Drama genre books (20)



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Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand EN

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Country: Europe / France flag France
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Une édition de référence de Cyrano de Bergerac d’Edmond Rostand, spécialement conçue pour la lecture sur les supports numériques. DE GUICHE. Personne ne va donc lui répondre ?... LE VICOMTE Personne ? Attendez ! Je vais lui lancer un de ces traits !... Il s'avance vers Cyrano qui l'observe, et se campant devant lui d'un air fat. Vous... vous avez un nez... heu... un nez... très grand. CYRANO, gravement Très. LE VICOMTE, riant Ha ! CYRANO, imperturbable C'est tout ?... LE VICOMTE Mais... CYRANO Ah ! non ! c'est un peu court, jeune homme ! On pouvait dire... Oh ! Dieu !... bien des choses en som... continue

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Daisy Jones & The Six : A Novel by Taylor Jenkins Reid EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OVER ONE MILLION COPIES SOLD! A gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and their beautiful lead singer, revealing the mystery behind their infamous breakup—from the author of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, Malibu Rising, and Carrie Soto Is Back REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK • COMING SOON AS AN ORIGINAL STREAMING SERIES EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY REESE WITHERSPOON “An explosive, dynamite, down-and-dirty look at a fictional rock band told in an interview style that gives it irresistible surface energy.”—Elin Hilderbrand ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF ... continue

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Dangerous Liaisons by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / France flag France
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The complex moral ambiguities of seduction and revenge make Les Liaisons dangereuses (1782) one of the most scandalous and controversial novels in European literature. The subject of major film and stage adaptations, the novel's prime movers, the Vicomte de Valmont and the Marquise de Merteuil, form an unholy alliance and turn seduction into a game - a game which they must win. This new translation gives Laclos a modern voice, and readers will be able a judge whether the novel is as `diabolical' and `infamous' as its critics have claimed, or whether it has much to tell us about the kind of wor... continue


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Diary of the Fall by Michel Laub EN

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Years after a prank leaves the only Catholic boy in an elite Jewish school in Porto Alegre terribly injured, one of his classmates revisits that episode, trying to come to terms with his own story, and those of his father and grandfather.


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Drei Schwestern by Anton Pawlowitsch Tschechow DE

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Russia flag Russia
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Anton Pawlowitsch Tschechow: Drei Schwestern. (Tri Sestry) Das 1900 entstandene Schauspiel zeichnet das Leben der drei Schwestern Olga, Mascha und Irina nach, die nach dem Tode des Vaters gemeinsam mit ihrem Bruder Andrej in der russischen Provinz leben. Natascha, die Frau Andrejs, drängt die Schwestern nach und nach aus dem eigenen Hause. Erstdruck: In: Russkaja mysl', H. 2, Moskau 1901. Hier nach der Übers. v. August Scholz, Berlin: I. Ladyschnikow, [o.J.]. Vollständige Neuausgabe mit einer Biographie des Autors. Herausgegeben von Karl-Maria Guth. Berlin 2013. Textgrundlage ist die Ausgabe: ... continue

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Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe DE

Rating: 4 (3 votes)
Country: Europe / Germany flag Germany
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Den store tragedien om alkymisten og filosofen Faust er en av hjørnesteinenei tysk - og europeisk - litteratur. Det sentrale motivet er pakten Faust har inngått med djevelen: Faust skal få hjelp til å nå alle sine mål, men han skal miste sin sjel til det onde dersom han fristes til å holde fast ved øyeblikket og glemmer sin sannhetssøken og streben etter erkjennelse.

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Indian Horse : A Novel by Richard Wagamese EN

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Saul Indian Horse has hit bottom. His last binge almost killed him, and now he's a reluctant resident in a treatment centre for alcoholics, surrounded by people he's sure will never understand him. But Saul wants peace, and he grudgingly comes to see that he'll find it only through telling his story. With him, readers embark on a journey back through the life he's led as a northern Ojibway, with all its joys and sorrows. With compassion and insight, author Richard Wagamese traces through his fictional characters the decline of a culture and a cultural way. For Saul, taken forcibly from the lan... continue