The Angel Book
Score: 4
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The Angel


  • Author : Uri Bar-Joseph
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-08-02
  • Genre: True Crime
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062420121

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The Angel Excerpt :

A NETFLIX ORIGINAL MOVIE THE BEST INTELLIGENCE BOOK for 2017 by The American Association of Former Intelligence Officers A gripping feat of reportage that exposes—for the first time in English—the sensational life and mysterious death of Ashraf Marwan, an Egyptian senior official who spied for Israel, offering new insight into the turbulent modern history of the Middle East. As the son-in-law of Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser and a close advisor to his successor, Anwar Sadat, Ashraf Marwan had access to the deepest secrets of the country’s government. But Marwan himself had a secret: He was a spy for the Mossad, Israel’s intelligence service. Under the codename “The Angel,” Marwan turned Egypt into an open book for the Israeli intelligence services—and, by alerting the Mossad in advance of the joint Egyptian-Syrian attack on Yom Kippur, saved Israel from a devastating defeat. Drawing on meticulous research and interviews with many key participants, Uri Bar Joseph pieces together Marwan’s story. In the process, he sheds new light on this volatile time in modern Egyptian and Middle Eastern history, culminating in 2011’s Arab Spring. The Angel also chronicles the discord within the Israeli government that brought down Prime Minister Golda Meir. However, this nail-biting narrative doesn’t end with Israel’s victory in the Yom Kippur War. Marwan eluded Egypt’s ruthless secret services for many years, but then somebody talked. Five years later, in 2007, his body was found in the garden of his London apartment building. Police suspected he had been thrown from his fifth-floor balcony, and thanks to explosive new evidence, Bar-Joseph can finally reveal who, how, and why.

The Scorpion   Volume 6   The Angel s Shadow Book

The Scorpion Volume 6 The Angel s Shadow


  • Author : Stephen Desberg
  • Publisher : Cinebook
  • Release Date : 2014-01-16T00:00:00+01:00
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN 10 : 9781849187510

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The Scorpion Volume 6 The Angel s Shadow Excerpt :

One by one, the Pope’s warrior monks fall to the Scorpion’s blade or desert their master. Feeling his enemy circling ever closer, Trebaldi grows desperate and hires Rome’s best paid assassins to go after him—and whomever else stands in his way. As the women in his life choose their destinies, an old enemy reappears to plague the Scorpion... or perhaps to bring him the truth at last, hidden behind his mask.

Behind the Angel of History Book

Behind the Angel of History


  • Author : Annie Bourneuf
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2022-09-24
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9780226816708

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Behind the Angel of History Excerpt :

"This short book offers a dazzling new interpretation of Paul Klee's most famous work: his Angelus Novus (1920), which was purchased by Walter Benjamin and became the model for his Angel of History, a figure saturated with Jewish mysticism that he introduces in his "Theses on the Philosophy of History." In 2014 the celebrated American artist R. H. Quaytman made a surprising discovery about Klee's work when she examined it at the Jewish Museum in Israel. She realized that Klee had carefully pasted the Angelus down over another image, a face, leaving just a finger's breadth of it showing. Through forensic science and lots of sleuthing it was determined that face belonged to Martin Luther. Behind the Angel of History tells the story of how Quaytman solved the mystery of who lurks behind Klee's angel. It then plunges into questions about why a face long hidden beneath another picture might matter. The book travels through a tangle of loaded conversations among images-from Klee's Angelus to Benjamin's own drawing of a crucified angel, from Klee's Angelus to Quaytman's own layered panels meditating on its secret"--

Wrestling the Angel Book
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Wrestling the Angel


  • Author : Terryl L. Givens
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-03
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199394241

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Wrestling the Angel Excerpt :

In this first volume of his magisterial study of the foundations of Mormon thought and practice, Terryl L. Givens offers a sweeping account of Mormon belief from its founding to the present day. Situating the relatively new movement in the context of the Christian tradition, he reveals that Mormonism continues to change and grow. Givens shows that despite Mormonism's origins in a biblical culture strongly influenced by nineteenth-century Restorationist thought, which advocated a return to the Christianity of the early Church, the new movement diverges radically from the Christianity of the creeds. Mormonism proposes its own cosmology and metaphysics, in which human identity is rooted in a premortal world as eternal as God. Mormons view mortal life as an enlightening ascent rather than a catastrophic fall, and reject traditional Christian concepts of human depravity and destiny. Popular fascination with Mormonism's social innovations, such as polygamy and communalism, and its supernatural and esoteric elements-angels, gold plates, seer stones, a New World Garden of Eden, and sacred undergarments-have long overshadowed the fact that it is the most enduring and even thriving product of the nineteenth century's religious upheavals and innovations. Wrestling the Angel traces the essential contours of Mormon thought from the time of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young to the contemporary LDS church, illuminating both the seminal influence of the founding generation of Mormon thinkers and the significant developments in the church over almost 200 years. The most comprehensive account of the development of Mormon thought ever written, Wrestling the Angel will be essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the Mormon faith.

PREY FOR THE ANGEL Book
Score: 5
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PREY FOR THE ANGEL


  • Author : Anthony E. Williams
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2013-10-28
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493120017

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PREY FOR THE ANGEL Excerpt :

Herschel the Archangel is a systematical killing machine who preys on Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's most venomous criminals. The news media dubbed his brutal crimes The Ten Murders-which is due to the 10mm he used to annihilate his first three victims- and the end of his reign of terror lies on the shoulders of three quality felon-hunters from Pittsburgh Homicide: Sgt. Desmond 8rently, and Detectives Christian Abnen and Marion Dean. Clues from crime scenes and statements from witnesses and one of Herschel's surviving targets assist the three investigators in their search for an ending to The Ten Murders, and the opposition that they face poses a threat to their lives. PREY FOR THE ANGEL will take you on a ride that'll captivate your attention and keep you guessing.

