Il Testamento Del Conte Inverardi

Autore: Luigi Rainero Fassati
Editore: Salani
ISBN: 8869187705
Grandezza: 27,20 MB
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«Amori, tradimenti, intrighi e denari ai piani alti della società nella provincia italiana. L'autore li deve conoscere bene quei piani alti, poiché ne scrive — limpidamente — con cognizione di causa e grande passione.» Isabella Bossi Fedrigotti Per secoli a villa Mandolossa si sono succedute le generazioni dei conti Inverardi della Pieve, e con loro quell’immutabile ordine sociale che contrapponeva il lusso alla miseria, i nobili alla servitù. A metà tra quei due mondi sta Luigi Valloncini: figlio di una cuoca, ha potuto studiare grazie all’interessamento del conte Gilberto, e in qualità di medico condotto ha aiutato e ascoltato tutti; di tutti conosce le sofferenze, i segreti, i rimpianti, il desiderio d’amore come di vendetta. Ora che del suo mondo non rimangono che i ricordi, è lui a narrare le vicende della nobile famiglia, il loro intcrociarsi con i destini di contadini e servi, il tramonto dell’aristocrazia e la decadenza delle sue antiche dimore. Tra balli sull’erba e cacce alla volpe, lussuosi bordelli e remoti conventi, circoli esclusivi e corse di cavalli, assistiamo, attraverso i suoi occhi, alla storia di una grande famiglia aristocratica italiana, che si intreccia alla grande storia del Novecento. Duelli, notti di passione, guerre ed epidemie, principi decaduti, figli illegittimi, dive in tournée, investigatori privati, piccoli gerarchi: non manca nulla in questa grande saga, incentrata sulla contesa eredità di Gilberto, conte Inverardi della Pieve, a cui Luigi Valloncini sa di essere legato da qualcosa di più profondo di un semplice debito di gratitudine.

Anna Del Conte On Pasta

Autore: Anna Del Conte
Editore: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 1910904465
Grandezza: 53,73 MB
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Nigella Lawson described Anna Del Conte's book Portrait of Pasta as 'The book that actually changed the way the English thought about Italian cooking... and the instrumental force in leading us from the land of spag bol, macaroni cheese and tinned ravioli'. Now Anna Del Conte has fully updated and revised that book, introducing many new recipes, to create Anna Del Conte On Pasta. This is a delicious collection of 120 recipes, many of which can be cooked within minutes. The book starts with a fascinating historical account of pasta, then guides you through how to cook pasta, and explores the different types of pasta. The recipes, which come from every region of Italy, are divided into easy to navigate chapters on meat, dairy, vegetables, soups, stuffed and baked pastas. This is a classic Italian cookbook, and will quickly prove essential in your kitchen. Her accolades include the prestigious Duchessa Maria Luigia di Parma prize for Gastronomy of Italy, in 1987; the Premio Nazionale di Cultura Gastronomica Verdicchio d'Oro prize for her contribution to the dissemination of knowledge concerning authentic Italian cooking, in 1994 and In 2010, she was awarded the honour of Ufficiale dell'Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana, in recognition of the importance of her work in keeping alive Italy's good image in the UK.

Gastronomy Of Italy

Autore: Anna Del Conte
Editore: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 1909815195
Grandezza: 28,15 MB
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Gastronomy of Italy the seminal work on Italian food, first published in the 1990s is revised and updated and illustrated with new photography. This classic book leaves no stone unturned in its exploration of Italian gastronomy. Anna Del Conte, the doyenne of Italian cooking, defines the country's regions, ingredients, dishes and techniques for a new generation in her comprehensive explanation of its culinary terms. This simple A-Z format covers all elements of Italian gastronomy from abbacchio to zuppe inglese. There are over 200 recipes, including the great dishes from every major region of Italy. Variations on the classics pasta, polenta, gnocchi, risotto and pizzas sit alongside Anna's recipes for versions of Italian favourites, such as peperonata, lamb fricasse, ossobuco and less well-known regional specialities. Specially commissioned photographs of the dishes, ingredients and techniques along with maps of the regions, makes this a truly unique and invaluable book. This new digital edition allows the reader to navigate, bookmark, and search the content quickly, as well as provide useful links between recipes. Word count: 197,000

Lady Daisy

Autore: Dick King-Smith
Editore: Yearling Books
ISBN: 9780440409984
Grandezza: 78,65 MB
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Vista: 7535
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Nine-year-old Ned faces a lot of teasing when he decides to keep a Victorian doll that speaks only to him.

