Psychological Literary Fiction

Download The Love Letters: A Novel by Madeleine L'Engle PDF

By Madeleine L'Engle

Past and current collide during this heartfelt novel of affection and loss from the nationwide publication Award–winning writer of A Wrinkle in Time.

After the tragic loss of life of her son and the seeming cave in of her marriage, Charlotte Napier flees to Portugal within the hopes of discovering tips from her mentor: her spouse's mother, Violet. as a substitute, she unearths solace within the letters of Mariana Alcoforado, a seventeenth-century nun.
 
Charlotte and Mariana’s tales might be diversified in beginning, yet they proportion an identical internal turmoil. As she reads the letters, Mariana’s religious trip sheds mild on Charlotte’s personal concern. discovering thought within the nun’s struggles with sin, temptation, and religion, Charlotte earnings standpoint on her personal mind—and units out to simply accept the hard, not easy nature of love.
 
This publication positive aspects an illustrated biography of Madeleine L’Engle together with infrequent pictures from the author’s estate.
 

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Download The Secret Sea by Evan Rice PDF

By Evan Rice

"A convinced, confident debut exploring the father-son bond and the aftermath of loss, advised with power and verve that, like its characters, by no means provides up. strange and compelling." -- James Green.

From the canopy: "Father and son have confronted the void jointly, development boats and a brand new existence at the Atlantic coast. yet Edward Truman's meticulous plans did not contain the individual he meets on the dock, his son Ethan's becoming restlessness, or the lingering results in their insufferable tragedy. Edward's choice to construct their very own excellent boat sends either males on a turbulent trip towards redemption, in the course of the mystery seas raging within."

"Evan Rice is new to the scene yet has it sounds as if been brewing for it slow, at the facts right here. He represents values so previous they are truly back: appreciate for tale, characters who take motion, ethical heft that looked as if it would have disappeared. Rice screens a reverence for craft in all its kinds. totally worthy some time. 5 stars" -- Nan Jensen

Content assistance: gentle profanity (NO "F-bombs") light violence (fistfights). a long time 13-up.

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Download This Crooked Way (Banner Books Series) by Elizabeth Spencer PDF

By Elizabeth Spencer

Elizabeth Spencer provides a necessary, relocating tale set within the deep South--the Delta and Mississippi hill nation. Amos Dudley used to be a farm boy within the Delta kingdom on the flip of the century till he set to work for his brother Ephraim within the shop via the railroad. It was once a normal adequate surroundings within which to start to think the unusual forces that circulation a guy to set his direction within the world.

But the forces operating inside Amos have been not at all usual. occasionally merciless, occasionally without warning smooth, they have been robust and willful, in order that Amos turned a guy to reckon with--to Ary, his attractive, plantation-born spouse, to the lady within the bayou, to the shiftless thinker, Arney. Even the wealthy black swamp soil which he wrested from the woodland and gave to his cotton looked as if it would reply with awe and eagerness to Amos's will. His sensuous, wayward daughter and the fellow she enjoyed in particular felt the total shattering drama of the violence which had obviously been building--building within the destiny of a guy who, regardless, takes his personal crooked way.

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Download La petite fille aux Walalas: Un récit touchant (Luciole) by Françoise Houdart PDF

By Françoise Houdart

Une enfant tourmentée

Parce que los angeles Petite entretient, sous l. a. desk de los angeles food, d’extravagantes conversations avec les êtres singuliers qui peuplent sa tête ; parce que des courants alternés de rires et de larmes lui soufflent sans répit d’irrépressibles (dé)raisons de faire des bêtises ; parce que ses mom and dad rentrent tard de leur travail et qu’elle dort chez Grand-mère presque chaque nuit ; parce qu’il arrive qu’elle se relève pour nourrir le vieux pigeon borgne qui loge sur le seuil de l. a. fenêtre ; parce que Grand-mère soupire de fatigue sous ce surplus d’amour qui lui est venu avec l’âge ; Grand-mère estime qu’il serait judicieux que los angeles Petite apprenne le piano.

Découvrez ce magnifique récit qui fait glisser le lecteur dans los angeles peau d'une petite fille et relate sa relation avec sa grand-mère !

