Download Les bonnes mœurs: Un roman iniatique mordant (French by Timothée Gaget,Paul Cottard PDF

By Timothée Gaget,Paul Cottard

Un nouveau départ... Du monde de los angeles finance à celui de l. a. chasse !

Tristan est un banquier d’affaires parisien habitué à jongler avec les tableurs Excel et à enchaîner les nuits blanches. Lorsqu’on l’envoie à Romorantin sauver une imprimerie de los angeles faillite, il emménage au château du Valbrun, chez son grand-père avec qui il avait perdu tout contact.

Dans l’isolement solognot, une relation complexe se noue peu à peu entre le vieil aristocrate cyclothymique et le jeune financier désabusé. Mais les élections législatives approchent et, derrière les arguments écologiques et politiques, deux conceptions de l’Homme et de l’animal s’affrontent. Dans l. a. solitude de los angeles forêt, loin de los angeles vie débridée qu’il mène à Paris, Tristan s’enfonce dans l’univers traditionnel et contemplatif de los angeles chasse, où les préoccupations charnelles ne sont pas les moins pressantes et où une espèce protégée de coléoptère peut mettre à mal les plans les plus infaillibles.

Aussi à l’aise dans l. a. comic strip du monde de l. a. finance que dans l’évocation de los angeles chute des derniers hobereaux catholiques, aussi vivant dans los angeles peinture d’une orgie parisienne que dans celle du charme suranné de los angeles vènerie, Timothée Gaget compose un roman initiatique, mordant et brilliant, au rythme endiablé d’une harde fuyant los angeles meute.

Un retour aux assets captivant et une quête identitaire dont on se délecte à chaque nouvelle ligne !

EXTRAIT

Apathique sur ma chaise longue, j’écoutais le crépitement régulier des grillons, esclaves grésillant sans relâche sous le fouet du soleil impérial. very unlikely pour moi de lire, de me promener, de parler à ces gens, proches et inconnus, qui encadraient l. a. piscine. Je n’aspirais qu’à m’engouffrer dans l. a. torpeur provençale et que l’on ne me dérange plus.

CE QU'EN PENSE l. a. CRITIQUE

Un mordant sans pareil. Timothée Gaget épingle l’univers de los angeles finance et de los angeles politique dans son foremost roman… un récit initiatique bien grinçant. - Direct Matin

L’auteur porte un regard à los angeles fois acide et drôle sur le monde de l. a. finance. Mais, au-delà des personnages névrosés et des frasques de l. a. jeunesse dorée parisienne, Les Bonnes Mœurs est aussi le most suitable roman depuis plusieurs décennies à s’emparer à nouveau de l. a. chasse comme thème romanesque. - chassons.com

À PROPOS DE L'AUTEUR

Timothée Gaget est né à excursions en 1985. Après des études de Droit à Paris et aux Pays-Bas, il travaille brièvement en Suède puis devient avocat. Il exerce en droit pénal des affaires avant de quitter le Barreau de Paris en 2014 pour rejoindre une agence de communique, où il se spécialise en gestion de crise et en verbal exchange judiciaire. Il est passionné de chasse et de politique. Les Bonnes Mœurs est son ideal roman.

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Download Winter's Children by Christopher Hawkes PDF

By Christopher Hawkes

Harry and Ethan aren't shut, now not after what occurred to them that wintry weather. but if Ethan disappears it is Harry who is going searching for him. it is a trip that takes him via London, Brighton, Copenhagen and north into the darkish of a Scandinavian winter.

What is 'the Keyhole' and who're the folks Ethan has been sighted with? What secret's his ex-girlfriend Gretta hiding? And what does any of it need to do with what occurred to them as kids? it is Harry's flip to appear after Ethan yet his factors will not be solely unselfish. finally, he is received lots to run clear of himself.

'Winter's kids' is a literary and mental novel approximately early life trauma and a fractured sibling dating, approximately blind religion and the loneliness of non-believing, and in regards to the fight to differentiate phantasm from truth. yet so much of all it's in regards to the ceremony of iciness and the kid that follows us into it.

