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Paperback. In post-Second World War Japan, Tsugami, the editor-in-chief of a newspaper, sets out to organise a bullfight. The project starts drowning in unforeseen logistical issues, while Tsugami's relationship with his lover is also going under. Alone and focussed, Tsugami persists in his bullfight plans, in a desperate and existential struggle.. Translator(s): Emmerich, Michael. Num Pages: 128 pages, black & white illustrations, frontispiece. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 123 x 162 x 13. Weight in Grams: 142.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Pushkin Press
Edition
Translation
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782270003
ISBN
9781782270003

€ 16.99
€ 13.25

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 197 x 35. Weight in Grams: 300.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
No Exit Press
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843447603
ISBN
9781843447603

€ 11.99
€ 10.71

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Peepal Tree Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845231798
ISBN
9781845231798

€ 11.99
€ 10.71

Paperback. An exquisitely crafted gem, packed with suspense, about obsession, illness, and the fundamental problems of the human condition, by the 'Venezuelan Ian McEwan'. Translator(s): Jull Costa, Margaret. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 113 x 187 x 11. Weight in Grams: 108.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Quercus Books
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849164030
ISBN
9781849164030

€ 13.99
€ 11.56

Paperback. This paperback edition brings together novellas and short stories of the celebrated Jewish writer A.B. Yehoshua, including two stories previously unpublished in English. "Mr Mani", which appeared in the previous hardback edition, is now a novel in its own right. Num Pages: 376 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 218 x 146 x 33. Weight in Grams: 766.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Peter Halban Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
376
Condition
New
SKU
V9781870015721
ISBN
9781870015721

€ 16.99
€ 12.49

Paperback. "The short stories in Naomi Shepherd's collection ASHES are a delight.. an anatomy of Israeli society, a species of social tragi-comedy." (Alan Isler) Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 137 x 20. Weight in Grams: 309.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Peter Halban Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
Edition
New Ed
SKU
V9781870015837
ISBN
9781870015837

€ 10.99
€ 9.38

Paperback. A warrior sails to a distant land, to a once great hall plagued by a murderous enemy: the monster Grendel. Can the hero Beowulf defeat his blood-thirsty foe, save the Geats from being wiped off the map, and claim his just rewards? The Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf is brought to life by American poet Meghan Purvis in a vigorous new translation. Num Pages: 80 pages. BIC Classification: DCF; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 9. Weight in Grams: 156.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Penned in the Margins United Kingdom
Number of pages
80
Condition
New
SKU
V9781908058140
ISBN
9781908058140

€ 13.99
€ 11.56

Paperback. A comprehensive selection of Voltaire's very brief contes and melanges: tiny feats of narrative compression, each often no more than a few pages long. Their genre is something between a tale and a polemic - more gestures than stories. Translator(s): Cuffe, Theo. Num Pages: 208 pages, chronlogy, further reading, notes. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DSBD; DSK; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 12. Weight in Grams: 162.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140446869
ISBN
9780140446869

€ 13.99
€ 11.56

Paperback. Alexei Sayle is back, with a new collection of dark, timely, and comic tales. These dazzlingly written stories cut right to the heart of the modern world Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 127 x 22. Weight in Grams: 222.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton General Division United Kingdom
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780340819449
ISBN
9780340819449

€ 13.99
€ 10.94

Paperback. Series: Dover Thrift Editions. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 133 x 16. Weight in Grams: 204. 256 pages. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: FYB. Dimension: 210 x 133 x 16. Weight: 208.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486469485
ISBN
9780486469485

€ 7.71

Paperback. Based on the brutal crimes of a real-life murderer, this work offers insights into the mind of a killer and the obsession of the man bringing him to justice. It also features six short stories and seven 'conversational portraits' including one of Marilyn Monroe, the 'beautiful child' and a dope-smoking cleaning lady doing her rounds in New York. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 202 x 131 x 18. Weight in Grams: 218.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141184616
ISBN
9780141184616

€ 9.18

Paperback. Meursault, his anti-hero, will not lie. When his mother dies, he refuses to show his emotions simply to satisfy the expectations of others. And when he commits a random act of violence on a sun-drenched beach near Algiers, his lack of remorse compounds his guilt in the eyes of society and the law. Yet he is as much a victim as a criminal. Translator(s): Smith, Sandra. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 205 x 146 x 8. Weight in Grams: 102.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141198064
ISBN
9780141198064

€ 11.99
€ 9.70

Paperback. A.S. Byatt's fairy tales and fables are among the best-loved features of her fiction. This volume contains "The Glass Coffin" and "Gode's Tale" of the Breton Baie des Trepasses, together with three other stories with medieval and oriental settings, including the title tale. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 131 x 19. Weight in Grams: 218.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Vintage
Edition
New edition
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099521310
ISBN
9780099521310

€ 13.99
€ 10.94

Paperback. In the second in the Notebook trilogy, Celine becomes hostess in a transvestite bordello, flourishing amid a community of others. Translator(s): Fischman, Sheila. Series: The Notebook Series. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 20. Weight in Grams: 414.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Talon Books,Canada Canada
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780889225886
ISBN
9780889225886

€ 24.99
€ 21.38

Paperback. Num Pages: 200 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 203 x 21. Weight in Grams: 198.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
NYRB Classics
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781681370163
ISBN
9781681370163

€ 18.99
€ 14.92

Paperback. The multi-award-winning compact epic of passion, ambition and the American Dream. Translator(s): Moore, Jessica. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 126. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
MacLehose Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857053817
ISBN
9780857053817

€ 11.99
€ 10.17

Paperback. Once a successful surgeon, Frederick Welin now lives in self-imposed exile on an island in the Swedish archipelago. Nearly twelve years have passed since he was disgraced for attempting to cover up a tragic mishap on the operating table. One morning in the depths of winter, he sees a hunched figure struggling towards him across the ice. Translator(s): Thompson, Laurie. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 132 x 20. Weight in Grams: 270.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099512981
ISBN
9780099512981

€ 13.99
€ 10.94

Paperback. Translator(s): Yang, Shuhui; Yang, Yunqin. Series: A Ming Dynasty Collection. Num Pages: 792 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 39. Weight in Grams: 1122.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
University of Washington Press United States
Number of pages
792
Condition
New
Edition
New Ed
SKU
V9780295985688
ISBN
9780295985688

€ 57.98

Paperback. A collection of Neruda's intimate, bitter-sweet stories of life among the inhabitants of Mala Strana, the Little Quarter of nineteenth century Prague. These vignettes established Neruda as the quintessential Czech nineteenth century realist. Translator(s): Heim, Michael Henry. Series: CEU Press Classics. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 211 x 127 x 32. Weight in Grams: 402.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Central European University Press Hungary
Number of pages
368
Condition
New
SKU
V9789639116238
ISBN
9789639116238

€ 17.17

Paperback. Set in 1859 at the moment when the Russian autocratic state began to move hesitantly towards social and political reform, this novel explores the conflict between the liberal-minded fathers of Russian reformist sympathies and their free-thinking intellectual sons whose revolutionary ideology threatened the stability of the state. Translator(s): Hogarth, C. J. Series Editor(s): Carabine, Dr. Keith. Series: Wordsworth Classics. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 14. Weight in Grams: 160.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Wordsworth Editions Ltd
Edition
New
Condition
New
SKU
V9781853262869
ISBN
9781853262869

€ 5.26