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Paperback. Translator(s): Soutar, Jethro. Series: Dedalus Africa. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 126. .
Publisher
Dedalus Limited
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910213544
ISBN
9781910213544

€ 13.99
€ 13.11

Paperback. Num Pages: 144 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 205 x 132 x 11. Weight in Grams: 138.
Publisher
Insomniac Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781554831050
ISBN
9781554831050

€ 21.99
€ 17.05

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

€ 12.24

Paperback. Playwright, novelist, and poet Thomas Bernhard (1931-1989) gives us one of his most darkly comic works. A series of parable-like anecdotes--some drawn from newspaper reports, some from conversation, some even from hearsay--this satire portrays an ordinary world careening into absurdity and disaster. Translator(s): Northcott, Kenneth. Num Pages: 114 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 9. Weight in Grams: 174.
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226044026
ISBN
9780226044026

€ 13.49

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

€ 11.99
€ 10.53

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
€ 25.30

Hardcover. The first scholarly edition of Conrad's last published volume of short stories. Editor(s): Fachard, Alexandre. Series: The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Joseph Conrad. Num Pages: 508 pages, 9 b/w illus. 1 map 3 tables. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK; FC; FYB. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 144 x 222 x 32. Weight in Grams: 752. Series: The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Joseph Conrad. 508 pages, 9 b/w illus. 1 map 3 tables. Editor(s): Fachard, Alexandre. The first scholarly edition of Conrad's last published volume of short stories. Cateogry: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK; FC; FYB. Dimension: 144 x 222 x 32. Weight: 752.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
508
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107017580
ISBN
9781107017580

€ 139.78

Paperback. This short collection shows Chekhov in an amusing, playful light, poking fun at the greed, sycophancy and ignorance of his characters, with the moral detachment that also characterizes his major, serious works. Series: Quirky Classics. Num Pages: 117 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 112 x 297 x 12. Weight in Grams: 96.
Publisher
Alma Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847496867
ISBN
9781847496867

€ 11.17

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130. .
Publisher
Picador
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Main Market Ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781509830312
ISBN
9781509830312

€ 10.07

Paperback. Num Pages: 928 pages. BIC Classification: FKC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 156 x 234 x 42. Weight in Grams: 1198.
Publisher
Arcturus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785992728
ISBN
9781785992728

€ 15.99
€ 12.99

Paperback. Published posthumously, The Red Notebook is an autobiographical account of the youth of the author of the seminal Romantic novel Adolphe, relating Constant's European travels and readings, as well as his first steps in society and romance. Translator(s): Parmee, Douglas. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Weight in Grams: 118.
Publisher
Alma Books
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847492760
ISBN
9781847492760

€ 12.18

Paperback. A stunning collection of short stories that will be adored by readers of Jhumpa Lahiri's The Lowland. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 126. .
Publisher
Fleet
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780349006475
ISBN
9780349006475

€ 11.99
€ 10.53

Paperback. Series: Heinemann African Writers Series. Num Pages: 104 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 197 x 6. Weight in Grams: 96.
Publisher
Pearson Education Limited United Kingdom
Number of pages
104
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780435075415
ISBN
9780435075415

€ 14.80

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

€ 12.24

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

€ 13.99
€ 11.34

Paperback. A provocative and eclectic collection of 12 short stories about life in a futuristic Singapore from the perspectives of its residents from all walks of life. Multi-layered and thought-provoking, the stories explore issues about identity and the human psyche, society and what it means to be human Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: FM; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 198 x 14. Weight in Grams: 164.
Publisher
Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9789814771122
ISBN
9789814771122

€ 13.99
€ 11.34

Paperback. A milestone of picaresque literature, The Comic Romance spawned countless imitations in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and was championed in the nineteenth century by eminent literary figures such as Theophile Gautier and Gerard de Nerval. Translator(s): Houis, Jacques. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 272. 384 pages. A milestone of picaresque literature, The Comic Romance spawned countless imitations in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and was championed in the nineteenth century by eminent literary figures such as Theophile Gautier and Gerard de Nerval. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Dimension: 200 x 129 x 21. Weight: 272. Translator(s): Houis, Jacques.
Publisher
Oneworld Classics
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847492203
ISBN
9781847492203

€ 13.25

Paperback. A collection of 12 short stories that bring to life the daily dramas of Chinese men and women who are beginning to feel the influence of the West while still immersed in a society that attempts to control their every move and thought. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 176. Clean copy with some shelf wear
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
SKU
KOC0026656
ISBN
9780099422174

€ 4.64

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

€ 9.22

Paperback. The story of a man who rose from peasant stock to become Estonia's most famous medieval chronicler - The first novel in a historical trilogy by Estonia's most famous writer Translator(s): Beecher, Merike Lepasaar. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FV; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Format
Paperback
Publisher
MacLehose Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784299781
ISBN
9781784299781

€ 16.99
€ 13.80

Paperback. Two old friends find themselves side by side on the flight from Algiers to Constantine. Though bound by shared experiences from their youth, they have lived very different lives. The flight will last an hour, during which both their stories will be told, peppered by anecdotes about Algeria's struggle to release itself from the French colonial grip. Translator(s): Naffis-Sahely, Andre. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 234. 160 pages. Two old friends find themselves side by side on the flight from Algiers to Constantine. Though bound by shared experiences from their youth, they have lived very different lives. The flight will last an hour, during which both their stories will be told, peppered by anecdotes about Algeria's struggle to release itself from the French colonial grip. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Dimension: 199 x 130 x 16. Weight: 234. Translator(s): Naffis-Sahely, Andre.
Publisher
Haus Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906697426
ISBN
9781906697426

€ 10.99
€ 10.90

Paperback. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 133 x 199 x 15. Weight in Grams: 136.
Publisher
Turnpike Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780993591310
ISBN
9780993591310

€ 13.99
€ 12.93

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
€ 11.34

Paperback. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 134 x 18. Weight in Grams: 245.
Publisher
The Text Publishing Company
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781925355796
ISBN
9781925355796

€ 11.99
€ 10.53

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