Wren's Christmas Story
Paul Auster is an American writer born in 1947 in Newark, New Jersey, who started to become renowned from the 1980's with novels such as City of Glass (1985) which is one of the novels that compose The New York Trilogy or Leviathan which got him rewarded with the Mecidis Prize.
Auggie Wren's Christmas Story is a short story Paul Auster first wrote for the New York Times Op-Ed page on Christmas Day, 1990. It will be later on edited as a book and adapted as a film called Smoke
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is based on women's lifestyles.
This is true stories about New-Yorkers who live in Manhattan. A journalist unnamed interrogates her friends about their love life. They speak about a lot of subjects which are all around love, women and men even marriages and kids. We can say that “she's breaking down the bedroom doors” of their rich, famous and beautiful friends. She asks single or married people on their views and try to expose the true story of love and relationships. We learn that love in Manhattan
to die there. He had lived in Brooklyn when he was a little boy (before the age of three), but doesn’t remember anything. He rents an apartment near Prospect Park. He wants nothing but being alone and quiet. He has sold his house after his divorce, and so has no problem with money. He was an insurance agent, but doesn’t know what to do now.
His daughter Rachel (a researcher in bio-chemistry) comes to visit him and suggests he should “invent a project”. He feels irritated and says he will probably
in Newark, New Jersey. His father, Samuel Auster, was a landlord; his mother, Queenie was about 13 years younger than her husband; the marriage was not a happy one. When Auster was about 3, his mother gave birth to a daughter; sadly by the time she was five it was apparent that she was psychologically unstable, and later suffered mental breakdowns.
Auster's passion for reading began when he was about 12 and his uncle, Allen Mandelbaum (a professor of Italian literature, a poet, and a prolific translator)
high school. It is a story based on the struggles of adolescence and also refers to social class distinctions. Lee gets stronger and matures each year a little more, until she finally reaches popularity. Prep is all about the evolution of a teenager stuck in a world she knows nothing about at first.
Lee Fiora is from a lower middle class family in Indiana. She attends a prestigious boarding school on a scholarship in Massachusetts. She finds it hard to fit in this new world, no matter how
je suis Américaine . Je suis arrivées à Ellis Island , il y a 10 ans de cela , je suis une immigrée , et je vais vous raconter mon histoire . Mon histoire ressemble à celle de dizaines d’autres .
Je viens de Russie .Je suis comme une sorte de survivante .En Russie, j’avais une petite vie , ma famille et moi étions assez pauvre . Mon reve depuis petite était de devenir une grande actrice de cinéma et de graver mon nom dans l’histoire de Hollywood. Je voulais à tout prix , m’installer en Amérique pour
work however is more complex; he invented a genre that could suit children as much as cultivated adults, a genre depending on its ambiguity. Literary fairy tales borrow heavily from the oral folk tales of the peasant tradition (as well from myth, Romance, and literary sources like Apuleius’s Golden Ass and Boccaccio’s Decameron), but these motifs are crafted and reworked through a single author’s imagination
Georges Dinkel argues that ‘Perrault’s naivety is a cloak for deeper implications’, in order
reading: King’s Ransom
A. The book
* Title : King’s Ransom
* Author : Ed Mc Bain (also known as Hunter Evan)
* Language : English
* Date : 1959
* The number of pages : 87
* Editor : Oxford-University Press Bookworms
* Name : Mc Bain (also known as Hunter)
* Surname : Ed (also known as Evan)
* Birthday : in 1926
* Bibliography: Evan Hunter (who is also known as Ed Mc Bain) was born in New-York in 1926- July 6th, 2005. Hi is famous
going to talk about today is a Poem From Marianne Williamson called Our deepest fear.The poem has been published in 1992 by the author in her book from harpen collins collection A return to love.
Let me tell you a little more about the author. Her name is Marianne Williamson,she is an internationally acclaimed author and lecturer.She is a native of Houston, Texas, and has lectured professionally since 1983. She has published nine books, four of which have been #1 New York Times bestsellers