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× Date 2014
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× Noms Walt Disney Productions
× Date 2006
× Date 2019
× Langues ger
× Noms Minerdo, Bianca
× Noms Bonini, Carlo
× Noms Harris, Robert
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× Date 2017
× Langues eng

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Endgame
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Livres modernes

Altan, Ahmet

Endgame / Ahmet Altan ; translated from the Turkish by Alexander Dawe

New York : Europa Editions, 2017

Résumé: In Endgame, award-winning author and Turkish political dissident Ahmet Altan has crafted an enigmatic literary noir exploring the ways corruption has overtaken contemporary Turkish life. With a dreamlike logic reminiscent of Paul Auster and Graham Greene, it tells the story of an unnamed man who arrives in a small town only to find himself involved in a mystery with existential implications (The Washington Post). The protagonist, a womanizing writer who lived his entire life in the city, retires to a sunbaked Turkish village to enjoy the quiet. Instead, he encounters a world of suspicion, paranoia, and violence. The town’s mayor is both his only ally and his greatest nemesis; his lover shares an ambiguous past with the mayor; the locals seem hell-bent on turning him into a murderer; and, he is initiated into the town’s biggest secret only to discover this knowledge will become a weapon used against him. All the while, Altan’s appealingly untrustworthy narrator transports the reader into a world of lust, ambition, small-town politics, and death.

Il piccolo Lord [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE]
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Gold, Jack

Il piccolo Lord [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE] = Little Lord Fauntleroy / regia: Jack Gold

USA, 1980

Résumé: Il piccolo Ceddie che vive in ristrettezze a New York insieme alla madre, alla morte del padre viene richiamato in Inghilterra dal nobile nonno che vuole educarlo alla sua maniera. Sarà il nipotino a conquistare il nonno sventando le trame di una cattiva zia.

Brave new world
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Livres modernes

Huxley, Aldous

Brave new world / Aldous Huxley ; with an introduction by Margaret Atwood and David Bradshaw

London : Vintage, 2017

Vintage classics

Résumé: Aldous Huxley's 1932 dystopian classic Brave New World predicts - with eerie clarity - a terrifying vision of the future, which feels ever closer to our own reality. 'The best science fiction book ever, definitely the most prescient...' Yuval Noah Harari, author of Sapiens and Homo Deus 'A masterpiece of speculation... As vibrant, fresh, and somehow shocking as it was when I first read it' Margaret Atwood Far in the future, the World Controllers have created the ideal society. Through clever use of genetic engineering, brainwashing and recreational sex and drugs all its members are happy consumers. Bernard Marx seems alone harbouring an ill-defined longing to break free. A visit to one of the few remaining Savage Reservations where the old, imperfect life still continues, may be the cure for his distress... Huxley's ingenious fantasy of the future sheds a blazing light on the present and is considered to be his most enduring masterpiece.