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Las deudas del cuerpo (Dos amigas 3) (Spanish Edition) by Elena Ferrante

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By Elena Ferrante

Sigue las vivencias de las protagonistas de los angeles saga «Dos amigas»: una historia de amistad que recorre los años más importantes del siglo XX.

UNA SAGA MEMORABLE

Érase una vez dos niñas, Elena y Lila, que nacieron en 1944 en un barrio pobre de los angeles ciudad de Nápoles, y desde entonces su historia ha sido el hilo conductor de esta espléndida saga napolitana que ahora llega a su tercera entrega.

Lila se casó muy joven con el hombre más adinerado del barrio y poco tardó en dejarlo. Ahora vive en un lugar depressing, pero su ingenio no ha mermado; solo se ha transformado en rabia. Es quizá este odio lo que l. a. llevará a capitanear las revueltas en los angeles fábrica y a negarse a una convivencia pacífica y modesta con su nuevo compañero.

Elena, en cambio, ha continuado con los estudios e incluso ha escrito una novela. Ahora vive entre Nápoles y Pisa, y se ha casado con un profesor de l. a. Universidad de Florencia.

Así, a primera vista, nada une ya a las dos amigas, pero el barrio de Nápoles donde fueron niñas aún las reclama, las viejas costumbres las devuelven a un tiempo que ya se fue, y los angeles vida se cobra su precio.

Reseñas de autores, prensa y famosos que alaban l. a. obra de Elena Ferrante:
«La magia de Elena Ferrante consiste en convertir l. a. complejidad de l. a. vida en una lectura apasionante.»
Julia Montejo

«Una mirada clara, lúcida, intensa.»
La Vanguardia

«Ferrante es un fenómeno literario. Le han rendido pleitesía Zadie Smith, Juan Marsé o Ken Follet, entre otros.»
Núria Escur, los angeles Vanguardia

«Toda obra de arte pertenece a un autor, pero cuando es perfecta tiene algo de anónima.»
Benjamín G. Rosado, Cultura (El Mundo)

«Seguramente sea los angeles revelación más trascendente de l. a. narrativa europea en el último cuarto de siglo.»
Robert Saladrigas, los angeles Vanguardia

«Ferrante es única. Sus libros permanecerán siempre conmigo.»
Jennifer Morrison, actriz en condo y as soon as Upon a Time

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Threshold (Italica Press Modern Italian Fiction Series) by Gianna Manzini,Laura E. Ruberto,Irena Stanic Rasin

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By Gianna Manzini,Laura E. Ruberto,Irena Stanic Rasin

Gianna Manzini’s "Threshold" ("Sulla soglia") was once first released in 1973. It nonetheless packs an immediacy of emotion and private subjectivity exact in experimental fiction. This brief novel takes an introspective examine a daughter’s courting to her mother’s final days. We stick with the first-person narrator on a visit now not rather like others from a educate station now not really of this international. "Threshold" captures the conflicting feelings and the closeness of household throughout the intimacy of fabric gadgets. through highlighting the ability of materiality, Manzini develops a storyline that frames her reflections at the courting among guardian and baby.

Manzini skillfully constructs a digital truth via a language that leads her readers to visualize different percentages. The dreamlike caliber of her writing strikes the reader around the border of the true to the imagined and again back.

The novel’s evocative and slippery use of symbolism self-consciously confuses temporality and the blurry limitations among house and point of view. Threshold joins "Game Plan of a unique" (2008) and "Full-Length Portrait" (2011), different novels through this hugely unique Italian author released by means of Italica Press.

“With this astutely awarded and translated novella, "Threshold," Laura E. Ruberto and Irena Stanic Rasin supply readers a unprecedented chance to event Gianna Manzini’s artwork of storytelling, between Italy’s most interesting. the 1st strains sweep us right into a suspenseful trip at the verge of lifestyles past existence, amidst points of interest, sounds, and sensations as strains of meanings for knowing the mysteries of affection, affliction, the facility of reminiscence and writing, and death.” — Robin Pickering-Iazzi, collage of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Preface, advent, word at the Translation, choose Bibliography. 106 pages.

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The Girl Who Stayed by Tanya Anne Crosby

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By Tanya Anne Crosby

Zoe Rutherford wasn't definite what she used to be anticipating while she lower back to Sullivan's Island. the home on Sullivan's hadn't represented domestic to her in many years. It was once where the place she persevered her father's cruelty. It used to be where the place her mom closed herself off from the area. It used to be where the place her sister disappeared. yet now that her mom and dad are long gone, Zoe must go back to the home, to shut it down and get ready it on the market. She intends to get this performed as fast as attainable and get on together with her lifestyles, although that lifestyles turns out clouded through her prior, either far-off and up to date. yet what she discovers while she will get there's a long way past her imagining and should swap her in profound methods.

