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Shugaar, Antony

Overview
Works: 131 works in 274 publications in 2 languages and 12,972 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Detective and mystery stories  Satire  Military history  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  Suspense fiction  Love stories 
Roles: Translator, Author
Classifications: JC143.M4, 853.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Antony Shugaar
The liberty of servants Berlusconi's Italy by Maurizio Viroli( )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Italy is a country of free political institutions, yet it has become a nation of servile courtesans, with Silvio Berlusconi as their prince. This is the controversial argument that Italian political philosopher and noted Machiavelli biographer Maurizio Viroli puts forward in The Liberty of Servants. Drawing upon the classical republican conception of liberty, Viroli shows that a people can be unfree even though they are not oppressed"--Provided by publisher
Latitude zero : tales of the Equator by Gianni Guadalupi( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in Turkish and English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A richly-textured account details the mystical pull of the equator, a human idea that has intrigued and challenged explorers for three thousand years, and traces three centuries of adventure on the high seas and the luxuriant tropical lands crossed by the equator
A pimp's notes by Giorgio Faletti( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bravo leads the high life in Milan. When a woman enters his life, what begins as a clandestine romance quickly becomes a nightmare that will transform Bravo into a wanted man
Margherita Dolce Vita by Stefano Benni( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A master of political satire infused with a dose of the fantastical."--World Literature TodayB Stefano Benni's enormously popular and distinctive mix of the absurd and the satirical has made him one of Italy's most important and best-loved novelists. This is his twelfth best-selling book of fiction. Fifteen-year-old Margherita lives with her eccentric family on the outskirts of town, a semi-urban wilderness peopled by gypsies, illegal immigrants, and no end of bizarre characters: a reassuring and fertile playground for an imaginative little girl like Margherita. But one day, a gigantic, black cube shows up next door. Her new neighbors have arrived, and they're destined to ruin everything
Western medical thought from antiquity to the Middle Ages ( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Italy and its invaders by Girolamo Arnaldi( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the earliest times, successive waves of foreign invaders have left their mark on Italy. Beginning with Germanic invasions that undermined the Roman Empire and culminating with the establishment of the modern nation, Girolamo Arnaldi explores the dynamic exchange between outsider and 'native'
The big book of slumber by Giovanna Zoboli( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"All creatures of the world find time to rest. In this lullaby book, countless cozy animals settle down in their beds"--
Temporary perfections by Gianrico Carofiglio( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fourth Guerrieri in the series. An investigation into the disappearance of a poor little rich girl in Southern Italy
Swimming to Elba by Silvia Avallone( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enthralling their failing industrial town on the coast of Italy during a summer when they discover their budding sexuality, adolescents Anna and Francesca are separated by a test of their friendship and eventually discover that they must reconnect to escape small-town destinies
The crocodile by Maurizio De Giovanni( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is Naples as you've never seen it before. A chaotic, shadowy city full of ominous echoes and dark alleyways where each inhabitant seems too absorbed by his or her own problems to give a damn about anybody else. And that is exactly what makes it possible for a cold, methodical killer to commit his atrocious crimes largely undisturbed, to merge with the crowd as if he were invisible. The newspapers call him "The Crocodile" because, like a crocodile, when he devours his own children, he cries. And like a crocodile he is a perfect killing machine: he waits and watches until his prey is within range, and then he strikes. Three young people with very diverse backgrounds have been found murdered in three different neighborhoods, each shot with a single bullet, execution style. While his colleagues see little or no connection, Inspector Giuseppe Lojacono, smells a rat. He is driven by his instincts and his own troubled recent history. He has just been transferred to Naples from Sicily where a Mafioso-turned-informant accused him of leaking sensitive information to the mob. Once an estimated member of the mobile unit of the Agrigento police force, Lojacono has lost everything, first and foremost the love of his wife and daughter. But now he's been given a second chance and a shot at clearing his name. A young magistrate, the beautiful Laura Piras, wants him in Naples. She's heard of his preternatural skills and his incredible powers of observation and she thinks a man like him is needed in Naples. So it is that Inspector Lojacono is charged with finding the link between the three dead bodies. At the root of these murders, he will discover, is a pain that still burns, a sense of guilt than cannot be purged, and one all-consuming love
Bandit love by Massimo Carlotto( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marco Buratti's plans to leave his criminal past in the past are disrupted when a shadowy criminal cartel kidnaps his best friend's girlfriend in order to force him to investigate the disappearance of a stockpile of narcotics from a research facility
The nun by Simonetta Agnello Hornby( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
