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Cover So Late in the Day

Keegan, Claire
«So Late in the Day»

An exquisite new short story from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Small Things Like These and Foster. After an uneventful Friday at the Dublin office, Cathal faces into the long ...

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Cover On Women

Sontag, Susan
«On Women»
A new collection of feminist essays from the influential writer, activist and critic, Susan Sontag

On Women brings together Susan Sontag's most fearless and incisive writing on women, a crucial aspect of her work that has not until now received the attention it deserves. For the ...

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Cover Greek Lessons

Han, Kang
«Greek Lessons»

A powerful novel of the saving grace of language and human connection, from the celebrated author of The Vegetarian.'Breathtaking . . . She is simply my favourite living ...

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Cover Going Zero

McCarten, Anthony
«Going Zero»

A high-concept thriller from Oscar-nominated screenwriter Anthony McCarten - you have two hours to go zero and erase yourself. The hunt has begun. Perfect for fans of I Am Pilgrim ...

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Cover Old Babes in the Wood

Atwood, Margaret
«Old Babes in the Wood»

Margaret Atwood has established herself as one of the most visionary and canonical authors in the world. This collection of fifteen extraordinary stories—some of which have appeared in The New ...

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Cover Sa préférée

Jollien-Fardel, Sarah
«Sa préférée»

Dans ce village haut perché des montagnes valaisannes, tout se sait, et personne ne dit rien. Jeanne, la narratrice, apprend tôt à esquiver la brutalité perverse de son père. Si ...

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Cover The Exhibitionist

Mendelson, Charlotte
«The Exhibitionist»

The Exhibitionist is the extraordinary fifth novel from Charlotte Mendelson, a dazzling exploration of art, sacrifice, toxic family politics, queer desire and personal freedom.'Mendelson is a master at ...

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Cover Birnam Wood

Catton, Eleanor
«Birnam Wood»

Birnam Wood is on the move . . . A landslide has closed the Korowai Pass on New Zealand's South Island, cutting off the town of Thorndike and leaving a sizable ...

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Cover Victory City

Rushdie, Salman
«Victory City»
A Novel

In the wake of an unimportant battle between two long-forgotten kingdoms in fourteenth-century southern India, a nine-year-old girl has a divine encounter that will change the course of history. After ...

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Cover Pandora

Stokes-Chapman, Susan

THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Weaves together Ancient Greek myth with suspenseful mystery and beguiling romance...utterly irresistible' Jennifer Saint, author of Ariadne Perfect for fans of THE LEVIATHAN and THE SONG OF ...

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Cover Something to Hide

George, Elizabeth
«Something to Hide»
A Lynley Novel

When a police detective is taken off life support after falling into a coma, only an autopsy reveals the murderous act that precipitated her death. She'd been working ...

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Cover Le livre des soeurs

Nothomb, Amélie
«Le livre des soeurs»

"Les mots ont le pouvoir qu'on leur donne." Amélie Nothomb

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Cover Vivre vite

Giraud, Brigitte
«Vivre vite»

Prix Goncourt 2022 « J’ai été aimantée par cette double mission impossible. Acheter la maison et retrouver les armes cachées. C’était inespéré et je n’ai pas flairé l’engrenage qui allait faire basculer ...

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Cover Lark & Kasim Start a Revolution

Callender, Kacen
«Lark & Kasim Start a Revolution»

Lark tries their best to be perfect at all costs, but nothing seems good enough for the anonymous hordes - or for Kasim, who is growing closer to Lark, just ...

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Cover Starry Messenger

DeGrasse Tyson, Neil
«Starry Messenger»
Cosmic perspective on civilisation

Bringing his cosmic perspective to civilization on Earth, Neil deGrasse Tyson, bestselling author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, shines new light on the crucial fault lines of our ...

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Cover Love on the Brain

Hazelwood, Ali
«Love on the Brain»

When forced to work on a project with your nemesis it's best to stick to the science: observe the sparks and secretly hypothesize with the heart. Further research could trigger ...

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Cover The Last Colony

Sands, Philippe
«The Last Colony »
A Tale of Exile, Justice and Britain's Colonial Legacy

After the Second World War, new international rules heralded an age of human rights and self-determination. Supported by Britain, these unprecedented changes sought to end the scourge of colonialism. But ...

