Download e-book for iPad: La paziente delle quattro (Italian Edition) by Noam Shpancer,Guido Calza

By Noam Shpancer,Guido Calza

Protagonista di questo romanzo è uno psicologo, che si divide tra gli appuntamenti con pazienti affetti da disturbi d’ansia, le lezioni all’università e una complicata situazione sentimentale. Di colpo, l. a. regimen della sua vita è scossa da una nuova paziente, una spogliarellista che non riesce più a esibirsi in pubblico, e che gli chiede di essere ricevuta alle quattro di pomeriggio. Poco a poco, mentre los angeles terapia procede e los angeles giovane rivela i propri segreti e le sofferenze, according to l. a. prima volta lo psicologo vede incrinarsi il guscio del proprio distacco e si sente suo malgrado sempre più coinvolto. E così, in un pericoloso assottigliamento dei confini tra vita personale e professionale, il protagonista si ritrova a doversi confrontare con los angeles propria fragilità e i nodi irrisolti della sua esistenza. Al suo esordio narrativo, lo psicologo Noam Shpancer mostra il dietro le quinte di uno dei luoghi sacri dei nostri tempi, il teatro della psicoterapia, rompendo in step with certi versi un tabù e conducendo il lettore nel vivo delle sedute ‘segrete’ con i pazienti. Ma soprattutto, attraverso i personaggi e le vicende narrate, intraprende un affascinante scandaglio della condizione umana, con il suo fardello di sentimenti, paure, insicurezze, condizionamenti e decisioni che, nel bene e nel male, segnano l’esistenza di ciascun individuo.

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Download e-book for kindle: Monsieur l'Ours: Un roman enchanteur (French Edition) by Luc Baba

By Luc Baba

Réinventer l. a. vie...

Fin d’été, dans une deadlock de los angeles ville. Barbot le conteur rêve devant sa porte. Pour ses voisins – l. a. vieille Russe, l’adolescente gothique, le sculpteur, l’étudiant étranger et surtout Anne-Rose et son petit garçon – Monsieur l’Ours voudrait changer l’impasse en un décor féérique où chacun jouerait un rôle. Et bientôt, l. a. brume se lèvera sur un étrange théâtre…

Découvrez sans attendre ce roman plein de rêves et de magie !

EXTRAIT

Dès les premières heures du soir, les enfants allument des bougies sur los angeles montagne d’escaliers, huge et droite comme une path. Ils connaissent précisément le nombre de marches pour les avoir comptées souvent, mais chaque fois l’un d’eux se trompe, alors ils débattent là-haut : quatre cent deux, quatre cent trois ? Quand luisent tous les verres de cire, il faut travailler à sauver les flammes. Pour cela, les gosses aux poches gonflées d’allumettes veillent en guerriers, parce que le vent de septembre court docket entre les murs et souffle parfois sur les bougies comme si c’était son anniversaire. Ils vont, viennent, gravissent, alertent les distraits, vous filent entre les jambes, on croirait des oiseaux qui nourrissent leurs petits.
Barbot descend très lentement, une marche à l. a. fois, appuyé aux rampes centrales. Son dress d’ours chatouille les chevilles et gratte l. a. nuque, le museau tombe sur les yeux, et puis, cet ours-là chaussait au moins du quarantehuit, alors que lui, il a des pieds petits pour sa taille.

À PROPOS DE L'AUTEUR

Luc Baba, né en 1970, est professeur d’anglais, animateur d’ateliers d’écriture, comédien et chanteur novice, écrivain et dramaturge. Remarqué dès son most popular roman La cage aux cris (Prix Pages d’Or 2001), il n’a cessé depuis lors de confirmer son expertise en publiant, avec une régularité de métronome, un roman nouveau à chaque rentrée littéraire : de l. a. terre et du vent en 2002, L’eau claire de l. a. lune en 2003, et Le marchand de parapluies en 2004.

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El temperamento melancólico (Spanish Edition) - download pdf or read online

By Jorge Volpi

El temperamento melancólico es una desenfrenada novela en l. a. que Jorge Volpi ilustra las terribles consecuencias de fundir vida y arte, así como los angeles inevitable melancolía que conlleva este peligroso acto.

Cuando Carl Gustav Gruber descubre que tiene cáncer y que pronto morirá, come to a decision filmar los angeles que será su última película. El director alemán, afincado en México, elige a nueve actores inexpertos con el objetivo de explotar sus características psicológicas. En este microcosmos que retoma el Juicio ultimate como tema relevant del filme, y del libro de Volpi, los protagonistas conocerán hasta qué extremos son capaces de llegar.

