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Recuperaciones argentinas By Juan Pablo Di Cesare
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Recuperaciones argentinas es un conjunto de ensayos, aforismos y crónicas dedicados a explorar un sentimiento nostálgico sobre los orígenes y la identidad que muchas veces se... More > mezcla con esa monstruosidad llamada nación. El joven autor intenta acorralar la idea de Argentina desde la literatura y la experiencia individual de un estudiante perdido en la academia estadounidense. Un análisis donde prevalece el deseo de narrar y dedicarse a pensar por medio de la escritura. Recuperaciones argentinas is a collection of essays, aphorism, and chronicles dedicated to explore a nostalgic sentiment about origins and identity that many times it is confused with that monstrosity called nation. The young author attempts to enclosed the idea of Argentina through literature and the individual experience of a student lost in the American academia.< Less
Peplum Superstars By Carlo Vandelli
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Vito, a thirty years old out-of-luck freelance journalist in New York City, is given the chance to return home to Italy to interview Viva Lamour, the last movie star of the sword and sandal genre. ... More > While in Rome, trying to forget the girl who just broke his heart (and coming to terms with the sad reality that his hairline is receding), Vito rekindles with old friends and relatives he thought he would never see again. Our anti-hero will also cross path with a collection of excentric and colorful characters who will introduce him not only to the decandence Rome's nightlife has to offer but also to the fabulousness that comes with being "somebody". Stuck between two worlds, the one of the movie star and the extravagant characters that populate her universe, and the one of the primitive creatures he once called famiglia, Vito will come to terms with his own identity< Less
Kokoro By Soseki Natsume
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From Wikipedia: Kokoro (こゝろ or こころ) is a novel by the Japanese author Natsume Sōseki. It was first published in 1914 in serial form in the Japanese... More > newspaper Asahi Shinbun. While the title literally means "heart", the word contains shades of meaning, and can be translated as "the heart of things" or "feeling". The work deals with the transition from the Japanese Meiji society to the modern era, by exploring the friendship between a young man and an older man he calls "Sensei" (or teacher). It continues the theme of isolation developed in Soseki's immediately preceding works, here in the context of interwoven strands of egoism and guilt, as opposed to shame. Other important themes in the novel include the changing times (particularly the modernization of Japan in the Meiji era), the changing roles and ideals of women, and intergenerational change in values, the role of family, the importance of the self versus the group, the cost of weakness, and identity.< Less
Kokoro By Soseki Natsume
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From Wikipedia: Kokoro (こゝろ or こころ) is a novel by the Japanese author Natsume Sōseki. It was first published in 1914 in serial form in the Japanese... More > newspaper Asahi Shinbun. While the title literally means "heart", the word contains shades of meaning, and can be translated as "the heart of things" or "feeling". The work deals with the transition from the Japanese Meiji society to the modern era, by exploring the friendship between a young man and an older man he calls "Sensei" (or teacher). It continues the theme of isolation developed in Soseki's immediately preceding works, here in the context of interwoven strands of egoism and guilt, as opposed to shame. Other important themes in the novel include the changing times (particularly the modernization of Japan in the Meiji era), the changing roles and ideals of women, and intergenerational change in values, the role of family, the importance of the self versus the group, the cost of weakness, and identity.< Less
Peplum Superstars By Carlo Vandelli
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Vito, a thirty years old out-of-luck freelance journalist in New York City, is given the chance to return home to Italy to interview Viva Lamour, the last movie star of the sword and sandal genre. ... More > While in Rome, trying to forget the girl who just broke his heart (and coming to terms with the sad reality that his hairline is receding), Vito rekindles with old friends and relatives he thought he would never see again. Our anti-hero will also cross path with a collection of excentric and colorful characters who will introduce him not only to the decandence Rome's nightlife has to offer but also to the fabulousness that comes with being "somebody". Stuck between two worlds, the one of the movie star and the extravagant characters that populate her universe, and the one of the primitive creatures he once called famiglia, Vito will come to terms with his own identity< Less
