Read e-book online Do Not Find Me PDF

By Kathleen Novak

As a tender guy, Gigi Paulo arrives in ny and is instantly attracted to a lady he sees in a bar close to Penn Station. prior to he can method her, she is long gone. He returns to the bar for weeks, hoping to work out her back, goals of her at evening and searches the crowds for her face. Quiet and cautious, he's not the kind to turn into obsessed by means of a stranger. yet obsessed he is.

Two years later he meets her at a celebration. Her identify is Corrine. She turns out to love his cooking and the blues albums he collects, yet she by no means remains with him for lengthy. As he discovers the secrets and techniques and violence of her lifestyles, Gigi reveals himself not able to rescue her and infrequently in a position to store himself. He flees manhattan, yet his obsession with Corrine follows him, even if he returns to his domestic in northern Minnesota, the place he marries, has a daughter, and fishes the deep, quiet lakes he understands so well.

After he dies, his daughter uncovers her father's wish for this unknown lady, leaving her to question the inherent perils of his existence in addition to her own.

Dark and poetic, don't locate Me strikes among the voices of Gigi Paulo and his daughter with a compelling grace, its haunting undercurrents last lengthy after the tale has ended.

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Get Real Life: A Novel PDF

By Kitty Burns Florey

Dorrie Gilbert, a potter who lives by myself, is totally unprepared for motherhood while her oddball, obese, and orphaned nephew, Hugo, involves stay along with her, hard to understand the reality approximately his mom and dad and horrified that she doesn’t personal a tv so he can watch the cleaning soap opera he’s dedicated to. As Dorrie and Hugo try to paintings issues out, every one learns a few demanding and magnificent, yet deeply pleasing truths approximately actual life.


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In the Country of the Blind: A Novel by Edward Hoagland PDF

By Edward Hoagland

A big apple instances EDITOR'S CHOICE

Sixty years after the booklet of his first novel, Cat guy, Edward Hogland is publishing his twenty-fifth booklet on the age of eighty-three. This capstone novel, set in Vermont’s Northeast state, introduces Press, a stockbroker going blind. Press has misplaced his task and his spouse and is attempting to determine his subsequent movement, holed up in his Vermont cabin surrounded via a hippy commune, drug runners, farmers-gone-bust, blood-thirsty auctioneers, and common ne’er-do-wells. Solace and objective come from the unlikeliest assets as he learns to navigate his new panorama with no sight. Hoagland, himself, goes blind, and during this evocative, unsentimental novel, we adventure the realm remaining in round Press, the emerging panic of uncertainty, the isolation of exile, the expanding dependence upon the kindness of strangers, and an entire new appreciation of the realm simply past sight.

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Rosamund Lupton,Sabine Mutsaers's Dochter (Dutch Edition) PDF

By Rosamund Lupton,Sabine Mutsaers

Dochter

Rosamund Lupton

De Britse Yasmin en haar dove dochter Ruby ondernemen een wanhopige tocht door de eeuwige nacht van het poolgebied. Na hun aankomst in Alaska krijgt Yasmin te horen dat haar guy Matt is omgekomen bij een ramp in het verre noorden. Yasmin kan dit niet geloven en trekt met Ruby door het barre winterlandschap, op zoek naar antwoorden.

Terwijl ze schuilen voor een dodelijke sneeuwstorm, realiseert Yasmin zich dat ze ook bedreigd worden door menselijk gevaar. Met niemand anders op de weg die hulp kan bieden, trekken ze verder naar het noorden; alleen en doodsbang, door de severe kou van de eindeloze poolnacht.

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New PDF release: Strangers in Budapest: A Novel

By Jessica Keener

“You must never inform a person . . .”

Budapest is a urban of secrets and techniques, a spot the place every thing is opaque and not anything is because it turns out. it really is to this enigmatic urban younger American couple, Annie and should, movement with their toddler son, presently after the autumn of the Communist regime. Annie hopes to flee the ghosts from her earlier; Will desires to take his probability as an entrepreneur in Hungary’s newly constructing economy.

yet just a couple of months after relocating there, they obtain a secretive request from pals within the US to ascertain up on an aged stranger who additionally has lately arrived in Budapest. after they detect that his sole objective for coming there's to precise revenge on a guy who he's confident seduced after which murdered his daughter, Will insists they've got not anything to do with him. Annie, despite the fact that, not able to withstand someone she feels might have her support, quickly reveals herself enmeshed within the outdated man’s plan, stuck up in a scheme that may finish with death.

Atmospheric, secretive, very similar to the outdated Hungarian urban itself, Strangers in Budapest is an intricately woven tale of lives that intersect and pull aside, excellent for lovers of Celeste Ng’s Everything I by no means informed You and Chris Pavone’s The Expats. Keener has written a transporting novel a couple of couple attempting to make a brand new existence in a overseas land, in simple terms to discover themselves drawn right into a cultural, and generational, vendetta.