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Read e-book online Blue Jeans and Coffee Beans PDF

By Joanne DeMaio

New York Times Bestseller

Escape to Stony element, cuff your denims and stroll alongside the water's facet during this nostalgic tale bringing outdated neighbors, and their lives, again to the sea.

After years of pursuing a denim layout occupation, Maris Carrington by no means imagined buying and selling her Chicago studio for a brand new England shingled cottage. yet a forgotten domestic motion picture tucked within a dusty attic field results in an unforeseen summer season ... certainly one of uncovering family members secrets and techniques whereas settling her father's property, one in all inheriting a forlorn German shepherd, considered one of reconnecting with previous pals on a weathered boardwalk, underneath starlit skies on a seashore nestled in a criminal of the Connecticut coast.

Her layout occupation had develop into a shell, curving round her just like the elaborate whorls of a conch, defensive her earlier. until eventually fried clam dinners and carousel rides beckon a misplaced love. yet can Maris ever particularly return? Can those seashore acquaintances ever be who they have been to one another all these summers in the past? Now certainly one of her circle is lifeless; one other unemployed and suffering in a tenuous marriage; one other regretting a fateful selection; whereas one is lacking a mom, ever looking a connection she longs for.

To the backdrop of seashore cottages and a boarded-up seashore hangout, to the soundtrack of whispering lagoon grasses and a classic jukebox, Blue denims and low Beans asks if we will be able to rather layout our personal lives, or if our destiny lies someplace within the stars.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Absolution of Roberto Acestes Laing by Nicholas Rombes

By Nicholas Rombes

"Like a move among Paul Auster's The booklet of Illusions and Janice Lee's Damnation, The Absolution of Roberto Acestes Laing is right away clever and slyly unsettling. it truly is specialist at making a quietly construction feel of dread whereas claiming to do whatever as basic as describe misplaced films—like these conversations you have got within which you already know in simple terms too past due that what you definitely conversing approximately and what you're thinking that you're conversing approximately are usually not an analogous factor in any respect. With Rombes, buck Radio deftly demonstrates why it truly is speedily turning into the go-to press for leading edge fiction."
—Brian Evenson

"This hallucinatory and terrifying mystery historical past of movie is so meticulously researched and gorgeously written that i'm wondering if, in truth, Nicholas Rombes has exposed a misplaced trove of works through David Lynch, Orson Welles, Antonioni and Jodorowsky someplace within the California barren region. The Absolution of Roberto Acestes Laing is post-modern noir at its most sensible: attractive and nightmarish by way of turns. I learn it overdue into the evening and could not positioned it down."
—Elizabeth Hand

"Suffused with the simplest components and imprecise conspiracies of Bolaño, Ligotti and speculative fiction, Rombes' paintings gnaws away on the limits of what a singular feels like. throughout the writing of movies that by no means existed, it unearths an area instantly eerily commonly used and fully of its own."
—Evan Calder Williams


In the mid-'90s a rare-film librarian at a nation collage in Pennsylvania mysteriously burned his whole stockpile of movie canisters and disappeared. Roberto Acestes Laing used to be very hot by means of acclaimed administrators around the world for his willing eye, appreciation for eccentricity, and creativity in interpretation.

Unsure in the beginning no matter if Laing is a pseudonym or a few type of Hollywood boogeyman, a journalist manages to trace the forgotten guy right down to a hotel at the edge of the Wisconsin wilds. Laing is of the same opinion to talk with the journalist, yet merely in the course of the lens of the cinema. What ensues is an atmospheric, cryptic extrapolation of flicks and the way they intertwine with existence, and the forgotten motion pictures that curse the misplaced librarian still.

Nicholas Rombes teaches in Detroit, Michigan. he's writer of Ramones from the 33 third sequence and the publication 10/40/70. His writing has seemed within the Believer, Filmmaker Magazine, the Los Angeles overview of Books, n+1, and the Rumpus.

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Read e-book online Je had het kunnen weten (Dutch Edition) PDF

By Jean Hanff Korelitz,Yolande Ligterink

Grace Reinhart heeft het leven waar ze altijd al van droomde: een fantastische guy, een lieve zoon en een succesvolle praktijk voor psychotherapie. Sinds kort is ze ook de auteur van een populair boek, Je had het kunnen weten, waarin ze vrouwen aanspoort beter te luisteren naar hun intuition als dat ze vertelt dat er iets niet klopt aan de guy die ze liefhebben.

Grace’ ‘Praktijk voor therapie’-droom verandert in een nachtmerrie als haar guy spoorloos verdwijnt en de politie steeds meer afschuwelijke ontdekkingen over hem doet. Grace doorstaat de mediastorm en moet tot haar schande toegeven dat ze haar eigen advies voor andere vrouwen beter aan zichzelf had kunnen geven. Haar oude leven lijkt voorbij. Kan ze een nieuw leven opbouwen voor haar en haar zoon?

