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The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, book 3: Life, the Universe, and Everything de Douglas Adams

Posté : 4 avril, 2020 @ 7:35 dans Avis littéraires | Pas de commentaires »

Genre : Science-FictionThe Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Editeur : Windmill

Année de sortie : 2014 [1982]

Nombre de pages : 148

Titre en VF : La Vie, l’Univers et le reste

Synopsis : First a legendary radio series, then a sequence of bestselling books, and most recently a blockbuster movie, The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is one of the greatest fictional enterprises of the twentieth century. Reissued in time for the first novel’s thirty-fifth anniversary, this hardback omnibus edition features all five parts of the trilogy, along with a wealth of extra material prefaced and contextualised by Jem Roberts, the official biographer of Douglas Adams, to complete the canon.

This unique hardback edition is indispensable for any would-be galactic traveller, and a must-read for all Douglas Adams fans.

 

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Demandez-leur la lune d’Isabelle Pandazopoulos

Posté : 3 avril, 2020 @ 2:17 dans Avis littéraires, Coup de cœur | Pas de commentaires »

Genre : Contemporaine, YADemandez-leur la lune

Editeur : Gallimard (Scripto)

Année de sortie : 2020

Nombre de pages : 204

Synopsis : Pour Lilou, Samantha, Bastien et Farouk, le passage en seconde générale vient d’être refusé. Dans un de ces coins de France où même Internet ne passe pas, de quel avenir peuvent-ils rêver ? C’est alors qu’Agathe Fortin croise leur route. Jeune prof de français passionnée, elle propose de les préparer à un concours d’éloquence. C’est la première fois que quelqu’un croit en eux.

 

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The witch doesn’t burn in this one d’Amanda Lovelace

Posté : 3 avril, 2020 @ 2:14 dans Avis littéraires, Coup de cœur | Pas de commentaires »

Genre : Poésie The witch doesn't burn in this one

Editeur : Andrews McMeel Publishing

Année de sortie : 2018

Nombre de pages : 208

Synopsis : The witch: supernaturally powerful, inscrutably independent, and now—indestructible. These moving, relatable poems encourage resilience and embolden women to take control of their own stories. Enemies try to judge, oppress, and marginalize her, but the witch doesn’t burn in this one.

 

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My Dark Vanessa de Kate Elizabeth Russell

Posté : 3 avril, 2020 @ 2:10 dans Avis littéraires, Coup de cœur | Pas de commentaires »

Genre : ContemporaineMy Dark Vanessa

Editeur : HarperAudio

Année de sortie : 2020

Temps d’écoute : 15h

Synopsis : Exploring the psychological dynamics of the relationship between a precocious yet naïve teenage girl and her magnetic and manipulative teacher, a brilliant, all-consuming read that marks the explosive debut of an extraordinary new writer.

2000. Bright, ambitious, and yearning for adulthood, fifteen-year-old Vanessa Wye becomes entangled in an affair with Jacob Strane, her magnetic and guileful forty-two-year-old English teacher.

2017. Amid the rising wave of allegations against powerful men, a reckoning is coming due. Strane has been accused of sexual abuse by a former student, who reaches out to Vanessa, and now Vanessa suddenly finds herself facing an impossible choice: remain silent, firm in the belief that her teenage self willingly engaged in this relationship, or redefine herself and the events of her past. But how can Vanessa reject her first love, the man who fundamentally transformed her and has been a persistent presence in her life? Is it possible that the man she loved as a teenager—and who professed to worship only her—may be far different from what she has always believed?

Alternating between Vanessa’s present and her past, My Dark Vanessa juxtaposes memory and trauma with the breathless excitement of a teenage girl discovering the power her own body can wield. Thought-provoking and impossible to put down, this is a masterful portrayal of troubled adolescence and its repercussions that raises vital questions about agency, consent, complicity, and victimhood. Written with the haunting intimacy of The Girls and the creeping intensity of Room, My Dark Vanessa is an era-defining novel that brilliantly captures and reflects the shifting cultural mores transforming our relationships and society itself.

 

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Mistborn, book 1: The Final Empire de Brandon Sanderson

Posté : 30 mars, 2020 @ 4:06 dans Avis littéraires, Coup de cœur | Pas de commentaires »

Genre : FantasyThe Final Empire

Editeur : Gollancz

Année de sortie : 2009 [2006]

Nombre de pages : 643

Titre en français : Fils-des-brumes, tome 1 : L’Empire ultime

Synopsis : THE MISTS RULE THE NIGHT …

THE LORD RULER OWNS THE WORLD.

FOR A THOUSAND YEARS THE ASH FELL.

For a thousand years, the Skaa slaved in misery and lived in fear. For a thousand years, the Lord Ruler reigned with absolute power and ultimate terror, divinely invincible. Every attempted revolt has failed miserably.

YET SOMEHOW HOPE SURVIVES.

A new kind of uprising is being planned, one that depends on the cunning of a brilliant criminal mastermind and the courage of an unlikely heroine, a Skaa street urchin, who must learn to master Allomancy, the power of a mistborn.

What if the prophesied hero had failed to defeat the Dark Lord? The answer will be found in the Mistborn trilogy, a saga of surprises that begins here.

 

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