• La casa del mirador ciego (Letras Nórdicas nº 19) (Spanish by Herbjog Wassmo,Cristina Gómez Baggethun

    By Herbjog Wassmo,Cristina Gómez Baggethun

    l. a. casa del mirador ciego, publicada en 1981, es l. a. primera novela de Herbjørg Wassmo, reconocida como una de las mejores narradoras de los países nórdicos. El libro recibió el Premio de l. a. Crítica y es el comienzo de los angeles trilogía de Tora, que ha recibido, además, el Premio de Literatura del Consejo Nórdico.
    Esta novela narra, con l. a. sencillez característica de los angeles mejor literatura nórdica, l. a. vida de Tora, una niña nacida de l. a. relación de una noruega y un soldado alemán durante l. a. ocupación. Su infancia transcurre en un pequeño pueblo de Noruega, en los angeles casa que da título al libro, donde sufrirá, por una parte, los angeles ausencia de una madre con demasiadas ocupaciones y, por otra, los abusos de su padrastro. A pesar de toda esta hostilidad, Tora tiene las ilusiones propias de una niña de su edad, y gracias al cariño y los angeles fuerza de su tía Rakel irá creciendo.
    Más allá de narrar los angeles infancia y los angeles adolescencia de Tora, Wassmo nos plantea, desde l. a. mirada de una mujer, una cuestión common: el miedo, los angeles vergüenza y el sentimiento de culpa que siente l. a. víctima de una situación de abuso. Es una historia que irremediablemente nos llega al corazón, hace que nos sintamos cómplices de esta niña y quedemos expectantes de saber cómo será su vida.

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  • A Thousand Broken Pieces by Pearlie Chandra Singh

    By Pearlie Chandra Singh

    "In the center of a disaster, Liz Asha Taylor flees to Maryland, hoping that her boyfriend, Rishie, could ultimately reunite together with her. head over heels in love with him, she has something on her brain, that's to spend the remainder of her lifestyles with him. expecting a existence choked with happiness and enjoyment that she had lengthy dreamed of, her hopes are excessive. For the 1st time in her lifestyles, she realizes that she shouldn't have to place up along with her nagging, controlling father, who turns out to have ruined every thing in her existence. yet as though a depraved fairy had waved her magic wand and forged a damaging spell on her existence, one misfortunate situation after one other starts off to befall her.

    Trapped through her blunders, bitterness, and hurts, Liz unfolds the various struggles she undergoes in Maryland; yet even as, she reminisces approximately her previous existence in her native land, Guyana, the place she had lived for greater than twelve years. For a few unexplainable cause, there appears a few type of strange connection among her prior and current. during this spellbinding novel Liz unravels the darkish secrets and techniques from her previous, a early life full of harsh regulations, suspicion, and disillusion.

    As time is going by means of, in Maryland, Liz wonders if she may ever have the ability to navigate via all of the awful conditions and deep soreness in her existence. may possibly her aunt’s phrases of “anything undesirable can flip round” really come to cross in her lifestyles? Is it attainable for her to get a moment probability of reuniting together with her boyfriend? And might she be capable of make amends along with her father and include that easy blameless father-daughter courting of her youth years that she finally longs for?"

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  • Seeking the Shore (The Heart Tides Series Book 2) by Donna Gentry Morton

    By Donna Gentry Morton

    because the summer time of 1934 fades away, Julianna McAllister has each cause to think she’s widowed from her new husband and the nice love of her lifestyles, Jace McAllister. She were a rogue wave after they first met, resisting a shore the place her prosperous family’s expectancies weighted her down like heavy sand. The worst weight was once a finance’ named Leyton, who was once pushed to the shore by means of powerful currents of greed. Like a tide that carried her to a greater land, Jace helped her navigate clear of that shore---until a spectacular mystery from his previous collided with Leyton’s choice to reclaim and own her in hopes of controlling her family’s wealth. The devastating end result now unearths Julianna compelled to come to the realm she had escaped, basically now she’s followed through grief as she accepts Leyton’s triumph. yet does she quite settle for it? She predicts he’ll sooner or later fall and plans to patiently journey out the waves---until one she by no means expected crashes in, forcing her to think again how she charts her lifestyles with a guy whose identify rhymes with devil. All she wishes is a secure and strong shore on which to freely construct a brand new and peaceable lifestyles, yet extra unforeseen waves are forward, one with the ability to damage and one with the facility to revive. Uninterrupted, waves consistently head for the shore to which they’re destined. whilst those waves meet and stand up, just one can overtake the other.

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  • Calvinos Hotel: Roman (German Edition) by Peter H. Gogolin

    By Peter H. Gogolin

    Der Roman ist durch den Deutschen Literaturfonds gefördert. Greta steht ihr ganzes Leben lang zwischen zwei Männern, dem zurückgezogenen, feinsinnigen deutschen Komponisten Eduard Thallmann und dem lebenstüchtigen, italienischen Geschäftsmann Enrico Calvino. Vor ihren Kindern verbirgt sie diese scenario und nimmt das Geheimnis, dass sie zwei verschiedene Väter haben, mit ins Grab.