THE lady WHO STAYED is a impressive exploration of the soul through a author with an extraordinary expertise for attaining into the hearts of her characters and her readers, a singular of transformation that may go away you moved and breathless.

“A superbly written, page-turning novel filled with emotion.”
– number one big apple occasions bestselling writer Barbara Freethy

"THE woman WHO STAYED is a deeply relocating tale. i'm eager about the concept that and by means of Tanya Crosby's wonderful storytelling."
– Stella Cameron, long island instances bestselling author

“THE lady WHO STAYED defies style. Crosby’s story is sincere and sen- sitive, eerie and tragic. It’s a homecoming story of a previous ever with us and irrevocably misplaced without end. A haunting imaginative and prescient of that chasm among lifestyles and dying we name ‘missing.’”
– Pamela Morsi, bestselling writer of straightforward JESS

“An severe, spell binding Southern drama a few younger lady who returns to her coastal domestic to place to leisure the haunting ghost of her sister’s tragic prior. instructed within the wealthy, lyrical form of Siddons and Conroy, the woman WHO STAYED is a woman’s tale of discovery and popularity, redefined through Tanya Anne Crosby’s dramatic storytelling, sharp characters, and well-defined plot. A needs to learn for any girl who believes she will by no means return domestic. awesome, wealthy and evocative!”
– ny occasions bestselling writer Jill Barnett

"Crosby tugs heartstrings in a spellbinding tale of a lady attempting to stream past her past."
– ny instances bestselling writer Susan Andersen

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The Invisible Life of Euridice Gusmao by Martha Batalha,Eric M. B. Becker

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By Martha Batalha,Eric M. B. Becker

Euridice is younger, vivid and bold. a skilled musician, she goals in basic terms of status and fortune. yet this can be Rio de Janeiro within the Forties, and the only factor society expects of its girls: to be loving better halves and moms. So whilst her rebellious sister Guida elopes, breaking her mom and dad’ hearts, Euridice sacrifices her personal aspirations to marry traditional Antenor, spending her days ironing his shirts and elimination the lumps of onion from his food.

As his expert luck grows, so does her feeling of restlessness. Throwing conference to the wind, the irrepressible Euridice desires up an array of artistic ventures to flee her humdrum kinfolk lifestyles, to the misery of her tradition-loving husband. after which sooner or later the free-spirited Guida all at once reappears, and jointly the 2 sisters set approximately forging their very own paths in life.

With a forged of unforgettable characters, The Invisible lifetime of Euridice Gusmao is a darkly comedian novel from the most intriguing new voices in international literature.

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The Art of Losing Yourself: A Novel by Katie Ganshert

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By Katie Ganshert

Just like in my dream, i used to be drowning and no-one even noticed.
 

 
each morning, Carmen Hart pastes on her made-for-TV smile and declares the elements. She’s the Florida panhandle’s favourite meteorologist, married to everyone’s favourite highschool soccer trainer. They’re the perfect-looking couple, dwell in a pleasant apartment, and attend church on Sundays. From the skin, she’s a girl who has all of it together.  yet at the within, Carmen Hart struggles with doubt. She wonders if she made a mistake while she married her husband. She wonders if God is as strong as she as soon as believed. occasionally she wonders if He exists in any respect. After years of mystery losses and empty hands, she’s no longer so yes anymore.
 
till Carmen’s sister—seventeen yr outdated runaway, Gracie Fisher—steps in and alterations every thing. Gracie is stuck squatting at a boarded-up lodge that belongs to Carmen’s aunt, and their mom is off on one other certainly one of her benders, this means that Carmen has no different alternative yet to take Gracie in. Is it attainable for God to use a damaged youngster and an deserted lodge to bring a woman’s religion and marriage back to life? Can half-sisters make one another whole?    

