Tag Archives: Nordic Countries

A Pound of Flesh (trilogy)

ROMANCE | NEW ADULT Originally published as a work of fan fiction on www.ff.net, A Pound of Flesh has gone on to become an online phenomenon and an award-winning internet sensation. It has won a host of awards and attracted a staggering 4,5 million online reads. When Lancashire school teacher Sophie Jackson, began writing fan […]

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Gypsy Blues

LITERARY FICTION Jean Vautrin makes words dance. He is a ballet master by profession — Jean Teulé The great return of Jean Vautrin, winner of the 1989 Goncourt Prize: with his inimitable wit, he slips into the skin of a young gypsy boy. Raised by his violinist grandfather who survived the concentration camps and his stepmother […]

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The Remnant (O remanescente)

LITERARY FICTION History and fiction intertwine in the tale of Hugo Simon, Jewish banker, influential art collector, socialist politician and a leading light of Weimar Germany, declared enemy of the State in 1933, after Hitler’s rise to Power. Fleeing initially to Paris, Simon was forced to seek refuge in South America after the fall of […]

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The Reader on the 6:27 (Le liseur du 6h27)

FICTION When the passion of reading seizes the machine of solitude… An original and feel-good debut novel, which renders a generous reflection on human relationships and an ode to simple life, love and literature. Discrete employee Guylain Vignolles works in the book pulping business and is in charge of a formidable machine that shreds unsold […]

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AN OBAMA’S JOURNEY: My Odyssey of Self-Discovery Across Three Cultures

MEMOIR The book is captivating. It gave me new insights into Mark’s life with his half-brother, “A deft memoir […] oddly engaging”—Kirkus Reviews “President Barack Obama, as well as the limited time that he had with his father, Barack Obama, Sr. This book is a compelling read for those who are very interested in learning […]

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Nina’s Journey (Le Voyage de Nina)

FICTION Her name is Nina, like Nina Simone the jazz singer. She is the little blue girl of her artist parents. Life is a feast until they die in a plane crash. Being forced to live with her grandparents whom she didn’t know, Nina decides to do the impossible: she escapes and waits for her […]

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Odessa’s Promise (La Promesse d’Odessa)

WOMEN’S FICTION New edition – Preface by Tatiana de Rosnay, author of Sarah’s Key A sentimental education set in tsarist Russia, with a foreword by the author’s grand-daughter, international best-selling author Tatiana de Rosnay. An epic tale set in the Russia of the last tsars, and a promise of escape. Like all sixteen-year-old girls, Zinaida […]

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Trouble[s]

FICTION | THRILLER These two authors certainly know the art of bluffing and nerves-playing! —METRO (review of their previous title UNE PARTIE EN ENFER) Five hostages, five Facebook accounts, millions of likes: Dead or alive, we all choose together. An impossible choice, in seven episodes… “Help me!” When Charles reads this message on his friend Erasmus’ Facebook, […]

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Ocean Park

LITERARY FICTION The first novel from Ludovic Dubeurme, a rising star of the new generation of comic books. This coming-of-age tale mixes utopia and fantasy, underpinning the narrative with a disturbing strangeness. Two brothers are rebuilding their lives, whilst the existence that their parents have created is slowly crumbling. Two brothers. One is unable to […]

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Mind and Life: Caring Economics

An intriguing report on unusual objectives pursued through outreach and debate.—Kirkus Reviews CARING ECONOMICS. Conversations on Altruism and Compassion, between Scientists, Economists, and the Dalai Lama Preface by His Holiness The Dalai Lama — Includes 31 images (world rights cleared) — Table of Contents below Edited by Tania Singer, director of the Department of Social […]

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