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By Albert Russo

Un exil africain de Rhodes et de los angeles Rhodésie, au Congo belge

Roman à trois voix, Exils africains évoque de manière saisissante l’univers colonial tel que le vivent les trois protagonistes.
Sandro Romano-Livi, le juif italien, qui quitta son île méditerranéenne, à vacation spot du Congo belge et qui nous entraîne dans los angeles région du Katanga et des Grands Lacs à l. a. découverte de cette Afrique coloniale et de ses populations.
Florence Simpson, sa fiancée anglicane, ayant grandi en Rhodésie du Sud (le Zimbabwe d’aujourd’hui). Elle nous parle de son enfance et de son mariage avec Sandro, de los angeles naissance de leurs deux filles, Astrid et Dalia. Mais aussi de leur nouvelle vie en Italie après les sanglants événements survenus au Congo, après l’Indépendance. Elle et son mari auront ainsi vécu un double exil.
Enfin, los angeles parole est donnée à David-Kanza (Daviko), l’enfant métis que le meilleur ami de Sandro a european avec une Congolaise, et que Sandro adoptera.

Un roman poignant qui, avec délicatesse mais réalisme, nous livre sa imaginative and prescient de l’Afrique coloniale et nous questionne sur les blessures de l’exil.

EXTRAIT

Mon compagnon de voyage et moi sommes descendus à Alexandrie, notre première escale. Sur le quai nous attendait un vieil ami égyptien de mon père. Il nous héla en criant mon nom à plusieurs reprises, jusqu’à ce que je le reconnaisse d’après une picture que mon père m’avait remise. Il détenait un poste vital au tribunal d’Alexandrie mais, à half ce détail, je ne savais rien de lui. L’homme, qui en imposait par sa taille et par une barbe fournie, nous prit en sympathie et nous healthy visiter sa ville. Remarquable amphitryon, il nous donna une petite leçon d’histoire sur cette cité qui fut los angeles gloire de l’antiquité, nous parlant de Cléopâtre et surtout de l. a. fameuse bibliothèque où se précipitaient les érudits et les étudiants de l’époque en provenance de tout le bassin méditerranéen.

À PROPOS DE L'AUTEUR

Albert Russo est né au Zaïre et a crossé toute sa jeunesse sur le continent africain. Les ouvrages de cet auteur bilingue - le français et l’anglais sont ses deux langues maternelles - ont été traduits dans une douzaine de langues. Il a siégé au jury du prestigieux Neustadt overseas Prize for Literature.

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Get Qué pequeño es el mundo (Libros del Asteroide) (Spanish PDF

By Martin Suter,Helga Glahn Bartels

Sinopsis

Konrad Lang es un hombre culto y elegante de poco más de sesenta años que ha vivido toda su vida a costa de los Koch, una de las familias más poderosas de Suiza. A cambio de esa ayuda, se encarga de vigilar una de las mansiones que los angeles familia tiene repartidas por el mundo, hasta que un pequeño despiste suyo provoca un incendio que eat l. a. casa hasta los cimientos. Debido a ese suceso, Elvira Lenn, l. a. matriarca del extended family, make a decision cortar l. a. relación con él, pero unas extrañas alteraciones en l. a. memoria de Konrad llevarán a los Koch a reconsiderar su postura. A medida que su presente se vuelva más confuso, irán aflorando lejanos fragmentos del pasado, algo que Elvira teme por encima de todo.

Martin Suter es uno de los novelistas suizos más importantes de las últimas décadas. Sus novelas suelen combinar l. a. crítica social con el suspense y una extraordinary caracterización de personajes. En Qué pequeño es el mundo combina un agudo retrato de los angeles alta sociedad suiza y de los complejos mecanismos que rigen nuestra memoria en una sorprendente y adictiva trama logrando l. a. que es seguramente su mejor novela. Publicada originalmente en 1997, no ha dejado de ganar lectores desde entonces.

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Get Il cognome sbagliato: Una storia vera (Italian Edition) PDF

