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SEARCH LOST TIME – Romance by Marcel Proust

From the age of nine Marcel Proust had had his first serious asthma attack, and was therefore considered a sick child. Proust’s mother, Jeanne Clémence Weil, was the daughter of a wealthy Jewish family from Alsace. At age eleven, he became a pupil of the Lycee Condorcet, but his education was interrupted by his illness. He had a close relationship ...

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LOVING PENDANTS – Poetry by Dastilige Nevante

LOVING PENDANTS The memories clinking shreds of memory my courtyard crowded. Not broken wings in the dark and even the noise of the doubt. They play all the melodies, where I sing and swimming.   ASTONISHMENT, poems loose in the winter. A short collection of poems gained in the season where everything seems to be sleeping, but where everything can ...

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WINDY CITY – Novel by Scott Simon

He is one of America’s most admired writers and broadcasters (he has won every major award in broadcasting). Scott Simon was born in Chicago, Illinois, grewing up in major cities across the United States and Canada, (including Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Montreal, Cleveland, and Washington, D.C.). His books include Home and Away: Memoir of a Fan; Jackie ...

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MISS SMILLA’S FEELING FOR SNOW – Romance by Peter Høeg

All his works are stylistically very different from one another. He has a reputation for being hard to place in terms of literary style. He is a Danish writer of fiction, and was born in Copenhagen (Denmark), but before becoming a writer, he worked variously as a sailor, ballet dancer and actor. He received a Master of Arts in Literature ...

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THE WHITE SHROUD – Romance by Antanas Škėma

He’s sometimes referred to as Lithuanian Albert Camus. His style is full of unexpected metaphor and subconscious. He was born in a November day, 1910. Antanas Škėma, was a Lithuanian writer, and during World War I he lived in Russia with his parents. In 1921, they all came back to Lithuania. From 1940 to 1944 he did work in Vilnius ...

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EVERY DAY, IN THAT UNFORGETTABLE SUMMER – The Other Countryside / Page novel

…………………………. Every day, in that unforgettable summer, Carlo Vanni and Rossella Fanti put the person in the service of their neighbor, but finding the time to get away from the Mission for a few hours, consolidating the common awareness that natural selection is clearly visible in their eyes, in based on the principle that the qualities were inherited at corresponding ...

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THE TEMPLE OF THE GOLDEN PAVILION – Romance by Yukio Mishima

Yukio Mishima was born in Tokyo on January 14, 1925. Writer, playwright, essayist and poet, he was also well known as an actor and film director. His numerous works ranged from the novel to modernizzatee adapted forms in a modern traditional Japanese theater. A grandmother will become a very important figure in the development of his character, both as regards ...

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EVEN IN THAT NIGHT – Sinkholes / novel page

SINKHOLES is a novel of Dastilige Nevante, published by Meeting Benches in the e-book version of Italian language. This page is taken from that book, and narrates the events that form the background to those of Petra and Jacques, the two main characters. A Slovak woman and a French sailor, both lefties, both looking for their own unknown destination, where ...

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STONER – Novel by John Edward Williams

He was born in an August day, 1922. John Edward Williams was an American author, best known for his novels Stoner. He was raised in northeast Texas, and his grandparents were farmers. He served in the Army Air Corps in Asia in World War II, becoming a sergeant. At the end of the war, he moved to Denver, Colorado and ...

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I MAY HAVE BEEN THE STONE WALLS – The Last Row / Page by the novel

THE LAST ROW is a novel published by Meeting Benches http://meetingbenches.com/bench/e-book-english-version/ and Amazon books https://www.amazon.com/Last-Row-Dante-Evangelisti-ebook/dp/B00SYV3ETG in e-book format of Italian and English language. This page is taken from those pages of love and adventure. The two parallel stories that you are reading, they are made of emotions and feelings, those of Bianca and Jacopo, fragile human beings who move inside ...

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