La bailarina | El clon

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Dos relatos apasionantes de la reina de la novela romántica.

La bailarina

En el año 1902 una niña de siete años ingresa en la escuela de ballet de San Petersburgo y se convierte en la bailarina preferida de la familia imperial. Pero una serie de acontecimientos cambian el curso de su vida y, cuando estalla la revolución, Danina Petroskova se ve obligada a tomar una desgarradora decisión, mientras el mundo que la rodea cambia para siempre.

El clon

Stephanie acaba de ser abandonada por su marido tras trece años de matrimonio. Superada la fase de lágrimas, se sucede la angustia y el horror de volver a relacionarse con hombres. Después de algunas citas desastrosas, Stephanie queda prendada de Peter Baker, un científico especializado en biónica. Pero todo se enreda cuando se establece un triángulo amoroso entre Stephanie, Peter... y Paul, su clon. Una divertida revisión de El extraño caso del Dr. Jekyll y Mr. Hyde narrada con perversa comicidad.

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Publisher
DEBOLS!LLO
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Published on
Nov 10, 2011
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Pages
365
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ISBN
9788499896175
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Language
Spanish
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Genres
Fiction / Romance / General
Fiction / Short Stories (single author)
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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