Garage Molinari (Litterature d'Amerique) (French Edition)

By Jean-Francois Beauchemin

L. a. vie passe comme un murmure, ou dans un grand fracas, c'est selon les jours. Pour Jérôme, ce qui frappe surtout c'est le rire des gens qui déambulent sous les fenêtres, le vacarme des trains qui entrent en gare, ce sont les jurons des ouvriers qui déchargent les wagons, le bruit des insectes le soir venu, les oiseaux qui se trompent dans les notes. Mais c'est aussi le silence des nuits, de l. a. mort et celui de Dieu. C'est tout cela, c'est ce souffle de l'existence, cette petite musique non traduite que Jérôme transpose en mots dans le récit de sa patiente quête.

Un regard difficulty sur le monde, une histoire où les personnages pressentent, au fil des jours et chacun à sa façon, l'intermittente mais féconde proximité du bonheur.

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February

By Lisa Moore

February is Lisa Moore’s heart-stopping follow-up to her debut novel, Alligator, winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for the Caribbean and Canadian zone. Propelled through an area tragedy, within which an oil rig sinks in a violent typhoon off the coast of Newfoundland, February follows the lifetime of Helen O’Mara, widowed by means of the coincidence, as she continually spirals from the current day again to that devastating and transformative winter.

After overcoming the hardships of elevating 4 youngsters as a unmarried mum or dad, Helen’s energy and calculated positivity idiot everybody into believing that she’s driven throughout the paralyzing grief of wasting her wife. yet in inner most, Helen has obsessively maintained a robust connection to her deceased husband. whilst Helen’s son without notice returns domestic with life-changing information, her mystery international is irrevocably shaken, and Helen is instantly compelled to come back to phrases together with her lack of ability to put the prior to rest.

An unforgettable glimpse into the advanced love and cauterizing grief that run via all of our lives, February tenderly investigates how reminiscence knits jointly the earlier and current, and pinpoints the very human have to consistently think a destiny, irrespective of how fragile.

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Laurie ou la vie de galerie

By Herménégilde Chiasson

Bien installé sur sa galerie, Laurie, un gars « fatigué de naissance », fait l’éloge de l. a. bière et de los angeles paresse tout en regardant son gazon pousser. Il ne souhaite qu'une selected : se garantir une vie d’inactivité, de sainte paix, grâce au « package deal », le gros lot qu'il soutirera de los angeles compagnie d’assurance.

Son gendre, Euclide, lui tient compagnie. Depuis sa création, cette comédie qui frôle le burlesque a fait rire plus de 10 000 spectateurs.

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Une jeune femme en guerre, Tome 1: Été 1943 - printemps 1944

By Maryse Rouy

L. a. vie de Lucie Bélanger semble tracée d'avance : elle épousera François à los angeles fin de l. a. guerre et deviendra une good femme de notaire qui élèvera ses enfants dans le appreciate des traditions. Mais ce n'est pas son fiancé que Lucie aime, et ce n'est pas non plus le style de vie qu'elle veut vivre... Cette difficile lutte pour l. a. liberté, Lucie l. a. mène dans un monde bouleversé par los angeles Deuxième Guerre.

Avec ce septième roman grand public, Maryse Rouy nous suggest une belle reconstitution du Québec des années 1940 à travers le destin d'une héroïne touchante, creative et courageuse face à l'adversité. Un grand roman historique qui se dévore littéralement : vivement l. a. suite !

Montréal, 1943. En ces années de guerre et de regulations, Lucie Bélanger, vingt ans, rêve de liberté et d'émancipation. Sous l'emprise d'un père tyrannique qui los angeles confine à demeure, Lucie fourbit « ses armes ». Afin de pouvoir gagner sa vie et être indépendante, elle passe les mois qui l. a. séparent de son vingt et unième anniversaire à apprendre un métier en cachette de son père, aidée dans cette entreprise par sa mère, qui lui paie des cours de secrétariat, de Giuseppe, le vieux photographe italien, et de son amie Jacinthe. Fiancée contre son gré à l'âge de grab ans, cette jeune femme pleine d'idéaux romantiques sera rapidement confrontée aux aléas d'une vie qui ne fait pas de cadeau. Le savant plan concocté par Lucie ne fonctionnera pas tel que prévu... Pour quitter l'enfance, elle devra aussi quitter l'innocence.

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Anne of Avonlea (Anne of Green Gables series, Book 2)

By Lucy Maud Montgomery

Anne of eco-friendly Gables is all grown up--almost. At 16, Anne has remodeled from scholar to instructor, and she's the hot enormous sister to seven-year-old twins, quiet Dora and mischievous Davy. A grumpy new neighbor has moved round the corner, and Anne's ally, Diana, is falling in love. regardless of a majority of these adjustments, she's nonetheless an identical enjoyable, impulsive Anne--a romantic dreamer with a redheaded temper.

