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By Wajdi Mouawad

Lorsqu’il découvre le meurtre de sa femme, Wahhch Debch est tétanisé : il doit à tout prix savoir qui a fait ça, et qui donc si ce n’est pas lui ? Éperonné par sa douleur, il se lance dans une irrémissible chasse à l’homme en suivant l’odeur sacrée, millénaire et animale du sang versé. Seul et abandonné par l’espérance, il s’embarque dans une furieuse odyssée à travers l’Amérique, territoire de toutes les violences et de toutes les beautés. Les mémoires infernales qui sommeillent en lui, ensevelies dans les replis de son enfance, se réveillent du nord au sud, au touch de l’humanité des uns et de los angeles bestialité des autres. Pour lever le voile sur le mensonge de ses origines, Wahhch devra-t-il lâcher le chien de sa colère et faire le sacrifice de son âme ?

Par son projet, par sa tenue, par son accomplissement, ce roman-Minotaure repousse les bornes de los angeles littérature. Anima est une bête, à l. a. fois réelle et fabuleuse, qui veut dévorer l’Inoubliable.

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Download E-books Classic Haiku: A Master's Selection PDF

By Yuzuru Miura

During this awesome assortment, haiku poet Yuzuru Miura has chosen and translated poems by way of prior masters resembling Basho and Buson, in addition to modern poets. Fireflies, pheasants, a summer time bathe, iciness snow, camellias, and different attractive topics are integrated one of the 100 poems during this striking anthology. A respected assortment, vintage Haiku conjures up the peace and serenity of the japanese lifestyle.

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Download E-books The Lyrics of Leonard Cohen PDF

By Leonard Cohen

While his first album made him an not going big name within the overdue Nineteen Sixties, Leonard Cohen used to be hailed because the new poet of tune. His melodies have been hauntingly melodic yet his lyrics have been like nobody else's - poignant, romantic, mystical and darkly comedian. Already a poet and a novelist, Cohen had stumbled on one other calling in song..."The Songs of Leonard Cohen", "Songs from a Room" and "Songs of affection and Hate" have been the titles of his first 3 albums. 8 extra may stick with over the following forty years. during this collector's variation, are available the lyrics to over a hundred of these vintage songs, a lot of them now recorded by way of new generations of singers that come with U2, Nick Cave, Rufus Wainwright and Teddy Thompson. This specific assortment demonstrates why.

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Download E-books Live from the Hong Kong Nile Club: Poems: 1975-1990 PDF

By August Kleinzahler

Publish yr note: First released in 2000

The early poems of an American master
"I have enjoyed the air outdoors Shop-Rite Liquor
on summer time evenings
better than the Marin hills at dusk
lavender and gold
stretching miles to the sea.
At the junction, up from the synagogue
a weeknight, necessarily
and with my father—
a sale on German beer.
Air jam-packed with dwelling dust:
bus exhaust, air-borne grains of pizza crust
wounded crystals
appearing, disappearing
among streetlights and unsuccessful neon."


August Kleinzahler's first collections gained him a cult following yet have lengthy been out of print and tough to discover. the following Kleinzahler—acclaimed by means of the days (London) for the "vision and assured ability to make American poetry new"—has chosen the simplest of the poems accrued in Storm over Hackensack (1985) and Earthquake Weather (1989) and further an autobiographical Preface.

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Download E-books Grief Is the Thing with Feathers: A Novel PDF

By Max Porter

Here he's, husband and father, scruffy romantic, a shambolic scholar--a guy adrift within the wake of his wife's surprising, unintentional dying. And there are his sons who like him fight of their London residence to stand the insufferable disappointment that has engulfed them. the daddy imagines a way forward for well-meaning viewers and vacancy, whereas the lads wander, savage and unsupervised.

In this second of violent melancholy they're visited through Crow--antagonist, trickster, goad, protector, therapist, and babysitter. This self-described "sentimental bird," instantly wild and gentle, who "finds people boring other than in grief," threatens to stick with the wounded relations till they not want him. As weeks flip to months and the soreness of loss lessens with the balm of thoughts, Crow's efforts are rewarded and the little unit of 3 starts to get well: Dad resumes his booklet in regards to the poet Ted Hughes; the men get on with it, develop up.

Part novella, half polyphonic fantasy, half essay on grief, Max Porter's remarkable debut combines compassion and bravura variety to outstanding impression. choked with angular wit and profound truths, Grief Is the item with Feathers is a startlingly unique and haunting debut by means of an important new talent.

