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- Picador 2000; US$ 16.99
In the wake of the first World Trade Center bombing, New York City is the center of an intricate web of betrayals and double-crosses in the shadowy world of Muslim radicals. Sami Amir arrives in Brooklyn via Iran, and into a world of militants, arms suppliers, and spies. He is a counter-intelligence agent from a branch of the Iranian Ministry of... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2010; US$ 19.95
Achebe writes about the political and social problems facing newly independent African states. Anthills of the Savannah transports the reader to the West African country of Kangan, a fictional Nigeria, in the wake of a revolutionary coup that overthrew a dictator. Achebe discusses the strict balance of power that must be maintained in order to sustain... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.00
In the fictional West African nation Kangan, newly independent of British rule, the hopes and dreams of democracy have been quashed by a fierce military dictatorship. Chris Oriko is a member of the cabinet of the president for life, one of his oldest friends. When the president is charged with censoring the oppositionist editor of the state-run newspaper—another... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2010; US$ 17.95
By the renowned author of Things Fall Apart , this novel foreshadows the Nigerian coups of 1966 and shows the color and vivacity as well as the violence and corruption of a society making its own way between the two worlds. In the landscape of Western Africa, two political traditions collide: the old bush politians against the new intelellectual... more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 4.99
This is the famous novel by Henry Adams about political power, it acquisition, use and abuse. The main character, Madeleine Lee leaves New York to go to the Capital to be in the hub of politics. She soon discovers that the government is full of people corrupted by greed, money and power. more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99
One of the greatest written political novels. It is about a widow who wishes to unearth the mystery of American democracy and to achieve political power. What is bound to take place is disillusionment and a great dose of reality. The corruption behind the power scene is revealed in these pages. more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 13.00
An instant bestseller when first published in 1880, Democracy is the quintessential American political novel. At its heart is Madeleine Lee, a young widow who comes to Washington, D.C., to understand the workings of power. Pursued by Silas Ratcliffe, the most influential member of the Senate, Madeleine soon sees enough of power and its corrupting influence... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 12.95
An immediate bestseller upon its publication in 1880, the anonymously penned Democracy prompted widespread speculation and guessing games as to its author?s identity. It is the story of Mrs. Lightfoot Lee, a society widow, and Silas Ratcliffe, the most influential member of the Senate, who, throughout the novel, pursues Mrs. Lee while at the same... more...