O Velho E O Mar The Old Man And The Sea

Author: Ernest Hemingway
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451660901
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O Velho E O Mar The Old Man And The Sea from the Author: Ernest Hemingway. O Velho e o Mar é, porventura, a obra-prima de maturidade de E. Hemingway. Santiago, um velho pescador cubano, minado por um cancro de pele que o devora cruelmente, está há quase três meses sem conseguir pescar um único peixe. Vai então bater-se, durante quatro dias, com um enorme espadarte, que conseguirá de facto capturar, para logo o ver ser devorado por um grupo de tubarões. Esta aventura poética, onde Hemingway retrata, uma vez mais, a capacidade do homem para fazer face e superar com sucesso os dramas e as dificuldades da vida real, é seguramente uma das suas obras mais comoventes e aquela que mais entusiasmo tem suscitado, ao longo de mais de meio século, entre os seus fiéis leitores. O Velho e o Mar recebeu o Prémio Pulitzer, de 1952, e, dois anos mais tarde, valeu a Hemingway a obtenção do Prémio Nobel da Literatura.

Old Man And The Sea

Author: Ernest Hemingway
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476770182
Size: 70.39 MB
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Old Man And The Sea from the Author: Ernest Hemingway. The last novel Ernest Hemingway saw published, The Old Man and the Sea has proved itself to be one of the enduring works of American fiction. It is the story of an old Cuban fisherman and his supreme ordeal: a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Using the simple, powerful language of a fable, Hemingway takes the timeless themes of courage in the face of defeat and personal triumph won from loss and transforms them into a magnificent twentieth-century classic.

The Old Man Who Read Love Stories

Author: Luis Sepulveda
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781900850698
Size: 10.23 MB
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The Old Man Who Read Love Stories from the Author: Luis Sepulveda. Published to coincide with the release of a major feature film starring Richard Dreyfuss, this is a simple but haunting tale of an old man who becomes the mediator between the ravages of Western civilisation and the vengeance of the threatened natural world. Poignantly highlighting the tragedy that lies at the core of man's attempts to destroy the Amazon rainforest in pursuit of greed, this beautifully modulated novel has already won three major prizes and been published in over fifteen countries. 'A bitter and endearing fable' - Ursula K. Le Guin

A Imagem Sonora Vol 2

Author: Fernando Agra
Publisher: Clube de Autores
ISBN:
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A Imagem Sonora Vol 2 from the Author: Fernando Agra. A trilha sonora de um filme é peça chave para qualquer produção cinematográfica. Podemos considerá-la como um personagem a mais na trama. Um personagem primordial que reflete em vocais e acordes o estado de espírito dos personagens principais e coadjuvantes conferindo-lhes personalidade. Dando continuidade ao projeto iniciado com o livro “A IMAGEM SONORA – Trilhando os caminhos musicais da Sétima Arte”, este livro tem por objetivo principal documentar e resgatar um pouco da vida e da obra dos maiores compositores do cinema mundial, assim como despertar o interesse de muitos jovens, para o conhecimento e apreciação da música de cinema, como uma das mais importantes formas de linguagem Audiovisual.

My Old Man And The Sea

Author: David Hays
Publisher: G K Hall & Company
ISBN: 9780786206001
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My Old Man And The Sea from the Author: David Hays. Traces a father and son's journey around South America in a tiny boat they built together

The Seville Communion

Author: Arturo Perez-Reverte
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547630083
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The Seville Communion from the Author: Arturo Perez-Reverte. Someone has hacked into the Pope's personal computer-not to spy on the Vatican or to spread a virus, but to send an urgent plea for help: SAVE OUR LADY OF THE TEARS. The crumbling Baroque church in the heart of Seville is slated for demolition-but two of its defenders have suddenly died. Accidents? Or murders? And was the church itself somehow involved? The Vatican promptly dispatches Father Lorenzo Quart, their worldly and enormously attractive emissary, to investigate the situation, track down the hacker, known only as "Vespers"-and stay alive. Thus begins a sophisticated and utterly suspenseful page-turner that has taken its readers by storm. The Seville Communion is superb entertainment, a rich and intricate thriller that announces another triumph by a master storyteller who excels at the intellectually provocative mystery.

In The Absence Of Men

Author: Philippe Besson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446485293
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In The Absence Of Men from the Author: Philippe Besson. 'I am sixteen. I am as old as the century'It is 1916. Vincent is sixteen, on the brink of manhood. Vincent is aristocratic and privileged, frequenting the salons of Paris while France is at war and the city almost deserted of men. In that brutal summer, Vincent's beauty and precocity captivate two men: Marcel, some thirty years his senior, a writer and celebrated socialite; and Arthur, the twenty-one year old son of one of the servants, who is now a soldier at the front. Both relationships become love affairs of a kind - of the mind or of the body. Vincent intuitively tries to keep his passions separate, but over the weeks of indolent Parisian summer and far-off war, confidences are made, absences endured, secrets revealed. All of these men will suffer, and Vincent will lose the last vestiges of his childhood innocence. In the Absence of Men is a stunning first novel: in its daring in representing Marcel Proust as a character, in the beauty of its prose and in its delicacy of feeling. It is a quite remarkable debut.