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BE TRUE MAYBE WHAT YOU SAY: Poetry, by Carlo Porta

BE TRUE MAYBE WHAT YOU SAY It may be true what you say, that Milan is a country that puts nausea, that the air is unhealthy, wet, thick, and we are the suckers Milan. However, my dear Mr. Monsù are thirteen years I observe one thing: that when these gentlemen plant here in this pit, those blessed roots, not washed ...

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ROMOLA: Romance, by George Eliot

ROMOLA This famous English writer, she loved very much Florence, so much to write a novel from the misleading title (Romola), a historical novel set in Renaissance. By reading, you will know the story of a year that changed the history of the world: The 1492 is the year of the discovery of America, the year he died Lorenzo de ...

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THE TOWN: Poetry, by Pablo Neruda

THE TOWN And when in the Palazzo Vecchio, looking like an agave stone, climbed the worn steps, crossed the ancient rooms, and a worker came to see me, boss of the city, the old river, the houses cut as in moonstone, I’m not me They surprised: the majesty of the people governed. And I looked behind his mouth wires dazzling ...

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ECO: Poetry, by Joan Brossa

ECO ¿Podrías decirme qué es el sol? El sol. ¿Y la luna, podrías? Es la luna. ¿Y por qué llora Pedro inconsolable? Porque en su vida no ha tenido suerte. ¿Y qué son las montañas, las estrellas? Son solamente estrellas y montañas. ¿Y estas raíces qué? ¿Y qué estas cañas? Pues no son más que cañas y raíces. ¿Qué es ...

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THE CITY MARVELS: Romance, Eduardo Mendoza Garriga

THE CITY MARVELS In his novel, the writer paints with words a city and its atmosphere. Everything is set in a time long gone, around the beginning of the twentieth century. Reading you will know the protagonist of this story – Onofrio Bouvila – a boy becomes a man, taking care of his life. What will surprise you, reading, will ...

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WAIT: Poetry, by Galway Kinnell

WAIT Wait, for now. Be’ wary of all if you have to. But trust hours. Do not they have perhaps taken anywhere, up to now? Personal events you will again interesting. The hair will get interesting. The pain will be interesting. The buds that open off season get interesting. Used gloves you will again pretty; their memories are what gives ...

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TIMELESS BOOKS: The Road, by Cormac McCarthy

THE ROAD A father and a son, a road to the south, a looming catastrophe. This is what you are starting to read inside this novel. Energy resources and technology are degraded to a minimum. Inside the pages of this book – perhaps – you too will experience a thrill, sharing with the two protagonists foraging and climatic rigidity. The ...

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FIRST DAY: Poetry, by Jacques Prévert

FIRST DAY White sheets in a closet, red sheets in a bed. A child in a mother, the mother in pain. The father in front of the room, room in the house. The house in the city, the city in the night. Death in a cry, and his son in life. (Jacques Préverts) http://www.amazon.co.uk/Selected-Poems-Jacques-Prevert/dp/1870841964

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THE PLAGUE: Novel, by Albert Camus

THE PLAGUE The plague, is built like a tragedy in five acts. This novel has sold more than 5 million copies. By reading, you will find that your doctor Rieux discovered the corpse of a rat on his landing, but a few days later, a news agency announces that more than six thousand rats were collected that day. The epidemic ...

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HE CALLED PORTOLANO THAT TRAVEL-BOOK: Her eyes the color of the sky, peered curious that driver so special

The old sailor, he called Portolano that travel-book, and also the left-hander had written its own. Even his had dark hair but didn’t look at the long straight from the pretty would take them to Paris. Her eyes the color of the sky, peered curious that driver so special, particularly when he moved his left hand on the neck, arm ...

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