Il Tiranno Innamorato

Autore: Hinako Takanaga
Editore:
ISBN: 9788877595898
Grandezza: 77,18 MB
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La Sofferenza Del Belgio

Autore: Hugo Claus
Editore: Feltrinelli Editore
ISBN: 9788807015526
Grandezza: 40,39 MB
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Het leven van een Vlaamse jongen in de jaren 1939-1947, waarin tevens een beeld wordt gegeven van het leven in Vlaanderen in een periode van oorlog, collaboratie en strijd om het overleven.

La Musica E Gli Adolescenti

Autore: Giancarlo Gasperoni
Editore: EDT srl
ISBN: 9788870637779
Grandezza: 50,91 MB
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L Amore Ti Travolger

Autore: Hinako Takanaga
Editore:
ISBN: 9788877596574
Grandezza: 79,80 MB
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Disgrace

Autore: J. M. Coetzee
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 1524705462
Grandezza: 39,36 MB
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J.M. Coetzee's latest novel, The Schooldays of Jesus, will soon be available from Viking. Set in post-apartheid South Africa, J. M. Coetzee’s searing novel tells the story of David Lurie, a twice divorced, 52-year-old professor of communications and Romantic Poetry at Cape Technical University. Lurie believes he has created a comfortable, if somewhat passionless, life for himself. He lives within his financial and emotional means. Though his position at the university has been reduced, he teaches his classes dutifully; and while age has diminished his attractiveness, weekly visits to a prostitute satisfy his sexual needs. He considers himself happy. But when Lurie seduces one of his students, he sets in motion a chain of events that will shatter his complacency and leave him utterly disgraced. Lurie pursues his relationship with the young Melanie—whom he describes as having hips “as slim as a twelve-year-old’s”—obsessively and narcissistically, ignoring, on one occasion, her wish not to have sex. When Melanie and her father lodge a complaint against him, Lurie is brought before an academic committee where he admits he is guilty of all the charges but refuses to express any repentance for his acts. In the furor of the scandal, jeered at by students, threatened by Melanie’s boyfriend, ridiculed by his ex-wife, Lurie is forced to resign and flees Cape Town for his daughter Lucy’s smallholding in the country. There he struggles to rekindle his relationship with Lucy and to understand the changing relations of blacks and whites in the new South Africa. But when three black strangers appear at their house asking to make a phone call, a harrowing afternoon of violence follows which leaves both of them badly shaken and further estranged from one another. After a brief return to Cape Town, where Lurie discovers his home has also been vandalized, he decides to stay on with his daughter, who is pregnant with the child of one of her attackers. Now thoroughly humiliated, Lurie devotes himself to volunteering at the animal clinic, where he helps put down diseased and unwanted dogs. It is here, Coetzee seems to suggest, that Lurie gains a redeeming sense of compassion absent from his life up to this point. Written with the austere clarity that has made J. M. Coetzee the winner of two Booker Prizes, Disgrace explores the downfall of one man and dramatizes, with unforgettable, at times almost unbearable, vividness the plight of a country caught in the chaotic aftermath of centuries of racial oppression. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Theaetetus

Autore: Plato
Editore: Hackett Publishing
ISBN: 9780872201583
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M J Levett's elegant translation of Theaetetus, first published in 1928, is here revised by Myles Burnyeat to reflect contemporary standards of accuracy while retainingn the style, imagery, and idiomatic speech for which the Levett translation is unparalleled. Bernard Williams's concise introduction illuminates the powerful argument of this complex dialogue and illustrates its connections to contemporary metaphysical and epistemological concerns.

Cara Italia Una Nuova Vita A Londra Un Ritrovato Amore Per L Italia

Autore: Sarah Stanghetti
Editore: Sarah Stanghetti
ISBN: 6050364354
Grandezza: 73,47 MB
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Forse in questo momento ti starai chiedendo se lasciare l’Italia per andare a vivere a Londra. O forse hai già inizato la tua avventura e ti domandi se hai fatto la scelta giusta. Questa è la mia storia, quella di una ragazza che, senza più fiducia nell’Italia, è partita alla volta della capitale inglese a meno di un mese dal conseguimento della laurea. Ti voglio raccontare cosa significhi vivere in un mondo allo specchio, in cui tutto è l’opposto del Bel Paese. Lavoro, abitazione, rapporti con le persone. Che queste differenze siano postive o negative, lo lascerò decidere a te. Ma una cosa te la voglio dire. L’Italia è ancora una nazione da apprezzare, capace di stupire e soprattutto di essere d’esempio, con la sua cultura millenaria, ai popoli che non hanno posseduto un tale dono.