The Rabbi s Cat

Titre : The Rabbi s Cat
Auteur : Joann Sfar
Éditeur : Pantheon
ISBN-13 : 9780375714641
Libération : 2007-05-22

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Gaining the ability to speak after swallowing a parakeet, the rabbi's cat uses his newfound talent to tell lies, the consequences of which lead to being banned from contact with the rabbi's daughter and an education in the Torah, despite his preference for the Kabbalah and his desire for a bar mitvah. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

Captain Fracasse

Titre : Captain Fracasse
Auteur : Theophile Gautier
Éditeur : The Floating Press
ISBN-13 : 9781775457701
Libération : 2012-04-01

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Get set for action and adventure in this thrill-a-minute swashbuckler from French writer Theophile Gautier. The tale follows the ups and downs of a well-born but penniless aristocrat who casts aside his birthright in favor of the traveling life. Fans of The Three Musketeers will delight in this picaresque page-turner.

At the Mountains of Madness

Titre : At the Mountains of Madness
Auteur : H.P. Lovecraft
Éditeur : Modern Library
ISBN-13 : 9781588364753
Libération : 2005-06-14

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Introduction by China Miéville Long acknowledged as a master of nightmarish visions, H. P. Lovecraft established the genuineness and dignity of his own pioneering fiction in 1931 with his quintessential work of supernatural horror, At the Mountains of Madness. The deliberately told and increasingly chilling recollection of an Antarctic expedition’s uncanny discoveries–and their encounter with untold menace in the ruins of a lost civilization–is a milestone of macabre literature. This exclusive new edition, presents Lovecraft’s masterpiece in fully restored form, and includes his acclaimed scholarly essay “Supernatural Horror in Literature.” This is essential reading for every devotee of classic terror. From the Trade Paperback edition.

A boire et manger

Titre : A boire et manger
Auteur : Guillaume Long
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 2070642682
Libération : 2012-01-19

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Quels sont les ustensiles indispensables à tout cuisinier qui se respecte ? Où trouver l'ail des ours ? Que faire de nos amies les courges ? Où aller manger si vous êtes à Venise ? Et préparer un bon apéro ? Et un risotto aux asperges ? Et les crêpes ? Pour Guillaume Long, la cuisine est un art de vivre ludique et les réponses à ces questions s'écrivent en bande dessinée. Il recompose pour le livre les notes, recettes, anecdotes, portraits imaginés pour son blog gastronomique.

Polina

Titre : Polina
Auteur : Bastien Vivès
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9781448130122
Libération : 2014-01-16

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As a very young girl, Polina Oulinov is taken on as a special pupil by the famous ballet teacher Professor Bojinsky. He is very demanding and refuses to adapt his standards to the talents of his pupils, and Polina has to work hard and make great sacrifices in order to reach the level Bojinsky senses she has the talent for. When she graduates and is admitted to the official theatre school, she discovers that Bojinsky’s view of ballet is only one of many and that she can’t adapt to new rules, new visions. She flees Russia for Berlin, where she meets a group of drama students. Together they create a new form of theatre – and conquer the world. Brilliantly drawn, Polina is a moving and intimate story of self-discovery. It confirms Bastien Vivès as one of the most exciting talents at work in the graphic novel field today.

The Walking Dead Vol 19

Titre : The Walking Dead Vol 19
Auteur : Robert Kirkman
Éditeur : Image Comics
ISBN-13 : 9781607068662
Libération : 2013-11-13

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Rick. Ezekiel. Gregory. Negan. Each man holds the fate of their community in their hands... and WAR is on the horizon. This volume collects THE WALKING DEAD #109-114, the prelude to ALL OUT WAR-the epic battle that will change the world of THE WALKING DEAD for years to come.

