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. /..
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..
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...
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..
The Grandmother who Crossed the World on a Bicycle
The story of Maru, a charismatic old woman who decides to take a very special trip by bicycle. She’ll help all kinds of people with her wise advice. A story that highlights the importance of friendship, family ties, and mutual help. A novel that leaves you with a smile. / Una conmovedora novela que..
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..
The novel starts with the vindication of writing and the construction of a landscape. That landscape is the border between Mexico and the United States, and in it will appear characters, past and present. Missionaries, settlers and also the others, the Indians of the tribes already civilized. / La..