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Download e-book for kindle: Grifo (NARRATIVAS) (Spanish Edition) by Charles Baxter,Eugenia Vazquez

By Charles Baxter,Eugenia Vazquez

En las áreas residenciales estadounidenses donde habita l. a. clase media nunca parece suceder nada extraordinario. Pero eso es porque a veces no se observa con suficiente detenimiento. Charles Baxter tiene un don para descubrir qué se esconde bajo los angeles capa superficial del americano aparentemente convencional y el genio para plasmarlo de una forma única, precisa y refinada. Los personajes de los relatos recogidos en este volumen están sumidos en un ambiente mundano, casi aburrido, hasta que sobreviene algo perturbador o surge lo impulsivo, lo inusual, factores extraños o atípicos que les obligan a enfrentarse con sus vidas y a aceptar el desafío de vivirlas. Con los angeles originalidad y solidez que destilan cada uno de sus libros, no debe extrañar a nadie que los angeles obra de Charles Baxter pueda equipararse con los angeles de maestros estadounidenses como John Cheever, Raymond Carver o John Updike. Y Grifo, que incluye diversos de sus cuentos escritos a lo largo de los años, es desde luego una de las más brillantes muestras de su talento.

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Download e-book for kindle: French Girl with Mother: A Novel by Norman Ollestad

By Norman Ollestad

"Finely wrought; Ollestad builds a fragile pressure among the characters, exposing their uncooked wish and exploring the idea that of creative inspiration...A quietly stressful and soaking up read." —Kirkus

French woman with Mother is a provocative, propulsive mystery that marries the spirit of James Salter with a touch of Patricia Highsmith and the speed of The artwork Forger.

Nathan is a tender artist touring throughout Europe looking for the emotional fireplace that has been lacking from his paintings. He’s been deemed by way of his mentors and critics as technically skillful yet uninspired —criticisms he fears to be actual. On a Paris road, he witnesses the risky breakup of a tender French lady and her beau. Nathan pursues a gathering with the lady and it in a short time turns into glaring that her provocative air of mystery and scathing good looks simply may perhaps conjure the electrical energy he has been looking for his paintings. So whilst the lady invitations him to her mom and dad' crumbling, centuries-old chateau within the kingdom to permit him to comic strip her, he accepts, figuring out that this proposition is either in poor health suggested and thrilling.

Once enveloped by means of this remoted property, a door opens to an international Nathan isn't really ready for. the coming of the younger woman’s family—her mom, a unstable, voracious former ballerina, her father, a mysterious businessman with secrets and techniques of his personal, and her uncle, who could be trafficking in artwork forgeries.

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Read e-book online Never Going Home: A Tale of Extraordinary People in Today's PDF

By Jerry Lewis

Never Going Home is a wake-up story of passionate love, intrigue, melancholy, and tragedy. The avid gamers in Never Going Home are by myself. They locate their strategy to each other and create a kin of super-intellects. Betty, a sensible eighty-five-year-old retired librarian, leads the relatives.

Other comprehensive relatives comprise Harold, a attorney; Bailey, a widow and mom with an MSF measure in finance; Will, a sociologist; Bob, a financial institution president; Gloria, with an MBA measure; and Lenny, a Vietnam veteran who studied psychotherapy to appreciate his PTSD within which he relives his strive against stories. Ruby, a Las Vegas showgirl, and voted better of Vegas 5 years operating, listening to of Lenny’s thesis in psychotherapy, surmises Lenny may be the key to unlocking her very inner most disorder.

Betty unearths the big wealth Harold and she or he gathered making an investment within the military-industrial complicated off a tip from an aircraft-manufacturing lobbyist Harold defended in courtroom ahead of the Vietnam warfare. They made thousands as crony capitalists. There seems no problem the family members can’t upward push to.

Author Jerry Lewis exposes via his “can-do” characters a wide selection of matters dealing with american citizens this day: battle, deplorable remedy of veterans, spiritual intolerance, racial concerns, corruption and deception, cultural evolution, mismatch sickness, health-care hoaxes, nutrition, and workout. This ebook will earn a front-and-center place in your bookshelf.

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Amanda Lohrey's A Short History of Richard Kline: A Novel PDF

By Amanda Lohrey

I woke with a puff. And lay in the dead of night, open-mouthed, conserving my breath. That feeling . . . that feeling used to be indescribable. For a second I had felt as though I have been falling . . . falling into bliss.

All his existence, Richard Kline has been haunted by way of a feeling that whatever is missing. He envies the convenience with which others slip into contented suburban lifestyles or the pursuit of wealth. As he strikes into heart age, Richard grows offended, cynical, depressed.

But then an odd occasion, a profound epiphany, awakens him to another lifestyle. He unearths himself on a quest, nearly opposed to his will, to unravel the “divine discontent” he has suffered given that early life. From prescribed drugs to New Age treatments to discovering a guru, Richard's trip dramatises the quest for that means in present day world.

This audacious novel is an exploration of masculinity, the magical and our very human craving for anything extra. it's hypnotic, nuanced and Amanda Lohrey's best delivering but - a pilgrim's development for the right here and now.

