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The Philosopher and the Tyrant (Le philosophe et le tyran)

PHILOSOPHY According to Robert Musil, philosophers are violent human beings, who, for lack of having an army at their disposal, are submitting the world to themselves by locking it in a system. They sometimes even try to achieve their goals by becoming advisors of Princes. In this case, they are exposing themselves to painful frustrations […]

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The Yellow Window (La fenetre jaune)

THRILLER In the heart of the Californian desert, the former takeoff runway of the Air Force is, for some time, the place of strange events. People using it unfortunately tends to disappear; and their cars are found in an indescribable state, as if they had bump into an invisible monster pacing on the highway. And […]

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Absolute Security (Securite absolue)

THRILLER Alarming rumours spread on the Oasis, a luxurious Californian residence built near the Mohave Desert. Under the pretense of insuring the tenant‘s security, voyeurs install cameras and hidden microphones. It is said that all those who live there are the willing victims of this strange ritual. Is it a legend? Is it possible to live in […]

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The Knights of the Pyramid (Les cavaliers de la pyramide)

HISTORICAL THRILLER Antonus Crassus Samsala, organizer of the Circus games in Rome, learns from a dying gladiator the existence of a pyramid, still intact, in the heart of the desert. This pyramid filled of gold would have been swallowed up by a huge pocket of quicksand. In order to get there, it is necessary to […]

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The Clay Mask (Le masque d’argile)

HISTORICAL THRILLER In Imperial Rome, two mercenaries, a man and a woman expert in weapons, lead investigations… Soldiers, murderers, bodyguards, Shagan and Junia are all this. They‘ll have to face the powers of the darkness to solve the mysteries of a patrician villa where the most irrational events occur. Curse or plot? Difficult to know […]

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The Black Princess (La princesse noire)

HISTORICAL THRILLER Kidnapped and sold as a slave by Vikings, Inga is bought by a strange chatelaine called “The Black Princess”. What is the secret of this solitary woman reigning as a master over a ruined manor where she takes in disabled children abandoned by their family? Inga feels that a mystery lies in the […]

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Learning to Philosophize in Ancient Greece (Apprendre a philosopher dans l’antiquite)

PHILOSOPHY This book by Ilsetraut and Pierre Hadot is an introduction to the Handbook of Epictetus, a great stoic work from the 2nd century AD, and to the commentary of the Handbook written three centuries later by a Neoplatonician, Simplicius. A global approach to these works, their formal and doctrinal characteristics, and the study of […]

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Conversations with Emmanuel Levinas 1992-1994 (Entretiens avec Emmanuel Levinas 1992-1994)

PHILOSOPHY Followed by Levinas Between Philosophy and Jewish Thought  It is as a disciple that Michaël de Saint-Cheron undertook to “converse with a Emmanuel Levinas in the evening of his life.” An ultimate conversation, full of twilight and hope, tenderness and admiration. It is about, as it often occurs with the writer of Totalité et […]

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Theater and Society in Ancient Greece (Theatre et societe dans la Grece antique)

  HISTORY Theater is probably the liveliest aspect of the Ancient Greek inheritance: the tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and the comedies of Aristophanes have been produced and played throughout the centuries with the freedom which only great texts allow. But what do we know about the theatrical practices of the Greeks? For what purpose […]

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Goodnight Girls Inc. (Mademoiselle Bonsoir)

THEATER PLAYS – CLASSICS Goodnight Girls Inc. (Mademoiselle Bonsoir) followed by The Queen of the Bitches (La reine des garces) Discover these two musicals by the author of the classic novel L’ECUME DES JOURS, that had never had been played or published before their publication with LE LIVRE DE POCHE in 2009, for the 50th anniversary […]

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