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By Patrick Sénécal

Que se passe-t-il dans los angeles tête d’un homme lorsqu’il perd, tout d’un coup, toutes ses raisons de vivre ? Quand tout ce qu’il a construit s’effondre? Que se passe-t-il quand on ne comprend pas pourquoi le type s’acharne sur nous? Qu’est-ce qui nous retiens, maintenant que tout est fini, qu’on n’a plus rien, de ne pas devenir monstrueux ? Sur quoi construit-on sa vie lorsque plus aucune morale ne trouve prise sur nous ? Ta maison devient trop grande, tes amis commencent à t’énerver, tu disparais, tu te caches, tu coupes les ponts avec ta réalité, tu n’as même plus envie de voir ta propre famille. Tu ne cherches aucune aide, tu ne cherches personne. Tu ne veux plus rien. Tu as des idées noires, très noires. Et tu te mets à chercher un responsable. Et finalement, tu le trouves... Mais tu ne peux rien contre Lui. Patrick Senécal nous livre ici un roman fulgurant, un Coup de tête au sens le plus strict du terme !

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By Peter Mayle

National Bestseller 

In this witty and warm-hearted account, Peter Mayle tells what it's prefer to detect a long-cherished dream and truly circulate right into a 200-year-old stone farmhouse within the distant kingdom of the Lubéron together with his spouse and huge canine. He endures January's frosty mistral because it comes howling down the Rhône Valley, discovers the secrets and techniques of goat racing throughout the heart of city, and delights within the excellent neighborhood delicacies. A yr in Provence transports us into all of the earthy pleasures of Provençal existence and shall we us reside vicariously at a pace ruled through seasons, now not by way of days.

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By John Richardson

Now in paperback: the 3rd quantity of John Richardson’s magisterial Life of Picasso

Here is Picasso on the peak of his powers in Rome and Naples, generating the units and costumes with Cocteau for Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes, and vacationing Pompei the place the old statuary gasoline his obsession with classicism; in Paris, growing a few of his most crucial sculpture and portray as a part of a bunch that integrated Braque, Apollinaire, Miró, and Breton; spending summers within the South of France within the corporation of Gerald and Sara Murphy, Hemingway, and Fitzgerald. those are the years of his marriage to the Russian ballerina Olga Khokhlova—the mom of his purely valid baby, Paulo—and of his passionate affair with Marie-Thérèse Walter, who was once, besides, his version and muse.

A groundbreaking contribution to our realizing of 1 of the best artists of the 20 th century.

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By Allen Johnson

To make a pal is a pleasure. To make a pal out of the country is a wonderment—a small miracle. Pardon My French follows an American writer who has embraced a frightening project: to not be a spectator in France yet an enthusiastic participant—fully engaged, absolutely alive.

In France, Johnson is like an alien from one other planet. every little thing is unusual to him. His objective is to talk French with out going to felony, force with out being squashed like a malicious program, dance the tango with no wasting his marriage, and belt out a track with a world-class jazz combination with out being booed off the stage.

Repeatedly, the writer fearlessly steps into harm’s manner. He joins a summer season appearing troop and witnesses the French model of sexual liberation. He pits his relatively staid and standard using talents opposed to the French velocity demons of Languedoc. He attempts to be cool in a portray category whereas sputtering nervously in entrance of the nude version with the lengthy legs and silky voice.

And then, after it all—after the beauty of Christmas at the Mediterranean, the bicycle excursions alongside the French canals, the mountain treks amply provided with French bread, cheese, and wine—the miracle occurs. the usually self-deprecating and bungling American meets and falls in love with a gorgeous mistress: l. a. belle France. And while he does, a whole village adopts him right into a new family—one with a gracious middle and a stunning French accent.

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By Luc Sante

A journey via Paris because it is simply not again--dark and dank and terrible and slapdash and actually bohemian

Paris, town of lighting fixtures, town of excellent eating and seductive couture and highbrow hauteur, used to be till particularly lately consistently observed by way of its shadow: town of the negative, the outcast, the legal, the eccentric, the willfully nonconforming. In The different Paris, Luc Sante provides us a wide ranging view of that moment city, which has approximately vanished yet whose lines are within the bricks and stones of the modern urban, within the tradition of France itself, and, by way of extension, through the world.

Drawing on testimony from an excellent variety of witnesses, Sante, whose thorough learn is matched purely by way of the vividness of his narration, takes the reader on a whirlwind journey. Richly illustrated with greater than 300 photographs, The different Paris scuttles in the course of the knotted pre-Haussmann streets, throughout the improvised lodgings of the unique bohemians, in the course of the whorehouses and dance halls and hobo shelters of the outdated city.

A vigorous survey of work stipulations, prostitution, ingesting, crime, and well known leisure, and of the journalists, réaliste singers, pamphleteers, and poets who chronicled their evolution, The different Paris is a e-book intended to upend the tale of the French capital, to reclaim the town from the bons vivants and the speculators, and to carry a mild to the paintings and lives of these expunged from its heart through the forces of profit.

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Download E-books Vanity Fair [FR], Issue 22 (April 2015) PDF

Brillant dehors, mordant dedans, mariage inédit du glamour et de l’investigation, tous les mois, vainness reasonable ouvre à ses lecteurs les portes dérobées de l. a. tradition, de los angeles politique, des affaires et de los angeles mode, célèbre les légendes d’hier, débusque les classiques de demain, conte les grandes sagas du jour. Photographies iconiques, récits lengthy structure et regard amusé sur l’écume de l’époque, self-importance reasonable est l. a. chronique mensuelle des temps actuels.

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By Patrick Sénécal

Ils sont quatre: David, Jef, Éric et loner. Quatres criminels qui, habilement, se sont échappés de felony. Mais los angeles police les a pris en chasse et les cerne de près. Alors ils décident de se cacher pour los angeles nuit dans une villa isolée au nom étrange, Oniria... Et c'est sans aucun doute los angeles pire décision de leur existance!

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This ebook, the 1st English-language background of the French innovative crew Socialism ou Barbarie, makes a speciality of the interval of 1949 to 1957 while the effect of the gang started to wane. Hastings-King explains why Socialisme ou Barbarie’s anti-Leninist place on association led it to privilege first individual narratives with the intention to comprehend employee adventure and its progressive possibilities.

Looking for the Proletariat attracts on those narratives—the merely first-person money owed of the working-class event in French throughout the 1950s—to discover the disintegration of collective funding within the Marxist Imaginary that opened up at Renault’s Billancourt manufacturing unit within the aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution.

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By Michael Crichton

In an Arizona barren region a guy wanders in a daze, talking phrases that make no experience. inside twenty-four hours he's useless, his physique speedily cremated via his merely recognized affiliates. midway around the globe archaeologists make a stunning discovery at a medieval website. without warning they're swept off to the headquarters of a secretive multinational company that has built an dazzling expertise. Now this crew is set to get an opportunity to not research the earlier yet to go into it. And with background opened to the current, the lifeless woke up to the dwelling, those women and men will quickly locate themselves combating for his or her very survival–six hundred years in the past. . . .

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