Guide du Routard Les Charentes 2017 18
Embarquer à bord d’une gabare et se laisser dériver le long de la Charente. S’offrir une balade découverte du vignoble de Cognac en 2 CV ou en jeep. Quadriller Angoulême pour dénicher les fresques des célèbres dessinateurs de B.D. Faire le tour de l’île d’Aix à vélo et explorer chaque parcelle de plages souvent désertes... Vous trouverez dans le routard Les Charentes : une première partie haute en couleur avec des cartes et des photos, pour repérer plus facilement le pays dans son ensemble et nos coups de cœur ; des adresses souvent introuvables ailleurs ; des visites culturelles originales en dehors des sentiers battus ; des infos remises à jour chaque année puis des cartes et plans détaillés. Merci à tous les Routards qui partagent nos convictions : Liberté et indépendance d’esprit ; découverte et partage ; sincérité, tolérance et respect des autres !
Father and Son
Father and Son tells the story of five days following Glen Davis’s return to the small Mississippi town where he grew up. Five days. In this daring psychological thriller, these are five days you’ll never forget. Convicted and sentenced on a vehicular homicide charge, Glen is the bad seed--the haunted, angry, drunken, and dangerous son of Virgil and Emma Davis. Bobby Blanchard is the sheriff, as different from Glen as can be imagined, but in love with the same woman--the mother of Glen’s illegitimate son. Before he’s been back in town thirty-six hours, Glen has robbed his war-crippled father, bullied and humiliated his younger brother, and rejected his son, David. Bobby finds himself sorting through the mayhem Glen leaves in his wake--a murdered bar owner, a rape, Glen’s terrorized family, and the little boy who needs a father. And, as he gets closer and closer to the murderous Glen, tension builds like a Mississippi thunderstorm about to break loose. This classic face-off of good against evil is told in the clear, unflinching voice that won Larry Brown some of literature’s most prestigious awards. And, reverberating with dark excitement, biblical echoes, and a fast, cinematic pacing, this novel puts a new side of his genius on display--the ability to build suspense to an almost unbearable pitch. Father and Son is the story of a powerfully complex kinship, an exhilarating and heart-stopping story. 1997 Southern Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction
Hotel Du Cap Eden Roc
Between Nice and Cannes lies one of the world's most beautiful palaces. Standing on more that twenty acres along the coast, the Eden-Roc is a legendary estate where time stands still behind the rustle of Alep Pines. This elegant home, with its Napolean III style, has been a refuge since 1869, first to artists and writers, then to the great European aristocracy before receiving celebrities, mostly in the springtime during the Cannes Film Festival. In a tribute to CÃ´te d Azur, FranÃ§ois Simon evokes the uniqueness of this discreet place, which for the first time opens its doors for a publication, offering an elegant look at never-before-seen photographs.
Matisse in the Studio
Published to accompany the Royal Academy exhibition 'Matisse in the Studio', this book is the first in English to explore the essential role that Henri Matisse's personal collection of objects played in his studio practice. Featured frequently in the modern master's bold paintings, drawings, and cut-outs, and influencing the development of his work in sculpture, Matisse's objects formed a secret history hiding in plain sight. Works that span the artist's entire career are presented here alongside the objects that inspired them, from Asian vases and African masks to intricate textiles from the Islamic world. With lush illustrations and archival images, Matisse in the Studio provides exceptional insights into the world of the artist at work.
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Tami Hoag comes a classic novel of mismatched lovers who give a whole new meaning to the phrase “Fake it till you make it.” Sensible corporate lawyer Alaina Montgomery has been frustrating her matchmaking friends for years. But this time they’ve really tried to set her up with the wrong guy: Dylan Harrison, a free-spirited single dad who runs a ramshackle bar and bait shop. Appropriately enough, she meets him on the way to a science-fiction-themed masquerade party. When cops mistake the costumed pair for a lady of the evening and her client, Alaina and Dylan end up in jail together. And soon they hatch a plan to foil the matchmakers once and for all by pretending to be a couple. What begins as a good-natured ruse quickly blossoms into a real romance, as these two polar opposites discover that desire can’t be so easily disguised.