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Gud Reud

GoodReads API playing
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import requests
import json
import xmltodict
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getken = requests.get('https://www.goodreads.com/api/author_url/jeffrey archer?key=4BXUgbTJfKYslHLxHOkMA')
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xmlken = xmltodict.parse(getken.text)
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authid = xmlken['GoodreadsResponse']['author']['@id']
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authinf = requests.get('https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/{}?format=xml&key=4BXUgbTJfKYslHLxHOkMA'.format(authid))
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authdic = xmltodict.parse(authinf.text)
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from IPython.display import Image
#Image("img/picture.png")
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authdic['GoodreadsResponse']['author']['name']
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'Jeffrey Archer'
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Image(authdic['GoodreadsResponse']['author']['large_image_url'])
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lenbook = len(authdic['GoodreadsResponse']['author']['books']['book'])
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for tebok in range(0, lenbook):
    print((authdic['GoodreadsResponse']['author']['books']['book'][tebok]['title']))
    print((authdic['GoodreadsResponse']['author']['books']['book'][tebok]['description']))
    print((authdic['GoodreadsResponse']['author']['books']['book'][tebok]['image_url']))
    Image(((authdic['GoodreadsResponse']['author']['books']['book'][tebok]['image_url'])))
Kane and Abel (Kane and Abel, #1)
Born on the same day near the turn of the century on opposite sides of the world, both men are brought together by fate and the quest of a dream. These two men -- ambitious, powerful, ruthless -- are locked in a relentless struggle to build an empire, fuelled by their all-consuming hatred. Over 60 years and three generations, through war, marriage, fortune, and disaster, Kane and Abel battle for the success and triumph that only one man can have.
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Only Time Will Tell (The Clifton Chronicles, #1)
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  <p>From the internationally bestselling author of <i>Kane and Abel</i> and <i>A Prisoner of Birth</i> comes <i>Only Time Will Tell</i>, the first in an ambitious new series that tells the story of one family across generations, across oceans, from heartbreak to triumph.<br><br>The epic tale of Harry Clifton’s life begins in 1920, with the words “I was told that my father was killed in the war.” A dock worker in Bristol, Harry never knew his father, but he learns about life on the docks from his uncle, who expects Harry to join him at the shipyard once he’s left school. But then an unexpected gift wins him a scholarship to an exclusive boys’ school, and his life will never be the same again.<br><br>As he enters into adulthood, Harry finally learns how his father really died, but the awful truth only leads him to question, was he even his father? Is he the son of Arthur Clifton, a stevedore who spent his whole life on the docks, or the firstborn son of a scion of West Country society, whose family owns a shipping line?<br><br>This introductory novel in Archer’s ambitious series The Clifton Chronicles includes a cast of colorful characters and takes us from the ravages of the Great War to the outbreak of the Second World War, when Harry must decide whether to take up a place at Oxford or join the navy and go to war with Hitler’s Germany. From the docks of working-class England to the bustling streets of 1940 New York City, <i>Only Time Will Tell</i> takes readers on a journey through to future volumes, which will bring to life one hundred years of recent history to reveal a family story that neither the reader nor Harry Clifton himself could ever have imagined.</p>
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Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less
<div>The conned: an Oxford don, a revered society physician, a chic French art dealer, and a charming English lord. They have one thing in common. Overnight, each novice investor lost his life's fortune to one man. The con: Harvey Metcalfe!!<br><br>A brilliant, self-made guru of deceit. A very dangerous individual. And now, a hunted man. <br><br>With nothing left to lose four strangers are about to come together-each expert in their own field. Their plan: find Harvey, shadow him, trap him, and penny-for-penny, destroy him. From the luxurious casinos of Monte Carlo to the high-stakes windows at Ascot to the bustling streets of Wall Street to fashionable London galleries, their own ingenious game has begun. It's called revenge-and they were taught by a master<br>
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The Sins of the Father (The Clifton Chronicles, #2)
On the heels of the international bestseller <i>Only Time Will Tell</i>, Jeffrey Archer picks up the sweeping story of the Clifton Chronicles….<br><br>Only days before Britain declares war on Germany, Harry Clifton, hoping to escape the consequences of long-buried family secrets, and forced to accept that his desire to marry Emma Barrington will never be fulfilled, has joined the Merchant Navy. But his ship is sunk in the Atlantic by a German U-boat, drowning almost the entire crew. An American cruise liner, the SS Kansas Star, rescues a handful of sailors, among them Harry and the third officer, an American named Tom Bradshaw. When Bradshaw dies in the night, Harry seizes on the chance to escape his tangled past and assumes his identity.<br><br>But on landing in America, he quickly learns the mistake he has made, when he discovers what is awaiting Bradshaw in New York. Without any way of proving his true identity, Harry Clifton is now chained to a past that could be far worse than the one he had hoped to escape.
