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Clarice Lispector, Alison Entrekin

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"Broch performs with an impeccable virtuosity." -Aldous Huxley

With his epic trilogy, Hermann Broch established himself as one of the great innovators of modern literature, a visionary writer-philosopher equivalent of James Joyce, Thomas Mann, or Rob... View details

HUGUENAU, whose forefathers might well have been called Hagenau before Alsace was occupied in 1692 by Condé’s troops, had all the characteristics of the town-bred Alemanni. He was thick-set, inclined ...
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One of Elena Ferrante's Top 40 Books by Women

G.H., a well-to-do Rio sculptress, enters the room of her maid, which is as clear and white 'as in an insane asylum from which dangerous objects have been removed'. There she sees a cockroach - black, du... View details

—————— I’m searching, I’m searching. I’m trying to understand. Trying to give what I’ve lived to somebody else and I don’t know to whom, but I don’t want to keep what I lived. I don’t know what to do ...
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A meditation on the nature of life and time, Agua Viva(1973) shows Lispector discovering a new means of writing about herself, more deeply transforming her individual experience into a universal poetry.

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It's with such intense joy. It's such an hallelujah. "Hallelujah," I shout, an hallelujah that fuses with the darkest human howl of the pain of separation but is a shout of diabolical happiness. Becau...
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Living in the slums of Rio and eking out a living as a typist, Macabéa loves movies, Coca-Cola and her philandering rat of a boyfriend; she would like to be like Marilyn Monroe, but she is ugly and unloved. Yet telling her story is the narrator Rodri... View details

In January 1963, Elizabeth Bishop wrote to Robert Lowell from Rio de Janeiro about the stories of Clarice Lispector. “I have translated five of Clarice’s stories,” she wrote, “all the short ones & one...
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This sweeping saga of love in dangerous times is deemed by many to be Hans Fallada's greatest work. Set amidst the 1923 collapse of the German economy, it is a vivid portrayal of the food and money shortages that led to rioting in the cities and unem... View details

A girl and a man were sleeping on a narrow iron bed. The girl’s head rested in the crook of her right arm; her mouth, softly breathing, was half open; her face bore a pouting and anxious expression—th...
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'Yerma' es una obra teatral popular que desarrolla una tragedia de ambiente rural. Est dividida en tres actos de dos cuadros cada uno narra la historia de una campesina de nombre Yerma, frustrada por no poder engendrar hijos con su marido, Juan. La o... View details

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This is the book that led to Hans Fallada's downfall with the Nazis. The story of a young couple struggling to survive the German economic collapse was a worldwide sensation and was made into an acclaimed Hollywood movie produced by Jews, leading Hit... View details

The train which left Platz for Ducherow at 2.10 on that Saturday in August bearing Mr and Mrs Pinneberg in a third-class nonsmoking compartment was also transporting in its luggage van a largish wicke...
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A Season in Hell is an extended poem written and published in 1873 by French writer Arthur Rimbaud. The book had a considerable influence on later artists and poets, for example the Surrealists. Henry Miller was important in introducing Rimbaud to Am... View details

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The first novel to appear in English by one of the most talked-about and critically acclaimed writers of new Mexican fiction.

From a psychoanalyst's couch, the narrator looks back on her bizarre childhood-in which she was born with an abnormality in ... View details

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The story of an elemental existence in rural Norway.... View details

This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included...
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