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By Margaret Sweatman

While Alice Lay Down with Peter is a sweeping, magical novel that follows 4 generations of the McCormack family members via greater than a century of Canadian background, because it unfolds at the flood plains of southern Manitoba. the tale of Alice and Peter McCormack and their progeny is an excellent, witty, and intimate epic that really reminds us that lifestyles tales not just comprise the main points of the earlier, but in addition extend into the current and destiny, encompassing even more than the information of existence and demise would appear to confess. Narrated via Blondie McCormack--Alice and Peter’s daughter, who has simply died on the age of 109--When Alice Lay Down with Peter is a unique that rejoices within the inevitability of swap, and within the hauntings that present our settling on to recollect our personal history.

Just as whilst Alice Lay Down with Peter is a narrative of a relations, it's a tale of a selected position through the years. Margaret Sweatman’s characters are by no means break free the tale of the land itself, or from the ordinary and political occasions that paintings away at its edges. The background of the McCormacks is a background of lifestyles at the land: of bountiful plants and devastating floods, the renewal of spring and the dying that marks every one fall. it's within the connection among where and its population that we discover the deceptively easy which means of “home.” And it really is to this conjoining of histories that Sweatman brings the lightning spark of her mind's eye, and out of which this glorious novel has been born.

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By Margaret Sweatman

While Alice Lay Down with Peter is a sweeping, magical novel that follows 4 generations of the McCormack family members via greater than a century of Canadian background, because it unfolds at the flood plains of southern Manitoba. the tale of Alice and Peter McCormack and their progeny is an excellent, witty, and intimate epic that really reminds us that lifestyles tales not just comprise the main points of the earlier, but in addition extend into the current and destiny, encompassing even more than the information of existence and demise would appear to confess. Narrated via Blondie McCormack--Alice and Peter’s daughter, who has simply died on the age of 109--When Alice Lay Down with Peter is a unique that rejoices within the inevitability of swap, and within the hauntings that present our settling on to recollect our personal history.

Just as whilst Alice Lay Down with Peter is a narrative of a relations, it's a tale of a selected position through the years. Margaret Sweatman’s characters are by no means break free the tale of the land itself, or from the ordinary and political occasions that paintings away at its edges. The background of the McCormacks is a background of lifestyles at the land: of bountiful plants and devastating floods, the renewal of spring and the dying that marks every one fall. it's within the connection among where and its population that we discover the deceptively easy which means of “home.” And it really is to this conjoining of histories that Sweatman brings the lightning spark of her mind's eye, and out of which this glorious novel has been born.

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Download E-books IdentitéS (Autoportrait IX) PDF

By Herménégilde Chiasson

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«IdentitéS» est le neuvième d’une série de douze ouvrages intitulée «Autoportrait», publiés au rythme d’un par mois en 2014. Chaque ouvrage répond à une consigne singulière et son titre débute par une lettre du prénom de l’auteur.

De ce projet inusité, l’auteur dit «[…] l’armature du texte était de prendre mon nom, qui a douze lettres, de le décomposer sur douze mois. Douze, c’est un chiffre mystique aussi […].»

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By Herménégilde Chiasson

Los angeles femme lisant dans le vent, peut-être attend-elle quelqu’un qui ne viendra pas, quelqu’un qu’elle cherche dans ce livre qu’elle serre entre ses mains. Tremblante et tragique, sans doute accomplit-elle une prophétie inéluctable, une fuite dont les courbes s’inscrivent dans les lignes du métal, dans l. a. blancheur aveuglante du béton faisant contraste au foulard noir qu’elle a noué sur ses lunettes et qui lui fouette le visage. Le reste de ses vêtements fait corps étroit avec elle, le temps s’écoule chic, l. a. lumière se perd en elle et le livre qu’elle tient l’excuse du monde des vivants.

«IdentitéS» est le neuvième d’une série de douze ouvrages intitulée «Autoportrait», publiés au rythme d’un par mois en 2014. Chaque ouvrage répond à une consigne singulière et son titre débute par une lettre du prénom de l’auteur.