Predator

Autore: Wilbur Smith
Editore: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062276530
Grandezza: 74,54 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 8611
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Former operative Major Hector Cross must face off against a pair of lethal enemies and prevent an international catastrophe in this gripping contemporary adventure-thriller—perfect for fans of Clive Cussler, Ted Bell, and Vince Flynn—from the legendary worldwide bestselling author of Desert God and Golden Lion. One of the most formidable fighters in the world, ex-SAS warrior and former private security consultant Major Hector Cross has survived explosive tangles with depraved enemies—warlords, pirates, and arms dealers—from the Middle East to the heart of Africa. Now, Cross must take the law into his own hands once again to stop a vengeful old enemy who has resurfaced—and hunt down a deadly new nemesis in pursuit of global domination. Co-written with internationally bestselling author Tom Cain, this exciting tale, filled with knife-edge tension, cunning global intrigue, rip-roaring action, and breathtaking adventure, demonstrates the extraordinary vision and talent of a writer with a gift for consistently delivering nonstop entertainment.

Cavendon Hall

Autore: Barbara Taylor Bradford
Editore: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1250032334
Grandezza: 75,20 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 727
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author comes an epic saga of intrigue and mystique set in Edwardian England. Cavendon Hall is home to two families, the aristocratic Inghams and the Swanns who serve them. Charles Ingham, the sixth Earl of Mowbray, lives there with his wife Felicity and their six children. Walter Swann, the premier male of the Swann family, is valet to the earl. His wife Alice, a clever seamstress who is in charge of the countess's wardrobe, also makes clothes for the four daughters. For centuries, these two families have lived side-by-side, beneath the backdrop of the imposing Yorkshire manor. Lady Daphne, the most beautiful of the Earl's daughters, is about to be presented at court when a devastating event changes her life and threatens the Ingham name. With World War I looming, both families will find themselves tested in ways they never thought possible. Loyalties will be challenged and betrayals will be set into motion. In this time of uncertainty, one thing is sure: these two families will never be the same again. Cavendon Hall is Barbara Taylor Bradford at her very best, and its sweeping story of secrets, love, honor, and betrayal will have readers riveted up to the very last page.

The Mountain

Autore: Luca D'Andrea
Editore: MacLehose Press
ISBN: 9780857056917
Grandezza: 56,16 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 783
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Religious Diversity

Autore: David Basinger
Editore: Ashgate Pub Limited
ISBN:
Grandezza: 51,52 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Religious diversity exists whenever seemingly sincere, knowledgeable individuals hold incompatible beliefs on the same religious issue. Diversity of this sort is pervasive, existing not only across basic theistic systems but also within these theistic systems themselves. Religious Diversity explores the breadth and significance of such conflict. Examining the beliefs of various theistic systems, particularly within Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism and Buddhism, Basinger discusses seemingly incompatible claims about many religious issues, including the nature of God and the salvation of humankind. He considers particularly the work of Hick, Gellman, Plantinga, Schellenberg, Alston, Wainwright, and Quinn, applying their perspectives on 'exclusivism' and 'pluralism' as they become relevant to the issues in question. Basinger's survey of the relevant literature, proposed solutions, and fresh insights offer an invaluable contribution not only for philosophers of religion and philosophical theologians but for anyone interested in the increasingly significant question of what a religious believer can or cannot justifiably say about their religious perspective.