El silencio de las sirenas (Narrativas Hispanicas) (Spanish by Adelaida Garcia Morales

By Adelaida Garcia Morales

En el ambiente misterioso de una perdida aldea de Las Alpujarras, donde parece flotar todavía l. a. magia de los antiguos dominadores musulmanes, una joven forastera vive una extraña, desmesurada y desesperada historia de amor con un hombre al que apenas conoce y que dwell en l. a. lejana Barcelona. Éste es, en síntesis, el hilo narrativo de El silencio de las sirenas, l. a. obra ganadora del III Premio Herralde de Novela.

Aunque el personaje significant y su pasión sean sublimemente románticos, Adelaida García Morales cuenta esta historia por medio de los angeles voz interpuesta de María, l. a. maestra del pueblo, lo cual le permite establecer una medidísima relación de distancia y, a l. a. vez, complicidad con los hechos contados y demuestra que es cierto lo que ya se intuía tras l. a. lectura de El Sur seguido de Bene: que nos encontramos ante una narradora, de una sensibilidad exacerbada, dotada de un talento muy own. Con esta historia apasionada, Adelaida García Morales no sólo confirma l. a. calidad de su obra, sino que da un paso adelante que l. a. sitúa entre las más interesantes revelaciones de l. a. narrativa española de los años ochenta.

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Barcelona ! (Folio) (French Edition) by Grégoire Polet

By Grégoire Polet

Une théorie prétend qu’il suffit de six poignées de major pour relier une personne à une autre, où qu’elles soient dans le monde. De 2008 à 2012, alors que les Espagnols s’enlisent dans l. a. crise économique, que les indignés se lèvent et que l’indépendantisme start sa grande remontée, nous suivons une vingtaine de personnages, leurs aventures, leurs objectives et leurs visions du monde, bien souvent contradictoires. Au centre de cet écheveau d’intrigues, Barcelone en majesté : son structure, son histoire, ses atmosphères.

Grégoire Polet déploie son artwork du récit pour rendre à Barcelone toute los angeles joie et l. a. ardour qu’elle lui inspire.

Prix Amerigo-Vespucci 2015

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Machassan Ah by Talbot Mundy

By Talbot Mundy

This scarce antiquarian ebook is a facsimile reprint of the unique. because of its age, it can comprise imperfections resembling marks, notations, marginalia and wrong pages. simply because we think this paintings is culturally vital, we have now made it on hand as a part of our dedication for shielding, protecting, and selling the world's literature in reasonable, prime quality, smooth variations which are actual to the unique work.

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The Eel (Essential Prose) by David MacKinnon

By David MacKinnon

author Jack Fingon realizes too past due that his lifetime of "intuition and allure" has produced little to worth, and not anything to recollect. To settle a section of unfinished company, Fingon devises a plan to fulfil the testamentary want of French vagabond poet Blaise Cendrars -- to be buried within the Sargasso Sea the place "life first burst from the depths of the sea flooring in the direction of the sun".

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Felâtun Bey and Râkim Efendi: An Ottoman Novel (Middle East by Ahmet Mithat Efendi,Melih Levi,Monica Ringer,A. Holly

By Ahmet Mithat Efendi,Melih Levi,Monica Ringer,A. Holly Shissler

Ahmet Midhat Efendi’s well-known 1875 novel Felâtun Bey and Râkim Efendi occurs in past due nineteenth-century Istanbul and follows the lives of 2 younger males who come from appreciably various backgrounds. Râkim Efendi is an erudite, self-made guy, one that is bold and cultivated sufficient to mingle with a ecu crowd. by contrast, Felâtun Bey is a spendthrift who lacks highbrow interest and a powerful paintings ethic. Squandering his wealth and schooling, he leads a lifetime of decadence.
The novel strains Râkim and Felâtun’s relationships with a number of characters, charting their romances and passions, in addition to their foibles and a laugh mishaps as they fight to discover and persist with their very own course during the many temptations and traps of ecu tradition. the writer creates a wealthy portrait of stratified Ottoman lifestyles via a various and colourful forged of characters—from a French piano instructor and an Arab nanny, to a Circassian slave girl—each deftly navigating the transferring mores in their social type. Written in the course of the Ottoman Empire’s uneasy transition to modernity, the novel’s protagonists embrace either the simplest and worst components of 2 worlds, eu and Ottoman. the unconventional presents readers with a sublime but strong charm for revolutionary reforms and person freedoms. Levi and Ringer’s fluid translation of this Ottoman vintage stands as a landmark within the historical past of Turkish literature in translation.

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Shipwrecked but Saved by Emily May Kennedy

By Emily May Kennedy

whilst small households headed to a venture box develop into shipwrecked on a distant island, their lives are replaced perpetually. Feeling as if they might been hindered from satisfying God's will for his or her lives, they resigned themselves to discover the way to depart. but if they started to meet the island's population, they knew God introduced them precisely the place they had to be. Shipwrecked yet Saved is Emily might Kennedy's adventurous tale of God's provision in unforeseen locations. because the younger households realize God's cost to witness to the folks of Romoca urban, souls are kept and mysteries are exposed. And whilst a afflicted, unsaved younger guy named Charles comes in addition to a heavy burden, the households simply take him in. yet will Charles's secrets and techniques retain him from discovering salvation? Will the mysteries surrounding Romoca urban end up too harmful? Take a trip of religion to determine what's going to ensue subsequent in Shipwrecked yet Saved.