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Cover The Metaverse

Ball, Matthew
«The Metaverse»
And how it will revolutionize everything

The term "metaverse" is suddenly everywhere, from debates over Fortnite to the pages of The New York Times to the speeches of Mark Zuckerberg, who proclaimed in June 2021 that ...

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Cover Murder by the Seaside

«Murder by the Seaside»
Hrsg. von Gayford, Cecily

It's the height of summer. As the heat shimmers on the streets and ice cream melts onto sticky fingers, tempers begin to rise and old grudges surface. From ...

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Cover Pizza Girl

Frazier, Jean Kyoung
«Pizza Girl»

Eighteen years old, pregnant, and working as a pizza delivery girl, our dysfunctional heroine is deeply lost and in complete denial about it all. She’s grieving the death of her ...

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Cover By the Sea

Gurnah, Abdulrazak
«By the Sea »

On a late November afternoon Saleh Omar arrives at Gatwick Airport from Zanzibar, a far away island in the Indian Ocean. With him he has a small bag in which ...

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Cover La plus secrète mémoire des hommes

Sarr, Mohamed Mbougar
«La plus secrète mémoire des hommes»

Un magistral roman d'apprentissage, une saisissante enquête sur les traces d'un mystérieux auteur menée par un jeune écrivain africain à Paris En 2018, Diégane Latyr Faye, jeune écrivain sénégalais, découvre ...

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Cover I Talk Like a River

Smith, Sydney / Scott, Jordan
«I Talk Like a River»

After a day of being unable to speak when asked, and of being stared at, a boy and his father go to the river for some quiet time. "It's just ...

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Cover Mon mari

Ventura, Maud
«Mon mari»

C’est une femme toujours amoureuse de son mari après quinze ans de vie commune. Ils forment un parfait couple de quadragénaires : deux enfants, une grande maison, la réussite sociale. ...

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Cover Feu

Pourchet, Maria

Laure, prof d’université, est mariée, mère de deux filles et propriétaire d’un pavillon. À 40 ans, il lui semble être la somme, non pas de ses désirs, mais de l’effort ...

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Cover We Begin at the End

Whitaker, Chris
«We Begin at the End »
Crime Novel of the Year Award Winner 2021

For some people, trouble just finds them. Thirty years ago, Vincent King became a killer. Now, he's been released from prison and is back in his hometown of  ...

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Cover Swimming in the Dark

Jedrowski, Tomasz
«Swimming in the Dark »

Poland, 1980. Anxious, disillusioned Ludwik Glowacki, soon to graduate university, has been sent along with the rest of his class to an agricultural camp. Here he meets Janusz - and ...

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Cover The Forest of Wool and Steel

Miyashita, Natsu
«The Forest of Wool and Steel»

Tomura is startled by the hypnotic sound of a piano being tuned in his school. It seeps into his soul and transports him to the forests, dark and gleaming, that ...

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Cover Apeirogon

McCann, Colum

Apeirogon: a shape with a countably infinite number of sides. Rami Elhanan and Bassam Aramin are two men. Rami's license plate is yellow. Bassam's license plate is green. It takes Rami ...

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Cover Dearly

Atwood, Margaret

Before she became one of the world's most important and loved novelists, Margaret Atwood was a poet. Dearly is her first collection in over a decade. It brings together many ...

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Cover Sorry For Your Trouble

Ford, Richard
«Sorry For Your Trouble »

A landmark new collection of stories from Richard Ford that showcases his brilliance, sensitivity, and trademark wit and candor In Sorry for Your Trouble, Pulitzer Prize winner and New York ...

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Cover The Street

Petry, Ann
«The Street »

  New York City, 1940s. In a crumbling tenement in Harlem, Lutie Johnson is determined to build a new life for herself and her eight-year-old boy, Bub - a life that ...

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Cover La chaleur

Jestin, Victor
«La chaleur»

« Oscar est mort parce que je l’ai regardé mourir, sans bouger. Il est mort étranglé par les cordes d’une balançoire. » Ainsi commence ce court et intense roman qui ...

