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On December 24, in a deserted palace of Montreal, Martin Ladouceur, bachelor, prepares to pass the worst eve of his life. Only company with a formal concierge, bellhop, and starting a maid shy, former Canadian hockey legend is found, as a bonus, the wagon without striptease or wines.
But against all odds, in this Christmas night, a little guy is going to offer the greatest gift it. And, like magic, terror rinks discover a feeling he did not know before.
Little philosophy of happiness, but what are you doing here all alone? Is a tender and funny fable absolute remedy against the gloom.
August 30, 2012
Editions Heloise d'Ormesson
Pangea, thirty, do not like religion. He mocked the believers, their faith, their rituals, and hates most of all churches and their clergy. He dies and finds, to his surprise, admitted to Paradise, where he began a series of amazing discoveries. Imagine instead a Garden of Eden that we forgot to maintain for 2000 years, angels who get drunk to forget their asexuality, a total absence of other elected officials to share eternity, incredible reality hell and a Creator who does not want to deal with humanity. The young man refuses his fate when he learns that he is the first to be admitted for more than two thousand years and that there are no women here High or companions, someone to share his hopes of eternal life . Ranging from surprise to surprise, he began a long quest and realizes that he can rely on himself, that God exists or not.
Moon On the Roof
March 1, 2012
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"It was I who had the idea of the list. I never wanted someone to die. Is it that one day forgive me? "
It is believed that Valerie, collapsed after an inexplicable tragedy that occurred at school. Her boyfriend, Nick, opened fire in the cafeteria, for one by one all the students in the list. This famous list they wrote for fun and where are those heinous, cowardly, contemptuous in the facility. Now they are injured or dead. Nick and committed suicide, taking his secret forever. But Valerie, she is still there, trapped in a bubble of unanswered questions. Until morning, when she gets up and leaves the room to go back to school ...
February 1, 2012
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A simple news item in a daily newspaper to Nagasaki.
Everything begins with the disappearance, in fact, moving objects.
Shimura-san lives alone in a silent house that faces the shipyards of Nagasaki. This is an ordinary man, who joined the meteorological station of the city every morning cursing the cicadas, lunch alone and returned early in a plan that does not smell, except for the order and measurement.
For some time now, it lists scrupulously levels and the amount of food stored in every closet in the kitchen. In this world, against which the unexpected could do nothing, a disruption occurred.
Front of the computer screen and with his camera, Shimura-san finally see the intruder. There is someone at home. He saw his profile. He observes. He expects to be sure. Is it a hallucination, a ghost of his past failed relationships, a bitter and vengeful lover? He ended up calling the police. The guest is onboard and in cells.
We learn by the agents in charge of the investigation and at the trial that the woman barely older than her host had found refuge with him during his wanderings. He left without being locked, the only concession to his mastery. We read that she loved the feel of his skin ray of light across the room in the afternoon and the smell of clean sheets in the closet that served as his bedroom. Such an animal, the woman without a past felt the threat, detected the sound of footsteps and jumped into hiding, away from danger. She wanted nothing more than to be there, without disturbing. She was also alone.
We learn many other things, the memory of places and all short memory, in a final that "clandestine" address the owner, deserted letter.
August 18, 2010
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2008 Gloucester, United States. Seventeen girls from the same high school become pregnant at the same time. Dazed in the city. The rumor reported a pact. The girls would have agreed to and raise their children together. What is it exactly?
As a journalist came to investigate the event, four of them say.
Lana ago, the leader, whose father disappeared one day, leaving her alone with a mother who became mute, stupefied by drugs, alcohol and television. Placed a time in a home, she met Cindy whose mother left home to get away with the plumber and his aunt then collected. Sue ago, wedged between his Puritan and well-meaning parents, Kylie, who shares her mother's passion for Kylie Minogue and connects the contest Mini-Miss since childhood.
Their voices succeed to evoke the "group", their relationships, the mystery of their multiple pregnancy and the pact, which allows them to escape the daily grind of a port city where unemployment and its consequences decimating families and leave little way for a better future.
Through cross narration of these four teenage lives through the stories of their childhood and their wounds, their hopes and their happiness, Vanessa Schneider tells us with affection and humor some American society between idleness, dreams and reality.
Name: Paul West. Age: 27 years. French: very average. Function: yuppie promised a great future. Occupation: thwart potentially disastrous pitfalls of French daily. Hobbie: lingerie. Distinguishing feature: Paul West is the result of a genetic cross between Hugh Grant and David Beckham. British girl just arrived in Paris, designer, England, the famous sign Voulez-Vous Café Avec Moi, Paul is struggling to adapt to the country suppositories, improvised and dog excrement strikes. And it is not the end of surprises ...
May 26, 2006
Hiding the truth was not his kind, yet Casey Sinclair had just done. Because she had no alternative if she wanted to ensure its future and, above all, protect the baby in her womb germinated. For any employer would have agreed to hire a pregnant woman, a single mother? ! Certainly not the man who coldly gauged at this time Due to its cold and suspiciously, Wyatt Keene had not left him a choice: to get the job he proposed, she had concealed her pregnancy. And she had won the game! At least for now: unfortunately, it does not abuse a long Wyatt Keene. When winter come, her belly round, the secret of Casey would reveal itself - it would not, then, as vulnerable as a butterfly on the snow ...?
June 1, 2010
A few days before Christmas, Alice talks with his uncle Sigismund, a bookseller scholar. She makes fun of him because he does not even know JK Rowling author of Harry Potter. It evokes a novel that was written by a certain Jerome Boisseau, "Ramses the country semicolons." Uncle Sigismund, has never heard of. Dare he tell his niece that there are writers that he does not know? This novel novelist exist? Ramses tells the country that semicolons? Who is the real author? Who is Ramses he is talking about?
The answers to all these questions will they in this book? This volume is intended for all readers from ten to one hundred and ten years. It arpentera the mysterious maze of castle Baskerville, we will cross Hockolmess Charles, black cat who keeps referring to Jean de La Fontaine. We will discover that the reader as much as the author each have a role to play in the birth of a book. This is particulièrerement the case of this book where the reader is invited to put his two cents.
November 13, 2009
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"I am 12 years old and tonight I'm dead. Beware of well-behaved children. "
She has lived a normal childhood, however, the 1960s where were kept secret for himself and wounds, feels dull and insignificant, especially stupid and ugly. But beware of the good children, they sometimes carry with them oceans of despair ... Michèle Halberstadt, the author of a misdemeanor, described as apt as the sober world of childhood, the gear insidious silence and lies, and fear grow.
August 17, 2011
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