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Read online Fleur de neige (LITTERATURE ETR).pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Fleur de neige (LITTERATURE ETR) Fleur de Lis et Fleur de Neige sont n es le m me jour la m me heure dans une province recul e de la Chine du XIXe si cle Alors que la famille de Fleur de Neige est de la plus haute noblesse celle de Fleur de Lis n a connu que la mis re mais la grande beaut de cette derni re et la perfection de ses pieds lui permettent de devenir la laotong me soeur de Fleur de Neige Les deux jeunes filles partagent tout du supplice des pieds band s la r clusion du nu shu langage secret invent par les femmes leurs mariages arrang s Leur amiti teint e d une fascination r ciproque grandit au fil des ann es Jusqu au jour o Fleur de Lis d couvre que Fleur de Neige l a trahie L amour qui les lie c de alors la place une jalousie que rien ni personne ne saura arr ter Fleur de Neige est un merveilleux voyage dans le temps qui nous fait revivre la tradition ancestrale de l ducation des jeunes filles dans la Chine imp riale Best seller traduit dans pays ce roman charg de lyrisme et d motion p n tre l une des plus myst rieuses relations humaines l amiti f minine diteur original Random House an imprint of the Random House Publishing Group a division of Random House Inc Lisa See Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Pour la traduction fran aise ditions Flammarion Couv Montage Virginie Berthemet Photo Photodisc by Lisa See, Pierre Ménard

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Fleur de neige (LITTERATURE ETR)
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In a magnificent land where myth mixes treacherously with truth one woman is in charge of telling them apart Liu Hulan is the Inspector in China s Ministry of Public Security whose tough style rousts wrongdoers and rubs her superiors the wrong way Now her latest case finds her trapped between her country s distant past and her own recent history br br The case starts at a rally for a controversial cult that ends suddenly in bloodshed and leads to the apparent murder of an American archaeologist which officials want to keep quiet And haunting Hulan s investigation is the possible theft of ancient dragon bones that might alter the history of civilization itself br br Getting to the bottom of ever spiraling events Hulan unearths more scandals confronts more murderers and revives tragic memories that shake her tormented marriage to its core In the end she solves a mystery as big unruly and complex as China itself, In seventeenth century China three women become emotionally involved with The Peony Pavilion a famed opera rumored to cause lovesickness and even death including Peony the cloistered daughter of a wealthy scholar who succumbs to its spell only to return after her death as a hungry ghost to haunt her former fianc who has married another, In nineteenth century China in a remote Hunan county a girl named Lily at the tender age of seven is paired with a laotong old same in an emotional match that will last a lifetime The laotong Snow Flower introduces herself by sending Lily a silk fan on which she s painted a poem in nu shu a unique language that Chinese women created in order to communicate in secret away from the influence of men br br As the years pass Lily and Snow Flower send messages on fans compose stories on handkerchiefs reaching out of isolation to share their hopes dreams and accomplishments Together they endure the agony of foot binding and reflect upon their arranged marriages shared loneliness and the joys and tragedies of motherhood The two find solace developing a bond that keeps their spirits alive But when a misunderstanding arises their deep friendship suddenly threatens to tear apart, b An exciting new novel set in the Chop Suey Circuit of San Francisco right before World War II from the beloved bestselling author of Snowflower and the Secret Fan and Shanghai Girls b br br In Ruby Helen and Grace three girls from very different backgrounds find themselves competing at the same audition for showgirl roles at San Francisco s exclusive Oriental nightclub the Forbidden City Grace an American born Chinese girl has fled the Midwest and an abusive father Helen is from a Chinese family who have deep roots in San Francisco s Chinatown And as both her friends know Ruby is Japanese passing as Chinese At times their differences are pronounced but the girls grow to depend on one another in order to fulfill their individual dreams Then everything changes in a heartbeat with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Suddenly the government is sending innocent Japanese to internment camps under suspicion and Ruby is one of them But which of her friends betrayed her