Biographical Fiction

New PDF release: Las ciudades invisibles (Biblioteca Calvino) (Spanish

By Italo Calvino,Aurora Bernárdez

ISBN-10: 8445072234

ISBN-13: 9788445072233

ISBN-10: 8478444157

ISBN-13: 9788478444151

Las ciudades invisibles se presentan como una serie de relatos de viaje que Marco Polo hace a Kublai Kan, emperador de los tártaros... A este emperador melancólico que ha comprendido que su ilimitado poder poco cuenta en un mundo que marcha hacia l. a. ruina, un viajero imaginario le habla de ciudades imposibles, por ejemplo una ciudad microscópica que va ensanchándose y termina formada por muchas ciudades concéntricas en expansión, una ciudad telaraña suspendida sobre un abismo, o una ciudad bidimensional como Moriana... Creo que lo que el libro evoca no es sólo una suggestion atemporal de los angeles ciudad, sino que desarrolla, de manera unas veces implícita y otras explícita, una discusión sobre los angeles ciudad moderna... Creo haber escrito algo como un último poema de amor a las ciudades, cuando es cada vez más difícil vivirlas como ciudades.Italo calvino

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Download e-book for iPad: The Trial of Sören Qvist by Janet Lewis,Kevin Haworth

By Janet Lewis,Kevin Haworth

ISBN-10: 0804011443

ISBN-13: 9780804011440

Originally released in 1947, The Trial of Sören Qvist has been praised by means of a couple of critics for its exciting plot and Janet Lewis’s robust writing. And within the advent to this re-creation, Swallow Press govt editor and writer Kevin Haworth calls awareness to the modern feeling of the story—despite its having been written greater than fifty years in the past and set a number of hundred years some time past. As in Lewis’s best-known novel, The spouse of Martin Guerre, the plot derives from Samuel March Phillips’s nineteenth-century examine, Famous situations of Circumstantial Evidence, during which this British felony historian thought of the trial of Pastor Sören Qvist to be the main extraordinary case.

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Calamities by Augustino L. Nyigillo PDF

By Augustino L. Nyigillo

The paint at the partitions used to be worn. 1/2 the tiles have been damaged, leaving gaps at the ground like damaged enamel. a major photo of Christ used to be patched at the wall. I guessed it was once used to hide an enormous beginning. at the different facet of the wall was once a calendar with a stunning photograph of Beirut sooner than it used to be demolished. My cognizance was once distracted to a gap in a single of the corners. I neglected the teach of dialog. My brain was once absolutely drawn into one other international. We have been constrained in a smelly, tiny room for fifteen days on the border. We simply removed the odor, pondering that once we reached Beirut, issues will be ideal. Now, we'd be residing in one other room precisely like that one, for so long as we lived in Beirut? confronted with the possibility of genocide in his domestic state of Sudan, Augustino Nyigillo used to be confronted with offerings: leaving behind his lifestyles for an opportunity at freedom overseas or dealing with loss of life by the hands of machete-waving terrorists at domestic; Calamities abound. From the holy warfare in his personal kingdom to the political strife of the center East, Nyigillo's gut-wrenching travails from the Sudan to Syria to Lebanon to Egypt describe the plight of the Sudanese Diaspora. regardless of discrimination, alienation, and separation, Nyigillo and his humans persevere.

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Read e-book online The Refugee Hotel PDF

By Carmen Aguirre

ISBN-10: 0889226504

ISBN-13: 9780889226500

Set in a run-down Vancouver resort in 1974, in simple terms months after the beginning of the notorious Pinochet regime, 8 Chilean refugees fight, from time to time haplessly, now and then profoundly, to make a decision if fleeing their place of origin capability they've got deserted their buddies and tasks or no longer. greater than a dismal comedy, this play offers voice to refugee groups from all corners.

