Daniel Stein, intérprete by Liudmila Ulítskaia

By Liudmila Ulítskaia

Daniel Stein, intérprete está considerada los angeles gran novela rusa de nuestro tiempo. Inspirada en un personaje actual, nos cuenta los angeles historia de un judío polaco que sobrevive al Holocausto disfrazándose de alemán y haciendo de intérprete para los angeles Gestapo. De esta manera consigue salvar los angeles vida de cientos de judíos del gueto de Emsk. Después de l. a. Segunda Guerra Mundial, Daniel Stein se convierte al catolicismo, entra en l. a. orden de los Carmelitas Descalzos y emigra a Israel, donde también tendrá que nadar a contracorriente.

Él es el hilo conductor que une las apasionantes vidas de unos personajes retratados con l. a. característica complejidad y emoción del estilo de Ulítskaia. A través de sus voces asistimos en directo a lo que fue Europa crucial después de l. a. Segunda Guerra Mundial.

Liudmila Ulitskaia (1943 Davlekanovo, Rusia) se graduó en Biología y trabajó durante años en el Instituto de Genética de Moscú. En 1979 se convirtió en Directora del Teatro Hebreo de Moscú. Actualmente es una de las autoras de más prestigio de l. a. literatura rusa contemporánea; ha sido traducida a alrededor de 20 idiomas. Es autora de trece obras de ficción, tres cuentos para niños y seis obras de teatro. Entre sus obras más importantes están Sónechka (1995), Los alegres funerales de Alik (1997), El caso Kukotsky (2003), Daniel Stein, intérprete (2006), Imago (2010).

Ganadora de Premio Nacional de Literatura de Rusia, del Premio Simone de Beauvoir, del Premio Pak Kyongni de Corea del Sur y nominada para el Premio Booker ruso de l. a. década, Liudmila Ulítskaia ha cosechado internacionalmente innumerables elogios y galardones por esta obra tan rompedora.

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The Sixes by Kate White

By Kate White

Kate White rises to the head of recent suspense with The Sixes, a page-turning stand-alone mystery from the New York Times bestselling writer of Hush, and the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan journal. With taught prose evocative of Laura Lippman’s Life Sentences and Dennis Lehane’s Moonlight Mile, White paints the sinister photograph of a quiet Pennsylvania university city left shaken after a mysterious loss of life precipitates a cascade of evil occasions on campus. while new instructor Phoebe corridor undertakes the harmful quest of uncovering the reality at the back of the ghastly contemporary happenings, her research will ship her into the clutches of a perilous mystery society—the Sixes—and unearth the darkish relics of her personal long-buried previous.

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Out Stealing Horses: A Novel by Per Petterson, Anne Born

By Per Petterson, Anne Born

We have been going out stealing horses. That used to be what he stated, status on the door to the cabin the place i used to be spending the summer season with my father. i used to be fifteen. It was once 1948 and one of many first days of July.

Trond's buddy Jon frequently seemed at his doorstep with an event in brain for the 2 of them. yet this morning used to be diverse. What all started as a pleasure journey on "borrowed" horses ends with Jon falling right into a unusual trance of grief. Trond quickly learns what came about Jon past that day--an incident that marks the start of a chain of significant losses for either boys.

Set within the easternmost zone of Norway, Out Stealing Horses begins with an finishing. Sixty-seven-year-old Trond has settled right into a rustic cabin in an remoted sector to reside the remainder of his lifestyles with a quiet deliberation. a gathering together with his basically neighbor, even though, forces him to mirror on that fateful summer time.

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The Go-Between (New York Review Books Classics) by L. P. Hartley

By L. P. Hartley

“The previous is a international state: they do issues another way there.”

Summering with a fellow schoolboy on an excellent English property, Leo, the hero of L. P. Hartley’s best novel, encounters a global of unimagined luxurious. but if his friend’s attractive older sister enlists him because the unwitting messenger in her illicit love affair, the aftershocks might be felt for years. the muse for the bright Joseph Losey/Harold Pinter movie starring Julie Christie and Alan Bates, The Go-Between is a masterpiece—a richly layered, spellbinding tale approximately earlier and current, naïveté and data, and the mysteries of the human center. This quantity contains, for the 1st time ever in North the USA, Hartley’s personal advent to the unconventional.

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The Road by Cormac McCarthy

By Cormac McCarthy


National e-book Critics Circle Award Finalist

A New York Times awesome Book
One of the simplest Books of the Year
The Boston Globe, The Christian technology visual display unit, The Denver put up, The Kansas urban superstar, l. a. occasions, long island, humans, Rocky Mountain information, Time, The Village Voice, The Washington Post

The searing, postapocalyptic novel destined to turn into Cormac McCarthy's masterpiece.

