Benussi E La Silenziosa Ada

Autore: Roberta De Falco
Editore: SPERLING & KUPFER
ISBN: 8820090481
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Un racconto che lascia con il fiato sospeso dall'autrice di "Nessuno è innocente"

Trieste And The Meaning Of Nowhere

Autore: Jan Morris
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439136939
Grandezza: 15,65 MB
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One hundred years ago, Trieste was the chief seaport of the entire Austro-Hungarian empire, but today many people have no idea where it is. This fascinating Italian city on the Adriatic, bordering the former Yugoslavia, has always tantalized Jan Morris with its moodiness and melancholy. She has chosen it as the subject of this, her final work, because it was the first city she knew as an adult -- initially as a young soldier at the end of World War II, and later as an elderly woman. This is not only her last book, but in many ways her most complex as well, for Trieste has come to represent her own life with all its hopes, disillusionments, loves and memories. Jan Morris evokes Trieste's modern history -- from the long period of wealth and stability under the Habsburgs, through the ambiguities of Fas-cism and the hardships of the Cold War. She has been going to Trieste for more than half a century and has come to see herself reflected in it: not just her interests and preoccupations -- cities, empires, ships and animals -- but her intimate convictions about such matters as patriotism, sex, civility and kindness. Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere is the culmination of a singular career.

New Finnish Grammar

Autore: Diego Marani
Editore: Text Publishing
ISBN: 1922079669
Grandezza: 77,34 MB
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New Finnish Grammar is an unforgettable tale of one man's search for meaning and for identity amid the devastation of WW2. The right word. That's all the difference between life and death. Memory is inseparable from words. Words draw things out of the shadows. Learn the words and you will recover your memory. One night at Trieste in September 1943 a seriously wounded soldier is found on the quay. With nothing to identify him, and having lost his memory and language, he is a mystery to the crew of the German ship that rescues him. The ship's doctor, a Finn, identifies the name embroidered on the man's jacket as Finnish. Taking him for a fellow countryman, he gradually teaches him to speak Finnish and eventually finds him a berth in an army hospital in Helsinki, from where he may be able to piece together his former life. But the longer he spends in Helsinki, the less he feels at home; the more he learns of the Finnish language and rich history, the less familiar it seems; and by the time we learn his true identity, it's too late.

Migration Theory

Autore: Caroline Brettell
Editore: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415926119
Grandezza: 17,52 MB
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First published in 2000

Katherine Of Aragon The True Queen

Autore: Alison Weir
Editore: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 1101966483
Grandezza: 71,77 MB
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"Young Katherine of Aragon, daughter of Spain's powerful monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella, was an exquisite prize in the royal marriage market. Golden-haired, sixteen years old, she was sent to England to marry the future king, Arthur, Prince of Wales. But when Arthur died a few months after their wedding, Katherine's bright future was suddenly eclipsed. It took his younger brother Henry VIII eight long years to do the honorable thing and marry her. Their union was briefly happy until Katherine failed to bear a son, and Anne Boleyn caught Henry's eye"--

La Voce Di Una Minoranza

Autore: Gianna Mazzieri
Editore: Rosa
ISBN:
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A To Z Of Arabic English Arabic Translation

Autore: Ronak Husni
Editore: Al Saqi
ISBN: 9780863568855
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This A to Z resource book highlights common translation pitfalls and adopts a bi-directional approach, by addressing problems relating to both Arabic-English and English-Arabic translation.

The Day Of The Owl

Autore: Leonardo Sciascia
Editore: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 9781590170618
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A man is shot dead as he runs to catch the bus in the piazza of a small Sicilian town. Captain Bellodi, the detective on the case, is new to his job and determined to prove himself. Bellodi suspects the Mafia, and his suspicions grow when he finds himself up against an apparently unbreachable wall of silence. A surprise turn puts him on the track of a series of nasty crimes. But all the while Bellodi's investigation is being carefully monitored by a host of observers, near and far. They share a single concern: to keep the truth from coming out. This short, beautifully paced novel is a mesmerizing description of the Mafia at work.

Luuanda

Autore: José Luandino Vieira
Editore: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780435902223
Grandezza: 78,57 MB
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Without Roots

Autore: Pope Benedict XVI
Editore: Basic Books
ISBN: 9780465006342
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Pope Benedict XVI and the President of the Italian Senate offer a critique of the spiritual and political crises affecting Europe, discussing human rights, morality, relativism, terrorism, and relations with the United States.