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Lulu (Impedimenta) (Spanish Edition) by Mircea Cartarescu,Editorial impedimenta,Marian Ochoa de

By Mircea Cartarescu,Editorial impedimenta,Marian Ochoa de Eribe,Carlos Pardo

«Digámoslo desde el principio para que nadie se confunda: Lulu es una experiencia límite.»
—Carlos Pardo

«Mircea Cârtârescu es de todo menos lacónico. Es tremendamente poliédrico, sorprendente, barroco, poético.»
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

SINOPSIS:

Mircea Cărtărescu, eterno candidato a ser el primer premio Nobel en lengua rumana, está considerado uno de los grandes narradores europeos de l. a. actualidad. En Lulu(1994, Premio de los angeles Unión de Escritores Rumanos, Premio ASPRO), Cartarescu despliega su versión de los angeles figura del artista adolescente en los angeles character de Victor, un escritor asocial y torturado que parece sacado de una obra de Proust, y que vive obsesionado por Lulu, uno de sus compañeros de liceo que, disfrazado de mujer y aprovechando l. a. fiesta de clausura de un campamento de verano en 1973, lo fuerza a un contacto sexual. Recluido en una villa de los Cárpatos, y ya convertido en un escritor de éxito, Victor intenta exorcizar a través de l. a. escritura a los monstruos que devoran su alma. El juego del doble —encarnado en Victor, el escritor enfrentado a su «hermana gemela», los angeles niña amputada—, de larga tradición en l. a. literatura moderna, alcanza en Lulu una dimensión que hace de esta novela una auténtica obra maestra.

LA PRENSA HA DICHO:

«La lectura provoca una nítida impresión de maestría y honestidad.»
Tarántula

«Mircea Cârtârescu es de todo menos lacónico. Es tremendamente poliédrico, sorprendente, barroco, poético.»
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

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Rummelplatz (The German List) by Werner Bräunig,Samuel P. Willcocks

By Werner Bräunig,Samuel P. Willcocks

Werner Bräunig was considered as the nice wish of East German literature—until an extract from Rummelplatz used to be learn sooner than the East German censorship specialists in 1965, and fierce competition summarily sealed its destiny. The novel’s sin? It painted an all too actual photo of East German society.

Rummelplatz, translated the following by way of Samuel P. Willcocks, specializes in a infamous East German uranium mine, run through the Soviets and delivering the brotherland’s nuclear application. Veterans, fortune seekers, and outsiders with tenuous relatives ties like narrator Peter unfastened flock to the well-paying mine, yet quickly locate their new lives bleak. protection provisions are nearly nonexistent and instruments usually are not correctly provided. the one shops for employees are the bars and fairgrounds the place copious quantities of alcohol are fed on and brawls fast occur. In Rummelplatz, Bräunig paints his characters as intrinsically human and treats the dying of every employee, irrespective of how bad, as an outstanding tragedy. Bräunig occupies a cultlike prestige in Germany, and this new translation of his masterpiece is a superb creation for English-language readers.

 

Praise for the German edition

“One of the simplest novels of postwar Germany. . . . The narrative strength and the emotional punch are sensational.”—Die Zeit

“An occasion in literary background and one ‘helluva’ novel.”—Der Spiegel

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Nicht gesucht und doch begegnet: Zufall oder Schicksal? by Andrea Korzuch

By Andrea Korzuch

Wie die beiden Protagonisten der Geschichte könnte guy meinen: Das gibt es nicht! Nachdem sich Maike und Jan über das web zufälligerweise kennengelernt haben, blicken sie ein ums andere Mal während ihrer langen Chats verblüffend auf ihre Bildschirme und können es kaum glauben. Immer wieder müssen sie feststellen, dass sie exakt die gleichen Gedanken äußern. Doch nicht nur das - auch bei anderen Begebenheiten finden sich erstaunliche Übereinstimmungen.

Viele mögen sich fragen, ob es das Schicksal gibt und was once geschieht, wenn guy plötzlich einer "verwandten Seele" begegnet. Exakte Antworten wird guy sicher auch in diesem Buch nicht finden, aber die Erfahrung von Maike und Jan verschafft doch einen Einblick in das Gefühlschaos, das durch eine solche Begegnung ausgelöst werden kann.

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Barabbas, Barabbas!: Das Zeugnis der Passion (German by Marie Corelli

By Marie Corelli

Als einfühlsamer Wegweiser für die geistige Orientierung Suchender im 21. Jahrhundert verdient das Werk Barabbas eine Neubelebung. Es rückt das Ostermysterium für den Leser in erfahrbare Gegenwart. In unvergleichlich bildhafter Sprache erzählt Marie Corelli von der Freilassung des Barabbas und der Kreuzigung Jesu. Barabbas erhebt sich als Sinnbild der zweifelnden und verzweifelten Anteile im Menschen aus den Fangstricken niederen Daseins. Seine Zeit der Läuterung erfüllt sich durch den Opfertod auf Golgatha. Der Eingeweihte Melchior erscheint vor Barabbas an den entscheidenden Kreuzungen von Irrtum und Wahrheit und drängt ihn, den Wandel zu Höherem binnen weniger Tage zu vollziehen. Judith, ein bildschönes verruchtes Weib, der profan denkende Judas und der in kalter Klugheit erstarrte Hohepriester Kaiphas verfestigen sich zu Prüfsteinen seiner Gesinnung. Aus dem materiellen Kerker befreite ihn das Volk, aber wird Barabbas auch von der Knechtschaft seiner groben Leidenschaften loskommen?

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