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Universo Olivetti
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Trevisani, Matilde

Universo Olivetti : comunità come utopia concreta = Community as a concrete utopia / a cura di Pippo Ciorra, Francesca Limana, Matilde Trevisani

Roma : Edizioni di Comunità, copyr. 2020

Résumé: Universo Olivetti. Comunità come utopia concreta è il catalogo della mostra promossa dal Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale in collaborazione con la Fondazione MAXXI – MAXXI Architettura e la Fondazione Adriano Olivetti. Articolata in quattro sezioni (Città e Politica, Fabbrica, Cultura e Immagine, Società), la mostra “Universo Olivetti. Comunità come utopia concreta” racconta il progetto olivettiano in tutti suoi aspetti, dimensioni e complessità.

Rob Roy
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Scott, Walter

Rob Roy / Walter Scott

Milano : StreetLib, stampa 2020

Résumé: No introduction can be more appropriate to the work than some account of the singular character whose name is given to the title-page, and who, through good report and bad report, has maintained a wonderful degree of importance in popular recollection. This cannot be ascribed to the distinction of his birth, which, though that of a gentleman, had in it nothing of high destination, and gave him little right to command in his clan. Neither, though he lived a busy, restless, and enterprising life, were his feats equal to those of other freebooters, who have been less distinguished. He owed his fame in a great measure to his residing on the very verge of the Highlands, and playing such pranks in the beginning of the 18th century, as are usually ascribed to Robin Hood in the middle ages,-and that within forty miles of Glasgow, a great commercial city, the seat of a learned university. Thus a character like his, blending the wild virtues, the subtle policy, and unrestrained license of an American Indian, was flourishing in Scotland during the Augustan age of Queen Anne and George I. Addison, it is probable, or Pope, would have been considerably surprised if they had known that there existed in the same island with them a personage of Rob Roy's peculiar habits and profession.

Il problema insolubile
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Chesterton, Gilbert Keith

Il problema insolubile = The insoluble problem / Gilbert Keith Chesterton ; traduzione di Giulio Mainardi

Milano : Leone, copyr. 2020

I leoncini - La collezione del leone ; 119

Résumé: In una locanda fuori mano nei boschi, padre Brown si trova a indagare su un caso bizzarrissimo: un anziano è stato trafitto con un'antica spada e insieme impiccato a un albero. Tutti volevano bene alla vittima e tutti hanno un alibi per questo delitto fantastico. Ma c'è un mistero ancora più grande: il vecchio era semiparalizzato e costretto a letto, eppure sembra che nei suoi ultimi momenti abbia mostrato un'incredibile e quasi sovrumana vitalità...

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Shelley, Mary

Frankenstein / by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

[S.l. : s.n.], 2019

Résumé: Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus was written by the English author Mary Shelley. It recounts the tale of Victor Frankenstein, a scientist who creates a grotesque, living creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. The first edition was published anonymously in 1818, when Shelley was only 20 years old. Her name finally appeared on the second edition, published in France in 1823. She was supposedly influenced by knowledge of alchemist experiments carried out by Johann Dippel in the Frankenstein Castle in Germany.

Il sarto di Gloucester
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Potter, Beatrix

Il sarto di Gloucester / Beatrix Potter

Milano : La vita felice, 2018

Lo scaffale di Alice ; 11

Résumé: «Al tempo delle spade, delle parrucche e delle ampie giacche con i risvolti a fiori, quando i gentiluomini portavano le gale e i panciotti di seta preziosa e taffetà intessuti d’oro, a Gloucester viveva un sarto...» Età di lettura: da 5 anni.

The faces of God
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The faces of God ; translated from the French by Tina Kover

New York : Europa, 2014

World noir

Résumé: Murder and depravity are Police Commissioner Amédée Mallock’s daily bread. As far as he is concerned, mankind has been thoroughly abandoned by God, and the visions that haunt him do nothing to disabuse him of this notion. But nothing he has encountered has prepared him for the sudden appearance of a serial killer dubbed “the Makeup Artist.” The bodies of the killer’s first victims, found in four separate neighborhoods of Paris, are monstrous works of art, baroque masterpieces of depravity, demented expressions of corrupted piety. These crimes are unprecedented in their ferocity and their intricacy, and the deeper Mallock investigates the greater the mysteries and the enigmas. There seems to be no tenable solution to this series of crimes behind which the devil himself seems to lurk. A supernatural and theological thriller, The Faces of God is superior fiction for fans of the TV series True Detective and of novels by writers such as Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child, and Dean Koontz. Jean-Denis Bruet-Ferreol, who writes under the pseudonym Mallock, was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine in 1951. He is an author, painter, photographer, designer, inventor, artistic director, and composer. Since 2000, he has dedicated himself to digital painting and crime novels.