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Paperback. Salim the coachman tells enchanting tales, but suddenly he is struck dumb. Just as Scheherazade told tales to save her life, Salim's friends must spin yarns to save his speech. Set in Damascus in 1959, the novel alternates the real lives of our storytellers with stories from the distant past. Translator(s): Boehm, Philip. Num Pages: 263 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 131 x 22. Weight in Grams: 292.
Publisher
Arabia Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
263
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906697358
ISBN
9781906697358

€ 15.82

Paperback. BIC Classification: FY. .
Publisher
Titan Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785656613
ISBN
9781785656613

€ 14.99
€ 12.41

Hardcover. Suzie Mohammad Galal, born in the Egyptian city of Suez during the War of Attrition in the late 1960s, is a woman of inner conflicts who traverses the boundaries of ethnicity and religion. Her whole life is intricately tied to the wars and political events taking place in Egypt. Translator(s): Gomaa, Sally. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 160 x 30. Weight in Grams: 549.
Publisher
The American University in Cairo Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9789774163890
ISBN
9789774163890

€ 21.67

Paperback. Num Pages: 148 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 205 x 134 x 10. Weight in Grams: 184.
Publisher
New Wind Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781929777068
ISBN
9781929777068

€ 11.56

Paperback. Translator(s): Howard, Richard. Num Pages: 210 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128. .
Publisher
Calder Publications
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714544595
ISBN
9780714544595

€ 13.99
€ 11.02

Paperback. A novel about a street in an unnamed city whose inhabitants speculate on the life of a mysterious Madam X. It interweaves their endless suppositions into a work that is at once political parable and surreal fantasia. Translator(s): Gernant, Karen; Chen, Zeping. Series: The Margellos World Republic of Letters. Num Pages: 352 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 192 x 130 x 19. Weight in Grams: 330.
Publisher
Yale University Press United States
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Rep Tra
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300167962
ISBN
9780300167962

€ 20.81

Paperback. Dogs are reported for their constant barking .. and so begins one of the strangest stories you will ever read. Num Pages: 172 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 199 x 22. Weight in Grams: 294.
Publisher
Urbane Publications
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781911331155
ISBN
9781911331155

€ 10.99
€ 10.23

Hardcover. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: FK; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 123 x 184 x 20. Weight in Grams: 176.
Publisher
Sort of Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781908745521
ISBN
9781908745521

€ 10.99
€ 10.23

Paperback. A classic piece of French short fiction, 'The Etruscan Vase' is here presented alongside three other stories: 'The Vision of Charles XI', a dark tale of premonition set in the Swedish royal palace, 'Tamango', an account of a slave-ship revolt and 'The Blue Room', a supernatural farce and one of Merimee's final works. Translator(s): Parmee, Douglas. Num Pages: 110 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYB; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 197 x 9. Weight in Grams: 130.
Publisher
Oneworld Classics
Number of pages
110
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847492098
ISBN
9781847492098

€ 10.90

Paperback. Because of the boyhood trauma of seeing his mother make love to another man in the presence of his dying father, Mizoguchi becomes a hopeless stutterer. Taunted by his schoolmates, he feels utterly alone untill he becomes an acolyte at a famous temple in Kyoto, where he develops an all-consuming obsession with the temple's beauty. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 17. Weight in Grams: 184.
Publisher
Vintage Classics New York
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099285670
ISBN
9780099285670

€ 13.99
€ 10.51

Paperback. A novel set against the political disappearances and secret jails of Morocco's recent history Translator(s): Smolin, Jonathan. Num Pages: 248 pages. BIC Classification: FRH; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 133 x 206 x 22. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publisher
The American University in Cairo Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9789774167546
ISBN
9789774167546

€ 11.94

Paperback. A novel set in the old-guard WASP enclaves of Manhattan, Connecticut, Long Island and Maine, peopled with men and women whose loves are in various stages of repair or disarray. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Condition
New
SKU
V9780747531609
ISBN
9780747531609