August 15, 1839, Messina, Italy. In the home of Marshall don Peppino Padellani di Opiri, preparations for the feast of the Ascension are underway, but for Agata, the Marshall's daughter, there are more important matters at hand. She and the wealthy Giacomo Lepre have fallen in love. Her mother, however, is determined that the two young people will not marry. When, one month later, Marshall don Peppino dies, Agata's mother decides to ferry her daughter away from Messina, to Naples, where she hopes to garner a stipend from the king and keep her daughter far from trouble's reach. They travel to Naples on a boat captained by the young Englishman, James Garson. Following a tempestuous passage to Naples, during which Agata confesses her troubles to James, Agata and her mother find themselves rebuffed by the king and Agata is forced to join a convent. The Benedictine monastery of San Giorgio Stilita is rife with rancor and jealousy, illicit passions and ancient feuds. Agata remains aloof, devoting herself to the cultivation of medicinal herbs, calmed by the steady rhythms of monastic life. Through letters she stays in contact with Garson, reading all the books he sends her, and follows the news of the various factions struggling to bring unity to Italy. Though she didn't choose to enter the convent and is divided between her yearnings for purity and religiosity and her desire to be part of the world, something about the cloistered life reverberates within her. Agata is increasingly torn when she realizes that her feelings for Garson, though he is only a distant presence in her life, have eclipsed those for Lepre.--From inside front cover
Machiavelli's God by Maurizio Viroli( Book )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To many readers of The Prince, Machiavelli appears to be deeply un-Christian or even anti-Christian, a cynic who thinks rulers should use religion only to keep their subjects in check. But in Machiavelli's God, Maurizio Viroli, one of the world's leading authorities on Machiavelli, argues that Machiavelli, far from opposing Christianity, thought it was crucial to republican social and political renewal--but that first it needed to be renewed itself. And without understanding this, Viroli contends, it is impossible to comprehend Machiavelli's thought. Viroli places Machiavelli in the context of
The invention of law in the West by Aldo Schiavone( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Law is a specific form of social regulation distinct from religion, ethics, and even politics, and endowed with a strong and autonomous rationality. Its invention, a crucial aspect of Western history, took place in ancient Rome. Aldo Schiavone, a world-renowned classicist, reconstructs this development with clear-eyed passion, following its course over the centuries, setting out from the earliest origins and moving up to the threshold of Late Antiquity. The invention of Western law occurred against the backdrop of the Roman Empire's gradual consolidation--an age of unprecedented accumulation of power which transformed an archaic predisposition to ritual into an unrivaled technology for the control of human dealings. Schiavone offers us a closely reasoned interpretation that returns us to the primal origins of Western legal machinery and the discourse that was constructed around it--formalism, the pretense of neutrality, the relationship with political power. This is a landmark work of scholarship whose influence will be felt by classicists, historians, and legal scholars for decades."
I lie for a living : greatest spies of all times by Antony Shugaar( Book )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following up on the popularity of the International Spy Museum, this volume is an illustrated biographical who's who of spydom from biblical days to recent times. Organized into ten thematic chapters, this light-hearted but clear-eyed look at moles, double agents, and intricate triple-crosses unmasks a wide-ranging roster from covert patriots to mercenary traitors
Between two seas by Carmine Abate( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the years following the Second World War, photographer Hans Heumann travels to southern Italy in search of the light that has long attracted artists. There Heumann meets Giorgio Bellusci who will accompany him on a journey through southern Italy as he captures the essence of this fabled land in a series of photographs that eventually make him world famous. As Heumann's stature grows, Bellusci's dream to rebuild the south's most famous inn deepens and darkens. The dream slowly becomes a dangerous obsession that will leave Giorgio with blood on his hands and put the two men's friendship to the test
The judge and the historian : marginal notes on a late-twentieth-century miscarriage of justice by Carlo Ginzburg( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poisonville by Massimo Carlotto( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Corruption has overtaken northeastern Italy and Francesco, a young lawyer and heir to one of the richest families in the area, must decide if he is going to be part of the system or stand against it. No matter what his decision is, there will be a price to pay
The Jewish husband by Lia Levi( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in late 1930's Fascist Italy, tell the story of a young Jewish professor who falls in love with a beautiful Catholic girl whose prominent parents support Benito Mussolini's race laws.l
Story of My People by Edoardo Nesi( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Winner of the 2011 Strega prize, Italy's most prestigious literary award, this blend of essay, social criticism, and memoir is a striking portrait of the effects of globalization on Italy's declining economy. Starting with the story of his family's textile factory in Prato, Tuscany, Edoardo Nesi recalls a time of great prosperity when textiles were king in Prato, and he was heir to a company with a decades-long history. Spending his days leraning the ins and outs of fine fabric production, his nights ensconced in the works of F. Scott Fitzgerald and David Foster Wallace, Nesi led what some might call a charmed life. However, in 2004, after more than fifty years in business, the Nesi family decided to sell their company, and in so doing, sold part of their identity as well. Story of my people is a denunciation of big business, corrupt politicians, the arrogrance of economists, and cheap manufacturing. It's a must read for anyone seeking insight into the financial crisis that's battering Europe today.--Book cover
 
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Languages
English (76)
Turkish (3)
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