Brigitte Bardot

Titre : Brigitte Bardot
Auteur : Henry-Jean Servat
Éditeur : Flammarion-Pere Castor
ISBN-13 : 2080202693
Libération : 2016-09-06

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Legendary actress Brigitte Bardot led fashion revolutions throughout her career; this retrospective includes BB’s comments on her iconic style in a rare, intimate interview. Brigitte Bardot is a style icon whose legacy has undeniably shaped the face of fashion as we know it. She was discovered by a magazine editor at only 14 years old, her career blossomed as the world emerged from the ashes of World War II. She found fame and admiration on the big screen in the 1950s and then became the fiery sex symbol of the groovy and liberated 1960s. Over the course of her career, all of the great French designers—including Christian Dior, Pierre Balmain, and Pierre Cardin—outfitted Bardot on- and offscreen. In photographs that capture her attending receptions by Queen Elizabeth II and Charles de Gaulle or on glamorous visits to the United States, in fashion shoots and on film sets, or relaxing on a grassy field, this volume illustrates all the key looks that BB wore and brought to the international spotlight as she invented and edited her own highly imitated style. In an extensive—and extremely rare—interview, accompanied by her personal comments on the photographs, Bardot explains the context of the often vanguard fashions she wore, making headlines wherever she went. Evoking French style and the glamour of St. Tropez, her legacy endures—from ballerina slippers with sweeping skirts to figure-hugging knitwear, gingham fabrics and gypsy dresses, kohl eyeliner and tousled hair."

Genesis Alpha

Titre : Genesis Alpha
Auteur : Rune Michaels
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9781442419919
Libération : 2011-04-26

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Josh worships his older brother, Max. They look alike, they talk alike, and they both have the same interests, including their favorite massively multiplayer online role-playing game, Genesis Alpha. But Josh and Max have an even deeper connection. Because Josh was born for a reason. It was Josh's stem cells, harvested when Josh was newly born, that saved his dying older brother's life. Now that same beloved older brother is arrested, accused of the brutal murder of a teenage girl. Josh is bewildered. Is Max really a monster, or is all of this a terrible mistake? And if the worst is true and Max is guilty, does that mean Josh is guilty too? After all, Max wouldn't exist without him. But this is only the beginning. Before long, Josh will come to a number of searing revelations -- revelations that have dire implications not only for Max's future, but for Josh's as well. Rune Michaels explodes onto the teen literature scene with this gripping, chilling debut -- a compelling picture of the intersection where science, family, and morality collide.

My Dog The Paradox

Titre : My Dog The Paradox
Auteur : The Oatmeal
Éditeur : Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN-13 : 9781449437718
Libération : 2013-05-07

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This eponymous comic became an instant hit when it went live on The Oatmeal.com and was liked on Facebook by 700,000 fans. Now fans will have a keepsake book of this comic to give and to keep. In My Dog: The Paradox, Inman discusses the canine penchant for rolling in horse droppings, chasing large animals four times their size, and acting recklessly enthusiastic through the entirety of their impulsive, lovable lives. Hilarious and heartfelt, My Dog: The Paradox eloquently illustrates the complicated relationship between man and dog. We will never know why dogs fear hair dryers, or being baited into staring contests with cats, but as Inman explains, perhaps we love dogs so much “because their lives aren’t lengthy, logical, or deliberate, but an explosive paradox composed of fur, teeth, and enthusiasm.”

What is the What

Titre : What is the What
Auteur : Dave Eggers
Éditeur : Penguin UK
ISBN-13 : 9780141917412
Libération : 2011-10-27

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What is the What is Dave Eggers's astonishing novel about one of the world's most brutal civil wars Valentino Achak Deng is just a boy when conflict separates him from his family and forces him to leave his small Sudanese village, joining thousands of other orphans on their long, long walk to Ethiopia, where they find safety - for a time. Along the way Valentino encounters enemy soldiers, liberation rebels and deadly militias, hyenas and lions, disease and starvation. But there are experiences ahead that will test his spirit in even greater ways than these . . . Truly epic in scope, and told with expansive humanity, deep compassion and unexpected humour, What is the What is an eye-opening account of life amid the madness of war and an unforgettable tale of tragedy and triumph. 'If there was ever any doubt that Dave Eggers is one of our most important storytellers, What Is the What should put it to rest... [A] strange, beautiful and unforgettable work' San Francisco Chronicle 'A remarkable book: harrowing, witty, wretched, delightful; and always compelling, always surprising' London Review of Books All of the author's proceeds from this book will go to the Valentino Achak Deng Foundation. Read more at: www.valentinoachakdeng.com.