The Return Book
Score: 3.5
From 10 Ratings

The Return

  • Author : Rachel Harrison
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-03-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593098684
  • Total Read : 73
  • File Size : 6,6 Mb

The Return Summary:

A group of friends reunite after one of them has returned from a mysterious two-year disappearance in this edgy and haunting debut. Julie is missing, and no one believes she will ever return—except Elise. Elise knows Julie better than anyone, and feels it in her bones that her best friend is out there and that one day Julie will come back. She’s right. Two years to the day that Julie went missing, she reappears with no memory of where she’s been or what happened to her. Along with Molly and Mae, their two close friends from college, the women decide to reunite at a remote inn. But the second Elise sees Julie, she knows something is wrong—she’s emaciated, with sallow skin and odd appetites. And as the weekend unfurls, it becomes impossible to deny that the Julie who vanished two years ago is not the same Julie who came back. But then who—or what—is she?

The Return Book
Score: 4
From 16 Ratings

The Return

  • Author : Hisham Matar
  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Release Date : 2016-07-05
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780345807762
  • Total Read : 77
  • File Size : 12,5 Mb

The Return Summary:

WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE: from Man Booker Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award finalist Hisham Matar, a memoir of his journey home to his native Libya in search of answers to his father's disappearance. In 2012, after the overthrow of Qaddafi, the acclaimed novelist Hisham Matar journeys to his native Libya after an absence of thirty years. When he was twelve, Matar and his family went into political exile. Eight years later Matar's father, a former diplomat and military man turned brave political dissident, was kidnapped from the streets of Cairo by the Libyan government and is believed to have been held in the regime's most notorious prison. Now, the prisons are empty and little hope remains that Jaballa Matar will be found alive. Yet, as the author writes, hope is "persistent and cunning." Winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for biography/autobiography, the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, France's Prix du livre étranger, and a finalist for the Orwell Book Prize and the 2016 National Book Critics Circle Award, The Return is a brilliant and affecting portrait of a country and a people on the cusp of immense change, and a disturbing and timeless depiction of the monstrous nature of absolute power.

The Return Book

The Return

  • Author : Dany LaFerrière
  • Publisher : D & M Publishers
  • Release Date : 2011-08-26
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 1553658094
  • Total Read : 65
  • File Size : 19,8 Mb

The Return Summary:

At the age of twenty-three, the narrator hurriedly packed his bags and left behind the stifling heat of Port-au-Prince for the unending winter of Montreal. It was 1976, and Baby Doc Duvalier's regime had just killed a journalist colleague. But thirty-three years later, after his father's death, he decides to return him to Baradères, the village where he was born. How does one return from exile? In Dany's case, he grounds himself in a hotel room in Port-au-Prince, afraid to see the city he has dreamed of in Montreal. Every time he ventures out of this safety zone, the past and present collide in dizzying ways - the rhythm of the language, the faces of the people, the dust on the roads. How is it that we are undeniably born of a particular place? Why are we always our father's son? The Return captures the tension between being from a place but not of it and the subtle ways in which the sights and sounds of memory can seduce. This is at once a novel that is new and original, that melds haiku and narration. A serious book, yet poetic, oneiric, realist. It is the novel of a great writer.

The Return Book

The Return

  • Author : Natalia Chernysheva
  • Publisher : Groundwood Books Ltd
  • Release Date : 2019-10-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 36
  • ISBN 10 : 9781773062105
  • Total Read : 86
  • File Size : 17,5 Mb

The Return Summary:

Coming home from her independent city life, a young woman rediscovers childlike wonder and comfort at her grandmother’s house. A young woman gets on the bus and rides out of the big city. She arrives in the countryside, where she is as big as a giant, looming over a tiny house, a garden and her tiny grandmother. The cabbages and the apple trees are far below. Her grandmother smiles up at her in her yellow hat. The young woman bends down to give her little grandmother a big kiss, and then she smells her grandmother’s cooking. She has returned home. When they sit down at the table, the young woman has shrunk to a child-like size, and the two share a meal together in the garden. In this gentle, wordless story Natalia Chernysheva beautifully captures the feelings of coming home to comfort and memories and of returning to our childlike selves. Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.7 Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.

