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An area of darkness di Naipaul Vidiadhar S.

 In breve: Traveling from the bureaucratic morass of Bombay to the ethereal beauty of Kashmir, from a sacred ice cave in the Himalayas to an abandoned temple near Madras, Naipaul encounters a dizzying cross-section of humanity: browbeaten government workers and imperious servants, a suavely self-serving holy man and a deluded American religious seeker.

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L' amante. Ediz. speciale di Duras Marguerite

 In breve: La storia d'amore di una francese quindicenne con un giovane miliardario cinese, sullo sfondo di un ritratto di famiglia, nell'Indocina degli anni trenta. Racconto di luciditÓ struggente, di terribile e dolce bellezza, "L'amante" trasfigura e risolve integralmente in una scrittura spoglia e intensa, il complice gioco che la memoria e l'oblio ricalcano sulla trama della vita.

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Bread And Ashes A Walk Through the Mountains of Georgia di Anderson Tony

 In breve: It remains an abiding mystery that Georgia has managed to survive at all, devastated time and again by the vagabond hordes from the steppes and torn between the mighty empires that struggled over it.

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Magic Seeds di Naipaul Vidiadhar S.

 In breve: Presenting a moving tale of a man searching for his life and fearing he has wasted it, this novel is also a testing study of the conflicts between the rich and the poor, and the struggles within each.

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Step Across This Line Collected Nonfiction 1992-2002 di Rushdie Salman

 In breve: For all their permeability, the borders snaking across the world have never been of greater importance. This is the dance of history in our age: slow, slow, quick, quick, slow, back and forth and from side to side, we step across these fixed and shifting lines. --from Part IV

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The Enigma of Arrival di Naipaul Vidiadhar S.

 In breve: The autobiographical novel of a journey from the British colony of Trinidad to the ancient countryside of England.

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