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La longue utopie
Author: Stephen Baxter, Terry Pratchett
Publisher: L'Atalante
ISBN: 2367934266
Pages: 464
Year: 2016-03-24
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Milieu du XXIe. Fuyant la Primeterre plongée dans l’hiver volcanique, l’humanité s’est réfugiée dans les mondes parallèles, où elle s’organise tant bien que mal en de nouvelles microsociétés. Josué Valiente, bon gré, mal gré, s’est mis en quête du secret de ses origines, un secret qui a vu le jour dans l’Angleterre victorienne. De son côté, Lobsang a renoncé à ses desseins grandioses. Accompagné d’Agnès et de leur fils adoptif, il s’est retiré sur la lointaine Terre-Ouest 1 217 756 pour y mener incognito une existence frugale. C’est sur ce monde pourtant qu’apparaissent les signes d’un dérèglement qui menace, au-delà de la communauté clairsemée qui l’habite, au-delà de la planète elle-même, la Longue Terre dans son ensemble. Lobsang, Josué, Sally Linsay, les Suivants eux-mêmes, ces nouveaux enfants de l’humanité à l’intelligence surhumaine, tous devront s’unir pour faire face à la catastrophe. Et certains se résoudre au sacrifice ultime... De ce quatrième et avant-dernier roman du cycle de la Longue Terre émane le charme mélancolique et envoûtant de l’automne. Alors que le propos des auteurs s’élargit à des dimensions galactiques, il apparaît en même temps que rien n’est pérenne et que la connaissance a ses frontières. Si Longue Utopie il y a, toute chose aussi a un coût et il n’est pas moyen d’échapper au passé.
Leviathan
Author: Jack Campbell
Publisher: Ace Books
ISBN: 0425260550
Pages: 352
Year: 2016-04-26
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Includes an excerpt from The lost stars: Shattered spear.
By Heresies Distressed
Author: David Weber
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1429956437
Pages: 496
Year: 2009-07-21
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In David Weber's By Heresies Distressed, the battle for the soul of the planet Safehold has begun. The Kingdom of Charis and the Kingdom of Chisholm have joined together, pledged to stand against the tyranny of a corrupt Church. The youthful Queen Sharleyan of Chisholm has wed King Cayleb of Charis, forging a single dynasty, a single empire, dedicated to the defense of human freedom. Crowned Empress of that empire, Sharleyan has found in Cayleb's arms the love she never dared hope for in a "marriage of state." In Cayleb's cause, his defiance of the ruthless Group of Four who govern mother Church, she has found the task to which she can commit her mind and her courage. It is a cause for which she was born. Yet there are things Sharleyan still does not know. Secrets Cayleb has not been permitted to share, even with her. Secrets like the true story of humanity on Safehold. Like the intricate web of lies, deception, and fabricated "religion" which have chained humanity for almost a thousand years. Like the existence of the genocidal alien Gbaba, waiting to complete mankind's destruction should humans ever attract their attention once more. Like the existence of a young woman, Nimue Alban, nine hundred years dead, whose heart, mind, and memories live on within the android body of the warrior-monk she knows as Merlin. And so Empress Sharleyan faces the the great challenge of her life unaware of all that task truly entails...or of how the secrets the man who loves her cannot share may threaten all they have achieved between them...and her own life. Safehold Series 1. Off Armageddon Reef 2. By Schism Rent Asunder 3. By Heresies Distressed 4. A Mighty Fortress 5. How Firm A Foundation 6. Midst Toil and Tribulation 7. Like A Mighty Army 8. Hell's Foundations Quiver 9. At the Sign of Triumph At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
The Dragons of Dorcastle
Author: Jack Campbell
Publisher: Jabberwocky Literary Agency, Inc.
ISBN: 1625671199
Pages: 334
Year: 2015-04-03
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Dematr is a world ruled by the diametrically opposed Mage and Mechanic Guilds. For centuries, the two Great Guilds have been bitter rivals. But now a Storm approaches, one that could sweep away everything that humans have built. Only one person has any chance of uniting enough of the world behind to stop the Storm. Mari is a brilliant young Mechanic, just out of the Guild Halls, where she has spent most of her life learning how to run the steam locomotives and other devices of her Guild. Alain is the youngest Mage ever to learn how to change the world he sees with the power of his mind. Each has been taught that the works of the other's Guild are frauds. But when their caravan is destroyed, they must join forces. Their union could save the world from the approaching Storm, but it could also upend the Great Guilds who will stop at nothing to preserve their power. Mari and Alain will have to choose between protecting their lives and their Guilds, or risking everything to protect Dematr from the coming Storm.