The Return to Increasing Returns Book

The Return to Increasing Returns

  • Author : James M. Buchanan
  • Publisher : University of Michigan Press
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 0472104322
  • Total Read : 79
  • File Size : 17,7 Mb

The Return to Increasing Returns Summary:

Makes available important articles on increasing returns as related to the size of the economy

Ancient Aliens  the Rapture and the Return of Christ Book

Ancient Aliens the Rapture and the Return of Christ

  • Author : Chet Cataldo
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2011-05-24
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 326
  • ISBN 10 : 9781463400057
  • Total Read : 86
  • File Size : 13,7 Mb

Ancient Aliens the Rapture and the Return of Christ Summary:

Many cultures around the world have records of ancient aliens who visited them, gave them knowledge and left. Who are these aliens? This book will identify these ancient aliens and describe a coming day when these aliens will return to the earth. The day of the aliens return to the earth will be integrated into the idea of the Rapture and the Return of Christ.

The Return of the Fallen Angels Book Club Book

The Return of the Fallen Angels Book Club

  • Author : R. Franklin James
  • Publisher : Epicenter Press
  • Release Date : 2015-05-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9781603819220
  • Total Read : 86
  • File Size : 15,8 Mb

The Return of the Fallen Angels Book Club Summary:

Hollis Morgan is a survivor. She married young to flee an unloving family and ended up in prison, paying the price for her charming husband's embezzlement. After finally obtaining a California judicial pardon, Hollis has climbed the ladder from paralegal to probate attorney at a respected law firm in the Bay Area. Unfortunately her first two cases are trials by fire. One involves a vicious family dispute over a disinheritance of family members who seem ready to stop at nothing to get their share. The other is the murder of her former parole officer, Jeffrey Wallace, whose will and family trust she is retained to file with the court. Too many people have motives and family mourners are few, so she resists processing the estate. Without Jeffrey, Hollis' successful reentry into society would never have been possible. It was he who introduced her to the Fallen Angels--his other white-collar ex-parolees seeking a second chance. The book club they formed was a comfort and a distraction, until two murders forced them back under the scrutiny of the law. The group disbanded during the ensuing investigation. Now, realizing their debt to Jeffrey, they come together once more, determined to uncover the truth. Although Hollis has met a great guy--a police detective who knows about her past yet accepts her unconditionally--she is afraid to trust again. Naturally he doesn't want to see her put her life in danger for the sake of a case, but he also knows she won't stop until Jeffrey's murderer is discovered. As both cases heat up, Hollis finds that probate law can bring out the worst in people and sometimes expose a killer. The Return of the Fallen Angels Book Club is book 3 in the Hollis Morgan mystery series, which began with The Fallen Angels Book Club and continued with Sticks & Stones.

The Return of Sherlock Holmes Book

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

  • Author : Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Publisher : Jaico Publishing House
  • Release Date : 2020-04-20
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN 10 : 9789389305784
  • Total Read : 69
  • File Size : 17,6 Mb

The Return of Sherlock Holmes Summary:

Missing, presumed dead for three years, Sherlock Holmes returns triumphantly to his dear companion Dr. Watson. And not before time! London has never been in more need of his extraordinary services: a murderous individual with an air gun stalks the city. SHERLOCK HOLMES, the gaunt, ascetic, ruthlessly logical pursuer of crime and mystery created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, needs no introduction. The adventures of this sharply witty and moody detective and his lovably pedantic and faithful friend Dr. Watson are a perennial source of inspiration to lovers of crime fiction. SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE was born in Edinburgh. A doctor by profession, it was while waiting for patients that he began to write. The exploits of Sherlock Holmes and his companion in adventure and chronicler, Dr. Watson, soon catapulted Doyle to international status.