Testamente by Rainer Maria Rilke

By Rainer Maria Rilke

»Att en gång med våldsamt hjärta rubba språket, så att det för ett ögonblick blev gudomligt oanvändbart och sedan gå sin väg, inte se sig om, vara köpman.«
Rainer Maria Rilke

År 1912 skriver Rilke två elegier på slottet Duino vid Adriatiska havet. Åtta år senare, i en värld ärrad av första världskriget, har han ännu inte lyckats avsluta diktverket Duinoelegierna som han ser det som sin livsuppgift att fullborda.

Förutsättningarna för en koncentrerad arbetsperiod tycks idealiska när poeten erbjuds att bo en vinter i ostördhet på ett annat slott, Schloß Berg am Irchel, i Schweiz. Vistelsen tar dock en annan vändning när bygget vid parkens utgång visar sig bli ett elektriskt sågverk och den efterlängtade ensamheten störs av en long island förälskelse.

Med en fiktiv inledning, där berättaren redogör för »skrivaren« och hans livsvillkor i ett Europa av namnlösa städer, händelser och människor, förs läsaren in i den autentiska dokumentationen av en akut skaparkris. Med sin samlade livserfarenhet som klangbotten formulerar Rilke en »sista vilja« och utvecklar tankar om livet, arbetet och kärleken.

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Naissance by Yann Moix

By Yann Moix

L. a. naissance ne saurait être biologique : on choisit toujours ses mom and dad. Naître, c'est semer ses géniteurs. Non pas tuer le père, mais tuer en nous le fils. Laisser son sang derrière, s'affranchir de ses gènes. Chercher, trouver d'autres mom and dad : spirituels. Ce qui compte, ce n'est pas los angeles mise au monde, mais l. a. mise en monde.

Naître biologiquement, c'est à l. a. portée du superior chiot venu, des grenouilles, des mulots, des huîtres.
Naître spirituellement, naître à soi-même, se déspermatozoïder, c'est à l. a. portée de ceux-là seuls qui préfèrent les orphelins aux fils de famille, les adoptés aux programmés, les fugueurs aux successeurs, les déviances aux descendances.

Toute naissance est devant soi. C'est l. a. mort qui est derrière. Les mom and dad nous ont donné los angeles vie ? A nous de los angeles leur reprendre. Le plus tôt attainable.

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A New Song (The Mitford Years, Book 5) by Jan Karon

By Jan Karon

The 5th novel within the Mitford sequence, via the bestselling writer of At domestic in Mitford and Somebody secure with anyone Good

In A New Song, Mitford's longtime Episcopal priest, Father Tim, retires. although, new demanding situations and adventures look ahead to whilst he is of the same opinion to function intervening time minister of a small church on Whitecap Island. He and his spouse, Cynthia, quickly locate that Whitecap has its personal unforgettable characters: a church organist with a mysterious prior, a lovelorn bachelor putting own advertisements, a mom scuffling with paralyzing melancholy. in addition they locate that Mitford is rarely distant whilst conditions "back home" preserve their telephone ringing off the hook. during this 5th novel of the cherished sequence, lovers previous and new will observe journey to Mitford and Whitecap is two times pretty much as good for the soul.

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Travesty by John Hawkes

By John Hawkes

An incredibly exceptional novel from “our best writer” (Flannery O’Connor)

Travesty is John Hawkes’s such a lot severe imaginative and prescient of eroticism and comedian terror. within the south of France, a chic activities vehicle is rushing in the course of the evening, bearing a guy, his daughter, and his ally towards a deadly crash. As he drives, the “privileged man” justifies, in a sustained monologue, his enterprise opinion that willed destruction is the final word act of the poetic mind's eye. “What i've got in brain is an ‘accident’ so completely contrived that it'll be certain, brilliant and on the spot, a actual counterpart to that imaginative and prescient within which it was once in truth conceived.” thinking about intercourse, fantasy, the mind's eye, and the absurd, Travesty is likely one of the such a lot cruelly and vibrantly ironic works to be present in twentieth-century literature.

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The Crazyladies of Pearl Street by Trevanian

By Trevanian

Mythical author Trevanian brings readers his so much own novel but: a humorous, deeply felt, frequently touching autobiographical novel destined to develop into a vintage American coming-of-age story.

The position is Albany, ny. The 12 months is 1936. Six-year-old Jean-Luc LaPointe, his little sister, and their lively yet susceptible younger mom were abandoned—again—by his father, a charmer and a con artist. with out funds and no relatives prepared to take them in, the LaPointes be capable of create a delicate nest at 238 North Pearl highway. For the following 8 years, in the course of the nice melancholy and moment global conflict, they reside within the middle of the Irish slum, with its ward heelers, unemployment, and grinding poverty. As Jean-Luc discovers, it’s an area of “crazyladies”: omit Cox, the dreaded and ridiculed instructor who ignites his mind's eye; Mrs. Kane, who runs a attractiveness parlor/fortune-telling salon behind her husband’s supermarket; Mrs. Meehan, the determined, harried matriarch of a thuggish relations around the road; lonely Mrs. McGivney, who spends each day tending to her catatonic husband, a veteran of the good struggle; and Jean-Luc’s personal unconventional, vivacious mother.

