The Return

The Return


  • Author : Hisham Matar
  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Release Date : 2016-07-05
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780345807762


The Return Book Description :

WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE: from Man Booker Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award finalist Hisham Matar, a memoir of his journey home to his native Libya in search of answers to his father's disappearance. In 2012, after the overthrow of Qaddafi, the acclaimed novelist Hisham Matar journeys to his native Libya after an absence of thirty years. When he was twelve, Matar and his family went into political exile. Eight years later Matar's father, a former diplomat and military man turned brave political dissident, was kidnapped from the streets of Cairo by the Libyan government and is believed to have been held in the regime's most notorious prison. Now, the prisons are empty and little hope remains that Jaballa Matar will be found alive. ...

The Return of the Real
Score: 4.5
From 5 Ratings

The Return of the Real


  • Author : Hal Foster
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0262561077


The Return of the Real Book Description :

Foster's concise analysis of art practices over the past three decades traces important models at work in art and theory, with special attention to the controversial connections between the two during this period. The author includes a new narrative of the historical avant-garde and concludes with an original reading of our contemporary situation--and what it portends for future practices of art, theory, culture, and politics. 90 illustrations....

The Return
Score: 3
From 4 Ratings

The Return


  • Author : Rachel Harrison
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-03-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593098684


The Return Book Description :

A group of friends reunite after one of them has returned from a mysterious two-year disappearance in this edgy and haunting debut. Julie is missing, and no one believes she will ever return—except Elise. Elise knows Julie better than anyone, and feels it in her bones that her best friend is out there and that one day Julie will come back. She’s right. Two years to the day that Julie went missing, she reappears with no memory of where she’s been or what happened to her. Along with Molly and Mae, their two close friends from college, the women decide to reunite at a remote inn. But the second Elise sees Julie, she knows something is wrong—she’s emaciated, with sallow skin and odd appetites. And as the weekend unfurls, it becomes impossible t...

The Return of the Native

The Return of the Native


  • Author : Thomas Hardy
  • Publisher : Wordsworth Editions
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1853262382


The Return of the Native Book Description :

Presents Hardy's classic novel of two people caught up in their passion for each other and conflicting ambitions...

The Return of the Native

The Return of the Native


  • Author : Rebecca Earle
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release Date : 2007-12-28
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0822340844


The Return of the Native Book Description :

The Return of the Native offers a look at the role of preconquest peoples such as the Aztecs and the Incas in the imagination of Spanish American elites in the first century after independence....

The Return of the Soldier
Score: 4
From 34 Ratings

The Return of the Soldier


  • Author : Rebecca West
  • Publisher : Broadview Press
  • Release Date : 2010-09-21
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781770482203


The Return of the Soldier Book Description :

The Return of the Soldier tells the story of a shell-shocked soldier who returns home from the First World War believing that he is in love with a working-class woman from his past, rather than married to his aristocratic wife. His family and doctor must decide whether to allow him to remain safely in his delusion, or to bring him back to reality and return him to the front. A brief novel with a seemingly simple plot, it is a classic of modernist literature and provides a point of entry into discussions of some of the twentieth century's most enduring themes. Appendices include textual variants, patriotic and antiwar verse from World War I, war journalism by West, contemporary paintings and propaganda posters, and material on shell-shock....

The Return Journey
Score: 3
From 14 Ratings

The Return Journey


  • Author : Maeve Binchy
  • Publisher : Dell
  • Release Date : 2007-09-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0440337674


The Return Journey Book Description :

In this extraordinary collection of stories, New York Times bestselling author Maeve Binchy once again reveals her incomparable understanding of matters of the heart with powerfully compelling stories of love, loss, revelation, and reconciliation. A secretary's silent passion for her boss meets the acid test on a business trip. . . . A man and a woman's mutual disdain at first sight shows how deceptive appearances can be. . . . An insecure wife clings to the illusion of order, only to discover chaos at the hands of a house sitter who opens the wrong doors. . . . A pair of star-crossed travelers take each other's bags, and then learn that when you unlock a stranger's suitcase, you enter a stranger's life. In their company are many more, whose poignant...

The Return of Herbert Bracewell Or  Why Am I Always Alone When I m With You

The Return of Herbert Bracewell Or Why Am I Always Alone When I m With You


  • Author : Andrew Johns
  • Publisher : Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
  • Release Date : 1985-12
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0822209462


The Return of Herbert Bracewell Or Why Am I Always Alone When I m With You Book Description :

THE STORY: It's 1909 and Herbert Bracewell has retired to the attic of his New York home with plans to stage a comeback in a one-man review of his long, if undistinguished career. He assembles five antique match-lit footlights to mark a playing are...

The Return of the Prodigal Son
Score: 4.5
From 19 Ratings

The Return of the Prodigal Son


  • Author : Henri J. M. Nouwen
  • Publisher : Image
  • Release Date : 2013-11-20
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780804152129


The Return of the Prodigal Son Book Description :

With over a million copies sold, this classic work is essential reading for all who ask, “Where has my struggle led me?” A chance encounter with a reproduction of Rembrandt’s The Return of the Prodigal Son catapulted Henri Nouwen on an unforgettable spiritual adventure. Here he shares the deeply personal and resonant meditation that led him to discover the place within where God has chosen to dwell. As Nouwen reflects on Rembrandt’s painting in light of his own life journey, he evokes a powerful drama of the classic parable in a rich, captivating way that is sure to reverberate in the hearts of readers. Nouwen probes the several movements of the parable: the younger son’s return, the father’s restoration of sonship, the elder son’s rese...

The Return of Don Quixote

The Return of Don Quixote


  • Author : G. K. Chesterton
  • Publisher : House of Stratus
  • Release Date : 2011-12
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780755116478


The Return of Don Quixote Book Description :

When Michael Herne is asked to play a king in a medieval play he reluctantly agrees. After the play is over, other actors find it impossible to return to their real character. Set in the early 20th Century, this is the intriguing story of the rise of a new Don Quixote who introduces a medieval government into the world of big business....