fence had been then with a bound cleared the tiny remnant of chain link protruding from the top and leapt down the other side into the forest. He was free. Caught from the wild he had all his instincts intact and he was hungry. Hi... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: tiger, snow, hunting

1,49 €

El Regreso del Sol
alastair macleod El Regreso del Sol
  • Liebe
  • Spanisch
  • 4736 Wörter
  • Ab 12 Jahren
  • 237
  • 0

"Dile al helicóptero que se vaya -dijo la líder guerrillera. Él la reconoció, era Ernesta Arnel, uno de los "más buscado". Llevaba el pelo pómulos denotaban su ascendencia tribal. En otras circunstancias la hubiese encontrado atractiva, pero bajo ese uniforme verde y rodeada ... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: cultura antigua, la guerra, la coca, el amor, el equilibrio

1,49 €

Xiulan and Typhoon Feng
Alastair Macleod Xiulan and Typhoon Feng
  • Belletristik
  • Englisch
  • 3094 Wörter
  • Ab 10 Jahren
  • 237
  • 0

This is the fifth book in a series set in modern day Hong Kong . A young woman, Xiulan Ling, against the backdrop of the forces of nature, finds herself at the heart of cyber and cultural warfare. Why is this original manuscript so important to China and the Warriors of Dao?

Stichwörter: China, Book of Dao, Mystery, Crime, Computational Linguistics, Cyber Warfare, Cultural Warfare

1,49 €

Leaving
Alastair Macleod Leaving
  • Science Fiction
  • Englisch
  • 2888 Wörter
  • Ab 8 Jahren
  • 236
  • 0

On the small island of North Ronaldsay things were not going well.The storms were increasing and sea level was rising. The last inhabitant was contemplating a bleak future. Then the pods appeared.

Stichwörter: Space Pods, Orkney, North Ronaldsay, Climate change, drastic measures

1,49 US$


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