books about: narrativa

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El ruido de las cosas al caer (Premio Alfaguara 2011)(The Sound of Things Falling) (Spanish Edition) ...
Juan Gabriel Vasquez

Punto de Lectura, 2012

Tan pronto conoce a Ricardo Laverde, el joven Antonio Yammara comprende que en el pasado de su nuevo amigo hay un secreto, o quiza varios. Su atracción por la misteriosa vida de Laverde, nacida al hilo de sus encuentros en un billar, se transforma en verdadera obsesion el dia en que este es asesinado. El ruido de las cosas al caer es la historia de una amistad frustrada. Pero es tambien una doble historia de amor en tiempos poco propicios, y ...


El hablador (Narrativa (Punto de Lectura)) (Spanish Edition)
Mario Vargas Llosa

Punto de Lectura, 2010

With his characteristic technical genius, Mario Vargas Llosa counters two worlds that appear at odds with each other-our modern societies and the people that live in total harmony with the natural environment. Steering the reader in a vertiginous journey through the collective mind of the Machiguenga Indians, Vargas Llosa expounds, once again, on one of his obsessions: the role fiction plays in the life of humanity.


The Leopard: A Novel
Giuseppe Di Lampedusa

Pantheon, 2007

Set in the 1860s, The Leopard tells the spellbinding story of a decadent, dying Sicilian aristocracy threatened by the approaching forces of democracy and revolution. The dramatic sweep and richness of observation, the seamless intertwining of public and private worlds, and the grasp of human frailty imbue The Leopard with its particular melancholy beauty and power, and place it among the greatest historical novels of our time. Although ...


La maldicion del Titan / The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson y Los Dioses del Olimpo) (Spanish Edition) (Percy ...
Rick Riordan

Lectorum Pubns (Juv), 2011

The goddess Artemis is believed to have been kidnapped. And now it's up to Percy and his friends to find out what happened. Who is powerful enough to kidnap a goddess? They must find Artemis before the winter solstice, when her influence on the Olympian Council could swing an important vote on the war with the Titans.


The Drowned and the Saved
Primo Levi

Vintage, 1989

Levi wrote of the moral collapse that occurred in Auschwitz and the fallibility of human memory that allows such atrocities to recur. Levi's last book published before his death in 1987.


El ladron del rayo / The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson Y Los Dioses Del Olimpo/ Percy Jackson and the ...
Rick Riordan

Lectorum Pubns (Juv), 2012

What would occur if one day you discover you are the son of a Greek god sent to carry out a secret mission? Well, this is exactly what happened to Percy Jackson! Expelled from six schools, Percy suffers from dyslexia and an inability to concentrate, or, at least, that is the official version. Often the butt of jokes, his world completely changes when the gods of Olympus tell him his father was a god and he has been given the mission not only to ...


El ultimo heroe del Olimpo / The last hero of Olympus (Percy Jackson Y Los Dioses Del Olimpo) (Spanish ...
Rick Riordan

Lectorum Pubns (Juv), 2010

The half-bloods have been preparing for war with the Titans for a year even though they know the odds are against them. Kronos's army continues to grow stronger and he becomes more powerful. Meanwhile, as the Olympians try to contain the wild monster Typhon, Kronos moves toward New York City, where Mount Olympus is left practically unattended. In this final book of the amazingly popular series, will Percy Jackson fulfill the prophecy about his ...


Contemporary Latin American Literature : Original Selections from the Literary Giants for Intermediate and ...
Gladys Varona-Lacey

McGraw-Hill, 2001

Contemporary Latin American Literature reflects the wealth of great writers of Latin America over the last hundred years, including Jorge Luis Borges, Mario Vargas Llosa, and Noble Prize winners Gabriela Mistral, Pablo Neruda, Octavio Paz, and Gabriel Garcia Márquez. The selections--almost 100 works in their original form--include English definitions for difficult Spanish words.


La Fiesta Del Chivo/The Feast of the Goat (Narrativa (Punto de Lectura)) (Spanish Edition)
Mario Vargas Llosa

Punto de Lectura, 2006

If the devil exists, he is personified in the protagonist of La Fiesta del Chivo, by Mario Vargas Llosa. Based on the last days and the assassination of one of the most tyrannical and bloodthirsty dictators of Latin America, Rafael Leonidas Trujillo. The author recounts the story of Urania Cabral, a woman who fled from Trujillo's regime in the Dominican Republic as a young child and returns to confront a terrifying past. A passionate story ...


Conversacion y repaso
Lynn A. Sandstedt, Ralph Kite, ...

Cengage Learning, 2010

CONVERSACIÓN Y REPASO, Tenth Edition, is part of a three-volume INTERMEDIATE SPANISH series that gives you a thorough review of grammatical structures and helps you communicate with confidence in Spanish. You'll quickly learn to use and develop reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills through a variety of activities and exercises for conversation.


