Read e-book online Marathon (Littérature française) (French Edition) PDF

By Pascal Silvestre

ISBN-10: 2709650665

ISBN-13: 9782709650663

Autrefois réservée à une élite d’athlètes, l. a. distance marathon – 42,195 km – clothes désormais des coureurs de tous âges et de tous niveaux. Qui sont les coureurs et quel autre rêve se cache derrière l’exploit sportif ? Au détour de dix nouvelles conçues comme les mouvements d’une même symphonie, Marathon fait le portrait d’hommes et de femmes embarqués dans une aventure qui bouleversera et transcendera leur existence.
D’Angélique, los angeles vieille dame amoureuse de Mimoun, à Bourvil, le bénévole énergique ; de Matthieu, qui prie en courant, à Claire, los angeles jeune femme en quête de repères ; d’André, le stakhanoviste confronté à l’épreuve de l. a. blessure, à Bertrand, l’avocat quinquagénaire égaré à long island, Marathon discover les failles de ces coureurs anonymes et capte avec tendresse l. a. bold pulsion de vie qui unit les marathoniens.

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New PDF release: Bella dama nocturna sin piedad. Antología de cuentos: 0

By Bruno Estañol

ISBN-10: 9681665953

ISBN-13: 9789681665951

El autor despoja de su estilo toda expresión superflua; sus relatos ganan una ligereza textual capaz de hacer noticeable l. a. estatura humana. los angeles atención captada por el ritmo terso de l. a. narración es mantenida gracias a los angeles sugerencia, l. a. insinuación, los angeles evocación, l. a. ironía y otros finos ingredientes del encantamiento verbal.

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Contes et légendes des Philippines (Aux origines du monde t. - download pdf or read online

By Maurice Coyaud,Aux origines du monde,Susanne Strassmann

ISBN-10: 2910272532

ISBN-13: 9782910272531

Un florilège de mythes, de contes et de légendes permet de pénétrer dans l'imaginaire des Philippines

La première femme avait une barbe longue et pointue. Paresseuse, elle s’endormait toujours quand elle allaitait. Son mari devait lui tenir los angeles barbe, afin qu’elle ne blessât aspect les yeux du moutard tétant.
Un jour, l. a. femme dit :
– Il n’y a plus de viande. Prends les chiens ! va tuer un cerf !
– Mais qui tiendra ta barbe pendant que tu allaiteras ?
– Moi-même ! Ne crains rien, je ne m’endormirai pas.
Le mari partit à l. a. chasse, los angeles femme se mit à allaiter, et… s’endormit. Quand le mari rentra, le bébé, blessé par los angeles barbe maternelle, était devenu aveugle. Le mari arracha sa barbe à son épouse, afin que ses futurs bébés ne risquent pas de perdre l. a. vue.


« Aux origines du monde » (à partir de 12 ans) permet de découvrir des contes et légendes variés qui permettent de comprendre remark chaque tradition explique l. a. création du monde et les phénomènes les plus quotidiens. L’objectif de cette assortment est de faire découvrir au plus grand nombre des contes traditionnels du monde entier, inédits ou peu connus en France. Et par le biais du conte, s’amuser, frissonner, s’évader… mais aussi apprendre, approcher de nouvelles cultures, s’émerveiller de los angeles sagesse (ou de l. a. malice !) populaire.


• Contes et légendes de France
• Contes et légendes de l. a. Chine
• Contes et légendes du Burkina-Faso
• Contes et légendes d'Allemagne, de Suisse et d'Autriche
• Contes et récits des Mayas

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Download PDF by Marc Peter Keane: Moss: Stories from the Edge of Nature

By Marc Peter Keane

ISBN-10: 0692411798

ISBN-13: 9780692411797

Overturning our take hold of of what's civil and what's wild, Marc Peter Keane’s selection of 9 brief tales revels within the illusory area among tradition and nature. A backyard clothier by way of alternate, Keane forays into fiction with the knowledge and sure-footedness of somebody all too conversant in manipulating the limits of the average world.

In “A peaceful Kingdom,” the tranquil lives of a picture-postcard American relatives are bewildered by means of discoveries of untamable nature. a woman made mute through the violence of her early life reveals solace within the orderly apartment and pruned gardens of her uncle’s kingdom manor in “Gardens of the Soul.” And within the identify tale, “Moss,” an overworked worker in a wide Tokyo company pines for the go back of the wild to his urban, whereas making an attempt desperately to figure the traditional from the bogus in his surroundings.

From 18th century English nation-state to modern Tokyo, from a coated wagon crossing the yank desolate tract to a high-tech inner most yacht crossing the Pacific, Keane’s stories provide, in desirable prose, suggestions on the best way to comprehend our position as people within the wild world.

