The Village by the Sea

Titre : The Village by the Sea
Auteur : Anita Desai
Éditeur : Penguin UK
ISBN-13 : 9780141362847
Libération : 2015-07-02

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A story of survival set in a small fishing villlage near Bombay. Lila and Hari, aged 13 and 12, struggle to keep the family, including two young sisters, going when their mother is ill and their father usually the worse for drink. When Hari goes to Bombay to find work, Lila seems to be responsible for everything. Although the book paints a picture of extreme poverty, it demonstrates the strength of the family even in the most extreme circumstances and offers a powerful picture of another culture.

The Miser and Other Plays

Titre : The Miser and Other Plays
Auteur : Jean-Baptiste Moliere
Éditeur : Penguin UK
ISBN-13 : 9780141913384
Libération : 2004-05-27

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Molière combined all the traditional elements of comedy - wit, slapstick, spectacle and satire - to create richly sophisticated and enduringly popular dramas. The Miser is the story of Harpagon, a mean-spirited old man who becomes obsessed with making money out of the marriage of his children, while The Hypochondriac, another study in obsession, is a brilliant satire on the medical profession. The School for Wives, in which an ageing domestic tyrant is foiled in his plans to marry his young ward, provoked such an outcry that Molière followed it with The School for Wives Criticized - a witty retort to those who disapproved of the play's supposed immorality. And while Don Juan is the darkest and most tragic of all the plays in this collection, it still mocks the soullessness of the skinflint with scathing irony.

Huntress

Titre : Huntress
Auteur : L.J. Smith
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9781481498173
Libération : 2017-08-01

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The seventh book in L.J. Smith’s beloved bestselling Night World series is now available as a special collector’s edition! Jez Redfern is unique. She’s a vampire hunter…who’s half vampire. Raised in the Redfern family, the girl with fiery hair and silvery-blue eyes was the undisputed leader of a gang of vampire raiders. Then came the discovery that shattered her life—her mother was a human. Now, Jez hunts her former friends, protecting humans from the Night World. But when Circle Daybreak sends her on a search for one of the legendary Wild Powers, Jez has to rejoin her old gang. They want her back—especially Morgead, the gorgeous green-eyed vampire who used to be her second-in-command. Jez wants to stay faithful to Hugh Davis, the human she loves. But Morgead swears he’s her soul mate and he’ll do anything to lure her back to the old ways. With danger and temptation around, Jez finds herself irresistibly drawn to him. And she’s afraid that if she tastes blood again, she’ll become the evil huntress she once was…

Les Oeuvres de Monsieur Moliere

Titre : Les Oeuvres de Monsieur Moliere
Auteur :
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : BSB:BSB11257883
Libération : 1703

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A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Les Oeuvres de Monsieur Moliere Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

CINNA OU LA CLEMENCE DAUGUSTE

Titre : CINNA OU LA CLEMENCE DAUGUSTE
Auteur : Pierre 1606-1684 Corneille
Éditeur : Wentworth Press
ISBN-13 : 1361150572
Libération : 2016-08-25

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Detectives in Togas

Titre : Detectives in Togas
Auteur : Henry Winterfeld
Éditeur : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN-13 : 0152162801
Libération : 2002

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In an effort to save a boy wrongly accused, a group of six young friends living in ancient Rome search for the culprit who scrawled graffiti on the temple wall. Simultaneous.

Moli re

Titre : Moli re
Auteur : Molière
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : NYPL:33433075811095
Libération : 1894

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Molière A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Moli re Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

The Cambridge Companion to Moliere

Titre : The Cambridge Companion to Moliere
Auteur : David Bradby
Éditeur : Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13 : 9781139827294
Libération : 2006-09-14

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A detailed introduction to Molière and his plays, this Companion evokes his own theatrical career, his theatres, patrons, the performers and theatre staff with whom he worked, and the various publics he and his troupes entertained with such success. It looks at his particular brands of comedy and satire. L'École des femmes, Le Tartuffe, Dom Juan, Le Misanthrope, L'Avare and Les Femmes savantes are examined from a variety of different viewpoints, and through the eyes of different ages and cultures. The comedies-ballets, a genre invented by Molière and his collaborators, are re-instated to the central position which they held in his œuvre in Molière's own lifetime; his two masterpieces in this genre, Le Bourgeois gentilhomme and Le Malade imaginaire, have chapters to themselves. Finally, the Companion looks at modern directors' theatre, exploring the central role played by productions of his work in successive 'revolutions' in the dramatic arts in France.

The Fixer

Titre : The Fixer
Auteur : Bernard Malamud
Éditeur : Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN-13 : 9781782393535
Libération : 2014-04-03

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Kiev, 1911. When a twelve-year-old Russian boy is found stabbed to death, his body drained of blood, the accusation of ritual murder is levelled at the Jews. Yakov Bok - a handyman hiding his Jewish identity from his anti-Semitic employer - is first outed and blamed. Arrested and imprisoned, Bok refuses to confess to a crime that he did not commit. What becomes of this man under pressure, for whom acquittal is made to seem as hopeless as conviction, is the subject of a terrifying masterpiece of twentieth-century fiction.

The Conquest of the Ocean

Titre : The Conquest of the Ocean
Auteur : Brian Lavery
Éditeur : Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN-13 : 9781409334576
Libération : 2013-05-01

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A captivating read spanning 5,000 years of the ocean's history Conquest of the Ocean tells the 5,000 year history of the remarkable individuals who sailed seas, for trade, to conquer new lands, to explore the unknown. From the early Polynesians to the first circumnavigations by the Portuguese and the British, these are awe-inspiring tales of epic sea voyages involving great feats of seamanship, navigation, endurance, and ingenuity. Explore the lives and maritime adventures, many with first person narratives, of land seekers and globe charters such as Christopher Columbus, Captain James Cook and Vitus Bering. Brian Lavery is a well-known British naval historian, whose prestigious credits include historical consultant on the blockbuster, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. This narrative history is filled with paintings, logbooks, maps, sketches and diagrams that bring these events and locations to life. In this digital version cross-references are linked directly to relevant paragraphs for easy navigation within the book. Conquest of the Ocean beautifully intertwines informative images with fascinating stories of expedition and exploration in a way that has never been done before. Brian Lavery will have you engrossed in this extraordinary historic naval read.