Literature - Realistic

The silk weaver

England, 1760. Anne, the young daughter of an Anglican priest, moves from her village to London with relatives to educate herself as a lady and to find a husband. But she has more concerns than common women...

China Rich Girlfriend

A sequel to his previous book, Crazy Rich Asians. We follow the lives of several different characters, from the very rich families of Singapore, Hong Kong and mainland China, each one fabulously...

The Missing

A masterful novel set in 1920s Louisiana, The Missing is the story of Sam Simoneaux, floorwalker at a New Orleans department store. When a little girl is kidnapped on Sam’s watch he is haunted by...

The Overstory

Richard Powers is a professor at the universities of Stanford and Illinois, as well as author of twelve award-winning novels. The Overstory could be classified as a "thesis novel" that tries to answer the...

Evening in Paradise: More Stories

The author (1936-2004) published her first stories when she was 24, and since then her stay in the mining communities in the United States, and then in Chile, El Paso, New York, Mexico or California,  has...

Mr. Harrison’s Confessions

The arrival to an imaginary village of a recently licensed doctor of London enables the author to show us the customs of rural England during the 1800s and the trouble that comments can cause in a small...

The Tie That Binds

80 year-old Edith Goodnough, lying in a hospital bed, is charged with murder. Her story is narrated by her neighbor Sanders Roscoe, who tells an imaginary listener (perhaps a journalist?) how she has...

Seize the Day

A man who failed in everything in life faces a decisive day: either he earns some money or falls into misery. His whole life was a succession of wrong decisions, caused by his immaturity and weakness;...