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Spit Delaney's Island by Jack Hodgins PDF

By Jack Hodgins

ISBN-10: 0770513913

ISBN-13: 9780770513917

ISBN-10: 1553801113

ISBN-13: 9781553801115

Jack Hodgins‘ first e-book, released initially in 1976, is once more in print — in a brand new version. Winner of the Eaton's booklet Prize and nominated for the Governor General's Award, Spit Delaney's Island, a suite of brief tales, placed Vancouver Island at the map as a Canadian literary locale and set Hodgins off on his literary career.
Hodgins' prose brings Vancouver Island to existence in its contact, its flavor and the sound of its dialects — a determinedly genuine global. whilst he imbues his individuals with a feeling that there's anything extra that they can not see yet which they experience and try in the direction of — a secret or perhaps magic that they could virtually contact yet which continues to be ceaselessly elusive.
Often in comparison to Faulkner's fiction of the deep South, Hodgins' tales enhance via those who appear to reside on the fringe of the realm, continually at risk of falling off that side. there's Spit himself, the keeper of a steam locomotive that has been exiled to Ottawa for exhibit; there are loggers, kingdom other halves, bookshop proprietors, and those that “live up the mountain” in remoted communes.

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New PDF release: Scrabble Lessons

By Leslie Vryenhoek

ISBN-10: 088982259X

ISBN-13: 9780889822597

In Scrabble classes, characters who've restricted themselves to cozy styles are by surprise thrown off their video games. a tender girl attempting to regulate her impulses won’t slice the dear tomato her lover left at the windowsill, yet can’t cease dissecting the connection. A winning radio character turns up on her brother’s doorstep sporting all of the previous relatives luggage and a bad new secret.

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Get Leaving Berlin PDF

By Britt Holmström

ISBN-10: 1897235917

ISBN-13: 9781897235911

The intimate graphics in Britt Holmström’s first selection of brief fiction now and then have a powerful journalistic experience whereas at different occasions evoke the intimacy of a diary. The tales hire underlying humour — particularly irony, incongruity, paradox, and derision. They circulation fluidly via time working within the current stressful whereas developing tangents to the previous. for instance, within the identify tale “Leaving Berlin” an emotionally mismatched couple go back and forth to Europe the place they locate themselves at odds with one another. They become aware of that different occasions also are conspiring opposed to them once they are held for uploading propaganda upon getting into East Berlin. The narrator in “The Soul Of A Poet” rediscovers a computer from her collage days that information the occasions of a meteoric friendship she had with an alter-ego determine. Her workstation information her neighbors unexpected descent into insanity, and her personal obsession with Eleanor’s lifestyles that continues to be years later. “The Blue Album” relates the incident of a freshly divorced girl whose new roommate’s ex-con brother involves remain for the weekend leaving her with exchange states of paranoia and a young curiosity that she can’t rather comprehend. within the tale “Doing Laundry on a Sunday”, ladies who continuously do laundry jointly on Sundays notice that they've no different wisdom of every other’s lives other than their laundry periods. even supposing now not an particular rubric, feminism underlies a few of the tales, and Holmström’s improvement of women’s voices and viewpoints as a dominate strength in her storytelling give a contribution major texture to her writing.

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Schwarze Galle (German Edition) by Sema Kaygusuz,Sabine Adatepe,Katja Lange-Müller PDF

By Sema Kaygusuz,Sabine Adatepe,Katja Lange-Müller

ISBN-10: 3882210494

ISBN-13: 9783882210491

Ob Melancholie, Tristesse, hüzün … Sema Kaygusuz, die weise Poetin unter den türkischen Prosaautoren, dekliniert mit kristallklarer, bildstarker Sprache die »schwarze Galle« in ihren unterschiedlichen Erscheinungsformen durch. Den Erzählfaden geben der Autorin die bekannte Istanbuler Dichterin Birhan Keskin und deren überwache Empfindsamkeit an die Hand: Ihre Fähigkeit, mehr wahrzunehmen als andere, verbindet sieben voneinander unabhängige Geschichten, die wie Perlen an einer Schnur aufgereiht sind. Sieben melancholische, von großer menschlicher Wärme getragene Geschichten, die uns vor Augen führen: Am verletzlichsten ist der Mensch in Schmerz und Kummer. used to be den Leser das schwarze Gefühl trotzdem gern ertragen lässt, ist Sema Kaygusuz' betörende Sprachkunst. Beschreibt sie Feigen oder Wein, speist sie den Leser gleichsam mit der Frucht, macht ihn mit Rebsaft trunken - etwas als Meister seiner Kunst erschaffen und es dann als Geschenk an andere weiterreichen, darauf kommt es Sema Kaygusuz mit jedem Wort neu an.

Sema Kaygusuz steht mit ihrem Roman »Schwarze Galle« auf der Shortlist des LiBeraturpreis 2014.

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Susan McCarty's Anatomies PDF

By Susan McCarty

ISBN-10: 1941143032

ISBN-13: 9781941143032

during this bold debut assortment, Susan McCarty steers lives in keeping with their our bodies. younger males examine and problem their actual obstacles within the months following respective center transplants. a girl returns to Iowa from ny and binges at the foodstuff and relationships she notion she’d left at the back of. A gigolo discovers he can now not have conventional intercourse, a survivor of the zombie apocalypse provides up meals, and a try prep teach is compelled to confess the lifetime of the brain can’t compete with the mysteries among our bodies. In language either attractive and sincere, McCarty unearths the methods we use bodies to confront our hidden selves. Draw from her good of good-intentioned limbs and captivating collapses, and you’ll floor in territory transparent and commonly used as a mirror.

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