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Roman Blood
Steven Saylor
Progress: 171/401 pages
Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child
Bob Spitz
Progress: 208/557 pages
Avant-gardes du XXe siècle: arts & littérature, 1905-1930
Serge Fauchereau
Caesar's Commentaries: On the Gallic War and On the Civil War
Julius Caesar
Les bûchers de Bocanegra
Arturo Pérez-Reverte
The Songs of the Kings
Barry Unsworth
Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories: Volumes I and II
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, Alan Lee

Le vieux qui lisait des romans d'amour

Le vieux qui lisait des romans d'amour - Luis Sepúlveda, François Maspero First novel by exile Chilian writer Luis Sepulveda. This is a wonderful lyrical tale of survival in a wild and dangerous nature by accepting it and not destroying it. Antonio came to the deep of the Amazon forest to start a new life instead he found death, extreme condition and ultimately freedom. Freedom to live among the native, among nature. In his old age, he remembered he could read and spends his time in his little one room house reading loves storiesand watching life go by on the great river. But civilization is never satisfied and one greedy man changes the balance of nature and Antonio must go on his last hunt for a great predator bent on killing many, many men.