[ Reading ] ➶ One City Author Alexander McCall Smith – Survivingtheholocaust.us

One City Tre Grandi Scrittori Contemporanei, Chiamati A Scrivere Della Loro Edimburgo, Con Stili, Approcci, Immagini Diverse, Se Ne Lasciano Ispirare E Regalano Tre Personalissime Storie Alexander McCall Smith Racconta Le Vicende Di Un Biologo Indiano Che Si Trasferisce Nella Capitale Scozzese E, Spaesato, Cerca Goffamente Di Costruirsi Una Vita Sociale, Per Soffocare La Solitudine E L Acuta Nostalgia Che Prova Per La Sua Famiglia, Le Sue Radici, Le Sue Usanze Per Ian Rankin, Invece, La Citt Serve Da Sfondo Alla Caparbia Volont Di Riscatto Di Un Senzatetto Che, Grazie Alla Magia E All Illusionismo, Trova Un Modo Per Non Essere Dimenticato, Raggiungendo Una Sua Dimensione Di Celebrit E, Per Finire, Irvine Welsh Delinea La Storia Grottesca Dell Animale Da Compagnia Preferito Di Un Piccolo Boss Della Malavita, Una Tigre, Che Fugge E Semina Scompiglio, Sconvolgendo La Tranquillit Di Un Quartiere Residenziale In Ogni Racconto, Edimburgo La Vera Protagonista, Con Le Proprie Bellezze Storiche Accostate Alle Profonde Contraddizioni E Lacerazioni Sociali Che Dilaniano Ogni Grande Citt McCall Smith, Rankin E Welsh Hanno Risposto All Appello Di OneCity Trust, Una Fondazione Che Si Prefigge Di Mettere La Letteratura Al Servizio Della Societ E Di Chi Opera Per Unire Le Persone Non Riesco A Immaginare Un Obiettivo Migliore Sottolinea J.K Rowling Nell Introduzione, Per Edimburgo, Per La Scozia E Per Il Mondo Intero.

[ Reading ] ➶ One City  Author Alexander McCall Smith – Survivingtheholocaust.us
  • Paperback
  • 112 pages
  • One City
  • Alexander McCall Smith
  • English
  • 05 June 2018
  • 1904598749

    10 thoughts on “[ Reading ] ➶ One City Author Alexander McCall Smith – Survivingtheholocaust.us


  1. says:

    This book was created to raise money for Edinburgh s OneCity Trust, a charity committed to supporting projects and ideas that will tackle social injustice and inequality in the city The proceeds from this book go towards literacy and educational themed projects J.K Rowling wrote the introduction.Each of the three authors wrote a short story set in Edinburgh The stories are engaging, with interesting characters and a glimpse of the city McCall Smith s story has an immigrant to the city as th This book was created to raise money for Edinburgh s OneCity Trust, a charity committed to sup...


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    I am really pleased that I found a copy of this book, not only did I get it for a really cheap price, but just looking at the line up of the authors, I knew what to expect.Here are the three short stories in the book The Unfortunate Fate of Kitty Da Silva by Alexander McCall Smith I rate it 5 5 For me, this one ...


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    Il primo racconto di Alexander McCall Smith davvero molto delicato e quasi commovente Mi piaciuto il protagonista che faceva paragoni con l India pur riconoscendo di dover fare qualcosa per integrarsi nel nuovo contesto.Il secondo di Ian Rankinnon l ho capito mica troppo e non mi ha tanto entusiasmato.Il terzo di Irvine Welshstravagante Non ho mai letto nulla di questo autore e non penso di poterlo capire solo da questo breve brevissimo racconto, ma mi sembra un tipo di scrittura par Il primo racconto di Alexander McCall Smith davvero molto delicato e quasi commovente Mi piaciuto il protagonista che faceva paragoni con l India pur riconoscendo di dover fare qualcosa per integrarsi nel nuovo contesto.Il secondo di Ian Rankinnon l ho capito mica troppo e non mi ha tanto entusiasmato.Il terzo di Irv...


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    A collection of three short stories by authors from Edinburgh, with an introduction by J.K Rowling, who has lived in Edinburgh almost her entire adult life The book was written as a fundraiser for the One City Trust, which works to alleviate the problems of social exclusion in Edinburgh I thought the collection was quite good All three stories have something to do with tigers in one way or another The first story has a twist related to a tiger the second has a character named Tiger an A collection of three short stories by authors from Edinburgh, with an introduction by J.K Rowling, who has lived in Edinburgh almost her entire adult life The book was written as a fundraiser for the One City Trust, which works to alleviate the problems of social exclusion in Edinburgh I thought the collection was quite good All three stories have something to do with tigers in one way or another The first story has a twist related to a tiger the second has a character named Tiger and the third involves a tiger on the loose in Edinburgh I ve read books by all three of these authors and I enjoy them all I saw Alexander McCall Smith s books on a table labeled easy lit...


