Après Le Diable, tout le temps, couronné par de nombreux prix, Donald Ray Pollock revient avec une fresque grinçante à l'humour très noir. 1917. Quelque part entre la Géorgie et l'Alabama. Le vieux Jewett, veuf et récemment exproprié de sa ferme, mène une existence de...
Editeur : Albin Michel
Parution : 2016-09-28
Collection : Terres d'Amérique
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Télécharger le livre :  Le Diable tout le temps

Dès les premières lignes, Donald Ray Pollock nous entraîne dans une odyssée inoubliable, dont on ne sort pas indemne.De l'Ohio à la Virginie Occidentale, de la fin de la Seconde Guerre mondiale aux années 60, les destins de plusieurs personnages se mêlent et...
Editeur : Albin Michel
Parution : 2012-02-29
Collection : Terres d'Amérique
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Télécharger le livre :  Blessed / The Fights (Storycuts)

In 'Blessed', a thief's career is cut short when he falls from a rooftop. Since the accident he has been subsisting on a disability cheque, a potent painkiller prescription and having his wife sell her blood.In 'The Fights', Bobby has been off the sauce for five long...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2011-11-17

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Télécharger le livre :  Fish Sticks / Rainy Sunday (Storycuts)

In 'Fish Sticks', Del is washing his one good pair of black jeans on the eve of his cousin's funeral. He imagines he can hear the sea off the Florida coast in the rumblings of the machines, and casts his mind back to a trip the two made to Florida when they were...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2011-11-17

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Télécharger le livre :  Assailants / Discipline / Honolulu (Storycuts)

In 'Assailants', Del's wife hasn't left the house in six months. He likes to escape the tedium of home life with his unhinged wife and baby daughter by courting blackouts with alcohol and drugs. However a trip to the late-night convenience store reveals a latent marital...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2011-11-17

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Télécharger le livre :  Bactine / Giganthomachy / Pills (Storycuts)

In 'Bactine', a toothless layabout takes a break from nursing his crippled uncle and spends the evening abusing solvents with an acquaintance. The fumes only serve to exacerbate his dismay, though, and a trip to an all-night coffee shop causes some unpleasant...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2011-11-17

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Télécharger le livre :  Hair's Fate / Knockemstiff (Storycuts)

In 'Hair's Fate', when Daniel's father chops off his hair with a kitchen knife for meddling with his younger sister's doll, he decides to leave home. He hitches a ride with a trucker by the name of Cowboy Roy who plies him with liquor and pills, before suggesting a...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2011-11-17

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Télécharger le livre :  Lard / Schott's Bridge (Storycuts)

In 'Lard', Duane's virginity is getting to be a problem. Not so much for Duane as it is for his friends and his father-whose workmates rib him mercilessly about his son's frigidity. Deciding that his friends' regular outlets are not to his taste, Duane sets about...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2011-11-17

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Télécharger le livre :  Dynamite Hole / Real Life (Storycuts)

In 'Dynamite Hole', Jake has been living wild in the hills of Knockemstiff since he took exception to the drafting process in World War II. When he witnesses an act of sexual transgression by the pond, things start swirling around inside him 'like a storm cloud', and...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2011-11-17

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Télécharger le livre :  Holler / I Start Over (Storycuts)

In 'Holler', when his wife throws him out, Tom shacks up with the family of a casual girlfriend. They leave it to him to bathe, shave and keep a jug of wine within a straw's reach of their disabled patriarch.In 'I Start Over', retirement has not been living up to Big...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2011-11-17

Format(s) : ePub
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