Guggenheimer in de mode (Guggenheimer, Book 4)

By Herman Brusselmans

Nadat hij in de klassiekers De terugkeer van Bonanza, Guggenheimer wast witter en Uitgeverij Guggenheimer al wild om zich heen had geslagen, vinden we Guggenheimer nu terug als rentenier die meer geld heeft dan een normaal mens op kan maken. In zijn vrije tijd ontfermt hij zich over z'n ex-vrouw Ellen en laat hij zich door z'n chauffeur Jules rondrijden in een bolide uit 1934. Guggenheimers hoofd loopt nog steeds praktisch altijd om. Zo vindt hij dat de hedendaagse vrouw er bijzonder ongeïnspireerd gekleed bij loopt. Hij besluit om daar iets aan te doen en richt derhalve de firma gfc op. Welnu, Guggenheimers model corporation zal er wel even voor zorgen dat overal te lande de mokkels, grietjes en ja, zelfs de wijven, eindelijk zullen beseffen waar het in de mode van deze tijd precies om draait. Met behulp van z'n rechterhand Emmeke, z'n ontwerpster Mufti Müsmuz, z'n poetsvrouw Debbie, en diversified andere vogels van vreemd pluimage, zal hij het landschap van de vrouwenkledij tot ongekende hoogten opfleuren. Op de enige echte guggenheimeriaanse manier werpt hij zich weer op als het merkwaardigste en aantrekkelijkste romanpersonage dat de Nederlandstalige literatuur ooit gekend heeft.
Guggenheimer kwam, zag en overwon, toegejuicht door de lezers van deze uitzonderlijke nieuwe roman van de unieke letterengigant Herman Brusselmans.

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The Kite Runner Graphic Novel

By Khaled Hosseini

The perennial bestseller-now to be had as a sensational new picture novel.

Since its book in 2003, approximately 7 million readers have chanced on The Kite Runner. via Khaled Hosseini's great writing, a formerly unknown a part of the area was once delivered to vibrant existence for readers. Now, during this superbly illustrated photograph novel edition, Hosseini brings his compelling tale to a brand new iteration of readers.

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Asphodel

"DESTROY," H.D. had pencilled around the identify web page of this autobiographical novel. even supposing the manuscript survived, it has remained unpublished when you consider that its of entirety within the Nineteen Twenties. looked by way of many as one of many significant poets of the modernist interval, H.D. created in Asphodel a extraordinary and readable experimental prose textual content, which in its manipulation of procedure and voice can stand with the works of Joyce, Woolf, and Stein; in its frank exploration of lesbian wish, being pregnant and motherhood, inventive independence for girls, and feminine adventure in the course of wartime, H.D.'s novel stands alone.
A sequel to the author's HERmione, Asphodel takes the reader into the bohemian drawing rooms of pre-World struggle I London and Paris, a milieu populated by means of such thinly disguised types of Ezra Pound, Richard Aldington, may perhaps Sinclair, Brigit Patmore, and Margaret Cravens; at the different facet of what H.D. calls "the chasm," the radical records the war's devastating impact at the women and men who thought of themselves guardians of attractiveness. in contrast riven backdrop, Asphodel performs out the tale of Hermione Gart, a tender American newly arrived in Europe and checking out for the 1st time the bounds of her sexual and creative identities. Following Hermione throughout the frustrations of a literary global ruled by way of males, the mess ups of an tried lesbian dating and a wedding riddled with infidelity, the beginning of an illegitimate baby, and, eventually, happiness with a feminine better half, Asphodel describes with relocating lyricism and notable candor the emergence of a tender and talented lady from her self-exile.
Editor Robert Spoo's creation rigorously areas Asphodel within the context of H.D.'s lifestyles and paintings. In an appendix that includes pill biographies of the genuine figures at the back of the novel's fictional characters, Spoo offers keys to this roman à clef.

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The Many Aspects of Mobile Home Living: A Novel

By Martin Clark

During this masterful debut, Martin Clark proves to be the inheritor obvious of significant Southern raconteurs and the envy of extra professional novelists as he's taking us on a frantic travel of the trendy south.

Hung over, crushed through the unforgiving solar, sour at his estranged spouse, and dreading the day’s docket of petty felony situations, pass judgement on Evers Wheeling is wanting something at the morning he is accosted via Ruth Esther English. Ruth Esther's unusual tale definitely is anything, and choose Wheeling reveals himself in uncharted territory. Reluctantly agreeing to assist Ruth Esther retrieve a few stolen cash, he recruits his pot-addled brother and a band of merry hangers-on for the large experience. Raucous street journeys, infidelity, suspected killers, successful Lotto tickets, drunken philosophical rants, and a minimum of one bare lady tied to a highway signal take place in The Many facets of cellular domestic Living, one half felony mystery, one half homicide secret, and all components all wild.

