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Dans los angeles pièce, cinq corps. Ceux des membres d'une même famille. Une balle dans l. a. tête, le père respire encore faiblement. De toute évidence, cet homme couvert de dettes a décidé d'assassiner les siens avant de se donner l. a. mort. Appelée sur les lieux, l'enquêtrice D. D. Warren comprend immédiatement que l'affaire est plus compliquée qu'il n'y paraît : sur los angeles desk du dîner, six couverts avaient été dressés...

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By Mary Gaitskill

Un homme et une femme se rencontrent dans un avion. l. a. dialog tourne à los angeles self assurance, voire à l'aveu. Un père découvre qu'il ne comprendra jamais sa fille, tout comme son propre père était resté pour lui une énigme. Un soldat à peine revenu d'Irak cherche obstinément son chien : los angeles nuit, il traverse les champs l'arme au poing, se protégeant ainsi d'ennemis imaginaires.

D'une écriture précise, Mary Gaitskill met à nu le malaise latent dans chaque state of affairs, los angeles rigidity sexuelle, l. a. domination sociale qui affleurent sous le vernis de l'apparence. «Pensée et émotion, chair et flux électrique» se mêlent dans ce recueil de neuf nouvelles. Proche de Joyce Carol Oates ou de Joan Didion, son variety incisif révèle des personnages en équilibre instable, qui tentent de négocier avec leurs failles.

Née en 1954, Mary Gaitskill est considérée par plusieurs générations d'auteurs américains comme une icône littéraire et une nouvelliste de expertise. Elle a également publié deux romans, dont Veronica, paru aux Éditions de l'Olivier en 2008.

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La mundialmente aclamada autora de La casa en Mango Street nos brinda un relato profundamente conmovedor acerca de los angeles pérdida, el duelo y l. a. sanación: una fábula para adultos líricamente narrada y vívidamente ilustrada sobre una mujer que busca un gato extraviado tras l. a. muerte de su madre.
La palabra “huérfana” no parecería aplicarse a una mujer de cincuenta y tres años de edad. Sin embargo, así es exactamente cómo se siente Sandra al encontrarse sin madre, sola “como un guante abandonado en los angeles estación de autobuses”. Lo que pudiera salvarla es los angeles búsqueda de algo más que se ha perdido: María, l. a. gatita blanquinegra de su amiga, Rosi, que se largó el día en que ellas dos llegaron desde Tacoma. A medida que Sandra y Rosi peinan las calles de San Antonio—preguntando por todas partes y poniendo volantes—¿Has visto a María? hace gala de l. a. habilidad de esta querida autora de contar cuentos llenos de magia, en un relato que nos recuerda cómo el amor, aun cuando desaparece, no se pierde por siempre.

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The next tale used to be the 1st fruit of my manhattan existence whilst i started to stay it after my area of a century in Cambridge and Boston, finishing in 1889; and that i used my very own transition to the industrial city in framing the adventure which was once entirely that of my supposititious literary adventurer. He was once a personality whom, along with his spouse, i've got hired in a few six or 8 different tales, and whom I made as a lot the hero and heroine of 'Their marriage ceremony trip' because the moderate fantasy could undergo. In venturing out of my adoptive New England, the place I had came across myself at domestic with many imaginary neighbors, i discovered it ordinary to invite the corporate of those popular friends, yet their corporation was once to not be had right now for the asking.

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By Lionel Trilling

Released in 1947, because the chilly conflict was once heating up, Lionel Trilling’s basically novel was once a prophetic reckoning with the sour ideological disputes that have been to come back to a head within the McCarthy period. The center of the Journey revolves round a political turncoat and the anger his motion awakens between a gaggle of intellectuals summering in Connecticut. the tale, besides the fact that, is much less excited about the rights and wrongs of left and correct than with a scarcity of integrity on the very center of the talk. definitely the hero, John Laskell, staging a gradual restoration from the dying of his lover and a near-fatal disease of his personal, involves suspect that the conflicts and commitments concerned are little greater than a distraction from the true obligations, and terrors, of the typical world.

A targeted, occasionally slyly funny, photograph of the manners and mores of the intelligentsia, in addition to a piece of unusual tenderness and finally tragic import, The heart of the Journey is a unique of principles whose quiet resonance has purely grown with time. it is a deeply troubling exam of the US via one in every of its maximum critics.

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By Stephen Crane

The purple Badge of braveness was once released in 1895, while its writer, an impoverished author residing a bohemian lifestyles in manhattan, was once purely twenty-three. It instantly grew to become a bestseller, and Stephen Crane turned well-known. Crane got down to create "a mental portrayal of fear." Henry Fleming, a Union military volunteer within the Civil conflict, thinks "that maybe in a conflict he may well run....As a ways as conflict used to be involved he knew not anything of himself." And he does run in his first conflict, choked with worry after which regret. He encounters a grotesquely rotting corpse propped opposed to a tree, and a column of wounded males, one in every of whom is a chum who dies horribly in entrance of him. Fleming gets his personal "red badge" whilst a fellow soldier hits him within the head with a gun. "The suggestion of falling like heroes on ceremonial battlefields," Ford Madox Ford remarked later, "was long past forever." Shelby Foote, writer of The Civil
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By Bernard Malamud

This is often the tale in paintings of the painter Arthur Fidelman, born within the Bronx and spending years of his lifestyles in Italy--Rome, Milan, Florence and Venice--pursuing his tumultuous profession via event and misadventure. What possibly stored him from catastrophe (Fidelman is a comic book hero whose each subsequent step is a catch sprung through undesirable success as if his success have been solid) is that he saved his finger in paintings, might be with no figuring out it looking "perfection of the life" in addition to the paintings. Six images of Fidelman include an exhibition.

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By Bob Blaisdell

Compact, reasonably cheap anthology positive factors contributions from Jonathan Edwards, Anne Bradstreet, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Paine, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edgar Allan Poe, Frederick Douglass, Walt Whitman, and so on. contains introductory notes and proposals for additional analyzing.

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