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El Ombligo
Alastair MacLeod El Ombligo

the belly button

  • Liebe
  • Englisch
  • 2145 Wörter
  • Ab 10 Jahren
  • 412
  • 0

"He watched her as she walked off - the thick black hair, the green top, then the brown midriff, then the blue jeans, then the black boots. Black, green, brown, blue, black. That night he set to work and sketch painted. First he drew the belly button, then he worked out from... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: dance, art, romance, mother goddess

1,49 €

The Orkney Weather
Alastair Macleod The Orkney Weather

A Lyrical Guide

  • Reise
  • Englisch
  • 3402 Wörter
  • Ab 10 Jahren
  • 406
  • 0

"to be a resident or a visitor to Orkney is to be struck by many things – everywhere, loch, sea, and peaty burn separate the land with fingers of sparkling water. Dressed in a hundred greens and bonneted with browns and purples, the hills gently curve whalelike against the su... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: Orkney, climate, travel, weather, seasons, walking

1,49 €

Xiulan and The Ghosts of Ma
Alastair Macleod Xiulan and The Ghosts of Ma
  • Belletristik
  • Englisch
  • 4253 Wörter
  • Ab 10 Jahren
  • 406
  • 0

This story, set in modern day Hong Kong, is the sixth in a series based round the life of a young woman making her way in that busy city of 7 million inhabitants. Many of the characters from the earlier stories continue.   Xiulan Ling, the young woman of our story, again usin... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: Ghosts, Tong Li, Piracy, Karma

1,49 €

The Price of Oud
Alastair Macleod The Price of Oud
  • Belletristik
  • Englisch
  • 3964 Wörter
  • Ab 8 Jahren
  • 402
  • 0

In modern day Arabia, great wealth and conspicuous consumption has brought pressure to bear on the natural world as suppliers seek to meet the demand for luxury products.

Omar, is employed by his Sheik to seek out the most expensive perfume in the world, but finds himself fa... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: Oud, perfume, incense, Arabian Peninsula, luxury goods, crime, threat to the wild

1,49 €

Moschii
alastair macleod Moschii

small dog big heart

  • Kurzgeschichte
  • Englisch
  • 1994 Wörter
  • Ab 6 Jahren
  • 396
  • 0

"Signora Luchiese broke off another little piece of cantuccini and leaned down. At her feet stood a tiny brown dog with a pair of extra large eyes looking up appealingly at her; from his small head an enormous pair of ears stood out almost like wings. “Ecco Moschii , per lei... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: dog, earthquake, rescue, courage, italy

1,99 €

Wild Swimming
Alastair Macleod Wild Swimming
  • Belletristik
  • Englisch
  • 4928 Wörter
  • Ab 8 Jahren
  • 395
  • 0

In the summer of 2015 a great slaughter of pilot whales took place on the Faroe Islands. About 150 of the sea mammals were trapped and killed in a shallow bay. This is a story arising from that event.

 

Stichwörter: The Faroe Islands, Whale Hunts, Divers, Conservation, The struggle against unreconstructed men

1,49 €

The Ebonist
Alastair Macleod The Ebonist
  • Kurzgeschichte
  • Englisch
  • 2011 Wörter
  • Ab 8 Jahren
  • 393
  • 0

"At dawn my father rose, washed and said his prayers. I too. When we had dressed we ate pitta. He drank black coffee, I pomegranate juice. My mother said it killed all the bugs that Cairo was infested with. Then we went through the bead curtain. Here was the workshop. It sm... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: ebony, Egypt, artisans

1,49 €

Comfort Zone
Alastair Macleod Comfort Zone
  • Belletristik
  • Englisch
  • 2727 Wörter
  • Ab 14 Jahren
  • 387
  • 1

"The polished mahogany counter gleamed, light bounced from the glass mirror through the bottles on the wall behind the bar. Yvette, a flaming red head, tarty in black top and short green skirt was polishing glasses. As she turned he noticed her purple fingernails, the dark ey... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: love, France, climate change, environment

1,49 €

Alberto and the Tiny Teacher
alastair macleod Alberto and the Tiny Teacher
  • Märchen
  • Englisch
  • 1145 Wörter
  • Ab 3 Jahren
  • 365
  • 0

" one night the kitten heard little voices singing from the mouse hole, it crept closer. The mice were singing their Pizza Song; “We have tiny feeta, And whiskers so neata, And we like to eata, De Pizza Margherita. Our little Toni, he likes the Pepperoni, But, as mu... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: pizza, mice, giants, fairy, singing cats

1,49 €

Ninfa Montana
Alastair Macleod Ninfa Montana
  • Liebe
  • Englisch
  • 6915 Wörter
  • Ab 8 Jahren
  • 364
  • 1

"Maria stopped after a little while and looked back. He was out of sight. She moved her hand to her hair band to adjust it. Only her mama had called her pretty before. She felt a little flustered. She was breathing heavily from the running. She saw his face again, the wild ha... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: girl, mountains, love, Spain, Andalucia

1,49 €


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