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Cover Faux départ

Messina, Marion
«Faux départ»

Entre Aurélie, qui crève d’ennui dans une fac, et Alejandro, le Colombien expatrié, l’amour fou et inimitable, le frisson nouveau sont toujours à portée de corps mais jamais atteints. La ...

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Cover Une femme

Ernaux, Annie
«Une femme»

Annie Ernaux s'efforce ici de retrouver les différents visages et la vie de sa mère, morte le 7 avril 1986, au terme d'une maladie qui avait détruit sa mémoire et ...

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Cover Machines Like Me

McEwan, Ian
«Machines Like Me»

Machines Like Me occurs in an alternative 1980s London. Charlie, drifting through life and dodging full-time employment, is in love with Miranda, a bright student who lives with a terrible ...

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Cover You Know You Want This

Roupenian, Kristen
«You Know You Want This»

From the creator of Cat Person – the first short story to go viral – comes You Know You Want This, a compulsive collection about sex, dating and modern life. ...

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Cover La Disparition de Stephanie Mailer

Dicker, Joël
«La Disparition de Stephanie Mailer»

30 juillet 1994. Orphea, petite station balnéaire tranquille des Hamptons dans l’État de New York, est bouleversée par un effroyable fait divers: le maire de la ville et sa famille ...

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Cover The Only Story

Barnes, Julian
«The Only Story»

Would you rather love the more, and suffer the more; or love the less, and suffer the less? That is, I think, finally, the only real question. You may point out ...

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Cover If Beale Street could talk

Baldwin, James
«If Beale Street could talk»

In this honest and stunning novel, now a major motion picture directed by Barry Jenkins, James Baldwin has given America a moving story of love in the face of injustice. ...

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Cover Les loyautés

Vigan, Delphine de
«Les loyautés »

Chacun de nous abrite-t-il quelque chose d'innommable susceptible de se révéler un jour, comme une encre sale, antipathique, se révelerait sous la chaleur de la flamme ? Chacun de nous ...

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Cover Les lieux qu'habitent mes rêves
Sarr, Felwine
«Les lieux qu'habitent mes rêves»

Fodé et Bouhel sont des frères jumeaux sénégalais que la vie a mis sur des chemins initiatiques différents. Fodé doit reprendre la charge spirituelle de veiller sur le Ndut du ...

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Cover Maud Martha (Faber Editions)
Brooks, Gwendolyn
«Maud Martha (Faber Editions)»

This forgotten novel by the Pulitzer-winning poet is a miniature wonder, chronicling one woman's coming-of-age in 1940s Chicago. What, what, am I to do with all of this life? Maud ...

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Cover Black Paper
Cole, Teju
«Black Paper»
Writing in a Dark Time

A profound book of essays from a celebrated master of the form. Darkness is not empty,” writes Teju Cole in Black Paper, a book that meditates on what it means to ...

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Cover The Visiting Privilege
Williams, Joy
«The Visiting Privilege»

'How to tell the story of a 500-page collection of stories spanning more than forty years? Especially when I really want to just exclaim, Oh, Oh, OH! in a state ...

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Cover Le colibri
Dusapin, Elisa Shua; Becquelin, Hélène
«Le colibri»

Sur le toit de son immeuble, Célestin fuit le silence de ses parents. Il a parfois la visite de son grand frère, Célin, qui est devenu explorateur du ciel. Depuis ...

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Cover Companion piece
Smith, Ali
«Companion piece»

One day in post-Brexit, mid-pandemic Britain, artist Sandy Gray receives an unexpected phone call from university acquaintance Martina Pelf. Martina is calling Sandy to ask for help with a mysterious ...

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Cover The Man Who Lived Underground
Wright, Richard
«The Man Who Lived Underground»

***AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4's OPEN BOOK***The 'propulsive, haunting' and 'gripping' (Oprah) rediscovered classic that exposes the dark heart of America for an inncocent Black man on ...

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Cover The Man Who Lived Underground
Wright, Richard
«The Man Who Lived Underground»

Fred Daniels, a black man, is randomly picked up by the police after a brutal murder in a Chicago suburb. Taken to the local precinct, he is tortured -- until ...

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Cover Sexual Revolution
Penny, Laurie
«Sexual Revolution»
Modern Fascism and the Feminist Fightback

This is a story about how modern masculinity is killing the world, and how feminism can save it. It's a story about sex and power and trauma and resistance and ...

