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Le Petit Chose (part 1) Histoire d'un Enfant By Alphonse Daudet
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Alphonse Daudet (French: [dodɛ]; 13 May 1840 – 16... More > December 1897) was a French novelist. He was the husband of Julia Daudet and father of Edmée Daudet, and writers Léon Daudet and Lucien Daudet.Daudet was born in Nîmes, France His family, on both sides, belonged to the bourgeoisie. The father, Vincent Daudet, was a silk manufacturer — a man dogged through life by misfortune and failure. Alphonse, amid much truancy, had a depressing boyhood. In 1856 he left Lyon, where his schooldays had been mainly spent, and began his career as a schoolteacher at Alès, Gard, in the south of France. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alphonse_Daudet< Less
Das Liebeskonzil Eine Himmels-Tragodie in funf Aufzugen By Oskar Panizza
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Leopold Hermann Oskar Panizza (12 November 1853 – 28... More > September 1921) was a German psychiatrist and avant-garde author, playwright, novelist, poet, essayist, publisher and literary journal editor. He is best known for his provocative tragicomedy, Das Liebeskonzil (The Love Council, 1894), for which he served a one-year prison sentence after being convicted in Munich in 1895 on 93 counts of blasphemy. Upon his release from prison, he lived for eight years in exile, first in Zürich and later in Paris.His deteriorating mental health forced him to return to Germany, where he spent his last sixteen years in an asylum in Bayreuth. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oskar_Panizza< Less
The Torrents of Spring, First Love, and Mumu By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev & Constance Garnett
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This Ivan Turgenev collection unites three of his finest stories into a single, compelling, and affordable edition. A lauded member of the Russia's literary avant-garde during the mid-19th century,... More > Turgenev's novels and short stories have been celebrated for their poignant, emotionally striking themes and the deft use of plot twists. In Torrents of Spring, we follow Dmitry Sanin, a young landowner who embarks on travel from his homestead in Russia to the German city of Frankfurt. Having already toured Italy and other places in Europe, Dmitry is en route home, and treats Frankfurt as a last stop. First Love - revered as one of Turgenev's best tales - begins at a party in which three middle-aged men are each telling the tale of their first love. Mumu concerns Gerasim, a deaf and mute serf who has moved to Moscow after a life spent working the country fields.< Less
The Torrents of Spring, First Love, and Mumu (Hardcover) By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev & Constance Garnett
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This Ivan Turgenev collection unites three of his finest stories into a single, compelling, and affordable edition. A lauded member of the Russia's literary avant-garde during the mid-19th century,... More > Turgenev's novels and short stories have been celebrated for their poignant, emotionally striking themes and the deft use of plot twists. In Torrents of Spring, we follow Dmitry Sanin, a young landowner who embarks on travel from his homestead in Russia to the German city of Frankfurt. Having already toured Italy and other places in Europe, Dmitry is en route home, and treats Frankfurt as a last stop. First Love - revered as one of Turgenev's best tales - begins at a party in which three middle-aged men are each telling the tale of their first love. Mumu concerns Gerasim, a deaf and mute serf who has moved to Moscow after a life spent working the country fields.< Less
Le Hold-up planétaire, La face cachée de Microsoft By Roberto Di Cosmo & Dominique Nora
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Cet ouvrage va à rebours de toute la mythologie véhiculée par le marketing génial de Microsoft. Il met en garde contre les dangers que nous fait courir ce Big Brother et... More > contre les ambitions démesurées de Citizen Gates : le contrôle total sur toute forme de transmission et de traitement de l'information, aussi bien dans l'éducation que les transmissions bancaires, les vieux et les nouveaux médias, et jusque dans l'intimité de notre vie privée. Quel mélange de crétinisme technologique et de servilité intellectuelle fallait-il pour laisser Microsoft bâtir un monopole absolu, en détruisant bon nombre d'entreprises dont les produits étaient de qualité supérieure ? D'ou vient la fortune de Bill Gates ? Comment est-il parvenu à piéger les consommateurs en kidnappant l'information dans un format propriétaire ?< Less
