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    • The Testaments

    • A Novel
    • De : Margaret Atwood
    • Durée : 8 h et 30 min
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    When the van door slammed on Offred's future at the end of The Handmaid's Tale, fans had no way of telling what lay ahead for her - freedom, prison, or death. With The Testaments, the wait is over. Margaret Atwood's sequel picks up the story 15 years after Offred stepped into the unknown, with the explosive testaments of three female narrators from Gilead. 

    Prix : 25,14 €

    • The Testaments

    • De : Margaret Atwood
    • Durée : Indisponible
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    The wait is over. And so I step up, into the darkness within; or else the light. When the van door slammed on Offred’s future at the end of The Handmaid’s Tale, listeners had no way of telling what lay ahead for her – freedom, prison or death. With The Testaments, the wait is over. Margaret Atwood’s sequel picks up the story 15 years after Offred stepped into the unknown, with the explosive testaments of three female narrators from Gilead. 

    Prix : 21,54 €

    • Lie with Me

    • A Novel
    • De : Philippe Besson, Molly Ringwald - translator
    • Lu par : Jacques Roy
    • Durée : 4 h
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    Just outside a hotel in Bordeaux, Philippe chances upon a young man who bears a striking resemblance to his first love. What follows is a look back at the relationship he’s never forgotten, a hidden affair with a gorgeous boy named Thomas during their last year of high school. Without ever acknowledging they know each other in the halls, they steal time to meet in secret, carrying on a passionate, world-altering affair. 

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    • Machines Like Me

    • De : Ian McEwan
    • Lu par : Billy Howle
    • Durée : 10 h et 54 min
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    Machines Like Me occurs in an alternative 1980s London. Charlie, drifting through life and dodging full-time employment, is in love with Miranda, a bright student who lives with a terrible secret. When Charlie comes into money, he buys Adam, one of the first batch of synthetic humans. With Miranda’s assistance, he co-designs Adam’s personality. This near-perfect human is beautiful, strong and clever - a love triangle soon forms. These three beings will confront a profound moral dilemma.

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    • The Friends We Keep

    • De : Jane Green
    • Lu par : Jane Green
    • Durée : 12 h
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    Evvie, Maggie, and Topher have known one another since college. Their friendship was something they swore would last forever. Now, years have passed, the friends have drifted apart, and they never found the lives they wanted - the lives they dreamed of when they were young and everything seemed possible. By their 30th reunion, these old friends have lost touch with one another and with the people they dreamed of becoming. Together again, they have a second chance at happiness...until a dark secret is revealed that changes everything.  

    Prix : 28,28 €

    • All That She Can See

    • De : Carrie Hope Fletcher
    • Durée : Indisponible
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    Cherry has a hidden talent. She can see things other people can't, and she decided a long time ago to use this skill to help others. As far as the rest of the town is concerned, she's simply the kind-hearted young woman who runs the local bakery, but in private she uses her gift to add something special to her cakes so that after just one mouthful, the townspeople start to feel better about their lives.

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    • Memories of the Future

    • De : Siri Hustvedt
    • Lu par : Katherine Fenton
    • Durée : 12 h et 58 min
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    As she listens to Lucy through the thin walls of her dilapidated building, S.H., aka “Minnesota”, transcribes her neighbor’s bizarre and increasingly ominous monologues in a notebook, along with sundry other adventures, until one frightening night when Lucy bursts into her apartment on a rescue mission. Forty years later, S.H., now a veteran author, discovers her old notebook, as well as early drafts of a never-completed novel while moving her aging mother from one facility to another. 

    Prix : 20,35 €

    • H.G. Wells: The Science Fiction Collection

    • De : H. G. Wells, Eli Roth - introduction
    • Lu par : Hugh Bonneville, Jason Isaacs, Sophie Okonedo, and others
    • Durée : Indisponible
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    Known as ‘The Father of Science Fiction’, Herbert George Wells’ writing career spanned over 60 years. He was a writer of novels, short stories, nonfiction books and articles. As a young man, Wells won a scholarship to the Normal School of Science in London, sparking his infamous vocation as a science fiction writer. 

    Prix : 48,96 €

    • The Daughter's Tale

    • A Novel
    • De : Armando Lucas Correa
    • Lu par : Cassandra Campbell
    • Durée : 9 h
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    New York City, 2015: Elise Duval, 80 years old, receives a phone call from a woman recently arrived from Cuba bearing messages from a time and country she’s long forgotten. A French Catholic who arrived in New York after World War II, Elise and her world are forever changed when the woman arrives with letters written to Elise from her mother in German during the war, unraveling more than seven decades of secrets. 

    Prix : 16,96 €

    • The Old Drift

    • A Novel
    • De : Namwali Serpell
    • Lu par : Adjoa Andoh, Richard E. Grant, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
    • Durée : 18 h
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    On the banks of the Zambezi River, a few miles from the majestic Victoria Falls, there was once a colonial settlement called The Old Drift. Here begins the epic story of a small African nation, told by a mysterious swarm-like chorus that calls itself man’s greatest nemesis. The tale? A playful panorama of history, fairytale, romance, and science fiction. The moral? To err is human.

    Prix : 34,57 €

    • The Editor

    • De : Steven Rowley
    • Lu par : Michael Urie
    • Durée : 10 h et 21 min
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    After years of trying to make it as a writer in 1990s New York City, James Smale finally sells his novel to an editor at a major publishing house: none other than Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Jackie - or Mrs. Onassis, as she's known in the office - has fallen in love with James' candidly autobiographical novel, one that exposes his own dysfunctional family. But when the book's forthcoming publication threatens to unravel already fragile relationships, both within his family and with his partner, James finds that he can't bring himself to finish the manuscript.  

