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By Monique Roy

Au cœur d’un vaste paysage enchanteur règne une atmosphère hassle. Entre deux sœurs s’interposent une enfance empoisonnée, une trahison passée, une méfiance toujours vive, mais surtout, un mystery nouveau, dont los angeles révélation sera dramatique.

Le chalet de Caro sur los angeles baie des Chaleurs, c’est son safe haven. Mais voici que sa sœur Maryse fait intrusion dans ce décor enchanteur. Elles se revoient pour l. a. première fois depuis que Maryse s’est enfuie avec Bobby, l’amant de Caro, il y a dix ans. L’ambiance est tendue.

Maryse, dont los angeles personnalité narcissique a été façonnée par le favoritisme de leur mère, tente de renouer avec sa sœur. Caro, elle, essaie plutôt de s’éloigner de l. a. carence affective de ses jeunes années; elle aspire au bonheur et à l’amour que lui offre Alain, son voisin psychologue. Maryse va-t-elle encore lui ravir son amant?

Au fil des jours, Maryse semble de plus en plus tourmentée par un drame récent. Caro est tiraillée entre sa volonté de l’aider et sa résolution de ne plus se laisser malmener. Le mystery sera enfin dévoilé. Sa conséquence sera tragique.

Monique Roy discover avec perspicacité l. a. complexité d’une relation familiale troublée par l. a. névrose, celle d’une mère, celle d’une de ses deux filles. Mais surtout, elle montre l. a. voie par laquelle une femme guarantee, envers et contre tout, los angeles santé de son esprit et le triomphe de son amour.

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Download E-books The High Mountains of Portugal PDF

"NEW YORK occasions "BESTSELLER Fifteen years after "The lifetime of Pi, " Yann Martel is taking us on one other lengthy trip. fanatics of his guy Booker Prize successful novel will realize usual topics from that seafaring phenomenon, however the itinerary during this ingenious new booklet is solely clean. . . . Martel s writing hasn't ever been extra fascinating. Ron Charles, "The Washington Post
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In Lisbon in 1904, a tender guy named Tomas discovers an outdated magazine. It tricks on the life of a unprecedented artifact that if he can locate it's going to redefine heritage. touring in a single of Europe s earliest autos, he units out looking for this unusual treasure.
Thirty-five years later, a Portuguese pathologist dedicated to the homicide mysteries of Agatha Christie reveals himself on the middle of a secret of his personal and drawn into the implications of Tomas s quest.
Fifty years on, a Canadian senator takes safe haven in his ancestral village in northern Portugal, grieving the lack of his liked spouse. yet he arrives with an strange better half: a chimpanzee. And there the century-old quest will come to an unforeseen end.
"The excessive Mountains of Portugal" half quest, half ghost tale, half modern fantasy bargains a haunting exploration of serious love and nice loss. choked with tenderness, humor, and unending shock, it takes the reader on a highway journey via Portugal within the final century and during the human soul.
Praise for "The excessive Mountains of Portugal"
simply as formidable, simply as shrewdpermanent, simply as existential and religious [as "Life of Pi"] . . . a booklet that rewards your consciousness . . . a great booklet membership selection. "San Francisco Chronicle"
There s no denying the easy pleasures on hand in "The excessive Mountains of Portugal." "Chicago Tribune"
captivating . . . such a lot Martellian is the boundless ability for parable. . . . Martel is familiar with his strengths: passages in regards to the chimpanzee and his proprietor brim irresistibly with affection and attentiveness. "The New Yorker"
A wealthy and profitable adventure . . . [Martel] spins his magic thread of desire and depression, comedy and pathos. "USA Today
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I took away indelible pictures from "High Mountains, "enchanting and nerve-racking whilst. . . . As whimsical as Martel s magic realism could be, grief informs each step of the publication s 3 trips. through the novel we burrow ever additional into the guts of an ape, natural and dangerous immediately, our precursor, ourselves. NPR
clean, magnificent and choked with glowing moments of humor and perception. "The Dallas Morning information"
We re lucky to have fabulous writers utilizing their fiction to meditate on a paradox we want urgently to think about the unbridgeable hole and the unbreakable bond among human and animal, our very unlikely self-alienation from our global. . . . [Martel s] semi-surreal, semi-absurdist mode is definitely fitted to exploring the anomaly. the ethical and religious implications of his story have, after all, a high quality of haunting tenderness. Ursula ok. Le Guin, "The mother or father"
[Martel packs] his creative novel with beguiling principles. What connects a clumsy curator to a haunted pathologist to a smitten baby-kisser throughout greater than seventy-five years is the writer s skill to conjure up whatever uncanny on the finish. "The Boston Globe"
a very good domestic, and tale, during which to discover oneself. Minneapolis "Star Tribune"

