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The Puzzle of Polynesia

The Pacific Ocean is the Earth’s largest single feature and in the middle of the Ocean is the Polynesia Triangle defined by the three points of Hawai’i, New Zealand and Easter...

The love that I have

It is s beguiling story, powerful and heart-breaking which holds the reader enthralled until the last page. It is set in World War two when Margot Baumann, a school-leaver, takes a job in the mailroom of a...

L'échelle de Jacob

Collection of philosophical reflections, with Christian flavor, in the form of maxims or thoughts, seeking to lead men to look to God. It addresses themes such as the poverty of man and God, love and pain,...

Marcovaldo

Marcovaldo, or The Seasons in the City, is a set of 20 short stories, written between 1952 and 1963, each one dedicated to a season of the year. The main character is always Marcovaldo, a very poor Charlie...

Damien the Leper

Biography of Father Damien de Veuster, better known as St. Damien of Molokai, apostle of the lepers. He was a missionary, sent in the mid-nineteenth century to the Hawaiian archipelago, where he volunteered...

No name

Norah and Magdalen, the daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Vanstone, find themselves disinhertired and stigmatized after the sudden death of their parents, when they discover that they were born out of wedlok. Their...

The Death of Jesus

Coetzee finishes with this third story of the boy David after his extensive parable of the two previous installments: “The Childhood of Jesus” (2013), and “The Schooldays of Jesus (2017). All the...

The Tiger and the Acrobat

The Tiger and the Acrobat tells the life of a Siberian tigress from her birth, the loss of her mother, her friendship with a shaman and a boy, up to its death. It is an allegorical story about how the soul...