Literature

Leviathan

The book begins with the death of a man, provoked by a bomb that leaves him in pieces, unrecognizable. There are no witnesses, it is impossible to identify the victim. But there is one person, Peter Aaron,...

The Palace Thief

The Palace Thief is the title of the last of the four stories contained in this book. Ethan Canin is considered one of the most notable American writers of today. His versatility and subtlety in...

The Order

This book by Daniel Silva describes all kinds of intrigues and corruption in the Church: the assassination of the Pope by members of the curia, intrigues around a book The Gospel of Pilate in which...

The Book Of Evidence

The protagonist, a brilliant scientist in his youth, has led a bohemian life in his later years, traveling around the Mediterranean islands, between disreputable bars and excessive idleness. Returning to...

The liar’s dictionary

This story appears to be difficult to follow and somewhat boring, mostly based on "encyclopedism" or "dictionaryism" dressed in the ideology of political correctness. The theme is based on an absurd world...

The Company You Keep

It is 2006. Isabel Montgomery starts to receive emails from her father, a man who had abandoned her in a hotel room when his past finally caught up with him. Isabel discovers that her father adopted a false...

The Hate U Give

Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr...

Jack

Jack is Robinson's fifth novel and the fourth in the Gilead sequence, preceded by Gilead (2004), Home (2008), and Lila (2014). Gilead won a Pulitzer Prize and is...

Deacon King Kong

In September 1969, a fumbling, cranky old church deacon known as Sportcoat shuffles into the courtyard of the Cause Houses housing project in south Brooklyn, pulls a .38 from his pocket, and, in front of...

The Persimmon Tree

Set among the Pacific islands and in the Indian Ocean, The Persimmon Tree tells the stories of men and women caught up in larger events - in this case starting with the Japanese invasion of Java...