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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

€ 46.99
€ 41.20

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. .
SKU
V9781784299781
ISBN
9781784299781

€ 16.99
€ 13.39

Paperback. Paris Tales is a collection of stories by French or Francophone writers who have been inspired by specific locations in this capital city. The collection brings together writers from the mid-19th century to the present day, from Maupassant and Zola to Colette and Ravalec. Translator(s): Constantine, Helen. Num Pages: 256 pages, numerous halftones and 2 maps. BIC Classification: FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 126 x 64. Weight in Grams: 244.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780192805744
ISBN
9780192805744

€ 13.99
€ 10.51

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
€ 13.68

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
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
€ 11.25

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
€ 11.02

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
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

€ 11.73

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

€ 10.99
€ 10.23

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
€ 11.25

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
€ 11.02

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
€ 9.95

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.
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

€ 19.99
€ 15.75

Paperback. Editor(s): Strahan, Jonathan. Series: Best SF & Fantasy of the Year. BIC Classification: DQ; FL; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Publisher
Solaris
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781085622
ISBN
9781781085622

€ 16.99
€ 12.34

Paperback. Continuing the award-nominated SF anthology series. Editor(s): Strahan, Jonathan. Series: The Infinity Project. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: FL; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 153. .
Publisher
Rebellion United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781083796
ISBN
9781781083796

€ 15.99
€ 11.64

Paperback. Contains diverse writing from the Spanish-speaking world. This book explores stylistic contrasts and gives an insight into the cultural and social milieu of the Spanish-speaking world. It includes notes on unusual Spanish words and phrases and is suitable for English students of the language as well as Spanish-speaking students of English. Editor(s): Lawaetz, Gudie. Num Pages: 208 pages, notes. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 12. Weight in Grams: 158. Clean copy with some shelf wear and yellowing
Publisher
Penguin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1972
SKU
KOC0025511
ISBN
9780140033786

€ 4.64

Paperback. This eclectic anthology of new stories showcases some of our finest short-story writers, and proves that the short story is alive and well in Australia. From seasoned practitioners of the form through to rising and emerging stars, it caters for all tastes. There's humour, mystery, drama, and even some delusion and deceit. Editor(s): Tuffield, Aviva. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 135 x 27. Weight in Grams: 364.
Publisher
Scribe Publications Australia
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781921640865
ISBN
9781921640865

€ 16.99
€ 12.34

Paperback. A unique collection of fiction and non-fiction by doctor-writers that gives us a fascinating look behind the doctor's mask and gets inside the minds of those who deal with enormous existential issues and traumatic situations on a daily basis. This book takes a critical look at doctors' close observations on their working life. Editor(s): Kaminsky, Leah. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: DQ; FYB; VFD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 18 x 155. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
Scribe Publications Australia
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781921640735
ISBN
9781921640735

€ 16.99
€ 12.34

Paperback. This anthology brings together 14 of the best Victorian fairy tales, by major period writers as well as specialists in the genre, to show the vibrancy of the form and its ability to reflect our deepest concerns. From whimsy to satire, the stories reveal the preoccupations of the age and celebrate the value of the imagination. Editor(s): Newton, Michael. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 496 pages, c. 24 black and white. BIC Classification: 3JH; FC; FM; FYB; YFJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129. .
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198737599
ISBN
9780198737599

€ 10.99
€ 10.23

Paperback. Acomplete solution for literacy at Key Stage 2 Series: Literacy World Satellites. Num Pages: 48 pages. BIC Classification: FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 4. Weight in Grams: 92.
Publisher
Pearson Education Limited United Kingdom
Number of pages
48
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780435117870
ISBN
9780435117870

€ 14.42

Paperback. "The writers are all 20th-century literary figures in Greece . . . collectively, these writers reveal the rich complexity and mystery of the country".--"Library Journal". "A first rate collection".--"Kirkus Reviews". 2-page map. Editor(s): Leontis, Artemis. Series: Traveler's Literary Companion. Num Pages: 288 pages, map. BIC Classification: 1DVG; 2AB; FYB; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 185 x 125 x 21. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
Whereabouts Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Condition
New
SKU
V9781883513047
ISBN
9781883513047

€ 15.30

Paperback. Offers a collection of the haunting German stories from the past 200 years. This title includes Hoffmann's hallucinatory portrait of terror and insanity "The Sandman"; Chamisso's influential black masterpiece "Peter Schlemiel", where a man barters his own shadow; and Kafka's chilling, disturbing satire "In the Penal Colony". Translator(s): Wortsman, Peter. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1DFG; DQ; FYT; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 125 x 197 x 22. Weight in Grams: 284.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141198804
ISBN
9780141198804

€ 16.99
€ 12.73

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