Dark Flame
Author: Alyson Noël
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
ISBN: 1250046874
Pages: 336
Year: 2013-07-12
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In Dark Flame, Alyson Noël's most darkly seductive Immortals novel yet, Ever fights for control of her body, her soul—and the timeless true love she's been chasing for centuries. Ever is trying to help Haven transition into life as an immortal. But with Haven drunk on her new powers and acting recklessly, she poses the ultimate threat—exposing their secret world to the outside. As Ever struggles to keep the Immortals hidden, it only propels Haven closer to the enemy—Roman and his evil companions At the same time, Ever delves deeper into dark magick to free Damen from Roman's power. But when her spell backfires, it binds her to the one guy who's hell-bent on her destruction. Now there's a strange, foreign pulse coursing through her, and no matter what she does, she can't stop thinking about Roman—and longing for his touch. As she struggles to resist the fiery attraction threatening to consume her, Roman is more than willing to take advantage of her weakened state...and Ever edges closer and closer to surrender. Frantic to break the spell before its too late, Ever turns to Jude for help, risking everything she knows and loves to save herself—and her future with Damen ...
Robogenesis
Author: Daniel H. Wilson
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0345804384
Pages: 464
Year: 2015
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A sequel to the best-selling Robopocalypse is told through a series of narratives that finds new and former characters fighting to rebuild a war-stricken world under threat of the surviving Archos machine code. 100,000 first printing.
French books in print
Author: Electre
Publisher:
ISBN: 276540867X
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Year: 2003
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Imperial Earth
Author: Arthur C. Clarke
Publisher: RosettaBooks
ISBN: 0795325576
Pages: 305
Year: 2012-11-30
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In the year 2276, Duncan Makenzie travels from Saturn’s moon, Titan, to Earth as a diplomatic envoy to the United States. As a member of Titan’s ‘First Family’ descended from the moon’s original settlers 500 years before, Duncan finds himself welcomed into the glittering political and social scene in Washington. But Duncan isn’t just on Earth for a diplomatic visit. Haunted by the memory of a woman from Earth he once loved, Duncan is also driven by the need to continue the family line—despite a devastating genetic defect. A tour-de-force of vivid characterization, futuristic vision, and suspense, Imperial Earth is one of Arthur C. Clarke’s most ambitious novels.
Les Cinéastes et la table
Author: Trudy Bolter
Publisher: Charles Corlet
ISBN: 2847060332
Pages: 271
Year: 2003
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Etude sur les techniques de mise en scène de la gastronomie à l'écran, ainsi que sur sa signification. Différentes visions de la nourriture dans les films sont présentées, divisées en cinq thèmes : la planète verte (autour de T. Malick, A. Varda...), la planète noircie (la faim dans le cinéma américain des années 30), la nourriture image, la nourriture pensée, la nourriture monde (Renoir, Sautet).
The Excalibur Alternative
Author: David Weber
Publisher: Baen Books
ISBN: 0671318608
Pages: 320
Year: 2002-01-01
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This novel is based on a much shorter version published in David Drake's "Foreign Legions".
Conceptualization of the person in social sciences
Author: Edmond Malinvaud, Mary Ann Glendon
Publisher:
ISBN: 888672618X
Pages: 511
Year: 2006
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Civilization and Disease
Author: Henry E. Sigerist
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 1501723448
Pages: 300
Year: 2018-07-15
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Originally published in 1943, Civilization and Disease was based on a series of lectures that the medical historian Henry E. Sigerist delivered at Cornell University in 1940. Now back in print, the book is a wide-ranging account of the importance of social factors on health and illness and the impact that disease has had on societies throughout human history. Despite considerable advances in both medicine and historiography, Civilization and Disease remains a landmark work in the history of medicine and a fascinating look at, first, civilization as a factor in the genesis and spread of disease, and second, the effects of disease on such aspects of civilization as economics, social life, law, philosophy, religion, science, and the arts. In a new foreword written for this edition, Elizabeth Fee outlines Sigerist’s life, works, and legacy as a historian, a teacher, and an advocate for universal health care, hailing Civilization and Disease as "an excellent introduction to Sigerist’s work."
