L Ultima Settimana Di Settembre

Autore: Lorenzo Licalzi
Editore: Rizzoli
ISBN: 8858682319
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Pietro Rinaldi ha ottant'anni e vuole essere lasciato in pace. Ormai è convinto che la sua vita sia arrivata al capolinea e, mentre mangia penne all'arrabbiata, riflette su quanto i libri siano meglio delle persone. Se già fatica a sopportare se stesso, figuriamoci gli altri! Non ha proprio intenzione di avere a che fare con l'umanità fino a quando, un giorno, nel suo mondo irrompe Diego, il nipotino quindicenne. Lui ha l'entusiasmo degli adolescenti e la forza di chi non si lascia abbattere dagli eventi, neanche da quelli più terribili, e non ha paura di zittire i malumori del nonno. Da Genova partono in direzione di Roma, a bordo di una Citroën DS Pallas decapottabile su cui sembra di volare. Sul sedile posteriore c'è Sid, l'enorme incrocio tra un San Bernardo e un Terranova - vera e propria calamità. Ed è così che un viaggio di sola andata si trasforma in un'avventura on the road, piena di deviazioni e ripensamenti, vecchi amori e nuove gioie. Perché è proprio quando credi di aver visto tutto che scopri quanto la vita riesca ancora a sorprenderti. L'ultima settimana di settembre è il racconto esilarante e commovente del viaggio di un nonno e un nipote alla ricerca di se stessi. È una storia che, senza giri di parole, scava nei sentimenti più profondi e ci porta di fronte alle emozioni più vere, quelle che richiedono una buona dose di coraggio per essere affrontate ma rimangono impresse indelebili dentro di noi.

Calendar Girl

Autore: Audrey Carlan
Editore: Waterhouse Press
ISBN: 1947222139
Grandezza: 45,23 MB
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Editorial Reviews “Fresh, fun, and unbelievably hot, Audrey Carlan's Calendar Girl series will have you falling in love over and over again and craving the next installment." –Meredith Wild, #1 NYT Bestselling Author "Sinfully delicious from start to finish! Sexy, smart, and so unique! I was completely immersed in Mia's journey." –Katy Evans, NYT Bestselling Author "A sexy, fast-paced, and downright addictive read. I devoured every word of Mia's journey." –Meghan March, USA Today Bestselling Author "This was a KILLER start to Ms. Carlan's monthly series!" –Give Me Books "Damn, Audrey did it again! Made me smile, made me laugh & made me cry with her beautiful words! I am in love with these books. –Hooks & Books Blog "This story was exciting, quick; but well paced and full of loveable characters. I haven't met a character in this series that I haven't liked yet!" –Nice and Nau Synopsis Mia Saunders journey continues in the third wicked hot anthology of the Calendar Girl Series! In the next three months, Mia heads to Miami, Texas, and her hometown, Las Vegas. In July, she serves as the seductress in a music video to platinum selling hip hop artist Anton Santiago. Still dealing with the trauma from June, our girl opens her heart and finds that taking risks in life and love could give her all that she ever needed and more. In August, Mia heads to Texas to put on her acting hat and pretend to be the long lost sister of oil tycoon and big business man Maxwell Cunningham. The job should have been a snap, only secrets are revealed from her past that change everything she knew to be true. In September, Mia dashes home to sin city where the world around her seems to implode. The people she loves are fighting battles she isn’t prepared for, but desperate to solve before she loses it all.

Life Form

Autore: Amelie Nothomb
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 1609451074
Grandezza: 50,52 MB
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One morning, Nothomb receives a letter from one of her readers, am American soldier called Melvin Mapple, who is fighting in Iraq. Horrified by the endless violence around him, he takes comfort in over-eating. Over-eating until his fat starts to suffocate him and he can barely fit into his XXXXL clothes. Disgusted with himself, but unable to control his eating, he takes his mind off his ever-growing bulk by naming it Scheherazade and pretending that he is not alone at night with his flesh. Although initially repulsed, Nothomb is fascinated and begins exchanging letters in earnest with Mapple.

The Forgotten Garden

Autore: Kate Morton
Editore: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1458732215
Grandezza: 26,59 MB
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A lost child On the eve of the first world war, a little girl is found abandoned on a ship to Australia. A mysterious woman called the Authoress had promised to look after her - but the Authoress has disappeared without a trace. A terrible secret On the night of her twenty-first birthday, Nell O'Connor learns a secret that will change her life forever. Decades later, she embarks upon a search for the truth that leads her to the windswept Cornish coast and the strange and beautiful Blackhurst Manor, once owned by the aristocratic Mountrachet family. A mysterious inheritance On Nell's death, her grand-daughter, Cassandra, comes into an unexpected inheritance. Cliff Cottage and its forgotten garden are notorious amongst the Cornish locals for the secrets they hold - secrets about the doomed Mountrachet family and their ward Eliza Makepeace, a writer of dark Victorian fairytales. It is here that Cassandra will finally uncover the truth about the family, and solve the century-old mystery of a little girl lost. A captivating and atmospheric story of secrets, family and memory from the international bestselling author Kate Morton.

