Download e-book for kindle: Le champ de la butte noire (Littérature) (French Edition) by Bernard Thomas

By Bernard Thomas

ISBN-10: 2246499216

ISBN-13: 9782246499213

Ce roman pourrait s'intituler "Le Graal à Massy-Palaiseau". Laura, los angeles Loubarde, hôtesse d'encaissement dans un supermarché, autrement dit caissière, est los angeles muse un rien distante d'une bande de copains à l. a. dérive. Ces abonnés permanents à los angeles dèche veulent du changement. l. a. révolte des banlieues gronde. Voici Manu, boursicoteur des combines en tous genres ; Benelli et Poulbot, l'un couvert de furoncles, l'autre lentement grignoté par le sida ; Dan, le petit frère de Laura, un dur à cuire en culottes courtes. Entre Massy et Les Ulis, de los angeles Nationale 20 à l'autoroute A10, ils se prennent pour des croisés modernes, chevauchent des motos qui vrombissent, et s'imaginent les héros d'une nouvelle quête du Graal : "Frayer sa piste en solitaire à travers les forêts de HLM." Les cheveux blonds sur les épaules, indifférente, Laura recueille des monnaies anciennes, lines des civilisations antiques, dans les chemins boueux, à los angeles lisière de l'autoroute. C'est un moyen comme un autre pour rêver qu'on est ailleurs. Loin de Massy-Palaiseau...

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Download e-book for kindle: Tahül et les pierres de foudre (French Edition) by Henry de Lumley

By Henry de Lumley

ISBN-10: 280981466X

ISBN-13: 9782809814668

Près de l. a. grotte de Tautavel, dans les Pyrénées, il y a 450 000 ans, une strength de los angeles nature et un « petit prince » préhistorique, Tahül et Ékorss, tentent de survivre dans le monde sans pitié qui est le leur.
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Tank, le nouveau chef des Troms, veut enlever Jald à Tahül. Les Snèks et les Ogrrs s’en mêlent. Toute l’harmonie entre ces Prénéandertaliens est bousculée par l. a. jalousie. À l. a. mort de Tahül, lâchement tué par Tank, Gohr, son père, inventera le keepsake, Ékorss deviendra plus fortress, et les héritiers de Jald et de Tahül écriront une partie de l’histoire de l’humanité.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Literary Conference (New Directions Pearls) by César Aira

By César Aira

ISBN-10: 0811218783

ISBN-13: 9780811218788

New within the New instructions Pearls sequence: an exceptionally wealthy mad scientist makes an attempt to clone a number one genius in a bid to take over the world.

César is a translator who’s fallen on very not easy instances as a result worldwide monetary downturn; he's additionally an writer, and a mad scientist hell-bent on international domination. On a trip to the seashore he intuitively solves an historic riddle, unearths a pirate’s treasure, and turns into a really filthy rich guy. then again, César’s bid for international domination comes first and so he attends a literary convention to be close to the guy whose clone he hopes will lead a military to victory: the world-renowned Mexican writer, Carlos Fuentes. a comic book technology fiction delusion of the 1st order, The Literary Conference is the proper car for César Aira’s take over of literature within the twenty first century.

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Download e-book for iPad: Circus 2. Romans, récits, articles (1999-2011): Romans, by Olivier Rolin

By Olivier Rolin

ISBN-10: 2021087565

ISBN-13: 9782021087567

Circus 2 s'achève sur un salut à Homère, par qui tout start dans les lettres de ce côté-ci du monde. Le cercle se ferme sur les funérailles d'Hector dompteur de cavales, et cette circonstance textuelle invite à une interrogation ironique : cette grande récapitulation de Circus 1 et 2, est-ce une cérémonie funèbre ? Ce serait mensonge de prétendre que l. a. crainte ne m'en effleure pas. À vrai dire, il me semble qu'il n'y a presque pas un second de los angeles vie d'un écrivain (sauf lorsqu'il est emporté par le courant d'un livre : là, rien ne l'atteint) où il n'affronte cette angoisse de son effacement. L'aveu de cette faiblesse n'est pas une faiblesse. On travaille sans filet, avec los angeles peur du vide. Les fauves n'ont pas les dents limées, leurs griffes ne sont pas coupées. C'est ce qui rend l. a. selected excitante. On est sans cesse menacé d'être envoyé au définitif pilon. Pas de quoi pleurnicher. Il y a des vies plus dangereuses, tout de même.

