Contemporary Short Stories

Read e-book online L'Aurora (Italian Edition) PDF

By Tiziana Scrugli,Tiziana Scrugli

ISBN-10: 1471062236

ISBN-13: 9781471062230

Un romanzo che mette al centro l. a. storia di una famiglia, di fatto una saga familiare tra ricordi e memoria storica. L’autrice racconta in prima personality le vicende accadutele dall’ultimo anno di liceo al 2011, anno in cui diventa mamma.
Prima l’amore fortemente ostacolato dalla famiglia perché i protagonisti sono cugini di primo grado, poi il felice matrimonio nella prima parte del romanzo.
Successivamente l. a. difficoltà del quotidiano di una famiglia come le tante. Il desiderio di avere un figlio, tre anni di sofferenze nella speranza e nel desiderio di diventare genitori senza alcun risultato, il lungo calvario che porta alla fecondazione assistita, le delusioni, le paure, gli insuccessi, poi l. a. gioia della nascita di un figlio.
Un libro testimonianza consistent with tutti coloro che si trovano, specie le donne, in condizioni di lottare according to poter avere e godere del dono di un figlio.
Un libro di condivisione, un libro di sostegno, di coraggio, di speranza. Un’opera adatta advert un pubblico eterogeneo.

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Lluvia roja (El Ojo del Tiempo) (Spanish Edition) - download pdf or read online

By Cees Nooteboom,Isabel-Clara Lorda Vidal

ISBN-10: 8498412587

ISBN-13: 9788498412581

Los primeros viajes, un laberinto de callejas, los antiguos vecinos de Menorca o los excesos juveniles del joven Nooteboom. Todas esas imágenes y sucesos del pasado se reúnen en Lluvia roja, un libro que nos descubre todos los temas e inquietudes de Cees Nooteboom.

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Download PDF by Christiaan Bakkes,Elsa Silke,Suzette Kotze-Myburg: Bushveld, Desert and Dogs: A Game Ranger’s Life

By Christiaan Bakkes,Elsa Silke,Suzette Kotze-Myburg

ISBN-10: 0798156899

ISBN-13: 9780798156899

37 tales chosen and organized through Suzette Kotzé-Myburgh from Stoffel in Afrika en Stoffel op safari. Translated by means of Elsa Silke.
Bakkes has been inquisitive about conservation for nearly 20 years in a single of Africa’s final desert areas:, Namibia’s dry northwestern components, the Kaokoveld and Damaraland. He and his spouse either paintings for desolate tract Safaris, Christiaan as a advisor and region supervisor. He has additionally led numerous gorilla safaris within the forests of Uganda. Bakkes is quickly turning into a mythical determine in Namibian ecotourism and in his outspoken commitment to conservation. A grasp narrator whose tales painting existence within the desolate tract with enticing simplicity and humour.”

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Yusuf Idris,Denys Johnson-Davies's The Essential Yusuf Idris: Masterpieces of the Egyptian PDF

By Yusuf Idris,Denys Johnson-Davies

ISBN-10: 9774162420

ISBN-13: 9789774162428

Yusuf Idris (1927–91), who belonged to an analogous iteration of pioneering Egyptian writers as Naguib Mahfouz and Tawfiq al-Hakim, is greatly celebrated because the father of the Arabic brief tale. He studied and practiced drugs, yet his pursuits have been in politics and the aid of the nationalist fight, and in writing—and his writing, no matter if in his commonplace newspaper columns or in his fiction, frequently mirrored his political convictions. He used to be nominated for the Nobel Prize for literature greater than as soon as, and while the prize went to Naguib Mahfouz in 1988, Idris felt that he were omitted as a result of his outspoken perspectives on Israel. In all, Yusuf Idris wrote a few twelve collections of fantastically crafted brief tales, almost always approximately usual, bad humans, lots of that have been translated into English and are integrated, besides an extract from one among his novels, during this selection of the easiest of his work.

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Deseos de hielo (Abra) (Spanish Edition) by Ana Urkiza Ibaibarriaga,Bego Montorio Uribarren PDF

By Ana Urkiza Ibaibarriaga,Bego Montorio Uribarren

ISBN-10: 8480912928

ISBN-13: 9788480912921

Todo ser humano se debate, cada día, entre sueños, anhelos y deseos, a veces, de fuego, y otras, de hielo. Ana Urkiza ha sabido plasmar ese calidoscopio de sentimientos agridulces en su libro Deseos de hielo. A través de doce relatos de muy diferente tono y tesitura, l. a. escritora entrelaza de forma brillante una mirada sagaz con una escritura elegante. Un libro que engancha desde el principio y en el que el lector se verá identificado en sus breves pero intensos relatos. Esta novela fue publicada por primera vez en euskara en el año 2000. El amplio éxito obtenido entre los lectores ha hecho posible su reedición en varias ocasiones. Seis años después de su publicación, Ttarttalo se anima a publicar l. a. obra en castellano, con los angeles esperanza de reeditar el mismo éxito entre los lectores en castellano.

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Get Amor de Artur (Impedimenta) (Spanish Edition) PDF

By Xosé Luis Méndez Ferrín,Editorial Impedimenta,Moncha Fuentes,Xavier R. Baixeras,Constantino Bértolo

ISBN-10: 8493711098

ISBN-13: 9788493711092

X. L. Méndez Ferrín es, sin duda, el más importante escritor vivo en lengua gallega. Autor totémico, referente ineludible para nuevas generaciones de narradores, ha sido varias veces propuesto para el Premio Nobel de Literatura.

