Tag Archives: Portuguese

Rising (Opstaan)

WOMEN’S FICTION First book in the series: FALLING A broken heart is not the end of the world… Anne Miller’s heart is broken. After a breath-taking and very turbulent year with the love of her life, famous rock star Rory Maquary, their relationship is on the rocks. When Anne finally stops crying, she pulls herself […]

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Falling (Vallen)

WOMEN’S FICTION Women’s Fiction Van Laren’s spicy, original voice, and her wit and self-reflection make this novel a joy to read! — Meerdansandra.nl (*****) A wonderful novel packed with great characters and good humour! — Kwanteinwonderland.com (*****) Looking for a novel with humour, an exclusive insight into the world of music, and love? Make sure […]

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Sasà’s Tempest (La tempesta di Sasà)

LITERARY FICTION Sasà’s Tempest is a novel whose drama has been formed by the truth. It is a story about betrayal, forgiveness, and above all, about the transformative power of reading. In life we can lose our way, and often do. But redemption is never impossible. At the age of fourteen Salvatore Striano had war in […]

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Notes on a Shipwreck (Appunti per un naufragio)

AUTOBIOGRAPHY  A father and son watch history unfold in front of their eyes in the sea off Lampedusa. Appunti per un naufragio tells the story of what is happening in the Mediterranean – the crossings, rescues, landings and drownings – and describes the relationship between my father and me and the illness of my uncle, his brother. […]

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The Embalmer, or the Despicable Confession of Victor Renard (L’Embaumeur: ou l’odieuse confession de Victor Renard)

HISTORICAL FICTION After the revelation of The Confessions of Constanze Mozart (Plon, 2003) and seven years’ work, Isabelle Duquesnoy returns with a new literary and historical treasure. Rabelaisian grotesque mixed with the obsessive, morbid power of Sükskind’s Perfume and the freedom of Jean Teulé. There is something of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, the unforgettable character of Süskind’s […]

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Madly, Mademoiselle (Mademoiselle, à la folie!)

FICTION A moving duet of two women caught in an intimate tragedy, reminiscent of Françoise Sagan’s light but profound writing and the concise reserve of Marcelle Sauvageot’s Commentary (A Tale). Catherine is soaring at the peak of her existence. Unique and admired, she has kissed the most desirable actors and acted in the most successful […]

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Always Eat Left Handed: 15 Surprising Secrets for Killing It At Work And In Real Life

SELF HELP | BUSINESS “Positively addictive … the most entertaining ‘business book’ I’ve read this year.” — DAN ROAM, author of “Draw To Win”    “A rare treat with an illuminating point of view you probably haven’t heard before. I adored this book.” — NANCY DUARTE, CEO of Duarte, Inc. and best-selling author   “The opposite of […]

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The Shape of Darkness (La forma del buio)

THRILLER | CRIME NOVEL Following on the success of This Is How You Kill – over 80,000 copies sold, leaping straight to the top places in the book charts, one of the most powerful voices on the Italian scene is back with us again. A new investigation for Enrico Mancini through the sites of a […]

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Starlight

YA FICTION The story of a friendship that seemed infinite. The story of a promise betrayed, which changed everything. The story of a choice that heals a wounded soul. Because evens stars can get lost but no sky is so infinite that they will not meet again. The university corridors seem endless to a fresh […]

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Football, Kremlin’s Weapon (Le football, arme du Kremlin)

ESSAY | POLITICS The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be hosted by Russia. The event is a consecration for the country’s relationship to football which, more than just a sport, has always been an instrument of power. Ever since it was introduced in the Soviet Union, the “beautiful game” has been the theater for power […]

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