Jean-Luc is a voracious reader who by no means stops dreaming of a fashion out of the slum. He steadily takes on accountability for the family’s survival with a mixture of bravery and resentment whereas his mother turns from spells of ailment and melancholy to keen making plans for the day whilst “our send will come in.” It’s a heartfelt and unforgettable glance again at one child’s existence within the Thirties and ’40s, a narrative that would be remembered lengthy after the final web page is turned.

Look for those Trevanian classics from 3 Rivers Press: Shibumi, The Eiger Sanction, the toilet Sanction, The summer season of Katya, and The Main.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Floating City by Eric Van Lustbader

By Eric Van Lustbader

SHADOW WARRIOR. the traditional eastern paintings of demise is practiced by way of a choose few. of these younger males who're selected to coach within the means of the shadow warrior, such a lot will fail. those that cross those trials, the Ninja, turn into the silent assassins, lonely guardians, and unseen watchers of legend. yet rarer nonetheless are these masters of the shadow craft, the Shiro - these whose fearsome talents are matched merely by means of their inflexible code of honour. males like Nicholas Linnear...

FLOATING urban. An inland empire governed by means of a mercenary king hidden on the middle of the Vietnamese jungle.

But the shadow warrior Nicholas Linnear believes that the Floating urban lies on the center of an unlimited terrorist plot. And he could be the in basic terms one that can infiltrate this felony stronghold...

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Skirt and the Fiddle by Tristan Egolf

By Tristan Egolf

Charlie and Tinsel kill rats for a residing. Their grotesque activity earns them a packet, yet they blow all of it on liquor. Charlie is an excellent classical violinist, yet he's made up our minds to kiss the mess around so long after a horrendous gig enjoying warm-up to the fascist thrash band, Volstagg. Now he's fetched up in Philth city the place he lives in a dirty flophouse along with his partner-in-crime, the anarchist Tinsel Greetz.

Then Louise turns up on their doorstep. She's a stunning filmmaker who doesn't appear to brain an excessive amount of concerning the smell.Seizing their likelihood to flee Philth city as soon as and for all, the lads move nose to nose for the Skirt's affections and Charlie realizes that it's excessive time he dusted down his violin...With Charlie and Tinsel, Skirt and the mess around introduces the main outrageously unique double-act considering that Laurel and Hardy.

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Poesía completa (1980-2015) by Luis García Montero

By Luis García Montero

Luis García Montero reúne en este volumen treinta y cinco años de poeta. Ordenados y en edición definitiva, figuran en esta Poesía completa (1980-2015) sus diez libros, con los que ha trazado una de las trayectorias más coherentes y de mayor ambición y talento de los angeles poesía española reciente: Poemas de Tristia, El jardín extranjero, Diario cómplice, Las flores del frío, Habitaciones separadas, Completamente viernes, l. a. intimidad de l. a. serpiente, Además, Vista cansada y Un invierno propio.

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Complete Works of Victor Hugo by Victor Hugo

By Victor Hugo

Features:
* concise introductions to the novels and different works
* photographs of ways the novels first seemed, giving your Kindle a flavor of the unique texts
* ALL nine novels in English, each one with contents tables
* many of the novels, together with LES MISÉRABLES, are fully-illustrated with their unique artwork
* contains BUG-JARGAL - Hugo's first novel, which he wrote after a bet - first time in electronic print!
* all novels are awarded with their French models - pattern the real brilliance of Hugo's unique textual content, in among analyzing the English translations
* includes a huge pattern of English translations of poetry
* the entire poetry in French
* comprises 4 performs in French
* BONUS choice of six Non-Fiction texts
* boasts a unique literary feedback part, with works via recognized writers akin to Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson and Henry James, reading Hugo's contribution to literature
* comprises Hugo's Memoirs - discover the good writer's inner most notebooks!
* additionally contains G. Barnett Smith's well-known biography – immerse your self in Hugo's literary life!
* packed filled with pictures when it comes to Hugo’s lifestyles, works, areas and picture adaptations
* scholarly ordering of texts in chronological order and literary genres, permitting effortless navigation round Hugo’s titanic oeuvre
* up to date with performs in English, together with CROMWELL, Hugo’s first drama, with its mythical PREFACE – the 1st Romantic manifesto

Victor Hugo, the best Romantic author of all of them, is ultimately to be had in Delphi’s bestselling variety of titles. This enormous book deals readers the main entire assortment ever compiled of Hugo’s FICTIONAL works in English translation, with many bonus texts.

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Untold Tales of the New Universe - Justice 1 by Peter David

By Peter David

Stalking the hot Universe as pass judgement on, jury and executioner rolled into one, John Tensen--Justice--has made it his own project to make sure that paranormals are utilizing their powers properly. but if he executes an abusive paranormal within the presence of the para’s daughter--potentially sending her down a course of evil--he is compelled to query the “justice” of his personal activities.

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