Download E-books Gargoyles: Stories PDF

By Bill Gaston

In this outstanding assortment, invoice Gaston crafts his fiction round the proposal of the gargoyle — the concrete illustration of extremes of human feelings. This terrific, riotous, Rabelaisian international includes gargoyles which are actual manifestations of the disfigurements and contortions to which humans topic themselves. all of the collection's 12 tales has an odd and designated mum or dad spirit whose occasionally benevolent, occasionally malevolent presence informs the characters and their activities. A boy struggles with self-image and the necessity to slot in. A grieving guardian attempts to avoid others from making his mistake; tragedy ensues. A vengeful son settles a ranking with mother and her new lover. different tales specialise in familial pride, in addition to discord within the lives of an over-the-top artist, a drunken uncle, and a sour author. All convey certainly one of Canada’s most interesting writers on the best of his form.

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Download E-books Anne's House of Dreams (Anne's House of Dreams, Book 5) PDF

By Lucy Maud Montgomery

Anne's personal real love, Gilbert Blythe, is ultimately a physician, and within the sunshine of the previous orchard, between their dearest buddies, they're approximately to talk their vows. quickly the satisfied couple may be certain for a brand new lifestyles jointly and their very own dream condo, at the misty crimson shorelines of 4 Winds Harbor.

A new lifestyles capability clean difficulties to resolve, clean surprises. Anne and Gilbert will make new acquaintances and meet their associates: Captain Jim, the lighthouse attendant, along with his unhappy tales of the ocean; pass over Cornelia Bryant, the woman who speaks from the guts — and speaks her brain; and the tragically appealing Leslie Moore, into whose darkish lifestyles Anne shines an excellent light.

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A map of Prince Edward Island

Anne of eco-friendly Gables, the orphan woman who lives on Prince Edward Island, stories romance as she starts off her years of younger maturity.

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Download E-books Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables series, Book 1) PDF

By Lucy Maud Montgomery

As quickly as Anne Shirley arrives on the comfy white farmhouse known as eco-friendly Gables, she is bound she desires to remain forever...but will the Cuthberts ship her again to the orphanage? Anne is familiar with she's no longer what they expected-a thin lady with fiery crimson hair and a mood to check. If in simple terms she will be able to persuade them to allow her remain, she'll try out very demanding to not retain dashing headlong into scrapes and blurting out first thing that involves her brain. Anne isn't like anyone else, the Cuthberts agree; she is special-a lady with a tremendous mind's eye. This orphan lady desires of the day whilst she will be able to name herself Anne of eco-friendly Gables.

Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is shipped by way of mistake to reside with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible influence on everybody round her.

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Download E-books Anne of the Island (Xist Classics) PDF

Anne of the Island is the 3rd e-book within the Anne of eco-friendly Gables sequence

during this quantity, Anne attends Redmond collage in Nova Scotia. during this ebook, the transforming into courting among Anne and Gilbert is sort of thwarted yet regardless of herself, Anne reveals real love.
This Xist Classics version has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a associated desk of contents. This book additionally incorporates a bonus e-book membership management advisor and dialogue questions. we are hoping you’ll proportion this booklet along with your neighbors, associates and associates and can’t wait to listen to what you want to say approximately it.

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Download E-books Le Second Violon PDF

By Yves Beauchemin

Une réédition du roman de 1996, qui nous prouve, encore une fois, l'immense expertise de conteur d'Yves Beauchemin.

Nicolas Rivard, quarante-cinq ans, marié, bon père de famille, chroniqueur des affaires municipales dans un quotidien de Montréal, start à perdre ses cheveux et à faire du ventre. Un bon matin, il se réveille avec le sentiment désagréable d’être devenu une nullité. Alors, un désir fou éclate au fond de lui de crever le plafond, de s’extirper de l. a. commune médiocrité et de montrer aux autres ce qu’il vaut réellement.

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Download E-books Au nom de Compostelle PDF

By Maryse Rouy

Pour son cinquième roman à Québec Amérique, Maryse Rouy nous parle d'une époque qu'elle connaît bien et affectionne particulièrement : le Moyen Âge. Grâce à sa plume savante, qui ne tombe pas dans le piège de l. a. leçon d'histoire, l'auteure nous sert une intrigue policière dans un décor inusité : l. a. path du pèlerinage vers Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle. Mais realization! Les pèlerins ne sont pas tous animés de l. a. même piété. On pourrait même aller jusqu'à dire de chacun qu'il aurait pu commettre…

Explorant plus précisément los angeles période qui correspond au déclin du catharisme, Maryse Rouy sait habilement mettre en reduction les enjeux historiques du second dans un cadre romanesque enlevant. Plus que l. a. uncomplicated parenté des titres, Au nom de Compostelle n'est pas sans rappeler le chef-d'œuvre d'Umberto Eco, Au nom de l. a. rose.

Pour se rendre à Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle, les pèlerins, que l'on appelle jacquaires, suivent une des multiples routes de pèlerinage jalonnées de monastères aménagés pour les accueillir. Au début de l'été 1240, une caravane de jacquaires half de Montpellier. Parmi eux se sont glissés deux cathares. Émissaires de Trencavel, le vicomte banni de Carcassonne, ils sont chargés d'avertir ses fidèles qu'il va lancer une campagne de reconquête avant les vendanges. Dès l. a. première étape, par une nuit de pleine lune, un jacquaire périt de mort violente. Son cadavre porte des lines de griffes et de dents. Qui l'a tué ? Un compagnon de course ou un de ces loups-garous dont tout le monde parle ? Chez les pèlerins, qui ont presque tous quelque selected à cacher, un climat de peur s'installe : peur de los angeles malédiction qui semble peser sur los angeles caravane, peur aussi de l'Inquisition qui mène l'enquête.

