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Romans en anglais
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1er semestre 2010

Ian McEWAN (United Kingdom)
Solar
J. Cape
- ANG R MCE


Michael Beard is a Nobel prize-winning physicist whose best work is behind him. Trading on his reputation, he lends his name to the letterheads of renowned scientific institutions and half-heartedly heads a government-backed initiative tackling global warming. When Beard’s professional and personal worlds collide in a freak accident, an opportunity presents itself for Beard to extricate himself from his marital mess, reinvigorate his career and save the world from environmental disaster.


Aravind ADIGA (India)
Between the assassinations
Atlantic books
- ANG R ADI
Nestling on India’s southern coast lies the town of Kittur. Ranging through the city’s streets and schoolyards, bedrooms and businesses, its inner workings and its outer limits, through the myriad and distinctive voices of its inhabitants, Aravind Adiga brings an entire world vividly and unforgettably to life.

Paul AUSTER (United States)
Invisible
Henry Holt
- ANG R AUS
New York City in the spring of 1967. Twenty-year-old Adam Walker, an aspiring poet and student at Columbia University meets the enigmatic Frenchman Rudolf Born, and his silent and seductive girlfriend Margot. Before long, Walker finds himself caught in a perverse triangle that leads to a sudden, shocking act of violence that will alter the course of his life. Three different narrators tell the story, as it travels in time from 1967 to 2007 and moves from New York to Paris and to a remote Caribbean island in a story of unbridled sexual hunger and a relentless quest for justice.

Judy BLUNDELL (United States)
What I saw and how I lied
Scholastic press
- ANG R BLU
Summer’s ending, Evie’s stepfather is finally home from the Second World War, and Evie is tired of her glamorous mother treating her like a little girl. Then a mysterious stranger appears ; a handsome ex-GI who served with Evie’s stepfather. Slowly, Evie realizes that she is falling in love with him - but he has dark secrets, and a strange control over her parents. When a sudden tragedy occurs, Evie’s world is shattered. Torn between her family and the man she loves, Evie must betray someone. The question is ... who ?

A.S. BYATT (United Kingdom)
The Children’s book
Vintage
- ANG R BYA
Famous author Olive Wellwood writes a special private book, bound in different colours, for each of her children. In their rambling house near Romney Marsh they play in a story-book world - but their lives, and those of their rich cousins and their friends, the son and daughter of a curator at the new Victoria and Albert Museum, are already inscribed with mystery... This is the children’s book.

Harlan COBEN (United States)
Long lost
Signet
- ANG RP COB
Myron Bolitar’s had no contact with his ex in years, so her call catches him off guard. She’s in Paris, in trouble and only Myron can help. Terese tells him a sad story she’s never before revealed : a good marriage, her struggles to get pregnant, the happiest moment of her life when her only child was born, the day everything she’d ever loved was taken from her. As the years passed Terese heard nothing from her ex-husband, until the phone call that brought her to Paris. But on arrival, Terese finds her husband has been murdered, leaving her as a prime suspect.

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