The Adventures Of Pinocchio

Autore: Carlo Collodi
Editore: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1105854744
Grandezza: 33,61 MB
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The Adventures of Pinocchio is a novel for children by Italian author Carlo Collodi, written in Florence. It is about the mischievous adventures of Pinocchio an animated marionette, and his poor father, a woodcarver named Geppetto. It is considered a classic of children's literature. The Adventures of Pinocchio is a story about an animated puppet, a talking cricket, and boys who turn into donkeys and other fairy tale devices that would be familiar to a reader of Alice in Wonderland or the Brothers Grimm; in fact earlier in his career Collodi worked on a translation of Mother Goose. However, Pinocchio's world is not in a traditional fairy-tale world, instead containing the hard realities of the need for food, shelter, and the basic measures of daily life. The setting of the story is in fact the very real Tuscan area of Italy as a background. It was a unique literary melding of genres for its time. Pinocchio is also a novel of education, with values expressed through allegory.

If On A Winter S Night A Traveler

Autore: Italo Calvino
Editore: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544133404
Grandezza: 56,79 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 7173
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Italo Calvino imagines a novel capable of endless mutations in this intricately crafted story about writing and readers. If on a Winter's Night a Traveler turns out to be not one novel but ten, each with a different plot, style, ambience, and author, and each interrupted at a moment of suspense. Together they form a labyrinth of literatures, known and unknown, alive and extinct, through which two readers, a male and a female, pursue both the story lines that intrigue them and one another.

The Triumph Of Death

Autore: Gabriele D'Annunzio
Grandezza: 25,48 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 3236
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A Private Matter

Autore: Beppe Fenoglio
Editore: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
Grandezza: 71,85 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 6162
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A Fortune Teller Told Me Earthbound Travels In The Far East

Autore: Tiziano Terzani
Editore: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007378408
Grandezza: 80,77 MB
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Vista: 1760
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Warned by a fortune-teller not to risk flying, the author – a seasoned correspondent – took to travelling by rail, road and sea. Consulting fortune-tellers and shamans wherever he went, he learnt to understand and respect older ways of life and beliefs now threatened by the crasser forms of Western modernity.

Before Jamaica Lane

Autore: Samantha Young
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 0698137523
Grandezza: 44,45 MB
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The follow-up to the runaway bestsellers ON DUBLIN STREET and DOWN LONDON ROAD Despite her outgoing demeanor, Olivia is painfully insecure around the opposite sex—usually, she can’t get up the nerve to approach guys she’s interested in. But moving to Edinburgh has given her a new start, and, after she develops a crush on a sexy postgrad, she decides it’s time to push past her fears and go after what she wants. Nate Sawyer is a gorgeous player who never commits, but to his close friends, he’s as loyal as they come. So when Olivia turns to him with her relationship woes, he offers to instruct her in the art of flirting and to help her become more sexually confident. The friendly education in seduction soon grows into an intense and hot romance. But then Nate’s past and commitment issues rear their ugly heads, and Olivia is left brokenhearted. When Nate realizes he’s made the biggest mistake of his life, he will have to work harder than he ever has before to entice his best friend into falling back in love with him—or he may lose her forever….


Autore: Steve Alten
Editore: Gere Donovan Press
ISBN: 1936666219
Grandezza: 61,18 MB
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Vista: 9331
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Seven years ago, and seven miles below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, Dr. Jonas Taylor encountered something that changed the course of his life. Once a Navy deep-sea submersible pilot, now a marine paleontologist, Taylor is convinced that a remnant population of Carcharodon megalodon prehistoric sharks growing up to 70 feet long, that subsisted on whales lurks at the bottom of the Mariana Trench. When offered the opportunity to return to those crushing depths in search of the Megs, Taylor leaps at the chance... but the quest for scientific knowledge (and personal vindication) becomes a desperate fight for survival, when the most vicious predator that the earth has ever known is freed to once-again hunt the surface.

The Rise

Autore: Julie Plec
Editore: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444925121
Grandezza: 66,53 MB
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Vista: 7770
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It's the year 1722. Ever since the siblings Klaus, Elijah, and Rebekah Mikaelson landed on the shores of New Orleans, they have been fighting to claim the city as their own. They are the oldest vampires in the world, trying to share the city with the witches and the werewolves. Enter Vivianne. Raised as a witch, she is betrothed to a werewolf for a union that should bring peace between the witches and the werewolves. She is the only girl in New Orleans off limits to the Mikaelsons. Klaus immediately plans to make Vivianne his own. Can the vampires cling on to their territories in the city? Or will Vivienne and Klaus trigger a battle bigger than anything New Orleans has ever known?

The Story Of A Seagull And The Cat Who Taught Her To Fly

Autore: Luis Sepúlveda
ISBN: 9781846884009
Grandezza: 59,77 MB
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Vista: 7799
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A Cat, A Seagull, An Impossible Task...Caught up in an oil spill, a dying seagull scrambles ashore to lay her final egg and lands on a balcony, where she meets Zorba, a big black cat from the port of Hamburg. The cat promises the seagull to look after the egg, not to eat the chick once it's hatched and - most difficult of all - to teach the baby gull to fly. Will Zorba and his feline friends honour the promise and give Lucky, the adopted little seagull, the strength to discover her true nature?