Das Verbrechen (The Killing 3)

Kommissarin Lunds 3. Fall

Author: David Hewson,Soren Sveistrup

Publisher: Paul Zsolnay Verlag

ISBN: 3552057277

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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In den Docks von Kopenhagen wird eine zerstückelte Leiche gefunden. Als Ministerpräsident Hartmann und der Inlandsgeheimdienst auftauchen, ahnt Kommissarin Lund, dass es sich um kein gewöhnliches Verbrechen handelt. Schnell rücken die international operierende Reederei Zeeland und ihr Vorstandsvorsitzender Zeuthen ins Zentrum der Ermittlungen. Doch dann wird Zeuthens Tochter Emilie entführt. Ihr Verschwinden, stellt sich heraus, steht in Zusammenhang mit der Ermordung eines Mädchens in Jütland. Lund versucht die Spuren der unterschiedlichen Fälle zu deuten und gerät dabei immer tiefer in die Verstrickungen zwischen Wirtschaft und Politik. Ein Wettlauf um das Leben des Kindes beginnt.

The Killing 3

Author: David Hewson

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447246268

Category: Fiction

Page: 700

View: 4716

David Hewson's The Killing 3 is the novelization of the third series of the hit Danish crime drama, The Killing. Detective Inspector for homicide, Sarah Lund, is contacted by old flame Mathias Borch from National Intelligence. Borch fears that what first appeared to be a random killing at the docks is the beginning of an assassination attempt on Prime Minister Troels Hartmann. The murder draws attention towards the shipping and oil giant, Zeeland, run by billionaire Robert Zeuthen. When Zeuthen's 9-year-old daughter, Emilie, is kidnapped the investigation takes on a different dimension as it soon becomes clear that her disappearance is linked to the murder of a young girl in Jutland some years earlier. Hartmann is in the middle of an election campaign, made all the more turbulent because of the mounting financial crisis. He needs Zeeland's backing. Lund needs to make sense of the clues left by Emilie's perpetrator before it's too late. And can she finally face the demons that have long haunted her?



Author: David Hewson,Søren Sveistrup

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781471258398

Category: Copenhagen (Denmark)

Page: 633

View: 6839

Based on the third series of the original Bafta-award winning television drama The Killing When Detective Inspector Sarah Lund is contacted by National Intelligence about an assassination threat to Prime Minister Troels Hartmann, attention is drawn towards the oil giant, Zeeland, run by billionaire Robert Zeuthen. But when Zeuthen's 9-year-old daughter, Emilie, is kidnapped the investigation takes on a different dimension as it becomes clear that her disappearance is linked to the murder. Hartmann is in the middle of an election campaign, made all the more turbulent because of the mounting financial crisis. He needs Zeeland's backing. Lund needs to make sense of the clues left by Emilie's perpetrator before it's too late.

Introduction to Lie Algebras and Representation Theory


Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387900537

Category: Mathematics

Page: 173

View: 5688

This book is designed to introduce the reader to the theory of semisimple Lie algebras over an algebraically closed field of characteristic 0, with emphasis on representations. A good knowledge of linear algebra (including eigenvalues, bilinear forms, euclidean spaces, and tensor products of vector spaces) is presupposed, as well as some acquaintance with the methods of abstract algebra. The first four chapters might well be read by a bright undergraduate; however, the remaining three chapters are admittedly a little more demanding. Besides being useful in many parts of mathematics and physics, the theory of semisimple Lie algebras is inherently attractive, combining as it does a certain amount of depth and a satisfying degree of completeness in its basic results. Since Jacobson's book appeared a decade ago, improvements have been made even in the classical parts of the theory. I have tried to incor porate some of them here and to provide easier access to the subject for non-specialists. For the specialist, the following features should be noted: (I) The Jordan-Chevalley decomposition of linear transformations is emphasized, with "toral" subalgebras replacing the more traditional Cartan subalgebras in the semisimple case. (2) The conjugacy theorem for Cartan subalgebras is proved (following D. J. Winter and G. D. Mostow) by elementary Lie algebra methods, avoiding the use of algebraic geometry.

