Livres en VO

  • Anglais TORTILLA FLAT

    John Steinbeck

    Danny, a mule skinner during the First World War, returns to Tortilla Flat to enjoy the carefree and amoral life of the paisano...

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  • Anglais Heidi

    Johanna Spyri

    A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city. Includes illustrated notes throughout the text explaining the historical background of the story.The classic story of a Swiss o...

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  • A reproduction of Kerouac's original 1951 scroll draft of "On the Road" offers insight into the writer's thematic vision and narrative voice as influenced by the American literary, musical, and visual arts of the post-World War II period....

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  • Anglais The bastard of istanbul

    Elif Shafak

    Turkish teen Asya is coming of age under the wing of her tattoo-parlor owner mother and her three aunts, befriending a cousin from America, and discovering a secret that links her family to the 1915 Armenian deportations and massacres....

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  • Anglais THE FORTY RULES OF LOVE

    Elif Shafak

    Traces the parallel stories of unhappily married professional reader Ella Rubinstein's fascination with the story of Shams of Tabriz and the 13th-century transformation of Rumi into a mystic and poet....

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  • Anglais The odds

    Stewart O'Nan

    Struggling with job losses, the imminent foreclosure of their home, and a floundering marriage, Art and Marion Fowler liquidate their savings and reserve the bridal suite at a Niagara Falls casino, where they make high-risk bets in the hopes of fixing their finances....

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  • Anglais The mermaid chair

    Sue Monk Kidd

    Jessie Sullivan is summoned home to tiny Egret Island, where she meets Brother Thomas, a monk who is about to take his final vows, and encounters the legend of a mysterious chair dedicated to a saint who had originally been a mermaid....

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  • Anglais March

    Geraldine Brooks

    In a story inspired by the father character in "Little Women" and drawn from the journals and letters of Louisa May Alcott's father, a man leaves behind his family to serve in the Civil War and finds his beliefs challenged by his experiences....

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  • Anglais People of the Book

    Geraldine Brooks

    Offered a coveted job to analyze and conserve a priceless Sarajevo Haggadah, Australian rare-book expert Hanna Heath discovers a series of tiny artifacts in the volume's ancient binding that reveal its historically significant origins....

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  • Anglais Dakota

    Martha Grimes

    Young Andi Oliver is an amnesiac and drifter who awoke in a Santa Fe bed and breakfast with a man's belongings tossed about the room. Adopting a name from the initials on her backpack, Andi moves from one waitress job to the next, from Idaho to North Dakota, until she takes a job at Klavan's, a mass...

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  • Anglais Emily, alone

    Stewart O'Nan

    Newly independent widow Emily Maxwell dreams of visits by grandchildren and mourns changes in her quiet Pittsburgh neighborhood before realizing an inner strength to pursue developing opportunities....

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  • Anglais THE SECRET CHORD

    Geraldine Brooks

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  • Anglais Angelology

    Danielle Trussoni

    The Nephilim were on the earth in those days Genesis 6:4 When Sister Evangeline finds mysterious correspondence between Mother Innocenta of the Saint Rose Convent and legendary philanthropist Abigail Rockefeller, it confirms Angels walked among us - and their descendants, the cruel Nephilim, still d...

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  • Anglais THE POSTMISTRESS

    Sarah Blake

    The stories of a small Cape Cod postmistress and an American radio reporter stationed in London collide on the eve of the United States's entrance into World War II, a meeting that is shaped by a broken promise to deliver a letter....

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  • The perfect wife and mother of three grown children, Marilyn Grimes copes with the problems of midlife as she struggles to recall some of her own postponed dreams and reinvent her marriage, friendships, family, and herself....

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  • Anglais The Old Wine Shades

    Martha Grimes

    Richard Jury considers the authenticity of a fantastical tale, told by a stranger and fellow patron at the Old Wine Shades pub in London, about a string theory scientist's wife, son, and dog, who disappeared without a trace nine months earlier....

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  • Anglais The Winds of Change

    Martha Grimes

    The death of a girl found on a London street, as well as the discovery of the body of a woman prompts Richard Jury to join forces with Plant and Macalvie, commander of the Devon and Cornwall police, to investigate a murder....

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  • Anglais BELLE RUIN

    Martha Grimes

    Discovering the crumbling remains of a once-fabulous hotel in the woods near her small home town, twelve-year-old cub reporter Emma Graham stumbles on clues pertaining to a forty-year unsolved crime involving deeply buried secrets....

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  • Anglais Truth and consequences

    Alison Lurie

    University director Jane Mackenzie is dismayed when her injured husband falls for Delia, a beautiful writer who has recently joined the center's staff, a situation that is complicated when Jane develops feelings for Delia's husband....

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  • Anglais EUROPE CENTRAL

    William Vollmann

    A series of interconnected stories seeks to contrast the moral decisions made by famous and everyday individuals with regard to the warring authoritarian cultures of Germany and the USSR in the twentieth century....

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  • Richard Jury investigates the death of a wealthy bachelor with a mysterious past who was last seen in a club named Dust....

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  • Having transformed the annual Fourth of July parade into a Lake Wobegon extravaganza, steadfast mechanic Clint Bunsen attracts the attention of the governor and the media before announcing his intention to run for Congress....

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