In this sequel to Anne of eco-friendly Gables, teenage Anne Shirley turns into a schoolteacher in a small village on Prince Edward Island.

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The Lost Highway

By David Adams Richards

A hugely suspenseful tale of greed, betrayal and homicide, 'The misplaced road' signs an exciting new path for one among Canada s maximum authors. For 20 years, Alex Chapman has been at struggle along with his great-uncle James, popularly often called The Tyrant. upset and ill-tempered, Alex believes James has destroyed his possibilities in lifestyles whilst issues don't prove for him. He in particular resents his great-uncle for ruining his likelihood at happiness along with his one real love, Minnie, who married one other. Alex turns out destined by no means to volume to whatever greater than an embittered dreamer, until eventually the evening he runs into the straightforward mechanic Burton Tucker. while Burton says he has simply offered James Chapman a successful lottery price tag worthy 13 million funds, Alex instantly is aware that his uncle mustn't ever see the cash. That second is the start of a charming secret and an emotionally shattering story of a relations s passions and betrayals. 'The misplaced road' is a chilling learn of what occurs to women and men while ethical questions turn into concerns of lifestyles and dying. A page-turner with nice non secular strength, 'The misplaced street' is the paintings of an excellent novelist on the height of his powers.

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Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage: Stories

By Alice Munro

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013

In the her 10th assortment (the name tale of that's the foundation for the hot movie Hateship Loveship), Alice Munro achieves new heights, growing narratives that loop and swerve like reminiscence, and conjuring up characters as thorny and contradictory as humans we all know ourselves.
A tough-minded housekeeper jettisons the behavior of a life-time due to a teenager’s functional comic story. a faculty scholar vacationing her brassy, unconventional aunt stumbles on an fabulous mystery and its which means in her personal lifestyles. An incorrigible philanderer responds with unforeseen grace to his wife’s nursing-home romance. Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage is Munro at her top, tirelessly observant, serenely freed from phantasm, deeply and gloriously humane.

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Effigy

A gorgeous novel of loss, reminiscence, melancholy and deliverance via considered one of Canada’s most sensible younger fiction writers, set on a Mormon ranch in nineteenth-century Utah.

Dorrie, a shock-pale baby with a mass of untameable black hair, can't keep in mind whatever of her existence ahead of she recovered from an affliction at seven. A solitary baby, she spends her spare time studying the artwork of taxidermy, thoroughly occupied with the act of bringing new and everlasting lifestyles to the our bodies of the lifeless. At fourteen, her mom and dad marry her off to Erastus Hammer, a polygamous horse breeder and popular hunter, who doesn't are looking to mattress her. The position he has in brain for his fourth and youngest spouse is author of trophies of his so much amazing kills, an pressing hope in him as he's slowly going blind. chuffed to take delivery of this paintings, Dorrie secludes herself in her workshop, clear of mom Hammer’s watchful eyes and the contention among the elder wives.

But because the novel opens, Hammer has introduced Dorrie his most recent kills, a relations of wolves, and for the 1st time in her brief lifestyles she struggles along with her craft, dreaming each one evening of crows and unusual scenes of violence. the recent hand, flexible Drown, is the one one to work out her problem and to provide her support, a deadly online game in a Mormon loved ones. outdoors, a lone wolf prowls the grounds trying to find his misplaced pack, and his night looking out will unearth the tensions and secrets and techniques of this advanced and conflicted family.

Inspired via the true occasions of the Mountain Meadows bloodbath in 1857, Alissa York blends truth with fiction in a haunting tale of a kinfolk separated via secrets and techniques and united by means of faith.

From the Hardcover edition.

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The Custodian of Paradise: A Novel

By Wayne Johnston

A Book-of-the-Month membership "Best Novel of 2007."

within the waning days of worldwide battle II, Sheilagh Fielding makes her solution to a abandoned island off the coast of Newfoundland. yet she quickly involves suspect one other presence: that of a guy recognized in basic terms as her supplier, who has shadowed her for twenty years.Against the backdrop of Newfoundland's background and panorama, Fielding is a compelling determine. Taller than such a lot males and extraordinary even with her crippled leg, she is either eloquent and subversively humorous. Her newspaper columns exposing the foibles and hypocrisies of her local urban, St. John's, have made many strong enemies for her, leader between them the guy who fathered her children―twins―when she used to be fourteen. merely her supplier, besides the fact that, understands all of Fielding's secrets and techniques. analyzing workforce advisor integrated.

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