Download E-books IdentitéS (Autoportrait IX) PDF

By Herménégilde Chiasson

Los angeles femme lisant dans le vent, peut-être attend-elle quelqu’un qui ne viendra pas, quelqu’un qu’elle cherche dans ce livre qu’elle serre entre ses mains. Tremblante et tragique, sans doute accomplit-elle une prophétie inéluctable, une fuite dont les courbes s’inscrivent dans les lignes du métal, dans l. a. blancheur aveuglante du béton faisant contraste au foulard noir qu’elle a noué sur ses lunettes et qui lui fouette le visage. Le reste de ses vêtements fait corps étroit avec elle, le temps s’écoule elegant, los angeles lumière se perd en elle et le livre qu’elle tient l’excuse du monde des vivants.

«IdentitéS» est le neuvième d’une série de douze ouvrages intitulée «Autoportrait», publiés au rythme d’un par mois en 2014. Chaque ouvrage répond à une consigne singulière et son titre débute par une lettre du prénom de l’auteur.

De ce projet inusité, l’auteur dit «[…] l’armature du texte était de prendre mon nom, qui a douze lettres, de le décomposer sur douze mois. Douze, c’est un chiffre mystique aussi […].»

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By Lucy Maud Montgomery, Kate Macdonald Butler

Each woman desires of her excellent marriage ceremony day...

For Anne Shirley, these desires are approximately to come back precise as she marries her one real love, Gilbert Blythe, within the dappled sunshine of the previous orchard at eco-friendly Gables. quickly the 2 might be relocating to their very own little dream residence at the misty shorelines of 4 Winds Harbor. And a brand new domestic ability new neighbors—including the adventurous lighthouse keeper Captain Jim and the tragically appealing Leslie Moore. of their first years jointly, Anne and Gil will event either heartbreak and pleasure, and, in fact, lots of "scope for the imagination."

With Anne's appealing reward of remodeling the standard into the intense, it's effortless to work out why she's turn into a loved vintage of generations of readers around the globe and a favourite of every person from Mark Twain to Duchess Kate.

This new version lovingly restores the unique, unabridged textual content and contains an all-new, specific creation with certain thoughts from L.M. Montgomery's granddaughter.

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Download E-books Clara Callan: A Novel PDF

In a small city in Canada, Clara Callan reluctantly takes go away of her sister, Nora, who's certain for brand new York. it is a time whilst the growing to be possibility of fascism in Europe is a continuing fear, and folks break out from truth via radio and the films. in the meantime, the 2 sisters -- tremendously various in character, but inextricably associated by way of a shared earlier -- try and locate their areas in the advanced internet of social expectancies for younger women within the 1930s.

While Nora embarks on a glamorous occupation as a radio-soap opera celebrity, Clara, a robust and independent-minded lady, struggles to monitor the conventional barriers of a small and tight-knit neighborhood with out relinquishing her goals of affection, freedom, and experience. besides the fact that, issues usually are not so simple as they seem -- Nora's letters finally demonstrate existence within the titanic urban is much less unique than it kind of feels, and the tranquil solitude of Clara's lifestyles is shattered through a sequence of unforeseeable occasions. those twists of destiny require all of Clara's braveness and power, and eventually placed the possible unbreakable bond among the sisters to the test.

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Download E-books A Recipe for Bees: A Novel PDF

By Gail Anderson-Dargatz

Gail Anderson-Dargatz's evocative novel of 1 woman's easy yet passionately lived lifestyles reminds people of the excitement to be present in human touch and easy, average things.

Raised by means of her silent yet companionable father and a mom who saved bees, headstrong Augusta marries shy, deferential Karl, twelve years her senior, and is going to stay with him on his father's distant farm. Terrified that she's going to actually die from loneliness and isolation, she unearths paintings on the town, and for a little while, success with one other guy in a romance that might reverberate all through her existence. no longer till decades later does she locate her salvation in beekeeping, the perform she first discovered from her mom. it's beekeeping that reconnects her to the area and in the end brings hearth to her steadfast marriage.