By Roberto Curci

Un inconsapevole ragazzo-padre. Una ragazza-madre risoluta al di là dei suoi 17 anni. Un figlio casuale, inopportuno, che viene a scombussolare vite e sentimenti di due famiglie, divise tra los angeles riluttante accettazione e los angeles totale negazione del fatto compiuto. Nulla di particolarmente strano, una situazione alquanto comune, forse perfino banale. Ma è il 1942. A 21 anni il ragazzo-padre viene scaraventato in Russia, nella catastrofica avventura dell’Armir, e ne rimane inghiottito. Sarà uno delle decine di migliaia di soldati “dispersi”, non se ne saprà più nulla. Crescendo, il bimbo inopportuno ignorerà perfino los angeles sua esistenza, ritenendosi figlio di un altro uomo che frattanto ha sposato los angeles risoluta ragazza e gli ha dato un cognome, ancorché non quello giusto, according to poi sparire a sua volta dalla vita del minuscolo, scombinato nucleo familiare. Sarà infine los angeles madre, troppi anni dopo, a rivelare al ragazzo (da pace divenuto uomo fatto) l’occultata verità. in line with lui comincerà allora una faticosa, tormentata queste: che, tra accessi di cinismo e di emozione, di ira e di pietà, lo porterà a ricostruire lentamente nel suo cuore los angeles figura del padre sconosciuto e ignorato, a pacificarsi con l. a. sua fantasmatica immagine.

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Read e-book online Devuélveme a las once menos cuarto (Narrativa (carena PDF

By Víctor Charneco

l. a. mañana del 18 de abril, Martín se levanta extrañado, con un pálpito de pérdida latiéndole en l. a. conciencia. los angeles del 19, sin embargo, Bruno abre los ojos poseído por un imparable optimismo: tal vez por l. a. cercanía de su matrimonio, su felicidad parece inquebrantable. Separados por un solo día, ambos han compartido una misma habitación, y esa experiencia inconsciente les determina de un modo que no pueden anticipar: Martín se ha dejado un sueño sin soñar sobre l. a. almohada de su cama, y Bruno lo ha soñado.
¿Cómo afectará los angeles pérdida de ese sueño a los angeles vida de Martín? ¿Cuánto cambiará los angeles de Bruno? Quizás Edna, su esposa, pueda aventurar los angeles solución; o, tal vez, su punto de vista suponga una perspectiva inesperada sobre este enigmático episodio.

CRÍTICAS

"Victor Charneco se adentra (...) en el mundo literario y surge como uno de los escritores noveles con mayor fuerza" - ABC

Presentación de los angeles obra por ebook video clips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFk-Yw2R100

EL AUTOR

Víctor Charneco nació en Zafra (Badajoz) en 1976. Licenciado en Ciencias de los angeles Información por los angeles Universidad Complutense de Madrid, ha ejercido como periodista en varias especialidades distintas, de director de comunicación de empresas y organismos públicos, y en labores de gestión cultural. Devuélveme a las as soon as menos cuarto es su primera novela, aunque no se trata de su debut en l. a. literatura, ya que es autor del libro de relatos Duelos.

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New PDF release: Who Walk in Darkness: A Novel

By Chandler Brossard

Considered via many to be the 1st Beat novel, this underground vintage follows a clique of younger bohemians from dive bar to bounce corridor in Forties New York 

lately fired from his activity and never but able to discover a new one, aspiring writer Blake Williams starts his evenings on the wearing membership Bar in Greenwich Village, the place he is familiar with he'll locate Henry Porter. An bold and manipulative author rumored to be “passing” for white, Henry has a cold-hearted air of mystery that's either impossible to resist and infuriating to his friends.
 
whereas sipping beers introduced via the bar’s surly Italian waiter, Henry and Blake talk about their plans for the evening: a visit uptown to bop to the lines of a Puerto Rican orchestra, possibly, or a prize struggle at Madison sq. backyard, or perhaps a celebration in a dim and crowded residence on Prince road, reefer smoke clouding the air. the probabilities are endless—until the cash runs out.
 
initially released in 1952, Who stroll in Darkness was essentially the most arguable novels of midcentury the USA. Its solid of hip younger males and women—from the unforgettable antihero Henry Porter to Harry Lee, a skilled yet heavy-drinking novelist dealing with a interval of grave self-doubt—were in response to famous figures of the period. Their existential crises are portrayed with an honesty that stunned the publishing institution and helped supply upward push to at least one of the main major literary activities in American history.
 
As suitable this present day because it was once greater than part a century ago, Who stroll in Darkness is the masterwork of an writer a ways sooner than his time and an enthralling personality research whose impression may be felt in novels as wide-ranging as Jack Kerouac’s On the Road and Philip Roth’s The Human Stain.

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Giacomo Fatuzzo,Carol Fatuzzo,Ennio Fatuzzo's Two Souls in the Sun: A Twisted Love Story PDF

By Giacomo Fatuzzo,Carol Fatuzzo,Ennio Fatuzzo

“Two Souls within the solar: A Twisted Love tale” is a fantastically defined trip right into a unusual and international land in a forgotten time. it's the story of a lonely younger officer, remoted within the substantial Libyan wasteland of just about a hundred years in the past, as he descends into madness whereas grappling together with his love for a stunning and unique woman. This gut-wrenching drama finds the toll isolation takes at the human brain and spirit, and the darkish and lethal twists of a love that becomes obsession.

