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  • Finding Arthur

    The True Origins of the Once and Future King

    by Adam Ardrey ...
    “Well-made arguments backed by archaeology, etymology, and geography**” about the** origins of the legend “will have readers rooting for a Scottish Arthur.” (Kirkus Reviews)As writer and activist Adam Ardrey discovered, the reason historians have had little success identifying the historical Arthur may be incredibly simple: He wasn’t an Englishman at all. He was from Scotland*. Finding Arthur* ... Read more

    $17.99 CAD $1.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Essential Bukowski

    Poetry

    Edited by Abel Debritto, the definitive collection of poems from an influential writer whose transgressive legacy and raw, funny, and acutely observant writing has left an enduring mark on modern culture.Few writers have so brilliantly and poignantly conjured the desperation and absurdity of ordinary life as Charles Bukowski. Resonant with his powerful, perceptive voice, his visceral, hilarious, ... Read more

    $11.99 CAD $1.99 CAD

  • La lumière était si parfaite: Le nouveau roman feel-good à découvrir

    by Carène Ponte ...
    Il suffit parfois d'un rien pour que la vie s'éclaireComment sa vie a-t-elle pu lui échapper à ce point ? Devenue mère au foyer à la naissance de ses enfants, Megg fait face aujourd'hui à une ado en crise qu'elle ne reconnaît plus. Son mari ne se préoccupe guère des tâches quotidiennes. Et puis il y a eu le coup de grâce, cette saleté d'infarctus qui a fauché sa mère avant l'heure. Tandis qu'elle ... Read more

    $25.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • On the Bright Side

    The New Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 85 Years Old

    by Hendrik Groen ...
    Translated by Hester Velmans ...
    Book 2 - Hendrik Groen
    "THE MALE ELENA FERRANTE" -- New York PostIn the acclaimed follow-up to the #1 international bestseller The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, everyone's favorite curmudgeon is back and as funny and charming as ever with the newest adventures of the Old-But-Not-Dead Club -- for fans of Frederik Backman and Graeme Simsion.Everyone's favorite octogenarian is back and, together with his pals in the Old ... Read more

    $15.99 CAD $2.99 CAD

  • The Old Man and the Sea

    The Old Man and the Sea was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1953, and the year after, the Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to Ernest Hemingway in 1954. It was the last major work of fiction written by Hemingway that was published during his lifetime. One of his most famous works, this short novel is already a modern classic. It is the superbly told, tragic story of Santiago, an ... Read more

    $0.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Celle que je suis

    by Claire Norton ...
    Une bouleversante histoire de résilience qu'on lit le cœur battant dans l'espoir que son héroïne s'en sorte.Valentine vit dans une petite résidence d'une ville de province. Elle travaille à temps partiel au rayon librairie d'une grande surface culturelle. Les livres sont sa seule évasion ; son seul exutoire, le journal intime qu'elle cache dans le coffre à jouets de son fils. Et son seul bonheur, ... Read more

    $21.99 CAD

  • A Court of Thorns and Roses: by Sarah J. Maas  | Conversation Starters

    by dailyBooks ...
    A Court of Thorns and Roses: by Sarah J. Maas | Conversation StartersA Brief Look Inside:EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPERthan the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive,and the characters and its world still live on.Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed tobring us beneath the surface of the pageand invite us into the world that lives... ... Read more

    $5.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Frankenstein: The Original 1818 Unabridged and Complete Edition (A Mary Shelley Classics)

    by Mary Shelley ...
    Frankenstein tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who creates a sapient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Shelley started writing the story when she was 18, and the first edition was published anonymously in London on 1 January 1818, when she was 20. Her name first appeared in the second edition, which was published in Paris in 1821. Shelley travelled through ... Read more

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  • The Manor House

    An unputdownable and gripping dual timeline novel set in Cornwall

    by Jane Holland ...
    'Had me right from the first line!' FIVE STARS'Totally Gripping!' FIVE STARS'Loved it' FIVE STARS1963. When Eleanor meets famous young poet, Lyndon Chance, he offers a way to flee her abusive father. In return, she must pretend to be Lyndon's wife. He takes her home to a Tudor manor on the Camel Estuary in Cornwall, where she finds herself in the middle of a feud between Lyndon and his twin ... Read more

    $3.99 CAD

  • Arcadia

    by Tom Stoppard ...
    In a large country house in Derbyshire in April 1809 sits Lady Thomasina Coverly, aged thirteen, and her tutor, Septimus Hodge. Through the window may be seen some of the '500 acres inclusive of lake' where Capability Brown's idealized landscape is about to give way to the 'picturesque' Gothic style: 'everything but vampires', as the garden historian Hannah Jarvis remarks to Bernard Nightingale ... Read more

    $12.99 CAD

  • Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare

    "So engrossing, clearheaded, and lucid that its arrival is not just welcome but cause for celebration." —Dan Cryer, NewsdayStephen Greenblatt, the charismatic Harvard professor who "knows more about Shakespeare than Ben Jonson or the Dark Lady did" (John Leonard, Harper's), has written a biography that enables us to see, hear, and feel how an acutely sensitive and talented boy, surrounded by the ... Read more

    $18.99 CAD

  • Star Wars The Clone Wars Character Encyclopedia

    Join the battle!

    by Jason Fry ...
    Meet more than 350 incredible clones, Jedi, droids, bounty hunters, and a host of other characters from Star Wars: The Clone Wars.What is the Bad Batch? Who inducted Ahsoka Tano into the Jedi Order? Where does General Grievous keep a secret lair? Why does Captain Rex mutiny against his Jedi General on Umbara?To learn the answers to these questions and more, look no further than Star Wars: The ... Read more

