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A lover’s discourse: fragments

“The necessity for this book is to be found in the following consideration: that the lover’s discourse is today of an extreme solitude. ...

The Infatuations

The true main character of the story, Miguel Desvern, never appears in the pages of this metaphysical mystery novel, other than through the choices...

The cat

The Cat was first published in 1933 as a serial in the magazine Marianne and subsequently as a short novel by a Parisian publishing...

The Calcutta Chromosome

Eight characters chase each other through time and space without even knowing it. Random encounters and coincidences are actually fragments of...

Onward towards our noble deaths

In his manga book Onward Towards Our Noble Death, renowned Japanese artist and cartoonist Shigeru Mizuki sets to paper Japan’s New Guinea campaign during...

The Art of War

The text has gone down in history as Sunzi Binfa (孫子兵法): The Art of War, by Master Sun Tzu, the Chinese general and philosopher...

A captain’s duty

A CAPTAIN’S DUTY Richard Phillips, Hyperion Books, 2011, p. 304 Richard Phillips’ compelling novel leaves little room for the imagination –...

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