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La madre che vorrei (Italian Edition) by Olivia Lichtenstein,Laura Prandino

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By Olivia Lichtenstein,Laura Prandino

Seduta al capezzale della madre, Ros osserva il suo viso addormentato. A settant’anni, Lillian è ancora stupenda, i riccioli rossi appena offuscati dal grigio dell’età. Svegliata dalla carezza della figlia, cerca a fatica di parlare. C’è una cosa importante che le vuole dire, qualcosa che non può aspettare. Ma Ros non l’ascolta, presa dai suoi mille impegni. Le condizioni di sua madre non sono critiche, in fondo potranno sempre parlare domani. C’è tutto il pace del mondo.
Ma nella notte Lillian si è aggravata e le sue ultime parole nessuno le ha sentite. Oggi, un anno dopo, quel ricordo ritorna continuamente nella mente di Ros, come uno schiaffo. A quarantacinque anni è sola, il suo matrimonio è finito, i suoi due gemelli sono partiti according to un lungo viaggio e sua madre ha lasciato dietro di sé un vuoto incolmabile. A niente servono i nuovi tagli di capelli, gli audaci tatuaggi alla caviglia, le tisane calmanti e le sedute di yoga. Il vuoto e il senso di colpa le attanagliano lo stomaco. Perché Lillian voleva confidarle qualcosa di molto importante prima di morire e lei non l’ha ascoltata. Ed è proprio consistent with cercare di rimediare al proprio errore che stanotte Ros è salita in soffitta. Una pallida luce lunare filtra attraverso il lucernario, illuminando los angeles vecchia valigia. Ros los angeles guarda come se fosse l. a. prima volta che l. a. vede, come se non avesse sempre saputo che si trovava lì. Ma finalmente ha trovato il coraggio di aprirla. Dentro, seminascosto tra vecchie lettere e fotografie, si trova un quaderno rilegato in pelle azzurra. È il diario di Lillian, una donna bellissima e particolare, con una personalità affascinante, ma anche imprevedibile e spesso gelida, che sembrava nascondere molti misteri dietro uno sguardo altero e impenetrabile. Grazie alle pagine ingiallite e polverose Ros può finalmente riprendere il discorso così dolorosamente interrotto e scoprire il terribile segreto che, come un muro invisibile, l’ha sempre separata dalla madre.
La madre che vorrei è un romanzo toccante e acuto che con grande sensibilità indaga l’amore conflittuale fra madre e figlia, un amore che spesso alterna momenti di profondo affetto e ricerca di approvazione a momenti di irritazione e fuga. Ma, comunque, l’amore più importante della nostra vita. Un libro in keeping with ogni figlia che crede di conoscere sua madre fino in fondo.

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Firefly Cove (Miramar Bay) by Davis Bunn

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By Davis Bunn

From the across the world bestselling writer of Miramar Bay comes a deeply emotional novel that explores the demanding situations of residing, the fun of loving, and the bittersweet act of letting cross . . .
 
I have this, Lucius notion to himself. i've got today.
 
because the age of 7, Lucius Quarterfield has recognized he's death. medical professionals informed him he had a “bad ticker” and may no longer dwell to determine his subsequent birthday. yet someway, the frail but decided boy controlled to hold on and shock every body. The bullies who teased him. The family members who ignored him. the pros who provided little desire for a traditional existence. To their shock, Lucius not just survived to maturity, he thrived, turning a small motor vehicle dealership right into a profitable chain. yet now, at twenty-eight, his time is eventually working out. So he’s returning to the only position he ever felt chuffed, close to the single girl he ever actually wanted—the California beach city of Miramar Bay…
 
Was it rather a lot to invite, a fit day after today shared with a girl he loved?
 
Jessica was once the one daughter of the single dentist on the town. An ardent reader and fan of Jane Austen, she used to be capable of persist with in her father’s footsteps, as he wanted. yet Jessica most well-liked the easy issues in life—a trait that captivated Lucius from the instant he arrived on the town on enterprise. Her carefree method of dwelling and playful, speedy wit have been a breath of clean air to a guy who committed all his time to paintings. They have been whole opposites and excellent enhances. quickly they have been falling head over heels—until Lucius pulled away, to spare her the discomfort of his inevitable destiny. Now, in the end this time, he won’t positioned her via that back. His days are numbered. And no matter what happens—with Jessica or somebody sharing his journey—he’s going to make each one second count number. simply because he is familiar with that every thing is set to alter . . . he simply can’t be aware of precisely how. 
 
Warm-hearted, clever, and beautifully relocating, Firefly Cove is a strong novel of past love and moment percentages that would stay in readers’ hearts for years to come.

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Fliegengewicht (German Edition) by Anna-Elisabeth Mayer

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By Anna-Elisabeth Mayer

»Drei Augenpaare starrten mich an, als ich das Zimmer betrat. Und? Die Therapie wird nicht geändert, sagte ich. Und sonst? Sonst? Ja, sonst, die Frauen ungeduldig. Sonst nichts, antwortete ich wie letztes Mal. Nichts? Ich nickte und legte mich ins Bett."

