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Author: Jasper Fforde
In order to rescue the love of her life from the corrupt multinational Goliath, Thursday seeks out a believed-vanquished enemy from the pages of The Raven and finds unexpected assistance from Great Expectation's Miss Havisham. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 150,000 first printing.
Author: Amin Maalouf
Publisher: George Braziller
Tanios, the illegitimate son of a powerful Sheik, becomes caught up in the political intrigues of the Middle East
Author: M. Delly
This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.
Author: Paolo Bacigalupi
An alchemist determined to heal his sick daughter and save his town from a weed-like plant that feeds off magic invents a device that destroys the plant, but things start to go wrong after he shows the device to the town's mayor.
Author: Marie Claire Blais
In her third and most powerful novel, Marie-Claire Blais explores, with sober compassion and realistic detail, a season in the life of Emmanuel, the sixteenth child of a poverty-stricken farmer's family in rural Quebec. First published in 1965, "A Season in the Life of Emmanuel" established Blais's international reputation when it won the Prix France-Quebec and the Prix Medicis of France. The novel has been translated into 13 languages.
Publisher: New Canadian Library
One of the most important books to come out of Quebec, Thirty Acres traces the course of one man’s life as he enters into the age-old rhythms of the land and of the seasons. At the same time, it is a novel on a grand social scale, spanning and documenting the tumultuous half-century in which a new, industrial urban society crowded out Quebec’s traditional rural one. Winner of the Governor General’s Award and numerous other national and international literary prizes, Thirty Acres is a universal story of birth and death, renewal and reversal, ascent and decline, and a masterpiece of irony and realism. From the Paperback edition.
Author: Andrée Chedid
Omar-Jo is sent to Paris to live with relatives after his parents are killed in a car bombing in Lebanon, and he makes a new life for himself with a collection of misfits.
Author: M. Keating
This is a comparative study of nationalism and nation-building in Quebec, Catalonia and Scotland. All are historic nations within larger states. Nationalism is presented as a mechanism for dealing with the place of the territorial society in the new order. It is no longer concerned with the creation of a traditional nation state but with maximizing autonomy in a world where the nation state has lost its old powers and status.
Author: Jacques-Pierre Amette
The winner of France's most prestigious Prix Goncourt 2003, Brecht's Lover is a fictional and hugely compelling tale of love and espionage. Offering a fascinating insight into both the political and theatrical worlds of post-War East Berlin, it is also a tender portrayal of one of the greatest playwrights of the twentieth century. cause of considerable excitement, not least for the theatrical world, and he is encouraged to find an outlet for his creative genius by establishing the Berliner Ensemble. But equally watchful of his every action are the secret police, anxious to learn exactly how far his Communist sympathies extend. Recruiting Maria Eich, Brecht's young lover, into their service, they unleash an influence over the playwright that will shape even his work. grand elegance, this novel seduces by its classical beauty and intelligent strength. Figaro
Author: Reginald Hill
Publisher: Seal Books
Reginald Hill, “the master of form and sorcerer of style” returns with an internationally bestselling mystery as Dalziel and Pascoe pursue their most twisted opponent yet – the Wordman. A diabolically clever plot full of puns, cryptic riddles and word play that tests the mettle of Dalziel and Pascoe. A man drowns. Another dies in a motorbike crash. Two seemingly random accidents, yet, in a pair of so-called dialogues sent to the Mid-Yorkshire Gazette, apparently as entries in a short story competition, someone seems to be claiming responsibility. At the Mid-Yorkshire CID, however, no one seems to take the deaths seriously, not even young DC Hat Bowler. But when the story is leaked to the media, and a third indisputable murder occurs, Dalziel and Pascoe find themselves playing a deadly game against an opponent known as the Wordman. Gradually, the hunt focuses on three main suspects. Yet Dialogue follows Dialogue and funeral follows funeral until Hat Bowler begins to fear that the next murder may strike very close to home...
Author: Patrick Chamoiseau
Set in the Caribbean, this novel tells the story of a grim, poverty-stricken shanty town (named after the nearby oil depot) on the edge of Fort de France, the capital of Martinique.
Author: Tom Sharpe
Publisher: Random House
Henry Wilt, tied to a daft job and a domineering wife, has just been passed over for promotion yet again. Ahead of him at the Polytechnic stretch years of trying to thump literature into the heads of plasterers, joiners, butchers and the like. And things are no better at home where his massive wife, Eva, is given to boundless and unpredictable fits of enthusiasm - for transcendental meditation, yoga or the trampoline. But if Wilt can do nothing about his job, he realises he can do something about his wife - and as each day passes, his fantasies grow more murderous and more real.
Author: Georges Duhamel
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
E n'en veux pas à M. Sureau. Je suis tout à fait mécontent d'avoir perdu ma situa tion. Une douce situation, voyez-vous? Mais je n'en veux pas à M. Sureau. Il était dans son droit et je ne sais trop ce que j'aurais fait, à sa place; bien que, moi, je comprenne une foule de choses, malheureusement. Il faut dire que M. Sureau n'a pas voulu comprendre. Il m'aurait été nécessaire de lui donner des explications et, tout bien pesé, j'ai mieux fait de ne rien expliquer. Et puis M. Sureau ne m'a pas laissé le temps de me ressaisir, de me justifier. Il a été vif. Tran chons le mot il s'est montré brutal et mème féroce. Ça ne fait rien je ne songe pas à lui en vouloir.