EXTRAIT

– Il faut quand même que je vous prévienne… La vieille dame pousse l. a. Petite devant elle sans lui lâcher los angeles major, comme si le corps de l’enfant pouvait l. a. protéger contre le reflux des paroles qu’elle va dire, ces mots qu’elle a préparés, répétés cette nuit encore, qu’elle a bien remués dans sa tête pendant cette longue nuit blanche, tandis que, dans sa chambre, sa petite-fille dormait d’un sommeil agité : – … c’est une enfant difficile, une enfant gentille, ça oui ! mais un peu curieuse, voyez-vous, un peu sotte parfois ; sa mère dit « sauvage »…

CE QU'EN PENSE l. a. CRITIQUE

Un petit quantity charmant, tout en couleur et en légèreté. - Jeannine Paque, Promotion des lettres

À PROPOS DE L'AUTEUR

Françoise Houdart tient de son grand-père maternel sa fidélité au Borinage de sa naissance (1948), et de son grand-père paternel l’irrépressible besoin de s’en évader. C’est sans doute de là qu’est né l’impérieux besoin d’écrire qui los angeles lie quatre heures par jour à sa desk d’écriture. Traductrice de formation, elle a enseigné l’allemand jusqu’au jour où elle a décidé de vivre, sinon de sa plume, du moins avec et par elle. Elle rencontre régulièrement ses lecteurs dans le cadre d’activités pédagogiques ou culturelles, collabore à diverses revues et écrit des nouvelles pour los angeles radio.

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Download A bordo del naufragio (Compactos Anagrama) (Spanish Edition) by Alberto Olmos PDF

By Alberto Olmos

Éste es el relato de un día cualquiera en l. a. vida de un estudiante universitario en los años noventa. El protagonista transita por una ciudad hostil, mecanizada, desde las aulas de los angeles facultad a los barrios obreros de los angeles periferia, sin otro interlocutor que su propio pasado, que entrecorta un discurso demoledor sobre los angeles sociedad y sus ilusiones. Con una voz en los angeles que resuenan l. a. ira festiva de Henry Miller y l. a. impudicia ethical de Louis-Ferdinand Céline, esta novela sigue siendo, quince años después, un ataque sin misericordia al buen gusto convencional, a las intenciones más o menos bondadosas y a l. a. omnipotencia del mercado. l. a. novela fue finalista del Premio Herralde de Novela. «El libro se lee y estremece» (Rafael Conte, ABC).

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Download Le renard qui mangeait des cacahouètes (French Edition) by Jérôme Jadot PDF

By Jérôme Jadot

Sarah mène une life bien organisée, avec son mari et son fils. Un vendredi, elle perd ce qui compte le plus pour elle. Elle veut tenir le coup, c’est ce qu’elle fait de mieux, mais une succession de rencontres va en décider autrement.

David a pour seul ami le rhum qui lui fait oublier los angeles solitude et lui rappelle qu’il ne vaut rien. Un mardi, sa thérapeute lui fait fake bond. C’est le second de plonger une bonne fois pour toutes.

Malgré leur souffrance, ou grâce à elle, Sarah et David vont se mettre en direction, chacun à sa manière, et recevoir le soutien dont ils ont besoin pour rencontrer los angeles mort et découvrir los angeles vie.

Et l’amour.

Jérôme Jadot est né en 1973 en Belgique. Après des études de gestion et une expérience de advisor net, il switch d’orientation, se forme et travaille comme psychothérapeute et formateur. En cours de path, il rencontre l. a. danse sous différentes formes, les rituels et les voyages. Aujourd’hui, il accompagne des personnes dans leur exploration intérieure et anime des groupes de connexion à l. a. nature et au sacré. Poète, homme des bois et raconteur d’histoires, il publie avec Le renard qui mangeait des cacahouètes son optimum roman.

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Download County Woman: A Novel by Joan Williams PDF

By Joan Williams

A accurately saw portrait of the civil rights period and the gripping tale of 1 woman’s unforeseen awakening

Itna Homa, Mississippi, is like many small Southern cities within the early Nineteen Sixties. information travels speedy, gossip even speedier, and one grotesque incident has the facility to set the total neighborhood aflame. 40 years in the past, the homicide of an area white lady shook Itna Homa to its middle and ended in the conviction—based on circumstantial evidence—of a tender black guy. Now desegregation on the college of Mississippi is the debate of town, and worry and prejudice once more threaten to rip neighbors and households apart.
 
For middle-aged housewife Allie McCall, the civil rights stream bargains a welcome chance to reassess her personal lifestyles. She is open to the hot rules approximately race, type, and gender which are sweeping the rustic, and wanting to see them achieve higher popularity in her fatherland. stunning her husband, Tate, and confounding the neighborhood political institution, Allie enters the race for city constable opposed to a long-serving and bigoted incumbent. As a voice for revolutionary reform, Allie hopes to inspire her like-minded pals to talk up. yet her quest has one other, extra own component—it was once Allie’s mom who was once killed all these years in the past, and Elgie Hale, the fellow accused of the crime, has lately escaped from criminal. Allie will probability everything—her marriage, her security, her principles—to tune down Hale and confirm his guilt or innocence as soon as and for all.