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Download E-books La terre sans mal PDF

By Melchior Mbonimpa

Teta, une Africaine immigrée au Canada, espère se guérir de sa folie en racontant sa vie au père Robert. Mère de trois garçons, elle confie à ce vieux missionnaire qu’elle a rencontré en Afrique, son enfance, ses exils, le meurtre de son mari et sa fuite vers le Canada.

Cette terre d’exil représente le paradis terrestre pour de nombreux Africains. Mais est-ce que ce can pay qui devait être un endroit si merveilleux pour les réfugiés, le sera pour cette femme monoparentale? Pourra-t-elle, un jour, se libérer du memento des atrocités qu’elle a vécues pour enfin mener une vie calme et connaître l. a. paix de l’âme ?

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By Kim Echlin

Mystical, seductive, and brimming with track and magic, Dagmar's Daughter follows 3 generations of passionate ladies. Norea emerges from the destitute Irish village of her formative years and stows herself on a boat certain for a distant island within the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Her daughter, Dagmar, is born with an uncanny skill to regulate the elements, and Dagmar's daughter Nyssa is as musically amazing as her father and as struck with wanderlust.

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By Benoît Quessy

An 2033. Un groupe d’amis évolue autour de Juillet, militante écologiste et spécialiste du cybersexe. Leur préoccupation? los angeles planète, et surtout, pourquoi l’avoir laissée périr?

Érotique et sensuel, À Juillet, toujours nue dans mes pensées jette un regard amusé et percutant sur l’avenir de notre monde, sur notre capacité à nous reproduire et à aimer… demain.

Dans un univers aux médias hypersexualisés où le terrorisme écologique semble être l’unique resolution à un climat pourri, Juillet, Frank, Lol et Lou, qui n’ont pas 30 ans, cherchent, comme tous les jeunes de leur époque, l’amour et un peu d’espoir. Pas facile dans une société où le corps, comme tout le reste, se consomme à l’instant où le désir naît.

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Download E-books The Love of a Good Woman : Stories PDF

By Alice Munro

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

In 8 new tales, a grasp of the shape extends and magnifies her nice themes--the vagaries of affection, the eagerness that leads down unforeseen paths, the chaos soaring slightly below the outside of items, and the unusual, frequently comical wants of the human heart.

Time stretches out in a number of the tales: a guy and a lady glance again 40 years to the summer season they met--the summer time, because it seems, that the genuine nature of their lives used to be printed. In others time is telescoped: a tender lady unearths within the process a night that the mummy she adores, and whose fluttery sexuality she hopes to emulate, won't maintain her--she needs to anticipate herself.

a few offerings are made--in a will, in a call to depart home--with irrevocable and miraculous effects. At different occasions catastrophe is courted or slightly skirted: while a mom has a startling dream approximately her child; while a girl, using her grandchildren to stopover at the lakeside haunts of her formative years, begins a online game which may have harmful outcomes. the wealthy layering that provides Alice Munro's paintings so powerful a feeling of existence is especially obvious within the name tale, within which the dying of an area optometrist brings an whole city into focus--from the preadolescent boys who locate his physique, to the fellow who most likely killed him, to the girl who needs to come to a decision what to do approximately what she could understand. huge, relocating, profound--these are tales that reach the bounds of fiction.

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Download E-books The Selected Short Fiction of Lisa Moore (A List) PDF

Lisa Moore's tales are vivid, emotionally attractive, tangible. She marks out the dear moments of her characters' lives opposed to deceptively average backdrops — a St. John's health facility cafeteria lit merely by way of the lighting within the snack machines; a half-built condo "like a rib cage round a lungful of sky" — and the consequences linger lengthy within the reminiscence. The accrued brief Fiction of Lisa Moore shows us that love, along hope, can occasionally come as a shock, occasionally an ambush. She splices moments and photographs jointly so adroitly, so vividly, you will swear you will have lived them your self. This new quantity, bringing jointly Lisa Moore’s first books of news, Open and Degrees of Nakedness, is the superior technique to stumble upon one of many best short-story writers within the kingdom. This version contains a incredible new creation by way of Jane Urquhart at the significance of Moore’s work.

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