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Paperback. Provides an annotated translation of the famous Chin P'ing Mei, an anonymous sixteenth-century Chinese novel that focuses on the domestic life of His-men Ch'ing, a corrupt, upwardly mobile merchant in a provincial town, who maintains a harem of six wives and concubines. Series: Princeton Library of Asian Translations. Num Pages: 720 pages, 40 halftones. BIC Classification: 2GDC; DSBD; DSK; FC; FYT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 156 x 235 x 45. Weight in Grams: 1060.
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
720
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691126197
ISBN
9780691126197

€ 48.99
€ 42.87

Paperback. The story of a man who rose from peasant stock to become Estonia's most famous medieval chronicler - The first novel in a historical trilogy by Estonia's most famous writer Translator(s): Beecher, Merike Lepasaar. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FV; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Format
Paperback
Publisher
MacLehose Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784299781
ISBN
9781784299781

€ 16.99
€ 13.93

Paperback. Features eighteen contemporary short stories that take the reader on a journey through South Africa's literary landscape, exploring Africa's most popular travel destination. This book, divided into three areas of South Africa - Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, and the Western Cape - also includes game parks, farms and even mines. Editor(s): Balseiro, Isabel; Hecht, Tobias. Series: Traveler's Literary Companion. Num Pages: 256 pages, black & white illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1HFMS; DQ; FYB; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 184 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 286.
Publisher
Whereabouts Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
Original
Condition
New
SKU
V9781883513221
ISBN
9781883513221

€ 14.99
€ 14.13

Hardcover. A collection of Christmas stories from Irish writers. Editor(s): Marcus, David. Num Pages: 254 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; 5HC; FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 155. Weight in Grams: 479. Clean copy
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages
254
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1995
Edition
First British Edition
SKU
KST0023315
ISBN
9780747523024

€ 5.17

Paperback. Seventeen stories from one of Europe's most enchanting cities. Editor(s): Constantine, Helen. Translator(s): Holmes, Deborah. Num Pages: 304 pages, 17 black-and-white photographs. BIC Classification: FA; FYB; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 196 x 16. Weight in Grams: 322.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199669790
ISBN
9780199669790

€ 14.99
€ 12.28

Paperback. This anthology of translated short stories is representative of the variety of issues that women from Bangladesh tackle in their writings. It includes stories about the 1971 War of Liberation, women's 'honour', mother-daughter relationships, the vagaries of marriage and contemporary political corruption. Editor(s): Zaman, Niaz; Azim, Firdous. Num Pages: 280 pages. BIC Classification: FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 137 x 16. Weight in Grams: 336.
Publisher
Saqi Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780863565670
ISBN
9780863565670

€ 13.99
€ 11.45

Paperback. Best British Short Stories invites you to judge a book by its cover - or more accurately, by its title. This new series aims to reprint the best short stories published in the previous calendar year by British writers, whether based in the UK or elsewhere. Editor(s): Royle, Nicholas. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 18. .
Publisher
Salt Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784631123
ISBN
9781784631123

€ 13.99
€ 11.45

Paperback. A writer's workshop for young offenders at Dublin's Mountjoy Prison is the source of this collection of 15 original Irish stories. They include: Kenno's loss of his parents to drug-related AIDS; Yogi's heroin addiction; and Bree's thoughts as she considers giving up her child for adoption. Editor(s): Hunt, Marsha. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: DQ; FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 138 x 13. Weight in Grams: 170. Some shelfwear
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Mainstream Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
SKU
KST0031029
ISBN
9781840182170

€ 4.64

Paperback. Editor(s): Hichens, Joanne. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 150 x 230 x 21. Weight in Grams: 326.
Publisher
Mercury
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781928230182
ISBN
9781928230182

€ 13.99
€ 6.99

Paperback. Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, this attractive collection of translated stories evokes the many transformations the city has undergone. Including both well-known and new writers, the book will appeal to people who love travelling or are armchair travellers, as much as to those who love Berlin. Editor(s): Constantine, Helen. Translator(s): Marven, Lyn. Num Pages: 256 pages, Numerous black-and-white photographs. BIC Classification: FYB; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 128 x 15. Weight in Grams: 268.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199559381
ISBN
9780199559381