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Download Per i sentieri dove cresce l'erba (Italian Edition) by Knut Hamsun PDF

By Knut Hamsun

consistent with i sentieri dove cresce l'erba è l'opera conclusiva della produzione di Hamsun, in cui si concentra tutta los angeles sua poetica, un romanzo imprescindibile.

Knut Hamsun è stato un pioniere di alcune tecniche stilistiche, con l'utilizzo del flusso di coscienza e del monologo interiore, influenzando los angeles maggior parte degli autori moderni.

Nel 1929, Thomas Mann affermò che il Premio Nobel in line with los angeles letteratura mai period stato assegnato a qualcuno che lo meritasse di più. E scrittori come Franz Kafka, Bertold Brecht e Henry Miller hanno tutti coffee l. a. loro ammirazione according to Hamsun. Nella prefazione advert un'edizione americana di status, Isaac Bashevis Singer afferma che Hamsun "è il padre della scuola moderna di letteratura in ogni aspetto: nella sua soggettività, nell'impressionismo, nell'uso della retrospettiva, nel lirismo. Tutta l. a. letteratura moderna del ventesimo secolo deriva da Hamsun".

"Gelido catasto dei giorni deserti e dell'assurdità delle cose", come lo ha definito Claudio Magris, in keeping with i sentieri dove cresce l'erba è il diario dell'internamento in ospedali psichiatrici e sanatori a cui lo scrittore viene condannato consistent with il suo collaborazionismo con i nazisti. Ultima opera di Hamsun, premio Nobel in step with l. a. Letteratura (1920), fu scritta nel 1948, quando lo scrittore period ormai in età avanzata.
Come giudicare uno Stato che si accanisce contro uno scrittore di novant'anni, lo relega consistent with mesi in un ospedale psichiatrico in step with indagare sulle sue capacità mentali, provocandogli ulteriori malesseri psicofisici che lo ridurranno in fin di vita?
E come giudicare Knut Hamsun che aderisce con entusiasmo al pangermanesimo nazista, appoggia l'occupazione tedesca e dopo il suicidio di Hitler nel bunker di Berlino lo definisce "figura di riformatore del più alto rango"?
Per i sentieri dove cresce l'erba può essere considerata l'opera-riscatto di Knut Hamsun.

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Download Crossing the Hudson by Peter Jungk,David Dollenmayer PDF

By Peter Jungk,David Dollenmayer

Gustav Rubin, a fur broker in Vienna, flies to long island to spend the summer season together with his spouse and children in a lake apartment north of the town. whilst he arrives overdue at JFK, he's met by means of his opinionated, unrelenting mom, Rosa. They hire a motor vehicle and set out for Lake Gilead. yet Gustav loses his method, and son and mom turn out at the mistaken facet of the river. searching for the suitable direction north, they develop into trapped at the Tappan Zee Bridge within the traffic congestion of all site visitors jams–a truck transporting poisonous chemical substances has grew to become over–and Gustav and mom stay gridlocked excessive above the Hudson River. Gustav starts off to consider his cherished father, a popular highbrow, now 11 months lifeless. Then, in a shocking, hugely unique twist beneficial of Kafka, either Gustav and mom see the physique – “the immense, golem-like fatherbody” – of Ludwig David Rubin floating bare within the waters below.

Crossing the Hudson
is a profound meditation on a Jewish family members and its prior, specifically the lasting distorting results on a son of a well-known, very important father and a clinging, overwhelming mom, and of the variations among the new release of eu highbrow refugees who arrived within the usa throughout the moment international struggle and the youngsters of that generation.

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Download The Castaway (Sarasota Trilogy) by Piero Rivolta PDF

By Piero Rivolta

a guy adrift on a damaged catamaran within the Gulf of Mexico is rescued and taken to a care facility within the Yucatan run by means of an unconventional Jesuit. the fellow turns out to recollect not anything of his prior other than his identify. to hurry his restoration, the priest engages him in looking out conversations and introduces him to a charming girl who runs a faculty for kids on the town. As their 3 lives intertwine and their secrets and techniques come to gentle, they turn into entangled in a fancy internet of feelings. instructed in poetic prose, The Castaway, which maintains the tale began in sundown in Sarasota, is a fable-like meditation at the nature of reminiscence, attractiveness, love and friendship, and provides a profound confirmation of the therapeutic energy of words.

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