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  • THE CHILDREN ACT
    MCEWAN, IAN
    El títol d’aquest penúltim llibre de l’autor britànic Ian McEwan fa referència a “The Children Act 1989”, un acte amb el qual el parlament anglès defineix les funcions atribuïdes a les entitats locals, als tribunals, als pares i a les agències del Regne Unit per garantir i promoure el benestar dels menors. El jutge Maye s’enfronta al cas d’Adam Henry, un noi de 17 anys que, aju...
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    12,15 €

  • A TALE OF TWO CITIES
    DICKENS, CHARLES
    “A Tale of Two Cities” was written by English author Charles Dickens (1812-1870) in 1859. The book stands out not only for being one of Dickens’ most accomplished and famous works, but also because it was one of the few historical fiction novels he ever wrote. The book narrates the dawn of the French Revolution in the 18th Century, alternating the action between London and Pari...
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    5,95 €

  • AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF RED
    CARSON, ANNE
    In this extraordinary epic poem, Anne Carson bridges the gap between classicism and the modern, poetry and prose, with a volcanic journey into the soul of a winged red monster named Geryon.There is a strong mixture of whimsy and sadness in Geryon's story. He is tormented as a boy by his brother, escapes to a parallel world of photography, and falls in love with Herakles - a gol...
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    18,00 €

  • BELOVED
    MORRISON, TONI
    Discover Toni Morrison's most iconic work in this Pulitzer-prize winning novel that exemplifies her powerful and important place in contemporary American literature.'An American masterpiece' AS ByattIt is the mid-1800s and as slavery looks to be coming to an end, Sethe is haunted by the violent trauma it wrought on her former enslaved life at Sweet Home, Kentucky. Her dead baby...
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    13,75 €

  • B1. SHADOW OF THE WIND: THE CEMETERY OF FORGOTTEN
    RUIZ ZAFON, CARLOS
    The Shadow of the Wind is a stunning literary thriller in which the discovery of a forgotten book leads to a hunt for an elusive author who may or may not still be alive...Hidden in the heart of the old city of Barcelona is the 'Cemetery of Lost Books', a labyrinthine library of obscure and forgotten titles that have long gone out of print. To this library, a man brings his 10-...
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    13,35 €

  • MANHATTAN TRANSFER
    DOS PASSOS, JOHN
    A modernist masterwork that has more in common with films than traditional novels, John Dos Passos' Manhattan Transfer includes an introduction by Jay McInerney in Penguin Modern Classics.A colourful, multi-faceted chronicle of New York in the early 1920s, Manhattan Transfer ranks with James Joyce's Ulysses as a powerful and often lyrical meditation on the modern city. Using ex...
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    16,49 €

  • YEAR OF THE MONKEY
    PATTI SMITH
    u003cbu003eu003ciu003eNew York Timesu003c/iu003e Best Selleru003cbru003e u003cbru003e From the National Book Award-winning author of u003ciu003eJust Kidsu003c/iu003e and u003ciu003eM Trainu003c/iu003e, a profound, beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative year.u003c/bu003eu003cbru003e u003cbru003e Following a...
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    15,25 €

  • POET IN NEW YORK
    GARCIA LORCA, FEDERICO
    'There has been no more terribly acute critic of America than this steel-conscious and death-conscious Spaniard, with his curious passion for the modernities of nickel and tinfoil and nitre ...'. So wrote Conrad Aiken of Lorca's violent response to the New York he encountered as a student at Columbia University in 1929 and 1930. Born and brought up in Andalusia, Lorca's reactio...
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    15,00 €

  • TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. 50TH ANNIVERSARY ED
    LEE, HARPER
    'Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.'A lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic novel - a black man falsely charged with the rape of a white girl. Through the young eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Harper Lee explores with exuberant humour the irrationality of adult att...
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    11,85 €

  • A LITTLE LIFE
    YANAGIHARA, HANYA
    Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015.Shortlisted for the Baileys Prize for Women's Fiction 2016.Finalist for the National Book Awards 2015.The million copy bestseller, A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara, is an immensely powerful and heartbreaking novel of brotherly love and the limits of human endurance.When four graduates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York...
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    12,95 €

  • THE BOY AT THE TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN
    BOYNE, JOHN
    When Pierrot becomes an orphan, he must leave his home in Paris for a new life with his Aunt Beatrix, a servant in a wealthy household at the top of the German mountains. But this is no ordinary time, for it is 1935 and the Second World War is fast approaching; and this is no ordinary house, for this is the Berghof, the home of Adolf Hitler.Quickly, Pierrot is taken under Hitle...
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    11,85 €

  • GIRL, WOMAN, OTHER
    EVARISTO, BERNARDINE
    Un estil literari trencador a cavall entre la poesia i la prosa que l’autora defineix com “literatura fusió”. Un text escrit al marge de les convencions literàries i les regles habituals de puntuació que, d’altra banda, sorprèn per la seva fluïdesa i facilitat de lectura. Una Gran Bretanya com mai s’ha explicat. De Newcastle a Cornualla, des de principis del segle vint fins les...
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    12,50 €