In this book you will find stories that have their origins in the sands of the desert and that were hidden under the turbans of its inhabitants, who narrated them together with the heat of their bonfires a thousand times. / En esta obra encontrarán cuentos sacados de las arenas del desierto, escond..
China is, by tradition, antiquity and culture, an inexhaustible source of wisdom -both philosophical and metaphysical- that has been embodied in countless legends and tales over the centuries. In these narrations its content is transmitted clean of mental discourses or dogmatic teachings. / China e..
The country of India has long been associated with spirituality as a cultural heritage. It is impossible to conceive the reality of this people without appealing to their enormous spiritual heritage and their long tradition of seekers of the transcendent. The lessons to be learned are innumerable. /..
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..
In 1984, George Orwell takes us into a dystopia inspired by Nazism and Stalinism. Unanimously considered one of the great landmarks of political literature and science fiction, this novel is a lucid reflection on the mechanisms of social control and a brilliant warning about totalitarianism...
1984 effectively explores the issues of control of the media, government surveillance, totalitarianism, and how a dictator can manipulate and control history, thoughts, and life in such a way that no one can escape. It is a warning to the human race that remains a hot topic...
Rebecca, an arrogant girl who has everything, will live non-existent days in the human calendar. These days she will learn a lot about herself and her partner Olaf, a wise old man. At the end of the journey, Rebeca will understand what is "the meaning of life" in order to transmit it to other people..
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. / ..
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 book recounts the untold true life story of Abraham Lincoln, revealing the hidden history behind the Civil War and uncovering the large role vampires played in the birth, growth, and near-death of our nation. / La reputación de Abraham Lincoln se basa en haber salvado a su país de los estragos..