Tag Archives: English (USA)

Griffintown

  LITERARY FICTION “A novel which has all the bitterness of Cormac McCarthy’s great westerns.” — L’actualité “This novel’s tour de force is its ability to conjure up an obsolete and poverty-stricken world and raise it to great heights, making it both enthralling and incredibly alive. There is something of a great writer in Marie […]

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Adventures of a Young Divorcee (Tribulations d’une Jeune divorcée)

FICTION – HUMOR Contains new illustrations by the author! Deborah, a young housewife, submissive and dependent, divorces after discovering her husband cheating on her. She then finds herself in the life of a head of the family and working woman she had always ignored. The adventures keep coming for Deborah, who will have to learn […]

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Anaïs Nin: Naked Under the Mask (Anais Nin, Masquée et si nue)

  FICTIONALIZED BIOGRAPHY  A tribute to the world’s first female erotic writer Anaïs Nin was born in France en 1903. It’s her father, disappointed to have a daughter, who chose this ambiguous name. An esthete and perverse pianist, Joaquin Nin abandoned his wife and children ten years later. Teenager haunted by literature then frustrated wife […]

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Dear Asshole (Cher trou de cul)

FICTION A love story that only lasts for 72 days, the time it takes to gestate a guinea pig! Told in disorder with caustic humor, but also a lot of tenderness, this love story allows us to discover Clara, a anti-heroine with a bite, in which we recognize our own faults and weaknesses, multiplied by […]

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The Wine Bottle: The History of a Revolution

NON-FICTION | HISTORY Highly documented, lavishly illustrated and nourished by many anecdotes, this book is as exciting as it is lively and makes us discover a completely unknown part of our cultural history. In ancient times and during the Middle Ages, people hardly knew how to transport, store, and preserve wine since they didn’t have […]

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The Runaways (Les fuyants)

LITERARY FICTION Four men of the Hintel family decide to battle their filiation. But is the grass really greener on the other side? A tender and terrible tragicomedy, perfectly hilarious, built like a Rubik’s cube. The family spirit isn’t really deeply rooted in Jacob, David, Simon and Joseph Hintel. They vanish, one after another. They say […]

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There Is Only One Way to Love (Il n’y a qu’une façon d’aimer)

NON-FICTION | MEMOIR In 1942, a beautiful, triumphant, determined, and even extravagant young woman from a good Geneva family joins the Dutch army alongside her husband, leaving her three children behind in Switzerland. Her violent passion for one of the most brilliant generals of unoccupied France soon makes her question her certainties. Her diary recounts the […]

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Leonardo da Vinci, Man of War

HISTORY | NON-FICTION Far from the image of the dreamer, the ecologist avant la lettre, which some have liked to portray, this groundbreaking book pictures Leonardo as a military engineer devoting most of his time to warfare. Following Leonardo closely we quake to the sound and fury of the battlefield, which the Italian Renaissance embodied […]

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Belfondo

LITERARY FICTION Time has stopped, in the little village of Belfondo. The small town is isolated and mysterious. Its Master controls everyone’s destiny: its factory gives them a job; he is telling them how to use their time. He is the Landlord and he controls everything that surrounds the village. His word his the Law. […]

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Suicide (Suicidas)

THRILLER A gripping plot: suicidal teenagers, grieving mothers involved in an investigation both criminal and emotional, sustained suspense, and an unpredictable ending. Suicides is a surprise package… the narrative makes one picture the story as a film. — Portal R7 A boy invades noir territory. – O Estado de São Paulo Raphael authoritatively serves up a […]

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