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Homegoing

The book spans 8 generation of people with one woman as their Matriarch: Maame. She had two daughters, one when she was a slave (Effia), and the other as a wife of a Big Man (Esi), each not knowing of the existence of the other. Effia was married to a slave trader and lived in the Castle of the Gold Coast above the dungeon where her sister Esi...

Moral. El arte de vivir

Juan Luis Lorda presents a brief manual on ethics, based on the classes he gives in this subject at the University of Navarra. He explainsin a current, positive and profound way some principles of philosophical ethics and Christian morality, turning to classical philosophers and the great representatives of Christian theology, in addition to...

The Eventful History of the Mutiny and Piratical Seizure of H.M.S. Bounty

In 1792 the crew of an English merchant ship "Bounty" rebelled against the captain, took control of the ship and expelled him and his supporters, abandoning them to their fate in a boat in the middle of the Pacific. This small group managed to reach known lands, where they received help, and were able to return to England. An act of rebellion...

Pinocchio

The adventures and misadventures of Pinocchio, a living wooden doll made by the old carpenter Geppetto. Pinocchio is a capricious and insolent boy, and will have to learn to live from his own mistakes: whenever he says a lie, his nose will grow as a punishment. However he will always have the help and advice of the Cricket and the Fairy, and...

A Study in Scarlet

First book of who would be one of the most famous detectives of all time, prototype of those who came next. The novels starring Sherlock Holmes are set in a police genre, in which investigation, suspense and even some supernatural fantasy are mixed. Our protagonist always studies the mysteries that seem impossible, finding the logic where there...

On the Third Day

Taking as his starting point the New Testament, the author meditates on the events in the life of Jesus, from his Resurrection, through the apparitions of Jesus to the apostles, his Ascension, up to the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. From these facts of the life of the Lord and from his words he draws consequences for the Christians of...