Category: Fiction

Los años con Laura Díaz

By Carlos Fuentes

Los años con Laura Díaz está basada en conversaciones sostenidas con sus dos abuelas, y comprende un lapso de a hundred años, desde 1868 a 1968.

El clamor del tumulto que quiere cambiar el destino de México converge con los angeles ruta colorida de un par de grandes de l. a. pintura common: Frida Kahlo y Diego Rivera.

La familia que formará Cósima en Veracruz, casada con Felipe, cuya madre period francesa, estará formada también por otras tres mujeres: Hilda, Virginia y Leticia, l. a. madre de Laura. los angeles historia de l. a. protagonista es narrada al tiempo que los angeles historia del país. l. a. intención del autor es recuperar l. a. parte femenina que ha quedado diluida en los angeles historia de un país fundamentalmente masculino, donde l. a. herencia azteca, árabe y española los angeles ha marginado del acontecer histórico.

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Star Trek: Lost Time (Star Trek: Starfleet Corps of Engineers Book 51)

By Ilsa J. Bick

virtually a yr after the S.C.E. staff at the da Vinci helped Lieutenant Nog of Deep house nine ™ salvage the hulk of DS9's sister station Empok Nor, a booby catch left at the back of via the Androssi threatens the Bajoran approach. however the strength harm might be more than the mixed crews of the da Vinci and DS9 can deal with, because the hazard stretches throughout universes -- and their merely desire for survival may possibly relaxation with their long-dead crewmates 111 and Kieran Duffy!

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Analects (Collected Works of Paul Valery, Volume 14) (Princeton Legacy Library)

By Paul Valéry

Publish yr note: initially released in 1970.

Grouped jointly during this publication are a number of smaller volumes and plaquettes within which Valery had released decisions of his shorter prose writings: aphorisms, ethical reflections, poetic observations, flashes of wit or fancy, even jokes--a number of feedback and impressions, lots of them first recorded in his Notebooks.

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The Astounding, the Amazing, and the Unknown: A Novel

By Paul Malmont

In 1943, whilst the USA learns that Germany is at the verge of a perilous innovation which could tip the stability of the conflict, the govt turns to an not likely resource for aid: the nation’s most sensible technology fiction writers. put in at a covert army lab in the Philadelphia Naval backyard are the main outstanding of those younger visionaries. The unruly band is led via Robert Heinlein, the rushing and complex grasp of the style. His “Kamikaze Group,” consisting of the bold genius Isaac Asimov, is tasked with remodeling the wonders of technology fiction into technological know-how truth and unlocking the secrets and techniques to invisibility, demise rays, strength fields, climate keep watch over, and different marvelous phenomena ― and discovering it more durable than they ever imagined. while a German secret agent washes ashore close to the deserted manhattan ruins of a mysterious power facility, the army starts to worry that the Nazis are a step prior to Heinlein’s crew. Now the oddball workforce, joined through outdated buddies from the Pulp period together with L. Ron Hubbard (court-martialed for attacking Mexico), needs to race to seize up. The solutions they search might be locked within the mythical struggle of Currents, which used to be fought a long time past among Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison. because the chance of an approaching Nazi invasion of the USA grows an increasing number of attainable, occasions are set in movement that simply might revolutionize the longer term ― or spoil it ― whereas forcing the writers to problem the bounds of expertise, mind's eye, love, future, or even fact itself. Blazing at breathtaking velocity from forgotten tunnels deep underneath big apple to top-secret battles within the North Pacific, and careening from fact to pulp and again back, The spectacular, the superb, and the Unknown is a sweeping, romantic epic ― a page-turning rocket send experience in the course of the heritage of the longer term.

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The Sweetest Dark

For enthusiasts of Lauren Kate and Libba Bray, The Sweetest darkish is full of exciting romance, fascinating event, and old magic. Shana Abé brilliantly captures the drama of post-Victorian England, whereas unfolding a passionate love tale that defies time.
“With each fiber of my being, I yearned to be general. To flow via my days at Iverson with no incident. yet I’d need to face the truth that my existence used to be approximately to spread in a really, very varied manner than I’d ever anticipated. Normal may turn into endlessly out of reach.”
Lora Jones has constantly recognized that she’s diverse. at the outdoor, she seems to be a typical sixteen-year-old woman. but Lora’s been retaining a heartful of secrets and techniques: She hears songs that nobody else can listen, desires vividly of smoke and flight, and lives with a mysterious voice inside of her that insists she’s way over what she seems.
England, 1915. Raised in an orphanage in a coarse nook of London, Lora speedy learns to conceal her distinctive skills and stay away from cognizance. Then, a lot to her shock, she is chosen because the new charity scholar at Iverson, an elite boarding college on England’s southern coast. Iverson’s eerie, gothic citadel is like not anything Lora has ever visible. And the 2 boys she meets there'll open her eyes and ceaselessly switch her destiny.
Jesse is the school’s groundskeeper—a attractive boy who acknowledges Lora for who and what she actually is. Armand is a darkly good-looking and smug aristocrat who harbors a couple of heavily guarded secrets and techniques of his personal. either carry the solutions to her earlier. One is the foremost to her destiny. And either will goal to win her middle. As possibility descends upon Iverson, Lora needs to harness the powers she’s purely simply started to appreciate, in any other case lose every little thing she dearly loves.
jam-packed with lush surroundings, exciting romance, and historic magic, The Sweetest Dark brilliantly captures a wealthy historic period whereas unfolding a fascinating love tale that defies time.