Los cinco relatos recogidos en Amor de Artur, volumen de una hermosura feroz, tienen como fondo el país de Tagen Ata, territorio paradigmático y símbolo de l. a. Galicia mítica. Cinco relatos bellísimos, de un encanto sutil, que van desde l. a. alegoría fantástica del tema amoroso a los angeles recreación del universo caballeresco bretón; de l. a. caída al abismo de un juguete roto de l. a. música rock a los angeles remembranza de un verano inolvidable en que se trenzan, con maestría de orfebre, sagas míticas con sabor a sangre y venganza. Todo ello abordado desde una perspectiva singular y extraña, originalísima, innovadora y enigmática.

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Download e-book for iPad: Strange Pilgrimages by Achmat Dangor

By Achmat Dangor

ISBN-10: 1770103007

ISBN-13: 9781770103009

From the award-winning pen of Achmat Dangor comes a sophisticated and
multi-layered choice of brief tales that showcases an strange and
illuminating tackle the fight years, and the way the previous affects on us
in numerous ways.
The reader is brought to various characters and their journeys,
both literal and metaphorical. The hyperlink among them is that each
undertakes a ‘pilgrimage’ into the prior and exhibits the effect this
has on their lives.
Central to a lot of this are the fight years. those have visible some
sent into exile, yet few ever omit their South Africanness, for the pull
of nostalgia is an ever-present strength. a few query the worth of what
they did in the course of these years, others see it in a slightly ambivalent light,
while others are looking to omit, are looking to circulation on, are looking to be relieved of
the ‘baggage’ in their prior. for lots of of them, intercourse turns into the
means of break out from the shackles of memory.
This is not only one other encomium to the fight years; instead,
what makes unusual Pilgrimages stand out is the author’s different
perspective on that interval of our history

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Useful Gifts - download pdf or read online

By Carole L. Glickfeld

ISBN-10: 0820310417

ISBN-13: 9780820310411

ISBN-10: 0820337072

ISBN-13: 9780820337074

Charged with the secret of early life, with interest and bold, confusion and worry, the 11 interrelated tales in Useful Gifts discover what Ruthie is familiar with. The youngest baby of profoundly deaf mom and dad residing in long island within the Forties and Nineteen Fifties, Ruthie Zimmer speaks and symptoms. examining for her mom and dad, she attempts to make experience of worlds as shut as her family's fourth-floor residence, as expansive as her rooftop playground and as different because the local below.

The methods of language, its methods, its behavior, its humor—as good because the demons that upward push inside of us once we fail to communicate—form an undercurrent in lots of of Carole Glickfeld's tales. In "What My mom understands" Hannah Zimmer gleans the local gossip from her condominium window, telling Ruthie in a gesture that Mrs. Frangione is pregnant back, and saying in clipped, terse indicators that the O'Briens have divorced. "Know drunk?…Unhappy, struggle, spouse, divorce." there's, in "My Father's Darling" the hoarse, choked screaming of Albert Zimmer, "Honorfatherhonorfatherhonorfather" impressive his daughter Melva has she sinks to the ground muttering "Misermisermisermiser" within the far away, disembodied voice of a ventriloquist. And, in "Talking Mama-Losh'n" there's Sidney, Ruthie's older brother, "getting right down to business," sprinkling his speech with Yiddish, French and German—words that venture a knowledge and cosmopolitanism he in actual fact craves.

Three flooring under the Zimmer residence, Ruthie enters the altogether diversified realm of Dot, a thrice-married hatcheck woman, and her daughter and son, Glory and Roy Rogers. those are characters who, as their names appear to promise, deliver experience and excitement—from acted-out fantasies of Hollywood to gunfights amid the rooftop battlements of "Fort Arden," from impulsive, trendy haircuts to chinese language meals with beef. And, around the droop, Ruthie visits with the Opals family—Iris, Ivy, and Ione—three daughters whose unending classes in appeal, elocution and posture major them for destiny "fame and glory."

In Useful Gifts, Carole Glickfeld creates, in the course of the positive voice of a tender lady, intimacy with the complexity and heartbreak of an international we are hoping she will live to tell the tale. within the final tale of the gathering, Ruth Zimmer, 20 years older, retraces her neighborhood—not in simple terms to maintain her thoughts yet to appreciate, eventually, their impression on her now, a grown lady residing 3 thousand miles away.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Dedalus Book of Slovak Literature (Dedalus Anthologies) by Peter Karpinsky,Janet Livingstone,Denis Dobrovoda

By Peter Karpinsky,Janet Livingstone,Denis Dobrovoda

ISBN-10: 1910213047

ISBN-13: 9781910213049

The Dedalus e-book of Slovak Literature deals a wide-ranging number of fiction from the tip of the 19th century till the current day, together with paintings by means of Slovakia's vintage and most crucial modern authors akin to Rudolf Sloboda, Dominik Tatarka, Pavel Vilikovsky, Monika Kompanikova and Balla. this can be an important number of Slovak fiction to have seemed in English and may be crucial studying for somebody eager to achieve an idea of Slovak Literature.

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