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Download PDF by Gail Albert: Matters of Chance: A Novel

By Gail Albert

This searing novel, a countrywide publication Award finalist, “transforms one woman’s adventure with melanoma right into a paintings of imaginative and prescient and intelligence” (The Washington Post).

“I am thirty-four years outdated, married, a professor of neurobiology; i've got sons, elderly 9 and 7. I grew up in Brownsville and that i left it in the back of, and that i was once clinically determined as having melanoma in January. i do know that those proof are hooked up; i've got but to appreciate how.”

Mona’s excellent global is shattered by way of unexpected and critical illness—leaving her looking out her earlier for solutions. destiny has led her from a difficult Brooklyn girlhood to a cheerful marriage with a superb guy, yet what has she forgotten alongside the way in which? during this vintage ny novel of the Eighties, as Mona struggles to appreciate her personal lifestyles tale, she uncovers the stunning reminiscence of a homicide and lines the form of her personal mortality.

This gorgeous paintings used to be a finalist for the nationwide e-book Award for First Novel; now, its great, bold exploration of an unfinished lifestyles is ready to be came upon by way of a brand new iteration of readers.

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Christopher Hawkes's Winter's Children PDF

By Christopher Hawkes

Harry and Ethan are not shut, now not after what occurred to them that iciness. but if Ethan disappears it really is Harry who is going trying to find him. it is a trip that takes him via London, Brighton, Copenhagen and north into the darkish of a Scandinavian winter.

What is 'the Keyhole' and who're the folks Ethan has been sighted with? What key's his ex-girlfriend Gretta hiding? And what does any of it need to do with what occurred to them as childrens? it truly is Harry's flip to appear after Ethan yet his explanations are usually not fullyyt unselfish. in the end, he is received lots to run clear of himself.

'Winter's young ones' is a literary and mental novel approximately formative years trauma and a fractured sibling courting, approximately blind religion and the loneliness of non-believing, and concerning the fight to tell apart phantasm from truth. yet so much of all it truly is in regards to the ceremony of iciness and the kid that follows us into it.

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Pierre: or, The Ambiguities (Penguin Classics) - download pdf or read online

By Herman Melville,William Spengemann

'Ambiguities certainly! One lengthy brain-muddling, soul-bewildering ambiguity (to borrow Mr. Melville's style), like Melchisedeck, with out starting or end-a labyrinth and not using a clue - an Irish bathroom with no rather a lot as a Jack o'the'lantern to lead the wanderer's footsteps - the dream of a distempered belly, disordered by way of a hasty supper on half-cooked beef chops." So judged the recent York bring in while Pierre was once first released in 1852, with so much modern reviewers becoming a member of within the basic condemnation: 'a lifeless failure,' 'this loopy rigmarole,' and "a literary mare's nest." Latter-day critics have famous within the tale of Melville's idealistic younger hero a corrosive satire of the sentimental-Gothic novel, and a progressive foray into modernist literary techniques.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts improved by way of introductions and notes by means of exclusive students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations via award-winning translators.

From the exchange Paperback edition.

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Get Wish: Text Classics PDF

By Peter Goldsworthy,James Bradley

J.J. is again dwelling at domestic in Adelaide, unemployed and drifting after a messy divorce. Then he's provided a role educating signal to Eliza. His new scholar is sensible, delicate, beautiful - and a gorilla lately liberated from a clinical examine laboratory via animal rights activists.

First released in 1995, the 3rd novel via the acclaimed author Peter Goldsworthy is exclusive in Australian literature: a stunning, relocating tale approximately medical experimentation and ethics, language and love.

This version comes with a brand new creation via James Bradley.

Peter Goldsworthy has received the FAW Christina Stead Prize for fiction, the Commonwealth Poetry Prize and a Helpmann Award, shared with the composer Richard generators, for the opera Batavia. His poetry and novels were commonly translated; 4 of his novels and the fast tale 'The Kiss' were tailored for the degree. His newest e-book is the short-story assortment Gravel, shortlisted for the ALS Gold Medal for Literature. This yr Penguin is publishing His silly Boyhood, a comic book memoir, and Maestro, his debut novel, is being reissued as an Angus & Robertson Australian Classic.

'[Goldsworthy's] maximum achievement...Brave, awesome, as intellectually not easy because it is playful, it truly is testomony to a stressed and unpredictable imagination.' James Bradley

'Stylish, inventive, poignant, and highly unsettling.' Australian

'A deeply pleasant book...represents a brand new fulfillment in his fiction...Read it. you will not locate one other novel like it.' Adelaide Review

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