    $10.99 CAD

  • The Brothers Grimm: The Complete Fairy Tales

    series The Greatest Writers of All Time
    This book, newly updated, contains the complete Grimm’s 200 fairy tales and 10 children's legends.Jacob Grimm (1785-1863) and his brother Wilhelm (1786-1859) were philologists and folklorists. The brothers rediscovered a host of fairy tales, telling of princes and princesses in their castles, witches in their towers and forests, of giants and dwarfs, of fabulous animals and dark deeds.Together ... Read more

    $2.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Wife: A Novel of Psychological Suspense by Alafair Burke | Conversation Starters

    by dailyBooks ...
    The Wife: A Novel of Psychological Suspense by Alafair Burke | Conversation StartersVanessa, formerly the wife of the rich and handsome Richard, is reduced to serving wealthy women who used to be her friends. She has become a salesgirl at Saks Avenue. Adding insult to injury, her ex is now planning to marry a beautiful woman who will become the new wife. She has to prevent this from happening. ... Read more

    $5.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Anna Karénine: Tome II

    Tome II Quatrième Partie Cinquième Partie Sixième Partie Septième Partie Huitième Partie ... Read more

    $2.67 CAD

  • A Column of Fire: A Novel (Kingsbridge) by Ken Follett | Conversation Starters

    by dailyBooks ...
    A Column of Fire: A Novel (Kingsbridge) by Ken Follett | Conversation StartersA Column of Fire is the latest novel by author Ken Follett. Returning once again to Kingsbridge, England, A Column of Fire is the story of a country torn apart by religious intolerance. In 1558 England, Mary, Queen of Scots, who is better known as Bloody Mary is on the throne. She has ordered that all Protestants be ... Read more

    $5.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Un sentiment plus fort que la peur

    by Marc Levy ...
    « Salué par la presse et plébiscité par le public… » - Livres Hebdo« En flirtant avec l’espionnage, la géopolitique et l’écologie, Levy fabrique une ambitieuse démonstration de manipulation mondiale sans cesse relancée par la nervosité des dialogues. C’est sa grande force. » - Pierre Vavasseur, Le Parisien« Marc Levy prouve une fois de plus son indéniable talent de conteur. (…) L’histoire, ... Read more

    $11.99 CAD

  • The Idiot

    series Fyodor Dostoevsky - Starbooks Classics Collection
    The Idiot is a novel written by the 19th-century Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. It was first published serially in The Russian Messenger between 1868 and 1869. The Idiot, alongside some of Dostoyevsky's other works, is often considered one of the most brilliant literary achievements of the "Golden Age" of Russian literature. [Plot introduction] The 26-year-old Prince Lev Nikolayevich Myshkin ... Read more

    $1.99 CAD

  • The Nose and Other Stories

    by Nikolai Gogol ...
    Translated by Susanne Fusso ...
    Nikolai Gogol’s novel Dead Souls and play The Government Inspector revolutionized Russian literature and continue to entertain generations of readers around the world. Yet Gogol’s peculiar genius comes through most powerfully in his short stories. By turns—or at once—funny, terrifying, and profound, the tales collected in The Nose and Other Stories are among the greatest achievements of world ... Read more

    $18.99 CAD

  • The Symbolism and Sources of Outlander

    The Scottish Fairies, Folklore, Ballads, Magic and Meanings That Inspired the Series

    Outlander is much more than a television romance about a World War II nurse and a Jacobite soldier in a fetching kilt. The series--and the massive serial novel on which it is based--has been categorized as a period drama, adventure saga, military history and fantasy epic. Inspired by the Irish legends of Fionn Mac Cumhaill and the prophecies of Brahan Seer, the storyline is filled with mythology ... Read more

    $11.99 CAD

  • Par-delà les livres

    L’empreinte du littéraire sur nos métiers

    Certains considèrent la littérature au mieux comme un passe-temps ou un divertissement, au pire comme un contenu désuet à l’ère de Netflix et de l’information en continu. D’autres encore n’en gardent que le vague souvenir d’une épreuve à traverser pour obtenir son diplôme d’études collégiales ou la perçoivent comme une pratique peu utile, subventionnée à même nos taxes. Mais celles et ceux qui la ... Read more

    $22.99 CAD

  • Modernism at the Beach

    Queer Ecologies and the Coastal Commons

    series Modernist Latitudes
    At the beach, bodies converge with the elements and strange treasures come to light. Departing from the conventional association of modernism with the city, this book makes a case for the coastal zone as a surprisingly generative setting for twentieth-century literature and art. An unruly and elusive confluence of human and more-than-human forces, the seashore is also a space of performance—a ... Read more

    $36.99 CAD

  • Les Enfants du silence

    by Lyn Yeowart ...
    Translated by Nathalie Peronny ...
    Joy se tient devant le corps inanimé de son père. Lorsqu'elle a appris qu'il était mourant, la jeune femme est aussitôt retournée dans la ferme australienne qui l'a vue grandir. Pour enfin saisir sa chance. Pas de le revoir, mais de lui faire payer. Car George Henderson, chrétien dévoué et pilier de sa communauté, était aussi un monstre.Hantée par les cris magenta de son enfance et les mots ... Read more

    $29.99 CAD

  • Tainna

    by Norma Dunning ...
    Translated by Daniel Grenier ...
    Après son livre à succès, Annie Muktuk et autres histoires (Mémoire d’encrier 2021), ancré dans le Nord, dans la vie et les légendes des Inuit, l’autrice inuit Norma Dunning fait résonner dans Tainna, la voix de celles et ceux qu’on ne voit pas – les Inuit des milieux urbains vivant dans le sud du Canada. Sans-abri ou immensément riches, jeunes ou vieux, vivants ou non, les personnages de Tainna ... Read more

    $13.99 CAD