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Fiction: special features

Paperback. Niki Jumpei, an amateur entomologist, searches the scorching desert for beetles. As night falls he is forced to seek shelter in an eerie village, half-buried by huge sand dunes. He awakes to the terrifying realization that the villagers have imprisoned him with a young woman at the bottom of a vast sand pit. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 201 x 127 x 16. Weight in Grams: 194.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141188522
ISBN
9780141188522

€ 12.99
€ 9.84

Paperback. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 292.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141984858
ISBN
9780141984858

€ 12.99
€ 9.84

Paperback. A book about the power and betrayals of love, about lost children, lost chances. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 132 x 24. Weight in Grams: 260. Light shelf wear else as new.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
9780099472254
ISBN
9780099472254

€ 7.07

Paperback. Ogata Shingo is growing old, and his memory is failing him. At night he hears only the sound of death in the distant rumble from the mountain. The relationships which have previously defined his life - with his son, his wife, and his attractive daughter-in-law - are dissolving, and Shingo is caught between love and destruction. Translator(s): Seidensticker, Edward G. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 201 x 156 x 14. Weight in Grams: 174.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141192628
ISBN
9780141192628

€ 11.99
€ 9.84

Hardcover. Editor(s): Williams, Paul S. Num Pages: 300 pages. BIC Classification: FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 152 x 32. Weight in Grams: 812.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
North Atlantic Books,U.S. United States
Number of pages
300
Condition
New
SKU
V9781556433986
ISBN
9781556433986

€ 38.99
€ 28.06

Paperback. Paris is in mourning. At the firework display marking the Dauphin's marriage to Marie Antoinette, hundreds of people have been injured or crushed to death. Yet not all the victims died accidentally. The tragic incident on Place Louis XV yields a new case for Commissioner Le Floch when a strangled woman is found amongst the other corpses. Translator(s): Curtis, Howard. Series: Nicolas Le Floch Investigation. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: FFH; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 26. Weight in Grams: 362.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Gallic Books
Number of pages
368
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906040154
ISBN
9781906040154

€ 13.99
€ 11.45

Paperback. This collection of short stories reveals the plight and strength of the common Chinese people. There are contradictions between the "new" and the "old", and also between human values with enough integrity to nurture life, versus corruption that leads to the decline and death of a culture. Translator(s): Kinkley, Jeffrey C. Num Pages: 300 pages. BIC Classification: FYB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 212 x 140 x 19. Weight in Grams: 448.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
The Chinese University Press Hong Kong
Edition
Bilingual
Number of pages
300
Condition
New
SKU
V9789629961107
ISBN
9789629961107

€ 25.98

Paperback. "Carries the flavor of the old world, its underlying ferocity leavened by a lyrical mysticism.. Her prose is transcendent."-Washington Post Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB; FYT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 211 x 140 x 20. Weight in Grams: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393350234
ISBN
9780393350234

€ 16.06

Paperback. A dazzling collection about how the familiar can suddenly turn strange, for readers of Lydia Davis, George Saunders, and Karen Russell. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 211 x 142 x 15. Weight in Grams: 170.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393350531
ISBN
9780393350531

€ 16.06

Paperback. Num Pages: 308 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 203 x 132 x 22. Weight in Grams: 280.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation United States
Number of pages
308
Condition
New
SKU
V9780811216746
ISBN
9780811216746

€ 14.99
€ 14.98

Paperback. Translator(s): Broomfield, Andrew. Series: New Directions Pearls. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 117 x 178 x 9. Weight in Grams: 104.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
105
Condition
New
SKU
V9780811219426
ISBN
9780811219426

€ 11.76

Hardcover. Celebrate "an authentic American genius" (Gore Vidal) in James Purdy's first complete short story collection. Num Pages: 752 pages, frontispiece. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 238 x 167 x 45. Weight in Grams: 1206.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Liveright
Edition
First Edition ~1st Printing
Condition
New
SKU
V9780871406699
ISBN
9780871406699

€ 32.99
€ 30.06

Paperback. To celebrate her forthcoming biography of Constance Fenimore Woolson, Anne Boyd Rioux has selected the best of this classic writer's stories. Editor(s): Rioux, Anne Boyd. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393352009
ISBN
9780393352009

€ 16.06

Paperback. Translator(s): Silver, Katherine. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 135 x 203 x 19. Weight in Grams: 298.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation United States
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780811219174
ISBN
9780811219174

€ 16.06

Paperback. Since the publication of "Self-Help", her first collection of stories, Lorrie Moore has been hailed as one of the greatest and most influential voices in American fiction. This title gathers together her complete stories and also includes: "Paper Losses", "The Juniper Tree", and "Debarking". Num Pages: 672 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 46. Weight in Grams: 522.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
New
SKU
9780571239368
ISBN
9780571239368

€ 13.99
€ 10.35

Paperback. The stories in this debut collection present a harsh and unsentimental view of the mundane, underscored by moments of beauty, humour and pathos. The characters inhabit a world that can seem dangerously indifferent to human feeling, but alive to the thrills of living on the edge. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 127 x 12. Weight in Grams: 142.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
New
SKU
9780571206544
ISBN
9780571206544

€ 4.64

Paperback. A collection of stories exploring a host of female parts - rites of passage, love, loss, danger, revelations, strange relationships, - the pleasures and pains of growing up female. Editor(s): Lefanu, Sarah. Num Pages: 242 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; FYB; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 130 x 20. Weight in Grams: 276. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Aurora Metro Publications
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0000994
ISBN
9780951587744

€ 4.64

Paperback. A collection of short stories from Alice Walker. Opening with an account of her early marriage to a Jewish lawyer and their life in racist Mississippi, the collection goes on to cover themes of idealism, lost love and hope. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 126. Weight in Grams: 190. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
The Women's Press Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0000620
ISBN
9780704346888

€ 7.74

Paperback. In a godforsaken barn, Presidents Eisenhower, John Adams and Rutherford B Hayes are bemused to find themselves reincarnated as horses. Clyde and Magreb - he a traditional capes-and-coffins vampire, she the more progressive variety - settle in an Italian lemon grove in the hope that its ripe fruit will keep their thirst for blood at bay. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 16. Weight in Grams: 190.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
9780099578963
ISBN
9780099578963

€ 9.45

Paperback. G H, a well-to-do Rio sculptress, enters the room of her maid, which is as clear and white 'as in an insane asylum from which dangerous objects have been removed'. There she sees a cockroach - black, dusty, prehistoric - crawling out of the wardrobe and, panicking, slams the door on it. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 132 x 13. Weight in Grams: 158.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141197357
ISBN
9780141197357

€ 10.99
€ 9.52