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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...

The House of the Mosque

The novel recounts how the life of a prominent family in an Iranian city named Senejan, the religious bastion of the country, intertwines with the history of Iran - from the permissive moral and religious...

Le premier miracle

This novel narrates the history of intellectuals  who, over the years, have tried to control nuclear energy. A chain of events leads to the conclusion that the following attempts have occurred: beginning...