Le Hold-up planétaire, La face cachée de Microsoft By Roberto Di Cosmo & Dominique Nora
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Cet ouvrage va à rebours de toute la mythologie véhiculée par le marketing génial de Microsoft. Il met en garde contre les dangers que nous fait courir ce Big Brother et... More > contre les ambitions démesurées de Citizen Gates : le contrôle total sur toute forme de transmission et de traitement de l'information, aussi bien dans l'éducation que les transmissions bancaires, les vieux et les nouveaux médias, et jusque dans l'intimité de notre vie privée. Quel mélange de crétinisme technologique et de servilité intellectuelle fallait-il pour laisser Microsoft bâtir un monopole absolu, en détruisant bon nombre d'entreprises dont les produits étaient de qualité supérieure ? D'ou vient la fortune de Bill Gates ? Comment est-il parvenu à piéger les consommateurs en kidnappant l'information dans un format propriétaire ?< Less
Matisse Picasso and Gertrude Stein With Two Shorter Stories By Gertrude Stein
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Gertrude Stein (February 3, 1874 – July 27, 1946) was an... More > American novelist, poet, playwright and art collector. Born in the Allegheny West neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and raised in Oakland, California, Stein moved to Paris in 1903, and made France her home for the remainder of her life. She hosted a Paris salon, where the leading figures in modernism in literature and art would meet, such as Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sinclair Lewis, Ezra Pound, and Henri Matisse.In 1933, Stein published a kind of memoir of her Paris years, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, written in the voice of Alice B. Toklas, her life partner. Toklas was an American-born member of the Parisian avant-garde. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gertrude_Stein< Less
The Book of Jade By Judith Gautier
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Judith Gautier par Nadar, vers 1880Complémentsfille de... More > Théophile Gautiermodifier Louise Charlotte Ernestine Gautier, dite Judith Gautier, par son mariage Madame Catulle Mendès, est une femme de lettres française, née à Paris le 25 août 1845 et morte à Saint-Énogat (aujourd’hui Dinard) le 26 décembre 1917.Judith Gautier est l'une des femmes les plus fascinantes de son époque, par sa passion pour l'Asie (Chine et Japon notamment), par son rôle de pionnière dans l'analyse de la mystique wagnérienne, et par ses relations passionnées avec l'avant-garde littéraire française, de Victor Hugo à Baudelaire en passant par Gustave Flaubert. Excerpt from: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judith_Gautier< Less
The Last Days of Fort Vaux By Henry Bordeaux
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Henry Bordeaux, en 1919.Œuvres principalesmodifier Henry... More > Bordeaux, né le 25 janvier 1870 à Thonon-les-Bains et mort le 29 mars 1963 à Paris, est un avocat, romancier et essayiste français, originaire de Savoie.Henry Bordeaux est issu d'une famille catholique et royaliste qu'il décrit notamment dans La Maison (1912) et dans Le Pays sans ombre (1935). Son enfance est notamment bercée par l'espoir qu'a sa tante Dine de l'accession au trône du comte de Chambord (« J'appartiens à une famille qui a toujours marché à l'avant-garde du parti monarchique et conservateur »).Dans ses Mémoires, il revient sur ses origines familiales. Son père était originaire de Saint-Girons (Ariège); plus généralement, la famille Bordeaux venait du Couserans. Excerpt from: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Bordeaux< Less
The Usurper An Episode in Japanese History By Judith Gautier
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Judith Gautier par Nadar, vers 1880Complémentsfille de... More > Théophile Gautiermodifier Louise Charlotte Ernestine Gautier, dite Judith Gautier, par son mariage Madame Catulle Mendès, est une femme de lettres française, née à Paris le 25 août 1845 et morte à Saint-Énogat (aujourd’hui Dinard) le 26 décembre 1917.Judith Gautier est l'une des femmes les plus fascinantes de son époque, par sa passion pour l'Asie (Chine et Japon notamment), par son rôle de pionnière dans l'analyse de la mystique wagnérienne, et par ses relations passionnées avec l'avant-garde littéraire française, de Victor Hugo à Baudelaire en passant par Gustave Flaubert. Excerpt from: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judith_Gautier< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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