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Download E-books Hell.com PDF

Download E-books Hell.com PDF

By Patrick Sénécal

Depuis qu’il a pris l. a. tête de los angeles société immobilière de son père, Daniel Saul est devenu l’un des hommes d’affaires les plus riches du Québec. Dans los angeles jeune quarantaine, beau, fonceur, clever et sans pitié pour l. a. concurrence et les losers, Daniel a tout pour lui et ne se gêne pas pour prendre le reste. Quand Martin Charron, un financier et ancien confrère de collège, lui suggest de devenir membre de Hell.com, un web site net mystery où tout – mais vraiment tout! – est attainable pour ceux qui le fréquentent, Daniel sait qu’il ne pourra refuser de s’inscrire. N’est-il pas un «puissant de ce monde», comme son père...

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Download E-books The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles: A Novel PDF

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By Katherine Pancol

Le Divorce meets The beauty of the Hedgehog during this hilariously exciting mega-bestseller from France

When her chronically unemployed husband runs off to begin a crocodile farm in Kenya together with his mistress, Joséphine Cortès is left in an unsatisfied situation. the mum of two—confident, appealing teenage Hortense and shy, babyish Zoé—is pressured to keep up a good kinfolk lifestyles whereas making ends meet on her meager wage as a medieval heritage pupil. in the meantime, Joséphine’s charismatic sister Iris turns out to have it all—a prosperous husband, stunning appears to be like, and a très stylish Paris address—but she desires of bringing that means again into her existence. whilst Iris charms a well-known writer into providing her a profitable deal for a twelfth-century romance, she deals her sister a deal of her personal: Joséphine will write the unconventional and pocket all of the proceeds, however the e-book should be released below Iris’s identify. All is well—that is, till the publication turns into the literary sensation of the season.

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Download E-books Ravel the Decadent: Memory, Sublimation, and Desire PDF

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By Michael J. Puri

The song of Maurice Ravel (1875-1937), cherished via musicians and audiences considering the fact that its debut, has been a tricky subject for students. the conventional stylistic different types of impressionism, symbolism, and neoclassicism, whereas proper, have provided too little buy in this interesting yet enigmatic paintings. In Ravel the Decadent, writer Michael Puri offers an cutting edge and efficient resolution through finding the cultured origins of this track within the French Decadence and demonstrating the extension of this impact around the size of his oeuvre. From an array of Decadent themes Puri selects three--memory, sublimation, and desire--and makes use of them to delineate the content material of this track, pinpoint its overlap with modern cultural discourse, and hyperlink it to its biographical context, in addition to to create new tools altogether for the research and interpretation of music.

Ravel the Decadent opens via defining the most thoughts, giving specific cognizance to reminiscence and decadence. It then stakes out contrasting modes of reminiscence during this track: a nostalgic mode that perspectives the prior as eternally misplaced, and a extra confident one who imagines its resurrection and reanimation. Acknowledging Ravel's lifelong id as a dandy--a determine that embodies the Decadence and its aspiration towards the sublime--Puri identifies attainable moments of musical self-portraiture prior to stepping again to theorize dandyism in eu musical modernism at huge. He then addresses the dialectic among wish and its sublimation within the pairing of 2 genres--the bacchanal and the idyl--and leverages the primary trio of strategies to provide provocative readings of Ravel's waltz units, the Valses nobles et sentimentales and La valse. Puri concludes by means of invoking an analogous phrases to spot an issue of "faun tune" that offers to create new universal flooring among Ravel and Debussy. Rife with shut readings that may fulfill the musicologist, Ravel the Decadent also matches a extra basic reader via its largely humanistic key innovations, immersion in modern paintings and literature, and readability of language.

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Download E-books Jean-Paul Sartre: Basic Writings PDF

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By Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre is without doubt one of the most renowned philosophers of the 20 th century. the primary founding father of existentialism, a political philosopher and recognized novelist and dramatist, his paintings has exerted huge, immense impact in philosophy, literature, politics and cultural studies.
Jean-Paul Sartre: easy Writings is the 1st number of Sartre's key philosophical writings and offers an critical source for all scholars and readers of his paintings. Stephen Priest's transparent and important introductions set every one analyzing in context, making the amount a terrific spouse to these coming to Sartre's writings for the 1st time.