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Download Mise à nu (Roman) (French Edition) by Jehan Coquebert de Neuville PDF

By Jehan Coquebert de Neuville

Avant de pouvoir cultiver son jardin, Maxence ne trouve l. a. paix intérieure qu’après une expiation en bonne et due forme : errance ou rédemption ? Sans manichéisme, Jehan Coquebert de Neuville nous suggest une lecture en clair obscur de los angeles vie d’un homme comme tant d’autres, rompu par tout ce qui naguère le maintenait en vie : le devoir, les responsabilités, l. a. reconnaissance. Une fresque, à n’en pas douter, plus que contemporaine...

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Download Warning Hill: A Novel by John P. Marquand PDF

By John P. Marquand

A negative boy falls in love with a privileged younger lady and learns a sour lesson concerning the haves and the have-nots during this dramatic story from the Pulitzer Prize–winning writer of The overdue George Apley

As a tender boy, Tom Michael walked together with his father, Alfred, alongside the streets of Michael’s Harbor, Massachusetts, and gazed around the water on the stately mansions on caution Hill. Imagining the lives of the households within these majestic houses was once an stress-free distraction, a loved bond among father and son.
 
Years later, after the surprising tragedy of his father’s suicide, Tom holds the reminiscence of these walks pricey. whilst he meets and falls in love with Marianne Jellett, daughter of the self-made millionaire Grafton Jellett, he's extremely joyful to grasp considered one of caution Hill’s so much favourite households. he's utterly unprepared for the soreness that Marianne will reason him, and for the invention of a connection among the ruthless Grafton and his father’s death.
 
A captivating story of ardour, energy, and vengeance, Warning Hill was the 1st of John P. Marquand’s novels to be set within the stratified New England panorama that outlined his mythical career.

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Download Gallants of the Old Court. A Novel by Mateiu Caragiale,Cristian Baciu PDF

By Mateiu Caragiale,Cristian Baciu

The Romanian author Mateiu I. Caragiale (great playwright Ion Luca Caragiale's son), lived among 1885–1936. His major literary works are the quick tale "Remember" (1921) and the radical "Gallants of the previous court docket" (1929, Romanian Writers Society's Award). He shines throughout the originality and contrast of his masterly managed style.
Written within the first individual, "The Gallants of the outdated court docket (Craii de Curtea-Veche)" finds the characteristics of, and satirizes, Romanian society within the early twentieth century. 3 self-indulgent, decadent characters whereas away their time, ingesting, cards, chasing girls. additionally they make allowance for the corporate of Gore Pirgu, an uncultured self-seeker of very low extraction, whose abominable personality mirrors the hot political category of the time.
In this novel, the loss of life international of medieval boyars meets a emerging fiercely capitalistic international, with new ideas and ruthless habit. revered Romanian literary critic George Calinescu wrote: "Reality is transfigured, it turns into fantastical and a type of Edgar Poe-like unease stirs those valueless figures of the outdated Romanian capital.
"Gallants of the previous courtroom" opens a desirable universe in entrance folks, in addition to explains frequently untapped areas of the human soul, aiding us to raised comprehend not just many of the Byzantine, Balkan, and Romanian spirit, but additionally a wide dimension of our personal unexplored self.
The translator has performed a painstakingly perfectionist paintings in rendering the textual content into English within the very best manner and likewise explaining each aspect that will aid us comprehend the spirit and the letter of the unique, even with none trace of data of Romanian.
"Gallants of the outdated courtroom" is a smart learn and one of many masterpieces of worldwide literature; and this translation is unquestionably the easiest so far.

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Download The Midwife of Torment (Essential Prose) by paulo da costa PDF

By paulo da costa

The Midwife of Torment & different tales is a set of unexpected fiction that compresses its narrative to carry various tales that trade the flavor of a philosophical mirrored image with the whimsical attraction of a myth with a twist. those tales additionally usually reside at the strange--and the horror--found in our mundane lives. tales that, every so often, additionally jump so far as speculative fiction or swirl in a lyrical exploration of prose narratives. Divided into six sections, Midwife explores human and non-human voices via narrative weighing at lower than 1000 phrases, and the overwhelming majority weighing at below . incorporated are a sequence of black and white lithograph-like unique drawings commissioned in particular for this manuscript from the Portuguese visible artist, João Ventura.

