In this incisive collection of stories, Bret Easton Ellis returns to the moral badlands of 1980s Los Angeles
The InformerBy Joseph Conrad
Joseph Conrad was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. He joined the British merchant marine in 1878, and was granted British nationality in 1886. Though he did not speak English fluently until he was in his twenties, he was a master prose stylist who brought a non-English sensibility into English literature.
X turned up in due course. My treasures are disposed in three large rooms without carpets and curtains. There is no other furniture than the itaghres and the glass cases whose contents shall be worth a fortune to my heirs. I allow no fires to be lighted, for fear of accidents, and a fire-proof door separates them from the rest of the house.
The Honest Informer, or Tom-Tell-Troth's Observations Upon Abuses of Government: Paperback: Forgotten Books: 9781334020254: 20 Oct 2016
In 1988 IRA terrorist Sean O'Callaghan walked into a Tunbridge Wells police station and gave himself up. Two years later, in a Belfast courtroom, he pleaded guilty to all charges of which he was accused and received a sentence of 539 years. Since being a teenager he had been an active member of the IRA and had risen to be the head of their Southern Command.
A stupendous best-seller in Japan and standing at number 17 on Amazon US's 'Best Mysteries of the Century' list, this tale of murder, adultery and intrigue is set in the mid 1960s against the crash of the Tokyo stock market. Shigeo Segawa, once a successful stock trader, but now left jobless, out of luck and full of shame, takes on a high-paying job selling automatic massage machines.
Liberty's Last Squeak; Containing an Elegiac Ballad, an Ode to an Informer, an Ode to Jurymen, and Crumbs of Comfort for the Grand Informer. by Peter Pindar, Esquire. : Paperback: Gale Ecco, Print Editions: 9781170508473: 29 May 2010
Zero Dial: The Dangerous World of Informers: Paperback: Jaico Publishing House: 9788184950823: 01 Dec 2010
The Informer: Paperback: Kessinger Publishing Co: 9781419167270: 17 Jun 2004
The Informers Outwitted: Paperback: Gale Ecco, Print Editions: 9781170357415: 01 Jun 2010
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bTitle:/b Political Lectures. Volume the first, Part the first: containing the Lecture on Spies and Informers (fourth edition), and the first Lecture on Prosecutions for Political Opinion (third edition). To which is prefixed, a Narrative of facts relative to the recent attempt to wrest from the people the palladium of their natural and constitutional rights.
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The Sham Squire, and the Informers of 1798: Paperback: Wentworth Press: 9781363697199: 27 Aug 2016
The Sham Squire; And the Informers of 1798: Hardback: Palala Press: 9781340762872: 31 Aug 2015
The Sham Squire, and the Informers of 1798: Hardback: Palala Press: 9781356168064: 09 May 2016
No civilization was ever constructed without the treachery of powerful men, intended on profitting and controlling governments. This epic adventure entails such Puppet Masters and the dangerous enforcers of the laws they appoint. Evil forces aren't always darted out by representitives of good, as there are often those too powerful, which demands a force of equal ability.
The Sham Squire; And the Informers of 1798, with Jottings about Ireland Seventy Years Ago: Hardback: Palala Press: 9781355553267: 05 May 2016
The Sham Squire, and the Informers of 1798: Hardback: Wentworth Press: 9781363697212: 27 Aug 2016
The Informer: Hardback: Kessinger Publishing: 9781161466867: 23 May 2010
Stories of plots, sham plots, and the citizen-informers who discovered them are at the center of Rachel Weil's compelling study of the turbulent decade following the Revolution of 1688. Most studies of the Glorious Revolution focus on its causes or long-term effects, but Weil instead zeroes in on the early years when the survival of the new regime was in doubt.
This book is a study of the shooting of suspected civilian informers by the Cork city IRA in 1920-1921. During a one-year period, at least twenty-six Cork civilians died at the hands of the IRA, including a two-week span that saw eight civilians shot. IRA sources claim some of the civilians were members of an Anti-Sinn Fein Society, a pro-British intelligence network operating in the city.