By Sylvie Ptitsa
« Mona et Nommy » (la liberté),
« Alis au can pay des Merveilles » (l’identité),
« Le trésor de Sileou » (la fortune),
« Anam Cara » (l’amitié),
« los angeles mare-haine » (l’estime de soi)
Où les dragons sont poussifs, le temps élastique, les sorcières pétaradantes,
les princesses modernes et indépendantes.
Où le lecteur n’est pas au bout de ses surprises !
Et vous, vivez-vous une histoire à dormir ou à grandir debout ?
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By Marc Aranha
Now it's your time to heed the decision of Earth. select your breed, increase your attributes, educate your powers, grovel for the presents of Gaia, and upward thrust and overcome your relations to turn into the final - to turn into the Shalkith."
By Joseph D. Andriano
Imaginary beasts have figured prominently in literary works ever because the old international, whilst those myths have been first formulated. however the 19th century witnessed the increase of technological know-how, the invention of geological findings that challenged the biblical fantasy of production, and the delivery of Darwin's concept of evolution. because then, monsters have developed from supernatural creatures to typical ones endowed with remarkable dimension, energy, or intelligence. This booklet explores either literary and cinematic texts which are specifically specific of their Darwinian portrayal of sizeable beasts, notwithstanding those creatures continue an archaic mythological caliber. the parable of Leviathan and Behemoth, for example, is as imperative to Jaws because it is to Moby-Dick; certainly, Jaws inherits the parable at once from Moby-Dick, as does King Kong. those and different monster stories, resembling The Creature from the Black Lagoon and Grendel, hold the traditional fable alive and proper via recasting it within the context of organic and cultural evolution.
There is a trend of alternating bestialization and anthropomorphism in lots of monster stories, suggesting that those photographs are being displayed in repeated makes an attempt to outline who we're relating to animals. hence the extra beastly the monster, the extra insistently we erect the previous paradigm of the Ladder of Being, putting ourselves on the next and separate rung; however the extra human-like the creature, the extra conveniently we shift to the paradigm of the Tree of lifestyles, during which all creatures are extra heavily comparable. because the topic of differences among species additionally comprises questions of race, the monster fable is usually conscripted to serve racist agendas. yet in general, the parable has an anti-racist subtext that undercuts the hierarchy. The remaining chapters of the quantity examine the concept of synthetic evolution in works comparable to The Island of Dr. Moreau, and human-machine interplay in Gravity's Rainbow. As fables of id, monster stories dramatize our anxieties and fears approximately our personal animal nature and supply a way of coming to phrases with our evolution.
By Pierre-Jean Brassac
Les Histoires extraordinaires de mon grand-père : Lorraine - Rares sont les ouvrages qui vont chercher ce qui se cache derrière cette terre d'anciens clichés et histoires de veillées. Or cette vieille province de l. a. Lorraine, possède bien d'autres trésors, bien d'autres richesses, un patrimoine oral particulièrement unique et varié, transmis de génération en génération depuis ces temps que l'on dit "immémoriaux" ici racontés avec expertise et humour par mon grand-père. Ce sont des histoires, à faire sourire, à faire peur, mais surtout à faire rêver... que nous racontaient nos grands-pères, et nos pères avant eux.
By John Tullis
By Joshua Medcalf
In the gang, Jason leaned ahead, laser centred. Kicked off his basketball workforce after a season-ending struggle, his in basic terms likelihood to play ball back used to be to promote sufficient books door-to-door over the summer season to come again at the group. He by no means wanted knowledge like he wanted it now. yet little did he comprehend that the reply he used to be looking used to be approximately to alter his lifestyles forever…
Pound The Stone is the serious and encouraging tale of a tender man’s trip in the course of the stumbling blocks, defeats, and eventual victories that come whereas constructing grit at the route to mastery. instructed within the comparable attractive delusion type as Chop wooden hold Water, it is a deeper dive into the undying ideas that advisor and encourage someone who seeks greatness in existence, and covers every little thing from real good fortune, to the perfection catch, the price of failure, why braveness is contagious, and why vulnerability can keep your lifestyles.
Pound The Stone will circulate you, motivate you, and with a bit of luck motivate you to settle on love and braveness over worry and shame.
By Charlotte Wakefield
A witch and her daughters are burnt for his or her sins after escaping persecution within the east. The youngest supplies start to a baby within the fireplace. Legend says the infant used to be thrown again to perish together with his heathen mom. yet he was once stored, and wrought havoc at the island that sheltered him.
But the curse of vengeance have been solid, and a lonely woman residing in desire of a lifestyles she doesn't be aware of is the major to its undoing.
The magic that flows in her veins tells her to attend for the boy who's guaranteed to her, the boy who can keep her and her cursed kinfolk.
By Alberto Arcia
By Aisha Jawara,Harr Freeya Njai,Sigga Jagne