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Periodo: 1-30 aprile 2022 - Fonte: El Cultural



Numero 1 narrativa N Titolo Titolo in inglese Autore Editore Prezzo A
1 New Roma soy yo I Am Rome Santiago Posteguillo Ediciones B 23,90€ abstract
2 1 El Libro Negro de las Horas The Black Book of Hours Eva García Sáenz de Urturi Planeta 20,90€ abstract
3 2 Violeta Violeta Isabel Allende Plaza & Janés 22,90€ abstract
4 3 El castillo de Barbazul Bluebeard's Castle Javier Cercas Tusquets 21,90€ abstract
5 New El mentalista Trapped Camilla Läckberg, Henrik Fexeus Planeta 23,90€ abstract
6 New El mapa de los anhelos The Map of Longing Alice Kellen Planeta 17,90€ abstract
7 New Cauterio Cautery Lucía Lijtmaer Anagrama 18,90€ abstract
8 New Operación Kazán Kazan Operation Vicente Vallés Espasa 20,90€ abstract
9 New La presidenta Madam President Alicia Giménez Bartlett Alfaguara 19,90€ abstract
10 Back La señora March Mrs. March Virginia Feito Lumen 19,90€ abstract


N Titolo Titolo in inglese Autore Editore Prezzo A Numero 1 saggistica
1 New El peligro de estar cuerda The Danger of Being Sane Rosa Montero Seix Barral 20,90€
2 1 La muerte contada por un sapiens a un neandertal Death As Told by a Sapiens to a Neanderthal Juan José Millás, Juan Luis Arsuaga Alfaguara 18,90€
3 New Verdades a la cara Truths to the Face Pablo Iglesias Navona 19,00€
4 5 El infinito en un junco Infinity in a Reed Irene Vallejo Siruela 24,95€
5 2 Por si las voces vuelven In Case the Voices Return Ángel Martín Planeta 17,90€
6 7 La vida contada por un sapiens a un neandertal Life As Told by a Sapiens to a Neanderthal Juan José Millás, Juan Luis Arsuaga Alfaguara 18,90€
7 New No quieren que lo sepas They Don't Want You to Know Jesús Cintora Espasa 19,90€
8 New La mirada quieta (de Pérez Galdós) The Quiet Gaze (of Pérez Galdós) Mario Vargas Llosa Alfaguara 18,90€
9 New Futuro, ¿qué futuro? Future, What Future? Santiago Niño-Becerra Ariel 19,90€
10 New Madres, padres y demás Mothers, Fathers and Others Siri Hustvedt Seix Barral 21,50€