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Download They Change the Subject by Douglas A. Martin PDF

By Douglas A. Martin

Treacherously comedian and poignant, the autobiographical tales in They switch the Subject persist with a tender man’s quest for id via love and hope. Sustained by means of a unmarried voice, the tales at the same time provide a fractured novel and stand, powerfully, all alone. on the heart of every story is the heightened, visceral threat of unforeseen emotional encounters—from an escort’s dates in new york lodges to a photograph shoot that doubles as seduction. Always pushing towards an even bigger shiver of ardour, Martin’s young-man-on-the-make learns how one can adapt his character to fit his fans’ wishes and attempts to embody his personal experience—and his self—by turning into the purest item of desire.

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Download A Desperate Man by Claes G. Ryn PDF

By Claes G. Ryn

A RIVETING mystery, A HAUNTING photo OF AMERICA

Could humans be extra enviable than Richard and Helen Bittenberg? They love one another, have fit, clever little ones, and are financially cozy. Richard is on the best of his occupation. Their house is in a fascinating Washington, D.C., local. The culturally wealthy, cosmopolitan surroundings of the capital of the main strong kingdom on the planet types a part of their privileged existence.

But to Richard it sounds as if perverse, irresponsible forces are destroying the rustic he loves. He feels pressured to withstand. yet how? Deeply bothered by means of his powerlessness, he seizes a frightening chance that he may perhaps by no means have foreseen. His lifestyles adjustments vastly. he's drawn into tension-filled, occasionally harrowing conditions. They tax his ethical moral sense, braveness, and persistence to the maximum. Helen concerns approximately his more and more fraught and under pressure and attempts to make him switch his methods, yet she doesn't recognize their actual reason. Then, whilst she least expects it, she unearths herself in the course of a nightmare of her personal. She has to muster all her determination and wile. Helen and Richard needs to independently deal with daunting ordeals, one related to mystery, anxious political machinations, one regarding an agonizing police research. The milieus of the unconventional are Washington, D.C., Paris and environs, and Charleston, South Carolina.

This is a political and mental mystery that sneaks up at the reader after which merely tightens its grip. It additionally has the absolutely built characters and the trenchant, nuanced narrative of a major paintings of fiction. Telling the tale of the existential crises that Richard and Helen needs to face, the radical turns into a disquieting and thought-provoking statement at the country of the United States and the Western global.

Does the novel’s poignant photograph of latest society recommend purely fictional chances? A determined guy deeply engages the reader, elevating profound ethical and cultural questions.

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Download Therese Desqueyroux by François Mauriac,Raymond N. MacKenzie PDF

By François Mauriac,Raymond N. MacKenzie

François Mauriac's masterpiece and one of many maximum Catholic novels, Thérèse Desqueyroux is the haunting tale of an unhappily married younger girl whose desperation drives her to recommendations of homicide. Mauriac paints an unforgettable portrait of non secular isolation and depression, yet he additionally dramatizes the advanced realities of forgiveness, grace, and redemption. Set within the geographical region outdoors Bordeaux, in a sector of overwhelming warmth and unexpected storms, the novel's panorama displays the internal global of Thérèse, a determine who has captured the imaginations of readers for generations.

Raymond N. MacKenzie's new translation of Thérèse Desqueyroux, the 1st considering that 1947, captures the poetic lyricism of Mauriac's prose in addition to the depth of his stream-of-consciousness narrative. MacKenzie additionally offers notes and a biographical and interpretive creation to aid readers greater delight in the mastery of François Mauriac, who used to be presented the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1952. This quantity additionally encompasses a translation of "Conscience, The Divine Instinct," Mauriac's first draft of the tale, by no means ahead of on hand in English.

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