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JOURNEY TO THE END OF THE NIGHT – Romance by Louis-Ferdinand Céline

Because everyone has on his way something that pains him A pleasant culinary experience in Courbevoie, which opens a small window in a world of different tastes? Le Timgad, at 37 rue de l’Alma, http://www.letimgad.com/fr is a restaurant that welcomes you with its white windows carved with arabesques, tastes that mix sweet and savory and meats enriched with artichokes and ...

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ALL LIFE – Romance by Alberto Savinio

The modernization of life, a continuous demonic complication In Rome, in the National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art, http://lagallerianazionale.com/ you will find the largest collection of contemporary Italian art. In its rooms you can see the great masterpieces of the only Italian museum dedicated entirely to modern art. In Room 14 (dedicated to Giorgio De Chirico and the Metaphysics), ...

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UNDER THE GLACIER – Romance by Halldór Laxness

The most creative Icelandic writer of the 20th century In addition to novels, his literary production includes stories and poems, reviews and plays. Icelandic writer, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1955, Halldór Laxness was born in Reykjavík on an April day in 1902. He spent his childhood on a farm, listening to ancient sagas and absorbing the spirit ...

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A TOAST TO ICELAND – Jónas Hallgrímsson

The style of the times He was one of the founding fathers of Romanticism in Iceland, and the theme in his poems was the description of the Icelandic landscape. Jónas Hallgrímsson was one of the greatest exponents of the poetic romanticism of Iceland. Third of four brothers, he was born on the Hraun farm (near Öxnadalur), in 1807. His family ...

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WORLD WITHOUT END – Romance by Ken Follett

His novels express his political ideas KEN FOLLETT https://ken-follett.com/en/ was born in Cardiff in 1949. In 1967 he started his philosophy studies at University College London. He began writing novels as a hobby, but with the publication of “The Eye of the Needle”, a thriller set during World War II became successful in 1978. He is a great admirer of ...

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BAD INTENTIONS – Novel by Karin Fossum

Compassionate meditations on crime For a time she worked in hospitals and nursing homes, also assisting drug addicts with rehabilitation. She is the author of the Inspector Konrad Sejer series of crime novels (which have been translated many languages). The Inspector Konrad Sejer, her creationis, is not typical of Scandinavian detective figures. He is a mild-mannered widower who never loses ...

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MEN WHO HATE WOMEN – Part of Millenium Trillogy, written by Stieg Larsson

Writing Millenium novels Stieg Larsson was Swedish writer and activist, whose posthumously published Millenium series of crime novels brought him international acclaim. He was the second best-selling author in the world for 2008, behind Khaled Hosseini. He was born August 1954 in Skelleftehamn. He started writing his stories and at the age of 12 he completed his first attempt to ...

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THE HOUSE AT RIVERTON – Novel by Kate Morton

Gothic elements with mystery elements Her novels have been published in 31 states. She is very attracted to contemporary novels combining Gothic elements with mystery elements. Born in Queensland (South Australia) in 1976, KATE MORTON is an bestselling Australian writer of novels (A Faraway Madness, The Garden of Secrets). Her familly moved many times until they settled on Tamborine Mountain, ...

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WINTER IN THE BLOOD – Novel by James Welch

“The country had created a distance as deep as it was empty, and the people accepted and treated each other with distance.” He has described himself as both: an “Indian writer” and “an Indian, who writes.” James Welch was born in Browning (Montana). His father, rancher was a member of Blackfeet tribe and his mother from a Gros-Ventre tribe. He ...

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JOURNEY UNDER THE MIDNIGHT SUN – Novel by Keigo Higashino

Scent of Mystery, in the city of flavors This town is known for its food (in Japan and abroad). Situated at the mouth of the Yodo River on Osaka Bay, Osaka it is the second largest metropolitan area in Japan. Some of the most famous images of Osaka, are located around the Dōtonbori canal, in Namba (also known as an ...

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