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Paperback. Previous owner's signature on first page. 256pp
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Granta Middlesex
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
SKU
KON0817442
ISBN
9780140138610
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.64

Paperback. In the early years of the thirteenth century the Danish writer Saxo Grammaticus provided his people with a "History of the Danes". This title provides a full English edition featuring introductory summaries, and a commentary on the folklore and life and customs of twelfth-century Denmark - including the sources of Hamlet. Editor(s): Davidson, Hilda Ellis. Translator(s): Fisher, Peter. Num Pages: 526 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DND; 2ADL; DNF; DSBB; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 157 x 29. Weight in Grams: 798. Bks.1-9. 526 pages, black & white illustrations. Editor(s): Davidson, Hilda Ellis. In the early years of the thirteenth century the Danish writer Saxo Grammaticus provided his people with a "History of the Danes". This title provides a full English edition featuring introductory summaries, and a commentary on the folklore and life and customs of twelfth-century Denmark - including the sources of Hamlet. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1DND; 2ADL; DNF; DSBB; JFHF. Dimension: 233 x 157 x 29. Weight: 756. Translator(s): Fisher, Peter.
Publisher
D.S.Brewer
Number of pages
526
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780859915021
ISBN
9780859915021
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 28.80

Paperback. A collection of essays on pop music, including pieces on The Clash, The Sex Pistols, David Bowie and Nirvana. The book offers an account of changing fashions in style and musical taste, and of related issues: youth, hatred, androgyny, sexual experimentation, drugs, America, Englishness. Num Pages: 432 pages, portraits. BIC Classification: 3JJPL; 3JJPN; 3JJPR; AVGP; DNF; JFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 130 x 192 x 28. Weight in Grams: 306.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099588719
ISBN
9780099588719
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 15.08

Paperback. Editor(s): Aronson, Ronald; Hoven, Adrian van den. Num Pages: 592 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 129 x 32. Weight in Grams: 602.
Publisher
The New York Review of Books, Inc United States
Number of pages
592
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781590174937
ISBN
9781590174937
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 23.67

Paperback. Taneda Santoka's poetry attracted limited notice during his lifetime (1882-1940), but there has been a remarkable upsurge of interest in his life and writings. Including 245 poems and selected diary excerpts, For All My Walking makes Santoka's work available to English-speaking readers. Translator(s): Watson, Burton. Series: Modern Asian Literature Series. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: DCF; DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 211 x 142 x 7. Weight in Grams: 152.
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231125178
ISBN
9780231125178
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 26.76

Paperback. This volume collects together Salam Pax's writings to tell the story of the war in Iraq from inside that besieged country. It provides a gripping perspective on the conflict and its aftermath. Num Pages: 176 pages, map. BIC Classification: 1FBQ; DNF; HBJF1; HBLW3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127 x 16. Weight in Grams: 210.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Atlantic Books
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
Main
SKU
KNW0008816
ISBN
9781843542629
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.64

Paperback. In 1926, de Saint-Exupery began flying for the airline Latecoere - later known as Aeropostale - opening up the first mail routes across the Sahara and the Andes. This autobiographical narrative combines encounters with nomadic Arabs and other adventures. It includes the story of his crash in the Libyan Desert in 1936, and his miraculous survival. Editor(s): Rees, William. Translator(s): Rees, William. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: BG; DNF; TRPS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 9. Weight in Grams: 114.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141183190
ISBN
9780141183190
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.26

Paperback. "Translation, introduction, and notes Henry Chadwick c1991."--T.p. verso. Translator(s): Chadwick, Henry. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 17. Weight in Grams: 248.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199537822
ISBN
9780199537822
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.97

Paperback. An account of conversations between the two great intellectuals. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; JFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 14. Weight in Grams: 178. Explorations in Music and Society. 208 pages. An account of conversations between the two great intellectuals. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: DNF; JFC. Dimension: 196 x 129 x 14. Weight: 152.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC London
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
New
Condition
New
SKU
V9780747563853
ISBN
9780747563853
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 13.37

Paperback. A compilation of 35 years' worth of critical essays from one of the boldest and most articulate cultural theorists of our time Num Pages: 656 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; JFC; JHB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 154 x 42. Weight in Grams: 738.
Publisher
Granta Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
656
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847085979
ISBN
9781847085979
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 16.03

Paperback. Num Pages: 816 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 129 x 43. Weight in Grams: 544.
Publisher
Cornerstone United Kingdom
Number of pages
816
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099629603
ISBN
9780099629603
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 16.55