"From the Hardcover edition.""

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Download E-books Le totem des Baranda: Roman (French Edition) PDF

By Melchior Mbonimpa

Dans les collines verdoyantes de l’Afrique des Grands Lacs, le système des castes impose à des humains autrefois libres les stigmates de l’effroi. Réduits au rang de serfs ou de parias, agriculteurs et chasseurs sont résignés à leur kind. Mais sur son lit de mort, Karanda ordonne à ses fils de fuir l. a. terre de servitude. Il leur lègue un totem, le sanglier, et leur interdit d’emprunter des vaches et de se mettre à los angeles merci des pasteurs.Après l’avoir porté en terre, les fils de Karanda se dispersent de nuit et partent à los angeles recherche d’une terre qui ne sera ni octroyée ni révocable. Pendant des siècles, le testomony de Karanda est transmis par le poème généalogique, jusqu’au jour où le totem du sanglier devient le signe de ralliement d’une fraternité décidée à en finir avec l. a. guerre des castes et à instaurer une paix durable.Dans « Le totem des Baranda », l’obsession de los angeles liberté se nourrit du mythe, de l. a. nostalgie, de l’utopie, mais aussi, de bouleversantes histoires d’amour.

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By Lisa Moore

“Moore combines the propulsive storytelling of a beach-book mystery with the expert use of language and penetrating insights of literary fiction. She pulls it off seamlessly, making a shiny, compulsively readable tale.”—Penthouse

Shortlisted for the 2013 Rogers Writers' belief Fiction Prize and the Scotiabank Giller Prize, Caught is a “propulsive, adrenalin-drenched” (Globe and Mail) novel from 2013 Writers’ belief Engel/Findley Award winner Lisa Moore, which brilliantly captures a second within the overdue Seventies ahead of the virtually folkloric glamour surrounding pot smuggling grew to become violent. Moore’s protagonist, David Slaney, is a latest Billy the child, a swaggering folk-hero-in-the making who busts out of felony to embark on one final nice heist and win again the lady he loves. As Slaney makes his fugitive trip throughout Canada—tailed heavily through a detective hell-bent on making an arrest—Slaney reignites passions together with his past love; tracks down his former drug smuggling companion; and adopts quite a few guises to outpace gurus: hitchhiker, houseguest, scholar, and lover. Thrumming with power and suspense, Caught is a thrillingly charged escapade from considered one of Canada’s such a lot acclaimed writers.

“Outstanding . . . astounding and incredible . . . A literary experience tale . . . Gripping, precise, and fully convincing . . . A supremely human e-book . . . combining the complexity of the easiest literary fiction with the page-turning compulsive clarity of a thriller.”—National Post

“A new form of legend for a brand new Newfoundland.”—Reader's Digest

“Exhilarating… a memorably oddball and welcoming novel that’s at the same time breezy, taut, humorous, and insightful.” —The Vancouver Sun

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By Joseph Boyden

Set in Canada and the battlefields of France and Belgium, Three-Day Road is a spell binding novel instructed during the eyes of Niska—a Canadian Oji-Cree lady residing off the land who's the final of a line of healers and diviners—and her nephew Xavier.