€ 14.99
€ 12.28

Paperback. The Song of Roland offers fascinating insights into medieval ideas about heroism, manhood, religion, race, & nationhood which were foundational for modern European culture. It is the oldest known surviving major work of French literature based on the Battle of Roncevaux in 778, during the reign of Charlemagne. Editor(s): Gaunt, Simon; Pratt, Karen. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADF; 3H; DCF; FJH; FYT; HBLC1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 131 x 196 x 16. Weight in Grams: 200.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199655540
ISBN
9780199655540

€ 11.99
€ 10.62

Paperback. The Danish love of story-telling is richly demonstrated in this unique anthology of seventeen tales drawn from the canon of Danish literature over the past two hundred years. Together these stories present a unique view of the city of Copenhagen. Editor(s): Constantine, Helen. Translator(s): Shankland, Lotte. Num Pages: 376 pages, 17 black-and-white illustrations and 1 map. BIC Classification: FA; FYB; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 402.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199689118
ISBN
9780199689118

€ 14.99
€ 12.28

Hardcover. A deluxe edition of original and classic short stories, packed with monsters, vampires and the weird. Tales of shadows and voices in the dark from the likes of H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe, Mary Shelley, Nathaniel Hawthorne and William Hope Hodgson are cast with previously unpublished stories by some of the best writers of horror today. Series: Gothic Fantasy. Num Pages: 480 pages, 25 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: FKC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 164 x 42. Weight in Grams: 776.
Publisher
Flame Tree Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Deluxe
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783613748
ISBN
9781783613748

€ 26.99
€ 19.76

Paperback. From tales of the supernatural to pungent social realism, and from the humorous to the disturbing, whether rural or urban, this anthology shows the vitality of the Scottish short story. Editor(s): Dunn, Douglas. Series: Oxford Books of Prose & Verse. Num Pages: 512 pages. BIC Classification: DQ; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 132 x 30. Weight in Grams: 376.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
512
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199556540
ISBN
9780199556540

€ 16.99
€ 13.93

Paperback. Best British Short Stories invites you to judge a book by its cover - or more accurately, by its title. This new series aims to reprint the best short stories published in the previous calendar year by British writers, whether based in the UK or elsewhere. Editor(s): Royle, Nicholas. Series: Best British Short Stories. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 196.
Publisher
Salt Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781907773679
ISBN
9781907773679

€ 13.99
€ 11.45

Paperback. The definitive collection of the twentieth century's most characteristic genre-from H.G. Wells's prophetic vision of technological warfare to contemporary cyberspace and up-to-the-minute myths of genetic engineering. Editor(s): Shippey, Tom. Num Pages: 624 pages, bibliography. BIC Classification: DQ; FL; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 37. Weight in Grams: 446.
Publisher
Oxford Paperbacks
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780192803818
ISBN
9780192803818

€ 14.99
€ 12.28

Num Pages: 200 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 135 x 208 x 21. Weight in Grams: 290.
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848402904
ISBN
9781848402904

€ 10.99
€ 10.95

Paperback. With two front covers, this title contains 30 stories that should appeal to male and female alike. "Girls' Night Out" introduces female authors, including Josie Lloyd and Kathy Lette. "Boys' Night In" features authors such as Mike Gayle, and Emlyn Rees. One pound goes to War Child for every sale. Editor(s): Manby, Chris; Walker, Fiona; Adams, Jessica. Num Pages: 464 pages, 80 illustrations. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 180 x 116 x 40. Weight in Grams: 328. Clean copy in good condition. Some shelf wear.
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
HarperCollins
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
SKU
KRF0008170
ISBN
9780007122035

€ 4.64

Paperback. Bringing together contributions from major figures and work of Caribbean writers, this collection of short stories is pan-Caribbean, ranging beyond the Anglophone territories to include stories originally published in Spanish, French, and Dutch. Editor(s): Wickham, John; Brown, Stewart. Series: Oxford Books of Prose. Num Pages: 512 pages. BIC Classification: DQ; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 139 x 24. Weight in Grams: 622.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
512
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780192802293
ISBN
9780192802293

€ 20.99
€ 16.43

Paperback. Editor(s): Fowlie, Wallace. Series: Dover Dual Language French. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 138 x 18. Weight in Grams: 400.
Publisher
Dover Publications
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486264431
ISBN
9780486264431

€ 15.99
€ 12.69

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