A father and his son stroll on my own via burned the US. not anything strikes within the ravaged panorama store the ash at the wind. it really is chilly sufficient to crack stones, and whilst the snow falls it's grey. The sky is darkish. Their vacation spot is the coast, even supposing they don't understand what, if whatever, awaits them there. they've got not anything; only a pistol to safeguard themselves opposed to the lawless bands that stalk the line, the garments they're donning, a cart of scavenged food-and every one other.

The street is the profoundly relocating tale of a trip. It boldly imagines a destiny within which no desire continues to be, yet during which the daddy and his son, "each the other's international entire," are sustained through love. striking within the totality of its imaginative and prescient, it really is an unflinching meditation at the worst and the simplest that we're in a position to: final destructiveness, determined tenacity, and the tenderness that retains humans alive within the face of overall devastation.

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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Mademoiselle Berthe et son amant (Maigret, Livre 29) by Georges Simenon

By Georges Simenon

Mademoiselle Berthe et son amant est une nouvelle de Georges Simenon, publiée en 1938. Elle fait partie de l. a. série des Maigret.

La nouvelle est écrite à Neuilly en hiver 1937-1938 ou à Porquerolles en mars 1938. Elle connaît une booklet en édition pré-originale dans l'hebdomadaire Police-Film, le 29 avril 1938.
La nouvelle est reprise dans le recueil Les Nouvelles Enquêtes de Maigret en 1944 chez Gallimard.

Maigret, à los angeles retraite dans sa petite maison de Meung-sur-Loire, reçoit une lettre d'appel au secours d'une jeune femme à Paris: intrigué, il se rend au dwelling house de Mlle Berthe, à Montmartre. Celle-ci lui raconte qu'elle est menacée de mort par son amant, qui a participé à un cambriolage.

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What's Eating Gilbert Grape by Peter Hedges

By Peter Hedges

Adapted into the vintage 1993 movie starring Johnny Depp as Gilbert and Leonardo DiCaprio in his Academy Award-nominated position as Arnie, What's consuming Gilbert Grape is the touching and enjoyable tale of an strange relations that rises as much as do the astonishing...

Gilbert Grape is a 24-year-old supermarket clerk caught in Endora, Iowa, the place the inhabitants is 1,091 and shrinking. After the suicide of Gilbert's father, his kin by no means recovered. as soon as town good looks queen, Gilbert's mom is morbidly overweight after seven years of house-bound melancholy; his more youthful sister is boy-crazy and God-fearing, whereas his older sister sacrifices every little thing for her relations. after which there's Arnie, Gilbert's more youthful brother with precise wishes. without one else to take care of Arnie, Gilbert turns into his brother's major dad or mum, and all 4 siblings needs to are likely to the wishes in their helpless, grieving mother.

So Gilbert is in a rut—until a fascinating new woman arrives on the town. His kinfolk gathers for Arnie's 18th birthday and Becky, the mysterious and beautiful newcomer, breathes new lifestyles into Gilbert's international. yet can one individual relatively swap Gilbert, or his attitudes approximately his kin and Endora? wealthy with memorable characters, biting frustration, and relatives redemption, What's consuming Gilbert Grape can't be ignored.

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Distant Star by Roberto Bolaño

By Roberto Bolaño

An unnamed narrator makes an attempt to piece jointly the lifestyles and works of an enigmatic would-be poet grew to become army murderer in the course of Pinochet's regime in Chile. within the early Nineteen Seventies Alberto Ruiz-Tagle was once a little-known poet dwelling in southern Chile. After the army coup of 1973 that introduced within the dictatorship of basic Pinochet, he embarked upon a brand new profession that concerned him in committing homicide and different brutalities, and for that reason resulted in his emergence as a lieutenant within the Chilean air strength below his real identify, Carlos Wieder.

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Salammbô by Gustave Flaubert

By Gustave Flaubert

Après los angeles première guerre punique, Carthage est ruinée et ne peut plus payer ses mercenaires, qui décident de se révolter.

Au milieu des désordres et des massacres, Salammbô, l. a. fille du suffète Hamilcar, s'éprend de Mâtho, le chef des rebelles... Entre romantisme et symbolisme, Flaubert fait surgir le mirage d'une cité disparue, d'un Orient barbare et rutilant, qui fascinera des générations de lecteurs.

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The Way of the Warrior (Young Samurai, Book 1) by Chris Bradford

By Chris Bradford

Jack Fletcher is shipwrecked off the coast of Japan, his cherished father and the group lie slaughtered via ninja pirates. Rescued through a mythical grasp swordsman and taken below his wing, Jack starts off the grueling actual and mental education had to turn into a samurai. lifestyles at Samurai institution is fraught with hassle for Jack who's bullied and taken care of as an outcast. along with his good friend the notable, attractive Akiko at his part and the entire braveness he can muster, Jack has to end up himself. Will he be capable of face lethal competitors and demanding situations that would try him to his very limits?

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