Lady of the Eternal City

Titre : Lady of the Eternal City
Auteur : Kate Quinn
Éditeur : Penguin
ISBN-13 : 9780698140332
Libération : 2015-03-03

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Elegant, secretive Sabina may be Empress of Rome, but she still stands poised on a knife’s edge. She must keep the peace between two deadly enemies: her husband Hadrian, Rome’s brilliant and sinister Emperor; and battered warrior Vix, who is her first love. But Sabina is guardian of a deadly secret: Vix’s beautiful son Antinous has become the Emperor’s latest obsession. Empress and Emperor, father and son will spin in a deadly dance of passion, betrayal, conspiracy, and war. As tragedy sends Hadrian spiraling into madness, Vix and Sabina form a last desperate pact to save the Empire. But ultimately, the fate of Rome lies with an untried girl, a spirited redhead who may just be the next Lady of the Eternal City . . .

Black Mamba Boy

Titre : Black Mamba Boy
Auteur : Nadifa Mohamed
Éditeur : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN-13 : 9781429979795
Libération : 2010-08-03

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Yemen, 1935. Jama is a "market boy," a half-feral child scavenging with his friends in the dusty streets of a great seaport. For Jama, life is a thrilling carnival, at least when he can fill his belly. When his mother—alternately raging and loving—dies young, she leaves him only an amulet stuffed with one hundred rupees. Jama decides to spend her life's meager savings on a search for his never-seen father; the rumors that travel along clan lines report that he is a driver for the British somewhere in the north. So begins Jama's extraordinary journey of more than a thousand miles north all the way to Egypt, by camel, by truck, by train, but mostly on foot. He slings himself from one perilous city to another, fiercely enjoying life on the road and relying on his vast clan network to shelter him and point the way to his father, who always seems just a day or two out of reach. In his travels, Jama will witness scenes of great humanity and brutality; he will be caught up in the indifferent, grinding machine of war; he will crisscross the Red Sea in search of working papers and a ship. Bursting with life and a rough joyfulness, Black Mamba Boy is debut novelist Nadifa Mohamed's vibrant, moving celebration of her family's own history.

La Morte Amoureuse

Titre : La Morte Amoureuse
Auteur : Theophile Gautier
Éditeur : Library of Alexandria
ISBN-13 : 9781465548085
Libération :

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Theophile Gautier A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de La Morte Amoureuse Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Ernest and Rebecca 1 My Best Friend is a Germ

Titre : Ernest and Rebecca 1 My Best Friend is a Germ
Auteur : Guillaume Bianco
Éditeur : Papercutz
ISBN-13 : 1597072869
Libération : 2011-12-06

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Rebecca is a six and a half year-old girl who is out of luck - her parents are on the verge of divorce and she is always getting sick due to a weak immune system. One rainy day Rebecca's luck changes when she meets a magical microbe named Ernest, who becomes her best friend! Ernest is no regular germ--he's about the same height as Rebecca and he can talk. Can Rebecca keep her parents together with the help of her new friend? And can anyone really have a friend who belongs in a Petri dish?

A Series of Unfortunate Events The Notorious Notations

Titre : A Series of Unfortunate Events The Notorious Notations
Auteur : Lemony Snicket
Éditeur : Harper Collins
ISBN-13 : 9780060872359
Libération : 2006-02-21

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This terribly tempting blank book offers ruled pages detailed with illustrations and quotable quotations from Mr. Snicket's archives. This journal is resilient enough to hold even the most revolting revelations from any budding young researcher or writer in disguise. Consumable.

A Note Of Madness

Titre : A Note Of Madness
Auteur : Tabitha Suzuma
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9781446431399
Libération : 2011-12-31

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Life as a student is good for Flynn. As one of the top pianists at the Royal College of Music, he has been put forward for an important concert, the opportunity of a lifetime.But beneath the surface, things are changing. On a good day he feels full of energy and life, but on a bad day being alive is worse than being dead. Sometimes he wants to compose and practise all night, at other times he can't get out of bed. His flatmate Harry tries to understand but is increasingly confused by Flynn's erratic mood swings. His friend Jennah tries to help, but Flynn finds it difficult to be around her as he struggles to control his feelings and behaviour. With the pressure of the forthcoming concert and the growing concern of his family and friends, emotions come to a head. Sometimes things can only get worse before they get better.