a Very Expensive Poison

A Very Expensive Poison: The Definitive Story of the Murder of Litvinenko and Russia's War with the West

A Very Expensive Poison: The Definitive Story of the Murder of Litvinenko and Russia's War with the West
Language: English | AZW / EPUB / MOBI | ISBN-10: 1783350938 | 2016 | 432 pages | 2 MB / 2 MB / 2 MB

1 November 2006. Alexander Litvinenko is brazenly poisoned in central London. Twenty two days later he dies, killed from the inside. The poison? Polonium; a rare, lethal and highly radioactive substance. His crime? He had made some powerful enemies in Russia.

A Very Long Engagement (2004) Special Edition  Video

Posted by Efgrapha at Jan. 10, 2017
A Very Long Engagement (2004) Special Edition

Un long dimanche de fiancailles (2004) Special Edition
DVD9+DVD5 | VIDEO_TS | NTSC, 16:9 (720x480) VBR | 02:13:12 | 11.24 Gb
Audio: French AC3 5.1 @ 448 Kbps; Portuguese AC3 5.1 @ 384 Kbps | Subs: Spanish, Portuguese, English
Genre: Drama, Romance, War

Audrey Tautou, who rose to international stardom with the title role in Jean-Pierre Jeunet's worldwide smash Amelie, reunites with the director for this drama, set during the darkest days of World War I and its immediate aftermath. Mathilde (Tautou) is a pretty but frail young women who was left with a bad leg after a childhood bout with polio. Mathilde lives in a small French village with her Aunt Benedicte (Chantal Neuwirth) and Uncle Sylvain (Dominique Pinon), and is engaged to marry Manech (Gaspard Ulliel), the son of a lighthouse keeper who is fighting with the army near the German front. Manech is one of five soldiers who have been accused of injuring themselves in order to be sent home; in order to discourage similar behavior among their comrades, Manech and the other soldiers are sentenced to death, and the condemned men are marched into the no man's land between the French and German lines, where they are certain to be killed. Mathilde receives word of Manech's death, but in her heart she believes that if the man she loved had been killed, she would know it and feel it.

It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002)  Video

Posted by Efgrapha at Dec. 26, 2016
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002)

It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002)
DVD9 | VIDEO_TS | NTSC, 4:3 (720x480) VBR | 01:28:25 | 7.32 Gb
Audio: English AC3 5.1 @ 448 Kbps, French & Spanish AC3 2.0 @ 192 Kbps | Subs: none
Genre: Comedy, Family, Children's Fantasy

What would life amongst the Muppets have been without their unofficial leader Kermit the Frog? That's the question posed by this made-for-TV confection, which not only spoofs the Yuletide classic It's a Wonderful Life, but also takes satirical aim at such pop cultural phenomena as Moulin Rouge and Fear Factor. The plot is set in motion when typically evil banker Rachel Bitterman (Joan Cusack) forecloses on the Muppets' famous variety theater, with the intention of building a gaudy nightclub. But Bitterman's machinations take a back seat when apprentice guardian angel, Daniel (David Arquette), shows Kermit (voiced by Steve Whitmire) what conditions would have been had Kermit never existed. Without going into full detail, suffice to say that a Kermit-less world would have found Miss Piggy (voiced by Frank Oz) running a fraudulent psychic hot line, Fozzie Bear as a homeless derelict, and Sam the Eagle as a caged dancer at a rave.

VA - A Very Special Christmas (1987) [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by Designol at Dec. 11, 2016
VA - A Very Special Christmas (1987) [Re-Up]

VA - A Very Special Christmas (1987)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 350 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 132 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Christmas, Holidays, Rock, Pop, Rock & Roll | Label: A&M | # CDA 3911 | Time: 00:50:55

Recorded to benefit the Special Olympics, this has some of the biggest names in contemporary music, most covering seasonal favorites with mixed success. Outstanding tracks include The Pretenders "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," with Chrissie Hynde giving a touching performance. Run-D.M.C.'s topical "Christmas in Hollis" relies heavily on sampling "Back Door Santa," and may head you toward the dance floor. Alison Moyet's stately version of "The Coventry Carol" is beautifully haunting. Only the Material Girl, Madonna, embarrasses herself with an overly campy "Santa Baby".