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The Prodigal Daughter (Kane & Abel, #2)
<div>With a will of steel, Polish immigrant Florentyna Rosnovski is indeed Abel's daughter. She shares with her father a love of America, his ideals, and his dream for the future. But she wants more to be the first female president.<br><br>Golden boy Richard Kane was born into a life of luxury. The scion of a banking magnate he is successful, handsome, and determined to carve his own path in the world-and to <br>build a future with the woman he loves. <br><br>With Florentyna's ultimate goal only a heartbeat away, both are about to discover the shattering price of power as a titanic battle of betrayal and deception reaches out from the past-a blood feud between two generations that threatens to destroy everything Florentyna and Richard have fought to achieve.<br>
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A Prisoner of Birth
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  <blockquote>International bestseller and master storyteller Jeffrey Archer is at the very top of his game in this story of fate and fortune, redemption and revenge.</blockquote>
</b>If Danny Cartwright had proposed to Beth Wilson the day before, or the day after, he would not have been arrested and charged with the murder of his best friend. But when the four prosecution witnesses are a barrister, a popular actor, an aristocrat, and the youngest partner in an established firm's history, who is going to believe his side of the story?<p>Danny is sentenced to twenty-two years and sent to Belmarsh prison, the highest-security jail in the land, from where no inmate has ever escaped.</p><p>However, Spencer Craig, Lawrence Davenport, Gerald Payne, and Toby Mortimer all underestimate Danny's determination to seek revenge, and Beth's relentless quest to pursue justice, which ends up with all four fighting for their lives.</p><p>Thus begins Jeffrey Archer's most powerful novel since <i>Kane and Abel,</i> with a cast of characters that will remain with you long after you've turned the last page.</p><p>And if that is not enough, prepare for an ending that will shock even the most ardent of Archer's fans.</p>
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A Matter of Honor
It seems innocent enough. A disgraced British colonel bequeaths a mysterious letter to his only son. But the moment Adam Scott opens the yellowing envelope, he sets into motion a deadly chain of events that threatens to shake the very foundations of the free world.<br><br>Within days, Adam's lover is brutally murdered and he's running for his life through the great cities of Europe, pursued not only by the KGB, but by the CIA and his own countrymen as well. Their common intent is to kill him before the truth comes out. While powerful men in smoke-filled rooms plot ever more ingenious means of destroying him, Adam finds himself betrayed and abandoned even by those he holds most dear.<br><br>When at last he comes to understand what he is in possession of, he's even more determined to protect it, for it's more than a matter of life and death-it's a matter of honor.
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Best Kept Secret (The Clifton Chronicles, #3)
Jeffrey Archer's mesmerizing saga of the Clifton and Barrington families continues...<br><br>1945, London. The vote in the House of Lords as to who should inherit the Barrington family fortune has ended in a tie. The Lord Chancellor's deciding vote will cast a long shadow on the lives of Harry Clifton and Giles Barrington. Harry returns to America to promote his latest novel, while his beloved Emma goes in search of the little girl who was found abandoned in her father's office on the night he was killed. When the general election is called, Giles Barrington has to defend his seat in the House of Commons and is horrified to discover who the Conservatives select to stand against him. But it is Sebastian Clifton, Harry and Emma's son, who ultimately influences his uncle's fate.<br><br>In 1957, Sebastian wins a scholarship to Cambridge, and a new generation of the Clifton family marches onto the page. But after Sebastian is expelled from school, he unwittingly becomes caught up in an international art fraud involving a Rodin statue that is worth far more than the sum it raises at auction. Does he become a millionaire? Does he go to Cambridge? Is his life in danger? <i>Best Kept Secret</i>, the third volume in Jeffrey Archer's bestselling series, will answer all these questions but, once again, pose so many more.
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As the Crow Flies
Growing up in the slums of East End London, Charlie Trumper dreams of someday running his grandfather's fruit and vegetable barrow. That day comes suddenly when his grandfather dies leaving him the floundering business. With the help of Becky Salmon, an enterprising young woman, Charlie sets out to make a name for himself as "The Honest Trader". But the brutal onset of World War I takes Charlie far from home and into the path of a dangerous enemy whose legacy of evil follows Charlie and his family for generations.<br><br>Encompassing three continents and spanning over sixty years, <i>As the Crow Flies</i> brings to life a magnificent tale of one man's rise from rags to riches set against the backdrop of a changing century.
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Sons of Fortune
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  <i>It is often spur-of-the-moment decisions, sometimes made by others, that can change our whole lives.</i>
</b><br><br>Bestselling author Jeffrey Archer returns with a powerful tale of twins separated by fate and reunited by destiny.<br><br>In the late 1940's in Hartford, Connecticut a set of twins is parted at birth. Nat Cartwright goes home with his parents, a schoolteacher and an insurance salesman. But his twin brother is to begin his days as Fletcher Andrew Davenport, the only son of a multi-millionaire and his society wife. <br><br>During the years that follow, the two brothers grow up unaware of each other's existence. Nat leaves college at the University of Connecticut to serve in Vietnam. He returns a war hero, finishes school and becomes a successful banker. Fletcher, meanwhile, has graduated from Yale University and distinguishes himself as a criminal defense lawyer before he is elected to the Senate. <br><br>Even when Nat and Fletcher fall in love with the same girl they still don't meet. They continue on their separate paths until one has to defend the other for a murder he did not commit. But the final confrontation comes when Nat and Fletcher are selected to stand against each other for governor of the state.<br><br>In the tradition of Jeffrey Archer's most popular books, <i>Sons of Fortune</i> is as much a chronicle of a nation in transition as it is the story of two remarkable men and how, eventually, they come to discover the truth - and its extraordinary consequences...
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authdic['GoodreadsResponse']['author']['about']
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'Jeffrey Howard Archer, Baron Archer of Weston-super-Mare (born 15 April 1940) is an English author and former politician.<br><br>He was a Member of Parliament and deputy chairman of the Conservative Party, and became a life peer in 1992. His political career, having suffered several controversies, ended after a conviction for perverting the course of justice and his subsequent imprisonment. He is married to Mary Archer, a scientist specialising in solar power. Outside politics, he is a novelist, playwright and short story writer.<br><br><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_Archer" rel="nofollow">Wikipedia link</a><br><br><a target="_blank" href="http://us.macmillan.com/author/jeffreyarcher" rel="nofollow">http://us.macmillan.com/author/jeffre...</a>'

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