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ONE DAY SHE DECIDED TO CLOSE THE DOOR TO PLEASURE – The Other Countryside / Novel page

……………………… According to the evidence of the information he had gathered with extreme caution, Rossella seemed to resemble that character in Diderot he had read in the “Dream of Alembert,” where the doctor prescribed the journey to a young woman who suffered from what today relations would call failed. “One day she decided to close the door to pleasure. Here ...

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THE YEARS THAT FOLLOWED – Romance by Catherine Dunne

It was when a worst nightmare came true that she realised life was too short (and too precious), for compromise, prompting her to stop teaching and start writing. She knows, like no other writer, how to illuminate the intimate, daily, domestic lives of ordinary women and their families. Exciting and elegant, her writing is all of these things, and a ...

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THE COMMISSIONER WAS OBSERVING TRAFFIC IN BRATISLAVA – Sinkholes / Novel page

…………………………… The Commissioner Hochschorner was observing traffic in Bratislava through the glass window overlooking the Pribinova, smoking a cigar now come to three-quarters of its consistency, when the colleague Curtej asked him to open those windows for ventilation, Dr. Cynthia Ynat that by eight o’clock that morning he was telling them about criminal psychology was uncomfortable in that stinking cloud. ...

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ON HIS CHEST THE SHROUD IS BROKEN – The Last Row / Novel page

…………………………….. On his chest the shroud is broken and suggests a doublet of velvet crimson-red, with shoulders and puffy sleeves. Chest and cuffs that garment carry a row of identical buttons, under his vest, a shirt with long sleeves. I note that some elements of the exhumation Professor Maggs said the doctor Borgogelli: mummy referred to rugged male individual, the ...

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ITALIAN POETRY LIBRARY / TUSCANY

For the Italian language, the text that is considered as the first written document no longer in Latin but in the vernacular (960-963), is represented by the witnesses formulas relating to the ownership of lands claimed by the abbey of Montecassino. If there is a land of choice of literature, this is undoubtedly Tuscany, where the Italian language is developed, ...

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THE LEOPARD – Novel by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa was born in Palermo in 1896. He was a boy who liked solitude, who liked to be with more things than with people. That son of an aristocratic family – who had made long journeys in Europe – was a passionate reader of books, and had devoted to fiction the last years of his life. To ...

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POETRY LIBRARY / SICILY

Everyone loves to travel, but not everyone loves to travel the same way. All you have to do is have the time in your life. Meeting Benches. The way to make the world a better place is easy. Choose a bench, where you can publish what you have painted or written, a review of a book that you’ve read, or ...

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NOT NECESSARY TO FOLLOW – Waiting forAusterlitz / Novel page

………………………………….. Not necessary to follow him, because he was chasing you. He had good eyes and a long memory, capable of doing the globe – and its human termite mound – a place without Time where he was the absolute ruler. His name was Destiny, and Didier Kellerman did his calculations without taking into account the irresistible force, that for ...

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THE TIN DRUM – Novel by Günter Grass

As a writer, his objective was to restore and revive the spirit of humanity. In 1999 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature He was born October 16, 1927, Gdańsk, Poland. German poet, sculptor and novelist (as a graphic artist, Günter Grass has often been responsible for the covers and illustrations for his own works). With his first novel ...

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DECEMBER 20 – Poetry, by Dastilige Nevante

DECEMBER 20 A few steps from the winter He returns meek downstream. Look at the wolf, and afraid he noted the nightmare and scratched the earth, sniffing the new season of the Winter horizon. He is only a Lamb and its wool lumps they are tender angel that delicate hands prepare in the darkest days, near his house of straw. ...

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