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Télécharger le livre :  In Praise of Older Women

In Praise of Older Women

Stephen Vizinczey

'You cannot put it down: witty, moving and it's all about sex' Margaret Drabble'A masterpiece ... dazzling ... like all great novels, it shows the truth about life' Le Monde'At the basis of pleasure, of eroticism, Vizinczey places consciousness. His novel consists of...

Parution : 2012-03-01
Télécharger le livre :  Jerusalem the Golden

Jerusalem the Golden

Margaret Drabble

Brought up in a stifling, emotionless home in the north of England, Clara finds freedom when she wins a scholarship and travels to London. There, she meets Clelia and the rest of the Denham family: brilliant and charming, they dazzle Clara with their flair for life, and...

Parution : 2011-11-03
Télécharger le livre :  The Needle's Eye

The Needle's Eye

Margaret Drabble

Simon Camish is an embittered, timid barrister, too busy with his own problems to take note of Rose Vassiliou across a dinner party table. But only a few years before, Rose had frequently been in the news, an heiress who turned her back on family money in the name of...

Parution : 2011-11-03
Télécharger le livre :  The Seven Sisters

The Seven Sisters

Margaret Drabble

Candida Wilton has been ignored by her husband and children for years, before being displaced by a younger woman. Moving to London, alone, divorced and without much money, it seems she will now enjoy a life only of small pleasures: trips to the gym, visits to her...

Parution : 2011-11-03
Télécharger le livre :  One Fat Englishman

One Fat Englishman

Kingsley Amis

Brimming with gluttony, booze and lust, Roger Micheldene is loose in America. Supposedly visiting Budweiser University to make deals for his publishing firm in England, Roger instead sets out to offend all he meets and to seduce every woman he encounters. But his...

Parution : 2011-06-02
Télécharger le livre :  The Last Demon

The Last Demon

Isaac Bashevis Singer

'I, a demon, bear witness that there are no more demons left.Why demons, when man himself is a demon?Why persuade to evil someone who is already convinced?I am the last of the persuaders.'Isaac Bashevis Singer, who won the Nobel Prize in 1978, is best-remembered for his...

Parution : 2011-02-15
Télécharger le livre :  Someone Like You

Someone Like You

Roald Dahl

In Someone Like You are fifteen classic tales told by the grand master of the short story, Roald Dahl.Here, in Roald Dahl's first collection of his world famous dark and sinister adult stories, a wife serves a dish that baffles the police; a harmless bet suddenly...

Parution : 2009-12-07
Télécharger le livre :  Winter's Tales

Winter's Tales

Isak Dinesen

If one theme unifies the 11 tales collected here, it is that of longing. Written after her return from Kenya and during the dark days of the Nazi occupation, they derive their themes and locales from Isak Dinesen's childhood in Denmark. Isak Dinesen was the pen-name of...

Parution : 2001-09-27
Télécharger le livre :  Hangover Square

Hangover Square

Patrick Hamilton

London 1939, and in the grimy publands of Earls Court, George Harvey Bone is pursuing a helpless infatuation with Netta who is cool, contemptuous and hopelessly desirable to George. George is adrift in hell, until something goes click in his head and he realizes that he...

Parution : 2001-06-28

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