By Jules Verne, Edinson Saguez
Un capitaine de quinze ans est un roman d'aventures de Jules Verne, paru en 1878. Le Pilgrim style vers l'Amérique. Dick Sand, jeune homme de quinze ans, y côtoie quelques passagers pittoresques: Mrs. Weldon, le cousin Bénédict, et quelques Noirs américains. Par un concours de circonstances des plus mystérieux, l'équipage disparaît. Dick se retrouve aux commandes. Alors qu'il croit mener l'embarcation à bon port, le "capitaine de quinze ans" et ses compagnons se retrouvent en Afrique. Parmi les esclavagistes... Le récit est essentiellement consacré à los angeles query de l'esclavage, et plus particulièrement du trade d'esclaves africains par d'autres Africains
By Jonathan Lethem
Gumshoe Conrad Metcalf has problems-there's a rabbit in his ready room and a trigger-happy kangaroo on his tail. Near-future Oakland is a courageous new international the place developed animals are participants of society, the police display screen voters through their karma degrees, and mind-numbing medicinal drugs comparable to Forgettol and Acceptol are the entire rage. Metcalf has been shadowing Celeste, the spouse of an prosperous general practitioner. probably he is falling a bit in love together with her whilst. whilst the general practitioner turns up useless, our amiable investigator reveals himself stuck in a crossfire among the lads from the Inquisitor's place of work and gangsters who function out of the again room of a bar referred to as the Fickle Muse. blending parts of sci-fi, noir, and secret, this smart first novel from the writer of Motherless Brooklyn is a wry, humorous, and satiric examine all that the longer term may possibly carry.
By M. Regai
By Aira, César; Silver, Katherine
"Daily conversations in open air cafés with cultured acquaintances will help make fact a bit extra actual. regrettably, despite the fact that, in the course of one such dialog, one guy spots a gold Rolex watch on a television cleaning soap opera's goatherd. This doubtless small absurdity units off alarms: unusual sensations of deception, misery, and incipient insanity. the 2 men's uneasiness quickly turns into a nightmare because the television event advances with a real-life plot--involving a mutant pressure of killer algae--to take over the world!"--Amazon.com. Read more...
summary: "Daily conversations in outside cafés with cultured neighbors may also help make fact a bit extra genuine. regrettably, even though, in the course of one such dialog, one guy spots a gold Rolex watch on a television cleaning soap opera's goatherd. This likely small absurdity units off alarms: unusual sensations of deception, misery, and incipient insanity. the 2 men's uneasiness quickly turns into a nightmare because the television experience advances with a real-life plot--involving a mutant pressure of killer algae--to take over the world!"--Amazon.com
By John Conteh-Morgan, Tejumola Olaniyan
African Drama and function is a set of leading edge and wide-ranging essays that convey conceptually clean views, from either popular and rising voices, to the examine of drama, theatre, and function in Africa. themes variety from reviews of significant dramatic authors and formal literary dramas to improvisational theatre and well known video motion pictures. South Africa's fact and Reconciliation Commissions are analyzed as one of those social functionality, and elements of African functionality within the diaspora also are thought of. This dynamic quantity underscores theatre's function in postcolonial society and politics and reexamines functionality as a sort of excessive artwork and daily social ritual.Contributors are Akin Adesokan, Daniel Avorgbedor, Karin Barber, Nicholas Brown, Catherine Cole, John Conteh-Morgan, Johannes Fabian, Joachim Fiebach, Marie-Jos? Hourantier, Loren Kruger, Pius Ngandu Nkashama, Isidore Okpewho, Tejumola Olaniyan, Ato Quayson, Sandra L. Richards, Wole Soyinka, Dominic Thomas, and Bob W. White.
By Gunter Grass
As i started "Cat and Mouse" i used to be reminded how talented a author Gunter Grass is. As he weaved his folksy means round a narrative a few personality from his formative years, i spotted a honest tribute was once starting to spread. Grass's stories of misspent and well-spent formative years provides a mix of laughter and admiration. there's a component of faith that's key to the certainty of the narrator and the most personality. We see religion represented with phrases of ridicule, appreciate, and devotion. the best way the narrator dismisses his personal metamorphisis of religion is basically a magnificent approach of focussing at the hero of his tale: permit me pontificate over again, this can be approximately Joachim.
It's fascinating the best way that we simply get to grasp Joachim Mahlke in the course of the narratror's eyes. no matter what secrets and techniques the narrator fails to discover or comprehend, we pass over in addition. the best way this mildly mysterious but really funny brief novel leads us via part of a tender man's lifestyles teases us in a manner that retains us . The finishing is probably not what we'd like yet it really is what we get and we are aware of it is why Grass sought after us to listen to the tale.
By Priscilla Martin;Anne Rowe
Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) was once some of the most well known and effective English novelists of the 20th century. This Literary existence not just concentrates on her fiction but in addition areas it within the contexts of her own lifestyles and the political and cultural advancements which it displays and addresses.
By Carolyn Walker.
By Joseph Buffington Roberts
1962 variation by means of W.H. Freeman and corporate. excellent for its age, with minor shelf put on. Pages are fresh and binding is tight. LISTEDBY(KAD)
By Moritz Schlick
This scarce antiquarian publication is a facsimile reprint of the unique. as a result of its age, it could possibly comprise imperfections reminiscent of marks, notations, marginalia and improper pages. simply because we think this paintings is culturally vital, now we have made it to be had as a part of our dedication for safeguarding, protecting, and selling the world's literature in cheap, top of the range, glossy versions which are precise to the unique paintings.