Negra (Spanish Edition) (Narrativas Hispanicas)
Wendy Guerra

Anagrama, 2014

Nirvana del Risco es la primera heroina negra cubana que se muestra desnuda, abierta y descarnada ante lo que por prejuicios muchos esconden: la bisexualidad, el racismo, la politica, el miedo y la cercana intimidad con el enemigo. Hija de la generacion de los anos 60 y rebelde protagonista habanera en los 2000, recorre el camino entre lo prohibido y lo sagrado, revelando asi ocultas recetas asentadas en una cultura afrocubana (Regla de Ocha). ...


Conceptualización de Casos Clínicos: Manual Especializado (Spanish Edition)
Héctor B. Crespo-Bujosa

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

A specialized manual on case conceptualization in Spanish. It show step-by-step how to conceptualize a clinical case. It provides an example of a conceptualization, conceptual map, and a rubric to evaluate conceptualizations. It is recommended for psychology, counseling and social work students and professors. Un manual especializado sobre conceptualización de casos en español. Muestra cómo conceptualizar un caso paso a paso. Provee un ...


Sociolingüistica y pragmática del español (Georgetown Studies in Spanish Linguistics series) (Spanish ...
Carmen Silva-Corvalán

Georgetown University Press, 2001

This book provides a clear and comprehensive overview of sociolinguistics and the pragmatics of oral communication in Spanish. Drawing on the research of foremost scholars in the field, Carmen Silva-Corvalán covers central concerns of variational sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, language change, and language contact, with special reference to Spanish in the United States. A thoroughly revised and expanded version of Silva-Corvalán's ...


Cero, cero, cero (Panorama de Narrativas) (Spanish Edition)
Roberto Saviano

Anagrama, 2014

«Escribir sobre la cocaina en palabras de Roberto Saviano es como consumirla. Cada vez quieres mas noticias, mas informacion, y las que encuentras son suculentas, ya no puedes prescindir de ellas. Eres addicted. Aun cuando remiten a un esquema general que ya has comprendido, esas historias fascinan por sus detalles. Delante ves el liston de la adiccion, que no hace mas que subir, y ruegas para no entrar nunca en crisis de abstinencia. Por eso ...


Introducción a la literatura Latinoamericana (Spanish Edition)
Paola Bianco, Antonio Sobejano-Moran

Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co., 2005

A survey of literature from Latin America from the beginnings through modern times. Includes introductions to each literary period, a brief history and overview of literature in the period, a brief bibliography for each author, vocabulary and questions for further study.


La tia Julia y el escribidor/ Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter (Narrativa (Punto de Lectura)) (Spanish Edition)
Mario Vargas Llosa

Punto de Lectura, 2008

El genero novelesco no ha nacido para contar verdades, estas, al pasar a la ficcion, se vuelven siempre mentiras''. Ya en el titulo de esta novela de Mario Vargas Llosa, publicada en 1977, se recoge la doble historia en que se vertebra su argumento: por un lado, la relacion amorosa del joven escritor Varguitas con una mujer de su familia mayor que el, la tia Julia; y por otro, la desaforada presencia del folletinista Pedro Camacho en la misma ...


The Confessions of Lady Nijo
Lady Nijo

Stanford University Press, 1973

In about 1307 a remarkable woman in Japan sat down to complete the story of her life. The result was an autobiographical narrative, a tale of thirty-six years (1271-1306) in the life of Lady Nijo, starting when she became the concubine of a retired emperor in Kyoto at the age of fourteen and ending, several love affairs later, with an account of her new life as a wandering Buddhist nun. Through the vagaries of history, however, the glory of ...


Historias de cronopios y de famas (Narrativa) (Spanish Edition)
Julio Cortázar

Punto de Lectura, 2007

This collection of short and humoristic stories is a privileged introduction to the inexhaustible world of one of the greatest writers of the last century. Cronopios and Famas is one of the most-loved books by Julio Cortazar, perhaps the greatest of Latin American novelists; it is delightfully characterized. As the Saturday Review remarked: ''Each page of Cronopios and Famas sparkles with vivid satire that goes to the heart of human character ...


Conversacion en la catedral/ Conversation in the Cathedral (Narrativa (Punto de Lectura)) (Spanish Edition)
Mario Vargas Llosa

Punto de Lectura, 2007

A conversation is held in the Cathedral during the Manuel A. Odría dictatorship in Peru; over beers and a sea of freely spoken words, the conversation describes the degradation and the frustration of a town. Through a complicated web of private lives, the author analyzes the mental and moral mechanisms that govern power and the people behind it. Conversación en la Catedral is more than a point of reference; it is a landmark in the history of ...


Terapia Narrativa Para Ninos/ Playful Approaches to Serious Problems (Psicologia, Psiquiatria, Psicoterapia / ...
Jennifer Freeman, David Epston, ...

Paidos Iberica Ediciones S a, 2001

Psicología, Psiquiatría, Psicoterapia



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