Die Abenteuer von Sara und Clara By Mar Shy Sun
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From the first page on you,ll be taken onto unforgettable journey into world of unseen wonders and adventures where a little girl called Sara in most unpredictable way meets her soul mate flying... More > being Clara. They both by accident or not get thrust on a trip into different reality with no apparent way back. In order to find Sara,s way home to her family, her real identity, love and happiness they both voyage into unknown. On a way they both meet the most unimaginable creatures with whom they establish friendships and by helping each other in the ways they could not imagine before and combined together with Sara,s courage which grows stronger and stronger during the trip she finally achieves her quest. A must reading for all ages.< Less
Racconti [Italian] By Caterina Percoto
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Racconti romani (Roman Tales) is a series of sixty-one short stories written by the Italian author, Alberto Moravia. Written and published initially in the Italian newspaper, Il Corriere della Sera,... More > they were published as a collection in 1954 by Bompiani. All of the stories are set in Rome or its surroundings after World War II and focus on 'the common people of Rome' (Roma popolana). The characters in these stories tend to be the unemployed, ex-convicts, waiters, drivers, con artists, thieves and petty criminals, the average man (or woman) and the lower classes aspiring to climb out of poverty.All the stories are told in the first person with the narrator often unnamed, although details are usually furnished to provide a clue to the narrator's identity, such as their occupation, motivations and social status. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Racconti_romani Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
La maja desnuda [Spanish] By Vicente Blasco Ibanez
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The Nude Maja (Spanish: La Maja Desnuda [la ˈmaxa ðezˈnuða]) is a name given to a c. 1797-1800 oil on canvas painting by the Spanish artist Francisco Goya. It portrays a nude woman... More > reclining on a bed of pillows, and was probably commissioned by Manuel de Godoy, to hang in his private collection in a separate cabinet reserved for nude paintings. Goya created a pendant of the same woman identically posed, but clothed, known today as La maja vestida (The Clothed Maja); also in the Prado, it is usually hung next to La maja desnuda. The subject is identified as a maja based on her costume in La maja vestida.The painting is renowned for the straightforward and unashamed gaze of the model towards the viewer. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_maja_desnuda Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Roux de Marcilly - Syndic der Conféderation du Dix Confédérés By Nikolaus Pfander
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Louis XIV, normally seen as the flawless, untouchable sun-king, was - in contrary to that image - a lifelong victim of blackmail. His reign was a constant cover-up, not only centering on the identity... More > of his illegitimate father and his two triplet-bothers, but in addition his severe opium abuse and illegal counterfeit-money-production. First victim of the legacy-cover-up was a huguenot named Roux de Marcilly, member of a secret resistance society, living in London together with Louis' two triplets, keeping them as valets. Louis fears blackmail by opposing British government members, who had been completely aware of his delicate situation, Roux was lured to neutral Swizz soil, kidnapped and forced to commit suicide by foreign secretary Lionne, who feared disclosure that he himself sold secrete state papers to Holland - via Sardan, mysterious double agent and hospitalier, who carrys the key.< Less
Roux de Marcilly - Syndic der Conféderation du Dix Confédérés By Nikolaus Pfander
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Louis XIV, normally seen as the flawless, untouchable sun-king, was - in contrary to that image - a lifelong victim of blackmail. His reign was a constant cover-up, not only centering on the identity... More > of his illegitimate father and his two triplet-bothers, but in addition his severe opium abuse and illegal counterfeit-money-production. First victim of the legacy-cover-up was a huguenot named Roux de Marcilly, member of a secret resistance society, living in London together with Louis' two triplets, keeping them as valets. Louis fears blackmail by opposing British government members, who had been completely aware of his delicate situation, Roux was lured to neutral Swizz soil, kidnapped and forced to commit suicide by foreign secretary Lionne, who feared disclosure that he himself sold secrete state papers to Holland - via Sardan, mysterious double agent and hospitalier, who carrys the key.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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