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A lonely man responds to an ad that offers the experience of joining a family in spending an old-fashioned Christmas in the heart of the country for a small fee. But when he arrives at the house, he discovers that the people who live there have different plans than he expected. A beautiful, thrilling, and heartwarming tale for Christmas.
A pair of thieves, dreamers and murderers have been together for centuries. From Paris to London to Rome, the two of them swindle their way through the history… A delicious story, half hard-boiled crime, half fairy tale!
Sonya’s grandmother only knows how to cook chicken but in her old age, still she is able to make heads spin. and but what about Sonya? When will she learn how to kiss? A cute coming of age story that takes place in Soviet Russia.
An Iraqi expatriate is down and out in Paris when he meets a recently divorced Frenchwoman who is looking for her lost dog late at night on Bastille Day. As the days and weeks go by, their torrid relationship deteriorates into bouts of drinking and verbal abuse, raising questions of an immigrant’s place in contemporary French society.
“I was to get 1/3 for doing the typing, and she was to get 1/3 for doing the editing, and he was to get 1/3 for writing the novel.” A universe explodes out of a small, compressed experience in this American masterpiece by Brautigan.
So much has been said already about millennials, but this fascinating story by Michel Decar succeeds to distill the millennial zeitgeist perfectly. It’s a stream of consciousness, of ever changing wants, desires, an explosion of experiences in the now.
For years, Heloise has been following Mitch wherever his medical career has taken him — from university to his residency to his first job. But when they go on vacation with their young daughter and another couple to a remote winter resort, an encounter with another man will change her life forever.