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texte impriméIt is 1950 and the Liverpool repertory theatre company is rehearsing its Christmas production of Peter Pan, a story of childhood innocence and loss. Stella has been taken on as assistant stage manager and quickly becomes obsessed with Meredith, [...]
texte impriméMarigold Green calls herself 'hideous, quaint and barmy'. Other people calle her Bilgewater, a corruption of Bill's daughter. Growing up in a boys' school where her father is housemaster, she is convinced of her own plainness and peculiarity. Gr[...]
texte impriméJack Parlabane, the investigative journalist who is not averse to breaking the law for the sake of a good story, has finally been caught on the petard of his own self-confidence and is experiencing accommodation courtesy of Her Majesty. The fled[...]
texte impriméOriginally published: London : Little, Brown, 1999.
texte impriméEarly one morning in Paris the magnificent tranquility of the Sorbonne university is shattered by a death. But why would Albert Cadas, a quiet, crumpled profesor of medieval literature, have any reason to kill himself ?§ Meanwhile, Valentine Sav[...]
texte impriméManon Gaudet is unhappily married to the owner of a Louisiana sugar plantation. She misses her family and longs for the vibrant lifestyle of her native New Orleans, but most of all, she longs to be free of the suffocating domestic situation. The[...]
texte impriméTo Eugene Rafferty, girls are like money - they have to be saved. Despite living in 1950s Dublin, his three daughters, Bridie, Kitty and Rose, seem doomed to a Victorian childhood. However, as fortunes decline the Rafferty's are forced to take i[...]
texte impriméWith a failed marriage behind her, La (short for Lavender) moves to the Suffolk countryside on the eve the Second World War to nurse her broken heart. Lonely and at a loss, she decides to bring the villagers and men from the local airbase togeth[...]
texte impriméAt a New England boarding school, a sex scandal breaks. Even more shocking than the sexual acts themselves is the fact that they were caught on camera. A Pandora's box of revelations, the graphic images trigger a chorus of voices - those of the [...]
texte impriméKate Telman is a senior executive officer in The Business, a powerful and massively discreet transglobal organisation. Financially transparent, internally democratic and disavowing conventional familial inheritance, the character of The Business[...]
texte impriméOriginally published: London: Little, Brown, 2010. Includes index.
texte impriméMma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi have always relied on the advice of the classic guide to their trade, The Principles of Private Detection. But who is the eminent author, Mr Clovis Andersen, and what if he were to come to Botswana? That seems a very[...]
texte impriméNow that she is finally and happily married to her long-term suitor Mr J.L.B. Matekoni, Mma Ramotswe of the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency of Botswana might have expected life to grow more sedate. But the many problems that lead customers to Mma [...]