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Le salut de l’arrière-pays, c’est le signe de l. a. major que les villages envoient aux villes, leurs voisines. Face à d’inquiétantes tendances démographiques et économiques, les petites communautés cherchent leur avenir. Voici un shiny témoignage de confiance en leur coeur et leur esprit.

Cette assortment d’œuvres créées dans le cadre d’une série d’émissions de CBON, los angeles Première Chaîne de Radio-Canada dans le Nord de l’Ontario, évoque les ambiances et célèbre les richesses humaines de huit localités nord-ontariennes : Gogama, Verner, Chapleau, Earlton, Iroquois Falls, Spanish, Sturgeon Falls et Fauquier.

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Le salut de l’arrière-pays rend hommage à des communautés menacées, mais fières, enracinées et résolues à bâtir l’avenir. Les petites communautés de partout au Canada s’y reconnaîtront.

« À tous ceux qui veulent que ça proceed, on dit : Salut ! »

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By Anne McCaffrey

Each 200 years or so, shimmering Threads fall from house, raining loss of life and black destroy on Pern. the nice dragons of Pern hurl themselves throughout the beleagured skies, flaming tongues of fireplace to smash lethal Thread and keep the Planet. however it used to be no longer Threadfall that made younger Menolly unsatisfied. It was once her father who betrayed her ambition to be a Harper, who thwarted her love of song. Menolly had no selection yet to run away. whilst, unexpectedly, she came across a gaggle of fireside lizards, wild and smaller family members of the fire-breathing dragons, she enable her song swirl round them. She taught 9 of them to sing. without warning Menolly used to be now not on my own -- she used to be Mistress of song and Ward of the impressive hearth dragons.

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By Enrique Vila-Matas, Jonathan Dunne

The narrator of Montano’s Malady is a author named Jose who's so captivated with literature that he unearths it very unlikely to differentiate among actual existence and fictional fact. half picaresque novel, half intimate diary, half memoir and philosophical musings, Enrique Vila-Matas has created a labyrinth within which writers as a number of as Cervantes, Sterne, Kafka, Musil, Bolano, Coetzee, and Sebald pass eternally marvelous paths. attempting to piece jointly his lifetime of loss and ache, Jose leads the reader on an unsettling trip from eu towns equivalent to Nantes, Barcelona, Lisbon, Prague and Budapest to the Azores and the Chilean port of Valparaiso. Exquisitely witty and erudite, it confirms the opinion of Bernardo Axtaga that Vila-Matas is "the most vital residing Spanish writer."

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By Edward Carey

Foulsham, l. a. grande discarica di Londra, è sull’orlo del collasso. Le mura che contengono i rifiuti stanno according to cedere, l. a. spazzatura straborda dall’alto in line with tornare nella città da cui proviene. Negli uffici della famiglia Iremonger, nonno Umbitt, accecato dalla sete di potere, ha trovato un modo in keeping with some distance assumere forma umana agli oggetti di tutti i giorni e, allo stesso modo, in step with trasformare le persone in carne e ossa in oggetti. Abbandonata nelle profondità dei cumuli, Lucy Pennant è stata portata in salvo da una creatura terrificante, Binadit Iremonger, più un animale che un uomo. È disperata e decisa a ritrovare Clod. Ma, a sua insaputa, Clod è diventato una mezza sovrana d’oro ed è “perso”. Viene passato di mano in mano come denaro contante in giro in line with Foulsham, eppure lo stanno cercando tutti! Potrebbe essere lui, infatti, il pericoloso Iremonger che si pensa abbia il potere di a ways finire il regno di Umbitt. Nel frattempo, però, in città gli oggetti, oggetti comuni, prendono vita...


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By Nicola Gardini

Inside of an residence development at the outskirts of Milan, the working-class citizens gossip, quarrel, and conspire opposed to one another. seen in the course of the eyes of Chino, an impressionable thirteen-year-old boy whose mom is the doorwoman of the construction, the area contained inside of those partitions is tiny, hypocritical, and mean-spirited: a relentless fight. Chino unearths break out in reading.One day, a brand new resident, Amelia Lynd, strikes in and speedy turns into an not going better half and a formative effect on Chino. Ms. Lynd—an aged, erudite British woman—comes to nurture his style in literature, introduces him to the lifetime of the brain, and provides a counterpoint to the single model of truth that he’s recognized. On one point, misplaced phrases is an engrossing coming-of-age story set within the seventies, while Italy used to be dealing with tumultuous social alterations, and on one other, it's a robust meditation on language, literature, and tradition.

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By Laurie Colwin

This pleasant comedy of manners and morals is ready romantic friendship, romantic marriage, and romantic love--about 4 those people who are good-hearted and sane, fortunate and proficient, and who locate each other. realizing that happiness is an artwork shape that calls for strength, self-discipline, and ability, Guido, Holly, Vincent, and Misty care for jealousy, estrangement, and different perils considering the hunt for romance

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By Halldór Laxness

Occasionally grim, occasionally uproarious, and consistently attractive, Iceland’s Bell through Nobel Laureate Halldór Laxness is instantaneously an updating of the normal Icelandic saga and a caustic social satire. on the shut of the seventeenth century, Iceland is an oppressed Danish colony, agony below severe poverty, famine, and plague. A farmer and accused cord-thief named Jon Hreggvidsson makes a bawdy comic story in regards to the Danish king and shortly after reveals himself a fugitive charged with the homicide of the king’s hangman.

In the years that keep on with, the hapless yet resilient rogue Hreggvidsson turns into a pawn entangled in political and private conflicts taking part in out on a much grander scale. leader between those is the star-crossed love affair among Snaefridur, often called “Iceland’s Sun,” a stunning, headstrong younger noblewoman, and Arnas Arnaeus, the king’s antiquarian, an aristocrat whose worldly demeanour conceals a fierce devotion to his downtrodden countrymen. As their own fight performs itself out on a global level, Iceland’s Bellcreates a Dickensian canvas of heroism and venality, violence and tragedy, charged with narrative appeal on each web page.

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By J.C Bernthal

This ebook is the 1st totally theorized queer analyzing of a Golden Age British crime author. Agatha Christie used to be the main commercially winning novelist of the 20 th century, and her fiction continues to be renowned. She created such memorable characters as Hercule Poirot and Jane Marple, and has develop into synonymous with a nostalgic, conservative culture of crime fiction. J.C. Bernthal reads Christie in the course of the lens of queer concept, uncovering a playful, alert, and subversive social observation. After contemplating Christie’s emergence in a advertisement industry antagonistic to her intercourse, in Queering Agatha Christie Bernthal explores homophobic stereotypes, gender performativity, queer young ones, and masquerade in key texts released among 1920 and 1952. Christie engaged with debates round human identification in a different old interval laid low with international wars. the ultimate bankruptcy considers twenty-first century Poirot and Marple diversifications, with seen LGBT characters, and poses the query: may the books be queerer?

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By Sylvie Nicolas

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Sous forme de récit épistolaire, l'auteure nous suggest l’histoire d’un homme qui half à los angeles recherche de sa véritable identité. C'est avec beaucoup de sensibilité qu'elle présente, à travers le personnage de Berti, le sentiment de mal-être dans un monde où les conventions prennent souvent le pas sur les aspirations de chacun.

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