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Brand: Duomo EAN: 9788417761929
Rembrandt's Lover
It is a warm day in July 1650. A woman returns from the market on a country road outside of Ransdorp. Her name is Geertje Dircx. Unexpectedly, a carriage approaches her, and two bailiffs get out of it and arrest her. The next twelve years she will spend confined in a correctional facility in Gouda. ..
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Brand: Almuzara EAN: 9788418414329
The Career of Nicodemus Dyzma
In the late 1920s, Nikodem Dyzma came to Warsaw in search of employment. His limited intelligence and abilities seem to condemn him to misery, but his life changes after a fortuitous encounter during a banquet in which he sneaks in and meets very influential people. Then his personality changes radi..
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Brand: Batiscafo EAN: 9788416011544
The Karnowsky family
Through the story of three generations of a Jewish family, the Karnowskys, this novel, originally published in 1943, offers us an extraordinary fresh of the first half of the 20th century. David, the patriarch, who at the dawn of the century leaves the Polish shtetl where he was born to settle in Be..
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Brand: Urano World EAN: 9788416517404
The Royal Governess
 Sunday Times bestselling author Wendy Holden brings to life the unknown childhood years of one of the world’s most famous figures, Queen Elizabeth II, and reveals the spirited young governess who made her the icon we love today.“This captivating page-turner whisks readers back in time to ..
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Brand: Almuzara EAN: 9788418709234
The white mountain
A fictionalized narrative about the creation of the State of Lebanon that runs between 1909 and 1935 through the vision of an Oxford English professor who seeks to reach the East to better understand that world. An intense, well-documented, deep and committed novel...
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Brand: Batiscafo EAN: 9788418526312
The Past is not a Dream
I was eight years old when my grandfather took me by the hand and did not let go until we found my parents in Athens. Who knows what might have happened if I had stayed in the village. It was 1946. Early spring 1946. The almond trees were blooming side by side and the countryside was in full bloom.'..
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Brand: Urano World EAN: 9788492919291
The Intoxicating Mr. Lavelle
Brothers Benjamin and Edgar have so far led a quiet life, but change is afoot as they enter a world of glorious sights and People of Quality on their Grand Tour of Europe. But a trunk full of powdered silver wigs and matching suits isn't enough to embed them into high society. As Edgar clings on to ..
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Brand: Duomo EAN: 9788418128707
Girl with a Pearl Earring
Tracy Chevalier transports readers to a bygone time and place in this richly-imagined portrait of the young woman who inspired one of Vermeer's most celebrated paintings. History and fiction merge seamlessly in this luminous novel about artistic vision and sensual awakening. Girl with a Pearl Earrin..
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Brand: Batiscafo EAN: 9788418807954
Fault Lines
A terrible event took place during the childhood of the great-grandmother and the consequences will spread throughout generations. It is a book about the impact of political and family events, about the way in which memories are transmitted, about how History influences private stories... This is ho..
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Brand: Batiscafo EAN: 9788419392145
Serenade for Nadia
Istanbul, 2001. Maya Duran is a single mother struggling to balance a demanding job at Istanbul University with the challenges of raising a teenage son. Her worries increase when she is tasked with looking after the enigmatic Maximilian Wagner, an elderly German-born Harvard professor visiting the c..
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Brand: Batiscafo EAN: 9788417971359
Stalingrad
Vasili Grossman wanted to record everything he had experienced during the second World War, the death of his mother and his stepson, and his experience as a war correspondent, in an ambitious two-part novel cycle. The first, started in 1943 and published in 1952 under the title For a Just Cause, had..
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Brand: Batiscafo EAN: 9788419392589
Everything Flows
Stalin is no longer among the living. In 1954, after three decades imprisoned in prison camps, Ivan Grigorievich returns to Moscow to find that life there has continued without him. From the soulless reunion, loaded with contention and guilt, with his cousin Nikolai, a scientist who has always remai..
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