Dictionnaire des graveurs anciens et modernes depuis l'origine de la gravure, avec une notice des principales estampes Qu'ils ont gravées, suivi Des Catalogues des OEuvres de Jacques Jordans, & de Corneille Visscher

Chez Du Lormel



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Chez Du Lormel
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Dec 31, 1767
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Louise Thériault
Raôul Duguay est une véritable légende, une icône, du milieu culturel québécois. Tour à tour poète, chansonnier, philosophe, phonéticien, artiste visuel, il illumine le paysage culturel québécois depuis plus de cinquante ans et compte parmi les – trop rares – créateurs qui accordent une importance primordiale à la réflexion et au contenu. Proche de Gaston Miron, avec qui il fonde la revue Passe-Partout, – il participe aussi à Parti-Pris –, Duguay s’impose jour après jour, depuis 1966, dans le quotidien des gens, distillant une douce folie, d’apparence libre et inconséquente, mais chargée de sens et d’introspection. La profondeur de sa réflexion et de son œuvre sont majeures : près de vingt albums de chansons, de nombreux ouvrages de poésie et de réflexion philosophique, des collaborations, des essais, de l’expérimentation... Inlassable chercheur, toujours à l’affût de l’expérience qui le propulsera vers un ailleurs encore plus riche, Raôul est un véritable homme de la Renaissance, dans le sens où sa curiosité n’a d’égal que son désir de transmettre aux autres ce que la vie lui enseigne. La parole, la voix, les mots sont ses moteurs. L’auteur de la bitt à TiBi est une figure majeure de la culture d’ici, et au-delà du folklore que suggère parfois son œuvre, pour ceux qui ne connaissent que quelques-unes de ses chansons, on découvre une profonde intelligence, une réflexion structurée, un profond amour pour le genre humain... et une critique vive des travers de ces mêmes humains !
Charles Lambert
A “disquieting” (The New York Times) and mesmerizing tale from an award-winning British author about a mysterious group of children who appear to a disfigured recluse and his country doctor—a tale that “[stirs] the imagination in the manner of Roald Dahl or C.S. Lewis” (Winnepeg Free Press).

In a sprawling estate lives Morgan Fletcher, the disfigured heir to a fortune of mysterious origins. Morgan spends his days in quiet study, avoiding his reflection in mirrors and the lake at the end of his garden. One day, two children, Moira and David, appear. Morgan takes them in, giving them free reign. Then more children begin to show up.

Dr. Crane, the town physician and Morgan’s lone tether to the outside world, is as taken with the children as Morgan, and begins to spend more time in Morgan’s library. But the children behave strangely. They show a prescient understanding of Morgan’s past, and their bizarre discoveries in the mansion attics grow increasingly disturbing. Every day the children seem to disappear into the hidden rooms of the estate, and perhaps, into the hidden corners of Morgan’s mind.

“A one-of-a-kind literary horror story” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review), The Children’s Home is “an absorbing and dream-like narrative that recalls both the pastoral gothic of Shirley Jackson and the dystopic vision of John Wyndham” (Columbus Dispatch). “Written with charm and restraint,” (The Missourian), Lambert’s American debut weaves elements of psychological suspense and neo-gothic horror to reveal the grotesque—as well as the glimmers of goodness—buried deep within the soul. “This genre-bending horror story is sure to haunt you in all the best ways” (Bustle).
Dean Lambert Smith
Malcolm Lambert
With ramifications on geopolitics today, a vivid chronicle of the Christian and Islamic struggle to control the sacred places of Palestine and the Middle East between the seventh and thirteenth centuries. Crusade and jihad are often reckoned to have represented two sides of the same coin: each resonated on the opposing sides in the holy wars of the Middle Ages and each has been invoked during the war on terror.

A chronicle of the Christian and Islamic struggle to control the sacred places of Palestine and the Middle East between the seventh and thirteenth centuries, this dynamic new history demonstrates that this simple opposition ignores crucial differences. Placing an equal emphasis on the inner histories of Christianity and Islam, the book traces the origins and development of crusade and jihad, showing for example that jihad reflected internal tensions in Islam from its beginnings. The narrative also reveals the ways in which crusade and jihad were used to disguise ambitions for power and to justify atrocity and yet also inspired acts of great chivalry and heroic achievement. The story brims with larger than life characters, among them Richard the Lionheart, Nur al-Din, Saladin, Baybars, and Ghengiz Khan.

Lambert concludes by considers the long after-effects of jihad and crusade, including the role of the latter in French imperialism and of the former in the wars now afflicting the Middle East and parts of Africa. This vivid, balanced account will interest all readers who wish to understand the complexities of the medieval world and how it relates our own.
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