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Fiction: special features

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
€ 66.94

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
€ 10.85

Paperback. An unprecedented collection of hard-hitting, poignant short stories written by thirteen young veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Editor(s): Scranton, Roy; Gallagher, Matt. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DQ; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 153 x 211 x 17. Weight in Grams: 260. Short Stories from the Long War. 256 pages. Editor(s): Gallagher, Matt; Scranton, Roy.
An unprecedented collection of hard-hitting, poignant short stories written by thirteen young veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: DQ; FYB. Dimension: 153 x 211 x 17. Weight: 260.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Da Capo Press
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780306821769
ISBN
9780306821769

€ 16.99
€ 13.15

Paperback. The winner of the Danish Crime Novel of the Decade is a unique, deeply compelling crime novel that interweaves a murder investigation with the central mystery of the theory of evolution. Translator(s): Barslund, Charlotte. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: FF; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 34. Weight in Grams: 368.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Quercus
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857380357
ISBN
9780857380357

€ 13.99
€ 10.83

Paperback. Translator(s): Lammers, Wayne P. Series: Japanese Literature Series. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 204 x 142 x 21. Weight in Grams: 354.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Dalkey Archive Press United States
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9781564786418
ISBN
9781564786418

€ 16.99
€ 15.64

Paperback. In the remote Kingdom of Castalia, the scholars of the Twenty Third century play the Glass Bead Game. The elaborately coded game is a fusion of all human knowledge - of maths, music, philosophy, science, and art. Intrigued as a school boy, Joseph Knecht becomes consumed with mastering the game as an adult. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 34. Weight in Grams: 374. In the remote Kingdom of Castalia, the scholars of the Twenty Third century play the Glass Bead Game. The elaborately coded game is a fusion of all human knowledge - of maths, music, philosophy, science, and art. Intrigued as a school boy, Joseph Knecht becomes consumed with mastering the game as an adult. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 34. Weight in Grams: 374.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780099283621
ISBN
9780099283621

€ 14.99
€ 6.49

Paperback. In this book Hemingway shares his passion for bullfighting. The technical skills are described and explained, with chapters on individual bullfighters and the bulls. This work also contains a number of short stories inspired by the intense life and inevitable death of those violent afternoons. Num Pages: 336 pages, 48pp b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DSE; ASZX; FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 180 x 110 x 24. Weight in Grams: 236.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Arrow
Condition
New
SKU
9780099909101
ISBN
9780099909101

€ 10.99
€ 6.49

Paperback. Features hunters, wives, old men of wisdom, waiters, fighters, women loved, women lost: living on the raw edge, making love, and facing the inevitable reality of death. As an introduction to the author's work, or as an overview of the themes he developed in his novels, this work presents a collection of stories. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 178 x 124 x 12. Weight in Grams: 100.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Arrow
Condition
New
SKU
9780099909705
ISBN
9780099909705

€ 8.99
€ 6.49

Paperback. The characters in this collection by the author of "Trainspotting" are often - on the surface - depraved, vicious, cowardly and manipulative, but their essential humanity is never undermined. Stereotypes are at once celebrated and destroyed, as the protagonists find themselves on unfamiliar ground. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 19. Weight in Grams: 218.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Condition
New
SKU
9780099435013
ISBN
9780099435013

€ 17.95

Paperback. A dazzling book of short stories from one of modern fiction's greatest and most imaginative writers Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 28. Weight in Grams: 308.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Headline Review
Edition
New ed.
Condition
New
SKU
9780755334148
ISBN
9780755334148

€ 10.99
€ 6.49

Paperback. Explores the buttoned-up world of the British upper classes. This book includes stories, in which, an imaginative teenager gives a visitor the fright of his life, the ordered home of a respectable country gent is rocked to its core, and 'Laura' expresses the hope of revenge via reincarnation. Num Pages: 704 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJC; FC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 143 x 208 x 40. Weight in Grams: 508.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9781784871918
ISBN
9781784871918

€ 11.99
€ 10.10

Paperback. The seventeen stories in The Redemption of Galen Pike are about how little we ever know of other people and the unpredictable bonds that spring up between us when our worlds collide. Num Pages: 144 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 9. Weight in Grams: 118. Good copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Salt Publishing
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0009959
ISBN
9781907773716

€ 17.95

Paperback. A collection of Vargas Llosa's short fiction whose domain is the Peru of male youth and machismo, where life's dramas play themselves out on the soccer field, on the dance floor and on street corners. The author has published many novels, including "The Storyteller". Translator(s): Kolovakos, Gregory; Christ, Ronald J. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 11. Weight in Grams: 133. Good copy with some shelf wear, yellowing of pages
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Faber & Faber London
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KKD0010097
ISBN
9780571162123

€ 17.95

Paperback. Num Pages: 152 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 178 x 155 x 15. Weight in Grams: 188.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Archipelago
Condition
New
SKU
V9780914671053
ISBN
9780914671053

€ 20.99
€ 16.43

Paperback. From her ancestors' view from Edinburgh's Castle Rock in the eighteenth century to her parents' thwarted ambitions in Ontario, and her own awakening in 1950s Canada, the author effortlessly weaves fact and myth to create an epic story of past and present, proving that fiction has much to tell us about life. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 23. Weight in Grams: 262.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
9780099497998
ISBN
9780099497998

€ 11.99
€ 10.31

Paperback. A global phenomenon, The Alchemist has been read and loved by over 62 million readers, topping bestseller lists in 74 countries worldwide. Now this magical fable is beautifully repackaged in an edition that lovers of Paulo Coelho will want to treasure forever. Num Pages: 224 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 16. Weight in Grams: 164.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
HarperCollins
Condition
New
SKU
9780722532935
ISBN
9780722532935

€ 4.64

Hardcover. Presents stories which are drawn from traditions in various parts of Scotland from Islay to Inveraray and Orkney to the Lowlands. Illustrator(s): Montgomerie, Norah. Num Pages: 272 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: FQ; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 224 x 147 x 15. Weight in Grams: 392. Minor damage to front cover, else a good copy.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Birlinn Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KTG0021659
ISBN
9781841586946

€ 4.91

Paperback. An exhilarating, must-read novel from one of Latin America's pre-eminent writers, and author of the acclaimed masterpiece 2666. Num Pages: 604 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 132 x 40. Weight in Grams: 428. Good copy with some shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Picador
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0011248
ISBN
9780330509527

€ 17.95