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Download E-books Eugene Onegin: A Novel in Verse (Oxford World's Classics) PDF

Eugene Onegin is the grasp paintings of the poet whom Russians regard because the fountainhead in their literature. Set in 1820s imperial Russia, Pushkin's novel in verse follows the sentiments and future of 3 males - Onegin the bored fop, Lensky the minor elegiast, and a stylized Pushkin himself - and the fates and affections of 3 girls - Tatyana the provincial attractiveness, her sister Olga, and Pushkin's mercurial Muse. enticing, jam-packed with suspense, and sundry in tone, it additionally portrays a wide forged of different characters and provides the reader many literary, philosophical, and autobiographical digressions, usually in a hugely satirical vein.

Eugene Onegin used to be Pushkin's personal favorite paintings, and it indicates him trying to rework himself from a romantic poet right into a real looking novelist. This new translation seeks to keep either the literal feel and the poetic tune of the unique, and trap the poem's spontaneity and wit. The creation examines numerous methods of interpreting the radical, and textual content is richly annotated.
concerning the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made to be had the widest variety of literature from worldwide. every one reasonable quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, offering the main exact textual content plus a wealth of alternative invaluable positive factors, together with professional introductions via prime experts, beneficial notes to elucidate the textual content, updated bibliographies for extra learn, and masses extra.

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Download E-books The Prophet (A Borzoi Book) PDF

By Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran’s masterpiece, The Prophet, is probably the most loved classics of our time. released in 1923, it's been translated into greater than twenty languages, and the yank versions on my own have offered greater than 9 million copies.

The Prophet
is a suite of poetic essays which are philosophical, religious, and, specially, inspirational. Gibran’s musings are divided into twenty-eight chapters masking such sprawling subject matters as love, marriage, little ones, giving, consuming and ingesting, paintings, pleasure and sorrow, housing, outfits, trading, crime and punishment, legislation, freedom, cause and keenness, ache, self-knowledge, instructing, friendship, speaking, time, strong and evil, prayer, excitement, good looks, faith, and death.

Each essay unearths deep insights into the impulses of the human middle and brain. The Chicago submit said of The Prophet: “Cadenced and colourful with feeling, the phrases of Kahlil Gibran carry to one’s ears the majestic rhythm of Ecclesiastes . . . If there's a individual who can learn this e-book with out a quiet attractiveness of an outstanding man’s philosophy and a making a song within the middle as of track born inside of, that individual is certainly useless to existence and truth.”

With twelve full-page drawings through Gibran, this pretty paintings makes a major reward for someone looking enlightenment and idea.

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Download E-books La Fontaine's Complete Tales in Verse: An Illustrated and Annotated Translation PDF

By Jean de La Fontaine

Even though they have been first written over three hundred years in the past, this can be the 1st whole English translation of Jean de l. a. Fontaine's comedic vintage Contes et nouvelles en vers. either sexually charged and wickedly humorous, l. a. Fontaine's Tales will shock readers who recognize him simply from his paintings on fables for kids. even though the writing is extra suggestive than vulgar, it nonetheless has the ability to surprise readers unprepared for the darkness that inhabits those poems. incorporated are approximately seventy illustrations relationship from the 18th and nineteenth centuries, a lot of them infrequent, in addition to large statement through the editor.

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Download E-books Selected Later Poems of Marie Luise Kaschnitz (The Lockert Library of Poetry in Translation) PDF

By Marie Luise Kaschnitz

Translated through Lisa Mueller. poetry is dual-language on dealing with pages

selections from Neue Gedichte (1957), Dein Schweigen--Meine Stimme (1962), Ein Wort Weiter (1965), and Kein Zauberspruch (1972).

In spite of her renown in Germany as a unique poet in addition to a author of fiction and essays, Marie Luise Kaschnitz (1907-1974) is scarcely famous within the usa. this primary book-length translation into English of her paintings makes on hand a variety of poems that date from the final 20 years of her existence and that articulate, within the translator's phrases.

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By J. H. Prynne

J.H. Prynne is Britain's top past due Modernist poet. His austere but playful poetry demanding situations our experience of the area, now not by way of any direct handle to the reader yet by means of displaying every little thing in a distinct gentle, enacting slips, and alterations of that means via moving language. now not because the overdue paintings of Ezra Pound and the Maximus sequence of Charles Olson have the chances of poetry been so essentially puzzled and prolonged as they're within the paintings of J.H. Prynne.

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