I Never Talk About It

Autor: Véronique Côté
Publisher: Baraka Books
ISBN: 9781771861090
File Size: 43,80 MB
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Cupcakes, panda bears, break-ups, wearing sunglasses at night... The local and the universal come together in these 37 short stories, brought into English by different translators from all over the world. This project aims to show there are all kinds of ways to bring across an author's voice in translation... at least 37 of them

Camera Lucida

Autor: Roland Barthes
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780374521349
File Size: 11,78 MB
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"Examining the themes of presence and absence, the relationship between photography and theatre, history and death, these 'reflections on photography' begin as an investigation into the nature of photographs. Then, as Barthes contemplates a photograph of his mother as a child, the book becomes an exposition of his own mind."--Alibris.

Bohemians Of The Latin Quarter

Autor: Henri Murger
Publisher: Booklassic
ISBN: 9635270445
File Size: 80,56 MB
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This book by Henry Murger was the source of the plot used by Puccini in his opera "La Boheme".

Rare Earth

Autor: Peter D. Ward
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0387218483
File Size: 61,29 MB
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What determines whether complex life will arise on a planet, or even any life at all? Questions such as these are investigated in this groundbreaking book. In doing so, the authors synthesize information from astronomy, biology, and paleontology, and apply it to what we know about the rise of life on Earth and to what could possibly happen elsewhere in the universe. Everyone who has been thrilled by the recent discoveries of extrasolar planets and the indications of life on Mars and the Jovian moon Europa will be fascinated by Rare Earth, and its implications for those who look to the heavens for companionship.

The Accursed Treasure Of Rennes Le Chateau

Autor: Gérard de Sède
Publisher:
ISBN:
File Size: 53,30 MB
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Since February 1972 when Henry Lincoln introduced Rennes-le-Chateau and its priest Berenger Sauniere to the world outside France, vast numbers of people have become intrigued... some even obsessed... by the mystery. But those who do not understand the French language could not read "The Prime Source." The first book to tell the strange story has never been properly translated. This book fills that gap. The Accursed Treasure was the first important sign-post along a trail of discovery - and it remains key to the mystery. There is much yet to be found... much work yet to be done... before we can begin to understand its true significance. In your hands, you hold a mysterious, a significant - and a very important - book."

My Good Life In France

Autor: Janine Marsh
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
ISBN: 1782437339
File Size: 60,49 MB
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One grey dismal day, Janine Marsh was on a trip to northern France to pick up some cheap wine. She returned to England a few hours later having put in an offer on a rundown old barn in the rural Seven Valleys area of Pas de Calais. This was not something she'd expected or planned for. Janine eventually gave up her job in London to move with her husband to live the good life in France. Or so she hoped. While getting to grips with the locals and la vie Française, and renovating her dilapidated new house, a building lacking the comforts of mains drainage, heating or proper rooms, and with little money and less of a clue, she started to realize there was lot more to her new home than she could ever have imagined. These are the true tales of Janine's rollercoaster ride through a different culture - one that, to a Brit from the city, was in turns surprising, charming and not the least bit baffling.

Juliet S Answer

Autor: Glenn Dixon
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501141864
File Size: 64,47 MB
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Eat, Pray, Love meets The Rosie Project in this fresh, heartwarming memoir by a man who travels to Verona and volunteers to answer letters addressed to Shakespeare’s Juliet, all in an attempt to heal his own heartbreak. When Glenn Dixon is spurned by love, he packs his bags for Verona, Italy. Once there, he volunteers to answer the thousands of letters that arrive addressed to Juliet—letters sent from lovelorn people all over the world to Juliet’s hometown; people who long to understand the mysteries of the human heart. Glenn’s journey takes him deep into the charming community of Verona, where he becomes involved in unraveling the truth behind Romeo and Juliet. Did these star-crossed lovers actually exist? Why have they remained at the forefront of hearts and minds for centuries? And what can they teach us about love? When Glenn returns home to Canada and resumes his duties as an English teacher, he undertakes a lively reading of Romeo and Juliet with his students, engaging them in passions past and present. But in an intriguing reversal of fate and fortune, his students—along with an old friend—instruct the teacher on the true meaning of love, loss, and moving on. An enthralling tale of modern-day love steeped in the romantic traditions of eras past, this is a memoir that will warm your heart.