Hardcover. As Dr Sacks looked back over his long, adventurous life his final thoughts were of gratitude. In a series of remarkable, beautifully written and uplifting meditations, Dr Sacks reflects on and gives thanks for a life well lived, and expresses his thoughts on growing old, facing terminal cancer and reaching the end. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 182 x 11. Weight in Grams: 156.
Publisher
Picador
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Main Market Ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781509822805
ISBN
9781509822805
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 11.10

Paperback.
Publisher
Picador
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781447200529
ISBN
9781447200529
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 23.03

Paperback. Concentrating mainly on India, the Americas, Africa and the Diaspora, this wonderful collection of essays is a clear-eyed and magnificent introduction to this writer's extraordinary world. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 151 x 196 x 37. Weight in Grams: 438.
Publisher
Picador
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Reprints
Condition
New
SKU
V9780330523691
ISBN
9780330523691
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 13.48

Paperback. In 1964, renowned reporter Ryszard Kapuscinski was appointed by the Polish Press Agency as its only foreign correspondent. He befriended Che Guevara in Bolivia, Salvador Allende in Chile and Patrice Lumumba in the Congo. This title is Kapuscinski's story, his eyewitness account of the emergence of the Third World. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1QFG; BGBA; DNJ; KNTJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 180.
Publisher
Granta Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9781862079595
ISBN
9781862079595
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.73

Paperback. From one of the most ferociously brilliant and distinctive young voices in literary nonfiction: a debut shot through with violence, comedy, and feverish intensity that takes us on an odyssey into an American netherworld, exposing a raw personal journey along the way. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: BM; DNF; DQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 219 x 24. Weight in Grams: 398.
Publisher
Corsair
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472151032
ISBN
9781472151032
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.99

Mass Market Paperback. Includes two of author's powerful essays: 'Traffic' and 'The Roots of Honour'. Series: Penguin Little Black Classics. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 161 x 112 x 8. Weight in Grams: 54. Good copy with some shelf wear. Previous owner's markings on back cover.
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Publication date
2012
SKU
KTG0006460
ISBN
9780141398143
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.64

Paperback. Editor(s): Birch, Dinah. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 368 pages, 11 halftones. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 256.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
Re-issue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199539246
ISBN
9780199539246
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.82

Paperback. Shows the range and depth of Ruskin's work, and reveals the consistency of Ruskin's philosophy and his adamant belief that questions of economics, art and science could not be separated from questions of morality. This volume also shows that his work "Unto this Last" is also a closely argued assault on the science of political economy. Editor(s): Wilmer, Clive. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 16. Weight in Grams: 270.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1986
Edition
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140432114
ISBN
9780140432114
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.19

Paperback. With candour, eloquence and indignation, this title carefully examines an expanse of topics; including the politics of India and Pakistan, censorship, the Labour Party, Palestinian identity, contemporary film and late-twentieth century race, religion and politics. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 27. Weight in Grams: 322.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
448
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099542254
ISBN
9780099542254
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.82

Paperback. A collection of non-fiction, ranging from "The Wizard of Oz", U2, Indian and Indian writing, the death of Princess Diana, and football, to twentieth century writers including Angela Carter, and Arthur Miller. This book also focuses on the fight against the Iranian fatwa, showing how it was to live through those days. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 193 x 132 x 31. Weight in Grams: 312.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
464
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099421870
ISBN
9780099421870
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.40

Paperback. Combining two of Rumi's major works, "Rumi: Poet and Mystic "and "Tales of Mystic Meaning", this is a spiritual anthology that will be treasured by all those who value the writings of the 13th century Sufi mystic. Translator(s): Nicholson, Reynold A. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DCF; DN; VXA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 27. Weight in Grams: 348.
Publisher
Oneworld Publications United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9781851682515
ISBN
9781851682515
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 23.26

Paperback. Argues against the inequality the author believed to be intrinsic to civilized society. This title features the first fifty-three years of his radical life, including his earliest years, where we can see the source of his belief in the innocence of childhood; and the development of his philosophical and political ideas. Translator(s): Cohen, John M. Num Pages: 608 pages. BIC Classification: BGH; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 27. Weight in Grams: 416.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1973
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140440331
ISBN
9780140440331
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.61

Paperback. 'The White Cities collects fifteen years of incomparable reportage.. What Roth sees is always arresting, often atrocious, usually absurd.. A "journalism" which is equal parts Baudelaire, Dickens and Kafka' Scotland on Sunday Translator(s): Hofmann, Michael. Num Pages: 304 pages, 13 b/w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 3JJG; DNJ; HBJD; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 133 x 20. Weight in Grams: 214.
Publisher
Granta Books
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
2nd edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847086204
ISBN
9781847086204
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.73