Finistère by Fritz Peters

By Fritz Peters

A lyrical homosexual coming-of-age tale first released in 1951, acclaimed through Gore Vidal and The ny Times, approximately Matthew, a tender American who strikes to France along with his mom following his parents’ divorce.

As Matthew navigates his budding sexuality and intricate new relationships, he's compelled to confront finistère—land’s end—where the brutal truths of the area will be found.

Includes an appendix of fabrics in regards to the booklet and writer, in addition to an creation by way of acclaimed writer Michael Bronski. a part of the Little Sister’s Classics sequence, which resurrects out-of-print homosexual and lesbian books from the earlier.

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Paroles de prisonniers by Roger Paré

By Roger Paré

Le expertise de Roger Paré est vaste. Au cours de sa longue carrière, il s’est exprimé aussi bien dans les magnifiques livres pour enfants qu’il a publiés que dans ses dessins d’humour pour le célèbre journal Playboy. Toute une palette !

Dans ce livre de dessins d’humour, son trait aussi mordant que tendre interroge l’homme et son rapport à l. a. liberté. À quatre-vingts ans, il nous fait cadeau de son regard incisif et de sa grande maîtrise artistique.

Sommes-nous prisonniers de nos habitudes ? De nos télévisions ? De nos amours ? De nos passions ? De nos ego ? Les dessins de Roger Paré racontent l’homme et ce que sa l’oblige à affronter. Ils interrogent sa capacité à être vraiment libre, nous amenant du coup à nous questionner également. Avec humour, toujours.

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Trackdown by James Reasoner

By James Reasoner

Marshal invoice Harvey places his existence in danger each day to guard the folk of Redemption, Kansas. yet there's just one resident whose overall healthiness comes ahead of all else, and for those who contact her, you're pretty much as good as useless in his books... invoice Harvey suggestion he had his palms complete with the hotheaded Jesse Overstreet, a Texan like himself, who'd stumbled into city. yet Overstreet is the least of his difficulties while Caleb Tatum and his gang sweep via city, cleansing fogeys out of each final penny. As an advantage, they make off with a gorgeous hostage, Eden Harvey, Bill's wife... whereas invoice and his posse experience not easy via Kansas to avoid wasting Eden and the previous buzzard Mordecai is left by myself to police the city, a damaged marriage turns violent and a suspicious gypsy spooks the townspeople. Mordecai desperately wishes invoice to come back. And he may possibly simply get his want while the posse unearths unforeseen aid from that fiery Texan, Overstreet. invoice would certainly come again his loved, at any cost...

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El libro de las pruebas by John Banville

By John Banville

La perfecta introducción al universo Banville«Una novela sorprendente, perturbadora» (The big apple occasions ebook evaluate) , por el ganador del Premio Booker y del Premio Príncipe de Asturias de las Letras.

Freddie Montgomery es un científico de talento exiliado en una isla del Mediterráneo. Llegado el momento de saldar una deuda, su mujer y su hijo son retenidos como garantía de pago, y él regresa a Irlanda para conseguir fondos en una búsqueda que termina en el robo de un cuadro valioso y el asesinato de una joven. ¿El móvil del crimen? Ni l. a. avaricia, ni l. a. venganza. Ha matado porque «podía hacerlo»: es un asesino unintentional como el que quizá todos llevamos dentro. Mientras espera juicio escribe esta confesión como un intento de presentar las pruebas, no ya de su inocencia, sino de los acontecimientos que lo han llevado a esa celda y han marcado el recorrido de su vida entera.

