Resultados para: claire-messud
Marina, Danielle e Julius se conhecem na universidade e se tornam amigos. Todos têm algo em comum: estão certos de que em muito pouco tempo estarão fazendo algo extremamente importante para o mundo. Porém, quando chegam perto dos 30, as coisas não...
Julia and Cassie have been friends since nursery school. They have shared everything, including their desire to escape the stifling limitations of their birthplace, the quiet town of Royston, Massachusetts. But as the two girls enter adolescence,...sob encomenda
This pair of novellas, Claire Messud’s third published work, is true to her most respected form: here the inner lives of women are revealed with precision and “piercing authenticity” (New York Times). "A Simple Tale" is the moving account of Maria...
Narrated by a fifteen-year-old girl with a ruthless regard for truth, The Last Life is a beautifully told novel of lies and ghosts, love and honor. Set in colonial Algeria, and in the south of France and New England, it is the tale of the LaBasse...
With an introduction by Neel Mukherjee.In Manhattan, just after the century'apos;s turn, three thirty-year-old friends, Danielle, Marina and Julius, are seeking their fortunes. But the arrival of Marina'apos;s young cousin Bootie - fresh from the...
Claire Messud'apos;s two exquisite short novels, acclaimed for their subtlety, their insight and their dazzling prose, are destined to become masterpieces of twenty-first-century literature. 'apos;Claire Messud'apos;s two brilliant novellas are...
Emmy Simpson believes she makes her own luck. After an austere wartime childhood in London, she joyfully grasped at her first sign of good fortune and left for Australia. Her sister Virginia doesn'apos;t believe in luck at all. She made no more than...
Nora Eldridge, a thirty-seven-year-old elementary school teacher in Cambridge, Massachusetts, who long ago abandoned her ambition to be a successful artist, has become the 'woman upstairs,' a reliable friend and tidy neighbor always on the fringe of...sob encomenda
In a story set between North Africa, France, and New England, the Algerian LaBasse family's secrets begin to unravel--a trigger-happy grandfather, a mother who pretended to be French, and a bastard child.sob encomenda
Three friends on the verge of their thirties--beautiful, sophisticated Marina Thwaite, daughter of a noted journalist; Danielle, a quiet TV producer; and Julius, a cash-poor freelance writer--make their way through New York City, until Marina's...