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Tainaron: Mail from Another City

By Leena Krohn

TAINARON: Mail From one other urban is the 1st American booklet by way of the the world over acclaimed Finnish writer, Leena Krohn. TAINARON involves a chain of letters despatched past the ocean from a urban of bugs. TAINARON is a ebook of alterations. It speaks of metamorphoses that attempt all of nature from a flea to a celeb, from stone and grass to a human. a similar impossible to resist strength that provides us delivery, additionally kills us. Nominated for the distinguished Finlandia prize, this can be the best advent to the paintings of a latest fabulist.

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The Rules of Engagement: A Novel (Brookner, Anita)

By Anita Brookner

During this masterly new novel, the Booker Prize–winning writer of lodge du Lac and Making issues larger offers us a gorgeous tale in regards to the alterations in relationships over the years, and the way our lifestyles offerings can either mirror the previous and direct the long run. Hailed as “one of the best novelists of her iteration” (The ny Times), Anita Brookner right here weaves an impeccably crafted story of 2 ladies, neighbors from formative years, and the choices and males that outline their destinies.

Elizabeth and Betsy knew one another as schoolchildren. once they meet back later in existence, one is appropriately married, the opposite such a lot unsafely partnered. jointly, they become aware of that regardless of their very disparate lives, they nonetheless have in universal the ability for making risky offerings. finally, their inclination to enforce those judgements unearths the destiny that used to be spelled out of their characters from the beginning.

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The Dead Circus: A Novel

By John Kaye

John Kaye's novels have proven him as one in all modern such a lot lovely chroniclers of l. a., a urban of rockers and personal eyes, script ladies and wiseguys, innocents and Charles Manson. within the lifeless Circus it really is 1986. Gene Burk is an ex-cop, fanatical list collector, and personal eye. Devastated by means of the dying of his fiancee, Gene turns into enthusiastic about an unsolved secret from his days with the LAPD: the late-sixties demise of up-and-coming rockabilly megastar Bobby Fuller. As Gene makes an attempt to reconstruct the conditions that ended in Fuller's loss of life, he's unexpectedly contacted via a survivor of the Manson relations who wishes Gene's support to bury her previous. As Gene travels again in heritage to the instant Manson partied along Bobby Fuller and the seashore Boys, John Kaye spins a masterful, traumatic portrait of two decades in la, of the promise of the sixties and the hellish realities of the morning after.

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Reading by Lightning

Lily Piper and her family members stay in an ephemeral global, because of cave in any second whilst the Lord involves pluck His devoted from the drought-ravaged Prairie. Lily attempts to be prepared, yet she is stressed, no longer the daughter she feels her mom wishes. As she attempts to invent herself, she conjures, too, an imagined prior for her loved father for you to comprehend him and the demons he battles. In her youth, Lily is distributed to England to take care of her Grandmother and extra explores the scrumptious query of who she may possibly turn into. She falls in love together with her followed cousin, learns to event lifestyles in all its ambiguity, and waits with the remainder of England for international battle II to begin — until eventually the scoop she has been dreading arrives at the doorstep, and she or he is named domestic to stand a destiny she idea she had escaped. examining by means of Lightning is a Bildungsroman of serious wit and intensity. Thomas's prose is wry and intimate, based and devastatingly humorous. Her engrossing tale of Lily Piper tells us whatever of the way we will be able to make feel of a destiny whilst the long run is whatever we will be able to rarely think.

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Double Espresso (Loretta Kovacs & Frank Marvelli , Book 2)

By Anthony Bruno

Parole officials Loretta Kovacs and Frank Marvelli were ordered to discover hit guy Sammy Teitlebaum prior to Sammy kills mob turncoat Gus Rispoli, who's tucked away at My Blue Heaven, the Witness security Program's top-secret felony. however the undesirable men don't count on the decided efforts of Loretta and Frank as they go back and forth to Seattle to discover Sammy. additionally they don't foresee Loretta and her mood--just as they hit Java urban, she's determined to give up espresso chilly turkey!

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Knife Edge

By Malorie Blackman

Persephone Hadley is six months pregnant with a mixed-race baby.

of their society this truth on my own will threaten the kid's lifestyles on a daily basis. To make issues worse, the baby's father, Callum, is useless. He used to be hanged for terrorism months in the past, yet his presence nonetheless torments Sephy. And she's now not by myself. Callum's brother, Jude, blames Sephy for the loss of life, and thirsts for revenge...in the shape of her existence.

evidently, Sephy isn't really keen on Jude, but if his activities take him to the edge of catastrophe, his lifestyles poised on a knife facet, can she stand through and do not anything? Will she be compelled -- once more -- to take aspects in a chilling racial drama?

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