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  • Auteur:
    Conrad, Joseph
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    This is the story of a young man unwittingly caught in the political turmoil of pre-revolutionary czarist Russia. When a bomb kills a hated Russian minister of police, along with several innocent bystanders, a young student named Razumov hides the perpetrator, who questions his moral strength and integrity.

  • Auteur:
    Conrad, Joseph
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    The tale of a mortally ill man on a homeward bound ship and the effect he has on his ship mates.

  • Auteur:
    Baldwin, James
    Sommaire:

    Between Leo Proudhammer's childhood and his arrival into the world of the theater lies a wilderness of desire and loss, shame and rage. There are love affairs with both a man and a woman. And everywhere exists the anguish of being black in a society nearing total racial war.

  • Auteur:
    Hugo, Victor
    Sommaire:

    Hugo's last novel about 1793, the year of the guillotine in France, captures the moment that shaped the destiny not only of France but of all European monarchy.

  • Auteur:
    Momaday, N. Scott
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    A young Native American, Abel has come home from war to find himself caught between two worlds. The first is the world of his grandfather's, wedding him to the rhythm of the seasons, the harsh beauty of the land, and the ancient rites and traditions of his people. But the other world--modern, industrial America--pulls at Abel, demanding his loyalty, claiming his soul, and goading him into a destructive, compulsive cycle of depravity and disgust.

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