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Es war einmal Indianerland

Stell dir vor, du bist 17 und lebst in den Hochhausern am Stadtrand. Der Sommer ist hei?. Es ist Mittwochnacht, als dir Jackie den Kopf verdreht. Im Freibad. Fuchsrotes Haar. Sandbraune Haut. Stell dir vor, wie dir die Funken aus den Fingern spruhen vor Gluck. Und plotzlich fliegt die Welt aus den Angeln: Zollner erwurgt seine Frau. Edda, die 21-Jahrige aus der Videothek,

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Blasting and Bombardiering

Blasting and Bombardiering is the autobiography of the English painter, novelist, and satirist Percy Wyndham Lewis. It was published in 1937. It was in this work that Lewis first identified the critically oft-mentioned Men of 1914 group of himself, Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, and James Joyce.

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?Tierra, tierra!

Segunda obra autobiografica de Sandor Marai tras Confesiones de un burgues, este es el libro mas intimo y desgarrador de todos los escritos por el gran autor hungaro. La clarividencia de su vision politica, la profundidad de su analisis historico, su perspicacia psicologica y su inteligente ironia confluyen en un relato apasionante en el que la Historia se convierte en un

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Dona Perfecta

Dona Perfecta (1876) fue la primera de las novelas sociales de Galdos, en la que trata de abordar los problemas de la Espana de su tiempo. Con este fin, situa la accion en una ciudad imaginaria (pero no irreal); su Orbajosa, como la Vetusta de Clarin, se ha incorporado por derecho propio a la geografia literaria de nuestro pais. El problema central es el de la intolerancia

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Fairy Tales Of Wilhelm Hauff

Records the stories told around the campfire by the members of a legendary caravan.

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Manuscrit trouve a Saragosse

Arrive en Espagne pour devenir capitaine des Gardes wallonnes, le jeune Alphonse Van Worden est entraine dans une etrange aventure, qui prendra lallure dune epreuve initiatique. Pendant les deux mois quil passe dans la chaine des Alpujarras, plusieurs personnes lui racontent lhistoire de leur vie, ou interviennent les narrations que leur ont faites dautres personnes q

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Le nozze in casa

A raccontare e Pipsi, tenera fanciulla di origini tedesche e altoborghesi, che la guerra allontana dai genitori e da una vita privilegiata, proiettandola nella Praga postbellica degli anni Cinquanta, tra gli assurdi dettami del realsocialismo. Nitidi fotogrammi scandiscono la storia dei primi incontri in un cortiletto di periferia o del corteggiamento retro cui fanno da sf

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Dead As Doornails: A Chronicle Of Life (Oxford Paperbacks)

Originally published in 1976, Anthony Cronins account of life in post-war literary Dublin is as funny and colorful as one would expect from an intimate of Brendan Behan, Patrick Kavanagh, and Flann OBrien; but, it is also a clear-eyed and bracing antidote to the kitsch that passes for literary history and memory in the Dublin of today. Cronin writes with remarkable subtl

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Rekreacje

Recreations is a novel of carnivalesque vitality and acute social criticism. It celebrates newly found freedom and reflects upon the contradictions of post-Soviet society. Four poets and an entourage of secondary characters converge on fictional Chortopil for the Festival of the Resurrecting Spirit, an orgy of popular culture, civic dysfunction, national pride, and sex. Re

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L�Interdiction(La Comedie Humaine)

Le magistrat n�etait pas le personnage le moins pittoresque au milieu de cette assemblee. Il avait sur la tete un bonnet de coton roussatre. Comme il etait sans cravate, son cou, rouge de froid et ride, se dessinait nettement au-dessus du collet pele de sa vieille robe de chambre. Sa figure fatiguee offrait l�expression a demi stupide que donne la preoccupation. Sa bouche

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