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Cover The Sentence
Erdrich, Louise
«The Sentence»

A wickedly funny ghost story, a tale of passion, of a complex marriage and of a woman's relentless errors.Tookie works as a bookseller in a small independent bookstore ...

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Cover La petite menteuse
Robert-Diard, Pascale
«La petite menteuse»

"Je veux être défendue par une femme", a dit Lisa en se présentant à Alice Keridreux. Une face-à-face commence. Ni l'une, ni l'autre ne savent jusqu'où il va les mener. Pascale ...

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Cover The Marriage Portrait
O'Farrell, Maggie
«The Marriage Portrait»

'I thought I had made myself clear. I want something that conveys her majesty, her bloodline. Do you understand? She is no ordinary mortal. Treat her thus.' Florence, the 1560s. Lucrezia, ...

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Cover The Last Chairlift
Irving, John
«The Last Chairlift»

One of the world’s greatest novelists returns with his first novel in seven years — a ghost story, a love story, and a lifetime of sexual politics.

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Cover As long as the lemon trees grow
Katouh, Zoulfa
«As long as the lemon trees grow»

Burning with the fires of hope and possibility, AS LONG AS THE LEMON TREES GROW will sweep you up and never let you go. Salama Kassab was a pharmacy student ...

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Cover Cher connard
Despentes, Virginie
«Cher connard»

Roman épistolaire entre Rebecca, une actrice quinquagénaire séduisante, Oscar, un écrivain trentenaire peu connu victime du syndrome de la page blanche et Zoé, une jeune féministe accro aux réseaux sociaux. ...

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Cover A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth
Gee, Henry
«A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth»
4.6 Billion Years in 12 Chapters

4.6 billion years of the story of life on Earth, in 52,000 words. Brief, brilliant and entirely gripping. Dr Henry Gee was born in 1962. He was educated at the universities ...

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Cover The Queen of Dirt Island
Ryan, Donald
«The Queen of Dirt Island»

From the award-winning, Booker longlisted author of the number one bestseller, STRANGE FLOWERS, a searing, jubilant novel about four generations of women and the love and stories that bind them. 'One ...

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Cover The Lincoln Highway
Towles, Amor
«The Lincoln Highway»

In June, 1954, eighteen-year-old Emmett returns home to his younger brother Billy after serving fifteen months in a juvenile facility for involuntary manslaughter. They are getting ready to ...

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Cover Le mage du kremlin
da Empoli, Guiliano
«Le mage du kremlin»

On l'appelait le "mage du Kremlin" . L'énigmatique Vadim Baranov fut metteur en scène puis producteur d'émissions de télé-réalité avant de devenir l'éminence grise de Poutine, dit le Tsar. Après ...

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Cover Ocean State
O'Nan, Stewart
«Ocean State»

When I was in eighth grade my sister helped kill another girl. From the striking opening line of Ocean State, the reader is thrust into the world of the murderer, Angel, ...

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Cover Histoire du fils
Lafon, Marie-Hélène
«Histoire du fils»

André grandit heureux dans la famille de sa tante, auprès de ses cousines. Mais au fond de lui reste tapie la douleur d’être le fils d’un père inconnu et d’une ...

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Cover The Promise
Galgut, Damon
«The Promise»

Discover the powerful prizewinning story of a family in crisis.   The Promise charts the crash and burn of a white South African family, living on a farm outside Pretoria. The Swarts ...

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Cover Oh William!
Strout, Elizabeth
«Oh William!»

The Pulitzer Prize-winning, Booker-longlisted, bestselling author returns to her beloved heroine Lucy Barton in a luminous novel about love, loss, and the family secrets that can erupt and ...

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Cover April in Spain
Banville, John
«April in Spain»

Don't disturb the dead. On the idyllic coast of San Sebastian, Spain, Dublin pathologist Quirke is struggling to relax - despite the beaches, the cafes and the company of his ...

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Cover La petite dernière
Daas, Fatima
«La petite dernière »

Fatima Daas vit dans une famille musulmane pratiquante originaire d'Algérie. Habitant à Clichy-sous-Bois, elle est une élève instable puis une adulte inadaptée. Etouffée par un environnement où l'amour ...