Moses and the Angel of Death Book

Moses and the Angel of Death


  • Author : Rella Kushelevsky
  • Publisher : Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015037484089

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Moses and the Angel of Death Excerpt :

Moses' struggle for life on the threshold of the Promised Land and his enigmatic death have captured the imagination of the Jewish people. From the early midrashic texts of the second century onwards, the dramatic and compelling story of Moses' death steadily evolved, manifesting itself in numerous versions. This panoramic view of the resultant thematic series uncovers a consistent dialectic perception of Moses and his death, embodied in a rather fixed narrative pattern, rich in folkloric motifs. Against the constant features of this series, individual differences among the versions reflect a literary-cultural process of change and development.

The Angel of Clay Book

The Angel of Clay


  • Author : William Ordway Partridge
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1900
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN 10 : HARVARD:HN62SV

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The Angel Babies Realm VI Book

The Angel Babies Realm VI


  • Author : Clive Alando Taylor
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2015-09-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 100
  • ISBN 10 : 9781504988704

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The Angel Babies Realm VI Excerpt :

In this latest installment of the Angel Babies, which is also the last book in the series, we have now come to see that the developing narrative that has also come full circle, in by doing so, allows the story of the Angel Babies to come toward a unique conclusion in tying up any loose ends that have unfolded in the previous books of this ongoing saga. As such, this story is set within the Angeldom of the Empyreans, somewhere highly interconnected above and within the earthly sphere that we see how allegiances and friendships and relationships and family are all tied up in love and courage and honor and duty and hope and faith and belief.

The Angel at the Gate Book

The Angel at the Gate


  • Author : Wilson Harris
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release Date : 2013-03-21
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 126
  • ISBN 10 : 9780571302093

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The Angel at the Gate Excerpt :

'What [Wilson] Harris is doing is to extend the boundaries of our very conception of fiction.' Robert Nye. First published in 1982, The Angel at the Gate is offered to readers as Wilson Harris's analysis and interpretation of the 'automatic writing' of 'Mary Stella Holiday': an assumed name for the secretary and patient of the late Father Joseph Marsden. 'Mary suffered from a physical and nervous malaise as The Angel at the Gate makes clear. Through Marsden - the medical care he arranged for her and the sessions he provided in Angel Inn which gave scope to her 'automatic talents' - that illness became a catalyst of compassion through which she penetrated layers of social and psychical deprivation to create a remarkable fictional life for 'Stella' (apart from 'Mary') in order to unravel the thread that runs through a diversity of association in past and present 'fictional lives.'' (From Harris's introductory 'Note.')

The Angel of the Iceberg Book

The Angel of the Iceberg


  • Author : John Todd
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1859
  • Genre: Angels
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : OSU:32435017723594

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The Angel of the Iceberg Excerpt :

The angel of the iceberg -- Niblan the Great and the little angel -- The day lily and the old mahogany-tree -- The old house in Sunken Hollow --The great cable -- Capeenim the golden-handed -- Little Sunbean.

The Heavenly Beings  The Angel of Death Book

The Heavenly Beings The Angel of Death


  • Author : Christine J. Ryan
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release Date : 2014-10-06
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781312556478

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The Heavenly Beings The Angel of Death Excerpt :

Angela Constance Johannsen is eighteen-years-old, a senior in high school, and it would seem as if she has everything going for her. She’s smart, attractive, popular, and has a handsome boyfriend. But nothing lasts forever... her father begins drinking more and more, her boyfriend becomes cruel and controlling, and even her friends seem to be turning on her. Only two people are sticking by Angela’s side: her good friend Rebecca (a.k.a. Raz), and Andrew, who is really her guardian angel Andross in disguise. As her last year of high school unfolds, dark and bizarre things begin to happen in the world, and she begins to wonder why she has feelings for Andross and why he always has such a sad look in his eyes...

The Angel  the Automobilist  and Eighteen Others Book

The Angel the Automobilist and Eighteen Others


  • Author : Edward Gorey
  • Publisher : Pomegranate Communications
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN 10 : 0764975404

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The Angel the Automobilist and Eighteen Others Excerpt :

"A collection of twenty illustrations by artist Edward Gorey"--

Sepher Rezial Hemelach Book

Sepher Rezial Hemelach


  • Author : Steve Savedow
  • Publisher : Red Wheel
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 342
  • ISBN 10 : UVA:X004622903

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Sepher Rezial Hemelach Excerpt :

The long-awaited first English translation from ancient Hebrew of the rare and complete 1701 Amsterdam edition, of this famous magical text. According to Hebrew legend, the Sepher Rezial was given to Adam in the Garden of Eden, by the hand of God. The myth suggests that this diverse compendium of ancient Hebrew lore was the first book ever written. Includes an explanatory text on the holy names of God, the divisions of Heaven and Hell, and the names and hierarchy of the angels and spirits.

Abou and the Angel Cohen Book

Abou and the Angel Cohen


  • Author : Claude Campbell
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015054273241

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Abou and the Angel Cohen Excerpt :

An angel named Cohen visits a retired goat herder living in an Arab village in the turbulent Middle East, and the two engage in a lively discussion of the foibles of humanity.