Get A Dark Stranger PDF

By Julien Gracq

ISBN-10: 1908968354

ISBN-13: 9781908968357

From the instant he arrives at a sublime beach lodge along with his lover, Allan unsettles and obsesses the opposite visitors. Elusive, equivocal, attractive, he lives, gambles, swims and dances with a wierd fierceness that they locate intoxicating. quickly he even haunts their dreams.
One through one, each one visitor is fatally attracted to Allan. And, because the hazy August warmth fades and summer time involves an finish, they gravitate in the direction of self-destruction.
Rich, lushly poetic, a depressing Stranger is a dreamlike portrayal of lives lived at the fringe of the abyss.

"Gracq's place in smooth French literature rests on his outstanding prose. He was once one of many nice stylists of his century, a author with a carnal relation to phrases, in a position to impressive and hallucinatory evocative power." - The Times

"Gracq is exclusive. His texts shine within the darkness of literature... each web page is a discovery and we're thankful for his or her attractiveness, their intelligence and their exoticism." - Libération

Show description

Read or Download A Dark Stranger PDF

Similar fiction_1 books

Download PDF by Georgi Gospodinov: The Physics of Sorrow

A finalist for either the Strega Europeo and Gregor von Rezzori awards (and winner of each Bulgarian honor possible), The Physics of Sorrow reaffirms Georgi Gospodinov’s position as certainly one of Europe’s such a lot artistic and bold writers.

Using the parable of the Minotaur as its organizing photo, the narrator of Gospodinov’s long-awaited novel constructs a labyrinth of news approximately his kinfolk, leaping from period to period and perspective to standpoint, exploring the frame of mind and trappings of jap Europeans. exceptionally moving—such as with the tale of his grandfather by chance being left in the back of at a mill—and terribly funny—see the part at the awfulness of the query “how are you? ”—Physics is a ebook so that you can inhabit, tracing connections, following the narrator down quite a few “side passages,” getting pleasantly misplaced within the numerous tales and empathizing with the sad, misunderstood Minotaur on the middle of it all.

Like the paintings of Dave Eggers, Tom McCarthy, and Dubravka Ugresic, The Physics of Sorrow attracts you in with its distinct constitution, humanitarian issues, and lovely storytelling.

Download PDF by Stig Larsson: Nyår

Efter en skidolycka ligger en 27-årig guy medvetslös i elva dagar. guy lyckas rädda hans liv efter omfattande hjärnoperationer. Först efter några dagar återfår han minnet. Han får senare åka hem until sin familj i en via utanför Vilhelmina; han är present och har två små barn.

Download e-book for iPad: Desolation Angels by Jack Kerouac

Desolation Angels is the wild and soulful tale of the mythical street journey that Jack Kerouac took ahead of the book of at the street, informed in the course of the character of Jack Duluoz and observed via his thinly-disguised Beat cohorts Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso and William Burroughs. As they hitch, hop freight trains, stroll and speak their means internationally, from California to Mexico, London to Paris and directly to opium-ridden Tangiers, Kerouac chronicles their poetry, partying, mountain vigils and religious contemplation with unsurpassable strength and humanity.

Lucia Puenzo's Wakolda PDF

En 1959, sur une course désolée en Patagonie, un médecin allemand pas comme les autres croise une famille argentine ordinaire et lui suggest de faire course ensemble, afin d’être moins isolés.

Ce médecin n’est autre que Josef Menguele. Très vite, il est fasciné par l’un des enfants, une jeune fille qui porte le doux nom de Lilith et qui est bien trop petite pour son âge. los angeles fascination semble réciproque : elle ne peut quitter des yeux cet homme si cultivé et sophistiqué.

Alors, quand il s’installe finalement dans l. a. pension fraîchement ouverte par sa famille d’accueil, tout s’accélère. Surtout lorsque l. a. mère de famille accouche de deux fragiles petites jumelles qu’il faut soigner. Traqué par des brokers israéliens, il proceed pourtant à vivre tranquillement, allant même jusqu’à investir dans le projet d’usine de poupées du père. Des poupées parfaites. Aryennes.  
Contrairement à Wakolda.

Wakolda, quatrième roman de Lucía Puenzo, nous entraîne au cœur d’une société argentine infiltrée par l’émigration nazie. En immergeant los angeles determine énigmatique de Menguele dans l. a. vie quotidienne, Lucía Puenzo s’appuie sur les détails les moins visibles de sa personnalité pour faire ressortir avec une grande subtilité l’horreur de sa pensée profonde. Un roman captivant qui entraîne le lecteur sur les routes de los angeles mémoire.

Extra info for A Dark Stranger

Sample text

Jordan turned the knob and removed his key from the lock. He had been out shopping all day, and he was dead tired. He needed a shower, rest, and then he would hit the streets and pick up his money. And he had plenty of that to pick up. Business had been good. The first time he heard the faint sounds of moving water, he had dismissed the thought as being ridiculous. Now that he heard it again, he knew that his ears were not deceiving him. There was definitely another person in his house. 36 TERI WOODS He reached inside his gym bag and pulled out his ninemillimeter Beretta.

He was supposed to relocate the cocaine, but he was moving so fast, he never took it to the stash house to have it broken down and vialed up. Not to mention, he was moving so fast, handling so much product, he forgot he had left that shit at his mom’s altogether. “Look, it doesn’t have to be this way,” Ratzinger told him. ” Rasun looked up. Detective Ratzinger nodded. “And the best part about it is that you won’t have to go to jail either. ” Rasun asked. “Well, the way things work around here is that I look out for you, and you look out for me.

I want the streets to be safe for him,” Ratzinger told him. “I want the streets to be safe for your mother, and your father, and your grandmother. ” Rasun shook his head. ” “I ain’t asking you to testify against anybody,” Ratzinger assured him. “All I need is a little bit of information. Your man Rik, he’s up right now. ” Rasun looked down. “C’mon, Ra,” Ratzinger smiled. “That is what they call you, isn’t it? Ra? We already know most of the shit, we just want to confirm the shit that we already know.

Download PDF sample

A Dark Stranger by Julien Gracq

by Ronald

Rated 4.09 of 5 – based on 13 votes