De ce projet inusité, l’auteur dit «[…] l’armature du texte était de prendre mon nom, qui a douze lettres, de le décomposer sur douze mois. Douze, c’est un chiffre mystique aussi […].»

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Download E-books Flesh and Blood: Selected Short Fiction PDF

By Michael Crummey

With unusual beauty and compassion, Michael Crummey has created a neighborhood of exiles, characters estranged from their domestic, from their households or, simply as usually, from themselves. Set mostly within the small Newfoundland mining city of Black Rock, yet straying as a ways west as Vancouver and as some distance east as China, those tales are refined, stark portrayals of individuals alternately searching for or making an attempt desperately to flee their position within the world.

A younger boy confuses love and allegiance, then stumbles into the complexities of maturity; a brother and sister fall in love with an analogous girl; a pissed off spouse protests her husband’s overlook by way of happening strike with the miners’ union; a lover’s drug behavior reunites a girl with the sister she has lost.

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By Michael Crummey

With unusual beauty and compassion, Michael Crummey has created a neighborhood of exiles, characters estranged from their domestic, from their households or, simply as usually, from themselves. Set mostly within the small Newfoundland mining city of Black Rock, yet straying as a ways west as Vancouver and as some distance east as China, those tales are refined, stark portrayals of individuals alternately searching for or making an attempt desperately to flee their position within the world.

A younger boy confuses love and allegiance, then stumbles into the complexities of maturity; a brother and sister fall in love with an analogous girl; a pissed off spouse protests her husband’s overlook by way of happening strike with the miners’ union; a lover’s drug behavior reunites a girl with the sister she has lost.

Anchor Books is proud to submit an extended version of Michael Crummey’s wonderful assortment Flesh and Blood, together with 3 unique tales written only for this variation. swish, affecting, and beneficiant of spirit, those tales are unforgettable.

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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.

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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, begin 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 los angeles commune médiocrité et de montrer aux autres ce qu’il vaut réellement.

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By Anne-Marie White

Une femme déconnectée, vidée. Autour d'elle, ou peut-être en elle, une succession d'images personnifiées, fantasmées ou horrifiantes : vidangeur attractive, dentistes admirablement de gauche, petit couple d'emmerdeurs bourgeois, pimp, pute, punk virulent.

Le monde intérieur de Solange nous apparaît comme un movie présenté au ralenti, dont des morceaux auraient été volontairement coupés.

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By Anne-Marie White

Une femme déconnectée, vidée. Autour d'elle, ou peut-être en elle, une succession d'images personnifiées, fantasmées ou horrifiantes : vidangeur attractive, dentistes admirablement de gauche, petit couple d'emmerdeurs bourgeois, pimp, pute, punk virulent.

Le monde intérieur de Solange nous apparaît comme un movie présenté au ralenti, dont des morceaux auraient été volontairement coupés.

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By Patrice Desbiens

« Désâmé », c’est du Desbiens typique et classique. Un lecteur familier y retrouvera des effets vus ailleurs, assonances, comparaisons, buildings syntaxiques en parallèle, mots fétiches même.

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J’écris à l. a. main
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sans savoir
de quelle encre
le beurrer.

Je ne sais pas
de quel poème
vient le poème. »

« Voix et photos », no.7

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By Patrice Desbiens

« Désâmé », c’est du Desbiens typique et classique. Un lecteur familier y retrouvera des effets vus ailleurs, assonances, comparaisons, buildings syntaxiques en parallèle, mots fétiches même.

L’originalité de ce recueil réside dans l. a. nuance nouvelle des thèmes et photographs obsédants. Une originalité troublante de vérité. Mine de rien, parmi d’autres thèmes, celui de los angeles mort qui s’y profile, et l. a. sienne entrevue de bien plus près qu’avant. À ce thème s’allie, un peu plus appuyée, sa pratique de l. a. poésie : rapports entre le poète et l. a. poésie, entre le poème et los angeles gangue de vie dont il s’extrait.