    Prix : 25,14 €

    • Paradise City

    • De : Elizabeth Day
    • Lu par : Melissa Woodbridge
    • Durée : 10 h et 46 min
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    Beatrice Kizza, a woman in flight from a homeland that condemned her for daring to love, flees to London. There, she shields her sorrow from the indifference of her adopted city and navigates a nighttime world of shift work and bedsits. Howard Pink is a self-made millionaire who has risen from Petticoat Lane to the mansions of Kensington on a tide of determination and bluster. Yet self-doubt still snaps at his heels, and his life is shadowed by the terrible loss that has shaken him to his foundations.

    Prix : 12,73 €

    • The Beekeeper of Aleppo

    • A Moving Testament to The Human Spirit
    • De : Christy Lefteri
    • Lu par : Art Malik
    • Durée : Indisponible
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    Nuri is a beekeeper; his wife, Afra, an artist. They live a simple life, rich in family and friends, in the beautiful Syrian city of Aleppo - until the unthinkable happens. When all they care for is destroyed by war, they are forced to escape. But what Afra has seen is so terrible she has gone blind, and so they must embark on a perilous journey through Turkey and Greece towards an uncertain future in Britain. On the way, Nuri is sustained by the knowledge that waiting for them is Mustafa, his cousin and business partner, who has started an apiary and is teaching fellow refugees in Yorkshire to keep bees.   

    Prix : 26,43 €

    • The Den

    • De : Abi Maxwell
    • Durée : Indisponible
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    For fans of The Virgin Suicides or The Girls, a story of two extraordinary, magnetic women and their disappearances - a hundred years apart - from the small New England town they call home. Henrietta and Jane are growing up in a farmhouse on the outskirts of town, their mother a remote artist, their father in thrall to the folklore and legend of their corner of New England. When Henrietta falls under the spell of Kaus, an outsider and petty criminal, Jane takes to trailing the couple, spying on their trysts, until one night, Henrietta vanishes into the woods.

    • De : Abi Maxwell
    • Durée : Indisponible
    • Date de publication : 16/05/2019
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    Prix : 19,58 €

    • Little Women

    • De : Louisa May Alcott
    • Durée : Indisponible
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    Come laugh and cry with the March family. Meg - the sweet-tempered one. Jo - the smart one. Beth - the shy one. Amy - the sassy one. Together they're the March sisters. Their father is away at war and times are difficult, but the bond between the sisters is strong. The family may not have much money, but that doesn't stop them from creating their own fun and forming a secret society. Through sisterly squabbles, happy times and sad, their four lives follow very different paths, and they discover that growing up is sometimes very hard to do....

    Prix : 19,58 €

    • The Ash Family

    • A Novel
    • De : Molly Dektar
    • Lu par : Emily Woo Zeller
    • Durée : 9 h
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    At 19, Berie encounters a seductive and mysterious man at a bus station near her home in North Carolina. Shut off from the people around her, she finds herself compelled by his promise of a new life. He ferries her into a place of order and chaos: the Ash Family farm. There, she joins an intentional community living off the fertile land of the mountains, bound together by high ideals and through relationships she can’t untangle. Berie - now renamed Harmony - renounces her old life and settles into her new one on the farm. She begins to make friends. And then they start to disappear.

    Prix : 16,96 €

    • Feast Your Eyes

    • A Novel
    • De : Myla Goldberg
    • Lu par : Myla Goldberg, Samantha Desz, Lisa Flanagan, and others
    • Durée : 11 h
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    The first novel in nearly a decade from Myla Goldberg, the award-winning, New York Times best-selling author of Bee Season - a compelling and wholly original story about a female photographer grappling with ambition and motherhood, a balancing act familiar to women of every generation. 

    Prix : 20,35 €

    • Cape May

    • De : Chip Cheek
    • Lu par : George Newbern
    • Durée : 7 h et 34 min
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    Cape May, New Jersey. September 1957. Newlyweds Henry and Effie arrive from Georgia for their honeymoon. It's the end of the summer season, and as they tentatively discover each other - walking on the deserted beach overlooking the vast, darkening Atlantic, clumsily making love in the dusty rooms of a distant relative's house - they begin to realize that everyday married life might be disappointingly different from their happy-ever-after fantasy. 

    Prix : 19,58 €

    • The Language of Birds

    • De : Jill Dawson
    • Durée : 10 h
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    Drawing on the infamous Lord Lucan affair, this compelling novel explores the roots of a shocking murder from a fresh perspective and brings to vivid life an era when women's voices all too often went unheard. In the summer of 1974, Mandy River arrives in London to make a fresh start and begins working as nanny to the children of one Lady Morven. She quickly finds herself in the midst of a bitter custody battle and the house under siege: Lord Morven is having his wife watched. According to Lady Morven, her estranged husband also has a violent streak, yet she doesn't seem the most reliable witness. Should Mandy believe her? 

    Prix : 19,58 €

    • Dignity

    • De : Alys Conran
    • Lu par : Antonia Beamish
    • Durée : 10 h
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    Magda lives alone in her a huge house by the sea. Bad tempered and elderly, Magda does not need help from anyone, despite being wheelchair bound. With her sharp tongue, she gets through carers at a rate of knots, until Susheela arrives. And Susheela, it turns out, is in even more trouble than Magda. Still reeling from the recent death of her mum and trying to prop up her dad who is at risk of losing the family business, she finds she is pregnant. The future suddenly looks uncertain and frightening. 

    Prix : 19,58 €

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