Shortlisted, 2015 Queensland Literary Awards

Shortlisted, 2015 Tasmanian Premier's Literary Prizes

Longlisted, 2016 Stella Prize

‘Lohrey’s language through the novel is a searing satisfaction … with out patronising, disparaging or changing into a sentimental companion, she will get contained in the head of a major guy congenitally at the brink.’ —Age

‘The nature of such mystical questing calls for a balance of velocity and a commanding type that allows you to hinder it floating up and away into the unfathomable … Lohrey’s ability is in holding us suspended within the cocoon of an idea – “Is this all there is?’ – a query that hums out and in of our personal lives in the course of the day, yet that can unexpectedly ring out on darkish nights with a deafening thunder.’ —Saturday Paper

‘[A] lyrical, daring exploration’ —Australian ebook Review

Amanda Lohrey is the writer of the acclaimed novels Camille’s Bread, Vertigo and The Morality of Gentlemen, in addition to the award-winning brief tale assortment Reading Madame Bovary. She has additionally written Quarterly Essays: Groundswell and Voting for Jesus. In 2012 she used to be offered the Patrick White Literary Award.

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Download e-book for kindle: La Cour des grands: Une joyeuse course au prix littéraire by Jacques-Étienne Bovard

By Jacques-Étienne Bovard

Une compétition littéraire s'organise et malgré son élitisme des auteurs de romans de gare comptent bien y participer

Xavier le jeune judoka, Charlène l. a. belle voyageuse, Borloz le motard pornographe. issues communs : auteurs de romans de gare, apparemment aussi contents de leur vie que sans arrière-pensées.

Or, les voici précipités dans « L’Escapade » de Francophones sans frontières, qui cette année-ci invite los angeles tremendous fleur des écrivains de Suisse romande, parmi lesquels le fameux Pierre Montavon, apôtre de l’écriture « sacrée » et papable sérieux pour le Prix Nobel. Ce qui devait être une villégiature se transforme en poudrière. Les « pitres » n’ont pas leur position dans cette cour-là. Ils s’incrustent, pourtant. « Après tout, écrire, lire, pourquoi faudrait-il que ce soit réservé ? » Ce n’est peut-être pas réservé, mais certes jamais innocent...

Strasbourg, Verdun, Reims, Château-Thierry, Paris jalonnent les péripéties de cette initiation à los angeles fois farcesque et grave, entre vanités et vérités. Personne ne sortira indemne de l’affrontement, avec les autres ou avec soi-même.

Un roman enthousiasmant et dynamique qui nous prouve l. a. strength de l'adage "Quand on veut on peut !"

EXTRAIT

Cela faisait un second que cette histoire me mijotait dans le fond de l. a. tête, et que d’autre half j’épluchais les tourniquets à bouquins du supermarché voisin. Une maison d’édition nommée Weekend, en particulier, présentait une ribambelle de petits volumes souples, aux couvertures pimpantes, deux cents pages aérées, qu’un public divers jetait souvent par deux ou trois dans son caddie, parmi les légumes et les boîtes. Les titres se renouvelaient sans cesse. Il fallait bien des gens pour les écrire, qui évidemment n’étaient pas des écrivains : des amateurs, des débutants, des refusés, des modestes, enfin des gens, quoi, pareils à mes Aînés qui mouillaient vaillamment leur kimono pour obtenir l. a. ceinture jaune.
Nom de Dieu, alors pourquoi pas moi ?

CE QU'EN PENSE l. a. CRITIQUE

"Cette Cour des grands est un chant merveilleux à los angeles gloire du travail pénible, assidu et toujours recommencé de celui qui veut, avec braveness et honnêteté, trouver les mots pour s’exprimer. On despatched que l’auteur parle de choses qu’il connaît bien et avec un paintings tel qu’il vous laisse de quoi réfléchir même après avoir fermé le livre." - Juliette David, Suisse Magazine

"Jacques-Étienne Bovard a le sens de l. a. scène. Il organise avec une belle férocité le choc entre l. a. littérature de bas étage et les règles de l. a. comédie littéraire. Il possède un savoir-faire remarquable, travaillant à l. a. fois dans l. a. vigueur de l. a. farce et l. a. nuance psychologique: il arrive que les plus risibles de ses personnages, à los angeles faveur d’un détail qui déchire le voile, se révèlent tout à coup étrangement touchants." - Michel Audétat, Passage du Livre

"Sa langue est sensuelle, l. a. bouffe dans ses romans souvent gargantuesque et il excelle dans l’art de l. a. scène. Lorsque Bovard donne à voir, c’est souvent vertigineux, parfois carrément cinématographique." - Catherine Riva, Femina

A PROPOS DE L’AUTEUR

Jacques-Étienne Bovard est né à Morges en 1961. Parallèlement à son métier de maître de français, il bâtit une œuvre composée essentiellement de romans et de nouvelles, los angeles plupart ancrés dans les paysages et les mentalités de Suisse romande, qu’il considère comme un terreau hautement romanesque à maints issues de vue.
Couronné de nombreux prix, Jacques-Étienne Bovard fait partie des auteurs suisses romands les plus réguliers et les plus largement reconnus par le public.

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