A young Swedish immigrant finds himself penniless and alone in California. The boy travels East in search of his brother, moving on foot against the great current of emigrants pushing West. Driven back again and again, he meets naturalists, criminals, religious fanatics, swindlers, Indians, and lawm..
In the year 42 BC, Caesar arrives at the Rubicon River along with the legion that follows him. Pompey awaits him in Rome, convinced of his superiority. The Rubicon is the limit of his province and, as consul, Caesar knows that if he and his legion cross it, it would violate the law of Rome and would..
This is a true story. A story that begins and ends in one day. A story that lasts a lifetime. Can you relive a life in one day? It happened in New York. On Christmas Day 1969. And the protagonist is Willie Sutton, the Robin Hood of Brooklyn, the Gandhi of gangsters. This story is of astronauts and m..
Amsterdam 1654: against the backdrop of Holland's Golden Age, a dangerous secret threatens to destroy a young widow's new life… Following the sudden death of her husband, twenty-five-year old Catrin leaves her small village and takes a job as a housekeeper to the successful Van Nulandt merchant fami..
With Lead in the Wings recreates one of the greatest love stories of the Civil War: the one led by the American pilot Harold E. Dahl, who was hired as a mercenary by the Republic, and vaudeville singer Edith Rogers, with whom he had just married weeks before arriving in Spain. / Con plomo en las al..
In 1946 during the Inter-Alliance Games of Berlin, the World laughed when they saw the clumsy looking man on the poster for Czechoslovakia. But as he accelerated during the 5000 metre race and crossed the finish line alone, the spectators exploded into cheers. Émil Zapotek seemed invincible after tw..
During the Inter-Alliance Games of Berlin, the World laughed when they saw Émil Zapotek. But after two Olympic Games he seemed invincible, not even the Czechoslovakian regime could stop him. Émil runs against decadence, and he smiles, even in the Uranium mines where he was banished to for supporting..
José Antonio Fortea has managed to turn history. He created a historical fiction that Egyptologists will hate because they believe that Moses did not exist, and it adulterates their pharaonic and magical Egypt. In this novel you will learn about the plagues of the God of Israel from the court of Pha..
Lucio Domicio, after fighting under the orders of Marcus Aurelius on the banks of the Danube, attends the funeral of the late Caesar in Rome. There he will meet the beautiful Valeria, who, despite her distant treatment, captivates him. However, Commodus' rise to power will mark a turning point in th..
A stunning tour de force acclaimed throughout the world, The Ginger Tree is the spellbinding odyssey of one woman's strength and spirit in the face of terrifying odds… In 1903, a young Scotswoman named Mary Mackenzie sets sail for China to marry her betrothed, a military attaché in Peking. But soon ..
Tabucchi portrays the evolution of Italy through a convulsive century. In these pages appear a rural Italy with small provincial towns, the arrival of electricity and the first cars, two wars, two twin sisters loved by a bourgeois. / Tabucchi retrata la evolución de Italia a lo largo de un siglo co..
The Way to Rainy Mountain recalls the journey of Tai-me, the sacred Sun Dance doll, and of Tai-me's people in three unique voices: the legendary, the historical, and the contemporary. It is also the personal journey of N. Scott Momaday, who on a pilgrimage to the grave of his Kiowa grandmother trave..