Books about Fury

  1. The Oresteia: Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, The Eumenides

    by Aeschylus
    Tragedy of a cursed family and their struggle to find the truth and justice.

    Alternate cover edition can be found, here,, here,, here,, here, In the Oresteia—the only trilogy in Greek drama which survives from antiquity—Aeschylus took as his subject the bloody chain of murder ... (Goodreads)

  2. The Force

    by Don Winslow
    An ex-cop's mission to take down the most powerful drug cartel in the world.

    Instant New York Times Bestseller Best of 2017 - included on best-of lists by the, New York Times,, NPR, Barnes & Noble,, Publisher's Weekly,, LitHub, BookPage, Booklist,, the, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  3. Transmetropolitan, Vol. 1: Back on the Street

    by Warren Ellis
    A journalist navigates a dystopian world, exposing corruption and social injustices.

    After years of self-imposed exile from a civilization rife with degradation and indecency, cynical journalist Spider Jerusalem is forced to return to a job that he hates and a city that he loathes. ... (Goodreads)

  4. The Iliad

    by Homer
    Epic tale of the Trojan War, depicting heroism and tragedy.

    Dating to the ninth century B.C., Homer’s timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amidst devastation and destruction, ... (Goodreads)

  5. The Power

    by Naomi Alderman
    A world where women have the power to control electricity, and use it to fight against gender-based oppression.

    In a matriarchal society, a gushing male writer writes to an influential author about his fictional account of how the matriarchy came to be. Five thousand years earlier (in our current time), men ... (Wikipedia)

  6. The Complete Phantom of the Opera

    by George C. Perry
    A tale of unrequited love, jealousy, and tragedy in the Paris Opera House.

    This is the lavishly illustrated, definitive account of The Phantom of the Opera , tracing the Phantom legend from its origins in historical fact through Gaston Leroux's heartrending classic novel ... (Goodreads)

  7. Marabou Stork Nightmares

    by Irvine Welsh
    A young man struggles to make sense of the chaotic world around him.

    Roy Strang narrates the book from an (at first) unexplained coma, which he has been in for the previous two years. His life in this state is a miserable affair, surrounded by uncaring doctors and his ... (Wikipedia)

  8. Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West

    by Cormac McCarthy
    A violent and bloody western epic, exploring the depths of human depravity.

    An epic novel of the violence and depravity that attended America's westward expansion, Blood Meridian brilliantly subverts the conventions of the Western novel and the mythology of the "wild west." ... (Barnes & Noble)

  9. Lover Eternal

    by J.R. Ward
    An immortal vampire struggles to find love while facing the consequences of his dark past.

    In the shadows of the night in Caldwell, New York, there’s a deadly war raging between vampires and their slayers. And there exists a secret band of brothers like no other - six vampire warriors, ... (Goodreads)

  10. The Nowhere Man

    by Gregg Andrew Hurwitz
    A man goes on a mission of revenge after the disappearance of his family, discovering secrets of a global conspiracy.

    The novel begins with a case of cyberbullying a humble family girl who ends up being a victim of a network of human traffic. Evan Smoak saves the girl but realizes that another young woman has been ... (Wikipedia)

  11. Revenge

    by Yōko Ogawa
    A vengeful tale of a woman determined to exact justice and reclaim her stolen childhood.

    Sinister forces draw together a cast of desperate characters in this eerie and absorbing novel from Yoko Ogawa. An aspiring writer moves into a new apartment and discovers that her landlady has ... (Goodreads)

  12. Transmetropolitan, Vol. 8: Dirge

    by Warren Ellis
    A journalist's mission to restore truth and justice in a futuristic, dystopian world.

    Transmetropolitan created by Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson. ... (Goodreads)

  13. Emperor of Thorns

    by Mark Lawrence
    A young man's epic quest to reclaim his rightful throne, while battling a powerful force of evil.

    King Jorg Ancrath is twenty now—and king of seven nations. His goal—revenge against his father—has not yet been realized, and the demons that haunt him have only grown stronger. Yet no matter how ... (Goodreads)

  14. Half the World

    by Joe Abercrombie
    Epic fantasy tale of a young girl's quest to become a warrior and avenge her murdered family.