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Download e-book for kindle: Lean on Pete (German Edition) by

ISBN-10: 3833306890

ISBN-13: 9783833306891

Nun additionally Portland. Neue Stadt, neues Glück, hatte Charleys Vater gedacht, aber auch Portland bringt nur die alten Probleme. Und dann stirbt er, und Charley, 15, ist ganz auf sich allein gestellt. Der abgehalfterte Del Montgomery versucht, die Leute seit mindestens sechs Jahrzehnten übers Ohr zu hauen, und heuert Charley an. Ab und zu bezahlt er ihn dafür, dass er sich um seine Pferde kümmert. Es ist der Hengst Pete, der Charley besonders ans Herz wächst; er leidet mit ihm, wenn Del ihn für ein paar cash bei illegalen Rennen verheizt, und nachts flüstert er ihm ins Ohr, wie einsam er sich fühlt. Als das Pferd an einen Metzger verkauft werden soll, haut Charley mit ihm ab. Er beschließt, seine Tante zu suchen, und diese Reise wird zu einer Odyssee, an deren Ende so etwas wie Hoffnung aufblitzt. Willy Vlautin macht es uns unmöglich, Charley nicht augenblicklich ins Herz zu schließen. Und so wie Charley sich um Pete sorgt, fiebern wir mit und hoffen so sehr, dass seine Geschichte doch noch ein satisfied finish findet.

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Download e-book for iPad: Our Frail Blood by Peter Nathaniel Malae

By Peter Nathaniel Malae

ISBN-10: 0802120784

ISBN-13: 9780802120786

"Malae is sort of a younger Nelson Algren or Richard Wright, a kind of writers who can hit with either hands." —Russell Banks

By method of Italy, the Felice family members places down new roots in Southern California, settling right into a grand Victorian domestic and purchasing a proportion of the good American Dream. yet for his or her 5, first-generation young children, an idyllic adolescence didn’t fairly translate into luck and happiness. relatively, the pressures of dwelling as much as expectancies drove a large rift during the family.

After a long time aside, the 5 siblings locate themselves jointly back at their unwell mother’s bedside, stuck in a deadlocked feud over her hospice care. Into the morass steps Murron Teinetoa, certainly one of their bastard kids, who includes an idealistic desire of ultimately becoming in between her estranged relatives.

In an interweaving narrative, Malae portrays the Felices of their adolescence of the fifties; he excavates the non-public lives of the siblings within the eighties and nineties; and he follows Murron within the current as she increases her son as a unmarried mom. a strong and fiery multi-generational tale, Our Frail Blood captures the sweetness and horror, the energy and fragility, the selfishness and love comprising the threads of familial bonds.

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Read e-book online Moment of True Feeling: A Novel PDF

By Peter Handke

ISBN-10: 0374172919

ISBN-13: 9780374172916

At the start of Peter Handke's novel, Gregor Keuschnig awakens from a nightmare within which he has dedicated homicide, and pronounces, "From this present day on, I will likely be prime a double life." The duplicity, even though, lies purely in Keuschnig's brain; his lifestyle because the press atache for the Austrian Embassy in Paris maintains a lot as ahead of: regimen bureaucracy, walks within the urban, futile intimacies together with his relations and his mistress. yet Keuschnig is oblivious to all of it, simply simulating his earlier identification whereas he searches for a better importance, a magical second of precise sensation which could unfastened him from what the radical calls life's "dreadful normalcy." confident that, if he fails, life's that means should be published to him in basic terms whilst it really is too past due, he seems to be for portents everywhere.

Keuschnig's seek takes him via all of Paris. At each step, his emotions are interwoven with acute statement of its streets, constructions, cafes, parks, sky. it truly is an intimate and evocative trip, in a urban that's instantly supportive and prevalent, unusual and provocative.

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Read e-book online Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde (Pulp! The Classics) PDF

By Robert Louis Stevenson

ISBN-10: 0451532252

ISBN-13: 9780451532251

ISBN-10: 1402784023

ISBN-13: 9781402784026

ISBN-10: 1543673627

ISBN-13: 9781543673623

ISBN-10: 1580496822

ISBN-13: 9781580496827

ISBN-10: 1631062425

ISBN-13: 9781631062421

ISBN-10: 1640320342

ISBN-13: 9781640320345

Welcome to his nightmare . . .

There’s a sinister guy approximately London city with whatever of the evening approximately him. Mr Hyde is mad, undesirable, and has a penchant for bumping off kindly innocents. Will his buddy Dr Jekyll be ready to cease him? Or is there whatever extra to their courting than meets the attention? simply the intrepid Utterson can resolve this secret, yet what is going to he locate in Dr Jekyll’s lab?