« Ce titre, Désâmé, indique en tous cas assez clairement que l’expérience de désenchantement et de désœuvrement (de déréliction ?) qui suscite le poème touche aux fibres de l’être. Peut-être davantage, ici, que dans ses précédents opus, cette expérience en est une d’écriture, Desbiens élaborant dans los angeles première partie de son livre, judicieusement intitulée « Italiques », un paintings poétique aussi humble que malicieux, aussi désarmé que désarmant :

J’écris à l. a. main
j’écris sur du pain
sans savoir
de quelle encre
le beurrer.

Je ne sais pas
de quel poème
vient le poème. »

« Voix et photos », no.7

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By Barbara Gowdy

A exciting trip into the minds of African elephants as they fight to outlive.

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For years, younger dust and her kinfolk have roamed the excessive grasses, swamps, and deserts of the sub-Sahara. Now the earth is scorched by means of drought, and the mutilated our bodies of friends and family lie scattered at the floor, shot down through ivory hunters. Nothing-not the as soon as wide-spread terrain, or the age-old rhythms of lifestyles, or maybe reminiscence itself-seems trustworthy anymore. but a slender prophecy of desire is handed on from water gap to water gap: the sacred white bone of legend will aspect the elephants towards the secure position. And so starts a quest via Africa's monstrous and threatening plains-until eventually the survivors face a decisive trial of loyalty and braveness.

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By Barbara Gowdy

A exciting trip into the minds of African elephants as they fight to outlive.

If, as many fresh nonfiction bestsellers have printed, animals own feelings and understanding, they need to even have tales. In The White Bone, a unique imagined totally from the point of view of African elephants, Barbara Gowdy creates a global entire and separate that but illuminates our personal.

For years, younger dust and her kinfolk have roamed the excessive grasses, swamps, and deserts of the sub-Sahara. Now the earth is scorched by means of drought, and the mutilated our bodies of friends and family lie scattered at the floor, shot down through ivory hunters. Nothing-not the as soon as wide-spread terrain, or the age-old rhythms of lifestyles, or maybe reminiscence itself-seems trustworthy anymore. but a slender prophecy of desire is handed on from water gap to water gap: the sacred white bone of legend will aspect the elephants towards the secure position. And so starts a quest via Africa's monstrous and threatening plains-until eventually the survivors face a decisive trial of loyalty and braveness.

In The White Bone, Barbara Gowdy plays a feat of mind's eye almost remarkable in smooth fiction. Plunged into an alien panorama, we orient ourselves in elephant time, elephant house, elephant realization and start to think, as Gowdy places it, "what it'd be prefer to be that enormous and delicate, to be that imperiled, and to have that prodigious memory."

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

By Lucy Maud Montgomery

Age diversity: 10 - 17 Years

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As quickly as Anne Shirley arrives on the comfortable white farmhouse referred to as eco-friendly Gables, she is certain she desires to remain forever...but will the Cuthberts ship her again to the orphanage? Anne understands she's now not what they expected-a thin lady with fiery purple hair and a mood to compare. If simply she will be able to persuade them to enable her remain, she'll test very challenging to not hold speeding headlong into scrapes and blurting out the very first thing that involves her brain. Anne isn't like anyone else, the Cuthberts agree; she is special-a woman with an immense mind's eye. This orphan woman goals of the day while she will be able to name herself Anne of eco-friendly Gables.

Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is distributed 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 impact on every person round her.

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By Lucy Maud Montgomery

Age diversity: 10 - 17 Years

Overview

As quickly as Anne Shirley arrives on the comfortable white farmhouse referred to as eco-friendly Gables, she is certain she desires to remain forever...but will the Cuthberts ship her again to the orphanage? Anne understands she's now not what they expected-a thin lady with fiery purple hair and a mood to compare. If simply she will be able to persuade them to enable her remain, she'll test very challenging to not hold speeding headlong into scrapes and blurting out the very first thing that involves her brain. Anne isn't like anyone else, the Cuthberts agree; she is special-a woman with an immense mind's eye. This orphan woman goals of the day while she will be able to name herself Anne of eco-friendly Gables.

Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is distributed 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 impact on every person round her.

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