    Jahre nach ihrem Tod deckt ihr ältester Sohn Richard, der Erzähler des Romans, ihr Geheimnis auf. Viel zu spät erkennt er darin die Ursache seines wurzellosen Daseins und maßgeblicher Katastrophen, die ihm die Liebe seines Lebens zerstörten und deren Auswirkungen bis in die Gegenwart hineinwirken. Die Familiengeschichte spielt in Norditalien und Deutschland zur Zeit des Bosnienkrieges. Richard Thallmann, der als deutscher Luftwaffengeneral in die Entscheidungen des Natoeinsatzes in Bosnien involviert ist, gerät sein Leben aus den Fugen. Er muss begreifen, dass ein selbstbestimmtes Handeln nur begrenzt möglich ist.

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  • Un hibiscus dans l'amandier (French Edition) by Elyane Rochefort

    By Elyane Rochefort

    À l. a. mort de Geoffroy son époux, Éléonore se retrouve ruinée et sur le aspect d'être expulsée de l. a. belle demeure familiale, avec Thylane, sa fille, toute jeune pianiste surdouée,
    Elle est sauvées de l. a. déchéance par un couple d’Antillais nouvellement riches qui rachète los angeles propriété et dont elle devient l. a. gouvernante.
    Situation complexe et ambiguë mais avec le temps naîtront estime et appreciate réciproques.
    L'arrivée d'un nouveau préfet et de sa fille va chambouler l. a. vie trop sage d'Éléonore. Une ardour flamboyante va les réunir...
    Amours, drames, rires et pleurs, soleil et pluie... et toujours los angeles musique.
    Mais aussi l. a. magie et l. a. sagesse de Doulo le chamane, qui puise son énergie auprès des esprits de l. a. forêt.
    Un roman chaud et épicé, envoûtant comme l. a. Guyane...
    Situation complexe,
    relations ambiguës.
    Amours et drames,
    soleil et pluie,
    magie, et toujours
    la musique…
    Un roman chaud
    et épicé, envoûtant
    comme los angeles Guyane. ■

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  • The Dark Eagles: Wells in Desolation by David R. Smith

    By David R. Smith

    together with his trustworthy associates and mystical stone, Kief units out on his maximum experience but, to hunt passage around the harmful seas looking for the feared Wells in Desolation. yet there's extra to worry than enemy infantrymen and the pillaging rogues of the ocean as others search the ability of the stone.

    Keif encounters new acquaintances that support him alongside his trip and display secrets and techniques approximately his earlier and future. yet one fact threatens to doom the destiny of the darkish Eagles

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  • For the Duration: Earth’s Memories Series, Book IV by Nancy Larsen-Sanders

    By Nancy Larsen-Sanders

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    As a drought and the nice melancholy proceed to ravage Fremont County, Kansas, Deborah Nelson is making an attempt to elevate seven boys, with the aid of her associates and the spirit of her loved good friend, Grandfather Blue Sky. together with her husband, Christian, lacking for 2 years, Deborah has had no selection yet to profit to depend upon herself in doubtful and tough times.

    Even as black blizzards rage during the plains, Deborah remains to be decided to not go back to Minnesota the place existence is bound to be more straightforward. fortunately, her bachelor neighbor, Victor Whitesong, has agreed to percentage parenting obligations, relieving a few of her burden. inspired by means of the county agent, Deborah implements Roosevelt’s conservation courses on her land. Tensions boost because the KKK wreaks havoc at the group, forcing it to do so. Deborah and Victor fall in love. yet they have to hold their courting mystery, fearing the sheriff, who already abhors Deborah and suspects they prompted damage to her husband, although his physique hasn't ever been found.

    In this carrying on with old saga, Deborah is set to find the depths of racial prejudice whilst she opens her middle to her Indian neighbors and adjustments the dynamic of her kin as soon as again.

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  • Die Sommer, die wir hatten (German Edition) by Louisa Young,Claudia Feldmann

    By Louisa Young,Claudia Feldmann

    Italien, Anfang der dreißiger Jahre. Tom arbeitet als Korrespondent einer englischen Zeitung in Rom. Die Liebe zu seiner Kindheitsfreundin Nenna hat ihn erneut in das von Mussolini beherrschte Italien geführt. Die friedliche Zeit ihrer Urlaube, die gemeinsam verbrachten Sommer mit den Familien und das Umherstreifen in der lichtdurchfluteten Stadt sind lange vorbei. Das aufkommende Unheil wirft seinen Schatten voraus.
    Verzweifelt versucht Tom, Nenna aus den Klauen der politischen Propaganda und ihres verblendeten Vaters zu befreien. Die Gefahr, die ihnen als Juden vom Faschismus droht, ist noch nicht offensichtlich. Ein Verrat zwingt Tom, das Land zu verlassen und nach London zurückzukehren. Aber Tom will seine Liebe nicht aufgeben. Er setzt alles daran, Nenna zu retten. Koste es, used to be es wolle.

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  • Die Tränen des Mangrovenbaums: Roman (German Edition) by Anne de Witt

    By Anne de Witt

    Hamburg, 1880: Als die junge Anna Lisa mit ihrem Mann nach Java zieht, wo er als Verwalter einer Kaffeeplantage arbeiten soll, erwartet sie sich ein Leben im Paradies. Doch die Realität sieht anders aus: Sie gerät zwischen die Fronten der aufkeimenden uprising der Javaner gegen die Kolonialherren. Und als sie ihr Herz an einen Einheimischen verliert, muss sie entscheiden, auf welcher Seite sie steht …

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