Ein Roman außerhalb der Welt: eine junge Frau kommt ins Krankenhaus zu drei älteren Damen ins Zimmer. guy weiß nur: Alle haben's am Herz, der Tod ist nah - und alle reden dagegen an.
Der Arzt der Station ist Dr. wintry weather. Er zieht die Damen samt Stationsschwester in seinen Bann. Eine Wette schickt die junge Frau ins Rennen um seine Gunst. Mitfiebern als Lebenselixier?
Voller Rhythmus und Tragikomik überbieten sich die Stimmen, halb Schwanengesang, halb Operettenträllern, seziert von feinen Spitzen der Erzählerin.
Ein Kammerstück mit doppeltem Boden, bei dem die Figuren mit ihren Liebes- und Leidensgeschichten dem Leser ans Herz wachsen.

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Everybody's Son: A Novel by Thrity Umrigar

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By Thrity Umrigar

The bestselling, severely acclaimed writer of The house among Us and The international We Found deftly explores problems with race, classification, privilege, and tool and asks us to think about uncomfortable ethical questions during this probing, bold, emotionally wrenching novel of 2 families—one black, one white.

During a bad warmth wave in 1991—the worst in a decade—ten-year-old Anton has been locked in an condo within the tasks, on my own, for seven days, with out air con or a fan. with out electrical energy, the fridge and lighting don't paintings. sizzling, hungry, and determined, Anton shatters a window and climbs out. slicing his leg at the damaged glass, he's coated in blood whilst the police locate him.

Juanita, his mom, is came across in a crack condominium under 3 blocks away, approximately subconscious and half-naked. whilst she involves, she time and again asks for her child boy. She by no means intended to go away Anton—she went out for a fast hit and used to be headed correct again, till her drug broker raped her and saved her excessive. although the bond among mom and son is very robust, Anton is put with baby companies whereas Juanita is going to jail.

The Harvard-educated son of a US senator, pass judgement on David Coleman is a scion of northeastern white privilege. wanting to have a baby in the home back after the tragic dying of his teenage son, David makes use of his strength and connections to maintain his new foster son, Anton, with him and his spouse, Delores—actions that might have devastating outcomes within the future years.

Following in his followed family’s footsteps, Anton, too, rises in the institution. but if he discovers the reality approximately his lifestyles, his beginning mom, and his followed mom and dad, this guy of the legislation needs to come to phrases with the ethical complexities of crimes dedicated via the folks he loves most.

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La bottega dei desideri (Italian Edition) by Karen Weinreb,Alba Mantovani

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By Karen Weinreb,Alba Mantovani

Bedford, manhattan. Nella villa a due piani regna il silenzio. È mattina, tutti dormono, tranne Nora. È presto, troppo presto, perché qualcuno suoni alla porta. Eppure quel campanello sta squillando insistentemente già da un paio di minuti. Nora non crede ai suoi occhi: all’ingresso ci sono gli uomini dell’FBI. Sono venuti advert arrestare suo marito, Evan, che lavora in finanza. Si è arricchito con operazioni illecite e ora, con los angeles crisi economica, non può più farla franca. Basta un istante e il mondo di Nora crolla: non c’è più fiducia, né amore, né felicità, né soldi. Non le restano altro che dolore e rabbia. E tre bambini da mantenere, cosa quasi impossibile con tutti i beni pignorati e circondata dall’ostilità di quelle che un pace credeva amiche. Ma in lei è rimasto qualcosa di prezioso, un dono che coltiva da anni, trasmesso di generazione in generazione dalle donne della sua famiglia. Fare dolci e pasticcini. Tutto ha inizio nella panetteria dove Nora lavora l. a. notte. Un po’ di crème brûlée, zucchero, marmellata di fragole, pasta sfoglia, sherry e una spolverata di cioccolato, e l. a. torta millefoglie è fatta. In poco pace tutti los angeles vogliono. Grazie al prezioso aiuto dell’unica donna che le sia rimasta vicina, Beatriz, los angeles baby-sitter dei bambini, Nora apre los angeles bottega dei desideri. È un luogo un po’ speciale, dove non si gusta solo un dolce e del buon caffè, ma si assaporano ricordi e si coltivano speranze, si dimentica il passato e forse si può anche amare di nuovo. Perché, a volte, basta los angeles giusta dose di ingredienti in keeping with some distance tornare un sorriso e accendere un desiderio.
Un debutto meraviglioso. Salutato dalla critica e dal pubblico con grande entusiasmo, in poco pace ha conquistato le pagine più importanti di tutti i quotidiani e i journal americani. Ispirato alla vera vita dell’autrice, los angeles bottega dei desideri racconta, con garbo e sensibilità, una storia di abbandono e di coraggio, di amore e di rivalsa, ed esplora l. a. scoperta della forza, a volte segreta, che ognuno di noi può trovare in sé stesso.

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