1980 is the story of a family like any, or almost all: idiot. I mean, normal. Here is an open-minded mother in Madrid in the late 1970s, who suddenly becomes a widow and discovers freedom, but she also has to raise her children. There is also a cruel grandmother who takes care of those children. And..
It all began with a letter inquiring about second-hand books, written by Helene Hanff in New York, and posted to a London bookshop. As Helene's sarcastic and witty letters are responded to by the stodgy and proper Frank Doel, a relationship blossoms into a warm and charming long-distance friendship...
It all began with a letter inquiring about second-hand books, written by Helene Hanff in New York, posted to a London bookshop. As Helene's sarcastic and witty letters are responded to by the stodgy and proper Frank Doel, a relationship blossoms into a warm and charming long-distance friendship. / ..
In this book you will find a constellation of stars: Spanish movie stars such as Ángela Molina, Fernando Fernán Gómez, José Coronado, Ana Belén, Eduardo Noriega and Alfredo Landa. Spanish film director Gutiérrez Aragón describes the actors that he has worked with in his movies and also gives his own..
Emotions are born with us and arise from our relationship with the environment. But only when we learn to give emotions a name we begin to interpret them better and appreciate their nuances. From A to Z, emotions are expressed in this book through delicious rhyming texts and original illustrations. ..
As Ambrose Bierce said, "home is the only place open all night". And in this first novel by David Trueba, the home belongs to the Belitre, a family as numerous as it is absurd. The people who inhabit this book only listen to the voice of their heart, while reason keeps an impassive silence. / Como ..
In the Mexican city of Merida, ten-year-old Janey lives with Johnny ?her “boyfriend, brother, sister, money, amusement, and father”? until he leaves her for another woman. Bereft, Janey travels to New York City, plunging into an underworld of gangs and prostitution. / Janey se va de casa porque su ..
This illustrated book contains stories that grandparents once told their grandchildren. They are narrated stories that transport us to our childhood, transmitting the importance of a child hearing a story at bedtime. These pages continue to contribute that rich custom based on oral tradition. / Est..
After years of emotional instability, Frank Bascombe finds himself growing older relatively happily. He continues to work as an estate agent in Sea-Clift, where he had gone to live with his second wife who unexpectedly left him. Soon after he discovers that he has prostate cancer. Once again we acco..
Van Veen and Ada, a brother and a sister who believe themselves to be cousins, fall in love and embark on a sexual relationship. On the 97th birthday of Van Veen, they contemplate the various stages of their long love affair. This is the apogee of Nabokov's long and brilliant career. / Publicada po..
A psychiatrist is counting down towards his upcoming retirement. He lives alone in his childhood home and has neither friends nor family.Often, he resorts to drawing bird caricatures of his patients instead of taking notes. His social life consists of brief conversations with his meticulous secretar..
The pressure in Tomás’ teenage years reaches the point of no return when he travels with his family to a small town where they usually spend their summer vacations. In that moment, everything begins in an unstoppable chain of events: the discovery of sex, violence, death and disobedience. / La tens..