Lieve Come La Neve

Autore: Chiara Trabalza
Editore:
ISBN: 9788868828813
Grandezza: 34,72 MB
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The Bloody Chamber

Autore: Angela Carter
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 0143107615
Grandezza: 51,69 MB
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"For the 75th anniversary of her birth, a Deluxe Edition of the master of the literary supernatural's most celebrated book Angela Carter was a storytelling sorceress, the literary godmother of Neil Gaiman, Audrey Niffenegger, J. K. Rowling, and other contemporary masters of supernatural fiction. In her masterpiece, The Bloody Chamber--which includes the story that is the basis of Neil Jordan's 1984 movie The Company of Wolves--she breathed new life into familiar fairy tales and legends in a style steeped in the romantic trappings of the gothic tradition. This edition features a new introduction by Kelly Link, the Nebula and World Fantasy Award-wining author, one of a new generation of writers who've been inspired by Carter's brand of fantastical, subversive, boundlessly imaginative fiction. For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators"--

Seduto Mi Guardo

Autore: Bruno Morbiolo
Editore: Apogeo Editore
ISBN: 8898608535
Grandezza: 76,51 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
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Il titolo fa parte della collana di poesie Aneliti, intesi come soffi o respiri vitali, è la collana di poesia di Apogeo Editore, perché alla poesia come vita, ai suoi valori, essa vuole riferirsi.

The Tanners

Autore: Robert Walser
Editore: New Directions Publishing
ISBN: 081121589X
Grandezza: 48,53 MB
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Loosely based on his own life and his large family, The Tanners follows Simon Tanner as he wanders from job to job, in search of a calling. Along his journey of self-definition, we meet his other siblings: the painter brother whose romantic brooding personality attracts women; the serious professorial oldest brother whose sense of responsibility towards his younger siblings strains his nerves; the teacher sister who hates teaching but can't get herself to risk the stability of her job; and the institutionalized brother whose name is hardly mentioned and whose madness potentially runs through the rest of the family. Through it all, Simon explores the master-servant relationship -- whether in employment or in romance -- that is one of the defining factors of Modernity.

Voice Of Hezbollah

Autore: Ḥasan Naṣr Allāh
Editore: Verso Books
ISBN:
Grandezza: 23,28 MB
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A comprehensive English translation of the speeches by and interviews with the secretary general of Lebanon's "Party of God" offers insight into his credibility with both his supporters and detractors as well as his role in ejecting Israelis from Arab lands. Original.

La Crociata Dei Bambini

Autore: Florina Ilis
Editore: Isbn Edizioni
ISBN: 9788876382727
Grandezza: 72,74 MB
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Vista: 9446
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The Assistant

Autore: Bernard Malamud
Editore: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 1782393544
Grandezza: 33,51 MB
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Frank Alpine, a drifter fleeing from his past, runs straight into struggling Brooklyn grocer Morris Bober. Seeing a chance to atone for past sins, Frank becomes Bober's assistant and keeps shop when the owner takes ill. But it is Bober's daughter, Helen, who gives Frank a real reason to stay around, even as he begins to steal from the store. Widely considered as one of the great American-Jewish novels, The Assistant is a classic look at the social and racial divides of a country still in its infancy, and a stunning evocation of the immigrant experience - of cramped circumstances and great expectations.

The New Confessions Of An Economic Hit Man

Autore: John Perkins
Editore: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 1626566763
Grandezza: 42,45 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
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Shocking Bestseller: The original version of this astonishing tell-all book spent 73 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, has sold more than 1.25 million copies, and has been translated into 32 languages. New Revelations: Featuring 15 explosive new chapters, this expanded edition of Perkins's classic bestseller brings the story of economic hit men (EHMs) up to date and, chillingly, home to the US. Over 40 percent of the book is new, including chapters identifying today's EHMs and a detailed chronology extensively documenting EHM activity since the first edition was published in 2004. Former economic hit man John Perkins shares new details about the ways he and others cheated countries around the globe out of trillions of dollars. Then he reveals how the deadly EHM cancer he helped create has spread far more widely and deeply than ever in the US and everywhere else—to become the dominant system of business, government, and society today. Finally, he gives an insider view of what we each can do to change it. Economic hit men are the shock troops of what Perkins calls the corporatocracy, a vast network of corporations, banks, colluding governments, and the rich and powerful people tied to them. If the EHMs can't maintain the corrupt status quo through nonviolent coercion, the jackal assassins swoop in. The heart of this book is a completely new section, over 100 pages long, that exposes the fact that all the EHM and jackal tools—false economics, false promises, threats, bribes, extortion, debt, deception, coups, assassinations, unbridled military power—are used around the world today exponentially more than during the era Perkins exposed over a decade ago. The material in this new section ranges from the Seychelles, Honduras, Ecuador, and Libya to Turkey, Western Europe, Vietnam, China, and, in perhaps the most unexpected and sinister development, the United States, where the new EHMs—bankers, lobbyists, corporate executives, and others—“con governments and the public into submitting to policies that make the rich richer and the poor poorer.” But as dark as the story gets, this reformed EHM also provides hope. Perkins offers a detailed list of specific actions each of us can take to transform what he calls a failing Death Economy into a Life Economy that provides sustainable abundance for all.

Letteratura E Filosofia

Autore: Camille Dumoulié
Editore: Armando Editore
ISBN: 9788883588921
Grandezza: 59,40 MB
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Vista: 5347
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White Hot Kiss

Autore: Jennifer L. Armentrout
Editore: Harlequin
ISBN: 0373211104
Grandezza: 14,52 MB
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Possessing half-demon, half-gargoyle powers that render her deadly to anyone with a soul, Layla works as a protector of humanity and struggles to fit in before meeting an alluring demon who tempts her to engage in a traitorous act.