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Cover Shuggie Bain
Stuart, Douglas
«Shuggie Bain»
Booker Prize 2020

It is 1981. Glasgow is dying and good families must grift to survive. Agnes Bain has always expected more from life. She dreams of greater things: a house with its ...

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Cover Combats et métamorphoses d'une femme
Louis, Edouard
«Combats et métamorphoses d'une femme »

Pendant une grande partie de sa vie ma mère a vécu dans la pauvreté et la nécessité, à l’écart de tout, écrasée et parfois même humiliée par la violence masculine. ...

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Cover Girl, Woman, Other
Evaristo, Bernardine
«Girl, Woman, Other»

An energetic, polyphonic novel comprised of the intermingled experiences of twelve characters, most of whom are black British women. Presents a sense of the changing nature of London, comparable to ...

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Cover Born 1982
Cho, Nam-Joo
«Born 1982»

A South Korean publishing sensation arrives in this original and uncompromising portrait of the endemic misogyny contended with by late-twentieth-century everywoman Kim Jiyoung, from family life to thwarted ambitions.   Kim Jiyoung ...

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Cover Le Banquet annuel de la Confrérie des fossoyeurs
Enard, Mathias
«Le Banquet annuel de la Confrérie des fossoyeurs»

Pour les besoins d’une thèse consacrée à “la vie à la campagne au XXIe siècle”, l’apprenti ethnologue David Mazon a quitté Paris et pris ses quartiers dans un modeste village ...

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Cover The Sakura Obsession
Abe, Naoko
«The Sakura Obsession»
The Incredible Story of the Plant Hunter Who Saved Japan's Cherry Blossoms

Each year, the flowering of cherry blossoms marks the beginning of spring. But if it weren’t for the pioneering work of an English eccentric, Collingwood “Cherry” Ingram, Japan’s beloved cherry ...

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Cover Here We Are
Swift, Graham
«Here We Are »

It is Brighton, 1959, and the theatre at the end of the pier is having its best summer season in years. Ronnie, a brilliant young magician, and Evie, his dazzling ...

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Cover Where the Crawdads Sing
Owens, Delia
«Where the Crawdads Sing»

For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, ...

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Cover The Cockroach
McEwan, Ian
«The Cockroach»

That morning, Jim Sams, clever but by no means profound, woke from uneasy dreams to find himself transformed into a gigantic creature

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Cover Dans le jardin de l'ogre
Slimani, Leïla
«Dans le jardin de l'ogre»

«Cette nuit, elle en a rêvé et n'a pas pu se rendormir. Un rêve moite, interminable, qui s'est introduit en elle comme un souffle d'air chaud. Adèle ne peut plus ...

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Cover Qui a tué mon père
Louis, Edouard
«Qui a tué mon père »

Édouard Louis a publié deux romans, En finir avec Eddy Bellegueule et Histoire de la violence, qui ont été traduits dans une trentaine de langues.

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Cover Weight of a Piano
Cander, Chris
«Weight of a Piano»

A tour-de-force about two women and the piano that inexorably ties their lives together through time and across continents, for better and for worse.In 1962, in the Soviet Union, eight-year-old ...

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Cover La place
Ernaux, Annie
«La place»

«Enfant, quand je m'efforçais de m'exprimer dans un langage châtié, j'avais l'impression de me jeter dans le vide. Une de mes frayeurs imaginaires, avoir un père instituteur qui ...

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Cover Slow Horses
Herron, Mick
«Slow Horses»

You don't stop being a spook just because you're no longer in the game.Banished to Slough House from the ranks of achievers at Regent's Park for various crimes of drugs ...

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Cover Mothering Sunday
Swift, Graham
«Mothering Sunday»

It is March 30th 1924. It is Mothering Sunday.How will Jane Fairchild, orphan and housemaid, occupy her time when she has no mother to visit? How, shaped by the events ...

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Cover La passe-miroir
Dabos, Christelle
«La passe-miroir »
Les fiancés de l'hiver

Sous son écharpe élimée et ses lunettes de myope, Ophélie cache des dons singuliers : elle peut lire le passé des objets et traverser les miroirs. Elle vit paisiblement sur ...

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