    The story follows the exploits of Yarvi, a young prince of Gettland with a disabled hand. When his father dies Yarvi is elevated to the throne but faces a struggle to keep it as others conspire to ... (Wikipedia)

  15. The Bacchae

    by Euripides
    A classic tragedy exploring the clash of divine and mortal power and the consequences of hubris.

    The play begins before the palace at Thebes, with Dionysus telling the story of his birth and his reasons for visiting the city. Dionysus explains he is the son of a mortal woman, Semele, and a god, ... (Wikipedia)

  16. The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian

    by Robert E. Howard
    Epic tale of a barbarian warrior on a quest for revenge and conquest.

    Poem and first 13 tales, in order written, plus Miscellanea drafts, notes, maps by author. Cimmeria poem 1 The Phoenix on the Sword 1932 2 The Frost-Giant's Daughter 1976 3 The God in the Bowl 1952 4 ... (Goodreads)

  17. The House of the Dead

    by Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Prisoners of a Siberian labor camp struggle to survive in a harsh and oppressive environment.

    Accused of political subversion as a young man, Fyodor Dostoyevsky was sentenced to four years of hard labor at a Siberian prison camp — a horrifying experience from which he developed this ... (Goodreads)

  18. Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America

    by Gilbert King
    A gripping story of racial injustice in the Jim Crow-era America and the fight for justice.

    Devil in the Grove is the winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction. Arguably the most important American lawyer of the twentieth century, Thurgood Marshall was on the verge of ... (Goodreads)

  19. Transmetropolitan, Vol. 3: Year of the Bastard

    by Warren Ellis
    A dystopian journey of a journalist, uncovering the darkness of power and corruption.

    Investigative reporter Spider Jerusalem attacks the injustices of the 23rd Century surroundings while working for the newspaper The Word in this critically-acclaimed graphic novel series written by ... (Goodreads)

  20. Glengarry Glen Ross

    by David Mamet
    Cutthroat competition in a real estate sales office, where survival of the fittest is the only way out.
  21. The Liar's Key

    by Mark Lawrence
    A journey of vengeance and a fight for redemption in a world of magic and monsters.

    The Red Queen has set her players on the board... Winter is keeping Prince Jalan Kendeth far from the longed-for luxuries of his southern palace. And although the North may be home to his companion, ... (Goodreads)

  22. Preacher, Volume 3: Proud Americans

    by Garth Ennis
    A preacher, his gun-toting girlfriend, and an Irish vampire set out on a mission of vengeance against the agents of heaven.

    The third amazing new edition in the PREACHER series, collecting issues #18-26. Jesse Custer heads for France to rescue Cassidy, the Irish vampire, from the clutches of religious fanatics. His search ... (Goodreads)

  23. Confessions

    by Kanae Minato
    A grieving mother seeks revenge on those responsible for her daughter's death.

    Junior high school teacher Yuko Moriguchi ( Takako Matsu ) announces to her rowdy, disrespectful class that she will resign before spring break. She explains that because the HIV -positive father of ... (Wikipedia)

  24. Hunted

    by Kevin Hearne
    An ancient Celtic god searches for vengeance and redemption in a modern world.

    For a two-thousand-year-old Druid, Atticus O’Sullivan is a pretty fast runner. Good thing, because he’s being chased by not one but two goddesses of the hunt—Artemis and Diana—for messing with one of ... (Goodreads)

  25. Alex

    by Pierre Lemaitre
    A tale of revenge and redemption, centered around a man desperate to reclaim his life.

    Alex Prevost – kidnapped, savagely beaten, suspended from the ceiling of an abandoned warehouse in a wooden cage – is running out of time. Her abductor appears to want only to watch her die. Apart ... (Wikipedia)

  26. Rage

    by Richard Bachman
    A young man takes on an entire town to avenge his brother's death.

    Charlie Decker, a Maine high school senior, is called to a meeting with his principal about a previous incident in which he struck his chemistry teacher with a pipe wrench, leading to the teacher's ... (Wikipedia)

  27. The Pagan Lord

    by Bernard Cornwell
    A tale of revenge and loyalty as a Saxon warrior fights to reclaim his birthright.