NARRATIVA - Descrizione

Rome, year 77 b.C. Cruel Senator Dolabella is about to be judged for corruption, but he has hired the best lawyers, has bought the jury, and, besides, is known for the use of violence against anyone who opposes him. No man dares accept the role of prosecutor, until all of a sudden and against all odds, a young Patrician of mere twenty-three years of age accepts to lead the case, defend the people of Rome, and defy the power of the elite class. This unknown lawyer’s name is Caius Julius Caesar.
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The Black Book of Hours is a follow up novel to the Trilogy of the White City. 'Someone who's been dead forty years can't be kidnapped and certainly can't bleed. Vitoria, 2022. Former inspector Unai López de Ayala —alias Kraken— receives an anonymous call that will change the way he thinks about his family's past: he has one week to find the legendary Black Book of Hours, an exclusive bibliographical jewel, if not, his mother, who has rested in the cemetery for decades, will die. How is this possible?
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Violeta comes into the world on a stormy day in 1920, the first girl in a family with five boisterous sons. From the start, her life is marked by extraordinary events, for the ripples of the Great War are still being felt, even as the Spanish flu arrives on the shores of her South American homeland almost at the moment of her birth. Through her father’s prescience, the family will come through that crisis unscathed, only to face a new one as the Great Depression transforms the genteel city life she has known. Her family loses everything and is forced to retreat to a wild and beautiful but remote part of the country. There, she will come of age, and her first suitor will come calling. She tells her story in the form of a letter to someone she loves above all others, recounting times of devastating heartbreak and passionate affairs, poverty and wealth, terrible loss and immense joy. Her life is shaped by some of the most important events of history: the fight for women’s rights, the rise and fall of tyrants, and ultimately not one, but two pandemics.
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Bluebeard's Castle is part 3 of the Terra Alta series. Melchor Marín, now retired from the police force and living a quiet life as a librarian, has to cope with his most distressing nightmare yet: His teenage daughter, traveling with a friend in Mallorca, stops responding to his messages and vanishes into thin air. Faced with the lack of interest of the local authorities, Melchor travels to Mallorca to find Cosette on his own. On a hunch he suspects his daughter is in danger and he soon discovers that this is not an isolated case of a missing person but one more in a long list, always girls and often minors. In a remote part of the island there lives a Bluebeard more frightening and dangerous than the one in the folktale, who has fortified himself in a luxurious, impregnable mansion where he can act with total impunity. Until Melchor Marín finds him.
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Trapped is part one of the Vincent Walder series. When a woman is found dead in a box that has been penetrated with swords the police is puzzled: is it a magic trick gone wrong or an extremely brutal murder? Mina Dabiri is police inspector at the Stockholm police and takes help from Vincent Walder, mentalist and expert in body language and magic. They make connections with previous cases, and realize that they are hunting a reckless serial killer who has to be stopped before there are more victims. But Mina’s and Vincent’s awkward personalities are making it difficult. Both are carrying dark secrets. Their past seems to be connected with what’s happening and the pace is increasing more and more. They have to be one step ahead of the murderer. Get to know the insanity in order to put an end to it.
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Grace Peterson is born with a very specific mission: to save the life of her sister Lucy, who is seriously ill. The fact that Lucy dies in spite of everything will cause Grace’s life to lose its meaning. She is a shy girl who has always felt invisible. She has never left Nebraska, loves to write, and watches the days go by in a monotonous line. Until one day she gets her hands on The Map of Longing game and, following the instructions, the first thing she must do is find someone named Will Tucker, whom she has never heard of and who is about to embark with her on a journey straight to the heart, full of vulnerabilities and forgotten dreams, longings and unexpected affections. But is it possible to move forward when secrets begin to weigh too heavily? Who is who in this story?
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It is the summer of 2014. A young woman, who has just been left by her partner, flees from Barcelona to Madrid. But she carries a secret and the conviction that the apocalypse is coming. Four centuries earlier, another woman, Deborah Moody – who went down in history as "the most dangerous woman in the world" – is forced to emigrate to the colonies of North America carrying another, very different secret. What do these two women have in common? Why have they decided to walk away from what they know and start over?
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The birth of a child in New York in 1922 will change the history of the world a century later. Soviet intelligence services craft a future for that baby: the boldest espionage plan ever imagined. A few years later, Lavrentiy Beria, the bloodthirsty head of the Bolshevik police, will present that plan to Stalin, who will appropriate the operation and turn it into a personal and extremely secret mission, warning the man charged with carrying it out that it must not escape his strict control. It will be the Kazan Operation. Now in our present, an insatiable, reckless KGB agent comes to power in Moscow, and relaunches the Kazan Operation to sabotage the West and recover Russia’s status as a superpower. But will it succeed? Will the Russian leader achieve his real goal of controlling the United States from the Kremlin? Will he fulfill Stalin's order or will the operation escape his control?
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The President of the Generalitat Valenciana, Vita Castellá, is found dead in a luxurious hotel room in Madrid. Such a compromising situation demands that the possibility of murder gets officially ruled out and the investigations cease, and so, those in the ruling party, which the victim had been a member of, have activated every resource and phoned everyone in the highest spheres that might help them buy some time. Meanwhile, the Chief of Police of the Comunitat Valenciana decides to help the Minister of Interior and the National Police Director, Juan Quesada Montilla, in their mission: distract the authorities. For such a purpose, they leave the case in the hands of two new and peculiar inspectors, sisters Berta and Marta Miralles. Radically different from each other, together they will face a shady world of hidden agendas.
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George March’s latest novel is a smash. No one could be prouder than his dutiful wife, Mrs. March, who revels in his accolades. A careful creature of routine and decorum, she lives a precariously controlled existence on the Upper East Side until one morning, when the shopkeeper of her favorite patisserie suggests that her husband’s latest protagonist―a detestable character named Johanna―is based on Mrs. March herself. Clutching her ostrich leather pocketbook and mint-colored gloves, she flees the shop. What could have merited this humiliation? That one casual remark robs Mrs. March of the belief that she knew everything about her husband―and herself―thus sending her on an increasingly paranoid journey that begins within the pages of a book. While snooping in George’s office, Mrs. March finds a newspaper clipping about a missing woman. Did George have anything to do with her disappearance? He’s been going on a lot of “hunting trips” up north with his editor lately, leaving Mrs. March all alone at night with her tormented thoughts, and the cockroaches that have suddenly started to appear, and strange breathing noises . . . As she begins to decode her husband’s secrets, her deafening anxiety and fierce determination threaten everyone in her wake―including her stoic housekeeper, Martha, and her unobtrusive son, Jonathan, whom she loves so profoundly, when she remembers to love him at all.
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