In 1886 a shy, middle-aged piano tuner named Edgar Drake receives an unusual commission from the British War Office: to travel to the remote jungles of northeast Burma and there repair a rare piano belonging to an eccentric army surgeon who has proven mysteriously indispensable to the imperial desig..
/ En 1972, año en que empezó a realizarse la sincronización de los relojes, Byron Hemmings tiene once años y su madre lo lleva en su lujoso Jaguar a Winston House, una escuela privada para niños de familias pudientes. Diana conduce con prisas y, en un instante de distracción, atropella a una niña q..
Pearl is sixteen years old and has a newborn sister, who she blames for their mother’s death. Pearl can never forgive her, because losing their mother has been a brutal, unexpected, and overwhelming blow. But what if their mom hasn’t disappeared completely? What if she was, somehow, still present? /..
The Arab of the Future 3 takes place when Riad is 6 through 9 years old, in which the boy starts taking notice of society: Can he celebrate Christmas in Ter Maaleh? What do 8 year old boys do to fast in Ramadan? And how far will his father go to become an important man in the Syria of Hafez al Assad..
The archipelago of the Dog is not a paradisaical place. It’s an isolated place from the world, not far from the African coast, in the less touristic Mediterranean, where the inhabitants have to bury their dead standing due to lack of space. The bodies of three black men wash up on the shore. / El..
What happens when one of today’s best-loved food writers had a change of appetite and starts making recipes that are “informally” healthy without submitting to the tyranny of the “officially” healthy? The result is this fabulous book.
¿Qué sucede cuando una de las autoras de libros de cocina más rec..
/ Un acontecimiento fortuito es el nexo que une las vidas de cinco personas. Henry Skrimshander, un talentoso jugador de beisbol, llega a una pequena universidad con una mision: rescatar al equipo de otra desastrosa temporada. La buena estrella del joven deslumbra a los entendidos y lleva al equipo..
The Art of Fiction presents the three lectures that James Salter delivered at the University of Virginia, only months before he died, at the age of eighty nine. The elegance, clarity, and intelligence of The Art of Fiction will delight both admirers of James Salter’s work and newcomers to his writin..
Through this powerful narrative of events that began in 1930s Algeria and end in modern Paris, Alice Zeniter fosters a dialogue between the past and the present. At the same time, the book is a wonderful novel about the freedom to be oneself. / Con El arte de perder, Alice Zeniter ganó la primera e..
Allegiances are shifting among the Clans of warrior cats that roam the forest. With tensions so delicately balanced, friends can become enemies overnight, and some cats are willing to kill to get what they want. / La escasez de comida y la crecida del rio a causa del deshielo ponen a prueba la rela..
In this latest installment of the Montalbano novels , an unidentified corpse is found near Vigata, a town known for its soil rich with potter's clay. Meanwhile, a woman reports the disappearance of her husband, a Colombian man with Sicilian origins who turns out to be related to a local mobster. / ..