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    This slim volume was produced to aid the trust set up to try to give people with unequal access to Edinburgh s facilities social justice Three of Edinburgh s famous contemporary writers pledged the proceeds of the book to the fund.The stories deal with characters who for various reasons are not equal in their Edinburgh lives The AMS story is first and was the one I enjoyed most It concerns an Indian who has moved to Edinbugh from India as a doctor, an achiver, but never the less feels wary This slim volume was produced to aid the trust set up to try to give people with unequal access to Edinburgh s facilities social justice Three...


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    Tre artisti locali regalano 3 racconti per la citt di Edimburgo, per aiutare l associazione che si occupa di livellare le disparit sociali della capitale scozzese Ho vissuto in Scozia, so che queste cose funzionano, il che rende la raccolta ancora pi interessante.Per gli italiani si tratta di storie dal sapore vagamente esotico, per gli scozzesi di uno spaccato di casa, con tutto il multiculturalismo che lo contraddistingue view spoiler Alexander McCall Smith un ricercatore indiano appena Tre artisti locali regalano 3 racconti per la citt di Edimburgo, per aiutare l associazione che si occupa di livellare le disparit sociali della capitale scozzese Ho vissuto in Scozia, so che queste cose funzionano, il che rende la raccolta ancora pi interessante.Per gli italiani si tratta di storie dal sapore vagamente esotico, per gli scozzesi di uno spaccato di casa, con tutto il multiculturalismo che lo contraddistingue view spoiler Alexander McCall Smith un ricercatore indiano appena arrivato ad Edimburgo rimane perplesso di fronte alle abitudini occidentali e all interesse che gli dimostra la sua vicina di casa, finch si rende conto di ricambiarlo.Ian Rankin giriamo tutta la citt insieme a Tigre, uno spiantato senzatetto che diventa prestigiatore con l aiuto di un vecchio mago.Irvine Welsh il piccolo spacciatore fa carriera, si compra la villetta in una bella zona residenziale e si...


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    Rowling s excellent introduction set the tone of the following pages, in which Edinburgh couldn t it be any big city in the globe is seen as the city of paradoxes the rough life in a council scheme is only a 10 minute bus ride away from a world of cashmere, pipers, souvenir shops and starred Michelin restaurants.Of three stories, I feel only McCall Smith s is distinctly Scottish In his story, the life of middle class Edinburgh is seen through the eyes of am University researcher recently em Rowling s excellent introduction set the tone of the following pages, in which Edinburgh couldn t it be any big city in the globe is seen as the city of paradoxes the rough life in a council scheme is only a 10 minute bus ride away from a world of cashmere, pipers, souvenir shops and starred Michelin restaurants....


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    After reading Alexander McCall Smith s novels set in Edinburgh I began to fall a little in love with the city and it s literary inhabitants Plus being such a fan of McCall Smith s writing made me want to read this book in the first place I m very glad I did, not only for the charming contribution from my favorite author, but also the excellent short stories by Ian Rankin and Irvine Welsh, both who portrayed a very different Edinborough And yet, there was a similarity of character in all the n After reading Alexander McCall Smith s novels set in Edinburgh I began to fall a little in love with the city and it s literary inhabitants Plus being such a fan of McCall Smith s writing made me want to read this book in the first place I m very glad I did, not only for the charming contribution from my favorite author, but also the excellent short stories by Ian Rankin and Irvine Welsh, both who portrayed a very different Edinborough And yet, there was...


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    My Thoughts The Unfortunate Fate Of Kitty da Silva by Alexander McCall Smith 4 5I enjoyed this story so much At first it took me a a while to get into it, and I didn t think I would enjoy it at all, but once I read the ending I was really impressed I liked it a lot.Showtime by Ian Rankin2 5I really didn t enjoy this story at all, I found it boring and hard to get through, probably because the subject wasn t of interest to me I just found I could really get into it.Murrayfield you re having a My Thoughts The Unfortunate Fate Of Kitty da Silva by Alexander McCall Smith 4 5I enjoyed this story so much At first it took me a a while to get into it, and I didn t think I would enjoy it at all, but once I read the ending I was really impressed I liked it a lot.Showtime by ...

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