Of Love And Shadows

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Author: Isabel Allende
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471173461
Size: 13.93 MB
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Of Love And Shadows by Isabel Allende

Original Title: Of Love And Shadows

**The moving novel from the multi-million-bestselling author of The House of the Spirits and The Japanese Lover** Irene Beltrán is a force to be reckoned with. As a magazine journalist – an unusual profession for a woman with her privileged upbringing – she is constantly challenging the oppressive regime. Her investigative partner is photographer Francisco Leal, the son of impoverished Spanish Marxist émigrés. They are an inseparable team, and – despite Irene’s engagement to an army captain – form a passionate connection. When an assignment leads them to uncover an unspeakable crime, they are determined to reveal the truth in a national overrun by terror and violence. Together they will risk everything for justice – and ultimately to embrace the passion that binds them. Praise for Isabel Allende's Of Love and Shadows: ‘[Allende] can just as deftly depict loving tenderness as convey the high fire of eroticism. And when you’ve successfully mingled sex and politics with a noble cause, how can you go wrong? New York Times Book Review ‘Allende is a born storyteller’ Chicago Tribune ‘The people in Of Love and Shadows are real, their triumphs and defeats are so faithful to the truth of human existence, that we see the world in miniature. This is precisely what fiction should do’ Washington Post ‘We are by turns enchanted and entertained . . . Allende has married the world of magic and political evil most credibly’ LA Times Book Review

Love And Politics In The Contemporary Spanish American Novel

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Author: Aníbal González
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292779003
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Love And Politics In The Contemporary Spanish American Novel by Aníbal González

Original Title: Love And Politics In The Contemporary Spanish American Novel

The Latin American Literary Boom was marked by complex novels steeped in magical realism and questions of nationalism, often with themes of surreal violence. In recent years, however, those revolutionary projects of the sixties and seventies have given way to quite a different narrative vision and ideology. Dubbed the new sentimentalism, this trend is now keenly elucidated in Love and Politics in the Contemporary Spanish American Novel. Offering a rich account of the rise of this new mode, as well as its political and cultural implications, Aníbal González delivers a close reading of novels by Miguel Barnet, Elena Poniatowska, Isabel Allende, Alfredo Bryce Echenique, Gabriel García Márquez, Antonio Skármeta, Luis Rafael Sánchez, and others. González proposes that new sentimental novels are inspired principally by a desire to heal the division, rancor, and fear produced by decades of social and political upheaval. Valuing pop culture above the avant-garde, such works also tend to celebrate agape—the love of one's neighbor—while denouncing the negative effects of passion (eros). Illuminating these and other aspects of post-Boom prose, Love and Politics in the Contemporary Spanish American Novel takes a fresh look at contemporary works.

Songs Of Love And Death

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Author: George R. R. Martin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 143915015X
Size: 66.55 MB
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Songs Of Love And Death by George R. R. Martin

Original Title: Songs Of Love And Death

An anthology of original tales that explores crossover themes of romance, fantasy and science fiction includes contributions by leading genre authors and is co-edited by the creator of the A Song of Ice and Fire series and a 15-time Hugo Award-winning writer. Reprint. 125,000 first printing.

Shades Of Love And Pain

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Author: Ungontle Oagile
Publisher: BookRix
ISBN: 3736880901
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Shades Of Love And Pain by Ungontle Oagile

Original Title: Shades Of Love And Pain

Read different Poems about love, life, friendship, dissapointments, sadness and many more. Get touched with the same emotions that i felt when writting this Poems. Many things are confusing but through words we are able to express our inner emotions and thoughts. My Poems serves to express feelings that are left unsaid, and for your entertainment or send a message of appreciation to your loved ones, this poems will help you. This are poems of a young poet trying to express his thoughts and his love for poetry, reaching out to millions who has the same thought but cannot express them.

Promises Of Love And Good Behaviour

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Author: Roderick Craig Low
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1782344136
Size: 19.48 MB
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Promises Of Love And Good Behaviour by Roderick Craig Low

Original Title: Promises Of Love And Good Behaviour

In a dreamlike setting, this surreal book explores the interaction and emotions of a man, his wife and a young woman caught in a love triangle. In this deeply moving love story, the characters travel back and forth in time, each expressing their experience and singular perception of particular events. Through their encounter, from which they cannot escape, they learn about each other as they convey their most intimate thoughts and feelings, shedding all artifice in the process. The story concerns a modern, self-assured and successful young couple who take personal risks, making promises of love and good behaviour to each other. The game of their life is full of exciting challenges and opportunities but, as in all games, there are rules which, when broken, ensure there are no clear-cut winners or losers.

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