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The Wedding of Zein

�The Wedding of Zein� unfolds in the same village on the upper Nile where Tayeb Salih�s tragic masterpiece Season of Migration to the North is set. Here, however, the story that emerges through the overlapping, sometimes contradictory voices of the villagers is comic. Zein is the village idiot, and everyone in the village is dumbfounded when the news goes around that he wi

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Poor People

Written as a series of letters, Poor People tells the tragic tale of a petty clerk and his impossible love for a young girl. Longing to help her and her family, he sells everything he can, but his kindness leads him only into more desperate poverty, and ultimately into debauchery. As a typical man of the underground, he serves as the embodiment of the belief that happi

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Le Faucon et lHirondelle(����������� �������� 4)

Nicholas Fandorine sur les traces dun tresor de pirates.Moscou, 2009. Alors que la crise financiere bat son plein et que la situation de Nicholas Fandorine est calamiteuse, Cynthia, sa richissime tante britannique, lui offre, pour lui changer les idees, une croisiere a bord du paquebot le Faucon. Au cours de la traversee, elle lui remet deux precieux manuscrits provenant

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Le Minotaure 504

Un athlete algerien qui court le marathon des jo dAthenes se sent investi des attentes de tout un peuple. Un chauffeur de taxi livre sa detestation dAlger au long dune logorrhee hallucinee. Un militaire expose a la Foire internationale un prototype davion quil a concu seul ou presque, esperant susciter linteret des habitants de la capitale. Un ecrivain embauche pour

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End Games in Bordeaux(Superintendent Lannes 4)

In the early summer of 1944, France is in turmoil. The Allied invasion, bringing the promise of Liberation, is awaited, eagerly and nervously. The Vichy regime is in its death throes. Those who have served it and collaborated with the German Occupation fear the revenge of the Resistance. Atrocities are committed on both sides, and justice is blind. Superintendent Lannes, s

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Stepancikovo Koyu ve Sakinleri

�Sas?lacak bir sey degil bu: Foma Fomic�in kara cahilligi, onun edebiyat alan?ndaki basar?s?n? engelleyemezdi kuskusuz.�Dostoyevski�nin �Sibirya Donemi�nde yazd?g? iki romandan biri olan Stepancikovo Koyu ve Sakinleri�nde, bambaska bir yazarla kars?las?r?z. Dostoyevski, hem al?s?k oldugu buyuk sehir hayat?ndan uzak olmas?n?n hem de sansur korkusunun etkisiyle bu donem kita

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The Cartoonist

Frank Babbitt is an American employee of Disneyland Paris who also searches out sexual and alcoholic adventures in Paris by night. Michael Miller is a bullied English boy with a disability, who dreams of being Mickey Mouse. He gets his break when Frank employs him in the Magic Kingdom.

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Sylvie

The story is about a heros love for three women, all of whom he loses; a hymn to unattainable, unrequited love. The story begins when a paragraph in a newspaper plunges the narrator into his memories as a younger man. The perspective seems to shift back and forth between the past and present, so the reader is never entirely sure if the narrator is recounting past events f

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Hernani (Heaths Modern Language Series)

Revised edition with introduction, notes, exercises, and vocabulary by John E. Matzke and D.S. Blondheim

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Aventures Prodigieuses de Tartarin de Tarascon

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfectionssuch as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into prin

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