By Jean Grosjean
Voici, factor du 1er livre des Rois, l'histoire du prophète Élie. Roman d'aventures, poème, méditation philosophique? En tout cas, un texte dont l. a. magie de l'écriture ravive les couleurs d'une très vieille histoire.
Élie le Tishbite, le negative ennemi des rois, celui qui prédit à Jézabel que les chiens los angeles dévoreraient, l'égorgeur de 450 prophètes de Baal, l'anéantisseur de cent soldats, le responsable de l. a. famine et de los angeles sécheresse, laisse oublier ici son visage de prophète en colère. Il est plutôt celui dont le Livre dit que Iahvé se manifeste à lui à travers 'le son d'une brise légère'. Élie, vu par Jean Grosjean, ne tue pas les pretend prophètes. Il pleure. Il s'identifie aux saisons. Il vit dans 'une permanente cascade d'instants'. los angeles voix de Dieu se fait pour lui murmures, musique, bruissement de feuilles. Par anticipation, il lui sera donné d'entendre los angeles parole ultime : 'Élie, Élie, pourquoi m'as-tu abandonné?'
Les pages de ce livre, l'image qu'elles nous donnent d'Élie, participent de 'cette tranquillité où d'infimes événements dissolvent les millénaires'.
Read Online or Download Élie PDF
Best historical fiction books
This . mobi was once famous as retail on What.
In an international of violence and intrigue, who guards the reality?
It is 1498, sunrise of the Renaissance, and Venice teems with rumors approximately an old booklet believed to carry the secrets and techniques of power—alchemy, love, or even immortality. a few will cease at not anything to discover it; others will die to guard it. As intrigue grips Her such a lot Serene Republic, Luciano, a light-fingered, streetwise orphan, will get stuck up within the insanity. The doge’s enigmatic chef takes him into the palace kitchen as an apprentice, the place he's initiated into the chef’s deliciously mysterious world—itself alive with harmful secrets and techniques. After Luciano witnesses an inexplicable homicide, he embarks on a deadly trip to discover the reality. What he discovers will try out his loyalty, express him the darkish facet of men’s souls, and threaten his love for an audacious convent woman. however it also will swing open the shutters of his brain, and depart an indelible mark on his soul.
A luminous and seductive novel, The Chef ’s Apprentice is, at its middle, a high-spirited tribute to the culmination of data and the extreme energy of these who carry its key. In an international of violence and intrigue, who guards the reality?
A love tale in reverse.
Double speak tells the tale of Violet Budd and Brian (Baby) strength, characters fleeing from their prior. Brian is ambling after an immigrant's dream, and Violet is desirous to ditch her middle-class origins for anything extra earthy and bohemian. Their opposite social and geographical flight paths intersect in St. John's, Newfoundland, within the early Eighties, the place, for a time, they locate love, intercourse and a secure haven in each one other.
No happy-ever-after tale, double speak follows Violet and Brian over a fourteen-year interval, because the usual pressures of lifestyles convey to the outside the various modifications that exist among them. double speak is a coming-of-age novel, a love tale and an exam of social category and its mysterious codes.
Harry Sanders is a tender overseas carrier officer in Nineteen Sixties Indochina whilst a deadly and clandestine assembly with insurgents-ending in quiet disaster-and a short yet passionate stumble upon with Sieglinde, a tender German girl, modify the process his life.
Absorbing the influence of his misstep, Harry returns in short to Washington earlier than eventual assignments in Africa, Scandinavia, and the Mediterranean. He marries the desirable may well, who's fleeing her family disappointments in tired top New England and seeking out an get away into Harry's diplomatic existence. at the floor, they're a good-looking, profitable couple-but the reminiscence of Sieglinde persists in Harry's concepts, and will has her personal secrets and techniques too. As Harry navigates the more and more treacherous waters of international relations in an age of interminable clash, he additionally attempts to bridge the distances among himself and the 2 beautiful ladies who've selected to like him.
Ward simply, returning to his trademark territory of Forgetfulness and the elements in Berlin, gives you an completely compelling tale of usa citizens attempting to run the area, but failing to grasp their lives.
While the mutilated physique of midwife and healer Agatha Kyteler is found in a hedge one frozen wintry morning, it at the start seems the inability of clues will render the crime unsolvable -- till a nervous neighborhood early life inexplicably flees his village and a hue and cry is raised. Sir Baldwin Furnshill, as soon as a Knight Templar, although, has doubts concerning the boy's guilt, and enlists pal and bailiff of Lydford citadel, Simon Puttock, seeking a assassin.
- Piece of Cake (RAF Quartet, Book 1)
- Lady of Ashes (Lady of Ashes, Book 1)
- One Minute's Silence
- The Maze
Additional resources for Élie
He was looking straight at me now, standing very still. ‘I don’t know what she was called, but she was a local girl and she loved you with all her heart. ’ ‘Evie,’ he said. ’ He grabbed hold of my shoulder. ‘You know Evie? Will you tell me where she is? ’ Evie Edenshaw! Each syllable rang like a bell in my head. So this was Mama’s real name! . not here. She passed away this summer. She died of the consumption,’ I said, struggling not to cry. His eyes filled too. ‘Poor little Evie,’ he murmured.
During those long lonely years growing up in the Foundling Hospital I had thought all families living together were equally happy. When my dear friend Polly and I played picturing games, our favourite fantasy was playing Mothers and Fathers. We took turns being the parents and breathed life into the hospital bolsters so that they became our babies. ’ ‘I am very well, dear Father. Pray come and kiss our pretty baby’ – the very words bringing tears of longing to our eyes. The turbulent experiences of the past six months had done nothing to alter my expectations of family bliss.
Had Mama really said Monksby? . . Monkton? When we curled up together during those sweet stolen nights at the hospital, we had whispered the stories of our missing years. I had told Mama about the cottage in the country that had been my home till I was five. I had told her about my dear foster brother Jem, though I found it painful talking about him then, because I thought he had forgotten me. Mama wasn’t so interested in any of my foster siblings but she asked endless questions about my foster mother Peg.