Tag: In lingua originale

Doctor Sleep, Stephen King Doctor Sleep, Stephen King

“The Overlook was still not done with him. Written on the mirror, not in lipstick but in blood, was a single word: REDRUM” I True Kont sono... [Continua a leggere...]

Rachel’s Holiday, Marian Keyes Rachel’s Holiday, Marian Keyes

The events that led to me being called a drug addict had the same element of celestial farce that the rest of my life had. What happened was,... [Continua a leggere...]

The Casual Vacancy, J.K.Rowling The Casual Vacancy, J.K.Rowling

Mary switched off the mirror light and closed the passenger side door. Barry pressed the auto-lock on the key-ring in his hand; his wife’s... [Continua a leggere...]

The crocodile by the door, Selina Guinness The crocodile by the door, Selina Guinness

The crocodile still sits here by the door, like a guardian of the house, or a god to be propitiated, its jaws open for whatever intimacy I might... [Continua a leggere...]

One of our Thursdays is Missing, Jasper Fforde One of our Thursdays is Missing, Jasper Fforde

“This is our siblings of more famous BookWorld Personalities self-help group expalined Loser (Gatsby). That’s Sharon Eyre, the younger... [Continua a leggere...]

First among sequels, Jasper Fforde First among sequels, Jasper Fforde

“Whereas story is processed in the mind in a straightforward manner, poetry bypasses rational thought and goes straight to the limbic system... [Continua a leggere...]

To die for, Joyce Maynard To die for, Joyce Maynard

Just to give you an idea of Susie. What a go-getter she was, right from the start. I can remember back when we lived on Sunrise Lane, her standing... [Continua a leggere...]

The Mermaid Chair, Sue Monk Kidd The Mermaid Chair, Sue Monk Kidd

“In the middle of my marriage, when I was above all Hugh’s wife and Dee’s mother, one of those unambiguous women with no desire... [Continua a leggere...]

Martha, No! Edward Hardy Martha, No! Edward Hardy

Martha Felicity Molly-Anne May has a special surprise on her doorstep today. It’s her sparkling new nanny, Miss Harrington-Chive, come... [Continua a leggere...]

Oprah’s 2010 Summer Reading – part one Oprah’s 2010 Summer Reading – part one

Vi proponiamo il primo dei due articoli dedicati alle letture estive consigliate da Oprah Winfrey sul suo fantasmagorico Book Club: Kings of... [Continua a leggere...]

Books Previews 9-10 Agosto 2010 Books Previews 9-10 Agosto 2010

Molti dei romanzi che vi presentiamo oggi, disponibili nelle librerie americane dal 9 e 10 agosto, hanno un comune denominatore: si tratta in... [Continua a leggere...]

The Blood Harvest, Sharon Bolton The Blood Harvest, Sharon Bolton

The skull, less than six feet away, looked tiny. As though if he held it in his palm, his fingers might almost close around it. Almost worse... [Continua a leggere...]

This Body of Death, Elizabeth George This Body of Death, Elizabeth George

Thomas Lynley is on compassionate leave after the savage murder of his wife, and his replacement at the Met is Isabelle Ardery. A body has been... [Continua a leggere...]

The magic porridge pot, Joan Stimson & Mike Gordon The magic porridge pot, Joan Stimson & Mike Gordon

Once upon a time, there was a little girl who lived with her widowed mother. They were very poor, and one day they had nothing to eat at all… ….until... [Continua a leggere...]

The Carrie Diaries, Candace Bushnell The Carrie Diaries, Candace Bushnell

They say a lot can happen in a summer. Or not. It’s the first day of senior year, and as far as I can tell, I’m exactly the same... [Continua a leggere...]