By Vera Ratay
Sei es ein richtiger Lottogewinn oder der vermeintliche Gewinn einer Busreise, sie stolpern immer wieder von einem zum nächsten unglaublichen Erlebnis.
By Vera Ratay
By Lawrence Patchett
By Ruskin Bond
By Raymond Carver,Benito Gómez Ibáñez
By Stendhal,Raymond N. MacKenzie
Nineteenth-century French author Marie-Henri Beyle, larger identified through his pen identify Stendhal, is likely one of the earliest top practitioners of realism, his tales jam-packed with sharp analyses of his characters’ psychology. This translation of Stendhal’s Chroniques italiennes is a set of 9 stories written among 1829 and 1840, a lot of which have been released purely after his demise. jointly those accrued stories display a very good novelist operating with hugely dramatic material to forge a imaginative and prescient of existence lived at its so much intense.
The environment for those stories is a romanticized Italy, a spot Stendhal seen as unpolluted by way of bourgeois inhibitions and conformism. From the hothouse surroundings of aristocratic convents to the horrors of the Cenci kin, the stories in Italian Chronicles all characteristic passionate, transgressive characters engaged in “la chasse au bonheur”—the quest for happiness. lots of the tragic, violent stories are according to old occasions, with Stendhal utilizing background to validate his characters’ severe behaviors as they conflict literal and figurative oppression and check out to damage via to freedom.
Complete with revenge, bloody daggers, poisonings, and thick-walled nunneries, this new translation of Italian Chronicles comprises 4 never-before-translated tales and a desirable advent detailing the origins of the e-book. it's absolute to gratify verified Stendhal enthusiasts in addition to readers new to the writer.
By Anjali Sachdeva
Anjali Sachdeva's debut assortment spans centuries, continents, and a various set of characters yet is united by way of each one character's epic fight with destiny: A workman in Andrew Carnegie's metal turbines is irrevocably replaced by way of the brutal energy of the furnaces; a fisherman units sail into overfished waters and unearths a mystery obsession from which he cannot go back; an internet date ends with a daunting, inexplicable dissapearance. Her tale "Pleiades" used to be known as "a masterpiece" via Dave Eggers. Sachdeva has a expertise for growing relocating and poignant scenes, following her hugely innovative plots to their logical ends, and depicting how one small miracle can have an effect on each person in its wake.
By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie,Mona de Pracontal
Voici quelques-uns des personnages des nouvelles d’Adichie ; ils composent une snapshot complexe et riche de l. a. réalité nigériane d’aujourd’hui, qui prend ses racines dans le crossé et se prolonge dans l'expérience de l’émigration, une plongée émouvante, souvent poignante, travel à travel poor et drôle, toujours vibrante d’humanité.
By Storm Jameson
By Alan Bennett,Jaime Zulaika Goicoechea
By Ivo Andric