Praise for The Sweetest Dark
“A splendidly clean tale of self-discovery, love, courage—and dragons . . . i used to be enchanted.”—Melissa Marr, New York Times bestselling writer of Wicked Lovely
“Abé creates a wealthy and clean world.”—RT publication experiences (four stars)
“Abe’s writing is either dependent and gorgeous . . . The Sweetest Dark is the ideal delusion read.”—Badass publication Reviews
“Strong and spellbinding.”—Genre cross around reports

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Sleepless Nights (New York Review Books Classics)

By Elizabeth Hardwick

In Sleepless Nights a girl appears to be like again on her life—the parade of individuals, the moving heritage of place—and assembles a scrapbook of stories, reflections, photos, letters, needs, and goals. An encouraged fusion of truth and invention, this fantastically discovered, hard-bitten, lyrical booklet isn't just Elizabeth Hardwick's most interesting fiction yet one of many amazing contributions to American literature of the final fifty years.

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Dreams of Reality (The Dreams Trilogy, Book 1)

By Beth Bares

Be cautious what you need for... Elizabeth’s goals have developed into sunlight hours visions which are turning into fact. pondering she is wasting her brain, these closest to her, are compelled to admit their actual identities and that Elizabeth’s strange birthmark is absolutely the mark of the 7th energy. She doesn’t comprehend no matter if to be freaked out or extremely joyful that her life-long want has come actual. but if her latest imaginative and prescient sincerely screens evil and darkness in the strongest immortal council, worry takes priority over all different feelings. Elizabeth desires to embody this new global and face no matter what risk it will possibly contain. yet she is decided to accomplish it on her personal phrases and never these from a few century outdated, egotistical men.

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The Wicked Pavilion

By Dawn Powell

The “Wicked Pavilion” of the name is the Café Julien, the place all people who's anyone is going to get over failed amorous affairs and to pursue new ones, to cadge funds, to hatch plots, and to puncture one another’s recognition. Dennis Orphen, the author from sunrise Powell’s Turn, Magic Wheel, makes an visual appeal right here, as does Andy Callingham, Powell’s thinly disguised Ernest Hemingway. The climax of this mercilessly humorous novel comes with a celebration which, remarked Gore Vidal, “resembles Proust’s final roundup,” and the place one of many partygoers observes, “There are a few humans right here who've been useless twenty years.”

"For a long time sunrise Powell was once continually simply at the verge of ceasing to be a cult and turning into a massive religion." -- Gore Vidal

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The Human Comedy: Selected Stories (New York Review Books Classics)

An NYRB Classics Original

Characters from each nook of society and all walks of life—lords and girls, businessmen and armed forces males, bad clerks,  unforgiving moneylenders, aspiring politicians, artists, actresses, swindlers, misers, parasites, sexual adventurers, crackpots,  and more—move during the pages of The Human Comedy, Balzac’s multivolume magnum opus, an interlinked chronicle of modernity in all its attractiveness and squalor. The Human Comedy contains the good roomy novels that experience exercised this kind of sway over Balzac’s many literary inheritors, from Dostoyevsky and Henry James to Marcel Proust; it additionally includes an array of brief fictions during which Balzac is at his so much focused and forceful. 9 of those, all newly translated, look during this quantity, and jointly they supply an unequaled evaluate of an excellent writer’s obsessions and artwork. listed here are “The Duchesse de Langeais,” “A ardour within the Desert,” and “Sarrasine”; stories of insanity, illicit ardour, ill-gotten earnings, and crime. What unifies them, Peter Brooks issues out in his creation, is an incomparable storyteller’s fascination with the facility of storytelling, whereas all through we additionally notice what Proust so prominent: the “mysterious move of blood and desire.”

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