View Larger Image. Synopsis: Library of the Dead is a debut thriller by Glenn Cooper about predestination and fate. A murderer is on the loose on the streets of New York City: nicknamed the Doomsday Killer, he's claimed six victims in just two weeks, and the city is terrified. Even worse, the police are mystified - the victims have nothing in common, and all that connects them is that each received a postcard in the mail before they died - a postcard that announced their date of death. Questo romanzo comincia nel dicembre in un'abbazia sull'isola di Vectis Inghilterra , quando il piccolo Octavus, accolto dai monaci per pieta', prende una pergamena e inizia a scrivere un'interminabile serie di nomi affiancati da numeri. Un elenco enigmatico e inquietante.
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Preview — La biblioteca dei morti by Glenn Cooper. Gian Paolo Gasperi Translator. Un elenco enigmatico e inquietante. Una decisione atroce ma necessaria. Questo romanzo comincia il 10 luglio , a Washington, quando Harry Truman, il presidente della prima bomba atomica, scopre un segreto che, se divulgato, scatenerebbe il panico nel mondo intero.
Un segreto lontano e vicinissimo. Questo romanzo comincia il 21 maggio , a New York, quando il giovane banchiere David Swisher riceve una cartolina su cui ci sono una bara e la data di quel giorno. Poco dopo, muore. E la stessa cosa succede ad altre cinque persone.
Un destino crudele e imprevedibile. Nella Biblioteca dei Morti. Get A Copy. Hardcover , Narrativa , pages. Published May 1st by Editrice Nord first published More Details Original Title. Will Piper. Other Editions Friend Reviews.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about La biblioteca dei morti , please sign up. Why is this author so obsessed with the "f" word? F word used s of time. It ruins the story for me and won't buy any of his books.
There was about use of fuck or its variants. So, while that is a lot, that is not the eq …more I actually counted using Adobe Digital Editions search. So, while that is a lot, that is not the equivalent of hundreds in the plural, which implies more than I have not read this book yet and when I searched the text, I did not read the context - so I do not know if it was said in moments of distress, anger, by the villain, etc.
You are totally unqualified to judge that and besides using swear words, even very often is not the sign of a mental illness! Writers write fiction stories and the words and actions of their characters do not represent them. Just because a story or character states an opinion or does something, doesn't mean the author shares it. So, while the character s in this book may drop the f-bomb often, that doesn't mean the author does or even likes using the word in real life -- and it certainly doesn't make him mentally ill, even if he did.
If the use of the word fuck is too triggering for you, I recommend you stick to inspirational genres which take great care to not featuring swear words, sex or violence. You could also try reading Middle Grade and Young Adult. Though there are many YA books that might be an issue for you - some even have swear words in them, because teens surprise, surprise do swear. Most modern action and thriller books will have some form of swearing in them, though, so be prepared. Do you know if there is a difference between "Secret of the Seventh son" and "Library of the Dead"?
I can see it's different publishers but is the content the very same? Tracy Wood I think they are the same book, but the one released in England has a different title than the one released in the US.
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Velskrevet og spennende bok som skifter fint mellom de forskjellige tidsperspektivene. Readers also enjoyed. About Glenn Cooper. Glenn Cooper. Glenn Cooper is an internationally bestselling thriller writer. He attended White Plains High School before enrolling at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts where he graduated from Harvard with an honors degree in archaeology.
He then attended Tufts University School of Medicine and did his post-doctoral training at the Glenn Cooper is an internationally bestselling thriller writer. After practicing medicine, Glenn began a research career in the pharmaceutical industry which culminated in an eighteen-year position as the Chairman and CEO of a biotechnology company in Massachusetts.
Glenn began writing screenplays over twenty years ago and his interest in movies prompted him to attend the graduate program in film production at Boston University. He is currently the chairman of a media company, Lascaux Media, which has produced three independent feature-length films.
In Glenn turned his hand to novel-writing. All of his seven published books have become top-ten international best-sellers. Glenn currently lives in New Hampshire. Other books in the series. Will Piper 3 books. Books by Glenn Cooper. Related Articles. So many aspects of life and leisure have changed. This is true. Read more Trivia About Library of the De Quotes from La biblioteca dei Un concepto interesante. The Book of Genesis alone was ripe with sevens: the seven heavens, the seven thrones, the seven seals, the seven churches.
The walls of Jericho crumbled on the seventh day of the siege. In Revelations, seven spirits of God were sent forth into the earth. There were exactly seven generations from David to the birth of Christ, the Lord. Welcome back. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Goodreads Librari
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