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Silence Of The Sea Le Silence De La Mer

Author : Jean BRULLER
ISBN : UOM:39015002334517
Genre : Fiction
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This first bilingual edition of France's most enduring wartime novel introduces Vercors's famous tale to a generation without personal experience of World War II who may not be able to read it in its original language. Readers are assisted with a historical and literary introduction, explanatory notes, a glossary of French terms and a select bibliography.
Category: Fiction

The Silence Of The Sea

Author : Yrsa Sigurdardottir
ISBN : 9781466852341
Genre : Fiction
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Winner of the Petrona Award 2015! From the queen of Icelandic crime fiction comes a truly chilling story that will leave readers breathless right up to the memorable ending. This is possibly her best book yet. Bestselling and award-winning Icelandic crime author Yrsa Sigurdardóttir has produced here a dazzling display of brilliant crime writing that is both groundbreaking and immensely satisfying. As The Silence of the Sea opens, a luxury yacht crashes into a Reykjavik pier. But the boat is empty; no one is on board. What has happened to the crew? And what has happened to the family who were very much present when the yacht left Lisbon? What should Thora Gudmundsdottir, the series sleuth, make of the rumors that the vessel was cursed? She is spooked even more when she boards the yacht and thinks she sees one of the missing children. Where is Karitas, the glamorous young wife of the yacht's former owner? And whose is the body that has washed up further along the shore? The most chilling novel yet from Yrsa Sigurdardottir, an international best-selling author at the height of her powers.
Category: Fiction

The Silence Of The Sea By Vercors Book Analysis

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Unlock the more straightforward side of The Silence of the Sea with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Silence of the Sea by Vercors, which tells the story of an old man and his niece who show their resistance by refusing to speak to the German officer they have to accommodate, even though he is an educated young man who dreams of a reconciliation between the two countries. The novel was secretly published during the Occupation in France and quickly became a symbol of mental resistant against the Germans. The hard-hitting novel was adapted for television and the programme was shown immediately after the end of World War II. It has since been brought to life on the stage and is still a firm favourite for many readers. Not much is known about the author, who published his works using the pseudonym Vercors, yet Silence of the Sea was named one of Le Monde's top 100 books of the century, proving its impact and importance. Find out everything you need to know about The Silence of the Sea in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you in your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!
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Silence Of The Sea Le Silence De La Mer

Author : James W. Brown
ISBN : 1350106232
Genre : Fiction
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This first bilingual edition of France's most enduring wartime novel introduces Vercors's famous tale to a generation without personal experience of World War II who may not be able to read it in its original language. Now available in paperback, readers are assisted with a historical and literary introduction, explanatory notes, a glossary of French terms and a select bibliography.
Category: Fiction

The Silence Of The Wave

Author : Gianrico Carofiglio
ISBN : 9781908524249
Genre : Fiction
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Roberto Marais is haunted by his past as an under-cover carabinieri. A time of cynicism and corruption, in the world he investigated, and in his own soul. A meeting with Emma—like Roberto ravaged by guilt—begins to revive him. When her teenage son asks Roberto to help him conquer his nightmares, Roberto at last achieves a true rebirth.
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Sex Drives

Author : Laura Catherine Frost
ISBN : 0801487641
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Salvador Dalí's autobiography confesses that "Hitler turned me on in the highest," while Sylvia Plath maintains that "every woman adores a Fascist." Susan Sontag's famous observation that art reveals the seamier side of fascism in bondage, discipline, and sexual deviance would certainly appear to be true in modernist and postwar literary texts. How do we account for eroticized representations of fascism in anti-fascist literature, for sexual desire that escapes the bounds of politics?Laura Frost advances a compelling reading of works by D. H. Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, Jean Genet, Georges Bataille, Marguerite Duras, and Sylvia Plath, paying special attention to undercurrents of enthrallment with tyrants, uniforms, and domination. She argues that the first generation of writers raised within psychoanalytic discourse found in fascism the libidinal unconscious through which to fantasize acts--including sadomasochism and homosexuality--not permitted in a democratic conception of sexuality without power relations. By delineating democracy's investment in a sexually transgressive fascism, an investment that persists to this day, Frost demonstrates how politics enters into fantasy. This provocative and closely-argued book offers both a fresh contribution to modernist literature and a theorization of fantasy.
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Shining At The Bottom Of The Sea

