Découvrez en VO les nouvelles aventures de Agatha Raisin, avec des traductions en marge pour vous aider à bien comprendre le texte original. Retired, Agatha Raisin is enjoying life in her pretty village of Carsely. It even seems likely that the attractive new vet, Paul Bladen, has taken a shine to her. [lire la suite]
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Publicist Agatha Raisin takes an early retirement and moves to a picturesque village in southern England. She decides to enter the local quiche-making competition. But she becomes a prime suspect after the judge's sudden death! Agatha has to find out who poisoned her delicious quiche...
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Dorénavant, c'est possible grâce à Harrap's. [lire la suite]
After time away, Agatha Raisin returns to her beloved Cotswold village of Carsely - and to her handsome neighbour, James Lacey. True, James seems less than thrilled to see her, but Agatha is soon distracted by a sensational murder. The victim, found in a field, is young hiker Jessica Tartinck, who spent her life enraging landowners by insisting on her right to roam. [lire la suite]
This book presents the iconic photographer's expert and witty reminiscences of the personalities who inspired fashion's golden eras, and left an indelible mark on his own sense of taste and style.
"The camera will never be invented that could capture or encompass all that he actually sees," Truman Capote once said of Cecil Beaton. [lire la suite]
En 1944, le célèbre photographe de mode et portraitiste Cecil Beaton est envoyé à Paris par le Ministère de l'Information, à l'occasion d'une exposition de photographies de guerre montrant les ravages du " blitz ".
Pendant son séjour parisien, il renoue avec Picasso et fréquente tout un cercle de personnalités du monde de l'art comme André Gide, Jean Cocteau et Gertrude Stein. [lire la suite]
When private detective Agatha Raisin comes across a severed leg in a roadside hedge, it looks like she is about to become involved in a particularly gruesome murder. Looks, however, can be deceiving, as Agatha discovers when she is employed to investigate a case of industrial espionage at a factory where nothing is quite what it seems. [lire la suite]
The latest Agatha Raisin mystery from bestselling author M. C. BeatonThe team of bells at St. Ethelred church is the pride and glory of the idyllic Cotswolds village of Thirk Magna, together with the most dedicated bell ringers in the whole of England: the twins Mavis and Millicent Dupin. [lire la suite]
Agatha goes digging where she shouldn't...Agatha is taken aback when she finds a new woman ensconced in the affections of her attractive bachelor neighbour, James Lacey. The beautiful Mary Fortune is superior in every way, especially when it comes to gardening - and with Carsely Garden Open Day looming, Agatha feels this deficiency acutely. [lire la suite]
Lord Bellington, Carsely's biggest landholder, has enraged locals by saying he is going to sell off their allotments to make way for a new housing development. So when he turns up dead, poisoned by antifreeze, nobody mourns his passing. [lire la suite]
Emblématique portraitiste de mode, "Prince des photographes", Cecil Beaton (1904-1980) fut l'une des figures principales de cette vie mondaine et cosmopolite si joliment appelée Café Society. [lire la suite]
Love, like hell, is a four-letter word for Agatha . . . No happily ever after for her! Recently married to neighbour James Lacey, Agatha quickly finds that love is not all it's cracked up to be - soon the newly-weds are living in separate cottages and accusing each other of infidelity. Then, after a fight down the local pub, James vanishes - a bloodstain the only clue to his fate. [lire la suite]
Eye of newt, toe of frog . . . and murder most foul!Left with bald patches thanks to the wicked doings of a murderer from a previous investigation, Agatha flees to coastal Wyckhadden to re-grow her lost locks. With hair tonic supplied by a local witch, Agatha's tresses begin to flow - but the witch is found bludgeoned to death. [lire la suite]
Retired PR boss Agatha Raisin is enjoying life in her pretty Cotswold village of Carsely. It even seems likely that the attractive new vet, Paul Bladen, has taken a shine to her. But before romance can blossom, Paul is killed in an accident with Lord Pendlebury's horse. Only the circumstances are rather suspicious. [lire la suite]
Revenge is a dish best served warm...High-flying public relations supremo Agatha Raisin has decided to take early retirement. She's off to make a new life in a picture-perfect Cotswold village. To make friends, she enters the local quiche-making competition - and to make quite sure of first prize she secretly pays a visit to a London deli. [lire la suite]