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Download e-book for kindle: Pornografia: A Novel by Witold Gombrowicz

By Witold Gombrowicz

ISBN-10: 0802119255

ISBN-13: 9780802119254

ISBN-10: 0802145132

ISBN-13: 9780802145130

where is Poland, within the early years of the German career. Pornografia's narrator, an writer named Witold Gombrowicz, meets a swarthy and overly formal guy named Fyderyk at a Warsaw apartment get together, and the 2 quickly turn into engaged in a company of a doubtful (if no longer downright legal) nature. while an acquaintance of theirs, a chunky provincial landowner named Hipolit, requests that they arrive stick with him to debate a few of his urban affairs, it's not tough to persuade them to depart the claustrophobic urban for the clean air of the countryside.Once within the kingdom, even though, Fryderyk and Witold speedy bore in their atmosphere -- all in their atmosphere, that's, however the young ones who're staying on Hipolit's farm: Henia, Hipolit's daughter; and Karol, the son of 1 of the farmhands, who has simply back from a stint within the Polish resistance circulation. either 16 years outdated, they've got identified one another all their lives, and engage as certainly and indifferently as siblings. Witold, even if, starts off to obsess over their budding sexuality, and imposes on their each interplay an erotic twist that leaves him half-crazed with voyeuristic lust. he's confident that Karol and Henia needs to visit mattress with one another, and it quickly turns into obvious that Fryderyk has a similar inspiration; as their time on the farm progresses, either males flip doubtless blameless interactions with the 2 little ones right into a kind of erotic chess online game. Small pretenses for touch among the younger fogeys -- declaring that Karol's pant cuffs are dragging within the dust, for example, and asking Henia to roll them up for him -- turn into impressive acts pregnant with innuendo and chance. the truth that Henia is engaged to a decent (if dandyish) older guy in simple terms makes the sport extra fascinating. speaking his intentions to Witold via a sequence of letters left below a brick close to the farm's aspect, Fryderyk starts to slowly undermine Henia's engagement. He tells the teens that he's directing a play, and asks them to imitate a marginally suggestive scene for him -- after which arranges for Witold to deliver Henia's fiance, Vaclav, close by on the so much provocative second. Vaclav after all misinterprets what he sees, and starts to sink into paranoia and suspicion of his younger bride-to-be.Two incidents of violence briefly disrupt Witold and Fryderyk's video games. First, Vaclav's mom is stabbed to loss of life by means of a tender thief in entrance of the entire farm's citizens. The tragedy leaves Vaclav much more volatile, and everybody concerned shaken.The moment scenario arises while a senior commander within the resistance named Siemian involves remain on the farm for a number of days. Karol has served with him, and snaps to cognizance instantly. no longer lengthy after Siemian arrives, Hipolit gets a distressing order from the neighborhood underground professionals; Siemian has misplaced his nerve and needs to depart the resistance. His excessive place makes this just too compromising, and Hipolit has been commanded to homicide his houseguest.Hipolit enlists assistance from his different male site visitors, yet none of them -- Witold, Fryderyk, or Vaclav -- can deliver themselves to kill the fellow. Then Fryderyk stumbles upon an outrageous notion: he'll manage Karol and Henia, and get them to accomplish the homicide themselves. yes adequate, the 2 kids are obedient, simply as they've been whilst Henia rolled up Karol's pant cuffs or after they played a scene from a nonexistent play. the lads provide the teenagers a knife (much just like the one that killed Vaclav's mother), and show them to go into Siemian's room and end him off.But anything is going very flawed. Vaclav, who has been transforming into increasingly more volatile and disconsolate over what he thinks is a love affair among Henia and Karol, has entered Siemian's room sooner than the 2 young children, and murdered the commander himself. He then darkened the room and waited. whilst the teenagers knock, Vaclav opens the door -- and Karol, mistaking Vaclav for Siemien, murders him. The narrator's frivolous mind...

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Gustav Meyrink's Walpurgisnacht (Dedalus European Classics) PDF

By Gustav Meyrink

ISBN-10: 0366456067

ISBN-13: 9780366456062

ISBN-10: 1507674082

ISBN-13: 9781507674086

ISBN-10: 3863521455

ISBN-13: 9783863521455

comedian, awesome and ugly, Walpurgisnacht makes use of Prague because the surroundings for a conflict among German officialdom immured within the old citadel above the Moldau, and a Czech revolution seething within the urban lower than. Written in 1917, Walpurgisnacht keeps the message of the golf green Face, of a decadent society close to cave in and of a Europe previous salvation. In it we see Meyrink's unprecedented narrative powers at their height.

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