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Download e-book for kindle: Beggars of Life (Black Squirrel Books) by Jim Tully,Mark Dawidziak,Paul J. Bauer

By Jim Tully,Mark Dawidziak,Paul J. Bauer

ISBN-10: 1902593782

ISBN-13: 9781902593784

Jim Tully left his fatherland of St. Marys, Ohio, in 1901, spending such a lot of his teenage years within the corporation of hoboes. Drifting around the kingdom as a “road kid,” he spent these years scrambling into boxcars, dozing in hobo jungles, warding off railroad law enforcement officials, begging nutrition from again doorways, and haunting public libraries. Tully crafted those thoughts right into a darkish and miraculous chronicle of the yankee underclass—especially in his moment ebook, Beggars of lifestyles, an autobiographical novel released in 1924. Tully observed all of it, from a church baptism within the Mississippi River to election day in Chicago. And in Beggars of existence, he captures an the USA principally hidden from view.This novelistic memoir inspired readers and reviewers with its outstanding power and honesty. Tully’s devotion to Mark Twain and Jack London taught him the significance of giving the reader a feeling of position, and this he does brilliantly, many times, all through Beggars of existence. From the outlet dialog on a railroad trestle, Beggars of existence rattles alongside just like the quickly Flyer Virginia that Tully forums halfway during the publication. this is often the e-book that outlined Tully’s hard-boiled kind and set the trend for the twelve books that over the following 20 years. Startling in its originality and depth, Beggars of lifestyles is a breakneck trip made whereas clinging to the bottom rungs of the social ladder.

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Beyond the Wall - download pdf or read online

By Susan Allred

removal his icy gaze from Irene and Karl, the soldier all started taking a look over their forms. They either sat, slightly respiring, attempting to quell the phobia that used to be struggling with its technique to the outside. The soldier without warning beckoned Irene and Karl to stick to him. Karl Berger and his relatives have survived Hitler's Reich in simple terms to back be devastated through Soviet rule. His mom and dad make a decision younger Karl should have a greater destiny than the single provided him in East Germany. along with his mom at his part, Karl units out to make a bold get away around the border. he's wanting to go away his lifestyles lower than communism and begin a brand new existence in the USA, yet will he make it? subscribe to Karl on an exciting glimpse of lifestyles past the Wall.

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Download e-book for kindle: Reminiscences of a Stock Operator: The classic novel based by Edwin Lefevre,Tim Price

By Edwin Lefevre,Tim Price

ISBN-10: 0857195948

ISBN-13: 9780857195944

ISBN-10: 1592801943

ISBN-13: 9781592801947

ISBN-10: 1946963062

ISBN-13: 9781946963062

Reminiscences of a inventory Operator is the unforgettable tale of the lifetime of Jesse Livermore, one in every of Wall Street's maximum ever inventory speculators.

Loosely fictionalised in 1923 in collaboration with journalist Edwin Lefevre, this can be the tale of the highs and the lows, the options and the road smarts, the epic wins (and occasionally epic losses) that has encouraged generations of traders and traders.

This version comes with an unique foreword by way of Tim expense, writer of Investing throughout the taking a look Glass.

Harriman Definitive variations supply the very best quality variations of the easiest monetary books of all time. Meticulously proofread, fantastically typeset in new designs, followed through forewords via the simplest glossy monetary writers, revealed and certain in fine quality hardcovers on acid-free paper - they're crucial long term additions to the portfolio of each investor and trader.

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Get Lucrecia Borgia, la hija del Papa (Nuevos Tiempos) (Spanish PDF

By Dario Fo,Carlos Gumpert

ISBN-10: 8416208301

ISBN-13: 9788416208302

Lucrecia Borgia: hija de un Papa, tres veces casada, un marido asesinado, un hijo ilegítimo... todo en solo treinta y nueve años y en pleno Renacimiento. los angeles suya fue una vida realmente increíble que sin duda alguna merece los angeles pena contar. Lo han intentado escritores, filósofos e historiadores. Ahora, a modo de excepcional homenaje a su esposa recientemente fallecida, el premio nobel Dario Fo, alejándose de reconstrucciones escandalosas o puramente históricas, nos revela en una novela toda los angeles humanidad de Lucrecia, liberándola del cliché de mujer disoluta e incestuosa y sumergiéndola en el contexto histórico y en l. a. vida cotidiana de su época. De esta forma, el lector vivirá en primera personality l. a. fascinación de las cortes renacentistas, con el Papa Alejandro VI, el más corrupto de los pontífices, y su diabólico hermano, César. También con los maridos de Lucrecia, expulsados, asesinados, humillados, y sus amantes, el primero de todos el gran humanista Pietro Bembo, con el que compartía el amor por el arte, por los angeles poseía y el teatro. Todos ellos peones del despiadado juego del poder.

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