€ 9.39

Paperback. .
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Main Market Ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781447274971
ISBN
9781447274971

€ 9.06

Paperback. Expanded and updated collection of short stories using Head's 'Tales of Tenderness and Power' as a basis. Series: Heinemann African Writers Series. Num Pages: 184 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 12. Weight in Grams: 160.
Publisher
Heinemann
Number of pages
184
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780435045715
ISBN
9780435045715

€ 14.42

Hardcover. Before Marilyn and Madonna, Betty booped and wriggled her way into hearts worldwide with her unique mix of wide-eyed innocence and powerful cartoon sensuality. This collects all of Betty's adventures that appeared in the funny pages of daily newspapers in the 1930s. Num Pages: 224 pages, colour, black and white colour strips. BIC Classification: WHC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 314 x 239 x 24. Weight in Grams: 1234.
Publisher
TITAN
Number of pages
224
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848567078
ISBN
9781848567078

€ 33.99
€ 24.51

Paperback. Num Pages: 204 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: FJM; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 153 x 14. Weight in Grams: 336. 204 pages, black & white illustrations. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: FJM; FYB. Dimension: 228 x 153 x 14. Weight: 336.
Publisher
iUniverse, Inc.
Number of pages
204
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780595377053
ISBN
9780595377053

€ 13.00

Paperback. Fitzgerald's first collection of short stories in the authoritative Cambridge Edition, now available as a paperback. Editor(s): West, James L. W., III. Series: The Cambridge Edition of the Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Num Pages: 430 pages, 5 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSBH; DSK; FC; FYB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 136 x 13. Weight in Grams: 546.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
430
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521170437
ISBN
9780521170437

€ 28.18

Paperback. This collection of lesser-known of short stories - ranging from absurd humorous sketches to psychological pieces and tragic stories - demonstrates Anton Chekhov's mastery of the genre. Translator(s): Fitzlyon, April. Num Pages: 200 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYB; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Publisher
Alma Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847494757
ISBN
9781847494757

€ 11.92

Mass Market Paperback. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: FL; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 106 x 171 x 42. Weight in Grams: 186.
Publisher
Baen
Publication date
2016
Edition
Proprietary ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781476781969
ISBN
9781476781969

€ 8.99
€ 8.67

Hardcover. Suburban Sketches Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 168 x 124 x 10. Weight in Grams: 180.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845880835
ISBN
9781845880835

€ 9.02

Paperback. Num Pages: 260 pages. BIC Classification: FY. Dimension: 167 x 239 x 9. Weight in Grams: 106.
Publisher
Rupa Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9788129137364
ISBN
9788129137364

€ 10.99
€ 10.23

Paperback. This lesser-known novella by one of the great masters of Russian literature and the author of Fathers and Children, now available to English readers in Hugh Aplin's lucid translation, is presented here with 'Yakov Pasynkov', another story exploring the nature of love and human relations. Translator(s): Aplin, Hugh. Num Pages: 160 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white halftones. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 11. Weight in Grams: 146. 160 pages, illustrations. This lesser-known novella by one of the great masters of Russian literature and the author of Fathers and Children, now available to English readers in Hugh Aplin's lucid translation, is presented here with 'Yakov Pasynkov', another story exploring the nature of love and human relations. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Dimension: 195 x 129 x 11. Weight: 146. Translator(s): Aplin, Hugh.
Publisher
Oneworld Classics
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847492180
ISBN
9781847492180

€ 11.86

Paperback. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: 1FKA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 135 x 198 x 14. Weight in Grams: 148.
Publisher
Bloomsbury India
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9789385436314
ISBN
9789385436314

€ 15.99
€ 10.22

Paperback. Translator(s): Brooke-Rose, Christine. Num Pages: 120 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128. .
Publisher
Calder Publications
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714544571
ISBN
9780714544571

€ 12.89

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