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Download E-books Lunch in Paris: A Love Story, with Recipes PDF

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By Elizabeth Bard

In Paris for a weekend stopover at, Elizabeth Bard sat all the way down to lunch with a good-looking Frenchman--and by no means went domestic back.

Was it love first and foremost sight? Or used to be it the best way her knife slid easily via her pavé au poivre, the steak's pink juices puddling into the buttery pepper sauce? LUNCH IN PARIS is a memoir a few younger American girl stuck up in passionate love affairs--one together with her new beau, Gwendal, the opposite with French food. Packing her luggage for a brand new existence within the world's such a lot romantic urban, Elizabeth is plunged right into a global of bustling open-air markets, hipster bistros, and dimension 2 femmes fatales. She learns to intestine her first fish (with a bit support from Jane Austen), soothe pangs of homesickness (with the increase of a chocolate soufflé) and develops a weigh down on her neighborhood butcher (who bears a amazing resemblance to Matt Dillon). Elizabeth unearths that the deeper she immerses herself on this planet of French delicacies, the extra Paris itself starts to translate. French tradition, she discovers, isn't really not like a well-ripened cheese-there could be a crusty external, until eventually you narrow via to the melting, piquant heart.

Peppered with mouth-watering recipes for summer season ratatouille, swordfish tartare and molten chocolate truffles, Lunch in Paris is a narrative of falling in love, redefining good fortune and gaining knowledge of what it really potential to be at domestic. within the scrumptious culture of memoirs like A 12 months in Provence and Under the Tuscan Sun, this booklet is the proper deal with for an individual who has dreamed that lunch in Paris may swap their lifestyles.

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Download E-books Waterloo: A New History of the Battle and its Armies PDF

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By Gordon Corrigan

Wellington remarked that Waterloo was once a damned great factor, which means doubtful or finely balanced. He used to be correct. For his half, Napoleon reckoned the English are undesirable troops and this affair is not anything extra that consuming breakfast. He used to be mistaken and this gripping and dramatic narrative heritage exhibits simply how unsuitable. Fought on Sunday, June 18th, 1815, by way of a few 220,000 males over rain-sodden floor in what's now Belgium, the conflict of Waterloo introduced an finish to twenty-three years of virtually continuous battle among imperial France and her enemies. A decisive defeat for Napoleon and a hard-won victory for the Allied armies of the Duke of Wellington and the Prussians, led by way of the stalwart Marshal Blucher, it caused the French emperor's ultimate exile to St. Helena and cleared the best way for Britain to develop into the dominant army energy on this planet. The Napoleonic Wars are a resource of unending fascination and this authoritative quantity presents a large and colourful window into this all-important climatic conflict.

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Download E-books A History of the French Language Through Texts PDF

Download E-books A History of the French Language Through Texts PDF

By Wendy Ayres-Bennett

This new background of the French language permits the reader to work out how the language has advanced for themselves. It combines texts and extracts with a readable and distinct remark permitting the language to be seen either synchronically and diachronically.

Core texts variety from the 9th century to the current day spotlight imperative positive aspects of the language, when a variety of shorter texts illustrate specific points.

The inclusion of non-literary, in addition to literary texts serves to demonstrate a few of the many sorts of French no matter if in criminal, medical, epistolatory, administrative or liturgical or in additional well known domain names, together with makes an attempt to symbolize spoken usage.

This is key examining for the undergraduate scholar of French.

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Download E-books Correspondance: Juin 1957-Août 1960 (Volume 1) PDF

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By Guy Debord

Ce most well known quantity de l. a. correspondance de man Debord couvre los angeles période allant de los angeles fondation en 1957 de l'Internationale situationniste, jusqu'à sa IVe Conférence en 1960.

On y verra se préciser, au fil des jours, l'unique objectif d'une entreprise qui, en s'appuyant sur les éléments les plus radicaux de l'avant-garde et à travers l. a. building de occasions, voulait "par tous les moyens, même artistiques", le bouleversement complet de tous les facets de los angeles vie.

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