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..
A heartwarming love story about people who love books for readers who love booksPraise for 84, Charing Cross Road:Those who have read The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, a novel comprised of only letters between the characters, will see how much that best-seller owes 84..
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..
At the same time as family chronicle and love story, it is a philosophical treatise on the nature of time, a parodic history of the novelesque genre, an erotic novel, a song to pleasure and a vindication of Paradise understood as something that should not be sought in the afterlife, but here o..
A beautiful and exciting novel about loneliness, fears, empathy, human relationships and second chances."An intelligent and well-put together narrative about loneliness, the complexities of human relationships and the search for meaning and a place in the world" (Martin Chilton, The Independent).A p..
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..