But is the younger soldier’s love genuine or is it a production of his brain? the place does the road exist among truth and delusion, attractiveness and horror, love and hate? it truly is as much as the reader to decide.

The writer, Giacomo Fatuzzo, just like the protagonist in his novel, used to be a tender Italian officer published to a distant position in Italian Libya within the Twenties. He wrote and released this novel in Libya, in Italian, in 1929. after which the booklet used to be misplaced within the sands of time and conflict. Ennio Fatuzzo, Giacomo’s son, has translated this undying tale into English to percentage the relocating drama with modern-day readers.

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New PDF release: Bastida: Un roman déstabilisant (French Edition)

By Françoise Houdart

Une mystérieuse apparition...

A l. a. Bastide de Molières, en Périgord Pourpre, le vieux vannier découvre un matin une jeune femme de blanc vêtue gisant dans l’allée du château. Pressent-il alors que cela va bousculer l’agencement coutumier de sa vie et des gens qui los angeles partagent ? Et ces gens, comprendront-ils jamais pourquoi celle qui est tombée là, comme un ange désailé, va agiter de ses propres délires l. a. mémoire de pierre de l. a. Bastida jusqu’à ce que s’en libère enfin l’âme violentée de los angeles Dame Blanche, l. a. reine et l’oiseau, dont elle se croit parasitée ?

Un roman qui bouscule les perceptions et s'imprègne des légendes périgourdines.

EXTRAIT

On a bau être né de sa terre, sa terre rouge et grasse ; se savoir issu de sa souche et revendiquer sa mother or fatheré jusqu’à los angeles plus lointaine génération, ce will pay de combes moussues, ondulant jusqu’aux premiers chuchotements de los angeles forêt de Bessède, ne cesse jamais d’émerveiller celui qui gravit à pas lents, chaque matin, le petit tronçon de direction qui remonte du cimetière de Saint-Jean et s’arrête, le dos légèrement fléchi, pour étancher son regard au ravissement de l’indicible émergence des choses dans l. a. brumeuse clarté d’un jour gorgé d’automne. Le silence, à cette heure encore indécise entre deux métamorphoses du paysage, se perçoit aux clapotements de l’air qu’un petit rapace nocturne remue d’une aile lasse en amorçant sa descente vers le toit pointu du pigeonnier de los angeles propriété voisine. l. a. maison restera fermée jusqu’à l’été prochain, lorsque les vacances ramèneront les occupants saisonniers d’un patrimoine familial désertifié, confié aux soins specialists d’une société de propreté locale.

À PROPOS DE L'AUTEUR

Françoise Houdart est née en 1948 à Boussu, dans le Borinage. Traductrice de formation, elle a enseigné l'allemand à los angeles Haute École Provinciale Mons-Borinage-Centre. Elle est l'auteure de recueils de poésie et d'une quinzaine de romans, et anime des rencontres littéraires.

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Download PDF by Chandler Kinzie: Until At Last I Had a Land of My Own

By Chandler Kinzie

3 men—Seward Caprice, Joel Marlin, and Paul Drake—live their lives like such a lot of others. there's not anything relatively astounding approximately any of them. each one guy loves, fears, and hates. each one guy is haunted by way of the demanding situations that linger in his personal brain, and every needs to have the option to take care of keep watch over. the adaptation lies merely in how they decide to take care of this assigned job, this job of life.

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Get Who Shall Live, Who Shall Die: A Novel PDF

By Daniel Stern

Winner of the foreign Prix du memento Award: A theater director and Holocaust survivor is faced via a determine from his past
Behind the lighting and glamour of Broadway, males reckon with a shared past—one that hides a poor mystery. Jud Kramer is mounting his such a lot painful and private play whereas attempting to get pleasure from existence along with his appealing actress spouse and child daughter. Into his existence comes Carl Walkowitz, a brooding, charismatic drifter who bears the scars of his focus camp past.
One guy lives some time past, and the opposite is protecting tight to the current. Carl methodically pursues Jud until eventually they locate themselves on an empty degree, nose to nose in a fight that just one of them can survive.

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New PDF release: My Torturess (Middle East Literature In Translation)

By Bensalem Himmich,Roger Allen

In this harrowing novel, a tender Moroccan bookseller is falsely accused of being
involved in jihadist actions. Drugged and carried off the road, Hamuda is
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the ethical depths to which humanity is able to descending and the
limits of what the soul can endure.

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