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Paperback. A young video shop assistant exchanges the home comforts of one mother-figure for a fleeting encounter with another; a brother and sister find themselves at the bottom of a coal mine with a Japanese tourist; a Welsh stag on a debauched weekend in Dublin confesses an unimaginable truth; and more. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 226.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
New
SKU
9780571317028
ISBN
9780571317028

€ 11.99
€ 8.66

Paperback. Hans Castorp is 'a perfectly ordinary, if engaging young man' when he goes to visit his cousin in an exclusive sanatorium in the Swiss Alps. What should have been a three week trip turns into a seven year stay. Translator(s): Lowe-Porter, H. T. Num Pages: 752 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 39. Weight in Grams: 542.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780749386429
ISBN
9780749386429

€ 13.99
€ 10.58

Paperback. From the reign of the Tsars to the collapse of the Soviet Union and beyond, this short story has long occupied a central place in Russian culture. Included are pieces from many of the acknowledged masters of Russian literature alongside tales by long-suppressed figures. They offer a representation of an enduring form of Russian literature. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 24. Weight in Grams: 306.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140448467
ISBN
9780140448467

€ 12.99
€ 10.29

Paperback. France, 1940. Lucile Angellier's husband has been captured as a prisoner-of-war, and all she can do is wait for him - and tend to the household controlled by her domineering mother-in-law. Their small village is soon occupied by a regiment of German soldiers, forcing the locals to coexist with an invading Nazi force. Translator(s): Smith, Sandra. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 129 x 31. Weight in Grams: 304. Good clean copy. Showing light shelf wear, remains a nice copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSG0022608
ISBN
9780099598442

€ 4.64

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. Series: City Tales. 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: 266. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0006042
ISBN
9780192805744

€ 4.64

Paperback. A collection of modernist short stories which create a picture of the day-to-day experience of Dublin life. The author stories are rooted in the rich detail of Dublin life, portraying ordinary, often defeated lives with unflinching realism. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 18. Weight in Grams: 256. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
01st Edition
SKU
KSS0006238
ISBN
9780141182452

€ 8.39

Paperback. A collection of interconnected tales devoted to a family living in a fertile valley on the outskirts of Monterey, California, and the effects that one particular family has on them all. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 16. Weight in Grams: 182.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141186092
ISBN
9780141186092

€ 17.99
€ 13.08

Paperback. Born to drunken parents in the slums of Paris, Nana lives in squalor until she is discovered at the Theatre des Varietes. She soon rises from the streets to set the city alight as the most famous high-class prostitute of her day. Nana's hedonistic appetite for luxury and decadent pleasures knows no bounds - until, eventually, it consumes her. Translator(s): Holden, George. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 342. Good copy with some shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1973
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
Used, Good
Edition
Reprint
SKU
KKD0007667
ISBN
9780140442632

€ 17.95

Paperback. As the 2022 French Presidential election looms, two candidates emerge as favourites: Marine Le Pen of the Front National, and Muhammed Ben Abbes of the growing Muslim Fraternity. Ben Abbes sweeps to power, and overnight the country is transformed. This proves to be the death knell of French secularism, as Islamic law comes into force.. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 2ADF; FA; FW; FYT; HRHP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 199 x 20. Weight in Grams: 184. Good copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0007734
ISBN
9781784702052

€ 17.95

Paperback. **Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature** Ranging from the 1850s through two world wars to the present, and from Canada to Brisbane, the Balkans and the Somme, these dazzling stories reveal the secrets of unconventional women who refuse to be contained. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 201 x 129 x 20. Weight in Grams: 226.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
9780099459712
ISBN
9780099459712

€ 11.99
€ 10.10

Hardcover. Translator(s): Coverdale, Linda. Num Pages: 208 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 219 x 146 x 21. Weight in Grams: 422. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear in good dustwrapper
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
The New Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0006624
ISBN
9781565847231

€ 4.64

Paperback. Series: Hands on History. BIC Classification: FY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 128 x 252 x 23. Weight in Grams: 214.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Hands on History
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781998410
ISBN
9781781998410

€ 9.90

Hardcover. Translator(s): Lobdell, D. Num Pages: 109 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 219 x 143 x 15. Weight in Grams: 264.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1991
Publisher
Quartet Books
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780704327931
ISBN
9780704327931

€ 17.99
€ 14.09

Paperback. A collection of Canadian short stories. The book includes works by Alastair Macleod, Gabrielle Roy, Wallace Stegner, George Bowering, Margaret Atwood, Sinclair Ross, Alice French, Mordecai Richler, Audrey Thomas, Sean Virgo, Sandra Birdsell, Elizabeth Smart, Alice Munro and many others. Editor(s): Ondaatje, Michael. Num Pages: 736 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 127 x 37. Weight in Grams: 480. Good clean copy with some shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Faber and Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0008408
ISBN
9780571142767

€ 17.95

Paperback. Series: Dover Thrift Editions. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; DNF; FYB; HBJK; HBLL; HBWJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 131 x 7. Weight in Grams: 100. Good copy with some shelf wear, yellowing of pages but otherwise a good copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc.
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0008782
ISBN
9780486280387

€ 17.95

Paperback. A collection of eight stories which have been selected as being representative of contemporary Italian writing. Editor(s): Trevelyan, Raleigh. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 13. Weight in Grams: 142. Text in Italian and English. Clean copy with some shelf wear, minor nicks and bumps on cover but otherwise clean
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1989
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KSS0007398
ISBN
9780140021967

€ 4.64

Paperback. Intends to exemplify the variety of Italian writing of the twentieth century. This volume includes discussions of the words and dialect expressions in the Italian text. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 14. Weight in Grams: 160. Text in Italian and English. Clean copy with some shelf wear, minor nicks and bumps on cover but otherwise clean
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1972
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KSS0007399
ISBN
9780140032536

€ 4.64

Hardcover. Three classic Saadawi novels in one volume, tackling religion, love and women's emancipation. Translator(s): Hetata, Sherif; Eber, Shirley. Num Pages: 504 pages. BIC Classification: FW; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 138 x 206 x 44. Weight in Grams: 650.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Zed Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
504
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9781783605972
ISBN
9781783605972

€ 69.98
€ 68.03

Paperback. Translator(s): Peden, Margaret Sayers. Series: Serpent's Tail Classics. Num Pages: 128 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 196 x 11. Weight in Grams: 140.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Serpent's Tail
Condition
New
SKU
9781781253168
ISBN
9781781253168

€ 10.99
€ 9.52

Paperback. Bernard Jacquelain returns from the trenches a changed man. The city is a whirl of decadence and corruption and he embarks on a life of parties and shady business dealings, as well as an illicit affair. But as another war threatens, everything around him starts to crumble, and the future for him and for France suddenly looks dangerously uncertain. Translator(s): Smith, Sandra. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 199 x 24. Weight in Grams: 228.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099520368
ISBN
9780099520368

€ 13.99
€ 10.94