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By Carlos Fuentes

Felipe Montero is hired in the home of an elderly widow to edit her deceased husband's memoirs. There Felipe meets her appealing green-eyed niece, air of secrecy. His ardour for charisma and his sluggish discovery of the genuine courting among the younger lady and her aunt propel the tale to its notable end.

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By Robert Lacey

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By Véronique Marcotte

L'histoire d'une famille rompue, celle d'Auguste, puis celle, de l'autre côté de l. a. vitrine, de Victoire qui cherche, parmi les décombres de los angeles ville, une manière de reprendre le contrôle sans disparaître. l. a. quête de quatre personnages que les événements « accusent » et font vivre dans un sentiment de culpabilité inaltérable.

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By David Brin, Gregory Benford

Gregory Benford and David Brin come jointly back to factor a brand new variation in their daring collaboration approximately our close to human destiny in area, planting our boots . . . and staking our future . . . on changing into the folk of the Comet. Prescient and scientifically actual, center of the Comet is named one of many nice "hard sf" novels of the Nineteen Eighties. First released in 1986, it tells the tale of an bold manned undertaking to go to Halley's Comet and change its orbit, to mine it for assets. yet all too quickly, local cells— that would as soon as have introduced lifestyles to Earth—begin colonizing the colonists. As factions conflict over the comet's destiny . . . and that of Earth . . . in simple terms love, braveness and ingenuity can sidestep catastrophe, and doubtless spark a brand new human future.

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Infiltrations d'images : de la réécriture de la fiction by Marta Teixeira Anacleto PDF

By Marta Teixeira Anacleto

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By W. G. Sebald

Vertigo, W. G. Sebald's first novel, by no means earlier than translated into English, could be his such a lot striking and definitely his so much alarming. Sebald—the said grasp of memory's uncanniness—takes the painful pleasures of unknowability to new intensities in Vertigo. right here of their first flowering are the signature parts of Sebald's highly acclaimed novels The Emigrants and The jewelry of Saturn. An unnamed narrator, beset by means of fearful diseases, is back our consultant on a hair-raising trip throughout the prior and throughout Europe, amid stressed literary ghosts—Kafka, Stendhal, Casanova. In 4 dizzying sections, the narrator plunges the reader into vertigo, into that "swimming of the head," as Webster's defines it: in different phrases, into that nation so unsettling, so interesting, and so "stunning and strange," as The ny occasions ebook Review declared approximately The Emigrants, that it truly is "like a dream you need to final forever."

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By Stig Sæterbakken

Dentist Karl Meyer's worst nightmare comes precise whilst his son, Ole-Jakob, takes his personal lifestyles. This tragedy is the springboard for a posh novel posing crucial questions about human event: What does sorrow do to somebody? How can one dwell with the ache of insufferable loss? How a ways can a guy be pushed via the grief and melancholy surrounding the demise of a kid? a dismal and harrowing tale, drawing on components from desires, fairy stories, and horror tales, the higher to discover the mysterious depths of sorrow and love, Through the Night is Stig Sæterbakken at his top.

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By V. C. Andrews

Satisfied and blameless, Dawn's daughter Christie has grown up within the most secure, such a lot loving of homes...

Yet Christie can't support feeling as though a gloomy cloud hovers over Cutler's Cove...a cloud whose origins lie in her family's bothered heritage, and the numerous questions not anyone, no longer even sunrise, will resolution. just one individual can regularly ward off her blues: Gavin, Daddy Jimmy's younger and good-looking stepbrother.

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