At the urging of his pal Elijah, a Cree boy raised in reserve colleges, Xavier joins the battle attempt. Shipped off to Europe after they are nineteen, the lads are marginalized from the Canadian infantrymen not just by means of their local visual appeal but additionally by means of the fantastic marksmanship that years of looking within the bush has taught them. either develop into snipers well known for his or her uncanny accuracy. yet whereas Xavier struggles to appreciate the aim of the battle and to come back to phrases together with his sense of right and wrong for the numerous lives he has ended, Elijah turns into captivated with killing, taking nice dangers to turn into the main complete sniper within the military. finally the harrowing and bloody fact of struggle takes its toll at the buddies in several, profound methods. Intertwined with this account is the tale of Niska, who herself has borne witness to a life of death—the dying of her people.

In half encouraged via the legend of Francis Pegahmagabow, the good Indian sniper of global battle I, Three-Day Road is an impeccably researched and wonderfully written tale that provides a searing reminder in regards to the expense of war.

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By Helen Humphreys

Encouraged by means of the lifetime of Julia Margaret Cameron, Afterimage is the daring and provocative tale of Annie Phelan, a maid in the house of Isabel and Eldon Dashell. Isabel is experimenting with the hot medium of images, and is galvanized via Annie, who turns into her muse. the 2 shape an in depth courting, but if Eldon devises his personal plans for the younger maid, Annie approximately loses herself, until eventually catastrophe unearths her energy over the Dashells’ paintings and hearts.

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Download E-books Chroniques du Nouvel-Ontario (édition intégrale) PDF

By Hélène Brodeur

Voici réunis dans un seul quantity les trois tomes de l. a. trilogie des Chroniques du Nouvel-Ontario d’Hélène Brodeur.

Saga historique maintes fois primée, l’œuvre présente l. a. petite histoire de l. a. colonisation du Nord de l’Ontario jusqu’à l’éclatement du Canada français en 1968.

« Les Chroniques du Nouvel-Ontario constituent un monument de los angeles littérature franco-ontarienne par leur ampleur, leur valeur documentaire et sociohistorique et leurs indéniables qualités littéraires. » — Doric Germain

La trilogie « suggest le portrait profondément humain d’une société en pleine mutation, avec ses enjeux moraux et politiques liés à los angeles faith et à l. a. langue, bien sûr, mais surtout elle met en scène des hommes et des femmes aux prises avec un quotidien impitoyable, dans une langue belle, riche et imagée. » — Johanne Melançon, Liaison

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Download E-books Born Naked: The Early Adventures of the Author of Never Cry Wolf PDF

By Farley Mowat

Farley Mowat's early life used to be charmed and hilarious, and unbelievably loose in its entry to unspoiled nature via bird-banding expeditions and in a single day outings within the useless of iciness. the writer writes of drowsing in haystacks for survival, and different adventures, with equivalent stocks of sales space Tarkington and Jack London. He additionally brings again Mutt, the well-known hero-dog of his vintage THE puppy WHO would not BE, and his puppy owl Wol, hero of OWLS within the relatives. the story of an outrageous and shrewdpermanent boy, BORN bare takes its position because the starting place of the Farley Mowat canon.

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By Robert Dickson

Ces « discours émotifs » parlent, à leur manière, de los angeles difficulté et de los angeles joie de vivre dans le Nouvel-Ontario.

Tous les poèmes de cette assortment ont été dits et chantés en public lors des « apparitions » de « l. a. delicacies de l. a. poésie » à Sudbury, Sturgeon Falls, Hearst, Timmins et Ottawa.

Si au départ, l’idée « los angeles delicacies de los angeles poésie » était de sortir l. a. poésie des livres, de rendre los angeles parole obtainable aux gens d’ici, Prise de parole considère nécessaire de « fixer » ces textes par écrits, et de les rendre disponibles au public.

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Exclusively on hand from Anansi electronic, Communion is among the misplaced, nice works through a Canadian literary titan.

Originally released in 1971, Communion maintains the tale of Felix Oswald that started in Five Legs. We meet Felix Oswald back, a self-mocking and obsessed hero, a voyeur, and all-time loser, after he graduates from institution and accepts a role as a part-time veterinarian’s assistant.

A groundbreaking paintings of experimental fiction, Communion is a must-read for fans of Canadian literature.

Featuring an creation by means of Sean Kane

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