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Als een Amerikaanse journaliste onderzoek doet naar de jodenvervolging in Frankrijk, stuit ze op een geheim van haar schoonfamilie.
Nederlands, 335 pagina's (ePub2, 0,2 MB), Artemis & Co, Amsterdam, 2009
het leven van Charles van Orléans
Tegen de achtergrond van het door oorlogen en familietwisten verscheurde Frankrijk van de late Middeleeuwen wordt het leven van Charles van Orléans (1394-1465) geplaatst.
Fictie, Historische roman
Nederlands, 594 pagina's (ePub2, 3,5 MB), Querido, Amsterdam, 2009
een hoorcollege over zijn meesterwerk 'Op zoek naar de verloren tijd'
Op zoek naar de verloren tijd is één van de belangrijkste romans uit de wereldliteratuur. Het beschrijft de fasen in Prousts leven als de etappes van een geestelijke Odyssee. sensuele roes, mondaine ambities, passie, ziekte en dood. De fasen in deze levensgeschiedenis lijken maar tot één conclusie te voeren. de ijdelheid van alle dingen. Van alle waardes waar proust zijn hoop op stelde -maatschappelijk aanzien, liefde en kunst - blijft alleen de kunst behouden. De serie colleges neemt de luisteraar...
Nederlands, 6 uur 38 minuten (jpg, 5 MB), Home Academy Publishers, Den Haag, 2008
Many of us long to leave everything behind and start a sun-soaked new life. Emmy Jamieson has done it: she is the manager of a beautiful guesthouse that nestles among vineyards in France. She has also found love with gorgeous Alain the accountant. Life could not be better. She is so happy that she is even confident that she can cope with the arrival of the eccentric, demanding Thomson family for a golden wedding. Then, in steps owner Rupert's poisonous ex-wife Gloria, who criticises Emmy, attacks...
Engels, 9 uur 36 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2022
Ready for a magical adventure? Worried that he will be gone soon, a king seeks help from the Fairy of Truth to make sure his son, Prince Darling, stays a good person. But Prince Darling often misbehaves and the fairy cannot seem to change the boy's character... or can she? Will Prince Darling become the kind-hearted ruler his kingdom needs? Teaching kids that being good is more important than beauty, wealth, or power, this classic fairy tale is the perfect bedtime story. Best know for...
Engels, 28 minuten (jpg, 20 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2022
Summer sun, chilled, white wine, and a gorgeous fiancé. Nothing could upset pure bliss ... Right? Emmy Jamieson loves her new life in the gentle hills and sunflowers of the lush French countryside, managing La Cour des Roses, a beautiful, white stone guesthouse. With marriage to caramel-eyed Alain just round the corner, things couldn’t be more perfect. The odd glass (gallon) of wine dulls the sound of Emmy’s mum in full motherzilla-of-the-bride mode, and the faint tinkling of alarm bells coming...
Engels, 9 uur 46 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2022
Unleash your inner tactician and unlock the secrets of strategic brilliance with "Learn Strategy with Napoleon, Sun Tzu, and Machiavelli." This captivating guide invites you to delve into the minds of history's greatest military and political strategists. From Napoleon's audacious campaigns to Sun Tzu's timeless wisdom and Machiavelli's cunning political insights, this collection offers a treasure trove of knowledge to sharpen your strategic thinking and decision-making skills. Born in Florence,...
Engels, 1 uur 19 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2022
On the beautiful French coast lies the Café Belle Vie, a peaceful haven offering a warm welcome and delicious pains au chocolat – and where Natalie’s quiet life is about to be turned upside down... When thirty-one-year-old Natalie Bright’s boyfriend dumps her and immediately gets engaged to his ex-girlfriend, she escapes her heartbreak and moves to the charming village of Chamillon on the Île de Ré. She’s determined to build a new life there: writing about farmer’s markets for a local magazine,...
Engels, 7 uur 59 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2022
When Kathrine is kidnapped, the police quickly arrest a suspect. But when it becomes clear that they’ve got the wrong man, Felix Jørgensen goes after a gynecologist with a suspended medical license. The tracks lead the investigator to a seemingly abandoned house in rural Lolland in southern Denmark. Is Kathrine in the house? Does the murderer know about their trap? And will Felix manage to save his deputy from becoming yet another victim of this madman’s scalpel? Or is it all much too late? Black...
Engels, 1 uur 20 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
"The Room in the Dragon Volant" is a mysterious story about a premature burial, a theme favoured by Poe some years previously. When a chivalric young man tries to save an innocent countess from the clutches of a greedy count, little does he suspect that the whole situation could be a trap. With plenty of Gothic elements and some remarkable episodes of horror, "The Room in the Dragon Volant" is a haunting mystery story that will keep readers at the edge of their seat. B. J. Harrison started his Classic...