    There have been ten years of relative peace on the island of Britain between the Saxons and the Danes. Uhtred disowns his elder son Uhtred because he has just taken vows to become a Christian priest. ... (Wikipedia)

  28. Antigone

    by Jean Anouilh
    Tragic story of a woman's courage to defy the law in pursuit of justice.

    Antigone was originally produced in Paris in 1942, when France was an occupied nation and part of Hitler's Europe. The play depicts an authoritarian regime and the play's central character, the young ... (Goodreads)

  29. The Golden Lily

    by Richelle Mead
    A powerful vampire embarks on a quest for revenge, unearthing dangerous secrets.

    Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. Alchemists protect vampire secrets - and human lives. Sydney would ... (Goodreads)

  30. We the Living

    by Ayn Rand
    Epic story of survival and defiance in Stalinist Russia.

    The story takes place from 1922 to 1925, in post- revolutionary Russia . Kira Argounova, the protagonist of the story, is the younger daughter of a bourgeois family. An independent spirit with a will ... (Wikipedia)

  31. The Pale Horseman

    by Bernard Cornwell
    A Saxon warrior's epic quest to reclaim his home and save his people from Viking invaders.

    876 – 878: Lord Uhtred of Bebbanburg arrives at King Alfred of Wessex's court to proclaim the defeat of the forces of Danish chieftain and warrior Ubba Lothbrokson, as well as his killing of Ubba ... (Wikipedia)

  32. Prince of Thorns

    by Mark Lawrence
    A young prince's quest for revenge against those who killed his family.

    Before the thorns taught me their sharp lessons and bled weakness from me I had but one brother, and I loved him well. But those days are gone and what is left of them lies in my mother's tomb. Now I ... (Goodreads)

  33. Traitor to the Throne

    by Alwyn Hamilton
    A young girl's fight against a tyrannical regime to restore justice and freedom to her homeland.

    Rebel by chance. Traitor by choice. Gunslinger Amani al'Hiza fled her dead-end hometown on the back of a mythical horse with the mysterious foreigner Jin, seeking only her own freedom. Now she’s ... (Goodreads)

  34. Skin Tight

    by Carl Hiaasen
    A man's exploration of revenge and justice against a powerful industrialist.

    Dr. Rudy Graveline, M.D., the director of the prestigious Whispering Palms Surgery Center in Bal Harbour , Florida , is a complete fraud who has never been trained or certified in cosmetic surgery . ... (Wikipedia)

  35. The Son

    by Jo Nesbø
    A man's quest to avenge the death of his father uncovers a dark family secret.

    Sonny Lofthus is serving time for crimes he did not commit. As payment, he receives a steady supply of drugs to satisfy his addiction. His life changes completely when he learns the truth about his ... (Wikipedia)

  36. The Gods of War

    by Conn Iggulden
    Epic historical fiction of a brave warrior's struggles against the odds in a tumultuous world.

    The year is 53 B.C. Fresh from victory in Gaul, Julius Caesar leads battle-hardened legions across the Rubicon river–threatening Rome herself. Even the master strategist Pompey is caught unprepared ... (Goodreads)

  37. Vengeance in Death

    by J.D. Robb
    Detective Eve Dallas solves a gruesome murder, uncovering a deadly conspiracy.

    He is an expert with the latest technology...a madman with the mind of a genius and the heart of a killer. He quietly stalks his prey. Then he haunts the police with cryptic riddles about the crimes ... (Goodreads)

  38. Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell

    by Brandon Sanderson
    A woman's fight to protect her home against a powerful empire.

    Originally appearing in the, Dangerous Women, anthology and now available as a solo ebook,, Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell, is a chilling novella of, the Cosmere, the universe shared by ... (Goodreads)

  39. Woken Furies

    by Richard K. Morgan
    A cyborg warrior's mission to bring justice to a chaotic world.

    Takeshi Kovacs finds himself in a new "sleeve," or human body, back on his home planet of Harlan's World. He is on the run after making numerous attacks against the Knights of the New Revelation, an ... (Wikipedia)

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