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    By Albert Camus

    Quoi qu'il puisse arriver, Jonas, peintre au expertise reconnu, croit en sa bonne étoile - jamais elle ne cessera de l'aider et de le guider. Pourtant los angeles vie, ses proches, ses amis, ses disciples l'acculent peut à peu à l. a. stérilité artistique...
    Un ingénieur français, en undertaking au Brésil, est confronté aux superstitions et au mysticisme des indigènes. Mais l'amitié qu'il éprouve pour l'un d'entre eux air of mystery raison de son scepticisme.
    Deux magnifiques nouvelles à los angeles fin mystérieuse et ambiguë.

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  • Download E-books Exile and the Kingdom PDF

    By Albert Camus

    From numerous masterfully rendered views, those six tales depict humans at painful odds with the realm round them. A spouse can purely hand over to a barren region evening by means of betraying her husband. An artist struggles to honor his personal aspirations in addition to society's expectancies of him. A missionary brutally switched over to the worship of a tribal fetish is left with yet an echo of his id. no matter if set in North Africa, Paris, or Brazil, the tales in Exile and the Kingdom are probing pics of non secular exile, and man’s perpetual look for an internal country within which to be reborn. They exhibit Camus on the peak of his powers.

    Now, at the fiftieth anniversary of the book’s booklet, Carol Cosman’s new translation recovers a literary treasure for our time.

    Albert Camus received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957.

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  • Download E-books On a eu du mal PDF

    By Jérémie Gindre

    "Le most effective soir au eating place, alors que ça ne lui avait jamais traversé l'esprit, elle copie spontanément un couple d'Allemands qui grimacent en buvant du limoncello. Le copain rigole et begin à l. a. trouver attirante, ce qui finit comme prévu. Il est gentil et musclé. Il lui parle du patrimoine de l'île, de petites plages quasi secrètes. Avec lui Mélanie Gillioz se despatched prête à faire du topless. Un matin en faisant du jet-ski, elle se dit que finalement son truc, c'est plus les sensations fortes".

    L'auteur des cinq histoires de ce recueil est un explorateur. Ses investigations, destinées à décrypter le rôle des émotions, le mènent dans "l'extra-quotidien", d'où il rapporte des scènes singulières et drôles.

    Né à Genève en 1978, Jérémie Gindre est un artiste et écrivain suisse, qui a décidé de ne pas choisir entre arts plastiques et littérature. Sa pratique artistique comprend l’écriture comme l. a. sculpture, l’installation ou encore le dessin, et discover des thèmes aussi variés que l’histoire, l. a. géographie, ou les neurosciences. On a ecu du mal lui a d’ailleurs été inspiré par une résidence d’artiste au Centre Interfacultaire en Sciences Affectives de Genève. « J’ai toujours ecu un rapport très encyclopédique à l’art. Je trouve d’abord un sujet qui me passionne, puis une histoire à faire apparaître autour.»

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  • Download E-books La Boutique Obscure: 124 Dreams PDF

    By Georges Perec

    The beguiling, never-before-translated dream diary of Georges Perec

    In La Boutique Obscure Perec once more revolutionized literary shape, developing the world’s first “nocturnal autobiography.” From 1968 until eventually 1972—the interval whilst he wrote his such a lot recognized works—the loved French stylist recorded his desires. yet as chances are you'll anticipate, his strategy used to be faraway from orthodox.

    Avoiding the hazy psychoanalysis of so much dream journals, he challenged himself to translate his visions and unconscious churnings at once into prose. In laying down the nonsensical leaps of the mind's eye, he unearths new methods  to precise the feel and ambiguity of dreams—those characteristics that end up so elusive.

    Beyond taking pictures a common adventure for the 1st time and being an outstanding rfile of literary invention, La Boutique Obscure contains the seeds of a few of Perec’s most famed books. it's also an intimate portrait of 1 of the good innovators of contemporary literature.

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    By Mathias Énard

    One of the really unique books of the decade—written as a unmarried, hypnotic, propulsive, bodily impossible to resist sentence—Zone tells the tale of a French Intelligence agent on his method to the Vatican to promote a briefcase of secrets and techniques. Over the process his teach trip, he thinks again over his existence and all of the harm he is triggered during this violent century.

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  • Download E-books Le feu (Journal d'une escouade) PDF

    By Henri Barbusse

    Pour les hommes du 231e régiment d'infanterie, les différences d'âge et de situation sociale n'importent plus. Tous sont venus s'enterrer dans les tranchées boueuses de Crouy, sous l. a. pluie et le feu de l. a. mitraille allemande. Leur seule certitude face aux armées ennemies : "I'faut t'nir". Barbusse fut l'un des leurs. Tiré de ses carnets de guerre, ce roman, prix Goncourt 1916, révéla à ceux de l'arrière le quotidien des poilus : leur braveness, leur camaraderie, leur argot, mais aussi los angeles saleté, l'attente et l'ennui. Cette guerre, l'état-major, le gouvernement et l. a. presse patriotique l. a. censurent. Il faudra un roman comme Le feu pour en dire toute los angeles barbarie mécanique, mais aussi l'espoir : celui de s'en sortir vivant.

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  • Download E-books Eugenie Grandet (Penguin Classics) PDF

    By Honoré de Balzac

    Depicting the deadly conflict among fabric wishes and the releasing strength of human passions, Honoré de Balzac's Eugénie Grandet is translated with an creation by means of M.A. Crawford in Penguin Classics. In a dismal condo in provincial Saumur, the miser Grandet lives together with his spouse and daughter, Eugénie, whose lives are stifled and overshadowed by way of his obsession with gold. Guarding his piles of glittering treasures and his in basic terms baby both heavily, he'll permit not anyone close to them. but if the coming of her good-looking cousin, Charles, awakens Eugénie's personal wishes, her ardour brings her right into a violent collision along with her father that ends up in tragedy for all. Eugénie Grandet is one of many earliest and most interesting works in Balzac's Comédie humaine cycle, which portrays a society ate up through the fight to accumulate wealth and attain strength. the following Grandet embodies either the passionate pursuit of cash, and the human fee of avarice. M. A. Crawford's lucid translation is followed by means of an advent discussing the irony and mental perception of Balzac's characterization, the function of destiny within the novel, its environment and historic heritage.  

    For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts better by way of introductions and notes via individual students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations by way of award-winning translators.

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