Category: Fiction 2

Sofía de los presagios by Gioconda Belli

By Gioconda Belli

A los angeles edad de siete años, l. a. pequeña Sofía se pierde entre l. a. gente en medio de una vehemente discusión de sus padres y del desplazamiento atropellado de los gitanos. Aunque el destino le brinda otros padres entrañables y un mundo nuevo, también los angeles enfrenta a muchas situaciones dolorosas y a los angeles prepotencia patriarcal de René, un marido que l. a. encierra y los angeles priva de su libertad. Protegida por seres dotados de una sabiduría milenaria, l. a. sangre y l. a. rebeldía gitanas de Sofía se imponen a través de rituales y ceremonias antiguas, que l. a. conducen hacia su verdadero origen y a dar, porfin, con el amor de su vida. Sofía de los presagios nos permite adentrarnos en el mundo mágico de una de las grandes narradoras de nuestro tiempo. Como ya hiciera en los angeles mujer habitada, Gioconda Belli dibuja un personaje femenino fascinante, guiado por su instinto traditional, que se perfila como el epicentro de un universo literario cargado de sensualidad, erotismo y feminidad.

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Historia del dinero by Alan Pauls

By Alan Pauls

The hero of this novel is captivated with funds. His father makes cash in poker video games and casinos. His mom marries back and squanders her small inherited fortune. a unique of hardcore economics the place the intercourse was once changed with funds, and the economic system of a complete state is going insane with out desire of restoration, a centrifuge created by way of inflation and fiscal irrationality.

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Star Wars Insider (May/June 2016)

Review: Your important one-stop resource for every thing big name Wars—past, current and destiny
Celebrating the best house event saga of all time, celebrity Wars Insider rather will get the reader contained in the worlds of big name Wars via interviews, behind-the-scenes exclusives and unrivalled entry to the Lucasfilm data. each one factor deals big name interviews, ‘making of’ positive factors and item assurance, plus the original ‘Blaster!’ part masking up-coming books, comics, motion figures and different collectibles.

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He (Shey) by Rabindranath Tagore

By Rabindranath Tagore

Tagore wrote Shey to fulfill his 9 yr outdated granddaughter's calls for for tales. while Tagre started to create his delusion, he deliberate a narrative that had no finish, and to maintain the stories spinning he hired assistance from 'Shey', a "man constituted totally of words" and quite proficient at concoting tall stories. So we input the area of Shey's striking adventures, encountering a strange solid of characters, gruesome creatures and caricatures of latest figures and occasions in addition to mythological heroes and deities - all delivered to existence via a glowing play of phrases and illustrations in Tagore's exact kind.

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Sergio Y. by Alexandre Vidal Porto

By Alexandre Vidal Porto

Winner of the Paraná Literary Prize for top Novel

A startling and inspirational paintings of transgender fiction via a number one determine in Brazil's "New Urban" fiction movement.

Armando is without doubt one of the most famed therapists in São Paulo. considered one of his sufferers, a 17-year-old boy through the identify of Sergio, all at once interrupts his process remedy after a visit to long island. Sergio's cursory rationalization to Armando is that he has eventually stumbled on his personal route to happiness and needs to pursue it.

For years, with none extra information of Sergio, Armando wonders what occurred to his sufferer. He for this reason learns that Sergio resides a contented existence in long island and that he's now a lady, Sandra. no longer lengthy after this startling discovery, in spite of the fact that, Armando is surprised to examine Sandra's unforeseen dying. In an try to become aware of the reality approximately Sergio and Sandra's lifestyles, Armando starts off investigating on his personal.

Sergio Y. is a distinct and relocating tale approximately gender, id, and the hunt for happiness.

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La sombra del ciprés es alargada by Miguel Delibes

By Miguel Delibes

El protagonista de esta novela, los angeles primera de Miguel Delibes, galardonada con el premio Nadal 1947, es –como en tantas de sus obras- un niño.

Pedro, huérfano desde los angeles infancia, va a parar a Ávila para su educación, al hogar sombrío de don Mateo Lesmes, que le inculcará los angeles creencia de que para ser feliz hay que evitar toda relación con el mundo, toda emoción o afecto. Sólo los angeles vitalidad de l. a. juventud podrá hacerle superar este pesimismo inculcado. Sin embargo, los acontecimientos parecen obligarle a recordar lo aprendido... 

Con el estilo impecable que lo caracteriza, Delibes traza una obra inolvidable en que l. a. muerte, que rodea constantemente al protagonista, es vencida al fin por los angeles esperanza.

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Futuro imperfecto by David Fernández

By David Fernández

Comienza el curso 1973-74 y Martín, un joven de Sahelices del Cerro, en l. a. provincia de Soria, llega a Barcelona gracias a una beca para estudiar Filosofía y Letras. Aunque su mayor motivación, más allá de cursar l. a. carrera, consiste en escribir una novela. Como no dispone de ningún argumento con que enfrentarse a los angeles página en blanco, come to a decision adentrarse en el Diccionario de l. a. genuine Academia de los angeles Lengua y buscar allí los contenidos que le inspiren en su andadura; enseguida se hace amigo de los angeles palabra memoria, quien le aconsejará y acompañará por l. a. insólita geografía del Diccionario. Mientras tanto, en su vida cotidiana, Martín es requerido por un sargento de l. a. Comisaría que le inquiere sobre los angeles misteriosa desaparición de su profesora de Lingüística, Carmen Comas.

Note: ePub metadata flawed, and is indexed as: El poeta prehistórico - Juan Pedro Carrasco.

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Dear Reader by Paul Fournel

By Paul Fournel

There's loads of sturdy to be acknowledged approximately publishing, more often than not in regards to the meals. The books, though—Robert Dubois feels as though he's learn the books, yet nonetheless they retain coming again to him, the usual books simply by new authors. perhaps he's able to settle into the tip of his occupation, like it's a tipsy afternoon after a operating lunch. yet then he's faced with a present: a section of expertise, a gizmo, a reader...

Dear Reader takes a wry, affectionate examine the realm of publishing, books and authors, and is a truly humorous, relocating tale concerning the passing of the previous and the buzz of the hot.

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Fiction as History: Nero to Julian (Sather Classical by G. W. Bowersock

By G. W. Bowersock

Utilizing pagan fiction produced in Greek and Latin through the early Christian period, G. W. Bowersock investigates the advanced courting among "historical" and "fictional" truths. This courting preoccupied writers of the second one century, a time while obvious fictions approximately either earlier and current have been proliferating at an amazing price and heritage was once being invented once more. With strength and eloquence, Bowersock illuminates social attitudes of this era and persuasively argues that its fiction used to be inspired by way of the rising Christian Gospel narratives.Enthralling in its breadth and better by way of erudite appendices, this can be a ebook that may be warmly welcomed by way of historians and interpreters of literature.

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