The Marchesa

Autore: Simonetta Agnello Hornby
Editore: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1466804408
Grandezza: 61,73 MB
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A richly evocative tale of a woman's struggle for life and love A triumphant follow-up to Simonetta Agnello Hornby's internationally acclaimed The Almond Picker, this entertaining new novel is an intricate family saga interwoven with violent passions, cruelty, deceit, and the abuse of power. The Marchesa is an eyeopening historical drama about a remarkable woman and her extraordinary family, and the complex, often abusive relations that mark the lives of master and servant, brother and sister, husband and wife. Costanza Safamita, beloved daughter of Baron Domenico Safamita, is a precious but unusual child. Redhaired, gawky, and shy, she is considered an outsider by many on the family estate, but her adoring father makes her sole heir to the Safamita fortune, and then everything changes—for them and for her. Now she must conquer glittering, alien Palermo—where, uncertain of her future, she falls in love with a charming, dissolute young marchese whose sexual appetite she fears she cannot satiate. The Marchesa's brave, unusual story offers an unprecedented woman's perspective on the incestuous hypocrisy of the Sicilian aristocracy during a dramatic time in its history, as the Bourbon monarchy collapsed, the Mafia rose to power, and Palermo's decadent aristocracy began its inevitable decline. These themes are flawlessly woven into the fabric of Costanza's triumphant life, so that The Marchesa becomes not only an unforgettable human tale but a masterly fresco of a vanished world.

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

Autore: Gail Honeyman
Editore: Charnwood
ISBN: 9781444835359
Grandezza: 59,62 MB
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She wears the same clothes to work every day, eats the same meal deal for lunch every day, and buys the same two bottles of vodka to drink every weekend. Eleanor Oliphant is happy. Nothing is missing from her carefully timetabled life. Except, sometimes, everything. One simple act of kindness is about to shatter the walls Eleanor has built around herself. Now she must learn how to navigate the world that everyone else seems to take for granted - while searching for the courage to face the dark corners she's avoided all her life. Change can be good. Change can be bad. But surely any change is better than... fine?

A Column Of Fire

Autore: Ken Follett
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 0735224471
Grandezza: 51,46 MB
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International bestselling author Ken Follett has enthralled millions of readers with The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End, two stories of the Middle Ages set in the fictional city of Kingsbridge. The saga now continues with Follett’s magnificent new epic, A Column of Fire. In 1558, the ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn apart by religious conflict. As power in England shifts precariously between Catholics and Protestants, royalty and commoners clash, testing friendship, loyalty, and love. Ned Willard wants nothing more than to marry Margery Fitzgerald. But when the lovers find themselves on opposing sides of the religious conflict dividing the country, Ned goes to work for Princess Elizabeth. When she becomes queen, all Europe turns against England. The shrewd, determined young monarch sets up the country’s first secret service to give her early warning of assassination plots, rebellions, and invasion plans. Over a turbulent half century, the love between Ned and Margery seems doomed as extremism sparks violence from Edinburgh to Geneva. Elizabeth clings to her throne and her principles, protected by a small, dedicated group of resourceful spies and courageous secret agents. The real enemies, then as now, are not the rival religions. The true battle pitches those who believe in tolerance and compromise against the tyrants who would impose their ideas on everyone else—no matter what the cost. Set during one of the most turbulent and revolutionary times in history, A Column of Fire is one of Follett’s most exciting and ambitious works yet. It will delight longtime fans of the Kingsbridge series and is the perfect introduction for readers new to Ken Follett.

Scuola D Archeologo

Autore: Baldassare Conticello
ISBN: 9788882653149
Grandezza: 79,62 MB
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The Deportees

Autore: Roddy Doyle
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 1440636788
Grandezza: 21,37 MB
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Vista: 9838
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Stories that take a new slant on the immigrant experience, from the Booker Prize-winning author of Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha Watch for Roddy Doyle’s new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017 Roddy Doyle has earned a devoted following amongst those who appreciate his sly humor, acute ear for dialogue, and deeply human portraits of contemporary Ireland. The Deportees is Doyle's first-ever collection of short stories, and each tale describes the cultural collision-often funny and always poignant-between a native and someone new to the fast-changing country. From a nine-year- old African boy's first day at school to a man who's devised a test for "Irishness"to the return of The Commitments's Jimmy Rabbitte and the debut of his new multicultural band, Doyle offers his signature take on the immigrant experience in a volume reminiscent of his beloved early novels.

The Amazing Book Is Not On Fire

Autore: Dan Howell
Editore: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 1101939842
Grandezza: 29,40 MB
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YouTube stars Dan Howell and Phil Lester tell the humorous story of growing up, becoming YouTube stars, and give advice to their teen followers.