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Download E-books Un petit pas pour l'homme PDF

À 20 ans, il n'y a rien de plus cool que d'être gérant d'une boutique de disques. À 30 ans, c'est autre selected. Sans fric, sans amour, sans projet, Daniel a l. a. désagréable influence de ne pas être adulte... Ainsi begin los angeles grande quête philosophique d'un mâle déglingué. Et en rut. On abandonne souvent pour les mêmes raisons qu'on a aimé. Alors qu'Untel se pavanait en disant : " Elle et moi, on pense pareil ", on l'entend maintenant déclarer : " Elle n'avait pas d'opinions. " Unetelle affirmait: " On s'apporte beaucoup parce qu'on est différents " ; elle dit maintenant : " Nous n'avions aucun element commun. " Le " elle est si ingénue " devient " c'est une irresponsable ". Le " il est très mature " devient " il ne savait pas s'amuser ". Stéphane Dompierre

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Download E-books Anne, la de los tejados verdes PDF

By Lucy Maud Montgomery

“La más dulce recreación de los angeles niñez que se haya escrito.” Mark Twain Anne, los angeles de Tejados Verdes es un clásico de l. a. literatura juvenil, leído por muchas generaciones. Su autora, así como Louise may well Alcott con Mujercitas o Lewis Carroll con Alicia en el país de las maravillas, ha creado un universo teñido de lirismo y encanto en el que los angeles infancia brilla como protagonista. Una huérfana pelirroja, pecosa y soñadora se halla internada en un hospicio. Dos hermanos solterones, Marilla y Matthew, deciden adoptarla y llevarla a su granja, Tejados Verdes. Al principio aparece una cadena de obstáculos y rivalidades que Anne, con su chispa, buena voluntad y carácter, que se volverá inconfundible a lo largo de l. a. saga, sortea con inocencia y sensibilidad. Con destreza literaria, Lucy M. Montgomery teje con fineza y humor l. a. trama de los angeles convivencia diaria en un pueblo al que l. a. fantasía de una niña convierte en un universo encantado. En esta primera entrega, l. a. imaginación alocada de Anne cambia para siempre l. a. vida de los habitantes de una pequeña aldea situada en una remota región de Canadá. “La más dulce recreación de los angeles niñez que se haya escrito.” Mark Twain Anne, l. a. de Tejados Verdes es un clásico de l. a. literatura juvenil, leído por muchas generaciones. Su autora, así como Louise might Alcott con Mujercitas o Lewis Carroll con Alicia en el país de las maravillas, ha creado un universo teñido de lirismo y encanto en el que l. a. infancia brilla como protagonista. Una huérfana pelirroja, pecosa y soñadora se halla internada en un hospicio. Dos hermanos solterones, Marilla y Matthew, deciden adoptarla y llevarla a su granja, Tejados Verdes. Al principio aparece una cadena de obstáculos y rivalidades que Anne, con su chispa, buena voluntad y carácter, que se volverá inconfundible a lo largo de los angeles saga, sortea con inocencia y sensibilidad. Con destreza literaria, Lucy M. Montgomery teje con fineza y humor los angeles trama de l. a. convivencia diaria en un pueblo al que los angeles fantasía de una niña convierte en un universo encantado. En esta primera entrega, los angeles imaginación alocada de Anne cambia para siempre l. a. vida de los habitantes de una pequeña aldea situada en una remota región de Canadá.

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Download E-books The Other Side of the Bridge PDF

By Mary Lawson

From the writer of the liked no 1 nationwide bestseller Crow Lake comes a very good new novel of jealously, competition and the harmful strength of obsession.

Two brothers, Arthur and Jake Dunn, are the sons of a farmer within the mid-1930s, whilst lifestyles is hard and one other global struggle is looming. Arthur is reticent, good, dutiful and set to inherit the farm and his father’s personality; Jake is more youthful, beautiful, mercurial and unsafe to grasp – the family members misfit. whilst a stunning younger lady comes into the neighborhood, the delicate stability of sibling contention counsel over the edge.

Then there's Ian, the family’s subsequent iteration, and much too certain he is aware the adaptation among correct and unsuitable. by way of now it's the fifties, and the realm has replaced – a bit, yet now not adequate.

These generations within the small city of Struan, Ontario, are tragically interlocked, associated via destiny and neighborhood yet separated by way of a battle which devours its younger males – its incredible horror attaining correct into the guts of this distant nook of an empire. along with her outstanding skill to show the ratchet of hysteria slowly and delicately, Lawson builds their tale to a stunning climax. Taut with apprehension, impressive us with moments of tenderness and humour, The different part of the Bridge is a compelling, humane and vividly evoked novel with an impossible to resist emotional undertow.

Arthur chanced on himself staring down on the knife embedded in his foot. there has been a surreal cut up moment ahead of the blood began to good up after which up it got here, darkish and thick as syrup.

Arthur checked out Jake and observed that he was once observing the knife. His expression used to be certainly one of shock, and this was once whatever that Arthur puzzled approximately later too. was once Jake shocked simply because he had by no means thought of the prospect that he will be a not quite perfect shot? Did he have that a lot self belief in himself, that little self-doubt?

Or used to be he simply shocked at how effortless it used to be to provide in to an impulse, and hold during the concept which lay on your brain? just to do no matter what you desired to do, and rattling the consequences.
–from The different part of the Bridge

From the Hardcover edition.

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