The Martians
Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
Publisher: Spectra
ISBN: 0553898302
Pages: 448
Year: 2003-05-27
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Kim Stanley Robinson's Mars trilogy is one of science fiction's most honored series, with Red Mars winning the distinguished Nebula Award, and both Green Mars and Blue Mars honored with the Hugo. A modern-day classic of the genre, this epic saga deftly portrays the human stories behind Earth's most ambitious project yet: the terraforming of Mars. Now, following the publication of his acclaimed adventure novel, Antarctica, Robinson returns to the realm he has made his own, in a work that brilliantly weaves together a futuristic setting with a poetic vision of the human spirit engaged in a drama as ancient as mankind itself. From a training mission in Antarctica to blistering sandstorms sweeping through labyrinths of barren canyons, the interwoven stories of The Martians set in motion a sprawling cast of characters upon the surface of Mars. As the planet is transformed from an unexplored and forbidding terrain to a troubled image of a re-created Earth, we meet men and women who are bound together by their experiences on Mars and with each other. Among them are Michel, a French psychologist dazzled by the beauty around him; Maya, a woman whose ill-fated love affairs lead to her first voyage to Mars; and Roger, a tall Martian-born guide who lacks social skills but has the courage to survive on the planet's dangerous yet strangely compelling surface. Beginning with the First Hundred explorers, generations of friends, enemies, and lovers are swept up in the drama that is Earth's tenuous toehold on Mars. International exploration turns into world building; world building degenerates into political conflict, revolution, and war. Following the strands of these lives and events, in an age when human life has been extended for decades, The Martians becomes the story of generations lived on the edge of the ultimate frontier, in a landscape of constant man-made and natural transformation. This new masterpiece by Kim Stanley Robinson is a story of hope and disappointment, of fierce physical and psychological struggles. Both deeply human and scientifically cutting edge, The Martians is the epic chronicle of a planet that represents one of humanity's most glorious possibilities. A Letter from Kim Stanley Robinson: "When I finished Blue Mars, I realized I wasn't done with Mars yet. There were things I still wanted to say about the place, and about my characters from the trilogy, and there were a number of sidebar stories and characters that had found no place in the trilogy's structure. I also had a couple of precursor Mars stories that did not fit the trilogy's history--'Exploring Fossil Canyon' and 'Green Mars'--and I had held these out of my earlier story collections thinking they belonged with the Mars group." So all this material was there, and as I wrote Antarctica, I found myself drawn back into the matter of Mars repeatedly, by the discovery of possible life in meteorite AHL8004 and by the Pathfinder landing. I decided to make a collection of Martian tales, and as I put them in roughly chronological order, I saw that they seemed to be adding up to their own larger story, functioning as the trilogy's 'unconscious' or 'secret history'. Using all kinds of modes, from folk tales to scientific articles, from personal accounts to the full text of a constitution, I arranged things so that the book altogether tells the story of an underground and hard-to-see resistance to the terraforming described in the trilogy proper. I had a great time doing these stories, and hope they add up to my own version of a Martian Chronicles." From the Paperback edition.
Cataract City
Author: Craig Davidson
Publisher: Graywolf Press
ISBN: 1555970893
Pages: 384
Year: 2014-07-08
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A searing novel about two friends on opposite sides of the law, from the author of Rust and Bone, "a writer of immense power" (Peter Straub) On the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, life beyond the tourist trade isn't easy. Locals like Duncan Diggs and Owen Stuckey have few chances to leave. For Duncan, that means shift work on a production line. For Owen, it means pinning it all on a shot at college basketball. But they should know better; they've been unlucky before. As boys, they were abducted and abandoned in the woods. Though they made it out alive, the memory of that time won't fade. Over the years they drift apart, but when Duncan is drawn into a chaotic world of bare-knuckle fighting and other shady dealings, Owen, now a cop, can't look the other way any longer. Together, they'll be forced to survive the wilderness once more as their friendship is pushed to the limit in Cataract City, a white-hot novel by the rising star Craig Davidson.
Grand dictionnaire universel du XIXe siècle: 1. -2. supplement. 1878- 90?
Author: Pierre Larousse
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Year: 1866
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