Reseñas:
«Cada creación suya atrae y deleita por los angeles maestría en el desarrollo de l. a. trama y en el dominio de los registros y matices expresivos, y por su reflexión sobre los secretos del corazón humano. »
Declaración del Jurado del Premio Príncipe de Asturias de las Letras 2014

«Una gran obra en l. a. que cada artful momento detona en voz baja para mostrar un mortífero destello interior.»
Don DeLillo

«La recomiendo como introducción a Banville.»
Francisco García Pérez, La Opinión de Tenerife

«El más grande escritor irlandés vivo #con el permiso de William Trevor# y el mejor estilista de l. a. lengua inglesa.»
Begoña Arce y Elena Hevia, El Periódico de Extremadura

«No un relato policial, sino una novela psicológica fascinante y trabajada en cada línea.»
Eduardo García, Diario de Mallorca

«Heredero de los angeles literatura de Nabokov, destaca en su estilo lacuidada construcción de cada frase, los angeles narración en primera character y el humor negro.»
Gabinete de Prensa de los angeles Biblioteca Nacional de España

«Uno de los escritores contemporáneos más inteligentes, más sensibles y más cultos en las letras universales... Un escritor common que quedará en los angeles historia de los angeles literatura... Hemos premiado no a un hombre más, sino a un novelista esencial en el landscape contemporáneo de las letras universales.»
Rosa Navarro Durán, La Nueva España (Jurado del Premio Príncipe de Asturias de las Letras 2014)

«La obra de Banville es un monumento al ser humano desde l. a. complejidad y los angeles profunda oscuridad.»
Eduardo García, La Opinión de Málaga

«El nosequé nabokoviano; los angeles sensación de ensoñación con los angeles que discurre el relato... Los que tengan ese Banville bien fijada en los angeles cabeza seguramente se lleven una pequeña alegría con el fallo del Premio Príncipe de Asturias de las Letras.»
Luis Alemany, El País

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From Wall Street to Main Street: Tracing the Shadows of the by Judith Schulz

By Judith Schulz

Because the monetary challenge can't be defined through taking a look at the ‘numbers’ on my own, Judith Schulz investigates the various points of the commercial process, together with the emotional reaction and motivations of the actors. it really is accurately during this context that fiction can fill within the gaps within the figuring out of the monetary difficulty and its cultural context. Schulz analyses works of Don DeLillo, Jess Walter and Martha McPhee to discover the complicated and multifaceted interplay among tradition and the economic system. those authors make clear the effect of neoliberal financial regulations and create a discussion at the hugely debatable questions relating to the monetary hindrance. They aspect to the contradictions and paradoxes inside of American tradition and exhibit that there's a have to renegotiate problems with nationwide identification and the yankee Dream.  

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Pequeños combatientes by Raquel Robles

By Raquel Robles

Pequeños combatientes es un relato conmovedor que revisa l. a. guerrilla de los años setenta y los trágicos tiempos de l. a. dictadura militar desde los angeles mirada de los hijos de los militantes y los angeles vida cotidiana de quienes sufrieron las desapariciones. Raquel Robles, los angeles autora de Perder (Premio Clarín de Novela) y l. a. dieta de las malas noticias, transforma los angeles experiencia vivida en literatura, en palabras en las que caben los angeles ternura, los angeles incredulidad, el amor, el miedo y los angeles compasión.

«Yo sabía que estábamos en guerra, que había habido alguna clase de combate y que ellos estarían en alguna prisión helada peleando por sus vidas. Sabía que me tocaba resistir. Después me desconcertó mucho que no hubiera habido un solo tiro.»

Así comienza esta historia, el relato de una niña por completo consustanciada con l. a. manera de vivir y mirar el mundo de sus padres, militantes montoneros secuestrados por los militares en los inicios de l. a. dictadura. Cuando ocurre "Lo Peor", los angeles protagonista y su hermanito pasan a vivir con sus tíos y abuelas. Con inteligencia, con dolor, con astucia y un desmesurado sentido de los angeles responsabilidad, desarrollan el arte de disimular y camuflarse, única estrategia posible para esperar el regreso de los padres o el momento oportuno para l. a. Revolución. En el duro camino de aceptación de lo irremediable, comprenderán que están viviendo un "para siempre" y no un "mientras tanto", y que hay historias que, aunque terminen mal, pueden tener un ultimate feliz.

La crítica ha dicho...

