"Buy, use and throw", this is the maximum of a world in which objects do not last more than twinkling of an eye. Shops are emptied and dumps filled. Alicia witnesses this unfortunate phenomenon, as her parents throw objects with only a few months of "life." But all is not lost as there are people like Thomas, an old scrap dealer, friend of Alicia, who teaches her the valuable art of recycling. From the hand of Thomas, our hero learns the true value of things, even to fix an old radio with her own hands.
The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue.
Henry is a player skilled at seducing women. But when this veterinarian meets Lucy, a girl with a quirky problem when it comes to total recall, he realizes it's possible to fall in love all over again…and again, and again.
Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians he leads his Army across the then known world venturing further than any Westerner had ever gone all the way to India.