The Killing Room

China Thriller 3

Author: Peter May

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 178087958X

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

View: 1914

THE THIRD CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED CHINA THRILLER, FROM THE MILLION-SELLING AUTHOR OF THE RICHARD AND JUDY BESTSELLER THE BLACKHOUSE. THE NEW CASE When a mass grave containing eighteen mutilated female corpses is discovered in Shanghai, detective Li Yan is sent from Beijing to establish if the bodies are linked to an unsolved murder in the capital. Here, Li will be working with Mei Ling, deputy head of Shanghai's serious crime squad. THE NEW COLLEAGUE Mei Ling is a formidable woman: a fact that is not lost on Li's on-off lover, forensic pathologist Margaret Campbell. But when Campbell, vulnerable and still grieving the loss of her father, learns that the victims were subjected to 'live' autopsies, she knows the case is bigger than her pride. THE KILLING ROOM Li, Campbell and Mei Ling are now entering the arena of a sickening nemesis, and opening a door behind which lies each of their very worst nightmares.

Understanding Parricide

When Sons and Daughters Kill Parents

Author: Kathleen M. Heide

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190237376

Category: Social Science

Page: 464

View: 623

Understanding Parricide is the most comprehensive book available about juvenile and adult sons and daughters who kill their parents. Dr. Heide moves far behind the statistical correlates of parricide by synthesizing the professional literature on parricide in general, matricide, patricide, double parricides, and familicides. As a clinician, she explains the reasons behind the killings. Understanding Parricide includes in-depth discussion of issues related to prosecuting and defending parricide offenders. The book is enriched with its focus on clinical assessment, case studies, and follow-up of parricide offenders, as well as treatment, risk assessment, and prevention.

The Killing Knife

A Tale of the Assassin Without a Name #1-3

Author: Scott Marlowe

Publisher: Umberland Press


Category: Fiction

Page: 51

View: 6994

The Assassin Without a Name takes the jobs he wants, dispensing death, or mercy, as he sees fit. His is a life of luxury, with a glass of the finest wine always in one hand and a killing knife in the other. Then comes the Jakaree, a group of death-dealing fanatics hell-bent on subsuming Alchester in darkness. When the Assassin Without a Name's closest friend and former lover finds herself embroiled in their machinations, he sets out to give the death-dealers a true lesson in death which they'll never forget. *** Enter a world of intrigue, adventure, magic, technology, and, of course, murder, as the Assassin Without a Name finds himself embroiled in a secret war where all is lost no matter who wins. The Killing Knife is a compilation of the first three Assassin Without a Name fantasy adventure stories, Fine Wine, Killing the Dead, and Night of Zealotry. *** The Assassin Without a Name series thus far: Fine Wine Killing the Dead Night of Zealotry The Goddard Affair Thief's Gambit assassins, rogues, thief, thieves, sword, sorcery, witch, ghost, demons, horror, deities, thriller, zealot, priest, wine, steamfantasy, steampunk, infernal machines, intrigue, occult, paranormal, fantasy, dark fantasy, compilation, first in a series

The Killing Kind

A Charlie Parker Thriller: 3

Author: John Connolly

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1848940335

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 6367

Charlie Parker returns with a thrilling case - perfect for fans of Michael Connelly and Jeffery Deaver. Did Grace Peltier commit suicide? When a mass grave in northern Maine reveals the final resting place of a religious community that disappeared almost forty years earlier, private detective Charlie Parker, hired to investigate the circumstances of her death, realises that their deaths and the violent passing of Grace Peltier are part of the same mystery, one that has its roots in her family history and in the origins of the shadowy organisation known as the Fellowship. Aided by the genial killers Angel and Louis, Parker must descend into the depths of a honeycomb world populated by dark angels and lost souls, a world where the ghosts of the dead wait for justice and the unwary are prey for the worst kind of creatures. The killing kind. . .

