When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. When Quine is found brutally murdered under bizarre circumstances, it becomes a race against time to understand the motivation of a ruthless killer, a killer unlike any Strike has encountered before. / La de..
June 1940. The Fascist Circle of Vigàta celebrates entry into the Italian war. But the party is ruined by a surprise visit from an old acquaintance of the Circle. During the subsequent confrontation, Manuele Persico, legendary elder member of the circle, falls dead of a heart attack. / En junio de ..
From his village in post-war France, Brodeck makes his solitary journeys into the mountains to collect data on the natural environment. Day by day he also reconstructs his own life, all but lost in the years he spent in a camp during the war. No-one had expected to see him again. One day, a flamboya..
In "A Temporary Matter," published in The New Yorker, a young Indian-American couple faces the heartbreak of a stillborn birth while their Boston neighborhood copes with a nightly blackout. An interpreter guides an American family through the India of their ancestors and hears an astonishing confess..
Clara Morrow has been painting in absolute anonymity for years in a small town just outside of Montreal, and is shocked when a museum in the capital chooses to exhibit her work. She hosts a party at her home to celebrate. In the middle of the party, the body of a woman is found in the edge of the ga..
When he was outcast, Torak was the hunted one. Nine moons later he becomes the hunter when he vows to avenge the killing of one of his closest friends. Racked by guilt and grief, he follows the killer into the Deep Forest, where the World Spirit stalks the hidden valleys as a tall man with a stag's ..
In the third book in Andrea Camilleri's Montalbano series, the urbane and perceptive detective exposes a nest of corruption and international intrigue in a compelling new case. When an elderly man is stabbed to death in an elevator and a crewman on an Italian fishing boat is shot by a Tunisian patro..
Black Lizard joins two great Japanese pulp noir characters. On one hand, Madame Midorikawa, a deceitful woman. On the other hand, Kogoro Akechi, a detective prodigy, able to solve any case with his brilliant deductive reasoning. Midorikawa is bent on stealing the most precious of Japanese jewels. / ..
Victoria, who is able to express the emotions of her clients through beautiful flora arrangements, must learn to interpret her own feelings. This is the only way she will be able to let go of the heavy burden she carries from her past. / Con dieciocho años, Victoria Jones es una joven introvertida ..
A teenager in pre-revolutionary Tehran, Massoumeh is an average girl, passionate about learning. On her way to school she meets a local man and falls in love, but when her family discovers his letters they accuse her of bringing them dishonor. Her parents hastily arrange a marriage for her with a st..
Two Friends, Morten Strøknes and the artist Hugo Aasjord, obsessed with capturing a Greenland shark, decide to spend a year of their lives doing so. Their equipment leaves a lot to be desired: a tiny rubber boat, fishing rods and the rotting flesh of a Scottish cow as bait. / Dos amigos, Morten Str..
A Parrot in the Pepper Tree, the sequel to Driving Over Lemons, follows the lives of Chris, Ana and their daughter, Chloe, as they get to grips with a misanthropic parrot who joins their home, Spanish school life, neighbors in love, and their amazement at Chris appearing on the bestseller lists. / ..