Author : Stephen Marche
ISBN : 9781440635021
Genre : Fiction
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A virtuoso performance from a literary talent who crafts a vividly drawn history of an imaginary country. In this stylistic tour de force, Stephen Marche creates the entire culture of a place called Sanjania—its national symbols, political movements, folk heroes, a group of writers dubbed "fictioneers," a national airline called Sanjair, and a rich literary history. This richly detailed story takes you to an island nation whose English-speaking citizens draw upon the English, American, Australian, and Canadian literary traditions. Marche has compiled this brilliant anthology, guiding the reader from the rough-and-tumble pamphlets of 1870s Sanjania to the extraordinary longing of the writings of the Sanjanian Diaspora. These works develop into a Rashomon-like story, introducing us to illustrious Sanjanian figures such as the repentant prostitute Pigeon Blackhat and the magically talented couple Caesar and Endurance. The result is a vibrant evocation of a country—from the birth pangs of its first settlers and their hardy vernacular to its revolutionary years and all the way to the present.
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Historic Waters In The Law Of The Sea

Author : Clive Ralph Symmons
ISBN : 9789004163508
Genre : Law
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This work reassesses the doctrine, and status, of historic waters in the law of the sea, particularly in the light of recent developments, such as in" Alaska v. US" (2005), which case forms a continuous theme throughout the book. Detailed and critical examination is made of the alleged rules in international customary law on the topic, including matters such as burden of proof.
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The Sea And Its Wonders

Author : Mary Kirby
ISBN : MINN:319510009337518
Genre : Marine animals
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In The Silence Of The Snow

Author : Jessica Blair
ISBN : 9780748130535
Genre : Fiction
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French-born Marie Gabin forms a friendship with Veronica Attwood in their final two years at school, but this is tested when Marie is forced to disclose a secret to her friend. In the shadow of this revelation, the girls grow up on a country estate in North Yorkshire. The First World War takes its toll when Marie loses the man she loves and Veronica's husband suffers injuries which eventually leave her a widow, but she finds consolation in her love for the land. Returning to France, Marie marries her childhood sweetheart, but once again life brings involvement in war for the two friends. Loving their Yorkshire land, Veronica and her daughters enlist in the Land Army. When a bomber squadron arrives on a newly constructed airfield on part of the estate, relationships are formed. Elise joins the RAF and is recruited into the SOE. But secrets will out. On a mission to France, Elise faces dangers she did not expect as she searches for Marie and the truth - a truth that will have an outcome she never envisaged.
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Sea Of Light

Author : Miguel Ballé
ISBN : 9781469713557
Genre : Fiction
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A father talks (for the first time) to his dying son, unraveling extraordinary tales of sea adventures and spiritual encounters. Is this one-way conversation a mere conduit to these extraordinary tales, or is it the key for entering into the mundane drama of living, loving, parenting, and making lasting commitments, as against the manly heroics of taking risks, seducing the passing mermaid, dancing and boozing the night away, and, above all, being counted among the winners? Whichever way you decide to read this book, you will be taken to task by the author: suffering, wondering, enjoying, cursing and occasionally snickering. In the end, you will have to follow Jason to the end of his journey, and there be given the ultimate choice: of accepting what is, or cursing it.
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The Silence Of Barbara Synge

Author : W. J. McCormack
ISBN : 0719062780
Genre : History
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A unique cultural history which describes the various maneuvers of the Synge family in its negotiations with Irish history.
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The Ocean World

Author : Louis Figuier
ISBN : CHI:086837998
Genre : Marine animals
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Kings Of The Sea

Author : Hume Nisbet
ISBN : UIUC:30112052950455
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Foam Of The Sea

Author : Gertrude Hall Brownell
ISBN : WISC:89098013246
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