The Digest of Justinian

Author: Alan Watson

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN: 0812205545

Category: History

Page: 768

View: 5698

When Justinian became sole ruler of the Byzantine Empire in A.D. 527, he ordered the preparation of three compilations of Roman law that together formed the Corpus Juris Civilis. These works have become known individually as the Code, which collected the legal pronouncements of the Roman emperors, the Institutes, an elementary student's textbook, and the Digest, by far the largest and most highly prized of the three compilations. The Digest was assembled by a team of sixteen academic lawyers commissioned by Justinian in 533 to cull everything of value from earlier Roman law. It was for centuries the focal point of legal education in the West and remains today an unprecedented collection of the commentaries of Roman jurists on the civil law. Commissioned by the Commonwealth Fund in 1978, Alan Watson assembled a team of thirty specialists to produce this magisterial translation, which was first completed and published in 1985 with Theodor Mommsen's Latin text of 1878 on facing pages. This paperback edition presents a corrected English-language text alone, with an introduction by Alan Watson. Links to the three other volumes in the set: Volume 1 [Books 1-15] Volume 2 [Books 16-29] Volume 3 [Books 30-40]

The Killing Doll

Author: Ruth Rendell

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409069052

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

View: 679

The winter before he was sixteen, amateur magician Pup made a Faustian pact and sold his soul to the devil. He wasn't quite sure what he was going to get in exchange. Pup's older sister, Dolly, is manically obsessed with her birthmark, believing it is responsible for her status as a social outcast. She becomes pathologically transfixed by Pup's dabbling in magic, desperate to believe he has occult powers that can cure her disfigurement, improve their lives, and kill their stepmother. As Dolly's obsession grows, a young mentally disturbed Irishman lurks just around the corner, inseparable from his sharpened set of knives... In this intense and deeply disturbing novel, Ruth Rendell explores a haunted world of obsession, delusions and murderous fantasy, with dazzling virtuosity.

The Ethics of Killing

Problems at the Margins of Life

Author: Jeff McMahan

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 0195079981

Category: Medical

Page: 540

View: 7568

Drawing on philosophical notions of personal identity and the immorality of killing, Jeff McMahan looks at various issues, including abortion, infanticide, the killing of animals, assisted suicide, and euthanasia.

The Killing Ground

Author: Tim Travers

Publisher: Pen and Sword

ISBN: 1473819431

Category: History

Page: 342

View: 7568

This books explains why the British Army fought the way it did in the First World War. It integrates social and military history and the impact of ideas to tell the story of how the army, especially the senior officers, adapted to the new technological warfare and asks: Was the style of warfare on the Western Front inevitable? Using an extensive range of unpublished diaries, letters, memoirs and Cabinet and War Office files, Professor Travers explains how and why the ideas, tactics and strategies emerged. He emphasises the influence of pre-war social and military attitudes, and examines the early life and career of Sir Douglas Haig. The author's analysis of the preparations for the Battles of the Somme and Passchendaele provide new interpretations of the role of Haig and his GHQ, and he explains the reasons for the unexpected British withdrawal in March 1918. An appendix supplies short biographies of senior British officers. In general, historians of the First World War are in two hostile camps: those who see the futility of lions led by donkeys on the one hand and on the other the apologists for Haig and the conduct of the war. Professor Travers' immensely readable book provides a bridge between the two.

The Killing Fields

Harvest of Women : the Truth about Mexico's Bloody Border Legacy

Author: Diana Washington Valdez

Publisher: Peace

ISBN: 0615140084

Category: History

Page: 390

View: 4017

This explosive book exposes the Mexican killing fields that claimed the lives of hundreds of women at the Juarez, Mexico, border. The authors dangerous investigation reveals high-level corruption, a drug cartel run amok, and more. This the first nonfiction book in English about the murders that attracted international attention.

The Killing Cure

Author: K. D. Knudsen

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 059514358X

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

View: 9679

Some claim the KILLING to be a pestilence of perversion afflicting only those deserving such a fate. Some hail the miracle of the millennium to be from God's own tears--a CURE to save themselves and those they love from the agony and despair of a lingering death. Though for others, the CURE represents the deadliest threat when a firm's avarice seeks to control the CURE for profit! This deadly secret is worth so much money it devalues life to nothing. Find out if this CURSED BLESSING is A CURE TO DIE FOR...