Category: Fiction

Blaine: Cronicas de un vampiro real

By Micky Bane

"Los vampiros existen y puedo asegurar con completa certeza que mi afirmación es un hecho. ¿Cómo puedo comprobar lo que manifiesto? Muy sencillo: yo soy un vampiro". Con esta poderosa afirmación, y cansado de l. a. falsa imagen que han proyectado los suyos debido a l. a. literatura, el cine y los angeles televisión, Christian Blaine, nacido a mediados del siglo XVIII en el Virreinato del Perú, make a decision contar su vida. l. a. vida de un vampiro genuine. Una vida que mano mortal jamás podría escribir ni mente humana imaginar.

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El Taller del Tiempo

By Álvaro Uribe

Durante una concurrida cena navideña, un joven vive en carne propia las peculiaridades y conflictos que su familia arrastra desde hace años. El extended family, aparentemente tan general como cualquier otro pero capaz de desplegar una violencia sorda e implacable, se asienta en torno a l. a. estirpe de los Migueles (Miguel Primero, Miguel Segundo y Miguel Tercero), tres generaciones llamadas a no entenderse entre sí y sumidas en una lucha soterrada que podría culminar en tragedia. A medida que los miembros de l. a. familia y los más allegados toman l. a. palabra para narrar «su verdad», va construyéndose un mosaico de desencuentros y odios, amores, resignaciones y rebeldías, que tal vez explique por qué planea los angeles tragedia sobre l. a. familia. Una tragedia que quizá, si ese misterioso taller que es el tiempo lo permite, sólo los implicados puedan evitar.

Literary Awards
Premio de Narrativa Antonin Artaud

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The Path to the Nest of Spiders

By Italo Calvino

Set at the Ligurian coast in the course of international conflict II, the trail to the Spiders' Nests tells the tale of Pin, a cobbler's apprentice who lives along with his sister, a prostitute, and spend as a lot time as he can on the neighborhood bar. while his neighbors dare him to scouse borrow a pistol from a Nazi soldier, he units off on a sequence of picaresque adventures with a band of partisans. Calvino's portrayal of this band, obvious throughout the eyes of the kid, is not just a revealing remark at the Italian resistance, but additionally a relocating coming-of-age tale. First released in 1947, and reissued the following in a revised translation that comes with the adjustments Calvino himself made to the textual content, the trail to the Spiders' Nests is a daring, adventurours first novel lively by means of the ambitious mind's eye that used to be to make Italo Calvino some of the most revered writers of the second one half this century.

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Kinds of Love: A Novel

By May Sarton

Spending their first wintry weather clear of the town, an getting older married couple unearths renewed friendship and love within the New Hampshire hills

Christina and Cornelius Chapman have spent their summers in Willard for years, shunning the city’s most well liked months in want of recent Hampshire’s rocky, rolling hills. In Willard, Christina seems to be ahead to spending time with Ellen, having fun with woodland walks and the straightforward dialog that include longstanding friendship. yet whereas Christina and Cornelius movement conveniently among state and town, Ellen and her husband, Nick, are absolute to Willard—their working-class lives status in stark distinction to the moneyed effortlessness in their acquaintances. This summer time, even though, is varied. instead of relocating again to the town as soon as fall units in, the Chapmans have determined to stick. Characters of every kind populate the hot England city, and during their first iciness in Willard, narrated partly via Christina’s magazine entries, the friendship among Christina and Ellen deepens, as does the single among Christina and Cornelius.
 
superbly written and warmly rendered, Kinds of affection is a heartfelt portrait of marriage, friendship, type, and getting older set opposed to a tranquil, small-town New Hampshire backdrop.

 

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The Spectre of Alexander Wolf (Pushkin Collection)

By Gaito Gazdanov

Of all my stories, of all my life's innumerable sensations, the main hard was once that of the only homicide I had committed.'
A guy comes throughout a quick tale which recounts in minute aspect his killing of a soldier, some time past - from the victim's viewpoint. it is a tale that are meant to no longer exist, and whose writer can in simple terms be a useless guy. So starts the unusual quest for the elusive author 'Alexander Wolf'. a novel vintage, The Spectre of Alexander Wolf is a mental mystery and existential inquiry into guilt and redemption, accident and destiny, love and death.

Pushkin assortment variants function a spare, stylish sequence variety and enhanced, sturdy elements.  The assortment is typeset in Monotype Baskerville, litho-printed on Munken top class White Paper and notch-bound by means of the independently owned printer TJ foreign in Padstow. The covers, with French flaps, are published on Colorplan Pristine White Paper. either paper and canopy board are acid-free and woodland Stewardship Council (FSC) qualified.

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All the Little Live Things (Contemporary American Fiction)

By Wallace Stegner

Joe Allston, the retired literary agent of Stegner's nationwide publication Award-winning novel, The Spectator Bird, returns during this disquieting and keenly saw novel. Scarred through the mindless demise in their son and baffled by means of the engulfing chaos of the Nineteen Sixties, Allston and his spouse, Ruth, have left the coast for a California retreat. And even though their new domestic seems like Eden, it additionally has serpents: Jim Peck, a messianic exponent of substances, yoga, and intercourse; and Marian Catlin, an enticing younger girl whose otherworldly innocence is much extra appealing—and way more risky.

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Operation: Outer Space

Jed Cochrane is ready to take off on man's first interstellar voyage. His challenge: confirm it is sturdy television!

“The indefatigable Leinster! this is often his fourth 1954 novel – and one other 1954 merchandise is to be had for evaluate subsequent month, too! What a guy! the present story, which hasn't ever been serialized, takes a completely new examine faster-than-light go back and forth to the celebs: a fast paced, sardonic activity that's essentially a satire at the way forward for mass communications. Fella discovers faster-than-light communications method. television manufacturer says, ‘Why no longer actual gadgets, too?’ prosperous neurotic buys ‘fame-rights’ to the discovery. sumptuous spaceship outfitted as an immense hoax to hook traders in a non-existent excursion to Mars (the Moon is already colonized) turns into the 1st, virtually involuntary faster-than-light vessel, with as screwy a team as has ever been cooked up (including the inevitable and pleasant Leinster heroine), and the full jaunt to the celebrities is became uncooked fabric for the television producer’s normal ‘space opera’ convey – with ads – and what advertisements! It’s a jolly story indeed.” -Groff Conklin, Galaxy journal, March 1955

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Bitch Is the New Black: A Memoir

By Helena Andrews

Powerful, sassy, constantly surprising—and titled after a Saturday evening Live “Weekend replace” monologue by way of Tina Fey—Bitch Is the hot Black is a deliciously addictive memoir-in-essays within which Helena Andrews is going from being the daughter of town lesbian to a hot-shot political reporter… all whereas attempting to solution the query, “can a powerful, unmarried, and winning black girl ever locate love?” lovers of Sloane Crosley (I used to be instructed There’d Be Cake) will love the daring and brassy Bitch Is the recent Black.

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