The Buffyverse Catalog

Author: Don Macnaughtan
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786487879
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This bibliographic guide covers the “Buffyverse”—the fictional worlds of the acclaimed television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003) and its spinoff Angel (1999–2004), as well as the original Buffy feature film of 1992. It is the largest and most inclusive work of its kind. The author organizes and describes both the original texts of the Buffyverse (episodes, DVDs, novels, comic books, games, and more) and the secondary materials created about the shows, including books, essays, articles, documentaries, dissertations, fan production and websites. This vast and diverse collection of information about these two seminal shows and their feature-film forebear provides an accessible, authoritative and comprehensive survey of the subject.

Buffy Contre Les Vampires Saison 1 T02

Author: Scott Lobdell
Publisher: Panini
ISBN: 2809446865
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L'intégrale bd de Buffy, pour la première fois dans l'ordre chronologique. Quelques mois avant d'arriver à Sunnydale, Buffy combattait déjà vampires sanguinaires et goules féroces. Alors qu'elle est internée, Dawn, sa sœur cadette, doit faire face à un terrifiant... ours en peluche ! Tandis qu'entrent en scène Spike et Dru, le célébrissime et néanmoins effrayant couple de vampires. Ce volume de l'intégrale bd de "Buffy contre les vampires" présente des récits inédits, se déroulant en amont de la première saison de la série tv...

Les Miserables Volume I

Author: Victor Hugo
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780986400667
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Volume one of five The unabridged form of this story runs to over 1,900 pages in either French or English, necessitating multiple volumes of this bilingual edition, which is designed to assist those learning French. The original French text appears on the right-hand pages of the book, with the corresponding English translation on the left-hand pages. Other bilingual books available from Sleeping Cat Books: "The Picture of Dorian Gray Selected Works of Edgar Allan Poe Fables of Jean de La Fontaine Candide Shakespeare's Sonnets New Fairy Tales for Small Children The Tales of Mother Goose The Count of Monte Cristo The Last of the Mohicans Madame Bovary"

Cahiers Secrets De La Ve R Publique Tome 2 1977 1988

Author: Michèle Cotta
Publisher: Fayard
ISBN: 2213659400
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Ce deuxième tome des Cahiers de Michèle Cotta est à l’évidence le plus captivant, le plus lourd de révélations. C’est la période qui voit se consommer le divorce entre Giscard et Chirac, mais aussi se lézarder l’Union de la gauche, et, au sein du PS, s’opposer partisans et adversaires d’une candidature Rocard, avant que, par un de ces coups de maître dont il a le génie, François Mitterrand impose la sienne et l’emporte. C’est aussi l’époque où le PC brille de ses derniers feux et voit s’embraser la polémique autour du passé de Georges Marchais au STO, et – il y a un quart de siècle déjà – l’intense débat sur l’opportunité de participer aux JO de Moscou, là où sont bafoués les droits de l’homme... C’est ensuite le récit pittoresque des premiers pas de la gauche au pouvoir, ses enthousiasmes, ses ratés, ses ingénuités, ses novations, ses bêtises. C’est la menace puis l’entrée en application du grand tournant de la rigueur, la victoire de la droite aux législatives de 1985, la première cohabitation avec Chirac à Matignon. Ce tome 2 se clôt sur un suspense : le Président briguera-t-il un second mandat ? Autour de cette perspective, c’est un feu d’artifice d’hypothèses parmi les plus baroques et de coups parmi les plus tordus... Rarement un document politique aura autant mérité qu’on dise de lui qu’il se lit comme un roman.

The Story Of The Lost Child

Author: Elena Ferrante
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1609452968
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Book Four in Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Quartet “Nothing quite like this has ever been published before,” proclaimed The Guardian newspaper about the Neapolitan Novels in 2014. Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, the third book in the series, was an international best seller and a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Its author was dubbed “one of the great novelists of our time” by the New York Times Book Review. This fourth and final installment in the series raises the bar even higher and indeed confirms Elena Ferrante as one of the world’s best living storytellers. Here is the dazzling saga of two women, the brilliant, bookish Elena and the fiery uncontainable Lila. In this book, both are adults; life’s great discoveries have been made, its vagaries and losses have been suffered. Through it all, the women’s friendship, examined in its every detail over the course of four books, remains the gravitational center of their lives. Both women once fought to escape the neighborhood in which they grew up—a prison of conformity, violence, and inviolable taboos. Elena married, moved to Florence, started a family, and published several well-received books. But now, she has returned to Naples to be with the man she has always loved. Lila, on the other hand, never succeeded in freeing herself from Naples. She has become a successful entrepreneur, but her success draws her into closer proximity with the nepotism, chauvinism, and criminal violence that infect her neighborhood. Yet somehow this proximity to a world she has always rejected only brings her role as unacknowledged leader of that world into relief. For Lila is unstoppable, unmanageable, unforgettable! Against the backdrop of a Naples that is as seductive as it is perilous and a world undergoing epochal change, this story of a lifelong friendship is told with unmatched honesty. Lila and Elena clash, drift apart, reconcile, and clash again, in the process revealing new facets of their friendship. The four volumes in this series constitute a long remarkable story that readers will return to again and again, and, like Elena and Lila themselves, every return will bring with it new discoveries.

V For Vendetta

Author: Alan Moore
Publisher: DC
ISBN: 1401236316
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"Alan Moore outdoes himself... Extraordinary ... a poetic celebration of the powers of the imagination." - Kurt Loder, MTV A powerful story about loss of freedom and individuality, V FOR VENDETTA takes place in a totalitarian England following a devastating war that changed the face of the planet. In a world without political freedom, personal freedom and precious little faith in anything, comes a mysterious man in a white porcelain mask who fights political oppressors through terrorism and seemingly absurd acts in this gripping tale of the blurred lines between ideological good and evil.

The Story Of A New Name

Author: Elena Ferrante
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1609451473
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Book Two in Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Quartet In 2012, Elena Ferrante's My Brilliant Friend introduced readers to the unforgettable Elena and Lila, whose lifelong friendship provides the backbone for the Neapolitan Novels. The Story of a New Name is the second book in this series. With these books, which the New Yorker's James Wood described as "large, captivating, amiably peopled...a beautiful and delicate tale of confluence and reversal," Ferrante proves herself to be one of Italy's most accomplished storytellers. She writes vividly about a specific neighborhood of Naples from the late-1950s through to the current day and about two remarkable young women who are very much the products of that place and time. Yet in doing so she has created a world in which readers will recognize themselves and has drawn a marvelously nuanced portrait of friendship. In The Story of a New Name, Lila has recently married and made her enterée into the family business; Elena, meanwhile, continues her studies and her exploration of the world beyond the neighborhood that she so often finds stifling. Love, jealousy, family, freedom, commitment, and above all friendship: these are signs under which both women live out this phase in their stories. Marriage appears to have imprisoned Lila, and the pressure to excel is at times too much for Elena. Yet the two young women share a complex and evolving bond that is central to their emotional lives and is a source of strength in the face of life's challenges. In these Neapolitan Novels, Elena Ferrante, the acclaimed author of The Days of Abandonment, gives readers a poignant and universal story about friendship and belonging.