«El relato es delicioso, sí. Y duele tanto como es posible dejarse doler por esa infancia perdida que no tiene nada de singular. Y Raquel lo sabe.»
Marta Dillon, Página 12 (Las 12)

«La autora, con sutileza sabe introducir momentos de humor en medio de tanto desastre y hacer guiños a sus contemporáneos, rescatando elementos de los angeles cultura well known de entonces.»
Natalia Páez, Tiempo Argentino

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Nerilka's Story by Anne McCaffrey

By Anne McCaffrey

The most recent of McCaffrey's romantic Pern novels expands at the story of a minor personality in Moreta: Dragonlady of Pern. younger Nerilka is taken into account unattractive and overly severe in her personal carry, the place her peremptory father installs his mistress instantly after his wife's loss of life. indignant and annoyed, Nerilka makes use of her clinical education and her entry to the provides her father is hoarding to aid wrestle the plague sweeping Pern, which has already claimed her mom and sisters. necessarily, her paintings with the Healers leads her to Ruatha carry, whose rugged widower leader, Lord Alessan, sees her worthy and marries her. In shape, this is often essentially a Victorian gothic during which a governess tames and marries the gruff grasp of the home. As such, McCaffrey's legions of lovers should still get pleasure from it, however it is a susceptible access within the Pern saga.

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The Leviathan by Joseph Roth

By Joseph Roth

Within the small city of Progrody, Nissen Piczenik makes his residing because the Most worthy coral service provider of the zone. Nissen hasn't ever been open air of his city, deep within the Russian inside, and fantasizes Leviathan watches over the coral reefs. whilst the sailor nephew of 1 of Progrody’s citizens involves stopover at, Nissen loses little time in befriending him for the aim of studying in regards to the sea. The sailor deals Nissen a once-in-a-lifetime chance to return to Odessa and travel his send. Nissen leaves his company through the top coral season, and remains in Odessa for 3 weeks. yet upon his go back to Progrody, Nissen reveals new coral service provider has moved into the neighboring city, and his coral is readily turning into the main wanted. As his shoppers dwindle, lifestyles takes an evil twist for Nissen Piczenik. And the ultimate decider of his destiny could be the satan himself.

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The Swimming-Pool Library by Alan Hollinghurst

By Alan Hollinghurst

A literary sensation and bestseller either in England and the US, The Swimming-Pool Library is a captivating, darkly erotic novel of homosexuality sooner than the scourge of AIDS; an elegy, possessed of chilling readability, for tactics of lifestyles which can now not be lived with impunity. "Impeccably composed and meticulously specific in its commentary of everything" (Harpers & Queen), it specializes in the friendship of 2 males: William Beckwith, a tender homosexual aristocrat who leads a lifetime of privilege and promiscuity, and the aged Lord Nantwich, an previous Africa hand, looking for somebody to write down his biography and inherit his traditions.

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Unfinished Symphony (Logan Family, Book 3) by V. C. Andrews

By V. C. Andrews

Melody Logan had in basic terms simply chanced on a secure harbor whilst a brand new hurricane set her adrift everywhere again....

Melody had constantly believed her mom, Haille, and costly stepdaddy had died in tragic injuries -- that's why she'd come to stick with her secretive Logan kinfolk on Cape Cod. yet then a chum famous Haille's photo in a catalog and kindled Melody's hopes. might be her mom hadn't perished in a hearth in California in the end, yet was once in a few determined hassle that stored her out of reach....

Melody's dream of discovering her mom appeared as flimsy because the scrap of paper that was once her in basic terms clue. And regardless of the pampered existence Melody was once provided as a visitor in a Beverly Hills mansion, not anything may perhaps melt the blow of the instant she stood face-to-face together with her mom and observed her eyes flip darkish and chilly as stones. Melody knew there needs to be a it's because her mom pretended before everything to not realize her -- and why she'd even faked her personal dying. even though Melody's cherished Cary beckoned from Cape Cod, she felt in her middle that her mom wanted her now greater than ever. And underneath her mother's unkept gives you and tattered fantasies, Melody was hoping to unearth the reality approximately her personal previous, and locate her option to a more secure, greater place...where she may include a brilliant new way forward for her personal.

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