Engels, 4 uur 43 minuten (jpg, 204 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
From the books that inspired the new Netflix series "Lupin" with Omar Sy. There is a mystery to be solved. A baroness and a great deal of money have disappeared from Paris, and neither her husband nor the police can find any trace of her. Enter the infamous Arsene Lupin, master thief, gentleman burglar and greatest criminal mind of all time. "The 200,000 Franc Reward" is a story about robbery, betrayal, and criminal investigation, great for readers who want to dive into a classic detective series,...
Engels, 44 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
René Descartes is often described as the first modern philosopher, but much of the content of his "Meditations on First Philosophy" can be found in the medieval period that had already existed for more than a thousand years. Does God exist? If so, what is his nature? Is the human soul immortal? How does it differ from the body? What role do sense experience and pure reason play in knowing? Descartes stands out from his predecessors because of the method he developed to treat these and other fundamental...
Engels, 3 uur 32 minuten (jpg, 153 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2020
The basic principles that Bergson articulates, especially his way of thinking about reality as a dynamic process and his view of human beings as creative and evolving, should be helpful to anyone who seeks to go beyond simply dealing with the practical demands of daily life and consider the nature of things. Of special importance is Bergson’s claim that it is both possible and necessary to know from the inside rather than confining our attention to external perspectives and points of view. Intuition...
Engels, 2 uur 5 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2020
This story is set during the occupation of France of 1940-44, during which time the author fought as a member of the Resistance. It follows her interrogation, imprisonment and her subsequent unexpected release by the German Nazi Officer Frank Van Heugen, the official interpreter in the German Kommandatur of Vichy France. Bron: Flaptekst, uitgeversinformatie
Engels, 4 uur 33 minuten (jpg, 202 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2020
A story of courage, fear, and defiance based on the author's own personal experience. "A Pack Horse Called Rachel" is the remarkable tale of a young woman, half Jewish, caught in the extraordinarily brutal world of 1944 France. Rachel moves through the pages of the book with her faithful dog Nourse, touching lives as her work with the Maquis based in the Auvergne takes her perilously close to danger on a day to day basis. The story is based on personal experience. The description of historical events...
Engels, 5 uur 23 minuten (jpg, 239 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2020
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times," writes Charles Dickens in the opening of this dark and meaningful classic novel. It is the year 1775 and Jarvis Lorry is tasked with a secret mission for his employer. 17-year-old Lucie Manette joins him on his travels from London to Paris and is shocked to learn that her father is alive and has been released from eighteen years in a Paris prison. Set in the two metropolises just prior (and during) the French Revolution, Dickens paints a distinct...
Engels, 15 uur 20 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2017
Christopher Newman, a somewhat awkward but well-meaning American businessman traveling in Europe for the first time, meets and falls in love with the aristocratic young widow Claire de Bellegarde. But her French family does not like his American ways and oppose his offer of marriage. When he discovers a dirty family secret, however, the tables are suddenly turned. But what should he do with upper hand? Despite being one of Henry James earliest works, `The American‘ (1877) flows more like a contemporary...
Engels, 13 uur 57 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2017
The Mysterious Island (French: L'Ile mystérieuse) is a novel by Jules Verne, published in 1874. The novel is a crossover sequel to Verne's famous Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and In Search of the Castaways, though thematically it is vastly different from those books. An early draft of the novel, initially rejected by Verne's publisher and wholly reconceived before publication, was titled Shipwrecked Family: Marooned With Uncle Robinson, seen as indicating the influence on the novel of Robinson...
Engels, 21 uur 42 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2017
Vlak voor de Tweede Wereldoorlog zitten twee Franse meisjes samen op school; mede door de oorlogsomstandigheden worden ze gedwongen keuzes te maken met verstrekkende gevolgen.
Fictie, Psychologische roman, Oorlogsroman
Engels, 240 pagina's (ePub, 1,6 MB), Bloomsbury Publishing, London, 2014
une histoire de l’encadrement religieux destiné aux migrants belgo-flamands du Lillois, de Paris et des campagnes françaises (1850-1960)
« Splendide famille. Le père, un gars flamand, simple, robuste - la mère profondément religieuse. Les enfants tous débordants de vie. Ils ont un tel courage, pour braver les Français avec leur conviction religieuse. » Ainsi parlait le père jésuite Frans Van den Brande, l'un des aumôniers des paysans flamands du Nord de la France dans l'entre-deux-guerres. Son activité avait un objectif simple: s'assurer que les émigrés belges restassent catholiques et flamands. L'initiative n'était pas neuve. Elle...
Frans, PDF, 4,8 MB, Leuven University Press, Leuven, 2019