Would you be interested in adapting your own work for either television or film? I am currently just finishing a short film I have written based on a story I wrote many years ago. Books get optioned all the time and never turn into films. I can dream, though. Also looking forward very much to meeting readers and booksellers.
Not so writerly, the scenery, the wineries and watching the water going anti-clockwise down the plughole! Also, I want to see the haka close up. This month the selection of translated fiction has talent applauded in places of origin. The Acts of My Mother shows the extent that political authority can preside over private lives. God, as imagined by Giacomo Sartori, who develops a bit of crush on a comely geneticist. A novelist and a journalist join forces to weave a tale that reveals the underbelly of the holy city.
A version of history is presented in Marilyn and Me when during the Korean war a local translator and the seductive songstress find friendship in a precarious environment. Betrayals, ambushes and infighting will inevitably alter the fragile political balance in the Eternal City.
His mother, whom he deeply loved, had been an informant for the Kadar regime. So he watches as the handsome climatologist who has his sights set on her keeps having strange accidents. A sly critique of the hypocrisy and hubris that underlie faith in religion, science, and macho careerism. Originally known as Vigdis, the young woman changed her name to Hamoutal upon converting to Judaism.
It is a dizzying, often terrifying journey, full of hardships, that unfolds against the backdrop of the death and destruction of the Crusades. A gripping and heartwrenching novel of damage and survival, grief and unexpected solace, Marilyn and Me is a fascinating — and timely — insight into an extraordinary time and place. Now, Ana reappears unexpectedly inside a crashed car, wounded but alive. Most importantly, where is Lucia and is she still alive?
It seeps into his soul and transports him to the forests, dark and gleaming, that surround his beloved mountain village. From that moment, he is determined to discover more. Tomura embarks on his training, never straying too far from a single, unfathomable question: do I have what it takes? Set in small-town Japan, this warm and mystical story is for the lucky few who have found their calling — and for the rest of us who are still searching. Kantorow, Tapiola Sinfonietta, J.
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A nostalgic glimpse into war-time Manhattan theatre land, City of Girls will transport you into a whirl of charismatic characters. Shakespeare and the supernatural round out our selection taking lovers on unfamiliar journeys, despite eons of practice! These novels delight in the place that reading can hold in your life. Her romantic life? Then Bea stumbles across a second-hand novel, inscribed with notes.
Besotted with the poetic inscriptions, Bea is determined to find the author … and along the way, she finds herself entangled in one hell of a love quadrangle.
As an audition, she offers to investigate the recently discovered bones of Tobi Turner, a high school girl who disappeared fifteen years ago. Alex Duval is the mayor of a town about to be wiped off the map. The state plans to flood the entire valley where his town sits in order to build a new reservoir, and Alex is stunned to discover the woman he once loved on the team charged with the demolition. On a whim, she answers an ad for a nanny job in the Scottish Highlands.
With the help of Nina, the friendly local bookseller, Lottie begins to put down roots in the community. Are books, fresh air, and kindness enough to heal this broken family—and her own…? According to those in the know, Scotland is having a moment. But intrigue follows Laura like night follows day.
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When her kids and her dear friend push her to begin dating again, Jenna is skeptical. Enter Dr. Still fearing a romantic relationship, she insists they remain friends—until she realizes that he may be more worthy of a Paris experience than she thought. Learning to put herself first again, Jenna realizes that believing in love can take us beyond our wildest dreams.
Her affluent parents send her to Manhattan to live with her Aunt Peg, who owns a theater called the Lily Playhouse. There Vivian is introduced to an entire cosmos of unconventional and charismatic characters. But when Vivian makes a personal mistake that results in professional scandal, it turns her new world upside down in ways that it will take her years to fully understand.
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Call the midwife. The nuns and nurses continue to face a variety of challenging issues including interracial adoption, cleft palate, sickle cell and cot death. And for one of the team, romance could be on the horizon. Diminished by age and with their golden era as the kings of Hollywood comedy now behind them, they face an uncertain future. As the charm and beauty of their performances shine through, they re-connect with their adoring fans. Initially keeping their personal lives in the locker, the ramshackle squad and coach Susan slowly learn to reveal their inner lives, as well as their paunches.
But can they get their lives and routines in sync as they embark on an unlikely journey to Milan to compete in the World Championship? His only stability comes in the shape of his daughter, Crystal, who he tries to father, amidst messy divorce proceedings with his estranged wife, Roz, as best as he can. The Bletchley circle: San Francisco.
Complete series. Good girls. Season one. Inspector Montalbano. Volume The tales by Andrea Camilleri quite seamlessly blend issues critical to Sicily in with issues critical during WW2. As Inspector Montalbano and his team face a challenge in tracing historical crimes as well as baffling contemporary ones. Bravo maestro!! But their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit. Now the pair and their families must fight for justice in the name of love and the promise of the American dream.