Book recommendation: April 2020

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Farewell my Queen (Chantal Thomas)-the demise of the old and the creation of a new value system as viewed through the vision of Agatha Sidony Labord (from the French Revolution to the Napoleonic Age). Agatha was brought to Versailles Castle to be Queen’s Reader. Although Maria Antoinette did not care for the books, Agatha continue to read her books. Between the two, a special relationship develops. Agatha thus becomes a witness to the court atmosphere, customs and events. Writer Chantal Thomas provides compelling descriptions of these events thanks to her knowledge of the period. The winners decided to erase the memory of those they had defeated, which Thomas describes in one part of the novel.
This novel is a story of friendship and fidelity. The novel is a testimony to the sudden demise of a world told in a compelling way with the evocative spirit of the time.
Classical stories to get to know you better (Jorge Bucay)-The author helps readers understand the hidden drivers of their action through fifteen stories told. The author helps the reader discover the elements that hold him back in personal development. Through the fairy tales of our childhood, the author teaches us, through modern and magical language, simple effective wisdom. The author has no clock in his home and therefore considers himself a rich man.
She (by Kate Spade)-the book celebrates heroines whose personalities and style play an important role in the lives of women around the world.
How to Breath (by Richard Brennan)- each human being inhales and exhales about 20,000 times a day. How to Breathe Better and Tips on This is offered by the revolutionary Alexander Technique. The book offers numerous exercises and practical tips and helps readers improve all aspects of their lives.
Katalin Street (Magda Szabó)-a Hungarian writer has written a novel about Katalin Street where children from three neighboring houses grew up together, loved, argued and died. This street is not a street of imagination but a symbol or an allegory of youth and innocence. Survivors want to return to the “Katalin Street”.
Pierre Cardin (by Jean-Pascal Hesse)-The famous French designer is the first “couturier” to make his mark as a global brand. This book is an anthology by Pierre Cardin full of impressive photographs from the 1960s to the present. The book gives a great picture of the magnitude of the master’s vision.
You Say (by Connie Palmen)- poet Sylvia Plath commits suicide after being left behind by Ted Hughes (due to another woman). Plath becomes a saint and martyr. Hughes has been declared a killer and a monster. The novel is Hughes’ side of the story. It is written in the form of a dramatic monologue.
English Myths and Legends (by Alice Temperley)- this is the second book by a British fashion designer. The book has 336 pages. She discovers the creative process of author Temperley. The book describes everything that influenced the design of the brand and the creation of collections-like myths and legends from English cultural heritage.
Wedgwood (by Blake-Roberts-Skronski)- this is the most famous English porcelain manufacturer. For 250 years Wedgwood has been synonymous with quality in kitchenware, handcrafting, design and innovation. The book is also a rich dedication to the history of this producer. It writes about working with designers (Vera Wang, Jasper Conran).
They deserve murder (by Peter Swanson)-this is the fifth novel by an american writer. He writes about Ted and Lily two strangers who meet on a flight to London. They play the game of truth and cook a vicious plan. This leads them into a dangerous game of cat and mouse where each of them could die.
Women’s Pocket Atlas (by Sylwia Chutnik)-this is an award-winning debut novel by a Polish writer. It is imbued with colloquial language, brilliant black humor, bizarreness and defiance. This provocative reading questions the topics that are taboo. It plays with the established way of thinking about people from the margins of life.

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