VA - A Very Special Acoustic Christmas (2003) [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by Designol at Dec. 11, 2016
VA - A Very Special Acoustic Christmas (2003) [Re-Up]

VA - A Very Special Acoustic Christmas (2003)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 343 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 130 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Holidays, Country, Folk, Bluegrass | Label: Lost Highway | # B0001038-02 | Time: 00:51:43

In the dense annual blizzard of holiday albums, A VERY SPECIAL ACOUSTIC CHRISTMAS shines like a gleaming treetop star from a warm, inviting living room, thanks to its organic, no-frills approach and its remarkable lineup of performers. Dan Tyminski (of O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU? fame) offers up a charming version of "Frosty the Snowman," while Willie Nelson lends his legendary voice and guitar playing to a fine take on "Please Come Home for Christmas." Alison Krauss contributes her surprisingly poppy "Only You Can Bring Me Cheer (Gentleman's Lady)," Marty Stuart confides that "Even Santa Claus Gets the Blues," and Pat Green saunters through a relaxed "Winter Wonderland." Bringing the Yuletide album to an appropriate close is Norah Jones, in a beautiful solo rendition of Horace Silver's "Peace".

Cancer: A Very Short Introduction (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by libr at Dec. 9, 2016
Cancer: A Very Short Introduction (repost)

Cancer: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Nick James
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0199560234 | 144 pages | EPUB | 0,8 MB

V.A. - The Dawn of a New Age [4CD Box Set] (1999)  Music

Posted by gribovar at Dec. 1, 2016
V.A. - The Dawn of a New Age [4CD Box Set] (1999)

V.A. - The Dawn of a New Age [4CD Box Set] (1999)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 1,6 GB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 675 MB | Covers - 65 MB
Genre: Electronic, Ambient, New Age | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Jumpin' & Pumpin' (CDB TOT 11)

There is some great ambient electronica on these 4 Discs. This collection was put out on the Jumpin' & Pumpin' label back in 1999. If you are a Jake Stephenson fan this is a very important collection, since it includes the whole of the Crystal Moon (Jake Stephenson and Matt Hillier) album 'Temple' which is otherwise a very expensive CD to pick up. All the tracks are here. There are also a number of other Jake Stephenson tracks, either under his own name (unusually), or under more of his pseudonyms (Alien Mutation, Curly Whirly Spirits). We also get some Matt Hillier tracks, and some rather good tunes by Dave Hendry (as O-Head, Hyperborea and Twilight Pilot).
The Human League - A Very British Synthesizer Group (2016) [2CD Deluxe Ed.]

The Human League - A Very British Synthesizer Group (2016) [2CD Deluxe Ed.]
EAC Rip | FLAC: Image+Cue+Log | 806 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 280 Mb | Scans | Time: 01:02:10 + 55:31
Universal Music | 507 258-6
Electronic, New Wave, Synth-Pop, Post-Punk

A Very British Synthesizer Group is a sound and vision anthology of multi-million-selling synth pioneers The Human League. Bringing together all of the hits as well as previously unreleased demos and edits it covers the entire history of the band from their emergence as futuristic outriders of a new post-punk sound, through the phenomenon of Dare and '80s chart dominance, their incredible '90s renaissance and ascendance to their current position as one of the most glorious and glamorous live acts in the country. Of the hit singles on CDs One and Two, seven appear as previously unreleased DJ edits, while Disc Three is comprised entirely of 17 exclusive and previously unreleased mixes.
The Spanish Civil War: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) (Repost)

The Spanish Civil War: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) By Helen Graham
2005 | 192 Pages | ISBN: 0192803778 | PDF | 4 MB

Kacey Musgraves - A Very Kacey Christmas (2016)  Music

Posted by funkerman at Oct. 28, 2016
Kacey Musgraves - A Very Kacey Christmas (2016)

Kurt Elling - The Beautiful Day: Kurt Elling Sings Christmas (2016)
Country, Pop, Holiday | MP3 320 kbps | 37:30 | ~105 Mb
Label: Mercury Records | Tracks: 12 | Rls.date: 2016

Mercury Nashville's Kacey Musgraves will release her very first holiday album. Christmas album from US country songstress with guests including Willie Nelson & The Quebe Sisters, Leon Bridges. Inspired by Bing Crosby, the Andrew Sisters, Nat King Cole and the classic sounds of the 40s, 50s and 60s, 'A Very Kacey Christmas' features the Grammy Award-winner's charming take on classic standards, as well as four original tracks to put her personal perspective on the holidays.